Huskies D Holds Madras To One-Hit In Win

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com AURORA, Ore.– Behind any good offense is a good defense.  Yeah, yeah it sounds like something one of those old timer baseball players would say in the first half of the 20th Century, but as the North Marion offense battled through a lull in their 9-1 victory over Madras Tuesday their…

North Marion’s Patzer Signs With Central Washington For Soccer

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com AURORA, Ore.–  It’s interesting how the weirdest of things work out for the better. Not too long ago, eighth grade actually, North Marion’s Mallory Patzer was just figuring out about the sport of soccer.  Starting with indoor soccer that year, the seed was laid for what led to Thursday afternoon’s signing…

Rule Throws One-Hitter Against North Marion

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com AURORA, Ore.–  Stayton bounced back from their first loss of the season to longtime rival Cascade on Saturday afternoon at North Marion against former Oregon West Conference-foe in the Huskies. Jessica Rule continued her dominance.  In the six innings the Eagles and North Marion played, the junior struck out 13 while…

North Marion Softball Improves To 2-0 On Year

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com AURORA, Ore.– The North Marion softball team found a way in getting it done to improve to 2-0 in the year. It was a unique way to finish, with Ava Shaffer scoring from second off an error to seal the 7-6 won over Elmira.   A game-winning opportunity that was set-up with…

Huskies Shuts Out Pleasant Hill For Third Win In Three Days

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com AURORA, Ore.–  The North Marion Huskies baseball team have done it all in the past three days. Walk-off win Wednesday against Marist.  Shutting the door on Stayton Thursday and winning in dominate fashion Friday against a tough Pleasant Hill team. But hey, it’s all part of the mad scientist plan that…

North Marion Defeats Pleasant Hill For Fourth-Straight Win

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com AURORA, Ore.–  North Marion’s game plan this year will be and has been to be the aggressor.  And on Thursday night, the Huskies were against the fourth-ranked team in 3A in the Pleasant Hill Billies. That aggression helped North Marion jump out to a 8-0 lead and lead the Billies 20-10…

North Marion Defeats Stayton For First Win Of Season

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com STAYTON, Ore.–  You just knew if North Marion could just piece one of these games together, they’ll have a chance there at the end to contend for a victory. Three games into the season the flashes were there for the Huskies Girls Basketball program, but the little things added up.  But…

Cascade’s Defense Slows North Marion’s Pace In Win

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gamil.com TURNER, Ore.–  Cascade’s defense brought the pressure with their press.  It had created turnovers from the North Marion offense that the Cougars, in turn, turned into points on their offensive opportunities in their 63-37 win. Cascade jumped out to a 15-4 first quarter lead with it, setting the tone to open the…

North Marion’s New Point Guard

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com AURORA, Ore.–  For Makesha Bizon, her first year as the Head Coach of her alma mater was interesting to say the least.  Preparing now for her second year in leading the North Marion Girls Basketball program this Winter. “It was weird.  It was definitely weird to come back and coach, but…

Huskies Preparing For Tough Non-League Slate In 2021

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com AURORA, Ore.–  North Marion’s Juan Alvarez was taking some extra shots during the first two water breaks of Monday evening’s practice.  Working on his craft as the Huskies went to work on Day 6 of the 2021-2022 season with the first game on the horizon. “I’m just trying to do my best to…

Huskies Take Philomath To OT In State Semi’s

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com CORVALLIS, Ore.– For much of Tuesday night’s 4A State Semifinals between Philomath and North Marion, it was a grueling battle between two stout teams. With all the aggression and physicality, it was scoreless until the 68th minute when the Huskies broke the then 0-0 gridlock thanks to an Aden Carillo goal in…

Huskies Sweep Gladstone, 5-1 In League

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com AURORA, Ore.—On top of the adversity of the challenges externally with Gladstone, North Marion had to face the adversities internally Wednesday night.  Down players at the Middle Blocker position, they called up Denali Bosco from the Junior Varsity squad to help to try to fill the void left by Jaydan Sahlin,…