Warm-Up For the 3-on-3 Tournament

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  During her freshman season for Sprague, Baylee Butler had showed off some of her athleticism on the court for the young Olympians this past Winter. And as the incoming sophomore prepares to help Sprague bounce back from their tough 0-24 season in 2018, Butler once again showcased that athleticism…

South Salem 10U Finishes Season In Regionals

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com EUGENE, Ore.–  It wasn’t how the South Salem 10U team imagine their season ending Friday at the Ted Norman Memorial Baseball Complex in Eugene. Being one of ten teams to make it to the 2019 Regional Championships in Babe Ruth-Cal Ripkin baseball with an opportunity to go to the World Series…

Saxons Wrap Up Team Camp

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.—Injuries last Fall hurt the South Salem season in 2018 as the Saxons went 2-7 overall and 0-4 in 6A Special District 6 Conference play. Head Coach Scott Dufault reminded his team when they wrapped up their team camp midday Friday that their 2-7 record still burns and that they…

South’s Strong Offense Leads To Win Over North

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com CORVALLIS, Ore.– Ryan Brown had a way to help spark the South game in the Oregon All-Star Game Saturday Night at Goss Stadium. Of his first three at-bats, he gave the South a 1-0 lead (first inning) and drove in runs in the third and fifth that helped the South squad…

Summertime Practice And Looks

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SILVERTON, Ore.– Summer Basketball allows for a lot of fun and laid back games yes, but it also allows teams to test out real-life situational things. South Salem is taking full opportunity of Hilary James’ time-off and healing up for the Winter from a lingering ankle injury to see how the…

Doten’s Walk-Off Grand Slam Sends Saxons To Quarters

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.– South Salem Head Coach Max Price joked after the game that this game took years off his life. It probably did for everyone at the ballpark in the Saxons walk-off 9-5 win over West Salem Wednesday afternoon Entering the bottom half of the seventh inning, with two outs on…

MVC Softball Honors

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com McNary sweeps the Mountain Valley Conference honors with Taylor Ebbs winning Player of the Year, Faith Danner being the Pitcher of the Year and Celtic Head Coach Kevin Wise being Coach of the Year. Here is the complete honors list: First Team Lena Zahniser Bend 9 Pitcher Faith Danner McNary 12…

League Champs! South Sweeps Mt. View To Win Title Outright

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.– The pursuit of their first league title since 2012 wasn’t that easy under the 90-degree heat Friday afternoon in their doubleheader sweep of Mountain View late in the season. But as Elijah Enomoto-Haole polished off a three-strikeout save with the bases loaded of the Cougars in the 9-8 win…

Salem Sports And Breakfast Club Honoree’s For May 3

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–This week’s Salem Sports and Breakfast Club honoree’s include Noah Ferguson (South Salem), The Salem Sports and Breakfast Club Les Schwab Athlete of the Week is from South Salem baseball – Noah Ferguson. Noah, a senior, is a pitcher for the 6-2 Saxons. Noah has five wins against no losses on…

South Retakes MVC Lead With Win Over Sprague

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.– With the Mountain Valley Conference lead up for grabs after Sprague’s 11-1 win Thursday to bring the Olys to within a two-way tie with South Salem at 6-2 in league, the question became who will walk away with the conference lead with three league games to go? Miscues in…

Lava Bears Hand Saxons First League Loss

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com BEND, Ore.–  South Salem knew the challenge with Bend entering their doubleheader on the road Saturday. Some pointed out, as both the Saxons and the Lava Bears sat in the Top 10 in 6A, that these two were the favorites for the Mountain Valley Conference-title this season. South took the first…

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…