Chris Gimenez hit two homers to lead the Minnesota Twins to a 6-2 victory over his former team the Seattle Mariners. The M’s and Twins split the four game set. Seattle is at Texas tonight, KLOG 4:00 pm…..Oregon State opens the College World Series in Omaha tomorrow at 12 pm against Cal State Fullerton…..Kelowna shutout Cowlitz 5-0 in rainy West Coast League action last night. The Black Bears are off tonight before taking on the Knights in Corvallis tomorrow night…..In Senior Legion ball, Hilander Dental takes on Centralia in a 5 pm DH today at Bearcat Stadium in Chehalis…..The 25th Bud Clary War of the Border gets underway tonight at Mark Morris and R.A. Long. The summer prep basketball tourney has 70 games Saturday and 57 games Sunday across Longview-Kelso.
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Mike Zunino and Mitch Haniger hit homers to lead the Mariners to a 6-4 win over the Twins last night. The teams close out the series with a day game today, KLOG 9:00 am…..Former LCC shortstop Seaver Whalen was drafted in the 32nd round by the Tampa Bay Rays yesterday…..Yancy Bird tossed six innings of one-hit ball to lead the Black Bears to a 2-0 victory over Kelowna. Cowlitz goes for the sweep tonight, 6:35 pm at Story Field…..Hilander Dental defeated RBI 15-8 in Legion ball at Rister Stadium last night. HD has a league double header against Chehalis at WF West today at 5 pm…..The 25th Bud Clary War of the Border summer high school basketball tourney begins tomorrow…..In powder puff football last night, R.A. Long defeated Mark Morris 14-0.
The Minnesota Twins set a franchise record with 28 base hits in a 20-7 win over the Mariners. Eddie Rosario led the hit parade with three homers. The M’s and Twins meet again tonight in game three of the four game set, KLOG 4:00 pm…..The Cowlitz Black Bears defeated the Kelowna Falcons 6-4 last night. Kona Quiggle had three hits and Austin Merrill got the win. The Falcons and Bears meet again tonight for a 6:35 pm game at Story Field…..The Hilander Dental Senior Legion team hosts RBI for a 7 pm start at Rister Stadium tonight…..Zach Mathers scored on a penalty kick early in the second half as the Seattle Sounders beat the Portland Timbers 2-1 in the fourth round of the U.S. Open Cup at Starfire in Tukwila. The Sounders move into the round of 16.
Kevin Durant was named MVP as he led Golden State to the NBA Title with a 129-120 victory over Cleveland…..The Mariners pounded out 19 hits in a 14-3 victory at Minnesota yesterday. Mitch Haniger had four hits and Nelson Cruz drove in four runs. The M’s and Twins play again today, KLOG 4:00 pm. The M’s selected Kentucky first baseman Evan White with the 17th selection in the MLB Draft yesterday…..Oregon State will play Cal State Fullerton in the opening round of the College World Series in Omaha on Saturday…..The Cowlitz Black Bears return to action tonight as they host the Kelowna Falcons at 6:35 pm…..In Junior Legion baseball, Nipps Burgers and More defeated RBI 15-5 in six innings. Jadon Williamson had four RBI’s to lead Nipps.
Toronto took two of three from the Mariners over the weekend including a 4-0 victory on Sunday. The M’s are off on a seven game road trip starting today at Minnesota, KLOG 4:00 pm. The Mariners have the 17th pick in the MLB Draft which begins at 3 pm this afternoon…..LCC’s Kyle Sandstrom had three hits to lead the Cowlitz Black Bears to a 7-0 exhibition victory over the West Coast Guns on Sunday. The Bears are off today before hosting Kelowna tomorrow night…..In Legion ball, Hilander Dental swept the Thurston Bandits 9-3 and 11-4 on Sunday. HD hosts RBI Wednesday night at Rister Stadium…..The Mark Morris boys tennis team will be honored tonight at the Longview School Board meeting for its WIAA State Academic Championship. MM had a team GPA of 3.86.
