Minney’s Dodgers Outlast Waples Crushers

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SCIO, Ore.–  Game three of the three-game Area-3 series between the Withnell Dodgers and the Post 58 Crushers was an eerie similar performance to what the two teams had Tuesday at Regis in Stayton when they met again in Scio Wednesday: A defensive battle. Incoming Silverton senior Carson Waples and incoming…

Chemeketa Softball Snaps Playoff Drought

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  What a year the Chemeketa Community College softball team has had this Spring. During the regional play season during the Spring of 2021, the Storm only won one game, a 8-7 win over Mount Hood Community College on April 10, 2021 in a season that saw the squad go…

Leaving It All Out There

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com ALBANY, Ore.–  Walking into the game with two outs in the third inning, 2019 South Salem-grad and Chemeketa Community College Elijah Enomoto-Haole knew that this was probably his last outing as a baseball player. As he forces a ground-out to end the third inning, halting the Linn-Benton Community College rally that turned…

Kleinschmit, Chemeketa Shuts Out Clackamas For Series Split

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  Kennedy’s Dylan Kleinschmit has been on a tear his freshman year at Chemeketa Community College. Coming into this Spring, the 2021 Trojan graduate was slotted to be a reliever for the Storm.  His first two appearances were in relief before picking up his first start March 18 against the…

Chemeketa Softball Falls To Clackamas

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  The Chemeketa Community College softball team has a weird way of approaching their doubleheaders.  They did it in their home opener against Mt. Hood Wednesday, splitting with the Saints that day, while doing it again Saturday against Clackamas Community College. The weird thing being their strong, second game finishes…

Linn-Benton Sweeps Chemeketa To Open Season 4-0

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com ALBANY, Ore.–  The Linn-Benton Community College baseball team picked up from where they left off from their 30-9 Spring season with a four-game sweep of Chemeketa Community College in both teams’ opening weekend of the season. Hitting was there.  The Roadrunnners produced 27 runs while their defense held the Storm to three…

Storm Uses Second Half Push In Win Over PCC

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonal73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  Chemeketa quickly saw their 31-18 second quarter lead quickly evaporated to two early on in the third quarter against Portland Community College Wednesday evening.  Leading by a margin of 36-34 with the Panthers looking for more on the youthful Storm squad in the NWAC South Region game. They had…

Chemeketa Basketball Round-Up

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.– The Chemeketa Community College Men’s Basketball team jumped out to a 61-42 halftime lead in their first game since January 19 on Linn-Benton Community College Saturday afternoon at Chemeketa Community College in Salem. The Roadrunners however, took advantage of the three-week lay-off of the Storm to start the second…

Storm Seeing Where They’re At

By Jeremy McDonald Jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  The Chemeketa Community College Women’s Basketball team knew that this was a measuring stick to see where they are at as a team and how they can improve moving forward with Portland Community College Wednesday on the road. Lane entered the NWAC South Region match Saturday afternoon undefeated and…

Chemeketa Pulls Away Late In Win Over Clark

By Jeremy McDonald Jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  Best way to describe the Chemeketa Women’s Basketball team this season is their aggression and scrappiness. They’re not the tallest or biggest team on the court.  They played undermanned in their 62-51 win over Clark College Wednesday night in Salem, but they always find a way to keep getting it…

Chemeketa Falls In Tough Game With Clackamas 2-1

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  It was one of those tough games in which nothing could go your way.  For the Chemeketa Women’s Soccer team, Wednesday afternoon was just like that against Clackamas Community College. The Storm controlled the time of possession, and had shots on goal as they looked to get back in…

Chemeketa’s Defense Held Tough Against Clark

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.– Chemeketa Community College Women’s Soccer team played soundly in their second game against Clark Community College Saturday afternoon compared to the two squads first meeting on September 18 in Vancouver, Washington. The Storm were playing together instead of being all over the place in the rematch on this day.  During…