Gearing Up For The Season

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  With the Spring portion of the off-season wrapping up and the Summer portion of the football off-season about to kick off, a lot of athlete’s took part in the Island Boy Camp’s 7-on-7 State Championship Tournament..  From the third-graders to the high school-level, it was one final opportunity to…

Salem Sports and Breakfast Club Honorees For April 15

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com The Salem Sports and Breakfast Club honored Blanchet’s Drew Bartels (Baseball), McKay’s Bub Jallow (Boys Track and Field), West Salem’s Brady Bliven (Boys Track and Field), Sprague’s Tirzah Tarbox (Girls Tennis), McKay’s Stephanie Urenda (Girls Track and Field) and South Salem’s Erin Cridge (Girls Tennis) for the week of April 15)…

MVC Girls Basketball Honors List

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com West Salem’s Lizzy Bennett won Player of the Year and Titan Head Coach Katie Singleton won Coach of the Year. Peyton Gardner of Bend won Defensive Player of the Year in the Mountain Valley Conference Major awards. Here’s the Complete List: First TeamPeyton Gardner Bend Kasey Booster Mountain View Maddie Dustin…

Storm Uses Second Half Push In Win Over PCC

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonal73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  Chemeketa quickly saw their 31-18 second quarter lead quickly evaporated to two early on in the third quarter against Portland Community College Wednesday evening.  Leading by a margin of 36-34 with the Panthers looking for more on the youthful Storm squad in the NWAC South Region game. They had…

SSBC Honorees For February 18

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.– The Salem Sports and Breakfast Club honored West Salem’s Mya Adams (Girls Basketball), West Salem’s Mika Oprea (Girls Swimming), South Salem’s Will LaDuca (Boys Swimming), McKay’s Patricia Mike (Girls Basketball), Salem Academy’s John Pass (Boys Basketball) and Salem Academy’s Bailey Pederson (Girls Basketball). The Salem Sports and Breakfast Club…

The Fight For The State Meet

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  South Salem’s Renee Jimenez-Cruz knew what was at stake for him in a 4-4 match coming down to the final 30 seconds of regulation.  He’s battled through the consolation bracket, the blood rounds as they are called, since Friday afternoon and was a move or two away from qualifying…

Davis, Rubio 2-0 To Start MVC Wrestling Districts

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–Sprague’s Riley Davis had quickly made his way to the 170-pound Mountain Valley Conference Semi-finals following his 15 second pin of Mountain View’s Nicholas Presleigh Friday afternoon at West Salem High School. Ironically the Olympian Junior had only spent 51 seconds on the mats on Day 1 of the MVC District…

SSBC Honorees For February 11

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.– The Salem Sports and Breakfast Club honored Talhaya Powers (Girls Basketball), McKay’s Sarahi Chavez (Girls Wrestling),McNary’s Max Blanco (Boys Wrestling), North Salem’s Icela Sanchez Rodriguez (Girls Wrestling) and Sprague’s Emerson Long (Boys Basketball) for the Week of February 11. Here’s the press release he Salem Sports and Breakfast Club…

SSBC Honorees for Week of January 7

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com South Salem’s Maggie Lapray (Girls Basketball), McKay’s Anabel Rivera (Girls Wrestling), West Salem’s Jon Breyman (Boys Basketball) and West Salem’s Kaden Oprea (Boys Swimming) were named to the Salem Sports and Breakfast Club for the Week of January 7. The Salem Sports and Breakfast Club Les Schwab Athlete of the Week,…

Dayton Invitational Round-Up

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com DAYTON, Ore.–  McKay Girls dominated the Dayton Invitational with Sharlyn Gonzalez (100), Lizeth Chavez (105), Madylin Xiong (110) as they edged McNary 115-88 in the team results.  The Celtics saw Kaylynn Villalobos (120) and Caitlin Saldivar (170) won their weight classes and Kelsey Schmidt (170) and Kaliyanei Hill (125) finished second. …

SSBC Honorees For Week Of December 10

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com West Salem’s Tommy Slack (Boys Basketball), McKay’s Sarahi Chavez (Girls Wrestling), South Salem’s Rene Jimenez-Cruz (Boys Wrestling), North Salem’s Mariko Sonis (Girls Wrestling) and Salem Academy’s Annabelle Brawley were honored by the Salem Sports and Breakfast Club for the week of December 10. Here’s the Press Release: The Salem Sports and…

Perry Burlison Tournament Round-Up

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com TURNER, Ore.– The McKay Girls Wrestling and McNary’s Girls Wrestling team’s had strong showings at the Perry Burlison Wrestling Tournament.  The Scots saw team Sarahi Chavez (100), Angelina Paniagua (110) and Marilyn Mentado (130), Brenda Ceja (145) while the Celtics Alex Stanton (125) and Caitlin Saldivar (170) finished second.  McNary’s Desiree…