Week 6 Predictions

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com Last Week: 8-4 Season: 45-22 With football coming back-to-back days this week, here are my picks for this week: 6A Sprague over McNary by 3 South Salem over West Salem by 2 5A Silverton over Dallas by 12 McKay over Corvallis by 8 4A Stayton over Newport by 4 Cascade over…

Amity Pulls Away In Second Half Over Coquille

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com AMITY, Ore.–  You are only as good as the line in front of you. In a game where you needed to make sure your chinstraps were secured in Amity’s 54-22 win over Coquille with the Red Devils rushing for 224 yards to the Warriors 337 on the ground. “Our game plan…

Scio Gets Revenge On Amity For League Win

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SCIO, Ore.– Scio brought the heat Thursday night. Coming off a five-set loss to Blanchet, the Loggers were looking for and executed the revenge plan over Amity from Scio’s loss to the Warriors in the Gaston tournament September 7 with their 20-25, 25-16, 25-20, 25-21 win at home. And their home…

Slow Start Plagues Amity In Washington Trip

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com ONALASKA, Wash. —  The first quarter of Amity’s road trip to Washington was anything outside of just bus lag and being punched in the mouth by an Onalaska squad that runs a similar run-and-pound offense the Warriors will see later this season with Rainier especially. Coming off one of those surprising…

Amity Improves to 6-0 On Season

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com AMITY, Ore.– Six games into the 2019 season and the Amity Volleyball team has already matched their win-total from 2018. Their scrappiness, grit and mental focus has helped the Warriors slip by league opponent Scio at the Gaston tournament. The three helped them slip by Willamina in five sets Tuesday and…

Amity VB Gears Up For Season

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com AMITY, Ore.– Not that long ago, March 8 to be exact, Amity’s Maylin Williams went under the knife to repair a torn lateral meniscus suffered in January while playing for the Warriors Basketball Team this past season as a Junior. Over the course of the recovery process, which was quicker than…

West Defeats East 43-10

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com BAKER CITY, Ore.–  St. Paul’s Justin Herberger entered his third All-Star Game this summer with the 1A-4A Shrine Game at Baker High School Saturday night.  The athlete known as Herbie had already played in the 8-Man All-Star Game and the Small School Baseball All-Star Game entering his final prep game before…

Preseason Games To Watch For Around Greater Salem-Area

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com So I approached this was solely focusing on preseason/non-league games going through the first four weeks of the season (September) in the general Greater Salem-area.  Some schools like Sheridan and Amity I included since I cover them ever so often to the best of my abilities. I did a ‘Good Travel…

Amity Volleyball Sweeps Thursday’s Games

SHERIDAN, Ore.–  Coming off their fourth-straight set win and their eighth of the summer, there was some fatigue in the legs of Amity having coming off a three-set sweep of Dayton the match before. Sheridan, who was on the bubble last season for 2A playoffs, had jumped out to a 6-0 lead on the Warriors…

PacWest Conference Softball Honors List

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com Blanchet’s Savannah Barchus showed why she was one of the best pitchers in the league if not in the conversation in 3A as the Junior took home the PacWest Conference Pitcher of the year award.  Scio’s Olivia Zeiher, in her second-year catching for the Loggers after taking over from Emily Unrau,…

Amity Advances In League Playoffs With Scio Win

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SCIO, Ore.–  It was as complete of a game you could ask for to start the 3A Special District 1 League Playoffs for Amity Tuesday afternoon. The Warriors defense limited Scio’s offense to four runs, three coming in the bottom of the sixth inning, in Amity’s 16-4 victory to advance to…

Amity Rallies To Stun Brookings-Harbor

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com MEDFORD, Ore.– Sometimes Softball presents some of the most interesting situations. It hasn’t been the best of Invites for Amity. Matter of fact it was forgettable with the growing pains that this young team was going through. But still, down 10-2 and could call it a week with three tough losses…