Cascade’s Youth Gearing Up For 2019

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  Cristina Williams had a way to get her teams to play to their fullest potential at Cascade High School over the past nine years going into her tenth season as Cougars Head Coach this season. Several Conference Players of the Year.  Four straight Oregon West Conference titles from 2013-2016. …

Amity Volleyball Sweeps Thursday’s Games

SHERIDAN, Ore.–  Coming off their fourth-straight set win and their eighth of the summer, there was some fatigue in the legs of Amity having coming off a three-set sweep of Dayton the match before. Sheridan, who was on the bubble last season for 2A playoffs, had jumped out to a 6-0 lead on the Warriors…

Sprague Signs Nine To The Next Level

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  As Sprague Volleyball Head Coach Anne Olson spoke about her three signees of Morgan Doll (Fairfield University-commit), Emily West (Western Oregon University-commit) and Madison Marlett (Lane Community College-Commit), she mentioned how important they were to help the Olympians to get past powerhouse Central Catholic in five sets. Down 14-9…

North Marion’s Morcom Signs LOI To Multnomah University

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com AURORA, Ore.–  The setter is an important position on the volleyball court.  He or she depending if it’s Boys Volleyball or Girls Volleyball is like the Point Guard of the play and assist their teammates in more ways than not. Two years ago, North Marion’s Emma Morcom made the move from…

Four Huskies Signed LOI Wednesday

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com AURORA, Ore.– It is an awesome spectacle to think about, three athletes going in the same grade committing to go to the same college after their prep careers come to a close after this year. North Marion’s Nic Iliyn, Grant and Griffin Henry all found themselves committing to Lower Columbia College…

Chemeketa Volleyball Finishes Second In NWAC South Region

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com OREGON CITY, Ore.—With NWAC South Region Playoff positioning at stake for both Chemeketa Community College and Clackamas Community College Volleyball to close out the regular season, the question become where will the chips fall? The Cougars jumped out to a two sets to none lead on the Storm before Chemeketa rallied…

Blanchet Finishes Fifth In 3A

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.– Blanchet Catholic finished fifth in the State of Oregon Saturday in 3A, losing to a tough South Umpqua team in straight sets 17-25, 18-25, 20-25.  But getting there was something awesome. They started the State Tournament at Forest Grove High School by defeating rival Salem Academy in straight sets…

Sprague Wins First Final Site Game, Finishes Second At State

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com HILLSBORO, Ore.– Sprague made some program history this weekend by winning their first State Final Site Tournament game when they battled Central Catholic to five sets, with each set outside of the fourth set going into extra points. They then followed that up with their second straight sweep over Summit on…

Mid-Willamette Conference Volleyball League Honors List

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SILVERTON, Ore.– With the Elite 8 this weekend with Corvallis, West Albany and Dallas in the hunt for the 5A State Title, the Spartans bolster the Coach of the Year (Steve Hyre) and League MVP (Ryann Gregg) with the Dragons having two First Teamers in Hailey Van Well and Emma Classen…

TVC Volleyball All-League: North Marion’s Martin POY, Morcom First Team

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com AURORA, Ore.–  As the season came to an end for North Marion and Estacada, both finishing on top of the Tri-Valley Conference with identical 9-1 records entering the first round of the postseason this past Saturday, both teams were recognized in the TVC All-League awards. The Lady Rangers had four girls named…

Going Back To The Elite 8

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com DALLAS, Ore.—Nearly a year ago Dallas found themselves breaking into the Elite 8 for the first time in a long time when they swept a highly competitive match from Marist Catholic on the road. Fast forward to another year and they find themselves in the same situation as the year before,…

Perrydale Gets Back Into Rhythm, South Wasco County Next

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com PERRYDALE, Ore.– It was all about getting back into their routine after their tough loss to St. Paul Saturday at Central High School in the Casco League Conference Championship game. And as they opened the first-round of the 1A State Playoffs Wednesday night at home, it was like hitting the reset button…