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Oregon Tech adds quartet to cross country and track

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. –Head coach Jack Kegg announced recently the signing of four athletes to the cross country and track and field programs at Oregon Tech. Rachel Bostford (Mulino, Ore.), Heidi Gunderson (McKinleyville, Calif.), Sara Howard (Applegate, Calif.) and Brit March (Fort Jones, Calif.) will begin competing this fall. Bostford, a transfer from Clackamas Community College, ran...
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Ducks have several drafted to MLB

EUGENE, Ore. – Aaron Jones, Joey Housey and Alex Keudell were each selected in the 2012 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft on Wednesday. Jones was the first Duck chosen, selected by the Colorado Rockies in the 18th round as the No. 558 overall pick. Named to the Eugene All-Regional team last weekend, and...
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Dan O’Brien named to IAAF Hall of Fame

NEW YORK — Olympic champions and record holders Mildred ‘Babe’ Didrikson, Michael Johnson and Dan O’Brien are the latest American track and field legends to be included among the 24 inaugural members of the International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF) Hall of Fame. IAAF President Lamine Diack made the announcement in Times Square in...
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Stork, Stickel receive top officials scholarships

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – Over $2,000 in scholarships were awarded recently to Klamath Basin student-athletes courtesy of the Klamath County Sports Officials scholarships. Klamath Union’s Alex Stork and Bonanza’s Josie Stickel earned the top amounts from the ten total athletes receiving the scholarship. The awards were presented at each winner’s award banquet. Stork guided the...
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Falcons late rally comes up just short in Medford

MEDFORD, Ore. – The Klamath Falls Falcons open up the home legion baseball season Wednesday night at Kiger Stadium, welcoming in the Grants Pass Nuggets at 7 p.m. The Falcons lost 11-9 Tuesday against the Mustangs at US Cellular Field. But the final didn’t come until after Klamath Falls closed the gap from an initial...
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Audio Wrap-Up: Corvallis blasts Gems in road opener

CORVALLIS, Ore. — The defending West Coast League champions went to the offensive throughout the night, but especially in a four-run sixth inning, as the Corvallis Knights beat the Klamath Falls Gems 7-1 at Goss Stadium. Mike Garrard and Bobby Thompson wrap up the contest: http://www.mybasin.com/files/2012/06/9001-Gems-Wrap.mp3 Next up: Gems (0-3) at Corvallis (3-1) –...
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Trumbo continues numbers boost sending Angels over M’s

ANAHEIM, Calif. – With nary a trace of fanfare, Los Angeles Angels slugger Mark Trumbo has quietly nestled into third place in the AL batting race. Trumbo homered twice, going 4 for 4 with four RBIs and leading the Los Angeles Angels to a 6-1 win over the Seattle Mariners on Tuesday night. He raised...
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Padres use later homer to defeat Giants

SAN DIEGO – Logan Forsythe gave even himself a jolt when his first big league homer gave the San Diego Padres a dramatic 6-5 win against the San Francisco Giants on Tuesday night. ”It’s a pretty cool feeling,” Forsythe said. ”It’s always going to be special when you get a walk-off win. It felt nice...
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Herrera’s double the difference for Dodgers

PHILADELPHIA – Elian Herrera is becoming quite the clutch hitter in a short time. Herrera hit a two-run double off winless Cliff Lee in the eighth inning and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Philadelphia Phillies 2-1 on Tuesday night. Lee (0-3) took a two-hitter into the eighth and was a strike away from getting...
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OIT soccer adds a commit

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Thomas Spratt is the newest Oregon Tech soccer player, OIT interim head soccer coach Mike Hedlund announced recently. The Brookings native has signed a letter-of-intent and will join the men’s soccer program beginning this fall. Spratt was a four-year starting forward for Brookings-Harbor High School, helping the Bruins capture three Far West League...
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