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Roller skating: Roseburg skater Raechel Warren finishes third in the nation (1)

July 31, 2015 — 

Raechel Warren went to Albuquerque, New Mexico, with a specific goal in mind and a flexible plan to achieve it.The 2014 Roseburg High graduate wanted to be on the awards …

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Umpqua Valley Report (2)

July 31, 2015 — 

ROSEBURGBell Football Camp coming upThe Thurman Bell Football Camp, for Douglas County players ages 12-18, is scheduled Aug. 10-14 at Roseburg High’s Finlay Field.Each daily session will run from 8:30 …

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Gut-wrenching loss ends Pepsi Bottlecaps’ season (3)

July 31, 2015 — 

GRANTS PASS — One more hit, that’s all the Roseburg Pepsi Bottlecaps believed they needed in the top of the seventh inning.They came up three inches short and became the …

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Legion Baseball: Roseburg Pepsi Bottlecaps eliminated from state tournament (4)

July 30, 2015 — 

GRANTS PASS — Wilson scored the go-ahead run on a wild pitch in the bottom of the fifth inning, then survived a bases-loaded jam in the seventh to eliminate the …

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Legion Baseball: Looking back, and forward, for Dr. Stewart’s (5)

July 29, 2015 — 

As the American Legion Class AAA baseball tournament opened this morning one team that intended to be there was saying farewell. Dr. Stewart’s was — over the course of the …

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Experience points to Pepsi as contender (6)

July 28, 2015 — 

They’ve been there, done that often enough that their leaders know what to expect and what it will take.So Pepsi Bottlecaps coach Justsin O’Byrne figures his team is a clear …

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Legion Baseball: Dr. Stewart’s season ends with regional loss (7)

July 25, 2015 — 

CORVALLIS — Scott Shaver won the final point of contention with the umpires of the season, saving Dr. Stewart’s a run. However, three outs later the Docs’ 2015 American Legion …

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Umpqua Valley Report for July 25 (8)

July 25, 2015 — 

ROSEBURGFootball officials needed for fallThe Douglas County Football Officials Association is looking for new officials for the 2015 fall season.No previous experience is necessary and training is available. The association’s …

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Legion Baseball: Irvine winding down career with Docs (9)

July 25, 2015 — 

David Irvine carries high hopes for Dr. Stewart’s as the Roseburg American Legion baseball team looks to play its way into the Class AAA state tournament this weekend in Corvallis.The …

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American Legion Baseball: Docs slip in Corvallis, face elimination Saturday (10)

July 25, 2015 — 

CORVALLIS — Dylan Miller and the Corvallis Gerding Builders Marketmen side-swiped Dr. Stewart’s 6-1 Friday in the opener of the American Legion Baseball state regional playoff series at Gene Hansen …

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American Legion Baseball: Pepsi sweeps past Umpqua to finish regular season (11)

July 25, 2015 — 

The Pepsi Bottlecaps put together three big innings with a few smaller ones and got solid pitching performances en route to a sweep of the Umpqua Lions on Friday night …

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Douglas County Sports Calendar (July 24-26) (12)

July 24, 2015 — 

FRIDAY, July 24American Legion BaseballDr. Stewart’s at Corvallis in Class AAA Regional, Taylor Field, 7 p.m.Umpqua Lions at Pepsi (2), Legion Field, 6 p.m.SATURDAY, July 25American Legion BaseballDr. Stewart’s at …

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Motocross: Justin Hill cherishes Yoncalla roots as he climbs the professional ranks (13)

July 24, 2015 — 

YONCALLA — Justin Hill boasts a ready smile and a professional demeanor — two things that have helped him succeed in the fast and cutthroat world of motocross racing.Heading for …

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MLB: Former Beaver star Conforto called up by the Mets (14)

July 24, 2015 — 

Former Oregon State star Michael Conforto was called up by the New York Mets Friday, less than 20 hours after the Mets were held to three hits by Clayton Kershaw …

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Column: Josh Riley enjoying time with Challengers (15)

July 24, 2015 — 

It’s put up or shut up time in the Oregon Class AAA American Legion baseball ranks.The postseason gets underway tonight with four best-of-3 playoff series in Portland, Corvallis, Eugene and …

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Legion Baseball Roundup: Dr. Stewart’s heads into state regional playoffs with win (16)

July 23, 2015 — 

SALEM — Dr. Stewart’s got everything it needed out of Wednesday’s nonleague American Legion AAA game with the Salem Withnell Dodgers. The Docs ran out four pitchers for reasonable live-action …

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Auto Racing: Ronk wins hornets races at DCS (17)

July 22, 2015 — 

Shane Ronk picked up a pair of victories in the hornets class during the Pacific Racing Association main events last weekend at Douglas County Speedway.Harlem Cox won the Saturday Old …

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Umpqua Valley Report for July 22 (18)

July 22, 2015 — 

ROSEBURGJunior golf tourney set Thursday at RCCThe annual Umpqua Dairy Oregon junior golf tournament for ages 8-17 will be held on Thursday at Roseburg Country Club, running from 8 a.m. …

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Legion Baseball: Dr. Stewart’s reaches state regional play (19)

July 22, 2015 — 

GRANTS PASS — Dr. Stewart’s did enough Tuesday night to complete its regular-season mission.Will Reddekopp threw a complete-game three-hitter and the Docs defeated the Grants Pass Nuggets 4-0 in the …

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Auto Racing: Mansell overall champ in NSRA events at DCS (20)

July 21, 2015 — 

Canadians Matt Mansell and Scott Aumen led every lap in their respective wins over the weekend at Douglas County Speedway. Mansell went pole to checkered flag to win Friday night’s …

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