Amity’s Graham Goes 4-for-4 At Districts

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com AMITY, Ore.–  The boys 4×100 relay had quickly turned into an unique situation in terms of handoffs for the participants Thursday with their tape makers being mistakenly pulled after the girls race at the start of the 3A Special District 2 meet.  Turning  handoffs into a guess-and-check when the starting gun…

Amity Snaps Dayton’s Winning Streak

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com AMITY, Ore.–  Dayton has had Amity’s number going back the past few years.  Some games were uglier than others, but the Warriors finally got over the hump and defeated their rivals’ thanks in part to Amity’s Gabby Rolston’s sacrifice ground-ball in walk-off fashion in the 7-6 game. The win muck-ups the…

1A-3A Softball and Baseball round-up

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com 3A Yamhill-Carlton over Blanchet 10-0 in five innings.  Katie Slater, Complete Game shutout for Tigers. Amity’s Gabby Rolston struck out three and hit the game-winning sac-hit over Dayton in Amity. Jodi deSemt hit a 2-run home run and freshman Brin Shilhanek-Opp struck out five. 2A Softball Gervais’ Alexa Rutledge went 4-for-6…

Local Track Results

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com Local Teams from the Greater Salem-area were in competition Saturday at the Amity and Philomath Invitationals. Here are some Highlights from those two meets of the local teams. Amity Invitational (3A/4A) Wyatt Hatch won the 100-, 200-meter dashes at the Amity Invite Saturday.  Kennan Graham won the High Jump (six-feet) and…

1A-6A Softball/Baseball Round-Up

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com Down 7-1 with their final three outs in the seventh inning, Amity answers with six unanswered to tie the game at seven with Blanchet Catholic in the final game of the three-game series. The Warriors had won Game 1 7-0 following a complete-game effort by Gabby Rolston, who had come in…

2A/3A Local Salem Track Results

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com 2A SD2 Track and Field At Regis Regis’ was on a tear as Julia McLaughlin won the 800 and 1,500-meters. The Rams Sara Vetter won the Shot Put (28′ 2.5) and Javelin (107′ 3) via PR in both events. Regis’ Whitley Stepp won the High and Long Jumps. On the guys…

April 27 Baseball/Softball Scoreboard

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com Here is some Salem-Area scores for April 27 as Blanchet Baseball and softball, Scio baseball, Regis Baseball, Gervais softball and Dallas/West Salem softball split Tuesday evening. Baseball  6A Jackson Muth struck out nine in Sprague’s tough 2-1 defeat to Crescent Valley.  Jackson VanEyk struck out 14 for the Raiders 3A Tyler…

Amity Steady Play Results In Win Over Scio

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SCIO, Ore.–  It’s been since the first tournament of Fall Ball that Amity’s Gabby Rolston has pitched to a batter, an inning all together due to an injury to her pitching arm a while back.  But when the Warriors went to work Tuesday afternoon on the road in Scio, Rolston was…

Dayton JV Runs To 32-6 Win Over Amity JV

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com DAYTON, Ore.–  Dayton freshman Zach Smith was on a rail Monday afternoon for the Pirate JV squad against Amity. In Dayton’s 32-6 victory, Smith collected 182 yards on 15 carries.  Scoring the first touchdown of the game in the first quarter from 26-yards out as the Pirates set the tone early…

Saturday XC Round-Up: Eagles Place Second And Third

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com The Stayton Girls Cross Country team finished second in the Husky Invitational Saturday afternoon in Sweet Home, five points off the pace behind Philomath 40-25.  Hope Bridge (fifth), Maddy Mitzel (sixth) and Sarah Wolf (ninth) finished in the Top 10.  The Eagles Boys Cross Country team finished third as Brenden Del…

Back In The Gym

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com AMITY, Ore.-  Friday was a longtime coming for the Warrior Volleyball athletes of Amity.  First-time in the gym as a complete unit coming off weeks of six-person pods with the hopes of this day coming to fruition. It’s been a rollercoaster of sorts for first-year Head Coach Amanda Grove, who went…

Living In The Moment

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com AMITY, Ore.—Amity will be going into next week’s game against Dayton with five Seniors on their roster. The quintet of Josh Wart, Kennan Graham, George Hatch, Nick McMullen and Ashton Pappas has seen a lot of curveballs thrown their way their Senior Year with what has been going on around them. …