Beavers open with win at USC

LOS ANGELES – Ryan Dunn homered and Michael Conforto drove in two to pace the Oregon State baseball team to a series-opening 5-3 win over USC Friday night at Dedeaux Field. Dunn hit the first pitch in the eighth inning over the left field fence to give the Beavers a two-run, 4-2 lead, cushion....
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Lady Owls ink Colorado player

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Oregon Tech women’s basketball head coach Scott Meredith announced Thursday the signing of Megan Whetstone, a 5-9 forward from Mountain Vista High School in Highlands Ranch, Colo. Whetstone led her team in scoring this past year, averaging 11.5 points per game, shooting 46 percent from the floor and also grabbing...
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Sterling Bank Invitational preview

The Sterling Bank Invitational gets underway Saturday at Oregon Tech’s John F Moehl Stadium. Dan Fast is the meet director for the two-decade-long track and field meet. Audio: Sterling Bank Invitational meet director Dan Fast 5A school Eagle Point and McQueen from Reno, Nev. are a couple of the larger schools competing, plus there...
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Trail Blazers-Jazz Preview

The young, inexperienced Utah Jazz heard plenty of reasons why they wouldn’t make the playoffs, but none of the doubts resonated. After wrapping up the Western Conference’s final postseason berth in their most recent contest, the Jazz seek a season sweep of the disappointing Portland Trail Blazers when the teams conclude the regular season...
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Harlem Wizards play at OIT for Peterson Elementary

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — The Harlem Wizards are in the Basin Thursday night to help raise funds for Peterson Elementary. Audio: Harlem Wizards player King Arthur King Arthur plays for the Wizards and says there are significant differences between this Harlem team and the one you might be thinking of – the Globetrotters. Audio:...
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Yankees’ Pineda to miss rest of season

Yankees pitcher Michael Pineda needs surgery on his right shoulder and will miss the rest of the season, the team announced Wednesday. Doctors diagnosed the 23-year-old right-hander with a torn labrum and he will undergo surgery Tuesday. He is expected to be out of action for at least a year. General manager Brian Cashman...
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13 Oregon, OSU players seek NFL selection

It’s NFL Draft week, which means a few things: 1. It’s smokescreen season: Don’t believe a single rumor you hear. That player who’s stock is “rising” in the days leading up to the Draft? That was something planted by his agent. Ignore it. That team that’s desperately trying to trade up or down in...
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Timbers add Scottish defender

PORTLAND, Ore. — The Portland Timbers today announced that the club has signed Scottish defender Steven Smith. Per league and club policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed. Timbers general manager Gavin Wilkinson made the announcement. Smith, 26, will be added to Portland’s roster pending the receipt of his International Transfer Certificate (ITC)....
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High School Round-Up: Hidden Valley hands KU first loss

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Skyline baseball teams rounded out the first half of the conference schedule Tuesday, with Klamath Union traveling to face Hidden Valley. Tied 1-1 in the fourth inning, Hidden Valley’s Kyle Garrison doubled to bring in Greg Hurd for the go-ahead run and Hidden Valley scored twice more to win 4-1. It...
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Henley’s Zimmerman receives state award

SALEM, Ore. — After his team won February’s state girls swimming title, Henley coach Dan Zimmer has been named the Oregon Athletic Coaches Association Coach of the Year for the sport. The championship was the first for Henley after three straight runner-up finishes from 2007-2009. Zimmer will be recognized along with coaches of other...
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