Natural Athletes

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com AURORA, Ore.–  The thing about the Koch Twins from St. Paul is that they’re athlete’s.  Their athletic instincts are something that are going to make them special in the Blue and White the next four years with the Buckaroos. NM Magic 16U and assistant St. Paul Buckaroo Coach Neil Forste mentioned…

Thursday Night Lights

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com AURORA, Ore.–  Pressure was on Yamhill-Carlton freshman Maddy Tuning entering the bottom of the seventh inning against the NM Magic 16U squad under the lights at North Marion High School. The 18U Tigers Rage squad, consisting mainly of the Tigers High School squad, were hanging onto a 10-9 lead on the…

Willamina Rallies To Win Third Game Of Year

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com WILLAMINA, Ore.–  It was crazy that by games end that it was 31-26 Willamina in a game in which 14 minutes earlier Yamhill-Carlton led the Bulldogs 17-9. That was the 5:49 mark of the third quarter and the Tigers Aliya Seibel had left her mark in the game scoring nine of…

Yamhill-Carlton Holds Off Scio For 6-0 Start

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SCIO, Ore.–  It was crazy to think as Yamhill-Carlton lined up with roughly 90 seconds remaining in the game with a fourth-and-one in front of them and Scio looking to force overtime in the Tigers 28-20 win Friday night, that it came to this. Entering the second half, fourth quarter even,…

Week 2 Football Predictions

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com Week 1 record: 10-4 Here are Week 2’s predictions as we enter Friday’s game plus a Saturday game pick: 6A South Salem Over Sunset by 4 West Linn over McNary by 7   5A Silverton over South Albany by 21 McKay Over Central by 12   4A Cascade over Mazama by…

PacWest Conference Softball Honors List

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com Blanchet’s Savannah Barchus showed why she was one of the best pitchers in the league if not in the conversation in 3A as the Junior took home the PacWest Conference Pitcher of the year award.  Scio’s Olivia Zeiher, in her second-year catching for the Loggers after taking over from Emily Unrau,…

Yamhill-Carlton Slips By Scio 7-4

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SCIO, Ore.– With base-runners frequently visiting the base paths for Scio after Yamhill-Carlton’s strong start to the game, it was a matter of time before the bats of the Loggers would come to life. With their three runs in the fifth, a RBI single by Meagan Mikolas and two coming from…

Salem Academy Pulls Away From YC In Win

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.—  It wasn’t the best start as they hoped for the ninth-ranked Yamhill-Carlton Girls basketball team Monday night against Salem Academy in the Crusaders 52-30 victory at Salem Academy. But through their slow start, the Tigers did hold a 12-11 lead on Salem Academy following a pair of Jordynn Rivas…

Friday’s Predictions 6A to 1A

By Jeremy McDonald Jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com So, this is the first week of me doing predictions. I’ll try to do a girls game and a guys game with a score every Thursday/Friday night of certain games at classifications. Here’s Week 1’s: 6A BOLD PREDICTION  Boys: Sprague over #2 South Salem 65-62.  I like Sprague’s height versus the Saxons…

North Marion’s Late Push Falls Just Short Versus Yamhill-Carlton

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com AURORA, Ore.– Both North Marion and Yamhill-Carlton entered their Oregon West Conference match-up with opposite beginnings to the OWC-league season. The Lady Huskies opened with a sound 52-30 victory over Newport whereas the Lady Tigers found themselves coming off a tough loss to Cascade 61-32 to start league. North Marion came…

Stayton Boys Soccer Still Looking To Improve Following 5-0 Win Tuesday

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com STAYTON, Ore.– Despite their 5-0 victorious result to remain unbeaten in league and overall, the Eagles of Stayton (6-0-1, 3-0 Oregon West Conference) aren’t satisfied with their result with how they played Tuesday versus Yamhill-Carlton. After scoring all of their goals in the first half, Stayton couldn’t find the back of…

Yamhill rally late over Stayton

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com YAMHILL, Ore.–  It came down to the wire between a Yamhill-Carlton Tiger team looking for the playoffs and a Stayton baseball team looking to end the season strong. Tied at 2-2, Kyle Jorgenson gave the Eagles a 3-2 lead and Ryan Brown was 3-3 with two steals entering the sixth inning….