Looking For The Repeat

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.– There is nothing more thrilling than going the distance and winning a State Championship. No, not just the distance, not overtime or double overtime, straight-up triple overtime and winning by a 3-2 decision over a guy you’ve battled three times before. North Salem’s Antonio Garcia did just that in…

Team Oregon Preparing For Hall Of Fame World Youth Championship Games

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com KEIZER, Ore.–  The elements this time of the year can be really challenging in terms of trying to get a nice grip on the football. There are only a handful of practices left before the sixth-, seventh-, and eighth-grade teams of Team Oregon travel to Canton, Ohio for the Hall of…

North Salem’s Season Comes To An End In Heartbreaking Fashion

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com HILLSBORO, Ore.–  When Diodone Kilongo struck in the 70th minute, it was acculmation of hard work that North Salem had put in throughout the second half. Down 1-0 entering the second half to Hillsboro in their season ending 2-1 loss on the road, the Vikings set sail on the pressure with…

Mid-Willamette Conference Football Honors

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com West Albany brought home some serious hardware in the league honors as Porter Philips won the offensive and defensive player of the year award.  The Bulldogs head Coach Brian Mehl (Coach of the Year) and assistant coach Linden Loren (Assistant Coach of the Year) won the coaching honors. Lebanon’s Gatlyn Anderson…

Mid-Willamette Conference Boys Soccer Honors List

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com Corvallis’ Edgar Monroy got Player of the Year in the Mid-Willamette Conference.  Spartan Head Coach Chad Foley got Coach of the Year as the 5A State Playoffs start Wednesday. Here is the complete MWC Boys Soccer List: First Team Edgar Monroy Corvallis Jonah Criag Corvallis Spencer Vingelen Corvallis Britton Ulan Silverton…

Mid-Willamette Conference Volleyball Honors List

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com Ryann Gregg from Corvallis was named Player of the Year in the Mid-Willamette Conference while West Albany Head Coach Kellie Backer was named Coach of the Year.  Here is the complete list broken down by each position: Setter First team: Elijah Sanders West Albany Zaley Bennett Corvallis Second team Raena Hurtado…

SK-Beacons To Host Feburary 1 Event

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  On February 1, 2020, the Salem-Keizer Beacons will host, through the Salem-Keizer High School Sports Booster Club, will honor their second class of Beacon honorees. This year’s honoree’s (and their respective schools) are: Rick Herrin (McKay), Pam and Bob Zielinski (McNary), Dr. Gib Gimore (North Salem), Dave Johnson (South…

Week 7 Predictions

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com Last Week: 6-3 Season Total: 51-25 With Homecoming this week for a few schools like Dallas, West Salem and South Salem, those teams will be looking for wins while their opponents will be looking to spoil the Homecoming fun this week. Here are my picks: 6A: West Salem over Mt. View…

Week 5 Predictions

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com With league schedules underway starting last week with the exception of the 6A Salem Schools which start officially next week, here are my picks for this week: Last week:12-2 Season: 37-18 6A McNary over South Medford by 3 West Salem over Beaverton by 5 5A McKay over North Salem by 14…

Filling In Where They Need Her

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com ALBANY, Ore.–  Leaders find a way to help their team out in more ways than not. When Monday’s game with Crescent Valley came around, North Salem’s Mackenzie Durrant was asked to play outside of her normal position of Libero in the Vikings tough 16-25, 14-25, 11-25 loss to the Raiders on…

Salem Sports And Breakfast Club Honorees For September 6

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.– This past Friday, the Salem Sports and Breakfast Club honored 11 athlete’s for their accomplishments at the Track and Field State Meets this past Spring. The honorees this past Friday include: Tyrus Love, Senior, McKay 6A boys 300 meter hurdles – 3rd place Elizabeth Hernandez, Junior, North Salem 5A…

McKay Shuts Out North Salem 3-0

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.—Within the first eight minutes of Thursday’s match between McKay and North Salem, the Scots Filberto Alacron had put the team on his back as the sophomore recorded two quick goals to put McKay ahead 2-0 by the ten-minute mark of the game. “It was pretty fast but those two…