LaMarcus Aldridge makes his return to Portland tonight as the Trail Blazers host the San Antonio Spurs, KLOG 6:35 pm. Aldridge played nine seasons in Portland before leaving as a free agent and signing with the Spurs. Portland has won seven of the last 10 regular season meetings with the Spurs…..The Gonzaga basketball team is in Okinawa, Japan getting ready for the season opener against Pittsburgh in the Armed Forces Classic. Longview’s Rem Bakamus is a member of the 9th ranked Bulldogs…..Ridgefield soccer star Taryn Ries scored six goals in the Spudders 7-0 win over Fife in 2A soccer playoffs. Burlington-Edison advanced with a 2-1 OT win over Hockinson. In the 3A, Bishop Blanchet eliminated Prairie 1-0 after an overtime shootout.
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Denver defeated Portland 108-104 last night in NBA action. The Nuggets snapped an eight game losing streak to the Blazers. Portland hosts San Antonio tomorrow night in the return of LaMarcus Aldridge…..Gonzaga’s Kyle Wiltjer is part of the AP Pre-Season All-American team…..Seahawks DB Jeremy Lane returned to practice yesterday for the first time since breaking his wrist and injuring his knee in the Super Bowl. It’s possible he could play Sunday against Arizona…..Ken Griffey Junior is at the top of the ballot for the Baseball Hall of Fame. He is one of 35 former players on the ballot that went out yesterday. Some believe he could be the first unanimous selection. He would be the first player to be inducted as a Mariner. Last year Randy Johnson went in as a Diamondback.
Detroit outscored Portland 41-11 in the 4th quarter and the Pistons went on to win 120-103. The Blazers play at Denver tonight, KLOG 5:05 pm…..Devin Johnson scored 20 points to lead the LCC men’s basketball team to an 86-83 scrimmage win over Another Level…..The draws are out for the State volleyball championships. Woodland takes on Pullman Friday 11:30 am at St. Martins. Kalama gets Freeman Friday 1:30 pm at Yakima. Toutle Lake draws Reardan and Wahkiakum gets Colfax, both 9:45 am Friday. Three Rivers opens with Almira-Coulee-Hartline Friday at 9:45 am…..Kalama will host Mt. Baker in the opening round of the WIAA 1A football playoffs Saturday at 6:00 pm. Toledo will play Liberty Spangle in the 2B while Naselle gets Seattle Lutheran in the 1B playoffs.
The Trail Blazers beat the Memphis Grizzlies 115-96 as Damian Lillard led the way with 27 points…..In prep volleyball, Mark Morris dropped matches to Tumwater and Centralia and was eliminated at the 2A District. Kelso opens 3A Bi-District today with a 3:30 pm match with Kennedy Catholic at Auburn-Mt.View HS…..The LCC volleyball team hosts Centralia tonight, 7 pm…..The prep football playoffs get underway tonight. Kelso is at Bishop Blanchet, 4:45 pm on FM 101.5 The Wave. Mark Morris is at Tumwater, 6:45 pm on FM 105.5 KUKN. R.A. Long plays Saturday night against Black Hills at Tumwater…..The State cross country championships are tomorrow in Pasco…..The District swimming meets go on today and tomorrow in Kelso (3A) and Lacey (2A).
The Trail Blazers beat the Utah Jazz 108-92 last night. Damian Lillard led the way with 35 points and CJ McCollum added 27. Portland hosts Memphis tonight, KLOG 6:35 pm…..Highline defeated Lower Columbia 3-0 in college volleyball last night. The Devils host Centralia tomorrow night, then go into the NWAC Championships next week as the West #3 seed…..In prep volleyball tonight, Mark Morris takes on Tumwater at 4 pm this afternoon in 2A District play at Tumwater. Three Rivers hosts Mary M. Knight in 1B District action tonight at 6 pm. Last night Kalama won two matches to advance to State and the 1A District title match…..Woodland is at Tumwater in a 2A District soccer playoff match tonight at 5 pm.
