Jefferson Hires Karnes As New Head Football Coach

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com JEFFERSON, Ore.– Over the course of the last four years, Jefferson’s Jacob Karnes has worked his way up the High School ranks.  First starting as an assistant helping the line before taking over offensive line duties.   That quickly evolved into becoming an offensive coordinator this past year under former Head Coach Kaleb…

Turner Takes Over The Cascade Football Program

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com TURNER, Ore.–  Entering his ninth-year Tyler Tuner will have a new title while out coach football with the Cascade Football Team: Head Varsity Coach. Turner, who helped lead the eighth-grade team to an undefeated season five years ago and have been at the Varsity program the past four season coaching his…

The Crusader Four Sign Their Letter Of Intents

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore —  This was the moment they dreamed about.  Being able to continue their athletic careers beyond High School. For the four Salem Academy athletes Monday afternoon, their dream had came true at a school assembly in front of friends, family and the Crusader student body.\ “It’s so insane, I’m…

West Salem’s Dodson-Greene Signs With Montana State

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  West Salem’s Zachary Dodson-Greene has made it official Wednesday morning.  Signing his Letter of Intent to play football at Montana State University, a Division-1 FCS program that went 12-3 and lost to FCS Powerhouse North Dakota State University in the Championship Game. “Im very never been this excited for…

Gearing Up For The Season

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  With the Spring portion of the off-season wrapping up and the Summer portion of the football off-season about to kick off, a lot of athlete’s took part in the Island Boy Camp’s 7-on-7 State Championship Tournament..  From the third-graders to the high school-level, it was one final opportunity to…

The Sprague 15 Taking Their Athletic Talents To College

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  Fifteen athletes signed their Letters of Intent to play athletics at the next level starting this upcoming school year at Sprague High School Wednesday night. Logan Smith (Football, College of the Redwoods), Colton Herring (Football, College of the Redwoods), McKenzie Wernicke (Soccer, Chapman) Caylin Gadberry (Soccer, Linfield University), Abby Sorensen (Volleyball,…

Regis’ McMullen Signs With Western Oregon University Football

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com STAYTON, Ore.–  This past season has been tough for Tristan McMullen as he suffered a torn meniscus and had to go through the process and recovery of having it repaired. But here he was.  Surrounded by his friends, his family.  Signing his Letter of Intent to play football at Western Oregon University…

Dayton’s Tomas Signs With College Of The Redwoods

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com DAYTON, Ore.–  Dayton’s Jordan Tomas has seen it all during his time at Dayton.  The ups-and-downs, the highs-and-lows of winning and losing seasons and changes in coaching staff. Tomas remembers when Jacob Peterson came in as Head Football Coach back in 2020, the new head coach encouraged the then junior to…

Smith Signs With College of the Redwoods

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  Logan Smith will be taking his talents to the College of the Redwoods this upcoming Fall.  Looking to hone in his ability and skills as a quarterback moving into his next chapter of his football career. “I can improve by continuing to go to the field and throw multiple times…

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…