Author: Sean Malloy

Ellie Slama Wins State

ShareEllie Slama ‘17 won the girls golf state championship for the second year in a row on May 15-16. The tournament held at Emerald Valley Golf Course marked the largest lead a first place winner has had in OSAA girls golf history....

New Girls Soccer Coach

ShareThe Saxons Girls Soccer team has a new coach lined up for next season. Tillerman Kroon, otherwise known as “Coach K” was a successful soccer player for Corban University in his college years. In the meantime, he has found multiple coaching positions...

Athlete Spotlight: Abby Fedor

ShareAbby Fedor ‘20 has been an invaluable new addition for South’s Tennis team. Fedor is playing her first year of tennis as a freshman at South, and she is already on the varsity roster as the leading ‘singles’ player, playing in the...

Basketball Quarterfinals

ShareOn Thursday, March 9th, the second seed Saxons will face the tenth seed Sunset Apollos. Tip off will be at 8:15 p.m. in the Chiles center. Both teams have momentum coming into this game. The Saxons have had fairly familiar playoff opponents...

Basketball Playoffs: Round Two

ShareAfter Wednesday’s playoff game, the South Salem girls basketball program advanced to the second round, preparing to face off against one of their in-conference rivals, West Salem, for the third time this season. The 2 seed Saxons will host the 13 seed...

Basketball Update

ShareThe 21 seed Saxon boys put up a fight last night against the 12 seed Tigard basketball team. The Saxons were eliminated in the 54-66 defensive battle, and Tigard will progress into the second round of playoffs [the quarter-finals]. The Saxons girls...

Basketball – South Salem Saxons vs. McKay Royal Scots

ShareThe Saxon boys and girls varsity basketball teams both won their respective games against McKay last night, on Feb. 21. Both teams closed out their regular seasons with wins;  boys finished the night with a ten point win, beating the Royal Scots...

The Cycle of Coaching

ShareAt the end of the day, a team plays to win. As teams reach high school the days of participation trophies end, and the days of state titles and banners enter. The competition becomes real, and records matter. A fair argument to...

The UC Berkeley Riots and Freedom of Speech

SharePhoto credit to Nazim Fethi “The Fascists of the future will be the anti-fascists.” -Winston Churchill The riots at UC Berkeley earlier this week gave the nation some much needed insight into the minds of the members of the regressive left. The...

South Volleyball: Serious Contenders for State

ShareThursday, Oct. 20 the Saxon volleyball team played McNary, and celebrated senior night with their only senior on the team, Riley Tiffin ‘17. Tiffin has been a valued team member over the past two years, and being the most experienced member of...

Volleyball Loses First Round of Playoffs

Volleyball Loses First Round of Playoffs

ShareThis past season of Saxon volleyball ended with the team placing third in the Greater Valley Conference [GVC], and them losing in the first round to Roseburg. They lost five seniors, but they will gain several players. This upcoming season’s team is...