Twins starter Kyle Gibson shutdown the Mariners in a 2-1 Minnesota win last night. The M’s five game win streak is snapped as they get ready to host the Toronto Blue Jays tonight, KLOG 6:00 pm…..Evan Williams was smooth last night as the Black Bears player had four hits to lead Cowlitz to a 7-3 win over the Bend Elks. The teams play again tonight at Story Field beginning at 6:35 pm…..Oregon State opens the NCAA Baseball Super-Regionals tonight at home. The Beavers host Vanderbilt in game one of the best-of-three…..Hilander Dental shutout the Thurston Bandits 10-0 in Senior Legion ball yesterday. The Bandits host HD Sunday at Olympia HS (1pm)…..Kelso Youth Baseball will be raising money for the Ryan Wolf Memorial Scholarship Fund this weekend at Tam O’Shanter.
Mike Zunino hit a walk-off, two-run homer in the bottom of the ninth to give the Mariners a 6-5 win over Minnesota. It was Zunino’s second homer of the game. The M’s have won nine of the last 10 games and look for the sweep over the Twins tonight, KLOG 6:00 pm. The NWAC Champion LCC baseball team will be guests of the Mariners tonight and introduced to the crowd tonight…..Yancy Bird pitched well, but it wasn’t enough in the Cowlitz Black Bears 3-1 loss to Gresham last night. The Bears are home for a seven game home stand starting tonight against the Bend Elks, game time 6:35 pm at Story Field…..The Hilander Dental Senior Legion team is slated to host the Thurston Bandits today. First pitch at Mark Morris HS is 5:30 pm, weather permitting.
The Mariners have won eight out of nine games after a 12-3 victory over Minnesota last night. The teams meet again tonight at Safeco Field, KLOG 6:00 pm…..The Cowlitz Black Bears scored a run in the top of the 11th inning to beat Gresham 8-7 last night. The teams close out the three game set tonight in Gresham at 6:35 pm…..Hilander Dental pounded out 19 hits in a 17-4 Legion win over the Vancouver Mavericks yesterday. Dakota Robins had five hits to lead the way. HD hosts the Thurston Bandits in a 5:30 pm game Thursday at MM…..Mark Morris junior Levi Delamarter combined with Wade Bruemmer of Okanogan to win the Washington State High School team roping championship. Delamarter also took 4th in the Tie Down roping competition.
The Mariners return to action after a day off yesterday. The M’s send James Paxton to the mound against the Minnesota Twins, KLOG 6:00 pm…..Oregon State will host Vanderbilt in the NCAA Baseball Super Regionals this weekend. Game one in Corvallis will be Friday at 6 pm…..The Gresham Greywolves beat the Cowlitz Black Bears 11-5 in WCL action last night. The Bears are 0-4 in league play. The teams meet again tonight at 6:35 pm at Mt. Hood College…..In Legion ball, Hilander Dental takes on the Vancouver Mavericks today at 5:30 pm at Mt. View HS…..The Seahawks signed journeyman QB Austin Davis to compete for the backup job to Russel Wilson. The Hawks will also wear the #96 on the back of their helmets to honor the late Cortez Kennedy who passed away last week.
The Mariners completed a weekend sweep of Tampa Bay with a 7-1 victory on Sunday. Ariel Miranda tossed a four-hit complete game. The M’s are off today before hosting the Twins tomorrow night…..Corvallis scored all seven of its runs in the first inning and went on to beat the Cowlitz Black Bears 7-2. The Knights sweep the weekend series. The Bears are at Gresham tonight…..Zach Brown’s walk-off RBI double game the Hilander Dental Legion team an 8-7 win over the Skagit Sox…..Oregon State beat Yale 8-1 last night to advance to the NCAA Baseball Super Regionals….Florida beat Washington and Oklahoma downed Oregon to eliminate both the Huskies and Ducks at the NCAA Softball World Series…..Friday, Rainier beat Dayton 3-2 to take another 3A softball title.