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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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Oregon responds to marijuana report

EUGENE, Ore. – Oregon athletic director Rob Mullens says the Ducks actively work to address possible illegal substance use by student-athletes. Following a report that estimated 40 to 60 percent of the football team smoked marijuana, Mullens issued a statement Wednesday addressing the story in ESPN The Magazine, which accompanies a larger piece that looks...
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High School Round-Up: KU stays perfect in league

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Skyline Conference baseball resumed Tuesday with a match-up of potential first place teams as Klamath Union hosted North Valley. Audio: 960 the Sports Legend broadcast Mark Owings his two singles on the day, his first capping off a four-run first innings for the Pelicans and Klamath Union held on for...
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Southern Oregon hits slumping OIT

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Southern Oregon shutout No. 5 Oregon Tech behind great pitching from Jordyn Kurtz and five RBI from Katie Moy to send Oregon Tech to its third straight Cascade Conference loss 8-0 in the opening game of a scheduled doubleheader. Game two was suspended due to rain in the top of...
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High School Round-Up: Mazama against Henley on diamond

Skyline Conference softball play resumes Tuesday with a great in-town match-up – Mazama visiting Henley. The Hornets swept their first league series at Hidden Valley last weekend, including a five-inning 14-3 victory. Mazama put up double digits in its first conference series also, beating North Valley 19-0 in the first of two wins. Mazama...
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