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Christensen Named SSBC Female Athlete of the Year

Volleyball and Tennis standout, Selbie Christensen (pictured left), was named the 2018 Salem Sports and Breakfast Club Female Athlete of the Year this morning at the annual awards ceremony.  Christensen, who heads to Saint Mary’s College on a volleyball scholarship next year, was chosen by the local organization based on her performance in both sports

Saxons Win GVC Tournament, Send 3 to State

The South Salem Women’s Tennis team clinched the Greater Valley Conference District Tournament on Saturday, adding hardware to their already accomplished season.  The Saxons capped off an impressive team season, winning both the Dual Match championship and tournament championship. All 12 participants provided stellar performances throughout the three day tournament.  Play opened Thursday in McMinnville

Tennis Duo Named Sports and Breakfast Club Athletes of the Week

Saxon Women’s Tennis players Kellie McSween and Selbie Christensen were named the Salem Sports and Breakfast Club Athletes of the Week this past week.  The duo was honored with a breakfast at Willamette University’s Goudy Hall by the organization.  They were joined by family, coaches, and teammates Julia Da Silva, Maddy Hadden, Lydia Prestwich, Catherine

Tennis Clinches GVC League Championship

South Salem’s Women’s Tennis Team clinched the GVC dual-match championship yesterday afternoon, beating West Salem 8-0.  The Saxons moved to 11-1 on the season, 7-1 in league play. Abby Fedor earned another solid win, beating her opponent 6-0, 6-0 at the 1 singles spot.  Hannah Leichty added a win at the 4-singles spot 6-0, 6-0

Tennis Award Winners Meet Namesake

Saxon Tennis Alum Lindsay Flood ’17 and Megan Edelblute ’18 returned for a home match to cheer on their former teammates and meet Richard Thies.  As seniors, Flood and Edelblute garnered recognition on and off the court, receiving the Richard Thies Service Award for their dedication to increasing access to the sport of tennis. Thies, from Urbana-Champaign

Saxons Grab GVC Lead Over Grizzlies

  South Salem’s Women’s Tennis team moved into the Greater Valley Conference lead this afternoon with a win over McMinnville.  The Saxons move to 11-1 on the season, 6-1 in the GVC with the 5-3 victory. Facing a singles stack from the Grizzlies, South proved their strength by sweeping the 1 through 4 singles matches. 

Saxons Top West Albany

The Saxon Women’s Tennis Team beat the Bulldogs of West Albany, 5-2 Thursday afternoon.  The 8th and final match (the 4-doubles match) was cut short as a thunder and lightening storm struck nearby. Lucy Partridge and Meg Takara earned the first win of the night at 3-doubles, 6-2, 7-5.  Catherine Hu and Hannah Leichty partnered

Saxons 2 Olys 6

South Salem lost their first match of the season this afternoon, falling to Sprague 2-6.  The Saxons move to 9-1, 4-1 in the GVC on the season. South received strong performances in all 8 matches, their two wins coming from the singles side.  Emma Hurley (10) and Julia Da Silva (10) both picked up their

Saxons Sweep Shorthanded Vikings

South Salem’s Women’s Tennis Team took advantage of a depleted North Salem lineup as the Vikings submitted 5 total matches Thursday afternoon, defaulting three.  South earned wins in the 1, 2 and 3 doubles slots as well as the 1 and 2 singles slots. Playing 1 doubles for the first time this season was Abby Fedor,

Saxon Girls Tennis Beats Forest Grove

South Salem’s Girls Tennis team moved to 8-0 on the season with a win against Forest Grove Tuesday Afternoon.  The Saxons topped the Vikings 6-2 overall for the team win. The first match off the courts came when Abby Fedor added another win to her season, beating Jacqui Frawley 6-2, 6-0.  Esha Puri followed soon