The Sprague 15 Taking Their Athletic Talents To College

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  Fifteen athletes signed their Letters of Intent to play athletics at the next level starting this upcoming school year at Sprague High School Wednesday night. Logan Smith (Football, College of the Redwoods), Colton Herring (Football, College of the Redwoods), McKenzie Wernicke (Soccer, Chapman) Caylin Gadberry (Soccer, Linfield University), Abby Sorensen (Volleyball,…

Taking Advantage Of The Opportunity

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com ALBANY, Ore.–  Patience is a virtue.  And that’s more so in sports, especially in college at any level waiting for your turn to play. For Sprague-grad and Linn-Benton Community College freshman Jack Muth, the frosh has seen limited playing time.  He’s seen action in five of the Roadrunners first 42 games before Sunday’s…

SSBC Honorees For May 13

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com South Salem’s Maddie Dustin (Girls Golf), Sprague’s Sara Abbott (Girls Track), South Salem’s Rowan Thompson (Softball), McNary’s Emilie Vu McGee (Girls Tennis) and Sprague’s Chris Rogers (Baseball) were honored by the Salem Sports and Breakfast Club for the Week of May 13. Read the Press Release here: The Salem Sports and…

McNary Lacrosse Advances To North Valley Title Game Against West Salem

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com KEIZER, Ore.–  Coming off of a stress fracture is no easy task and for McNary’s Aidan McCoy, it happened as he and his Celtic Lacrosse team were just about to kick off the 2022 season.  But as they kickoff the North Valley League Playoffs Thursday night against the Sprague-South Salem co-op…

SSBC Honorees For May 6

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com The Salem Sports and Breakfast Club honored South Salem’s Mackenzie Scott (softball), Blanchet Catholic’s Alexis Jensen (softball), South Salem’s Lydia Stuart (Girls Track and Field), West Salem’s Tyler Rock (Baseball), South Salem’s Chris Bedard (Boys Tennis) and Sprague’s Milano Cedillo-Rodriguez for the Week of May 6. Here’s the Press Release: The…

Sprague Baseball Shuts Out South 1-0

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com MCMINNVILLE, Ore.– With how crummy the weather was Friday evening, pitching by both Sprague and South Salem Baseball were spot on as the two Salem schools traveled to Linfield University to play their Mountain Valley Conference game. The Saxons’ Carter Nelson went the distance, striking out three while allowing four hits…

Sprague Snaps Three-Game Skid

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  Sprague have finally put an end to their skid Monday afternoon when they defeated Barlow 3-0. Coming off a tough week last week in which they fell to Clackamas and losing both tough games to Bend, the win ended their three-game losing streak behind a complete game effort by…

SSBC Honorees For April 22

By Jeremy Mcdonald Jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com North Salem’s Jordan Koskondy (Girls Track and Field), Sprague’s Sophia Honse (Softball), South Salem Tennis’ Andi Yao and Nidhi Nagaraj, South Salem’s Cole Weiland (baseball) and West Salem’s Jack Meier (Track and Field) were honored by the Salem Sports and Breakfast Club for the Week of April 22. Here’s the press…

Salem Sports and Breakfast Club Honorees For April 15

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com The Salem Sports and Breakfast Club honored Blanchet’s Drew Bartels (Baseball), McKay’s Bub Jallow (Boys Track and Field), West Salem’s Brady Bliven (Boys Track and Field), Sprague’s Tirzah Tarbox (Girls Tennis), McKay’s Stephanie Urenda (Girls Track and Field) and South Salem’s Erin Cridge (Girls Tennis) for the week of April 15)…

Olys Win Seventh-Straight Game

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.—  Despite the elements Sprague softball held Mountain View to three baserunners, all off of walks, in their 15-0, 19-0 doubleheader sweep of the Cougars on Saturday afternoon. Sophia Honse struck out 12 in the six innings that the Olympians played to back up her offense that hit eight homeruns. …

SSBC Honorees For April 8

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com The Salem Sports and Breakfast Club honored Blanchet Catholic’s Ariel Davila (Softball), West Salem’s Brayden Sparkman (Boys Golf), Sprague’s Grant Strother (baseball), McNary’s Jake Allen (baseball), North Salem’s Taylor Suarez (softball) and West Salem’s Natalie Cunningham for the week of April 8. Here’s the press release The Salem Sports and Breakfast…

Foster Leads Sprague-South Salem Lacrosse To 6-1 Start

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  Brady Foster was on a mission Saturday afternoon for the Sprague-South Salem Lacrosse team. Of the six goals scored in the first quarter of the Olympians 11-4 win Saturday afternoon at Olympic Stadium against Ridgeview, Foster scored four of them.  Pacing the co-op Sprague-South Salem team, who jumped out…