The Seahawks will have DT Tony McDaniel and FB Marcel Reese available for tomorrow’s NFL Playoff game at Atlanta. The kickoff is set for 1:35 pm…..The Blazers host the Orlando Magic tonight, KLOG 6:05 pm…..Gonzaga is the lone unbeaten in NCAA D1 after a 93-55 win over Loyola. Cal beat the UW 69-59 and Stanford blasted WSU 85-54…..The LCC men’s basketball team defeated Pierce 89-80 in the NWAC West opener. The Devils were led by the 18 points of Keun Palu-Thompson. The top-ranked LCC women romped over Pierce 92-42 to open league play. Both LCC teams are at Tacoma tomorrow, women at 2 pm and men at 4 pm, both on KLOG…..It’s Civil War bowling today as Mark Morris and R.A. Long get together at the Triangle Bowl, first roll 3:15 pm.
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The Blazers shook off an 18-hour travel ordeal to beat the defending NBA Champs last night. CJ McCollum had 27 points to lead Portland over Cleveland 102-86. The Blazers host Orlando tomorrow night…..The Huskies are at Cal in men’s Pac-12 hoops tonight, KLOG 5:30 pm. WSU is at Stanford and Gonzaga hosts Loyola…..The LCC basketball teams will host Pierce tonight after the games were postponed last night. The top ranked LCC women will tip it off at 6 pm, while the sixth ranked Red Devil men take on #2 Pierce at 8 pm, both at Myklebust Gym…..The Mariners made two trades yesterday with the key component being the acquisition of lefty starter Drew Smyly from Tampa Bay…..WSU quarterback Luke Falk says he will return for his senior season in Pullman.
CJ McCollum had 25 points to lead the Blazers to a 108-87 win over the Los Angeles Lakers. It’s Portland’s 10th straight win over the Lakers…..Tonight’s scheduled Pierce at Lower Columbia college basketball games have been postponed due to snow conditions……The high school games have also been postponed. Last night the Mark Morris boys beat Washougal 55-42 as Will Burghardt had 22 points…..The Washougal girls held off a Mark Morris rally to beat the Monarchs 57-54…..The Kelso wrestling team defeated Evergreen 51-24.
Clemson snaps Alabama’s 26-game win streak with a 35-31 victory in the CFP championship game last night. The final AP poll came out after the game with Clemson #1 followed by Alabama, USC #3 and Washington #4…..The Trail Blazers are in Los Angeles for a game with the Lakers tonight, KLOG 6:35 pm…..Shaw Anderson scored 17 points to lead Kelso to an 85-60 win over Evergreen last night. The Scotties are 3-0 in league. After a postponement at Washougal the Mark Morris Monarchs added a game at Skyview but lost to the Storm 71-64. MM hopes to make up its game at Washougal tonight, 6:45 on FM 101.5 The Wave…..The Kelso Lassies beat Evergreen 46-23 to go to 2-0 in league. R.A. Long beat Astoria 65-44. Tonight, Washougal visits the MM girls.
Clemson and Alabama meet in a CFP championship rematch tonight in Tampa, KLOG 3:30 pm…..The Packers and Steelers moved on to the next round of the NFL Playoffs with victories yesterday. The Seahawks got 161 yards from Thomas Rawls in Saturday’s 26-6 win over the Lions. The Hawks visit Atlanta on Saturday at 1:35 pm…..Delayed a day due to ice, the Pistons and Blazers played a double-overtime game last night. Detroit wins it 125-124. CJ McCollum missed an open look right before the buzzer. Portland is at the Lakers tomorrow night…..In prep boys basketball tonight, Kelso is at Evergreen at 7 pm. Mark Morris is slated to play at Washougal (FM 101.5 The Wave). In girls action, Evergreen visits Kelso and Astoria is at R.A. Long. All the games are weather permitting.
