Week 3 Football Predictions

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com Last week was a tough week for me going 7-7 in picking games, but I’m hoping this week will be better.  Here’s my picks including Chemawa’s season opener at home versus Central Linn Friday. Last Week:7-7 Season:  17-11 6A: McNary over Tualatin  by 4 West Salem over Grant by 3 5A…

West Salem Ties With Jesuit

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.– It seems bizarre to think about, 43 straight games as a win.  It’s De La Salle like almost. West Salem was part of that streak with their 10-0 defeat to Jesuit as the Crusaders streak touched 43 entering Monday night’s game. Yes, both teams had their chances.  Both brought…

Salem Sports And Breakfast Club For September 13

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.ocm SALEM, Ore.– This week’s honoree’s for the Salem Sports and Breakfast Club includes West Salem’s Andres Labate, McNary’s Caitlyn Yates, South Salem’s David Garcia Campos and McKay’s Kaydence Nguyen Our Salem Sports and Breakfast Club Les Schwab Athlete of the Week is a returning honoree – Andres Labate from West Salem…

West Salem Boys Improves To 3-0

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.– First half goals by Kaden Young (ninth minute) and Tyce Chaney (26th minute) really helped West Salem Boys soccer relax a little in their 5-0 win over Sheldon Wednesday night. With the Irish matching their intensity into the second half, it was a nice little cushion waiting for that…

Salem Sports And Breakfast Club Honorees For September 6

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.– This past Friday, the Salem Sports and Breakfast Club honored 11 athlete’s for their accomplishments at the Track and Field State Meets this past Spring. The honorees this past Friday include: Tyrus Love, Senior, McKay 6A boys 300 meter hurdles – 3rd place Elizabeth Hernandez, Junior, North Salem 5A…

Gearing Up For Lake O

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  The jamboree week does have a way to help give teams an advantage entering Week 1 of the season. While Lake Oswego didn’t participate in an jamboree in preparation for their trip and game against West Salem Friday, the Titans hosted their jamboree this past Friday to knock off…

South’s Hage Shines Versus Stout West Offense

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.– West Salem enter the 2019 season with a target on their backs following their Quarterfinals appearance last season. Returning a strong core from that team and adding Paige Alexander to the mix puts the team towards the front of the Mountain Valley Conference pack entering the season ahead. “I…

New Faces Of West Salem Girls Soccer

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  When the season kicks off here in about two weeks, a familiar Salem face will be taking over the West Salem Girls Soccer program in 2012 South Salem-grad Whitney Pitalo at the helm. With Audrey Kagey, Bianca Andrade, Aubri Morales and Meli Cortez joining the former Saxon and University…

Preseason Games To Watch For Around Greater Salem-Area

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com So I approached this was solely focusing on preseason/non-league games going through the first four weeks of the season (September) in the general Greater Salem-area.  Some schools like Sheridan and Amity I included since I cover them ever so often to the best of my abilities. I did a ‘Good Travel…

McKay Takes Metro-Area Lineman Challenge Title, West Salem Seventh

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com HILLSBORO, Ore.–  West Salem looked like they were keeping up with their Salem-counterparts in McKay in the Metro-Area Lineman Challenge at Hare Field Saturday in the Tug-of-War event to close out Saturday’s festivities. Anchored by Holden Whipple and with assistant coach Mike Baker and quarterback Jackson Lowery in their ear holes,…

Stepping Into The Challenge

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com KEIZER, Ore.–  West Salem’s Jackson Lowery has some big shoes to fill this season when he takes over the signal calling duties from Simon Thompson when the Titans open the season September 6 against Lake Oswego at home. And for the Junior Varsity Quarterback that’s making the move up to the…

CFC Athletica Advances To NWPL Championship Game

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  The great season by the Capital FC Athletica squad has landed the squad in the Northwest Preimer League Championship Game following their 3-1 victory over Yakima United Sunday afternoon at the CFC Facility off of State Street. “Oh it’s such a great feeling, especially with this team because we…