Four Huskies Signed LOI Wednesday

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com AURORA, Ore.– It is an awesome spectacle to think about, three athletes going in the same grade committing to go to the same college after their prep careers come to a close after this year. North Marion’s Nic Iliyn, Grant and Griffin Henry all found themselves committing to Lower Columbia College…

Silverton’s Bischoff Commits To Yakima Valley College

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SILVERTON, Ore.– It’s weird to think about two weeks ago, the quiet and stern-looking Hunter Runion was committing to MSU-Billings for baseball and now the colorful personality of Owen Bischoff was committing to Yakima Valley College for baseball. Someone comes up for a picture before his signing, “That’ll be five dollars”…

Silverton’s Runion Signs To MSU-Billings

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SILVERTON, Ore.– There are two sides of Silverton’s Hunter Runion. One side is his calm, introvert demeanor that he showed sitting at the desk speaking when he signed his Letter of Intent for his athletic school to NCAA Division-II MSU-Billings and the out-going side as he showed with his friends post-signing,…

South’s Alvarado Commits To Chemeketa CC

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  The choice to go to Chemeketa Community College was a good choice said Sean Alvarado on his decision to commit to the Storm beyond this season at South Salem as the Senior Saxon hopes the two-years beyond this season will help him develop more into a strong baseball player….

Sprague’s Soper Plays In Academic Game, North’s Tsukamaki Hits Home Run

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com CENTRALIA, Wash.–  With the summer baseball coming to a close in the Pacific Northwest this weekend, ballplayers from  the States of Oregon, Washington, Idaho and Utah converged at Forst Borst Park to go through the Baseball Northwest bracket play. To start on Friday, the student-part of student-athlete was on full force. …

Dodgers Avoid Sweep, Beat Mid-Valley 6-4

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  The doubleheader didn’t necessarily to plan, but the Withnell Dodgers go into their day off before their non-league doubleheader with the East County squad out of Gresham Friday at 2pm. In their first game against the Mid-Valley Southpaws of the doubleheader, one inning was the difference maker in the…

Gilbert, Big Sixth Inning Sets Pace For Crushers In Win

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com KEIZER, Ore.—Following a freshman season at Pacific University that saw him work his way up from the Junior Varsity squad to getting his first Varsity start in 2018, Josiah Gilbert has been spotted sporting a Keizer Crusher uniform off-and-on this summer.  Wednesday was one of those games that Gilbert made an…

Unique Ending In Salem Baseball Academy’s 3-2 Victory

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com EUGENE, Ore.—It was an unique way to end the game versus the Lakeside Recovery for the Salem Baseball Academy Tuesday afternoon at PK Park. The defense gave their offense an opportunity entering the bottom of the seventh inning with the game knotted up at two apiece with strong pitching from starting…

Mid-Valley Take Doubleheader To Take Series Over Post 20 Dirtbags

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com MONMOUTH, Ore.–  Game 2 and the first half of the third game of the Post 20 Dirtbag-Mid-Valley Southpaw doubleheader was vastly different than Game 1 from Tuesday’s single-game down in Albany. Game 1 of the series featured offense and hits, Game two and the first four innings of Game three of…

Post 20 Starts League With 9-4 win over Mid-Valley

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com ALBANY, Ore.-  Sunday was not all-to-kind for the boys of the Post 20 Dirtbag unit as they dropped their first game of the season to Eugene 9-2 in the steady heavy drizzle and light rain that day. But, as they opened league play against the Mid-Valley Southpaws Tuesday with the sun…

Dodgers Hold Off Crushers In League Opener 3-1

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com KEIZER, Ore.–  Keizer and Withnell started the league season with a nice little defensive battle at McNary High School Monday afternoon after having to push back the start of the series to Monday after the rain postponed the doubleheader of the series to Monday through Wednesday of this week. But nonetheless,…