THE ROAD TO THE BIG LEAGUES FOR ASHLAND GRAD

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He’s one of the nicest guys you’ll ever meet in sports, along with Darwin Barney and Dan O’Brien in my view, and he deserves all that he has accomplished today in pro baseball. Ashland HS graduate (2002) Jeremy Guthrie’s road to the big leagues is a great success story that every kid dreams about. Right… Read More…

WIDE OPEN FIELD READY FOR LEGION BASEBALL STATE TOURNEY

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The Oregon American Legion State Baseball Tournament begins Wednesday in Grants Pass where there will be a new Champion crowned. Salem-Stayton Canyon Crushers defeated Grants Pass last year, 8-3, to win the Title, but the Crushers are not in the 8-team double-elimination Tourney this summer hosted by the Grants Pass Nuggets at The All-Sports-Reinhart Volunteer… Read More…

ELKS 7-GAME WIN STREAK SNAPPED BY APPLE SOX-SEE HIGHLIGHTS

3B BROCK CARPENTER GETS A HIT, CARPENTER LEADS THE TEAM BATTING .330

With 12 games to go in the WCL (West Coast Collegiate League) regular season, the Bend Elks have the playoffs in their cross hairs. The Elks had their 7-game win streak snapped Sunday night as the Wenatchee Applesox avoided a series sweep in Bend at Vince Genna Stadium. The Sox rallied for 3 runs in… Read More…

NO MYTH: BEND NORTH PULLS OFF ABNER DOUBLEDAY-DOUBLE PLAY TITLES

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It has been a ‘BIG’ week for ‘Little’ League Baseball in Bend as the Bend North 12U and the Bend North 10U teams both won OREGON STATE CHAMPIONSHIPS. It’s the first Title in Bend North Little League history, and both made history within 24-hours of each other. On Saturday, Bend North 10u defeated La Grande… Read More…

MEDICAL RETIREMENT FOR MT. VIEW GRAD & OSU LINEBACKER SKOTTE

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He’s one of the smartest and best prep football athletes I’ve had the opportunity to report, and cover in my media career, and sadly the former Oregon Prep ‘Defensive Player of the Year’ has announced his retirement. He’s also won of the nicest and most courteous young athletes I’ve met as evident after the Beavers… Read More…

ALL THE STARS ARE ALIGNING TO THE NORTH:BEND NORTH

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Bend North Little League has never won a State All-Star Baseball Championship, but they now have a one in two chance to do so. Bend North’s 12 year old, and 10-and-Under All-Star teams will play for the Oregon State LL Championship on Friday night, and Saturday morning, respectively. Both Title dates have been pushed back… Read More…

LEUNEN SIGNS WITH RATIOPHARM ULM IN GERMAN LEAGUE

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To say that Maarty Leunen is a Globetrotter would be a true statement, but just not the comedic Harlem type most fans know in the entertainment part of basketball. The Oregon Duck star and Redmond HS (Bend, Or) graduate has played 6 years of pro basketball over seas in Turkey, and the last 5 years… Read More…

BEND NORTH LL STARS ONE WIN AWAY FROM STATE CHAMPIONSHIP SHOWING

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The Bend North 12 year old and 10U Little League All-Star teams need just one win in the next two days, and both will play for the Oregon State Championship. In Portland, the 12 year old Stars face Gresham Tuesday, July 22nd in the semifinals at Alpenrose Stadium after nipping N.E. Portland sunday 6-5. Dylan… Read More…

TSVETKOV REPEATS ‘CCC’ WIN;STEPHENS DOMINATES WOMEN

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There’s an up and coming new ‘King of the Road’ you might say in the world of cycling as Serghei Tsvetkov claimed back-to-back ‘Cascade Cycling Classic’ GC Titles in Bend, Oregon. The top-gun rider for the Jelly Belly Race Team won Stage-22 (Prineville Time Trial), and the Saturday night Bend Downtown Criterium to win his… Read More…

BEND’S BRADY WINS 4 EVENTS AT OREGON 12U SWIM FIANLS

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I know just about nothing when it comes to swimming,  other then how to dog paddle in my pool. But, there are about 200 young athletes that know more about the sport and competing then I will ever dream to know, and they all make a splash in Bend this weekend. The only thing I… Read More…