HS Football Preview: Spud Bowl Friday

While many Basin teams are in “win-or-you’re-out” scenarios Friday night, Lost River and Bonanza will be playing for the Southern Cascade League 2A championship in Merrill. It is the Spud Bowl, a rivalry game coach Luis Idrogo says his Bonanza team has been eager to play for a long, long time. Bonanza (3-5, 1-0...
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Arizona picked to win Pac-12 hoops title

SAN FRANCISCO — Predictions are not something most coaches care about this time of year. They’re focused on players and practices, not what pundits and pollsters presume. Except for Oregon State’s Craig Robinson. During the Pac-12 men’s basketball media day at the conference’s new network studios in downtown San Francisco on Thursday, Robinson admitted...
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Wilson continuing to grow as Seahawks QB

RENTON, Wash. — Eight games into his inaugural campaign as starting quarterback of the Seattle Seahawks, Russell Wilson has begun to find a groove. The Seahawks have put more on Wilson’s plate in recent weeks as Seattle has gone to the passing game more frequently. Seattle has averaged over 30 carries a game for...
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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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