Ems fall 14-7 in front of Kenny Wheaton

EUGENE, Ore. – Kenny Wheaton signed autographs and threw out the first pitch at Friday’s Eugene Emeralds game against Tri-City, but watched the home team drop a 14-7 decision in the early goings of the Northwest Division’s second half of the regular season.

Ems Drop 14-Inning Marathon to Volcanoes

EUGENE, Ore.– The Eugene Emeralds and Salem Volcanoes combined for a Northwest League record-breaking 39 strikeouts in a game that featured jaw-dropping pitching and big hits. In the top of the 14th inning, Salem’s Fernando Pujadas hit a solo home run to eventually win, 5-4.

Knights Baseball Nike Night on Saturday

CORVALLIS, Ore. — The Corvallis Knights are celebrating 25 years with a Nike Night on Saturday. The team’s primary sponsor is Penny Knight – Nike’s Phil Knight’s wife. The team has been a club for a quarter century, but has been in Corvallis for eight seasons. On Saturday night, the first 1,000 kids through the … Continue reading »

Ems Drop Another One to Tri City, 5-4

Courtesy: Eugene Emeralds PASCO, Washington – For the sixth time in the past eight games the Emeralds got on the scoreboard first, but the Tri City Dust Devils responded quickly and never looked back as they handed Eugene their second straight loss, 5-1. After the Ems had their four-game win streak snapped in dramatic fashion … Continue reading »

Tri-City Ends Ems’ Win Streak at Four

Courtesy: Eugene Emeralds PASCO, Wash.– The Ems were as close as four outs away from winning their fifth straight and moving above .500 for the first time this season, but a wild and explosive eighth inning led to a Dust Devils comeback as the Emeralds fell, 6-4. The Emeralds entered tonight’s game having scored first … Continue reading »

OSU Pitcher Arrested

CORVALLIS, Ore. — The star pitcher of the Beavers baseball team, Ben Wetzler, was arrested early Saturday morning. He’s since been released. Corvallis police arrested the 22-year-old Oregon State University Senior on charges of criminal mischief in the second degree and criminal trespassing in the first degree. He’s scheduled to appear in court on June … Continue reading »

Civic Stadium Sale: What’s Next?

EUGENE, Ore. — Three teams were at bat, but only one came out a winner. The Eugene School Board chose the City of Eugene to move forward with purchasing Civic Stadium in South Eugene, beating out The Eugene Family YMCA and Fred Meyer. The next step: the city must raise $3 million to renovate the … Continue reading »

Corvallis Knights Win WCL Championship

CORVALLIS, Ore. — Monday was a night of celebration for the Corvallis Knights baseball team after winning the West Coast League championship game. The Knights beat the Wenatchee AppleSox 1-0, clinching the series at Goss Stadium. Fans say they couldn’t be more excited that their team won its third championship in seven years. One fan, … Continue reading »

Baseball Tournament Brings Business

EUGENE, Ore. — Swede Johnson Stadium at North Eugene High School will be seeing lots of action this weekend. The American Legion Northwest Regional Baseball Tournament starts Thursday and businesses around the area are expecting bigger crowds than normal to walk through their doors. The Eugene Challengers will host the five-day tournament for the first time. … Continue reading »

Interview: Mack the Knight

The Corvallis Knights are preparing to wrap up their season. Bre Kerkvliet, Corvallis Knights General Manager, along with mascot Mack the Knight, stopped by KEZI 9 News This Morning to talk about the upcoming games. Tickets for Monday’s game are available at Wilson Motors in Corvallis. Tickets for Tuesday’s game are $2 with a Bi-Mart card. Wednesday … Continue reading »

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