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Padres get first sweep of season over Seattle

SEATTLE – Pitching, hitting, defense. For the first time all year, the San Diego Padres put everything together for an entire series. Edinson Volquez pitched neatly into the seventh inning and San Diego beat the skidding Seattle Mariners 6-2 Thursday night for its first sweep of the season. Volquez (3-6) was in command all night,...
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Backers rally for new Seattle arena

SEATTLE – Chris Hansen walked on stage and was greeted with the kind of reception normally reserved for the musicians and athletes who were waiting backstage. Hedge-fund managers don’t normally get rock star ovations. ”I was about to tear up actually. It was inspiring,” Hansen said.
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Pac-12 Networks announce football coverage schedule

WALNUT CREEK, Calif.–The Pac-12 Networks, along with Pac-12 Conference television partners ESPN and FOX will provide complete coverage of the entire Pac-12 home football schedule during the 2012 season. The Pac-12 Networks will air 35 Pac-12 home games, while ESPN and FOX will combine to televise 45 games from Pac-12 sites, including the Pac-12...
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OIT track adds three including KU grad

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – Head coach Jack Kegg announced recently the signing of three athletes to the Oregon Tech track & field program beginning spring 2013. New signees include Brittni Rogers, Josh Braunschweig and Katey Choukalos. Choukalos, a transfer from Division I University of Nevada-Reno, competed at Klamath Union High School before spending three seasons at UNR. Choukalos...
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West Coast League adding tenth team

PORTLAND, Ore. — The West Coast League announced Wednesday a tenth team is joining in 2013. Victoria, British Columbia will begin play next season with a yet-to-be-named team. There have been other baseball teams in the city prior, with the Royal Athletic Park set to be used for the new WCL team. “In choosing...
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Audio Wrap-Up: Tough ninth leads to Gems loss

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Playing at home for the first time since June 3, the Klamath Falls Gems lost to Wenatchee 6-3. The AppleSox scored three runs in the ninth inning for the victory. Mike Garrard recaps Wednesday’s game: Other West Coast League Scores – Wednesday Cowlitz 6, Kelowna 2 Corvallis 2, Walla Walla 0 Bellingham...
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Audio Wrap-Up: Gems lose series to Bellingham

BELLINGHAM, Wash. — Following the first victory of the season, the Klamath Falls Gems weren’t able to get a consecutive win, losing to the Bellingham Bells 6-1 on Tuesday night at Joe Martin Field. Audio Wrap-Up: Bellingham 6, Klamath Falls 1 Other West Coast League Scores – Tuesday Corvallis 4, Cowlitz 0Kelowna 5, Kitsap...
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Giants beat Houston

SAN FRANCISCO – Madison Bumgarner fully expected the silent treatment from his teammates after hitting the first home run of his major league career. He received the cold shoulder in the San Francisco dugout only briefly before being mobbed by Pablo Sandoval and others, another highlight in what is shaping up to be a stellar...
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Audio Wrap-Up: Gems find win column

BELLHINGHAM, Wash. – The Klamath Falls Gems are victorious finally. The Gems beat Bellingham 3-2 on Monday night, getting a three-run fourth inning sparked by Justin Bohn’s RBI single. It helped Klamath Falls overcome a 2-0 deficit, giving the Gems their first lead since the opening inning of Friday’s game at Bend and snapped a...
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Kent State beats Oregon 3-2 to reach first CWS

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) – Jimmy Rider drove in the winning run with a shallow pop fly that landed just inside the left-field foul line in the bottom of the ninth, lifting Kent State to a 3-2 win over Oregon on Monday night and sending the Golden Flashes to their first College World Series. Rider’s hit...
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