South Salem’s Minney Building The Confidence

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.—Tyler Minney remembers his sophomore year when the legend of ‘The Power of Thooah’ started at South Salem. Teammate Ricky Alvarado, who’s in the same graduating class as Minney this year, hit an absolute bomb during a waffle ball game over the house the Saxons were staying in for the…

Bandits, Valley End In Tie

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  It was a tough way to end a great game, but they’ll get to fight for another day. In a preview for what is to come this summer, the Stayton Bandits and Valley Baseball Club battled to a 3-3 tie Thursday afternoon as both teams play again Saturday afternoon…

Valley Baseball Club Opens Season With Win Over Central

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.– Baseball has finally came back to Salem. On the hottest day of the year so far, the first game of the Willamette Valley Men’s League 16-plus High School league kicked off at Holland Field on the outskirts of town when the Central Baseball Club hosted the Valley Baseball Club….