Late Goal Lifts Titans Over Storm

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  West Salem Girls Soccer has been on a resurgence their past nine games following their 0-4 start to start the year.  Of their last nine, the Titans have won six, lost once and tied twice in the process as they enter their final game of the regular season sitting…

SSBC Honorees For October 15

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com West Salem’s Lorenzo Trejo De Dios (Boys Soccer), Salem Academy’s Aubrey Smith (Volleyball). West Salem’s Bella Snyder (Volleyball), and South Salem’s Julian Rivas Delgado (Boys Soccer) were honored by the Salem Sports and Breakfast Clun on October 15 for their success on the field of play. Here’s the press release: The…

Salem Sports and Breakfast Club Honorees For October 8

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com Sprague’s Blaise Pearson (football), West Salem’s Jack Meier (Cross Country), South Salem’s Araeya Watanabe (Volleyball), West Salem’s Natalie Cunningham (Girls Soccer) and McKay’s Sydney Haines (Cross Country) were honored by the Salem Sports And Breakfast Club for October 8. Here’s the Press Release: The Salem Sports and Breakfast Club Les Schwab…

West Salem Hands Summit First League Loss 28-15

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  West Salem clicked at all cylinders Saturday evening at Summit in their 28-15 home victory.  A win that helped put the Titans in front of the Mountain Valley Conference-standings with three games left in the regular season. The offensive line setup Johnny Withers’ big rushing game, the senior rushing for 115…

West Salem Scores Late In 2-1 Win

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  This was one of those nightmare games that came to life for West Salem Tuesday afternoon. Nothing was going their way offensively.  Bend was bringing pressure, more so in the second half that led to a 1-0 lead in the 63rd minute. But all-in-all, the Titans came out of the…

Saxons Defeats West Salem In Four Sets

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  Depending on which side you are on, it was either a blazing start or your worst nightmare. Either way you looked at it, it had helped aid South Salem in those first two sets in their 25-22, 25-13, 21-25, 25-18 win over West Salem Tuesday night at South Salem High School.  The…

SSBC Honorees For September 24

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com McKay’s Filiberto Alacron (Boy’s Soccer), Salem Academy’s Annabelle Brawley (Volleyball), West Salem’s Hudson Giertych (Football), McKay’s Nayeli Flores (Girls Soccer), South Salem’s Tini Tinitali III (Football) were honored by the Salem Sports and Breakfast Club this past Friday, September 24. Here’s the Press Release: The Salem Sports and Breakfast Club Les…

Cross Country Round-Up: Salem-Area Runners Run At Nike Portland XC

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com PORTLAND, Ore.–  The Annual Nike Portland XC event returned this Fall as athletes from the West Coast traveled to Blue Lake Regional Park to compete in the variety of Varsity races (from Danner, the strongest runners to Division-3) as well as a slew of Novice and Junior Varsity races to give…

Titans Fall To Tualatin 41-7

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com TUALATIN, Ore.–  A game like this can go a long way in improving one-self for the rest of the season. In their final non-league game of the season, coming off their first victory in the Mountain Valley Conference last Friday over South Salem, the West Salem football team encountered a challenge in…

Salem-Area Cross Country Round-Up

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com West Salem and South Salem had strong performances at the Northwest Classic Saturday.  Scio’s Athena and Blanchet’s Emma Lutz finished in the Top 20 at the 1A-4A NW Classic race.  Sprague and Cascade had strong showings at the Merriwether and Oregon City on Friday and Saturday. Here’s some notables from the three big…

West Salem Wins Second-Straight

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  West Salem carried over the mojo from their 4-0 victory over to Wednesday’s match-up against Westview for their second-straight win, winning 2-0 over the Wildcats. Westview entered the game 4-1 on the season and challenged the Titans during the first half as it looked to be a 0-0 draw going…

Titans Win First Game Of Year

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  The West Salem offense has probably found a groove Monday night against Franklin that they can build from. After scoring two goals in their first four games, uncharacteristic of the Titans of the past two seasons, West Salem came around for four goals in their 4-0 victory over the Lightning….