Day: July 7, 2014

Volcanoes win series with Ems, fall to Canadians

By HERB SWETT For the Keizertimes June 25: Volcanoes 5, Everett 4 A three-run walk-off homer by Shilo McCall overcame an Everett lead. The AquaSox led most of the way, scoring once in the first inning and once in the third. Salem-Keizer answered with a run in the bottom of the third. Tyler Hollick, who had grounded into a force out, scored when McCall did the same. In the sixth, Jared Deacon doubled and scored as Brett Kay did the same. After Everett added two runs in the top of the ninth, Hollick hit into a force out, Travious Relaford singled, and McCall knocked the ball over the left field fence. EJ Encinosa was the winning pitcher in relief and Cruz Pereira the loser. June 26: Volcanoes 5, Eugene 2 A five-run fifth inning brought Salem-Keizer back to the .500 mark in the opening game of this road series. The Volcanoes’ Jonathan Jones hit a one-out double in the fifth and scored on a double by Brett Kay. Christian Arroyo singled Kay home, went to second base on a passed ball and scored as Ryan Jones singled. Craig Massoni singled, and Shilo singled both runners home. Eugene scored once in the first, on a balk by Ethan Miller, and once in the fifth, on a double and a single. Miller, who struck out five in his six innings, got his first...

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KRP amenities discussed, rated

By CRAIG MURPHY Of the Keizertimes There was a definite difference in participation levels in recent meetings regarding Keizer Rapids Park amenities. On two June nights, there were public hearings at Keizer Civic Center to see what amenities residents would like to see at KRP. The meetings are part of an ongoing series of such meetings being held in the summer and fall. The Parks Board will have another public hearing on the issue July 8 in the McNary High School cafeteria and will then meet on Aug. 12 to develop a priority list of amenities. The placement of amenities will be discussed during the Sept. 11 WKNA meeting, with a design charette set for Sept. 20 at city hall. Concept designs from the charette will be reviewed at the Oct. 14 Parks Board meeting, with a recommendation made to the Keizer City Council. The council will hold a hearing on the Parks Master Plan amendment at its Nov. 3 meeting. At the June 10 Keizer Parks and Recreation Advisory Board meeting, exactly one person spoke. That was Mark Caillier, general coordinator of the Big Toy project, mainly talking about the procedure. There was more participation on June 12 at a special West Keizer Neighborhood Association meeting, with 22 people showing up. Rhonda Rich, president of the WKNA, had everyone fill out a worksheet regarding placement of the top...

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