OSAA Halting Indoor Training Through Freeze

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.– The OSAA has recieved a six-week guidance from the OHA and the Governor to halt all indoor activity through the two-week freeze. Here are some key takeaways from the six-page Document: Prohibition on all K-12 School Sports indoors, including conditioning, training and competition. Outdoor training, conditioning and competition is…

Santiam’s Leon Dedicated To The Craft

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.—Being the child of a local legend coach can be hard, yet beneficial if you want to take advantage of it. Santiam’s Jenessa Leon’s dad, Robert, is well-known around the Stayton and Cascade High School soccer scene.  Having been an assistant coach at Stayton and Cascade in recent years with…

OSAA Pushes Fall Sports Back

The OSAA has decided to push the start date for the first game of the year for Volleyball, Cross Country and Soccer to September 23 from August 27. Football is currently prohibited under the guidelines set by the State. The association will meet again August 3 as they look to exhaust all options to salvage…

CFC Athletica Advances To NWPL Championship Game

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  The great season by the Capital FC Athletica squad has landed the squad in the Northwest Preimer League Championship Game following their 3-1 victory over Yakima United Sunday afternoon at the CFC Facility off of State Street. “Oh it’s such a great feeling, especially with this team because we…

McKay Draws With David Douglas To Start 2017 On Road

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com PORTLAND, Ore.–  After poor air quality canceled their inital season opener versus Parkrose yesterday, McKay finally got their first game under their belts versus David Douglas Wednesday. Initially scheduled as a home game on Thursday for the Royal Scots that was moved up a day and to Portland due to the…

Photo Gallery: GVC Boys and Girls Soccer

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–Photos from the jamboree at Glimore Park in South Salem and at the football stadium at South Salem High School. Photos By Jeremy McDonald

Ready To Make Some Noise

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–As they go around McKay Park before practice on a warm-up run, there was a fire in the Scots eyes and a mental focus knowing what had happen during the second-round of the playoffs versus McMinnville and the 4H Finals against Stayton a few short weeks ago. A focus, a…

Belichick and His Stayton Boys Ready For 2017

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com STAYTON, Ore.–It’s a new year in Stayton for the Boys Soccer team and a year after seeing the six-year streak of winning the Oregon West Conference snapped, there’s a renewed sense of eagerness to get that title again and do what they do best: Win. Yeah, they were very young and…

Eagles Take Overtime Slugfest Over McKay

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com KEIZER, Ore.–If the McNary-South Albany third-fourth-place game was any kind of indicator to what was to come in the Championship Game, it was certainly a great appetizer to the main course. As the Celtics downed the Rebels in PK’s for third-place, McKay and Stayton, two good programs in their respective classifications…

Hernandez’ Hat Trick Leads Eagles Soccer To 5-2 Win Over S.Albany

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com ALBANY, Ore.–  Stayton found the back-of-the net early in the first half and frequently in the second half versus the Rebels of South Albany Tuesday evening. Jacobe Croff and Kevin Hernandez struck first against the Rebels in the opening minutes of the Summer Game, breaking a tradition of Eagle struggles to…