The Houston Astros completed a three game sweep over Seattle with a 5-3 win last night. Cameron Maybin hit a two-run homer in the top of the ninth to win it. The M’s have today off before hosting the Angels for three starting tomorrow night…..Brianna Edwards had 20 kills to lead Rainier to a 3-0 volleyball victory over Clatskanie. Tonight, R.A. Long hosts W.F. West…..The LCC volleyball team will host Mt. Hood tonight at 6 pm. The match was scheduled for Gresham, but the Mt. Hood gym is being used as a shelter for Gorge fire evacuees…..In girls soccer today, Kelso host Mark Morris at 4 pm and R.A. Long is at home against W.F. West at 6 pm…..The GSHL Girls Swimming Jamboree is today at Dick Mealy Memorial Pool at MM. Kelso, RAL and MM will be part of the competition.
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Justin Verlander won his Houston debut as the Astros beat the Mariners 3-1 last night. The M’s and Astros close out the three game set tonight, KLOG 6:00 pm…..The LCC volleyball team dropped a second straight road match, losing 3-2 at Clackamas last night. The road match at Mt. Hood Thursday has been moved to LCC because the Mt. Hood gym is being used as a shelter for fire evacuees…..In prep volleyball, Kelso defeated Mark Morris 3-1 and Wahkiakum rallied from two sets down to beat R.A. Long 3-2…..The LCC at Linfield women’s soccer match today has been cancelled…..In boys golf yesterday, MM hosted a three-way affair with Union 148, Kelso 152 and Mark Morris 187. Kelso’s Jaret Rakoz was the medalist with a 34.
The Astros scored four in the 7th inning and went on to beat the Mariners 6-2 yesterday. Seattle hosts Houston again tonight, KLOG 6:00 pm. Justin Verlander makes his Houston debut against Ariel Miranda…..The poor air quality has caused Woodland schools to postpone today’s outdoor sports activities, including the Kelso at Woodland boys soccer match. In volleyball tonight, Kelso is at Mark Morris, Wahkiakum at R.A. Long and Kalama is at Woodland. In boys golf today, Union is at Mark Morris and Ridgefield at R.A. Long…..The Lower Columbia College volleyball team is slated to play at Clackamas tonight at 7 pm…..The Oregon Ducks are bussing to Siuslaw Middle School in Florence for practice due to poor air quality. The Ducks host Nebraska on Saturday.
The R.A. Long Lumberjacks opened the season with a big 54-21 victory over Centralia. Tonight, Kelso visits Mark Morris at Longview Memorial Stadium, 7 pm. (101.5 The Wave, 6 pm; KUKN 6:45 pm)…..The Huskies open the season at Rutgers tonight, KLOG 4 pm…..The Seahawks got a late TD pass from Austin Davis to beat the Raiders 17-13 last night. The Hawks have to slash the roster from 90 to 53 players tomorrow…..The Seattle Mariners open a home stand tonight against Oakland, KLOG after Huskies game. The M’s traded Leonys Martin to the Cubs for a player to be named later and cash…..Perhaps the LCC volleyball team was tired after playing 10 matches in six days. The Devils lost 3-1 to Chemeketa last night…..The LCC soccer team is at Chemeketa tomorrow at 12 pm.
The Mariners are back home after an 8-7 loss at Baltimore yesterday. The M’s have lost five straight as they take today off before hosting the Oakland A’s tomorrow…..The Seahawks finish up the NFL Pre-Season tonight with a 7 pm game at Oakland. The Hawks have to cut the roster from 90 to 53 on Saturday…..The high school football season begins tonight with the R.A. Long Lumberjacks hosting the Centralia Tigers at 7 pm. The rest of the action is tomorrow night including Kelso at Mark Morris…..The LCC soccer team scored in the first two minutes and made it hold up in a 1-0 victory over Clackamas yesterday…..The Red Devil volleyball team earned two wins yesterday, 3-1 over Olympic and an epic 3-2 victory over previously unbeaten Clark. The Devils are at Chemeketa tonight at 6 pm.
