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….

Bats Clutch For Eagles in 7-6 Victory Tuesday

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com STAYTON, Ore.— The bats of the Lady Eagles of Stayton mixed in with strong pitching and defense set up a large lead against Yamhill-Carlton Tuesday afternoon in Stayton. The bats proved clutch down the stretch, especially behind that of Malya Ikea-Mario, who’s single in the bottom of the seventh gave the…

Tenth-Ranked Lady Eagles Win Seventh-Straight

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com YAMHILL, Ore.–  The Stayton Lady Eagles proved too much for the Yamhill-Carlton Tigers Friday night to close out the first week of the Oregon West Conference play. Behind strong defense, the OSAA 4A 10th-ranked Eagles (11-3, 2-0 OWC) didn’t allow the Tigers to go above seven points in any given quarter…

PHOTO GALLERY: Stayton/Yamhill-Carlton Boys Soccer

By Jeremy McDonald Below are pictures from Thursday’s Stayton/Yamhill-Carlton Boys Soccer game.  Feel free to use them, just make sure you credit me on them! Jeremy McDonald is a professional sports journalist in the Salem/Portland area and is a member of the Society of Professional Journalist in Oregon with B.S. degrees from Southern Oregon University…

Ivan Navarro’s First Half Hat Trick Propels Stayton To 7-0 Victory

By Jeremy McDonald STAYTON, Ore. — OSAA 4A Number One Boys Soccer Team in Stayton had a slow start to their Oregon West Conference game against Yamhill-Carlton Thursday afternoon. But all it took was 27 minutes for the young Eagles (9-0-2, 5-0-2 OWC)  squad to warm up as they took a 6-0 lead into halftime…