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Raptors second baseman Nate Kirkpatrick tags out a tumbling Bellingham baserunner Tuesday, July 12, 2022, during a game between the Ridgefield Raptors and the Bellingham Bells at the Ridgefield Outdoor Recreation Complex.

Ridgefield Raptors complete series sweep of Bellingham Bells — their first of the season

Raptors second baseman Nate Kirkpatrick tags out a tumbling Bellingham baserunner Tuesday, July 12, 2022, during a game between the Ridgefield Raptors and the Bellingham Bells at the Ridgefield Outdoor Recreation Complex.

July 14, 2022, 11:52pm Clark County Sports

Consistency has eluded the Ridgefield Raptors at times this summer, yet for the past three games, they’ve put all the pieces together. The end result, a 7-3 win over the Bellingham Bells on Thursday at Ridgefield Outdoor Recreation Center, clinched the Raptors’ first series sweep of the season. Read story

FILE - Oregon Ducks tight end Spencer Webb (18) is shown after a touchdown during an NCAA college football game against Arizona on Sept. 25, 2021, in Eugene, Ore. Webb has died after falling and striking his head on rock slides at a popular swimming lake near Eugene, Oregon. Authorities say the 22-year-old was unresponsive when they arrived at Triangle Lake on Wednesday, July 13, 2022, and found him about 100 yards down a steep trail.

Oregon tight end, social media star, dies of head injury

FILE - Oregon Ducks tight end Spencer Webb (18) is shown after a touchdown during an NCAA college football game against Arizona on Sept. 25, 2021, in Eugene, Ore. Webb has died after falling and striking his head on rock slides at a popular swimming lake near Eugene, Oregon. Authorities say the 22-year-old was unresponsive when they arrived at Triangle Lake on Wednesday, July 13, 2022, and found him about 100 yards down a steep trail.

July 14, 2022, 11:33am College

Oregon Ducks tight end Spencer Webb has died after falling and striking his head on rock slides at a popular swimming lake near Eugene, Oregon, authorities said. Read story

Raptors batter Trent Prokes readies for a pitch Tuesday, June 28, 2022, during a game between the Ridgefield Raptors and the Portland Pickles at the Ridgefield Outdoor Recreation Complex.

Ridgefield Raptors’ bats stay hot to clinch series win over the Bellingham Bells

Raptors batter Trent Prokes readies for a pitch Tuesday, June 28, 2022, during a game between the Ridgefield Raptors and the Portland Pickles at the Ridgefield Outdoor Recreation Complex.

July 13, 2022, 11:35pm Clark County Sports

RIDGEFIELD – More fifth-inning fireworks from the Ridgefield Raptors made the difference in clinching a series win over the Bellingham Bells. Just like Tuesday’s five-run fifth, which included two homers, the Raptors matched those numbers Wednesday with a Jacob Sharp solo home run and an Isaac Lovings two-run bomb, which… Read story

Raptors third baseman Justin Trimble, right, celebrates after a double Tuesday, July 12, 2022, during a game between the Ridgefield Raptors and the Bellingham Bells at the Ridgefield Outdoor Recreation Complex.

Ridgefield Raptors’ best defense against the Bellingham Bells is offense in 13-7 win

Raptors third baseman Justin Trimble, right, celebrates after a double Tuesday, July 12, 2022, during a game between the Ridgefield Raptors and the Bellingham Bells at the Ridgefield Outdoor Recreation Complex.

July 12, 2022, 11:23pm Clark County Sports

The Raptors scored nine unanswered runs after spotting the Bells a 3-0 lead in the top of the first, and held on for a 13-7 win in Tuesday’s series opener at the Ridgefield Outdoor Recreation Complex. Read story

Raptors outfielder Doyle Kane catches a fly ball Tuesday, June 14, 2022, during a Raptors game against the Edmonton Riverhawks at the Ridgefield Outdoor Recreation Complex.

Raptors Road Trip: Yakima Valley 8, Ridgefield 3

Raptors outfielder Doyle Kane catches a fly ball Tuesday, June 14, 2022, during a Raptors game against the Edmonton Riverhawks at the Ridgefield Outdoor Recreation Complex.

