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Willamette Valley's run ends.

Byline: From Register-Guard and news service reports

ABERDEEN, Md. - Trevor Gott and Devin Jackson combined for 12 strikeouts to lead Lexington, Ky., to a 5-0 baseball victory over Willamette Valley on Friday in the semifinals of the United States championship at the Cal Ripken World Series for 12-year-olds.


Will Swindling and Kristian Smith had the only hits for the team from Oregon.

Willamette Valley went 3-1 in pool play before being eliminated in its first game of bracket play.

Lexington advanced to play Oahu, Hawaii, for the U.S. title today, and the winner will meet the winner of Mexico vs. the Dominican Republic for the championship Sunday.

Bowerman a finalist

for U.S. Olympic Hall

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - Former University of Oregon track and field coach Bill Bowerman has been named one of five coaching finalists for the U.S. Olympic Hall of Fame class of 2006.

Five individual Olympians, one Olympic team, one Paralympian and one coach will be selected from the finalists to comprise the class.

The public may vote online at through Sept. 21 to help determine the winners.

Bowerman coached the men's and women's track teams at the 1972 Olympic Games in Munich, Germany.

Herb Brooks (hockey), Carlo Fossi (figure skating), George Haines (swimming) and Ed Temple (track and field) are the other four finalists for the coaching honor.

The induction ceremony will take place in Chicago on Dec. 8.

UO's Snyder falls

in championship match

BADDECK, Nova Scotia - Oregon golfer Jay Snyder lost 10 and 8 to Richard Scott in the 36-hole championship match of the Canadian Amateur Championship on Friday.

The junior from Vancouver, B.C., took a brief lead by winning the second hole before Scott made his charge at Bell Bay Golf Club.

Snyder earned an automatic berth into the PGA Tour's Canadian Open on Sept. 8-11 by winning his semifinal match Thursday. The tournament will be played at Snyder's home course, the Shaughnessy Golf and Country Club in Vancouver.

OSU cross country

brings in nine runners

Oregon State women's cross country coach Kelly Sullivan has added nine runners to her roster for the 2005 season.

Among the athletes is Danya Rumore, a transfer from Willamette University who holds the school record at 10 kilometers and ranks second in the 5K.

Julie Linman, Laura Bloom and Samanta Bondarowicz of Portland; Sylvia Stone and Melissa Trahin of Aloha; Katelyn Van Brunt of Grants Pass; Melissa Horton of Bend; and Samantha Godfrey of Port Orchard, Wash., will also attend OSU.

Former OSU star

on all-star softball team

Former Oregon State softball player Clare Burnum has been named to the National Pro Fastpitch all-star team.

The third baseman in her second season with the Texas Thunder will represent the West in the game in Lisle, Ill., next Saturday.

Burnum helped the Beavers to three NCAA Regional Tournament appearances from 2001-03 and holds the OSU career record for doubles with 44.

Taekwondo tournament

today at Sheldon

The American Taekwondo Association will host a regional tournament at Sheldon High School today beginning at 9 a.m.

About 500 competitors are expected to participate, including some from Duers Taekwondo in Eugene.
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Publication:The Register-Guard (Eugene, OR)
Date:Aug 20, 2005
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