Building Blocks: McKay’s Track Captains Talk Building On The 2019 Season In 2020

In their program history, McKay Track has had four individual state champions: Linda Schill (1999), Kristin Hall (1999), Brooklyn Icalia (2000), and Susannah Philbrick (2013). These four are the highlights of McKay's track history, which seems to be on a small rise after sending Senior Shay Coons to the state championships in 2019. While we … Continue reading Building Blocks: McKay’s Track Captains Talk Building On The 2019 Season In 2020

The Redhawk Empire: South Albany Cheerleading

Just like the New England Patriots, UConn Lady Huskies, Los Angeles Lakers, and Alabama Crimson Tide before them, there is a five time consecutive champion and a squad that has been undefeated in competition since 2015 sitting in a city of 53,221 in the heart of the Willamette Valley. The preceding facts describe the cheerleading … Continue reading The Redhawk Empire: South Albany Cheerleading

Team Spotlight: West Albany Softball

The 2019 season marked the start of a new era for the Lady Bulldogs, as West Albany High School had gotten caught up in a shuffle that ultimately sent them down to 5A from 6A, putting them in the newly formed Mid-Willamette Conference. No longer playing with Salem, Forest Grove, or McMinnville, the Lady Bulldogs … Continue reading Team Spotlight: West Albany Softball

Success In Reflection: South Salem Girls Basketball

For South Salem, the 2018-19 girls basketball season ended in a similar way if a college team were playing UConn....a thumping. Getting rolled by Beaverton led to a second round exit for the Lady Saxons, who struggled to overcome the challenge of facing a much larger task. Nonetheless, the hungry Lady Saxons entered 2020 with … Continue reading Success In Reflection: South Salem Girls Basketball

Team Focus: Woodburn Girls Basketball

Woodburn -- The first year of the Taylor Belmont era in Woodburn featured progress in the win column, as the Lady Bulldogs doubled their win total from the previous two seasons combined, finishing with a 4-19 record. While that record may not look good, its the start of a hopeful trend upward for Coach Belmont … Continue reading Team Focus: Woodburn Girls Basketball

Team Spotlight: Seniors Talk About The Team Lighting Sprague’s Torch

Inside the athletic hallway at Sprague High School, there is a collection of state championship placements, with each individual team accomplishment having their own trophy. In the assortment of those trophies, one that says 2018 Class 6A Volleyball State Runner-Up sits among them. That trophy is a reminder of the magic, accomplishment, and memories of … Continue reading Team Spotlight: Seniors Talk About The Team Lighting Sprague’s Torch