Sprague Drops Tough Home Opener To Lincoln

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  There was a feeling when scrawny Cole Herschbacher hit a RBI Triple to put Sprague up 3-2 in the bottom of the second inning that it was going to go back-and-forth. The triple, which saw the Senior celebrate to the point of near-aneurysm was part of a big crooked-three…

Sprague Loses Tough OT Battle With Roseburg

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  On their back-end game of a back-to-back entering Spring Break, the Sprague Boys Lacrosse team were finally able to open up the homestand schedule when Roseburg made the two-hour trek up the I-5 for the match-up. And it seemed as if the slow start was in the past with…

Could It Be Sprague Lacrosse’s Year?

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  Sprague Lacrosse let the golden opportunity slip away from them at the end of the regular season last year. They had the defending North Valley League Champion, West Salem, on the ropes by making the Titans roll into Olympic Stadium and defeat the Olympians for their sixth-straight league championship….

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…

Salem Sports And Breakfast Club March 1

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.– Here are this week’s honoree’s from the Salem Sports And Breakfast Club that features the Senior Female Athlete of the Year for swimming and local Salem-wrestlers getting the nod following some great performances at State this past Weekend! Senior Female Athlete of the Year for Swimming The Salem Sports…

Complete MVC Boys Basketball Honors List

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.– Here is the Mountain Valley Conference honors list for 2019 that was given to me by a coach. Jaden Nielsen-Skinner won Player of the Year and Eric Lungu won Defensive Player of the Year. South Salem’s Tyler Allen won Coach of the Year as the Saxons advance to the…

McMullen Rallies To Take District Title

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.– He’s been on the shelve for three weeks healing up from an leg injury and he was opened that he was gassed after the win, but down and needing a move with 30 seconds left on the clock Sprague’s Brock McMullen kept fighting. McMullen held a 4-2 lead 90…

Sprague Over Summit, Big Match-Up For 3rd Friday

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  The week off seemed to have helped Sprague settle in for the final stretch of their season with four games left entering Thursday’s match-up with Summit. Playing without Senior Ethan Flannigan and his athleticism and length due to a hand injury for the reminder of the season, the Olympians…

Salem Sports And Breakfast Club February 8

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  Here are the athlete’s for this week’s Salem Sports And Breakfast Club for the week of February 8. Our Salem Sports and Breakfast Club Les Schwab Athlete of the Week is from North Salem girls basketball – Aaliyah Fitzke. Aaliyah, a senior, plays guard for the 8-10 Viks. In the 45-40…

Sprague Wins Fourth Straight Game

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.– At one point in the third quarter, Sprague boys found themselves down double-figures to Bend in Saturday’s nightcap at Sprague. Slowly however, they began to chip away at the lead and eventually got the lead entering the fourth quarter following a pair of Mason Lomax free throws for the…

Friday’s Predictions 6A to 1A

By Jeremy McDonald Jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com So, this is the first week of me doing predictions. I’ll try to do a girls game and a guys game with a score every Thursday/Friday night of certain games at classifications. Here’s Week 1’s: 6A BOLD PREDICTION  Boys: Sprague over #2 South Salem 65-62.  I like Sprague’s height versus the Saxons…

Sprague Takes Senior Night 59-12

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  It seems weird to have Senior Night this early in the season, but nonetheless Sprague would have still put on a show for their home-crowd  Wednesday night when they hosted McKay as they honored their Seniors. With athletes like Santos Cantu III and Landon Davis out healing up for…