Damian Lillard scored 31 points to lead the Trail Blazers to a 116-103 win over the Houston Rockets. The Blazers head into the All-Star break winners of eight of nine games…..Utah beat Washington 90-82 in Pac-12 action…..The LCC men’s basketball team had a 10 game win streak snapped with a 66-60 loss at Tacoma last night. The LCC women have won nine in a row after a 51-49 victory over Tacoma…..Kennedy Catholic downed Kelso 70-42 at the boys 3A Bi-District tournament last night. The Scots will take on Sumner in a 6 pm loser out game tomorrow night in Tacoma…..The Kelso Lassies open up the girls 3A Bi-District tonight at Hazen, KLOG 6:45 pm…..Also tonight, the 1A girls District begins with Kalama hosting Hoquiam at 7 pm.
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Mark Morris went on a 10-0 run in overtime to defeat R.A. Long 74-64 in the boys Civil War last night. Will Burghardt of MM had 32 points to lead all scorers. MM will host a District game Saturday while the Jacks will travel in the first round…..The Kelso boys open 3A Bi-District action tonight at Kennedy Catholic, KLOG 6:55 pm…..Ridgefield beat the R.A. Long girls 42-37 in the 2A tie-breaker game. The Jills season comes to a close…..The Blazers host the Rockets tonight, KLOG after the Kelso playoff game….. The LCC basketball teams hope to stay perfect in league play when they travel to Tacoma tonight with the women at 6 pm and the men at 8 pm…..The UW men are at Utah tonight at 6 pm…..The Mariners sign veteran reliever Joel Peralta, 39, who played with the Dodgers last season.
Damian Lillard scored 33 points to lead the Portland Trail Blazers to a 112-106 OT win at Memphis. The Blazers host Houston tomorrow night…..Mark Morris captured a share of the league title with a 60-44 Civil War win over R. A. Long. The Lumberjills will try to stay alive tonight, when they play a tie-breaker game against Ridgefield. That game starts at 7 pm at Woodland HS…..The boys’ Civil War game is set for tonight, as R. A. Long hosts Mark Morris, 6:45 pm on FM 101.5 The Wave…..The Longview-Kelso Special Olympics team had a good time at Regionals this past weekend, with the Warriors 2 and Warriors 4 teams both getting Gold Medals. They now advance to State, which will take place in Wenatchee from March 4th through the 6th.
MVP Von Miller led the Denver defense and the rest of the Broncos to a 24-10 win over Carolina in Super Bowl 50. Peyton Manning wins his second Super Bowl but declined to announce any retirement plans…..Marshawn Lynch indicated his plans to retire when he tweeted a photo of a pair of football cleats hanging from a power line. The Seahawks have yet to make an official announcement…..The girls Civil War is tonight as Mark Morris visits R.A. Long, 6:45 pm on FM 101.5 The Wave. Pre-sale ticket for tomorrow’s boys Civil War are on sale at RAL today and tomorrow…..The Blazers take on the Grizzlies today, KLOG 4:05 pm…..The LCC basketball teams both rallied for wins against Pierce Saturday. The Devil teams are both 8-0 in league as they travel to Tacoma on Wednesday.
The Portland’s five game win streak is over after Toronto beat the Blazers 110-103…..Gonzaga is back in first after a 92-63 win over Loyola. Oregon downed Colorado 76-56 and Oregon State beat Utah 71-69…..The LCC hoop teams host Pierce tomorrow night with the women at 5 pm and the men at 7 pm…..In boys hoops, Columbia River beat Kelso 56-41. Tonight, Mark Morris can clinch a league title with a home win versus Washougal and Woodland visits R.A. Long…..Last night in girls, Woodland beat R.A. Long 62-43 and Washougal defeated Mark Morris 55-47…..The District wrestling tournaments are all day tomorrow. Kelso hosts the 3A, Ridgefield is the host team for the 2A and the 1A action is at Stevenson.
