West Salem’s Rally Falls Short Saturday Vs Mountain View

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  Heartbeak hit West Salem again Saturday afternoon against Mt. View as the Cougars pulled away for a 56-41 win over the Titans. It wasn’t long ago that West Salem started the season 4-2 entering their game against Tigard at the Capitol City Classic on December 23 at Willamette University. …

McNary Stuns West Salem In Comeback Fashion

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  It was one of those games where the well ran dry for one team and filled for the other. West Salem held roughly an 15-point lead on McNary early in the third quarter before the Celtics had cut it down to four two minutes into the fourth quarter Friday…

West Salem Takes Lewis Bracket Championship From Jesuit

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com PORTLAND, Ore.–  Starting 6-2 on the season is great and all for the West Salem girls basketball team following their 40-33 win over Jesuit for the Lewis Bracket Championship title Sunday night at Grant High School. But the biggest thing they talk about following the win is their Team Chemistry and…

West Salem Drops Tough CCC 4th-Place Game To Tigard In OT

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.– Justin Scoggins was feeling it in West Salem’s fourth-place battle with Tigard Monday evening. Coming off of his three-point Championship win Sunday night, the six-three senior continued his shooting streak with nine three’s and 41 points. It was as if the Senior in Scoggins said “I’ll put my team on…

Titans Limit 7’3 Reinalda in CCC-Opening Win

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  You just can’t teach seven-foot-three, and West Salem knew they couldn’t out height Corvallis’ Jasper Reinalda so they did the next best thing in their 75-51 victory: Be Physical and use their athleticism to throw Reinalda off his game in teh Capitol City Classic-opener Wednesday night at Willamette University….

West Salem Builds Off Of Eye-Opening Season

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  Entering the new decade ahead this season, last year’s 15-10 overall season that saw the West Salem Boys Basketball team advance to their sixth-straight 6A Postseason was a good experience builder entering this season. For a program looking to make a push towards the postseason and the Chiles Center,…

Titans Sign Six Wednesday

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.– James Friedman travels up to Portland on the regular for his four-and-a-half gymnastics practice every day.  It’s grueling when you get out of practice at 8:30 every night, but it paid off. But as Friedman signed his Letter of Intent to compete at the University of Iowa for gymnastics, he…

(Girls and Boys) Soccer Semi-Final Predictions

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com Only two teams will stand in each classification following Tuesday night’s games.  Here are my predictions for all six classifications and predicted Finals Appearances:   6A Girls Jesuit 3, West Salem 1 South Eugene 2, Mountainside 0 Finals: Jesuit v. South Eugene Boys Summit 1, Forest Grove 0 Cleveland 1, Franklin…

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…

MVC Girls Soccer All-League List

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  West Salem’s Paige Alexander got Player of the Year honors while Titans Head Coach Whitney Pitalo got Coach of the Year.  Here is the complete Mountain Valley Conference list: Player of the year School: Paige Alexander West Salem Coach of the Year School:  Whitney Pitalo West Salem First team…

Records Fall In West Salem’s 4-0 Win

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.– There was a sense that with how fantastic this season has been for West Salem following their 4-0 win over Tigard to kick-off the 6A State Playoffs, records were going to eventually fall. In the Titans opener, two records did fall in the fashion of the Single-Season Record and…