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No. 16 Oregon beats Washington State 68-61

EUGENE, Ore. – Halfway to its first win against a ranked team in two years, Washington State failed to finish. The Cougars surrendered a 10-point halftime lead to No. 16 Oregon and the Ducks rallied for a 68-61 victory on Wednesday night. Mike Ladd had 19 points and Brock Motum scored 14 for Washington State...
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Trail Blazers 100, Pacers 80

PORTLAND, Ore. – LaMarcus Aldridge insists he wasn’t thinking about an All-Star spot. ”I was just trying to win,” shrugged the Trail Blazers forward after scoring 27 points in Portland’s 100-80 victory over the Indiana Pacers on Wednesday night. The victory snapped a six-game losing streak for the Blazers. Portland also ended a four-game skid...
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HS Basketball: Lost River sweeps Chiloquin

CHILOQUIN, Ore. – Lost River had only lost one game the entire season heading into Tuesday’s 2A Southern Cascade League game against the Chiloquin Queens. They left with just one loss. Lost River picked up 24 points combined from Lexi Turner and Megan Parks to beat Chiloquin 36-31.  With a win, Chiloquin could have evened...
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Griffey to join Mariners’ Hall

SEATTLE – Ken Griffey Jr. is going into the Hall of Fame. Not the one in Cooperstown, at least not yet. For now, it’ll just be the Seattle Mariners Hall of Fame. ”It means a lot. It’s something that you dream about, the organization you get drafted by and the celebration of your career,” Griffey...
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Mayor trying to keep Kings

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson had a stern warning for Seattle SuperSonics fans who are excited about the prospect of the NBA returning to the Puget Sound next season. ”Don’t celebrate too early,” he said. In front of a cheering City Hall crowd filled with fans and public officials Tuesday, Johnson introduced the...
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Wrestling Minute – Jan. 22

EAGLE POINT, Ore. — The Klamath Union Pelicans performed well at last weekend’s Eagle Point Invitational.  Former Mazama wrestling coach Larry Morene recaps the Eagle Point Invitational Klamath Union hosts Henley in a dual on Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. Lakeview Wins Two Matches At Oregon Classic At the Oregon Wrestling Classic in Redmond, Lakeview...
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HS Hoops: Chiloquin hosts Lost River for first place

The Skyline Conference teams are idle Tuesday, so the lower classification schools take center stage highlighted by Chiloquin hosting Lost River. The Chiloquin Queens are one game behind first place Lost River in the girls 2A Southern Cascade League standings, with a 51-38 loss on Jan. 11 the difference. Since, Chiloquin and head coach...
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Crawford lifts Wizards over Blazers

PORTLAND, Ore. – His buzzer-beating 3-pointer was still under review but Jordan Crawford knew it was good. And so did his Washington Wizards teammates, who engulfed him in a dogpile on the floor of the Rose Garden. ”If I could get the game ball you know I would keep it,” Crawford said after his 30-foot-jumper...
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Henley girls swim wins Skyline championship

ASHLAND, Ore. — The Henley girls swim team ran away with the All-Skyline Swim Meet title Saturday at the Southern Oregon University Aquatic Center. Henley scored 130 points to finish first ahead of Phoenix (74) and Klamath Union (43). Mazama (19) was fourth followed by North Valley (13) and Hidden Valley (11). The Phoenix...
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Hustlin’ Owls split weekend with win at COI

CALDWELL, Idaho — The Oregon Tech Hustlin’ Owls won their second Cascade Collegiate Conference game in three tries Saturday night, beating College of Idaho 68-62. The victory helped OIT stay in the conference postseason tournament race with a 3-8 record and a seventh place tie with Corban University. Oregon Tech men’s basketball head coach...
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