HS Football Round-up: Mazama earns thrilling win

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Joey Lancaster threw a touchdown to Casey Wynne with 32 seconds remaining before finding him again for the two-point conversion as the Mazama Vikings rallied to beat the Phoenix Pirates 22-20. The Vikings trailed 14-6 at halftime before Lancaster scored on a quarterback draw to tie it at 14-14. Phoenix...
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HS Preview: Mazama Homecoming tonight

The high school football weekend gets underway Friday including a match-up of Skyline Conference favorites North Valley at Klamath Union at Modoc Field (6:30 p.m. – 960 the Sports Legend). The KU Pelicans are off a 26-7 defeat of Henley in last week’s league opener. It was a slow start, however, as KU coach...
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Seahawks strive to fix third-down struggles

RENTON, Wash. — Third downs have been a nightmare for the Seattle Seahawks. Offensively, they’ve struggled to convert to keep drives alive. Defensively, they’ve allowed far too many conversions. Coming off a 19-13 loss at St. Louis, the Seahawks are making it a priority to address their third-down struggles.
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Barkley steers USC rally at Utah

SALT LAKE CITY — All-American wide receiver Robert Woods was face down on the giant red ”U” in the middle of the field Thursday night, dazed by a wicked shot. The scene was indicative of the Trojans as a whole after blunders left No. 13 Southern California down two touchdowns early and Utah smelling...
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Cain will start Game 1 for Giants

SAN FRANCISCO — San Francisco manager Bruce Bochy plans to start a pair of 16-game winners in the first two games of the National League division series. After that, he says he’s not sure what he’ll do. Matt Cain will pitch Game 1 against the Cincinnati Reds on Saturday and left-hander Madison Bumgarner will...
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49ers giving other teams new things to think about

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Greg Roman is giving the rest of the NFL something extra to think about it when it’s time to play the San Francisco 49ers. Roman doesn’t like to call them trick plays, but the offensive coordinator’s creative play selection last week sparked the 49ers to their most productive performance of...
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Wilcox leading Huskies’ plan vs. No. 2 Oregon

SEATTLE — All that good will Justin Wilcox built up at Oregon, from his days as a ballboy on the sidelines to being a four-year letterman for the Ducks as a defensive back, it’s gone. Actually it was probably gone a while ago, maybe around the time he was twice able to help lead...
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Lost River’s road continues tough; Lakeview opens league

Heading into last weekend’s play, the Lost River Raiders knew the challenge Modoc posed. The result was a 26-10 loss – one in which Lost River coach Dennis Dunlea knows his team had chances. After the loss and having already played the defending 2A champs, Lost River is at the second-ranked 3A school in...
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Pac-12 Preview: USC at Utah Thursday

The Pac-12 week begins on a Thursday again this week with USC playing at Utah tonight at 6 p.m. on ESPN. USC won 23-14 last season, with this year’s meeting crucial for either team to win the Pac-12 south division. Oregon State is home this weekend for the first time in nearly a month,...
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OIT cross country teams make school history

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – For the first time in school-history, the Oregon Tech men’s cross country squad raced into the 2012 NAIA Men’s Cross Country Coaches’ Top 25 Poll, while the Tech women, also for the first time, received votes in the latest NAIA women’s Top 25 Poll, the national office announced Wednesday. The Oregon Tech...
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