West Salem Stuns McNary Lacrosse In 2OT For League Title

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com KEIZER, Ore.– This was what it was all about.  Championship Night. West Salem and McNary Lacrosse met up for the North Valley Championship Monday night and it was more intense than their previous meeting on April 29. It was tied at two at half, three after three as it came down…

SSBC Honorees For May 6

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com The Salem Sports and Breakfast Club honored South Salem’s Mackenzie Scott (softball), Blanchet Catholic’s Alexis Jensen (softball), South Salem’s Lydia Stuart (Girls Track and Field), West Salem’s Tyler Rock (Baseball), South Salem’s Chris Bedard (Boys Tennis) and Sprague’s Milano Cedillo-Rodriguez for the Week of May 6. Here’s the Press Release: The…

West Salem’s Cunningham Rewriting History In Shot Put

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  It seems like every meet almost West Salem’s Natalie Cunningham is breaking her own shot put record.  In the Titan Track Classic, Cunningham set a then record of 42-feet-7.5-inches on April 1.  She nearly matched that again on April 19 against McNary.  Cunningham then PR’d and broke her record…

South Salem Softball Bounces Back With Win

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  South Salem answered the bell following their 8-3 defeat to McNary Thursday with a 13-3 win over West Salem Friday evening. Thanks to a seven-run first inning that turned a 2-0 Titan lead into a 7-2 lead by innings end.  With eight West Salem errors and ten hits by…

West Salem Lacrosse Falls To Aloha-Southridge 13-6

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.—It was a tough way to end non-league play Friday night, but it was a good learning experience for the West Salem Lacrosse Team. A strong start to Aloha-Southridge went nightmarish in the second quarter as the Titans found themselves down 10-3 at the halftime break.  Fastbreak goals stemming from…

NPJ Host Signing Party Event

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  NPJ Volleyball hosted twenty of their athletes in the NPJ Sports Complex Monday evening.  Honoring the twenty volleyball athletes on their accomplishments of being able to continue and compete in the sport at the next level starting in the Fall. “I’m just really excited to be moving on and…

West-Grad Bertsch Receives Second All-Defensive Team Selection

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  2019 West Salem-grad Maddie Berstch finished off her Junior College Women’s Basketball career strongly with her second-straight NWAC Southern Region All-Defensive Team. Her game definitely has changed since her days playing with the Titans, it took an adjustment period for her to adjust to the high expectations with Lane…

Salem Sports and Breakfast Club Honorees For April 15

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com The Salem Sports and Breakfast Club honored Blanchet’s Drew Bartels (Baseball), McKay’s Bub Jallow (Boys Track and Field), West Salem’s Brady Bliven (Boys Track and Field), Sprague’s Tirzah Tarbox (Girls Tennis), McKay’s Stephanie Urenda (Girls Track and Field) and South Salem’s Erin Cridge (Girls Tennis) for the week of April 15)…

The Road To ACU

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.– The road to Abilene Christian University has been an interesting one for West Salem’s Tyce Chaney.  A lot of work has gone into the opportunity that he has taken full advantage of. A lot of grind, a lot of work and effort went into it.  A mentally challenging time…

SSBC Honorees For April 8

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com The Salem Sports and Breakfast Club honored Blanchet Catholic’s Ariel Davila (Softball), West Salem’s Brayden Sparkman (Boys Golf), Sprague’s Grant Strother (baseball), McNary’s Jake Allen (baseball), North Salem’s Taylor Suarez (softball) and West Salem’s Natalie Cunningham for the week of April 8. Here’s the press release The Salem Sports and Breakfast…

Foxes Enter League With 9-6 Win Over West

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SILVERTON, Ore.–  The question became down the stretch in Silverton’s 9-6 win over West Salem to close out non-league play was who will have more stops defensively with how each squads offenses were rolling? The Titans matched the Foxes three-run first inning with a three-run inning of their own in the…

Working On Their Craft

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcodnlad73@gmail.com KEIZER, Ore.–  South Salem’s Maddie Dustin came out ready to go in the second round of the Mountain Valley Conference Girls Golf Tournament Tuesday at the McNary Golf Course in Keizer. The Saxons sophomore shot a 40 over the first nine holes before finishing with a 43 on the back nine…