Silverton Hands Cascade First Loss Of Season 56-25

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com TURNER, Ore.–  Silverton gave Cascade their first tough challenge of the season Wednesday night at Cascade High School. The Foxes, riding high winners of six of their last seven, knew that the Cougars led by longtime Head Coach Mark Stevens weren’t going to be an easy task as they had to…

West Salem Advances To CCC Semi’s With Win Over Silverton

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  West Salem had to play it’s best game of the young season in the quarterfinals of the Capitol City Classic Monday night against Silverton. They had to be disciplined as the Foxes are masters with that.  They had to execute offensively in hitting their shots.  They did that.  Their…

Silverton Gets It Done Against Forest Grove Sunday

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  The question, coming out of Silverton’s 58-48 win over Forest Grove, was what the heck happened during the first four minutes coming out of the halftime break? The Foxes jumped out to a 18-7 lead after the first quarter and the 11-point margin held going into the halftime break up…

Foxes Set Tone In Second Half Of CCC Opener

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  Cascade couldn’t ask for a better half of basketball against one of 5A’s best in Silverton. They were holding the Foxes to 25 points.  Neil Efimov had five points, Jordan McCarty had three.  Austin Ratliff was leading Silverton with ten entering the second half while the Cougars held a narrow margin…

Foxes Take Jesuit To Double-OT In Season Opener

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SILVERTON, Ore.–  Silverton made sure they made a statement to open the 2021-2022 season and that they’re going to be the same tough out that they’ve always been. They made sure that, despite the 53-51 double overtime defeat to Jesuit Wednesday night, that they made it as clear as crystal going…

Turkey Day Fun

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SILVERTON, Ore.– Not a lot of teams get to this point to practice on Thanksgiving.  But here they were, Silverton and Kennedy living the dream of having a Turkey Day practice. The focus was there with the Title Bouts for both teams on the horizon Saturday afternoon, the Foxes with Thurston…

Finalist Foxes

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com MCMINNVILLE, Ore.–  For a brief moment it looked as if we were going to get another instant classic edition of the Silverton-West Albany rivalry in the 5A State Semifinals Friday night at McMinnville High School. With a scoreless stalemate going into the second quarter the Foxes, who went on to win…

Kicking Off The Season

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SILVERTON, Ore.–  The Silverton Girls Basketball team returned to the court Monday evening looking to build off of their 11-1 Spring season from just a few months ago. On top of that, they only lose one from that team.  Granted it’s a big hole with Truitt Reilley graduating to Western Washington…

Foxes Spoils Scots Return To Postseason

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SILVERTON, Ore.–  For McKay, it’s been since 2010 since the last time they were in football’s ‘second’ season.  Yeah, they’ve had a few play-in games, but no bracket-appearances since that 2010 season when they played Lake Oswego. Just like that year, they drew a tough challenge this year with the second-seed…

Silverton’s D Holds Off Ridgeview’s Second Half Push

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SILVERTON, Ore.–  Silverton had to turn to their defense during the final forty minutes of their 3-0 5A State Opening win over Ridgeview Wednesday night. Their offense in the first half handed the squad a 2-0 lead going into halftime, thanks to goals from Carlos Flores (eighth minute) and Isaac Lawson…

Mid-Willamette Conference Football Honors List

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com Silverton won several Mid-Willamette Conference awards this Fall in football as the MWC send five teams to the 5A postseason in 2021. Here’s the complete list: MWC Assistant Coach of the Year: John Horner (Silverton) Offensive Lineman: Orie Schaffers (Silverton)* Carson Benedict (West Albany) Ramie Halbrook (South Albany) Weston Tucker (Corvallis)…

Mid-Willamette Conference Volleyball Honors

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com 2021 Mid-Willamette Volleyball  All-League teams Silverton’s Kate O’Connor won Coach of the Year as the Foxes finished second in the Mid-Willamette Conference with a 13-3 league record and are 15-5.  West Albany’s Hailey Heider was named MVP/Player of the Year. Coach of the Year – Kate O’Connor (Silverton) MVP – Hailey…