Jefferson’s Madness Run Ends Against Roseburg

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  In the early going against Roseburg, little 2A Jefferson had kept pace with the 6A squad Tuesday afternoon at the Oregon Madness Consolation Round of 8 at The Pac in Salem. Diego Aguilar had paced the Lion offense with 11 of his 13 first half points in the opening quarter,…

Santiam Takes Oregon Madness Opener Over West Salem

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.– Santiam was a quick fill-in for the Oregon Madness Tournament at The Pac Monday afternoon after Butte Falls had to bow out of the Summer League-feature due to Covid-issues within the program. The tournament featured schools from 1A like St. Paul to 6A in the Wolverines’ opposition in West…

Salem Sports And Breakfast Club Honorees For June 25

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.coom By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com South Salem’s Samiu Letisi (Wrestling(, the Saxons Anton Chacon (Wrestling), Sprague’s Alyssa Meza (Basketball), Salem Academy’s Aly Herber (Basketball), Sprague’s David Sherman (Wrestling), Sprague’s Josh Camillo (Wrestling), South Salem’s Maddie Dustin (Basketball), North Salem’s Gabby Tata-Rodrigues (Wrestling), North Salem’s Vance Lund, the Vikings Quilaztli Miguel-Lapham (Wrestling), Sprague’s…

TRC Boys Basketball Honors List

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com Salem Academy’s Benett Bos was named unanimous Player of the Year. Santiam and Western Christian each placed two on the first team. Riley Cantu of Kennedy was the lone Trojan to make the first team. Here’s the full list First Team Bennett Bos- Salem Academy Chaz Storm- Santiam Riley Cantu- Kennedy…

MWC Boys Basketball Honors List

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com South Albany Senior Isaiah Gilliam won the Mid-Willamette Conference Player of the Year. Silverton’s Jordan McCarty and Neil Efimov, along with Central’s Chase Nelson got first-team honors. First Team Isaiah Gilliam- South Albnay Jordan McCarty-Silverton Noah Dewey-Crescent Valley Neil Efimov- Silverton Chase Nelson-Central Cole Weber-Lebanon Isaac Semerikov-Silverton Koby Ruiz-West Albany Second…

Bos’ Double-Double Leads Crusaders To 2A Semi-Finals

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.– Benett Bos has always been an Honorable individual.  Even when you bring up him being named unanimous makes him blush a bit as Salem Academy reached the State Semi-Final Round entering this weekend. “It’s awesome, it’s a testament to the work you put into the offseason.  Staying consistent but…

Cascade Gets Redemption Over Klamath Union

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SISTERS, Ore.–  We were on pace for the same story, same verse Tuesday afternoon at Sisters High School. It felt like a home game for Cascade, having played there playing the Outlaws once-a=year there in recent years, and it was against a familiar foe in Klamath Union.  The Pelicans and Cougars…

Jefferson Roars To Life Against Waldport In Playoff Opener

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com JEFFERSON, Ore.–  Waldport had Jefferson in an unique jam Monday evening in the first half.  The Irish had the Lions playing their game up 28-25. But with the Lions however, close games like this one have been their forte this season as they came back out ready to go.  And just…

West Salem Slips By Sprague 47-45

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  West Salem’s Carson Cogdill drained the go-ahead three-pointer with under a minute to play, turned to his Student Section and let out a holler.  The Titans just took the lead with what eventually became the final 47-45. It was a dagger, knowing that Sprague had a few opportunities to…

Jefferson’s Aguilar Goes Off For 35 In 74-45 Win

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com STAYTON, Ore.–  The thing about Jefferson Boys Basketball is that you don’t know where the roulette ball will land and who’s number will be called to catch fire this season. Diego Aguilar’s number was dialed on Thursday afternoon.  The sophomore went absolutely berserk in the first half against a Regis team…

Santiam Holds Off Kennedy For Fifth-Win

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com MT. ANGEL, Ore.–  This game goes back to the old adage of ‘control the controllable’. Battling for third-place in the Tri-River Conference, there’s a solid enough chance that the conference may get one of 2A’s four At-Large bids to the Cumulative Week playoffs that start on Monday.  Santiam and Kennedy met…

West Salem Goes Three-Point Crazy In Second Half

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.– West Salem went NBA 2K-glitch mode in the second half against Crescent Valley.  They were on fire if you are a classic NBA Jam fan. In simple terms.  They.  Could.  Hit.  Everything.   First five shots.  Three-pointers.  Got them the lead at 32-31.  The Raiders hit on three the first…