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15 OIT student-athletes on CCC academic list

LA GRANDE, Ore. – A total of 15 Oregon Tech men’s and women’s track and field, softball and baseball athletes earned Academic All-Cascade Conference honors for their performances in the classroom, the conference office announced. To earn recognition as a CCC scholar-athlete, a student must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.2 and at least...
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Garrard stars in Mazama’s track victory

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Three wins by Trevor Garrard highlighted the Mazama boys victory at Wednesday’s Mazama Skyline track and field meet. The Mazama senior won the 400 meters, high jump, triple jump and was a member of the Vikings 4 x 400 relay winner to help Mazama clear second-place Henley by nearly 30...
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Billingsley strong in Dodgers win

LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles Dodgers are off to their best start since 1999. One of the reasons is a new and improved Chad Billingsley. Another is Juan Rivera, whose bat manager Don Mattingly will be able to enjoy in the middle of his lineup for a full season this time around to complement...
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Blazers beat Warriors without Aldridge

PORTLAND, Ore. – With LaMarcus Aldridge out, Jamal Crawford saw an opportunity to fill the void for the Portland Trail Blazers. Crawford scored a season-high 34 points, Wesley Matthews had two baskets in the final minute and the Blazers beat the Golden State Warriors 118-110 on Wednesday night. An explosive 11th-year combo guard, Crawford joined...
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Giants go from shutout to blowout

DENVER – After watching teammate Barry Zito throw the first shutout for the Giants at Coors Field 48 hours earlier, Tim Lincecum never saw this coming. The shortest outing of his career. Lincecum was shelled for six runs in 2 1-3 innings Wednesday night as the Colorado Rockies snapped out of an offensive funk with...
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Warriors-Trail Blazers Preview

Coming off their most lopsided defeat in five seasons, the deflated Golden State Warriors seem to have hit rock bottom. While the Portland Trail Blazers’ recent efforts also have left much to be desired, they don’t appear ready to throw in the towel just yet. The visiting Warriors try to avoid a ninth loss...
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Oregon Tech baseball modifies weekend slate

Oregon Tech baseball has reshuffled its weekend schedule, moving the three-day, four-game set with Lewis-Clark State to Saturday through Monday, OITsports.com announced Tuesday. Following a single game Saturday at 5 p.m., the teams will play a doubleheader Sunday at 11 a.m. The series will conclude Monday at 11 a.m. All games scheduled at Kiger...
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High School Round-Up: KU beats Henley in league opener

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Skyline Conference baseball got underway on Tuesday, with the Klamath Union Pelicans visiting the Henley Hornets Audio: Play-by-play: Klamath Union’s Kody Kuhlman doubles in two runs Kody Kuhlman finished with two doubles, scoring three RBI and threw a complete game win as KU’s pitcher, as the Pelicans defeated Henley 11-3....
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Feliz’s stellar as Rangers down M’s

ARLINGTON, Texas — Neftali Feliz’s first start for the Rangers didn’t draw the same kind of international attention as Yu Darvish’s did the night before, and it probably won’t set any ratings records, but it may have been just as important. Feliz became just the third pitcher in club history to pitch at least...
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Birthday blast has Ethier looking great for 2012

LOS ANGELES — It was Andre Ethier’s birthday, but the Dodgers slugger was the one in a gift-giving mood. Celebrating in tandem with the 50th anniversary of Dodger Stadium, Ethier hit Jason Grilli’s 2-1 fastball over the right-field wall with two out in the bottom of the eighth Tuesday, giving the Dodgers a 2-1...
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