Mid-Willamette Conference Football Honors

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com West Albany brought home some serious hardware in the league honors as Porter Philips won the offensive and defensive player of the year award.  The Bulldogs head Coach Brian Mehl (Coach of the Year) and assistant coach Linden Loren (Assistant Coach of the Year) won the coaching honors. Lebanon’s Gatlyn Anderson…

Silverton Advances To Quarterfinals

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SILVERTON, Ore.–  Silverton Head Coach Marty Limbird was talking to his team during the halftime of their 5-0 5A State Playoff Opening Round win over Ridgeview about staying disciplined entering the back-end of Wednesday’s game. Leading 2-0 entering the second half with goals from Ezra Braford and Britton Ullan, one goal…

Mid-Willamette Conference Boys Soccer Honors List

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com Corvallis’ Edgar Monroy got Player of the Year in the Mid-Willamette Conference.  Spartan Head Coach Chad Foley got Coach of the Year as the 5A State Playoffs start Wednesday. Here is the complete MWC Boys Soccer List: First Team Edgar Monroy Corvallis Jonah Criag Corvallis Spencer Vingelen Corvallis Britton Ulan Silverton…

Mid-Willamette Conference Volleyball Honors List

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com Ryann Gregg from Corvallis was named Player of the Year in the Mid-Willamette Conference while West Albany Head Coach Kellie Backer was named Coach of the Year.  Here is the complete list broken down by each position: Setter First team: Elijah Sanders West Albany Zaley Bennett Corvallis Second team Raena Hurtado…

Silverton, Kennedy Goes The Distance

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SILVERTON, Ore.–  We may have a new rivalry in the works. Yes most ideal rivalries happen in the same classifications when you could feasibly play once-a-year, but hey, with ten minutes between Kennedy and Silverton anything can be possible. With it being Senior Night for the 5A Foxes Volleyball squad and…

Silverton Improves To 6-0 With Dallas Win

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SILVERTON, Ore.–  To get to their sixth-straight win of the season, similar to their start to their season last season, Silverton relied on their defense to slow down Dallas’ running game in their 40-23 win to feed into their offensive game Thursday night. It’s rare to think, on a short week…

Week 6 Predictions

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com Last Week: 8-4 Season: 45-22 With football coming back-to-back days this week, here are my picks for this week: 6A Sprague over McNary by 3 South Salem over West Salem by 2 5A Silverton over Dallas by 12 McKay over Corvallis by 8 4A Stayton over Newport by 4 Cascade over…

Silverton Picks Up Fourth Win In Last Five Game

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com ALBANY, Ore.–  It’s strange to not see a lull after graduating nine seniors from their 11-3-1 Quarterfinalist team from 2018, but here we are with Silverton entering one of their biggest test of the season sitting 5-1-1 following their 2-1 win over Crescent Valley Monday afternoon. ‘Stay Hungry’ has been their…

Week 3 Football Predictions

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com Last week was a tough week for me going 7-7 in picking games, but I’m hoping this week will be better.  Here’s my picks including Chemawa’s season opener at home versus Central Linn Friday. Last Week:7-7 Season:  17-11 6A: McNary over Tualatin  by 4 West Salem over Grant by 3 5A…

Finding That Killer Instinct

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SILVERTON, Ore.–  It’s weird to think that a program that has seen four playoff appearances in the last four seasons will have three different Head Coaches during that span. Kate Trimble, who came in last season late in the summer training season from Scio, continued the Silverton Volleyball streak of recent…

Silverton Wraps Up Team Camp Saturday

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com MONMOUTH, Ore.–  The nine-ball drill towards the end of their camp at Western Oregon University provided some great experience for Silverton for inside the 18-foot box. Defensively, how to read and stop those close-range shots with traffic around them.  Offensively, how to capitalize on those shots when they present themselves in…

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…