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First round of NBA playoffs begins

Jeff Teague scored a playoff career-high 28 points and Paul Millsap added 25 as eighth-seeded Atlanta rolled past top-seeded Indiana 101-93 on Saturday night, taking a 1-0 lead in the best-of-seven series.

W-P softball falls to Tri-Cities Prep

The Waitsburg-Prescott High School softball team smacked 25 hits and scored 12 runs, but they dropped a doubleheader, 16-5 and 15-7, to Tri-Cities Prep on Saturday.

Wa-Hi baseball sweeps Kamiakin Friday

The Walla Walla High School baseball team scored a sweep over Kamiakin, 8-4 and 11-3, on Friday.

WWCC softball falls to 12-17 overall

The Walla Walla Community College softball team suffered through a difficult weekend on its home turf.

Lillard prepares for first playoffs

Trail Blazers coach Terry Stotts expects guard Damian Lillard to make a quick adjustment to playoff basketball.

Martins' goal lifts Seattle over Chivas, 1-0

Obafemi Martins scored in the 81st minute to lift the Seattle Sounders to a 2-1 win over Chivas USA on Saturday night.

Real Salt Lake downs Portland, 1-0, to stay unbeaten

Ned Grabavoy scored in the 78th minute, goalkeeper Nick Rimando fended off a flurry of late shots and Real Salt Lake defeated the Portland Timbers 1-0 Saturday night to remain Major League Soccer's only unbeaten team.

M's shutout against Marlins

Roenis Elias' command was shaky, and so was his defense.

Harang tosses near no-hitter

NL Capsules NEW YORK (AP) — Aaron Harang threw no-hit ball for seven innings but was pulled after 121 pitches, and reliever Luis Avilan gave up David Wright's two-out single in the eighth as the Atlanta Braves beat the New York Mets 6-0 Friday night.

Wild Night in American League

AL Capsules CLEVELAND (AP) — Mark Buehrle pitched shutout ball into the eighth inning and remained unbeaten this season, leading the Toronto Blue Jays over the Cleveland Indians 5-0 on Saturday.

Jeff Lindquist shines but UW quarterback competition to continue

The rain had finally let up, and Jeff Lindquist was in no hurry to leave the field.

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Wa-Hi's rally falls short against Kamiakin

It was a story of too little, too late for Walla Walla High School here in Mid Columbia Conference softball action on Friday.

Weston-McEwen softball sweeps away Irrigon

Dominant pitching and plenty of hitting paved the way for the Weston-McEwen softball to sweep Irrigon, 14-1 and 10-4, on Saturday.

Pioneers perfect in Greater Oregon League

McLoughlin High School remained perfect here Saturday in Greater Oregon League softball action.

Athletes compete at 107-team Pasco Invite

DeSales’ Allison Wujek soared to second place in the high jump here Saturday in action at the 107-team Pasco Invite track and field meet.

Statistics galore for Pomeroy

It was a day of astouding numbers for the Pomeroy High School softball team. The Pirates won a pair of games over Lacrosse-Washtucna-Kahlotus, 21-9 and 30-11, while walking a combined 38 times.

Pirates fall to Grangeville

The Pomeroy High School baseball team lost 4-0 and 6-3 to the defending state champs of Idaho in their division, Grangeville.

Blue Devils improve to 5-5 in MCC

Walla Walla High School scored early and often here in Mid Columbia Conference soccer action Saturday at the Blue Devil pitch. Wa-Hi scored three unanswered first half goals and went on to shut out Richland, 4-0.

Warrior baseball rallies for twin bill sweep

WAACC Eastern Region co-leader Walla Walla Community College and Yakima Valley had much in common heading into their league baseball doubleheader Saturday afternoon at Warrior Field.

Gonzaga, WSU move matchup to Spokane

Gonzaga and Washington State are tweaking their annual home-and-home basketball series, not likely to be a popular move among some WSU fans.