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Sports Spotlight – Jordan Ramp-Sherwood High School Baseball pitcher

By Cornelia Seigneur, Special to The Oregonian

Published online at Thursday, April 28, 2011
 Photo by Melissa Dominique

Age: 18
Position/team: Starting pitcher, varsity baseballFavorite part of sport: “Out there pitching, I love having so much control over the outcome of the game.”

Favorite meal the night before the big game: “Chicken breast with alfredo pasta.”

Offseason? “Basketball, football. Quarterback of the 5A state championship football team.”

Rules to live by: “Never stop getting better.”

Memorable advice: “It’s not always the best team that wins, but the team that best handles adversity.”

Other interests: “I help out at all the youth camps, and often help my dad out around the school.” His dad is Sherwood High School athletic director Randy Ramp.

On his iPod:The Game, Wiz Khalifa, Drake, Lil Wayne, Dr. Dre, Eminem

The one thing someone may not know about him:


“My great-grandfather played in the Boston Red Sox organization.”

What’s next?
“Undecided, but I hope to play baseball in college and study screenwriting.”

-Cornelia Seigneur:

Hometown: Sherwood

Grade/school: Senior, Sherwood High School


Recent accomplishments: “I went 4-for-5 with 2 RBIs vs. Aloha on April 9, beating them 11-1. We beat Putnam High School 8-0 on April 12.” He was the 2010 Northwest Oregon Conference

pitcher of the year.
How he got started: “Going to sporting events with my dad since I was a kid.”
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