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Seattle faces higher expectations from within

SEATTLE – During his first season on the reclamation project of the Seattle Mariners, Eric Wedge knew he couldn’t snap with frustration or disappointment even when it probably was warranted. Biting his lip became part of what Wedge decided he needed to in his first year with a new organization, especially with a roster that...
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Klamath Falls Pop Warner meets Tuesday

Klamath County Pop Warner is hosting an informational meeting Tuesday night. The meeting is to ask questions of the community about the youth football and cheer groups.
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Beavers beat TCU to advance to CBI semifinals

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Jared Cunningham, Angus Brandt and Devon Collier combined to make 26-of-32 field goal attempts and Kevin McShane scored Oregon State’s 100th point of the night in his 100th career game to lead the Beavers past TCU, 101-81, in the quarterfinals of the College Basketball Invitational presented by Zebra Pen. The Beavers...
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Smith appears to be 49ers’ choice at QB

SAN FRANCISCO – Last spring during the NFL lockout, Jim Harbaugh handed over his playbook in good faith to quarterback Alex Smith as a commitment that the 49ers planned to bring him back. Harbaugh turned Smith into a steady winner at last, a playmaker and playoff star. Smith still looks to be San Francisco’s man...
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OIT earns team of the week

LA GRANDE, Ore. – The Oregon Tech men’s basketball team has been named the “Verizon Team of the Week” in the Cascade Collegiate Conference, the conference office announced Sunday. The Owls defeated Northwood (Fla.) in the national championship game Tuesday, 63-46. OIT won its third national title, all under head coach Danny Miles, and...
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Baseball Round-up

ATHERTON, Calif. – Oregon Tech baseball was supposed to play at home, then play two on a neutral field, and eventually settled for a tripleheader Saturday, beating Menlo once in three tries. Kory Locken (photo left) had five RBI in the opening 13-12 win for OIT before Menlo won 8-2 and 8-5. On Sunday, Oregon...
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Thunder’s desire to win overpowers Portland

OKLAHOMA CITY — Kaleb Canales was in the middle of his own, personal “One Shining Moment.” In just his second game in charge of the Portland Trail Blazers since taking over for the fired Nate McMillan, Canales coached March Madness style Sunday night against the Thunder, bleeding with every possession, fist-pumping after made shots...
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Oregon beats Iowa in NIT; meets Washington

EUGENE, Ore. – E.J. Singler scored 25 points, Olu Ashaolu had 22 points and Oregon defeated Iowa 108-97 in the second round of the NIT on Sunday. Carlos Emory also had 19 points, and Devoe Joseph and Garrett Sim scored 15 each for the Ducks (24-9), who rallied from a 15-point deficit in the first...
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Noesi remains on track for Mariners’ rotation

PEORIA, Ariz. – Hector Noesi remains on track for a slot in the Seattle Mariners’ starting rotation. Noesi allowed two runs over four innings before rain canceled Seattle’s game against a Colorado Rockies’ split squad Sunday with the Mariners ahead 3-2 in the top of the fifth. ”I think I’m doing good this spring,” said...
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Nagbe goal gives Timbers point in Dallas

FRISCO, Texas – Darlington Nagbe scored in the 51st minute to lift the Portland Timbers into a 1-1 tie with FC Dallas on Saturday night. Blas Perez posted his first MLS goal in the 22nd minute for Dallas, which beat New York 2-1 in its season opener last Sunday. Perez had two assists against the...
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