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…

Brown’s Comeback, Runion’s Redemption

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com AMITY, Ore.– Wednesday marked their last hard day in the Blue Gym before the State meet this weekend in Portland. It was their practice in general for the season with state starting up in less than 48 hours. For Amity’s Blake Runion, it’s his second trip to the State in just…

Believe And Trust

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SCIO, Ore.– Scio Head Wrestling Coach Matt Parazoo kept bringing up believing before and after Monday’s practice in their mat room. To believe in themselves and in their abilities to perform to the best they can. Parazoo also played over the sound system in the facility crowd reaction from State Matches…

Rubio Brothers Heading To State

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.– Its always weird when you’re facing a teammate in a big time tournament like the District Meet. But unlike the District Final where you could understandably forfeit to the older grapler, the match between Jesse Rubio and German Munoz at 152 pounds was to qualify for the State Meet….

McMullen Rallies To Take District Title

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.– He’s been on the shelve for three weeks healing up from an leg injury and he was opened that he was gassed after the win, but down and needing a move with 30 seconds left on the clock Sprague’s Brock McMullen kept fighting. McMullen held a 4-2 lead 90…

Christman, Michel, Nixon Bring Home District Titles

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com JUNCTION CITY, Ore.–  Cascade Freshman Mauro Michel was the first Cougar wrestler up for the Championship Round at the 106-pound class at Junction City High School Saturday afternoon. Going up against an upperclassman, a Junior, in Junction city’s Cameron Truesdell the pressure was on the freshman to show what he had…

Salem Sports And Breakfast Club February 8

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  Here are the athlete’s for this week’s Salem Sports And Breakfast Club for the week of February 8. Our Salem Sports and Breakfast Club Les Schwab Athlete of the Week is from North Salem girls basketball – Aaliyah Fitzke. Aaliyah, a senior, plays guard for the 8-10 Viks. In the 45-40…

Salem Sports And Breakfast Club AOW’s For February 1

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  Here are the Salem Sports and Breakfast Club Athlete’s of the Week for February 1st.  Special thanks to Bryan Sutherland for relaying the information over! Our Salem Sports and Breakfast Club Les Schwab Athlete of the Week is from McNary girls basketball:  Leah Doutt.  Leah, a sophomore, plays guard for the 6-1 Celts.  Leah was key…

Scio’s Martin Qualifies For State With Runner-Up Performance

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SPRINGFIELD, Ore.—It’s weird to think about it when you first hear it. First-year wrestler going to State. Scio’s Riana Martin did just that Saturday as she finished second in the 105-pound OSAA Southern Division State Qualifier at Thurston High School. While most hope to place at a meet like that, Martin…

McKay’s Barnett Third, West’s Davis Fourth At OSAA Girls Southern Division

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SPRINGFIELD, Ore.– Both West Salem’s Reagan Davis and McKay’s Tess Barnett lost tough Semi-Final bouts to start Saturday’s placing day of the OSAA Girls Southern Division District wrestling meet. Barnett, at 110, got caught against Bend’s Kyleigh Cuevas before bouncing back in the consolation finals against the Lava Bears Analise Smith….

McKay Slips By West Salem 42-33

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  West Salem built a nice little lead on McKay High School Wednesday night in Northeast Salem. The Titans picked up a forfeit win at 106 and Lance McClung picked up a West Salem pin at 113 over the Scots Tess Barnett. Dylan Gatchet handed the Titans their third match…

Sheridan Newman’s Crazy Finish Results In First Place

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com JUNCTION CITY, Ore.– It was an interesting rebound win for Kaden Eggers after his tough loss to who Eggers described as the ‘Mini-Hulk’ in Junction City’s Titus Rice during his second match of the day. Eggers was up against Ezra Haddy from Junction City and the Sheridan Senior quickly found himself…