Week 7 Predictions

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com Last Week: 6-3 Season Total: 51-25 With Homecoming this week for a few schools like Dallas, West Salem and South Salem, those teams will be looking for wins while their opponents will be looking to spoil the Homecoming fun this week. Here are my picks: 6A: West Salem over Mt. View…

Delphian Picks Up Fifth-Straight Sweep In Win Over Sheridan

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SHERIDAN, Ore.–  The Delphian Dragons have been on an tear in their last six games after their 25-19, 25-23, 25-21 sweep of cross-town opponent Sheridan Tuesday night. After their five-set win over Gaston back on September 30, Delphian has won 15 straight sets and five league games since that game at…

Blanchet Rolls To Seventh Win Of Season

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  Their early 3-0 lead on Gervais by the 25th minute gave their bench an opportunity to get some Varsity minutes in entering the home stretch of the regular season. And as Katarina Kosiewicz scored to hand the Cavaliers a 4-0 halftime lead on the Cougars Monday afternoon at the…

Dayton Slips By Amity’s Defense For Win

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com DAYTON, Ore.–  Amity’s nine goals allowed through their first nine games ranks up there with some noteworthy teams like Oregon Episcopal, Catlin Gabel and Santiam Christian entering their Monday night game with Dayton on the road. It’s raised havoc on teams this season as the Warriors had only allowed two squads…

Yamhill-Carlton Holds Off Scio For 6-0 Start

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SCIO, Ore.–  It was crazy to think as Yamhill-Carlton lined up with roughly 90 seconds remaining in the game with a fourth-and-one in front of them and Scio looking to force overtime in the Tigers 28-20 win Friday night, that it came to this. Entering the second half, fourth quarter even,…

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…

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…

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…

Amity Pulls Away In Second Half Over Coquille

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com AMITY, Ore.–  You are only as good as the line in front of you. In a game where you needed to make sure your chinstraps were secured in Amity’s 54-22 win over Coquille with the Red Devils rushing for 224 yards to the Warriors 337 on the ground. “Our game plan…

Scio Gets Revenge On Amity For League Win

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SCIO, Ore.– Scio brought the heat Thursday night. Coming off a five-set loss to Blanchet, the Loggers were looking for and executed the revenge plan over Amity from Scio’s loss to the Warriors in the Gaston tournament September 7 with their 20-25, 25-16, 25-20, 25-21 win at home. And their home…

Week 4 Predictions

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com With rivalries happening this week with South-Sprague, Cascade-Stayton, North Marion-Woodburn, I pick them as well as my usual picks in each of the classifications plus 6-man football in 1A. Last Week: 8-5 Season record: 25-16 6A McNary over Barlow by 5 West Salem over Sheldon by 10 *Rivalry pick*- South Salem…

VIDEO INTERVIEW: Scio’s Alexus Franklin After Loggers Silver Bracket Title Win

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  Scio went 2-1 in Pool Play at the Salem Academy Crusader Volleyball Invitational Saturday, only dropping a game to 2A Powerhouse Kennedy 13-25, 6-25 to fall to the Silver Bracket at Blanchet Catholic. But there, the Loggers wheeled off three wins including a two-set sweep over Delphian to close…