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…

Chemeketa Women’s Soccer Rebounds For Fourth League WIn

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.—  It’s been a week since their first NWAC South Region loss to Portland Community College, but over that week the Chemeketa Community College Women’s Soccer team took that 1-0 defeat to heart as they came back out Saturday afternoon to take on Lane Community College.  A game in which the…

Chemeketa Shuts Out Umpqua 2-0

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  North Marion-grad Danielle Christenson showed off her toughness in Umpqua Community College’s tough 2-0 defeat to Chemeketa Wednesday afternoon.  Taking a ball off the head  while defending and a cleat to the calf while trying to clear a ball out of the net, putting her body on the line…

Chemeketa Hands Linn-Benton Second Set Defeat Of Year

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com ALBANY, Ore.–  The Chemeketa Volleyball team had done something that only Yakima Valley had done once this season and that’s to take a set from the defending NWAC Champions in Linn-Benton.  The Storm did so in a big rallying fashion, turning a 18-11 deficit into the 25-23 result that followed and…

Salem-Area Sports Round-Up

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com Boys Soccer Cascade Boys Soccer defeats Junction City 4-0 to open the season Tuesday. Sam Horne and Spencer Horne each had two goals  Stayton opens their season with a 4-1 win over Molalla.  Jesse Wright had a two goal game while Riley Burns and Omar Garcia scored the final three goals as…

McNary Lacrosse Honors Proulx

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com KEIZER, Ore.–  Lacrosse is family.  Through thick and thin, they got your back. Friday night.  In the parking lot of McNary High School.  The Celtic Lacrosse team, and those who knew 2022 McNary-grad Jamison ‘Jami’ Proulx, flooded the parking lot on this evening.  Honoring Proulx, who passed away earlier this week…

McNary Football Wraps Up Youth Camp

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com KEIZER, Ore.–  Entering his senior season, McNary’s Jackson Alt knows how much this Keizer community has meant to him up as the Celtic football program wrapped up their Youth Camp Wednesday evening at McNary High School. “Seeing some guys like Tanner Walker and seeing some others going through this program, go…

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…

6A All-State Softball Teams

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com Tigard’s Makenna Reid (Pitcher of the Year), the Tigers Pete Kostel (Coach of the Year) and Mountainside’s Addison Kachnik and McMinnville’s Brynn McManus were named Co-Player of the Year in the 6A All-State honors.  Here’s the Complete List. 6A All-State Pitchers First Team Makenna Reid- Tigard Addisen Fisher- Bend Serayah Neiss -Newberg Second Team…

Custer Looks To Step Up As Leader Entering Senior Year

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com BEAVERTON, Ore.–  McNary’s KJ Custer flew around twice in the second half against La Salle Prep in the first day of the Celtics Summer League schedule at Southridge High School. The Falcons had climbed back into the summer league after McNary built an 11-point lead early in the second half of…

SSBC Honoree’s For May 27

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com North Salem’s Demari Thompson (Track), McNary’s Heather Ebner (softball), Sprague’s Summer Melena (Softball) and Blanchet’s Addison Bennett were honored by the Salem Sports and Breakfast Club for May 27. Here’s the Press Release: The Salem Sports and Breakfast Club Les Schwab Athlete of the Week, from North Salem Track and Field,…

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 …