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OIT’s Swanson throws nicely at first national meet

MARION, Ind. – Oregon Tech’s Joelle Swanson opened up the 2012 NAIA National Track & Field Championships with an 8th place overall finish in the javelin to give the Owls their first points at the national meet. On Thursday, in the first national meet of her career, Swanson set a career-best mark in the...
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Giants double up Marlins

MIAMI – Once the San Francisco Giants started scoring for Ryan Vogelsong, the runs kept coming. Melky Cabrera and Angel Pagan drove in four runs apiece Thursday, and the Giants gave Vogelsong robust support for a change to beat the Miami Marlins 14-7. ”Good to see the boys swinging a little bit,” said Vogelsong (3-2)....
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Mariners activate Olivo from DL; option Wells

SEATTLE – Catcher Miguel Olivo was activated from the 15-day disabled list by the Seattle Mariners on Thursday after missing close to a month with a strained right groin muscle. The clear a roster spot, reserve outfielder Casper Wells was optioned to Triple-A Tacoma. There was some speculation that Seattle might consider keeping Wells –...
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OIT’s Schmidt NAIA Softball All-American

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Following a season in which she set the single season record for wins by a pitcher, Oregon Tech junior Taylor Schmidt earned NAIA Softball All-American Second Team honors on Thursday. Schmidt was one of three Cascade Collegiate Conference selections named All-Americans. Corban’s Stephanie Nippert was selected to the first team...
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Dodgers thumped by Diamondbacks

PHOENIX – One night after letting a five-run lead slip away, Joe Saunders and the Arizona Diamondbacks weren’t going to fall victim to another comeback. Justin Upton and Ryan Roberts homered and every Arizona starter had at least one hit as the Diamondbacks beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 11-4 on Wednesday night, ending the NL...
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Trail Blazers Team Report

Trail Blazers owner Paul Allen said he won’t sell the team, but called the 2011-12 season the most disappointing he’s had in 24 years as owner. In an open letter to fans on the Blazers’ website, the billionaire co-founder of Microsoft reiterated that the team isn’t for sale. He said he hasn’t received or...
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Garlick drives in game winner for Ducks

EUGENE, Ore. – Kyle Garlick’s 18th two-out RBI of the season scored what proved to be the game-winning run in Oregon’s 2-1 come-from-behind victory over Portland at PK Park on Wednesday night. The fifth-ranked the Ducks (42-14) will bring a nine-game winning streak to Goss Stadium on Friday night as Oregon closes the regular...
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KU-Henley in baseball quarters Friday

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — A big first inning propelled the Klamath Union Pelicans past Elmira 16-1 to open the OSAA 4A Baseball State Championships at Leo J. Bocchi Field. The Skyline champion Pelicans scored eight runs in the opening inning, which started with Chris McGahan poking a double to right field. Following Jack Bell...
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Liddi’s first grand slam puts Mariners over Texas

SEATTLE – Considering his rarefied place in baseball history, it’s no wonder Alex Liddi could not stop grinning. He also wouldn’t mind getting use to the occasional curtain call. ”Obviously big-time guys do it and when you have to do it, it’s a good thing,” Liddi said.
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49ers sign Andy Lee through 2018

SANTA CLARA, Calif. – The San Francisco 49ers have signed three-time All-Pro punter Andy Lee to a six-year contract extension through the 2018 season.
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