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Warm Springs, Oregon
Spilyay Tymoo Sports
united Tribes win Gold Madras host District-5 girl's softball tournament at Juniper Hills complex-Medals
10 July 17, 1997
A men's basketball team from
Warm Springs went to the I2lh
Annual Oregon Stale Gaines held
July 11-13, at three different sites.
Portland, Eugene and Gresham,
Athletes of all ages came from all
areas of Oregon to compete in all
kinds of sports.
The men from Warm Springs
battle six other top caliber teams for
the Gold Medals, at the Ml Hood
Community College gym. The United
Tribes had no player over six feet
tall, but with tough team defense,
well balanced scoring and a strong
determination to win, they won the
Team members for the Tribes
were: James Scott, Andy Leonard,
Reemo Smith, Kelly Wechter, Kanim
Smith Sr., T.J. Fotlz, Antone Fuentcs,
Kahseuss Jackson, and Jake Suppah,
all from Warm Springs. From
Pendleton were Pat Johnson and Nick
Joseph. The coach was Carlos
Team member Scott stated, "I have
played in the slate games 1 1 years
with other teams that might have
been taller or more experienced and
never won a Gold Medal. I won a
Silver in 1992, so winning this Gold
was very special to me.
"The team would like to dedicate
our Gold Medals to all the athletes
past-present and future. Whom have
or will represent the Warm Springs
as Proud Warriors. Also we would
like to thank our sponsor Warm
Springs Forestry Products," he
SIPI wins NJCAA National
Lansing, Michigan: Four South
western Indian Polytechnic Institute
(SIPI) runners competed in the Na
tional Junior College Athletic Asso
ciation Marathon Championships on
Friday June 6, 1997.
The four man team ran well enough
to capture the NJCAA National
Marathon title which was hosted by
Lansing Community College.
Freshman Loren Sago won his
second "All American" award by
running the 26.2 mile course in
2:48:42. Sago's time was good
enough fora third place finish. (Sago
is also a cross country All American)
Teammates Rodney Lupee, Gilbert
Martinez, and Robert Burbank con
tributed to the victory by all finishing
in the top 15.
Andres Bolanos 2:37.38
Ryun Black 2:39.38
Loren Sago 2:48.42
Brian Sellers 2:49.46
Abdi Abdi 2:50.36
Ben Darling 2:50.37
Iggy Rodriguez 2:51.09
Chad Simon 2:52.56
Rodney Lupee 2:53.31
Gilbert Martinez 2:55.54
Jarred Bracken 2:57.03
James Fraizer 2:57.23
Ken Tebbe 2:59.40
Robert Burbank 3:03.11
Jason Nelson 3:05.23
Jim Kurtley 3:05.24
Joy Leppala 3:09.06
Chris Phillippsen 3:13.18
Tammy Hoyt 3:13.36
Zack Cooley 3:14.24
Mike McCullough 3:17.21
Aivilla Marquez 3:18.27
Erika Phelps 3:22.18
Mark Barrett 3:24.13
Chris Byers 3:26.58
Yadir Marquez 3:28.11
Eric DeWitt 3:28.51
Doug Prochaska 3:30.59
Cherie Stone 3:34.22
Charles Miller IV 3:35.27
Freda Valdez 3:44.17
Agatha Tzortzos 3:44.40
Jeremy Strasz 3:49.14
Tad Stemen 3:51.28
Melissa Fowler 4:00.12
Darnnel Tanner 4:00.14
Heather Sission 4:18.41
Dana Walla 4:29.10
Angie Burton 4:35.20
Leslea Vardy 4:35.37
Luchresha Deloanis ...4:46.39
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Jefferson County Minor league All-Stars team picture
Local Bowlers do well at
Many local bowlers from Madras
and Warm Springs went to the Oregon
State Bowling Championship
tournament held March 8 to June 1,
at Valley Lanes-Beaverton.
