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Early innings sink Ridgefield Raptors in season-ending playoff loss to Corvallis Knights

August 13, 2022, 10:38pm Clark County Sports

CORVALLIS – The Ridgefield Raptors’ season came to a sudden halt in the West Coast League South Division Championship against the Corvallis Knights, yet they stood on the Goss Stadium… Read story

Ridgefield Raptors finish series sweep of Portland Pickles in hostile road environment

August 11, 2022, 1:09am Clark County Sports

PORTLAND – For a group of baseball players who met just a couple months ago to spend a summer on the same team, the Ridgefield Raptors pride themselves on how… Read story

Raptors batter Riley McCarthy celebrates after scoring a run Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2022, during the Raptors’ 9-8 win against the Portland Pickles in Game 1 of the WCL playoffs at the Ridgefield Outdoor Recreation Complex.

Ridgefield Raptors capture first playoff win in team history by coming back to beat Portland Pickles

Raptors batter Riley McCarthy celebrates after scoring a run Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2022, during the Raptors’ 9-8 win against the Portland Pickles in Game 1 of the WCL playoffs at the Ridgefield Outdoor Recreation Complex.

August 9, 2022, 10:54pm Clark County Sports

RIDGEFIELD – For two players who have been with the Ridgefield Raptors dating back to their inaugural 2019 season, it was fitting that the first playoff win in team history would be in the hands of relief pitcher Eli Shubert and catcher Isaac Lovings. Shubert knew he would be called… Read story

Ridgefield Raptors players break from the post-game huddle following a 4-3 win over the Corvallis Knights on Sunday in Ridgefield.

Raptors conclude regular season with 4-3 victory over Corvallis

Ridgefield Raptors players break from the post-game huddle following a 4-3 win over the Corvallis Knights on Sunday in Ridgefield.

August 7, 2022, 5:57pm Clark County Sports

As the Ridgefield Raptors closed out Sunday’s regular season finale with the final out in the top of the ninth, the celebration started on the Ridgefield Outdoor Recreation Complex turf. Read story

The sunset illuminates a cloud over the Ridgefield Outdoor Recreation Complex on Tuesday, July 12, 2022, during a game between the Ridgefield Raptors and the Bellingham Bells.

Raptors Nest: Ridgefield tops Knights 7-4

The sunset illuminates a cloud over the Ridgefield Outdoor Recreation Complex on Tuesday, July 12, 2022, during a game between the Ridgefield Raptors and the Bellingham Bells.

August 5, 2022, 10:13pm Clark County Sports

Two days ago the West Coast League-leading Corvallis Knights had a 15-game winning streak. The Knights are now on a two-game losing streak as the Ridgefield Raptors started their final series of the regular season with a 7-4 win Friday at the RORC. KEY MOMENTS: Jacob Sharp (three-run shot) and… Read story

Rally the Raptor, left, and Ridgefield Raptors players stand for the national anthem Tuesday, June 14, 2022, during a Raptors game against the Edmonton Riverhawks at the Ridgefield Outdoor Recreation Complex.

Raptors Road Trip: Walla Walla 7, Ridgefield 2

Rally the Raptor, left, and Ridgefield Raptors players stand for the national anthem Tuesday, June 14, 2022, during a Raptors game against the Edmonton Riverhawks at the Ridgefield Outdoor Recreation Complex.

August 4, 2022, 10:21pm Clark County Sports

A wacky, wild Thursday night in Walla Walla featured a variety of interesting calls on the bases (according to some), a player playing all nine positions, and ultimately, a 7-2 loss for the Ridgefield Raptors in the Sweets’ home finale. KEY MOMENTS: Walla Walla scored twice in the third, fifth… Read story

The Raptors dugout celebrates with left fielder Alex Sepulveda (43) and Nate Kirkpatrick (11) after a run was scored Tuesday, July 12, 2022, during a game between the Ridgefield Raptors and the Bellingham Bells at the Ridgefield Outdoor Recreation Complex.

Ridgefield Raptors’ playoff position comes down to this weekend

The Raptors dugout celebrates with left fielder Alex Sepulveda (43) and Nate Kirkpatrick (11) after a run was scored Tuesday, July 12, 2022, during a game between the Ridgefield Raptors and the Bellingham Bells at the Ridgefield Outdoor Recreation Complex.

August 4, 2022, 5:48pm Clark County Sports

The Ridgefield Raptors enter their final series of the regular season with a guarantee of playing into next week as the West Coast League postseason begins, though some of the details still need to be ironed out. Read story

Raptors catcher Jacob Sharp, center, celebrates with teammates in the bullpen — Michael Lozano, left, and Tyler Howard — after hitting a home run Tuesday, July 26, 2022, during a game between Ridgefield and the Bend Elks at the Ridgefield Outdoor Recreation Complex.

Raptors Road Trip: Ridgefield clinches playoff berth with win at Walla Walla

Raptors catcher Jacob Sharp, center, celebrates with teammates in the bullpen — Michael Lozano, left, and Tyler Howard — after hitting a home run Tuesday, July 26, 2022, during a game between Ridgefield and the Bend Elks at the Ridgefield Outdoor Recreation Complex.

August 3, 2022, 9:53pm Clark County Sports

The Ridgefield Raptors weren’t going to be held to just one run like Tuesday’s 1-0 loss to the Walla Walla Sweets. They got the bats working Wednesday night at Borleske Stadium and clinched a West Coast League playoff berth with an 11-4 victory. KEY MOMENTS: Ridgefield batted around in the… Read story

Seton Catholic sophomore Alexis Leone dashes across the grass Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2021, at Seton Catholic High School. Leone is the All-Region girls cross country runner of the year.

Leone, Settle earn summer track and field honors

Seton Catholic sophomore Alexis Leone dashes across the grass Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2021, at Seton Catholic High School. Leone is the All-Region girls cross country runner of the year.

August 3, 2022, 12:56pm Clark County Sports

Reigning state champion distance runner Alexis Leone continued her winning ways last week, earning two victories at the USATF Junior Olympic Track and Field Championships in Sacramento, Calif. Read story

Rally the Raptor wears a backwards hat Tuesday, July 12, 2022, during a game between the Ridgefield Raptors and the Bellingham Bells at the Ridgefield Outdoor Recreation Complex.

Raptors Road Trip: Walla Walla 1, Ridgefield 0

Rally the Raptor wears a backwards hat Tuesday, July 12, 2022, during a game between the Ridgefield Raptors and the Bellingham Bells at the Ridgefield Outdoor Recreation Complex.

August 2, 2022, 10:43pm Clark County Sports

With a West Coast League playoff push coming down to the final week of the regular season, the Ridgefield Raptors were shut out for the third time this season to open the series at Walla Walla, 1-0, on Tuesday. Read story