Sports: Baseball, track & field.

Positions/Events: Centerfielder, pitcher in baseball; 100 meters, javelin, 4x100 relay in track.

Age: 18.

Interests/Hobbies: Football, wrestling, hunting, fishing.

GPA: 3.48.

College Plans: Umpqua Community College for baseball, plans to study civil engineering, surveying.

Favorite Athlete: Ichiro Suzuki, former outfielder for the Seattle Mariners, New York Yankees and Miami Marlins.

Performance: Helped the baseball team to three wins over Elkton, hitting two home runs (one a grand slam) with six RBIs and three runs in the first game of a doubleheader. Went 3-for-4 with two doubles in the second game. In track, set a meet record in the javelin with a throw of 190-6 in the Maynard Mai Invitational.

Quotable: “I was ready for it (playing two sports in a season). It’s a good change of pace, relaxing, I have fun doing both. I feel we have a (playoff-caliber) baseball team.” I’m trying to break 200 (feet) in the javelin (and add to my school record).”

Tom Eggers can be reached at or 541-957-4220.

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Tom Eggers is the sports editor for The News-Review. He can be reached at or 541-957-4220.

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