Monthly Archives: May, 2018
Nearly 90 Taft High 7-12 students were honored May 24 at the school's Senior Awards Celebration.
The Mayor's position on Council as well as three council seats in wards 1, 2 and 3, have terms that will expire on December 31, 2018. An election for these positions will be on the General Election Ballot for November 6, 2018.
In a season of pioneering achievements at the plate, on the mound and in the record book, the Tigers’ gripping scripture of small-school baseball lore came to a tumultuous conclusion in an 8-6 home defeat to La Pine in the semifinals of the OSAA State Baseball Championships.
A familiar foe in name only will take the field at the Pit Tuesday when the Taft High baseball team plays La Pine to advance to Friday’s Class 3A State championship game.
Memorial Day isn’t about sales or events. It’s about people fighting and dying so you can be free. People choose to join the military and put their lives on the line so you can enjoy freedom. Sometimes they don't come back alive and we honor them with Memorial Day.
The Lincoln City Public Art Committee, the appointed advisory body that works to enliven and beautify our coastal town with art installations, is looking for two new members.
op-seeded Dayton High continued its perennial postseason presence by stifling a late Taft rally for a 4-2 victory Friday that propelled it into the semifinals of the Class 3A State Softball Championships.
Senior right-hander Caleb King shut down Joseph/Enterprise/Wallowa with a three-hit, 10-strikeout performance Friday to help lead the Tigers into the semifinals of the Class 3A OSAA State Baseball Championships.
The West Valley League will step to the plate wielding a big bat Friday with three quarterfinalists in both baseball and softball representing the conference at OSAA tournaments to determine the best Class 3A team in each sport.
Junior second baseman Cody Knott drove in four runs with a homer and double Wednesday to lead top-seeded Taft High to a 9-2 home victory over Clatskanie and into the quarterfinals of the Class 3A OSAA State Baseball Championships.
Taft High turned a 286-mile, five-hour bus ride to the upper northeast stretches of the state on the eve of the game into a 12-2 five-inning victory over Stanfield/Echo and a berth in the quarterfinals of the 16-team single-elimination tournament.
Homepage-Mini number five is live. This issue features the best story Jim Fossum has written to date: It's All in the Family for Taft Baseball Stars. It tells the story of three Tiger greats, Jack Stempel, Josh Salsbery and Caleb King.
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Like brothers who have shared life’s pleasures and pitfalls; like sons to the men they have played for and aspire to emulate; to the people they have touched and who have moved them, Taft High baseball stars Caleb King, Josh Salsbery and Jack Stempel are like family.
Any concerns that “Taft got the shaft” would become the battle cry throughout Lincoln City were quelled late Saturday with the announcement that the top-ranked Tigers have been seeded No 1 in next week’s Class 3A State baseball championships.
The Taft High softball team was likely relegated to at-large status and a road game in next week’s State tournament following an 8-0 West Valley League playoff loss Friday to Amity at Dayton High school.
Taft High sophomore Ella Knott won the silver medal in the javelin Thursday in the Class 3A OSAA Track and Field Championships in Eugene.
Lincoln City Councilor Dick Anderson announced today that he will seek the position of Lincoln City Mayor on the November ballot. He has decided to announce his candidacy at this time so others have time to decide and file for his City Council seat.
At this weeks county commission meeting, the commissioners heard from a group concerned about biosolids that are being applied within 50-feet of the Siletz River. This is the treated sludge that comes from the city's waste treatment plants.
On May 17, 2018 at approximately 4:00 p.m., Deputy Shawn Carter stopped a vehicle for a minor traffic violation near SE East Devils Lake Rd and SE Oar Street in Lincoln City. During the traffic stop Deputy Carter recognized the rear passenger in the vehicle was exhibiting signs of a drug overdose.
No. 1-ranked Taft High, playing night after night with a target on its back, got struck in the bull’s eye Thursday in squandering an eight-run, seventh-inning lead to fall 9-8 to Santiam Christian in a league home playoff loss that broke the Tigers’ 16-game winning streak.
In keeping with tradition, it will take a tent or a hammock instead of a cape to cover all the contributing players on the Taft High softball team by the time the Tigers conclude play Friday in the West Valley League playoffs.
Senior Preston Nightingale, sophomores Kaden Wright, Ella Knott and Autumn Ellis and freshman Jordyn Ramsey will open competition Thursday in the two-day Class 3A OSAA State Track and Field Championships in Eugene.
The No.-1 ranked Taft High baseball team posted some gaudy numbers this season – the most important, of course, being 12-0, the team’s perfect record in winning the West Valley League regular-season championship.
Scio High assumed the state’s No. 1 ranking in the Class 3A softball ranks Tuesday after defeating playoff-bound Taft 14-4 to conclude the regular season.
The Taft High girls golf team made the biggest march up the leaderboard Tuesday to finish sixth behind champion St. Mary’s in the OSAA Class 4A/3A/2A/1A State Girls Golf Championships in Banks.
Three Taft High pitchers split time on the hill, and senior centerfielder Caleb King dove home two runs with three hits Tuesday to lead the Tigers to a 6-1 victory over Salem Academy that closed out the regular season.