North Marion Slips By Gladstone, At Least Share Of Title

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com AURORA, Ore.– The play was there. A backdoor cut to the basket. North Marion and Gladstone were knotted up at 49 and the Tri-Valley Conference title were in front of them. The next two points in the Huskies 51-49 win became the hardest as Jared Hauser received the in-bounds pass and…

Game Within The Game

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com AURORA, Ore.– A year after defeating Cascade on Senior Night, the North Marion Girls came home for Senior Night as Champions of the Tri-Valley Conference. It’s a cool feeling as they laced it up against Gladstone Friday night in front of their home crowd and even took turns cutting down the…

North Marion Pulls Away From Molalla

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com AURORA, Ore.– A slow start plagued North Marion in their 66-36 win over Molalla Friday night. The Huskies defense held the Indians to 15 points the first 10:30 of the game, but until a Mya Hammack-to-Raymee Boese connection, it was a neck-to-neck game that was 16-15 North Marion after Boese’s basket. “I…

North Marion Boys Overcome Slow Start For Third League Win

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald733@gmail.com AURORA, ORE.– North Marion boys basketball came out a tad sluggish Tuesday night against Estacada as the Rangers opened the game up on a 7-2 run on the Huskies in both squads Tri-River Conference game. But that lull in a night where North Marion featured a new line-up announcement, the Huskies…

Verastegui Signs LOI To Corban For Soccer

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com AURORA, Ore.– With her work ethic and those around her keeping herself going in the sport of soccer, it didn’t seem as if Mar Verastegui has only been playing soccer since the eighth grade. But all that hard work paid off as she signed her Letter of Intent to play soccer…

Banks Gets Even With North Marion

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com AURORA, Ore.—For the first half of Tuesday’s preseason match-up between North Marion and the Banks Girls Basketball teams in the Lady Braves dominant 50-31 win, it looked as if it could come down to the fourth quarter as it was the last time the two teams met on December 14 in…

Arroyo Grande Pulls Away From North Marion

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com PALO ALTO, Calif.–  Through a few minor hiccups in the first half against a Arroyo Grande squad that has been in the second round of the CIF Division-3AA Southern Section Playoffs the past two years and were 10-4 on the year, the Huskies held a 26-24 lead entering the second half….

North Marion Finish Strong Versus Eastside College Prep

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com PALO ALTO, Calif.–  North Marion saw themselves down 43-38 in the fourth quarter versus Eastside College Prep to kickoff the Eastside Prep Coaches versus Cancer Classic in the San Francisco Bay Area after building a double-digit lead late in the first quarter. But, it wasn’t because of the shot-clock that California…

North Marion Hands Woodburn First Loss Of Year

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com AURORA, Ore.– Woodburn and North Marion Boys Basketball gave their fan-bases a lot to cheer about in 95-82 Huskies win from the opening tip. In their rematch of their season opener just a few weeks ago, 77 first half points were featured in the opening half with both teams neck-and-neck laying…

North Marion Showcased New Defense At Evergreen Tournament

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com GRANTS PASS, Ore.–  Just when you thought you’ve figured out the North Marion defense out, Trevor Bodine flips the script and throws something new at his opponents and his girls succeeded in running the Triangle And Two defense against Del Norte and Banks Thursday and Friday night. “Mar (Verastegui) and Mya…

Four Huskies Signed LOI Wednesday

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com AURORA, Ore.– It is an awesome spectacle to think about, three athletes going in the same grade committing to go to the same college after their prep careers come to a close after this year. North Marion’s Nic Iliyn, Grant and Griffin Henry all found themselves committing to Lower Columbia College…