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KLOG Friday Sports

Posted on 31st July 2015 at 09:02

Russell Wilson has signed a 4-year, $87.6 million contract with the Seahawks, just hours before the first practice session today. Wilson’s deal includes $60 million guaranteed…..The Twins beat the Mariners 9-5 yesterday. Kelso’s Trevor May pitched a scoreless 8th inning for the Twins. The teams play again today, KLOG 4:00 pm…..Victoria beat Cowlitz 8-3 yesterday. The Black Bears are home tonight against Yakima Valley, 6:05 pm. Cort Carpenter will play a post game concert at Story Field…..The Longview 15’s pounded Union County 18-7 at the Regionals in The Dalles. Longview has today off before playing two games on Saturday…..The 14th Cowlitz Kickoff Classic soccer tournament begins today and through the weekend at 7th Avenue Park.

KLOG Thursday Sports

Posted on 30th July 2015 at 09:09

Welington Castillo hit two homers off Felix Hernandez to give Arizona an 8-2 win over the Mariners yesterday. The M’s are at Minnesota tonight, KLOG 4:00 pm…..Chris Castellanos got the win and Lars Rider the save as the Cowlitz Black Bears beat Victoria 5-3 last night. The teams play a 1:00 pm game today…..FM Sports defeated Rightline Equipment 10-0 at the State Junior Legion tournament, ending Rightline’s season…..Zach Brown tossed a one-hitter and had two hits in Longview’s 11-0 win over Columbia Basin at the Babe Ruth 15 Regional in the The Dalles. Longview plays Union County at 2:00 pm today…..The Kelso 14’s lost to West Linn 13-5, ending their season at the Regional in Lewiston, Idaho…..The Seahawks report to camp today. The first practice is tomorrow.

KLOG Wednesday Sports

Posted on 29th July 2015 at 07:53

Arizona defeated Seattle 8-4 last night. The Diamondbacks go for the sweep in a day game today, KLOG 11:30 am. Felix Hernandez pitches for the Mariners…..Victoria beat Cowlitz 15-4 last night, the Black Bears 6th straight WCL loss. The Bears and Harbourcats play again tonight in B.C…..Rightline Equipment shutout Walla Walla 3-0 to stay alive at the State Junior Legion tournament in Olympia. Cody Anderson pitched a four hitter. Rightline plays FM Sports at 3 pm today at Capital HS…..Play is underway at the Babe Ruth 15 Regional in The Dalles. Longview is playing Columbia Basin at 11:30 am. Meanwhile, the Kelso 14’s are 0-3 at the Babe Ruth 14 Regional in Lewiston Idaho. Kelso completes pool play with a game today against North Oregon.

KLOG Tuesday Sports

Posted on 28th July 2015 at 09:07

Seattle native Jake Lamb hit a sacrifice fly in the top of the 10th inning to give the Arizona Diamondbacks a 4-3 win over the Mariners. The teams play again tonight, KLOG 6:00 pm…..The Cowlitz Black Bears snapped a five game losing streak with a 6-3 non-league win over the NWCL All-Stars. The Bears begin a three game set at Victoria tonight…..Rightline Equipment defeated Hilander Dental 10-0 at the State Junior Legion tournament in Olympia. Rightline plays again at 6 pm tonight at Capital HS. Hilander’s season ends with over 30 wins this summer…..The Kelso Babe Ruth 14’s are 0-3 in pool play after a 13-7 loss to Lewiston at the Regional tournament last night. Kelso has an off day today…..The Longview 15’s begin play at Regionals tomorrow morning in The Dalles.

KLOG Monday Sports

Posted on 27th July 2015 at 09:07

Franklin Gutierrez hit a walk-off homer in the bottom of the 10th inning giving the Mariners a 6-5 win over Toronto. The M’s host the Diamondbacks tonight, KLOG 6:00 pm…..Kitsap completed a weekend sweep of the Cowlitz Black Bears with a 5-0 victory on Sunday. The Bears host the NW Collegiate Baseball League All-Stars in a 6:35 pm non-league game tonight at Story Field…..Pacific Tech lost to Spokane 2-0 on Saturday and were eliminated from the Senior Legion State tournament…..Yesterday at the Junior Legion State tournament, Capital defeated Hilander Dental 3-1 and Rightline Equipment stayed alive with a 10-7 win over Asotin. The two local teams play each other in a loser out game today at 3 pm at Capital HS.

