Klamath Falls wins series at Kelowna

KELOWNA, B.C. — The Klamath Falls Gems play at home on Friday. When they left for this recent road trip on July 4, the Gems were on a slight up-swing after a tough start to the year. The team will return home sustaining their momentum. The Gems had two three-run innings in the first...
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Blazers busy in free agency’s first day

PORTLAND, Ore. — The Portland Trail Blazers were busy in the first day of free agency in the NBA, although most of the team’s moves were not regarding free agents. The biggest question mark for Portland is whether the Minnesota Timberwolves will give Blazers restricted free agent Nicolas Batum an offer sheet. If the...
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T’Wolves talking with Blazers about Batum

MINNEAPOLIS — The Minnesota Timberwolves have once again reached outside the United States for talent, adding Russian guard Alexey Shved to a roster already brimming international flavor. And they hope to have another one in the mix before all is said and done. The Wolves agreed to terms on a deal with Shved on...
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Wong’s extra innings shot lifts Gems past Kelowna

KELOWNA, B.C. — For the second straight game, the Klamath Falls Gems saw a fourth inning lead evaporate in Kelowna. Unlike the series opener Monday though, the Gems were able to overcome and win the game, getting a solo home run by Josh Wong to lead off the top of the 10th inning to...
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Oregon football tickets on sale Thursday

From Oregon Media Services EUGENE, Ore. — Single-game reserved tickets for the University of Oregon’s seven 2012 home football games will go on sale to the general public beginning at 10 p.m. Thursday (July 12) at Reserved seats for each of the Ducks’ three non-conference contests and two of the four Pac-12 Conference...
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June Charter Student Athletes announced

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – 960 the Sports Legend and Charter are proud to announce the Charter Student Athletes of the Month with the selection of winners from June 2012. Lost River High School’s Nadia Hill and Greg Velasquez of the Klamath Falls Gems (Cal-State Fullerton) were selected and will receive a prize package and...
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Gems winning streak snapped in Kelowna

KELOWNA, B.C. — The Klamath Falls Gems were unable to hold onto a lead gained in a four-run fourth inning, losing 9-5 to the Kelowna Falcons on Monday at Elks Stadium. The defeat ended Klamath Falls’ seven-game West Coast League winning streak and is the first for the Gems in 10 games overall. Audio:...
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Latest OIT running signees announced

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — The latest crop of cross country and track and field athletes has been announced by Oregon Tech. The most recent signees include local distance runner Eli Patrick. Patrick scored a personal best 52.18 in the 400 meters and 2:04.78 in the 800. Patrick is joined by fellow in-stater Sean Crompton...
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San Francisco’s Cain to start All-Star Game

By Jon Paul Morosi KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Justin Verlander has accrued virtually every individual honor available to a starting pitcher: a Rookie of the Year award and World Series Game 1 start in 2006; a no-hitter in 2007; Most Valuable Player and Cy Young awards, along with the second no-hitter of his career,...
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