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OSAA 1A: Hosanna boys finish with a best-ever third place trophy

BAKER CITY, Ore. – Hosanna Christian sophomore Bethany Moro received an inbound pass from her sister, Pamela, and with a St. Paul defender on her side, shot a three-pointer from her hip, off the backboard and through the basket to tie the game 40-40 and force overtime in the OSAA 1A Girls Basketball State Championship...
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OSAA 1A: Hosanna Christian teams fall in semis

BAKER CITY, Ore. — Both the Hosanna Christian Lions basketball teams faced the same challenge at the OSAA 1A Basketball State Championships: defeat the No. 1-ranked team in the semifinals. The Hosanna Christian boys faced undefeated Horizon Christian of Hood River. After gaining its only lead of the game in the second quarter, Hosanna...
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Hosanna Christian hangs on to win quarterfinal

BAKER CITY, Ore. — The Hosanna Christian Lady Lions held a 37-27 lead with just over six minutes remaining in their quarterfinal game against City Christian of Portland.  Less than two minutes later, City Christian of Portland was within 37-36. Despite their opponent’s run, Hosanna Christian seniors Emma Thompson and Carly Bigby combined for...
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No. 24 Oregon rallies past Oregon St.

EUGENE, Ore. – Trailing at halftime and without an ounce of momentum going No. 24 Oregon’s way, E.J. Singler still wasn’t worried. ”Naw,” the Ducks forward said, ”I knew we were gonna win.” They did, and it wasn’t even all that close. Carlos Emory scored a career-high 21 points and Oregon (23-6, 12-4 Pac-12) completed...
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Report: 49ers considering Jets’ Revis

Darrelle Revis could put any team in the NFL over the top, especially if the team came just short of winning the Super Bowl. But teams looking into a trade for New Yorks All-Pro cornerback have to be ready to give up draft picks to a Jets organization that is looking for young, cheap...
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No. 2 Gonzaga survives scare from BYU 70-65

PROVO, Utah – No. 2 Gonzaga knew Brigham Young wouldn’t be a pushover this time. On Thursday night, the Cougars even threw a converted football player at Bulldogs star Kelly Olynyk. Olynyk withstood the hit and Gonzaga withstood a furious rally for a 70-65 victory before a raucous crowd of 19,731.
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OSAA 1A: Hosanna boys stay composed for quarterfinal win

BAKER CITY, Ore. — There were two opportunities for the Imbler Panthers to turn the tide against Hosanna Christian in the opening round of the 1A OSAA Boys Basketball State Championship final site tournament. Both times, Hosanna Christian was able to ride it out and get a 52-40 victory. The win moves the Lions...
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Nuggets 111, Trail Blazers 109

PORTLAND, Ore. – Ty Lawson had George Karl’s blessing to take over. Lawson had 12 of his 30 points in the fourth quarter as the Denver Nuggets scrambled down the stretch but held off the Blazers 111-109 on Wednesday night. ”I tried to get everyone involved, but as the game was coming down and we...
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AP Source: 49ers to send Smith to KC

SAN FRANCISCO – Alex Smith quietly stayed behind the scenes after losing his job and watched from the sideline as San Francisco returned to the Super Bowl for the first time in 18 years. Yet the No. 1 overall draft pick from 2005 did make one thing known: The veteran quarterback still considers himself a...
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Southern Cal handles No. 11 Arizona

LOS ANGELES – By moving the ball and creating quality shots, Southern California cruised to one of its best wins in years. Eric Wise scored 22 points to lead five Trojans players in double figures, propelling USC to an 89-78 victory over No. 11 Arizona on Wednesday night. Southern California (13-15, 8-7 Pac-12) shot 33...
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