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Aldridge and Lillard lead Blazers past Rockets

HOUSTON — The Portland Trail Blazers were not about to let the same thing happen to them two nights in a row. A night after leading by 11 with two minutes left before falling in overtime at Dallas, they had another double-digit lead evaporate before taking charge late and holding on for a 109-98 victory over...
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Payton has 17 and Oregon State defeats Washington

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Gary Payton II threw down an emphatic dunk in the second half to highlight Oregon State’s win over Washington.   His slam came as the Beavers overwhelmed the Huskies with a 43-point second half performance en route to a 64-50 win on Sunday.   “We were just moving the ball, the ball wasn’t...
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Oregon dominates Washington State 95-72

EUGENE, Ore. — Oregon welcomed former coach Ernie Kent to Matthew Knight Arena on Sunday by treating him to something better suited for nearby Hayward Field.   When it was over, Joseph Young had dropped close to a triple-double on Kent’s Washington State team with 29 points, 10 rebounds and eight assists as the Ducks raced...
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Owls Open Indoor Season at Westmont

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. – Oregon Tech opened the indoor track & field season Saturday at Westmont College where two Owls ran NAIA indoor qualifying times during the competition. Mary Matchett (pictured – 1) timed in at five minutes 7.9 seconds in the women’s one-mile race for an automatic NAIA qualifying indoor time.  The indoor meet...
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Eagles Slip Past Hustlin’ Owls

KIRKLAND, Wash. – Northwest University held visiting Oregon Tech to 22 second half points as they posted a 71-58 Cascade Conference victory tonight. OIT managed just 23 percent shooting in the second half. The first half was tightly contested as each team battled for the lead as it changed hands several times in the...
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Lady Owls Fly Past Eagles

IRKLAND, Wash. – Oregon Tech scored 51 second half points including making 17 of 17 free-throws to knock off Northwest University 83-74 in Cascade Conference play. Oregon Tech snapped a three game losing streak to improve to 7-8 in CCC play and 18-9 on the season.  The first half proved to be close the...
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Weather Forces Cancellation of Oregon Tech Softball Season Opener

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. - Oregon Tech head softball coach Greg Stewart announced today that their season opening doubleheader scheduled for this Sunday versus Pacific University at US Cellular Field in Medford has been cancelled due to continuous rain and will not be rescheduled. The Owls will now open the season with six games over a...
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Hootie to Defend Title in CCC Mascot Challenge

LA GRANDE, Ore.  – Defending Champion Hootie the Owl from Oregon Tech earned a tough semi-final round victory over Knightro of Warner Pacific in the Cascade Conference Mascot Facebook challenge. After three weeks of voting, the final match up features defending champion Hootie the Owl against College of Idaho’s Yote the Coyote! Voting for the...
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Oregon State beats Washington State 55-50

CORVALLIS, Ore. — On a night when Oregon State struggled shooting the ball, reserve Jarmal Reid proved indispensable.   “Got us some big baskets and then he was a physical presence defensively,” said Beavers coach Wayne Tinkle. “He asked me a couple of times to take him out. I said, `We can’t.”   Usually a low-post...
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Blazers Roll Suns

PORTLAND, Ore. — As LaMarcus Aldridge has grown older and stronger, rebounding has come easier for him. His teammates have something to do with that, too. The four-time All-Star had 19 points and 13 rebounds for his team-record 220th double-double, and the Portland Trail Blazers beat the Phoenix Suns 108-87 on Thursday night. Aldridge said early in his career, former...
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