Stayton Senior American Defends State Title Over North Marion

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com OREGON CITY, Ore.—After pulling away from North Marion in Saturday’s semi-final game with a six-run seventh inning, there was a feeling that the Stayton Senior American team would be facing the Huskies again the title game Sunday afternoon in the grassy knoll on the outskirts of Oregon City. North Marion though,…

One Last Game

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com WILSONVILLE, Ore.–  There was no doubt that North Marion’s Jared Hauser could score entering the OACA Basketball All-Star Game Saturday afternoon at Wilsonville High School. On a Huskies squad that finished fourth in 4A this past season, Hauser’s Senior Year, his contributions regularly with the weapons they had on the team…

North Marion Takes Down St. Paul

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com MOLALAA, Ore.–  Some would say that it is just summer league.  Others would say it’s a step in the right direction. But North Marion, with two starters from 2019’s fourth-place team on the court, they found they found themselves going up against a St. Paul machine that went 30-0 in 2019…

Big Fourth Inning Lifts Dodgers Over North Willamette Valley

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com AURORA, Ore.– The North Willamette Valley Single-A team had made a game of things entering the fourth inning against the Triple-A Withnell Dodgers Tuesday evening at North Marion High School. The Dodgers had jumped out to a 3-0 lead by the end of the first inning. But Brady Hansen showed why…

Verastegui Wraps Up High School Career At State

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com GRESHAM, Ore.–  For the last time, North Marion’s Mar Verastegui competed in the dark green of the Huskies colors Saturday afternoon. She points out that it was a tough day for her for sure to the high standards that she has competing in the Triple Jump entering on the final day…

Molalla Surprises North Marion In 11-2 Game

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com AURORA, Ore.—  North Marion’s defense stepped it up after their tough second inning against Molalla Monday afternoon at home. Every team has their on days and every team has their off game and this was the Indians game in which they were on after dropping two tough games to the Huskies…

North Marion Drops Tough Second Game To Gladstone

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com GLADSTONE, Ore.– There was no surprise that when Gladstone and North Marion met this week that it would come down to who made the most plays off the other’s defense. And you could say that after Tuesday’s 3-2 Gladiators win, that both Gladstone and the Huskies would split the first two…

North Marion Improves To 2-2 On Season

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.– Weather in Oregon can be merciful this time of year. In the admist of their fifth-game this week, the back-end of a doubleheader with Blanchet Catholic Friday afternoon, a band of rain abruptly ended their game with the Cavailers during the fourth inning with North Marion leading 2-1 in…

North Marion Goes 4-For-4 In Opening Week

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com AURORA, Ore.– The boys of North Marion didn’t skip a beat trading in their Air Jordan’s for the Easton baseball bats this week, turning and burning from basketball season straight into baseball season. Four games in a week is grueling physically and mentally following three straight days of basketball State, but…

North Marion Finishes Fourth 48-38 Over Banks

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com FOREST GROVE, Ore.– The trilogy didn’t disappoint between Banks and North Marion Saturday morning. The atmosphere felt like the third-fifth place matchup again, and there was a feeling that the circumstances should have been different than the fourth-sixth place game they were in. Coming off tough Day 1 losses, the Huskies…

North Marion Over Marshfield For 2nd Time

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com FOREST GROVE, Ore.– The only team to have defeated Marshfield in the regular season found a way to do it again. North Marion played the final 5:44 of the game without guard Mar Verastegui, who fouled out with the Huskies holding seemingly a tough eight-point lead with how their defense bounced…

North Marion Holds Off Henley’s Upset Bid For Elite 8-Berth

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com AURORA, Ore.– Similar to Sergio Jimenez’ clutch free throws to help the North Marion boys clinch the Tri-Valley Conference title over Gladstone on February 15, the Huskie girls too had their moment at the free throw line late in Saturday’s playoff game against Henley. When Raymee Boese walked up to the…