OIT earns team of the week

LA GRANDE, Ore. – The Oregon Tech men’s basketball team has been named the “Verizon Team of the Week” in the Cascade Collegiate Conference, the conference office announced Sunday. The Owls defeated Northwood (Fla.) in the national championship game Tuesday, 63-46. OIT won its third national title, all under head coach Danny Miles, and...
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Baseball Round-up

ATHERTON, Calif. – Oregon Tech baseball was supposed to play at home, then play two on a neutral field, and eventually settled for a tripleheader Saturday, beating Menlo once in three tries. Kory Locken (photo left) had five RBI in the opening 13-12 win for OIT before Menlo won 8-2 and 8-5. On Sunday, Oregon...
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Thunder’s desire to win overpowers Portland

OKLAHOMA CITY — Kaleb Canales was in the middle of his own, personal “One Shining Moment.” In just his second game in charge of the Portland Trail Blazers since taking over for the fired Nate McMillan, Canales coached March Madness style Sunday night against the Thunder, bleeding with every possession, fist-pumping after made shots...
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Oregon beats Iowa in NIT; meets Washington

EUGENE, Ore. – E.J. Singler scored 25 points, Olu Ashaolu had 22 points and Oregon defeated Iowa 108-97 in the second round of the NIT on Sunday. Carlos Emory also had 19 points, and Devoe Joseph and Garrett Sim scored 15 each for the Ducks (24-9), who rallied from a 15-point deficit in the first...
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Noesi remains on track for Mariners’ rotation

PEORIA, Ariz. – Hector Noesi remains on track for a slot in the Seattle Mariners’ starting rotation. Noesi allowed two runs over four innings before rain canceled Seattle’s game against a Colorado Rockies’ split squad Sunday with the Mariners ahead 3-2 in the top of the fifth. ”I think I’m doing good this spring,” said...
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Nagbe goal gives Timbers point in Dallas

FRISCO, Texas – Darlington Nagbe scored in the 51st minute to lift the Portland Timbers into a 1-1 tie with FC Dallas on Saturday night. Blas Perez posted his first MLS goal in the 22nd minute for Dallas, which beat New York 2-1 in its season opener last Sunday. Perez had two assists against the...
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Colorado sends UNLV packing

Hear from Colorado and UNLV after the Buffaloes’ 68-64 win over the Runnin’ Rebels.
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Blazers release injury-plagued Oden

PORTLAND, Ore. – The Trail Blazers have waived center Greg Oden, ending the former No. 1 overall pick’s disappointing career in Portland. Oden was limited to just 82 games by injuries since the Blazers took him over Kevin Durant with the first selection in the 2007 draft. He recently underwent his third microfracture knee surgery,...
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Trail Blazers part ways with Nate McMillan

PORTLAND, Ore. – The Portland Trail Blazers have made the decision to part ways with Nate McMillan, it was announced today by Team President Larry Miller. McMillan will no longer serve as Portland’s head coach. Assistant Coach Kaleb Canales has been named interim head coach. “Clearly the season to this point has not gone...
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Hunter latest OIT All-American

KANSAS CITY, Mo. –Just a day after leading Oregon Tech to the NAIA Division II National Championship and a Tournament MVP award, freshman guard Bobby Hunter (Reno, Nev.) was named a First-Team NAIA Division II All-American in 2012, announced Wednesday by the national office. Earlier this year Hunter was named first-team all-conference, while being...
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