Sprague Takes Senior Night 59-12

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  It seems weird to have Senior Night this early in the season, but nonetheless Sprague would have still put on a show for their home-crowd  Wednesday night when they hosted McKay as they honored their Seniors. With athletes like Santos Cantu III and Landon Davis out healing up for…

Bertsch, West Salem Open Up League With Win Over McKay

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.– West Salem slowly saw their once double-digit lead trickle down to three as McKay’s Danica Cheremnov got the Lady Scots a one-possession game at 36-33 with 2:34 left in the third quarter of both squads Mountain Valley Conference-opener Tuesday evening. It seemed as if throughout the game Tuesday that…

Top Seven Stories Of 2018

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com As one year ends and another begins, I just wanted to go back and share a few stories I was able to witness and cover this season.  I know I may have missed a few so my apologies ahead of time haha. Here is the list: #7 One Streak Ends As…

McKay Boys Scores Season-High 54 Points Versus Wilson

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com FOREST GROVE, Ore.– Its weird to think it took McKay six games to finally has cracked the 50-point mark offensively this season. But with a young team that hasn’t seen much Varsity action until this season, it’s a work-in-progress despite dropping a tough game to Wilson Friday night at Forest Grove…

Salem Sports And Breakfast Club AOW’s For December 14

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.—Another week has brought a new wave of honorees at the Salem Sports and Breakfast Club Les Schwab Athlete of the Week.  This week’s honorees include:  North Salem Wrestler Antonio Garcia, McNary Basketball Player Boston Smith, McKay Basketball Player Leva Mike and South Salem Basketball’s Victoria Stafford. Here’s each of…

Learning Process: McKay Drops Tough Road Game To Barlow

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com GRESHAM, Ore.–  It was a good learning experience for the McKay Girls Basketball team for sure as they left the court Wednesday night with the scoreboard in favor of Barlow High School 51-48. For a team still learning how to win games, this road game certainly was a stepping stone to…

Salem Sports And Breakfast Club Athlete’s Of The Week

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  Here are the week of December 7th’s Athlete’s of the Week by the Salem Sports Breakfast Club.  Special thanks to Bryan Sutherland for relaying this over! The Athlete’s of the Week include Abbi Hawley (McNary), Dana Romero (North Salem), David Rubio (McKay) and Jaden Nielsen-Skinner (South Salem).  Here is…

Rubio Takes Out Crook County’s Kyle Knudtson In Rematch

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com TURNER, Ore.–  There’s something about rematches against two great competitors that makes the non-league tournament schedule even more interesting. What makes this rematch in the Perry Burlison Wrestling Classic was that Crook County’s Kyle Knudtson and McKay’s David Rubio mutually wanted to see if they could stage that rematch this season…

North Rolls Past McKay For First Win Of Year

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  It was one of those wins that could boost confidence for the rest of the season, while for the other, it serves as a good growing tool to improve. For North Salem, they haven’t beat McKay since February 6, 2015 for one of their three wins that season. Over…

The Next Chapter In McKay Boys Basketball

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  McKay’s Dean Sanderson came walking into the gym Tuesday holding a bright green McKay Gameday Jersey.  He looks at a few athletes, saying a few words and then calls the team together at midcourt where he started talking about respecting the Jersey and those who have worn the Jersey…

New Coach, New Challenges, New Mindset As Jim White-Era Starts At McKay

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.—Walking into the McKay Girls Basketball program, new Head Coach Jim White knew his hands were going to be full in building a Lady Scots program that won four games in the last four seasons.  Of those four wins, three came in the 2015-2016 season while the last came the…

Rubio’s Gearing Up For One More Season As Wrestling Season Starts

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.—If anything 2018 was the mountain top for McKay’s David Rubio in a way. After missing out on State as a Freshman at 152 by one spot in the old model of Top 3 go to the State Wrestling Meet and had to sit out Districts his Sophomore year, the…