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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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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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