The seasons ended for R.A. Long soccer and volleyball last night. The Jill’s soccer team gave up a goal in the final minute and Washougal won it 1-0. The RAL volleyball team lost a 2A Pig-Tail playoff to W.F. West 3-0…..The LCC volleyball team has a big road match at Highline tonight at 7 pm. A Devils win would put them into second place in league…..The NFL trade deadline came and went without the Seahawks making a move. Seattle is taking some time off during their bye week…..Longview’s Buddy Black is reportedly getting an interview for the vacant managing job with the Los Angeles Dodgers after his deal with Washington fell apart…..The Portland Trail Blazers are in Salt Lake City tonight for a matchup with the Utah Jazz, KLOG 5:05 pm.
Longview native Bud Black will not be managing the Nationals after all. The Nats offered just a one-year contract and Black balked. Washington went with Dusty Baker instead…..Damian Lillard scored 34 points to lead the Trail Blazers to a 106-101 win at Minnesota last night…..R.A. Long beat Washougal 3-0 in a GSHL 2A tiebreaker last night, sending the Jills into a District Pig-Tail match at W.F. West tonight, 6 pm…..The Lumberjill soccer team hopes to stay alive at the 2A District with a win at Washougal tonight. First kick is 6 pm…..Seahawks receiver Ricardo Lockette underwent what was described as successful surgery to stabilize ligaments in his neck following that vicious hit at Dallas…..The start time for Kelso’s Friday playoff game at Bishop Blanchet has been confirmed for 5:00 pm.
The Seahawks scored a late field goal to eke out a 13-12 win over the Dallas Cowboys. The Hawks are now 4-4 entering the bye week. The take on the Cardinals in a big showdown November 15th…..The Royals won the World Series with a 7-2 12 inning victory over the Mets. It’s KC’s second title in franchise history and first in 30 years…..The prep football playoff times and dates will be made official later today. Kelso is slated to play at Bishop Blanchet Friday at 5 pm. MM is at Tumwater Friday at 7 pm and R.A. Long plays Black Hills Saturday at 7 pm at Tumwater…..The R.A. Long volleyball team will try and get into District when they play Washougal in a 7 pm tie-breaker tonight at Woodland HS…..The RAL girls soccer team is at Washougal in a loser-out playoff Tuesday at 6pm.
The Portland Timbers advanced in the MLS playoffs with a win over Sporting KC that was decided in a 7-6 shootout…..The R.A. Long girls soccer team won a shootout 5-4 to beat Aberdeen 2-1 last night. The Jills advance to District and play at Ridgefield Saturday night. Also, Columbia River defeated Kelso 4-2…..Kelso is at Columbia River tonight for the GSHL 3A football title, heard on FM 101.5 The Wave. Also, R.A. Long is at Hockinson, Mark Morris hosting Washougal, Castle Rock at Kalama and Clatskanie at Rainier…..LCC hosts Tacoma in a big college volleyball showdown tonight at 7 pm…..In prep volleyball, River beat Kelso 3-0 and MM over Washougal 3-0…..The Trail Blazers are in Phoenix to take on the Suns tonight.
Prairie edged the Kelso girls soccer team 1-0 to knock the Lassies from playoff contention. Washougal beat Mark Morris 2-1 in OT to eliminate the Monarchs from the post season. R.A. Long advances to a pig-tail playoff at Aberdeen Thursday night…..The LCC women’s soccer team hosts Pierce in a 4 pm game today at Northlake Field…..The LCC volleyball team is at Green River tonight at 7 pm…..In prep volleyball, Prairie beat Kelso 3-0 although the Lassies will go into Bi-District as #3 seed. Also, Woodland beat Mark Morris 3-1 and Hockinson over R.A. Long 3-0. Tonight it’s a battle of unbeaten league teams as Napavine hosts Toutle Lake…..The Blazers open the season tonight at home against New Orleans. The Pelicans lost to Golden State last night.