North Marion Survives Valley Catholic’s Second Half Push

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com OREGON CITY, Ore.– North Marion came out strong against Valley Catholic to start the EOT Les Schwab NW Summer Championship at Oregon City High School Friday morning as the Lady Huskies built a 23-12 lead by the halftime break over the Valiants. “We came into it knowing we’re going to put…

Short-Hand Gervais Goes 2-1 In First Day Of Country Christian Tourney

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com MOLALLA, Ore.—Their second game against Union presented a test of them having to scrape until the end following their 38-30 win over Nixyaawii to start the Summer Basketball tournament at Country Christian Thursday. Union kept it to five late in the second half when Lilly Welburn went like a linebacker stripping…

Mid-Valley Take Doubleheader To Take Series Over Post 20 Dirtbags

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com MONMOUTH, Ore.–  Game 2 and the first half of the third game of the Post 20 Dirtbag-Mid-Valley Southpaw doubleheader was vastly different than Game 1 from Tuesday’s single-game down in Albany. Game 1 of the series featured offense and hits, Game two and the first four innings of Game three of…

Post 20 Starts League With 9-4 win over Mid-Valley

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com ALBANY, Ore.-  Sunday was not all-to-kind for the boys of the Post 20 Dirtbag unit as they dropped their first game of the season to Eugene 9-2 in the steady heavy drizzle and light rain that day. But, as they opened league play against the Mid-Valley Southpaws Tuesday with the sun…

North Marion’s Kinniburgh Commits To Linn-Benton CC For Basketball

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com AURORA, Ore.–  As her mom cracked a joke about her fouls stemming from her aggressive playing style that Head Coach Trevor Bodine agreed with to the tune of a smile that came across his seemingly always straight-edge face, the girl sitting in between them was just sitting their with a smile…

Dodgers Hold Off Crushers In League Opener 3-1

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com KEIZER, Ore.–  Keizer and Withnell started the league season with a nice little defensive battle at McNary High School Monday afternoon after having to push back the start of the series to Monday after the rain postponed the doubleheader of the series to Monday through Wednesday of this week. But nonetheless,…

Santos’ Canby Rebels 18U Squad Goes 3-0 On Day 1 Of Tournament

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com PORTLAND, Ore.–  The elements were not too kind Saturday as travel softball teams came to Delta Parks just south of the Interstate Bridge as rain, hail and the occasional sun break greeted the players and it was like a October day instead of early June. Nonetheless, the girls battled through it…

Crusher Defense Challenged In Game Versus NW Stars

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com LAKE OSWEGO, Ore.–  After starting the season fantastically on defense Tuesday, the Keizer Crusher defense Thursday started off the same way with David Allen on the bump as Keizer split up the nine-inning game amongst three pitchers on the road once more at Lakeridge High School. Allen, in his three-inning stint,…

Scouting Out One Of Their New League Opponents

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com YAMHILL, Ore.–  With Keeley Graham and Hannah Hatch out from Wednesday’s games, Amity needed someone to step up big against a future league foe in Yamhill-Carlton, and as they started the second half versus the Lady Tigers Allyssa Plummer stepped up as the aggressor for the Warriors and everyone followed suit….

Withnell Drops First Game Of Year In Extras

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  Withnell had their chances Wednesday to pull away from Beaverton in the team’s non-league match-up at Willamette University. The Dodger bats were awake as they got baserunners on, but they couldn’t bring them home with Beaverton holding strong with a 4-1 entering the sixth inning as Kyle McAlister got…

Brown, Meyer Combined In 9 Inning Shutout For Crushers

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com HILLSBORO, Ore.—Keizer had to wait a little longer in terms of starting of their season having waited a week-and-a-half to start their Summer Season compare to the Post 20 Dirtbags in Monmouth and Withnell Dodgers in Salem as they jumped right into the season after completing try-outs. But, as they sent…

Reflecting On The Third Year

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com It seems as if every year, since that first-year I started the site back during the 2015-2016 school year, I sit here and think about another year come and gone and doing one of these post.  I remember that first summer, the Summer of 2016, sitting in my apartment in Wilsonville…