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At Oregon, the game is on

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Timbers' Powell beginning to fulfill promise, potential

Timbers' Powell beginning to fulfill promise, potential

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How Jess Lewis plans to make the most of his new lease on life

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Pilots pour it on, clip Vikings 3-1 in volleyball showdown

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COURTESY: SOUTHERN MARYLAND BLUE CRABS - Brian Burres, former Barlow High and major-league pitcher, is continuing to play well in the independent Atlantic League, as a veteran leader as well for the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs.
September 03, 2015

Pro baseball travels take Brian Burres on an independent route

by David Driver
Barlow High grad doesn't give up on return to the majors while in the Atlantic League LANCASTER, Pa. — The pro baseball career of Brian Burres, a 1999 graduate of Sam Barlow High, has taken him to the most historic stadiums in North America — and…
COURTESY: GARY KEMP - Cleveland coach Wayne Harris will have to watch his young offense mature this season.
September 03, 2015

Cleveland High football: deeper, but very young

by Nathanael Meadowcroft
The Cleveland Warriors have a young football team for 2015. But, if all goes well, their new faces and the players who are at new positions will translate into new winning ways. Coach Wayne Harris is counting on a mix of veterans and up-and-coming…
TRIBUNE PHOTO: STEVE BRANDON - Quarterback Max Hawkins will help lead the Class 6A Franklin Quakers against the 5A Redmond Panthers on Friday night, as the teams kick off the season at Franklin's temporary home, the Marshall High campus.
September 03, 2015

Best bets

by Portland Tribune
College football The Vernon Adams era starts at 5 p.m. Saturday at Autzen Stadium, where Oregon’s new quarterback starts against his former team, Eastern Washington. The Eagles and Montana State are expected to battle for the Big Sky title, while…
September 03, 2015

TV, radio

by Portland Tribune
Thursday, Sept. 3 Hops: Hillsboro at Boise, 5:45 p.m., KPOJ (620 AM) College football: North Carolina vs. South Carolina, at Charlotte, N.C., 3 p.m., ESPN ... Florida International at Central Florida, 3 p.m., CBS Sports ... Oklahoma State at Central…
September 03, 2015

Main events

by Portland Tribune
Thursday, Sept. 3 Hops: Hilsboro at Boise, 5:45 p.m. Seahawks: Oakland at Seattle, preseason, 7 p.m. (FOX 12) Prep boys soccer: Benson vs. Sprague, at Delta Park, 4 p.m. … Lincoln at McKay, 4 p.m. … McMinnville at Grant, 4:15 p.m. … Columbia…
MOUSE DAVIS
September 03, 2015

Sports birthdays

by Portland Tribune
Sept. 6, 1932 Mouse Davis (age 83) The run-and-shoot offense guru, who has coached football everywhere from high schools to Portland State to the NFL, grew up in Independence and played for the Oregon College of Education (now Western Oregon…
DAN O'BRIEN
September 03, 2015

Oregon sports history

by Portland Tribune
Sept. 3-7, 1992 Dan O’Brien, the pride of Klamath Falls, sets a world record in the decathlon, scoring 8,891 points in a meet at Talance, France. That mark stood as the American record for 20 years, until it was broken by Ashton Eaton in 2012.…
MORRISON
September 02, 2015

Wednesday results

by Portland Tribune
HOPS FAIL TO GAIN GROUND; MARINERS TAKE HOUSTON SERIES It wasn’t Hillsboro’s night, in more ways than one. The Hops lost 6-0 at Boise, as the Hawks evened the three-game series going into Thursday’s 5:45 p.m. finale. The defeat ALSO cost Hillsboro a…
ESQUIVEL
September 03, 2015

Wednesday college results

by Portland Tribune
MEN’S SOCCER Warner Pacific 4, Pacific 1, at Forest Grove The Knights (1-2-0) got two goals and an assist from senior forward Cesar Esquivel to win at Pacific University. WPC led 2-0 at the half, and Esquivel’s second goal made the score 3-0 in the…
September 02, 2015

New Lincoln High volleyball coach seeks consistency

by Steve Brandon
The Lincoln Cardinals have a new volleyball coach and some new excitement. The new varsity boss, New Zealander Stephen Stone, is working to instill solid techniques and a professional approach to the game. Stone, 25, from Napier, New Zealand, grew…
September 02, 2015

Skilled Democrats expect to win more games in PIL

by Nathanael Meadowcroft
A more veteran Jefferson High football team is “getting better in all areas” as the Democrats prepare to kick off their season Friday night. Jefferson performed well in last week’s Portland Interscholastic League jamboree, going toe-to-toe with…
September 02, 2015

