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Grant Marcum at Feather River

QUINCY, Calif. — Grant Marcum, a former Baker baseball standout, is hitting .133 in nine games for Feather River Community College.

Feather River swept Siskiyous 12-0 and 5-1 Friday to improve its record to 9-3. Marcum, a sophomore, was a defensive outfield replacement in each game.


Area wrestlers ranked in 4A, 2A

BOARDMAN — Three Baker wrestler and four Pine-Eagle wrestlers are ranked in their respective weight classes in final season rankings compiled by Richard Rockwell of Boardman.

In the Class 4A rankings, Baker’s Anthony Constantine is ranked fourth (145), Andrew Porter fifth (125), and Josh Valentine (112) 16th.

In the Class 2A rankings, Daniel Minarich (285) is ranked sixth, Kyle Dennis (171) second, Cody Powell (152) sixth, and Kipp Miller (160) eighth.


Baker LL registration extended

Baker Little League online registration has been extended through March 31.

Interested participants should go to www.eteamz.com/BakerLittleLeague. Registration rates are $50 per child, with a $125 family maximum.

More information is available by calling 541-403-2501.


O’Neal skis at Mount Bachelor

MOUNT BACHELOR — Danny O’Neal, a Baker High School sophomore, competed i the Sun Cup ski races Feb. 23-26 at Mount Bachelor.

O’Neal, skiing for Mount Hood Academy, placed 40th in the Super G2 event Feb. 23 with a time of 1:19.32. He placed 14th in the Super G3 event Feb. 24 with a time of 1:17.62.

In three downhill runs Feb. 26, O’Neal placed eighth (1:13.76), ninth (1:12.34) and 16th (1:10.48).


Blue Devils tie for third place

NEW ORLEANS — The Duke women’s golf team tied for third place at theAll-State Sugar Bowl Intercollegiate Championships March 1 at New Orleans.

The Blue Devils, coached by Baker graduate Dan Brooks, tied Tulane with a three-day score of 879.

USC won the team title with 868. Alabama was second with 872.


Eastern men at national tourney

POINT LOOKOUT, Mo. — The Eastern Oregon University men’s basketball team earned the10th seed in the NAIA Division2 National Tournament this week.

The 10th-ranked Mountaineers will play Cedarville University (Ohio) and 5:30 p.m. PT Thursday.


BSU grid schedule announced

BOISE — Boise State has announced its 2011 football schedule, its first season in the Mountain West League.

Boise will host Georgia Sept. 3, Tulsa Sept. 24, Nevada Oct. 1, Air Force Oct. 22, TCU Nov. 12, Wyoming Nov. 26 and New Mexico Dec. 3.

The Broncos travel to Toledo Sept. 17, Fresno State Oct. 8, Colorado State Oct. 15, UNLV Nov. 5, and San Diego State Nov. 19.

BSU opens spring practice today. The spring game is April 16.


Rockies hire Carney Lansford

SCOTSDALE, Ariz. — Carney Lansford has been hied as the Colorado Rockies’ hitting coach.

Lansford, who makes his off-season home in Baker City, was hired during the off-season to replace Don Baylor.

Lansford’s sons, Josh and Jared, are farm hands in the Oakland A’s system.

Jared, a right-handed pitcher, is predicted to be a setup man in the bullpen for the Sacramento River Cats in the Class AAA Pacific Coast League.

Josh, also a right-handed pitcher, is penciled in as a middle reliever for the Class A Stockton Ports.


Hardrath 25th at Linfield meet

MCMINNVILLE — Jason Hardrath, a Corban College senior from Baker City, placed 25th in the 10K run Friday at the Linfield Ice Breaker track and field meet.

Hardrath finished the race in 35:04.83.


George Fox runs record to 10-1

NEWBERG — George Fox ran its season baseball record to 10-1 Saturday with a 4-3 win over Pacific Lutheran.

The Division III 24th-ranked Bruins were to play PLU in a doubleheader Sunday, weather permitting.

Derek Blankenship, a George Fox freshman from Baker City, was 0-for-3 Saturday, playing second base for the Bruins.


Softball tryouts planned

Softball tryouts will be 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 12 at the Sports Complex.

Babe Ruth registration forms are available at Lew Bros. Tires.

Potential softball players should call John Robinson at 541-523-5108 to register.

Registration also is available on line at eteamz.com/bakerlittleleague.

Umpires also are needed. Free training is offered. All clinic training expenses will be paid.

More Little League information is available by calling 541-403-2501.


Mohawk eliminates Panthers

After spotting Imbler a 2-0 lead, Mohawk battled back to take the lead for good 30 seconds into the game Friday in the consolation semifinal round of the Class 1A state girls basketball tournament.

Mohawk went on to defeat the defending 1A champions 44-35 at Baker High School, eliminating Imbler from the tournament.

Emily Gonzalez led Mohawk with 16 points and 11 rebounds. Chelsea Baszler added 13 points.

