Week 3 Football Predictions

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com Last week was a tough week for me going 7-7 in picking games, but I’m hoping this week will be better.  Here’s my picks including Chemawa’s season opener at home versus Central Linn Friday. Last Week:7-7 Season:  17-11 6A: McNary over Tualatin  by 4 West Salem over Grant by 3 5A…

Week 2 Football Predictions

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com Week 1 record: 10-4 Here are Week 2’s predictions as we enter Friday’s game plus a Saturday game pick: 6A South Salem Over Sunset by 4 West Linn over McNary by 7   5A Silverton over South Albany by 21 McKay Over Central by 12   4A Cascade over Mazama by…

Week 1 Football Predictions

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com Here are my Week 1 Predictions for Football: 6A Lake Oswego Over West Salem By 7 Sprague Over Liberty By 3 5A Dallas Over South Albany by 10 Silverton Over Central by 10 *Surprise Pick*  North Salem Over Crescent Valley By 1 4A Cascade over Cottage Grove by 5 North Marion…

Preparing For St. Paul, Season Ahead

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com PERRYDALE, Ore.–  It’s hard to imagine that Bailey Savage is the shorter sister at a shade over six-foot-two with her older sister, Dallas-grad and UCLA redshirt freshman Tristan Savage, is six-foot-seven. There’s not too many of either Savage’s height walking around in 1A however as the younger Savage improved entering her…

West Defeats East 43-10

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com BAKER CITY, Ore.–  St. Paul’s Justin Herberger entered his third All-Star Game this summer with the 1A-4A Shrine Game at Baker High School Saturday night.  The athlete known as Herbie had already played in the 8-Man All-Star Game and the Small School Baseball All-Star Game entering his final prep game before…

Preseason Games To Watch For Around Greater Salem-Area

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com So I approached this was solely focusing on preseason/non-league games going through the first four weeks of the season (September) in the general Greater Salem-area.  Some schools like Sheridan and Amity I included since I cover them ever so often to the best of my abilities. I did a ‘Good Travel…

West Avoids Sweep. STP’s Herbie, Santiam’s Sendlinger Honored

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com MCMINNVILLE, Ore.–  It was a good reunion of three former competitors, four if you include the Coach on the field, of the old Tri-River League baseball teams Sunday afternoon on the turf at Linfield College. St. Paul’s Justin Herberger and Kennedy’s Angel De La Rosa, who weren’t at Saturday’s doubleheader at…

Perrydale’s Lawrence PR’s In 4th Place Finish

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com INDEPENDENCE, Ore – Juggling two sports at once is never an easy task to do.  Whenever you’re not doing one sport, you’re practicing for the other and it can be tiring both physically and mentally. But Sydney Lawrence found a way to juggle both softball and Track and Field this season…

St. Paul Holds Off Santiam Softball’s Late Rally

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com ST. PAUL, Ore.– The St. Paul softball team took advantage of the opportunities that Santiam gave them during the second inning to build a 5-0 lead into the third inning in the Lady Buckaroos 7-6 win Monday afternoon at home. Behind Megan Tuck’s 3-for-3, three RBI day, it seemed as if…

St. Paul Advances To State Title Game

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com BAKER CITY, Ore.—It’s weird to think that girls’ sports at St. Paul have not lost a game this season and it’s already March. Following their 55-33 win over Damascus Christian Friday night at Baker High School, they pushed their streak to 58 straight wins as a girl’s sports department.  But that…

Perrydale Gets One Last Home Win

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com PERRYDALE, Ore.–  Regardless of the result on that scoreboard Wednesday Night, it was going to be the last time that Sydney Perkins and Alyssa Lux’s final game in front of their home crowd at Perrydale High School. And they left it the way they wanted, as winners.  66-21 was the final…

St. Paul Improves To 17-0 On Year With Strong Second Half Vs Perrydale

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com ST.  PAUL, Ore.– Who would have thought that the St. Paul Girls Basketball team would be held to 12 first half points by an opponent? Well, the defense of Perrydale made sure that the Lady Buckaroos offense was kept at Bay entering the second half as after St. Paul’s 10-point first…