Regis Snaps Eight-Game Skid

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com STAYTON, Ore.–  It was one of those games in which everything just fell into place for the Regis Volleyball team as they finally snapped an eight-game losing streak that dated back to last season with their last victory coming on October 20 against Oakland. Being a young team with four seniors…

Regis’ Strong Second Half Lifts Rams To Victory

By Jeremy mcDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com STAYTON, Ore.– Something just clicked in the second half for the Regis Football team in their Thursday night game with Central Linn as they turned a 13-6 halftime lead into a 51-6 win to bounce back from their triple-overtime defeat to Colton from last week. FInishing strong as they head back…

Chemeketa Volleyball Wins Fourth Game Of Year

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  The Chemeketa Community College Volleyball team just keeps finding ways to win ball games after a tough start to the season.  But following their sweep of Umpqua Wednesday night, their second sweep with the squad picking up their fourth-win of the hear and improves to 3-2 in NWAC South Region play….

Chemawa Wins First Game Of Year

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  It’s been a unique start to the year for the Chemawa Braves Football Team. Going JV-only this season with a little more than a dozen kids on their roster.  Their first game was called after three quarters because of injuries that played into their game with Willamina being cancelled…

Blanchet Holds Off Kennedy In Five Sets

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  It was one of those starts to a volleyball game that you would’ve seen coming, a 25-0 score. Blanchet did just that to open their Tri-River Conference game with Kennedy in their  25-0, 18-25, 25-27, 25-19, 15-11 win. Having to withstand the Trojans rally to edge Kennedy on their…

Amity Extends Unbeaten Streak To Six

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  The Salem Academy Girls Soccer team slowed the Amity offense to an absolute crawl Thursday afternoon at Salem Academy High School.  Loading up the defensive half and challenging the Warrior offense while making sure that they were paying attention if the Crusaders sent a lob into the other half…

Blanchet Falls To Delphian/Willamina In League Opener

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.– Blanchet Catholic freshman Christian Orozco was called into duty to fill-in at goalkeeper Wednesday afternoon in the Cavaliers 3/A2A/1A Special District 2 league opener against Delphian/Willamina. Despite their 0-4 record, all losses to the top teams in the State of Oregon in Westside Christian,Riverdale, Oregon Episcopal and Catlin Gable, the…

Scio Picks Up Seventh Win In Sweep Of Jefferson

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com JEFFERSON, Ore.–  Scio had a little bit of a roller-coaster of a ride to close out their 25-16, 25-11, 25-22 PacWest Conference sweep of Jefferson Tuesday night.  A good test for them to adjust, especially with a long road trip ahead of them against Taft Thursday night on the road. In…

Crusaders, Pioneers Tie 1-1

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  Defense was once again the vocal point in the Salem Academy and Western Christian Girls Soccer game Monday afternoon at Salem Academy.   The only hiccups for either defense allowed was a 20th minute goal by the Crusaders Grace Hinkle and a 61st minute goal by the Pioneers Clarie Harris…

St. Paul Gets Win #2 On Road Against Santiam

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com MILL CITY, Ore.–  St. Paul’s George Pohlschneider had one of those games where he hoped to have done better, but knew he did good enough to lead the Buckaroos to another victory on the road Thursday night at Santiam High School.  The junior quarterback went 4-for-8 for 180 yards, but had…

Trojans Open Season With 52-8 Win Over Stanfield

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com MOUNT ANGEL, Ore.–  Kennedy’s Owen Bruner wasn’t pleased with how his junior season ended when he broke his collarbone in the 2A State Championship Game against Coquille last Fall, but he made up for it in his first game back for the Trojans.  Going for two receiving touchdowns on two catches and…

Upstart Pios Ties With Crusaders 1-1

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  Here’s what is interesting about the Western Christian Girls Soccer team.  They return one girl from last year’s co-op team with Amity.  Of their 11 girls they had for Tuesday’s game, seven played Volleyball last year before coming out to revive the soccer program at the school and the…