Chemawa Finishes Interesting Season 4-2

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  Try to imagine this. You’re part of a team of 14 kids dressed down for the first Varsity game of the 2019 season at the 2A Level and halfway through the first quarter of the game, the game was called. Injuries are apart of football yes, but when Chemawa…

Chemawa Finishes Fourth In Regis/Stayton Invitational

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com STAYTON, Ore.–  Coming off his 5,200 meter win at the Conquer the Hill race at Delphian School September 26, Clement Afterbuffalo followed up his win with a fifth-place finish at the Regis/Stayton Invitational Thursday afternoon in Stayton. His 17:30.8 time, though six seconds off his PR set last year, was a…

Week 3 Football Predictions

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com Last week was a tough week for me going 7-7 in picking games, but I’m hoping this week will be better.  Here’s my picks including Chemawa’s season opener at home versus Central Linn Friday. Last Week:7-7 Season:  17-11 6A: McNary over Tualatin  by 4 West Salem over Grant by 3 5A…

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…

The Chemawa Three Place At Districts

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com MOUNT ANGEL, Ore.–  The heat Saturday was not an unfamiliar thing for Chemawa’s Angel Jackson.  The Junior from the San Carlos Apache Reservation in Arizona was use to the grueling heat that the Arizona throws her way. But nonetheless on Saturday Jackson hovered around the top five, top six actually through…

Afterbuffalo Finishes 4th In 1,500 At Meet Of Champions

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SWEET HOME, Ore.–  It was Clement Afterbuffalo’s second-year going to the Meet of Champions when the Chemawa Junior came from the campus in Salem to Sweet Home High School Saturday. The Montana-based athlete finished ninth in the 1,500 meter race last season with a time of 4:27.64 and raced with Tyrrel…

Afterbuffalo Takes 1,500 Meter Race, Looking For State Return

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com GERVAIS, Ore.—The wind swirling around Gervais’ grass football field and it’s track Thursday afternoon added another element for the runners of the 1,500-meter race. At the starting line, the wind was in your face. But when you come down the final 150 meters, it was to your back which could help…

Western Christian Girls Hold Off Chemawa 41-33

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  It was a quick turnaround in Saturday afternoon’s Western Christian’s 41-33 win over Chemawa Girls basketball with four games left in the regular season. The Lady Braves Ronticia Martinez drilled a half-court shot to turn a 18-14 deficit into a manageable 18-17 Pioneers lead entering the halftime break.  Martinez…

Chemawa Wins Fourth Straight Game

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SHERIDAN, Ore.– Chemawa could easily be 5-0 to start the 2019 calendar year entering their Tri-River League game with Delphian if their game didn’t get away from them versus Santiam late. Following their 60-28 win over the Dragons on the road, the Braves improved to 7-3 in league play after winning…

2nd Edition Of Friday’s Predictions 6A to 1A

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com This week I decided to put the Bold Prediction Sleeper Picks towards the top (I have two this week).  Last week I went 5-6 of my 12 games, one of the 12 didn’t play out. Bold prediction: Blanchet over Salem Academy Girls 56-45. This game was the only game that really…

Chemawa’s Late Rally Falls Short Versus Waldport

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.– There’s one thing you can’t take away from this team and that you can’t rule them out. And when you got that rowdy home crowd coming down from the stands that’s feeding and supporting their boys on the court, Chemawa slowly came back from 11-points down to make it…

Chemawa Finishes District Runner-Up, Qualifies For State

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com LEBANON, Ore.–  The Chemawa Boys Cross Country team came into the 1A/2A Special District 2 District Race Thursday seated third in the District as a team. One of the teams in front of them was East Linn Christian Academy, who would go on to win the District Championship Thursday, but the…