South Salem’s Isham Signs With Air Force Academy Volleyball

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  All the hard work, from the classroom work, the offseason work with the Silverton Bearcats and NPJ to go with the in-season work has finally paid off for South Salem’s Brooksie Isham as she signed her Letter of Intent to play Volleyball at the Air Force Academy Wednesday afternoon…

3A And 2A All-State Volleyball Teams

By Jeremy Mcdonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com Player Of The Year Gracie Vohs,Sisters Coach of the Year Rory Rush, Sisters First Team MB Kelsey Dunn, senior St. Mary’s OH Frances Eisenhardt, Senior, Valley Catholic MB Akylah Kaino, Sophomore, Burns OH Mackenzie King, junior, Burns S Sam McDonal, junior, Horizon Christian L Macy Temple, senior, Burns OH/MB Gracis Vohs,…

SSBC Honorees For November 18

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com The Salem Sports and Breakfast Club honored their Athlete’s of the Year and Athlete’s of the week during their meeting on November 18. Here’s the press release: The Salem Sports and Breakfast Club Les Schwab Athlete of the Week, from Salem Academy Volleyball, is Lexi Herber. Lexi, a sophomore, sets from…

Cascade VB Finishes State Runner-Up

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SPRINGFIELD, Ore.–  It’s hard to get to the State Finals once, let-alone twice as Cascade had in back-to-back years with last years State Championship win and their State Runner-Up appearance this season. A band of youthful players with some experience, also playing with two seniors in Lucreatia Benolken and Meah Carley to lead…

OWC Volleyball Honors

By Jeremy McDonald Jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com Cascade’s Meah Carley won Player of the Year and the Cougars Cristina Williams won Coach of the Year. Lucretia Benolken was named Honorary Player of the League for the Oregon West Conference. Here’s the Complete List:First TeamAnnabelle Peterson-Cascade Brooklyn Hanni-Sweet HomeAbigail Brown-PhilomathJadyn Daviscourt-Cascade Bella Oliver-CascadeLydia Bielenberg-Stayton Second TeamKaylynn Mamac-Sweet HomeMolly Schotthoeffer-Stayton…

Scio Battles Hard In Playoff Defeat

By Jeremy McDonald jeremycmdonald73@gmail.com MEDFORD, Ore.–  The Scio Volleyball team battled, they showed grit and determination in their 3A Playoff defeat to St. Mary’s of Medford Saturday afternoon in South Medford. They went toe-to-toe with the Crusaders, who would go on to take the match 25-23, 25-21, 25-13, in the first set as both teams…

Dallas Volleyball’s Season Closes On Road To Crater

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com CENTRAL POINT, Ore.–  Dallas had come on late in this season, second half their season really, as they built some momentum going into the 5A Playoffs this year.  The junior-heavy squad turned to their two seniors in Olivia Hale and Hannah Callaway and followed their lead as they qualified for the…

MWC Volleyball Honors

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com Silverton’s Alexis Haury was named Mid-Willamette Conference MVP and Crescent Valley’s Troy Shorey was named Coach of the Year. Here’s the Complete List: First Team Outside Hitter Kendyl Arnett Jr. -West Albany Isabella Jacobson So – Crescent Valley Middle Blocker Tessa Zimmerman Sr. – West Albany Taelyn Bentley So. – Crescent…

Saxons Over Sunset In Five Sets To Advance

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  Brooskie Isham brought her team in, the senior had some thoughts about the upcoming fifth set in their fifth-set that had motivated her teammates, some chiming in with her in the three-minute breather between the fourth and fifth sets Wednesday night.  In what will be their last home game ever as…

CVC Volleyball Honors List

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com South Salem’s Kayleigh Carpenter won Central Valley Conference Player of the Year while Sprague Head Coach Anne Olsen won Coach Of the Year. Here’s the Complete List: First Team Emily Blagg McNary 12th MB  Kayleigh Carpenter South Salem 12th OH  Maddie Corpe McNary 12th S  Sidney Friesen Sprague 12th OH  Brooksie…

Saxons Carpenter Wins CVC Player of The Year

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  All the hard work and sacrifice of the season has paid off for South Salem’s Kyleigh Carpenter as the Saxon senior was named Central Valley Conference Player of the Year. Having played the sport since she was 12, playing the last four with the Saxons program, has been a fun…

PacWest Conference Volleyball Honors

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com Santiam Christian’s Elise Linderman won PacWest Conference Player of the Year and Scio’s Lori Ramsey won Coach of The Year honors. Here’s the complete list First team Elise Linderman (Santiam Christian) Taryn Ramsay S/OH/OPP (SCIO) Haley Ayala OH (Sheridan) Joya Euhus (Santiam Christian) Kadence Soto S/MB/OPP (SCIO) Maddie Fields (Santiam Christian) Carrie…