Nelson Cruz hit a 10th inning homer to give the Mariners an 8-7 victory over the Oakland A’s. Cruz homer came after Fernando Rodney gave up a four run lead in the 9th. The M’s play at the L.A. Dodgers tonight, KLOG 6:00 pm…..Kelso native Trevor May gets his first start of the season tonight as the Twins host the unbeaten K.C. Royals…..The LCC baseball team completed a weekend sweep over Grays Harbor with 11-1 and 5-1 wins on Sunday. The Devils are now 9-0 in the West Region…..In prep baseball today, Hudson’s Bay is at Mark Morris…..In softball, Kelso is at R.A. Long and Mark Morris at Rainier…..RAL visits Kelso in girls tennis today, weather permitting…..It’s a Civil War boys soccer matchup today as MM hosts RAL, 5 pm at Northlake Field.
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Steph Curry was simply too hot for the Blazers to handle last night, scoring 44 points as he led the Golden State Warriors to a 116-105 win. Portland has tonight off, then they’ll be in SLC to take on the Jazz tomorrow night…..The Seattle Mariners travel to Oakland today, opening up a three-game series. Taijuan Walker makes his 2015 debut at tonight’s game, KLOG coverage at 6 pm…..Clatskanie got a 7-5 non-league baseball win over Astoria yesterday, while Pe Ell drubbed Winlock with 5-inning mercy rule wins in both ends of a DH, 21-2 and 16-1…..Oregon native Troy Polamalu is announcing his retirement after a Hall of Fame career in the NFL…..Jordan Spieth was one shot off the course record at Augusta yesterday, shooting an 8-under 64 in the Masters first round.
Albert Pujols moved into a tie for 18th place on the all-time HR list, hitting his 521st in leading the Angels to a 5-3 win over Seattle. The M’s finish the season-opening series 1-2. Seattle has tonight off, then will travel to Oakland for a weekend series starting tomorrow…..Lamarcus Aldridge led the way for Portland with 24 points and 13 rebounds, as they cruised to a 116-91 win over the Minnesota Timberwolves. Portland has only four games left in the regular season…..The LCC Lady Devils split a DH with Mt. Hood, losing 10-4 in the first game, then they bounced back with a dramatic 4-3, 9-inning win in the nightcap. Maggie Harshaw got the walk-off RBI to win the game….Mark Morris split a baseball DH with Clatskanie, 5-4 for the Tigers in the first game, 12-11 for MM in game 2.
The M’s drop to 1-1 on the season, after being held to just two hits in a 2-0 loss to the LA Angels. David Freece supplied all of the offense that the Angels needed, hitting a 2-run HR. Seattle and LA wrap up the three-game series tonight, KLOG coverage at 6 pm…..Yesterday was quite a day for Rainier’s Jessica Gibson, leading the way to 19-0, five-inning softball win over Astoria. Just a few hours after signing her LCC Letter of Intent, Gibson went 4-4 with two long HR’s and 4 RBI…..The Blazers are in the final stretch of the NBA regular season, with only five games left at they host the Minnesota Timberwolves tonight at the Moda Center. Catch the game on The Wave, 101.5, with the starting at 6:05 pm…..The Masters Par-3 Contest is being held today, the kickoff for the year’s first major.
King Felix opened the 2015 Major League season off in a dominating manner, striking out 10 and giving up only two hits as Seattle wins its debut game over the LA Angels 4-1. Seth Smith went 3-3 in his M’s debut, with a double, a triple and two RBI. Game two between Seattle and LA is tonight, KLOG coverage at 6 pm…..Brook Lopez dominated his twin brother, Robin, in last night’s makeup game between the Brooklyn Nets and the Trail Blazers, 106-96. This game was snowed out in late February…..Life Christian swept a baseball DH from Ilwaco, 14-4 and 17-6, while Seaside beat Clatskanie in softball 10-2. Today, Catlin Gabel and Oregon Episcopal come to Rainier for a track meet, while Clatskanie will travel out to the coast for a dual meet with Warrenton.
