HS Final: Tulelake, Hosanna advance

TULELAKE, Calif. — The No. 5 seeded Tulelake Honkers claim it started slowly, but by the end of the 71-47 win against Los Molinos in the NSCIF Boys Basketball Championships, any modest beginning was forgotten. Tulelake now travels to Quincy Friday at 7:00 PM in the quarterfinals of the bracket. Not helping the Honkers’...
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Portland pursuing Przybilla

PORTLAND, Ore. – The Portland Trail Blazers are pursuing free agent Joel Przybilla, but a deal with the 7-foot-1 center would be contingent on a physical exam. The Blazers would also have to cut a player to make room on the roster for Przybilla, who spent more than six seasons in Portland before he was...
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Beavers’ Marable busted driving 104 mph

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Oregon State cornerback Malcolm Marable has been suspended indefinitely by the Beavers after he was cited for driving 104 mph on Interstate 5. State police say Marable was traveling northbound near Albany, Ore., when he was pulled over and cited early Sunday. The sophomore was also cited for failure to produce proof...
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HS Final: NSCIF and OSAA tournys begin

Tulelake, Calif. — The NSCIF/Les Schwab Championships started Tuesday for California high schools. The Tulelake Honkers girls opened Division V first round play hosting Weed, which built a 14 point fourth quarter lead. The Honkers fought back, cutting the deficit to 48-39, but wouldn’t get any closer. Weed wins 50-42 and now plays at...
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OIT: Women lose; men start tonight

PORTLAND, Ore. — Oregon Tech led early, but Warner Pacific built a 34-28 halftime lead and pulled away in the second half, netting a Cascade Conference tournament victory 76-58. The Lady Knights advance to Friday’s semifinals, while Oregon Tech’s season ends with a 21-10 record. Aundrea Albright scored a game-high 21 points, with Kaitlin...
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Blazers put 40-point hurting on Spurs

PORTLAND, Ore. – A win is a win to the Trail Blazers. Portland faced the San Antonio Spurs, playing without resting stars Tim Duncan and Tony Parker, and led by as many as 48 points on the way to a 137-97 victory. ”It still counts, right?” said LaMarcus Aldridge, among six Blazers who had with...
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Kobe leads Lakers past Blazers

LOS ANGELES – A day after Kobe Bryant’s impassioned tirade about the importance of keeping the Los Angeles Lakers together, they gave a performance that amplified his every point. Bryant scored 28 points, Andrew Bynum had 14 points and 19 rebounds, and the Lakers roared to a 30-point lead early in the second quarter before...
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Blazers’ Oden has microfracture surgery

PORTLAND, Ore. – Greg Oden has suffered yet another setback with his troublesome knees. The often-injured 7-foot center was undergoing a minor procedure Monday to clear out debris in his left knee in Vail, Colo., when the surgeon determined there was additional damage and performed microfracture surgery, the Portland Trail Blazers said.
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A’s, Manny agree to minor-league deal

The Oakland Athletics have signed Manny Ramirez to a minor-league deal, the team announced Monday. The deal is for $500,000, according to a source. That is slightly more than the league minimum of $480,000. The 39-year-old slugger must serve a 50-game suspension without pay for violating baseball’s drug policy for the second time. With...
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Triad boys hoops wins GPA award

WILSONVILLE, Ore. — Triad boys basketball was honored Monday by the OSAA and the Dairy Farmers of Oregon, winning the Dairy Farmers of Oregon Academic All-State Award. Triad and Salem Academy had the highest boys hoops GPAs in the state at 3.83. Lost River and Bonanza boys basketball each made the 2A top 10,...
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