Chemawa Wins First Game Of Year

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  It’s been a unique start to the year for the Chemawa Braves Football Team. Going JV-only this season with a little more than a dozen kids on their roster.  Their first game was called after three quarters because of injuries that played into their game with Willamina being cancelled…

Blanchet Holds Off Kennedy In Five Sets

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  It was one of those starts to a volleyball game that you would’ve seen coming, a 25-0 score. Blanchet did just that to open their Tri-River Conference game with Kennedy in their  25-0, 18-25, 25-27, 25-19, 15-11 win. Having to withstand the Trojans rally to edge Kennedy on their…

SSBC Honorees For Week of September 23

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com McNary’s Emily Blagg (Volleyball), West Salem’s Morgan Dorsey-DuQuesne (Girls Soccer), Sprague’s Rubi Morrissette (Volleyball), McKay’s Abdoulie Jallow (Boys Soccer) were honored by the Salem Sports and Breakfast Club for the Week of September 23. Here’s the Press Release: The Salem Sports and Breakfast Club Les Schwab Athlete of the Week from McNary Volleyball is Emily…

Chemeketa Women’s Soccer Rebounds For Fourth League WIn

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.—  It’s been a week since their first NWAC South Region loss to Portland Community College, but over that week the Chemeketa Community College Women’s Soccer team took that 1-0 defeat to heart as they came back out Saturday afternoon to take on Lane Community College.  A game in which the…

Improving On Their Game

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com ALBANY, Ore.–  The South Albany State Preview brought in some great talent from across the State Saturday at South Albany High School, making it a great mid-season test going into the second half of the season and eventually into the postseason. For the South Salem Volleyball team, despite being as young…

Stayton Falls To Marist 35-7

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com STAYTON, Ore.– The last two weeks have shown a lot of challenges for the Stayton football team as they defeated Junction City last week before facing another buzzsaw in Marist this week.  Suffering a tough 35-7 defeat to the 4A State Runner-Up in the Spartans on the heels of their 35-33…

Silverton Wins 11th Game Of Year

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SILVERTON, Ore.–  Silverton senior Lindsay Schmidt had a daunting task filling in for Alexis Haury in Thursday’s Mid-Willamette Conference match-up with Corvallis at Silverton High School.  Haury, who’s recovering from an ankle injury, had helped Schmidt prepare for the opportunity Wednesday during practice and it worked as Schmidt had helped the Foxes…

Amity Extends Unbeaten Streak To Six

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  The Salem Academy Girls Soccer team slowed the Amity offense to an absolute crawl Thursday afternoon at Salem Academy High School.  Loading up the defensive half and challenging the Warrior offense while making sure that they were paying attention if the Crusaders sent a lob into the other half…

Blanchet Falls To Delphian/Willamina In League Opener

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.– Blanchet Catholic freshman Christian Orozco was called into duty to fill-in at goalkeeper Wednesday afternoon in the Cavaliers 3/A2A/1A Special District 2 league opener against Delphian/Willamina. Despite their 0-4 record, all losses to the top teams in the State of Oregon in Westside Christian,Riverdale, Oregon Episcopal and Catlin Gable, the…

Cascade Opens OWC Play With Sweep Of Philomath

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com TURNER, Ore.– Cascade had found ways, through the adversity of a rollercoaster of a game of ups-and-downs of their 25-17, 25-15, 25-17 sweep of Philomath, to pick up their first Oregon West Conference victory Tuesday night at home. A rollercoaster of a game in that, just as the Cougars gained some…

St. Paul Hands Crosshill First League Loss, Wins 12th-Straight

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com TURNER, Ore.–  The St. Paul Volleyball team had to adjust without Frankie Lear, who was out not feeling well, as they return to Casco League play Monday evening at Crosshill Christian School. But nonetheless, the Buckaroos stepped up to the occasion and set the tone in the opening two sets of…

SSBC Honorees For September 16

By Jeremy Mcdonald Jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com The Salem Sports and Breakfast Club honored South Salem’s Gitte Lonigan (Girls Corss Country), Sprague’s Amity Rogers (Girls Soccer), Sprague’s Drew Rodriguez (Football) and South Salem’s Daschel Smith (Football) for the Week of September 16) Here’s the Press Release: The Salem Sports and Breakfast Club Les Schwab Athlete of the Week…