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KLOG Monday Sports

August 8th, 2016

The Mariners completed a three game sweep of the Angels with a 3-1 victory yesterday. James Paxton dominated until he was struck in the elbow by a line drive in the 9th inning. Seattle hosts the Detroit Tigers tonight, KLOG 6:00 pm…..The Cowlitz Black Bears closed the season with a 3-1 victory over Corvallis. The Bears went 23-31 in the WCL season this summer…..Portland beat Sporting Kansas City 3-0 in MLS action yesterday. Clint Dempsey scored three goals in the Sounders 3-1 win over Orlando City…..Four Timber Baron girls teams won titles at the Cowlitz Kickoff Classic soccer tourney over the weekend. One Timber Baron boys team also won…..The Seattle Seahawks signed former New Orleans Saints all-pro guard Jahri Evans.

KLOG Friday Sports

August 5th, 2016

The 15th Cowlitz Kickoff Classic youth soccer tournament gets underway this afternoon with 46 teams and close to 800 players in town. Action goes through Sunday at 7th Avenue Park…..The Red Sox outlasted the Mariners 3-2 in 11 innings last night as the teams split the four game set. The Angels are in for three starting tonight, KLOG 6:00 pm. Ken Griffey Junior will have his Mariners number retired tomorrow night…..Corvallis visits Cowlitz in the WCL regular season finales this weekend. Games at Story Field tonight and Saturday at 6:35 pm and 7:05 on Sunday…..The Huskies are ranked #18 in the USA Today Football Coaches Pre-Season Poll, the Dawgs highest pre-season ranking since 2003. The Oregon Ducks are ranked #22.

KLOG Thursday Sports

August 4th, 2016

Nelson Cruz, Mike Zunino and Adam Lind all hit solo homers in the Mariners 3-1 win over the Boston Red Sox last night. Hisashi Iwakuma got the win and Edwin Diaz collected his second save. The M’s and Sox close out the four game set tonight, KLOG 6:00 pm…..The Cowlitz Black Bears beat Yakima Valley for the first time ever last night. The Bears scored four runs in the 8th inning to pull out a 6-3 win, snapping a seven game losing streak. Weston Hatten had three hits to lead the way. The Bears are off today before hosting Corvallis in the final three games of the season this weekend…..Seahawk Brandon Browner will not be charged after an allegation that he punched his girlfriend’s father during an altercation in Southern California.

KLOG Wednesday Sports

August 3rd, 2016

Robinson Cano’s three run homer capped a five run 8th inning, giving the Mariners a 5-4 win over the Boston Red Sox. Edwin Diaz struck out the side in the 9th to get his first major league save. The M’s and Sox play again tonight, KLOG 6:00 pm…..Yakima Valley defeated Cowlitz 8-1 in West Coast League action last night. The Black Bears have lost seven straight games as they play the final road tilt of the season tonight in Yakima. The Bears take tomorrow off before hosting Corvallis in the final three games of the season this weekend…..The Seahawks are taking today off at training camp. The squad moved indoors yesterday due to thunderstorm concerns…..AP has released its all-time college football poll. Washington is ranked #20. WSU is at #59. Ohio State is #1 all-time.

KLOG Tuesday Sports

August 2nd, 2016

Mookie Betts hit a 9th inning homer off Steve Cishek to give the Boston Red Sox a 2-1 victory over Seattle. James Paxton pitched well but gave up a homer to Rich Hill in the 8th. The M’s and Red Sox play again tonight, KLOG 6:00 pm. Wade LeBlanc goes against David Price…..The Cowlitz Black Bears were knocked out of playoff contention when they lost to Yakima Valley 6-3 last night. The Bears have lost six straight and they are 0-7 all time against the Pippins. The teams play again tonight in Yakima…..Seahawks training camp continues today in Renton. One of the highlights yesterday was a heated one-on-one drill between veteran Michael Bennett and rookie Germain Ifedi, both former Texas A&M players.