The Portland Trail Blazers return to action tonight as they host the Toronto Raptors, KLOG 6:05 pm…..Dejounte Murray scored 34 points to lead the Huskies to a 95-83 OT win over Arizona State. Arizona beat Washington State 79-64…..Prairie rode a big second half to a 56-31 win over the Kelso Lassies. Tonight, R.A. Long visits Woodland and Mark Morris is at Washougal (FM 101.5 The Wave 6:45 pm)……In boys hoops tonight, Kelso travels to Columbia River…..Mike Woodward has been hired has head football coach at Woodland. The former Mt. View coach takes over for Mark Greenleaf…..R.A. Long football teammates Owen Bertram and Gunnar Blix will stay teammates as they both signed with Eastern Oregon. Kalama’s Hunter Esary signed with Humboldt State.
The Blazers beat the Bucks 107-95 behind the 30 points of CJ McCollum. Portland has won five straight and nine of 11…..The Huskies host Arizona State tonight, while the Cougars are at home against Arizona. The LCC teams have a bye tonight as they get ready to host Pierce on Saturday…..Prairie had a big second half in an 80-43 win over the Kelso boys last night. Also, Ridgefield defeated R.A. Long 50-45…..The Kelso girls will be at Prairie tonight, KLOG 6:55 pm. Last night Brooke Walling scored 25 to lead Mark Morris over Hudson’s Bay 53-24…..Rainier defeated Mark Morris 51-38 in wrestling last night…..The 3A boys swimming Sub-District is in Vancouver this afternoon.
A former Lumberjack will be coming home to lead the R.A. Long football program. Pending Longview School Board approval, Dr. Dick Abrams is the choice to take over for Erik Bertram. Abrams is a sports psychologist who has been a head coach for 19 years at stops in Monroe, Stanwood, Port Angeles, Marysville and Henry Jackson…..The Trail Blazers host the Milwaukee Bucks tonight, KLOG 6:05 pm. The Blazers take a four game winning streak into tonight’s game…..Eastyn Reeves scored 28 points to lead R.A. Long to a 60-43 win over Ridgefield last night. The MM girls are at Hudson’s Bay tonight…..The Kelso boys travel to Prairie for a game tonight. Also, the RAL Lumberjacks visit Ridgefield tonight.
The Blazers beat the Timberwolves 96-93 last night. Portland has won eight of 10 games as they get set to host the Milwaukee Bucks tomorrow night…..USC defeated Washington 98-88 in Pac-12 hoops…..Both LCC basketball teams stayed unbeaten in league with wins at South Puget Sound on Saturday. The Devils men have won nine straight while the LCC women have won seven in a row. Both teams host Pierce Saturday evening…..In girls prep hoops tonight, Ridgefield visits R.A. Long at 7 pm…..Seahawks Russell Wilson and Michael Bennet were the MVP’s of the Pro Bowl yesterday in Honolulu. Wilson had three touchdown passes in the first half…..Both the Broncos and Panthers arrived in the Bay Area yesterday as Super 50 Week is underway.
The Trail Blazers host the Charlotte Hornets tonight, KLOG 6:05 pm…..The Huskies beat UCLA 86-84 last night. The Ducks snapped Arizona’s 49-game win streak with an 83-75 win. USC downed WSU 81-71 and Arizona State beat Oregon State 86-68…..The LCC hoop steams are at South Puget Sound tomorrow, women at 1 pm and the men at 3 pm…..The Kelso boys clinched a post season berth with a 73-67 win over Fort Vancouver. Tonight, R.A. Long hosts Hudson’s Bay and Mark Morris can clinch a league title with a win at Ridgefield, 6:45 pm on FM 101.5 The Wave…..In girls play tonight, Fort is at Kelso. Last night MM beat Ridgefield 55-34 and RAL blasted Bay 62-16…..Washougal captured the GSHL 2A wrestling title with a 48-29 win over R.A. Long.