The Seahawks move on to the next round of the NFL Playoffs after Vikings kicker Blair Walsh missed a 27-year FG with :26 seconds left. The Hawks win it 10-9. Seattle plays at Carolina next Sunday at 10:05 am…..The college football national championship is tonight as Clemson takes on Alabama, KLOG 4:00 pm…..Damian Lillard scored 31 points and hit five three-pointers in the last three minutes as Portland rallied to beat Oklahoma City 115-110…..In boys prep hoops tonight, Kelso is at Heritage and R.A. Long hosts Ridgefield…..In girls basketball, Kelso is at home against Heritage and RAL is at Ridgefield…..Both LCC basketball teams won at Pierce Saturday night. The Devils will host Tacoma Wednesday night with the women at 6 pm and the men at 8 pm.
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The Golden State Warriors are in Portland tonight as the Blazers try and upset the top team in the NBA, KLOG 6:05 pm…..Tumwater defeated Kelso 68-57 in boys hoops last night. Also, Mark Morris took care of Ridgefield 58-49 and Hudson’s Bay held off R.A. Long 66-64…..In girls hoops tonight, Kelso is at Tumwater, Hudson’s Bay at R.A. Long and MM is at Ridgefield (FM 101.5 The Wave 6:45 pm)…..The LCC basketball teams open West Region play Saturday at Pierce. The women are at 5 pm and the men play at 7 pm, both on KLOG…..The Kelso girls wrestling tournament gets underway this afternoon at 5 pm…..The Seahawks and Vikings expect sub-zero wind chill for Sunday’s playoff game. The kickoff is 10:05 am Sunday.
Ken Griffey Junior got the call yesterday that he will be inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame Sunday July 24th in Cooperstown. Junior was elected on a record 99.3 percent of the vote. He’ll be joined by catcher Mike Piazza…..C.J. McCollum couldn’t play because his name was mistakenly left off the active roster list. The Clippers beat the Blazers 109-98…..An R.A. Long rally fell short as Washougal beat the Jacks 57-55 last night. RAL is at Hudson’s Bay tonight. Kelso hosts Tumwater, KLOG 6:55 pm and Ridgefield is at Mark Morris, FM 101.5 6:45 pm…..In girls play, Washougal defeated RAL 77-38……RAL beat MM 54-29 in wrestling last night. The Jacks also downed Hockinson 51-20. MM beat Bay 47-33…..The Kelso girls bowling team beat MM 1,816-1,756.
The Blazers return to action tonight when they host the hot L.A. Clippers, KLOG 6:05 pm…..The LCC men’s basketball team closed out the non-region schedule with an 83-54 victory over the Pacific JV’s last night. Both LCC teams will open league at Pierce on Saturday…..Jared Bowlby had 34 points to lead the Kelso boys over W.F. West 67-58 last night. Garret Berger scored 19 to lead Mark Morris over Hockinson 72-61. R.A. Long’s game at Washougal was postponed and they will try again tonight…..In girls play, W.F. West beat the Kelso Lassies 66-30 and Mark Morris downed Hockinson 48-44. The Washougal at RAL girls game was postponed and they too will try again tonight…..In wrestling tonight, MM hosts RAL, Hudson’s Bay and Hockinson at 6 pm.
Zach Randolph scored 26 points with 18 rebounds leading the Memphis Grizzlies to a 91-78 win over the Portland Trail Blazers. Damian Lillard looked rusty in his return from injury after missing seven games…..The LCC men’s basketball team has its final tune up before league when they host the Pacific University JV’s tonight at 7 pm…..In boys hoops tonight, Kelso is at W.F. West (KLOG 6:55 pm), Mark Morris is at Hockinson (FM 101.5 The Wave 7:15 pm) and R.A. Long is at Washougal…..In girls basketball tonight, Kelso hosts W.F. West, Hockinson is at Mark Morris and Washougal visits R.A. Long…..Marshawn Lynch made his return to Seahawks practice yesterday and head coach Pete Carroll says he’s confident he will be effective for Sunday’s playoff at Minnesota.
