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KLOG Monday Sports

Posted on 21st August 2017 at 09:09

Blake Snell pitched seven innings of two hit ball as the Tampa Bay Rays beat Seattle 3-0 on Sunday. The Rays win snapped a four game winning streak for Seattle. The Mariners take on the Braves in Atlanta today, KLOG 3:30 pm…..The LCC fall sports teams hosted it’s Alumni teams on Saturday as they continue preparation for the regular season. The LCC women’s soccer team beat the Alumni 3-2 and the LCC Volleyball team downed the Alumni 3-1……The Seahawks beat the Vikinbgs Friday night, but lost left tackle George Fant to a season ending knee injury. The Hawks host the Kansas City Chiefs on Friday.

KLOG Friday Sports

Posted on 18th August 2017 at 09:17

The Seattle Seahawks host the Minnesota Vikings in an NFL Pre-Season game at Century Link Field tonight. The kickoff is set for 7 pm. The Hawks signed center Justin Britt to a three-year, $26 million contract yesterday…..The Mariners begin a 12-game, four city road trip today with a game against the Tampa Bay Rays, KLOG 3:00 pm. The M’s are hoping third baseman Kyle Seager can play today after missing two games with a stomach virus…..The Oregon State men’s basketball team is safe but shaken up after being close to the terror attack in Barcelona…..The Lower Columbia College fall sports teams will play their Alumni teams tomorrow. The Devils soccer team plays at 11 am at Northlake Field, while the volleyball team plays at 1:30 pm at Myklebust Gym.

KLOG Thursday Sports

Posted on 17th August 2017 at 08:57

Yonder Alonzo hit his first homer as a Mariner as he lead the team to a 7-6 win over Baltimore yesterday. Edwin Diaz walked three batters and hit two in the 9th inning and was lifted for Mark Rzepczynski, who struck out Chris Davis with the bases load to preserve the victory. The M’s have a travel day today and begin a 12 game road trip tomorrow at Tampa Bay…..The Seahawks made some roster moves yesterday as they signed former 49’ers cornerback Tramaine Brock to a one-year contract. Brock was recently cleared in a domestic violence case but still could face discipline from the NFL. He will compete for one of the cornerback positions. The Hawks also signed linebacker Rodney Butler. The Hawks host the Minnesota Vikings in a pre-season game tomorrow night.

KLOG Wednesday Sports

Posted on 16th August 2017 at 08:49

The Mariners snapped a five game losing streak with 3-1 win over the Baltimore Orioles last night. Andrew Albers pitched five solid innings and the M’s bullpen provided four scoreless frames. Seattle ends a home stand with a day game today against Baltimore, KLOG 11:30 am…..The Corvallis Knights won the West Coast League title for the fifth time. The Knights beat Victoria 4-2 last night in Corvallis…..Seahawks receiver Paul Richardson was back at practice yesterday. He was injured against the Chargers on Sunday. Also, Hawks coach Pete Carroll says linebacker K.J. Wright was absent from practice due to a “process” on his knee…..Washington high school football teams hit the practice field for the first time today. The season begins Friday September 1st.

KLOG Tuesday Sports

Posted on 15th August 2017 at 08:53

The Mariners dropped a fifth straight home game last night as the Baltimore Orioles beat the M’s 11-3. The M’s will try and snap the streak tonight as they play the O’s again, KLOG 6:00 pm…..Camas-Washougal lost to host Lawrenceburg, Tennessee 9-5 last night at the Babe Ruth 15 World Series. Camas-Washougal, the winner of the Regional hosted by Kelso, went 1-3 in pool play and was eliminated…..Rainier and Clatskanie hit the football practice field yesterday as Oregon high schools began preparations for the upcoming season. The Washington schools begin practice tomorrow…..The NBA unveiled the regular season schedule yesterday. The Trail Blazers open up with three straight road games. The home opener against New Orleans is October 24th at the Moda Center.

