Central Edges West Albany For Homecoming Win

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com INDEPENDENCE, Ore.–  Central had to be checked in for this Homecoming Win.  West Albany didn’t make the 35-28 win easy and they had to stay with it mentally through the 15-or-so minute light outage delay, but they managed to do just that. Chase Nelson’s 52-yard Run after the lights came back…

SSBC Honorees For Week of September 23

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com McNary’s Emily Blagg (Volleyball), West Salem’s Morgan Dorsey-DuQuesne (Girls Soccer), Sprague’s Rubi Morrissette (Volleyball), McKay’s Abdoulie Jallow (Boys Soccer) were honored by the Salem Sports and Breakfast Club for the Week of September 23. Here’s the Press Release: The Salem Sports and Breakfast Club Les Schwab Athlete of the Week from McNary Volleyball is Emily…

Silverton Wins 11th Game Of Year

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SILVERTON, Ore.–  Silverton senior Lindsay Schmidt had a daunting task filling in for Alexis Haury in Thursday’s Mid-Willamette Conference match-up with Corvallis at Silverton High School.  Haury, who’s recovering from an ankle injury, had helped Schmidt prepare for the opportunity Wednesday during practice and it worked as Schmidt had helped the Foxes…

Courson’s Journey

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  2022 Dallas-grad Trista Courson and Portland Community College freshman Trista Courson didn’t see herself playing at the next level.  She described herself as very timid and not very high with her confidence. Dallas was a new home for her when she started her freshman year coming over from Silverton. …

Silverton VB Eyeing For More In 2022

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SILVERTON, Ore.–  Rowan Reilly knows a thing or two about being a leader on a team, having older sisters in Savannah and Truitt who have shown her the way through the years, as she was named one of two Silverton captains on the Volleyball team this season.  Taking to heart what…

Huskies and Foxes Battle To 3-3 Tie

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SILVERTON, Ore.–  Fireworks went off between the Silverton and North Marion boys soccer team in the second half of Monday night’s game at Silverton High School with five goals being scored in the second 40-minutes in the 3-3 non-league game. For the Foxes, coming off a tough defeat to Sprague back…

Chemeketa Hands Linn-Benton Second Set Defeat Of Year

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com ALBANY, Ore.–  The Chemeketa Volleyball team had done something that only Yakima Valley had done once this season and that’s to take a set from the defending NWAC Champions in Linn-Benton.  The Storm did so in a big rallying fashion, turning a 18-11 deficit into the 25-23 result that followed and…

Dallas Wins First Game of Year 33-21 Over McKay

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com DALLAS, Ore.–   Dallas was wheeling as McKay was closing out the third quarter driving down the field Friday night. The Scots had just wheeled off 21-straight points and were looking to add to their 21-14 lead, the Dragons were hoping for a stop. With their feet closing onto their end zone,…

Sprague Boys Soccer Snaps 11-Game Skid

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.– Sprague has finally done it.  After 11 games in which they tied once and dropped ten heartbreaking games, the Olympian Boys Soccer team’s back in the win column.  Their last game came September 13 against Milwaukie, a 8-0 victory before their 2-0 win over Silverton on Thursday. Their defense…

McKay Shutout North Salem For 2-0 Start

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–   The Jallow Brothers aided the McKay Boys Soccer team in their 2-0 victory over North Salem Tuesday night, each scoring a goal in the victory as the Scots improved to 2-0 on the season. Abdoulie scored in the first half as McKay led 1-0 going into the second half while…

Foxes Draw With Springfield To Open Season

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SILVERTON, Ore.–  The Silverton Girls Soccer team didn’t back down to the aggressive style of Springfield.  They rose to the challenge and battled. The Foxes went to the second half leading 1-0 off a Lilly Miller PK goal.  Silverton pushed tempo offensively, put foot to ball and rubbed shoulders with the…

Foxes Takes Lessons From Woodburn Jamboree

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com WOODBURN, Ore.–  The Silverton Boys Soccer team were tested in their three jamboree games Thursday afternoon at Woodburn High School.  Tested by being pressured during the three 20-minute scrimmages by North Salem, West Salem and Clackamas, it helped the Foxes who are led by nine seniors in being able to adjust…