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Oklahoma City thunders Blazers at Rose Garden

PORTLAND, Ore. – When the Trail Blazers closed in on the Thunder, Russell Westbrook considered it his responsibility to set things right. The Blazers, who trailed by as many as 21 points, closed within five in the third quarter, but Westbrook came back with consecutive jumpers and Oklahoma City went on to win 109-75 on...
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Gems modify roster two months before season

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Getting ready for the June first season opener, the Klamath Falls Gems announced roster changes on Monday. The West Coast League team added Nevada-Reno junior Jamison Rowe as an outfielder and incoming Cal freshman J.R. Kennedy of Anaheim. The signings come with some lost players, as pitcher Steven Schoonover and...
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OIT softball wins two; Tuesday’s game postponed

EUGENE, Ore. — Four runs in the fifth inning propelled Oregon Tech softball to doubleheader wins over Northwest Christian Monday. The Owls won 7-4 and 9-7, as No. 5 OIT improved to 20-4 on the year. Sara Coates hit a three-run home run for Tech, while pitcher Taylor Schmidt boosted her record to 10-2...
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Coach introduces OIT volleyball recruits

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Last week, Oregon Tech announced its latest volleyball recruits: Alyssa Deardorff, Krista Galloway and Kara Young. OIT volleyball head coach Jason Corwin shares his thoughts on each player. Audio: Oregon Tech volleyball head coach Jason Corwin
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High School Round-up: Henley, Mazama softball split

MEDFORD, Ore. — Henley lost 7-3 to Elmira on Monday at the North Medford tournament before beating Wilson 17-2. The Hornets play a doubleheader with Banks today. Mazama split a doubleheader with Dallas, winning 10-9 after a 5-3 defeat. The Vikings play Marshfield today. Lost River has two baseball and softball games scheduled at...
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Pac-12: OSU wins softball Civil War

CORVALLIS, Ore. — After rain delayed the series, Oregon State beat Oregon 5-4 and 7-1 to round out the first edition of the softball Civil War series Monday. Pac-12 Baseball Tuesday, No. 22 Oregon State plays one at Joe Etzel field in Portland against the UP Pilots at 2:30 PM (960 the Sports Legend),...
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Track and Field: Triad girls finish second

CHICO, Calif. — Former Mazama graduate and Southern Oregon sophomore Mikayla Garrard posted Cascade Conference qualifying marks in three events, finishing fourth in the 100 meter dash (13.14), sixth in the 200 meter dash (26.66) and seventh in the long jump (4.94 meters) at Saturday’s Chico State Wildcat Invitational. High School Track and Field...
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Mariners, Athletics tour disaster zone in Japan

ISHINOMAKI, Japan – Members of the Oakland Athletics and Seattle Mariners got a firsthand look at the devastation from the earthquake and tsunami on Tuesday when they visited one of the towns hit hardest by last year’s disaster in Japan. Eight players and coaches from the Mariners and Athletics went to Ishinomaki on the northeast...
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February 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 February 2012. Triad School’s Sunny Winchell and Bonanza’s Sean Angel were were selected and will receive a prize package and an invitation to appear on the Basin’s live,...
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OIT Round-up: Track wins two titles

CHICO, Calif. – Katie Waugh and Kassi Conditt were winners for Oregon Tech track and field this weekend at the Wildcat Invitational in Chico. Waugh won the 800 meters in front of teammate Mary Matchett, while Conditt won the shotput and finished eighth in the discus. Joelle Swanson earned a third place in the javelin...
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