New Little League Champions Named

LAS VEGAS (CNN) — The Mountain Ridge All-Stars from Las Vegas have been named the Little League World Series U.S. Champions by default. This, after the Chicago team they lost to in September was stripped of their title. Little League International announced Wednesday that the Jackie Robinson West Team was found guilty of cheating. It … Continue reading »

Little League Team Stripped of Title

CHICAGO (CNN) — The Jackie Robinson West Little League Team of Chicago has been stripped of its U.S. Championship Title. Little League International Charter Tournament Committee said the organization knowingly violated rules and regulations by placing players on their team who did not qualify to play because they lived outside the team’s boundaries. The team’s … Continue reading »

Goss Stadium Renovation

CORVALLIS, Ore. — Beaver baseball has something to look forward to this year: a renovation of Goss Stadium at Coleman Field. The back-to-back national champions in 2006-2007 will be getting turf field, a new locker room, and an expanded equipment room. The outfield, previously grass, would get soggy in the spring. Fans say they are … Continue reading »

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.

Older posts «