Wilsey Throws 1-Hitter Against Summit

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  Aliyah Wiley found herself coming close to a no-hitter Saturday when the West Salem sophomore allowed just one-hit that came late in the game in otherwise perfect performance in the Titans 16-0 win over Summit in five innings. “I think I’ve been getting my confidence back up and in…

Sprague Splits With #2 Bend

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM. Ore.– With two doubleheaders in four days in front of them, Sprague had to step up their game against Mountain View and Bend this past week. They took care of the Cougars and pulled only what West Salem and Bishop Manogue (NV) by handing the second-ranked Lava Bears a loss…

Salem Sports And Breakfast Club For April 19

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  Here are April 19’s Salem Sports and Breakfast Club’s Athlete’s of the Week.  This week’s Honoree’s are North Salem’s Aaliyah Fitzke, South Salem’s Delaney Keith, McKay’s Ramiro Gonzalez and West Salem’s Zariya Powell. Our Salem Sports and Breakfast Club Les Schwab Athlete of the Week is from North Salem…

Sprague Sweeps Mountain View

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  Sprague needed some momentum leading into this weekend’s big league doubleheader with Bend starting with their doubleheader with Mt. View Wednesday afternoon sitting 0-1 in Mountain Valley Conference play and 4-4 overall. And they completed what they needed to do against the Cougars, sweeping the doubleheader 7-5 and 11-1…

South Salem Squeaks By McNary 3-1

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.– South Salem’s Noah Ferguson found himself three outs from his fourth straight complete game Wednesday afternoon. It was finally a nice day in Salem, but neither team could land that decisive blow on the other.  Four runs were scored in total.  South led 3-1 over the Celtics as Ferguson…

South Defeats McNary 11-8

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.– There was some frustrations on the part of McNary while some jubilation for South Salem after the Saxons 11-8 win Tuesday evening in South Salem. The frustrations for the Celtics laid in that they had just reeled in the Saxons 9-8 inning following a three-run sixth inning that featured…

South’s Nielsen-Skinner, Stayton’s Anundi and Nichol Played In NW Shootout

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com HILLSBORO, Ore.– It was no surprise that when South Salem’s Jaden Nielsen-Skinner’s Senior Year concluded, that he would be getting a call to play in the premier All-Star game in the 25th-Annual Northwest Shootout in 2019 and be one of the ten athlete’s to wear the Oregon All-Star Team jersey on…

Salem Sports And Breakfast Club For April 12

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  This week’s Salem Sports and Breakfast Club honoree’s include Sprague’s Elise Abbott, North Salem’s Cameron Kallhoff, McKay’s Brian Coburn and West Salem’s Jenny Ball. The Salem Sports and Breakfast Club Les Schwab Athlete of the Week is from Sprague Girls Track and Field – Elise Abbott. Elise, a senior,…

Dallas Pulls Away From North Salem 10-5

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  North Salem’s Dylan Ebbs wheeled and dealed out on the mound over the opening three innings of Dallas’ 10-5 explosive win Friday afternoon on home turf. The Senior Vikings pitcher held the Dragons to a Wyatt Bateman base-hit in the opening inning with North Salem turning the order in…

Sprague Picks Up First League Win Over Corvallis

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.– Sprague had a really good practice Monday night leading into their North Valley League opener versus Corvallis Tuesday night at home. With three players done for the season, they needed a spark at 1-4 not just to start league off right…but damn to get their season back on track…

McNary Softball Finishes Non-League 6-6

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com BEAVERTON, Ore.–  Their preseason ended with one more challenge before the Mountain Valley Conference kicked off later this week against West Salem on Wednesday afternoon. Through the opening four-and-a-half innings Monday against fifth-ranked Westview at Mountainside High School, McNary’s defense limited the Wildcats seven runs a game offense to a Skylar…

McKay’s Love Takes 110 Hurdles, Long Jump. Coons PR’s In Javelin Win

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com ALOHA, Ore.– That faint, light blue line on the blue track at Aloha High School presented a challenge for McKay Junior Tyrus Love Saturday afternoon during the Aloha Preview in terms of footing purposes. But Love, who finished fourth at the old Greater Valley Conference District Meet as a sophomore, adjusted…