Sprague Rallies By North Salem In Wrestling

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  With how many ranked wrestlers were wrestling Wednesday night between North Salem and Sprague, the 152-pound bout between the Vikings Nahaven Rose (17th-ranked) and Sullivan Puckett (19th-ranked) pinned two of the State’s Top 20 wrestlers in the Central Valley Conference league bout at North Salem High School. And within…

Steketee, Sprague Wrestling Wins Senior Night

By Jeremy McDoanld jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  Cole Steketee is coming off a strong junior campaign where he won the 285-pound State Title and a strong offseason that saw the Sprague senior garner All-American status at the Reno Tournament of Champions just a few weeks ago. Already roughly halfway through his senior year with the Olympians,…

Sprague’s Brennan’s Last Ride

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com DAYTON, Ore.–  Sprague senior  Avidan Brennan is making the most of his last ride as a Olympian grappler, starting wrestling as a freshman the Olympian senior is just out here looking to have some fun and enjoying the moment as he faced some tough 2A-4A Varsity talent at the Dayton Invitational Saturday. …

McNary Rallies For OT Win Over Sprague

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  There was no quit for the McNary Boys Basketball team in Wednesday’s Central Valley Conference opener with Sprague on the road.  Raising to the occasion faced with two large deficits in a hostile environment, the Celtics found a way to calm the noise and fought through the pressure through Overtime…

Capitol City Classic Girls And Boys Basketball All-Tournament Team

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com Silverton’s Kyleigh Brown and West Linn’s Jackson Shelstad both were named Most Outstanding Players for the Capitol City Classic Girls and Boys Basketball Tournaments from this past week. Here’s the Complete List: Girls Basketball First Team Kyleigh Brown- Silverton Mollie Miller- Oregon City Brynn Smith- Willamette Lizzy Bennett- West Salem Riley…

Central Holds Off Sprague In OT

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  This was an epic battle between two teams that wanted to advance to the next round of the Capitol City Classic Consolation Bracket as Sprague and Central went into Overtime Monday afternoon. Both teams traded blows, leads and physicality that saw the Olympians coming close to winning in regulation…

Sprague GBB Improves To 5-2 On Year

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com LAKE OSWEGO, Ore.–  The Sprague Girls Basketball team responded strongly Sunday coming off of their tough 65-51 defeat to Southridge the day before, taking down Reynolds 63-27 in the process to advance to the Nike Interstate Tournament White Bracket Consolation Championship monday afternoon. Freshman Carly Skogstad paced the Olympians with 19…

Sprague Looking To Rebound After Defeat

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  The Sprague Boys Basketball team just kept fighting until the end against Roseburg in their home opener.  Holding leads 17-15 after one, 33-29 at the halftime break even on the Indians Friday evening.   Even when they were down in the fourth quarter, the Olympians kept it to around five…

The Underdog Olympians

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  The Sprague Boys Basketball team will be looking to play the Underdog-role this year with how little the Olympians are returning going into the 2022-23 season.  They graduated eight seniors from last year’s 16-10, 6A Playoff team. The one returner is Matt Weiner, who’s entering his senior year with…

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…

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…