Sports Update with Randy Adams, Thursday, Oct. 17 – Ducks Get Ready for Huskies on Saturday

Wynne Broadcasting’s Randy Adams has been covering local Klamath Basin sports for 40 years and is the voice of the Henley Hornets and Mazama Vikings on radio at 106.5FM/1240AM The Winner CBS Sports Radio and 102.5/1450AM KFLS. Hear his daily morning show on Sunny 107!

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The preseason NBA play rolls on and the Portland Trail Blazers put together a great night on Wednesday in Utah against the Jazz, winning 126-118.

Portland’s Hassan Whiteside and Zach Collins were able to exploit mismatches against smaller lineups for much of the game, sophomore Anfernee Simons held his own on both ends of the floor against Utah’s Mike Conley and Mario Hezonja provided energy, scoring and playmaking off the bench.

For the first time during preseason play, the team displayed many of the new wrinkles and improvements they’ve been talking about since the start of training camp.

But more than that, Wednesday’s game was a reminder of what everyone should already know: The Blazers will go as far as Damian Lillard and CJ McCollum take them. That much was obvious with the backcourt duo combining for 53 points in the game in Utah.

MLB Scores (from Tuesday, October 15)

Game 3
Houston Astros4Final
New York Yankees1
WGerrit Cole (3-0)
LLuis Severino (0-1)
SRoberto Osuna (1)
Game 4
St. Louis Cardinals4Final
Washington Nationals7
WPatrick Corbin (1-2)
LDakota Hudson (0-1)
SDaniel Hudson (4)

Sports betting is on!  Yesterday, the Oregon Lottery launched its sports betting app, Scoreboard.

The app will allow people within the state of Oregon to place legal wagers on professional sports and is the agency’s first venture into online sales and gameplay.

The lottery’s website crashed the day before the launch, but Oregon Lottery spokesman Matt Shelby said the issue wasn’t related to the app.

The Oregon Lottery was supposed to launch the app in time for football season, but the rollout was delayed. Chinook Winds, a Lincoln City casino, opened a sports betting lounge in late August, beating the Oregon Lottery to the market.

The Oregon Ducks head to Seattle on Saturday to take on the Washington Huskies but without tight end Jacob Breeland.

Oregon’s offense suffered a hugely significant loss this past Friday in their 45-3 win over Colorado.  It turned out to be the final collegiate appearance for Breeland, who suffered a season-ending knee injury.

And it’s not just any season that was ended — according to midseason all-America teams released by nearly a half-dozen media outlets Tuesday, Breeland was the best tight end in the Football Bowl Subdivision so far this fall.

Breeland had 26 receptions during Oregon’s 5-1 start to the season, tied for the team lead with Jaylon Redd. His 405 receiving yards were first on the team, and Breeland led all FBS tight ends with six touchdown receptions through six games.

Ducks coach Mario Cristobal is taking steps to make sure the Ducks are ready for this weekend’s game.

Not only is No. 14 Oregon facing a ranked rival, No. 25 Washington, but the Ducks are going on the road to do so, on a weekend when rain is in the forecast. So Cristobal has had crowd noise piped in for practices this week, and though the comfort of the Moshofsky Center loomed over Wednesday’s workout, the Ducks practiced outdoors amid scattered rain showers.  Hear the game on 1240AM and 106.5FM The Winner, CBS Sports Radio in Klamath Falls from Wynne Broadcasting.

Oregon Tech’s women made a limited improvement Tuesday in the second round of the Sonoma State Fall Invitational golf tournament at the Foxtail Golf Course.

Because of a best round of 301 by Biola University, however, OIT slipped to seventh place in the team race of the 13-school meet.

The Hustlin’ Owls finished seven strokes behind Biola in a meet which featured, for the most part, NCAA Division II schools.

Reser Stadium in Corvallis is getting a remodel of the west side of the stadium, which is expected to be the most expensive construction project in Oregon State University history, formally began to take shape Tuesday.

Oregon State is looking for proposals from a facility development program specialist to provide oversight for renovation, expansion and new construction of Reser Stadium’s west side.

Retooling Reser began in 2005, when the east side was completely remodeled, followed 10 years later by reconstruction of the Valley Football Center, which overlooks the north end of the stadium.

The last piece is the stadium’s west side, originally built in 1953. The west side currently seats 16,160 for events. Reser Stadium’s capacity is 43,154.

This Weekend’s Local and Regional High School Football Schedule:

Friday’s Games
North Valley at Henley
Mazama at Klamath Union

Junction City at Marist
Marshfield at Elmira
La Grande at Cottage Grove

Ashland at Crater
South Eugene at North Eugene
Eagle Point at Churchill
North Bend/Powers at Redmond
Thurston at Willamette
Springfield at Ridgeview

South Medford at Sheldon
Roseburg vs. North Medford (Spiegelberg Stadium)
Grants Pass at Westview

South Umpqua at Hidden Valley
Cascade Christian at Douglas
Brookings-Harbor vs. St. Mary’s (US Cellular Field #10)
Pleasant Hill at Siuslaw
Harrisburg at La Pine
Santiam Christian at Sutherlin

Glide at Lost River
Rogue River at Illinois Valley
Creswell at Oakland
Monroe at Central Linn
Regis at Jefferson
Bandon at Toledo
Gold Beach at Reedsport
Coquille at Lakeview

1A (8-Man)
North Lake 2, Prospect Charter 0 (Forfeit)
Hosanna Christian at Chiloquin
Camas Valley at Myrtle Point
Days Creek at Glendale
Mapleton at Lowell
North Douglas at Yoncalla
Oakridge at Elkton
Mohawk at Siletz Valley
Falls City/Kings Valley Charter at Perrydale
St. Paul at Waldport

1A (6-Man)
McKenzie at Eddyville Charter
Gilchrist at Triangle Lake
Crow at Jewell

Saturday’s Games
Phoenix at McLoughlin/Griswold

1A (8-Man)
Bonanza vs. Triad (Modoc Field)
Riddle at Butte Falls/Crater Lake Charter

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