Kobe Bryant scored 47 points to lead the L.A. Lakers to a 113-106 win over the Trail Blazers. Rookie Damian Lillard had 38 for Portland. The Blazers have lost nine straight…..Houston beat Seattle 8-3 at Safeco Field last night. The Mariners give Felix Hernandez the ball tonight against the Texas Rangers, KLOG 6:00 pm…..The LCC softball team will host Clackamas in a big showdown today after yesterday’s rain out. The twin bill begins at 3 pm at Tam O’Shanter Park…..The Kelso baseball team is in Vancouver today for a game with Mountain View…..In boys soccer action tonight, R.A. Long hosts Ridgefield in a 6 pm start at Longview Memorial. The Mark Morris boys play at Washougal at 7 pm…..ESPN reports the Seahawks are close to signing cornerback Antoine Winfield.