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KLOG Wednesday Sports

June 3rd, 2015

Fernando Rodney gave it up again as the Yankees beat the Mariners 5-3 in 11 innings. Rodney blew the save in the 9th, spoiling a great outing by rookie Mike Montgomery. The M’s and Yanks play a day game today, KLOG 11:30 am…..Rainier beat Scio 10-2 to advance to the Oregon 3A State softball championship game for the third straight season. The Columbians will play Dayton for the title Friday in Corvallis…..Santiam Christian edged Clatskanie 2-1 in the Oregon 3A baseball semi-final…..The 38th Senior Baseball Feeder games are at 4 pm this afternoon at Centralia’s Wheeler Field…..The Cowlitz Black Bears open the 2015 season Thursday night at Story Field. The Thurston County Senators come to town for a non-league game at 6:35 pm.

KLOG Tuesday Sports

June 2nd, 2015

Felix Hernandez struggled as the Yankees beat the Mariners 7-2 last night. Mark Texiera hit a grand slam off Felix. The teams play again tonight, KLOG 6:00 pm…..The Clatskanie Tigers are hoping the weather turns around for today’s 4:30 pm Oregon 3A baseball semi-final at Santiam Christian…..The Rainier softball team will most likely move its home Oregon 3A semi-final with Scio to Hillsboro Stadium at 6 pm. The game was originally slated for Rainier, but a contingency move to the Hillsboro artificial turf was put into place…..Tiger Woods played a practice round at Tacoma’s Chambers Bay golf course yesterday in preparation for the U.S. Open later this month…..Former LCC baseball player Cooper Mickleson played well in VCU’s playoff win. VCU moves on to the Super-Regionals.

KLOG Monday Sports

June 1st, 2015

Cleveland scored the game winner on a 12th inning bases loaded walk as the Indians beat the Mariners 6-3 yesterday. The New York Yankees come to Safeco Field for a three game set tonight, KLOG 6:00 pm. Felix Hernandez going for his 9th win tonight…..Dallas Baptist eliminated Oregon State 7-1 and Iowa ousted Oregon 2-1 in the NCAA baseball regionals yesterday…..The Pacific Tech Senior Legion team won four games at Story Field this weekend, including a 5-3 victory over Wilder on Sunday. Isaac Kjose had a great weekend, going 9 for 12 with 8 RBI’s. In Junior Legion action today, Rightline Equipment takes on Hilander Dental at the RAL Lumberyard…..The Seattle Sounders rallied to beat the New York Red Bulls in MLS soccer yesterday.

KLOG Friday Sports

May 29th, 2015

Kirstin Mury of Kelso won the State 3A Javelin championship yesterday. Teammate Mariah Horton was second. The action continues today…..The Kelso Lassies open up play at the 3A State softball tournament in Lacey today against Ballard at 12 pm. R.A. Long opens 2A play with a 10 am game against Ellensburg in Selah. Rainier hosts Harrisburg in an Oregon 3A quarterfinal today at 4:30 pm…..In baseball, Rainier is at Clatskanie in an Oregon 3A quarterfinal today at 4:30 pm…..The Cleveland Indians beat the Mariners 5-3 last night. The teams play again tonight, KLOG 6:00 pm…..The Senior Legion baseball season gets underway tonight with Pacific Tech hosting Sandberg of Olympia in a 6 pm game at Story Field.

KLOG Thursday Sports

May 28th, 2015

Felix Hernandez got his 8th win and Nelson Cruz hit his 18th homer as the Mariners beat the Rays 3-0 yesterday. Seattle is home for 11 games starting with Cleveland tonight, KLOG 6:00 pm…..In the Oregon 3A baseball playoffs, Rainier edged Blanchet Catholic 6-5 and Clatskanie pounded Harrisburg 16-1. The Tigers host the Columbians in quarterfinal action Friday at 4:30 pm…..In the Oregon 3A softball playoffs, Rainier blanked Colton 11-0. The Columbians host Harrisburg Friday. Taft eliminated Clatskanie 9-1…..2A State golf tourneys conclude today in Spokane. In the girls, Cara Caldwell of RAL shot a 90 to advance to today’s round. MM’s Aunica Rybar had a 99 and missed the cut. In boys play, Tyler Messinger of RAL had a 78 and MM’s Austin White an 80, both making the cut.

