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Wright, Blazers Edge Kings

PORTLAND, Ore. – Dorell Wright hadn’t hit a game-winner since high school, and certainly he’d never had a winner that was his only basket of the game. But on Wednesday night, Wright hit a 3-pointer with 7.9 seconds left and the Portland Trail Blazers beat the late-charging Sacramento Kings 100-99. The three points amounted to his final total.
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A’s Fight Off Twins In 11

MINNEAPOLIS – Jim Johnson struggled again. The Oakland Athletics picked up their new closer with a strong finish. Derek Norris hit a three-run homer in the 11th inning, and the A’s bounced back from another blown save by Johnson to beat the Minnesota Twins 7-4 on Wednesday. “When someone doesn’t come through the next guy comes up and fills in for...
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Angels Blank Mariners

SEATTLE – Garrett Richards walked two batters in the first inning. He pitched out of a jam in the third with runners on second and third. He overcame errors and walks thanks to double plays and strikeouts. On a night the only offensive punch for the Los Angeles Angels came off the bat of Albert Pujols, it was Richards...
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Tigers Top Dodgers In 10

LOS ANGELES – Victor Martinez helped the Detroit Tigers overcome the struggles of Joe Nathan. The Detroit Tigers’ closer blew a three-run lead in the ninth inning Wednesday night against the Dodgers. But Martinez picked him up in a big way with a leadoff home run in the 10th against Los Angeles closer Kenley Jansen, and Detroit pulled out a...
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Tech adds North Medford Prep to T &F Roster

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – Head track and field coach Jack Kegg announced recently that Jessica Pettegrew-Sam will compete at Oregon Tech beginning next spring. Pettegrew-Sam (Medford, Ore.), in her senior season at North Medford High School, competes in the middle distance events, including  PR times of 19:53 in the 5K, 11:38 in the 3K with...
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Mariners Come Back To Beat Angels

SEATTLE – Corey Hart saw everyone around him contributing something to the Seattle Mariners‘ strong start. After a lackluster spring and sluggish first week, he desperately wanted to be a part of it. His response: a three-run homer and a solo shot that sent the Mariners to a 5-3 victory over the Los Angeles Angels in their home opener...
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Dodgers Walk Off With Win

LOS ANGELES — Dodgers manager Don Mattingly is going to have a difficult time keeping all five of his outfielders happy, because four of them are regulars. And the way Carl Crawfordhas been hitting lately, it isn’t likely he’ll get a day off anytime soon. Crawford hit an RBI double in the 10th inning, lifting...
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Tech’s Clements Finishes in Top 10 at NCU Invite

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. – Oregon Tech’s Alyssa Clements finished tied for 10th place after the final round at the Northwest Christian Invitational on Tuesday. Clements fired a final round 80 tied for third lowest on the day for a final total of 256 to lead the Lady Owls to a 6th place overall finish. Tech’s...
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Kings-Trail Blazers Preview

With a playoff berth locked up, the Portland Trail Blazers can now get greedy and turn their attention to an outside shot at home-court advantage in the first round. With four games remaining and a 2 1/2-game gap between themselves and the No. 4 seed, the Blazers will certainly need to take advantage of Wednesday night’s...
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A’s Ruin Twins’ Home Opener

MINNEAPOLIS — The Oakland Athletics can win a lot of different ways, as evidenced by their two-year hold on the AL West division title.  Yoenis Cespedes proved he can play through a hurting right heel, giving Scott Kazmir and the A’s a spark with a pair of RBIs that helped spoil the Minnesota Twins‘ home opener with an 8-3 victory...
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