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Brooks Hatch Blog: Alums, Intern Earn Northwest Conference Academic Honors

Happy Tuesday, everyone, from the world-wide headquarters (WWHQ) of the Corvallis Knights, your 2016-2017 West Coast League champions!


I think we overlooked this when it was released late last year, but it’s never to late too recognize the accomplishments of our alums.

Three former/current Knights players and an intern were named 2016-17 Northwest Conference Scholar-Athletes. The award recognizes outstanding performance in the classroom and on the field of play.

So honored were catcher Andrew Reichenbach (2016) of George Fox; pitcher Cason Cunningham (2017-18) of Linfield; infielder Brady Rediger (2017) of Linfield, and 2017 Knights media intern Holly Bartholomew, a soccer player at Pacific University.

To be eligible, a student-athlete must achieve a cumulative grade-point average of 3.50 or higher at the end of the academic year, and must have participated throughout the entire varsity season.

Congrats to all for their outstanding work!


Alums Mitch Haniger (2010) and Bud Norris (2005) are two of the three keynote speakers for the inaugural First-Pitch Banquet at Cal Poly, scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 10. Please click here for more details on that event.


The Walla Walla Sweets have signed two players with local connections for the 2018 season. They are junior Josh Kutzke, an infielder at South Dakota State, and freshman Mitch Lesmeister, a utility player from Central Washington.

For more details, please click here for a story from Our Sports Central.


Our 2018 season tickets are now on sale! For more details or to order your tickets online, please click here.

Tickets may also be purchased by calling us at 541-752-5656 or by visiting our office at 4th Street and Jefferson Avenue in downtown Corvallis. See you at the ballpark in 2018!


That’s all for today. Have a great week, and we will see you again on Friday.

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