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Wednesday, April 26, 1989, The Sun 11 U Today Sheridan, Willa- Mennonite 4p.m. Thursday Willamina at I.ITI. Amity at Sheri- ).m. Willamina at 4:30 p.m. Friday at Sheri- p.m. Nestucca at ,4:30 p.m. Amity at ,4:30 p.m. Sheridan at St. Taft at Willa- t.m. Lutheran at p.m. Dayton at ! 4:30 p.m. 11-8 loss to Thursday, Sheridan inning home run to Willamina Friday. Carol Grauer said it her battery gave up that attributed to eight !~auer's thoughts were on an upcoming game home against Amity. only one game so but that loss came at Willamina. she can get good s from players like Me- during the Willa- ~Vent 3-for-4 and had overall season re- and is 4-2 in District 3 :.., ....... 3010220-- 860 ........... 002 243 x-- 11 6 6 and Vol]man. Ridgeway. Sheridan Dawn Daniels, "for-2; Vollman, l-for-4. Heben, 3; Julia Johnson. ~lty's Game 0220111--794 ........... 0302010--695 and Vollman. Sheddm 2-for-4; Monika Vollman, Holder, I-for-4; l-for-4. Extra Brae RBl--Vollman, 3; Laner. Ram--Susie 2; Madison, 2; Heben. ,g report report was pro- Olmstead of Her- Reel in Wlllamlna. Satur- IR was good in all io- streams. On the Perch and sea bass an- good on the rocks to fishermen sahnon are very this coming be really good for because of the min- latest fishing informa- at 879-5111. Wlllamlna's Billy Bobb heads back to first base realizing Sheridan first base- man Mike Slak Is ready to tag him out. The Bulldogs defeated the Spertans in that game played Friday, 11-6. in Sparts only game By Bront Merrill the competition Friday when the Intern, The Sun Bulldogs came into Sheridan for The Willamina Bulldogs baseball their fifth League contest of the team continued its domination of season. Once again Leif McKinley West Valley League opponents with took the mound for the Bulldogs three more victories this week. after two days rest and pitched a On Tuesday the Bulldogs got off to no-hitter until the fourth inning. a fast start with 12-2 romp over the McKinley also had six strikeouts in Amity Warriors behind the hitting the first three innings against and pitching of junior starter Leif Sheridan. Willamina defeated the McKinley. Spartans 11-6 but not before McKinley gained his fifth victory Sheridan put up a fight. of the season with the win over Spartans head coach Mike Stuck Amity and he also supplied the said that his team was ready to play Willamina offense with a solo the Bulldogs. homerunin the fifth inning. "I was pleased with how we played overall. Not many teams have Willamina scored six runs in the been able to last seven innings with first inning and five in the second Willamina so I thought we played a and the game was called at the end good game." of the fifth when the Bulldogs scored Stuck said that the weather was their twelfth run while Amity had just fine for baseball and his team posted only two runs. Amity .enjoyed the game even though they managed only 4 hits bulldog pitching came up on the short end. and they gave away 5 errors as "The field was dry and the wind opposed to Willamina's 3 errors and was blowing, but otherwise the 9hits. weather conditions were ideal. I The Bulldog next game was on don't think that the Bulldogs played Wednesday when they faced North that much better than we did. I think Marion High School and came away that we had them worried for a with a close 7-6 victory. Senior Billy while." Bobb took the mound against North Willamina head baseball coach Marion and picked up his third win Buz Tautfest said that his team of the season in the victory, hasn't come together yet the way he Bobb is now 3-2 as a starting would like to seethem playing. pitcher in the Bulldogs rotation. "We're still struggling as a team. Sophomore catcher Brent Halver- We can't be a good team and make son, third baseman John Sizemore the kind of mistakes that we have and Leif McKinley each rapped two been making recently," he said. hits in the game. The mistakes Tautfest was talking Willamina got their winning run about was when the Bulldogs when Brad Chiles singled in John committed five errors in the seventh Sizemore in the seventh inning, inning against Sheridan. The The Sheridan Spartans provided Spartans scored five runs in the inning off of Denny Elmer. Sheridan's starting pitcher against Willamina was Jon Campos who had 7 strikeouts in five innings pitched before getting relief help from senior Travis Moore in the sixth inning. "Jon Campos pitched well for five innings against a good ballclub," said Stuck. Sheridan is now 3-4 overall and 2-3 in West Valley League competition. The Spartans face Santiam Christian High School today and will be at home against the Amity Warriors on Friday. The defending champion Willa- mina Bulldogs stand 10-5 overall and they are perfect against League competition with a 5-0 record going into this week's contests. The Bulldogs travel to Taft High School on Thursday and they will be at home against Nestucca on Friday. Friday's G~me Wlllamina ............... 114 014 0 -- 11 116 Saerklau ................. 