Recruits Take Field at PGE Park

Recruits Take Field at PGE Park

This Saturday in downtown Portland ten soon to be Oregon State Beavers will be participating in Oregon's 4A High School All-Star game, the Les Schwab Bowl.

Out of the 10 Beaver students playing in Saturday's game, five have a scholarship to play football at Oregon State.

Quarterback Ryan Gunderson of Central Catholic, linebacker Andy Darkins of Lake Oswego, tight end Zach Hagemeister of Lebanon Union, Roy Schuening of Pendleton, and tight end Keith Robertson of Lake Oswego all signed letters of intent in February and will join to the Beaver football team this fall.

2003 Les Schwab Bowl
When: Saturday, June 24
Where: PGE Park
Game time: 7:00 PM
Tickets: 503-224-4400
More info: http://www.lesschwabbowl.com

Out of the other five players, two plan to walk on, tight end/linebacker Doug Meeuwsen of Century and offensive guard Zac Babb of Canby. The other three players, running back/linebacker Jake Dorsey of Roseburg, defensive end Gabe Smith of Sheldon, and offensive tackle Ed Wagner plan on focusing their attenton on academics in Corvallis.

Babb, Gunderson, Meeuwsen, Robertson, and Wagner will play for the South in the white jerseys while Dorsey, Hagemesiter, Schuening, and Smith will suit up in blue for the North squad.

Linebacker Andy Darkins, Oregon's 4A Defensive Player of the Year, will be watching from the sidelines due to a shoulder and ankle injury. The athletic player will still enroll at OSU in the fall where he will hit the weight room and the rehab program.

The 56-year old event formerly known as the Oregon Bowl will feature the top-graduating seniors from around the state in a North versus South showdown. Quarterbacks Ryan Gunderson and Alex Brink, the 4A Offensive Player of the Year, will try and guide their respective teams to a victory Saturday evening.

Gunderson and Brink just two of 21 players in the 2003 Les Schwab Bowl to have singed letters of intent to division I football programs around the country.

Marty Johnson of Sheldon, who lead his team to the state championship last December, will guide the South team, while Steve Coury of Lake Oswego will direct the North squad. Coury was a star wide receiver at Oregon State from 1976-79, gaining All-Pac-10 honors in '79.

Game time is 7:00 PM, Saturday June 28, 2003. Tickets can be ordered over the phone by calling 503-224-4400.

 

2003 North and South Rosters
(Oregon State people in orange)


                        OFFENSIVE & DEFENSIVE BACKS
              NORTH                                     SOUTH
 Billy Anderson......Lake Oswego       Jacobe Krizman..........Hood River 
 Zach Kuhl.............Hillsboro       Cody Ferrando................McKay 
 Sean Cahill.........McMinnville       Josh Miles.............North Salem 
 Mike Dorsey..........Rex Putnam       Kory Mahr..............Grants Pass 
 Chris Hathaway.........West Albany 
 Jordan Senn...........Beaverton       Jeff Wheeler............Willamette 
 Jason Buckmier.........Westview       Sam Huston.................Redmond
                                       John Barnett.............Hermiston
                                       Kery White...............Churchill

                                RECEIVERS
              NORTH                                     SOUTH
 Ryan Benson..........South Medford 
 Simon Traeger.........Silverton       Joe Federico...........South Salem 
 J.J. Johnson...Central Catholic       Tyler Matheson..............McNary 
 Zach Christopherson......Wilson       Jared Souder...............Sheldon 
                                       Ben Looney..............Marshfield
                                       Eric Fischer.........South Medford

                               LINEBACKERS
              NORTH                                     SOUTH
 Ian Atkins..............Glencoe       Casey Hedrick..........Eagle Point 
 Doug Meeuwsen...........Century       Jake Dorsey...............Roseburg 
 Kyle Moore.............Reynolds       Chris Baltzer..............Sheldon
 Jeff Mott.............Lakeridge       Brody Hess..................McNary
 Tyler Colville..........Lincoln       D.J. Robinson...........Willamette
 James Williams...........Hermiston

                        OFFENSIVE & DEFENSIVE LINE
              NORTH                                     SOUTH
 Aric Hawkins.........North Medford 
 Darren Wood.......David Douglas       Alan Mikolas.................McKay 
 Mike Lovelin.............Jesuit       Michael Todd...............Sprague 
 Peter St.John.........Beaverton       Joey Brown...................McKay 
 Zac Babb........... ......Canby       Roy Schuening............Pendleton 
 Erik Berglund.........Beaverton       Tyler Hartsteen..........Hermiston 
 Joe Hernandez...........Newberg       Phil Hubbard............Willamette
 Ed Brown..................Canby       Robert Caraway........Crook County 
 Ryan Belcher................McNary 
 Ryan DePalo..........Southridge       Cole Smith................Thurston 
 Zach Schmich..........Clackamas       Zach Hagemeister...........Lebanon 
 Matt Stark.............Marshall       Gabe Smith.................Sheldon 
 Keith Robertson.....Lake Oswego       Grant Morasei..........West Albany 
 Eric Snow................Wilson
 Andrew Stephens..........Jesuit
 Ed Wagner...........Lake Oswego
 Dave Dolisky..........Silverton

                               QUARTERBACKS
              NORTH                                     SOUTH
 Ryan Gunderson......C. Catholic       Alex Brink.................Sheldon 
 Boomer Marshall......South Medford
 Matt Cincotta............Tigard 

                                 COACHES
              NORTH                                     SOUTH
 H: Steve Coury......Lake Oswego       H: Marty Johnson...........Sheldon 
    Steve Pyne............Wilson          Jerry Williams........Hermiston
    Ray Baker..........Clackamas          Bill Singler..........S.Medford
    Mike Doty..............Canby          Skip Raish...........Willamette
    Joe Bushman.......C.Catholic          Duane Riddell.............McKay

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