Rubio Brothers Heading To State

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.– Its always weird when you’re facing a teammate in a big time tournament like the District Meet. But unlike the District Final where you could understandably forfeit to the older grapler, the match between Jesse Rubio and German Munoz at 152 pounds was to qualify for the State Meet….

McMullen Rallies To Take District Title

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.– He’s been on the shelve for three weeks healing up from an leg injury and he was opened that he was gassed after the win, but down and needing a move with 30 seconds left on the clock Sprague’s Brock McMullen kept fighting. McMullen held a 4-2 lead 90…

McKay Girls Picks Up Eighth Win Of Year

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com KEIZER, Ore.–  In between the third and fourth quarters McKay Girls Head Coach Jim White that his team worked too hard in this game against McNary to let this one slip away from them. It’s been a few years since the Scots last win over the Celtics, but here they were,…

Salem Sports And Breakfast Club February 8

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  Here are the athlete’s for this week’s Salem Sports And Breakfast Club for the week of February 8. Our Salem Sports and Breakfast Club Les Schwab Athlete of the Week is from North Salem girls basketball – Aaliyah Fitzke. Aaliyah, a senior, plays guard for the 8-10 Viks. In the 45-40…

North Salem Rallies By Central In OT

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  This was something that athlete’s dream about.  Game on the line and the ball in their hands With 1.8 seconds remaining in regulation, North Salem’s Braden Vasquez walked up to the line with three free-throws coming his way. The Vikings needed all three free throws in order to force…

West Salem Girls Gets Revenge On McNary

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com KEIZER, Ore.– West Salem didn’t forget what McNary did at their place on January 11. Since that night’s loss, the Titans have wheeled off five wins in their last six when the two teams met again Wednesday in Keizer in West Salem’s 54-33 win over the Celtics for their sixth win…

McNary’s Covalt Commits To UCC, Allen To Pacific U

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com KEIZER, Ore.– The pitcher-catcher relationship is a unique one. Both must work together as one yet can be totally different personality wise David Allen and Ty Covalt fall in that realm as they sat in the College and Career Room at McNary High School.  Covalt is a mellow leader from behind…

Salem Sports And Breakfast Club AOW’s For February 1

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  Here are the Salem Sports and Breakfast Club Athlete’s of the Week for February 1st.  Special thanks to Bryan Sutherland for relaying the information over! Our Salem Sports and Breakfast Club Les Schwab Athlete of the Week is from McNary girls basketball:  Leah Doutt.  Leah, a sophomore, plays guard for the 6-1 Celts.  Leah was key…

McKay’s Barnett Third, West’s Davis Fourth At OSAA Girls Southern Division

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SPRINGFIELD, Ore.– Both West Salem’s Reagan Davis and McKay’s Tess Barnett lost tough Semi-Final bouts to start Saturday’s placing day of the OSAA Girls Southern Division District wrestling meet. Barnett, at 110, got caught against Bend’s Kyleigh Cuevas before bouncing back in the consolation finals against the Lava Bears Analise Smith….

Sprague Wins Fourth Straight Game

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.– At one point in the third quarter, Sprague boys found themselves down double-figures to Bend in Saturday’s nightcap at Sprague. Slowly however, they began to chip away at the lead and eventually got the lead entering the fourth quarter following a pair of Mason Lomax free throws for the…

North Salem Hangs On Versus Dallas

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.– It came down to clutch execution down the stretch between North Salem and Dallas Girls Friday night in a game in which each team had to find a way to be the last of the two with their big run. The Dragons once held a 30-28 lead following a…

McNary Holds Off #2 South Salem 59-57

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.– South Salem didn’t necessarily played their best game Thursday night versus McNary and the Celtics made the Saxons paid for it in their 59-57 win to close out the first half of Mountain Valley Conference League play. By halftime the Celtics held a seven-point lead that grew to 13…