Otto Commits To Treasure Valley CC

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SCIO, Ore.–  Laurel Otto will have an opportunity to take her talents to the next level on the court and in the rodeo arena.  Committing to Treasure Valley Community College in Ontario in Eastern Oregon, fulfilling a goal she set when she was younger. “I’m very excited to be playing at…

Santiam Wins Senior Day Over Scio

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com MILL CITY, Ore.–  It was a special moment for Santiam Senior Savanna Fields-Bodenheimer on Friday afternoon.  In a year in which she returned to Wolverine-country, where she last played and attended as an eighth-grader a few short years ago, the now-graduate played in a Santiam uniform one last time.  Scoring four…

Cougars Roar To Life Over Loggers

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SCIO, Ore.–  Scio’s zone defense had slowed Gervais’ offense down to nine points through the first ten minutes of the game, keeping the Loggers all much in the game down 9-2 in the early part of the game.  It was a blessing in disguise for Scio holding one of 2A’s best…

Gervais’ Toran Scores 22 In Win

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SCIO, Ore.–  Gervais’ Michael Toran set the tone for the Cougars Friday night against Scio on the road, scoring a game-high 22 points as Gervais snapped a two-game skid with their 47-34 victory. Coming off of tough defeats to Sheridan and Santiam, the win felt great as they used a 11-0…

Amity Hangs On For Season-Opening Win Over Scio

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SCIO, Ore.–  Alexus Franklin was on a mission as the fourth-quarter started Wednesday evening against Amity. One of two Seniors on the roster, Franklin stepped up as a leader of the squad in the back-and-forth game that ultimately went in the favor of the Warriors 40-38, scoring the first seven Logger…

PacWest Conference Baseball Honors

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com Scio’s Blake Brown got Pitcher of the Year as the Loggers went 12-4 on the year. Yamhill-Carlton’s Wyatt Hurley and Tigers Head Coach Brennon Mossholder each got Player of the Year and Coach of the Year awards in the PacWest Conference with YC finishing second in the 3A Culmination Week State…

PacWest Conference Softball Honors

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonal73@gmail.com Dayton’s Maddie Fluke was named PacWest Conference Pitcher of the Year.  Yamhill-Carlton’s Kati Slater and John Kuehnel brought home Player of the Year and Coach of the Year Honors out of the conference.  Here’s the Complete list: First Team Pitcher Maddie Fluke-Dayton Pitcher Briley Ingram- Yamhill-Carlton Catcher Jodi deSmet- Dayton Catcher…

Local Track Results

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com Local Teams from the Greater Salem-area were in competition Saturday at the Amity and Philomath Invitationals. Here are some Highlights from those two meets of the local teams. Amity Invitational (3A/4A) Wyatt Hatch won the 100-, 200-meter dashes at the Amity Invite Saturday.  Kennan Graham won the High Jump (six-feet) and…

1A-6A Softball/Baseball Round-Up

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com Down 7-1 with their final three outs in the seventh inning, Amity answers with six unanswered to tie the game at seven with Blanchet Catholic in the final game of the three-game series. The Warriors had won Game 1 7-0 following a complete-game effort by Gabby Rolston, who had come in…

Scio Baseball Over Dayton For 6-1 Start

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com DAYTON, Ore.–  Yes, you have ready the headline right.  The Scio Loggers baseball team have found themselves 6-1 on the season following their 5-3 victory over Dayton on the road Tuesday afternoon. For context.  The Loggers won six games total in 2019.  Both were and are the most win totals since…

April 27 Baseball/Softball Scoreboard

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com Here is some Salem-Area scores for April 27 as Blanchet Baseball and softball, Scio baseball, Regis Baseball, Gervais softball and Dallas/West Salem softball split Tuesday evening. Baseball  6A Jackson Muth struck out nine in Sprague’s tough 2-1 defeat to Crescent Valley.  Jackson VanEyk struck out 14 for the Raiders 3A Tyler…

Amity Steady Play Results In Win Over Scio

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SCIO, Ore.–  It’s been since the first tournament of Fall Ball that Amity’s Gabby Rolston has pitched to a batter, an inning all together due to an injury to her pitching arm a while back.  But when the Warriors went to work Tuesday afternoon on the road in Scio, Rolston was…