0001050-- 6 60 Sheridan Bxttery--Campos, Moore (6) and Taylor. Los~8 Pltcher--Jon Campos. Sbefldu Hits--Jon Campos, 2-for-4; Moore, i-for-3; Schroeder, l-for-3; Wagner, l-for-3; Smith, l- for-4. Extra Brae Hit--Triple: Campos. RBl--Schroeder, Moore. Ram--Smith, Aauayo, Daniels, Campos, Taylor, Schroeder. WUlma~a Battery--McKinley, Elmer (4), Bobb (7) and B. Halverson. Winning PitclRr--Leif McKinley. WUlmnina lilts--Billy Bobb, 3-for-5; Richard Brown, 2-for-2; Leif McKinley, 2-for-3; John Sizemore, 2-for-3; B. Halverson, l-for-3; L. Halverson, l-for-4. Extra Base Hits--Triples: McKinley, Sizemore. Doubles: Brown, 2; L. Halverson, Bobb. RBl---Sizemore, 3; Bobb, 2; Elmer, L. Halverson, B. Halverson, Brown, Childs. Rum--Brown, 3; Lance Halverson, 2; Brenton Halverson, 2; Bobb, 2; McKinley, Sizemore. April 19 Game North Marion ............. 100 050 0 -- 6 8 1 Wnlmnlan ................ 300201 1 --7 10 1 -- Photo by Corinne Ivey Sheridan second baseman Travls Moore tags out Willamlna pitcher Lief McKinley. McKinley injured his ankle on this play. -- Photo by Corinne Ivey 2-for-3; Lance Halverson, 2-for-4; Elmer, l-for- Willamhm IDxttery--McKinley and B. 1; Childs, l-for-2; Bobb, l-for-2; B. Halverson, Halverson. Wilnlag Pitcker--Leif McKinley. l-for-4. Ext~ Ba~ lilts--Home run: Brenton Wllhmhm Hits--Leif McKinley, 3-for-4; Billy Haiverson, three-run, Fu3t inainli. Doubles: Bobb, 2-for-3; Elmer, l-for-l; Cole, l-for-l, Bobb, Chflds. RBi--B. Halver~on, 3; Childs, Childs, l-for-l; Sizemore, l-for-2. F.mra Bm Bobb, L. Halverson, McKinley.HiU--Home run: McKinley, solo, fifth inning. Ram-Denny Elmer, 2; McKinley, Sizemore, Doubles: McKinley, Bobb. RBl--McKinley, 3; Ebemteiner, B. Halverson, Childs. Bobb, 2; Elmer, Sizemore, Ebensteiner, Childs. Ram--Richard Brown, 2; John Sizemore 2; Lance Halverson, 2; Bobb, 2; McKinley, 2; Elmer, Childs. C-.-d-d xftes siz hmllp, lO-rua rule. WlllamlB ~tttery--Bob and B. Halverson. April 18 Game Wlalln8 Pitdm'--- Billy Bobb. Wflllamhm Amily .................... 900 llOO -- 2 4 5 Hits--Leif McKinley, 2-for-3; John Sizemore, Willlmbm ................ ~;0010x--1293 Cted top hoop coach Js ! get it in 1986 when his ketball Coach of the Year, Samples is for the state Class A automatically nominated for Class A ~ip game and lost. coach of the year, but that's not all. get it in 1982 when his His son, Steve, who tied the state re- avon the state Class A title cord for 3-point shots made at the time. Sheridan was un- state Class A tournament, was se- that season, lected to the first string of the state it this year. Class A all-star team. this month, coaches of "It feels good to be recognized by school basketball teams the coaches. The award goes just as VOted Sheridan coach Lar-much to the kids as it does the coach. as basketball Coach of They're the ones sweating going up partans to a and down the court. They deserve ate championship in Pen- most of the credit," said the coach. March 11. Samples realizes that to top this will be presented at an year's season he has to begin work- Activities Associa- ing now for next year. Next year's in August. team looks promising; with only four who hasbeencoach- seniors graduating Samples will ~ehool basketball at Sheri- have most of his key players back, in- years, is having his cup eluding his son. Next year he has to ~'ith OSAA accolades thisbe good. because, as the coach said: "You're only as good as your last lue of his selection as has- game." Sheridan high school basketball coach Larry Samples was named Class A Basketball Coach of the Year by 88 of his collegues statewide. Samples was surprised with the honor because his team won the state Class A championship in 1982 with a 25-0 record. This year when the Spertsns took the crown they had a 104) record. 'Dogs on road to recovery A disappointing 7-6 defeat in the Kristy Mode also had a good day seventh inning at the hands of the in the outfield for the Bulldogs. The Sheridan Spartans, gave the Willa- coach also complemented her battery mina girls high school softball team consisting of pitcher Brenda Turner an attitude problem that head coach and catcher Maria Vamos for their Micheile Howard couldn't leave un- consistent play. checked. The Bulldogs, who are 9-5 on the "We've been having a struggle season and3-2 in District 3 play, will with our attitudes. But we got to- travel to YamhilI-Carlton on Thurs- gether after the game," said How- day and play Amity at home Friday ard. and then host Dayton Tuesday. All Did the post-game pep talk work? games are scheduled for 4:30 p.m. Do spotted owls infuriate Willa- Monday's Game mina sawmill workers? S~rwood ................. 00002aa-- 284 The Bulldogs came out on Monday wutamJan ................ 31602xx-- 1292 and took apart Sherwood 12-2. WUlamilx Ratter,j--Turner, Vetoes. Wlania8 "Monday night we came out and Pitel~r--BrendaTurner. hit the ball," said the coach. Willamina's fielding wasn't too Friday'lGame shabby either. ~ .................. 022011 ] --794 ................. 0305.010--495 "J.J. Aalto helped to fill in some key positions after being out with the Wilhtmlaa Ihttery--Turner and Vetoes. chicken pox at the beginning of the Leml iqtcker--Brenda Turner. Wiilmahta season," said Howard. Hits---Kristy Mode, 3-for-4; J.J. Aaho, 3-for-4; The coach said Aalto handled the varnos, i-for-4; Schoenbachler, I-for-4; position of shortstop particularly well Turner, l-for-4. Ezh'a ~ Him---Doubles: Aaho, Schoenbachler. RSl-- Mettle considering she didn't have time to Schoenbachler, 2; Aaho, Mode. Rams---Vetoes, practice because of her illness. Turner. Cranf'fli. Aaho, Kendall, Showers,