Dragons Dropped Tough Non-League Finale To Banks

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com DALLAS, Ore.–  Its hard to win ball games when you’re not shooting the ball well. And playing a team like a Banks that have shooters on the other end of the court, it makes it that much more important to hit those shots when you take them. Early in Saturday afternoon’s…

Cascade’s Defense Creates Problems For Dallas In Win

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com TURNER, Ore.–  Despite their slow start, when Maddie Doig split her two free throws for Dallas 18 seconds into the second half, the Lady Dragons found themselves down 22-16 to Cascade after being down as much as 12 during the opening half. Coming off of their 25-20 win Friday against McLoughlin,…

Dallas Girls Battled, Couldn’t Overcome South Albany

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com DALLAS, Ore.–  There were glimpses of how good this team can be when they clean basketball Tuesday night against South Albany. Dallas rallied to tie the game at eight after the first quarter, again at 14 in the second quarter and after a Hannah Callaway basketball two minutes into the second…

Dallas’ Brecht Takes 285-Pound Title At Perry Burlison Tournament

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com TURNER, Ore.– Dallas’ Aston Brecht was in for a battle in the second round of the 285-pound class at the Perry Burlison Tournament at Cascade High School Saturday afternoon. Brecht, coming off a 34-second pin of Yamhill-Carlton’s Sam Dixon, came out slow against Tigard’s Johnny Nomani with the match knotted up…

New Era Kicks Off For Dallas Boys Basketball Wednesday

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com DALLAS, Ore.–  There’s nerves obviously on the eve of the season for Jordan Sollman as he enters his first game as Varsity Head Coach in eight years at Dallas High School. “A lot of it is just excitement.  You’ve only been going at it for about two weeks here in the…

The Beard Signs To Multnomah University

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  The dream for Robbie Phillips to play at the collegiate level has came to fruition when he said his Letter of Intent to play soccer at Multnomah University Friday afternoon at the Capital FC soccer facilities. What is even cooler for the Dallas Senior as he just had wrapped…

Team Oregon Preparing For Hall Of Fame World Youth Championship Games

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com KEIZER, Ore.–  The elements this time of the year can be really challenging in terms of trying to get a nice grip on the football. There are only a handful of practices left before the sixth-, seventh-, and eighth-grade teams of Team Oregon travel to Canton, Ohio for the Hall of…

Mid-Willamette Conference Football Honors

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com West Albany brought home some serious hardware in the league honors as Porter Philips won the offensive and defensive player of the year award.  The Bulldogs head Coach Brian Mehl (Coach of the Year) and assistant coach Linden Loren (Assistant Coach of the Year) won the coaching honors. Lebanon’s Gatlyn Anderson…

Mid-Willamette Conference Volleyball Honors List

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com Ryann Gregg from Corvallis was named Player of the Year in the Mid-Willamette Conference while West Albany Head Coach Kellie Backer was named Coach of the Year.  Here is the complete list broken down by each position: Setter First team: Elijah Sanders West Albany Zaley Bennett Corvallis Second team Raena Hurtado…

Silverton Improves To 6-0 With Dallas Win

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SILVERTON, Ore.–  To get to their sixth-straight win of the season, similar to their start to their season last season, Silverton relied on their defense to slow down Dallas’ running game in their 40-23 win to feed into their offensive game Thursday night. It’s rare to think, on a short week…

Week 6 Predictions

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com Last Week: 8-4 Season: 45-22 With football coming back-to-back days this week, here are my picks for this week: 6A Sprague over McNary by 3 South Salem over West Salem by 2 5A Silverton over Dallas by 12 McKay over Corvallis by 8 4A Stayton over Newport by 4 Cascade over…

Building It On Up

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com DALLAS, Ore.–  It’s been about four years since Peyton Amundsen last played goalie, but hey she’s showing off how versatile she is with an injury at the position in Tuesday evening’s game against Corvallis’ JV squad. “It’s really important to not to be scared to try new positions, especially with not…