Salem Sports And Breakfast Club Honorees for March 15

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.– Here are the honoree’s from the Salem Sports and Breakfast Club for the Week of March 15: The Salem Sports and Breakfast Club Les Schwab Athlete of the Week is from South Salem Boys Basketball – Eric Lungu. Eric, a senior, played guard for the Saxons. South wrapped up…

Young West Salem’s Defense Keeps North Eugene’s Offense At Bay

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.– For much of the second quarter, the West Salem Lacrosse team found themselves down a man due to penalties that put pressure on their traditionally strong defense. They’re young, many of their athletes still learning the ins-and-outs of the sport of Lacrosse as they feel behind 3-2 entering the…

South Medford Chips Away West Salem’s Late Lead In Win

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SCIO, Ore.–  It looked as if West Salem baseball had finally drew just enough blood to separate themselves from South Medford Saturday afternoon on the Scio High Shool Turf field. It was a sumple two-run single, but in a game in which it was tied until  that bottom half of the…

Chemeketa Rolls Past Walla Walla

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.—Walla Walla threatened late in the first game of the double-header versus Chemeketa Sunday afternoon in the Storm 12-7 victory over the Warriors and led 3-1 after one to start the second game against the Salem-squad. All three of those runs were unearned against West Salem-Grad Cameron Hagan as he…

South’s James, West’s Bertsch Co-POY. Saxon’s Lewis COY

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.— South Salem’s Hilary James and West Salem’s Maddie Bertsch each were named Co-Players of the Year with the Saxons Adrian Lewis being named Coach of the Year after a 13-1 Mountain Valley Conference record and the MVC Conference title. “Honestly I’m happier that Hilary got POY, She is heck…

Complete MVC Boys Basketball Honors List

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.– Here is the Mountain Valley Conference honors list for 2019 that was given to me by a coach. Jaden Nielsen-Skinner won Player of the Year and Eric Lungu won Defensive Player of the Year. South Salem’s Tyler Allen won Coach of the Year as the Saxons advance to the…

West Salem’s Season Ends After Playoff Loss To Westview

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.—Westview’s athleticism proved to be problematic for West Salem Tuesday night to open the Class 6A First Round. The Wildcats athleticism helped them create a 15-point lead during the second quarter only to see it reduced to 11 by halftime after a Kieran Pruett three-pointer to close out the first…

Salem Sports And Breakfast Club February 8

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  Here are the athlete’s for this week’s Salem Sports And Breakfast Club for the week of February 8. Our Salem Sports and Breakfast Club Les Schwab Athlete of the Week is from North Salem girls basketball – Aaliyah Fitzke. Aaliyah, a senior, plays guard for the 8-10 Viks. In the 45-40…

West Salem Girls Gets Revenge On McNary

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com KEIZER, Ore.– West Salem didn’t forget what McNary did at their place on January 11. Since that night’s loss, the Titans have wheeled off five wins in their last six when the two teams met again Wednesday in Keizer in West Salem’s 54-33 win over the Celtics for their sixth win…

McKay’s Barnett Third, West’s Davis Fourth At OSAA Girls Southern Division

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SPRINGFIELD, Ore.– Both West Salem’s Reagan Davis and McKay’s Tess Barnett lost tough Semi-Final bouts to start Saturday’s placing day of the OSAA Girls Southern Division District wrestling meet. Barnett, at 110, got caught against Bend’s Kyleigh Cuevas before bouncing back in the consolation finals against the Lava Bears Analise Smith….

McKay Slips By West Salem 42-33

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  West Salem built a nice little lead on McKay High School Wednesday night in Northeast Salem. The Titans picked up a forfeit win at 106 and Lance McClung picked up a West Salem pin at 113 over the Scots Tess Barnett. Dylan Gatchet handed the Titans their third match…

South Salem Holds Off West Salem’s Second Half Rally

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  It was something to behold when the first half ended and South Salem led West Salem 40-15 entering the locker rooms. The Saxons were having their way on both sides of the ball.  Jaden Nielsen-Skinner and Treyden Harris offensively while Ryan Brown and Eric Lungu kept the Titans out…