North Marion Gets Close Game Win, Hands Gervais First Loss

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.– Close games have been a House of Horrors for the North Marion girls basketball program this season. Of their six losses this season, three of them were of two points variety, including two losing at the buzzer. Prior to Katie Ensign’s three-pointer that brought the Huskies to within one…

Top 7 Stories Of 2019

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com With New Years fast approaching the next week, it’s that time of the year to reflect on some of the interesting stories from this past year. But all-in-all, great moments as we enter 2020. Here is the Top 7 Stories of 2019: McKay’s Sanderson Steps Down. Say what you will about…

Bauldree Lifts Salem Academy Over North Marion At The Line

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com AURORA, Ore.– Free Throws got a strange way of deciding games in basketball. North Marion had their chances to put to bed their third win of the young season at the line leading as much as eight points entering the fourth quarter over Salem Academy, overcoming early first half fouls to…

North Marion Holds Off Stayton For Third Win Of Year

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com STAYTON, Ore.–  North Marion has been in these situations before entering the second half against Stayton Wednesday night on the road. Woodburn, Marshfield and Sweet Home all were tight games as the Huskies picked up their third-straight win 70-61 against the Eagles. Sergio Jimienez handed North Marion a 14-12 lead after…

Corvallis Pulls Away From North Marion In 2nd Half

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com AURORA, Ore.–  The third quarter of the Corvallis-North Marion girls basketball game Tuesday night helped separate the Spartans and the Huskies.  Setting the pace in Corvallis’ 47-39 win over North Marion after the Huskies late push for the lead at the end of the first half. Throughout the game, the Spartans…

Using Their Speed For 2019

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com AURORA, Ore.–  The expectations are still the same for North Marion, but the route and how they will get there will be a very different one in 2019. The goal of getting back to Forest Grove and contenting for a 4A title has been the same after their sixth-, third-, and fourth-place…

(Girls and Boys) Soccer Semi-Final Predictions

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com Only two teams will stand in each classification following Tuesday night’s games.  Here are my predictions for all six classifications and predicted Finals Appearances:   6A Girls Jesuit 3, West Salem 1 South Eugene 2, Mountainside 0 Finals: Jesuit v. South Eugene Boys Summit 1, Forest Grove 0 Cleveland 1, Franklin…

North Marion Holds Off Stayton, Onto Quarters

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com AURORA, Ore.–  The Ben Rash-Logan Classen connection had created issues in the North Marion pass defense entering the fourth quarter in the Huskies 47-27 4A First Round victory Friday night at home. Coming out of the halftime break up 19-7, Stayton had pulled within six to start the fourth quarter down…

Huskies Strike Late In OT Win Over Stayton

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com WOODBURN, Ore.–  The fog picked up and swirled during the second half and into the two overtime periods Tuesday night as North Marion’s Mya Hammack lined up for her penalty kick against Stayton. She just wiped the blood from her face following a hard foul she took in the Huskies 3-2…

North Marion Drops Tough Regular Season Finale To Corbett

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com AURORA, Ore.–  North Marion Head Coach Trevor Bodine asked his team during a timeout during the fifth set of the Huskies tough 25-22, 22-25, 22-25,25-21, 13-15 loss to Corbett Wednesday night how much they wanted this game. The Huskies led 9-6 during the timeout against the Cardinals and found themselves six…

North Marion Boys Soccer Gets First Win

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com AURORA, Ore.–  Sometimes you just got to let it rip and see what happens. North Marion’s offense pestered and pressured Madras’ defensive front for much of the first half and carried it over into the second half of their 2-0 win over the White Buffaloes Wednesday afternoon, their first win of…

Huskies Win Tenth Game Of Season

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com AURORA, Ore.–  Since their loss to Astoria in straight sets on September 19, North Marion has wheeled off five straight wins following their 25-8, 25-6, 25-8 win over Madras Thursday night to improve to 10-2 on the season and 2-0 in the Tri-Valley Conference. Interestingly enough, of their five wins, the…