Dylan Bundy allowed just a Kyle Seager infield single as he and the Orioles shut out Seattle 4-0 last night. Bundy’s one-hitter was backed by four solo homers, two by Manny Machado. The M’s have lost four straight as they play the O’s in a day game today, KLOG 11:00 am…..Linn Benton defeated Lower Columbia 3-1 in college volleyball last night. Earlier, LCC swept Edmonds 3-0. The Devils host another three-way affair today. LCC plays Olympic at 2 pm and Clark at 7 pm…..The LCC women’s soccer team is at home this afternoon against Chemeketa. The action begins at 2 pm at Northlake Field…..R.A. Long is at home tomorrow night against Centralia in the prep football season opener. Kelso visits Mark Morris Friday night. Pre-sale tickets at MMHS and Furness Drug in Kelso.
Baltimore defeated Seattle 7-6 last night as the Orioles have jumped the Mariners to within 1 1/2 games of the final AL Wildcard. Ben Gamel had a homer and five RBI’s for the M’s, who have lost three straight. The teams play again today, KLOG 3:00 pm…..Walla Walla defeated Lower Columbia 4-0 in women’s college soccer yesterday at Northlake Field…..The LCC volleyball team hosts a three team affair today. The Devils play Edmonds at 2 pm. Edmonds and Linn Benton play at 4 pm. LCC and Linn Benton meet at 7 pm. LCC will host another three-way with Clark and Olympic on Wednesday…..Jud Heathcote has passed away in Spokane at the age of 90. Heathcote coached Michigan State and Magic Johnson to the NCAA title in 1979.
The Mariners committed five errors in the first inning, opening the door for the Yankees 10-1 victory yesterday. The Yanks took two of three games over the weekend. Seattle is in Baltimore today, KLOG 3:00 pm…..The Seattle Sounders and Portland Timbers ended up in a 1-1 tie last night in Seattle…..The Lower Columbia College women’s soccer team hosts Walla Walla this afternoon. The game begins at 3 pm at Northlake Field…..The LCC volleyball team went 5-1 in the top level bracket of the NWAC Fall Festival in Eugene over the weekend. The Devils will host Edmonds and Linn Benton in a pair of matches tomorrow…..The high school football season gets underway later this week. R.A. Long hosts Centralia in the season opener Thursday night at Longview Memorial.
The Seahawks host the Kansas City Chiefs today at 5 pm. It’s the third of four NFL Pre-Season games…..The Mariners and Yankees begin a big three game set in the Bronx today, KLOG 3:00 pm. New York has the first Wild Card spot right now, but the Mariners are a half game behind Minnesota for the second and final spot…..Kayla Willis scored on a Kaylee Murray assist in the 87th minute as the LCC soccer team tied Columbia Basin 1-1 in the season opener yesterday in Tukwila. The Devils play Portland today at 4 pm…..The LCC volleyball team opens the season this afternoon. The Devils take on Columbia Basin at 1 pm at Myklebust Gym. The Devils then travel to Eugene for the NWAC Fall Festival this weekend.
The Mariners rallied in the eight inning to beat the Atlanta Braves 9-6 last night. Taylor Motter had a two-run single and Kyle Seager a three-run homer in the winning rally. The M’s take today off before beginning a three game set at the New York Yankees on Friday…..Diego Valeri became the Timbers all-time goal scorer with his 52nd in Portland’s 2-1 win over Colorado last night. The Sounders tied with Vancouver 1-1…..The LCC women’s soccer team opens the season today with a 12 pm game against Columbia Basin at the Starfire Complex in Tukwila…..The LCC volleyball team opens the season at home Friday with a 1 pm match against Columbia Basin…..The web.com PGA WinCo Open begins today at Pumpkin Ridge. 25 PGA Tour cards will be issued after Sunday’s final round.