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Nyhus one-hitter leads Oregon past OSU.

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CORVALLIS - Ani Nyhus tossed her third one-hitter in the past two weeks to lead No. 14 Oregon to a 2-0 victory over No. 15 Oregon State in a Pac-10 softball game on Friday at the OSU Softball Complex.


The Ducks (30-9, 4-1 Pac-10) got all the runs they needed in the first two innings when Beth Boskovich drove home Jenn Poore with a single in the first inning and Suzie Barnes doubled home Dani Baird, who led the Ducks with two hits, in the second.

That was plenty for Nyhus, who gave up only a single to Vanessa Iapala in the fourth inning and struck out eight while walking only one. Only three OSU batters reached base.

Lissman helps OSU hold off second-ranked Cardinal

CORVALLIS - Mike Lissman homered twice and drove in four runs to lead Oregon State to a 5-4 upset of No. 2 Stanford in a Pac-10 baseball game on Friday at Goss Stadium.

The Beavers (19-10, 4-4 Pac-10) blew a three-run lead late in Thursday's loss to Stanford (24-4, 3-2), but the bullpen held in the late innings this time. Ben Rowe struck out the Cardinal's John Mayberry Jr. with the tying run on third base in the ninth inning.

Lissman homered in the second and fourth innings, and Chris Campos had three hits for the Beavers. Jed Lowrie hit a two-run homer in the eighth inning for Stanford, and Brian Hall added a solo shot.

Swinnen victory can't

carry Ducks to win

Oregon's Sven Swinnen upset sixth-ranked Tobias Clemens of UCLA, but that was the only victory for the Ducks (9-8, 1-4 Pac-10) in a 6-1 men's tennis loss to the No. 4 Bruins on Friday at the UO Student Tennis Center.

Swinnen improved to 4-1 in conference matches by rallying to beat Clemens 0-6, 6-4, 11-9, but every other Oregon singles player lost in straight sets. Swinnen and Arron Spencer gave UCLA's eighth-ranked duo of Alberto Francis and Kris Kwinta an 8-6 tussle, but the Bruins swept the doubles.

Oregon 11th, OSU 16th in Arizona State tournament

TEMPE, Ariz. - Mike Sica shot a 3-under-par 69 in the first round and followed it up with an even-par second round to sit in 25th place and lead the University of Oregon men's golf team to 11th place after the first two rounds of the ASU Thunderbird Invitational on Friday. Oregon State was 16th in the 16-team tournament.

Oregon's Justin St. Clair shot a 69 in the second round and was tied for 30th.

Covered Bridge Regatta scheduled for today

LOWELL - More than 1,000 rowers are expected to show their stuff at the annual Covered Bridge Regatta today at Lowell State Park on Dexter Lake.

The tournament, which features a men's varsity eight race involving rowers from Oregon and Oregon State that goes off at 10:50 a.m., begins at 7:30 a.m., with the last race scheduled at 5:50 p.m.

Nine-man football league

jamboree set for today

The National Nineman Football League will stage a jamboree today at Churchill High School at 7:45 p.m. that will feature all 10 teams in the Oregon league.

Teams from Jefferson, Sweet Home and Stayton will make their league debuts as all 10 teams will rotate onto the field during the two-hour jamboree.

Tickets are $5 for adults, and admission is free for anyone age 16 and younger.

The league season begins April 24.
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Publication:The Register-Guard (Eugene, OR)
Date:Apr 10, 2004
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