The CFP National Championship is tonight as Alabama takes on Georgia, KLOG 3:30 pm…..Seahawks GM John Schneider will be staying put for now as Green Bay has promoted Brian Gutekunst to the Packers GM position. Schneider was reported to be a candidate for the Green Bay job…..CJ McCollum hit a floater in the lane with five seconds left giving Portland a 111-110 victory over San Antonio. McCollum led the Blazers with 25 points. Portland is at Oklahoma City tomorrow…..The Mark Morris boys hoop team hopes to bounce back from Saturday’s loss at Columbia River with a win at home tonight against Washougal, 6:45 pm on FM 101.5 The Wave…..Yelm took the team title at the Kelso Girls Wrestling Invite on Saturday. The Kelso girls finished ninth.
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Tyler Berger scored 21 points to lead Mark Morris to a 54-41 victory over R.A. Long in the first round of the Civil War. Jacob Childers had 19 to lead the Jacks. The girls Civil War is at MM tonight as the Monarchs host the Lumberjills, 6:45 pm on FM 101.5 The Wave. Also tonight, Kelso is at Mountain View with the boys at 5:30 pm and the girls at 7 pm…..The Kelso wrestlers dominated over Hudson’s Bay 74-0 last night. Washougal beat Mark Morris 54-27. The Kelso Girls Invite begins today and tomorrow. The Castle Rock Jim Bair Memorial is tomorrow…..The LCC women’s hoop team plays at Peninsula this afternoon at 4 pm. The LCC men host Multnomah tomorrow at 3 pm…..The Trail Blazers host the Atlanta Hawks tonight, KLOG 6:05 pm.
Round one of the boys basketball Civil War is tonight as the R.A. Long Lumberjacks host the Mark Morris Monarchs, 6:45 pm on FM 101.5 The Wave. Last night in boys hoops, Kelso defeated Hudson’s Bay 56-46…..In girls basketball last night Kelso beat Hudson’s Bay 44-29, Mark Morris over Columbia River 61-32 and R.A. Long lost a heartbreaker at Woodland 66-65. Eastyn Reeves had 32 for the Jills…..In wrestling tonight, Kelso is at home against Hudson’s Bay and Mark Morris travels to Washougal…..In boys swimming, Kelso, MM and RAL meet at Dick Mealy Memorial Pool at 5 pm…..Seahawks defensive coordinator Kris Richard is a candidate for the Indianapolis Colts head coaching job according to the NFL Network…..The Seahawks signed former Jags kicker Jason Myers to a contract.
Isiah Thomas made his debut for Cleveland, scoring 17 points to help the Cavaliers beat the Trail Blazers 127-110. Damian Lillard scored 25 to lead Portland. The Blazers host the Hawks Friday night…..Woodland defeated R.A. Long 62-38 in boys prep hoops last night. Tonight, the Kelso boys are at Hudson’s Bay, KLOG 7:25 pm…..In girls basketball tonight, Kelso is at home against Bay, Columbia River at Mark Morris and R.A. Long at Woodland, all at 7 pm…..Two girls bowling matches at the Triangle Bowl today at 3:15 pm feature Kelso against Bay and R.A. Long versus River…..Seahawks coach Pete Carroll said yesterday that it will be difficult for Cliff Avril and Kam Chancellor to ever play again due to neck injuries that ended their season.
Georgia and Alabama will meet for the CFP Championship next Monday. Georgia outscored Oklahoma 54-48 in double overtime at the Rose Bowl, while Alabama defeated Clemson 24-6 in the Sugar Bowl…..Husky star lineman Vita Vea has announced he will be making himself available for the NFL Draft…..CJ McCollum scored 25 of his 39 in the second half and OT as Portland beat the Chicago Bulls 124-120 yesterday. The Blazers are at Cleveland later today, KLOG 3:05 pm. Isiah Thomas is scheduled to make his season debut for the Cavaliers…..The R.A. Long Lumberjacks open the new year with a boys basketball league game at Woodland tonight, 7 pm. Other games tonight include Rainier, WA at Kalama, Onalaska at Toutle Lake and Pe Ell at Wahkiakum.
