Olys Kick-Off Fall Baseball

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.– Rebounding from a 13-7 defeat is hard in a doubleheader in the baseball world.  Six runs are tough, but for Sprague under the ‘Olys’-tag in the Salem Baseball Academy Fall Ball League they held the strong bats of the Lumberjacks to one run entering the sixth inning. Brett Hassoun,…

Jr. Oly’s, Titans Show Resilience In Match-Up

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  For a young team, it’s good to see the fight and grit that they may possess. With Fall Ball getting under way and the Jag Labor Day Classic at Wallace Marine Park wrapping up Monday afternoon, the 14U Bracket third-place game featuring the Jr. Oly’s Pilgrim and the West…

Jr. Oly’s 14U Pilgrim Go 3-0 On Day

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.–  The trick at the back-end of a triple-header is how to dig deep and find that other gear. For the Jr. Oly’s 14U Pilgrim, they were in the wrapping up their 3-0 day at Wallace Marine Park in Pool play of the Jag Labor Day Classic having coming off…

Muth, Alvarado Play In Baseball NW Opener Friday

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com MEDFORD, Ore.–  It was a hot day at Harry and David Field in South Medford Friday afternoon Baseball Northwest brings in the best baseball players from the area.  From Oregon, Washington and Idaho to battle it out for the title of the best in the NW in front of college coaches…

GymClub Reaches Pylon 7-on-7 Semi-Final

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SPRINGFIELD, Ore.–  The members of the GymClub HS 7-on-7 squad barely had a chance to get to know each other Saturday prior to the start of the Pylon 7-on-7 tournament at the Hamlin Sports Complex. But they made the most of the opportunity in the one-day tournament, reaching the Semi-Final round…

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…

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…

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…

Olys Hang On For 7-5 Win Over Saints

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com KEIZER, Ore.–  The Olympian Baseball Club-Saints 7-5 game Wednesday afternoon made you question if you were taking crazy pills like Jacobim Mugatu from Zoolander at Salem-Keizer Volcanoes Stadium. The psychedelic game didn’t have it’s first hit until the 22nd batter of the contest when Sprague’s Andrew Rogers saw his perfect game-bid…

Olympians Defeats NW Stars Academy Eagles 11-1

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com KEIZER, Ore.–  The Olympians continued their momentum Tuesday evening at Salem-Keizer Volcanoes Stadium against the NW Stars Academy Eagles squad. The squad built upon their 6-3 lead by nearly matching their 6-0 start Monday with a 5-1 start entering the third inning of their 11-1, five inning victory on this evening. …

Olympians Bats Set Tone Early At Volcanoes Stadium

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com KEIZER, Ore.–  It’s easier to pitch when you have the lead, the cushion makes a defense comfortable in their efforts to sustain that lead during an intense game. The Olympians of Sprague hung a four—spot on the Showtime 18U squad Monday night at Salem-Keizer Volcanoes Stadium in the top half of…