College sports


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Dirtbags finish second at state

KLAMATH FALLS — The Demarini Dirtbags entered the American Legion state baseball tournament hungry for success.

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Chasing his dream

PORTLAND — There’s a motto that Western Oregon’s baseball coaches teach their players: This pitch.

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New AD learns on the fly

Campbell brings 17 years of experience to WOU

MONMOUTH — Curtis Campbell didn’t know much about Oregon.

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Williams leads camp

MONMOUTH — It was a situation former Western Oregon and current Los Angeles Chargers receiver Tyrell Williams had been in numerous times growing up: Standing in line, waiting for a chance to meet an NFL player.

Ainsworth enjoys Beavers’ run to CWS

CORVALLIS — Oregon State University’s baseball team was in the midst of a historic season.

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Ribich named Male Athlete of the Year

MONMOUTH — Western Oregon junior cross-country and track runner David Ribich had a stellar 2016-17 school year.

Miller picked in draft

MONMOUTH — Western Oregon junior pitcher Brady Miller was selected by the Chicago Cubs during the 23rd round of the MLB Draft on June 14.

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Williams to host free football camp

MONMOUTH — Tyrell Williams can remember that awe-inspiring feeling he had when he was younger.

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COLLEGE TRACK AND FIELD: Ribich wins national title

Junior places first in the men’s 1,500-meter run

BRADENTON, Fla. — There was no dive to the finish this time, but Western Oregon junior David Ribich showed he has a flair for the dramatic.

Williams to build after breakout year with Chargers

LOS ANGELES — The first thing former Western Oregon receiver Tyrell Williams did after the 2016-17 NFL season was head to Hawaii. The trip was well-earned.

Wolves win conference title

After disposing of Montana State Billings 4-2 on May 10, Western Oregon’s baseball team found itself in a pickle at the Great Northwest Athletic Conference Championships.

WOU ROUNDUP: Baseball earns GNAC title

MONMOUTH — Western Oregon’s baseball team clinched the Great Northwest Athletic Conference’s regular season title after splitting four games with Northwest Nazarene. WOU split the opening doubleheader, falling 5-2 before winning 11-3 on Thursday. The Wolves won 20-2 before losing 6-3 on Friday.

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Baseball, softball programs deal with life on the road

MONMOUTH — The last time Western Oregon’s softball team played in Monmouth was April 20 — 2016.

WOU ROUNDUP: Softball headed to conference tournament

CORVALLIS — Needing two victories to clinch a spot in the Great Northwest Athletic Conference softball championship, Western Oregon won three of four games last weekend.

WOU ROUNDUP: WOU to host NCAA Division II West Regional in 2019

MONMOUTH — Western Oregon will host the NCAA Division II West Regional in cross-country in 2019 and 2021.


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