Mark Morris defeated R.A. Long 56-51 in the boys Civil War last night. Will Burghardt led MM with 26. Coby Rothwell had 30 to lead the Jacks. Also, Kelso goes to 2-0 in league with a 68-45 win over Fort Vancouver…..The girls Civil War is tonight at RAL, 6:45 pm on FM 101.5 The Wave. The Kelso Lassies are at Fort, 6:55 pm on KLOG…..Damian Lillard returned to help the Blazers beat the Lakers 118-109. Lillard had 21 points and 10 assists…..Gonzaga is one of just two unbeaten in major college hoops after a 95-80 win over USF. Nigel Williams-Goss scored a career-high 36…..Seahawks DT Tony McDaniel will miss tomorrow’s home playoff game with Detroit due to a concussion. The Hawks and Lions will battle at Century Link beginning at 5:15 pm Saturday.
The Blazers competed well before dropping a 125-117 game to Golden State last night. CJ McCollum had 35 for Portland. The Blazers host the Lakers tonight, KLOG 6:05 pm…..The Ducks beat the Huskies 83-61 last night as Tyler Dorsey had 28. WSU defeated OSU 75-62…..Spencer Sweet had 24 points to lead LCC to an 88-74 win over the Seattle Mountaineers last night…..It’s the boys Civil War tonight as Mark Morris hosts R.A. Long, FM 101.5 The Wave at 6:45 pm. Also, Kelso hosts Fort Vancouver at 7 pm…..In girls play last night, MM downed Columbia River 46-36 and Woodland defeated R.A. Long 53-48…..The Kelso wrestling team dominated Hudson’s Bay 72-3 last night…..Longtime Kelso and Longview Babe Ruth baseball rivals Hazel Dell Metro has shut down operations.
The Kelso boys defeated Hudson’s Bay 69-64 in the GSHL 3A opener last night. Also, Mark Morris blew out Columbia River 64-33 and Woodland downed R.A. Long 68-49. In that game, Jerrod Strong of RAL, who courageously deals with cerebral palsy, made a basket in his on-floor debut to the delight of his teammates…..The Kelso Lassies pummeled Bay 64-17 as Kylee Gibbs had 18. Tonight, the MM girls are at River and RAL visits Woodland…..The LCC men’s basketball team is at home tonight against the Seattle Mountaineers, 7 pm tip off…..The Oregon Ducks are at Washington tonight at 6 pm while Oregon State visits WSU at 8 pm…..The Seahawks have signed Devin Hester to help with the return game. He’ll be available for Saturday’s playoff against Detroit.
It was the highest scoring Rose Bowl in history as USC got a field goal as time expired to beat Penn State 52-49…..Husky WR John Ross is reportedly going to forego his senior season and make him self available for the NFL Draft. He could be the first of other Husky players who may leave early…..As the Seahawks prepare for the home playoff game with the Lions on Saturday, they learned about the opponents they will face next season. Dates and times will come in April, but the Hawks will host the Redskins, Eagles, Falcons Texans and Colts…..In boys hoops tonight, Kelso visits Hudson’s Bay (KLOG 6:55), Columbia River is at Mark Morris (FM 101.5 The Wave 6:45) and Woodland is at R.A. Long…..The Kelso Lassies will be at home tonight against Hudson’s Bay.
The Seahawks rallied from 11 points down to beat San Francisco 25-23 yesterday. The Hawks ended up as the #3 seed in the NFL Playoffs and will host the Detroit Lions this Saturday at 5:15 pm. Chip Kelly was fired as the Niners coach following the game…..CJ McCollum had a career high 43 points to lead the Trail Blazers to a 95-89 win over the Minnesota Timberwolves. The Blazers were playing without Damian Lillard. They are hoping he’s back in time for Wednesday’s game at Golden State…..Malachi Flynn and Josh Hawkinson were tremendous down the stretch as the WSU Cougars rallied to beat the Washington Huskies 79-74. Hawkinson had 26 points and Flynn scored eight of his 16 in the final two minutes…..The Oregon State women’s team upset the Huskies 73-70.