Wednesday, September 30, 2020

Taft High turns into sports playground with three Tuesday events

Latest articles

Hiker clinging to rock face rescued via drone by Depoe Bay firefighters

Depoe Bay rescuers used a drone with thermal imaging early Tuesday morning to guide a fallen hiker to safety north of Devils Punchbowl State Park in Otter Rock.

Melissa Cribbins is champion of public education the Oregon Coast needs

Driving down the I-5 corridor, you'll pass some of the best high schools in Oregon. Driving down highway 101 is a different story. Being a local high school student, I've witnessed Oregon's textbook case of educational inequality firsthand.

Re-elect Claire Hall to the Lincoln County Commission

I have known Claire Hall for over thirty years. We met in the late 1980s while she was a broadcast journalist and I was a deputy district attorney for Lincoln County.

Amy Ryan Courser blasts do-nothing politicians for wildfire negligence

Heads should roll on Nov. 3 for slipshod forest policies that changed Oregon into a tinderbox waiting for a spark, declared a contender for Congress who is turning the U.S. 5th District into a hot seat. 

Lincoln County/A Galaxy of Stars

Behold the sinister orange glow that highlights the struggling red sun's attempt to melt the dense smoke.

Depoe Bay resident boosts Portland Police morale with gift bags

A Depoe Bay woman recently organized delivery of gift bags to an embattled Portland Police Bureau, who have been the target of attacks by rioters in the City of Roses.

Multi-agency Resource Center opening at Lincoln City Outlets

Lincoln County community services and FEMA are hosting a Multi-Agency Resource Center (MARC) that will be available for those whose homes and businesses were affected by the Echo Mountain Complex Fire and accompanying wind event.

Lincoln City man shoots self in groin at checkout

Lincoln City Police responded to McKay's Market Sunday for a reported gunshot wound, discovering a man had accidentally shot himself in the groin.

Echo Mountain Complex: 293 homes destroyed, Zero fatalities

Officials with the Echo Mountain Complex have completed preliminary structural damage assessments in the fire area and 293 residential structures have been determined to be a total loss.

Echo Mountain Complex Fire 40 percent contained

A lack of expected rain hasn’t stopped firefighters from getting more control over the Echo Mountain Wildfire as 40 percent of the fire is contained and mopping up efforts are underway. 

Most popular

Evacuations in effect for Lincoln City

A level 3 evacuation is in effect for all of Lincoln City from 40th street north. Level 3 means go now.

Fire strikes historic Otis Cafe on Independence Day

North Lincoln Fire Rescue units swarmed the Otis Cafe shortly before 8 p.m. Thursday to combat a fully involved fire at the iconic restaurant.

Highway 101 hole prompts ODOT to call in geologists

Oregon Department of Transportation officials have called in geologists Thursday to take core samples of a hole on southbound Highway 101 in Otis.

Lincoln City wildfires update

Lincoln City government issued an update Thursday on wildfires north of the city, saying all evacuation orders are still in effect and residents are not allowed in the area.

An evacuated Lincoln City sits dark and intact

Lincoln City Police were active Wednesday night and were patrolling with spotlights in a town evacuated and once again without power.

Local men face drug, weapons charges following ATF search and arrest raid

Two Lincoln City men and a Cloverdale resident were charged Wednesday after Special Agents from the ATF Seattle Field Division executed multiple federal search and arrest warrants in Lincoln City.

Taft Circus

In what amounts to a three-ring sports circus of sorts, Taft High athletes will dominate the local entertainment landscape Tuesday afternoon when the Tigers baseball, softball and track and field teams compete in home competition in Lincoln City.

As if that weren’t enough, the boys and girls golf teams are scheduled to compete this morning in road matches at Trysting Tree Golf Club in Corvallis and Creekside Golf Course in Salem.

Lady Tigers Golf

Taft Tigers Track
Photo by Cohen & Park

In the center ring – under the big tent at Voris Field, if you will – will be a rare home meet for the Tigers track and field team.

The Taft boys and girls are coming off a sweep of several league opponents Thursday at Dayton, where they captured seven events, including both boys sprints by senior star Gabe Arce-Torres, new Coach Joey Arce-Torres son.

Tuesday’s competition against Amity, Dayton and Horizon Christian is scheduled to begin with field events at 3:30 p.m., and running events at 4 p.m.

