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.
Middle School Baseball tryouts are at 1:00 on February 23rd at Anhorn Field. For more information contact Coach Campbell at firstname.lastname@example.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 email@example.com if you have questions.
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 grad Dylan Pearce earned a win during his first career start for the 12th-ranked Oregon State Beavers baseball team. You can check out the recap here. Pearce gave up seven hits and five runs over five innings against Oregon. He’s 3-2 on the season with a 2.61 ERA and 2 saves. Hum Babe, Dylan!