Salem Sports And Breakfast Club AOW’s For February 1

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  Here are the Salem Sports and Breakfast Club Athlete’s of the Week for February 1st.  Special thanks to Bryan Sutherland for relaying the information over! Our Salem Sports and Breakfast Club Les Schwab Athlete of the Week is from McNary girls basketball:  Leah Doutt.  Leah, a sophomore, plays guard for the 6-1 Celts.  Leah was key…

McNary Holds Off #2 South Salem 59-57

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.– South Salem didn’t necessarily played their best game Thursday night versus McNary and the Celtics made the Saxons paid for it in their 59-57 win to close out the first half of Mountain Valley Conference League play. By halftime the Celtics held a seven-point lead that grew to 13…

South Salem Roars To Life Versus McKay

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  Gretchen Olsen had one of those bounce back games that every athlete wishes to have. All of her 21 points came from beyond the arch, seven three-pointers, in South Salem’s 69-25 win over McKay Saturday night, and the Junior credits her teammates around her in setting her up for…

Skinny Surpasses 1,500 Point Barrier In Win

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.– It already seemed like Jaden Nielsen-Skinner had etched his name into the record books when it comes to points with how many great games he had through the years, but hey Skinny made it official in the 15th game of his senior season. With his first basket of the…

South Salem Holds Off West Salem’s Second Half Rally

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  It was something to behold when the first half ended and South Salem led West Salem 40-15 entering the locker rooms. The Saxons were having their way on both sides of the ball.  Jaden Nielsen-Skinner and Treyden Harris offensively while Ryan Brown and Eric Lungu kept the Titans out…

Century Holds Off South Salem In OT

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com HILLSBORO, ORE.– Entering the fourth quarter versus Century, South Salem saw Hilary James go to the line with the Saxons down one to the Jaguars. In a game in which they had to battle back from a slow start in the opening quarter, James would tie the game, then gave South…

South’s Adam’s Commits To Utah State

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.– It didn’t seem too long ago that Ashton Adams was a quarterback slinging the ball around as a second-, third-grader playing Youth Football for Alex Fuimaono. Now fast forward ten-years the South Salem Senior was signing his Letter of Intent to play as a lineman for Utah State University…

Salem Sports And Breakfast Club AOW’s For December 14

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.—Another week has brought a new wave of honorees at the Salem Sports and Breakfast Club Les Schwab Athlete of the Week.  This week’s honorees include:  North Salem Wrestler Antonio Garcia, McNary Basketball Player Boston Smith, McKay Basketball Player Leva Mike and South Salem Basketball’s Victoria Stafford. Here’s each of…

Salem Sports And Breakfast Club Athlete’s Of The Week

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  Here are the week of December 7th’s Athlete’s of the Week by the Salem Sports Breakfast Club.  Special thanks to Bryan Sutherland for relaying this over! The Athlete’s of the Week include Abbi Hawley (McNary), Dana Romero (North Salem), David Rubio (McKay) and Jaden Nielsen-Skinner (South Salem).  Here is…

South Salem Opens Season With Highly Competitive Win

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.– Apparently, we got an early season treat of what a possibly playoff match-up maybe like here in a few short weeks with how this game played out. Until a late rush by the Saxons in their what is expected to be the first of a-many high number of points…

South’s System Pays Off In Big Second Half

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  The Run-N-Gun philosophy that Adrian Lewis wants to bring to South Salem showed it’s glamour Friday night at home against South Eugene. After seeing a strong first half fade into a nine-point, 38-30 lead by the Axe, the Lady Saxons came out of the halftime break rested as they…

Picking Up The Pace

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  Last year was maybe as expected for the South Salem Girls Basketball team. New basketball coach in Adrian Lewis taking over for a legend in Nick McWilliams, new system and new faces followed on the heels of one of the most dominate periods in the Salem-area and probably one…