Basketball Preview: OIT looks for national tourney bid

The Oregon Tech Lady Owls could seal a bid to the NAIA Div. II Women’s Basketball National Championship tournament with a win in Friday night’s Cascade Collegiate Conference semifinals at the College of Idaho (5:30 p.m. – 92-5 KLAD). OIT needs a win and have Eastern Oregon win its semi against Southern Oregon. If...
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Cobbs lifts Cal at No. 23 Oregon

EUGENE, Ore. – Even after an uneven performance, Justin Cobbs got his wish. With the score tied and time running out, Cobbs drained a long jump shot with 0.7 seconds left to send California past No. 23 Oregon 48-46 on Thursday night. The shot, which came after the Golden Bears (17-9, 9-5 Pac-12) ran nearly...
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Stanford 82, Oregon St. 72

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Josh Huestis had 20 points and 11 rebounds and Stanford pulled away down the stretch to beat Oregon State 82-72 Thursday night. Dwight Powell had 14 points and 11 rebounds. His driving dunk with 1:09 to go gave the Cardinal (16-11, 7-7 Pac-12) a 78-69 lead.
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Afternoon News & Notes

The OSAA Wrestling State Championships begin on Friday and Lakeview is well-represented at the 3A level. Honkers coach Greg Kelley is impressed with his squad entering the tournament. Lakeview wrestling coach Greg Kelley High School Basketball Emily Vanover scored 24 points to help Triad defeat Adrian 46-31 in the opening round of the 1A...
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No. 12 Arizona 70, Washington 52

TUCSON, Ariz. – Arizona has had trouble getting out of the gates at times this season and a late start combined with a rare desert snowstorm didn’t help any against Washington. Once they got rolling, the Wildcats put any thought of another home loss well out of reach. Solomon Hill had 19 points, Mark Lyons...
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College Hoops: OIT men open CCC tournament at EOU

Seeking their 11th straight NAIA Div. II Men’s Basketball National Championship tournament appearance, the Oregon Tech Hustlin’ Owls start the long road Wednesday night at Eastern Oregon in the opening round of the Cascade Collegiate Conference Tournament. After a mid-conference season three-game losing streak, OIT has won six of its last 10 games to...
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Holland leads Triad boys to OSAA first round win

ROSEBURG, Ore. – Triad used 35 points from Thomas Holland en route to a 77-69 victory over Umpqua Valley Christian Tuesday night in the first round of the 1A OSAA Boys Basketball State Championships. Holland scored six three-pointers to help the Timberwolves to a 21-point third quarter lead before UVC closed the gap in the...
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Wrestling Minute: Southern Oregon Regionals Recap

With outstanding performances at last weekend’s Southern Oregon Regionals, Basin teams sent a plethora of wrestlers to this weekend’s OSAA Wrestling State Championships in Portland. Former Mazama wrestling head coach Larry Morene elaborates in the Sports Legend Wrestling Minute:
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HS Basketball: Henley girls lock-up play-in round bid

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — In the third meeting between the two teams, the Henley Hornets led from start-to-finish for a 41-33 victory over the Klamath Union Pelicans at Pelican Court to claim third place in the Skyline Conference Girls Basketball Tournament. Henley advances to Friday’s OSAA play-in round game, most likely on the road....
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Suns 102, Trail Blazers 98

PORTLAND, Ore. – Goran Dragic got right to the point after dishing a career-high 18 assists against Portland. ”It was really fun,” said a smiling Dragic, who also had 16 points in the Suns’ 102-98 victory over the Trail Blazers Tuesday night. ”I would like to thank all my teammates – they were hitting shots.”...
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