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September 2012

Timbers victimized by ‘clueless’ referees’ ‘absurd’ call (your Portland Timbers comments)

The Portland Timbers were forced to settle for a 1-1 draw against D.C. United Saturday when a controversial handball violation on Timbers center back David Horst set up D.C.’s game-tying penalty kick. Here’s a sampling of what Timbers fans are s…

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This Summer-like weather will continue, but the temperatures will be lowering closer to average for the season and staying there. We will remain dry also.

________________   Sorry, no winner this week.  Here is my weather quiz question for the last time this week. What is a supercell? Here is the correct answer. A supercell is an often dangerous convective storm with a very organized internal structure including a rotating updraft that allows it to keep going for up to […]

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Barner Carries No. 2 Ducks to 51-26 Win over Washington State

Propelled by rushing touchdowns by Kenjon Barner and De’Anthony Thomas along with an interception returned for a touchdown by Avery Patterson, the Oregon Ducks (5-0) exploded in the third quarter to bury Washington State, en route to a 51-26 victory.

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Ducks Notch Thirteenth Straight Win of the Season against Buffaloes

Normally, it would be enough to say that the Oregon Ducks’ volleyball team swept the Colorado Buffaloes. However, when you follow a team that has racked up as many sweeps as Oregon has this season – 11 and counting – you begin to realize that not all sweeps are created equal. Sometimes, like in the Ducks’ victory against St. Mary’s, a sweep is the result of three closely-fought sets in which the margin of victory could hardly be said to exist at all.

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The Gas Pedal Effect: Ducks Shut Down Cougars After Slow Start

After jumping out to a 20-3 lead seemingly before you could blink, the Cougars fought their way back into the game. As the first quarter was winding down, Teondray Caldwell of Washington State returned a kick 92 yards all the way down to he Oregon 6-yard line. Oregon seemed to catch a break when Ifo Ekpre-Olomu picked off a pass in the end zone, only for the play to be called back due to a roughing the passer call. On the ensuing play, Carl Winston carried the ball in the end zone to cut the Ducks lead to 11.

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Future Duck Thomas Tyner Talks About Off Field Fame

Thomas Tyner is now rated the #1 running back prospect in the Nation by many of the Nation’s top analysts. His relatively quiet night last night (13 Carries for 186 yards and 2 TDs) was proceeded by weeks of 300 plus games. The game of legend two weeks ago where he ran for 644 yards and 10 TD’s is still fresh in the air.

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Parents of preteen mad about police interview

Parents of a 12-year-old Albany middle schooler are unhappy their son was interviewed by police without their permission, but both the school and the Albany Police Department say permission isn’t required in many instances.
 

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