Demetria Thompson topped Imbler with 14 points and 10 rebounds.


Mohawk        14    8    14    8    — 44

Imbler        9    5    11    10    — 35

Mohawk (44) — Alcock 1 0-0 2, Baszler 4 5-8 13, Lance 2 0-2 4, Wilson 1 3-6 5, Gonzalez 5 3-6 16, Schnetzky 1 2-2 4, Hawk, Robinson. Totals 14 13-24 44.

Imbler (35) — Mills 2 0-0 6, Bingaman 3 1-5 7, Olson 0 1-2 1, Thompson 7 0-0 14, Crow 1 1-2 3, Teeter, Wilburn, Wiley 0 1-2 1, Fullerton, Dewey, McIntosh 1 1-2 3, Pierce. Totals 14 5-13 35.

Three-point goals — Gonzalez 3, Mills 2. Fouled out — none. Total fouls — Mohawk 13, Imbler 19. Technicals — none.

 

Columbia Christian ousts Elks

Columbia Christian took the lead for good with 2:40 left in the first half and defeated Elkton 56-44 in a Class 1A state girls basketball consolation semifinal game Friday at Baker High School.

McKenzie Endresen led Columbia Christian with 20 points, 10 rebounds and four assists. Sierra McKinney added 18 points, and Joy Brown 12.

Christine Evoniuk and Allyse Doudna each tallied 12 points to lead Elkton. Rachel Winslow added 11. Doudna also grabbed 13 rebounds.


Elkton        7    14    8    15    — 44

Columbia Christian        9    13    11    23    — 56

Elkton (44) — Winslow 5 1-5 11, H. Parker 1 0-0 2, Evoniuk 4 2-2 12, Dounda 6 0-3 12, Lopez 2 0-1 5, Whitley, Wolfe, Baker, Holcomb, O’Brien 1 0-2 2, A. Parker, Owings, Trout. Totals 19 3-13 44.

Columbia Christian (56) — Brown 2 7-8 12, Beyoe 0 1-2 1, Endresen 8 4-6 20, Moody 2 0-0 4, Oh 0 1-2 1, Simmons, Green, McKinney 5 8-13 18, Jones, M. Barbarick, E. Barbarick. Totals 17 21-31 56.

Three-point goals — Evoniuk 2, Lopez, Brown. Fouled out — Winslow, H. Parker, Lopez. Total fouls — Elkton 28, Columbia Christian 14. Technicals — Oh, Endresen.

 

Columbia Christian girls fourth

Columbia Christian rallied from a 45-45 tie after three quarters to edge Mohawk 59-53 in the Class 1A state girls basketball fourth-place game Saturday at Baker High School.

Columbia Christian trailed by as many as seven points in the third period before McKenzie Endresen’s layin at the buzzer tied the game at 45-45.

Two Endresen free throws a minute into the final eight minutes gave the Knights the lead for good.

Mohawk cut the lead to one point twice in the fourth quarter, the last time with 1 minute left in the game. But each time Columbia Christian answered.

Endresen led Columbia Christian with 36 points and seven rebounds. Joy Brown added 13 points, and Giny Oh eight rebounds.

Brittney Alcock led Mohawk with 15 points and seven boards. Emily Gonzalez added 13 points.


Columbia Christian        14    17    14    14    — 59

Mohawk        12    17    16    8    — 53

Columbia Christian (59) — Brown 4 1-2 13, Endresen 12 9-11 36, Deyoe, Moody 1 1-2 3, Oh 1 2-5 4, Green, McKinney 1 1-3 3. Totals 19 14-23 59.

Mohawk (53) — Alcock 5 5-10 15, Baszler 1 3-6 5, Lance 3 2-3 8, Wilson 3 1-5 7, Gonzalez 5 0-0 13, Colyer, Schnetzky 1 3-4 5. Totals 18 14-28 53.

Three-point goals — Brown 4, Endresen 3, Gonzalez 3. Fouled out — Alcock. Total fouls — Columbia Christian 21, Mohawk 17. Technicals — none.

 

Crane girls take third place in OT

Crane outscored Perrydale 4-0 in overtime Saturday to claim third place with a 34-30 win at the Class 1A state girls basketball tournament.

Emily O’Toole and Hannah Buermann hit baskets for the Mustangs in the extra period.

Trailing 30-27 i the fourth quarter, Crane’s Alycia Jenkins converted on a three-point play with 17 seconds left in regulation to tie the game at 30-30.

O’Toole led Crane with 12 points. Buermann added 11 points and 13 rebounds. Katie Hallock led Perrydale with 14 points. Brooke Barnes added 10.


Crane        8    10    3    9    4 — 34

Perrydale        7    8    7    8    0 — 30

Crane (34) — Buermann 5 1-2 11, Otley, O’Toole 5 0-5 12, Loper 2 0-1 5, Corrigan, Landon, Steeves, Jenkins 2 2-3 6. Totals 14 3-11 34.

