Salem Sports And Breakfast Club February 8

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  Here are the athlete’s for this week’s Salem Sports And Breakfast Club for the week of February 8. Our Salem Sports and Breakfast Club Les Schwab Athlete of the Week is from North Salem girls basketball – Aaliyah Fitzke. Aaliyah, a senior, plays guard for the 8-10 Viks. In the 45-40…

North Salem Rallies By Central In OT

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  This was something that athlete’s dream about.  Game on the line and the ball in their hands With 1.8 seconds remaining in regulation, North Salem’s Braden Vasquez walked up to the line with three free-throws coming his way. The Vikings needed all three free throws in order to force…

North Salem Hangs On Versus Dallas

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.– It came down to clutch execution down the stretch between North Salem and Dallas Girls Friday night in a game in which each team had to find a way to be the last of the two with their big run. The Dragons once held a 30-28 lead following a…

North Salem Boys Snaps 8-Game Losing Streak

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  North Salem took their chances against Lebanon Tuesday night at home to wrap up the first half of Mid-Willamette Conference play. The Vikings built a 21-1 first quarter lead and hovered around 15 and 20 for much of the first half and entering the early going for the second…

North Salem Wrestling Bounces Back After Dallas Match

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com DALLAS, Ore.– It was an opportunity for Julio Ramirez to bounce back from his match against Dallas to start the four-team dual Thursday afternoon on the road. It was a tough start to the day for the North Salem grapplers, falling to 5A Power and defending State Champion Dallas 77-6, but…

Top Seven Stories Of 2018

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com As one year ends and another begins, I just wanted to go back and share a few stories I was able to witness and cover this season.  I know I may have missed a few so my apologies ahead of time haha. Here is the list: #7 One Streak Ends As…

Young Signs With IFL’s Arizona Rattlers

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  It wasn’t too long ago, nearly two years ago, that North Salem and Southern Oregon University alum Dylan Young was in a professional training camp in the Canadian Football League (CFL) with the Calgary Stampede before a hamstring injury hampered the Salem-native’s chances of continuing his football career at…

Three-Ball Lifts Lincoln Over North Salem

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.– With Lincoln and North Salem Boys Basketball opening the Capital City Classic Tuesday afternoon at Willamette University, there was a feeling that being the opening game had some weight to it in being the appetizer for the rest of the tournament. And the Cardinals stepped up big in the…

Salem Sports And Breakfast Club AOW’s For December 14

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.—Another week has brought a new wave of honorees at the Salem Sports and Breakfast Club Les Schwab Athlete of the Week.  This week’s honorees include:  North Salem Wrestler Antonio Garcia, McNary Basketball Player Boston Smith, McKay Basketball Player Leva Mike and South Salem Basketball’s Victoria Stafford. Here’s each of…

Salem Sports And Breakfast Club Athlete’s Of The Week

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  Here are the week of December 7th’s Athlete’s of the Week by the Salem Sports Breakfast Club.  Special thanks to Bryan Sutherland for relaying this over! The Athlete’s of the Week include Abbi Hawley (McNary), Dana Romero (North Salem), David Rubio (McKay) and Jaden Nielsen-Skinner (South Salem).  Here is…

Garcia Stuns #1 Seed, 5A State Runner-Up. One Of Three Viks Placed

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com TURNER, Ore.– Following his upset win over the number-seed and 5A State Runner-Up in Lebanon’s Keith Brown, Antonio Garcia was up against McKay’s Gio Perez-Alejandre where he built a nice comfortable 12-5 lead on the Scots Grappler before calling for time to take off the bandages that surrounded his right hand….

North Rolls Past McKay For First Win Of Year

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  It was one of those wins that could boost confidence for the rest of the season, while for the other, it serves as a good growing tool to improve. For North Salem, they haven’t beat McKay since February 6, 2015 for one of their three wins that season. Over…