Salem Academy Sweeps Sheridan To Close Out League

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SHERIDAN, Ore.–  The upstart Sheridan Spartans weren’t backing down to Salem Academy Thursday night.  Matter of fact, their performance in the Crusaders 25-21, 25-10, 25-18 victory was a step in the right direction in a season in which they’re hoping to snap their playoff drought; having reached the playoffs back in the…

Ayala’s Versatility

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  The plan is to eventually put Sheridan junior Hayley Ayala on the outside on the volleyball court as a Outside Hitter after serving as the setter for the Spartans last season. In Sheridan’s jamboree opener against Tri-River Conference and jamboree-host Western Christian Thursday afternoon, Ayala was placed as the…

Anderson To Lead Senior-Heavy Sheridan Squad

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SHERIDAN, Ore.–  This might be the year that Sheridan’s Gavin Anderson will turn it to another level. The incoming Spartan senior took over the quarterback duties from Kaden Eggers and Elliot Henley midway through his sophomore season as Sheridan reached the 2A State playoffs for the second year-in-a-row, going 6-3 on the…

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…