Berries Snap Three-Game Skid

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com AURORA, Ore.—The Marion Berries settled in and were ready to play against Estacada Thursday evening. The American Legion Single-A squad that features players from the North Marion High School baseball program had a rocky start to the game with two errors and allowed an early run in their 19-1 victory on…

Rebels Take Seven-Inning Game Over NM Magic

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com AURORA, Ore.–  The Oregon Rebels 16U-Hadden team were just hitting their stride entering this past weekend in Colorado when the Firecracker Tournament was canceled three games in. Sitting at 3-0, they were looking to do some serious damage in bracket play when the cancelation came down; but nonetheless the squad carried…

4A All-State Girls Soccer List

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com North Marion’s Mya Hammack was named 4A State Player of the Year as the Huskies won the 4A State Title in Penalty Kicks over Marist on April 10. North Marion fielded two on the first team. Stayton’s Karlee Tyler (Honorable Mention GK), the Eagles Maddie Pask and Cascade’s Ariel Tobiasson were…

North Marion Stuns Corbett 48-45

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com AURORA, Ore.– Chaos.  Simple as that.  But this is why you play the game. The North Marion Huskies Boys Basketball team, with their young roster, pulled off one of the biggest upsets of the season when they edged the previously 8-1 Corbett Cardinals Saturday evening at home. It was chaotic because…

Huskies Win Second-Straight Game, Third Of Year

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com AURORA, Ore.—With the season drawing to a close, North Marion are just beginning to hit their stride. New coaching staff, new faces on Varsity has presented it’s challenging yes, but as they close out the regular season this upcoming week, the Huskies are within reach to finish .500 on the season…

4A Baseball All-State Teams

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com Mark Vidlak and Nate Vidlak of Hidden Valley won Coach of the Year and Player of the Year Honors. North Marion fielded five ballplayers on the list. Three Cascade players and Two Stayton players made the list as well Here is the Complete List. Player of the Year                                                   Coach of the…

Kennedy Wins Showdown With North Marion

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com AURORA, Ore.—This was probably one of the premier games of the day, week and perhaps the year that happened Saturday afternoon. North Marion and Kennedy baseball.  Powerhouse in 4A and Powerhouse in 2A/1A.  Together.  On the ionic field at Bob Brack Field at North Marion High School. The 2-1 ball game…

Local Track Results

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com Local Teams from the Greater Salem-area were in competition Saturday at the Amity and Philomath Invitationals. Here are some Highlights from those two meets of the local teams. Amity Invitational (3A/4A) Wyatt Hatch won the 100-, 200-meter dashes at the Amity Invite Saturday.  Kennan Graham won the High Jump (six-feet) and…

North Marion Hangs On For 6-0 Start

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com AURORA, Ore.–  The pressure was on North Marion Thursday evening at Bob Brack Field at North Marion High School.  The tying run was ninety-feet away, go-ahead run was 180-feet from home when Dawson Schrenk came in for relief of Will Van Vlek in what would end up being a 3-2 Huskie…

Huskies Advance To Championship Game

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com CORVALLIS, Ore.–  North Marion was not going to be denied this season in reaching the 4A Championship game in this shortened season.  It didn’t come easy as they advanced to the Finals following their 4-2 PK victory over Philomath Thursday afternoon at Crescent Valley High School, but they found a way…

Huskies Rebound With 8-0 Win

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com AURORA, Ore.–  North Marion went back to work Monday afternoon banged up with injuries, but here they were finding a way to getting back on track defeating Madras 8-0 back on home turf. “We’re not just stretching extra, but (Head) Coach (Ben) Bonser is doing extra subbing.  We’re really using our…

Bringing The Energy

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com AURORA, Ore.–  Lindy Wing knows a thing or two of the game of Volleyball.  Playing it.  Coaching it. But now she’s taking over the program she not too long ago was a player on at her alma mater at North Marion High School.  A year ago, she was an assistant under…