WINSTON — Sadie Birch will have the opportunity to continue playing her favorite sport at the college level. The 17-year-old Douglas High softball standout recently signed a letter-of-intent with Oregon Institute of Technology, an NAIA school located in Klamath Falls. Birch, a senior, will join the Owls’ program next fall. “It feels really good ... I was really excited (when I signed on Dec. 12),” Birch said. “I didn’t want to be too far away from home. I wanted to stay in-state and my family is used to the area. This is what I was looking for and I’m lucky …
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