Blazers’ Oden has microfracture surgery

PORTLAND, Ore. – Greg Oden has suffered yet another setback with his troublesome knees. The often-injured 7-foot center was undergoing a minor procedure Monday to clear out debris in his left knee in Vail, Colo., when the surgeon determined there was additional damage and performed microfracture surgery, the Portland Trail Blazers said.
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A’s, Manny agree to minor-league deal

The Oakland Athletics have signed Manny Ramirez to a minor-league deal, the team announced Monday. The deal is for $500,000, according to a source. That is slightly more than the league minimum of $480,000. The 39-year-old slugger must serve a 50-game suspension without pay for violating baseball’s drug policy for the second time. With...
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Triad boys hoops wins GPA award

WILSONVILLE, Ore. — Triad boys basketball was honored Monday by the OSAA and the Dairy Farmers of Oregon, winning the Dairy Farmers of Oregon Academic All-State Award. Triad and Salem Academy had the highest boys hoops GPAs in the state at 3.83. Lost River and Bonanza boys basketball each made the 2A top 10,...
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Wrestling: Henley sends 13 to defend title

MURPHY, Ore. — The defending state champion Henley team qualified 13 wrestlers for the 2012 OSAA State Championships with top four finishes at Saturday’s regional meet in Hidden Valley High School. Mazama will bring six and Klamath Union four to the OSAA State Championships Fri. and Sat. in Portland. Among the champions were Henley’s...
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Oregon hoops remains in top four

STANFORD, Calif. – E.J. Singler scored 10 consecutive points in the final six minutes, including a go-ahead 3-pointer with 2:45 remaining, and Oregon held on to beat Stanford 68-64 on Sunday night. Singler finished with 20 points, five rebounds and three assists while Olu Ashaolu added 14 points off the bench for the Ducks (19-8,...
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Beavers take opening baseball series

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. – Michael Conforto hit a three-run home run overall in Oregon State’s five-run sixth inning to give the 23rd-ranked Beavers an 8-6 win over UC Santa Barbara Sunday at Caesar Uyesaka Stadium. The win followed a 13-12 loss in 12 innings to the Gauchos, which was completed Sunday after stopping in...
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HS Final: Skyline seeds set, MVL champs

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Conference touranments wrapped up Saturday night with the 4A Skyline Conference, 2A Southern Cascade League and 1A Mountain Valley all determining seeds into state playoffs. Skyline Conference Boys: Mazama 56, Klamath Union 44 After scoring the game’s first basket, Mazama did not lead again until less than 30 seconds remaining...
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Henley girls win swimming state title

GRESHAM, Ore. — Winning two team relays and an individual event, the Henley Hornets girls swimming team won the 2012 OSAA State Championships title Saturday at Mount Hood Community College. Henley scored 58 team points, topping La Grande’s 44 points. Madras, North Bend and Valley Catholic rounded out the top five. Mazama finished 16th....
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No. 1 OIT upset at Corban

SALEM, Ore. — For the second time this season, the Oregon Tech men’s basketball team lost the same week it was voted No. 1 in the NAIA Division II Men’s Basketball Top 25 Coaches’ Poll, falling at Corban 90-79 Saturday night. Corban shot 56-percent from the floor, making eight three-pointers to win the game....
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Oregon Tech softball wins twice

PORTLAND, Ore. – Oregon Tech pitcher Taylor Schmidt struck out five and drove in a run in a 4-3 victory over University British Columbia in game 1, while the Owls used a grand slam and three two-run shots in the nightcap to overwhelm Willamette 15-8 in game 2 today in day 1 of the...
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