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Dillon O'Grady and the Highline Bears will be hosting the North Sound Emeralds this Friday and Saturday

Sportswatch: Sports events worth keeping an eye on

By Tim Clinton
SPORTS EDITOR

Semipro
Highline Bears
Highline travels to Lacey to play the Senators semiprofessional baseball team at 7:05 p.m. Thursday before coming home to Mel Olson Stadium at Steve Cox Memorial Park in White Center for two games against the North Sound Emeralds.
The Bears take on the Emeralds at 7:05 p.m. Friday and 7:35 p.m. Saturday.
The team is then off for two days before paying a 5:30 p.m. visit to the Seattle Studs at the University of Puget Sound field Tuesday.

Pros
Mariners
Seattle is in Minnesota taking on the Twins at 5:10 p.m. Wednesday and 10:10 a.m. Thursday.
The Mariners visit Chief Sealth graduate Keone Kela and Thomas Jefferson graduate Tony Barnette and the Texas Rangers at 5:05 p.m. Friday, 2:05 p.m. Saturday and 12:05 p.m. Sunday.
Seattle comes home to Safeco Field to face the Detroit Tigers at 7:10 p.m. Monday and Tuesday.
All Mariners games can be seen on ROOT Sports Northwest cable television.

Sounders
Seattle pays a 10 a.m. visit to New York on Saturday, with ESPN carrying the Major League Soccer action live.

Storm
Seattle will be at home to the KeyArena playing San Antonio in a 4 p.m. Women's National Basketball Association game Sunday that can be seen on JOEtv.

Reign
The Seattle women's professional soccer team visits Kansas City for 1 p.m. action Saturday.

Rainiers
Tacoma is in El Paso for 6:05 p.m. action Wednesday, Thursday and Friday before coming home to Cheney Stadium for four games against Salt Lake City.
The Rainiers play the Bees at 7:05 p.m. Saturday, 1:35 p.m. Sunday and 6:05 p.m. Monday and Tuesday.

AquaSox
Everett opens its Northwest League season Thursday with a 7:05 p.m. home game against Hilsboro at Everett Memorial.
The Hops stay for more 7:05 p.m. action Friday and Saturday, for a 4:05 p.m. game Sunday and for 11:05 a.m. action Monday before the AquaSox go on the road to Vancouver for three games starting Tuesday.

Emerald Downs
The Auburn horse racing track is open for action at 6:30 p.m. Friday and at 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

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