Johnson and Stewart injured; Conley still dealing; Champlin earns promotion

Monday news and notes (Updated throughout the day)


Matt Johnson

Tumwater grad Matt Johnson ran with the second team defense last night for the Dallas Cowboys in their 24-21 win over the Miami Dolphins in the Hall of Fame Game. Unfortunately for Johnson, who missed all of his rookie season with an injury, he landed awkwardly on a tackle and didn’t return. X-rays on his ankle were negative, but he will have an MRI when the Cowboys return to Oxnard, California this morning. – Link


Timberline alum Jonathan Stewart had surgery on both ankles this off-season and has yet to practice for the Carolina Panthers. The team says they have no idea when he will be ready to come off the Physically Unable to Perform list. – Link


New York Jets backup center Caleb Schlauderaff struggled in Saturday night’s scrimmage and the Shelton graduate is on the “roster bubble” in his third season with the Jets. – Link


Adam Conley won his fourth straight game on Saturday night allowing just two unearned runs in six innings of work. The Olympia grad gave up five hits and walked three while striking out five and ran his streak of innings without an earned run to 26 innings. He is now 11-4 this season with a 3.04 ERA. – Link


The Toronto Blue Jays promoted Olympia grad Kramer Champlin to advanced-A Dunedin last week after posting a 6-2 record with a 3.50 ERA with the Lansing Lugnuts. Champlin had a rough second outing in the Florida State League, though, allowing five earned runs in 2 2/3 innings on Friday night. – Link

————— profiles Oly tennis star John Stormans, who is bound for Saint Mary’s College in the fall. – Link


The NCAA Division II profiled Saint Martin’s star high jumper Laura Tesch. Tesch topped off her career with the Saints with an appearance at the NCAA Track & Field Championships this past season.

Posted on August 5, 2013, in Alumni, Baseball, Football, Olympia HS, Shelton HS, Tennis, Timberline HS, Tumwater HS. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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