Crater Grad Ryan Gipson

New Oregon State Beavers assistant coach Ryan Gipson

The great thing about baseball, according to Ryan Gipson, is that if you work hard enough and carry a passion for the sport, opportunities will undeniably come your way.

It was that way during his decorated playing career, and it’s been the same as he continues a second career in baseball as a coach.

A state champion at Crater High School in 2000 and national champion at Oregon State University in 2006, Gipson took a big step in his coaching career this summer when he was promoted to a full-time assistant role with the Beavers . . . continue reading on The Mail Tribune.

Spring Season Dates

Middle School Baseball tryouts are at 1:00 on February 23rd at Anhorn Field. For more information contact Coach Campbell at jay.campbell@district6.org.

High school preseason workouts are underway. Pitchers and catchers are working Mondays and Wednesdays at Scenic Middle School from 6 to 7:15 p.m.. Fielders are meeting on the Crater football field from 4 to 5:15 on Tuesdays for defensive work, and hitters are meeting in the cages from 4-5:15 on Thursdays. Contact Coach Campbell at jay.campbell@district6.org if you have questions.

 

American Legion Schedule

CENTRAL POINT COMETS LEGION 2019

6/8 ROSEBURG PEPSI ANHORN 4:00 (2)
6/10 ASHLAND ANHORN 5:30
6/12 ASHLAND ANHORN 5:30
6/14 EAGLE POINT EAGLE POINT 5:00
6/16 KLAMATH KIGER 12:00 (2)
6/19 SOUTH MEDFORD S. MEDFORD 2:00 (2)
6/21 EAGLE POINT EAGLE POINT 5:00
6/23 HIDDEN VALLEY HIDDEN VALLEY 12:00 (2)
6/26 NORTH MEDFORD ANHORN 5:30 (2)
6/28-30 EAGLE POINT TOURNEY EAGLE POINT TBA
7/1 GRANTS PASS ANHORN 5:30 (2)
7/3 ASHLAND NORTH MTN. PARK 3:00 (2)
7/7 CASCADE/RR ANHORN 3:00 (2)
7/10 HIDDEN VALLEY ANHORN 5:30 (2)
7/12 SOUTH MEDFORD ANHORN 5:30 (2)
7/15 NORTH MEDFORD N. MEDFORD 3:00 (2)
7/17 EAGLE POINT ANHORN 5:30 (2)
7/18 ROSEBURG RANDOLS ANHORN 5:30
7/20 GRANTS PASS GRANTS PASS 3:00 (2)
7/21 KLAMATH ANHORN 5:30 (2)
7/27-31 STATE TOURNEY ROSEBURG TBA
8/8-12 REGIONALS CODY WYOMING TBA

Playoff Schedule

Crater plays at Silverton on Wednesday the 22nd in the first round of the 5A State Playoffs. Silverton finished 4th in the Mid-Willamette League behind Central, Crescent Valley, and West Albany, but they’re ranked 5th in the state overall.  Crater, meanwhile, won seven of its final ten after returning from the Fresno Tournament.  The winner moves on to the quarter finals on Friday against the Putnam/Thurston winner. For the complete bracket, click here.

Crater Spring Break Tourney

Crater and Grants Pass co-host the annual Spring Break Tourney beginning Tuesday, March 26th. Ridgeview, Scappoose, Wilson, and West Salem are this year’s participants.

Tuesday, March 26th

1 pm Crater vs Ridgeview
4 pm Scappoose vs West Salem
4 pm Wilson vs Grants Pass (at Grants Pass HS)

Wednesday, March 27th

10 am Ridgeview vs West Salem (at GPHS)
10 am Wilson vs Scappoose
1 pm Ridgeview vs Grants Pass (at GPHS)
1 pm Wilson vs Crater
4 pm West Salem vs Grants Pass (at GPHS)
4 pm Crater vs Scappoose

Thursday, March 28th

11 am West Salem vs Crater
2 pm Ridgeview vs Wilson
2 pm Scappoose vs Grants Pass (at GPHS)

Schedule subject to change.