Foxes Defense Causes Headaches For Corvallis

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com CORVALLIS, Ore.–  The Silverton Boys Soccer defense did all they could and then some to slow down one of the prolific offenses in the State in Corvallis. For much of the 80-minute battle on the road, the three goals that the Spartans got, they had worked for in Corvallis’ 3-0 win…

Silverton Improves To 3-3 With Win Over Dallas

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@jmac1989 DALLAS, Ore.–  Silverton found ways to get it done Monday night on the road in Dallas in their 25-13, 25-17, 23-25, 25-20 win on the road. Both teams are young, having five combined seniors amongst their two rosters and had freshman playing significant time as they both had battled for the…

West Salem Wins Showdown Against Silverton

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  It was one of those match-ups that you would love to see as a pre-season game in a normal year let-lone during a short-season like the one West Salem and Silverton has found themselves in this Spring. Perennial playoff teams in 5A and 6A.  The Titans reached the 6A…

The Return

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SILVERTON, Ore.–  This moment was a longtime coming for Senior Larisa Kesch coming back from a torn ACL and Meniscus as the Silverton Girls Soccer season kicked off Monday afternoon at McGinnis Field. It was at Crescent Valley on October 8 when it all came to a crashing halt for the…

Going Up A Weight Class

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com MILWAUKIE, Ore.–  The freshman of the IBC’s ’99 Problemz’ came out with a mission to show they belong with the Varsity division Saturday afternoon at La Salle High School. They beat Premier 14-7 and pulled away from the Valley Capitals in their second game of the three-game pod. “I think we…

Valley Baseball Club Finishes Third In Arizona

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com CHANDLER, Ariz.–  The Salem-based Valley Baseball Club traveled down to the Grand Canyon State this past weekend, going 3-1 at the Baseball Showcase MLK Tournament.  Finishing third in the tournament after a slow-start to the tournament. An off-inning against New Level College Prep that plated four runs in the fifth-inning had…

Staying Active Through The Craziness

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SILVERTON, Ore.–  For Silverton’s Jacob Moore, who along with Bella Moore, Mitch Magill, Cody Magill, Steven Powell and 2019-Grad Austin Moore, went up to the Santiam Canyon to lend a helping hand to the cause in helping those in need.  Cutting, loading up and delivering three-and-a-half cords worth of wood to…

Staying In The Moment

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SILVERTON, Ore.–  Azusa Pacific University announced Tuesday that their football program will be cut stemming from the rising cost of travel and the lack of local play for California’s lone Division-II football squad.  It left athlete’s like first-year freshman and 2020 Silverton-grad Jackson Clements looking for a new home if they…

Capitol City Classic Canceled For 2020

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  Silverton, Central, West Salem and Cascade were all were expected to partake in the 2020 Capitol City Classic this season, with the 4A Cougars making their debut in the annual tournament at Willamette University in Salem. This year’s tournament, which featured teams from Texas, California and Washington as well…

Taking Advantage Of The Opportunity

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SILVERTON, Ore—Head Coach Tal Wold was curious if Truitt Reilly didn’t get injured her freshman year, how she could have contributed to the Varsity squad back during the 2017-2018 season where Silverton went 22-6 overall and finished third at State. Over the next two years, Reilly, Riley Traeger and Chole O’Connor…

Trying Out For Team Alpha

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com TUALATIN, Ore.– 40 athletes came out for Team Alpha’s 7-on-7 tryouts Saturday afternoon at Horizon Christian High School in their second-wave of the try-out session. Ifo Ekpre OlomuOf those 40, only 18 of them will join former North Salem and Southern Oregon University receiver Dylan Young, former University of Oregon defensive…

IBC 11th-Annual Turkey Bowl Games

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.—The 50-burgers were flying around like reindeer on Christmas Eve Sunday afternoon at Dominguez Park in North Salem. It was the 11th-annual IBC Turkey Bowl in the park off of D Street and 25th, seeing all three of their games go to extra’s on the seven-on-seven and the ‘Coaches/Adult’ team…