Dodgers Snaps Four-Game Skid

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com MEDFORD, Ore.–  The Withnell Dodgers closed out their five-game Medford roadstand with some positive momentum going into their Area-3 league series with Newport. Coming off of four tough games in the Coach K Memorial Tournament this past weekend, the Salem-based squad were looking to end on a high-note following how those first…

Dodgers Fall In Saturday’s Doubleheader

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com MEDFORD, Ore.–  It was a tough day for the Withnell Dodgers in the Coach K Memorial Tournament Saturday, but the squad finished stronger than they started.  Rebounding from their tough 15-0 defeat to the Chico Nuts to falling in a close 6-4 game to Reno at North Medford High School.  “The…

Stalnaker Steals Four Times In Crushers Doubleheader

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com STAYTON, Ore.–  Western Christian-grad Owen Stalnaker had himself a Rickey Hendersen-like day for the Post 58 Crushers in the American Legion Triple-A doubleheader against the Columbia Gorge Hustlers Friday afternoon. Of the eight stolen bases by the Crushers, four belonged to Stalnaker who showcased his speed that helped the Pioneers on…

Minney’s Dodgers Outlast Waples Crushers

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SCIO, Ore.–  Game three of the three-game Area-3 series between the Withnell Dodgers and the Post 58 Crushers was an eerie similar performance to what the two teams had Tuesday at Regis in Stayton when they met again in Scio Wednesday: A defensive battle. Incoming Silverton senior Carson Waples and incoming…

Crushers, Dodger Split Doubleheader

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com STAYTON, Ore.–  Wednesday’s series finale should be a doozy after how the Salem Withnell Dodgers and the Post 58 Crushers played Tuesday at Regis in their doubleheader. With how well each team pitched, Post 58 with Caleb Boyles (Cascade) and Nick Frith (Stayton) to the Dodgers Grant Strother (Sprague) and Eli…

Komes, Weeks Leads Dirtbags To Game 1 Win In Doubleheader

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com INDEPENDENCE, Ore.–  Central-Grad and current Chemeketa Community College pitcher Brandon Komes set the pace for the Post 20 Dirtabgs Monday afternoon at Central High School when they hosted the Las Vegas Aces 18U Gold team for a double header. Komes, pitching the first game, held the Nevada squad scoreless going into the…

Crushers Ends Road Trip With Win In La Grande

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com LA GRANDE, Ore.– The pitching and defense of the Post 58 Crushers continue to show what they’re capable of as they wrapped up their fifth game in three days, picking up their third-straight win in the process Sunday against the La Grande Legends in La Grande.Stayton’s Cody Leming went seven of…

Lyon Shuts Down Twin Falls In Doubleheader Opener

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com TWIN FALLS, Idaho.–  Santiam’s Gaven Lyon came into a log-jam fourth inning in relief of Regis’ Tanner Manning in the Post 58 Crushers first of two games Saturday evening at Canyon Ridge High School.Manning was pitching great, but fatigue began to sink in for the recent Ram graduate as the Twin…

Crushers Fall In Idaho Roadtrip Opener

By Jeremy MCDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com TWIN FALLS, Idaho– ┬áThe Post 58 Crushers settled back down in their second of two games Friday evening at the College of Southern Idaho when they played the American Legion Double-A squad of Twin Falls.Silverton’s Robbie Brockamp picked up where fellow Fox pitcher Carson Waples left off in Game 1, their…

Dodgers Fall To Challengers 4-3, 5-2

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SPRINGFIELD, Ore.–  After a slow start to his outing Monday night at the Hamlin Sports Complex in Springfield in which he, and the Withnell Dodger defense surrendered an early run in Game one of their doubleheader with the Emerald Challengers, West Salem’s Brody McMullen settled in.  The recently graduated Titan pitcher…

Kicking Off The Season

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com STAYTON, Ore.–  The season has finally kicked off for the Post 58 Crushers after back-to-back rains outs postponded their first action of the Summer, while the Post 20 Dirtbags of Monmouth were figuring out what they have in a nice little icebreaking contest Monday evening at Regis High School. For the…