McKay Finishes Perfect. Wins First-Ever Title

By Jeremy Mcdonald Jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com HILLSBORO, Ore.– McKay made sure they completed their historic season when they took on Mid-Willamette Conference opposition West Albany Saturday at Hillsboro Stadium. The Bulldogs physicality in the field and West Albany goalie Carter McGowan didn’t make it easy, but behind a two-goal ‘brace’-feat by Abdoulie Jallow in the 5A State…

The Emotions Of The Moment

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.– McKay’s belief and trust in one another didn’t fade as their backs were against the wall.  Chips stacked against them, down 1-0, injuries late in regulation even hurt and challenged them, but the Scots didn’t back down.   They weren’t going away without a fight.  They surrendered an early first half…

Mid-Willamette Conference Boys Soccer Honors

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com McKay’s Juan Llamas won Coach of the Year and the Scots Diego Garibay won Player of the Year Here’s the Complete List 1st Team Luis Camacho Sophomore McKayDavid Garcia Junior McKaySergio Ruiz Junior McKayAbdoulie Jallow Junior McKayDiego Garibay (Goalkeeper) Senior McKayJairo Perez-Santiago Senior WoodburnJose Guzman Junior WoodburnGiovanni Lopez Junior WoodburnDevin LaCasse-Tran…

The Beacons Announces 2023 Class

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com The Beacons have announced their nine-members of their 2023 class. Here’s the press release: “The Beacons” – sponsored by the Salem-Keizer High School Sports Booster Club is proud to announce our 2023 “class”. Below are our nine Beacons – 6 “School Beacons” and 3 “Community Beacons”. Included is a bit of information…

MWC Volleyball Honors

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com Silverton’s Alexis Haury was named Mid-Willamette Conference MVP and Crescent Valley’s Troy Shorey was named Coach of the Year. Here’s the Complete List: First Team Outside Hitter Kendyl Arnett Jr. -West Albany Isabella Jacobson So – Crescent Valley Middle Blocker Tessa Zimmerman Sr. – West Albany Taelyn Bentley So. – Crescent…

Chemeketa Battles Linn-Benton In Roadrunners Win

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.– The Chemeketa Community College Volleyball team carried over the momentum from their first meeting with Linn-Benton back on September 10.  Picking up where they left off from their four-set defeat to the Roadrunners, handing the defending NWAC Champions then just their second set defeat and one of ten overall…

SSBC Honorees For October 7

By Jeremy Mcdonald Jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com West Salem’s Angel-Nicolai Herrera (Boys Soccer), McKay’s Jamahl Wilson (Football), West Salem’s Morgan Duke (Girl’s Soccer) and Sprague’s Sidney Friesen (Volleyball) were honored by the Salem Sports and Breakfast Club for the Week of October 7 The Salem Sports and Breakfast Club Les Schwab Athlete of the Week from West Salem…

Central Spoils McKay’s Homecoming

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  Chase Nelson had himself a day for the Central Football team.  Three passing touchdowns, two rushing touchdowns he led the Panthers to their fourth win of the season and their third-in-a-row following their 49-13 win over McKay at McKay High School. Call it hard work from all the offseason work, coming off…

SSBC Honorees For Week of September 23

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com McNary’s Emily Blagg (Volleyball), West Salem’s Morgan Dorsey-DuQuesne (Girls Soccer), Sprague’s Rubi Morrissette (Volleyball), McKay’s Abdoulie Jallow (Boys Soccer) were honored by the Salem Sports and Breakfast Club for the Week of September 23. Here’s the Press Release: The Salem Sports and Breakfast Club Les Schwab Athlete of the Week from McNary Volleyball is Emily…

Dallas Wins First Game of Year 33-21 Over McKay

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com DALLAS, Ore.–   Dallas was wheeling as McKay was closing out the third quarter driving down the field Friday night. The Scots had just wheeled off 21-straight points and were looking to add to their 21-14 lead, the Dragons were hoping for a stop. With their feet closing onto their end zone,…

Chemeketa VB Pushes Lane To Brink

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  The Chemeketa Volleyball team pushed a darn good Lane team to the brink of five sets Wednesday night at Chemeketa Community College, with the Titans taking the match 25-10, 20-25, 25-19, 26-24 to open NWAC South Region play. And the Storm slowly started to roll in the second set, battling…

McKay Shutout North Salem For 2-0 Start

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–   The Jallow Brothers aided the McKay Boys Soccer team in their 2-0 victory over North Salem Tuesday night, each scoring a goal in the victory as the Scots improved to 2-0 on the season. Abdoulie scored in the first half as McKay led 1-0 going into the second half while…