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KLOG Monday Sports

July 18th, 2016

The Timbers defeated the Sounders 3-1 in MLS action in Portland yesterday. The Timbers are undefeated in nine straight MLS matches…..The Astros beat the Mariners 8-1 yesterday as Jose Altuve had four hits including a homer. The M’s host the White Sox tonight, KLOG 6:00 pm…..Corvallis scored the winning run on a 10th inning wild pitch in a 9-8 victory over the Cowlitz Black Bears on Sunday. The WCL All-Star Game is tomorrow night at Story Field. The starting pitchers will be Zach Draper of Yakima and Easton Lucas of Walla Walla…..Richland defeated Longview 5-1 in the championship game of the Babe Ruth 13 State tournament at Kelso. The host team took third…..Also in Kelso, Puyallup defeated Castle Rock/Toutle Lake 10-0 in the title game of the Cal Ripken 12 State.

KLOG Friday Sports

July 15th, 2016

The Mariners return to action tonight as they host the Houston Astros, KLOG 6:00 pm…..Cowlitz scored six runs in the 7th inning to beat the Perth Heat last night. The Black Bears open at three game set at Corvallis tonight…..At the Red Devil Senior Legion tournament, Kennewick beat Hilander Dental 8-1 and the Cowlitz River Pilots over Lakeside 7-2. The action at Centralia continues today…..Kelso is 3-0 at the Babe Ruth 13 State tournament at Rister Stadium. Kelso beat Grays Harbor 15-3. Longview downed Twin Cities 6-4 before KWRL beat Longview 10-1. Longview plays Kelso at 4 pm today. Kelso lost to host Kennewick 10-0 at the 14 State…..Toledo legend and longtime patriarch of the Petersen athletic family, Larry “Pops” Petersen passed away yesterday.

KLOG Thursday Sports

July 14th, 2016

The Cowlitz Black Bears edged the Perth Heat from Australia 2-1 last night. The teams will play again tonight in a 6:35 pm game at Story Field…..The Red Devil Classic Senior Legion tourney begins today at Centralia. Hilander Dental plays tonight at 8 pm. In Junior Legion, Nipp’s Burgers beat Eatonville 9-6. Brett Coons had three hits and four RBI’s…..Kelso is 2-0 at the Babe Ruth State tournament they are hosting at Rister Stadium. Kelso beat KWRL 7-5 and Twin Cities 16-10. Longview also beat Richland 12-10. Today, Longview plays Twin Cities at 1 pm, Kelso against Grays Harbor at 4 pm and Longview versus KWRL at 7 pm…..The Kelso 14’s are 2-0 at the State tourney in Kennewick. Kelso beat Richland 10-4 and downed Camas 5-4. Kelso plays host Kennewick today at 1 pm.

KLOG Thursday Sports

July 14th, 2016

The Cowlitz Black Bears edged the Perth Heat from Australia 2-1 last night. The teams will play again tonight in a 6:35 pm game at Story Field…..The Red Devil Classic Senior Legion tourney begins today at Centralia. Hilander Dental plays tonight at 8 pm. In Junior Legion, Nipp’s Burgers beat Eatonville 9-6. Brett Coons had three hits and four RBI’s…..Kelso is 2-0 at the Babe Ruth State tournament they are hosting at Rister Stadium. Kelso beat KWRL 7-5 and Twin Cities 16-10. Longview also beat Richland 12-10. Today, Longview plays Twin Cities at 1 pm, Kelso against Grays Harbor at 4 pm and Longview versus KWRL at 7 pm…..The Kelso 14’s are 2-0 at the State tourney in Kennewick. Kelso beat Richland 10-4 and downed Camas 5-4. Kelso plays host Kennewick today at 1 pm.

KLOG Wednesday Sports

July 13th, 2016

The American League beat the NL 4-2 in the MLB All-Star Game last night. It’s the 4th straight win for the AL. Robinson Cano walked in his only plate appearance. The M’s host Houston Friday…..The Cowlitz Black Bears host the Perth Heat from Australia tonight, 6:35 pm at Story Field…..Hilander Dental split a Senior Legion DH yesterday dropping the opener 2-0 and rallying to win the nightcap 5-4…..The Babe Ruth 13-year-old State tournament is underway in Kelso. Kelso plays KWRL at 10 am, Longview and Richland meet at 4 pm and Kelso plays Twin Cities at 7 pm. The tournament at Rister Stadium continues through Sunday…..Tonight in MLS, the Portland Timbers hosts Montreal at 7:30 pm and the Seattle Sounders are at home against DC United at 6:30 pm.

