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Singler set to cap legacy at Oregon

The Oregon Ducks will depend on dependable E.J. Singler even more this season. The 6-foot-6 forward, a mainstay as a starter for the past two seasons, is one of just three returning seniors on a Ducks team that features nine newcomers this season – six of them freshman. Singler averaged a career-high 13.6 points...
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Nelson ready to take over at Oregon State

CORVALLIS, Ore. — Roberto Nelson is looking forward to his chance to guide the Oregon State Beavers now that Jared Cunningham has moved on. ”When Jared was here I had a smaller role because he was so good and doing so much,” Nelson said. ”But now I have a different role and get to...
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High School Soccer & Volleyball Agenda

SOCCER FridayKlamath Union at North Marion (Boys) – 2:30 p.m.Mazama at Junction City (Boys) – 3 p.m. SaturdayBanks at Klamath Union (Girls) – 4 p.m. VOLLEYBALL SaturdayBonanza at Grant Union – 1 p.m.Lakeview at Corbett Christian – 3 p.m.Cove at Hosanna Christian – 7 p.m.
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State Cross Country Preview

The OSAA State Cross Country State Championship is this weekend at Lane Community College in Eugene. The Klamath Union girls are in the field hoping to get a point or two dropped off their score after losing the state title by one to Scappoose last season. KU senior Christina Tyson says she likes her team’s...
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OIT Round-Up: Men’s soccer, volleyball seniors end home games

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — The Oregon Tech men’s soccer team concludes the 2012 season this weekend, playing a doubleheader at College of Idaho. At 1-13-1 overall, the Owls are off a 2-0 loss last weekend to Evergreen State. Seniors Hector Jimenez, Dustin Hirata, Talon Wyatt, Rey Chavolla and Tanner Lee played their last home...
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Lillard’s big debut lifts Blazers past Lakers

PORTLAND, Ore. — This was not the start the Los Angeles Lakers envisioned. The talent-laden Lakers have dropped two straight to open the season — their opener at home against the Dallas Mavericks followed by a 116-106 thumping by the Portland Trail Blazers on Wednesday night. To make matters worse, two-time MVP Steve Nash,...
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Giants, fans celebrate championship

SAN FRANCISCO — Ecstatic baseball fans crammed the streets of San Francisco on Wednesday for a confetti-drenched parade and rally honoring the World Series champion Giants — a Halloween treat made even sweeter as a repeat performance from 2010. Tens of thousands of people decked out in the team’s holiday-appropriate orange and black stood...
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Seattle could be down to 4 WRs against Vikings

RENTON, Wash. — Sidney Rice sat down to watch film Wednesday morning and started counting the familiar faces and names. It wasn’t 11 for 11, but there are plenty of players on Minnesota’s defense that Rice knows very well. ”There are a lot of tough guys on that side of the ball,” he said....
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Oregon-Southern Cal Preview

Oregon keeps scoring points at an impressive pace, but it didn’t receive enough points this week to move up in the BCS standings. Southern California coach Lane Kiffin still thinks the second-ranked Ducks are the best team in the country. Undefeated in 11 games since last season’s home loss to the Trojans, Oregon goes...
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Arizona St.-Oregon St. Preview

The sudden volatility of Oregon State’s quarterback situation may be coming at the worst possible time. Coming off their first loss, the 13th-ranked Beavers turn back to Cody Vaz under center against what’s certain to be an angry Arizona State defense Saturday night in Corvallis. Vaz will start at quarterback for the Beavers (6-1,...
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