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Errors cost Volcanoes several games

Errors cost Volcanoes several games

By HERB SWETT For the Keizertimes Salem-Keizer has had an inconsistent record lately, hitting well and usually pitching well but giving away runs with holes in infield gloves. July 15: Volcanoes 5, Boise 4 Ronnie Jebavy’s walk-off home run gave Salem-Keizer its sixth win in a row to start the home series with the Hawks. […]

Volcanoes beat Dust Devils 9-3

Volcanoes beat Dust Devils 9-3

By HERB SWETT For the Keizertimes Volcanoes fans celebrated both the Fourth of July and a series-opening 9-3 win over the Tri-City Dust Devils on Saturday. A crowd of 4,303 saw Logan Webb get his second victory of the season and watched a six-run Salem-Keizer fourth inning. Independence Day ceremonies involving the military preceded the […]

Quiet bats plague Salem-Keizer

Quiet bats plague Salem-Keizer

By HERB SWETT For the Keizertimes The struggling Volcanoes showed signs of improvement but not enough to have a winning week. June 24: Hillsboro 7, Volcanoes 2 Jared Miller’s pitching and Stephen Dezzi’s bat led the Hops to their second straight win over Salem-Keizer. Hillsboro led all the way, starting with three runs in the […]

Canucks rout S-K

Canucks rout S-K

By HERB SWETT For the Keizertimes The Volcanoes opened their 2015 season on the short end of an 11-2 game with Vancouver on June 18 at home. It was a contest through five innings, with the Canadians leading Keizer 3-0 going into the sixth. Starting and losing pitcher Nick Gonzalez gave up two more runs […]

S-K Volcanoes ready to erupt

S-K Volcanoes ready to erupt

By HERB SWETT For the Keizertimes “The guys are hungry, and they’re ready to go after it.” No, Volcanoes Manager Kyle Haines wasn’t talking about food Monday. The new manager of the Salem-Keizer Volcanoes was referring to the eagerness his players had to get this season started. The opening-day roster is almost complete. Haines said […]

Keizerite honored as lifesaver

Keizerite honored as lifesaver

By HERB SWETT For the Keizertimes A recent lifesaving act made Tuesday’s meeting of the Keizer Fire Board interesting. Directors and Fire Chief Jeff Cowan admitted that there was little else on the agenda, but it was the night Katie Capon, a former paramedic for the Fire Department, received a plaque for reviving longtime Keizer […]

Goodall School gets renewal from SKSB

Goodall School gets renewal from SKSB

By HERB SWETT For the Keizertimes A revised contract renewal for Jane Goodall Environmental Middle School was approved by the Salem-Keizer School Board on Tuesday. The new five-year term, which will begin July 1, had received board approval Dec. 9, 2014, but after reviewing state and district policies, school personnel asked for a revision. The […]

Volcanoes’ new coach preps for old team’s leading role

Volcanoes’ new coach preps for old team’s leading role

By HERB SWETT For the Keizertimes “I learned about a lot of things.” So said Kyle Haines, new manager of the Salem-Keizer Volcanoes, when asked about his preparations for his new job. Haines, 32, played shortstop for the Volcanoes in 2004 and had his first managing job last year in the Frontier League, an independent […]

‘No’ vote on charter school

‘No’ vote on charter school

By HERB SWETT For the Keizertimes A second draft proposal for a fifth charter school in the Salem-Keizer School District received a negative vote from the School Board on Tuesday on the advice of the school administration. Superintendent Christy Perry told the board an administrative committee found the second proposal to fall short of a […]

School board struggles to define success

School board struggles to define success

Colleges say local students ‘underprepared’

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