Dodgers Start League With A ‘W’, 6-1 On Season.

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com The Withnell bats are surely firing back up as is the thermometer in Salem dating back to Saturday. Monday’s continuation of Sunday’s success resembled that to as they have looked all season-long outside Saturday’s blimp against Eugene with a nine-run, 14-hit, league opening game versus Mid-Valley at their home field of…

The Stayton 6 And The Final Seconds

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com NEWBERG, Ore.–Walking into the George Fox University’s gym, Stayton knew they only had six girls that day who will be playing, so as they walked into their 11am game versus Central with a mentality of almost that of the saying, ‘Yolo’ and let’s have fun. “It was kind of like, there’s…

Wrapping Up One Heck Of A Tough Weekend

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com TUALATIN, Ore.–  After going 2-0 the first day of the George Fox University Tournament, the Lady Crusaders of Salem Academy went hard to the wall against the 6A Defending Champions in Southridge but would end the second day of the tournament without a win following a pair of losses Saturday. On…

Scio Girls Basketball Gaining Valuable Experience

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com NEWBERG, Ore.–With two seniors on this upcoming season in McKenzie Reger and Katelyn Gray, this summer is serving as vaulable experience for the seniors to lead the youngsters this summer and build some confidence for the season as a Scio Lady Logger squad this coming winter. With them competing in the Small…

Dodgers Bats Explode Late in 20-9 win Sunday

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com WILSONVILLE, Ore.–Entering the 8th the South County Knights were rallying against Withnell after dodgers hot 8-1 start. Up 10-7 with a charging Knights coming their way noah boatwright called for his team to come together in between innings for his team to wake up with their bats once again. “It was…

Tavera’s Hit Lifts Crushers Over Corvallis

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com KEIZER, Ore.–The Keizer Crushers pitching gave them a chance in both games of their doubleheader versus Corvallis Sunday afternoon. Head Coach Drew Heard called Austin Brown and Josiah Gilbert their workhorses in the two-game, single-day series; and though they couldn’t get the ‘W’ for Brown, Hansen and Riley Hays both helped…

Scanlan’s Last Hurrah

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com WILSONVILLE, Ore.–As he walked off the court for the last time after the OACA All-Star game, Tanner Scanlan represented the Green of North Marion one last time in his amazing Prep Career. “It means a lot to me, I’ve gone through the school, all the way from Kindergarten and to be…

Salem Academy Girls Basketball Takes On Southridge

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com NEWBERG, Ore.– Ben Brown and his crew don’t hide away from competition, iron sharpens iron right? Saturday afternoon’s game versus 6As Southridge was no difference, Brown even said their up there as one of the best in the State of Oregon when it comes to girls basketball. It took the Lady…

Dodgers Rally Fall Just Short Versus Eugene

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com EUGENE, Ore.–It was a tough start to their game versus Eugene, but it was how they finished that will help them remember the talent and the ability that they have as a unit. Early on, unlike the past where they clicked across the board, the Withnell Dodgers struggled offensively with one…

Salem Academy Girls To Face Southridge Saturday In Newberg

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com NEWBERG, Ore.–With a new face in the lineup in Regis’ Kirsten Koehnke, this summer has been something unique for the Lady Crusaders as they get accostum to a new teammate and new roles around the squad. “I think we play so many games it really helped us to get our team chemistry…