Defense has early lead for Grant Generals

by Nathanael Meadowcroft
It probably should come as little surprise that the new coach of the Grant Generals, Randy Heath, says the defense was ahead of the offense in early practices. Heath was defensive coordinator at Grant before being named to succeed former head coach…
TRIBUNE FILE PHOTO: L.E. BASKOW - In a May 2009 game, Rocky Gale (left) of the Portland Pilots slides into second base as the ball gets caught between his foot and that of Oregon State's John Tommasini.
September 02, 2015

Wednesday sports news

by Portland Tribune
EX-PILOT GETS PADRES’ CALL Rocky Gale, a former University of Portland catcher, has been called up from Triple-A by the San Diego Padres. Gale, who has yet to play in the major leagues, has been playing for the El Paso Chichuahas. He played for the…
TRIBUNE PHOTO: CHRISTOPHER OERTELL - Wilson High boys soccer players huddle Tuesday at Wilson, moments before their first game of the season.
September 02, 2015

Tuesday prep results

by Portland Tribune
WILSON VS. OES BOYS SOCCER SLIDESHOW _psEmbed("http://tribunephotography.photoshelter.com"); SOCCER The Wilson Trojans scored in the first half and won 1-0 at home against Oregon Episcipal School on Tuesday night in the boys soccer season opener for…
COURTESY: UTAH - Key Pac-12 players include Utah running back Devontae Booker.
September 01, 2015

Who will prevail in Pac-12?

by Portland Tribune
Predictions for North title winner easy; South front-runner not as clear Kerry Eggers’ Pac-12 picks Northern Division 1. Oregon 9-3, 7-2 Vernon Adams will be in high gear by Nov. 14, when the Ducks win at Stanford in the game that will decide the…
TRIBUNE FILE PHOTO: JONATHAN HOUSE - First-year Oregon State football coach Gary Andersen says the Beavers will have a regular presence in Portland.
September 01, 2015

'Portland is the epicenter of Beaver Nation'

by Kerry Eggers
STANSBURY, ANDERSEN PROMISE A REGULAR OSU PRESENCE; COACH ALSO OUTLINES HIS APPROACH TO SEASON OPENER VS. WEBER STATE Todd Stansbury and Gary Andersen stood in front of Oregon State fans together in Portland for the first time Tuesday, and they made…
TRIBUNE FILE PHOTO: CHASE ALLGOOD - Outfielder Stephen Dezzi was 4 for 5 in a 9-5 win for the Hillsboro Hops at the Boise Hawks on Tuesday. He had two doubles, scored a run and drove in a run.
September 01, 2015

Tuesday results

by Portland Tribune
HOPS PULL THROUGH, STILL 1 GAME BACK After playing to a 3-3 tie through five innings, Hillsboro pulled away for a 9-5 win to open a three-game series at the Boise Hawks. The Hops banged out 14 hits, but failed to gain ground on Northwest League…
TRIBUNE FILE PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Mike Bellotti, former Oregon Ducks football coach, is among those chosen for induction in November into the Oregon Sports Hall of Fame.
September 01, 2015

Bellotti, Stoudamire, Doherty among Oregon Sports Hall of Fame inductees for 2015

by Portland Tribune
Former University of Oregon football coach Mike Bellotti, former Trail Blazers guard Damon Stoudamire, prep boys basketball coaching legend Mike Doherty and others have been selection for induction into the Oregon Sports Hall of Fame. Long-time…
September 01, 2015

Tuesday college results

by Portland Tribune
No. 11 Ducks stage big rally to stay unbeaten in volleyball VOLLEYBALL Oregon dec. George Washington, 20-25, 22-25, 25-16, 25-15, 15-11, at Washington, D.C. No. 11 Oregon rallied from its first 0-2 deficit of the season to stay unbeaten. It was the…
September 01, 2015

Tuesday sports news

by Portland Tribune
BLAZERS' FAN FEST SET FOR OCT. 4 The Trail Blazers will play for free — no admission charge to spectators — at their 11th annual Wells Fargo Fan Fest on Sunday, Oct. 4 at Moda Center. The intrasquad scrimmage starts at 7 p.m. Doors open at 6 p.m.…
ADAMS
September 01, 2015

Jason says: Oregon's opener is a good start

by Jason Vondersmith
Everything might turn out just Ducky on Saturday night at Autzen Stadium, but Oregon’s season opener with Eastern Washington won’t necessarily say much about the home team’s chances of competing again for a national title. The 5 p.m. nonconference…
TRIBUNE FILE PHOTO - Victor Bolden will be one of Oregon State's offensive threats again, starting Friday, when the Beavers kick off their season at Reser Stadium with a 5 p.m. game versus Weber State.
September 01, 2015

Kerry says: Oregon State's first game is a set-up job

by Kerry Eggers
Opener is almost a can't-lose game for Beavers Game 1 of the Gary Andersen era is upon us, and the new Oregon State coach couldn’t have been set up any better to start his career in Corvallis 1-0. Weber State is one of the doormats of the FCS Big…
COURTESY: UNIVERSITY OF PORTLAND  - Emily Liger and the Portland Pilots will visit Stott Center on Wednesday for a 7 p.m. cvolleyball lash with the Portland State Vikings.
September 01, 2015

