Improving On Their Craft

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com ALEM, Ore.–  The art of being a lineman is unique.  You have to always be working on your craft.  Footwork, hand-placement, coming off the ball, etc. all the little things that would make things work come gameday to make the play happen or disrupt it. On Sunday afternoon at McKay High…

Salem Sports and Breakfast Club Senior Fall Athletes of the Year

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com The Salem Sports and Breakfast Club named their Senior Fall Athletes of the Year. Sarah Kivett (South Salem, Volleyball), Evan Gonzales (South Salem, Boys Cross Country), Jazmine Libel (McKay, Girls Cross Country), Alexis Luna (South Salem, Boys Soccer), Aspen DeConcinI (Sprague, Girls Soccer), Adrian McConnell (West Salem Football), Nate Garcia (West…

Salem Sports and Breakfast Club Honorees for the Week of April 16.

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.– South Salem’s Ricky Cruz (Football), the Saxons Valarie Porter (Volleyball), West Salem’s Natalie Cunningham (Girls Soccer) and McNary’s Jack McCarty (Football) were named to the Salem Sports and Breakfast Club for the Week of April 16. The Salem Sports and Breakfast Club Les Schwab Athlete of the Week, from…

Salem Sports And Breakfast Club Honorees For April 9

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com McKay’s Sarah Cortes (Volleyball), South Salem’s Laila Leaks (Volleyball(, South Salem’s Nathan Martinez (Boys Soccer) and Sprague’s Logan Smith (Football) were named to April 9’s Salem Sports and Breakfast Club. Here is the release from Friday. The Salem Sports and Breakfast Club Les Schwab Athlete of the Week, from McKay Volleyball,…

Salem Sports And Breakfast Club Honorees For April 9

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com McKay’s Sarah Cortes (Volleyball), South Salem’s Laila Leaks (Volleyball(, South Salem’s Nathan Martinez (Boys Soccer) and Sprague’s Logan Smith (Football) were named to April 9’s Salem Sports and Breakfast Club. Here is the release from Friday. The Salem Sports and Breakfast Club Les Schwab Athlete of the Week, from McKay Volleyball,…

Salem Academy Denies Blanchet Catholic Senior Day Win

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  Salem Academy brought their own flare to the rivalry game with Blanchet Catholic Friday night. Right before the Cavaliers started their Senior Night, the Crusaders dressed in full game time uniform, made the half-mile trek from Salem Academy to Blanchet Catholic.  Lined two-by-two they walked into the stadium to…

Facing The Juggernaut

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SPRINGFIELD, Ore.–  It was the true test to see where they are at as a team and as a program.  Thurston has won the last two 5A State Championships, defeating Wilsonville in 2018 and Crater in 2019 with their lone blemish of these six-weeks coming way of Mazama two weeks ago. …

Salem Sports and Breakfast Club Honorees For April 2

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com For the Week of April 2, Mya Fry (South Salem, Girls Soccer), Taylor Ebbs (McNary, Volleyball), Nate Garcia, (West Salem, Football) and Josiah Davis (North Salem, Football) were honored by the Salem Sports and Breakfast Club Les Schwab Athlete of the Week for the Week of April 2. Here is the…

Dallas 5-0 Wins Senior Night

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com DALLAS, Ore.–  With Dallas losing over 20 Seniors from last year’s squad, the Dragons 5-0 start to the Spring Season has been something extradentary. They’ve come together since last March and through all the turbulence of what could have been and should have been has helped the squad draw closer together…

Jefferson Spoils Santiam’s Senior Night

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com MILL CITY, Ore.–  It was a blessing in disguise.  They would’ve been happy with one game let-alone the four that they got this season. It wasn’t the picture-book ending to the High School football careers of Gabe Lanham and Alex Mitchell, but for one last time in the Santiam uniforms…they got…

West Salem JV Rolls In Win Over McNary JV

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com KEIZER, Ore.–  It was a slow start to the game Saturday afternoon for the West Salem JV offense, but once they got things rolling it was like Heath Ledger’s Joker going ‘here we go’. A Judah Aliffua-Brody McMullen 65-yard touchdown connection got the Titans on the board late in the first…

Cascade Sets Tone Early In Big Win

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com STAYTON, Ore.– The last two weeks against Marist, against Canby, had looked as if it had paid off against their rival-Stayton Friday night. They stopped the Eagles running game.  Offensively, Cascade saw David Kanoff, Blake Lewis, Ariel Tobiasson, Jacob Hage and saw Colin Smittle kick a 23-yard Field Goal to put…