The Lower Columbia College volleyball team won the NWAC Championship with a 2-0 victory over Linn Benton yesterday in Tacoma. It’s the second volleyball title in school history and it happened 25 years after the 1991 team won it. Kallie Schmit was named the tournament MVP…..The Seahawks beat the Eagles 26-15 as Russell Wilson threw for a TD and caught a TD. The Hawks have won three straight as they play at Tampa Bay on Sunday…..The Blazers snapped a three game losing streak with a 129-109 win at Brooklyn…..Marcus Lord hit a three at the buzzer in OT to give LCC a 71-70 season opening win over Peninsula on Sunday…..The LCC women took tow of three games this weekend including a 71-55 victory over Peninsula on Sunday.
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The LCC volleyball team rallied to take the final six points in the 5th and deciding set to defeat Spokane 3-2 in the opening round of the NWAC Volleyball tournament. The Devils advance to play Umpqua at 10 am this morning…..The Houston Rockets blasted the Trail Blazers 126-109 last night. Portland moves on to New Orleans to play the Pelicans tonight, KLOG 4:05 pm…..The LCC women’s basketball team opens the season at home tonight against the Southwestern Oregon Lakers, klog.com at 7 pm. The Devils host CBC Saturday at 5 pm, then both LCC teams host Peninsula on Sunday, women at 12 pm and the men at 2 pm…..The Kalama girls soccer team has a 2B semi-final girls soccer match today at 2 pm against Adna. The game is at Sunset Chevy Stadium in Sumner.
The Lower Columbia College volleyball team has begun play at the NWAC Championship tournament in Tacoma. The tourney runs through Sunday…..The Trail Blazers begin a four game road trip today with a game at Houston, KLOG 4:05 pm…..In college hoops last night, Lamar beat Oregon State 63-60 and Notre Dame over Seattle University 92-49. Tonight, Cal State Fullerton is at Washington, Valparaiso visits Oregon and Eastern Washington is at the Texas Longhorns…..Christine Michael was claimed on waivers by Green Bay after the Seahawks cut him on Tuesday…..The WIAA State basketball tournaments will feature seeding from a Ratings Percentage Index (RPI) for the first time. The 14-person committee includes Castle Rock’s Jeff Johnson, now A.D. at W.F. West in Chehalis.
The Seahawks waived RB Christine Michael yesterday. He was beat out by CJ Prosise and Thomas Rawls is close to returning from injury…..The UW Huskies slipped to #6 in the latest College Football Playoff rankings. Alabama is #1 followed by Ohio State, Michigan and Clemson…..The Chicago Bulls blasted the Portland Trail Blazers 113-88 last night. Jimmy Butler led the Bulls with 27 points and 12 rebounds. Damian Lillard had 19 for Portland. The Blazers are at Houston Thursday…..Baylor beat #4 Oregon 66-49 yesterday. Also, Washington State held off Central Washington 81-76 in Kennewick…..The LCC volleyball teams leaves for Tacoma today where they will get a practice session in in preparation for the NWAC Championships. The Devils open with Spokane tomorrow morning at 9 am.
The Gonzaga Bulldogs played great defense in a 69-48 victory over San Diego State last night. The Oregon Ducks play at Baylor today at 12:30 pm and Washington State hosts Central Washington tonight at 7 pm…..The Portland Trail Blazers host Dwayne Wade and the Chicago Bulls tonight, KLOG 6:05 pm…..The Huskies and Cougars both lost key players due to injury. UW’s Hazeem Victor underwent surgery on a broken leg yesterday and WSU’s River Craycraft will miss the rest of the season due to a torn ACL…..The LCC Athletics Booster Club Spaghetti Feed is tonight, 5:30 pm at the LCC Student Center. It’s free for Booster Club members, $7 for others. The Red-White Basketball Scrimmages will follow at 7 pm at Myklebust Gym, a free event.
Kalama won the State 2B volleyball championship Saturday night with a 3-2 victory over Mossyrock. It’s the first volleyball State title in school history…..The Seahawks came up with a huge road victory over New England last night 31-24. The Hawks made a goal line stand at the end to preserve the win. Seattle hosts Philadelphia on Sunday…..The Huskies slip to #7 AP after Saturday’s loss to USC. The Cougars are up to #20 after destroying Cal for their 8th straight victory…..Damian Lillard scored 32 points to lead Portland to a 112-105 victory over the Denver Nuggets. The Blazers have won five of six…..Yale upset Washington 98-90 in men’s college hoops last night……The Mariners traded minor league pitcher Paul Blackburn to Oakland for veteran hitter Danny Valencia.
The Kelso Hilanders square off with the Meadowdale Mavericks in the 3A State Football Playoffs tonight at Edmonds Stadium, 5:45 pm on FM 101.5 The Wave…..The State volleyball tournaments are underway in Lacey and Yakima, running through tomorrow night…..The State girls swimming championships are also underway in Federal Way…..The Kalama girls soccer team has a State playoff game with LaConner today at 4 pm, at Mt. Vernon…..The LCC men’s basketball team will have a scrimmage game with the Seattle Mountaineers Saturday at 3 pm…..The Portland Trail Blazers host the Sacramento Kings at Moda Center tonight, KLOG 6:05 pm…..The Washington Huskies host USC tomorrow, KLOG 3:30 pm. ESPN College Game Day is also in Seattle, KLOG 7:00 am.
The Lower Columbia College volleyball team captured the co-West Region championship with a 3-0 victory over South Puget Sound last night. LCC will open NWAC Championship tournament play November 17th at the Tacoma Convention Center…..The Los Angeles Clippers blew out the Portland Trail Blazers 111-80 last night, a game that was never close. Portland comes home tomorrow night to play the Sacramento Kings…..The Huskies signed five future basketball players in what is considered by some recruiting services as a Top-5 in the country. The 2017 class is led by highly touted Michael Porter Jr…..An anonymous local citizen has stepped up to provide free bus transportation for tomorrow’s Kelso playoff game at Edmonds Stadium. Contact Kelso HS by 12 noon today.
The Blazers held off the Phoenix Suns 124-121 last night. Damian Lillard scored 22 of his 38 points in the 4th quarter. CJ McCollum had 18 of his 33 in the first quarter. Portland takes on the Clippers in Los Angeles tonight, KLOG 6:35 pm…..The Washington Huskies move into the #4 spot in the College Football Playoff Rankings released last night. Alabama, Clemson and Michigan have the top three positions…..Seahawks coach Pete Carroll says safety Kam Chancellor is back at full strength and will be available to play Sunday night at New England. Chancellor has missed the last four weeks with a groin injury…..The LCC volleyball team closes out the regular season tonight with a 7 pm road match at South Puget Sound in Olympia. A Devil win will clinch at least a share of the West Region title.
Jimmy Graham had two spectacular, one-handed TD catches to led the Seattle Seahawks to a 31-25 victory over the Buffalo Bills. It was the Hawks 11th straight victory on Monday Night Football. The Seahawks are at New England this Sunday night…..Husky defensive end Joe Mathis will miss the rest of the season after undergoing foot surgery yesterday…..The Trail Blazers host the Phoenix Suns tonight, KLOG 6:05 pm…..Longview product Bud Black was introduced yesterday as the 7th manager in Colorado Rockies history. Black, 59, signed a three-year deal…..The Mariners traded reliever Vidal Nuno to the Dodgers for veteran catcher Carlos Ruiz. Ruiz will be counted on to provide leadership as Mike Zunino’s backup.