TRC Girls Basketball Honors List

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com Gervais’ Celi Vasquez and Kennedy’s Ellie Cantu were Co-Tri River Conference Players of the Year as the Cougars and Trojans fielded two girls each on the First-team. Here is the Full List: Girls First Team Celi Vasquez-Gervais Ellie Cantu-Kennedy Aly Herber- Salem Academy Hailey Arritola-Kennedy Reese Hall-Western Christian Katie Hanson-Gervais Second…

Santiam Sets Tone From Start In Win

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com MILL CITY, Ore.—Santiam could not miss Monday night against Sheridan, scoring a season-high 71 points against the Spartans to improve to 2-2 on the year. The first 14 points in their 71-42 victory had set the tone.  Four three-pointers were involved in a game-starting 14-2 run, the first quarter itself was…

Sheridan Hangs On For Second Win Of Year

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com MILL CITY, Ore.—Santiam came roaring back into the game after being down ten to start the fourth quarter.  Turning a 32-22  deficit into a 34-31 ball game with2:55 left, capped off with baskets by Jenessa Leon and Alexa Clark within a few seconds of each other against Sheridan. The Spartans brought…

Spartan’s VanScoyk Going To State

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com STAYTON, Ore.–  The last time Sheridan didn’t send an athlete to the State Track Meet was 2004, but Caden VanScoyk made sure that their streak continues as the Junior qualified for the Big Dance in the 400-meter and 200-meter races this upcoming Saturday. “It feels great.  It feels like leadership, like…

Sheridan Pulls Away From Gervais 8-2

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com GERVAIS, Ore.–  For the first three innings both Sheridan’s Emily Rech and Gervais’ Marisol Ayla kept the game to it’s 1-1 tie entering the fourth inning of this cool early-May evening along Highway 99. The Cougars did have their chances, having a runner in scoring position in the fifth and loading…

1A/4A Baseball/Softball Results

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com 4A Baseball North Marion 18, Madras 0 4A Softball Alexis Bales drove 2RBI’s in Cascade’s 4-1 win over Philomath.  Hannah Walliman struck out five for the Cougars while going 1-for-2 hitting.   Stayton’s Jessica Rule and Cedella Ritchie each drove in 2RBI’s and Brielle Kessler drove in another 3RBI’s.  Rule struck out…

2A/3A Local Salem Track Results

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com 2A SD2 Track and Field At Regis Regis’ was on a tear as Julia McLaughlin won the 800 and 1,500-meters. The Rams Sara Vetter won the Shot Put (28′ 2.5) and Javelin (107′ 3) via PR in both events. Regis’ Whitley Stepp won the High and Long Jumps. On the guys…

Sheridan Falls To Nestucca

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SHERIDAN, Ore.–  It was one of those tough games that will make you tougher and better for entering your next game. Nestucca’s physicality had challenged Sheridan during the opening half of the Bobcats 34-6 victory Saturday afternoon, creating opportunities for Nestucca to take advantage.  Leading 26-0 at the halftime break over…

Sheridan Wins Mother-Daughter Battle

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SHERIDAN, Ore.– It’s been a long time coming for Sheridan’s Dana Dickey-Greene in defeating her mother Denise Dickey on the volleyball court.  The elder Dickey, who’s now coaching at Perrydale, has had her daughters number through their numerous encounters during the Summer League circuit since Dickey-Greene took over the Varsity Head…

Salem Academy Wins 2A Return

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SHERIDAN, Ore.–  Call it knocking off rust. The season has finally kicked off for both the Salem Academy and Sheridan volleyball teams Thursday evening in Spartan Country and it showed especially during the first set of the Crusaders 25-17, 25-14, 25-13 sweep of Sheridan. Salem Academy, who returned to 2A for…

Peterson’s Pirates Visit Worley’s Spartans

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SHERIDAN, Ore.–  It was the first-time in two years since Jacob Peterson led the Sheridan Spartans to a 2A Quarterfinal appearance.  It was the second-year that Peterson had ever led an Varsity program as a Head Coach before returning to Newberg last season. Had not for Coronavirus, maybe Wednesday wouldn’t’ve happened. …

Sheridan’s Huffman Signs With Bushnell For Track

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SHERIDAN, Ore.—  Sheridan’s Taylor Huffman has made his decision on the eve of heading to college: Bushnell University. Over the past three years throwing the Spartan graduate had overcame the challenges of a new coach and ankle injuries to get to this point of signing to join the Beacons, remembering a…