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Track & Field: Wind disallows Ovgard’s would-be record

EUGENE, Ore. — At the OSAA Track and Field State Championships, Triad’s Gabe Ovgard won the 100- and 200-meter events again, including a 22.01 time in the 200 that would have moved him past his brother Jake for the all-time 1A record in the event. However, the race was wind-aided and the record was...
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Gonzalez leads Dodgers past Angels

LOS ANGELES – Comeback wins haven’t come easily to the Dodgers, who had dropped four one-run games in a row. They staged their biggest rally of the season Monday night, overcoming a five-run deficit to beat the Los Angeles Angels 8-7 in the Freeway Series opener. ”It can definitely be a momentum builder, but you...
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Athletics beat Giants in Bay battle

OAKLAND, Calif. – The Oakland Athletics are back to following the formula that propelled them to the AL West title last season: a starting pitcher that goes deep into games, a little pop at the plate and a bullpen that protects the lead. Josh Donaldson hit a two-run homer to back Dan Straily’s strong start,...
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Klamath Union and Henley advance to state baseball semis

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Despite a few mistakes in their 14-2 loss to Klamath Union at Leo Bocchi Field, the Tillamook Cheesemakers hadn’t played badly as they fell behind the Pelicans 2-0 in the OSAA 4A Baseball State Championships. With the bases loaded in the bottom of the fourth, KU’s Marcus Paschal hit an...
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Track & Field: Ovgard, Estabrook champs; OIT at nationals

EUGENE, Ore. — Triad’s Gabe Ovgard won the boys 1A long jump and his teammate Sarah Estabrook took the 3,000-meter run at the OSAA Track & Field State Championships in Eugene. Ovgard’s leap of 22 feet, 6.25 inches is a new 1A state record. Link: Follow results from the OSAA Track & Field State...
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KU’s McGahan adds exclamation point to Pels’ productive day

WILSONVILLE, Ore. – In the opening round of the OSAA 4A Baseball State Championships on Thursday, the Klamath Union Pelicans weren’t having a problem scoring runs through four innings against North Marion. Entering the fifth, KU led 8-1 with five hits already before Trenton McGahan came up with a runner on. Bi-Mart Baseball Game of...
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Mariners send slumping C Montero to minors

SEATTLE – The Seattle Mariners sent slumping catcher Jesus Montero to the minor leagues Thursday, a year after acquiring him in trade full of potential that hasn’t panned out for either side. The Mariners optioned Montero to Triple-A Tacoma. He has 72 hours to join the club. The 23-year-old Montero is hitting .208 with three...
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Dodgers prez sides with Mattingly

When Don Mattingly said Wednesday that the Dodgers could not expect to win simply by putting together a collection of All-Stars, many interpreted the managers remarks as criticism of the teams front office and ownership. Dodgers president Stan Kasten did not see it that way. I know what Don is trying to do, what...
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Diamond Sports: Overstreet’s homers move Henley into quarterfinals

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – Josh Overstreet homered twice to help the top-ranked Henley Hornets baseball team to a 9-6 opening round win over South Umpqua in the OSAA 4A State Championships. After going deep in the first inning, Overstreet’s blast in the fifth moved Henley (21-5) ahead by the three-run margin, which was especially helpful...
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Oregon releases more docs in probe

EUGENE, Ore. – Oregon received a formal notice of allegations in December related into the NCAA investigation into its use of recruiting services. The notice, released in response to public records requests and first reported by The Register-Guard, follows reports that Oregon already met with the NCAA Committee on Infractions last month.
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