West Salem Outlast Central In 9 Innings

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com MEDFORD, Ore.– When Peyton Foreman launched her second home run of her young High School career to put Central up 8-5 on West Salem in the bottom of the sixth inning, confidence was high that they’ll walk out of Monday afternoon’s game with the win. “It was really big, just having…

Dallas Goes 2-0 In First Day In Medford

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com MEDFORD, Ore.–  Kaelynn Simmons is still knocking off the rust of the Winter Sports season in her second start of the season coming off a preseason concussion in Dallas’ game against Roseburg Monday afternoon. She admits that it wasn’t the best on her part, but Simmons let her defense work behind…

North Marion Improves To 2-2 On Season

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.– Weather in Oregon can be merciful this time of year. In the admist of their fifth-game this week, the back-end of a doubleheader with Blanchet Catholic Friday afternoon, a band of rain abruptly ended their game with the Cavailers during the fourth inning with North Marion leading 2-1 in…

Cascade Softball Improves To 3-1 On Year

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com TURNER, Ore.– Communication has been key for Cascade softball in their 3-1 start to the season following their 13-0, five-inning win over Sisters Wednesday afternoon to open Oregon West Conference play. As a defense, they held the Outlaws to two hits in the game with Hannah Walliman and Abby Jeppsen splitting…

St. Paul Holds Off Santiam Softball’s Late Rally

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com ST. PAUL, Ore.– The St. Paul softball team took advantage of the opportunities that Santiam gave them during the second inning to build a 5-0 lead into the third inning in the Lady Buckaroos 7-6 win Monday afternoon at home. Behind Megan Tuck’s 3-for-3, three RBI day, it seemed as if…

Dallas’ Big 6th Over Philomath For First Win Of Year

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com PHILOMATH, Ore.–  Philomath made things interesting against Dallas Thursday afternoon at home. Starting with Kamden Combs Sacrifice Hit in the bottom half of the fourth inning that got one out on the board and ending with Lara Hunter’s RBI single that put the Lady Warriors up 7-6 on the Dragons following…

Dayton Rallies Back To Beat Kennedy 7-6

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com DAYTON, Ore.– Kennedy’s defense showed vast improvement from Monday’s game versus Scio to Tuesday’s game versus Dayton on the road. Having jumped out to a 5-0 lead on the Pirates, the Trojans didn’t allow that big crooked number to appear on the scoreboard as Dayton slowly clawed back into the game….

Scio Opens Season With Big Win Over Kennedy

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com MT. ANGEL, Ore.– It’s weird to see someone not named Tressa Reidman in the circle for Kennedy when they open up the 2019 season against Scio at home Monday afternoon. Nonetheless, against a young Logger team in front of them that lost their fair share of Seniors from last season, Grace…

Scio Softball Looking To Fresh Faces In 2019

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SCIO, Ore.–  It’s the first season without the once-in-a-generational class that just recently graduated this past June at Scio High School for their Softball team. That class had certainly left a huge standard behind with the Loggers seeing four-straight 3A State Semi-Final appearances during their time in the Orange and Black….

Top Seven Stories Of 2018

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com As one year ends and another begins, I just wanted to go back and share a few stories I was able to witness and cover this season.  I know I may have missed a few so my apologies ahead of time haha. Here is the list: #7 One Streak Ends As…

Dayton’s Elliott Commits To Mt. Hood Community College For Softball

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com DAYTON, Ore.—Emily Elliott has a way of getting the job done. For the about five-one Dayton Senior, she finds ways to put the work in and continue to improve thanks to her strong work ethic that got her to this point Thursday as she hovers around the decorated table in the…

North Marion’s Baylie Commits To Mt. Hood Community College For Softball

By  Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com AURORA, Ore.–  When North Marion Head Coach Jon Santos met Samantha Baylie before her Junior year with the Canby Rebels as he sat in the North Marion cafeteria Thursday afternoon looking on with the ‘NM’-banners hanging behind a table draped in a North Marion tablespread; the second-year Huskies coach saw the…