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KLOG Monday Sports

March 23rd, 2015

Gonzaga advanced to the men’s NCAA Sweet 16 with a 87-68 victory over Iowa. The Zags take on UCLA in the South Region semi-finals. Wisconsin eliminated the Oregon Ducks 72-65. It’s the second straight year the Badgers have ousted the Ducks…..The Gonzaga women also advanced to the Sweet 16 with a 76-64 win at Oregon State…..The Mariners got three-run homers from Nelson Cruz and Kyle Seager in an 8-0 win over Texas. The M’s play the Angels today, KLOG on tape delay at 6:55 pm…..After losing two at home to Edmonds Saturday, the LCC Red Devils returned the favor by taking two at Edmonds Sunday, 2-1 and 8-4…..The Mark Morris baseball game with Rainier today is rained out…..The Kelso boys soccer team is at home against Woodland tonight at 7 pm.

KLOG Friday Sports

March 20th, 2015

Georgetown defeated upset-minded Eastern Washington 84-74 last night in the NCAA tournament. Gonzaga takes on North Dakota State in Seattle tonight and the Oregon Ducks play Oklahoma State today in Omaha…..The Blazers play at Orlando today, KLOG 4:00 pm…..The Mariners beat Cleveland 5-2 last night. The M’s play Texas today, KLOG 12:55 pm…..Kelso defeated Mark Morris 8-1 in prep baseball…..The LCC baseball team hosts Edmonds tomorrow in a 1 pm DH at Story Field…..The LCC softball team plays two games at Delta Park in Portland today beginning at 5 pm…..The Kelso softball team edged Mt. View 4-3 and Camas downed R.A. Long 5-1…..The 11th Lumberjill Invite tennis tourney is underway and goes through Saturday at the Mint Valley Complex……The 38th Rotary Relays is Saturday at Longview Memorial Stadium. The 8-team affair begins at 10:30 am and features RAL, MM, Kelso and Rainier.

KLOG Thursday Sports

March 19th, 2015

Dywane Wade scored 32 to lead Miami over Portland 108-104 in NBA action last night. LaMarcus Aldridge had 34 for the Blazers…..Four games of the NCAA Tourney is going on today at Portland’s Moda Center including Eastern Washington against Georgetown just before 7 pm…..Erasmo Ramirez provided four shutout innings as the Marines beat the Oakland A’s 4-0 yesterday. The M’s and Indians play today, KLOG 6:55 pm…..Tumwater held off Mark Morris 7-6 in prep baseball. The Monarchs host Kelso today at 4 pm…..The MM softball team blasted Hudson’s Bay 15-5 yesterday. Kelso hosts Mountain View in a 4 pm game at Tam O’Shanter today. R.A. Long is at home against Camas…..Kelso and RAL tied 1-1 in boys soccer last night.

KLOG Wednesday Sports

March 18th, 2015

The Blazers take on the Heat in Miami today, KLOG 3:35 pm…..The Mariners take on the Oakland A’s today, tape delay broadcast at 6:55 pm. Yesterday the M’s and White Sox ended up in a 5-5 tie. Hisashi Iwakuma pitched four shutout innings…..Tumwater defeated R.A. Long 11-4 in prep baseball. Mark Morris will be at Tumwater today at 4 pm…..In softball, RAL had a 3-0 lead over Castle Rock when rains hit in the 5th. The action fell short of an official game…..R.A. Long hosts Kelso in boys soccer tonight at Longview Memorial Stadium. The first kick is 6 pm…..Kelso defeated Mark Morris 205-230 in girls golf at Three Rivers yesterday.

KLOG Tuesday Sports

March 17th, 2015

A Trail Blazers furious rally fell just short as Washington held on for a 105-97 victory last night. Portland plays at Miami tomorrow…..The Mariners take on the White Sox today, network delayed broadcast at 6:55 pm…..In prep baseball, Kelso defeated R.A. Long 3-2. The Scotties host Hockinson today at 4 pm. The Jacks travel to Tumwater at 4 pm…..In softball, Woodland rallied to beat Kelso 3-2. The Lassies host Heritage today at 4 pm and R.A. Long is at home against Castle Rock today at 4 pm…..The Kelso Track Jamboree is today at 3:30 pm…..In girls tennis, Heritage is at Kelso, Chehalis at Mark Morris and RAL visits Battle Ground…..MM and Kelso meet in girls golf today at Three Rivers. First tee time is 3 pm.

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.