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Lost River performs best for Basin at Chieftain Invite

ROGUE RIVER, Ore. — Medford schools Cascade Christian and St. Mary’s won the team titles at Tuesday’s Chieftain Invitational at Rogue River High School, but Basin teams represented well. Lost River’s boys and girls teams placed second and third, respectively, with distance runner Lindsey Barrows finishing second in the girls 1,500 meters. Audio: Lost...
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High School Baseball: Mazama looks for season series

Teams on the opposite ends of the Skyline Conference meet today in Phoenix when Klamath Union travels to face the Pirates on the baseball field at 4:30 p.m. (960 the Sports Legend). The Pelicans are 8-1 in league, one game ahead of North Valley. Phoenix has struggled to start the season, opening with a...
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Schmidt wins third CCC pitching award

LA GRANDE, Ore. — After clinching the Cascade Conference regular season title and securing hosting rights to this weekend’s CCC softball tournament, Oregon Tech’s Taylor Schmidt was named Pitcher of the Week by the league. Schmidt pitched to two wins in 14 innings of scoreless play against Concordia on Saturday and is one win...
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Updated: Hammond to lead Henley boys basketball

Updated: May 1, 2012 – 9:09 a.m. KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Luke Hammond is now the head coach of Henley boys basketball. A 1997 graduate of La Salle in Milwaukie, Hammond helped Chuck Shannon coach the Hornets to a 7-18 record this past season in Hammond’s first year as co-head coach after serving as...
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SOU debuts inaugural Frontier Conference schedule

ASHLAND, Ore. — The first year of Southern Oregon football in the Frontier Conference begins Sept. 1 when the Raiders host Montana Western at Spiegelberg Stadium in Medford. The school also announced a reduction in ticket prices for the season, including season tickets for all five home games for $40. The Raiders also lowered...
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UO’s Payne tabbed Player of the Week

WALNUT CREEK, Calif. — Sophomore second baseman Aaron Payne has been named Pac-12 Player of the Week, Commissioner Larry Scott announced Monday. Payne drove in five runs last week, including the game-winner against California on Friday and Saturday. In Friday’s 4-1 win over the Golden Bears, Payne’s eighth-inning sacrifice fly scored Brett Hambright to...
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Mazama’s Adams shatters distance record

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — McQueen High School from Nevada took both titles at Saturday’s Sterling Bank Invitational track and field meet at Oregon Tech’s John F Moehl Stadium, with the Henley girls finishing runner-up. Mazama was the best Basin boys performing team ending the day in fourth. Meet director Dan Fast tells 960 the...
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Oregon Tech to host CCC softball tournament

PORTLAND, Ore. — Oregon Tech shutout Concordia 2-0 and 4-0 on Saturday to complete a weekend sweep and secure the top seed at this weekend’s Cascade Conference tournament. Pitcher Taylor Schmidt improved to 24-4 on the season, one win shy of equaling the OIT record for wins in a season. Now, the Owls host...
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Five UO, OSU players drafted, eight sign afterward

NEW YORK — The NFL Draft was completed Saturday, with four Oregon Ducks and one Oregon State Beaver selected. UO running back LaMichael James was the highest selection from the schools, going in the second round to San Francisco. In rounds five, six and seven, respectively, Ducks linebacker Josh Kaddu went to Miami, guard...
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Oregon Tech’s baseball season ends with win

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — On Senior Day, Oregon Tech senior Tommy Wood singled in the game winner in the bottom of the ninth to lift the Hustlin’ Owls to an 8-7 win and a doubleheader split with Concordia University Sunday afternoon at Kiger Stadium. Oregon Tech concludes the 2012 season at 18-33 and 11-21...
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