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Angels Clinch Playoff Spot With Win Over Mariners

ANAHEIM, Calif. — The Los Angeles Angels refused to indulge in champagne, cigars or self-congratulation after securing their first playoff spot in a half-decade. Their goals extend far beyond the mere formality they reached with yet another dominant victory over a division rival. The Angels became the first team in the majors to clinch a postseason...
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Oregon Tech Moves by Simpson University

REDDING, Calif. – Oregon Tech defeated Simpson University, for the second time in as many days, as Kristen DePaoli (Redding, Calif.) and Kelsey Sampson (Folsom, Calif.) provided all the offense the Owls would need in a 3-1 (25-22, 23-25, 25-17, 25-21) win over the Redhawks today in non-conference volleyball action. DePaoli, an Enterprise High...
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Chargers upset Seahawks

SAN DIEGO – Philip Rivers has been throwing passes to Antonio Gates for nine seasons now, so games like Sunday’s are bound to happen. It wasn’t quite like sandlot ball, but with these two guys, it might as well have been. Gates had three touchdown catches, including a spectacular, one-handed grab, and the Chargers controlled the tempo to...
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Cutler, Bears Rally Past 49ers

SANTA CLARA, Calif. – Brandon Marshall walked up to Jay Cutler and planted a congratulatory kiss on his quarterback’s head. No doubt the admiration and appreciation — relief, too — went both ways. Down big, Cutler kept his poise on the road. Marshall relied on adrenaline to carry him on a bum ankle, cleared to play just 90...
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Tech Cross Country Earns Team Titles at NorCal Challenge

REDDING, Calif. – Coming off a two week break, both Oregon Tech women and men’s cross country team earned team titles at the NorCal Challenge behind the efforts of Mary Matchett and Paul Adams.  The race was hosted by Simpson University and ran at the SU campus. On a very tough course, Mary Matchett placed...
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A’s Blank M’s

SEATTLE – Jon Lester could not find his command. There was no one pitch he could lean on or one side of the plate he could hit with any consistency. And still the Oakland lefty managed to throw six shutout innings on Sunday and help the Athletics extend their lead in the AL wild-card race. “These...
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Kershaw Picks Up 19th Win

SAN FRANCISCO – Los Angeles Dodgers manager Don Mattingly entered the eighth inning planning to take out Clayton Kershaw after the first batter. The left-hander retired Joe Panik on one pitch, and as Mattingly walked to the mound, he noticed Kershaw shaking his head and waving him back to the dugout. “At that point, who am I to stop him?”...
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Oregon Cruises Past Wyoming

EUGENE, Ore. — One week after a season-defining win over then-No. 7 Michigan State, No. 2 Oregon spent the first quarter Saturday trying regain its footing against upset-minded Wyoming. Quarterback Marcus Mariota didn’t let that happen, leading the Ducks on six consecutive scoring drives to lift Oregon to a 48-14 win over the Cowboys. Mariota became the fourth Oregon quarterback...
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Menlo Blasts past Oregon Tech in Final Minutes

ATHERTON, Calif. – Tech led 1-0 late in the game, but host Menlo College notched three unanswered goals with under 15 minutes to play, as the Owls fell to the Oaks by a 3-1 count this afternoon in non-conference women’s soccer action. Tech goalie Reb Matteri did all she could on the day, as...
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Klamath Falls Gems Announce New Head Coach

Justin Barchus will take the helm as the Head Coach for the Klamath Falls Gems for the 2015 season next summer.  The announcement, made by team General Manager Lisa Walker, comes just a few days after the Gems’ announced an extension on their Kiger Stadium lease through 2020.   “We believe Justin is the...
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