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…

Salem Sports And Breakfast Club Honorees For April 30

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com North Salem’s Izayra Arreola (North Salem Girls Tennis), Sprague’s Sophia Honse (Softball), West Salem Aliyah Wilsey (Softball), McNary’s Colby Sullivan (Boys Golf) and South Salem’s Danny Alvarado (baseball) were honored by the Salem Sports And Breakfast Club for the Week of April 30. The Salem Sports and Breakfast Club Les Schwab…

1A-6A Scoreboard for April 29

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com St. Paul saw Jordan Caldwell, Stella Koch and Payton Saucy hit home runs in the Buckaroos tough 22-19 defeat to Perrydale Thursday afternoon in Perrydale.  The Pirates Courtney Reed struck out eight and Cody Lawrence drove in a game-high 5RBI’s in the game to lead a Perrydale offense that saw six…

Silverton Baseball Pulls Away From North Salem/McKay

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  The combo-squad of North Salem/McKay had came out focused.  Ready to play from the get-go against Silverton Wednesday afternoon at Barrick City Park. Jackson Pearce was on a rail pitch against the Foxes, striking out five through the first 11 outs.  Going toe-to-toe with Silverton’s Carson Waples with the…

S/K Track Round-Up

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.– West Salem’s Judah Aliifua won the 110-meter and 300-meter Hurdles and Rian Canini won the High Jump, Pole Vault and Long Jump Monday against South Salem.  Canini PR’d in the Pole Vault (9-foot-six-inches) and Long Jump (19-feet-7.75-inches).   South Salem’s Drew Gertenrich PR’d in the javelin (132-feet-two-inches), finishing behind teammates…

1A-6A Softball/Baseball Salem-Area Round-Up

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com 1A-6A Softball Round-Up from around Salem: 6A/5A Softball Abbi Covalt went 3-for-4 with an RBI in McNary’s 18-0 win over North Salem. Heather Ebner hit the first home run on the Celtics new softball field. Karaline Pfeifer, Kaitlyn Horn and Perla Gallegos collected a hit in for the Vikings. South Salem…

S/K Boys Soccer League Recognition

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.– McKay’s Juan Llamas won the Coach of the Year honors from the six-week season, leading the Scots to a 7-2-2 record in the Spring.  South Salem’s Alexis Luna Ramirez won Player of the Year, scoring 13 goals for the 11-0-1 Saxons. Here is the Full List: Coach of the…

Spring 2021 S/K Girls Soccer League Recognition

By Jeremy McDonald Jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.– In a cool gesture through an unique season, the girls soccer programs in the Salem-Keizer School District have decided to have a League Recognition for their athletes. Sprague’s Aspen DeConcini won Player of the Year. Chloe Rogers joins her Olympian teammate as Defensive Player of the year. Vicky Cruz…

South, McKay Brings Home SK Championships

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.– South Salem on Saturday finished one-point shy of a perfect 15 score as they went one-through-four and five of the first six positions in Saturday’s Salem-Keizer City Championships.  Evan Gonzalez, Kelvin Wilson, David Huggins and Kellen Hayase finished in the Top 4 as Sprague’s Tucker Piper ruined the Saxons…