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City councilor will preside over collegiate summer league

City councilor will preside over collegiate summer league

Keizer City Councilor Dennis Koho has a new role: the board of directors of the West Coast League recently announced his appointment as new league president. The West Coast League is a summer collegiate league for aspiring pros with teams from throughout the Northwest. “My first order of business is to meet each of the […]

Volcanoes take home opener 3-2

Volcanoes take home opener 3-2

By HERB SWETT For the Keizertimes A 3-2 victory over Hillsboro opened the Salem-Keizer Volcanoes’ 2013 season Friday night, June 14. Chris Johnson, one of the San Francisco Giants’ top prospects, was the starting and winning pitcher, with right field newcomer Tyler Hollick leading the offense before a crowd of 3,421. Although he had only […]

Fireworks, Father’s Day highlight Volcanoes’ opening weekend

Fireworks, Father’s Day highlight Volcanoes’ opening weekend

The Salem-Keizer Volcanoes’ 2013 kicked off Thursday with a game against the College All-Stars past press time, but the festivities will continue this weekend as the team faces the Hillsboro Hops in the three-game series  Friday, Saturday and Sunday. In conjunction with the season kick-off, the club is offering several promotional events. For the opening […]

Volcanoes meet-and-greet Wednesday

Volcanoes meet-and-greet Wednesday

The Salem-Keizer Volcanoes are hosting a free meet-and-greet Wednesday, June 12 at at McNary Restaurant & Lounge, 155 McNary Estates Dr. N. Between 4:30 and 6 p.m., members of the Volcanoes roster will be taking photos with fans and signing autographs for free. On Thursday, June 13, all Keizer residents can get into theVolcanoes game […]

Volcanoes return to Keizer

Volcanoes return to Keizer

By HERB SWETT For the Keizertimes Professional baseball resumes play in Keizer next week with a new manager, Gary Davenport. The Salem-Keizer Volcanoes will play a college all-star team at 6:35 p.m. Thursday and open their regular season at 6:35 p.m., June 14. Both games will be at Volcanoes Stadium. A fireworks display will follow […]

Volcanoes tap new manager

Volcanoes tap new manager

Long time Giants’ coach, Gary Davenport, has been named the new manager of the Salem-Keizer Volcanoes. Davenport will begin his 10th season in the Giants’ system in 2013, and his first year as Volcanoes manager. The past five seasons Davenport has been the hitting coach for the San Jose Giants and helped guide San Jose to […]

Volcanoes take final game to 13 innings, 7-6 win

Volcanoes take final game to 13 innings, 7-6 win

By HERB SWETT For the Keizertimes A walk-off 13th-inning single by Stephen Branca scored Trevor Brown on Saturday to end the Volcanoes’ season with a 7-6 win over the visiting Tri-City Dust Devils and a .500 record for the second half. The overall 2012 record put Salem-Keizer at the bottom of the West Division of […]

Dust Devils can’t stir up win

Dust Devils can’t stir up win

By HERB SWETT For the Keizertimes The Volcanoes reached the .500 mark for the second half of the 2012 season by edging the Tri-City Dust Devils 4-3 Tuesday at home. Tri-City scored first, Salem-Keizer tied the score at 2-2 in the third inning, each club scored a run in the fifth, and a solo home […]

Volcanoes get 2-1 win in 13 innings

Volcanoes get 2-1 win in 13 innings

By HERB SWETT For the Keizertimes Aug. 22: Volcanoes 3, Spokane 0 Salem-Keizer followed its first shutout win of the season with its second, blanking Spokane in the first game of its series there. Volcano starter Joe Biagini allowed five hits but no walks and struck out eight in his six innings. Tyler Mizenko, closing […]

Rapp home run saves Volcanoes from shut out

Rapp home run saves Volcanoes from shut out

By HERB SWETT For the Keizertimes The Volcanoes had only two hits in a 4-1 loss to Vancouver at home Monday and just missed their second straight shutout thanks to a ninth-inning home run by Joe Rapp. The Canadians’ starting and winning pitcher, Taylor Cole, allowed one hit and two walks in his six innings […]

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