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…

Week 9 Predictions

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com Last Week: 8-6 Season Total: 69-35 As the regular season wraps up, here are my predictions for this week 6A West Salem over Sprague by 10 McNary over South Salem by 8 5A West Albany over Silverton by 3 Dallas over Central by 21 4A North Valley over Crook County by…

SK-Beacons To Host Feburary 1 Event

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  On February 1, 2020, the Salem-Keizer Beacons will host, through the Salem-Keizer High School Sports Booster Club, will honor their second class of Beacon honorees. This year’s honoree’s (and their respective schools) are: Rick Herrin (McKay), Pam and Bob Zielinski (McNary), Dr. Gib Gimore (North Salem), Dave Johnson (South…

MVC Volleyball Honors List

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com  SALEM, Ore.– Sprague’s Bridgette Smith was named Mountain Valley Conference Player of the Year and Olympian Head Coach Anne Olsen was named Mountain Valley Conference Coach of the Year.   Sprague and Summit both finished 9-1 in MVC league play for Co-League Champion honors as both host home-openers Wednesday for the first…

Week 8 Predictions

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com Last Week:10-4 Season Total:  61-29 With 4A wrapping up their regular season this week and 1A-6-Man having their ‘showcase/playoffs’, here are my picks for this week 6A McNary over West Salem by 14 South Salem Over Summit by 17 Mt. View over Sprague by 21 5A West Albany over Dallas by…

West Salem’s Moye Finishes Fourth At Creekside Cross Classic

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  Coming off her PR-performance Saturday at the Warner Pacific XC Classic, West Salem freshman Olivia Moye continued her dominant freshman season with a fourth-place finish at the inaugural Creekside Cross Classic Wednesday at Creekside Golf Course. Admittingly, as Moye collected her fourth 5K Top 10 finish not to mention…

Lowery-Led Titans Set Tone Versus Mt. View

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.– If the last two weeks were any sign, then next Friday’s game against McNary in Keizer will be the ultimate test if the West Salem has truly turned the corner after their tough preseason schedule. The Titans followed up their 36-14 6A Special District 6 -opening win over South…