Yamhill-Carlton Holds Off Scio For 6-0 Start

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SCIO, Ore.–  It was crazy to think as Yamhill-Carlton lined up with roughly 90 seconds remaining in the game with a fourth-and-one in front of them and Scio looking to force overtime in the Tigers 28-20 win Friday night, that it came to this. Entering the second half, fourth quarter even,…

Week 6 Predictions

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com Last Week: 8-4 Season: 45-22 With football coming back-to-back days this week, here are my picks for this week: 6A Sprague over McNary by 3 South Salem over West Salem by 2 5A Silverton over Dallas by 12 McKay over Corvallis by 8 4A Stayton over Newport by 4 Cascade over…

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…

Scio Gets Revenge On Amity For League Win

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SCIO, Ore.– Scio brought the heat Thursday night. Coming off a five-set loss to Blanchet, the Loggers were looking for and executed the revenge plan over Amity from Scio’s loss to the Warriors in the Gaston tournament September 7 with their 20-25, 25-16, 25-20, 25-21 win at home. And their home…

VIDEO INTERVIEW: Scio’s Alexus Franklin After Loggers Silver Bracket Title Win

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  Scio went 2-1 in Pool Play at the Salem Academy Crusader Volleyball Invitational Saturday, only dropping a game to 2A Powerhouse Kennedy 13-25, 6-25 to fall to the Silver Bracket at Blanchet Catholic. But there, the Loggers wheeled off three wins including a two-set sweep over Delphian to close…

Scio Dropped Tough Game To Rainier

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SCIO, Ore.–  In a game that could have been decided by one or two mistakes lived up to that billing Friday night between Rainier and Scio. Both teams, the Diesel overload offense by the Columbians and the Double Wing-T by the Loggers could milk the clock and leave you with next…

Week 2 Football Predictions

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com Week 1 record: 10-4 Here are Week 2’s predictions as we enter Friday’s game plus a Saturday game pick: 6A South Salem Over Sunset by 4 West Linn over McNary by 7   5A Silverton over South Albany by 21 McKay Over Central by 12   4A Cascade over Mazama by…

The Return Of Schudel

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SCIO, Ore.–  When Senior Night rolled around on October 18 against Salem Academy, it looked as if Scio’s Aspen Schudel had played her last game in the Black and Orange Logger colors. The then-Junior was about to head off to Oklahoma, moving there, only to be back in Scio entering her…

Ramsay Takes Over Scio Program

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SCIO, Ore.–  Lori Ramsay’s name is familiar around the Greater Stayton area with the Santiam Canyon Volleyball Club, knowing local coaches in the area like Jefferson’s Sydney Poorman, Regis’ Julie Summers, Stayton’s Michael Woodley and former Scio Head Volleyball Coach Cheyenne Summers, Julie’s daughter. So the name recognition to the girls…

Preseason Games To Watch For Around Greater Salem-Area

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com So I approached this was solely focusing on preseason/non-league games going through the first four weeks of the season (September) in the general Greater Salem-area.  Some schools like Sheridan and Amity I included since I cover them ever so often to the best of my abilities. I did a ‘Good Travel…

Gervais Gets A Taste Of Victory Over Scio

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com GERVAIS, Ore.–  Some would say it’s just Summer Basketball.  But Gervais’ celebration after their 38-36 win over Scio Wednesday evening was justifiable. It’s been nearly a year since their last win and since the Winter of 2018 since their last regular season win.  Nearly a 30-game skid. So Summer Ball, a…

PacWest Conference Softball Honors List

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com Blanchet’s Savannah Barchus showed why she was one of the best pitchers in the league if not in the conversation in 3A as the Junior took home the PacWest Conference Pitcher of the year award.  Scio’s Olivia Zeiher, in her second-year catching for the Loggers after taking over from Emily Unrau,…