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Teams amaze at competition

...clips and tongue depressors to build a "string" at least 20 inches long that was also able to pull a small weight. Wind Catcher team member Aleea Faulkner, from Kalifornsky Beach Elementary School, said even though her "string" broke while judge and...
The birds have it

...jays have found unshelled peanuts somewhere in the neighborhood. As I observe the avian activities in the front yard, worm catchers and berry eaters alike, a big blue lands in the driveway with two whole unshelled peanuts. He drops one and stashes the other...
Pigskin Pick'Em Week 4: The Sultan's swagger is back!

...the Ravens. Smith is off to a fast start with his new team after playing in Carolina for over a decade. The veteran pass catcher has quickly developed into Joe Flacco's most trusted receiver. The Ravens will go out of their way to get Smith into the...
Oilers Corner: Roster takes shape

...Riverside.Outfielders: Jake Sandlin - Georgia College; Taylor Murphy - University of the Pacific; Carter Yagi - Kansas State.Catchers: Sam Roberson - Southeastern Louisiana; Nick Thurman - Louisiana-Lafayette. As always, please contact us at 283-7133...
Oilers, Bucs split doubleheader

...fastball look a lot harder and more effective."Nesselt made sure to give catcher Nick Thurman the deserved credit for calling his pitches."I don't think catchers get enough love from their pitchers when they do well, and he was great today...
Season preview: Oilers season on the mend happens, and you gotta let the past go." There are currently 11 pitchers, seven infielders, four outfielders and two catchers on the 2014 Oilers roster, but there are exactly zero players returning from last year, and as a brand-new team, Richardson...
Oilers wax Waves

...Tyler Gibson (one) each contributed on the hill."Part of it was to get guys experience, but also we got two brand-new catchers with Zarate and (Nick) Thurman," Richarson said. "I want to let them see each pitcher as much as I can this early, so...
Twins top Eagle River in state opener

...and made the throws."Rivera also said catcher Kenny Griffin was able to cut down two...ExcellenceInfielder Hector A. Rivera, catcher Griffin, utility player Tommy Bowe and starting...Wasilla; Mike Rosenberg, Eagle River. Catcher ? Kenny Griffin, Kenai; Brandan Pickett...
Oilers' Jones wins Gold Glove in All-ABL voting

...Award - Jacob Hayes, Goldpanners.Gold Glove Award - Mylz Jones, Oilers.Coach of the Year - Mike Grahovac, Goldpanners.Catcher - Josh Meyer, Miners.Designated hitter - Vahn Bozoian, Goldpanners.Infielders - Mark Krueger, Bucs; Clayton Taylor...
Whether they like it or not, anglers catch plenty of pink salmon

...and hump. Some prefer to catch their fish in the saltwater, or failing that, buy them from a local setnet fisherman with a catcher-processor permit. Gary Hollier, a setnetter whose sites are near the Kenai River said people often buy their pink salmon...


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