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Gems add players, while WCL announces expansion

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – The Klamath Falls Gems season is less than a month away and the team’s roster is continuing to take shape. The Gems recently signed University of Portland players Zack McCoy and Chet Thompson. McCoy is a switch-hitting infielder from San Diego who started in 26 games his sophomore season. Thompson is...
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Wilcox to be honored as ‘Hometown Hall of Famer’

CANTON, Ohio – Former Oregon Ducks standout Dave Wilcox will be honored this weekend in Vale as part of the Pro Football Hall of Fame’s “Hometown Hall of Famers” program. Wilcox was a College All-Star while at the University of Oregon before being drafted in both the American Football League and National Football League in...
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Owls baseball rally comes up short

PORTLAND, Ore. – The Oregon Tech Owls baseball team rallied from a 3-0 deficit with three runs in the 8th inning to force extras, but the better-seeded Concordia Cavaliers escaped with a score in the 15th inning to win 4-3 and advance in the NAIA West Playoffs. Concordia built its three-run lead with scores in...
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Giants get after Arizona’s bullpen

PHOENIX – Coming off a three-game sweep at San Diego, the San Francisco Giants were looking for a way to finish off their road trip with something positive. A third straight comeback victory against Arizona should do it. Brandon Belt hit a three-run homer in the eighth inning and the San Francisco Giants rallied against...
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Morse homers again as Mariners beat Baltimore

SEATTLE – Coming home from a miserable road trip, Seattle manager Eric Wedge got the response he wanted from a scuffling ball club. Taking five of seven and finally winning a series – two in fact – can quickly change the mood. ”I feel like our guys have taken significant steps and what you are...
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Rockies start slowly, but finish strong over Dodgers

LOS ANGELES – The Colorado Rockies got enough runs off Josh Beckett to overcome another mediocre start by Juan Nicasio and salvage the final game of a sub-.500 road trip. Troy Tulowitzki and Carlos Gonzalez each hit two-run doubles, and center fielder Dexter Fowler robbed Adrian Gonzalez of what would have been his second home...
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Portland’s Lillard wins NBA Rookie of the Year

In news that should come as a shock to no one, Portland Trail Blazers point guard Damian Lillard will reportedly be named Rookie of the Year for the 2012-2013 NBA season, according to Blazers Edge. Lillard took the NBA by storm from the beginning of the season and swept the Rookie of the Month...
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HS Track: Tulelake, Lost River win most events at Raider Invitational

MERRILL, Ore. – Tulelake and Lost River’s track and field teams led the way with 10 event wins in Tuesday’s Lost River Raider Invitational. Hosanna Christian captured five event titles. Lost River’s Marcos Leon won the 1,500 meters and 300-meter hurdles, while Hosanna Christian’s Ryan Lockwood took the 100-meter title and was part of the...
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Diamond Sports: KU’s struggles continue; Mazama wins

PHOENIX, Ore. – The Klamath Union Pelicans came into Tuesday’s play struggling through a mid-season swoon. Having lost three of their last four, the Pelicans were playing at Phoenix (1-8), but trailed 4-3 in the sixth with a runner at 1st base. From the Bi-Mart Baseball Game of the Week/960 the Sports Legend The play...
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Athletics dump Angels again

OAKLAND, Calif. – Yoenis Cespedes didn’t get much sleep after playing in the longest major league game of the season, so the Oakland cleanup hitter found an energy drink to get him going. It obviously did the trick – much like the Cuban slugger has done for the Athletics since he arrived last season. Cespedes...
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