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Salem-News.com (Jul-31-2014 05:46)

NBA: Former Oregon State Star Signs With Kings

Moreland averaged 3.5 points, 8.8 rebounds, a team-high 2.7 blocks in six games off the bench for the Kings NBA Summer League Championship squad.

(SACRAMENTO, Calif. ) - Eric Moreland Oregon State Beavers Former Oregon State men’s basketball standout Eric Moreland signed a contract with the Sacramento Kings, the team’s General Manager Pete D’Alessandro announced Wednesday.

“It has been a goal of mine since I started playing basketball to play in the NBA,” Moreland said.

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Salem-News.com (Jul-31-2014 05:37)

Oregon Football 2014 Preview: Ducks Return Talented, Experienced Linebackers

The wild card here is Johnny Ragin III, who is in line to redshirt after transferring from Cal.

(EUGENE, Ore. ) - Oregon Ducks Football The Ducks return a pool of talented, experienced linebackers, and that despite weathering some attrition this offseason.

Derrick Malone is the headliner after leading the team with 105 tackles last season, and middle linebacker Rodney Hardrick is Oregon’s third-leading returning tackler after 65 in 2013.

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Salem-News.com (Jul-31-2014 05:31)

Volcanoes Rally to Stun Dust Devils

The Volcanoes are now 7-2 in the Northwest League second half.

(PASCO, Wash. ) - Salem Keizer Volcanoes Salem-Keizer claimed a come-from-behind win over Tri-City 8-7 Wednesday night in front of 1,358 at Gesa Satdium.

The Volcanoes were down 6-1 entering action in the top of the seventh inning, and finished the game on a 7-1 comeback, including four runs in the top of the ninth inning to claim the first game of the five-game series against the Dust Devils.

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Salem-News.com (Jul-31-2014 05:18)

Oregon National Guard Hoopla and Bob`s Hamburgers a Slam Dunk for Salem

Organizers and the City of Salem say they expect some 800 teams and 700 volunteers to take part in this years event.

(SALEM, Ore. ) - Salem Hoopla Dunk Workers in and around the Oregon State Capitol Mall may smell something they haven't smelled in a long, long, time.

That smell will be coming from just in front of the Capitol steps at the Bob's Hamburgers booth, which is part of this year's Oregon National Guard Hoopla.

State workers, and everyone can enjoy a Salem classic starting at 11:00 a.m. till 8:00 p.m. on Thursday and Friday. The booth will be open on Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., and Sunday from 9:00 to 5:00 p.m.

ONG Hoopla events kick-off Thursday morning at 10:00 a.m. with a free kids clinic till noon. No registration is required for this event.

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Salem-News.com (Jul-30-2014 06:08)

Oregon 2014 Football Preview: Offensive Line Returns Five Starters

An area for improvement, in concert with the rest of the offense, will be red-zone efficiency.

(EUGENE, Ore. ) - Oregon Ducks Football All five starters are back, headlined by Hroniss Grasu, who might just be the best center in the country after spurning the NFL draft and remaining in school.

The bookend tackles, Jake Fisher and Tyler Johnstone, also are multi-year starters, and guards Hamani Stevens and Cameron Hunt are back after solidifying starting spots last season.

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Salem-News.com (Jul-30-2014 06:07)

Oregon State Football Adds Five to Roster

Johnson, Kelsey, Kell and Ovgard are true freshmen while Pritchard is a post-graduate fifth-year senior from BYU.

(CORVALLIS, Ore. ) - Oregon State head football coach Mike Riley Oregon State head football coach Mike Riley announced Tuesday the addition of five walkons to the 2014 football roster.

Joining the Beavers for the opening of practice Mon., Aug. 4 will be offensive lineman Mason Johnson, long snapper Connor Kelsey, fullback Iona Pritchard and wide receivers Drew Kell and Gabe Ovgard.

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Salem-News.com (Jul-30-2014 05:46)

Oregon 2014 Football Preveiw: Mariota Leads Talented Crop of QB`s at Oregon

Into the mix comes true freshman Morgan Mahalak, an UnderArmour All-American who led his high school team to a 12-1 record while scoring 46.8 points per game last fall.

(EUGENE, Ore. ) - Marcus Mariota Perhaps the best player in the country leads Oregon into the start of preseason camp on Aug. 4.

There's nobody in the nation the Ducks would trade Marcus Mariota for, after he passed up the chance to be the possible No. 1 overall NFL draft pick this past spring by returning to school.

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Salem-News.com (Jul-30-2014 05:06)

Emeralds Rally Past Salem-Keizer, 8-6

The Volcanoes look to continue a hot start to the second half with a trip north to Try-City to face the 3-5 Dust Devils.

(KEIZER, Ore. ) - Salem-Keizer Volcanoes In a chaotic game that saw ten runs score before the end of the third inning, it was Eugene who had the last laughs.

In the top of the seventh, a couple wild pitches and a passed ball helped push across the winning runs as the Emeralds defeated the Volcanoes 8-6, Tuesday night at Volcanoes Stadium.

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Salem-News.com (Jul-29-2014 07:14)

Oregon 2014 Football Season Preview: Running Backs

The other backs on the depth chart with extensive game experience are Kenny Bassett and Ayele Forde.

(EUGENE, Ore. ) - Oregon Duck Football In junior Byron Marshall and sophomore Thomas Tyner, the Ducks boast what NFL.com calls the best running back tandem in the Pac-12 entering the 2014 season.

Marshall was Oregon’s leading rusher in 2013 with 1,038 yards, despite missing most of the final two regular-season games due to injury.

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Salem-News.com (Jul-29-2014 06:54)

Beavers Gibson, Puerto Rico Take Silver at Centrobasket

By virtue of Puerto Rico’s second-place finish, it qualified for both the 2015 FIBA Americas Championship for Women.

(CORVALLIS, Ore. ) - Oregon State senior guard Ali Gibson Oregon State senior guard Ali Gibson took home silver as a member of the Puerto Rican National Team at the recently completed FIBA Americas Centrobasket Femenino, which wrapped up on Saturday in Monterrey, Mexico.

In five games, Gibson was Puerto Rico’s third-leading scorer, averaging 8.4 points while also contributing 2.8 rebounds and 2.0 steals.

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