It’s Opening Day, with King Felix heading to the hill to kick things off for the 2015 campaign for the Seattle Mariners against the LA Angels. It’s the first home opener for Felix and the M’s in seven years, KLOG coverage starts at noon…..It was a good weekend for the LCC diamond sport teams; the Red Devils baseball team got a 10-7 win over Tacoma on Saturday, followed by a 11-0 mercy rule win over Green River. The Lady Devil softball team swept a pair from Clark on Saturday, 7-2 and 5-0…..The Blazers are in Brooklyn tonight, making up that “snow-out” game from earlier this season…..Wisconsin takes on Duke for the NCAA Men’s Basketball title tonight. Wisconsin had an upset 71-64 win over previously undefeated Kentucky, while Duke blew out Michigan State 81-61.
The Blazers take on the Lakers in Los Angeles tonight, KLOG 6:35 pm…..The Mariners play the Rockies tonight in Peoria, then they play again tomorrow in Scottsdale, KLOG 12:00 pm. The team then breaks camp for Monday’s opener…..Mark Morris defeated R.A. Long 12-2 in prep baseball at Story Field last night. Also, Kelso blanked Fort Vancouver 13-0…..The LCC baseball team plays at Green River today at 1 pm, then plays at Tacoma Saturday at 1 pm…..SW Oregon swept two games from the LCC softball team, 8-0 and 3-2. The Devils host Clark tomorrow in a 12 pm DH at Tam O’Shanter…..In prep softball, Kelso is at Fort and Astoria at RAL, both at 4 pm…..Kelso and W.F. West tied 0-0 in boys soccer. Tonight, Ridgefield is at MM (5 pm) and Bay at RAL (6pm).
Chris Paul scored 41 points and dished 17 assists in the Los Angeles Clippers 126-122 win over the Trail Blazers. The Clips rallied from 19 points down to snap the Blazers four game win streak…..James Paxton was roughed up in his final spring start as the White Sox beat the Mariners 12-4 yesterday. The M’s take today off…..Mark Morris and R.A. Long meet in a 6 pm Civil War baseball game tonight at LCC’s Story Field. Kelso hosts Fort at 4 pm…….In prep softball, R.A. Long visits Skyview…..The LCC softball team opens league play with a 2 pm double header at SW Oregon in Coos Bay…..Woodland edged Mark Morris 2-1 in boys soccer last night. Tonight at 7 pm, Kelso hosts W.F. West…..In girls tennis today, Prairie at Kelso and Ridgefield at RAL.
The Blazers can clinch the division title tonight when they host the Clippers, KLOG 6:05 pm…..Felix had a rough go in his final spring start as the Indians beat the Mariners 8-6. Seattle takes on he White Sox today…..Seaver Whalen went 4 for 4 with a homer leading the LCC baseball team to a 15-0 victory over Centralia…..In prep baseball today, Fort is at Kelso and Bay visits R.A. Long…..In softball, Castle Rock defeated Mark Morris 13-0…..Jonathan Jimenez scored 3 goals to lead the Kelso boys soccer team to a 5-0 win over Tumwater. Tonight the MM boys are at Woodland…..The Kelso track teams were victorious at Prairie yesterday…..Sarah Luedke of RAL has announced she will play college basketball in the Ivy League at Harvard.
The Trail Blazers clinched a playoff spot with a 109-86 blowout over the Phoenix Suns last night. Portland will host the Clippers tomorrow night…..Mike Zunino hit his 7th homer of the spring to lead the Mariners to a 5-3 win over the Angels. Felix Hernandez gets his final spring start today against the Indians, KLOG 6:55 pm…..The LCC baseball team will move up it’s home game with Centralia to this afternoon. Start time at Story Field is 4 pm…..Kelso blanked Fort Vancouver 10-0 yesterday as Steven Christian-Zandi spun a five inning one-hitter with 15 strikeouts. Also, R.A. Long beat Washougal 8-5 and Ridgefield beat Mark Morris 15-5…..The LCC softball games at SW Oregon today have been postponed until Thursday…….In prep softball today, Kelso is at RAL and MM at Castle Rock.