Saxons Defeat Titans 3-1 In CVC Match-Up

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  The South Salem Boys Soccer team has themselves a nice little winning streak going after their 3-1 victory over West Salem Friday afternoon Goals by Dylan Crook, Max Yermachenkov and Josue Ruelas in the first half paced a high-scoring first half with the four goals being scored then as…

West Salem’s Dorsey-DuQuesne Leaving Her Mark

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  Morgan Dorsey-DuQuesne has been around the game of soccer for about ten years now, calling it her escape from reality and a second home as she is one of seven seniors on the West Salem High School Girls Soccer team this season.  Enjoying the moments as the Titans sit…

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…

Chemeketa Women’s Soccer Rebounds For Fourth League WIn

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.—  It’s been a week since their first NWAC South Region loss to Portland Community College, but over that week the Chemeketa Community College Women’s Soccer team took that 1-0 defeat to heart as they came back out Saturday afternoon to take on Lane Community College.  A game in which the…

Improving On Their Game

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com ALBANY, Ore.–  The South Albany State Preview brought in some great talent from across the State Saturday at South Albany High School, making it a great mid-season test going into the second half of the season and eventually into the postseason. For the South Salem Volleyball team, despite being as young…

SSBC Honorees For September 16

By Jeremy Mcdonald Jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com The Salem Sports and Breakfast Club honored South Salem’s Gitte Lonigan (Girls Corss Country), Sprague’s Amity Rogers (Girls Soccer), Sprague’s Drew Rodriguez (Football) and South Salem’s Daschel Smith (Football) for the Week of September 16) Here’s the Press Release: The Salem Sports and Breakfast Club Les Schwab Athlete of the Week…

Sprague Picks Up Big Win Over South

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.– The one thing about an Anne Olsen-led Sprague Volleyball team is that they’re scrappy.  They know how to battle and stay with it. On more than one occasion the Olympians had to rise to the challenge in their 25-18, 25-15, 25- sweeping win over the Saxons, more so in…

West Salem Boys Soccer Snaps Four-Game Skid

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  West Salem has finally their way into the win-column this season. After dropping their first four games 1-0, 3-0, 2-1 and 3-0, the Titans not only relied on their defense, but their offense came around.  And, as it turns out, it started with a defender in their 3-1 victory over…

Chemeketa Shuts Out Umpqua 2-0

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  North Marion-grad Danielle Christenson showed off her toughness in Umpqua Community College’s tough 2-0 defeat to Chemeketa Wednesday afternoon.  Taking a ball off the head  while defending and a cleat to the calf while trying to clear a ball out of the net, putting her body on the line…

Sprague’s Rogers Stepping Up As Leader

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  Sprague’s Amity Rogers would ask herself here and there of ‘what would Nicki’ do as the Olympian junior takes the recently-graduated Nicki Williams spot on the pitch early in this season.  Taking lessons learned from Williams as she takes more of a leadership role this Fall for a young…

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,…