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No. 3 Oregon’s young offense feels ready

EUGENE, Ore. — Quarterback Marcus Mariota believes the No. 3 Ducks were tested enough through their first three games to be ready for Pac-12 play. Oregon faced Arkansas State, Fresno State and lower-division Tennessee Tech in its nonconference schedule, defeating all of them handily. But with several young players, especially on offense, there were...
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Lakeview football comes to Klamath Falls this Friday

Lakeview-Paisley Honkers (0-2)Last week: 36-33 loss to BurnsThis week: at Mazama (0-3) – Friday – 7 p.m. Conversation with coach Sean Radford from 960 the Sports Legend You play Burns tough in a three-point loss. What did you take away from that game? Last week, you really wanted improvement from the defense. How’d they...
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Triad keeping pace atop the league standings

Triad Timberwolves (2-1)Last week: 63-12 win at Butte FallsThis week: Idle. Next up: vs Prospect (3-0) – Sept. 29 – 4 p.m. Conversation with coach Kyle Petrik from 960 the Sports Legend Talk about Gabe Ovgard’s defensive performance with three interception returns for touchdowns: Elaborate on your team’s adjustments to help get to the ball...
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Orioles outlast Mariners in 18 innings

SEATTLE — Taylor Teagarden stroked a pinch-hit RBI single to right in the 18th inning to help give the Baltimore Orioles a 4-2 comeback victory over the Seattle Mariners on Tuesday night. The win allowed the Orioles (84-64) to pull within a percentage point of the Yankees (83-63) for the lead in the AL...
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Lincecum hot as Giants defeat Colorado

SAN FRANCISCO — Each time he takes the mound, Tim Lincecum is becoming more comfortable again. More trusting that his command will carry him just like it used to every fifth day. Lincecum pitched San Francisco one win closer to an NL West crown, and the Giants lowered their magic number to clinch the...
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49ers Vernon Davis goes with celebratory jump shot

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Vernon Davis might get fewer style points these days for his touchdown celebrations – and he’s perfectly fine with that. The emotional San Francisco tight end learned from his blunder with the goal post crossbar after scoring in a Week 1 win against the Packers at Lambeau Field. So, each...
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Oregon St.-UCLA Preview

UCLA was disappointed not to shut out its last opponent, but the defensive effort was outstanding. First-year coach Jim Mora was just as impressed with how Oregon State performed on that side of the ball in its last game. The 19th-ranked Bruins will try to open 4-0 for the first time in seven years...
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Chiloquin’s schedule continues to prove tough

Chiloquin Panthers (0-3)Last week: 58-0 loss at RiddleThis week: vs Lost River (3-0) – Friday – 7 p.m. Conversation with coach Todd Pasche from 960 the Sports Legend Recap your last two weeks for us: If we haven’t been going to the games, let us know what has stood out in your mind: If...
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Bonanza football looks to recover from road loss

Bonanza Antlers (1-1)Last week: 25-2 loss to Etna (Calif.)This week: vs Reedsport (1-2) – Friday – 7 p.m. Conversation with coach Luis Idrogo from 960 the Sports Legend Describe last week: You led the game at one point 2-0. Talk about the safety and what happened from there? How did Etna pull away? Did...
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Orioles continue playoff pursuit beating Seattle

SEATTLE — Chasing their first playoff berth in 15 years, the Baltimore Orioles are getting contributions from everyone on the roster. Nate McLouth provided a quick start with a leadoff home run and the Orioles beat the Seattle Mariners 10-4 Monday night to tighten the AL East race. Matt Wieters hit a two-run homer...
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