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49ers giving other teams new things to think about

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Greg Roman is giving the rest of the NFL something extra to think about it when it’s time to play the San Francisco 49ers. Roman doesn’t like to call them trick plays, but the offensive coordinator’s creative play selection last week sparked the 49ers to their most productive performance of...
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Wilcox leading Huskies’ plan vs. No. 2 Oregon

SEATTLE — All that good will Justin Wilcox built up at Oregon, from his days as a ballboy on the sidelines to being a four-year letterman for the Ducks as a defensive back, it’s gone. Actually it was probably gone a while ago, maybe around the time he was twice able to help lead...
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Lost River’s road continues tough; Lakeview opens league

Heading into last weekend’s play, the Lost River Raiders knew the challenge Modoc posed. The result was a 26-10 loss – one in which Lost River coach Dennis Dunlea knows his team had chances. After the loss and having already played the defending 2A champs, Lost River is at the second-ranked 3A school in...
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Pac-12 Preview: USC at Utah Thursday

The Pac-12 week begins on a Thursday again this week with USC playing at Utah tonight at 6 p.m. on ESPN. USC won 23-14 last season, with this year’s meeting crucial for either team to win the Pac-12 south division. Oregon State is home this weekend for the first time in nearly a month,...
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OIT cross country teams make school history

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – For the first time in school-history, the Oregon Tech men’s cross country squad raced into the 2012 NAIA Men’s Cross Country Coaches’ Top 25 Poll, while the Tech women, also for the first time, received votes in the latest NAIA women’s Top 25 Poll, the national office announced Wednesday. The Oregon Tech...
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Video: Surprising Oregon State

Video: Surprising Oregon State
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Giants C Posey wins NL batting title at .336

LOS ANGELES — San Francisco Giants catcher Buster Posey won the National League batting title with a .336 average on Wednesday. Posey went 0 for 2 with a strikeout in his team’s regular-season finale, a 2-1 loss to the Los Angeles Dodgers. He is the first Giants player to win the batting crown since...
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Athletics sweep Rangers to win AL West on last day

OAKLAND, Calif. — Josh Hamilton made one thing clear: The Texas Rangers will forget their stunning season-ending sweep at Oakland and regroup as an American League wild card. So much for a third straight AL West crown. Texas needed one win against the upstart Athletics in three games, and didn’t get it. ”You guys...
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Oregon Ducks finding balance in Pac-12 play

EUGENE, Ore. — With their speedy offense and tireless defense, the ultimate goal for the second-ranked Oregon Ducks is finding balance. They’ve recently shown that both sides of the ball are equally capable. When Washington State mounted a first-half challenge last weekend in Seattle, Oregon’s defense stopped the Cougars from taking the lead before...
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Triad takes undefeated league mark to Gilchrist

Triad Timberwolves (3-1)Last week: 90-50 win vs ProspectThis week: at Gilchrist (1-3) – Oct. 5 – 4 p.m. The Triad Timberwolves have won three games in a row, including a 90-50 victory over Prospect last week. Triad head coach Kyle Petrik Triad, Camas Valley and Elkton are all undefeated in conference play so far, with...
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