Stanford beat Oregon 26-20 to derail the Ducks national title hopes for a second straight season. The Huskies host Colorado tomorrow, KLOG 4:00 pm…..The prep football playoffs begin tonight including Capital at Mark Morris and R.A. Long at Chehalis, both 7 pm. The Kelso Hilanders take on #2 O’Dea tomorrow at Seattle Memorial Stadium, 12:45 pm on 101.5 FM The Wave…..RAL went 1-1 at the 2A volleyball District and will play tomorrow at 1 pm. MM was ousted after going 0-2…..Capital eliminated MM in the soccer playoffs 2-1…..The Blazers host Sacramento tonight, KLOG 6:00 pm…..The WIAA State Cross Country Meet is in Pasco tomorrow…..The District girls swimming meet is today and tomorrow with the 3A at Kelso and the 2A in Olympia.
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The Oregon Ducks and Stanford Cardinal meet tonight in Palo Alto in the Pac-12 football game with major BCS implications…..The Portland Timbers need a win or a tie against Seattle tonight to advance in the MLS playoffs. The game at Jeld Wend Field begins at 8 pm tonight…..Kalama and Woodland both advanced to State with two victories at the District 1A volleyball tourney. The Chinooks and Beavers meet for the District title in Castle Rock Saturday at 3 pm. The 2A District tourney begins at Black Hills HS today with R.A. Long versus Centralia at 4 pm and Mark Morris versus Tumwater at 6 pm…..The LCC volleyball team lost at Highline 3-1 last night. The Devils remain tied for third…..It’s a must-win 2A soccer playoff tonight as Mark Morris takes on Capital in Olympia.
The Mariners hired a new manager yesterday, announcing that Lloyd McClendon, 54, takes the job. McClendon managed the Pirates for five seasons and has spent the past eight years as a Tigers assistant…..The Houston Rockets beat the Portland Trail Blazers 116-101 last night. James Harden led the way with 33 points. The Blazers host the Kings Friday night…..In girls soccer playoff action Prairie eliminated Kelso 1-0, Ridgefield downed Mark Morris 3-1 and Elma ousted Castle Rock 4-1. MM is still alive and will take on Capital tomorrow…..Toutle Lake and Wahkiakum both advanced to the semi-finals of the 2B District volleyball tourney. 1A action begins today at Castle Rock and Hoquiam…..The LCC volleyball team takes on first place Highline in Des Moines tonight at 7 pm.
Mountain View eliminated Kelso 3-0 at the 3A District volleyball tournament last night…..The girls soccer playoffs continue tonight with 7 pm games. In 3A, Kelso takes on Prairie at Kiggins Bowl, Mark Morris is at Ridgefield in 2A and Castle Rock takes on Elma in 1A action at Aberdeen…..The Portland Trail Blazers host the Houston Rockets tonight, KLOG 6:05 pm. The Clippers smacked the Rockets last night in L.A…..Rick Renteria’s name as been added to the list of finalist for the Mariners manager job. The M’s made a qualifying offer of $14.1 million for DH Kendrys Morales, who has until next week to accept or try free agency. The Bellevue home of M’s pitcher Felix Hernandez sustained major damage when fire broke out in the laundry. Felix and family were not home at the time.
The Seahawks rallied from down 21-0 to beat Tampa Bay 27-24 in OT. It was the biggest comeback in franchise history and it gave the Hawks an 8-1 record as they travel to Atlanta on Sunday…..After Friday’s exciting prep football action, the playoffs loom later this week. Mark Morris gets a home game Friday against Capital after the thrilling Civil War win. The R.A. Long team will play at W.F. West Friday night. Kelso has a daunting challenge Saturday when they take on O’Dea at 1 pm at Seattle Memorial…..The Kelso volleyball team opens GSHL 3A playoff action tonight when they take on Mountain View in a 7 pm match at Columbia River HS…..The Mariners may be getting close to naming a new manager. Reports are that Joey Cora, Lloyd McClendon and Chip Hale are finalists.
