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…

Top Seven Stories Of 2018

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com As one year ends and another begins, I just wanted to go back and share a few stories I was able to witness and cover this season.  I know I may have missed a few so my apologies ahead of time haha. Here is the list: #7 One Streak Ends As…

Slow Start Plaques Sprague Versus Tigard

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.– With the Capitol City Classic entering its Quarterfinal round, Tigard and Sprague matched up Wednesday night with an opportunity to advance to Thursday’s semi-final round. When the game tipped off, it was the Tigers who drew first blood as they took advantage of nine Olympian turnovers and turned it…

Sprague Holds Off Beaverton 57-56

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.– Every time Sprague got close to the lead Friday night in front of their home crowd, whether it was tying it up or getting it to within one of Beaverton, something strange would happen. Shots won’t fall and, like during the fourth quarter, fouls became an issue as the…

McMullen And Capital City Sports

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  For seven seasons, Jerry McMullen split time in the Minor League system with the Atlanta Braves and Boston Red Soxs farm systems as well as the Independent League-ranks as a relief pitcher just living that baseball dream that many dream of doing. And though he didn’t break into the…

Sprague Wins First Final Site Game, Finishes Second At State

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com HILLSBORO, Ore.– Sprague made some program history this weekend by winning their first State Final Site Tournament game when they battled Central Catholic to five sets, with each set outside of the fourth set going into extra points. They then followed that up with their second straight sweep over Summit on…

MVC Girls Soccer Honors List

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  Here is the Mountain Valle Conference Girls Soccer League Honors.  Summit’s Michaela Gorman won Player of the Year and the Lady Storm’s Jamie Brock won Coach of the Year Midfield/Defense Amelia Anderson Bend Defense Makenzie Jerome Bend Forward Abigail Hawley McNary Goalie Mia Morey Mt. View Midfielder Marina Foster South Salem…

MVC Boys Soccer Honors List

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.– Here is the list for the Mountain Valley Conference Boys Soccer League Honors. First Team Midfield- Collin Brown Bend MidfieldTyler Erickson Bend Defense Reid Keller Bend Midfield Angel Nunez McKay Midfield Byran Nicholas McKay Forward Yobeli Manzo McKay Defense Jesus Lopez McNary Midfield Jovanie Bravo McNary Goalie Sebastian Lopez…

MVC Football Honors List

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.– The 2018 Mountain Valley Conference List has been released with McNary’s Jeff Auvinen being names Coach of the Year and West Salem’s Alex Hurlburt receiving Defensive Player of the Year to go with his first-team honors at Linebacker. The Titans Simon Thompson received Offensive Player of the year to…

MVC Volleyball Honors List

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  Sprague’s Morgan Doll won the Mountain Valley Conference Player of the Year award with Olympian Head Coach Anne Olsen winning Coach of the Year.  Here’s the full MVC  Volleyball Honors List: Megan Bushell- Bend Sonna Faulker- Bend Shay Coons-McKay Jasmine Martin- Mt. View Gabby Baker- South Salem Morgan Doll-…

Sprague Sweeps Summit, Tie For First-Place In League

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore– Sprague knew that they were the underdog and fully embraced that role versus Summit Thursday night.  Mix that in with the emotions of Senior Night and anything is possible. The Lady Olympians took the first two sets 25-23, 25-22 and held a 23-18 lead on the Storm before the…