Clack MBB Recovering For Blue Mountain

“It’s really nice because our bodies get to rest instead of keep pounding, pounding, pounding. We got a big tournament next week so we get that rest before that tournament.”~ Raven Fraizer

McKay’s Boys BB Expect Tempo Vs. Dallas Wed.

“I’m very excited. I think we’re going to be a great team this year, that’s what’s making me excited. We’re getting after it, working hard towards our goal.” Darrell Woods

Lady Viks Basketball Days From Season

“I’m excited, I know my teammates are excited as well. It’s definitely going to be a good experience because we are so used to being around our teammates and the people that go to our school.”~ Kelsey Blackbird on season starting.

ACT 1: THE PRESEASON: McKay Basketball

“We’re just tired of losing. We’re not going to settle for this (anymore). This year we’re going to do whatever we can to win.”~Senior Demeris Bailey on new mentality

The Area of North Salem: A Column about the Good in the Area

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com Recently I have spent time in the North and Northeast side of Salem, Oregon; covering and being around the athletes at North Salem and McKay High School for this very site. What I’ve picked up from my wife and my mother-in-law, both Sprague-Alumni’s, and noticed from personal experience is that not…

Viks Zoning In On The GVC Behind Youth

“It’s pretty intense,” described Jenny Garibay on the zone. “Because we’ll have to know what spot we’re going to go to and always be quick to defend.”

McKay’s MBB Coaches Looking To Change Culture at School

“I love it here because we have kids here who have great stories,” said Sanderson on coming to McKay. “(They) overcome all sorts of life circumstances to get into the gym, to be in school to be a part of a team so for me it’s motivating.”