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Giants pull within one game of first in NL West

SAN FRANCISCO – Ryan Vogelsong picked up where Barry Zito left off and the San Francisco Giants had the Los Angeles Dodgers once again searching for answers and runs. Vogelsong pitched seven innings to outduel San Francisco nemesis Clayton Kershaw for the second time this season and Melky Cabrera homered to help the Giants move...
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The Blazers extend qualifying offer to Batum

PORTLAND, Ore. – The Portland Trail Blazers have formally extended a qualifying offer to forward Nicolas Batum.
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Montano, Symmonds win 800 finals

EUGENE, Ore. — Struggling with his rhythm in a persistent rain, high jumper Jesse Williams’ spot on the team for London appeared to be washing away. The reigning world champion bowed out of the competition in fourth place at the U.S. Olympic trials on Monday night. Only the top three earn spots to the...
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County pulls $30M in 49ers stadium funding

SANTA CLARA, Calif. – A California county has surprised both the San Francisco 49ers and city of Santa Clara leaders by pulling $30 million in tax funds from the new 49ers stadium. Santa Clara County officials told the Mercury News Saturday that they would rather spend the money on teachers. The team and the city...
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Gems swept at Wenatchee

WENATCHEE, Wash. — The Klamath Falls Gems jumped on the Wenatchee AppleSox, taking a 4-0 lead in the second inning, but the East Division leading AppleSox kept fighting back to win 6-4 and sweep the series with Klamath Falls. With the loss, the Gems fall to 2-16, but have finally past the stretch of...
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OIT’s Schell wins CCC award

LA GRANDE, Ore. — Oregon Tech AD Michael Schell is the Cascade Collegiate Conference Athletic Director of the Year. The conference announced Thursday that Schell is the winner of the award after OIT won a national championship in men’s basketball and hosted the conference track and field championships, among other accolades. Schell was also...
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Former Duck Eaton breaks decathlon world record

From U.S. Track and Field press release EUGENE, Ore. – Ashton Eaton brought a record capacity crowd to full roar Saturday at Hayward Field as the Oregon graduate set a world record in the decathlon, scoring 9,039 points to break the previous record of 9,026 set in 2001 by the Czech Republic’s Roman Sebrle....
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Wenatchee catches up to take game one over Gems

WENATCHEE, Wash. — The Klamath Falls Gems took the first lead of the game and held onto it for a while, but it wasn’t enough as the Wenatchee AppleSox scored in the sixth and eighth innings to win 2-1. Klamath Falls starter Mitch Merten threw four scoreless innings, but left in the fifth for...
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Gems look to make win streak

The 2012 Klamath Falls Gems season has been short of expectations so far, but it is also far from over. Beginning the year 1-13 in West Coast League play, the Gems ended another long losing streak Wednesday with a 14-2 victory over Bellingham. It is now a road trip to Wenatchee that will determine...
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Arizona tops FSU, reaches CWS finals

OMAHA, Neb. – Arizona coach Andy Lopez couldn’t imagine taking a hotter team to the College World Series finals. That’s where the Wildcats are heading after their 10-3 victory over Florida State on Thursday. They’ll go into the best-of-three championship round Sunday coming off nine straight wins and 16 in their past 18 games. ”I’m...
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