Salem Sports and Breakfast Club Honorees For October 8

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com Sprague’s Blaise Pearson (football), West Salem’s Jack Meier (Cross Country), South Salem’s Araeya Watanabe (Volleyball), West Salem’s Natalie Cunningham (Girls Soccer) and McKay’s Sydney Haines (Cross Country) were honored by the Salem Sports And Breakfast Club for October 8. Here’s the Press Release: The Salem Sports and Breakfast Club Les Schwab…

Saxons Win Third-Straight Game

By JeremyMcDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  South Salem was rolling against Mountain View Wednesday afternoon in their 6-0 victory over the Cougars of Bend. Their offense brought the pressure, resulting in four first half goals with two belonging to Josue Ruelas as the Saxons picked up their third-straight Mountain Valley Conference win entering their big game…

Salem Sports and Breakfast Club Honorees For October 1

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com The Salem Sports and Breakfast Club honored South Salem’s Nathan Martinez (Boys Soccer), McKay’s Kyrin Fuimaono (Football), Sprague’s Brody Whetzel (Boys Soccer), McNary’s Hannah Ferguson (Girls Soccer), Sprague’s Sidney Friesen (Volleyball) and Blanchet’s Ellie Pearson (Girls Soccer) for the Week of October 1. Here’s the press release: Congratulations to our Athletes…

South Salem Scores Four Second Half Goals In Win

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmai.com KEIZER, Ore.–  After a slow start to Friday afternoon’s game that saw McNary take a 1-0 lead into the second half, South Salem erupted for four second-half goals to rally by the Celtics 4-1. McNary took the lead early in the Mountain Valley Conference-game, off a seventh-minute goal from Owen Alston…

Saxons Defeats West Salem In Four Sets

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  Depending on which side you are on, it was either a blazing start or your worst nightmare. Either way you looked at it, it had helped aid South Salem in those first two sets in their 25-22, 25-13, 21-25, 25-18 win over West Salem Tuesday night at South Salem High School.  The…

SSBC Honorees For September 24

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com McKay’s Filiberto Alacron (Boy’s Soccer), Salem Academy’s Annabelle Brawley (Volleyball), West Salem’s Hudson Giertych (Football), McKay’s Nayeli Flores (Girls Soccer), South Salem’s Tini Tinitali III (Football) were honored by the Salem Sports and Breakfast Club this past Friday, September 24. Here’s the Press Release: The Salem Sports and Breakfast Club Les…

Dallas Finishes Second At Oregon City, Saxons Split

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com OREGON CITY, Ore.–  South Salem found themselves down 17-13 in the second set to Oregon City in the match-up between the two Top 5 teams.  The Saxons had struggled to find their groove against the Pioneers, but slowly pieced it together as they stormed back for a brief 21-20 lead.  A…

Cross Country Round-Up: Salem-Area Runners Run At Nike Portland XC

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com PORTLAND, Ore.–  The Annual Nike Portland XC event returned this Fall as athletes from the West Coast traveled to Blue Lake Regional Park to compete in the variety of Varsity races (from Danner, the strongest runners to Division-3) as well as a slew of Novice and Junior Varsity races to give…

Sunset Hands South Salem First Defeat Of Season

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  In the second half of their tough 3-1 defeat Monday night, South Salem picked up the intensity. Down 2-0 to Sunset after the Apollos turned up the pressure during the final 30 minutes of the first 40 minutes, the Saxons woke up early on in the back-40. Quickly got on…

SSBC Honorees For September 17

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com South Salem’s Laila Leaks (Volleyball), McNary’s Zane Aicher (football), South Salem’s Max Yermachenkov (Boys Soccer), Blanchet Catholic Rebecca O’Dell (Girls Soccer), Sprague’s Logan Smith (Football) and Sprague’s Sara Abbott (Girls Cross Country) were honored this past Friday by the Salem Sports And Breakfast Club for the week of September 17. Here…

Saxons Crack 40 For Third Time In Five Years In Win

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  All three faucets were on fire for South Salem Saturday afternoon against Jefferson in their 42-0 win to open up the season. Their defense stepped up.  Levi Willhite had two sacks, Braedy Vogt and Carter Boyles flew around to halt the Democrats running attack.  The Saxons punt return took advantage of two…

Wilsonville Night Race Round-Up

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com WILSONVILLE, Ore.—The annual Wilsonville Night Race returned Friday night as athlete’s from around the State came to Wilsonville to run in the 3,000-meter race (roughly 1.864 miles). On the boys side, the South Salem boys went one, four and five in the 3,000-meter Boys Novice B race.  Copper Brown won the…