In the Singles Division 1
Out of 485 entries two bowlers
were tied at 57th, each scoring 677.
They were Jim Yahr and Alan Pape.
In the All events Jim Yahr placed
59th out of 452 entries.
In the Division 2
Doubles event David Taylor and
Ken Wilkinson placed 54th, wilh a
score of 1236. Right behind them
was Lloyd Thurman and Jim Yahr
with a score of 1236 good for 56th
place. There were 424 entries.
In the Singles-Division 2
Raymond Shike Jr. placed 90th, out
of 853 entries, with a score of 634.
Mike Clements score of 623 was
good for 120th place.
In the Division 3
Singles event out of 685 entries
Randy Sample placed 32nd with a
score of 63 1 . Jerry Sampson bowled
a 6 1 3, which put him in 4 1 st place.
In the all events Division 3 three
bowlers placed lead by Rich Hooton's
13th place, wilh a score of 1834.
Randell Cook "Shoot the Rock
basketball camp set for July 21-22."
Shoshone-Bannock Festival, All
Indian Rodeo, August 8-10.
Fort Hall, Idaho.
Long go, Short go-Top 10 in all events, Top 15 in Team Roping.
Sanctioned by: Rocky Mountain Indian Rodeo Association.
Requested co-sanction: United Indian Rodeo Association.
Western States Indian Rodeo Association, Great Plains Indian
Event Purse Entry Fee- Stock Change Sec- Total
BareBack $750 $75 $10 $4 $89
Saddle $750 $75 $10 $4 $89
Bull Riding $750 $75 $10 $4 $89
Steer $750 $75 $10 $4 $89
Team Roping $750 $75 $5 per man $4 $84-lx
Enter 2x $164-2x
Calf Roping $750 $75 $10 $4 $89
Ladies $750 $75 $10 $4 $89
Barrel Race $750 $75 $2 eye $4 $81
Jr. Barrels $50 $25 $1 One go $26
Steer Riding $50 $25 $5 One go $30
AH entries taken by: Andrea Haskctt Ramone, RMIRA Central Entn
Secretary. (208) 234-2733 phone.
Entry dates: July 28-30, Call back August 4-5 both from 5 p.m. to 10
Sponsored bv: Fort Hall Rodeo Association
Dale Valle'lv. President (208) 237-3215
1 nni.e F Dixev. Secretary (20S) 785-6256
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Austin Greene followed with a score '
of 1828, which was good for 1 5th -place.
Randy Sample scored a 1787,
which placed him 33rd.
In the Division 4
Team event two team's placed.
Intertribal Sports lead the way by''
placing 19th, with a score of 2755.
3N Livestock 2689 was good for
28th place. ;
In the Doubles event the State '
Champions were Austin Greene and
Joe Boise, who claimed the top spot
with a score of 1247. Placing fifth;
was Donnie Baglcy and Satch Miller !
with a score of 1228.
In the Singles event three locals
placed. Owen Danzuka score of 604
placed him 26th. Lonnie Oligivie
bowled a 594 which earned him 39th
place. Jeff Sanders followed with a
score of 585 to take 50th place home.
In the all-event Lonnie Oligivie"
went home with 2 1 place by bowling
In the Division 5
Singles Donnie Baglcy placed
37th with a score of 568. Bagley also
placed in the All-events placing 6th
with a total score of 1729. Joe Boise ;
placed 56th in this event also.
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Jefferson County Senior league
There were 19 teams from around
Oregon to play in the District Five
Girls softball tournament. There was
three different tournaments held;
eight Senior teams, ages 13-15, seven
Major teams, ages 1 1 -1 2, and for the
first time four Minors, teams ages 9
10. There were seven All-Star teams
from District-5, Hermiston,
Redmond, Columbia, Bend, Willow
Creek, Crook County, Hood River
and Host Jefferson County. There
were only four minor league teams:
Hermiston, Hood River, Crook
County and host, Jefferson County.
