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KLOG Friday Sports

July 18th, 2014

The Mariners get back to work tonight after the All-Star break. The M’s take on the Angels in Anaheim, KLOG 6:00 pm…..The Black Bears coaxed a bases loaded walk in the bottom of the 13th to get a 6-5 win over Bend last night. The Bears shoot for a 4th straight win when they host the Elks again tonight at 6:35 pm…..The Longview Babe Ruth 13-year-old All-Stars are now 3-0 at the State tournament in Camas. Longview beat Kennewick 7-6 and Richland 6-5 yesterday. Longview takes on Twin Cities today at 1 pm…..The Pacific Tech Senior Legion team opens playoff action against Bellevue tomorrow in Spokane…..The co-host teams of the Babe Ruth 13-15 World Series in August will meet in an exhibition game Monday, 6:35 pm at Story Field.

KLOG Thursday Sports

July 17th, 2014

Billy Sahlinger lost a no-hitter with two outs in the 8th, but he was dominant in the Cowlitz Black Bears 4-0 win over the Kitsap Blue Jackets last night. Sahlinger lowered his ERA to 2.06, third in the WCL. The Bears are home for a three game set with Bend. First pitch tonight at Story Field is 6:35 pm….The Longview Babe Ruth 13-year-old All-Stars opened State tournament play with an 11-1 victory over the host Camas/Washougal team yesterday. Joey Tripp tossed a complete game two-hitter. Longview plays Kennewick at 10 am then turns around for a 7 pm game against Richland…..At the ESPY’s last night, the Seattle Seahawks were named the team of the year and Richard Sherman was honored as the breakout performer of the year.

KLOG Wednesday Sports

July 16th, 2014

The American League beat the National League 5-3 in last night’s MLB All-Star Game. Mike Trout was named MVP and Derek Jeter had two hits in his last All-Star Game. The Mariners Felix Hernandez pitched a scoreless inning while Fernando Rodney had a walk and a strikeout. Robinson Cano and Kyle Seager both went 0-2…..The Cowlitz Black Bears edged the Kitsap Blue Jackets 3-2 last night in Bremerton. The teams play again tonight at 6:35 pm. Black Bears named to the WCL All-Star roster include Billy Sahlinger, Joe Reta, Corey VanDomelen and Shane Bieber…..Pacific Tech swept Mason County 3-2 and 12-2 last night. Pac Tech opens playoff action Saturday in Spokane…..The Longview Babe Ruth 13’s open State play in Camas at 10 am today.

KLOG Tuesday Sports

July 15th, 2014

Felix Hernandez gets the start for the American League in the MLB All-Star Game tonight, KLOG 4:00 pm. Robinson Cano of the Mariners will start and bat third for the AL……The Kitsap Blue Jackets edged the Cowlitz Black Bears 4-3 last night in Bremerton. The teams meet again tonight at the Kitsap Fairgrounds…..Granite Construction of Vancouver edged JH Kelly 12-11 in the championship game of the State Senior Babe Ruth tournament. Luke Brown had four hits to lead JH Kelly. Both teams qualify for Regionals next week in Vancouver…..The Longview 13-15 Babe Ruth All-Stars beat Hood River Junior Legion 15-4 yesterday…..Longtime Toledo boys basketball coach Scott Merzoian has resigned after 18 seasons. Merzoian will take a break from coaching and teach at Monticello MS.

KLOG Monday Sports

July 14th, 2014

The Oakland A’s beat the Seattle Mariners 4-1 on Sunday. The M’s will have four All-Stars after Fernando Rodney was added to the AL roster. Tonight is the Home Run Derby, KLOG 5:00 pm…..The Cowlitz Black Bears beat the Portland Lobos 13-5 in a non-league game yesterday. The Bears are at Kitsap tonight at 6:35 pm…..Pacific Tech outlasted the Kennewick Bandits 11-10 at the Brandy Pugh Senior Legion tourney Sunday…..JH Kelly won two games to advance to today’s State Senior Babe Ruth title game at Hoquiam…..The Longview 15’s beat the Yakima Peppers 5-2 to win the Selah Junior Legion tourney yesterday…..The Kennewick Americans outlasted Kelso 9-8 in 8 innings in the Cal Ripken 11-year-old State championship game Saturday at Tam O’Shanter Park.

