Gervais’ Guido Showing Versatility At Siskiyous

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com GERVAIS, Ore.–  2021 Gervais-grad Auggie Guido had done it all this past Fall in his freshman season with the College of the Siskiyous.  The former Cougar and Eagle played Right Tackle, Tight End and Wide Receiver for the Northern California Junior College.  Making three receptions for 71 yards and a touchdown…

Cantu Throws For 3 TD’s In Kennedy’s State Runner-Up Finish

COTTAGE GROVE, Ore.–  Kennedy has never been known as a passing team.  They’ve always had the horses in the backfield to never really have to turn to the passing game much outside of a few times a game. But against Coquille Saturday afternoon in the 2A State Title Game, they went to the aerial attack.  It was efficient…

Turkey Day Fun

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SILVERTON, Ore.– Not a lot of teams get to this point to practice on Thanksgiving.  But here they were, Silverton and Kennedy living the dream of having a Turkey Day practice. The focus was there with the Title Bouts for both teams on the horizon Saturday afternoon, the Foxes with Thurston…

Kennedy’s Defense Came In Clutch In 2A Semis Victory

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com GRANTS PASS, Ore.–  The Kennedy defense came through in the clutch when they needed it the most Saturday evening in Southern Oregon. In what looked like it was going to be another dominant win for the Trojans this evening, leading 21-0 entering the second half, their offense struggled a bit down the…

Finalist Foxes

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com MCMINNVILLE, Ore.–  For a brief moment it looked as if we were going to get another instant classic edition of the Silverton-West Albany rivalry in the 5A State Semifinals Friday night at McMinnville High School. With a scoreless stalemate going into the second quarter the Foxes, who went on to win…

SSBC Honorees For November 12

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com North Salem’s Erick Gonzalez (Football), South Salem’s Trevor Goldman (Football), Salem Academy’s Aly Herber (Volleyball), South Salem’s Brian Hernandez (Boys Soccer) were honored by the Salem Sports and Breakfast Club for the week of November 12. Here’s the Press Release: The Salem Sports and Breakfast Club Les Schwab Athlete of the…

Kennedy Advances To Third Semis In Four Years

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SILVERTON, Ore.–  Gaston had just snapped Kennedy’s shutout when Tristan Skill returned the Trojans kickoff to the endzone with 58 seconds left in the opening half. It was the third touchdown Kennedy surrendered since October 14, but the thing was in the Trojans 50-16 victory, there were 58 seconds left on the…

Withers The Back

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  Johnny Withers has made a name for himself since making the full-time move to Varsity in the Fall 2021 season.  Taking over the running back position from the recently graduated Nate Garcia. The downside is that he’s a senior, but the upside is that he is making the most…

Wusstig Putting In The Work

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com JEFFERSON, Ore.–  Cue the Titanic Meme of ‘it’s been 84 years’ meme when it comes to the Titanic playoff drought the Lions were a part of until this past Friday.  It was this past Friday in which Jefferson snapped their 56-year playoff drought with their 12-6 win over Knappa on the…

OWC Football Honors

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com Cascade’s Jacob Hage (Offensive Player Of the Year), the Cougars Isaac Schnepp (Defensive Player of the Year), Cascade’s Brandon Bennet (Coach of the Year) and Woodburn’s Santi Roque (Lineman of the Year) brought home the major awards in the Oregon West Conference for football this past Fall. Here’s the complete list:…

SSBC Honorees For November 5

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com McNary’s Rudy Garcia (Football), West Salem’s Johnny Withers (Football), West Salem Kaden Young (Boys Soccer), Sprague’s Sarah Jones (Volleyball), South Salem’s Brooksie Isham (Volleyball) and West Salem’s Veronica Orozco (Girls Soccer) were honored by the Salem Sports and Breakfast Club for the week of November 5. Here’s the press release: The…

Foxes Spoils Scots Return To Postseason

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SILVERTON, Ore.–  For McKay, it’s been since 2010 since the last time they were in football’s ‘second’ season.  Yeah, they’ve had a few play-in games, but no bracket-appearances since that 2010 season when they played Lake Oswego. Just like that year, they drew a tough challenge this year with the second-seed…