Area Legion teams open with victories.Byline: The Register-Guard
The tournament host Pepsi Challengers and Springfield Woolley's were each 2-0 Saturday on the first day of the Kickoff Classic The Kickoff Classic was a season-opening college football game played at Giants Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey from 1983 to 2002. History
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According to the American Legion, the purpose of American Legion Baseball is to give young men "an opportunity to develop their skills, personal fitness, tournament held at Swede swede: see turnip. Johnson Stadium.
The Challengers beat the Bay Area Rams of Coos Bay Coos Bay (ks), city (1990 pop. 15,076), Coos co., SW Oreg., a port of entry on Coos Bay; founded 1854 as Marshfield, inc. 1874, renamed 1944. 10-6 in their first game and then defeated West Eugene 7-0.
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Nelson played four years at Furman University, scoring thirty one goals during his collegiate career and fighting back from a hip injury was 2-for-4 with a three-run home run and Travis Nance was 2-for-4 with two doubles for the Challengers in the win over the Bay Area Rams.
Nelson and Zach Moran combined to throw a four-hitter for the Challengers against West Eugene.
Springfield beat the Bay Area Rams 6-3 and defeated the Challengers' Legion A team 10-3.
Denny Sales' two-run home run keyed a three-run seventh inning as Springfield broke a 3-3 tie to beat the Rams.
Springfield jumped on the Challengers' A team early, scoring five runs in the first inning. Johnny Bowden, John Holliday John James Holliday (18 September 1819, Pike County, Missouri - 18 September 1881, St. Louis, Missouri) His father was a major, who had fought in the War of 1812, and was later commissioned to lay out the seat of Monroe County, Kentucky. John J. Holliday was educated in St. and Devin Miller had two hits each for Springfield. Holliday drove in three runs and Bowden drove in two.
In Saturday's other game, West Eugene beat the Challengers' A team 13-7.
Ryan Royster had a two-run home run, and Corey Kent and Matt Coplin had two hits each for West Eugene, which scored seven runs in the first inning.
Trevor Mael was 2-for-3 for the Challengers' A team.
Caley Peterson threw two shutouts and Jackie Kerrigan threw one as the Oregon Reign 18-and-under team won all three of its pool-play games Saturday at the Valley Invitational in Beaverton.
Peterson, who pitched for Marist High School, threw a two-hitter with nine strikeouts in a 2-0 win over Wild Horse Casino Wild Horse Casino is the name of several casinos including:
Kerrigan, a Churchill High product who played for UNLV UNLV University of Nevada, Las Vegas this past season, struck out 14 and allowed three hits in a 4-0 win over the Silver Bullets from Portland.
Harrisburg's Maggie DeWall went 7-for-10 on the day with four stolen bases to lead the Reign, which won its pool and will open bracket play today at 9:30 a.m.
Joel Eiler threw a 40-yard touchdown pass and returned an interception 57 yards for another score to lead the Springfield Wildcats to a 35-0 National Nineman Football League win over the Creswell Steel on Saturday at South Eugene High School South Eugene High School is a public high school located in Eugene, Oregon, United States. It was founded as Eugene High School around 1900, and was located at Willamette Street and West 11th Avenue in a brick building that later served as Eugene's city hall. .
Ryan Davidson and Will Hill each ran for touchdowns for Springfield.
In another NNFL game, Josh Gillock passed for three touchdowns and ran for one to lead the Northwest Timberwolves to a 38-6 win over the Cottage Grove Cottage Grove, village (1990 pop. 22,935), Washington co., SE Minn., near the St. Croix River; inc. 1965. There is farming (cattle, sheep, corn, and soybeans) and manufacturing (chemicals and machinery). Pride.
Gillock scored on a 62-yard run and tossed touchdown passes of 28 and 33 yards to Justin Nowak, and 2 yards to Chris Smith. Smith also scored on a 74-yard kickoff return.
Cottage Grove's Wyatt Ledbetter threw a 42-yard scoring pass to Travis Forkner.
Also Saturday, Eric Imbler threw three touchdown passes and Ryan Fox ran for two scores as the Oregon Outlaws defeated the Eugene Knights 49-6.
Imbler flipped touchdown passes of 15 and 31 yards to Jason Barker, and tossed a 13-yard scoring pass to Jason Canaday. Fox scored on runs of 52 and 56 yards.
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Willamette, or "Wil-Hi," is located in the Bethel-Danebo area of west Eugene, and is the only high school in the Bethel School District. won the 16-team Dennis Erickson Air Express Tournament in Corvallis on Saturday.
The Wolverines defeated Mountain View of Vancouver, Wash., 41-14 in championship game of the seven-on-seven passing tournament. They were 7-0 in the tournament.
Jeff Wheeler threw six touchdown passes in the final, two each to Richie Vedder, Ed Thalhamer and Ahmed Zarrugh.
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Oregon State's men's varsity eight overtook Princeton and Navy late in the race to finish fourth Saturday at the Intercollegiate Rowing Association The Intercollegiate Rowing Association runs the IRA Championship Regatta, which is considered to be the United States collegiate national championship of rowing. Since 1995, it has been held on the Cooper River in Camden, New Jersey and includes both men's and women's National Championships in Camden, N.J.
The Beavers finished in 5 minutes, 36.58 seconds to record the best placing ever in coach David Reischman's eight years at the university.
California won the race in 5:26.81, with Wisconsin second in 5:28.32. Washington was third in 5:30.25, followed by Oregon State, Princeton (5:36.58) and Navy (5:39.30).
Oregon State's junior varsity eight finished second in the petite final (eighth overall) in 5:50.19, and the freshman eight was fourth in its petite final in 5:51.34.
Creswell's Bruce Ray swept the main event, trophy dash and fast time competitions in the sportsman division Saturday at Cottage Grove Speedway.
Roger Crockett of Eugene had the fast time in the 360 sprints division, a 11.392-second clocking that was the year's fastest. Marvin Smith of Cottage Grove went on to win the main event in the division, his third main event win of the year.