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KLOG Monday Sports

March 16th, 2015

Gonzaga was placed as a #2 seed for the NCAA tournament. The Zags will play North Dakota State Friday night at Key Arena. Eastern Washington will play Georgetown Thursday night at the Moda Center in Portland. The Oregon Ducks get Oklahoma State Friday in Omaha…..The Blazers beat the Raptors in Toronto last night 113-97. Portland takes on the Wizards in Washington today, KLOG 3:05 pm…..The Dodgers beat the Mariners 5-2 in spring training yesterday. The M’s have the day off today…..The LCC baseball team took three of four games on the east side this weekend. After a sweep at Walla Walla Saturday, the Devils split with CBC yesterday, winning 6-4 and losing 5-3…..The Timbers and L.A. Galaxy battled to a 2-2 tie in MLS soccer yesterday.

KLOG Friday Sports

March 13th, 2015

The Blazers host the Pistons tonight, KLOG 6:05 pm…..The Ducks beat Colorado 93-85 at the Pac-12 tournament. Oregon plays Utah in the semi-finals tonight…..Karley Eaton was the MVP in the Lower Columbia Senior Girls All-Star game last night. Devon Johnson was named the MVP in the boys game…..Grant Gibb of MM will play in the 2A vs 1A State All-Star game tomorrow at Eastside Catholic. Gibb has accepted a walk-on offer to play next season at EWU…..The Mariners take on the Brewers today, KLOG 12:55 pm. Oakland rallied with three runs in the 9th to beat Seattle 4-3 yesterday…..The LCC baseball team plays DH’s at Walla Walla Saturday and at Columbia Basin Sunday…..The RAL Bullpen Club Auction is tomorrow at 6 pm at Monticello MS.

KLOG Thursday Sports

March 12th, 2015

The Blazers beat the Rockets 105-100 to tie Houston for third place in the Western Conference…..At the Pac-12 tournament in Las Vegas, Stanford edged Washington 71-69, California smacked Washington State 84-59 and Colorado beat Oregon State 78-71. The Huskies, Cougars and Beavers are all eliminated…..The Lower Columbia Area Senior All-Star games are tonight at LCC. The girls game at 6 pm features the Eaton twins and many other stars. The boys game is at 7:45 pm. The games are at LCC’s Myklebust Gymnasium…..Will Ferrell is scheduled to play second base for the Mariners today, part of a 10 position, five game tour of the Cactus League today. The comedian is filing a comedy feature and raising money to fight cancer. The M’s play the A’s today, KLOG 6:55 pm.

KLOG Wednesday Sports

March 11th, 2015

The Seahawks acquired TE Jimmy Graham from the Saints for Max Unger and a swap of draft picks…..Gonzaga won the WCC tourney with a 91-75 win over BYU…..The LCC women’s basketball team beat Centralia 58-53 to take 7th at the NWAC Tournament. Kaylea Knox scored 22 and was named 2nd Team All-Tourney. Peninsula won the women’s title and Clark took the men’s title…..The Blazers host the Houston Rockets tonight, KLOG 6:35 pm…..Colorado beat Seattle 9-3 in spring training action. The same teams play again today in Peoria…..The LCC baseball team swept the George Fox JV’s12-5 and 5-1 yesterday. Christian Parsons and Ryan Peart got the wins…..Cara Caldwell of R.A. Long was medalist with a 43 at the Girls Golf Jamboree at Three Rivers.

Tuesday KLOG Sports

March 10th, 2015

Led by 22 points from Kaylea Knox and 14 points from Sierra Richards, the LCC Lady Devils outlasted Centralia 58-53 in the Consolation Final at the NWAC Basketball Tourney in Kennewick…..Gonzaga moves into the West Coast Conference title game for the 18th consecutive year, after they got by Pepperdine 79-61 last night. The Bulldogs will now face BYU for the WCC title…..Brad Miller hit a pair of HR, D. J. Peterson hit a walk-off sac fly in the 9th, and Taijuan Walker threw three scoreless innings as Seattle beat Cleveland 4-3 in Cactus League action. King Felix gets his first start today against Colorado…..As NFL free agency opens, the Seahawks signed CB Will Blackmon, and are expected to sign CB Cary Williams.

