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REPORTS: Former NBA star Darryl Dawkins dies at age 58 (1)

August 27, 2015 — 

Website NBA.com is reporting that former Philadelphia 76ers star Darryl Dawkins, 58, has died. Dawkins and Julius Erving were the stars for the 76ers in 1977 when Philadelphia faced the …

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Prep Football Preview: Douglas regroups under new head coach (2)

August 27, 2015 — 

WINSTON — A new year, a new coach, a new attitude, a tragic memory to rally around.Douglas High’s Trojans are eager to exercise all those changes in the football season …

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Prep Football Preview: Young Elkton looks to grow up fast (3)

August 27, 2015 — 

ELKTON — Coming off a 1-7 season with a total of four returning starters — wrapped in two bodies — is a recipe for a growing season.That’s what lies ahead …

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Umpqua Valley Report for Aug. 27 (4)

August 27, 2015 — 

ROSEBURGTribe to hold football scrimmageThe Roseburg High School football team will holds its annual orange and black scrimmage on Friday night at Finlay Finlay, beginning at 7 p.m.Admission is free. …

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Prep Football Preview: Camas Valley carries a winning culture (5)

August 26, 2015 — 

CAMAS VALLEY — Believing is an attitude, and the Camas Valley football program has built a winning culture under Eli Wolfe, now in his 16th year as head coach.The Hornets …

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Prep Football: South Umpqua pursues more success (6)

August 26, 2015 — 

TRI CITY — The South Umpqua football team took big strides on the field the last two years with Steve Stebbins as head coach.Can the Lancers keep that wave of …

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Prep Football Preview: Oakland looking to surprise (7)

August 25, 2015 — 

OAKLAND — With just five returning starters, the Oakland football team has some holes to fill on offense and defense.But Ben Lane, beginning his sixth year as the Oakers’ head …

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Prep Football Preview: Roseburg looks to rise above adversity (8)

August 25, 2015 — 

It’s about getting better every repetition in practice, growing as athletes and coming together as a cohesive unit with a single-minded purpose.That’s where Thurman Bell is concentrating as he prepares …

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Auto Racing: Cress gets late model main event victory (9)

August 24, 2015 — 

Alan Cress was the best among the late model drivers, capturing the main event during Saturday’s Pacific Racing Association program at the Douglas County Speedway.Other feature winners included Karl Smith …

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Oakland couple takes Leroy on a national road trip (10)

August 23, 2015 — 

My son Chet’s teddy bear, Leroy, was callously abandoned by his best buddy when Chet got married. Then Chet and his wife Chelsea moved to Oklahoma with all their worldly …

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Thoughts From Your Trooper: Beware of fire danger and dumping regulations (11)

August 23, 2015 — 

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Garcia homers, pitches Texas past Portland (12)

August 21, 2015 — 

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — Isaac Garcia broke up a perfect game with a home run in the fourth inning then threw 1 2/3 innings of hitless relief to lead …

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Umpqua Valley Report for Aug. 21 (13)

August 21, 2015 — 

ROSEBURGTucker, McLean win half marathonGlen Tucker was the overall winner in the third annual Umpqua River Run Half Marathon last Saturday, while Cristen McLean was the top finisher among the …

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American Legion Baseball: South Carolina club wins World Series (14)

August 20, 2015 — 

SHELBY, N.C. — Peyton Spangler, Justin Hawkins and Kevin Burton each had two RBIS as Chapin-Newberry, South Carolina, defeated New Orleans, Lousiana, 9-2 Tuesday in the championship game of the …

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Umpqua Valley Report for Aug. 20 (15)

August 20, 2015 — 

DOUGLAS COUNTYSoccer officials needed for fallThe Douglas County Soccer Officials is conducting training for the 2015 high school season.Those interested in officiating high school and youth recreational soccer are needed. …

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College Football: Ducks pleased with first scrimmage (16)

August 20, 2015 — 

EUGENE — Following Oregon’s first major scrimmage of preseason camp, Mark Helfrich told the Ducks he’d prefer to see “a little more back-and-forth, a tennis match.” That’s as opposed to …

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Equestrian: Whitney Weston riding to new heights (17)

August 20, 2015 — 

Whitney Weston will always call Roseburg home. She’s in a position at the moment that actually living here isn’t in her best interests, career-wise. For that, she’s best served right …

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College Football: Beavers making strides under Andersen (18)

August 20, 2015 — 

CORVALLIS — And so begins the Gary Andersen era at Oregon State. Or the post-Mike Riley era. However history looks back on this season, it is certainly a time of …

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Commentary: Talking softball, ‘The Mick’ and rumors (19)

August 19, 2015 — 

Going around the horn with a few topics during these extended dog days of summer:Had another great time playing in the “8 is Enough” men’s slowpitch softball tournament over the …

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Medford ousted from Series (20)

August 18, 2015 — 

SHELBY, N.C.— For the fourth game of their American Legion World Series experience on Monday, the Medford Mustangs kept up the same pace they had maintained throughout pool play. It …

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