• Bend team wins division in Nevada tournament: Competing in the Rock ’n Reno Challenge Cup over Memorial Day weekend, the Bend-based Double R Desert Dawgs won the Men’s 55+ AA Division title.
Desert Dawgs outfielder Marc Shafler said his squad averaged 22 runs per game during its seven-game stint at the tournament. The Desert Dawgs’ division was contested May 28-30 in Reno and Sparks, Nev., with teams from California, Idaho, Utah and Colorado participating. Players from the Desert Dawgs who were voted all-stars are Steve Bruton, shortstop; Don Allen, outfield; Shafler; Robert Johans, second base; and Jim Engles, third base.
— Bulletin staff reports