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Hawks sink claws into Volcanoes’ title hopes

Hawks sink claws into Volcanoes’ title hopes

By HERB SWETT Of the Keizertimes The season ended for the Volcanoes Sept. 4 as the Boise Hawks resumed their usual way of beating Salem-Keizer, using 12 hits to whip their hosts 11-7. This season was a great comeback from 2012 for the Volcanoes, but two Southern Division playoff games with the Hawks, the first […]

First postseason game bumpy for Salem-Keizer

First postseason game bumpy for Salem-Keizer

By HERB SWETT For the Keizertimes A 3-0 loss in Boise started the Volcanoes’ post-season play Tuesday. Salem-Keizer came up with only three hits – singles by Tyler Horan, Leo Rojas and Ty Ross – against the pitching of Paul Blackburn and Zack Godley. Blackburn, the winning pitcher, went seven innings with eight strikeouts, allowing […]

Plenty of hits, too few runs lead to Volcano loss

Plenty of hits, too few runs lead to Volcano loss

  By HERB SWETT For the Keizertimes A three-run Vancouver seventh inning was too much for the Volcanoes on Monday at Vancouver, as the Canadians won 8-4. The Canadians outhit Salem-Keizer only 12-10, but the Volcanoes repeatedly failed to make enough of their hits count. After Volcano starter Pat Young gave up six hits and […]

Husk gets another three years

Husk gets another three years

By HERB SWETT For the Keizertimes A three-year contract for Sandy Husk as superintendent of the Salem-Keizer School District was approved at Tuesday’s School Board meeting. The contract, which runs from July 1 of this year through June 30, 2016, includes a salary of $198,130 for the current school year, reduced to reflect furlough days […]

Salem-Keizer wins turbulent outing 11-10

Salem-Keizer wins turbulent outing 11-10

By HERB SWETT For the Keizertimes The Volcanoes came from behind to win a wild one 11-10 over Everett at home Monday. It was the first five-game sweep of the AquaSox in Volcano history and involved a relief pitcher, Christian Jones, who got the win despite making only six pitches. Everett started the scoring with […]

Volcanoes back atop NWL on 6-win streak

Volcanoes back atop NWL on 6-win streak

  By HERB SWETT For the Keizertimes Aug. 8: Volcanoes 9, Everett 6 The home series opened with a win that tied Salem-Keizer and Everett for the best overall Northwest League record at 31-21. It was the Volcanoes’ game from the start, with three runs in the first inning. Tyler Hollick was hit by a […]

South beats North in NWL All-Star game

South beats North in NWL All-Star game

By HERB SWETT For the Keizertimes Volcanoes led the South to an 8-7 win over the North in Tuesday’s Northwest League All-Star Game in Everett, Wash. Sam Eberle hit a solo home run in the fourth inning, singled and scored in the ninth, and was named the game’s Most Valuable Player. Raymundo Montero, who set […]

Volcanoes halt losing skid with squeeker

Volcanoes halt losing skid with squeeker

By HERB SWETT For the Keizertimes A losing streak was snapped Monday as the Volcanoes edged the visiting Tri-City Dust Devils 3-2 at home. Each club had a home run with one man on base in the second inning, but Salem-Keizer added a run in the sixth. Starting pitcher Pat Young, who had been with […]

Rocky week for Salem-Keizer at home

Rocky week for Salem-Keizer at home

By HERB SWETT For the Keizertimes July 23: Hillsboro 9, Volcanoes 6 The home series with the Hops started with their first win over Salem-Keizer. A one-run bottom of the first inning gave the Volcanoes their only lead of the game. Tyler Hollick singled, reached second base on an error and third on a grounder, and […]

Ninth-inning rally sees Volcanoes top Devils

Ninth-inning rally sees Volcanoes top Devils

  By HERB SWETT For the Keizertimes PASCO, WASH.,–The Volcanoes overcame a six-run deficit July 19 to down the Tri-City Dust Devils 10-7 in Pasco. Salem-Keizer survived six errors by swinging hot late-inning bats and using relief pitching that resulted in newcomer Tyler Rogers’ first win. The victory, which included five runs in the ninth […]

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