Chemeketa Women’s Basketball Has Balance Going Into Season

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  Last season playing with Central Wyoming College had taught 2021 South Salem-grad Malyah Bolden a few lessons before she transferred back to Oregon, now playing for her hometown Chemeketa Community College this season. “Just bringing in some experience from my past college and coming home is nice,” Bolden starts. …

Chemeketa Falls In Heartbreaker To Wenatchee Valley

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  Friday evening’s game with Wenatchee Valley showed the potential that this young and scrappy Chemeketa Men’s Basketball team is capable of as they kick off their three-day home endeavour at The Storm Center.  Falling to a Knights team, coming off a 2022 NWAC Semi-Final appearance, 62-61 on this evening after…

Chemeketa Men’s Basketball Gearing Up For Season

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.– South Salem-grad Kieran Pruett stepped up as a leader for the young Chemeketa Community College Men’s Basketball team Wednesday evening during their practice, by joining the shirtless team to give the squad some energy during the last few minutes of practice.  One of the few returners on the young…

Chemeketa Volleyball On Verge Of Playoffs After Sweep

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  Emotions were high throughout the match, more so when the last point came in their 25-20, 25-17, 25-19 sweep of Mount Hood Community College.  The sweep for Chemeketa Community College separated the two teams, who entered tied for fourth in the NWAC South Region, with one game left. For reference,…

Chemeketa Battles Linn-Benton In Roadrunners Win

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.– The Chemeketa Community College Volleyball team carried over the momentum from their first meeting with Linn-Benton back on September 10.  Picking up where they left off from their four-set defeat to the Roadrunners, handing the defending NWAC Champions then just their second set defeat and one of ten overall…

Cascade’s Thomas Scores First Collegiate Goal

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  Katrina Thomas’ first collegiate goal came at a crucial part of Saturday afternoon’s game for Chemeketa against Southwestern Oregon Community College. In a scoreless tie coming down to the final 20 minutes of the game, the 2022 Cascade-grad in Thomas struck a goal to give the Storm a brief 1-0…

Chemeketa Volleyball Wins Fourth Game Of Year

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  The Chemeketa Community College Volleyball team just keeps finding ways to win ball games after a tough start to the season.  But following their sweep of Umpqua Wednesday night, their second sweep with the squad picking up their fourth-win of the hear and improves to 3-2 in NWAC South Region play….

Chemeketa Women’s Soccer Rebounds For Fourth League WIn

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.—  It’s been a week since their first NWAC South Region loss to Portland Community College, but over that week the Chemeketa Community College Women’s Soccer team took that 1-0 defeat to heart as they came back out Saturday afternoon to take on Lane Community College.  A game in which the…

Chemeketa Shuts Out Umpqua 2-0

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  North Marion-grad Danielle Christenson showed off her toughness in Umpqua Community College’s tough 2-0 defeat to Chemeketa Wednesday afternoon.  Taking a ball off the head  while defending and a cleat to the calf while trying to clear a ball out of the net, putting her body on the line…

Chemeketa Hands Linn-Benton Second Set Defeat Of Year

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com ALBANY, Ore.–  The Chemeketa Volleyball team had done something that only Yakima Valley had done once this season and that’s to take a set from the defending NWAC Champions in Linn-Benton.  The Storm did so in a big rallying fashion, turning a 18-11 deficit into the 25-23 result that followed and…

Chemeketa VB Pushes Lane To Brink

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  The Chemeketa Volleyball team pushed a darn good Lane team to the brink of five sets Wednesday night at Chemeketa Community College, with the Titans taking the match 25-10, 20-25, 25-19, 26-24 to open NWAC South Region play. And the Storm slowly started to roll in the second set, battling…