Fall Ball Has Arrived

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com DALLAS, Ore.–  Fall Ball has arrived. The first round of ballgames took to the Lyle Sports Complex in Dallas Saturday, the start of a two-day round-robin series of games as teams see what they have entering the next few weeks of Fall softball. “It was good to see everybody, meet everybody…

A Part Of A Special Group

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SILVERTON, Ore.–  The last member of a memorable Senior Group has landed at her next spot. As the school year rev’s up across the country, Silverton-grad and incoming freshman at Whitter College Marie Tolmachoff found her next home as a Poet entering hopefully her freshman year in the pool for the…

Titans Over Bandits 12-4

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  Bryce Campbell got his final career start on the bump for the Stayton Bandits Thursday evening. It was an emotional day for sure as the Regis-grad, who had two no-hitters as a Junior last Spring for the Rams, hung a zero on a stout Titans Baseball Club offense.  Picking…

Valley Combines For No-Hitter Against Bandits

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  The no-hitter is a gem all in itself for an arm.  Just nudge before the diamond of them all in the perfect game. Valley took it to the next level Wednesday afternoon at Holland Youth Park when they had Ricky Alvarado, Tyler Minney and Jacob Winstead combined for a…

Oregon Seven’s League Starting Up

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com Football is back.  Well 7-on-7 anyway in a modified fashion. The Oregon 7’s are looking for teams to join the growing interested in the league. There is not cap of teams entered, but the max roster space for each team will be 15 players per team for the fifth/sixth-grade division, seventh/eighth-grade…

Olys Take Final Match-Up Over Titans

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  For the last time this summer, one of the great Salem rivalries took to the field of play. The Olympian Baseball Club and the Titans Baseball Club lined it up in-between the two chalked lines at Holland Youth Park.  It was their scheduled 12th game of the Willamette Valley…

Fall Ball Is Coming

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com HUBBARD, Ore.–  Fall Ball is coming. As their first game approaches August 30, the NM Magic were holding their try-outs as they break into the 16U realm on the heels of at their 14U summer that ended a few weeks ago. A solid turnout of about 15-18 girls came out to…

Valley Pick Up Two Victories Saturday

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.– The Valley Baseball Club set the found their groove early against the Olympian Baseball Club in their 11-2 victory Saturday afternoon and had carried it over to their 10-3 win over the Stayton Bandits in the following game. Entering the final week of the summer season on a five-game…

Olympians Finish 3-2 In Volcanoes 18U Summer Tournament

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com KEIZER, Ore.–  It was just one of those games that you just want to flush out. For what it was worth Friday afternoon, it went from solid, to bad, to worse in a hurry for the Olympian Baseball Club Friday afternoon against the Diamond Sports Premier at Volcanoes Stadium in the…

68th Annual East-West Shrine Game Honoree’s

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com August 1, 2020 was supposed to mark the 68th-annual East-West Shrine Football Game at Baker High School in Baker City, Oregon that features the best kids from 1A-4A from the 2019-2020 football season.  But due to the Coronavirus Pandemic, the event hosted by Shriners, the annual highlight and closure of the…

Aloha Hands Olys First Loss Of Tournament

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com KEIZER, Ore.–  Ideally, you want to go undefeated.  Realistically, sitting 3-0 in Pool Play Thursday night in the Volcanoes 18U Summer Tournament, the Olympian Baseball Club could have afforded a game to drop. Owing the tie-breaker over the Showtime Oregon squad, the Oly’s had already clinched the top-seed out of the…

Titans Roll By Stayton 9-1

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.– The Titans Baseball Club set the pace early against the Stayton Bandits in their 9-1 victory Thursday evening at Holland Youth Park. The Green Machine jumped out to a 6-0 lead, Kyle Kroneberg in three innings of starting on the bump struck out three and handed the reigns of…