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…

Putnam Hands Dallas First Loss Of Season

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com DALLAS, Ore.–  Dallas’ Carson Overstreet has been on a rail this early season in trying to support his team this year. With Caleb Kiner being apart of the Timbers 2 squad this year, there’s a sizable gap that needed to be filled as Overstreet scored seven of the Dragons eight goals in…

Wrapping Up Summer Volleyball

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  It was one of those experiences that Dallas’ Hailey Van Well wouldn’t forget as she went back to her school Volleyball team this summer for Summer League. Playing as a member of the NPJ 16’s last season, she remembered them finishing dead last in the Junior National Tournament before…

Dallas Brings Home 5A Second-Place Trophy

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com EUGENE, Ore.– There was a feeling that all roads led through Ridgeview for the 5A State Championship in 2019. For Dallas, who drew the challenge of facing the Ravens in the State Title Game, enjoyed a road well-traveled to get this point having defeated Hood River Valley and Hillsboro to clinch…

Cross Wraps Up High School Career With PR

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com GRESHAM, Ore.—In his final race of his High School career, the 1,500 meter race, at State Saturday Dallas’ Senior Trevor Cross admitted that the speed on the course was the fastest he’s seen running in the event. Of the racers with him, four finished with sub-4:00 minute times including Mid-Williamette Conference…

Dallas Takes Down #2 Hood River Valley, Onto Semi’s

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com HOOD RIVER, Ore.–  When the two teams met April 4 at the same location, Hood River Valley timed out Kaelynn Simmons for three sixth inning runs to hand Dallas one of their five losses this season. And like their first meeting, this time with a trip to the Semi-Final round on…

Dallas Takes Two From North Salem

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com DALLAS, Ore.–  The opening game of their doubleheader with Dallas was a great bounce back game for North Salem following their game versus Corvallis Tuesday afternoon. Jazzy Young pitched five innings of one run ball in the opening 2-1 defeat to the Dragons Wednesday afternoon with the difference in the game…

Dallas Drops Tough Game To West Albany 14-5

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com ALBANY, Ore.–  Dallas took advantage of the opportunities through the first two-and-a-half innings that the West Albany defense gave them building a 5-1 lead on the Bulldogs entering the bottom of the third inning. West Albany, who have appeared in the last 11 postseasons as they started the season 12-2 following…