Enjoying The Moments

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com CENTRALIA, Wash.–  For about three innings Tuesday afternoon at the Centralia Sports Complex in Centralia, the battery was Ebner-Ebner. McNary’s Hannah Ebner, at pitcher, and Heather Ebner, at catcher, were sharing the field once more as once more as they’ve had in years past.  Preparing for one last ride together as Celtics. “It’s…

Overcoming The Challenges

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com CANBY, Ore.– The long, quick summer that is Travel Softball has slowly caught up to the Oregon Rebels-Gonzalez team.  With some minor bumps and bruises however, the squad went to work this past weekend on the heels of their five-game journey through the lower bracket of last weekend’s 16A State Bracket,…

Vasas’ Interesting Week

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  Incoming McNary Junior Lacey Vasas has had a unique past few days.  Splitting time playing in Colorado on June 30 and playing in Salem the past two days with the NW Vandals. In Colorado, playing with the Vandals 18-Gold squad, Vasas pitched five innings with four strikeouts against the…

Salem Sports and Breakfast Club for the Week of June 11.

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com Blanchet’s Sabastian Ramos (Swimming), McNary’s Bekah Grimmer (Girls Basketball), McNary’s Jonathan Canchola (Wrestling), and South Salem’s Jacquie Wadsworth (Girls Basketball) were honored as Salem Sports and Breakfast Club Honorees for the Week of June 11. Here is the Press Release: The Salem Sports and Breakfast Club Les Schwab Athlete of the…

S/K Track Round-Up From May 3

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com Sprague (Boys) and North Salem (Girls) Split.  South Salem (Boys) and McKay (Girls) split and West Salem swept McNary.  Here’s a round-up of the Track and Field results from Monday: South Salem @McKay McKay’s James Jennings won the 100- and 200-meter dashes.  The Scots Atilano Davalos won the 110-meter (18.55) and…

Salem Sports And Breakfast Club Honorees For April 30

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com North Salem’s Izayra Arreola (North Salem Girls Tennis), Sprague’s Sophia Honse (Softball), West Salem Aliyah Wilsey (Softball), McNary’s Colby Sullivan (Boys Golf) and South Salem’s Danny Alvarado (baseball) were honored by the Salem Sports And Breakfast Club for the Week of April 30. The Salem Sports and Breakfast Club Les Schwab…

Ebner Tosses One-Hitter In Celts Sweep Of South Albany

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.con SALEM, Ore.–  It hasn’t been too many opportunities for the McNary softball team to have this kind of adversity. But when it did present itself in the second game of the Celtics 9-1, 10-0 doubleheader sweep against South Albany, they took full-advantage of it Saturday afternoon. Said adversity came with the…

West Salem Lacrosse Shuts Door On McNary

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.– At one point in West Salem Lacrosse’s 11-4 win, McNary had just pulled the game back to within two. It was 6-4 at the point a minute into the third quarter, the three-goal rally coming on the heels of the Titans jumping out to a 5-1 lead early on…

1A-6A Softball/Baseball Round-Up

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com Down 7-1 with their final three outs in the seventh inning, Amity answers with six unanswered to tie the game at seven with Blanchet Catholic in the final game of the three-game series. The Warriors had won Game 1 7-0 following a complete-game effort by Gabby Rolston, who had come in…

1A-6A Softball/Baseball Salem-Area Round-Up

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com 1A-6A Softball Round-Up from around Salem: 6A/5A Softball Abbi Covalt went 3-for-4 with an RBI in McNary’s 18-0 win over North Salem. Heather Ebner hit the first home run on the Celtics new softball field. Karaline Pfeifer, Kaitlyn Horn and Perla Gallegos collected a hit in for the Vikings. South Salem…

Salem Sports and Breakfast Club Honorees For April 23.

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.– Lacey Vasas (McNary, softball), Esha Puri (South Salem, Girls Tennis), Carter Cook (Sprague, Track and Field)and Broderick Stanaway were honored by the Salem Sports and Breakfast Club for the Week of April 23. Here’s the Press Release: Salem Sports and Breakfast Club (since 1954)  Les Schwab (since 2013) Athletes…

Salem Sports and Breakfast Club Honorees for the Week of April 16.

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.– South Salem’s Ricky Cruz (Football), the Saxons Valarie Porter (Volleyball), West Salem’s Natalie Cunningham (Girls Soccer) and McNary’s Jack McCarty (Football) were named to the Salem Sports and Breakfast Club for the Week of April 16. The Salem Sports and Breakfast Club Les Schwab Athlete of the Week, from…