Dayton Wrestling Takes Senior Night Over Harrisburg

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com DAYTON, Ore.– Dayton Wrestling set the tone early against Harrisburg in the match-up against number three in the Pirates and number six in the Eagles Tuesday night in Dayton. It was Senior Night as well for Dayton coming off of their second-place finish at the Oregon Classic Dual Meet Championships when…

North Salem Splits At South Albany League Duals

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com ALBANY, Ore.–  Without Logan Basham in the line-up Wednesday evening for their twin-bill of matches at South Albany High School, the North Salem Wrestling team took an always tough West Albany team to the last match of the dual to decide the winner. While South Albany and Silverton wrapped up their…

McKay Girls Battles At Hillsboro

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com HILLSBORO, Ore.–  It was a long-time coming for McKay’s Tess Barnett and Sara Sargent when their goal of wrestling each other in a wrestling final came to fruition Saturday at Hillsboro High School. It wasn’t the Rick Herrin Classic sure, but the Battle at the ‘Boro was a good substitute on…

Schudel, Mask Sign LOI To UCC And Corban Tuesday

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SCIO, Ore.– Interesting story was told about Aspen Schudel from her club coach as her and fellow Logger Jacob Mask signed their Letters of Intent Tuesday morning in the Scio High School Basketball Gym. Two years ago, during a Sand Volleyball Tournament, Schudel went up for a play on the ball…

Runion It Back Again

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SCIO, Ore.– It is crazy to think this time last year Amity’s Blake Runion had never reached a tournament final let-lone win one. The 2018 Scio Holiday Tournament broke that trend as the then Warrior sophomore, now Junior, won the 113 pound bracket in Scio. That sparked a season in which…

Dearth Rallies For Scio Holiday Tournament Win

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SCIO, Ore.–  Reilley Dearth really brought it to Earth Saturday at the Scio Holiday Classic. The Sheridan 220-pound grappler found himself down 8-0 late in the first round against Nestucca’s Issac Barnes of the 220-pound tournament championship. Slowly but surely though, that weird saying about wrestling of ‘it’s not over until…

The Hammers Finish Second At Scio Holiday Tournament

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SCIO, Ore.–  Jacob Mask made a comment about how he was out of shape as he polished off a first-place finish in the Scio Holiday Tournament in the 160 pound bracket Saturday. But as the Corban-commit and Logger Senior wrapped up his first tournament of the year, pinning Colton’s Nolan Earls…

Dallas’ Brecht Takes 285-Pound Title At Perry Burlison Tournament

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com TURNER, Ore.– Dallas’ Aston Brecht was in for a battle in the second round of the 285-pound class at the Perry Burlison Tournament at Cascade High School Saturday afternoon. Brecht, coming off a 34-second pin of Yamhill-Carlton’s Sam Dixon, came out slow against Tigard’s Johnny Nomani with the match knotted up…

New Wrestling Coach, Young Team At Jefferson

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com JEFFERSON, Ore.–  It’s weird to think two years ago Troy Thomas was the Head Coach at McKay High School, seeing then-junior David Rubio reach the first of two State Finals and his lone State Title win. Fast forward two years and an assistant coaching stint at West Salem, Thomas is back…

Looking For The Repeat

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.– There is nothing more thrilling than going the distance and winning a State Championship. No, not just the distance, not overtime or double overtime, straight-up triple overtime and winning by a 3-2 decision over a guy you’ve battled three times before. North Salem’s Antonio Garcia did just that in…

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…

Salem Sports And Breakfast Club March 1

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.– Here are this week’s honoree’s from the Salem Sports And Breakfast Club that features the Senior Female Athlete of the Year for swimming and local Salem-wrestlers getting the nod following some great performances at State this past Weekend! Senior Female Athlete of the Year for Swimming The Salem Sports…