OIT baseball picked seventh; schedule is out

LA GRANDE, Ore. – The 2013 Oregon Tech baseball schedule sees the Owls open Feb. 2 at Simpson University. OIT finished 18-33 last season, but has worked to bolster its pitching corps this season to make sure there are ample arms for the whole year. The first Owls home games are scheduled for Mar. 22...
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Skyline Championships this weekend for Basin swim teams

The Skyline Conference Championships are Saturday for Basin swim teams. The competition is at Southern Oregon University in Ashland. Henley head coach Dan Zimmer Henley swimming head coach Dan Zimmer The Henley girls won a state championship last season and for both the girls and boys, the Skyline Championships begin the stretch run...
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Owls face top 10 EOU squads

The Oregon Tech Lady Owls can make a bid for the Top 25 playing at No. 6 Eastern Oregon Friday night (5 p.m. – 960 the Sports Legend). EOU is 9-0 and has a two-game lead over 7-2 Oregon Tech and College of Idaho in the Cascade Collegiate Conference standings. Sophomore Carrie Thibault says...
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Henley, Lakeview wrestlers off to Oregon Classic

The Henley Hornets and Lakeview Honkers are off to Redmond for the Oregon Classic. There’s a unique aspect to this tournament. Larry Morene explains in the 960 the Sports Legend Wrestling Minute: Former Mazama wrestling coach Larry Morene
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Overtime defeat drops Triad in MVL standings

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — It’s jammed-packed at the top of the Mountain Valley League standings, with Rogue Valley Adventist remaining perfect with a 58-57 overtime win over Triad Thursday night. Thomas Holland led Triad with 23 points. Triad had a 57-55 lead with just over a minute left in overtime, but Rogue Valley Adventist...
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Kelly introduced as new Eagles head coach

PHILADELPHIA, Pa. — Former Oregon Ducks head football coach Chip Kelly was introduced to the Philadelphia media as the new coach of the Eagles Thursday. New Philadelphia Eagles head coach Chip Kelly Kelly wore a black Eagles polo at a table in front of an Eagles backdrop next to owner Jeffrey Lurie. Kelly said...
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Phoenix outlasts thin Mazama squad to win duel

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – Davin Nichols and Gus Bratton scored individual wins for the Mazama Vikings in Wednesday’s night’s home wrestling dual with Phoenix, but the visiting Pirates won the meet 54-21. Nichols earned a 6-3 decision over Cedar King, while Bratton pinned Justin Knight at the 2:52 mark. Injuries and eligibility issues have left...
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Oregon address departure of Chip Kelly

EUGENE, Ore. — The Oregon Ducks football program will have a new head coach in 2013. Chip Kelly has left the Ducks after four seasons and four straight BCS bowl appearances to become the coach of the NFL’s Philadelphia Eagles. Univ. of Oregon athletics director Rob Mullens Oregon athletics director Rob Mullens addressed the media in...
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Nuggets beat Trail Blazers in OT

DENVER – Wilson Chandler acknowledged feeling a bit winded and tired in his second game back from hip problems that had sidelined him for two months. Not enough to bother his shooting touch, though. Chandler hit a tiebreaking 3-pointer with 14.9 seconds remaining in overtime, and the Denver Nuggets beat the Portland Trail Blazers 115-111...
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49ers to face former coach in NFC title game

SANTA CLARA, Calif. – Mike Nolan’s 3 1/2-year tenure as coach for the San Francisco 49ers offered few highlights on the field. An 18-37 record before a mid-season firing in 2008. No playoff berths for a franchise used to winning championships. A parade of offensive coordinators unable to develop Alex Smith at quarterback. Yet to...
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