2008 Baseball News Archive


June 2008

(Jan - Feb - Mar - Apr - May - Jun - Jul - Aug - Sep - Oct - Nov - Dec)

(Wednesday, June 25, 2008 - Kitsap Sun Sports)
OC's Parker, Hennigs Making Most of Summer Jobs
"Now batting for the Bellingham Bells, Danny Hennigs, from Olympia Community College." Ooops. Olympic College head coach Ryan Parker must have cringed when he heard the announcement at Tuesday's game at Lobe Fields. Parker, an assistant with the Kitsap BlueJackets this summer, is working hard to put Olympic College back on the baseball map. (more>>)

(Friday, June 6, 2008 - Kitsap Sun Sports)
OC Signs SK's Dalrymple, Sartor
Catcher Todd Dalrymple and infielder Tyler Sartor, a pair of first-team all-Narrows League baseball players, have signed letters of intent with Olympic College. Dalrymple hit .455 and Sartor was hitting .406 when he suffered a season-ending leg injury late in the season. (more>>)

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May 2008

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(Monday, May 5, 2008 - Kitsap Sun Sports)
OC Baseball Ends Season on Nine-Game Slide
It wasn't the way the Olympic College baseball team wanted to end its season. Skagit Valley swept Olympic 13-8 and 7-1 in a makeup doubleheader on Monday, extending the Rangers losing streak to nine games. Still, the Rangers' coaching staff will go into the offseason knowing they've got the program headed in the right direction. (more>>)

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April 2008

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(Saturday, April 26, 2008 - Kitsap Sun Sports)
From 2-45-1 to Contending for the Playoffs
If a year ago you said that today the Olympic College baseball team would be in a position to make the Northwest Athletic Association of Community Colleges playoffs, it's a good bet that Pete Rose would have whipped out his wallet and asked how much you wanted to bet. (more>>)

(Sunday, April 20, 2008 - Kitsap Sun Sports)
OC Rangers No-Hit After Winning 7th Straight
Olympic College beat Shoreline 5-4 in eight innings on Sunday to extend its NWAACC North baseball winning streak to seven games. That's where the streak would end. (more>>)

(Saturday, April 19, 2008 - Kitsap Sun Sports)
OC Baseball Runs Win Streak to Six
The Olympic College baseball team ran its win streak to six games by sweeping Shoreline in an NWAACC North Division doubleheader on Saturday at Legion Field. "We've just been swinging it well the last weekend and a half," said OC coach Ryan Parker, whose team had 22 hits. (more>>)

(Sunday, April 13, 2008 - Kitsap Sun Sports)
OC Baseball Takes Two from Royals
Winning has quickly become a habit for the Olympic College baseball team. After earning it's first NWAACC North Division doubleheader victories against the Douglas, B.C. Royals on Saturday, Olympic traveled to British Columbia to hand the Royals a 9-8 loss on Sunday. The Rangers also picked up the second win of the doubleheader by forfeit, 9-0. (more>>)

(Saturday, April 12, 2008 - Kitsap Sun Sports)
Rangers Earn First Conference Wins
The Olympic College Rangers stayed aggressive on the basepaths and had solid pitching and timely hitting to sweep a doubleheader against Douglas College of New Westminster, B.C., at Legion Field. The 6-4 and 3-1 wins Saturday were the first NWAACC North Division wins of the season. (more>>)

(Sunday, April 6, 2008 - Kitsap Sun Sports)
Errors Mount for Reeling Olympic College Nine
Olympic College's baseball team continued its losing streak Sunday, dropping both games of a doubleheader, 10-0 and 10-1, to Edmonds in NWAACC action. (more>>)

(Saturday, April 5, 2008 - Kitsap Sun Sports)
OC Roundup: Baseball Swept
A pair of big innings cost the Olympic College baseball team in an NWAACC North Division doubleheader Saturday. "It was two innings all day," OC coach Ryan Parker said. First-place Edmonds (18-2 overall, 6-0 league) used an eight-run inning in the first game to propel themselves past the Rangers 10-5. (more>>)

(Tuesday, April 1 2008 - Kitsap Sun Sports)
Everett Routs Punchless Rangers
In a doubleheader against Everett, the Rangers followed up a 7-0 loss in the opener with a 12-2 defeat in the second game. OC pitchers allowed 28 hits over the two games and didn't get much help defensively as the team committed nine total errors. The Rangers didn't fare well at the late either, collecting five hits in two games. (more>>)

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March 2008

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(Sunday, March 30, 2008 - Kitsap Sun Sports)
Everett Baseball Downs Rangers
The Olympic Rangers lost an NWAACC North Division afternoon doubleheader to Everett on Sunday, 8-0 in the opener and 7-0 in the nightcap. (more>>)

(Wednesday, March 26, 2008 - Kitsap Sun Sports)
Basepath Blunders Cost Rangers
Olympic College baseball coach Ryan Parker wanted his team to finish its nonleague schedule with a .500 record. The Rangers failed to reach that goal Wednesday by falling 8-7 to Pierce in NWAACC action. And they only have themselves to blame. (more>>)

