The Seattle Mariners made a huge splash in the free agent market. Numerous reports have Robinson Cano agreeing to a 10-year, $240 million deal with the Mariners. Cano played nine outstanding seasons with the Yankees…..The other big news out of Seattle is Chris Petersen agreeing to become the head football coach at Washington. He leaves Boise State after eight successful seasons…..The Blazers host the Utah Jazz tonight, KLOG 6:05 pm…..Last night in girls hoops, Mark Morris beat W.F. West 60-45 and Kelso downed Battle Ground 47-38. Tonight the Monarchs host Tumwater and R.A. Long is at Capital…..RAL beat Camberwell Australia 56-47 last night. Tonight the Jacks are at Kelso and MM visits Tumwater…..The LCC hoops teams host a Sunday DH, 3 pm at MM.
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The Trail Blazers remain hot with a 111-104 victory over Oklahoma City last night. LaMarcus Aldridge led the way with 38 points. Portland has won 14 of 15 games and host the Jazz tomorrow night…..In boys hoops, Mark Morris beat W.F. West 57-54 behind the 23 of Grant Gibb. Owen Bertram scored 26 in R.A. Long’s 77-70 win over Centralia. Yelm beat Kelso 59-53 despite Zack Cummings 20 points. RAL host an Australian team tonight…..In girls play, it’s a 2A championship rematch as Mark Morris hosts W.F. West tonight. Also, Kelso is at Battle Ground, KLOG 6:55 pm…..The search for a new Husky head football coach continues with multiple reports that Chris Petersen, Doug Nussmeier and Justin Wilcox has candidates. Marques Tuiasosopo will be the interim coach in the bowl game.
The Blazers host the Oklahoma City Thunder tonight, KLOG 6:05 pm. OKC won at Sacramento last night 97-95…..The Mark Morris girls opened the season with a 60-40 win at Camas last night. Karley Eaton led a balanced scoring attack with 17 points. Centralia defeated the R.A. Long girls 53-46. Sarah Luedke had 21 points and 12 boards for the Jills…..In boys hoop action tonight Mark Morris is at home against W.F. West, Centralia pays a visit to R.A. Long and Kelso opens the season at Yelm…..Castle Rock defeated RAL 47-21 in wrestling action last night…..Forget about Jim Mora coming home to coach the Huskies. Mora has signed a six-year extension to remain the UCLA football coach…..Former OSU star Jacoby Ellsbury leaves the Red Sox for a $163 million Yankees deal.
The Seahawks throttled the Saints 34-7 in Monday Night Football last night. Russell Wilson threw for 310 yards and three TD’s and the Hawks defense held New Orleans to the lowest point total since Sean Payton became head coach. The Hawks qualify for the playoffs with the win…..Steve Sarkisian will be formally introduced as USC football coach today. He left the UW yesterday and the search is on for a new Husky head coach…..LaMarcus Aldridge had 28 points and 10 rebounds to lead Portland to a 106-102 win over the Indiana Pacers. The Blazers host the Thunder tomorrow night…..In boys hoops, Woodland beat Toledo 51-44. In girls play, Union downed Kelso 63-41. Tonight the MM girls are at Camas and RAL at Centralia…..In wrestling tonight, RAL is at Castle Rock.
The Seahawks host the Saints in Monday Night Football tonight. The 10-1 Hawks and the 9-2 Saints are battling for home field advantage in the playoffs…..Big NBA showdown tonight in Portland as the Blazers host the 16-1 Indiana Pacers, KLOG 6:05 pm. Both teams won in Los Angeles yesterday. The Blazers held off the Lakers 114-108 while the Pacers beat the Clippers 105-100…..In prep basketball tonight, the Kelso Lassies are at Union and the Toledo boys host Woodland. Also, Mark Morris hosts a boys hoop jamboree tonight…..In girls bowling, MM hosts Bay at the Triangle Bowl while RAL is at Mt. View and Kelso is at Prairie…..Husky football coach Steve Sarkisian says he talked with USC over the weekend, but did not interview for the vacant Trojan coaching job.
