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Blazers Burn Bucks

PORTLAND, Ore. – LaMarcus Aldridge had 23 points and 15 rebounds, and the Portland Trail Blazers pulled away in the fourth quarter to beat the Milwaukee Bucks 104-97 Wednesday night with both teams reeling from injuries to key players. Damian Lillard added 29 points and seven assists for the Blazers, who have won three straight and eight of 10 despite losing...
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Blazers Burn Spurs

PORTLAND, Ore. – Damian Lillard and LaMarcus Aldridge didn’t let off the gas despite facing an undermanned — and overwhelmed – San Antonio Spurs squad. Lillard had 23 points, and a career-high 10 rebounds, Aldridge added 23 points and 14 boards and the Portland Trail Blazers downed the short-handed Spurs 108-95 on Monday night. Aldridge had his 13th double-double this season, while...
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Seahawks Knock Out 49ers

SEATTLE – Doug Baldwin was caught. Not in the sense of getting tackled, but caught being an observer. Baldwin couldn’t help himself. When Seattle’s wide receiver saw that Green Bay had lost, he gave a little fist pump knowing what that meant for the Seahawks. The NFC playoffs could be routed through the Pacific Northwest again....
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Moore Lifts Owls Past Red Hawks

Redding, Calif. – Oregon Tech made 17 straight free throws in the second half and Lavar Moore had a career high 33 points as the Hustlin’ Owls knocked off Simpson University 94-85 Saturday night at the Cage. The Owls improve to 7-5 on the season with the win, Simpson falls to 5-9.  Oregon Tech shot...
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Big Second Half Carries Owls Past Deacons

Eugene, Ore. –  Oregon Tech outscored New Hope 49-25 in the second half to down the Deacons 75 -53 in a non-conference game Saturday.  Oregon Tech was led by Megan Whetstone who had 18 points and 8 rebounds to lead the Owls in both categories.  Carrie Thibault added 13 points with Karly LeVeque and...
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Blazers top Pacers

INDIANAPOLIS – LaMarcus Aldridge and Damian Lillard provided the 1-2 punch Portland needed Saturday night. As usual, it was a knockout combination. The All-Stars made back-to-back 19-foot jumpers in the fourth quarter, helping to fend off Indiana’s desperate rally for a 95-85 victory that snapped the Trail Blazers’ two-game losing streak. Aldridge finished with 19 points and 14...
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Wolves stun Blazers, powered by Wiggins’ double-double

MINNEAPOLIS — The Portland Trail Blazers had trimmed a 20-point deficit to four in the fourth quarter, and the young Minnesota Timberwolves looked a little jittery as they tried to hold off the charge. While his teammates scrambled, 19-year-old Andrew Wiggins was as calm as can be, and the No. 1 overall pick responded with the flurry that saved the...
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9 Tech Athletes Earn NAIA Scholar Award for Owls

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Nine Oregon Tech student-athletes in the fall sports of men’s and women’s soccer, women’s cross country and volleyball have earned the Daktronics-NAIA Scholar Award for their performances on the field of play and in the classroom, the NAIA office announced.  To earn recognition as a NAIA Scholar Athlete, a student...
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Seahawks Top Eagles

PHILADELPHIA — A dominant defensive performance against Chip Kelly’s high-powered offense even had Earl Thomas showing off his dance moves. Russell Wilson threw two touchdown passes, ran for another score and the Seattle Seahawks stifled Philadelphia in a 24-14 victory over the Eagles on Sunday. Thomas, Richard Sherman and the rest of Seattle’s “Legion of Boom” defense held the Eagles to 139 total...
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Raiders Shock 49ers

OAKLAND, Calif. — The Oakland Raiders ended their three-week roller-coaster ride on a high and sent the Bay Area rival San Francisco 49ers to their lowest point under coach Jim Harbaugh. Derek Carr threw three touchdown passes and the Raiders bounced back from a shellacking last week by beating the 49ers 24-13 on Sunday and putting a major dent...
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