Following is the list of girls from
the 1997 Jefferson county Senior All
Start team: Darylynne Scott,
j Melanic Smith, Orie Made, Kellie
j.Crqusjt, Mindv T,hornsburry,.Shc,ila
Garner, VVynterSky Smith, Natalie
Mitchell, Rachel Lotting, Jamie Jaca,
Allison McDonald, Alicia Martin,
and Andrea Hall. Coach was Dana
Smith and Manager was Carrie
The team from Jefferson County
got into trouble the first inning and
never recovered losing its first game
against Bend. Up next was the team
fromWillowCrcek. Jefferson County
beat Willow Creek 6-2, and advanced
JC All-Stars1 3
The Jefferson County Jr. (13ycar
olds) league All-Stars participated in
the District-5 all-star baseball
tournament at Vince Genna stadium
July 9-12. The boys had a decent
showing winning three and losing
Following is the list of the team
members: Jefferson Greene,
Charles Stywer, Alfred Estimo,
Jefferson County Senior boy's win District-5 title, advance
to state championships
The 1997 Jefferson County All
Stars Senior league won first place in
the District-5 tournament, held at
Vince Genna Stadium in Bend, July
9-12. They now move onto the Stale
championships, held in Salem, July
24. There were eight teams vying for
first place. They were Jefferson
County, Redmond, Sisters,
Hermiston, Crook County, Bend.
The Jefferson County team
consestcd of: Keller Christensen,
Foster Sahme, Jeff Barnes, Travis
Moschctti, Ramone Greene, Daniel
Sosa, Adam BoatRight, Scott Cloud,
Jesse Armstrong, Jorge Mora,
Cameron Stovall, Sam Candlano,
Kyle Jividen and Mike Meres. The
team was managed by Dallas Stovall
and coached by Kim Dixon and Jim
In their first game, the boys from
JC faced a very tough Sisters team.
This game was a pitcher's duel
according to JC manager Stovall,
between JC's KcllerChristianscn and
Sisters pitcher Danny Hooey.
Christensen had a excellent game
pitching, allowing two hits and
striking out ten batters in seven
innincs of work. JCwon by the score
In their second game, the team
from Jefferson County had a high
scoring affair with the team from
Bend w ilh the Final score being 21
19. The game seesawed back and
forth, until JC finally took the lead in
the last half of the seventh, when
Christensen hit a two-run homer to
w in the game. Boatright started the
girls All-Stars team picture
in, the loser's bracket. They next
faced Columbia which was one of
the better games of the Tournament,
Columbia edged out Jefferson County
in extra innings by the score of 9-8.
Natalie Mitchell and Orie Made did
most of the pitching for Jefferson
County. The Jefferson County team
had a good showing wininng one and
losing two. They were a lot of young
girls on the team and the team should
improve next year.
The 1997 All-Stars for the
Jefferson County Major Girls were,
Tosha Wilson, Lanisha Goicoa, Tara
Barnes, Nikki Daniels, Sara Lockey,
Megan Lytic, Marissa Hagman,
Lindsay Carroll, Sasha Mitchell,
Jordan Graeme, Crystal Alley, Emily
StrucH,. and Brieona Whitaker
Coaches were Ten Drew and Lance
Goicoa and Manager Carl Daniels.
In their first game Jefferson
County ran into a very tough
Redmond team and lost 12-2. The
Jefferson County team didn't score
until the fourth inning, but by that
time, the Redmond team held a
commanding lead of eight to zero.
The next game was against the
team from Columbia which was
- year old boys
Jake Wise, James Wolfe, Colter
Barnes, Jared Adams, Brennan
Whitaker, Jeff Cloud, Justin Bronson,
and Paul Houck. Coaches were
Robert Holcomb and Kevin Story.