KLOG Tuesday Sports

July 12th, 2016

Robinson Cano ran into the homer buzz saw that is Giancarlo Stanton of the Marlins. Stanton beat Cano 24-7 in the first round of the MLB Home Run Derby. Stanton hit 61 homers in the three rounds to win the event…..Cano will be on the roster of the AL for tonight’s All-Star Game, KLOG 4:00 pm…..The West Coast League All-Star Game will be next Tuesday at Story Field. Black Bears coach Grady Tweit will coach the South team that includes Parker McFadden, Kenyon Yovan and Weston Hatten of Cowlitz. Last night Andy Armstrong hit a solo homer in the 8th to give Cowlitz a 2-1 win over Kelowna. The Bears take today off before hosting the Perth Heat of Australia tomorrow…..In Senior Legion today, Hilander Dental hosts Grays Harbor in a 4 pm DH at Mark Morris HS.

KLOG Monday Sports

July 11th, 2016

Robinson Cano hit his 21st homer to lead the Mariners to an 8-5 win over the Royals on Sunday. Cano will take part in tonight’s MLB All-Star Home Run Derby, KLOG 5:00 pm…..Kelowna scored a run in the top of the 11th inning to beat Cowlitz 3-2 last night in WCL action. The teams will play again tonight at 6:35 pm. Following the game, Zach Threlfall of Kelso HS won a home run derby to earn a spot in the WCL Derby next week…..The Kennewick Outlaws beat Hilander Dental 10-7 at the Brandy Pugh tournament yesterday. HD went 0-5 in the tourney…..Kelso beat Camas 8-5 to win the Babe Ruth District 14 tourney yesterday. Kelso goes to State in Kennewick this week. The KWRL team beat Longview 10-5 in the 13 title game. Both teams will go to State this week, hosted by Kelso.

KLOG Friday Sports

July 8th, 2016

Katie Reichert of Kelso competed in the women’s javelin at the USA Olympic Trials in Eugene yesterday. Reichert’s top throw was 169’ 3”, not quite enough to advance to the top-12 finals…..Kansas City scored two runs in the 8th and two in the 9th to shock the Mariners 4-3 last night. The M’s have dropped four straight heading into tonight’s game, KLOG 4:00 pm…..The Black Bears and Victoria were rained out last night. The teams will attempt a 6:35 pm double header tonight…..Hilander Dental mustered just one-hit in a 3-0 loss to Baden at the Brandy Pugh Legion tournament in Bellevue. HD plays at 11 am today…..Longview Babe Ruth hosts the 13 and 14 District tourney this weekend at Roy Morse. Longview Youth hosts the Cal Ripken 11 and 12 State at Roy Morse Park.

KLOG Thursday Sports

July 7th, 2016

Kelso’s Katie Reichert competes in the javelin at the US Olympic Trials in Eugene. The event begins at 6:30 pm…..The Astros completed a sweep of Seattle with a 9-8 victory last night. The M’s take a nine game road losing streak to Kansas City today, KLOG 4:00 pm…..Victoria scored nine straight runs to beat Cowlitz 9-3 in the WCL. The Black Bears and HarbourCats play again tonight in a 6:35 pm game at Story Field…..Hilander Dental swept Thurston County 4-1 and 8-4 in Senior Legion action. Hilander plays at 2 pm in the Brandy Pugh tourney in Bellevue today…..John Null Park in Longview will be hosting the Cal Ripken 11 and 12-year-old State tournaments beginning today. Longview hosts the Babe Ruth 13 & 14-year-old District tournaments Saturday at Sunday at Roy Morse Park.

KLOG Wednesday Sports

July 6th, 2016

The Mariners will try and avoid a sweep at the hands of the Houston Astros today, KLOG 4:00 pm. Houston won 5-2 last night. Nelson Cruz hit his 22nd homer after being snubbed from the All-Star Game. Robinson Cano is the lone Seattle All-Star…..Cowlitz rallied with two runs in the 8th to win 2-1 at Bellingham last night. The Black Bears begin an eight game home stand with a 6:35 pm game against Victoria tonight at Story Field…..The Hilander Dental Senior Legion team hosts Thurston in a 5 pm DH today at Rister Stadium in Kelso…..In Junior Legion, Nipp’s Burgers beat Centralia 13-9 and lost the nightcap 1-0…..The Blazers are nearing a cash deal with Orlando to acquire guard Shabazz Napier. Gerald Henderson leaves Portland for a two-year, $18 million deal with Philadelphia.