Day: August 2, 2013

A step back in time

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes There is plenty old at American Classic Barbershop. A couple of things that aren’t old at the business, located at 4196 River Road N: the age of the business itself (opened March 2011) and the fundraiser taking place Saturday, Aug. 3. From 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday shop owner Dave Box and co-worker Bob Beachboard will be providing buzz cuts on a donation basis. All proceeds will go to the Wounded Warrior Project, which helps soldiers hurt in Iraq and Afghanistan. “It kind of snowballed,” said Box, a former deputy sheriff and state investigator. “We have a lot of veterans who come in here, some disabled in the Middle East. Just in talking to those guys and listening to their stories, I found out about Wounded Warrior. It’s a great charity.” To read the complete article and other news from around the Keizer area, pick up a copy of the August 2 print edition of Keizertimes, available at stores all around the area. To subscribe to the print edition for just $25 a year, click on the ‘Subscribe Today’ link at the top of the page, call 503-390-1051 or visit our office at 142 Chemawa Road North in...

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Volcanoes halt losing skid with squeeker

By HERB SWETT For the Keizertimes A losing streak was snapped Monday as the Volcanoes edged the visiting Tri-City Dust Devils 3-2 at home. Each club had a home run with one man on base in the second inning, but Salem-Keizer added a run in the sixth. Starting pitcher Pat Young, who had been with the Volcanoes only about a week, retired the visitors in order in the first inning. So did the Dust Devils’ starter, Ryan Warner. In the top of the second, a two-out error by shortstop Brandon Bednar put Tri-City’s Alec Meherten on first base. Julian Yan then hit the ball over the right field wall. The Volcanoes lost no time in responding. Tyler Horan singled to left, and Ryan Tuntland hit his first homer in a Volcano uniform over the left field fence. To read the complete article and other news from around the Keizer area, pick up a copy of the August 2 print edition of Keizertimes, available at stores all around the area. To subscribe to the print edition for just $25 a year, click on the ‘Subscribe Today’ link at the top of the page, call 503-390-1051 or visit our office at 142 Chemawa Road North in...

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Rocky week for Salem-Keizer at home

By HERB SWETT For the Keizertimes July 23: Hillsboro 9, Volcanoes 6 The home series with the Hops started with their first win over Salem-Keizer. A one-run bottom of the first inning gave the Volcanoes their only lead of the game. Tyler Hollick singled, reached second base on an error and third on a grounder, and scored on a single by Jeremy Sy. Hillsboro’s biggest inning was the third, when four runs scored on three singles, a walk and an error. The Hops scored three times in the sixth on two doubles, a single, a walk and an error. In the Volcano fourth, Sam Eberle walked, Ty Ross doubled, and Eberle scored on a ground out. An error that put Brandon Bednar on first base allowed Ross to score. Bednar stole second base and scored on a single by Sy. Joe Kurrasch was the losing pitcher with a 2-4 record. Austin Platt was the winning pitcher in relief. July 24: Volcanoes 4, Hillsboro 1 Improved pitching and fielding stopped a five-game losing streak. The Volcanoes broke a scoreless tie with a run in the sixth inning. After the Hops tied the score in the seventh, Salem-Keizer responded with two runs in the seventh and one in the eighth. In the Volcano seventh, Geno Escalante hit an infield single, and Ty Ross moved him to second with a sacrifice bunt, reaching first...

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OSAA athletes: Low-cost, free physicals offered next week

Middle and high school students in need of physical exams before taking part in OSAA-sanctioned sports this fall can receive low-cost or free exams courtesy of Willamette Health Partners next week. On Tuesday, Aug. 6, exams will be given between 9 a.m. and noon for $10 at South Salem High School, 1910 Church Street S.E., in Salem. Space is limited to 90 students. Pre-register by calling Community Health Education Center at 503-814-2432. Thursday, Aug. 8, $10 exams will be administered at West Salem High School, 1776 Titan Drive N.W., in Salem. Space is limited to 40 students, call 503-814-2432 to pre-register. Free exams will be administered between 8:45 and 10:45 a.m. at Willamette Surgery Center. No pre-registration is required. Students must bring a completed OSAA participation form and be accompanied by a parent or guardian to receive a...

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