News

Bells earn first West Coast League championship

Bells earn first West Coast League championship

The Bellingham Bells celebrate a West Coast League Championship at Joe Martin Field after downing the Corvallis Knights 3-to-2. August 18th, 2014. Photo: KPUG/Photo Credit: Doug Lange

The Bellingham Bells scored three runs in the bottom of the third and held on to defeat the Corvallis Knights, 3-2, to earn the West Coast League championship in Game 3 of the West Coast League Championship Series at Joe Martin Field.

Moises Ceja pitched 1 1/3 innings of relief to earn the win for the Bells. Starter Gabe Cramer threw 3 2/3 innings, allowing two runs on three hits, walking three and striking out four.

gabe cramer bellingham bellsBellingham Bells starting pitcher Gabe Cramer vs. Corvallis.
Photo Credit: Doug Lange

Dallas Carroll had the lone RBI for Bellingham, driving in Dustin Breshears with a single in the bottom of third. Chris Baker and Lou Della Fera scored on an error and a wild pitch to help give the Bells a 2-0 lead before Carroll’s RBI single.

imageThe 2014 WCL Champion Bellingham Bells. Photo Credit: Doug Lange

It is the first West Coast League championship for Bellingham. Corvallis, the 2013 champions, falls to 3-4 in WCLCS appearances.

jeff james trophyBellingham Bells Skipper Jeff James hoists the WCL Championship trophy. Photo Credit: Doug Lange

To hear a podcast of the game click HERE for pregame show thru 4th inning and HERE for 5th through the postgame show.

(KPUG Newsroom – Tysen Allumbaughn & Clay Willison)

Recent Headlines

in Lifestyle

‘Autisms’ a more appropriate term, geneticists say

Fresh
autism

There are so many different genetic forms of autism that using the singular term is misleading, researchers say.

in Entertainment

Emma Watson is Belle in ‘Beauty and the Beast’

Fresh
emmawatson

The former "Harry Potter" star will play the princess in a live-action version of the Disney film.

in Local Sports

Border Protection lends a hand for Super Bowl security

Fresh
The surrounding area around University of Phoenix Stadium takes shape as the upcoming NFL Super Bowl football game gets closer Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2015, in Glendale, Ariz.

Black Hawk helicopters and truck-sized X-ray machines have been brought to the Super Bowl venue to assist with the security effort.

in Entertainment

Seekers of the Hollywood Sign disrupt nearby neighborhood

hollywood

Like pilgrims flocking to a holy shrine, they come from all over the world to pay homage to a symbol of celebrity.

in Local Sports

Sherman doubts any punishment ahead for Patriots

Seattle Seahawks' Richard Sherman speaks during a news conference Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2014, in Renton, Wash. The Seahawks play the Denver Broncos in the NFL football Super Bowl on Feb. 2.

Sherman said after defending champion Seattle's arrival in Phoenix that a "conflict of interest" exists because of how close Commissioner Roger Goodell and Pats owner Robert Kraft are. He noted they "are taking pictures at each other's homes."