KLOG Monday Sports

Posted on 14th August 2017 at 09:07

The Seattle Seahawks opened up the pre-season schedule with a 48-17 victory over the Los Angeles Chargers. Trevone Boykin threw for 189 yards and a touchdown. Rookie running back Chris Carson scored two TD’s…..The Los Angeles Angels completed a four game sweep over the Mariners with a 4-2 victory on Sunday. The Halos have won six straight games and they now have the second spot in the Al Wild Card race. The M’s host the Baltimore Orioles tonight in the first of three games at Safeco Field, KLOG 6:00 pm pre-game…..The Walla Walla Little League team qualified for the World Series in Williamsport, PA. Walla Walla will open play Friday at 4 pm…..High School football practice begins on Wednesday. Other fall sports practices begin next Monday.

Friday KLOG Sports

Posted on 11th August 2017 at 09:18

Just like Edgar did in 1995, Mike Trout roped a double down the left-field line last night, clearing the bases and leading the LA Angels to a 6-3 win. It’s Edgar Martinez Weekend at Safeco Field, with “Light Bat” bobbleheads, the retiring of Edgar’s number 11 and much more. KLOG coverage starts at 6 pm this evening…..Fall camp continues at colleges around the area, and at the UW training facility, coach Chris Petersen says that the challenge will be to match or exceed last year’s performance…..The Seattle Storm has fired Jenny Boucek, and Gary Kloppenberg will be the interim coach for the rest of the season…..The 70th annual Lower Columbia Ladies Golf Tournament concludes today up at the Longview Country Club, with defending champ Rosie Wood leading the field.

KLOG Thursday Sports

Posted on 10th August 2017 at 09:19

The Seattle Mariners hang on in the playoff race, hitting 3 HR in yesterday’s 6-3 win over Oakland. Nelson Cruz hit 2 HR, while Kyle Seager also went deep as the M’s sweep the two-game set. The LA Angels come in to open a four-game set at Safeco Field, KLOG starting time at 6 pm this evening…..Battle Ground-based Primetime finished at 1-3 in pool play, so they won’t advance to the knockout bracket at the 16-18 Babe Ruth World Series being played in Ephrata. Parker Reeves of RAL had two doubles in yesterday’s win over Blue Lick KY; Reeves’ brother Hunter and Alex Brady of RAL also played on that team…..The Mint Valley Junior City Golf Championships wrap up today, while the 70th annual Ladies Lower Columbia Golf Tournament starts today and goes through tomorrow.

KLOG Wednesday Sports

Posted on 9th August 2017 at 09:21

The M’s come from four runs down to beat Oakland last night, getting a 10th-inning HR from Leonys Martin as the winning run in the 7-6 win. The bad news from yesterday is that Felix Hernandez has bursitis in his throwing shoulder, and he could be out 3-4 weeks. Seattle wraps the two-game set in Oakland with a day game, KLOG coverage at 11:30 am…..The Connecticut Sun opened up the fourth quarter with an 18-2 run, and that’s when they left the Seattle Storm in the dust, cruising to an 84-71 win…..The 2017 Junior City Golf Championship is under way, and it runs through tomorrow at the Mint Valley Golf Course, while they re also preparing for the 70th annual Ladies Lower Columbia Golf Tourney, which happens tomorrow and Friday at the Longview Country Club.

Tuesday KLOG Sports

Posted on 8th August 2017 at 09:06

The Mariners get back into action today, starting a two-game set today and tomorrow in Oakland. Arial Miranda starts for Seattle, while Kendall Graveman will go to the hill for the A’s. KLOG coverage starts at 6 pm…..Alex Brady of RAL started as pitcher and had a single in yesterday’s Babe Ruth 16-18 World Series in Ephrata, as he, Parker Reeves and Hunters Reeves of RAL play on the Battle Ground-based Primetime team. Primetime dropped its second pool play game yesterday, 9-4 to Tucson AZ, and will take on Moses Lake later today…..Mark Morris and R. A. Long are adding slow-pitch softball to the roster of sports that will be available to girls in the fall. MM has an informational meeting is planned for slow-pitch and fall sports that are NOT football at 6 pm on Tuesday, the 15th.