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Ducks beat USC in opener

EUGENE, Ore. – Jimmie Sherfy struck out the final four batters he faced as No. 9 Oregon opened its series against USC with a 4-3 victory on Saturday afternoon at PK Park. The Ducks (36-14, 17-8), winners in nine of their last 10 games, defeated the Trojans (22-22, 7-14) by pounding out 10 hits...
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Beavers-Utes rubber match Sunday

SALT LAKE CITY – Jo Jo Sharrar singled home two in the bottom of the 11th to give Utah a 4-3 win over the 23rd-ranked Oregon State baseball team Saturday at Spring Mobile Ballpark. Sharrar’s single narrowly evaded John Tommasini at second, allowing two runs to score in the come-from-behind win. The Utes had...
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High School Baseball: Henley leads Mazama by two

The final day of regular season Skyline Conference baseball is Saturday. Klamath Union needs one win against Hidden Valley to claim a share of the league title. A sweep gets KU an outright title, but it won’t come easy as Hidden Valley beat the Pels 4-1 in Grants Pass last month. With at least...
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Summer Gems player earns JUCO honors

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — A returning Klamath Falls Gems player is excelling with his current team. Northeastern Junior College’s Nick Miller was named National Junior College Athletic Association Division I Player of the Week after hitting for the cycle in an 8-3 win for his team over Trinidad State JC. Miller batted 5-for-5, two...
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Moss focused on first day with 49ers

SANTA CLARA, Calif. – Randy Moss looked every bit a team player as he demonstrated a cut and quick feet for his fellow wide receivers, who listened intently and observed while the veteran impressed in his first formal practice with the San Francisco 49ers. Clean cut with a short hairdo and sporting a red No....
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Owls softball prepares for NAIA opener

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — The bracket is out and Oregon Tech softball will open with Madonna (Mich.) at next week’s NAIA National Tournament in Alabama. Coach Greg Stewart and the No. 7 Owls will see the Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conference champion on May 17 at 3:30 p.m. Pacific Time to open pool G play. OIT...
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Oden says he ‘became an alcoholic’

Former No. 1 pick Greg Oden, regarded as one of the biggest draft busts in NBA history, has admitted he became an alcoholic during his second year in the league. In a wide-ranging interview with his former Ohio State teammate Mark Titus for the website Grantland, Oden also admitted it “sucked” seeing Kevin Durant...
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OIT softball earns top pool seed at nationals

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – The defending national champion Oregon Tech softball team will face Madonna (Mich.) in the opening round of the NAIA National Tournament on Thursday, May 17 with the first pitch set for 3:30 p.m (960 the Sports Legend). The 32-team tournament will take place in Gulf Shores, Ala. from May 17-23....
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Paul Allen: Trail Blazers not for sale

PORTLAND, Ore. – Paul Allen insists he’s not going to sell the Portland Trail Blazers, but says this season is the most disappointing he’s had in 24 years as the team’s owner. The billionaire co-founder of Microsoft posted an open letter to fans on the Blazers’ team website on Tuesday evening. In it, he reiterated...
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KU boys golf off to state

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — It wasn’t as pretty as Monday’s opening round, but it was good enough for the Klamath Union boys golf team. Shooting nearly 50 strokes more than day one, KU posted a 388 team total to finish second at the Skyline Conference tournament at the Grants Pass Golf and Country Club....
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