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…

McKay’s Wilson Drive To Be Better

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  McKay’s Jamahl Wilson came onto the scene the last few games that saw the Scots incoming junior open up another faucet in the ever-expanding offensive threat that McKay was molding last season.   Humbled and respectful to the game, Wilson admits that he would have finished even stronger coming off…

Closing Out Team Camp

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com TURNER, Ore.–  It was the last hurrah before the real work begins in August. With the Cascade Team Camp wrapping up Thursday going into the week off ahead, the Cougars, Dayton and McKay were just three of the teams Thursday morning getting in some last second reps and building some momentum…

Leming’s Performance Lifts Crushers Over Dirtbags

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com INDEPENDENCE, Ore.–  As cheesy as it sounds, but a good pitching performance is only good if the pitcher’s defense backs them up.  And Stayton’s Cody Leming had just that. In his five-innings, the incoming Eagle senior threw only 50 pitches in his five-inning performance that resulted in Post 58’s `12-0 win…

Post 20 Drops Series Opener To Corvallis 4-0

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com INDEPENDENCE, Ore.–  Carlo Cerventas can ball. Of the five hits that the Post 20 Dirtbags collected Monday afternoon against the Corvallis Marketmen, the McKay senior collected three of them.  Going 3-for-3 at the plate in the process in the Marketmen’s 4-0 Area-3 League game at Central High School. “Everyone does their…

Putting In The Offseason Work

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  It’s kind of hard to keep basketball players off the court and on Friday afternoon, 15 athletes took to the court in Salem to work on their craft. Some are entering their first year of college ball.  Cascade’s Carson Molan (Chemeketa Community College), Stayton duo of Gabe Wigginton (Columbia…

Todd’s Return

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com INDEPENDENCE, Ore.–  2021 West Salem-grad Andrew Todd has returned to the State of Oregon after spending some time in Texas playing baseball with the Texas Post Grad this past season.  The exposure to some good talent at the next level with the likes of Murray State College and Texas Wesleyan, all…

MVC Girls And Boys Track League honors

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com First Team 100 Meters  Olivia Jolivette – West Salem  Lydia Stuart – South Salem  200 Meters  Ruby Bishop – Summit  Olivia Jolivette – West Salem 400 Meters Stephanie Urenda – McKay  Ruby Bishop – Summit  800 Meters  Magdalene Williams – Summit  Teaghan Knox – Summit  1500 Meters  Ella Thorsett – Summit …

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…