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PACE 6 April 7, 1989
Warm Springs, Oregon
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Madras JV softball up-date
Christ el Leonard at bat in the game with Estacada on the Madras diamond April 1. The Buffs swept the
double-header 10-0 and 10-3. The Madras White Buffalo girls varsity softball team have a five win, one loss
record over Hermiston and Estacada and splitting with the Pendleton Bucks on their field. This weekend the
Buffs travel to Gladstone for a double header.
WS hosts 2nd Annual Warrior's Tourney
The second annual Warriors
Challenge Boys Basketball Tour
nament took place March 25 and
26 at the Warm Springs Commun
ity Center. This year's tournament
was dedicated as a tribute to the
grandmothers of our players. Three
of the grandmothers, Margaret Sup
pah, Marena Miller and Kathleen
Moses, were each presented a rose
and a Warriors Fan Club Bag.
This year's participants were
Lapwai Jr. Wildcats, Yakima Jets,
Chiloquin Eagles, Simnasho Road
runners, Columbia River Chinooks,
Warm Springs Recreation and the
two host teams, the Warriors and
Warriors Pt. 2 "The Sequel".
Sam Wolfe of the Roadrunners
was voted by the tournament rules
committee to be "M r. Inspiration."
Lapwai's David Cunningham
earned the"Most Valuable Player"
award. The "Mr. Hotshot" sweat
shirt went to Steve Watah of Chilo
quin. All-Star sweatshirts were pres
ented to: Aaron Gould, Lapwai;
Obedt Suppah, Brian Boltz, Sim
nasho; Chet Van Pelt, Lamar Jack
son, Warriors; Derrick Hatcher,
Chiloquin; Silas Poitra, "The
Sequel"; D. Wahsise, Yakima;
Jason Thomas, WS Rec; Rueben
The "Atta-Boy" awards went to
Claude Smith, III, Warriors; Shane
Henry, Chinooks; David Morrell,
W.S. Rec; Chips Kalama, "The
Sequel"; Cory Stwyer, Yakima.
The Marine team consisted of
Marian "Mean Man" Miller, "The
Sequel"; Ricky Cunningham, Lap
wai; Macklin Kalama, Chinooks;
William "Schnozz" Nappier, W.S.
Rec; Keegan Riddle, Chiloquin.
The Sportsmanship award and
T-Shirts were presented to the
Columbia River Chinooks.
Lapwai beat Simnasho for the
' championship sweatshrts while thi"
' Warriors took third and Chiloquin
finished in fourth place. Sweatshirts
were presented to Jay Suppah,.
Joyce Suppah and Whitney Miller
from the host teams. The game ball
was presented to the Warriors'
coach, Enos Herkshan.
Planning has begun for the third
annual Warriors Challenge which
will be a 14 and under tournament
held in the spring of 1990.
WS Reservation Runners
plan May 12 Say No run
The Warm Springs Reservation
Runners are currently planning,
with Warm Springs Elementary
and the Alcohol Drug Program,
the "Just Say No Run" on May 1 2.
There will e a spaghetti feed on
April 1 1 at the Warm Springs Ele
mentary cafeteria, beginning at 5
p.m. or so. Cost will be $3.50 per
adult plate and $1.50 per child
plate. Proceeds will go the the
Warm Springs Elementary School
kids' kite making and T-shirt mak
ing projects in preparation for the
Just Say No run.
We are still selling raffle tickets
for Stan Kneeland's trip to the Bos
ton Marathon. He will be leaving
April 13. The drawing will be held
on April 1 1 during the Spaghetti
The club is also planning the Pi-Ume-Sha
run on June 24. T-shirts
are in the making for the run, div
isions have been decided and awards
will be given. Duties will be assigned
later. We hope that we can get
input from people on what can be
done to make the run a success.
Call or write to any of the club
officer with your suggestions and
The club is still seeking members.
Contact any of the club officers for
applications. Officers are Oliver
Kirk, Francelia Miller, Val Squiem
phen, Sandra Greene and Norman
Northwest Road Runners
national champs 6 ' and under
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The National Championship
N.I.A.A. sixfoot and under bas
ketball tournament was held here
in Warm Springs, March 29, 30, 3 1
and April 1 , 1 989, where the Road
runnrs emerged the champions.
The Roadrunners got the jump
on the Yakima Bucks right from
the start and led throughout the
game and in the fourth quarter
they coasted to a 142-112 victory
and the National Title.
The end of the first quarter
NWRR went ahead 26-2 1 , as Chuck
Freemont popped in three two
pointers and one three-point shot
for nine points, Seymour Rueben
added 8, Bob Main 4, Ryan
"Smitty"Smith 3, and Jack McCor
mick 2. Jim Wabonsee scored 9
points for the Bucks as he also had
a 3-point basket. Bud Herrera got
7, Erwin ScabbyRobe 3, and Gary
Pierce 2. In the second quarter
Dion Smith cut lose on a 14 point
scoring spree. Chuck Freemont
added 8 points before fouling out
in the second quarter, Main 7,
Smitty 6. McCormickS, Reuben 4,
as the NWRR team scored 44
points and led 70-52 at half time.
