Sheridan Drops Tough Season Opener To Monroe

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com MONROE, Ore.–  It’s a daughting task facing a team at the caliber of Monroe.  One mistake could cost you on the other end. In their 44-16 win over Sheridan, the Dragons did just that in taking advantage of the Spartans miscues. “It’s always good to capitalize on turnovers, capitalize on mistakes. …

No Pressure Entering 2019

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SHERIDAN, Ore.– DeAndre Broxterman had a tough way to end his sophomore season for the Sheridan Football team as the six-foot, 180-pound lineman left the Spartans Quarterfinal game against eventual 2A State Champions Kennedy with a knee injury in 2018. It was at the tail end of one of those great…

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…

Eggers Overcomes Fatigue, Retooling For 2019

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com GERVAIS, Ore.– Fatigue was an issue for Sheridan’s Kaden Eggers Thursday afternoon at Gervais High School where he was competing in the Triple Jump in the 2A Special District Meet. Fatigue not from over-training, but from playing in the Spartans doubleheader against Culver Wednesday afternoon in Culver. But nonetheless, the Junior…

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…