KLOG Wednesday Sports

May 27th, 2015

Kyle Seager hit a grand slam and a game winning solo shot in the 10th inning to give the Mariners a 7-6 win over Tampa Bay. The M’s are playing the Rays in a day game today, KLOG 9:05 am…..Rainier and Clatskanie are both in action in the Oregon 3A baseball and softball tournaments. The Rainier baseball team is at Blanchet Catholic and the Clatskanie baseball team hosts Harrisburg. In softball, Rainier hosts Colton and Clatskanie at Taft…..The State 2A golf tournaments are underway in Spokane. In the girls 2A, Cara Caldwell of RAL and Aunica Rybar of MM teed off this morning. In the boys 2A, Tyler Messinger of RAL and Austin White of MM both began play…..The Seahawks continue OTA’s today in Renton.

KLOG Tuesday Sports

May 26th, 2015

The Lower Columbia College Red Devils won the 2015 NWAC baseball championship with a 6-1 victory over Mt. Hood. Tanner Olson pitched a complete game six-hitter on two days rest and was named the tourney MVP. Seaver Whalen had three hits including a two-run homer. It was the Devils 11th championship…..The Mariners beat the Tampa Bay Rays 4-1 yesterday. Robinson Cano had two RBI’s and Roenis Elias got the win. The M’s and Rays play again today, KLOG 3:00 pm…..The Seahawks begin OTA’s today in Kirkland. The practice sessions are the first preparations for next season…..Seth Nickerson of Tumwater won the inaugural Cowlitz County Amateur golf tournament, edging Matt Hartley 97-96 in the stableford scoring system.

KLOG Friday Sports

May 22nd, 2015

Baltimore beat Seattle 5-4 in a game delayed by rain. The M’s are in Toronto to play the Blue Jays today, KLOG 3:00 pm…..Ryan Engquist and Ryan Littlefield both hit homers and Kade Kryzsko got the win as the LCC Red Devils defeated Everett 4-3 on the opening day of the NWAC Baseball Championships at Story Field. Four more games today including the Red Devils taking on Treasure Valley at 7:35 pm tonight…..The Kelso baseball team takes on O’Dea at 10 am tomorrow in 3A State action at Yelm…..The Kelso softball team opens Bi-District play today at 12 pm against Bonney Lake in Spanaway. In the 2A District, R.A. Long beat Black Hills 3-0, then lost to Chehalis 16-3…..RAL’s Reagan Swier beat MM’s Jamie Isaacson 6-2, 6-3 in the District tennis title match.

KLOG Thursday Sports

May 21st, 2015

The Mariners are playing the Orioles in a day game today, KLOG 8:30 am. Last night the M’s won 4-2 behind the pitching of Roenis Elias…..The NWAC baseball championship begins today at Story Field. The host Red Devils play Everett tonight, KLOG 7:30 pm. There are games at 9:35 am, 12:35 pm and 4:35 pm…..Archbishop Murphy defeated R.A. Long 8-0 in the 2A State soccer playoffs, ending the Jacks outstanding season…..The 2A District softball tourney starts today in Centralia with R.A. Long against Black Hills at 4 pm…..Reagan Swier of RAL and Jamie Isaacson of MM both had two wins at the 2A District tennis tourney. They will play each other for the District title today in Tumwater.

KLOG Wednesday Sports

May 20th, 2015

Baltimore defeated the Mariners 9-4 last night. Former Oriole Nelson Cruz hit his 16th homer, but it wasn’t enough for Seattle. The teams play again today, KLOG 3:00 pm…..In a tune-up game before more playoff action, Tumwater beat Kelso 4-2 in baseball. Kelso plays O’Dea in the 3A playoffs Saturday…..The Kelso softball team won its 16th straight game, a 10-0 win over Prairie. The Lassies open Bi-District play Friday in Tacoma against Bonney Lake…..The R.A. Long boys soccer team is looking for a big win in the 2A State bracket today. The Jacks are at Archbishop Murphy, a 5 pm match in Everett…..The teams will start showing up later today as the NWAC Baseball tournament begins tomorrow at Story Field. Host LCC plays Everett tomorrow night at 7:35 pm.