KLOG Friday Sports

Posted on 24th July 2015 at 09:11

Mike Zunino’s RBI double in the 12th gave the Mariners a 3-2 win over the Tigers. The M’s are home with Felix Hernandez on the mound against the Blue Jays tonight, KLOG 6:00 pm…..The Black Bears lost at Corvallis 2-1 last night. Cowlitz opens a three game series at home tonight against Kitsap, 6:35 pm at Story Field…..The senior legion tourney opens today in Bellingham with Pacific Tech playing Kennewick today at 1 pm…..The Kelso 12’s are 2-0 at the Cal Ripken Regional in Idaho. Kelso beat Meridian 12-4 and Miles City, MT 18-6. Kelso plays Whatcom at 11:30 am today…..Both local WA Illusion softball teams were eliminated at the ASA 18U Gold tourney in Hillsboro yesterday…..The Washougal Nationals are this weekend with the Lucas Oil Motocross championships tomorrow.

KLOG Thursday Sports

Posted on 23rd July 2015 at 08:16

The Detroit Tigers scored eight runs in the third inning and went on for a 9-4 win over Seattle. Nelson Cruz had two homers for the Mariners…..Cal Neely had a no-hitter through six innings, but the Corvallis Knights rallied in the 7th to beat Neely and the Black Bears 3-2. The teams close out the series tonight in Corvallis…..Maui, Hawaii shutout Lewis River 15-0 at the Little League Senior regional in California. Lewis River Plays Nevada today…..The Kelso 12’s take on host Meridian at 11:30 am today in action at the Cal Ripken regionals in Idaho…..The two local Washington Illusion teams had tough losses at the ASA 18U Gold Nationals in Hillsboro. The Julie Harris coached Illusion lost to the Oregon Blaze 4-3 and the Lou Mendez coached Illusion lost to the Sacramento Breeze 5-2.

KLOG Wednesday Sports

Posted on 22nd July 2015 at 09:09

Franklin Gutierrez hit a pinch-hit grand slam in the 8th inning giving the Mariners an 11-9 win over Detroit. The M’s and Tigers play again today, KLOG 3:00 pm…..Slate Miller went 4 for 4 including a homer in the Cowlitz Black Bears 5-3 win at Corvallis last night. Joe Balfour got the win. The Bears and Knights play again tonight…..Lewis River returns to play today at the Little League Senior (16U) Regionals in Ontario, CA today. Lewis River (0-1) plays Maui at 3 pm…..The Kelso based Washington Illusion teams begin bracket play at the ASA 18U Gold Fastpitch Nationals today in Hillsboro. The Julie Harris coached Illusion plays at 4 pm and the Lou Mendez coached Illusion play at 2:15 pm…..Plenty of star power as the Portland Thorns host the Seattle Reign at Providence Park tonight.

KLOG Tuesday Sports

Posted on 21st July 2015 at 09:28

Ian Kinsler hit two homers to lead the Detroit Tigers over the Seattle Mariners 5-4 yesterday. The M’s and Tigers meet again today, KLOG 3:00 pm…..The Cowlitz Black Bears return to action tonight with a 6:40 pm game at Corvallis. Last night the South beat North 3-0 in the West Coast League All-Star Game in Bellingham. Lorin Archibald went 1-4 with a run scored and Cal Neely and Lars Rider provided shutout innings…..The two local based Washington Illusion softball teams won yesterday at the ASA 18U Gold Nationals in Hillsboro. The Lou Mendez coached Illusion team beat the Maryland Heartbreakers 4-2 and then edged the Dallas Impact 3-2. Sarah Probasco of Rainier won both games. The Brent Harris-coached Illusion team beat the Rip City Outlaws 5-1.

British Open Finale

Posted on 20th July 2015 at 12:03

The weather extended the tournament until Monday, then the players extended the event for another four holes before Zach Johnson edged past Louis Oosthuizen and Marc Leishman to win the 144th British Open. Johnson, Oosthuizen and Leishman all finished the regulation 72 holes tied at -15/273. Jordan Spieth came up just short in his drive to win the first three majors of the year, finishing at -14. Oosthuizen had a chance to extend the playoff, but he missed a tying putt on #18.