Week 6 Predictions

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com Last Week: 8-4 Season: 45-22 With football coming back-to-back days this week, here are my picks for this week: 6A Sprague over McNary by 3 South Salem over West Salem by 2 5A Silverton over Dallas by 12 McKay over Corvallis by 8 4A Stayton over Newport by 4 Cascade over…

Humphreys’ Hat Trick Caps Big Eagles Second Half

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com STAYTON, Ore.–  Coming off of their tough 2-0 lost to Philomath nearly a week ago on the road, the Stayton Eagles Girls Soccer team rebounded for a crucial 5-0 win over Newport/Eddyville Charter. The win keeps the Eagles, who are sitting third in the Oregon West Conference standings, in distance of…

Perrydale Takes Four Set Win Over Willamette Valley Christian

By Jeremy McDonald SALEM, Ore.–  With how talented this Perrydale team is entering this season, there was really no real concern when Bailey Savage went down last Monday in the Pirates sweeps of Gaston and Delphian that they won’t be able to compete as they have been this season. It’ll be a challenge yes not…

Silverton Picks Up Fourth Win In Last Five Game

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com ALBANY, Ore.–  It’s strange to not see a lull after graduating nine seniors from their 11-3-1 Quarterfinalist team from 2018, but here we are with Silverton entering one of their biggest test of the season sitting 5-1-1 following their 2-1 win over Crescent Valley Monday afternoon. ‘Stay Hungry’ has been their…

Gervais, Western Christian Meet For Third Time

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.– Gervais had enter bracket play of the Western Christian Tournament along Highway 221 Saturday afternoon with some momentum. Just losing one set, splitting with Jefferson, during pool play entering their bracket opener versus the host-Pioneers, there was a sense that the Cougars could make it three-for-three against their Tri-River…

Santiam Hands Culver First Loss Of Season

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com MILL CITY, Ore.–  There was a strange feeling as Culver Ben Nanez punched it in from three-yards out and the Bulldogs capitalizing on a scoop-and-score to cut into Santiam’s 23-0 lead that they were about to make the Wolverines Homecoming Night all too close for comfort. At 4-0 entering the game,…

McNary Hands #4 Summit Its Second Loss

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com KEIZER, Ore.–  Rankings are just a number at this point of the season when the fourth-ranked Summit Storm came over the hill to play a McNary team that was ranked 27th entering Friday afternoon. Nonetheless the Celtics had to step up their game in the 1-0 win over Summit To snap…

Week 5 Predictions

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com With league schedules underway starting last week with the exception of the 6A Salem Schools which start officially next week, here are my picks for this week: Last week:12-2 Season: 37-18 6A McNary over South Medford by 3 West Salem over Beaverton by 5 5A McKay over North Salem by 14…

Stayton Takes Regis/Stayton Invitational Crown

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com STAYTON, Ore.–  Ben Kirby has put in a lot of work over the last four years and since his Senior year started the Stayton Senior has came into his own as a leader of the Eagles Cross Country team coming on the heels of the seniors before him in Casey Pugh…

Chemawa Finishes Fourth In Regis/Stayton Invitational

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com STAYTON, Ore.–  Coming off his 5,200 meter win at the Conquer the Hill race at Delphian School September 26, Clement Afterbuffalo followed up his win with a fifth-place finish at the Regis/Stayton Invitational Thursday afternoon in Stayton. His 17:30.8 time, though six seconds off his PR set last year, was a…

Walker Varsity Defeats Judson Varsity 54-22

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  Faced with a 46-0 deficit with two minutes left until halftime is nothing that a team wants to be challenged with. Some teams would just fold up tent and call it a day at this point in the game, but for other’s like Judson Middle School, they want to…

Building It On Up

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com DALLAS, Ore.–  It’s been about four years since Peyton Amundsen last played goalie, but hey she’s showing off how versatile she is with an injury at the position in Tuesday evening’s game against Corvallis’ JV squad. “It’s really important to not to be scared to try new positions, especially with not…