Mac-Hi Baseball holding Comedy Night Fundraiser
MILTON-FREEWATER — The Mac-Hi baseball team is putting the fun back in fundraising.
On Friday evening, the team is holding a Comedy Night fundraiser presented by Blue Mountain Tire Pros. with stand-up comedian Kermit Apio as the headliner. According to a press release, Apio has been featured on the radio show The Bob and Tom Show and has appeared on television on NBC, A&E and PBS. He has also performed on college campuses across the country, and recently performed at The Gesa Powerhouse Theatre in Walla Walla on New Year’s Eve.
The show will take place at Jack Williams Auditorium at McLoughlin High School on Friday night at 7 p.m. The majority of the seating is first-come, first-serve and the school is expecting a sellout. Tickets are $12 in advance, which can be purchased at the school, and $15 at the door.
For more information contact Mark Michaud at Mark.Michaud@miltfree.k12.or.us or on Facebook at Facebook.com/MacHiBaseball.
Five Oregonians to compete in PyeongChang Olympics
More than 240 athletes will be representing the United States at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics beginning next week, with a few Oregonians as a part of that group.
Five Oregonians in total will be making the trip, three males and two females. Ben Ferguson, of Bend, will be competing in the snowboard halfpipe; Tommy Ford, of Bend, will be competing in alpine skiing events; Sam Michener, of Gresham, will compete in four-man bobsled; and Bend’s Laurenne Ross and Portland’s Jacqueline Wiles will be competing in alpine skiing.
Colorado has the largest contingent competing with 31 athletes, while California has 22, Minnesota 19, New York 18, and Utah 16.