Sunday, August 14, 2022


Santiam Christian downs Taft boys with four-run 10th inning

Santiam Christian scored four runs in the top of the 10th inning Thursday to defeat Taft High 11-7 in a nonleague baseball game at...

Tigers tumble in final game of Madras spring break tournament

Taft High erupted for four first-inning runs but couldn't hold off Class 4A Cascade despite six innings of work and three hits and two runs from junior starter Eli DeMello in a 7-5 defeat Saturday at the Madras Spring Break Baseball Tournament.

Tigers fall to Class 5A Crook County in spring break baseball tourney

Class 5A Crook County jumped to an early 8-0 lead and took advantage of errant pitching, fielding woes and stranded runners to defeat Taft...

Kimbrough pitches, DeMello hits Taft baseball team to 15-0 win

Senior starter Bleiz Kimbrough surrendered just two hits and struck out nine in going the five-inning distance Thursday, and junior catcher Eli DeMello went 3-for-3 with three RBIs to lead Taft High to a 15-0 victory over Elmira in the Madras Spring Break Baseball Tournament.

Taft baseball team falls to defending State champs in road play

La Pine High, which eliminated top-seeded Taft in the tournament semifinals en route to the Class 3A State baseball championship last season, downed the Tigers 5-2 Tuesday in a nonleague game in Prineville.

Taft falls in showdown of state’s top-ranked baseball teams

No. 1-ranked Brookings-Harbor topped No. 2 Taft 11-4 Saturday in a battle of the state's top-rated Class 3A high school baseball teams at the Pit.

First-inning eruption leads Taft to 11-3 home baseball win

Taft High bats erupted for eight first-inning runs Thursday and senior Tyee Fisher notched the win on the mound for the Tigers in an...

Santiam Christian rallies for 11-10 home baseball win over Taft

Santiam Christian -- a familiar foe in an unfamiliar role -- used a four-run seventh-inning rally to defeat Taft 11-10 Monday in nonleague high school baseball action in Corvallis.

Seniors pace Taft to season-opening baseball win over Toledo

Kam Kessler and Bleiz Kimbrough combined on a three-hitter and Cody Knott drove home two runs Thursday as the Taft High baseball team opened its season with a 4-3 home victory over Toledo.

Tigers return building blocks for another State playoff run

Where do you start, Taft High baseball coach Matt Hilgers might ask after his undefeated conference winners and Champion of Character Award recipients as Team of the Year have been dismantled by graduation losses?