Oregon Tech sweeps weekly softball awards

LA GRANDE, Ore. — Off the weekend where Oregon Tech picked up its 30th softball win, the Owls were recognized with two conference individual honors. OIT’s Taylor Schmidt and Kayde Schaefer were selected Cascade Conference Pitcher and Player of the Week, respectively. Schmidt won five of her six games played this weekend in wins...
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Three Henley wrestlers chosen All-Americans

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa — OSAA state champion wrestler Ronnie Bresser of Henley won the 113-pound National Collegiate Style Wrestling Championships title during spring break. Henley also had Tyler Scott and Zech Bresser place and earn an All-American designation while at the tournament, along wtih Ronnie Bresser. Henley athletic director Todd Moore says it is...
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Dragic drudges to Rockets win over Blazers

PORTLAND, Ore. – Goran Dragic insists he wasn’t auditioning. Houston’s point guard had 22 points, seven assists and three steals to lead the Rockets to a 94-89 victory Monday night over the Trail Blazers, completing a perfect four-game road trip. Portland happens to be looking for a point guard, and Dragic will be a free...
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Darvish wins debut over Mariners

ARLINGTON, Texas – Yu Darvish had a feeling of calmness when he took the mound for his much-anticipated major league debut for the Texas Rangers. Once he settled down his big right arm to match how his mind felt, and got past a rough start with some help from his powerful offense, Darvish was a...
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Zito’s 4-hitter leads Giants by Rockies

DENVER – A new delivery helped Barry Zito look like his old self. San Francisco’s 33-year-old lefty tweaked his delivery and toyed with the Colorado Rockies, throwing a four-hitter for his first shutout in nine years and Pablo Sandoval hit a two-run homer to lead the Giants to a 7-0 win Monday. It was San...
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Ducks down Dons on diamond

EUGENE, Ore. – Oregon’s three-run inning in the fifth was all the No. 16 Ducks needed in a 4-2 win over San Francisco on Monday night at PK Park. In the bottom of the fifth, Pac-12 Player of the Week Brett Thomas drove in the go-ahead runs with a two-out, bases-loaded, two-run single back...
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Beavers baseball wins opener at Nevada

RENO, Nev. – Tyler Smith hit his first home run of the season and the Oregon State baseball team opened its two-game midweek series at Nevada with a 6-5 win over the Wolfpack Monday afternoon at Peccole Park. Smith hit the first pitch he saw from starter Troy Marks in the third inning over...
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OSU’s Cunningham will try NBA draft

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Oregon State junior guard Jared Cunningham announced on Monday that he will enter the 2012 NBA Draft. “This was a very difficult decision,” Cunningham said. “But I felt like I had to do what was best for me and my future. My dream has always been to play in the NBA...
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Rockets-Trail Blazers Preview

The Houston Rockets are surging and getting healthier as they gain ground in the Western Conference standings. The Rockets have won three straight on the road as they try to complete this trip with another victory Monday night against a Portland Trail Blazers team that figures to be desperate. Houston (31-25) won 104-87 at...
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March Charter Student Athletes announced

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – 960 the Sports Legend and Charter are proud to announce the Charter Student Athletes of the Month with the selection of winners from March 2012. Henley’s Elle Morgan and Oregon Tech’s David Clarke were selected and will receive a prize package and an invitation to appear on the Basin’s live,...
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