No Big Win Lull In Willamina’s Win Over Taft

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com WILLAMINA, Ore.–  There were no time for Willamina Girls basketball to enjoy their stunning, closing moments win over number-one Clatskanie from Tuesday night entering Wednesday’s game with Taft. It went from celebration for the evening into refocusing up against a Tigers team entering the Coastal Range League contest 8-6, but could…

Dayton Wrestling Takes Senior Night Over Harrisburg

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com DAYTON, Ore.– Dayton Wrestling set the tone early against Harrisburg in the match-up against number three in the Pirates and number six in the Eagles Tuesday night in Dayton. It was Senior Night as well for Dayton coming off of their second-place finish at the Oregon Classic Dual Meet Championships when…

Amity Completes Yoda MLK Showcase Comeback

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  Give Amity an inch and they’ll take it a mile. It’s hard to believe at the end of their 54-52 win over Santiam Christian that the Warriors were, at one point, down 18 points early in the third quarter at the Yoda MLK Showcase Monday night at Corban University….

Clatskanie Girls Take Down Sutherlin In OT

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.– It was all you could hope for when Clatskanie and Sutherlin met at the fifth-annual Yoda MLK Showcase event at Corban University. It could easily be the match-up for the 3A State Championship in Coos Bay in March, and if both teams produced the 69-65 Overtime win they did…

Challengers Edge Crusaders At Yoda MLK Showcase

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  The first quarter of Salem Academy and Cascade Christian seemed to be all but dominated following Austin Miller’s near half-court three-pointer that gave the Crusaders a then 18-9 lead on the Challengers. The Crusaders played up-tempo and crisped in Cascade Christian’s stunning close-game win Monday afternoon at Corban University….

Schudel, Mask Sign LOI To UCC And Corban Tuesday

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SCIO, Ore.– Interesting story was told about Aspen Schudel from her club coach as her and fellow Logger Jacob Mask signed their Letters of Intent Tuesday morning in the Scio High School Basketball Gym. Two years ago, during a Sand Volleyball Tournament, Schudel went up for a play on the ball…

Scio Challenges Riverdale, Enters League Opener 6-6

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com PORTLAND, Ore.–  The challenge was there for Scio to close out their preseason slate against the fifth-ranked team in 3A in Riverdale. The streaky shooters can go on runs as they did in the third, outscoring the Loggers 21-4 in their (score) win Monday night, but Scio had the Riverdale squad…

Gervais Knocks Rust Off, Pulls Away From Amity

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.– Its been 12 days since Gervais had played in a game, and the rust showed through the first two quarters and chance against Amity in their 56-38 Thursday afternoon at Salem Academy. At one point early in the third quarter the hot hand of the Warriors, who entered their game…

Jefferson Closes Out 2K19 5-2

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com JEFFERSON, Ore.–  The three-quarters press work to perfection in the first half against Colton Monday night. Textbook perhaps in Jefferson’s 83-51 victory against the Vikings to close out the 2019 calendar year with a 5-2 record to their resume. “We always like to be up on in everybody’s face and put…

Amity Wins Home Opener

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com AMITY, Ore.–  Going through their first seven games without a home game is tough. Long road trips are common yes, Amity’s done that with La Pine and Toledo for two games.  They’ve even traveled to Oregon Episcopal and along Highway 30 to play Clatskanie and Rainier. But on December 28, nearly…

Sheridan’s Fourth Quarter Seals Win Over Blanchet

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com PORTLAND, Ore.–  Blanchet’s James Moore said that once they figure it out, they’ll be a tough team to beat. The Cavaliers had already proved they were going to be a tough out anyway in Sheridan’s 70-54 win Saturday night at Riverdale High School, leading as much as 11-6 after one before…

Loggers Pulls Away For Fifth Win Of Year

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SCIO, Ore.-  The first half wasn’t the best, but hey, it was enough entering halftime with Scio ahead 28-27 in front of Taft. They just had to relax and open things up as they eventually did in the second half of their 55-40 win over the Tigers, the Loggers fifth win of…