South, McKay Brings Home SK Championships

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.– South Salem on Saturday finished one-point shy of a perfect 15 score as they went one-through-four and five of the first six positions in Saturday’s Salem-Keizer City Championships.  Evan Gonzalez, Kelvin Wilson, David Huggins and Kellen Hayase finished in the Top 4 as Sprague’s Tucker Piper ruined the Saxons…

Salem Sports And Breakfast Club Honorees For April 9

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com McKay’s Sarah Cortes (Volleyball), South Salem’s Laila Leaks (Volleyball(, South Salem’s Nathan Martinez (Boys Soccer) and Sprague’s Logan Smith (Football) were named to April 9’s Salem Sports and Breakfast Club. Here is the release from Friday. The Salem Sports and Breakfast Club Les Schwab Athlete of the Week, from McKay Volleyball,…

Salem Sports And Breakfast Club Honorees For April 9

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com McKay’s Sarah Cortes (Volleyball), South Salem’s Laila Leaks (Volleyball(, South Salem’s Nathan Martinez (Boys Soccer) and Sprague’s Logan Smith (Football) were named to April 9’s Salem Sports and Breakfast Club. Here is the release from Friday. The Salem Sports and Breakfast Club Les Schwab Athlete of the Week, from McKay Volleyball,…

Salem Sports And Breakfast Club Honorees For March 26, 2021

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com The Salem Sports and Breakfast Club, in their third week back, honored West Salem’s Morgan Duke (Girls Soccer), Sprague’s Ethan Bullock (Football), Blanchet’s Julissa Rocha-Ibarra (Volleyball) and McKay’s Brian Coburn (Football) Here is the Press Release from the SSBC about the honorees Salem Sports and Breakfast Club (since 1954)  Les Schwab…

McKay Edges West Salem 3-2

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcodnald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  West Salem were playing Thursday night’s game against McKay undermanned.  Without Yahir Bernal in the midfield and Angel-Nicholai Herrera in goal for the game, out due to Spring Break plans, the Titans did have a chance in the closing 30 seconds to force a draw with the Scots in…

Salem-Keizer Dual Meets #3 Round-Up

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com Salem, Ore.–  Wednesday brought Senior Night in a unique set-up across Salem as the six Salem-Keizer schools ran a 3,000-meter race in their ‘dual’ set-up in the Salem-Keizer Dual Meet #3 race as each team honored their Seniors before going to Minto Brown Park and Bush Park to close out the…

Cross Country Round-Up

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com Stayton Cross Country Invitational Stayton had won the girls race as Hope Bridge (fourth), Maddy Mitzel (fifth) and Sarah Wolf (sixth) finished sixth as the Eagles finished with 36 team points.  Regis’ Julia McLoughlin won the girls race at 21:22, Scio’s Athena Lau (22:11) was second and Myranda Marquez of Woodburn…

McKay’s Coburn Commits To USD

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  The Journey of McKay’s Brian Coburn has it’s next chapter location set, and it’s in Southern California. San Diego to be exact.  The University of San Diego.  A great opportunity Coburn has pointed to as he has a destination beyond this year as a student-athlete. “This great opportunity that…

Going Up A Weight Class

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com MILWAUKIE, Ore.–  The freshman of the IBC’s ’99 Problemz’ came out with a mission to show they belong with the Varsity division Saturday afternoon at La Salle High School. They beat Premier 14-7 and pulled away from the Valley Capitals in their second game of the three-game pod. “I think we…

Bringing Back The Trophy

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SPRINGFIELD, Ore.–  A quick three-point interception and a touchdown pass had put the seventh-, eighth-grade Island Boy Club squad the IBC Elite led 10-0 in the 14U Championship bout of the MVP 7-on-7 Turkey Bowl Tournament Saturday afternoon. Two days after the Thanksgiving holiday, ten teams met at the Hamlin Sports…

Sunday Funday

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.—Seventh-grader Chase Dominguez sent GymClub Coach Kyley McCrae into a frenzy on his defense Sunday afternoon. On the field just to the north of the State Hospital on 25th and D, Dominguez rolled to his right and hit a wide-open receiver as the GymClub defense shifted to Dominguez left.  McCrae…

The Quiet Leader

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  McKay, or Northeast Royals as they are called in the Oregon 7”s 7-on-7 league, had their chances against the Pro Baller 7-on-7 Blue team through the past few weeks.  But it wasn’t until Sunday in which they had gotten over the hump and defeated the team to close out…