July 10, 2022, 9:16pm College

Three Yakima Valley pitchers held Ridgefield to just three hits on Sunday as the Pippins took two out of three games in the series at Yakima County Stadium. The Raptors had won their last five West Coast League series. Read story

Raptors pitcher Cooper Rons throws the ball Wednesday, July 6, 2022, during a game between the Ridgefield Raptors and the Corvallis Knights at the Ridgefield Outdoor Recreation Complex.

Ridgefield Raptors midseason review: Raptors carry momentum into second half of season

Raptors pitcher Cooper Rons throws the ball Wednesday, July 6, 2022, during a game between the Ridgefield Raptors and the Corvallis Knights at the Ridgefield Outdoor Recreation Complex.

July 7, 2022, 10:24pm Clark County Sports

The Ridgefield Raptors are rolling into the second half of the West Coast League season with momentum on their side. Read story

Raptors first baseman Safea Mauai, right, points and celebrates after a hit Wednesday, July 6, 2022, during a game between the Ridgefield Raptors and the Corvallis Knights at the Ridgefield Outdoor Recreation Complex.

Ridgefield Raptors draw closer to playoff berth in 3-0 win over Corvallis

Raptors first baseman Safea Mauai, right, points and celebrates after a hit Wednesday, July 6, 2022, during a game between the Ridgefield Raptors and the Corvallis Knights at the Ridgefield Outdoor Recreation Complex.

July 6, 2022, 11:50pm Clark County Sports

RIDGEFIELD – Ten days removed from his last appearance with the Ridgefield Raptors, Safea Mauai was itching to get back on the field. His return to the lineup from a hamstring injury just so happened to coincide with one of the Raptors’ most consequential games of the season thus far… Read story

Raptors shortstop Mikey Kane throws the ball Tuesday, June 28, 2022, during a game between the Ridgefield Raptors and the Portland Pickles at the Ridgefield Outdoor Recreation Complex.

Raptors Road Trip: Ridgefield finally gets better of Corvallis

Raptors shortstop Mikey Kane throws the ball Tuesday, June 28, 2022, during a game between the Ridgefield Raptors and the Portland Pickles at the Ridgefield Outdoor Recreation Complex.

July 5, 2022, 10:02pm College

Three Ridgefield pitchers held Corvallis to seven hits as the Raptors beat the five-time defending champion Knights for the first time in franchise history. Ridgefield had been 0-14 against Corvallis dating to 2019. Read story

Pickles catcher Michael Campanga, left, tags out Raptors baserunner Austin Caviness at home plate Tuesday, June 28, 2022, during a game between the Ridgefield Raptors and the Portland Pickles at the Ridgefield Outdoor Recreation Complex.

Ridgefield Raptors can’t complete sweep of Portland Pickles in 4-3 loss

Pickles catcher Michael Campanga, left, tags out Raptors baserunner Austin Caviness at home plate Tuesday, June 28, 2022, during a game between the Ridgefield Raptors and the Portland Pickles at the Ridgefield Outdoor Recreation Complex.

June 30, 2022, 11:27pm Clark County Sports

RIDGEFIELD – The Ridgefield Raptors have built a reputation as a late-inning team capable of summoning a rally when needed. Yet when leaving games up to those final moments becomes routine, occasional disappointments are bound to follow. Ridgefield’s offense went quiet in the middle innings against the Portland Pickles in… Read story

UCLA and USC are planning to leave the Pac-12 for the Big Ten Conference in a seismic change that could lead to another major realignment of college sports. A person who spoke to The Associated Press on Thursday, June 30, 2022, on condition of anonymity because the schools' talks with the Big Ten have not been made public said the schools have taken steps to request an invitation to join the conference. (AP Photo/Mark J.

Big Ten votes to add Pac-12’s USC, UCLA as members starting in 2024

UCLA and USC are planning to leave the Pac-12 for the Big Ten Conference in a seismic change that could lead to another major realignment of college sports. A person who spoke to The Associated Press on Thursday, June 30, 2022, on condition of anonymity because the schools' talks with the Big Ten have not been made public said the schools have taken steps to request an invitation to join the conference. (AP Photo/Mark J.

June 30, 2022, 2:37pm College

In a surprising and seismic shift in college athletics, the Big Ten voted Thursday to add Southern California and UCLA as conference members beginning in 2024. Read story