Cordero Scores 19, Cascade Snaps 6-Game Skid

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com TURNER, Ore.–  The difficulties were there of course.  Playing with eight girls is no easy task, especially on the back-end of back-to-back games as Cascade were on. Mixed in that it’s back-to-back Oregon West Conference league games and the ante’s are amp’s up even more so than they would any other…

Marist Foils Cascade’s Comeback Bid

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com EUGENE, Ore.–  The crowd noise from the near capacity gym echoing down to the court, the intense play trying to hit your shot during the opening 16 minutes had you think that it’s already March in Forest Grove High School instead of an non-league game. With Marist Catholic and Cascade entering…

Stayton Over Woodburn To Wrap-Up Non-League

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com STAYTON, Ore.– Why not start the trilogy early this year between Woodburn and Stayton Boys Basketball? Similar to soccer with their rivalry, basketball has carried the Fall rivalry into the gym for the Winter after last year’s league games and third-fifth place game at Forest Grove. And as the game was…

Stayton Cools Down North Salem’s Hot Start In Win

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com STAYTON, Ore.–  The first quarter was probably of expected in the SCTC Holiday Classic Semi-final match as Stayton led North Salem 17-16 in the Eagles 63-40 win Friday night. The Vikings came out firing, hitting four first quarter three-pointers as Jonathan Daniel’s lay-in with three seconds left in the frame the…

North Marion Gets Close Game Win, Hands Gervais First Loss

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.– Close games have been a House of Horrors for the North Marion girls basketball program this season. Of their six losses this season, three of them were of two points variety, including two losing at the buzzer. Prior to Katie Ensign’s three-pointer that brought the Huskies to within one…

Stayton’s Big Run Hands Mannahouse First Loss

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com STAYTON, Ore.–  Mannahouse Christian Academy had did their homework on Stayton. Their Box-and-one wasn’t something that the Eagles were expecting as the Lions tried to take out KJ Nyquist with their ‘one’s defender on her and playing a zone with everyone else. For a young team and a first-year head coach…

Short-Handed Storm Goes 2-1 At Chemeketa Holiday Tournament

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  It is always a challenge when you are playing with a short bench. Playing with six girls this weekend for the Chemeketa Holiday Tournament, the Storm tipped off against Treasure Valley looking for their third-straight win after wins against the Simpson University JV squad and Shoreline Community College. And…

Top 7 Stories Of 2019

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com With New Years fast approaching the next week, it’s that time of the year to reflect on some of the interesting stories from this past year. But all-in-all, great moments as we enter 2020. Here is the Top 7 Stories of 2019: McKay’s Sanderson Steps Down. Say what you will about…

Cascade’s Defense Creates Problems For Dallas In Win

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com TURNER, Ore.–  Despite their slow start, when Maddie Doig split her two free throws for Dallas 18 seconds into the second half, the Lady Dragons found themselves down 22-16 to Cascade after being down as much as 12 during the opening half. Coming off of their 25-20 win Friday against McLoughlin,…

Bauldree Lifts Salem Academy Over North Marion At The Line

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com AURORA, Ore.– Free Throws got a strange way of deciding games in basketball. North Marion had their chances to put to bed their third win of the young season at the line leading as much as eight points entering the fourth quarter over Salem Academy, overcoming early first half fouls to…

North Marion Holds Off Stayton For Third Win Of Year

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com STAYTON, Ore.–  North Marion has been in these situations before entering the second half against Stayton Wednesday night on the road. Woodburn, Marshfield and Sweet Home all were tight games as the Huskies picked up their third-straight win 70-61 against the Eagles. Sergio Jimienez handed North Marion a 14-12 lead after…

Corvallis Pulls Away From North Marion In 2nd Half

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com AURORA, Ore.–  The third quarter of the Corvallis-North Marion girls basketball game Tuesday night helped separate the Spartans and the Huskies.  Setting the pace in Corvallis’ 47-39 win over North Marion after the Huskies late push for the lead at the end of the first half. Throughout the game, the Spartans…