Team in Eugene During Hurricane Warning

EUGENE, Ore. — People in Hawaii are bracing for a hurricane. It’s is expected to make landfall Thursday night. While many people around the country are worried about travel plans, a Hawaiian baseball team, visiting Eugene, has their heads in the game. The team is competing in the Northwest Regional Tournament at North Eugene’s Swede … Continue reading »

Athletes Replace Chewing Tobacco

IDAHO FALLS, ID — Minor League Baseball players in Idaho are embracing an alternative to a nasty habit. Chewing tobacco has been around seemingly since the game started. However, the health risks, like cancer, have some players looking for something else. Enter “Grinds,” which is basically coffee grounds in a pouch. “A better alternative, you … Continue reading »

Corvallis Knights Season Wraps Up

CORVALLIS, Ore. — The Corvallis Knights are wrapping up the regular season with their last home games this week. Monday night, the Knights are playing at home against an all-star team from the Northwest Collegiate Baseball League. There are all sorts of game specials this week, including $2 tickets on Tuesday if fans show their … Continue reading »

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 »

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