Central Edges West Albany For Homecoming Win

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com INDEPENDENCE, Ore.–  Central had to be checked in for this Homecoming Win.  West Albany didn’t make the 35-28 win easy and they had to stay with it mentally through the 15-or-so minute light outage delay, but they managed to do just that. Chase Nelson’s 52-yard Run after the lights came back…

Regis’ Strong Second Half Lifts Rams To Victory

By Jeremy mcDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com STAYTON, Ore.– Something just clicked in the second half for the Regis Football team in their Thursday night game with Central Linn as they turned a 13-6 halftime lead into a 51-6 win to bounce back from their triple-overtime defeat to Colton from last week. FInishing strong as they head back…

Chemawa Wins First Game Of Year

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  It’s been a unique start to the year for the Chemawa Braves Football Team. Going JV-only this season with a little more than a dozen kids on their roster.  Their first game was called after three quarters because of injuries that played into their game with Willamina being cancelled…

Stayton Falls To Marist 35-7

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com STAYTON, Ore.– The last two weeks have shown a lot of challenges for the Stayton football team as they defeated Junction City last week before facing another buzzsaw in Marist this week.  Suffering a tough 35-7 defeat to the 4A State Runner-Up in the Spartans on the heels of their 35-33…

SSBC Honorees For September 16

By Jeremy Mcdonald Jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com The Salem Sports and Breakfast Club honored South Salem’s Gitte Lonigan (Girls Corss Country), Sprague’s Amity Rogers (Girls Soccer), Sprague’s Drew Rodriguez (Football) and South Salem’s Daschel Smith (Football) for the Week of September 16) Here’s the Press Release: The Salem Sports and Breakfast Club Les Schwab Athlete of the Week…

Amity Gets First Win Of Season 35-18

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SCIO, Ore.–  It was one of those complete team efforts for Amity Friday night to get their first win of the season.  Their lines got the push needed to slow Scio’s offense down while giving their offense an opportunity to wheel off 35 points, their highest total so far this season…

Dallas Wins First Game of Year 33-21 Over McKay

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com DALLAS, Ore.–   Dallas was wheeling as McKay was closing out the third quarter driving down the field Friday night. The Scots had just wheeled off 21-straight points and were looking to add to their 21-14 lead, the Dragons were hoping for a stop. With their feet closing onto their end zone,…

St. Paul Gets Win #2 On Road Against Santiam

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com MILL CITY, Ore.–  St. Paul’s George Pohlschneider had one of those games where he hoped to have done better, but knew he did good enough to lead the Buckaroos to another victory on the road Thursday night at Santiam High School.  The junior quarterback went 4-for-8 for 180 yards, but had…

Cascade Falls To Baker In Season Opener

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com TURNER, Ore.–  Cascade’s Jacob Bell and Baker’s Paul Hobson had themselves a day as both of their squads opened the season Saturday afternoon at Cascade High School. The Bulldog quarterback in Hobson, for instance, was cooking as the junior went off for four passing touchdowns in the first half alone in…

Trojans Open Season With 52-8 Win Over Stanfield

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com MOUNT ANGEL, Ore.–  Kennedy’s Owen Bruner wasn’t pleased with how his junior season ended when he broke his collarbone in the 2A State Championship Game against Coquille last Fall, but he made up for it in his first game back for the Trojans.  Going for two receiving touchdowns on two catches and…

Stayton Offense Flys In Jamboree

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com STAYTON, Ore.–  The offense skill position of the Stayton Football team showed up and showed out Friday night at Stayton High School. It felt like an air raid offense almost with how much they were putting it in the air during the jamboree that the squad was hosting. Over the final…

The Rams Brotherhood

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com STAYTON, Ore.-  Ram Mob was read on much of the practice jerseys of the Regis Football players during Tuesday afternoon’s practice at Regis. It means family.  A brotherhood.  A rallying call almost as they prepare for their Week 1 game against Gaston on the road. “We’re a mob out here.  We…