North Marion’s Hammack Signs With New Mexico State University

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com AURORA, Ore.–  It was the icing on the cake on the eve of her Senior Year of soccer starting.  North Marion’s Mya Hammack made it official Sunday afternoon on a homemade indoor basketball court, signing her Letter of Intent to play soccer at Division-1 New Mexico State University. Signing on the…

Welch Commits To North Idaho For Soccer

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com AURORA, Ore.–  North Marion’s Hailey Welch joined teammate Dani Christenson in taking their talents to their next level, committing to the NWAC East Region’s North Idaho College in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho.  Continuing the game that Welch has played since she was five years old that has developed her drive and passion…

North Marion’s Christenson Commits To UCC

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com AURORA, Ore.—North Marion’s Dani Christenson will be taking her talents to the next level, committing to Umpqua Community College in Roseburg for next season. Having played for the Huskies, playing as a right wing, North Marion went 11-4-2 in 2019 during her Junior Year.  Reaching the 4A State Semi-Final Round before…

Payton’s Journey

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com AURORA, Ore.–  North Marion’s Payton Meyers has shown some potential and talent during his sophomore season with the Huskies this past Winter.  On a team that went 20-5 overall, reached the 4A Quarterfinals and were close to a Tri-Valley Conference Title.  Falling to Gladstone 58-54 in the conference tiebreaker as both…

Best Of 2020

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com As the year draws to a close, usually it means a time to reflect.  For me, I usually like to share a few stories I wrote over the past 12 months that have some significance to them from the year.  With how 2020 has been, it’s hard to imagine even ten…

Netter’s Ride

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com AURORA, Ore.–  For a four-week span, everything felt as normal as it can be while North Marion’s Megan Netter. Her teammates Jaydan Sahlin and Mackenzie Agnew and Canby’s Kaiya Steyskal were at The Hoop in Salem playing in the NPJ’s Quads League back in September.  It was fun just getting back…

Taking Over The Home Squad

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com AURORA, Ore.–  2008 North Marion-grad MaKesha Bizon knows a thing or two about putting in the work off-and-on the court of play. Bizon was a star athlete for her four-years with the Huskies.  And All-State performer as well as earning All-Conference and All-State awards during her time at North Marion.  By…

Hammack The Competitor

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com AURORA, Ore.–  November 5, 2019 will forever stick with North Marion’s Mya Hammack. Fog draped around the Woodburn High School turf field.  It’s the first-round of the 4A State Playoffs against Stayton, overtime. Hammack was just fouled on her way to the net with ten seconds left inside the box, setting…

Saving Homecoming Week

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com AURORA, Ore.–  Coronavirus has taken a lot away from kids the past few months, but one thing is for certain. They will find a way to make things happen. With COVID-19 ruining their ‘traditional’ Homecoming Week, the Seniors at North Marion High School gave the microscopic virus a good swift kick…

Thursday Night Lights

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com AURORA, Ore.–  Pressure was on Yamhill-Carlton freshman Maddy Tuning entering the bottom of the seventh inning against the NM Magic 16U squad under the lights at North Marion High School. The 18U Tigers Rage squad, consisting mainly of the Tigers High School squad, were hanging onto a 10-9 lead on the…

Allen Finds Groove With NM Magic 16U

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com AURORA, Ore.–  Oregon City freshman Kaylee Allen has found her groove again. In the NM Magic 16U’s 8-0 opener against the NW Mayhem, the Pioneer pitcher struck out five and allowed a hit in the opening game win.  Giving Allen the confidence needed when she came back out for the final…

Bowling Tries Hand In Coaching

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com AURORA, Ore.– It’s the first-time in a long-time that 2015 North Marion-grad Brandi Bowling hasn’t played in a game or have to sit in a classroom setting. Tuesday evening, helping her father and current Huskie Head Coach Russell Bowling run a softball session with the current crop of North Marion softball…