Silverton First-Year Wrestler Myers Finishes District Runner-Up

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com ALBANY, Ore.–  Silverton’s Jasmine Myers decided to try something new for her final year in High School by going for wrestling.  And boy imagine the results if the Foxes senior had come out for the sport sooner following the performance she had at the 6A/5A Special District 2 Meet at West…

Silverton’s Hot Start At Corvallis Leads To 6-0 League Start

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com CORVALLIS, Ore.–  The Silverton Girls Basketball team had one of those hot starts you would hope for in a game of this magnitude with both teams 5-0 in Mid-Willamette Conference play up to this point. They led 31-8 in the second quarter on Corvallis, clicking on both sides to help build…

Silverton Second Quarter Sets Tone In Win Over Lebanon

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SILVERTON, Ore.–  Silverton’s opened the 2023 Calendar year with their own style of aggressiveness and energy that halted Lebanon in the two squads Mid-Willamette Conference game to open the 2023 calendar year Monday evening in Silverton. In what began to look like a tight affair with the Foxes leading 12-6 after…

Capitol City Classic Girls And Boys Basketball All-Tournament Team

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com Silverton’s Kyleigh Brown and West Linn’s Jackson Shelstad both were named Most Outstanding Players for the Capitol City Classic Girls and Boys Basketball Tournaments from this past week. Here’s the Complete List: Girls Basketball First Team Kyleigh Brown- Silverton Mollie Miller- Oregon City Brynn Smith- Willamette Lizzy Bennett- West Salem Riley…

Silverton Basketball Takes CCC Girls Bracket Championship

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  After a 0-2 start to the year, the Silverton Girls Basketball team may have found themselves in a rhythm after winning the Capitol City Classic Capitol Toyota Girls Bracket Wednesday night.  Holding off yet another tough 6A team in Oregon City 60-51 to take home the title at Corban…

Central Advances To CCC Consolation Finals

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.– The Central Boys Basketball team continues their trek down the right path as they picked up yet another win.  This time against Mid-Wilamatte Conference foe Silverton with the winner heading to the Consolation Finals Wednesday against Gresham. And going into the second half of the Panthers 70-50 victory, it looked…

Silverton Snaps Three-Game Skid Against Regis

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  Silverton finally got back into the win column after three tough defeats leading up to their 80-45 win over Regis at the Capitol City Classic Monday afternoon. They used their height to win the rebounding battle, matched the Rams tempo with their own high-paced tempo, and used drives to…

Skills Competition Day At CCC

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  It was Sunday Funday at the Capitol City Classic Sunday afternoon at Willamette University when the Tournament held a slew of competitions on the lone off-day of the tournament in terms of no-games happening. From two-ball contest, to three-point contest, skills challenge and slam dunk contest, athletes from several of…

Silverton Falls In Home Opener To Springfield

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SILVERTON, Ore.–  It’s just all apart of the growing process for the Silverton Boys Basketball team. They stuck around with Springfield Saturday evening, leading at one point 9-3 and 17-14 after the first quarter, execution was just the kryptonite to the Superman’s night that was the Foxes home opener.  Just those little…

West Salem Takes Aggressive Game Over Silverton

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SILVERTON, Ore.–  Silverton and West Salem traded blows with one another Tuesday night that it was like watching a late round game in March Madness. Each team knew the other wasn’t going to back-down to the other.  The aggression, the passion, the willpower turned the non-league game to playoff mode in…

Chemeketa Falls In Heartbreaker To Wenatchee Valley

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  Friday evening’s game with Wenatchee Valley showed the potential that this young and scrappy Chemeketa Men’s Basketball team is capable of as they kick off their three-day home endeavour at The Storm Center.  Falling to a Knights team, coming off a 2022 NWAC Semi-Final appearance, 62-61 on this evening after…

Hyde’s Drive

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SILVERTON, Ore.–  After a two-hour long practice Tuesday morning at the Silverton Pool, Silverton senior Catherine Hyde was putting in some extra work on her backstroke event.  Working on timing and technique in the process.  Coming within 1.58 seconds from winning the 5A State Title in the event, falling to Churchill’s Kaylie…