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KLOG Friday Sports

August 15th, 2014

The Mariners open a road trip today with three big games at Detroit. James Paxton will start for Seattle against Rick Porcello today, KLOG 3:00 pm…..The Babe Ruth World Series store is open Friday, Sunday, Monday and Tuesday from 10 am to 6 pm. It’s located two doors down from Jimmy John’s on Washington Way. There is still a urgent need for five host families to step up prior to Sunday’s meeting. Also, the World Series committee will be at Squirrel Fest Saturday at the Civic Center…..The Seahawks host the San Diego Chargers in NFL Pre-season action tonight at Century Link Field in Seattle. The kickoff is at 7 pm. It’s the second of four pre-season games and the first game in front of the 12th man since the Super Bowl title.

KLOG Thursday Sports

August 14th, 2014

The Mariners completed a three game sweep of Toronto with a 2-0 win over the Blue Jays. Kendrys Morales hit a two run homer in the first inning and Hishashi Iwakuma and the bullpen made it hold up. The M’s take today off before playing three games at Detroit starting Friday…..The Babe Ruth World Series store is open at the Triangle Landing near Jimmy John’s. You can get your tickets, souvenirs and information there from 10 am to 6 pm. The World Series committee needs just five more host families. Inquire at longviewworldseries.com…..Bellevue Police have cleared Seahawks RB Marshawn Lynch in an assault and property damage case. BPD says Lynch was not involved…..The Sounders blasted the Chicago Fire 6-0 to advance to the US Open Cup championship.

KLOG Wednesday Sports

August 13th, 2014

The Mariners have moved into a tie for the second AL Wild Card spot with a 6-3 win over the Blue Jays last night. Chris Young got the win and Kyle Seager and Kendrys Morales hit homers. The M’s look for the sweep over Toronto with a win tonight, KLOG 6:00 pm…..We’re one week away from the opening ceremonies of the Babe Ruth World Series at Story Field. There is still an urgent need for Host Families. Please go to longviewworldseries.com for information on how you can help…..The Seahawks came out with a statement saying that a Bellevue Police report that Marshawn Lynch may have been involved in an assault and property damage case is “bogus”. Bellevue Police continue to investigate.

KLOG Tuesday Sports

August 12th, 2014

Felix Hernandez extended his MLB record streak of at least seven innings with two runs or less, now at 16 straight outings. The Marines beat the Blue Jays 11-1 in front of a big crowd at Safeco Field. The teams will play again tonight, KLOG 6:00 pm. Seattle is one game behind in the race for the second wild card spot…..Fargo, North Dakota is the final regional champ to qualify for next week’s Babe Ruth World Series in Longview-Kelso. Fargo won the Midwest Plains title with a 7-3 win over St. Paul, Minnesota. There is still an urgent need for host families and game day volunteers. Please inquire by going to the website longviewworldseries.com…..Police in Bellevue are investigating whether Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch was involved in an assault and damage of property.

KLOG Monday Sports

August 11th, 2014

The Mariners defeated the White Sox 4-2 yesterday as Austin Jackson drove in all four runs. The M’s host the Blue Jays tonight with Felix Hernandez pitching, KLOG 6:00 pm…..The 2014 Cowlitz Black Bears season came to a close yesterday with a 5-1 loss to Bellingham. The Bears ended up with a 24-30 record…..The final region champ will be decided for the Babe Ruth World Series August 20-28 at Story Field. Champs decided over the weekend include Woodinville, WA, Torrance, CA and Newtown, PA. The World Series organizing committee has a meeting set for 5:30 pm today upstairs at the LCC Student Center. Volunteers are asked to get more info at longviewworldseries.com…..The Seattle Sounders beat the Houston Dynamo 2-0 last night.

