Amity Over Salem Academy, Plays For 1st Saturday

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.– It’s always difficult to beat a team three-times in a season and mixed in the league playoff pressure.  Anything is possible. Salem Academy had a strong start to the game, but Amity answered with a strong first half finish and stronger third as they led 40-34 entering the fourth…

Amity Stuns #1 Dayton

DAYTON, Ore.—  Sometimes it’s all about taking advantage of what is given to you in sports. With Dayton-Amity, the Pirates didn’t give out quiet their best effort and the Warriors took full advantage of the opportunities given to them in their 70-64 upset win over number-one Dayton. “It was all us, we beat ourselves.  They…

Amity Fights Through De La Salle North Catholic Press For Win

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.– Amity’s defense had to work extra time after their 10-0 hot start to the game as their offensive shots couldn’t fall with De La Salle North Catholic slowly chipping away at the Lady Warriors lead on numerous occasions throughout the game. Early in the third, Amity led 28-18 before…

Top Seven Stories Of 2018

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com As one year ends and another begins, I just wanted to go back and share a few stories I was able to witness and cover this season.  I know I may have missed a few so my apologies ahead of time haha. Here is the list: #7 One Streak Ends As…

Amity Sets Pace Early Versus De La Salle North Catholic

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com AMITY, Ore.– It was almost as easy as you wanted it. The defense got the rebounds and steals that transitioned into points. And there was no lay off entering the second half behind Keeley Graham and Hannah Hatch continuing their mojo shooting as they held a 57-27 lead at the 7:27…

Runion Wins 113 Pound Title At Scio Holiday Wrestling Tournament

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SCIO, Ore.—Amity’s Blake Runion had never been in a final of a tournament before and surely the sophomore found a way to make it count once he got to it. The result was what he wanted, but he wished it was sooner than he did. The 113-pound match with Taft’s Jose…

Amity Rolls To 4-0 With 69-39 Win Over Cascade Christian

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com TIGARD, Ore.– Amity were given opportunities to succeed Thursday afternoon against a fresh-faced Cascade Christian squad looking to kick off their season strongly at the opening round of the Westside Winter Jam at Westside Christian High School. The Challengers, who graduated nine seniors from last year’s Class 3A Sixth-Place team at…

Amity’s Season Comes To A Close In Semi-Final Round

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com COTTAGE GROVE, Ore.– It was as expected to start the game between Amity and Cascade Christian in the 3A State Semi-Final Round Saturday afternoon. Two offense that can score that raises the question of who can make the most stops? By halftime it seemed as if it’ll be like a High…

Wing-T And 33

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com AMITY, Ore.– Wing-T and 33. The scientific theory that has brought State Trophies to Amity through the years that worked again Saturday afternoon against Nyssa in the squads 58-13 win to advance to the 3A State Semi-Final Round against Cascade Christian. West Streeter and Tyler Parr got the Wing-T offense going…

Amity’s McMullen Takes District Title, Alba Eighth

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com LEBANON, Ore.–  Drew McMullen continued his tear once more as the 3A Special District 2 District Championship race started Thursday afternoon. The Amity junior set the tone early in his third District appearance on the course that they ran the week before at Pre-Districts by building a sizable lead from the…

Amity Rolls To 6-0 With 50-14 Win Over Willamina

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com AMITY, Ore.– Amity offensive lineman Robby Scharf said that the Willamina defense was the toughest they’ve faced so far six games into the season. Their physicality and power the Bulldogs brought gave the Warrior O-Line chances to work Friday against the fourth-ranked Willamina team with number two Rainier next week coming…

Learning From Saturday

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  Following a solid pool play that saw two ties and a tough loss to Harrisburg, Amity entered bracket play in the Silver Division versus the 11th-ranked team in the Greyhounds from Gaston looking to shake off some rust from waiting around for about three-hours leading up to the game….