Perrydale (30) — Cruickshank 3 0-0 6, Barnes 4 2-6 10, Hallock 4 6-10 14, A. Regan, Griffin 0 0-1 0, Mitchell, B. Regan. Totals 11 8-17 30.

Three-point goals — O’Toole 2, Loper. Fouled out — Otley, Barnes. Total fouls — Crane 17, Perrydale 13. Technicals — none.

 

McKenzie boys earn third place

McKenzie rebounded from its first loss of the season in Friday’s semifinals to defeat Horizon Christian 51-35 for third place at the Class 1A state boys basketball tournament Saturday.

Jordan Wiley led the Eagles with 29 points and 16 rebounds. Sam Anthony led Horizon Christian with 11 points. Max Totaro added 10.


McKenzie        9    18    13    11    — 51

Horizon Christian        7    2    17    9    — 35

McKenzie (51) — Totten 2 0-0 6, Dirckx 1 0-0 2, Schrack, Wiley 7 11-13 29, Nastasiuk 4 1-2 9, Adams, Mahody, Anderson 2 0-0 5, Patton. Totals 16 12-15 51.

Horizon Christian (35) — Mx. Totaro 4 0-0 10, Petit 3 0-1 7, Andersen 1 0-0 2, Mt. Totaro 0 3-4 3, Bergstrom, Bott 1 0-0 2, Stenberg, Mann, Engel, Decker, Anthony 4 1-2 11. Totals 13 4-7 35.

Three-point goals — Totten 2, Wiley 4, Anderson, Mx. Totaro 2, Petit, Anthony 2. Fouled out — none. Total fouls — McKenzie 12, Horizon Christian 14. Technicals — Horizon Christian (team).

 

Crane boys rebound for fourth

Crane’s Nic Nyman hit a basket with three seconds left in the game Saturday to break a 48-48 tie and propel the Mustangs to a 50-48 win over Damascus Christian in the Class 1A state boys basketball third-place game.

Nyman scored off a pass from Ryan Opie. Damascus Christian called timeout after Nyman’s hoop. The Eagles’ Matt Young tried to work for the tying basket, but Nyman stole the ball as time expired.

Jeran Conaway led Crane with 21 points. Jeremiah Woods topped Damascus Christian with 19 points and 19 rebounds. Bobby Waldie added 11 points.


Damascus Christian        10    12    9    17    — 48

Crane        12    9    17    12    — 50

Damascus Christian (48) — Rauch 3 0-0 9, Young 2 0-0 4, Woods 9 1-2 19, Waldie 5 0-0 11, Gunderson 1 3-4 5, VanVactor. Totals 20 4-6 48.

Crane (50) — Potter  1 0-0 2, Northrup, Nyman 3 1-1 7, Opie 3 2-2 8, Henricks 1 0-0 2, Miller 1 0-0 3, Steeves 2 0-0 4, Conaway 9 1-1 21, Maupin 1 0-0 3. Totals 21 4-4 50.

Three-point goals — Rauch 3, Waldie, Miller, Conaway 2, Maupin. Fouled out — none. Total fouls — Damascus Christian 7, Crane 10. Technicals — none.

 

Champs lead all-tourney picks

State champions Siletz Valley and Nixyaawii placed three players on the Class 1A state tournament boys and girls first-team all-tournament teams Saturday night at Baker High School.

Siletz Valley’s Jake Carr and Erick Rice joined Jordan Wiley of McKenzie, Ryan Opie of Crane and Garrett Powless of The Triad on the boys first team.

Nixyaawii’s Jessica Simpson joined McKenzie Endresen of Columbia Christian, Cali Cruickshank of Perrydale, Emily Gonzalez of Mohawk and Crane’s Hannah Buermann on the girls first team.

Named to the boys second team were Matt Young and Eric Rauch of Damascus Christian, Will Totten of McKenzie, Jake Ovgard of The Triad and Jeran Conaway of Crane.

Selected to the girls second team were Kanisha Perry and Kristi Miller of Nixyaawii, Carly Bigby and Taylor Ronnander of Hosanna Christian, and Jessie Maley Loper of Crane.

Nixyaawii won the band award, Damascus Christian the halftime entertainment award, and The Triad the cheerleading award.


Linfield sweeps Pacific baseball

FOREST GROVE — Linfield swept a Northwest Conference baseball doubleheader from Pacific Saturday, winning 10-4 and 2-0.

Jordan Harlow, a Linfield sophomore from Baker, was 0-for-2 in the first game. He did not play in the second game.

Linfield is 8-3 on the season and 2-0 in conference play.


Linfield softball sweeps

MCMINNVILLE — Linfield ran its Northwest Conference softball record to 6-0 Saturday with a 12-0, 11-0 sweep of George Fox.

Linfield is coached by Baker graduate Jackson Vaughan.

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