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Hosanna’s Thompson reviews the volleyball season

Hosanna Christian claimed the fourth place trophy at last weekend’s 1A OSAA Volleyball State Championship at Ridgeview High School in Redmond. Head coach Sue Thompson says her team recovered nicely from an opening match loss to win the consolation bracket. Thompson recalls some of the more memorable moments for her team.
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Smith practices in non-contact jersey

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Alex Smith insists it’s too early to guess whether he will return from a concussion in time to start at quarterback in San Francisco’s key Monday night NFC showdown against the Chicago Bears. The decision is not up to him, anyway. Smith went through position work with the NFC West-leading...
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Affeldt, Giants complete 3-year deal

SAN FRANCISCO — Jeremy Affeldt wanted some job security — and the reliable reliever got it. The left-hander and the World Series champion San Francisco Giants completed an $18 million, three-year contract Wednesday. Bobby Evans, the team’s vice president of baseball operations, said the deal had been finalized to keep Affeldt in the Bay...
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Mazama girls soccer advance to state title match

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Hannah Reynolds scored twice as the Mazama Vikings built a 3-0 halftime lead before adding another in the second for a 4-0 shutout win over Philomath in the OSAA 4A Girls Soccer State Championship semifinals. Kylie Durant and Kaitlin Crowell had tallies as well. Link: OSAA 4A Girls Soccer State...
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Owls bust open a win against Multnomah

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — The Oregon Tech Hustlin’ Owls are now 4-1 after an 86-64 win over Multnomah University. A rebounding margin of 49-23 and double digit scoring from Mahijlo Matic and David Clarke helped the Owls distance themselves with a 21-5 run in the second half. Clarke, returning from a hand injury, made...
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Trail Blazers 103, Kings 86

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Modest and unassuming off the court, Damian Lillard has no problem taking charge when placed in a leadership role for the Portland Trail Blazers. The rookie point guard led the way Tuesday night in a game the Blazers needed badly for morale purposes. Lillard had 22 points and nine assists to...
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Stanford-Oregon Preview

Oregon has moved atop the rankings thanks to its continued dominance of the Pac-12. It’s something that Stanford is well aware of. The top-ranked Ducks can stretch their program-best win streak to 14 games and clinch the conference’s North Division crown when they host the No. 14 Cardinal on Saturday night.
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California-Oregon St. Preview

Oregon State went unbeaten in its first six games before dropping two of three. A visit from struggling California could help the Beavers pick up some much-needed steam. With a matchup against the country’s top team – and their biggest rival – looming, Oregon State will first try to take care of business Saturday...
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Oregon Tech back at home Tuesday

The Oregon Tech Hustlin’ Owls are back in Klamath Falls for a non-conference game against Multnomah University Tuesday night at Danny Miles Court. Tip-off time is 7:30 p.m. (92-5 KLAD – 7 p.m.). OIT split last weekend at the William Jessup Tournament, beating the host team 74-68 Friday before losing to Cal-State Maritime 69-59...
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Mazama girls soccer hosts semifinals match

The semifinals of the OSAA 4A Girls Soccer State Championship start Tuesaday in Klamath Falls. The Mazama Vikings host Philomath at 4 p.m. at Steen Sports Park Mazama head coach Angela Durant talks about her team’s preparation for their third semifinals appearance in as many years. Mazama defeated North Marion and North Bend in...
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