South Salem Host Red And White Day

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–The annual Red and White Night gives the South Salem Basketball Programs, both boys and girls basketball teams, an opportunity to show what they got for the home crowd prior to the start of the season. Similar to what you see during Falls Sports, i.e. the Blue Day at McNary, Black…

Chemeketa Men’s Basketball Gearing Up For Season

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.– South Salem-grad Kieran Pruett stepped up as a leader for the young Chemeketa Community College Men’s Basketball team Wednesday evening during their practice, by joining the shirtless team to give the squad some energy during the last few minutes of practice.  One of the few returners on the young…

Fry Signs With Weber State For Soccer

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  South Salem’s Mya Fry broke down during her ‘Thank You’ speech Wednesday afternoon at the North Library at South Salem High School. This was the moment where she was signing her Letter of Intent to play Soccer at Division-1 Weber State in Ogden, Utah.  Emotions emerged from the natural…

Capitol City Classic And Its Local Twist

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  The West Salem Boys Basketball team will be looking to defend their Capitol City Classic Title this December at Willamette University.  The Titans became the first Oregon-based team to have won the tournament, now entering its seventh-year, to win the Title as they hope to do it again this…

CVC Boy’s Soccer Honors

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com McNary’s Hudson Brunk won Player of the Year while Celtics Miguel Camarena won Coach of the Year. West Salem’s Angel-Nicolai Herrera won Goalkeeper of the Year honors. Here’s the Complete List: First TeamHudson Brunk McNary MF 12Johann Singh Sanchez McNary MF 12Jonathan Ruiz McNary MF 10Aldair Cruz Barocio McNary MF 12Fernando…

CVC Girls Soccer Honors

By Jeremy Mcdonald Jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com South Salem’s Maggie Lapray was Goalkeeper of the Year and Player of the Year for the Central Valley Conference. Sprague’s Francisco Marinez-Cruz and West Salem’s Benje Orozco were Co-Coaches of the Year First TeamTessa Fisher McNary M 12Kaelynn King McNary D 10Ashley Ramirez Garcia North Salem D 11Maeve Morris South Salem…

The Beacons Announces 2023 Class

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com The Beacons have announced their nine-members of their 2023 class. Here’s the press release: “The Beacons” – sponsored by the Salem-Keizer High School Sports Booster Club is proud to announce our 2023 “class”. Below are our nine Beacons – 6 “School Beacons” and 3 “Community Beacons”. Included is a bit of information…

Saxons Over Sunset In Five Sets To Advance

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  Brooskie Isham brought her team in, the senior had some thoughts about the upcoming fifth set in their fifth-set that had motivated her teammates, some chiming in with her in the three-minute breather between the fourth and fifth sets Wednesday night.  In what will be their last home game ever as…

CVC Volleyball Honors List

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com South Salem’s Kayleigh Carpenter won Central Valley Conference Player of the Year while Sprague Head Coach Anne Olsen won Coach Of the Year. Here’s the Complete List: First Team Emily Blagg McNary 12th MB  Kayleigh Carpenter South Salem 12th OH  Maddie Corpe McNary 12th S  Sidney Friesen Sprague 12th OH  Brooksie…

West Salem Holds Off South Salem On Senior Night

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.– It was a Senior Night to remember for sure for the West Salem Titans Girls Soccer team as they held off South Salem 2-1 Monday night to close out the regular season.  And it was just one of those classic bruiser games that you had hoped for with two teams…

South Salem’s Smith Leaving His Mark

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  For the kid who just picked up the game of Football just as his freshman season was quite literally kicking off, South Salem’s Daschel Smith has really left his mark going into the final week of the regular season.. In three years as quarterback, going back to the Covid-Shortened…

Saxons Carpenter Wins CVC Player of The Year

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  All the hard work and sacrifice of the season has paid off for South Salem’s Kyleigh Carpenter as the Saxon senior was named Central Valley Conference Player of the Year. Having played the sport since she was 12, playing the last four with the Saxons program, has been a fun…