Thursday, May 23, 2024


Lady Tigers

Last-inning Taft loss tightens West Valley League softball race

A defensive lapse allowed Amity to score two times in the bottom of the seventh inning Tuesday and overcome a one-run deficit for a 5-4 West Valley League home softball victory over Taft.

Lady Tigers play out of this world in doubleheader sweep

Taft High players traded prom-night formals for game-day jerseys Saturday and waltzed off with a non-conference doubleheader home sweep of Colton.

Tigers drop non-league road softball game at Clatskanie

The Taft High softball team, riddled by illness, injuries and travel, lost for the first time in Oregon this season Thursday in a battle of top-five ranked Class 3A teams, 8-4 at Claskanie.

Taft girls golfers get sneak preview of State tournament venue

Players from five schools got a taste Wednesday of what play in the OSAA Class 4A/3A/2A/1A State Girls Golf Championships will look like next month during an 18-hole preview match at Quail Valley Golf Course in Banks.

Lady Tigers outscore Sheridan 56-3 for two softball victories

The Lady Tigers improved to 12-5 and 6-0 in West Valley League play by completing a postponed game that started with the score 9-3 with a 28-run victory. They then went on to defeat the Spartans by the same margin in the second game.

Comeback earns Hatton District Preview medalist honors

Taft High senior Maya Hatton rallied from two shots down at the turn Monday to catch Salem Academy star and longtime rival Katie Goodwin and win the Special District 2 Preview girls golf tournament in Aumsville.

Coulter, Tigers make Pirates walk plank in key 4-2 league win

Sophomore Emma Coulter hit and pitched Taft High to victory with two RBIs and a six-hitter Friday for a key 4-2 home win over Dayton in a showdown between unbeaten West Valley League teams.

Hattons close out home golf careers in fitting fashion

Hatton, her assistant coach and husband, Rick, and her star player, daughter Maya, bid farewell to organized tournament golf at Chinook Winds Golf Resort on Thursday by winning the team title and medalist honors in fitting fashion.

Bats erupt, Coulter hurls no-hitter for Taft softball win

Sophomore pitcher Emma Coulter threw a five-inning no-hitter, and the top three hitters in the order collected seven hits, drove in seven runs and scored six times Wednesday to lead the Lady Tigers to a 12-2 West Valley League home softball victory over Willamina.

Tigers fine-tune game for girls home golf tourney

Four players represented the Tigers in the tournament with the team’s annual home event scheduled Thursday, April 19,at Chinook Winds Golf Resort.

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