SSBC Athletes of the Week For September 10

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.– The first edition of the Salem Sports and Breakfast Club of the school year has came. McKay’s Chansse Lee (Football), Sprague’s Amity Rogers (Girls Soccer), McNary’s Tessa Fisher (McNary) and North Salem’s Jerrik Wangler (Football) were honored by the SSBC on September 10. Here’s the press release. First Athletes…

SKSD Volleyball Jamboree

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  South Salem enters the Fall season with a massive target on their backs. In the Spring 2021 season the Saxons went 12-0, dropping just three sets during the six-week season.  Those three sets were to Silverton (one set) and West Albany (two sets). Thursday evening rolled around and they were part…

Last Few Hacks Of Summer Ball

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com ORTLAND, Ore.–  South Salem-Grad and former Chemeketa first baseman Kaiden Doten is entering the twilight of his baseball career with at least four more games left with the Portland Gherkins.  Three regular season games and at least one in the four-team Wild Wild West League. Baseball has been his life, having played it…

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…