Embracing the Journey

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SHERIDAN, Ore.– Every coaches worse nightmare occurred for Sheridan Boys Basketball with them peaking early. Yes the Spartans qualified for the Round of the 16 for the first time since 2012, but Sheridan didn’t win a game in the month of February. Granted, they played the 2A Champions in Western Christian,…

TRL Volleyball Honors

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com Kennedy’s Sophia Carley recieved Tri-River League Honors while Laura Beyer recieved Coach of the Year for a Trojan squad that went 16-0 in league and are 29-1 overall entering the 2A State Playoffs. Here is the complete list: Player of the Year:  Sophia Carley, Kennedy Coach of the Year:Laura Beyer, Kennedy…

Sheridan JV Drops Tough Season Finale

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SHERIDAN, Ore.–  It wasn’t how they wanted to end their season, but with two subs to their name they battled through the adversity the best to their abilities. The Sheridan JV football team had their chances during the first half offensively to do some damage, but fumbles had hurt promising drives…

Week 7 Predictions

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com Last Week: 6-3 Season Total: 51-25 With Homecoming this week for a few schools like Dallas, West Salem and South Salem, those teams will be looking for wins while their opponents will be looking to spoil the Homecoming fun this week. Here are my picks: 6A: West Salem over Mt. View…

Delphian Picks Up Fifth-Straight Sweep In Win Over Sheridan

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SHERIDAN, Ore.–  The Delphian Dragons have been on an tear in their last six games after their 25-19, 25-23, 25-21 sweep of cross-town opponent Sheridan Tuesday night. After their five-set win over Gaston back on September 30, Delphian has won 15 straight sets and five league games since that game at…

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…