South Salem Squeaks By McNary 3-1

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.– South Salem’s Noah Ferguson found himself three outs from his fourth straight complete game Wednesday afternoon. It was finally a nice day in Salem, but neither team could land that decisive blow on the other.  Four runs were scored in total.  South led 3-1 over the Celtics as Ferguson…

South Defeats McNary 11-8

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.– There was some frustrations on the part of McNary while some jubilation for South Salem after the Saxons 11-8 win Tuesday evening in South Salem. The frustrations for the Celtics laid in that they had just reeled in the Saxons 9-8 inning following a three-run sixth inning that featured…

McNary Softball Finishes Non-League 6-6

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com BEAVERTON, Ore.–  Their preseason ended with one more challenge before the Mountain Valley Conference kicked off later this week against West Salem on Wednesday afternoon. Through the opening four-and-a-half innings Monday against fifth-ranked Westview at Mountainside High School, McNary’s defense limited the Wildcats seven runs a game offense to a Skylar…

Salem Sports And Breakfast Club For April 5

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–This week’s Salem Sports and Breakfast Club Honoree’s for April 5, 2019 include South Salem’s Kaiden Doten, Sprague’s Eva Hammond, West Salem’s Lucas Stanfield and McNary’s Taylor Ebbs. Our Salem Sports and Breakfast Club Les Schwab Athlete of the Week is from South Salem Baseball – Kaiden Doten. Kaiden, a…

South’s James, West’s Bertsch Co-POY. Saxon’s Lewis COY

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.— South Salem’s Hilary James and West Salem’s Maddie Bertsch each were named Co-Players of the Year with the Saxons Adrian Lewis being named Coach of the Year after a 13-1 Mountain Valley Conference record and the MVC Conference title. “Honestly I’m happier that Hilary got POY, She is heck…

Complete MVC Boys Basketball Honors List

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.– Here is the Mountain Valley Conference honors list for 2019 that was given to me by a coach. Jaden Nielsen-Skinner won Player of the Year and Eric Lungu won Defensive Player of the Year. South Salem’s Tyler Allen won Coach of the Year as the Saxons advance to the…

McKay Girls Picks Up Eighth Win Of Year

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com KEIZER, Ore.–  In between the third and fourth quarters McKay Girls Head Coach Jim White that his team worked too hard in this game against McNary to let this one slip away from them. It’s been a few years since the Scots last win over the Celtics, but here they were,…

West Salem Girls Gets Revenge On McNary

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com KEIZER, Ore.– West Salem didn’t forget what McNary did at their place on January 11. Since that night’s loss, the Titans have wheeled off five wins in their last six when the two teams met again Wednesday in Keizer in West Salem’s 54-33 win over the Celtics for their sixth win…

McNary’s Covalt Commits To UCC, Allen To Pacific U

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com KEIZER, Ore.– The pitcher-catcher relationship is a unique one. Both must work together as one yet can be totally different personality wise David Allen and Ty Covalt fall in that realm as they sat in the College and Career Room at McNary High School.  Covalt is a mellow leader from behind…

Salem Sports And Breakfast Club AOW’s For February 1

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  Here are the Salem Sports and Breakfast Club Athlete’s of the Week for February 1st.  Special thanks to Bryan Sutherland for relaying the information over! Our Salem Sports and Breakfast Club Les Schwab Athlete of the Week is from McNary girls basketball:  Leah Doutt.  Leah, a sophomore, plays guard for the 6-1 Celts.  Leah was key…

McNary Holds Off #2 South Salem 59-57

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.– South Salem didn’t necessarily played their best game Thursday night versus McNary and the Celtics made the Saxons paid for it in their 59-57 win to close out the first half of Mountain Valley Conference League play. By halftime the Celtics held a seven-point lead that grew to 13…

McNary Rallies From 17-Point Deficit For Win

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com KEIZER, Ore.– You play the whole 32 minutes for a reason. Down 25-8 after one quarter with nothing going their way, McNary came out for the second with a fiery passion that got them back into the game by halftime. Defense shutdown the Bend shooters that went off in the opening…