D. Smith and J. McCormick kd
the NWRR scorine in the3rd quar
ter with 8 points apeice, Smitty 5,
Larry Scott 4, Main and Chaz Mit
chell each 2 apeice as they racked
up 29 points. The Bucks were led
lby Whitefoot with 11, Wabonsee
9, Shawn Van Pelt 2.
In the fourth and final quarter
Seymour Reuben scored 17, Scott
8, Main 6, Mitchell 5, Smitty 3, Big
Rat 2 and J. McCormick 1 , as they
burned the nets for 43 points in the
4th quarter. Bud Herrera poured in
18, Wabonsee 7, Pierce 4, E. Scab
byRobe 2, Chief Sanchey 2, J.
Scabby Robe 2 for the Bucks who
scored 38 points in the final quarter
but that was far below what they
needed to overtake the NWRR
There were no lead changes or
ties during the game as the Road
runners were never in any serious
trouble during the game. For the
Buck fans it was a long night, but
for the Roadrunner fans it was
bright and colorful. This is Big
Rat's second National Champion
ship team. His first one came in
Oklahoma City, a couple of years
This was a good tournament
where the competition was good in
the final stages of the tournament.
There were some no-shows that
could have made the tourney more
interesting if they had showed up.
During every tournament there
are the coaches who select a tour
nament team of players who show
outstanding performances during
the tournament. This year the tour
ney all star team consisted of: (1)
Tim Henry, Stone Child College;
(2) Russell Edwards, LaConnor,
Wa.: (3) Shawn Shaw, Owyhee,
Nev. (4) Clayton Highwolf, Pine
Ridge, S.D.; (5) Chuck Freemont,
NW Roadrunners; (6) Max Mit
chell, WS Magpies; (7) Jay Keyes,
LaConnor; (8) Jay Hawk, Stone
Child College: (9) Jim Wabonsee,
Yakima Bucks; (10) Bud Herrera,
Yakima Bucks: (II) Jamie Henry
WS Magpies; (12) Dion Smith,
NWRR. Seymour Reuben was
voted the Most Valuable player of
the tourney: Gary Pierce was
awarded Mr Hustle: and the sports
manship trophy went to Rocky
The final standings were NWRR
1st; Yakima Bucks 2nd; WS Mag
pies 3rd; Stonechild College 4th;
Belcourt, S.D. 4th; and LaConnor,
I he junior varsity softball team
of Madras Senior High School
traveled to Pendleton to take on
the Bucks, Saturday, March 25.
The Buffs and pitchers Saphronia
Coochise and Kristi Miller took
the double header loss to the Pen
dleton Bucks. In the first game the
score was 3 to 13 and the second
game score was 6 to 20. Juanita
Kalama received a hit in the first
inning which got her a single. In the
second inning Cory Spofford had a
double as Rachelle Cooke made a
single hit in the fourth inning.
They then hosted Estacada Sat
urday April I in a double header.
The Buffs and pitcher Saphronia
Coochise were victorious in both.
The Buffs held a lead of 14 to 3.
The first hit came in the opening
inning, as sixth batter Coochise hit
a double and collected three RBIs.
Four batters ahead of her were
walked on and loaded the bases
and scored one run prior to her hit.
Juanita Kalama also had a double
with one out in the second inning
as she and the following batters
scored making the score 8 to 1 at
the completion of 2 innings. Six
runs were then completed in the
third inning, making it 14 to the
one from Estacada. In the fifth
inning they then scored two, mak-
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ing the final 14 to 3. The pitcher
had three strike outs, one base on
balls and five hits.
They also won the second game
5 to 3. The Buffs were put out I
through 3 into the first two innings
as they also did to their opponents
in the first three. The Buffs scored a
run in the third making it I to 0. In
the fourth inning, Estacada came
out with two runs as the Buffs
completed another making it 2 to 2
at the completion of four innings.
In the fifth, Estacada remained
scoreless as the Buffs added three
more to their score making it 3 to 2.
In the sixth the Rangers tried to
make a comeback but only ralied
one run which wasn't enough to
catch the Buffs. Coochise totaled
four strike outs, four bases on balls
and five hits.
RESULTS OF FUN RUN
March 25. 1989
Two Mile Run
Jimmy Brown Jr.
Jimmy Brown Sr.
Four Mile Run
18:20 Stan Kneeland
18:25 Tom Creelman
18:44 Richard Edwards
19:10 Louie Smith
19:25 Dan Ahern
20:13 Reggie Heath
20:50 Oliver Kirk
20:55 Iris Quam
22:05 Katie Smith
24:06 Darryl Smith
24:15 William J Berry
24:16 Julie Mitchell
25:33 Robert Berry
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During the championship game Bob Main goes up for two points as Yakima Bucks surround him.
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Northwest Roadrunners team photo: (Left to right, back row) Seymour Rueben, Chuck Freemont, Ryan
S mith, Dion S mith, Bob Main; (front row) Big Rat Suppah, Jack McCormick, Chat Mitchell, Larry Scott,