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Straka making an impression

...leading the team with a 3.49 ERA. Stevens said Straka's pitching drew the attention of former Oilers manager Dennis Machado, who wanted to bring Straka to the Oilers then. But in the fifth inning of Straka's last college game, he felt...
Professional ball pedigree

...recorded five strikeouts. Salles came up to play in Alaska because he had heard good things about last year's coach, Dennis Machado, and fast became good friends with current coach John Stevens and his brother Dave, the team's pitching coach...
Season preview: Oilers look to defend ABL title

...citing the fact that the Coral Seymour Memorial Park is not a haven for big hits or home runs. "(Former coach) Dennis (Machado) used to tell me, he said if we have an ERA of over two, we're only going to have a .500-win team, and after...
Richardson named Oilers head coach

...Richardson, the job continues a rapid rise since he completed his playing career at Cal State Bakersfield in 2010.Dennis Machado, the Kenai Central graduate who coached the Oilers to the ABL title in 2011, was the pitching coach at California...
Healow, Machado to marry in Anchorage

Julia Healow and Dennis Machado, both of Anchorage, have announced their plans to marry at St. Patrick's Parish in Anchorage Saturday, July 20, 2002. The...
Machado joins Oilers as coach

Former Kenai Central High School standout Dennis Machado will be joining the Oilers as the pitching coach...setting the then single season state rushing record. Dennis Machado lives in Arroyo Grande, Calif., and is the proud...
Machado to return to Oilers coaching staff

...Oilers announced that former Kenai Central standout Dennis Machado will return for his second season as the pitching...after setting a single season state rushing record. Dennis Machado lives in Arroyo Grande, Calif., and is the proud...
After struggling to beat pitcher, manager Machado gets him to join Oilers

...If you can't beat him, have him join your team. That's the motto for first-year Peninsula Oilers head coach Dennis Machado. When putting together this year's team, Machado made sure to call Central Michigan University to see what pitcher...
Kardinal earns Gatorade honor

...The Kardinals have four small-schools state football titles to their credit. Also, in 1993, Kenai Central's Dennis Machado broke the state rushing record, which has since been broken. Chimphalee was able to earn the honor on a team that...
Former Kard comes home: Machado's Pilots don't allow Oilers to cross home in loss

...dismal 1-5 Alaska Baseball League road trip. Unfortunately for them, though, Anchorage Glacier Pilots head coach Dennis Machado also felt right at home. Logan Darnell tossed six sparkling innings and the Glacier Pilots capitalized on an early...


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