KLOG Monday Sports

August 1st, 2016

Cubs pitcher Jon Lester’s 12th inning pinch-hit, two-strike squeeze bunt plated the winning run in a 7-6 win over the Mariners. The M’s were ahead 6-0 and blew a 6-3 lead in the 9th. Nelson Cruz, Robinson Cano and Dae Ho Lee each hit homers. The M’s are home to play the Red Sox tonight, KLOG 6:00 pm…..Walla Walla completed a weekend sweep with a 10-1 win over the Cowlitz Black Bears last night. The Bears play at Yakima Valley tonight…..Kelso took third at the Babe Ruth 15 Regional in Camas, won by Ephrata. The Ephrata team eliminated Kelso 3-0 in the semi-final. Longview also took third in the Babe Ruth 13 Regional, won by the Spokane Expos. The Expos eliminated Longview 8-3 in the semi-final…..Sporting Kansas City beat Portland 1-0 in MLS action Sunday.

KLOG Friday Sports

July 29th, 2016

The Mariners and Cubs are underway today at Wrigley Field, KLOG 10 am…..The Bellingham Bells beat the Cowlitz Black Bears 3-1 last night. Cowlitz is off on the final road trip of the season beginning at Walla Walla tonight at 7 pm…..Jordan Kangas had two hits and three RBI’s leading the Longview Babe Ruth 13’s to an 8-7 win over Sedro Wooley yesterday at the Regional tournament in Spokane. Longview is 2-0 in pool play as action continues today. Meanwhile, the Kelso Babe Ruth 15’s get back into action today at the Regional in Camas. Kelso plays North Bend Oregon at 1 pm today. The Kelso 15’s are also 2-0 in pool play…..The Thunder Mountain Pro Rodeo continues tonight and tomorrow night…..Motorcycle racing continues tonight and tomorrow night at the Castle Rock Race Park.

KLOG Thursday Sports

July 28th, 2016

The Pirates throttled the Mariners 10-1 last night as Gerrit Cole pitched a complete game three-hitter. The M’s have the day off today before beginning a series at the Cubs tomorrow…..Bellingham snapped the Black Bears six game win streak with a 3-1 victory last night. The teams close out the three game set with a 6:35 pm game at Story Field tonight…..The Kelso Babe Ruth 15-year-old All-Stars pounded Latah County Idaho 17-7 at the Regional tournament in Camas. Kelso is off today. The Longview 13’s resume action at the Regional in Medical Lake with a game today at 11:30 am…..Speed Week begins tonight at the Castle Rock Race Park with three nights of motorcycle racing…..The Thunder Mountain Pro Rodeo begins a three night run tonight on day two of the Cowlitz County Fair.

KLOG Wednesday Sports

July 27th, 2016

Pete Carroll and the Seahawks have agreed to a contract extension that keeps the head coach in Seattle through 2019…..The Mariners beat the Pirates 7-4 as Felix Hernandez got his first win since May 21st. Kyle Seager had three hits including his 20th homer. The M’s play the Pirates again today, KLOG 3:00 pm…..The Cowlitz Black Bears have won six straight after a 5-0 shutout of Bellingham last night. Jordan Jones got the win as the Bears have shutout the opponents in three of the last five games. The teams play again tonight at Story Field, 6:35 pm start…..Kelso beat Riverton, Wyoming 13-8 in the opening game of the Babe Ruth 15 Regional in Camas. Kelso plays Latah County Idaho at 1 pm today. The Longview 13’s opened Regionals with a 14-4 win over Meridian, Idaho.

KLOG Tuesday Sports

July 26th, 2016

The Mariners return to action today as they send Felix Hernandez to the mound at Pittsburgh, KLOG 3:00 pm…..The Cowlitz Black Bears defeated Bend 11-9 last night. It was the Bears 5th straight win, all against Bend. Kenyon Yovan had three hits with a homer and 4 RBI’s. Lorin Archibald went 4 for 5. The Bears are home tonight as they take on the Bellingham Bells, 6:35 pm at Story Field…..The Hilander Dental Senior Legion season ended with an 11-2 loss to Twin City at the State tournament in Yakima. HD ends the season at 18-25…..Babe Ruth Regional action starts today. The Kelso 15’s play Riverton Wyoming at 7 pm tonight at Louis Bloch Park in Camas. The Longview 13’s open up with Idaho at 11:30 am at the Regional at Medical Lake HS in the Spokane area.