Felix rolls at 200-meter U.S. Trials

EUGENE, Ore. – There was no dead heat, this time. Allyson Felix ran a lifetime-best 21.69 seconds in the 200-meter final on a rain-soaked track Saturday night in the U.S. Olympic trials. She easily pulled away, no signs of the stress from the last week weighing her down. Still to be determined is whether she’ll...
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New OIT soccer coach excited to start winning

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — On Thursday, the second-ever men’s soccer coach at the Oregon Institute of Technology was announced. Matt Munhall takes over the program after former coach Bryan Mueller was fired. Munhall was most recently an assistant at NCAA Div. II St. Anselm’s College in New Hampshire after being a goalie for Principia College....
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Rupp breaks record; former Pel Dobson short in Trials 5K

Includes information from Oregon Media Services press release EUGENE, Ore. – Galen Rupp broke Steve Prefontaine’s 40 year-old meet record in the 5,000 meters Thursday night to highlight another stellar day of Duck performances at the U.S. Olympic Team Trials. “I’m on cloud nine,” said Rupp. “We have two great guys, incredible finishers. I...
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Audio Wrap-Up: Gems get right to take series finale

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Snapping a five-game losing streak, the Klamath Falls smashed the baseball in a 14-2 win over Cowlitz at Kiger Stadium Thursday. The victory marks the second win for the Gems in the last seven games, both wins coming by 14-2 wins. Mike Garrard reviews the run-a-thon for Klamath Falls: Next...
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Blazers draft grade

Some teams had high picks, like the Hornets. Some had a lot of picks, like the Rockets. Others just had a single late pick, like the Clippers and Timberwolves. We graded each team’s draft based on what it did with the picks it had. Mike Misek filled out the report card for East teams...
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Bumgarner throws one-hitter in win

SAN FRANCISCO — Madison Bumgarner’s teammates had something special for him – a shower of beer and shaving cream, a celebration for his first career complete game and shutout. He was also one pitch away from something even more memorable. Bumgarner pitched a one-hitter, allowing only Ryan Hanigan’s solid single leading off the sixth...
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Dodgers continue to slump, losing to the Mets

LOS ANGELES — Chris Young and Chris Capuano are a couple of kindred spirits. They were teammates with the New York Mets last season and shared one common trait above all – resiliency. Both spent significant time away from the game because of injuries that required surgery and resulted in grueling comebacks. And in...
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Jaso’s walk-off wins it for Seattle over Red Sox

SEATTLE — Felix Hernandez walked off the mound in the ninth inning knowing the gem he just tossed was one of the best outings of his career. Yet he still stood on the top step of the Seattle Mariners’ dugout in the ninth inning begging for a run to make sure this brilliant effort...
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OIT chooses new soccer coach

From press release KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – Matt Munhall has been named new men’s soccer coach at Oregon Tech, director of athletics, Michael Schell, announced earlier this week. Munhall, a 2007 graduate of Principia College, becomes Oregon Tech’s second men’s soccer coach since the program began in 1998. “I am excited Matt has...
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Olympic fever hits Modoc Field

With the U.S. Track and Field trials continuing in Eugene and the games in London less than a month away, Olympic fever is abound. It extends tonight to a fundraiser called the Younglife Olympics. Younglife Klamath Falls Area Director Myles Daley explains more details and the purpose of the games. Admission is $5 and...
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