Warrenton's Brian Bruney has been making some big strides lately with the South Bend Silver Hawks.

In his third year of minor league baseball, Bruney was recently named to the East Squad for the upcoming Midwest League All-Star Game, June 18 in Lansing, Mich.

Bruney is one of three South Bend players who will be taking part in the game.

The Silver Hawks, the Class A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks, are in the midst of their longest winning streak of the season, following a doubleheader sweep over the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers Monday in Appleton, Wis.

Earlier in the week, Bruney combined with teammate Justin Wechsler on a one-hit shutout win over Wisconsin.

Wechsler started and went seven and 2/3 innings, while Bruney picked up his sixth save by striking out all four batters he faced.

Through games of June 3, Bruney has a 2-3 record with a 1.64 earned run average in 22 innings pitched. He has struck out 27 batters with eight walks.

South Bend (23-34 overall) recently extended their player development contract with the Diamondbacks through the 2004 season.

Marshall named All-AmericanWarrenton High School's Coby Marshall was selected as an honorable mention player to the NAIA 2002 All-American team, announced last week.

The junior southpaw at Dakota Wesleyan University finished the season with an 8-2 record on the mound and a 1.30 earned run average - the lowest in the Great Plains Athletic Conference (GPAC).

Marshall tossed two shutouts and six complete games, while opponents could only muster a .176 batting average against the former Warrior. He also became the first Dakota Wesleyan player to throw a no-hitter when he defeated Mount Marty, 2-0.

In addition to his exploits on the mound, Marshall also led the Tigers with a .400 batting average at the plate, with a .592 slugging percentage.

Krystal Schneider - A junior at Dakota Wesleyan University, Schneider recently finished 20th in the women's discus throw at the NAIA National Championships, which took place May 23-25 in Olathe, Kan.

Schneider's best throw was 123 feet, 10 inches. At the GPAC Outdoor Championships May 4 in Seward, Neb., Schneider placed second in the discus with a toss of 130-9.

Class of 2002 Warrenton athletes who will be continuing their athletic careers at the collegiate level:

DeeDee Arnall - Pacific basketball

Dan Gates - Lower Columbia baseball

Josh Hollaway - Western Oregon football

Andy Horn - Pacific Lutheran (football or baseball)

Kyle Johnson - Linfield baseball

Mike Konidakis - Southern Oregon football

Adam Neahring - Linfield baseball

Nicky Ryan - Plans on playing basketball, possibly at Linfield

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