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Volcanoes take two off Everett, one from Boise

Volcanoes take two off Everett, one from Boise

By HERB SWETT For the Keizertimes July 16: Volcanoes 1, Everett 0 Nick Gonzalez gained his first win of the season as he and relievers Dusten Knight and Eury Sanchez combined for Salem-Keizer’s first shutout win of the season. The lone run came in the first inning. Seth Harrison doubled, went to third as Tyler Hollick […]

Volcanoes rout Indians 10-4

Volcanoes rout Indians 10-4

By HERB SWETT For the Keizertimes The Volcanoes made their hits count Friday, whipping the Spokane Indians 10-4 in the first game of a long home stand. Many fans missed an exciting win, with Salem-Keizer leading all the way before a crowd of 1,633, tied for the second smallest of the season so far. Christian […]

Salem-Keizer loses series-decider 7-5

Salem-Keizer loses series-decider 7-5

By HERB SWETT For the Keizertimes The Volcanoes lost the rubber game and the one home game of their series with Hillsboro 7-5 Sunday night. Although Salem-Keizer led for a while and Jared Deacon and Will Callaway had their moments, too many things went wrong for the home team. Deacon had three singles and showed […]

Numerous resignations draw attention of S-K School Board

Numerous resignations draw attention of S-K School Board

By HERB SWETT For the Keizertimes A number of resignations and retirements at Keizer schools and the district at large sparked concern from members of the Salem-Keizer School Board and audience members at the board meeting Tuesday, July 15. Board Member Nancy MacMorris-Adix expressed concern at the numbers of resignations. Assistant Superintendent Ken Parshall noted […]

Volcanoes win ‘I-5 Rivalry’ series

Volcanoes win ‘I-5 Rivalry’ series

By HERB SWETT For the Keizertimes July 9: Eugene 8, Volcanoes 6 The Emeralds almost blew this one after leading 8-0 at the end of 6-1/2 innings. Home runs by Trea Turner and Marcus Davis led the way to the big lead, and then Salem-Keizer got hot. Singles by Jonathan Jones, Leonardo Fuentes, Fernando Pujadas, […]

Offense no problem for Salem-Keizer as vets take field

Offense no problem for Salem-Keizer as vets take field

By HERB SWETT For the Keizertimes July 1: Vancouver 8, Volcanoes 4 The Canadians hammered Salem-Keizer for seven runs on eight singles, two doubles, two walks and three steals in the first four innings. Volcano starter Ethan Miller allowed six runs on two hits in three innings to take the loss. Dusten Knight followed him on […]

Volcanoes breeze past Hops in July 4 win

Volcanoes breeze past Hops in July 4 win

By HERB SWETT For the Keizertimes The Volcanoes bounced back July 4 from a rough road trip to beat Hillsboro 5-1 in the first game of three that followed ceremonies to honor veterans. Starting pitcher Jose Reyes showed that he could do his job well enough for his first win of the season to be […]

Volcanoes win series with Ems, fall to Canadians

Volcanoes win series with Ems, fall to Canadians

By HERB SWETT For the Keizertimes June 25: Volcanoes 5, Everett 4 A three-run walk-off homer by Shilo McCall overcame an Everett lead. The AquaSox led most of the way, scoring once in the first inning and once in the third. Salem-Keizer answered with a run in the bottom of the third. Tyler Hollick, who had […]

Ems eke out 2-1 win over Salem-Keizer

Ems eke out 2-1 win over Salem-Keizer

By HERB SWETT For the Keizertimes The last game in the first series between the Volcanoes and the Emeralds, a series Salem-Keizer had won the day before, went to Eugene, 2-1, on Saturday. Each club had four hits and no errors, and most of the way Salem-Keizer played better than host Eugene, at least where […]

Volcanoes honor vets with weekend games

Volcanoes honor vets with weekend games

By HERB SWETT For the Keizertimes “Thank, honor and salute” is the theme for a three-night event that will focus on veterans on Fourth of July weekend at Volcanoes Stadium. Volcanoes Stadium was selected in October 2013 by the Office of the Secretary of Defense as the Oregon site for the 50th anniversary of the […]

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