Michigan State beat Washington State 42-17 in the Holiday Bowl last night. The Huskies take on Penn State in the Fiesta Bowl tomorrow, 12:00 pm on KLOG…..The Blazers beat Philadelphia 114-110 last night. Portland is at Atlanta tomorrow…..The Delena Dragons beat the LCC women 64-55 at the LCC Holiday Classic. The Devils take on North Idaho at 6 pm tonight…..The Kelso boys beat Viewmont, Utah at the San Diego Surf N Slam. Also, Lynden over Mark Morris 60-56 in Yakima and R.A. Long beat Aberdeen 59-50 at home. MM takes on Zillah today in Yakima, 5:45 pm on FM 101.5 The Wave…..The Kelso girls beat Siena, CA 57-51(OT) in San Diego. Kelso plays today at 10:30 am. Also, Pt. Angeles beat MM 51-48 and Hood River beat RAL 52-44.
The WSU Cougars take on Michigan State in the Holiday Bowl tonight at 6 pm…..The Blazers host the 76’ers tonight at Moda Center, KLOG 6:35 pm…..The LCC Holiday Classic women’s tournament begins today at 1 pm. LCC takes on Delena at 7 pm tonight…..The Kelso boys defeated Metarie, Louisiana 71-66 in OT at the San Diego Surf N Slam tournament. The Scots play Viewmont, Utah at 3:45 pm today. The Mark Morris boys take on Lynden tonight at 9 pm at the Yakima SunDome, 8:45 pm on FM 101.5 The Wave. The R.A. Long boys host Aberdeen tonight at 7 pm…..The Kelso girls lost to Granite Bay, CA 50-39 in San Diego. Kelso plays Siena, CA today at 10:30 am. RAL lost to Banks 75-41 in Astoria. The Jills play Hood River at 2 pm. MM hosts Pt. Angeles tonight at 7:30 pm.
The WSU Cougars have a final day of preparation for tomorrow’s Holiday Bowl matchup with Michigan State. The Washington Huskies have begun practice in Scottsdale ahead of Saturday’s Fiesta Bowl clash with Penn State…..Arizona Cardinals coach Bruce Arians caused a stir when he was quoted as saying his team owns the home field in Seattle and they will “kick their ass”. The reference is that Arizona has won three of the last four games at Century Link Field. Arians also denies a report that he will be fired after the game…..The LCC Holiday Classic women’s college basketball tournament begins tomorrow at Myklebust Gym. The host Red Devils play the Delena Dragons at 7 pm Thursday…..The Castle Rock wrestling team is competing at the Royal City tournament today.
Damian Lillard will miss tonight’s Blazer game as he deals with a sore leg. Portland hosts Denver, KLOG 6:05 pm…..San Diego State upset Gonzaga 72-70 in men’s college hoops last night. Tonight, the Washington Huskies host Montana at 8 pm while WSU is at home against Bethune Cookman at 6 pm…..Tyler Berger hit a 16 footer with 1.5 seconds left to give Mark Morris a 60-58 victory over Woodland. Berger led the Monarchs with 24 points. Columbia River defeated the R.A. Long boys 54-30…..The Seahawks were fined $100,000 by the NFL for not properly following concussion protocol with QB Russel Wilson during a game in November. The Hawks take on the Cowboys in Dallas on Sunday at 1:25 pm. The loser will be knocked from playoff contention.
San Antonio beat Portland 93-91 last night, handing the Blazers a fifth straight home loss…..Tanner Rybnikar hit a three at the buzzer to give R.A. Long a 49-48 victory at Heritage last night. The Jacks will host Columbia River in a league game tonight at 7 pm. The Mark Morris boys host Woodland tonight, FM 101.5 The Wave at 6:45 pm…..In girls play, Woodland rallied in the 4th quarter to beat Mark Morris 59-56. Also, River beat the RAL Jills 56-28…..In wrestling, the annual Godinho brothers match saw Castle Rock defeat Union 39-33. Rocket coach Joe Godinho gets bragging rights over Union coach John Godinho this year. Also, Washougal beat RAL 50-21…..In college hoops last night, Kansas State downed WSU 68-65. Tonight, Gonzaga visits San Diego State at 7 pm.