Young West Salem’s Defense Keeps North Eugene’s Offense At Bay

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.– For much of the second quarter, the West Salem Lacrosse team found themselves down a man due to penalties that put pressure on their traditionally strong defense. They’re young, many of their athletes still learning the ins-and-outs of the sport of Lacrosse as they feel behind 3-2 entering the…

Sprague Loses Tough OT Battle With Roseburg

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  On their back-end game of a back-to-back entering Spring Break, the Sprague Boys Lacrosse team were finally able to open up the homestand schedule when Roseburg made the two-hour trek up the I-5 for the match-up. And it seemed as if the slow start was in the past with…

Sprague Lacrosse Takes Sr. Night, Coach Jeff Sobey’s Last Home Game

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.– For seven seniors of the Sprague Lacrosse program, Tuesday marked the guaranteed last home game of their High School career. JV Senior Andrew Schliesmayer, Jack Sobey, Jaymin Colvin, Nathan Clifton,Asa Yunker, Zachary Beach and Caleb Cooper were honored at the halftime break of their game versus West Albany in…

Sprague Lacrosse’s Late Push Just Enough To Beat McNary

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com KEIZER, Ore.– Some could think the rivalry between Sprague and McNary is a weird one to imagine, but in Lacrosse, it’s split right down the middle almost in overall record meetings. But it’s quite unique when the Olympains make the trip from their home turf to Flesher Field to play the…

‘Lacrosse Is A Savage Game Played By Gentleman’

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.– A referee once told West Salem Lacrosse Head Coach Sean Litrakis that “Lacrosse is a savage game played by gentleman”. And though he was bouncing around like a little kid during the Hoildays with his Rutger’s beanie on and holding his long, defensive lacrosse stick, the passion and fire was…