Stanaway Tosses No-Hitter Against Cleveland

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  The long wait between innings pitching seemed to be an eternity for Sprague’s Broderick Stanaway Wednesday afternoon.  But for good measure, it did take the pressure off of him to see his offense chug along in the Olympians 14-0, five-inning victory over Cleveland in the late-afternoon game. All it…

Spring 2021 S/K Girls Soccer League Recognition

By Jeremy McDonald Jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.– In a cool gesture through an unique season, the girls soccer programs in the Salem-Keizer School District have decided to have a League Recognition for their athletes. Sprague’s Aspen DeConcini won Player of the Year. Chloe Rogers joins her Olympian teammate as Defensive Player of the year. Vicky Cruz…

West Salem Slips By South Salem In Opener

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.– Cue the Titanic ‘It’s been 84 years’ meme, but Opening Day has finally arrived following nearly two years.  South Salem Head Coach Max Price pointed out on Twitter it was 682 some-odd days since their last game against Jesuit.  Longer if you added in the two or three-days West…

South, McKay Brings Home SK Championships

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.– South Salem on Saturday finished one-point shy of a perfect 15 score as they went one-through-four and five of the first six positions in Saturday’s Salem-Keizer City Championships.  Evan Gonzalez, Kelvin Wilson, David Huggins and Kellen Hayase finished in the Top 4 as Sprague’s Tucker Piper ruined the Saxons…

Salem Sports And Breakfast Club Honorees For April 9

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com McKay’s Sarah Cortes (Volleyball), South Salem’s Laila Leaks (Volleyball(, South Salem’s Nathan Martinez (Boys Soccer) and Sprague’s Logan Smith (Football) were named to April 9’s Salem Sports and Breakfast Club. Here is the release from Friday. The Salem Sports and Breakfast Club Les Schwab Athlete of the Week, from McKay Volleyball,…

Salem Sports And Breakfast Club Honorees For April 9

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com McKay’s Sarah Cortes (Volleyball), South Salem’s Laila Leaks (Volleyball(, South Salem’s Nathan Martinez (Boys Soccer) and Sprague’s Logan Smith (Football) were named to April 9’s Salem Sports and Breakfast Club. Here is the release from Friday. The Salem Sports and Breakfast Club Les Schwab Athlete of the Week, from McKay Volleyball,…

South Completes 12-0 Season With Sweep Of Sprague

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.– In a unique season, South Salem Volleyball had found a way to make the most of it. Twelve games, Twelve wins, one perfect season. Yes, playoffs and contending for a State Championship would have been ideal in normal circumstances, but a 12-0 record was a great stepping stone towards…

McNary Sweeps Season Series With West

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@jmac1989 SALEM, Ore.—With 14 players all season, West Salem had found themselves two points behind McNary for third-place in the conference standings and had settled in following Fisher Vanslyke third minute goal in the 4-1 defeat to the Celtics Monday night. Their 4-4-2 formation had challenged McNary’s aggressive style for the first-half…

Salem Sports and Breakfast Club Honorees For April 2

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com For the Week of April 2, Mya Fry (South Salem, Girls Soccer), Taylor Ebbs (McNary, Volleyball), Nate Garcia, (West Salem, Football) and Josiah Davis (North Salem, Football) were honored by the Salem Sports and Breakfast Club Les Schwab Athlete of the Week for the Week of April 2. Here is the…

Sprague Wins Four-Set Senior Night Over West Salem

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  Emotions were high following Sprague’s 27-25, 25-22, 13-25, 25-18 win over West Salem Wednesday night, snapping a two-game losing skid. It was their best game of the year Lily Albrecht pointed, and on top of it being Senior Day for both her and Alexa Cantu, the Senior Ceremony was…

Olys Take Senior Night

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  The first 22 minutes of the game saw Sprague jump out to a 3-0 lead on North Salem behind goals from Aspen DeConcini, McKenzie Wernicke and Madalyn Neufeld in the Olympians 6-1 victory over the Vikings Monday night in South Salem. Their second loss to West Salem, where their…

West Salem JV Rolls In Win Over McNary JV

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com KEIZER, Ore.–  It was a slow start to the game Saturday afternoon for the West Salem JV offense, but once they got things rolling it was like Heath Ledger’s Joker going ‘here we go’. A Judah Aliffua-Brody McMullen 65-yard touchdown connection got the Titans on the board late in the first…