The Seahawks closed the regular season with a dominating 36-6 win over Arizona yesterday. The Hawks take the #6 seed and will travel to Minnesota for a wild card playoff with the Vikings Sunday morning at 10:05 am…..C.J. McCollum scored 25 points to lead the Portland Trail Blazers to a 112-106 win over the Denver Nuggets. The Blazers have won four out of five as they get ready to host the Memphis Grizzlies tonight, KLOG 6:05 pm…..The Huskies rallied from 18 down to beat USC 87-85 in Pac-12 men’s basketball action yesterday. The WSU Cougars beat UCLA 85-78, the Cougars third straight win over the Bruins in Pullman. Oregon State beat Oregon 70-57…..Kelso Youth Wrestling signups are today and Thursday from 5:30 pm to 7 pm at the KHS wrestling room.
North Idaho held off the LCC women 73-62 at the Lower Columbia Holiday Classic. The Devils play Lethbridge, Alberta at 1 pm today. Umpqua plays North Idaho for the title at 3 pm…..Austin Trafalet hit a three at the buzzer and scored 25 to lead the LCC Alumni team over the current Red Devils 85-83 in OT. The Devils will play at Clark tonight at 7 pm…..In boys hoops, Cabrillo beat Kelso 75-56 at the MaxPreps tournament in Palm Springs. Lake Stevens beat Mark Morris 62-45 at the San Diego Surf N Slam. R.A. Long hosts Mountain View tonight at 7 pm…..In girls hoops, Marymount downed Kelso 45-25 in Palm Springs. Astoria defeated RAL 46-30 at the Astoria tourney. Mark Morris beat Charles Best Academy 71-60. The Monarchs host Seattle Academy this afternoon at 3 pm.
The LCC women’s basketball team won on the opening day of their LC Holiday Classic. The Devils beat Whatcom 89-56 last night as Katie Hankins and Carissa Cannon had 16 points each. The Devils play North Idaho at 6 pm. There are also games at 12 pm, 2 pm and 4 pm…..The LCC men will also be at home tonight against their Alumni team. The tip off is at 8 pm tonight…..The Kelso boys lost to Mission Vista 69-48 at the Palm Springs tournament. The Scots play against Cabrillo today. The Mark Morris boys beat Pioneer, CA 53-52 at the San Diego Surf N Slam. MM takes on Lake Stevens today. The R.A. Long boys beat Heritage 68-34 last night…..Kelso beat La Quinta 38-23 in Palm Springs. The Lassies play Marymount today. The RAL girls beat Clatskanie 49-33 in Astoria. The Jills play tonight at 7 pm. The Mark Morris girls host Charles Best Academy of Canada tonight at 7:45 pm (FM 101.5 The Wave).
The St. Louis Rams snapped the Seahawks five game win streak with a 23-17 win yesterday in Seattle. The Hawks close out the regular season Sunday at Arizona…..C.J. McCollom scored 35 points to lead the Trail Blazers to a 98-94 victory at Sacramento last night. The Blazers have won two straight after upsetting Cleveland Saturday night…..The UW Huskies men’s hoop team hosts UC Santa Barbara tonight, KLOG 7:30 pm…..The Lower Columbia Holiday Classic women’s college basketball tournament begins today at 1 pm. The host LCC team plays Whatcom at 7 pm tonight…..Both Kelso basketball teams are in Palm Springs for the MaxPreps Desert Classic. The Hilanders play Mission Vista at 12 pm and the Lassies take on La Quinta at 6 pm.
The Mark Morris boys defeated Fort Vancouver 69-56 last night. W.F. West held off R.A. Long 56-53 and Kalama rallied to beat Castle Rock 52-50. Tonight, Kelso hosts Hudson’s Bay and Astoria is at R.A. Long…..In girls hoops, Aberdeen needed an overtime to beat R.A. Long 51-44…..The Blazers take on the Pelicans in New Orleans later today, KLOG 4:05 pm…..In college ball, The UW Huskies beat Seattle U. 79-68 and #3 Oklahoma beat WSU 88-60 at the Diamond Head Classic. The Cougs play Northern Iowa tonight at 8:30 pm. Also tonight, Loyola is at Gonzaga and Pepperdine is at Portland, both at 6 pm…..Seven Seahawks made the Pro Bowl including Russell Wilson, Tyler Lockett, Michael Bennett, Bobby Wagner, Richard Sherman, Kam Chancellor and Earl Thomas.