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THE BULLETIN • SUNDAY, OCTOBER 5, 2014

RUNNING

MLS Timbers beat Earthquakes SANTA CLARA,

Calif.— Rodney Wallace scored twice in 3 minutes in the Portland Timbers' 2-1 comeback victory over the San Jose Earthquakes on Saturday night. Liam Ridgewell sent a high-speed header deflecting unintentionally off Wallace's head and looping past a helpless Jon Busch in the 74th minute for the go-ahead goal. Wallace tied it 71st minute with a left-footed blast into the upper-left corner of the net. The Timbers (10-912) moved within one point of the Vancouver Whitecaps for the fifth and final playoff spot in the Western Conference. Chris Wondolowski opened the scoring in the 56th minute with his 14th goal of the season. He forced a diving save from Portland goalkeeper Donovan Ricketts before flicking the rebound in with the outside of his

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Photos courtesy of Kami Semick

At top, team members Xing Ruling of Beijing, Kami Semick of Bend, Niki Kimball of Bozeman, Montana, and Stone Tsang of Hong Kong pose for a photo while hiking and running the Tea and Horse Trail, above, in the eastern Tibetan region in China. Below, Haba Snow Mountain, in Tibet, peaks at17,703 feet of elevation.

COLLEGE FOOTBALL PAC-12 Utah No. 8 UCLA

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No. 9 Notre Dame 1 N o. 14 Stanford 1 4 rizona State 38 No.16Southern Cal 34 regon tate Colorado

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n her 2'/2 years living in Hong Kong,

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decoratedultrarunner Kami Semick

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found numerous places to log long miles

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in and around the city. $ But outside Hong

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Kong it was a different story. $ "I was finding that it's actually really hard to run anywhere

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else in Asia," says Semick, who moved back to

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Bend earlier this year. $ While Hong Kong boasts

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an intricate trail system developed by Brits and Americans, Semick discovered that when she

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ventured elsewhere in China, and into other Asian countries such as Nepal, Vietnam, Malaysia Texas

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and Thailand, she could find no place to run. $ Semick says she grew fond of an area called

No. 10 Michigan St. 2

the Yunnan Province, in the eastern Tibetan region of China. But she was finding it difficult to

No. 19 Nebraska 22

explore because the primary means of exploration were endless herding trails that seemed to Vanderbilt

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lead nowhere. $ "I had this idea of doing a really long run through the area, but how were we

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going to come up with a trail?" Semick recalls.

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No. 22 EastCarolina 45 SMU

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BOULDER, Colo. — Oregon State, with a well-deserved

reputation as a strongpassing team, leaned on its improved running game to pull out a tense victory over Colorado. Terron Ward ran for 102 yards and two touchdowns,

induding a 10-yard score with 5:09 remaining, and Oregon State's defense turned away

Colorado's last-gasp drive as the Beavers hung on to beat the

By Tyler Kepner New York Times News Service

Buffaloes 36-31 on Saturday.

LOS ANGELES — Base-

"It's very good to run," Oregon State coach Mike Riley

ball reveals itself slowly, a six-month process of data collection that gives

said. "We all know it was

kind of an Achilles' heel for us until the very last part of season last year. It looked like

good, balanced football today and that will help us as we go forward."

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Oregon State running back Terron Ward scores a TD in the first half against Colorado in Boulder on Saturday. Ward had 102 yards and two TDs in the Beavers' 36-31 win.

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Inside • Giants tie game in 9th inning, outlast Nationals in18 innings. MLB playoff roundup,D3 thousands of small samples

about ways to win. Then the that make up the regular postseason begins and the season, when viewed indifun really starts. vidually, become chaotic Because no matter what — all with a championship we think we know, October does not care. Those

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