(Tuesday, March 25, 2008 - Kitsap Sun Sports)
OC Rained Out
Olympic College's baseball game at Centralia was rained out on Tuesday. The Rangers (9-10) are scheduled to play Pierce (6-7) in a 10 a.m. doubleheader today at Legion Field. The game was moved to Bremerton because of a field conflict in Tacoma. (more>>)

(Friday, March 22, 2008 - Kitsap Sun Sports)
Baseball Team Downs Clackamas in Extras
After losing 13-0 in five innings against Treasure Valley on Saturday, the Olympic College baseball team went into extra innings to defeat Clackamas, 5-2, in a tournament in Ontario, Ore. Zach Stiles picked up the win for the Rangers (8-10) after the team scored three runs in the top of the 10th inning on RBI hits by Nick Mareno, Jesse Cummings and Jarin Alvarez. (more>>)

(Friday, March 21, 2008 - Kitsap Sun Sports)
Mistake-Prone Rangers Swept
Olympic baseball coach Ryan Parker was troubled by certain statistics that came out of his team's losses Friday against Clackamas and Linn-Benton in NWAACC action. One number in particular had the coach bewildered: 11 errors over the two games. (more>>)

(Saturday, March 15, 2008 - Kitsap Sun Sports)
OC Rallies to Knock Off Unbeaten CBC; Beats Blue Mountain 7-2
Olympic College's baseball team, trailing 11-3, pushed across 10 runs in the top of the eighth and hung on to beat Columbia Basin 13-12 on Saturday. It was CBC's first loss in 12 games (more>>)

(Friday, March 14, 2008 - Kitsap Sun Sports)
Rangers Split, Snap 5-Game Losing Skid
Olympic College's baseball team snapped a five-game losing streak Friday night by beating Walla Walla, 6-0, behind a complete-game shutout by freshman pitcher Steven Gallagher. The Rangers (5-6) opened the day by falling to Columbia Basin, 9-3. The Hawks entered the game at the top team in the NWAACC, having won their first 10 games of the season. (more>>)

(Saturday, March 8, 2008 - Kitsap Sun Sports)
Rangers Baseball Much Improved This Season
It seems the Rangers have found a belief in themselves they didn't have a year ago.
Olympic lost to Everett Community College 5-1 in the first game of a doubleheader in the morning, and narrowly missed out on a split with Thompson Rivers of Canada in the afternoon game, 7-6 in eight innings. (more>>)

(Wednesday, March 5, 2008 - Kitsap Sun Sports)
OC Sweeps Centralia
Olympic College rang up two more baseball victories at Legion Field on Wednesday. The Rangers swept Centralia, winning 7-6 in 11 innings in the opener and 8-4 in the nightcap, which was played under the lights.  (more>>)

(Sunday, March 2, 2008 - Kitsap Sun Sports)
Rangers Off to Promising Start
Olympic College's baseball team won two games a year ago. After one weekend, the Rangers have already equaled that mark. OC split a doubleheader with Pierce College on Sunday at Legion Field, losing 12-7 before coming back behind the strong pitching of sophomore Blaine Holbrook to take the nightcap, 3-0. (more>>)

(Saturday, March 1, 2008 - Kitsap Sun Sports)

Rangers Open Season With (Almost) Two Wins
If it wasn't for one strange rule, the Olympic College baseball team might have matched its win total from last season in one day. The Rangers rallied with a five-run bottom of the ninth to win the first game of a non-conference doubleheader against Green River Saturday and led 12-1 in the nightcap before darkness fell.  (more>>)

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February 2008

(Jan - Feb - Mar - Apr - May - Jun - Jul - Aug - Sep - Oct - Nov - Dec)

(Friday, February 29, 2008 - Kitsap Sun Sports)
Hennigs Happy to Be Part of OC Baseball Revival
Danny Hennigs spent last summer on an American Legion baseball team that went 55-8 and made it to the legion World Series. This spring Hennigs is part of a rebuilt Olympic College baseball team that last season suffered through a 2-46-1 record. So the question for this Ferndale native is why? (more>>)

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November 2007

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(Tuesday, November 13, 2007 - Kitsap Sun Sports)
Rangers on a Mission
Coaches, players working hard in the offseason to turn college’s baseball program around.
With fall in the air, leaves turning brown and ground wet with familiar Pacific Northwest liquid sunshine, baseball players must endure another winter before spring arrives with the promise of new hope. (more>>)

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Athletic Dept. Press Release

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2007-08 Baseball Donors

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David Mele
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Andler Trail Animal Hospital-Patty Yeik
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Barbara & Wayne Hall
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Susan Schmidt
Patrick Huson
Connie Davis & Sandra Head
Gislason Family Chiropractic
James & Judy Barger
William & Donna Handlin
Kitty Volmer
Dr. Deborah Starr
Fran Rash
Kenneth & Marylin Bennett
Merle L. Clifford
Carole Donnelly
Rob & Tami Reese
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Stephen & Angela Butterworth
Gene W. Miller
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Richard & Reba Renner
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David & Cindy Storrer
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Greg & Marla Poster
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Michael & Claudine Barger
Wilbur & Jean Hennigs
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