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Astros take Stanford’s Appel with No. 1 pick

SECAUCUS, N.J. – This time, the Houston Astros couldn’t resist drafting Mark Appel with the No. 1 pick. Houston selected the hard-throwing Stanford pitcher with the top choice in the Major League Baseball draft Thursday night, a year after passing on the hometown kid and instead of choosing 17-year-old shortstop Carlos Correa from Puerto Rico....
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West Coast League official begins

MEDFORD, Ore. — While the Klamath Falls Gems season started last weekend, the official start of the West Coast League season was yesterday with five games on the schedule. Wednesday was the first ever WCL games for the league’s two expansion teams – the Medford Rogues and Victoria HarbourCats. After scoring four runs in...
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Henley players sweep Skyline Player of the Year awards

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Henley’s Tara Moates and Jesse Hilyard swept softball and baseball Player of the Year honors as the Skyline Conference announced its all-conference winners this week. Henley baseball’s Tim Cleland was chosen Coach of the Year. Link: Hear the Henley state championship baseball team on Goofing Around at Lunch Henley’s Kayla...
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White Sox outlast M’s in crazy game

SEATTLE – The Chicago White Sox needed 17 hits, eight pitchers and more than 5 hours to end their eight-game losing streak. So while they were happy to put the slide behind them, it was all about some rest after this one was over. Alejandro De Aza and Alex Rios each had an RBI single...
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Dickey’s knuckleball fools Giants

SAN FRANCISCO – With his knuckleball dancing at a variety of speeds, R.A. Dickey once again looked like the Cy Young Award winner the Toronto Blue Jays acquired in the offseason. Dickey allowed two hits in 8 1-3 innings and sparked a four-run fifth with an RBI double, leading Toronto to a 4-0 victory over...
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Winners of Mike Keck Award, Officials Scholarships announced

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – It’s been an award-filled week for athletes from Bonanza and Mazama High Schools. After being named the Mike Keck Award winners, Bonanza’s Ryan Stewart and Mazama’s Hannah Reynolds (pictured left) both won scholarships from the Klamath County Sports Officials. Reynolds was picked by the scholarship committee as the girls winner, receiving...
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The Henley Hornets state championship baseball team with the Goofing Around at Lunch Forum crew. From left to right: GAAL's Jguwon Hogges, Josh Overstreet, Kelly Grief, GAAL's Ryan Goff, Jesse Hilyard, coach Tim Cleland.

Henley Baseball on GAAL Forum – 6.5.2013

The state championship Henley Hornets baseball team joined Jguwon Hogges and Ryan Goff on the Goofing Around at Lunch Forum to discuss their 12-5 win over Newport in the OSAA 4A Baseball State Championships
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Ducks go for triple crown of track

After winning the NCAA cross country and indoor track titles, the University of Oregon’s women’s track team tries for the season sweep starting today in Eugene. Only one other team, Texas in 1986, has added the outdoor title in the same school year for the so-called Triple Crown. Oregon last won the title in...
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Mangini hired as 49ers consultant

SANTA CLARA, Calif. – Eric Mangini is back in the NFL — and back to his coaching roots. The former coach of the Cleveland Browns and New York Jets was introduced as a senior offensive consultant for the San Francisco 49ers on Tuesday, one day after he formally began his new job with the defending...
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Giants’ Lincecum ends losing streak

SAN FRANCISCO – Tim Lincecum ended a three-start losing streak, Andres Torres hit a two-run homer and the San Francisco Giants beat Melky Cabrera and the Toronto Blue Jays 2-1 on Tuesday night. Cabrera had two hits in his return to AT&T Park with Toronto for the first time since his 50-game suspension for a...
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