West Salem Lacrosse Shuts Door On McNary

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.– At one point in West Salem Lacrosse’s 11-4 win, McNary had just pulled the game back to within two. It was 6-4 at the point a minute into the third quarter, the three-goal rally coming on the heels of the Titans jumping out to a 5-1 lead early on…

Foster Strikes Six Times For Sprague Lacrosse

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.— Brady Foster was on fire for the Sprague Lacrosse team Saturday afternoon against West Albany.  Of the nine goals the Olympians scored against the Bulldogs, Foster scored six of them in Sprague’s difficult 15-9 game on this day. Foster admits that he knew he’s a big part of their…

Titans Murray Hits Game-Winner In Double Overtime

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com NEWBERG, Ore.–  Down to their final few seconds in their season opener in regulation, the West Salem Lacrosse team were desperate for a goal.  Hoping for one last crack at forcing overtime in what would end up being a 9-8 double-overtime victory Saturday afternoon against Newberg on the road. The Tigers,…

West Salem’s Wilch Signs At OSU For Lacrosse

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  There was once upon a time in which West Salem’s Matt Wilch did not play Lacrosse. That lasted about four weeks as Wilch tried his hand at Track and Field his freshman year. Having played Lacrosse since the seventh-grade, the Titan Senior knew his heart belonged with the helmet…

West Salem Lacrosse Seal Top Seed In League For League Playoffs

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.– With a perfect regular season league season staring them down entering the fourth quarter up 13-10 in their 18-12 win over West Albany Tuesday night, West Salem was not about to hand over the top-seed to anyone else but themselves. Having won six-straight North Valley League titles entering this…

West Salem Lacrosse Snaps Sprague’s Five-Game Winning Streak

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  A year ago Sprague Lacrosse shocked West Salem in the regular season with a 15-14 win over the Titans. West Salem would answer in the league playoffs to clinch their sixth-straight North Valley League Championship a few short games later and quickly jumped on the Olympians slow start Thursday…

Sprague Picks Up First League Win Over Corvallis

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.– Sprague had a really good practice Monday night leading into their North Valley League opener versus Corvallis Tuesday night at home. With three players done for the season, they needed a spark at 1-4 not just to start league off right…but damn to get their season back on track…

Young West Salem’s Defense Keeps North Eugene’s Offense At Bay

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.– For much of the second quarter, the West Salem Lacrosse team found themselves down a man due to penalties that put pressure on their traditionally strong defense. They’re young, many of their athletes still learning the ins-and-outs of the sport of Lacrosse as they feel behind 3-2 entering the…

Sprague Loses Tough OT Battle With Roseburg

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  On their back-end game of a back-to-back entering Spring Break, the Sprague Boys Lacrosse team were finally able to open up the homestand schedule when Roseburg made the two-hour trek up the I-5 for the match-up. And it seemed as if the slow start was in the past with…

Could It Be Sprague Lacrosse’s Year?

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  Sprague Lacrosse let the golden opportunity slip away from them at the end of the regular season last year. They had the defending North Valley League Champion, West Salem, on the ropes by making the Titans roll into Olympic Stadium and defeat the Olympians for their sixth-straight league championship….

Livengood Game-Winner Denies McNary Of Late Game Rally

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  McNary entered the fourth quarter down 12-4 to West Salem with momentum fully in the Titans favor, but the thing about Lacrosse is that you have to play a full four quarters because any is possible. And possible happened. With four minutes to go, West Salem’s lead was down 12-8….

Sprague Lacrosse Takes Sr. Night, Coach Jeff Sobey’s Last Home Game

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.– For seven seniors of the Sprague Lacrosse program, Tuesday marked the guaranteed last home game of their High School career. JV Senior Andrew Schliesmayer, Jack Sobey, Jaymin Colvin, Nathan Clifton,Asa Yunker, Zachary Beach and Caleb Cooper were honored at the halftime break of their game versus West Albany in…