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Pennant Race A Close Second

A pennant race wasn’t enough to keep Paul Galloway in Bellingham. The Giants third baseman left the team Aug. 16 to return for his final two semesters at Clemson University. …


Bellingham’s Skid Gives Others Hope

Bellingham is doing its part to keep fans interested in the Northwest League right to the finish. The Giants, who lead the North Division standings by fives games with just …


Bride’s Diamond Too Large To Fit On A Ring

Talk about a well-groomed field. Boise customer representatives Tim Helgerson and Brenda Sundquist interrupted a Hawks game last Tuesday for a little ceremony. With Rev. Howard Jones officiating - and …


Everett Pitcher Thrown For A Loop In July

The universe’s powerful, unseen forces took umbrage with Everett pitcher Rafael Rivera in mid-July. Rivera developed flu symptoms while the AquaSox visited Yakima July 16-18. Back in Everett, good news …


Southern Oregon Road Trip Turns Into Longest Day

With time to kill before a July 3 game at Everett, the Southern Oregon Timberjacks attended an afternoon contest in the Kingdome between their parent club, Oakland, and the host …


Northwest League Fans Wearing Out The Turnstiles

There are a million reasons to consider this the best Northwest League baseball season in history. For the first time, the league is on target to draw 1 million fans. …


United Baseball League Crowding Plate In Portland

The new United Baseball League, set to begin in March, apparently jumped the gun Thursday when it announced that Portland, Ore., had locked up one of four Western Division franchises. …


Carey Gets Carried Away During Unusual Tantrum

Mild-mannered manager P.J. Carey of Portland snapped during a frustrating stint last week with the Yakima Bears. Yakima, which has plodded along at a .400 clip this year, won three …


Beefed-Up Bellingham Rolls

After last season, the San Francisco Giants and Seattle Mariners coveted Everett as a Northwest League farm team. San Francisco had spent 11 seasons in Everett and wanted to extend …


As Attendance Soars, Portland Benefits Through Air Travel

The Portland Rockies, with 23 home dates remaining, don’t need to sell another ticket to set the Northwest League attendance record. Portland passed the 100,000-mark in season attendance during last …


Pumped Fans Rarely Bypass The Offering Hat

Never let it be said that Boise fans are heartless. Hawks fans have a tradition of passing around a hat whenever a Boise pitcher strikes out the side. During a …


Double Elvis Sighting Shakes Up The Rockies

Elvis has been spotted in Portland. Hold it. Make that a double sighting.


Boise Gets Fast Start On Southern Half

An incredible July transported the Boise Hawks to last year’s Northwest League baseball title. Boise apparently didn’t wish to wait until the seventh month this time around. The Hawks, 7-2 …


Indians To Get Royal Treatment

Two months before the real roster takes shape, it’s possible to imagine the Spokane Indians’ 1995 makeup. For one thing, it’s nearly a cinch that the upcoming group will be …