Scots, Vikings Battle To A 1-1 Tie

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.– Every contested pass, rally and shot was met by cheers and jeers by the packed homestead Tuesday night when McKay and North Salem played.  The energy, the passion, the fire funneled in the McKay High School stadium on Tuesday night that made it feel like it was a playoff…

North Salem Drops League Opener To Canby

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com CANBY, Ore.–  The first half ended just perfectly for North Salem Saturday night against Canby in their 42-13 defeat to open the 5A Special District 2 league season. The line opened up holes.  Erick Gonzalez and Jerrik Wangler hit them.  Gonzalez stepped in for the injured Josiah Davis, making the move…

SSBC Athletes of the Week For September 10

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.– The first edition of the Salem Sports and Breakfast Club of the school year has came. McKay’s Chansse Lee (Football), Sprague’s Amity Rogers (Girls Soccer), McNary’s Tessa Fisher (McNary) and North Salem’s Jerrik Wangler (Football) were honored by the SSBC on September 10. Here’s the press release. First Athletes…

Aggressive Vikings Fall In Final Seconds To Southridge

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  With how this game ended up being during the second half, it’s going to be a fun season ahead for both Southridge in the Metro League and North Salem boys soccer in the Mid-Willamette Conference. First game out of the gate for both teams had the fireworks, intensity and…

SKSD Volleyball Jamboree

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  South Salem enters the Fall season with a massive target on their backs. In the Spring 2021 season the Saxons went 12-0, dropping just three sets during the six-week season.  Those three sets were to Silverton (one set) and West Albany (two sets). Thursday evening rolled around and they were part…

North Salem Advances To Consolation Championship

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.– Their Oregon Madness opener against South Medford seemed so long ago. That 96-26 defeat to the Panthers Monday seemed to serve as motivation for the past two days as North Salem fought through the consolation bracket to get to the Championship bout Thursday against St. Paul.  Turning the corner…

Dodgers Wrap-Up Medford Trip With Big Sunday Rally

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com MEDFORD, Ore.–  Withnell found a way to get it done Sunday morning at the US Cellular Fields against Mudville, relying on their strength in their pitching and defense.  Waiting for their offense to come around in the breakfast game before the squad headed back to Salem following the game. “We just…

Salem Sports And Breakfast Club Honorees For June 25

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.coom By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com South Salem’s Samiu Letisi (Wrestling(, the Saxons Anton Chacon (Wrestling), Sprague’s Alyssa Meza (Basketball), Salem Academy’s Aly Herber (Basketball), Sprague’s David Sherman (Wrestling), Sprague’s Josh Camillo (Wrestling), South Salem’s Maddie Dustin (Basketball), North Salem’s Gabby Tata-Rodrigues (Wrestling), North Salem’s Vance Lund, the Vikings Quilaztli Miguel-Lapham (Wrestling), Sprague’s…

5A Softball All-State Teams

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com Wilsonville’s Maddie Erickson (Pitcher of the Year), West Albany’s Presley Jantzi (Player of the Year), and the Bulldogs and Pendleton Head Coaches Ryan Borde and Tim Cary (Co-Coaches of the Year) brought home some serious hardware this Spring following the six-week season. Here is the full list of All-State Teams: 2021…

NS Wrestling’s Strong Showing In Woodburn

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com WOODBURN, Ore.–  North Salem’s Vance Lund found himself in a pickle in his final match of the day at Woodburn High School. The Junior 195-pounder had his Woodburn opposition in a head-and-arm, working on getting a pin only to let off the gas just enough to find himself on his back…

Central Wins Third In Last Five

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  As longtime North Salem Baseball announcer Carl Shrinkle would say, ‘it was a one-train game’ as one-train drove by Barrick City Field Monday afternoon during the North Salem and Central baseball game.  Two if you count the one during the line-up card exchange, but I’m still learning what constitutes…

S/K Track Round-Up From May 3

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com Sprague (Boys) and North Salem (Girls) Split.  South Salem (Boys) and McKay (Girls) split and West Salem swept McNary.  Here’s a round-up of the Track and Field results from Monday: South Salem @McKay McKay’s James Jennings won the 100- and 200-meter dashes.  The Scots Atilano Davalos won the 110-meter (18.55) and…