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Bonus rivalry game in Ashland

There’s bonus rivalry basketball Tuesday night in Ashland when Oregon Tech travels west to meet Southern Oregon in the SOU home opener. The No. 2 Owls are 6-1 after a weekend sweep of William Jessup and Holy Names. For No. 23 Southern Oregon, the Raiders are 4-2 after losing twice during their latest road...
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Kaepernick picks apart Bears in win

SAN FRANCISCO — As Alex Smith stood on the sideline with a concussion, San Francisco’s potential quarterback of the future went to work — and fast. Strong-armed fill-in Colin Kaepernick made all the right throws, looking every bit a capable NFL No. 1. Kaepernick passed for 243 yards and two touchdowns in his first...
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No. 16 Oregon State looks toward No. 5 Oregon

CORVALLIS, Ore. — Mike Riley thought he was missing something on the field. Just a couple minutes after Brandin Cooks had run in a 48-yard touchdown reception in the third quarter of Oregon State’s 62-14 demolition of California Saturday night, a roar went up through cold, drizzly Reser Stadium. ”I was back on the...
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Hoops: Oregon 67, Jacksonville St. 45

EUGENE, Ore. — Tony Woods scored a career-high 17 points as Oregon remained undefeated with a 67-45 victory over Jacksonville State on Monday night. E.J. Singler added 11 points and Dominic Artis had 10 for the Ducks (4-0), who are off to their best start since also going 4-0 in 2007-08 – the last...
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OIT men & women sweep Midland Empire

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — It was a strong weekend for Oregon Tech basketball as the men’s and women’s teams won all their games this weekend at the Midland Empire Classic at Danny Miles Court. The Hustlin’ Owls built a 23-point halftime lead en route to an 80-51 win over Holy Names Saturday. Mihajlo Matic...
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HS Round-up: Lost River to state semis

The Lost River Raiders are into the OSAA 2A Football State Championship semifinals, facing Portland Christian Saturday at Cottage Grove High School. Lost River beat Grant Union of John Day 26-20 in overtime Saturday to advance. Portland Christian upset Heppner 21-6 to move into the final four. At the 1A level, Triad was playing for...
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No. 5 Oregon is down but not out

EUGENE, Ore. — Oregon still has a chance, however slight, to make it to the national championship game. The Ducks are just going to need some help. OK, a lot of help. First, the fifth-ranked Ducks have to beat rival Oregon State in the Civil War next Saturday. That’s a challenge, because the game...
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No. 15 Oregon St. 62, California 14

CORVALLIS, Ore. — This was quite the return for Sean Mannion. Mannion passed for 325 yards and four touchdowns, and No. 15 Oregon State routed California 62-14 on Saturday night in what could be Jeff Tedford’s final game as the Golden Bears’ coach. Markus Wheaton had seven catches for 99 yards for the Beavers...
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Trail Blazers 102, Bulls 94

PORTLAND, Ore. — Wesley Matthews was kind of taken aback when he was told that Portland’s last three-game winning streak came in the Trail Blazers’ first three games of last season. The Blazers had been unable to string a trio of wins together since then until Sunday night, when they beat the Chicago Bulls...
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Agenda: Football playoffs and girls soccer title match

There are two Basin teams remaining in the OSAA Football State Championship brackets – both are in the bottom two classifications. Triad sees a rematch with St. Paul on Saturday (960 the Sports Legend – 12:45 p.m.). While the first game was a 70-28 St. Paul win, Triad coach Kyle Petrik says his team...
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