Sprague Wins Senior Day 3-1 Over South Salem

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.—Sprague’s Eden Sipes knows a thing or two about playing on her toes as the Olympian goalie and her defense went back out for the second half against South Salem Thursday night. With the monsoon overhead and having played on the defensive backline before converting into goalie this season, the…

Chemeketa Falls In Tough Game With Clackamas 2-1

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  It was one of those tough games in which nothing could go your way.  For the Chemeketa Women’s Soccer team, Wednesday afternoon was just like that against Clackamas Community College. The Storm controlled the time of possession, and had shots on goal as they looked to get back in…

Late Goal Lifts Titans Over Storm

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  West Salem Girls Soccer has been on a resurgence their past nine games following their 0-4 start to start the year.  Of their last nine, the Titans have won six, lost once and tied twice in the process as they enter their final game of the regular season sitting…

Chemeketa’s Defense Held Tough Against Clark

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.– Chemeketa Community College Women’s Soccer team played soundly in their second game against Clark Community College Saturday afternoon compared to the two squads first meeting on September 18 in Vancouver, Washington. The Storm were playing together instead of being all over the place in the rematch on this day.  During…

O’Dell’s Goal The Difference In Blanchet’s Win

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.– Blanchet Catholic’s Rebecca O’Dell has been battling through a lower back injury since the 3A/2A/1A Special District 2 Conference Title game against Dayton this past Spring. Some days are better than others, but she’s still finding ways in making it happen to help her team come gameday as O’Dell…

Dayton Rebounds With Win Over Blanchet

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  It is expected in recent years to see Blanchet Catholic and Dayton Girls Soccer battling for the 3A/2A/1A Special District 2 title.  And it’s always a battle when the two soccer strongholds meet. For how young the Cavaliers are this year, they found themselves in second-place.  Chasing the Pirates ahead of them…

Salem Sports and Breakfast Club Honorees For October 1

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com The Salem Sports and Breakfast Club honored South Salem’s Nathan Martinez (Boys Soccer), McKay’s Kyrin Fuimaono (Football), Sprague’s Brody Whetzel (Boys Soccer), McNary’s Hannah Ferguson (Girls Soccer), Sprague’s Sidney Friesen (Volleyball) and Blanchet’s Ellie Pearson (Girls Soccer) for the Week of October 1. Here’s the press release: Congratulations to our Athletes…

Dayton Pushes Winning Streak To Six With 2-0 Win

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com DAYTON, Ore.–  With the firepower that Dayton has, it’s not surprising that teams will try to do whatever they can to slow down the Pirates from running away with the lead. On Monday night Salem Academy/Kennedy loaded up the defensive back-end.  Eight players here, nine players there playing defense.  Creating headaches…

SSBC Honorees For September 24

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com McKay’s Filiberto Alacron (Boy’s Soccer), Salem Academy’s Annabelle Brawley (Volleyball), West Salem’s Hudson Giertych (Football), McKay’s Nayeli Flores (Girls Soccer), South Salem’s Tini Tinitali III (Football) were honored by the Salem Sports and Breakfast Club this past Friday, September 24. Here’s the Press Release: The Salem Sports and Breakfast Club Les…

Dayton Defeats Amity/Western Christian For Fourth-Straight Win

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com AMITY, Ore.–  It’s hard to wrap your mind around that this is Dayton’s Taylor Wilson’s first year playing soccer.  Her athleticism and athletic ability had made her look like a natural just five games into her High School soccer career. It was the team camaraderie that drew her to the sport…

SSBC Honorees For September 17

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com South Salem’s Laila Leaks (Volleyball), McNary’s Zane Aicher (football), South Salem’s Max Yermachenkov (Boys Soccer), Blanchet Catholic Rebecca O’Dell (Girls Soccer), Sprague’s Logan Smith (Football) and Sprague’s Sara Abbott (Girls Cross Country) were honored this past Friday by the Salem Sports And Breakfast Club for the week of September 17. Here…

West Salem Wins Second-Straight

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  West Salem carried over the mojo from their 4-0 victory over to Wednesday’s match-up against Westview for their second-straight win, winning 2-0 over the Wildcats. Westview entered the game 4-1 on the season and challenged the Titans during the first half as it looked to be a 0-0 draw going…