KLOG Friday Sports

July 11th, 2014

The Twins beat the Mariners 4-2 last night. Seattle is on a three game losing streak as they host the Oakland A’s for three starting tonight, KLOG 6:00 pm…..Kitsap edged Cowlitz 4-3 in WCL action last night. The Black Bears and Blue Jackets meet again tonight and Saturday at Story Field…..Pacific Tech dropped a 4-2 game at the Brandy Pugh Legion tourney in Bellevue. Action continues through the weekend…..The Longview Cal Ripken 11-year-olds rallied from down 11 runs to beat Kelso 12-11 at the State tournament yesterday. The action of the 9, 10 and 11 State continues through the weekend at Tam O’Shanter Park…..The Blazers signed guard Stave Blake to a two-year free agent deal…..11 local prep football players are on the roster for Saturday’s Freedom Bowl at McKenzie Stadium.

KLOG Thursday Sports

July 10th, 2014

The Minnesota Twins throttled the Seattle Mariners 8-1 last night. The M’s are looking for a split against the Twins tonight, KLOG 6:00 pm…..The Black Bears host the Kitsap Blue Jackets at 6:35 pm tonight. Promotions tonight include dogs with the Bark in the Park and two dollar beers on Thirsty Thursday…..Pacific Tech beat Mason County 9-5 last night in Senior Legion. Pac tech open play at the Brandy Pugh Memorial in Bellevue today at 2 pm…..Action at the Cal Ripken 9, 10,11 State tournaments are underway at Kelso’s Tam O’Shanter Park, going through the weekend. Nick Miller of the Kelso 11’s won the Home Run Derby last night…..Seattle beat Portland 3-1 in the U.S. Open Cup soccer quarter-finals last night…..In women’s soccer, the Portland Thorns tied Chicago 1-1.

KLOG Wednesday Sports

July 9th, 2014

The Twins shutout the Mariners 2-0 last night. Phil Hughes outdueled Chris Young in a well pitched ballgame. Game three of the four game set is tonight, KLOG 6:00 pm…..The Cowlitz Black Bears had a late night and a long bus ride, but they are back home after a 5-4 win at Walla Walla. Casey Worden’s 12th inning homer was the game winner. The Bears snapped a six game losing streak with the win. The team hosts Kitsap tomorrow night…..The Pacific Tech Senior Legion team plays at home after a two week road trip. Pac Tech takes on Mason County in a 6 pm DH at Rister Stadium…..The Timbers and Sounders meet in a U.S. Open Cup match tonight, 7:30 pm at Starfire in Tukwila…..The Portland Thorns play at Chicago today at 5 pm.

KLOG Tuesday Sports

July 8th, 2014

Hisashi Iwakuma pitched seven strong innings, striking out 10 in the Mariners 2-0 win over the Minnesota Twins. Mike Zunino and Michael Saunders each hit solo homers to provide the offense. The M’s and Twins play again tonight, KLOG 6:00 pm…..Kyle Seager of the M’s was added to the AL All-Star roster yesterday. The game will be in Minneapolis next Tuesday…..The M’s designated backup catcher John Buck for assignment following the game, a move made on his 34th birthday…..Walla Walla scored a run in the bottom of the 9th to beat the Cowlitz Black Bears 4-3 last night. LCC’s Seaver Whalen had two hits including a clutch game tying RBI in the top of the 9th. The Bears hope to snap a six game WCL losing streak tonight at Walla Walla.

KLOG Monday Sports

July 7th, 2014

Former Mariner Hector Noesi pitched into the 7th inning and got the win as the White Sox beat the Mariners 1-0 yesterday. The M’s come home to host the Twins tonight, KLOG 6:00 pm…..The Walla Walla Sweets defeated the Cowlitz Black Bears 4-2 last night. The Bears hope to snap a five game WCL losing streak tonight in Walla Walla…..Aberdeen Longshore beat the Longview Babe Ruth 15’s 7-6 in the championship game of the Independence Day Senior Babe Ruth/Junior Legion tournament yesterday. The Longview 15’s went 3-2 and showed well against the older teams. Longview and Kelso will serve as co-hosts of the Babe Ruth World Series in August. Reduced price ticket packages are available at longviewworldseries.com.