>Baker City Herald | Baker County Oregon's News Leader

Baker news NE Oregon Classifieds Web
web powered by Web Search Powered by Google

Follow BakerCityHerald.com

AP Sports Video

To view this site, you need to have Flash Player 8.0 or later installed. Click here to get the latest Flash player.

AP Sports Headlines

  • Boston police safely blow up suspicious backpacks
    BOSTON (AP) -- Survivors, first responders and relatives of those killed in the Boston Marathon bombing marked the anniversary Tuesday with tributes that combined sorrow over the loss of innocent victims with pride over the city's resilience in the face of a terror attack....
  • Obama has silent moment for Boston bombing
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama is paying tribute to the victims of the Boston Marathon bombing on its first anniversary with a moment of silence in the Oval Office....
  • MLB marks 67th anniversary of Robinson debut
    NEW YORK (AP) -- Marking the 67th anniversary of the day Jackie Robinson broke baseball's color barrier, the Rev. Jesse Jackson praised Commissioner Bud Selig for the strides the sport has taken in minority opportunities over the past two decades....
  • Clippers beat Nuggets 117-105 for record 57th win
    LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Blake Griffin won't be playing in Portland, regardless of whether his 16th technical of the season is rescinded....

Recent article comments

Powered by Disqus

Home arrow Sports arrow Local Sports arrow Baker girls extend win streak to 10

Baker girls extend win streak to 10

Ten in a row and counting.


That’s how many straight games the Baker girls basketball team has won after posting a 52-35 non-league win at Nyssa Tuesday.

“Ten in a row and 12 of our last 13,” said Baker coach Tim Smith. “The girls just believe in themselves, and that’s half the battle. They’re playing well right now.”

The Bulldogs didn’t start out well against Nyssa, but righted things quickly. Baker led just 7-6 after one period, then increased its lead to 25-16 at halftime.

“We came out a little on the flat side,” Smith said. “We decided real quick that (Nyssa) was ready to play and then we stepped it up.

“We haven’t had a slow start for a while. But from the second quarter on we played real well,” he said. “We also had some foul trouble and we haven’t experienced that for a while either.”

The foul trouble made Smith call to his bench earlier than usual — with positive results.

“Our bench came in and played a solid game,” Smith said. “Ashley Shively had a great game with five points, six rebounds, three assists and two steals.

“And our starters all had at least seven points. It’s nice to get that even scoring, and a lot of contributions from all the girls.”

Mackenzie Warner led the Bulldogs with 12 points. Whitney Phillips added eight, Savannah Daly seven, Tara Talbott seven points, eight rebounds and four steals, and Dallas Defrees seven points and nine rebounds.

Baker returns to Greater Oregon League action Friday when the Bulldogs host Mac-Hi at approximately 6 p.m.


Baker    7    18    12    15    — 52

Nyssa    6    10    7    12    — 35

Baker (52) — Warner 3 6-8 12, Defrees 2 3-5 7, Ward 0 0-2 0, Adams, Shievly 2 1-3 5, Phillips 3 1-1 8, Daly 3 0-0 7, Hoopes 1 0-2 2, Brown 1 0-0 2, Talbott 1 5-6 7, Ogan 1 0-0 2. Totals 17 16-27 52.

Nyssa (35) — B. Bittinger 1 0-0 2, A. Bittinger 4 1-2 11, Hysel 2 0-0 4, Hernandez 0 0-1 0, Booth 1 0-0 3, Jones 0 1-2 1, Gonzalez 5 2-4 12, Rodriguez 0 2-4 2, Arminia 0 0-4 0. Totals 13 6-17 35.

Three-point goals — Phillips, Daly, A. Bittinger 2, Booth. Fouled out — none. Total fouls — Baker 22, Nyssa 17. Technicals — none.

 
blog comments powered by Disqus
News
Local / Sports / Business / State / National / Obituaries / Submit News
Opinion
Editorials / Letters / Columns / Submit a letter
Features
Outdoors / Go Magazine / Milestones / Living Well
Baker Herald
About / Contact / Commercial Printing / Subscriptions / Terms of Use / Privacy Policy / Commenting Policy / Site Map
Also Online
Photo Reprints / Videos / Local Business Links / Community Links / Weather and Road Cams / RSS Feed

Follow Baker City Herald headlines on Follow Baker City Herald headlines on Twitter

© Copyright 2001 - 2014 Western Communications, Inc. All rights reserved. By Using this site you agree to our Terms of Use