Monday Sports–3/9/15

March 9th, 2015

Led by 35 points from Kaylea Knox, the LCC Lady Devils remain alive at the NWAC Basketball Tournament in the Tri-Cities. Knox led the way to a 83-66 cruise past Skagit Valley, and they’re now taking on Bellevue in a loser-out game that was scheduled to start at 10 am today…..The Mark Morris girls have their second State 2A Basketball Championship in three years, after having beaten W. F. West 69-53 in Saturday night’s title game. Once again, the Eaton twins were dominant; Karley scored 24 points in the rout, while Kourtney had 14 points, 12 rebounds, 8 assists, 2 blocks and 2 steals. She was also named Tourney MVP…..The Castle Rock boys finished 6th in the 1A boys tourney, the Wahkiakum girls finished 2nd in the 2B tournament, while the Toutle Lake girls were 4th.

KLOG Friday Sports

March 6th, 2015

The Mark Morris girls are into the semi-finals of the State 2A tournament with a 78-51 victory over White River. MM plays Ellensburg tonight, 7 pm on FM 101.5 The Wave. The MM boys lost to Anacortes 58-53 yesterday morning. The Monarchs are trying to stay alive as they were playing Sehome at 9 am this morning…..It was a costly Trail Blazer win last night. Portland beat Dallas 94-75, but Wes Matthews will miss the rest of the season with an Achilles injury…..The Mariners beat the Padres 9-4 yesterday as Nelson Cruz hit a two-run homer. The M’s play the Dodgers today, KLOG 11:55 am…..The LCC baseball team hosts Lane in a 3 pm DH today at Story Field. The teams play two at 12 pm tomorrow…..The LCC softball team plays seven games at the RAC in Lacey starting at 3 pm today.

KLOG Thursday Sports

March 5th, 2015

The WIAA State tournaments are underway. The Mark Morris boys opened up against Anacortes and the MM girls take on White River, FM 101.5 The Wave at 3:30 pm…..The Blazers rallied to beat the Clippers 98-93 in OT last night. Portland hosts Dallas tonight, KLOG 6:35 pm…..Oregon downed Oregon State 65-62 in men’s college hoops last night…..The LCC women’s basketball team leaves for Kennewick on Friday. They open the NWAC Championships Saturday at 2 pm against Blue Mountain…..The Mariners opened spring training with a 4-3, 10 inning win over the Padres yesterday. The teams are playing again today, KLOG 11:55 am.

KLOG Wednesday Sports

March 4th, 2015

The Mariners spring training season is underway today as the M’s are playing the Padres in Peoria, KLOG 11:55 am…..The Trail Blazers are in Los Angeles to play the Clippers tonight, KLOG 6:35 pm…..LCC women’s basketball star Kaylea Knox was named NWAC West Region MVP and her coach Chad Meadors named Coach of the Year. Sierra Richards and Donniesha Webber of LCC were first team selections. Michael Dupree of LCC was a men’s West first team pick and Ryan Lee of the Devils was named second team…..Today is a travel day for most of the local teams ready to begin State tourney action tomorrow. The Mark Morris boys open with Anacortes at 9:00 am and the MM girls play White River at 3:45 pm, both on FM 101.5 The Wave.

Tuesday KLOG Sports

March 3rd, 2015

Green River defeated the LCC men 67-60 in a one-game tiebreaker playoff last night. The Devils succumbed to the Gators second half pressure. The LCC season ends at 18 wins and 13 losses…..Nearly 2,000 people attended the celebration of life for Jerome Kersey yesterday. The Blazers are off tonight before playing the Clippers tomorrow…..The Mariners open up spring training action tomorrow against the Padres, KLOG 11:55 am…..The Seahawks opted not to use the franchise tag before yesterday’s deadline. Cornerback Byron Maxwell is the most notable Seahawk unrestricted free agent. The team signed free agent linebacker Mister Alexander, a former Florida State player. The Hawks also missed out on rugby star Jarryd Hayne, who signed with the 49’ers.