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…

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…