Klamath Union and Henley advance to state baseball semis

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Despite a few mistakes in their 14-2 loss to Klamath Union at Leo Bocchi Field, the Tillamook Cheesemakers hadn’t played badly as they fell behind the Pelicans 2-0 in the OSAA 4A Baseball State Championships. With the bases loaded in the bottom of the fourth, KU’s Marcus Paschal hit an...
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Track & Field: Ovgard, Estabrook champs; OIT at nationals

EUGENE, Ore. — Triad’s Gabe Ovgard won the boys 1A long jump and his teammate Sarah Estabrook took the 3,000-meter run at the OSAA Track & Field State Championships in Eugene. Ovgard’s leap of 22 feet, 6.25 inches is a new 1A state record. Link: Follow results from the OSAA Track & Field State...
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KU’s McGahan adds exclamation point to Pels’ productive day

WILSONVILLE, Ore. – In the opening round of the OSAA 4A Baseball State Championships on Thursday, the Klamath Union Pelicans weren’t having a problem scoring runs through four innings against North Marion. Entering the fifth, KU led 8-1 with five hits already before Trenton McGahan came up with a runner on. Bi-Mart Baseball Game of...
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Mariners send slumping C Montero to minors

SEATTLE – The Seattle Mariners sent slumping catcher Jesus Montero to the minor leagues Thursday, a year after acquiring him in trade full of potential that hasn’t panned out for either side. The Mariners optioned Montero to Triple-A Tacoma. He has 72 hours to join the club. The 23-year-old Montero is hitting .208 with three...
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Dodgers prez sides with Mattingly

When Don Mattingly said Wednesday that the Dodgers could not expect to win simply by putting together a collection of All-Stars, many interpreted the managers remarks as criticism of the teams front office and ownership. Dodgers president Stan Kasten did not see it that way. I know what Don is trying to do, what...
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Diamond Sports: Overstreet’s homers move Henley into quarterfinals

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – Josh Overstreet homered twice to help the top-ranked Henley Hornets baseball team to a 9-6 opening round win over South Umpqua in the OSAA 4A State Championships. After going deep in the first inning, Overstreet’s blast in the fifth moved Henley (21-5) ahead by the three-run margin, which was especially helpful...
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Oregon releases more docs in probe

EUGENE, Ore. – Oregon received a formal notice of allegations in December related into the NCAA investigation into its use of recruiting services. The notice, released in response to public records requests and first reported by The Register-Guard, follows reports that Oregon already met with the NCAA Committee on Infractions last month.
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49ers WR Crabtree tears Achilles

SANTA CLARA, Calif. – San Francisco 49ers leading wide receiver Michael Crabtree has had surgery to repair a torn right Achilles tendon. Crabtree was operated on Wednesday, one day after suffering the injury during an organized team activity. Coach Jim Harbaugh would not speculate when Crabtree might return to play, but the injury is not...
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Woodson overwhelmed by Raiders fans

ALAMEDA, Calif. – Charles Woodson had gotten word that Oakland fans had mobilized through social media to hold a rally at his free-agent visit to the Raiders. Even Woodson was blown away by the reception that included more than a hundred fans decked out in Raiders gear and costumes waiting at the team facility for...
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Dodgers beat Brewers; Ethier benched

MILWAUKEE – Los Angeles manager Don Mattingly has been sharply critical of his slumping team. For at least one day, everything was all right with the embattled Dodgers. Carl Crawford and Scott Van Slyke drove in two runs each and Ramon Hernandez hit his first home run in the Dodgers’ 9-2 win over the Milwaukee...
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