Henley leads Basin charge into state wrestling

MYRTLE CREEK, Ore. – The Henley Hornets wrestling team won six individual matches in Saturday’s Southern Oregon Wrestling Regional at South Umpqua High School. In all, Henley, Klamath Union and Mazama advanced 27 wrestlers to next weekend’s OSAA Wrestling State Championships in Portland. 16 of those wrestlers come from Henley, which had Tyler Scott, Ronnie...
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Washington 72, Oregon St. 62

SEATTLE – C.J. Wilcox broke out of a shooting slump with 24 points, Shawn Kemp Jr., added all 10 of his points in the second half, and Washington pulled away late for a 72-62 win over Oregon State on Saturday night. The Huskies (14-12, 6-7 Pac-12) had lost three straight and dropped seven of eight...
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Ducks come back to beat WSU in OT

PULLMAN, Wash. – Oregon’s E.J. Singler was prepared for a lot of possible scenarios as he dribbled the ball up the court with the Ducks and Washington State tied in the final seconds of overtime. What he didn’t expect was WSU’s Dexter Kernich-Drew to reach out and foul him. Singler sank both free throws with...
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Former Oregon high schooler wins NBA slam dunk contest

HOUSTON – Terrence Ross had to settle his nerves at the start of the All-Star Slam-Dunk Contest. By the end, he was calming down a ball boy he needed as a prop for his winning slam. The 6-foot-6 Toronto rookie leapfrogged Michael Costolo, the son of Twitter CEO Dick Costolo, whipped the ball between his...
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Giants’ favorite offseason memories

The glow of a World Series title doesn’t fade after the final out. Players, coaches and managers savor their accomplishments all winter, and often relish new experiences along the way. With that in mind, I asked a number of San Francisco Giants the same question: What is your favorite memory of the offseason? Their...
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HS Basketball: Skyline playoffs resume

The No. 1 and No. 2 seeds debut after first round byes in the Skyline Conference boys and girls basketball playoffs. Top-ranked Mazama hosts No. 4 seed Henley in the Skyline girls semifinals. The Vikings won the league meetings 58-28 and 57-24, the latter coming just a week ago in the regular season finale....
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Lady Owls battle for crucial CCC tourney third seed

While the Oregon Tech Lady Owls basketball team is in the postseason already, there’s a lot riding on the final two regular season games beginning Friday ngiht against Northwest Christian at Danny Miles Court. OIT enters the weekend tied with Warner Pacific for third place in Cascade Collegiate Conference. With wins over NCU and...
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An Oregon Tech win guarantees CCC playoff spot

The Cascade Collegiate Conference postseason virtually begins Friday night for the Oregon Tech Hustlin’ Owls men’s basketball team. Factually, it is the last weekend of the regular season, but losses in Friday’s game against Northwest Christian or Saturday against Corban could end the Owls season. NCU beat OIT 63-52 in the second game of...
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Hernandez to get $27M in last year

SEATTLE – Felix Hernandez will make $27 million in the final year of his new $175 million, seven-year contract with the Seattle Mariners, which includes a conditional eighth-year option should he need elbow ligament surgery during the length of the deal. Hernandez also is receiving a $6 million signing bonus for the contract he signed...
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League set to be closer for Dodgers

GLENDALE, Ariz. – Los Angeles Dodgers manager Don Mattingly looks at closer Brandon League and sees power and unpredictability. ”He’s kind of the effectively wild guy,” Mattingly said. Almost sounds dangerous. League was acquired from Seattle last July and decided to stay in Los Angeles, agreeing in October to a $22.5 million, three-year contract.
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