Kersey's Death Linked To Clot

KerseyThe state medical examiner says former Portland Trail Blazers player Jerome Kersey died from a blood clot that traveled from his left calf to his left lung. The announcement Thursday comes a day after Kersey died at 52. He had minor knee surgery Friday, but it could not be immediately determined if surgery caused the clot.

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E. WA defeat S.Utah 78-75

basketball genericVenky Jois scored 22 points and Eastern Washington reached 20 wins for only the second time as a Division I school with a 78-75 win over Southern Utah on Thursday night. The Eagles (20-6, 11-2 Big Sky) were leading 72-70 when Drew Brandon went to the foul line with 36 seconds left.

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Mariners Prospect Involved In Boating Accident

mariners logo5Seattle Mariners pitching prospect Victor Sanchez was hospitalized in Venezuela following a boating accident. The Mariners could not comment Wednesday on Sanchez's condition, citing federal health reporting laws, but said the team was monitoring the situation.

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Seattle Beats UMKC 74-56

William Powell scored 17 points and grabbed six rebounds as Seattle beat UMKC 74-56 on Wednesday night. Isiah Umipig added 14 points, five assists and three steals for the Redhawks (12-13, 5-6 Western Athletic Conference). Jarell Flora had 13 points and Jack Crook had eight. Seattle jumped to a 16-9 lead early in the first half and had a 41-31 advantage at the break. Reese Holliday sank back-to-back 3-pointers early in the second half to bring UMKC to within seven points, 46-39, but Umipig answered with a pair of 3s to spark a 9-4 run to give the Redhawks a 55-43 lead with 12:09 to play. A jumper by Umipig, a tip-in by Powell and 3-pointer by Emerson Murray in the final two minutes sealed the win for Seattle, which shot 53.6 percent from the field. Holliday led the Kangaroos (11-16, 6-4) with 17 points. UMKC was outrebounded 31-22. SEATTLE (AP) - February 19, 2015

Shelton Swimmers 5th Overall

shsswimsendoff1Ten Shelton swimmers qualified for state competition after placing 5th overall in districts, just two points from 3rd place. When the Shelton boys swim team left Friday, they received an impromptu send off. A large group of community members and several hundred high school students and staff lined the road from the swimming pool to the entrance of the high school,

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