Salem Sports And Breakfast Club For September 13

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.ocm SALEM, Ore.– This week’s honoree’s for the Salem Sports and Breakfast Club includes West Salem’s Andres Labate, McNary’s Caitlyn Yates, South Salem’s David Garcia Campos and McKay’s Kaydence Nguyen Our Salem Sports and Breakfast Club Les Schwab Athlete of the Week is a returning honoree – Andres Labate from West Salem…

Week 2 Football Predictions

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com Week 1 record: 10-4 Here are Week 2’s predictions as we enter Friday’s game plus a Saturday game pick: 6A South Salem Over Sunset by 4 West Linn over McNary by 7   5A Silverton over South Albany by 21 McKay Over Central by 12   4A Cascade over Mazama by…

Salem Sports And Breakfast Club Honorees For September 6

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.– This past Friday, the Salem Sports and Breakfast Club honored 11 athlete’s for their accomplishments at the Track and Field State Meets this past Spring. The honorees this past Friday include: Tyrus Love, Senior, McKay 6A boys 300 meter hurdles – 3rd place Elizabeth Hernandez, Junior, North Salem 5A…

McKay Shuts Out North Salem 3-0

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.—Within the first eight minutes of Thursday’s match between McKay and North Salem, the Scots Filberto Alacron had put the team on his back as the sophomore recorded two quick goals to put McKay ahead 2-0 by the ten-minute mark of the game. “It was pretty fast but those two…

VIDEO INTERVIEW: McKay’s Ty Kynaston

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  McKay kicks off the season at West Albany this Friday night as the Scots come off their jamboree at Cascade High School.  The Scots, with stand-out performances by Elliott Schaffner at the line, Zair Ku Beiza on the defensive line and Ty Knaston at quarterback to name a few…

Serving And Defense

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.-  McKay was scrappy, gritty even.  Their service game had lend them a 15-3 lead over South Salem in their final jamboree game of the night. That service game, plus their defense will be crucial as they lose the fire power from Shay Coons from last year and lack that…

McKay Girls XC Looking To Big Things In 2K19

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  The McKay Girls Cross Country team enters 2019 with a lot of fire power potential to contend for the State Race as a team this season. With powerhouse Summit on top on the girls side, the Scots, along with like Bend, Mountain View and South Salem will battle it…

Holding Each Other Accountable

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  McKay Head Coach Brandis Piper wanted his team to run and finish up these 16 plays that he scripted out for his offense at the end of practice Monday afternoon.  It’s part of high-tempo offense he wants to bring to the Scots as McKay went through the final two…

McKay Takes Metro-Area Lineman Challenge Title, West Salem Seventh

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com HILLSBORO, Ore.–  West Salem looked like they were keeping up with their Salem-counterparts in McKay in the Metro-Area Lineman Challenge at Hare Field Saturday in the Tug-of-War event to close out Saturday’s festivities. Anchored by Holden Whipple and with assistant coach Mike Baker and quarterback Jackson Lowery in their ear holes,…

Good Practice For The Season

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com WOODBURN, Ore.–  It’s rare when you get to practice wet ball situations during the dry days of summer.  But thanks to a rare summer storm system that rolled into the area Tuesday that turned the summer days into more of an October, midseason feel as the second week of 7-on-7 at…

Starting Strong, Finishing Strong

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  The pressure was on for sure as the Salem Aftershock 16A squad opened the Electric Pink bracket of the Stars-and-Stripes tournament Sunday morning at Wallace Marine Park. Opening the tournament against the Sandy Thunder, a single loss would end their day in the single-elimination tournament.  But behind their strong…

Wrapping Up Kids Camp, Summer Basketball

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  It was the first time that McKay Girls Basketball Coach Jim White had put on a Kid’s Camp since he took over the Scots Girls Basketball program last summer. And the longtime coach who’s entering his second Winter as the McKay Head Coach, guiding them to eight wins in…