Volunteers are needed to do everything from rake sand pits in the jumping competition to run tape for the throwing events. Contact Arce-Torres at 541-992-2483 or [email protected] to assist.

For further information on the Taft track meet, click here 

The Taft track team is scheduled to compete again Saturday in the Prefontaine Rotary Invitational at Marshfield High School.

taft highMeanwhile, the Tigers baseball and softball teams are scheduled to face Santiam Christian in key Class 3A West Valley League games on their respective home fields Tuesday at 4:30 p.m.

Coach Matt Hilgers’ second-ranked Tigers baseball team will seek to improve its 10-2 season mark with its fourth straight league victory without a loss against the 12th-rated Eagles (8-4), who share first place with Taft in the West Valley race at 3-0.

The Tigers are scheduled to compete again at 4:30 p.m. Friday in a league game at Willamina (0-3, 2-9) and Saturday in a non-league contest at Pleasant Hill (5-3, 2-0 Mountain Valley).

Coach Sandy Stuart’s third-ranked Lady Tigers softball team (7-5, 1-0) will host the 25th-rated Lady Eagles (3-3, 2-1) Tuesday, before also facing Willamina (2-11, 0-2) and Pleasant Hill (2-8, 0-1) Friday and Saturday on the road.

 

Taft track and field schedule

Taft track and field boys roster

Taft track and field girls roster

Taft baseball roster/schedule

Santiam Christian baseball roster/schedule

Taft softball roster/schedule

Santiam Christian softball roster/schedule

- Advertisement -
Jim Fossum
Jim Fossumhttp://SilverandBlackToday.com
Homepage Executive Editor and former longtime Sports Editor of the near-200,000 circulation Las Vegas Review-Journal, Fossum brings 40 years of award-winning experience covering virtually every facet of print and digital journalism to Lincoln City Homepage. The former longtime reporter for the Newport News-Times and Lincoln City News Guard is also Editor-in-Chief and Senior Columnist for SilverandBlackToday.com, which covers the NFL's Oakland (Las Vegas) Raiders.

RELATED ARTICLES

Testy Tigers open season with 14-6 home upset of Harrisburg

The Taft High defense, one year removed from surrendering 60 points in a 60-29 shootout loss to State-bound Harrisburg, limited the Eagles to just six points Friday to march off with a 14-6 home upset in the Class 3A football opener for both teams.

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

- Advertisements -

Trending

Hiker clinging to rock face rescued via drone by Depoe Bay firefighters

Depoe Bay rescuers used a drone with thermal imaging early Tuesday morning to guide a fallen hiker to safety north of Devils Punchbowl State Park in Otter Rock.

Melissa Cribbins is champion of public education the Oregon Coast needs

Driving down the I-5 corridor, you'll pass some of the best high schools in Oregon. Driving down highway 101 is a different story. Being a local high school student, I've witnessed Oregon's textbook case of educational inequality firsthand.

Re-elect Claire Hall to the Lincoln County Commission

I have known Claire Hall for over thirty years. We met in the late 1980s while she was a broadcast journalist and I was a deputy district attorney for Lincoln County.

Amy Ryan Courser blasts do-nothing politicians for wildfire negligence

Heads should roll on Nov. 3 for slipshod forest policies that changed Oregon into a tinderbox waiting for a spark, declared a contender for Congress who is turning the U.S. 5th District into a hot seat. 

Lincoln City man shoots self in groin at checkout

Lincoln City Police responded to McKay's Market Sunday for a reported gunshot wound, discovering a man had accidentally shot himself in the groin.

Lincoln City wildfires update

Lincoln City government issued an update Thursday on wildfires north of the city, saying all evacuation orders are still in effect and residents are not allowed in the area.

Depoe Bay resident boosts Portland Police morale with gift bags

A Depoe Bay woman recently organized delivery of gift bags to an embattled Portland Police Bureau, who have been the target of attacks by rioters in the City of Roses.

Echo Mountain Complex: 293 homes destroyed, Zero fatalities

Officials with the Echo Mountain Complex have completed preliminary structural damage assessments in the fire area and 293 residential structures have been determined to be a total loss.

Evacuations in effect for Lincoln City

A level 3 evacuation is in effect for all of Lincoln City from 40th street north. Level 3 means go now.