They won thier first game by the
score of 10-0 beating Redmond. The
next game JC fell short agianst the
team from Bend and lost the game by
the score of 15-6. JC had to play
game pitching with Moschctti picking
up the win in relief. JC had good
games and rode the hot bats of Scott
Cloud who went four for four,
Christensen and Boatright each had
four hits, and three RBI's. Sahme got
JC going with a triple, with bases
loaded, in the first inning.
JC moved onto the champioship
game and faced a Sisters team with
revenge on its mind. Due this being a
Double-Elimination and since JC
didn't have a loss Sisters had to beat
In the Championship game, JC
lost a heart breaker 7-4 to Sisters
forcing a second game because this
was JC first loss. In the first Sisters
jumped out to a 2-0 lead, but in the
third JC came back and made the
score 4-3 in JC's favor. In the seventh
Sisters rallied and scored four runs,
JC couldn't anwser in their half of
the inning. Sisters won 7-4 and forced
a second game. Shane Crowdcr,
pitcher for Sisters, struck out 12
batters. Stovall stated, "Christcnsen's
first game against Sisters and
Crowdcrs win over JC were the best
pitching performances of the
In the second champioship game,
JC beat Sisters by the score of 17-7
and moved onto the State
Champioships. In the first JC got a
blessing in disguise, by losing the
coin toss and having to be the visitors.
The JC team jumped out to a 4-0
lead, but the Outlaws responded w ith
five runs of their own in the bottom
half of the first. Then in the second
Vv'." :t. ,
played Sunday 13, at 12 p.m. The
Girls from Jefferson County came
back and defeated the Columbia girls,
Up next the Jefferson County girls
faced Crook County July 14, at 3
p.m. The Jefferson Conty girls
responded with another win. The girls
then had to play Redmond again
because Redmond lost in the winner's
bracker to Hood River. The JC team
got behind early and never recovered,
losing 14-2. With the loss JC was put
out of the tournament.
The Jefferson County Minor
league team member were: Nikki
Lytic, Laurcllc Graves, Kelsey Lang,
Christina Barnes, Jillian
McWilliams, Kristy Watkins,
Brittney Welch, Katie Alley, Verna
Mitchell, Rcann Graybael, Sissaley
Graybael and Erica Henderson.
Coaches were Leonard Lang and
Up first fro the Jefferson county
team was Crook County. JC lost its
first game and had to play the losers
of the Hermiston and Hood River
game, Hermiston was the next team
JC faced. JC lost this game also, but
had a good showing. Scores were
unaviable at press time.
Redmond on Saturday July 12. JC
won this game by the score of 14-6
and advanced to the champioship
In the championship JC kept it
close for five innings, then Bend got
the bats rolling and pulled away for
the 7-2 win. JC placed second. Bend
will now represent District-5 at the
JC bounced back to score three more
runs and never lost the lead again. JC
then put the game away by scoring
ten runs in the last three innings to
seal the win. Jeff Barnes did a nice
job of pitching considering he missed
the first week of practice, due to he
played in an All-Star basketball
tournament the week before. But he
came in and pitched really well and
held the Sisters team off balance all
game long. Barnes also made some .
great defensive plays off the mound.
The other boys who had good games
were Jorge Mora going 3 for 4, had
four stolen bases and scored three
runs. Christensen and Sahme each
collected two hits and scored 4 & 2
runs respectively. Cloud also had a
good game by driving in three runs."
This was JC second District-5 title in
the last three years. Stovall stated
"JC should be strong the next five
years or so with the talent on the 1 3-year-old
Jefferson County now plays at
Salem, Holland Fields, on Sunday
July 1 9. JC got a bye so that could be
an advantage in the tournament, with
the good chance of winning the
tournament in three games. "Even if
we have to go through the back door,
we have a great pitching staff,
Christensen, Boatright, Moschctti,
Barnes, Sahme and Jividen, so we
will be all right." concluded Stovall.
The JC's have won two State titles,
one in 1971 when Satch Miller and
Lylc Rhoan coached them and present
manager Stovall was a member of
that team. The other coming in 1976
when Dick Soucrs lead them.