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Pac-12 Round-Up: Ducks sweep No. 14 ASU

EUGENE, Ore. — After each team’s Friday opener was rained out, both Oregon and Oregon State came back to win their respective series at home this weekend. After 1-0 and 3-1 wins in Saturday’s doubleheader, No. 23 Oregon finished a sweep of No. 14 Arizona State when Jimmie Sherfy struck out Nathaniel Causey with...
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OIT Round-Up: Softball wins seventh straight

MEDFORD, Ore. — The Oregon Tech Owls softball team on the first of two home doubleheaders, beating Eastern Oregon 9-3 and 14-1 at US Cellular Field. Originally scheduled for Saturday, the games were supposed to be held in Klamath Falls, but poor field conditions prevented it. Kayde Schaefer led the Owls’ offensive charge in...
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LA returns as Blazers beat Wolves

PORTLAND, Ore. — LaMarcus Aldridge will keep the words he had with Minnesota’s Kevin Love to himself. The two All-Stars jawed at times on Sunday night, when both scored 26 points but Aldridge’s Trail Blazers came out on top, 119-106. ”It was just two guys going hard,” the diplomatic Aldridge said. Love also had...
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Volquez to start on opening day for Padres

PEORIA, Ariz. — The San Diego Padres rewarded Edinson Volquez on Sunday for his hard work this spring when they announced him as their opening day starter. The Padres were expected to pick Tim Stauffer to pitch the opener, but he is bothered by a sore right triceps, manager Bud Black said. San Diego...
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OSU’s Conforto named freshman of the year

WALNUT CREEK, Calif. – Oregon State outfielder Michael Conforto has been named the Pac-12 Conference’s Freshman of the Year, as announced by the league office on Wednesday. Conforto is a First-Team All-League selection, as is junior Tyler Smith, while freshman Jace Fry has been named honorable mention. The selections were made by the league’s...
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Ducks’ Keudell earns pitcher of the year

WALNUT CREEK, Calif. – Oregon senior right-hander Alex Keudell was named Pac-12 Pitcher of the Year following a vote by the Conference coaches, it was announced by Commissioner Larry Scott on Wednesday. Keudell, who was named one of 30 semifinalists for the Golden Spikes Award on Tuesday, has served as the Friday-night starter for...
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Trail Blazers-Clippers Preview

A return home has the Los Angeles Clippers winning again, and already looking toward the playoffs. The Portland Trail Blazers are just trying to win back-to-back games for the first time in over two months. The Clippers look to extend their home winning streak to six games by taking a season series from the...
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Baseball Round-Up: Mazama shuts out Cottage Grove

YREKA, Calif. — Mazama baseball was in the middle of two lopsided games Thursday at the Yreka Gold Nugget Tournament, as the Vikings followed up an 11-1 loss to Layton with a 9-0 win against Cottage Grove in a five inning game. The tournament runs through Saturday. Pac-12 Baseball Oregon State hosts Washington for...
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OIT track heads to Salem

Oregon Tech track and field is off to the Willamette Invite Friday. Last week, Katie Waugh and Kassi Conditt picked up individual titles at the Wildcat Invitational in Chico. Waugh narrowly edged teammate Mary Matchett in the 800 meters, while Conditt took the shot put title with a heave of 12.81 meters. She was...
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Blazers hold off Hornets

PORTLAND, Ore. – The grind of the season is wearing on LaMarcus Aldridge, although not enough to keep him off the court. Aldridge had an MRI on his sore right hip hours before he had 25 points, 12 rebounds and five assists in the Trail Blazers’ 99-93 victory over the short-handed New Orleans Hornets on...
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