West Salem Gets Past Sprague 69-62

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  West Salem has had made a unfortunate habit of building large leads since Mountain Valley Conference-play began, only to see them fade away shortly after building it. Twice against McNary and again versus Sprague Tuesday, the Titans had build a double-digit lead only to see against the Olympians at…

Sprague Repeats As MVC Wrestling Champs

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com BEND, Ore.–  It was good experience for Riley Davis entering State as a freshman going up against his teammate in Brock McMullen. The Freshman entered the tournament as the second-seed, opposite from McMullen the number-one seed, leading his teammate 5-0 with 28 seconds left in the second period. It was quiet,…

Salem Sports And Breakfast Club AOW’s For February 7

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com This past Friday’s Salem Sports And Breakfast Club Athlete’s of the week includes James Moore (Blanchet Catholic), Lidiia Buiko (McKay), Paige Alexander (West Salem) and Noah Worthington (Sprague).  Read about their success’ leading to the honor here: Our Salem Sports and Breakfast Club Les Schwab Athlete of the Week is from…

McKay Girls Come Out Strong Versus Sprague In First League Win Of Year

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  McKay came out on fire against Sprague Saturday evening. Both the Scots and the Olympians were looking for their first Mountain Valley Conference wins, McKay sitting 0-3 and Sprague at 0-2 entering their match-up in South Salem to close out another week of the season. Behind the 1-2 punch…

Sprague Falls In CCC Quarterfinals To Wilsonville

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  It is tough to think that in the closing moments of the first half that Dallon Morgan’s basket had pushed Sprague’s lead to 28-25 after being down as much as 12-2 to start the game against Wilsonville. The Wildcats would finish the first half on a 4-0 swing before…

Sprague Host First Fanfest Event

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  For the first time ever, Sprague held their fanfest Monday night on home court, showing off their basketball squads for the upcoming season. The Varsity girls, who start their season Wednesday at Reynolds, they were a few laughs as they went through the paces of a live game with crowd…

Farr, Capital FC Host ‘Thankful For Goalkeeper’ Camp

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.– Jordan Farr is use to pressure as he returns home after playing with the USL’s Indy Eleven in Indianapolis, Indiana this past season where he had five clean sheets to his name. It’s been two years since his Senior Season with Corban University where he set the career record…

Raising The Expectations

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.– For what it was worth, the 2018-2019 season for the Sprague Girls Basketball team was a dang good learning experience from first-year, first-time Head Coach in Jami Morris to the girls on the court. For a program that has been to the first-round of the postseason three times (2009,…

The Surprise Pick Of The MVC?

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.—  When Ethan Flannigan went into the stands against Bend February 2, breaking his hand bracing for the fall, the Sprague Olympian Boys Basketball squad was thrusted into the future of sorts without their Senior big-man. Flannigan being their lone senior on a squad that reached the first-round of the…

Team Oregon Preparing For Hall Of Fame World Youth Championship Games

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com KEIZER, Ore.–  The elements this time of the year can be really challenging in terms of trying to get a nice grip on the football. There are only a handful of practices left before the sixth-, seventh-, and eighth-grade teams of Team Oregon travel to Canton, Ohio for the Hall of…

MVC Football Honors List

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcodnald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.– McNary Head Coach Jeff Auvinen got Coach of the Year honors while Junior Walling (Defensive Player of the Year), Bend’s Nate Denney (Offensive Player of the year) got the player awards. Here is the complete list starting with the offensive line. OFFENSE Offensive Tackle First team: Nic Shepherd McNary…

MVC Boys Soccer League Honors List

By Jeremy McDonald Jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.– West Salem’s Andres Labate and Summit’s Simon Kidder won Player of the year. The Titans Eddy Soboll won Coach of the Year. Here is the Complete List: Player of the Year Andres Labate West Salem Simon Kidder Summit Coach of the Year Eddy Soboll West Salem First Team Goal…