Category: Sports

Tennis Preview

SharePractice for the 2017 boys and girls tennis teams started on Feb. 27. The first official game against McNary on Mar. 14 was rained out and has been postponed to to a later date.The second match on Mar. 16 against McMinnville resulted...

Golf Preview

Share  With high school golf season fastly approaching, some key players to look out for on South Salem’s girls varsity team are Ellie Slama ‘17, Ashley Zhu ‘18, Makenah Gentry ‘17, and Chantel Gallick ‘17. Slama signed with Oregon State University to...

Girls Take 3rd in State

ShareAt the conclusion of the regular season, the Girls Varsity team won the Greater Valley Conference with a perfect season record of 14-0. The playoffs started on Mar. 1. The girls were ranked #2 and had two home playoff games when the...

Athlete Spotlight: Studer Twins

ShareJillian and Loryn Studer ‘17, the twins that are now leading the women’s tennis team, are back to compete for the Greater Valley Conference title after finishing 2nd in the GVC as juniors. The twins were the only Saxon players that played...

Track Preview

ShareSaxons track and field had their first practice of the 2017 season on Feb. 27. Instead of as a team, track and field events and rankings are focused on individual times and records. Achieving new personal records is the main goal for...

Evina Westbrook All-American Game Preview

ShareEvina Westbrook ’17 has passed multiple milestones in her career of basketball. Some of these milestones include being named the 6A All-State Second Team in 2015, the Gatorade Girls Basketball Player for Oregon back to back years, and the Statesman Journal Mid-Valley...

March Madness

ShareSince 1939, the NCAA D1 [Division 1] Men’s Basketball Championship, known as March Madness, has been one of the most watched sports tournaments. In 2015, the NCAA tournament had an average of 11.3 million total viewers. The single elimination tournament originally hosted...

New Varsity Baseball Coach for the Saxons

Share This 2017 Baseball season, the Saxons will be welcoming a new head varsity baseball coach to the staff. Max Jesse Price has been an assistant coach and English teacher at North for the past three years. Although Price will be coaching...

South Salem Girls Varsity falls to Oregon City 46-54

ShareThe Saxons girls basketball team lost to the Oregon City Pioneers to a score of 46-54 at the Chiles Center last night. The Saxons top performer was Evina Westbrook with 25 points 2 assists and 1 block, but was not enough to...

Saxon Girls Basketball Beats Sunset 55-48

Saxon Girls Basketball Beats Sunset 55-48

ShareThe Saxons girls basketball team beat the Sunset Apollos 55-48 in last night’s game at the Chiles Center. The Saxons top performer for the game was Evina Westbrook. Westbrook totaled 25 points 4 assists and 1 block to lead the Saxons to...