KLOG Friday Sports

August 8th, 2014

There were 25 penalties called in Denver’s 21-16 win over the Seahawks in NFL pre-season action last night…..The Mariners beat the White Sox 13-3 last night. The teams play again tonight, KLOG 6:00 pm…..Kelso’s Trevor May will be called up from AAA to make his MLB pitching debut for the Minnesota Twins tomorrow. May will start against the Oakland A’s…..The Cowlitz Black Bears have their final three games of the season starting tonight against Bellingham…..Waterford, Connecticut has qualified for the Babe Ruth World Series in Longview. Kalama/Woodland/Ridgefield/La Center (KWRL) is 2-0 at the Pacific NW Regional in Baker City Oregon…..Action continues today at the Longview Country Club as the 67th Ladies Lower Columbia tournament is underway.

KLOG Thursday Sports

August 7th, 2014

The MLS All-Stars upset Bayern Munich 2-1 in the MLS All Star Game last night in Portland…..Logan Morrison hit a three run homer to lead the Mariners to a 7-3 win over Atlanta. The M’s open a four game home series with the White Sox tonight, KLOG 6:00 pm…..LCC’s Justin Jacobs had five hits including a game tying 8th inning homer to lead Yakima Valley to a 7-6 win over the Cowlitz Black Bears last night. The Bears have the day off before hosting Bellingham in the final series this weekend…..Broomall-Newtown, Pennsylvania is coming to Longview for the Babe Ruth World Series after taking the Mid Atlantic Region title yesterday…..The Seahawks open the pre-season schedule tonight against the team they pummeled in the Super Bowl. Seattle visits the Denver Broncos at 6 pm.

KLOG Wednesday Sports

August 6th, 2014

Felix Hernandez continues his streak of dominating pitching as the Mariners beat the Atlanta Braves 4-2 last night. The M’s host the Braves for a day game today, KLOG 1:30 am…..The Cowlitz Black Bears play their final road game of the season tonight at Yakima Valley. The Pippins shut out the Bears 2-0 last night for their 9th straight win…..Kalama/Woodland/Ridgefield/La Center (KWRL) dropped the opener of the Regional Babe Ruth 15 tourney in Baker City, Oregon. The Idaho champs downed KWRL 2-0. The winner of the tourney comes to town for the Babe Ruth World Series. Meanwhile, volunteers and host families are still needed. Go to longviewworldseries.com for all the information…..The MLS All-Star Game is tonight at Portland’s Providence Park.

KLOG Tuesday Sports

August 5th, 2014

Felix Hernandez takes the mound as the Mariners host the Atlanta Braves tonight, KLOG 6:00 pm…..The Yakima Valley Pippins defeated the Cowlitz Black Bears 11-8 last night. The Pippins have won eight straight games as they host the Bears again tonight…..Play begins today in the Babe Ruth 13-15 Pacific Northwest Regional in Baker City, Oregon. Kalama/Woodland/Ridgefield/La Center is part of the field that hopes to qualify for the Babe Ruth 13-15 World Series at Story Field August 20-28…..Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard made the first cut as three players were released from the USA basketball team…..Husky fall football camp began yesterday under new head coach Chris Petersen. Washington State donned pads yesterday in day two of its camp in Lewiston, Idaho.

KLOG Tuesday Sports

August 5th, 2014

Felix Hernandez takes the mound as the Mariners host the Atlanta Braves tonight, KLOG 6:00 pm…..The Yakima Valley Pippins defeated the Cowlitz Black Bears 11-8 last night. The Pippins have won eight straight games as they host the Bears again tonight…..Play begins today in the Babe Ruth 13-15 Pacific Northwest Regional in Baker City, Oregon. Kalama/Woodland/Ridgefield/La Center is part of the field that hopes to qualify for the Babe Ruth 13-15 World Series at Story Field August 20-28…..Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard made the first cut as three players were released from the USA basketball team…..Husky fall football camp began yesterday under new head coach Chris Petersen. Washington State donned pads yesterday in day two of its camp in Lewiston, Idaho.