Love Breaks School Record Twice In 300 Meter Hurdles

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com GRESHAM, Ore.–  Wearing a McKay uniform from around 2012, the Scots Tyrus Love was inspired by a picture he saw of McKay-Graduate Manny Miranda wear a few short years ago to wear the uniform Saturday afternoon at Mt. Hood Community College. “My ideal Manny Miranda…I saw a picture of him rocking…

West Salem Boys 4×1 Finished 3rd In State

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com GRESHAM, Ore.–  Doing the relays in the rain can be a risky proposition with the risk of dropping the baton and risking disqualification if it slips out your hands somewhere along the way. West Salem girls 4×100 meter relay won the State Meet minutes prior to the Titan boys, beating out…

Cross Wraps Up High School Career With PR

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com GRESHAM, Ore.—In his final race of his High School career, the 1,500 meter race, at State Saturday Dallas’ Senior Trevor Cross admitted that the speed on the course was the fastest he’s seen running in the event. Of the racers with him, four finished with sub-4:00 minute times including Mid-Williamette Conference…

Doing It For Cade

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com GRESHAM, Ore.– As she prepared for her finals throw of her season, of her High School Track career, McKay’s Shay Coons kept in mind of her brother Cade Coons. Cade Coons passed away recently as Coons was finishing up her High School Track and Field season and as she launched her…

Salem Academy Signs Seven To College Athletics

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  Following their quick assembly for their ASB Election, Salem Academy recognized seven student-athlete’s for their Letters of Intent to the collegiate level. Of the seven, two were going to the next level for music as Emilie Reed and Clara Williams signed their Letters of Intent following their third-place State…

Strunk Brings Home Discus State Title

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com GRESHAM, Ore.–  Mason Strunk had already broke a school record this season in the first meet of the season in the discus and came within three-inches of his uncle Joel’s shot put record this weekend at the 3A State Meet in his second-place finish. “It’s just great.  Just Glory to God,…

Phipps Wins 2 Titles, Finishes 2nd In Another

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com GRESHAM, Ore.–  The final race of her High School career was anything but a cake walk. A familiar name in the hurdle event, with now three State Titles in the 110 meter hurdles after Saturday’s win, the 300 meter hurdles to close out her High School career was one race she…

Otto, Shockey Place For Loggers

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com GRESHAM, Ore.–  Laurel Otto didn’t think she’ll make it to the 100 meter hurdles Finals this season with how stack the field was with Blanchet Cahtolic’s Trinity Phipps and Westside Christian’s Grace Gully leading the charge, but the Scio sophomore found a way to get to the Big Show Saturday afternoon….

Kirby, Belliard Finish 2nd At State

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com GRESHAM, Ore.–  The first two laps of the race, Stayton’s Ben Kirby paced himself in the back of the pack observing what was playing out in front of him. In a matter of fact, it was a big group he was running with that gave the Eagle Junior some nerves entering…

Verastegui Wraps Up High School Career At State

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com GRESHAM, Ore.–  For the last time, North Marion’s Mar Verastegui competed in the dark green of the Huskies colors Saturday afternoon. She points out that it was a tough day for her for sure to the high standards that she has competing in the Triple Jump entering on the final day…

Tinney Breaks School Record

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com INDEPENDENCE, Ore.– It is weird to think that roughly several meets into the 2019 season, Trevor Tinney was just starting to compete in Pole Vault. It was actually one of those moments screwing around at practice one day that Tinney was hitting nine-feet in the Vault that he could do some…

Perrydale’s Lawrence PR’s In 4th Place Finish

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com INDEPENDENCE, Ore – Juggling two sports at once is never an easy task to do.  Whenever you’re not doing one sport, you’re practicing for the other and it can be tiring both physically and mentally. But Sydney Lawrence found a way to juggle both softball and Track and Field this season…