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Oregon ousts No. 1 Penn State to reach volleyball final

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Liz Brenner had 17 kills and 17 digs to help fifth-seeded Oregon sweep the final three sets and upset top-seeded Penn State on Thursday night in the NCAA women‘s volleyball semifinals. The Ducks (30-4) won, 21-25, 30-28, 25-22, 25-19, to advance to the title game Saturday night against third-seeded Texas, a five-set...
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Rookie Lillard too much for Spurs

PORTLAND, Ore. – Trail Blazers rookie Damian Lillard says he saw Portland’s victory over San Antonio coming, and not just during the course of the game. ”I think this whole week we’ve been locked in as a team. It had that feel,” Lillard said. ”Guys were excited to play.” Lillard scored a career-high 29 points...
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San Francisco Giants

Giants bring back Torres for $2M

SAN FRANCISCO – Andres Torres is returning to the San Francisco Giants, who gave the outfielder his first chance as a regular two years ago. Torres signed a $2 million, one-year contract Thursday with the reigning World Series champions. He passed a physical to finalize the deal, the Giants said. ”Great to have him back!”...
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High School Basketball Scoreboard – Dec. 12

Wednesday Scores GirlsLost River 42, Myrtle Point 33- Lexi Turner 13 points BoysMyrtle Point 53, Lost River 42- Luke Burch 25 points Thursday Games BoysPhoenix vs Taft (Phoenix Invitational) – 8:45 p.m.Lakeview vs Weed (Block M Tournament) – 5:30 p.m.Rogue Valley Adventist at Hosanna Christian – TBDCascade Christian vs Klamath Union (Phoenix Invitational) –...
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Oregon St. 79, Portland St. 74

PORTLAND, Ore. – Devon Collier had 23 points as Oregon State overcame a listless first half to defeat the Vikings 79-74 on Wednesday night. Joe Burton added 20 points and seven rebounds for the Beavers (6-2), who became the first Pac-12 team to play at the 1,500-seat Peter W. Stott Center on the Vikings’ downtown...
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Dodgers acquire utility man Schumaker

The Los Angeles Dodgers continued their busy offseason, acquiring infielder/outfielder Skip Schumaker from the St. Louis Cardinals on Wednesday. Jake Lemmerman, a minor league shortstop and second baseman, is going to the Cardinals in the trade. In Schumaker, 32, the Dodgers are adding a native of Southern California whose versatility was valued by longtime...
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2012 AP All-America Teams

FIRST TEAM OFFENSE Quarterback: Johnny Manziel, redshirt freshman, 6-foot-1, 200 pounds, Texas A&M. Running backs: Montee Ball, senior, 5-11, 215, Wisconsin; Ka’Deem Carey, sophomore, 5-10, 197, Arizona.
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High School Hoops Scoreboard – Dec. 10-11

Monday Scores BoysHosanna Christian 51, Bonanza 37Triad 89, Lost River 42 GirlsBonanza 74, Hosanna Christian 72Lost River 53, Triad 34Hayfork 48, Butte Valley 38 Tuesday Scores BoysNorth Valley 54, North Bend 51Phoenix 50, Ashland 38Henley 54, Yreka (Calif.) 40Eagle Point 57, Klamath Union 44Brookings-Harbor 67, Mazama 60Tulelake 61, St. Mary’s 47- Trako Salulskin had...
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Timbers re-sign Mwanga

PORTLAND, Ore. – The Portland Timbers announced today that the club has signed forward Danny Mwanga to a new contract. Mwanga, a standout at Portland’s Jefferson High School and Oregon State University, returns for a second season in Portland in 2013. Per league and club policy, terms of the agreement were not disclosed. Mwanga,...
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Former Owl Kevin Baker on GAAL – 12.10.2012

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