Boyd, Longfellow PR. Horne Placed At Meet Of Champions

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SWEET HOME, Ore.–  Gervais’ Izzy Boyd put up some solid numbers in the shot put pit Saturday afternoon at the Meet of Champions meet at Sweet Home High School. Uncertain if she would hit thirty-feet, Boyd was holding steady with that range Saturday while PR-ing in the event with a throw…

Gervais Snaps Nine-Game Skid

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  Both Gervais and Western Christian were looking for their first win of the season Wednesday afternoon at Western Christian. The two squads have been building for this moment as the Cougars built a 5-1 lead before the Pioneers rallied and closed in Gervais.  For the young Western Christian team…

2A Girls Basketball All-State List

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com Union’s Callie Glenn was named 2A Player of the Year while Union Head Coach Jordan Kledbaum was named Coach of the Year. Here’s the Complete List First Team Annabelle Brawley, Salem Academy Maya Rowland, Central Linn Katelynn Senn, Bandon Kenna Stratton, Lakeview Ashley Lohman, Faith Bible Second Team Brooklynn Walers, Vernonia…

Gervais Loses Heartbreaker, Falls To Consolation Bracket

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com PENDLETON, Ore.– The goal has changed for Kyle Buse and the Gervais High School Girls Basketball team following their 39-30 defeat to Bandon Thursday afternoon at the Pendleton Convention Center. The shots weren’t falling, but the fight was there.  So was the passion and the fire.  Overcoming a 17-4 deficit, the Cougars…

TRC Girls Basketball Honors

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com Salem Academy’s Derek Imig and Gervais’ Kyle Buse were named Co-Coach of the Year as the two squads went one-two in the Tri-River Conference League Standings in 2022. The Crusaders’ Annabelle Brawley was named TRC Player of the Year. Here’s the complete list: First Team Annabelle Brawley-Salem Academy Olivia Haines-Colton Izzy…

Crusaders Hang On To Defeat Cougars

Crusaders Hang On To Defeat Cougars By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  The Salem Academy Girls Basketball team have become more of a perimeter team since the injuries of Aly Herber and Dylaniee Caramony in their opening season game to De La Salle North Catholic back in December.   Turning to their three-point shooting in their zone offense,…

Gervais Pulls Away From Sheridan In Win

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com GERVAIS, Ore.– Sheridan once more showed that they are no easy out as they faced Gervais for the second time over the course of the last seven days Monday night in Gervais. Their physical playing style and aggression defensively creates headaches if done right against their oppositions offense and they did…

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…

Gervais Sets Tone Early In Win Over Culver

GERVAIS, Ore.–  Coming off of their physical, tough games against Colton and Western Christian, Gervais came out and set the tone from the get-go against Culver in their 50-15 Tri-River Conference match-up Monday afternoon.  Leading 18-4 after the first quarter in their 13th-straight win and 14th overall.   “I think we had a really good game…

Trojans Overcome Slow Start To Gervais For 68-37 Win

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com MOUNT ANGEL, Ore.–  The scoreboard won’t do Gervais’ valiant effort against one of 2A’s best in Kennedy.  The Trojans won 68-37 in the Tri-River Conference contest, but for the first 16 minutes of the game it had felt like an eight-point game with Kennedy leading 36-22 at the halftime break. That…

Gervais Hands Sutherlin First Loss Of Year

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.– You couldn’t help but to think ‘hit your free throws’ as it came down to them for Gervais in their 41-39 win over Sutherlin.  A win that handed the Bulldogs just their second loss in their last 24 games as the Cougars capped a relatively ugly game by both…