The Portland Trail Blazers shoot for a 12th straight win tonight when they play the Suns in Phoenix, KLOG 5:05 pm…..The Washington men’s basketball team beat Montana 83-79 last night. C.J. Wilcox led the Huskies with 28. Former MM player Eric Hutchison played 17 minutes for the Griz and had a rebound and two blocks before fouling out. Gonzaga beat Chaminade 113-81 at the Maui Classic. The Bulldogs play Arkansas today. Oregon State pasted SIU Edwardsville 101-81…..The Red Devil Classic men’s basketball tournament begins Friday at Mark Morris. Four games are slated beginning at 1 pm. LCC opens the season against SW Oregon Friday night at 8 pm…..The Seahawks signed cornerback Parrish Cox yesterday. Cox previously played for the 49’ers and Broncos.
The Trail Blazers collected an 11th straight win last night as they beat the New York Knicks 102-91. It’s the third longest win streak in franchise history. Blazers at Phoenix tomorrow night…..The Huskies host Montana in men’s college hoops tonight, KLOG 5:30 pm. The Grizzlies feature former MM star Eric Hutchison. Dayton upset Gonzaga 84-79 at the Maui Classic last night. The Zags play Chaminade today…..The Seahawks are looking for another cornerback after Brandon Browner was suspended for a year for violating the NFL’s substance abuse policy. The Hawks are looking to sign a cornerback this week…..The Mariners announced that President and COO Chuck Armstrong will retire on January 31st after 28 years of service to the organization.
The Seahawks will be without cornerback Walter Thurmond, who is facing a four-game suspension for violating the NFL’s substance abuse policy. It’s a non-PED issue…..The Timbers season ended last night with a 1-0 loss to Real Salt Lake. Salt Lake moves on to the MLS Cup against Sporting Kansas City…..The Trail Blazers are looking or an 11th straight win tonight when the host the New York Knicks, KLOG 6:05 pm…..The LCC men’s basketball team is preparing for the season opener Friday night at 8 pm against SW Oregon, part of the 8-team Red Devil Classic at MM. The LCC women’s team opened the season splitting two games at North Idaho College over the weekend…..A great season for MM football ended Saturday with a 41-22 playoff loss to Prosser.
The Blazers go for a 9th straight win tonight when they host the Chicago Bulls, KLOG 6:05 pm…..The LCC volleyball team upset Spokane 3-1 in the opening round of the NWAACC Championships in Gresham. The Devils take on Mt. Hood in winners bracket action at 10 am today…..In men’s college hoops, Gonzaga pasted WSU 90-74 and Indiana beat the UW Huskies 102-84 in New York City. The Dawgs take on Boston College today at 3 pm…..The LCC women’s basketball team opens the season today at 3 pm against Sheridan College. The game is in Coeur d’Alene Idaho. The LCC men have the final tune up scrimmage Sunday at 4 pm against the Blue Angels at MM…..In college football tomorrow, OSU hosts the Huskies (KLOG 6:30 pm) and Utah is at WSU.
The Blazers extended their win streak to 8 games after a 91-82 win over the Milwaukee Bucks. Portland comes home to play the Chicago Bulls tomorrow night…..The Washington Husky men’s basketball team plays at Madison Square Garden in New York tonight against the Indiana Hoosiers, KLOG 6:00 pm. Also tonight, Washington State is at Gonzaga…..The NWAACC volleyball championships are underway in Gresham. The LCC Red Devils played Spokane earlier and action continues tonight…..All three local girls bowling teams came up with wins yesterday, RAL over, MM over Prairie and Kelso over River…..The Mark Morris football team continues to get prepared for Saturday afternoon’s playoff battle with Prosser. The game is at 3 pm at McKenzie Stadium Vancouver.