M’s set to start spring with bounty of questions

SEATTLE – When the Seattle Mariners report for spring training on Tuesday, they’ll immediately start trying to answer whether their starting rotation has enough depth and how they will shuffle a glut of players between left field, first base and designated hitter. And why exactly there was a delay in an expected new contract for...
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Oregon Tech hoops teams control their destinies

The Oregon Tech Owls basketball teams concluded their final road trip of the season last weekend and control their own destinies heading into this weekend’s final regular season games at Danny Miles Court. The men’s basketball team needs to win one game to secure at least eighth place in the Cascade Collegiate Conference standings...
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Henley claims District wrestling title

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — The Henley Hornets won a third straight championship at the District wrestling tournament this past weekend at Mazama High School. Ronnie Bresser and Gary Jantzer won the meet’s most outstanding wrestler awards and their weight classes, as did Henley teammates Joe Britt, Tyler Scott, Connor Noonan, Zech Bresser, Eli Noonan...
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HS Basketball: Skyline Conference playoffs set

The Skyline Conference basketball playoffs begin Tuesday after a couple of weekend seeding games. The Henley Hornets beat Klamath Union 63-51 to secure the second place spot on the boys side, giving Henley a first-round bye into Friday’s semifinals. Now, Klamath Union, which has lost two straight, hosts Hidden Valley on Tuesday at Pelican...
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Coach Miles, men’s basketball team honored at Oregon Sports Awards

BEAVERTON, Ore. – The Oregon Sports Awards were held Sunday night at the Stanford Theater inside the Tiger Woods Center at Nike. The Oregon Tech Hustlin’ Owls men’s basketball team was honored as one of the George Pasero Team of the Year award winners. During that season, OIT basketball player Nathan Maddox took his life....
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Colorado 72, Oregon St. 68

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Spencer Dinwiddie scored 24 points, including six free throws in the final two minutes, as Colorado held off Oregon State for a 72-68 win Sunday night. Josh Scott added 17 points and Andre Roberson seven points and 10 rebounds for Colorado (16-7, 6-5 Pac-12), which overcame a seven-point second-half deficit.
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No. 19 Oregon 73, Utah 64

EUGENE, Ore. – Oregon forward Arsalan Kazemi had seen enough. Trailing 30-22 to Utah at the half, Kazemi made an impassioned locker-room plea: The Ducks’ three-game losing streak needed to end right there. Kazemi’s speech resonated with his teammates, and No. 19 Oregon took charge midway through the second half to beat the Utes 73-64...
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Magic 110, Trail Blazers 104

ORLANDO, Fla. – It’s no secret that Orlando’s current rebuilding process will lean heavily on its ability to develop and get production from its younger players. After nearly a month of swallowing bitter lessons during a season-worst string of losses, the Magic’s youth played a big role in helping them finally break out of their...
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Report: Hernandez’s elbow an issue

The words “pending a physical” give pause to any baseball player on the verge of signing a contract. The latest, reportedly, is Mariners ace right-hander Felix Hernandez. Hernandez last week agreed to a seven-year, $175 million contract with the M’s, according to major-league sources.
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Video Recap: Both KU teams in seeding games Saturday

MERLIN, Ore. — After both Klamath Union basketball teams finished in ties for second, they’ll play in Skyline Conference seeding games on Saturday. The Klamath Union, Phoenix and Henley girls all entered Friday night tied for second place in the Skyline. KU beat North Valley 52-44 and Phoenix routed Hidden Valley 57-14. Since Henley...
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