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Barry Zito may have trouble following a spectacular pitching matchup that involved his San Francisco Giants in their last game. Zito and the New York Mets’ Jonathon Niese, however, once put together a pretty good duel of their own. Zito seeks a third straight outstanding outing Friday night when he opposes Niese, who has...
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49ers break ground on new stadium in Santa Clara

SANTA CLARA, Calif. – Jed York stuck a gold shovel in the ground, planted his right foot on top and took a ceremonial step to plant the San Francisco 49ers – and the NFL – into Silicon Valley. So long, San Francisco. Under clear skies and a setting sun behind the mountains towering in the...
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Lost River leads track and field medal winners

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Lost River track and field won eight events at Tuesday’s Chiloquin Invitational at Oregon Tech, including six girls events. Freshman Carley Brown took the 100-meter race with the only sub-14 second time, with teammate Megan Parks victorious in the 400 meters. Lindsey Barrows raced to a 1500-meter win, while Parks...
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Ducks’ Spencer pilots no-no to beat Portland

KEIZER, Ore. – Volcanoes Stadium erupted on Wednesday night as Portland’s Jeff Melby lined out to Aaron Payne, securing freshman lefty Jordan Spencer’s no-hitter as the No. 8 Ducks defeated Portland 3-0. The Beaverton, Ore., native faced just two batters over the minimum in his career high nine innings on the mound, plunking a...
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Cashell named Cascade Conference commissioner

LA GRANDE, Ore. – Council of Presidents Chair Dr. Bob Davies announced today that Eastern Oregon University Athletic Director, Rob Cashell, has been named the commissioner of the Cascade Collegiate Conference. “Rob was unanimously supported by the presidents of each of the member institutions,” Davies said. “He is recognized throughout the country for his...
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Henley Hall of Fame board wins award

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — The Henley High School Athletic Hall of Fame Committee was awarded a “Klamath County Volunteer of the Year Award and Recognition” at the 19th Annual United Way Volunteer Celebration on April 17. They were presented for involvement in the Inaugural Induction Banquet held last January.
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Brewers score controversial victory over LA

MILWAUKEE – As far as Don Mattingly was concerned, it was another argument for the expanded use of instant replay in baseball. The Los Angeles Dodgers manager wasn’t convinced that Nyjer Morgan beat the tag to give the Milwaukee Brewers a 3-2 victory in the 10th inning on Wednesday night, even if he was called...
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Record low watches Mariners beat Cleveland

SEATTLE – Jason Vargas zipped through the Cleveland lineup and the top of the lineup provided just enough pop. Vargas struck out seven in seven innings to end the Indians’ four-game winning streak and give Seattle a 4-1 win Wednesday night. ”I was able to locate my fastball early in the game and kind of...
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Philly edges SF in fast-paced pitching duel

SAN FRANCISCO – Cliff Lee could appreciate a career performance even if he walked away from AT&T Park with no win to show for it. Typically, 10 scoreless innings should be more than enough for a victory. Lee and Giants ace Matt Cain combined to throw 19 scoreless innings in San Francisco’s 1-0, 11-inning win...
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Jazz bolster playoff chances beating Portland

PORTLAND, Ore. – With three of his career-high six 3-pointers coming in the first quarter against the Trail Blazers, Devin Harris knew it was going to be a good night for the Jazz. ”It does wonders when you’re shooting wide-open shots,” said Harris, who finished with 27 points in Utah’s 112-91 victory over Portland on...
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