RIDDLE — The Oakland baseball team scored four runs in the top of the eighth inning and handed Riddle a 13-9 loss on Tuesday in the season opener for both squads.
There’s good and bad baseball being played at times by the teams involved in the Douglas County high school summer league.
The Douglas County high school summer league had to take a week off from games at Bill Gray Legion Stadium at Champion Car Wash Field because of coronavirus concerns, but returned to action this week and plans to finish out its revised season — barring any health issues.
OAKLAND — The Oakland Oakers used a smothering defense to thrash East Linn Christian 60-34 in a Central Valley Conference boys basketball game Friday night at the Nut House.
Bright green grass. A fresh cut look. Not things you’d expect to find at a Pacific Northwest baseball field in the middle of December.
Sutherlin High seniors Cade Meisner and Payton Hope were second-team selections in the recent Class 3A baseball all-state voting done by a representative from each district.
Roseburg senior Zack Mandera was selected to The Oregonian’s Class 6A baseball all-state first team in voting done by the coaches.
State champion Umpqua Valley Christian, Reedsport, Glide and Oakland had players selected to the Class 2A/1A baseball all-state teams.
KEIZER — The Umpqua Valley Christian baseball team never trailed Kennedy on Friday — even though the Trojans had a great opportunity to take the lead.
Umpqua Valley Christian survived Kennedy's seventh-inning rally and the Monarchs scored five runs in the top of the ninth to claim their third OSAA Class 2A/1A baseball championship on Friday at Salem/Keizer Volcanos Stadium.
Sutherlin placed four players and Douglas two on the Class 3A Special District 4 baseball all-league first team in voting done by the coaches.
The Umpqua Valley Christian baseball team didn’t have much time to savor its 12-10 road victory over top-seeded Knappa on Tuesday in the semifinals of the OSAA Class 2A/1A playoffs.
Coming back from a nine-run deficit against top-seeded Knappa seemed like an impossible task for No. 4 Umpqua Valley Christian on Tuesday.
CLACKAMAS — In a battle of sophomore pitchers, the Clackamas Cavaliers topped the Roseburg Indians 6-2 in the quarterfinals of the OSAA Class 6A baseball playoffs on Friday.
Culver High School’s baseball team had a tough time hitting off of Umpqua Valley pitcher KC Pettibone on Wednesday. It also turned out the UVC junior had a key hit the Bulldogs couldn’t catch, either.
REEDSPORT — Pitching ace Dallas McGill stymied the Glide bats, throwing a no-hitter as the fifth-seeded Reedsport baseball team shut out the No. 12 Wildcats 2-0 on Wednesday to advance to the Class 2A/1A quarterfinals.
PLEASANT HILL — The Douglas baseball team saw its season come to an end in the first round of the Class 3A playoffs on Wednesday at the hands of No. 1 Pleasant Hill in a 12-4 loss.
DRAIN — The North Douglas baseball team defeated Toledo 4-0 on Wednesday to advance to the OSAA Class 2A/1A quarterfinals.
KC Pettibone struck out 10 over five innings and put Umpqua Valley Christian ahead to stay with a solo home run in the third inning, and the Monarchs thumped Culver 13-0 Wednesday to advance to the quarterfinal round of the Class 2A/1A baseball playoffs.
The Roseburg High baseball team took home top honors in the all-Southwest Conference voting after winning the conference title for the first time in seven years.
The Roseburg High baseball team overcame a one-run deficit to the Canby Cougars with a two-out rally in the sixth inning and pulled off a 3-1 comeback victory in the first round of the Class 6A playoffs on Monday at Bill Gray Stadium at Legion Field.
After nearly 10 weeks of the spring baseball season, no team is completely healthy.
Six seniors who helped Umpqua Valley Christian rebuild its proud baseball program back in 2016 after the Monarchs weren’t able to field a team the previous season due to lack of numbers are hoping for a postseason run over the next two weeks.