Team Crawford Rallies By Team Vogelsong In Win

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com KEIZER, Ore.–  Baker’s Sam McCauley was the spark plug for the Team Vogelsong to start the 2020 Baseball Senior Day Games Friday afternoon at Salem-Keizer Volcanoes Stadium. As Vogelsong jumped out to a 6-1 lead over Team Crawford, McCauley started the game with two doubles and would end the game going…

Vandals 18U Finally Gets Tournament Championship

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com NEWBERG, Ore.–  They finally got over the hump.  Third-time is indeed the charm.  The NW Vandals have finally won a Tournament Title. There was no doubt both them and the Eugene Lighting, coming back for a revenge game in hopes to steal two for the NAFA Summer National Tournament Platinum Title…

Vandals Overcome Injuries, Reach Championship Game

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com NEWBERG, Ore.–  They entered the Platinum Bracket Semi-Final round banged up, but they were ready to go. With how the NW Vandals 18U are playing entering the Championship game Sunday afternoon in the NAFA Summer Nationals Tournament, it’s hard to imagine that Thursday’s two losses happened. “As a team I feel…

Back To Their Winning Ways

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com NEWBERG, Ore.–  The NW Vandals 18U have a knack of coming back. Banged up and battling through injuries, the 8-7 victory sounded good after finding themselves down 5-0 entering the bottom half of the first inning. During that first inning, what could go wrong, did go wrong.  Bases loaded after the…

Ambush Rallies, Holds Off NM Magic 06

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com NEWBERG, Ore.–  You saw the game-experience with the NM Magic 06 14U as they looked to rebound after their close loss to the Seattle FP Club 4-2 Sunday morning in the Newberg Father’s Day Tournament. Playing against the Newberg Ambush 14U, playing in their first tournament of the year this weekend,…

Amity’s Bernards Looks Back

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com AMITY, Ore.–  Amity’s Jacob Bernards remembers his first start of his Varsity career.  It was their fourth-game of the season against Clatskanie, stepping in for Jeffery Coleman who was out with an injury. The Warriors entered the game 2-1 on the year en route to a 7-3 season that year, reaching…

3A Boy Basketball All-State Honors

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com De La Salle North Catholic’s George Sadi won 3A Player of the year and Oregon Edward Kirk of Oregon Episocal won Coach of the Year as the 3A Boys Basketball All-State Honors have been released. Here’s the full list: First team, Trey Foster,.  St. Mary’s Charles Wilmolt, OES Tyler Frieze, Creswell….

Salem Academy Remains Unbeaten In League

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  Current Salem Academy assistant coach Ben Brown had a old saying when he was the Head Coach of the Crusader Girls Basketball program: Be the Hunter, not the Hunted. Call it the bullseye on their backs as well as they improve to 8-0 in PacWest Conference play following their…

Dayton Pulls Away From Amity For Rivalry Win

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com DAYTON, Ore.– It was as expected when Dayton and Amity met Friday night. Physical and heated play on the court was met by the passion from the rival crowds off of it in the Pirates 61-56 win over the Warriors as the first loop of PacWest Conference play draws to an…

Amity Completes Yoda MLK Showcase Comeback

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  Give Amity an inch and they’ll take it a mile. It’s hard to believe at the end of their 54-52 win over Santiam Christian that the Warriors were, at one point, down 18 points early in the third quarter at the Yoda MLK Showcase Monday night at Corban University….

Gervais Knocks Rust Off, Pulls Away From Amity

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.– Its been 12 days since Gervais had played in a game, and the rust showed through the first two quarters and chance against Amity in their 56-38 Thursday afternoon at Salem Academy. At one point early in the third quarter the hot hand of the Warriors, who entered their game…

Amity Wins Home Opener

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com AMITY, Ore.–  Going through their first seven games without a home game is tough. Long road trips are common yes, Amity’s done that with La Pine and Toledo for two games.  They’ve even traveled to Oregon Episcopal and along Highway 30 to play Clatskanie and Rainier. But on December 28, nearly…