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OSAA 4A: Mazama finalizes plan for state tournament opener

CORVALLIS, Ore. — After departing for Corvallis Tuesday, the Mazama Vikings girls basketball team are ready to open play at the OSAA 4A Girls Basketball State Championships this afternoon at 1:30 p.m. Head coach Joy Lease has family in the area, so the team avoided the host venue Gill Coliseum on Tuesday night and...
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Timbers’ Zizzo undergoes successful surgery

PORTLAND, Ore. — The Portland Timbers Tuesday announced that midfielder Sal Zizzo underwent successful surgery to repair a medial meniscus tear in his left knee. The procedure was performed by Timbers Director of Medicine Dr. Richard Edelson at Sports Medicine Oregon in Tigard, Ore. Zizzo, who sustained the injury Monday in training, is expected...
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OSAA 4A: Mazama departs for state tournament

The Mazama Vikings girls basketball team was the focus of a pep assembly Tuesday morning before departing for the OSAA 4A Girls Basketball State Championships in Corvallis. The Vikings will play Brookings-Harbor on Wednesday at 1:30 p.m. in the quarterfinals, needing two straight wins to play in their first-ever state title game. The quarterfinal...
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Trail Blazers 122, Bobcats 105

PORTLAND, Ore. – The Trail Blazers were only in the first quarter against the woeful Bobcats when Nicolas Batum took off and lobbed the ball off the backboard into the hands of charging rookie Meyers Leonard for a dunk. The play didn’t go over well with Blazers coach Terry Stotts, who warned the duo about...
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Gonzaga ranked No. 1 in hoops poll

The to-do list for the Gonzaga basketball team got shorter Monday: For the first time, the Zags were ranked No. 1 in The Associated Press Top 25 poll. Sweet, but it may get bumpier from there. Next: Avoiding the potholes that have stopped every other No. 1 this season, then finding a way to...
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Former Duck Luke Jackson on GAAL: 3.4.2013

Former Oregon Ducks basketball player Luke Jackson, who is the new men's basketball head coach at Northwest Christian University, joined Goofing Around at Lunch.
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OSAA 4A: Mazama starts state title culmination

After a decisive 82-44 win over Sisters in Saturday’s second round, the top-ranked Mazama girls travel to Corvallis for the OSAA 4A Basketball State Championships final site tournament, starting Wednesday. For head coach Joy Lease and her Vikings, the goal is to bring a 4A girls state title back to the Basin for a...
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Oregon Tech weekend recap

REDDING, Calif. — The Oregon Tech softball team split with Simpson this weekend, winning 4-3 and losing 4-0. The games ended OIT’s non-conference season with a 16-5 record. The Lady Owls take off for league games starting Friday at College of Idaho and Eastern Oregon. Tech’s Shauna Collins had two hits in each game....
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Red Bulls 3, Timbers 3

PORTLAND, Ore. – Caleb Porter’s first inspirational halftime speech for the Portland Timbers did the trick. The Timbers overcame two early goals by Fabian Espindola to forge a 3-all draw with the New York Red Bulls in both teams’ Major League Soccer season opener on Sunday night. ”It doesn’t happen very often, coming back from...
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49ers, Randy Moss to part ways?

It appears Randy Moss‘ stay in the city by the Bay is all but over. Pro Football Talk cites a source saying that the San Francisco 49ers made it clear at the NFL Scouting Combine that they will “steer clear” of the veteran receiver and do not expect to re-sign him for the 2013...
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