Salem Sports And Breakfast Club For April 19

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  Here are April 19’s Salem Sports and Breakfast Club’s Athlete’s of the Week.  This week’s Honoree’s are North Salem’s Aaliyah Fitzke, South Salem’s Delaney Keith, McKay’s Ramiro Gonzalez and West Salem’s Zariya Powell. Our Salem Sports and Breakfast Club Les Schwab Athlete of the Week is from North Salem…

South Salem Squeaks By McNary 3-1

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.– South Salem’s Noah Ferguson found himself three outs from his fourth straight complete game Wednesday afternoon. It was finally a nice day in Salem, but neither team could land that decisive blow on the other.  Four runs were scored in total.  South led 3-1 over the Celtics as Ferguson…

South Defeats McNary 11-8

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.– There was some frustrations on the part of McNary while some jubilation for South Salem after the Saxons 11-8 win Tuesday evening in South Salem. The frustrations for the Celtics laid in that they had just reeled in the Saxons 9-8 inning following a three-run sixth inning that featured…

South’s Nielsen-Skinner, Stayton’s Anundi and Nichol Played In NW Shootout

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com HILLSBORO, Ore.– It was no surprise that when South Salem’s Jaden Nielsen-Skinner’s Senior Year concluded, that he would be getting a call to play in the premier All-Star game in the 25th-Annual Northwest Shootout in 2019 and be one of the ten athlete’s to wear the Oregon All-Star Team jersey on…

Salem Sports And Breakfast Club For April 5

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–This week’s Salem Sports and Breakfast Club Honoree’s for April 5, 2019 include South Salem’s Kaiden Doten, Sprague’s Eva Hammond, West Salem’s Lucas Stanfield and McNary’s Taylor Ebbs. Our Salem Sports and Breakfast Club Les Schwab Athlete of the Week is from South Salem Baseball – Kaiden Doten. Kaiden, a…

The Power Of ‘Thooah”: Saxons Go 4-0 In Idaho

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com BOISE, Idaho.–  That cardboard in the South Salem dugout that spelled out ‘Thooah’, poking fun of Chris Hemsworth’s Australian-accent and his Comic Book gimmick of ‘Thor’, seemed to have been the mantra for the Saxons throughout their Bucks Invite journey in Idaho. The story behind it was, at their team house…

Saxons Get Win Over Capital

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com BOISE, Idaho.– Defense seemed to be the vocal point for South Salem Friday versus Twin Falls and Capital for the first 11 innings of the Saxons doubleheader. Noah Ferguson led the defensive charge with 10 strikeouts in South Salem’s 3-0 win against the Bruins that built some momentum for their game…

Doten, South’s Offense Shines In 13-2 Win

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com BOISE, Idaho– Centennial of Idaho had South Salem on the ropes with the game now a three-run game after the Saxons hot start that featured three straight doubles to start the game. But entering the top half of the fourth inning, it seemed as if the South Salem offense rolled back…

South Salem Wraps Up Medford Trip

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com MEDFORD, Ore.–  The good thing about the North Medford Spring Break Invite is the level of talent that it yields before teams enter league play here in the coming weeks. And with one Senior on their roster, it was a good experience for South Salem have experienced entering their final two…

Salem Sports And Breakfast Club Honorees for March 15

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.– Here are the honoree’s from the Salem Sports and Breakfast Club for the Week of March 15: The Salem Sports and Breakfast Club Les Schwab Athlete of the Week is from South Salem Boys Basketball – Eric Lungu. Eric, a senior, played guard for the Saxons. South wrapped up…

South Loses Tough Opener To Jesuit Wednesday

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com BEAVERTON, Ore.—In his first game up from 3A, the former Blanchet Catholic pitcher Jacob Winstead held a highly-talented Jesuit team to one hit and no runs through two innings of work. Geez, through three it was a 1-0 Crusader ball game against a Semi-finalist team in South Salem that return the…

South’s James, West’s Bertsch Co-POY. Saxon’s Lewis COY

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.— South Salem’s Hilary James and West Salem’s Maddie Bertsch each were named Co-Players of the Year with the Saxons Adrian Lewis being named Coach of the Year after a 13-1 Mountain Valley Conference record and the MVC Conference title. “Honestly I’m happier that Hilary got POY, She is heck…