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Losing skid drops S-K to 3rd in South

Losing skid drops S-K to 3rd in South

By HERB SWETT For the Keizertimes The Volcanoes started with two victories in a road series but lost the next four games. Aug. 12: Volcanoes 6, Spokane 1 Salem-Keizer bats and arms stayed hot for the opener of this five-game series in Spokane. Several Volcanoes were heroes: CJ Hinojosa, who hit his fourth home run and […]

S-K splits week with 3-3 record

S-K splits week with 3-3 record

By HERB SWETT For the Keizertimes The Volcanoes had a 3-3 record for the week just before the Keizertimes went to press, ending with a shutout of the Hillsboro Hops. Aug. 6: Volcanoes 3, Eugene 2 Salem-Keizer opened this road series with a well-pitched game that ended with a great bit of fielding. Eugene came close […]

Blue Day marks turf unveiling

Blue Day marks turf unveiling

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes For Danielle Bethell, president of the McNary High School Athletic Booster Club (MABC), McNary’s new artificial turf field is less about sports and more about the individual students who will end up using it. “Every kid that puts effort into one of the groups using the field puts […]

Salem-Keizer survives Everett scare

Salem-Keizer survives Everett scare

By HERB SWETT For the Keizertimes The Volcanoes didn’t quite blow their lead July 31, but it was a wild one for the crowd of 3,029. Everett scored twice in the first inning at Volcanoes Stadium, and Salem-Keizer responded with seven runs in the bottom of the first. Then the AquaSox scored twice in the […]

Volcanoes take series 4-1, lead South Div.

Volcanoes take series 4-1, lead South Div.

By HERB SWETT For the Keizertimes Salem-Keizer won the series from Everett four games to one, going into the all-star break with a 5-2 second-half record and the South Division lead. July 29: Volcanoes 5, Everett 4 (10 innings) It was the first win, against two losses, in an extra-inning game for Salem-Keizer this season. A […]

The Boss Bass

The Boss Bass

Intimidated by a bass? We’re talking about Bud, an Oregon logger. A guy that straps on cork boots, throws a 32-inch Stihl over his shoulder, heads up mountains–that would give Lindsey Vonn pause–and falls giant firs to make a living. Intimidated by a three pound bass? Really? One of Bud’s responsibilities is five cows and […]

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. […]

Local bowler to State Games of America

Local bowler to State Games of America

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes A Keizer teen with an already long list of accomplishments in bowling will be seeking another notch in his belt at the State Games of America next weekend. On Saturday, July 25, Nick Blythe is holding a car wash at Town & Country Lanes in Keizer to help […]

25 Fields for Oregon expands its scope

25 Fields for Oregon expands its scope

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes It all started with the seemingly simple idea of adding much-needed soccer fields. But the 25 fields for Oregon project has expanded far beyond that. Carrie Cool, executive director for the project launched in late 2012, had originally hoped to have 25 soccer fields open by the start of […]

Salem-Keizer notches first sweep of season

Salem-Keizer notches first sweep of season

By HERB SWETT For the Keizertimes The Volcanoes completed a five-game series sweep, their first sweep of the season, and on the road. There were no Northwest League games Tuesday. July 9: Volcanoes 9, Vancouver 3 Salem-Keizer started this road series like an active volcano, or an active bunch of Volcanoes. The visitors led all […]

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