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Tech’s Dixon Named to NAIA HM All-America Team

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – Oregon Tech’s Karissa Dixon (Medford, Ore.) was named to the 2014 Division II Women’s Basketball honorable mention All-America Team, announced by the national office on Wednesday.  Dixon became the third women’s basketball player at Oregon Tech honored at the All-American level.   Nikki McElligott was a 3rd Team All-America selection in both...
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Wizards-Trail Blazers Preview

The Portland Trail Blazers have struggled in LaMarcus Aldridge‘s most recent absence as they fight to earn home-court advantage in the first round of the Western Conference playoffs. The Washington Wizards are battling for that same goal in the East, and they’ll look to win a fourth straight meeting with host Portland as Aldridge is expected to sit out...
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JaQuan Lyle commits to Ducks

Point guard JaQuan Lyle, the No. 41 player in the ESPN 100, has committed to Oregon, choosing the Ducks over Memphis, Oklahoma State and Kansas. “Oregon was the one of the first schools to contact me after I decommitted from Louisville back in the fall,” Lyle said. “I have a great relationship with assistant...
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Blazers Sneak Past Bucks In OT

PORTLAND, Ore. – Wesley Matthews didn’t know whether to be frustrated or relieved over the Trail Blazers’ overtime victory over Milwaukee. Matthews had 26 points, including a key 3-pointer in overtime, and Portland withstood the tenacious Bucks 120-115 on Tuesday night.
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Oregon Tech Perched at No. 22 in NAIA Softball Poll

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Oregon Tech, ranked No. 25 in the NAIA Preseason Coaches’ Poll, jumped three spots to the No. 22 position in the first regular edition of the 2014 NAIA Softball Coaches’ Poll, announced by the national office Tuesday.
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Thomas Leads Kings To OT Win

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — It certainly wasn’t an ideal way to start an important road trip. The Washington Wizards squandered an 11-point lead in the fourth quarter and eventually lost in overtime to the lowly Sacramento Kings. Isaiah Thomas had his first career triple double with 24 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists to help the Kings beat the...
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Warriors Roll Over Magic

OAKLAND, Calif. — After wearing down in the playoffs last season, the Golden State Warriors are starting to learn how to win without being at full strength at times this year. The hope is to be healthy enough so they don’t have to worry about playing short-handed in the postseason. Stephen Curry had 23 points and five...
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Bucks-Trail Blazers Preview

The Portland Trail Blazers thought returning home after a rough road trip would help them return to their winning ways, but a stunning defeat in the opener of a three-game homestand added to their misery. Portland looks to get back on track Tuesday night when it hosts the Milwaukee Bucks, who own the worst record in the...
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Tech’s Dixon Earns NAIA Scholar Award

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Oregon Tech senior guard  Karissa Dixon (Medford, Ore.) earned the Daktronics-NAIA Scholar Award for her performance on the field of play and in the classroom, the NAIA office announced recently.  Dixon, a three-time first-team all-conference recipient for the Owls, becomes a two-time NAIA Scholar Award recipient after being recognized by...
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Doctor’s return a boost for Beavers

The year 2013 wasn’t exactly what you’d call a banner one for the Oregon State Beaversdefensively. While the offense accumulated jaw-dropping numbers, the defense had one too many palm-to-forehead moments.  Injuries played a part in that, and none was bigger than losing linebacker Michael Doctor for the year in the second game of the season to an...
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