Jefferson leads Jazz past Blazers 86-77

SALT LAKE CITY – Al Jefferson had 21 points, including two one-handed shots in the lane to clinch the victory, and the Utah Jazz beat the Portland Trail Blazers 86-77 on Friday night. Paul Millsap added 15 points for the Jazz, who have won eight of their last nine home games. After trailing most of...
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HS Hoops: Mazama girls roll; KU boys win

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Last week, it was a come-from-behind effort to beat an in-town rival on the road. On Friday night, the Klamath Union Pelicans had to hold onto to a lead of their own through three quarters to repeat the feat. They did, beating the Mazama Vikings 70-61. Now Klamath Union is...
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High school, Oregon Tech basketball previews

Things are lot more interesting in the Skyline Conference going into Friday night’s Klamath Union at Mazama basketball doubleheader (5:50 p.m. – 960 the Sports Legend). The Mazama boys beat Henley 55-48 on Jan. 18 to finish the first half of league play 4-1. Since, the Vikings have lost two in a row and...
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Henley sweeps Mazama in wrestling dual

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — A thin Mazama squad didn’t help the Vikings’ cause Wednesday night in a wrestling dual with defending state runner-up Henley. Mazama forfeited nine of the 13 weight classes and the Henley Hornets won 84-0. All the matches that did take place were won by Henley pins. Connor Noonan registered the...
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California 71, Oregon St. 68

BERKELEY, Calif. – Richard Solomon’s dunk with 17.6 seconds remaining capped a big run by California over the final 8 minutes, and the Golden Bears rallied from 12 points down in the second half to beat Oregon State 71-68 on Thursday night. Allen Crabbe had 15 points and eight rebounds, while Justin Cobbs added 14...
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Scott Frost named OC at Oregon

Oregon has promoted former Nebraska quarterback Scott Frost to offensive coordinator under new coach Mark Helfrich. The move announced Thursday had been expected since Helfrich, the team’s former offensive coordinator, was made the Ducks’ head coach on Jan. 20. Frost will also serve as quarterbacks coach in his new role. The 38-year-old has been...
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Former Blazer Roy has setback with his right knee

MINNEAPOLIS – Minnesota Timberwolves guard Brandon Roy has had a setback with his surgically repaired right knee, casting further doubt on his chances of resuming a career derailed by knee problems. Roy gave an update Thursday on his recovery from arthroscopic surgery in December. He says he was feeling close to trying to play in...
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Losing only one senior, Lady Owls sign sole recruit

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – It’s been an outstanding season so far for the Oregon Tech Lady Owls. OIT is 9-4 in the Cascade Collegiate Conference, which is good for third place, leading Warner Pacific by a half-game. The success has come from a team with just one senior, which means only one new player is...
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No. 10 Oregon routed 76-52 at Stanford

STANFORD, Calif. – So much for that undefeated Pac-12 Conference record. Carlos Emory scored 12 points and Arsalan Kazemi had six points and nine rebounds in No. 10 Oregon’s first league loss this season, a 76-52 rout at new nemesis Stanford on Wednesday night. ”That’s the first time we’ve fell flat on our face this...
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‘Kap’ lets playing do the talking

NEW ORLEANS – If there’s a head coach in the NFL that Colin Kaepernick resembles most this week, it’s not Jim Harbaugh. It’s Bill Belichick. Look at any of Belichick’s recent quotes from a news conference, take away the hooded sweatshirt and replace it with a goatee and a few tattoos, and you have Colin...
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