Author: STSN

PHOTOS! – Withnell Defeats Newport

July 21, 2016 Salem, OR – The Withnell Dodgers hosted the Newport Tides in American Legion doubleheader baseball action in a game played at Willamette University. The Dodgers took the DH 9-8, 7-4. Click HERE for standings. Photos by Craig Lash | STSN For more photos click...

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CR Bartels Farms Takes Gold At West National

July 17, 2016 – Seven teams competed at the ASA Fast Pitch Men’s Open West National Tournament held at Wallace Marine Park in Salem, OR July 16-17.  The teams were eventually separated into a silver and a gold division. In the silver division the Oregon Cascades out of Wilsonville, OR took the national title and ended with a 3-0 record. CR Bartels Farms who traveled from Vancouver, WA, took the gold with the 4-2 win over the Roseville Eagles and completed the tournament with a 4-1 recorded.  The Eagles are from Lincoln, CA. Click HERE for final results for both divisions. Photos...

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Fast Pitch National Championship Or Pokemon Go?

July 15, 2016 Salem, OR – Recently something from my kid’s childhood made its way into my life again.  That’s right Pokemon is back and this time it’s being taken to a whole new level as Pokemon Go.  Is this resurgence a good or bad thing?  Well, that’s not for me to debate here and it’s not for me to be the one to explain what Pokemon entails.  And even though Pokemon Go could be considered a form of competition, it does not quite fit in with our definition of sports. This roughly segues into the fact that this weekend, July...

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NFHS Continues Its Efforts For Football Safety

Safety and reduction of injury has always been a priority of the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS).  In its continued effort to minimize the risk injury in high school football, the NFHS has voted to eliminate clipping in the free-blocking zone (Rule 2-17-3). This was the most significant of the three rules changes made by the NFHS. Clipping had been permitted in the free-blocking zone when it met certain conditions.  Now, clipping is illegal anywhere on the field at any time. As defined by rule, the free-blocking zone is a rectangular area extending laterally 4 yards either side of...

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Withnell Defeats Centennial In Idaho Tournament

July 7, 2016 Boise, Idaho – In the last game of opening day of the 2016 Summer Classic held at Centennial High School, the Withnell Dodgers had a relatively easy time against the Centennial Cannons.  The Dodgers defeated the Cannons 18-8. The 2016 Summer Classic is a baseball tournament held in Boise, Idaho.  It consists of 18 teams from four states:  Idaho, Washington, Oregon, and Nevada and is held at three high schools over four days. Click HERE for full schedule. Photos by Mike James | STSN For more photos click HERE. 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th R...

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