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,…

North Marion’s Patzer Signs With Central Washington For Soccer

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com AURORA, Ore.–  It’s interesting how the weirdest of things work out for the better. Not too long ago, eighth grade actually, North Marion’s Mallory Patzer was just figuring out about the sport of soccer.  Starting with indoor soccer that year, the seed was laid for what led to Thursday afternoon’s signing…

3A/2A/1A Girls Soccer All-State Honors

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com Oregon Episcopal Olivia Faucera was named Player of the Year and Plesant Hill’s Chris Hammond and Riverdale’s Gillian Gandy were named Co-Coaches of the Year in 3A/2A/1A Girls Soccer All-State Honors. Here’s the Complete List: First Team F Kendrick Dahlin, Sr., Catlin Gabel F Paige Edmonson, So., Sutherlin F Ryker Rothfus,…

OWC Girls Soccer League Honors

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com Woodburn’s Myranda Marquez was named Player of the Year while the Bulldogs Andrea Whiteman and Travis Leonard of Newport were named Co-Coach of the year. Here’s the complete list First Team Field players Myranda Marquez-Woodburn Bailey Bell- Philomath Anya Shockley-Sisters Luz Rojas-Woodburn Layla Newell-Sisters Kamila Grimmer-Philomath Maddie Harris-Sweet Home Defenders Analisa…

SSBC Senior Athlete’s Of Year: Girls and Boys Soccer

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com Sprague’s Nicky Williams and South Salem’s Nathan Martinez were honored by the Salem Sports and Breakfast Club as their Senior Athlete’s Of The Year in Girls and Boys Soccer. Here is the press release: Salem Sports and Breakfast Club (since 1954) 2021-22 Senior Athlete of the Year: Girls Soccer The Salem…

Dayton Girls Fall To OES In State Semi’s

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com BEAVERTON, Ore.– Dayton’s Natalie Oliveria was thrown into a gauntlet about twenty minutes into the Pirates 3A/2A/1A State Semi-final bout with the Oregon Episcopal School.  The Aardvarks led 3-0 in their 6-0 victory Tuesday night in the Metro, scoring their first three goals within the first 18 minutes of the game. …

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…

Dayton Advances To 3A/2A/1A State Semifinals

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com DAYTON, Ore.–  Adalynn Williams and her Dayton Pirate defense were on a tear Saturday afternoon with a trip to the 3A/2A/1A State Semifinals on the line. Sutherlin tested them, challenged them even.  Dayton’s defense however, moved and adjusted when they needed to.  Clogging the passing and shot lanes with Williams stopping those…

Salem Sports And Breakfast Club Honorees For October 29

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com West Salem’s Brooks Ferguson (Football), North Salem’s Josiah Davis (Football), Sprague’s Riley Davis (Football), West Salem’s Emmi Marks (Volleyball), Sprague’s Nicky Williams (Volleyball) and North Salem’s Isa Swain (Cross Country) were honored by the Salem Sports and Breakfast Club for the Week of October 29. Here’s the complete press release: The…

Amity’s Sambuceto Makes YC’s Win Tough Saturday

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.—Amity’s Abigail Sambuceto was on an absolute tear Saturday morning going into the afternoon against an aggressive Yamhill-Carlton attack. The senior goalkeeper had tamed the Tigers, keeping them at bay by reading and reacting to what was given in front of her with the two squads battling for the second-seed…

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…