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OIT baseball inks recruits; bolsters numbers

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – The Oregon Tech baseball season ended with OIT on the outside, looking-in for a postseason bid. Head coach Matt Miles has been busy making sure issues plaguing his team’s success last year don’t arise in 2013. In addition to bolstering the pitching staff, Miles likes two big infield players signed from...
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Mix up prevents Oregon’s Crane from British Open

LYTHAM ST. ANNES, England – There’s been a late change in the British Open field. The Royal & Ancient announced Thursday shortly after the start of play that Russ Cochran has withdrawn and will be replaced by first alternate Michael Thompson. Matteo Manassero moves up to become the next player in, should another player drop...
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Timbers fall to Chivas

CARSON, Calif. – Chivas USA received a first-half goal from midfielder Miller Bolaños and a third straight shut-out performance from goalkeeper Dan Kennedy to defeat the Portland Timbers 1-0 on Wednesday afternoon in front of 13,827 at The Home Depot Center. Bolaños struck for the game’s lone goal in the 16th minute, converting a...
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Former Pro Bowl DE Elam, 60, dies

SAN FRANCISCO — Former 49ers defensive end Cleveland Elam, a two-time Pro Bowl selection who had a team-high 17.5 sacks in 1976, has died. He was 60. Elam died last Thursday. The team confirmed his death Wednesday.
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Former OSAA asst. director Hilsenteger passes away

John Hilsenteger, a former assistant executive director of the Oregon School Activities Association, died Wednesday, July 18. He was 72. A member of the OSAA staff for 26 years, Hilsenteger retired in 1994, but continued to work state championship events as a football and basketball statistician and official scorer for baseball and softball championship...
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OSAA’s Welter to serve on national board

INDIANAPOLIS, IN (July 18, 2012) — Three new NFHS Board of Directors members were approved for four-year terms, including Oregon School Activities Association executive director Tom Welter. All Board of Directors members were approved by the NFHS National Council. Marty Hickman, executive director of the Illinois High School Association (IHSA), Section 4 and Michael...
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Audio Wrap-Up: Gems find a way again

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — The Klamath Falls Gems were the closest they had been to defeat in quite a while, entering the final two innings down a run at Kiger Stadium Tuesday night. Clutch hits by recently-named West Coast League All-Stars saved the game, however, as Klamath Falls defeated Kitsap 4-3. On the same...
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Halladay returns to lead Phillies over LA

LOS ANGELES — Roy Halladay pitched five effective innings in his first start off the disabled list, Hunter Pence hit a go-ahead, two-out single in the eighth inning and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 3-2 Tuesday night for their fourth straight victory. The Phillies loaded the bases in the eighth when...
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Smoak, Saunders homer for Seattle over KC

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Seattle Mariners’ quick-strike offense has scored 13 runs in the first two innings in winning their first two games at Kansas City. Justin Smoak and Michael Saunders each hit two-run homers and the Mariners beat the Royals 9-6 Tuesday night. Every Mariners starter had at least one hit. Jesus...
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Giants shutout Atlanta; distance themselves from LA

ATLANTA — Georgia native Buster Posey finally had a homecoming to remember. Posey drove in five runs with three hits, Barry Zito combined with two relievers on a five-hitter and the San Francisco Giants beat the Atlanta Braves 9-0 on Tuesday night. Posey, from Leesburg in southwestern Georgia, had been only 1 for 11...
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