The 67th Civil War tonight pits two excellent teams playing for the league title. The Lumberjacks and Monarchs kick it off at 7 pm tonight. Kelso hosts Prairie tonight with the winner making the playoffs, 101.5 FM The Wave…..Arizona State throttled the WSU Cougars 55-21 last night. Tonight, Oregon State hosts USC…..The Seahawks won’t have Percy Harvin available when they host Tampa Bay on Sunday…..Ridgefield beat RAL 3-0 to take the GSHL 2A league crown. Kelso beat Fort 3-0…..The LCC volleyball team hosts Clark tonight, 7 pm at Mark Morris…..In prep soccer, Mt. View blanked Kelso 3-0…..The LCC soccer team closes out the season at Peninsula tomorrow…..The 3A Bi-District cross country meet is at Tacoma tomorrow. The 2A is at 11 am at Lewisville Park.
The Boston Red Sox win the World Series championship with a 6-1 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals…..The Blazers dropped the season opener in Phoenix 104-91. Portland heads to Denver tomorrow night…..The WSU Cougars host the Arizona State Sun Devils in college football tonight…..The LCC volleyball team swept Pierce 3-0 to pull into a tie for third place in the West Region. The Devils host Clark tomorrow night…..The big prep volleyball showdown tonight features R.A. Long at Ridgefield for the 2A GSHL title. Also, Fort is at Kelso tonight…..The LCC soccer team lost to Tacoma 5-0 yesterday…..In prep soccer, Kelso is at Mountain View at 5:30 pm…..Over 1,000 pre-game tickets were sold just yesterday for the Civil War tomorrow night.
The Portland Trail Blazers open the regular season tonight with a game at Phoenix……The Red Sox can win the title with a victory in game six of the World Series tonight, KLOG 4:00 pm…..Pierce visits LCC in a key college volleyball match tonight. First serve is 7 pm at the Mark Morris Gym…..In prep volleyball, R.A. Long defeated Washougal 3-0 to set up a big showdown at Ridgefield tomorrow night. The Spudders beat MM 3-0 last night. Also, Columbia River defeated Kelso 3-0…..The LCC women’s soccer team plays its final home game of the season today as Tacoma visits for a 4 pm match at Northlake Field…..In girls soccer, Kelso edged Prairie 1-0 in OT and Ridgefield beat RAL 2-0…..The 3A and 2A Sub-District girls swim meet begins today at Propostra Pool in Vancouver.
The Seahawks came up with a goal line stand in the final seconds to preserve a 14-9 win over the Rams in St. Louis. The Hawks offense struggled mightily, but Russell Wilson was able to throw two TD passes. The Seattle defense held the Rams out of the end zone. The Hawks are now 7-1 and maintain a one game lead over the 49’ers in the NFC West…..Boston beat St. Louis 3-1 to take a 3-2 lead in the World Series. The Red Sox can wrap it up with a win in Boston Wednesday night…..In prep volleyball tonight, R.A. Long is at home against Washougal while Mark Morris travels to Ridgefield. Kelso hosts Columbia River tonight…..In girls soccer, Kelso is at Prairie and RAL at Ridgefield, both at 7 pm…..The NBA season opens tonight. The Blazers begin the season at Phoenix tomorrow.
The 6-1 Seattle Seahawks take the national stage tonight as they play the Rams in St. Louis on Monday Night Football…..Also in St. Louis, the World Series continues tonight with game five. The Cardinals and Red Sox are tied 2-2 after Boston won 4-2 last night. Jonny Gomes 6th inning three run homer gave the Sox the runs they would need. Jon Lester and Adam Wainwright face off in game five tonight, KLOG 4:00 pm…..Family, fans, friends and former players all gathered at Hec Ed yesterday to honor the life on Don James. The former Husky head coach recently died of cancer at 80. There were several tributes with the message of James attention to detail and his ability to balance family life…..Pre-sale tickets for Friday’s Civil War game begin Wednesday at RAL and MM.