Santiam Advances In TRC League Playoffs Over Sheridan

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com MILL CITY, Ore.– With 2:24 left in the third quarter, first-year Sheridan Head Coach Steven Grauer told his team during a timeout down 39-27 to Santiam that he believed in them. The 27-year-old coach was trying to find ways to settle his team down during their Tri-River Conference league playoff game…

Western Christian Seals Up First Seed Entering League Playoffs

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.– All roads once the Tri-River Conference league playoffs will be going through Western Christian once again following the Pioneers 79-53 win over Sheridan Wednesday Night for Senior Night. It wasn’t initially for Western Christian with two quick fouls that gave the Spartans opportunities to do further damage than the…

Sheridan Newman’s Crazy Finish Results In First Place

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com JUNCTION CITY, Ore.– It was an interesting rebound win for Kaden Eggers after his tough loss to who Eggers described as the ‘Mini-Hulk’ in Junction City’s Titus Rice during his second match of the day. Eggers was up against Ezra Haddy from Junction City and the Sheridan Senior quickly found himself…

Kennedy Rolls By Sheridan

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SHERIDAN, Ore.– Kennedy had a plan for Sheridan’s shooters: Give them nothing easy. They were inspired by their loss Friday to Chemawa and though they gave up seven early, first half fouls in their 63-44 win over the Spartans, the Trojans smothered Sheridan’s shooters and relied on their shooters in Luke…

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…

Sheridan Improves To 11-0 On Year

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com JEFFERSON, Ore.– Sheridan lived up to their mantra of ‘0-0 plus 2’ en route on going ‘1-0’ on the day for their 11th-straight win of the season 68-55 over Coquille. The game was up-tempo and fast as set by the Spartans and their defense early that fed right into their offense….

Sheridan Improves To 4-0

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SHERIDAN, Ore.–  The mantra has been ‘0-0 +2’ for the Sheridan Boys Basketball Team this season under Steven Grauer.  Every day is 0-0 and the challenge is to take two steps ahead. And boy, the Spartans have taken it to heart this season starting off 3-0 entering their game with Neah-Kah-Nie….

Kennedy Gets Revenge On Sheridan, On To 2A Semi’s

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SHERIDAN, Ore.–  It seems strange to see Sheridan this far into the postseason, a matter of fact prior to this year they weren’t in the playoff picture since 2010 when they reached the 3A Quarterfinals before falling to Cascade Christian in Medford of that season. Since then, the Spartans haven’t seen…

Sheridan Shutdown Santiam In Defensive Slugfest For Conference Lead

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SHERIDAN, Ore.–  It was as interesting as you could make it for what is expected to be for the 2A Special District 2 Football Championship Title. It was a grinder with both teams challenging the other on the ground and occasionally throwing it in the air of an old-fashion 9-0 ball-game…

Sheridan Takes Five-Set Game From Santiam

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SHERIDAN, Ore.– As the season wraps up, every game just as important as the next and the one before with playoff positioning at stake. Sheridan had the third-place spot in the Tri-River League all but wrapped up entering their game with Santiam, but sealed the deal with a five-set battle with…

Sheridan Holds Off Gervais’ Late Surge

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com GERVAIS, Ore.—The pressure was on both Gervais and Sheridan as the twilight of the season has arrived. The Lady Spartans were trying to stay ahead of Santiam, who won over Western Christian in straight sets in Mill City Monday, while the Lady Cats were trying to work their way into the…

Sheridan Faces Tough WVC Squad, Three Games Left In Season

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  Their last game of the Western Christian Tournament was one tough pressure cooker of a game. The match went three sets for Sheridan and Willamette Valley Christian Saturday afternoon where the Warriors squeaked by the Spartans in three sets where both teams had their chances to pull away from…