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…

North, South Salem Gears Up For Season

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  The North Salem Boys Soccer back half on defense stepped up to the challenge presented by South Salem in the Vikings first jamboree scrimmage of the season Friday afternoon at Bennett Field. The Saxons midfield kept North Salem’s runs limited to a limited runs, coming close to scoring with…

The Challenge Ahead

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  Every year there’s adversity to replace Seniors.  Who’s going to step up and who’s going to fill in. North Salem Volleyball, entering their second season in 5A, went from the old-Greater Valley Conference to probably the toughest conference in the State let lone 5A in the Mid-Willamette Conference.  They…

Hamilton Returns To Dodgers As Coach

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.—Cole Hamilton found himself in a familiar, yet different role two-and-a-half months removed from Tommy John surgery Thursday afternoon. He was known as a leader for North Salem during his time playing for Chris Lee, but now the 20-year-old who’s healing up after suffering the injury throwing during a drill…

North Salem Hands Lee Final Home Win

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.—It was quite possibly the last time that the North Salem home crowd would get to see Chris Lee coach a home game after 20 years at the helm of the Vikings baseball program. Following his announcement earlier this week of his departure from the baseball program he’s been the…

Hyre’s Two Homer Game Helps Central Over North Salem

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SCIO, Ore.– Entering the fourth inning of the Mid-Willamette Conference game between Central and North Salem at Scio High School, a new face entered the circle for the Vikings in Karaline Pfeifer. Jazmine Young, or Jazzy, had battled through an lower leg issue throughout the game and couldn’t continue with the…

Dallas Takes Two From North Salem

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com DALLAS, Ore.–  The opening game of their doubleheader with Dallas was a great bounce back game for North Salem following their game versus Corvallis Tuesday afternoon. Jazzy Young pitched five innings of one run ball in the opening 2-1 defeat to the Dragons Wednesday afternoon with the difference in the game…

North Salem’s Dixon Qualifies For OHSET State

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com ALBANY, Ore.– Having already qualified to State in In-Hand Trail, North Salem’s Emily Dixon took full advantage of Saturday’s Obstacle Course with Fancy as practice entering the Big Show in May at the Deschutes County Fairgrounds in Redmond Mother’s Day Weekend. “We’ve been doing very good.  She’s a pro at it…