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HS Diamond Sports: Lakeview and Bonanza tangle again

Tuesday Games BaseballEagle Point at Henley – 4 p.m.- Henley is off to a 6-2 start and have put up over nine runs per game. Eagle Point started 4-1, but have lost four straight games. Summit at Mazama – 4:30 p.m.- Mazama hasn’t scored more than two runs in its last three games, starting...
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Jazz defeat Blazers, claim lead for 8th

SALT LAKE CITY – The Utah Jazz looked like a team on the verge of collapse 10 days ago. Now they’ve won a season-best five straight to move a half-game ahead of the idle Los Angeles Lakers for the eighth Western Conference playoff spot. ”Look at the Baltimore Ravens,” Jazz big man Al Jefferson said...
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Kershaw does it all in Dodgers’ win

LOS ANGELES – Hall of Famer Sandy Koufax threw out the ceremonial first pitch. Then another Dodgers left-hander with a great curveball dominated. Clayton Kershaw launched his first career home run to break a scoreless tie in the eighth inning before finishing off a four-hitter Monday that led Los Angeles over the defending champion San...
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Mariners 2, Athletics 0

OAKLAND, Calif. – Felix Hernandez had his mind made up that he would get the Seattle Mariners’ season off to a strong start and provide a little bit of momentum on April 1. No arguing that. He delivered against the defending AL West champions. Hernandez struck out eight on opening day in his first start...
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Browns trade QB McCoy to 49ers

CLEVELAND – The Browns have discarded another quarterback. Colt McCoy will start over as a backup in San Francisco. McCoy, who became expendable when Cleveland signed veteran free agent quarterback Jason Campbell last week, was traded Monday to the San Francisco 49ers for two draft picks. The Browns confirmed the deal on the same day...
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Raiders acquire QB Matt Flynn from Seahawks

ALAMEDA, Calif. – The Oakland Raiders are changing directions at quarterback once again. The Raiders acquired Seattle backup Matt Flynn on Monday for draft picks, bringing an end to Carson Palmer’s brief tenure as starter in Oakland even before they are done paying the steep price they dealt to acquire him. ”Matt’s one of those...
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OIT baseball’s postseason hopes take a hit

ATHERTON, Calif. – Oregon Tech baseball’s postseason chances took a hit as the Owls were swept by Menlo this past weekend. After losing 7-5 and 6-1 on Friday, OIT fell 8-3 and 4-0 on Saturday. The top five teams in the NAIA West make the conference tournament, and the weekend losses by Oregon Tech dropped the...
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Pac-12 Baseball: Ducks sweep Washington

SAN DIEGO, Calif. – Oregon State’s Danny Hayes scored the first two runs of the game before the University of San Diego opened up its offense to win the series finale against the Beavers 13-3 on Saturday to take the series from No. 2 OSU. The loss pushed Oregon State’s record to 22-4 overall. The Beavers...
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Dodgers open season against rival Giants

LOS ANGELES – It won’t take long for the Los Angeles Dodgers to find out how their $215 million payroll stacks up against baseball’s elite. They’ll test it out against the World Series champion San Francisco Giants on Monday, when former Cy Young Award winner Clayton Kershaw makes his third straight opening-day start against Matt...
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Felix Hernandez gears up for opener at Oakland

OAKLAND, Calif. – His usual carefree self, Felix Hernandez danced in the visitors clubhouse to his techno ”house music” Sunday. It’s fitting that Hernandez will make his season debut and first outing since landing a $175 million, seven-year contract against the Oakland Athletics. The Seattle ace always faces them to start, or so it seems...
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