>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

Baker City Herald print edition

view all Baker City Herald print publications »

The Baker City Herald is now online in a Replica E-edition form and publishes Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Current subscribers have full access to the E-edition.

View Paper

If you are not a current subscriber, subscribe today for immediate access.

Subscribe


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

  • FIFA will not reopen 2018 and 2022 World Cup votes
    MARRAKECH, Morocco (AP) -- Defiantly declaring that FIFA is no longer in crisis, Sepp Blatter said Friday the decision to hold the next two World Cups in Russia and Qatar won't be revoked and the governing body will publish a confidential probe into the process that picked those countries as hosts....
  • Gold medalist Michael Phelps pleads guilty to DUI
    BALTIMORE (AP) -- Olympic gold medal swimmer Michael Phelps pleaded guilty to drunken driving on Friday, almost three months after he was arrested after leaving a Baltimore casino....
  • AP source: Padres to acquire OF Justin Upton from Braves
    ATLANTA (AP) -- Landing another of baseball's top power hitters, the San Diego Padres agreed to a trade for Atlanta Braves outfielder Justin Upton, a person with knowledge of the deal told The Associated Press on Friday....
  • AP source: Peavy agrees to $24M deal to stay with Giants
    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Pitcher Jake Peavy has agreed to a $24 million, two-year contract to stay with the World Series champion San Francisco Giants, a person familiar with the negotiations said Friday....

Recent article comments

Powered by Disqus

Home arrow Sports arrow Bulldogs open state at Philomath

Print

Bulldogs open state at Philomath

By Gerry Steele

This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it

Baker’s “Road Warriors” opens play in the first round of the Class 4A boys basketball tournament Friday at Philomath.

The Bulldogs (15-8) enter the tournament as the Greater Oregon League champion. Baker has to travel for its opener despite being a league champion because only the Top 16 in the Oregon School Activities Association RPI rankings host their first game. Baker finished 17th in the rankings.

Philomath (16-5) finished second in the Oregon West Conference.

“I like our matchup,” said Baker coach Joel Richardson.

Richardson said from what he had been able to find out about the Warriors two of their key players are 6-foot senior guard Derek Nash and 6-3 junior guard Ben DeSaulnier.

“They like to push tempo and like to shoot the 3’s,” Richardson said.

“They’re a man defense team if they don’t think you have any shooters. I guess we’ll just have to show them what kind of shooters we have. We just have to go down there and do what we’re capable of doing and we’ll be OK.”

The Baker coach said having to travel for their opener doesn’t matter to the Bulldogs.

“Making the trip is fine,” he said. “We want to go to Corvallis for the main tournament, so we’re just going a week earlier.”

The winner of Friday’s game advances to Gill Coliseum on the Oregon State University campus for the tournament that begins March 5.

Friday’s tipoff is tentatively set for 7 p.m.

Print

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