Best bets

by Portland Tribune
Inner-city volleyball The Portland Pilots take on the Portland State Vikings at Stott Center, 7 p.m. Wednesday. The programs haven’t met since 2011, when UP won 3-1 at Chiles Center. PSU leads the all-time series 32-18. Big Sky Conference coaches…
September 01, 2015

TV, radio

by Portland Tribune
Tuesday, Sept. 1 Mariners: Seattle at Houston, 5 p.m., Root Sports, KMTT (910 AM) Hops: Hillsboro at Boise, 5:45 p.m., KPOJ (620 AM) Wednesday, Sept. 2 Mariners: Seattle at Houston, 5 p.m., Root Sports, KMTT (910 AM) MLB: Washington at St. Louis,…
LOLICH
September 01, 2015

Oregon sports history

by Portland Tribune
Sept. 1-2, 1964 Mickey Lolich, from Portland’s Lincoln High, wins his fifth game in a row for the Detroit Tigers, tossing a 3-hiter in an 8-0 victory at the Chicago White Sox. • The Portland Beavers pull out 3-2 and 6-5 wins at Multnomah Stadium…
September 01, 2015

Status report

by Portland Tribune
Timbers: Portland lost 2-1 at Seattle on Sunday. The Timbers have seven MLS regular-season matches remaining; next for Portland is a home game at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 9, with Sporting Kansas City. Thorns: Potland was eliminated from playoff contention in…
COURTESY: WEBER STATE UNIVERSITY - Weber State football coach Jay Hill, whose team opens at Oregon State on Friday, played for OSU coach Gary Andersen at Utah and coached with him there as well. The Wildcats coaching staff has a number of other ties to Andersen.
August 31, 2015

Wildcats know all about Gary Andersen

by Kerry Eggers
When Gary Andersen looks across the field Friday night at Reser Stadium, the new Oregon State coach will see some very familiar faces on the opposite sidelines. Manning the headphones as Weber State's second-year head coach will be Jay Hill, who…
August 31, 2015

Monday results

by Portland Tribune
HOUSTON TOO MUCH FOR MARINERS The Seattle Mariners were outscored 7-0 in the fourth through seventh innings and lost 8-3 at Houston in their series opener with the AL West-leading Astros. Houston outhit Seattle 11-8 in lifting its record to 73-59,…
COURTESY: GODUCKS.COM - Taylor Agost (second from left) led the Oregon Ducks past LUI-Brooklyn on Monday with a career-high 16 kills.
August 31, 2015

Monday college results

by Portland Tribune
DUCKS GO TO 4-0, BUT DROP THEIR FIRST SET OF THE SEASON VOLLEYBALL Oregon def. Long Island-Brooklyn, at Brooklyn, N.Y., 25-9, 25-10, 24-26, 25-17 The 11th-ranked Ducks boosted their record to 4-0, but failed to sweep for the first time. Taylor…
TRIBUNE FILE PHOTO: JONATHAN HOUSE - Cameron Scarlett graduated from football at Central Catholic High to the Stanford Cardinal.
August 31, 2015

Ten Rams from 2014 now in college football

by Stephen Alexander
It isn’t possible to win consecutive state football championships without a plethora of talent. Ten members of Central Catholic High’s Class 6A title team of 2014 are getting the chance to play at the next level. “It speaks volumes about their…
Dicky Pride waves to the crowd after winning the WinCo Foods Portland Open.
August 31, 2015

IN PHOTOS: A matter of (Dicky) Pride at the WinCo Foods Portland Open

by Portland Tribune
NORTH PLAINS — It was the Dicky (Pride) and Tim (Herron) show, for the most part, down the stretch Sunday in the final round of the Web.com WinCo Foods Portland Open at Pumpkin Ridge Golf Club. Pride, 46, won the 72-hole tournament with a…
Thorns players Rachel Van Hollebeke (second from left) and Nadine Angerer (second from right) are saluted before Sunday's match and share a photo opportunity with Portland general manager Gavin Wilkinson (left) and Chief Executive Officer Merritt Paulson (right).
August 31, 2015

IN PHOTOS: Farewell and Auf Wiedersehen at Thorns' home finale

by Portland Tribune
The Portland Thorns and their fans said good-bye to the 2015 team and to two of its players on Sunday. Goalkeeper Nadine Angerer and defender Rachel Van Hollebeke are retiring from soccer. A sellout crowd of 21,144 at Providence Park saw the Thorns…
Portland Timbers players salute their fans after Sunday's game at Seattle.
August 31, 2015

IN PHOTOS: Caleb Porter says Timbers 'deserved more'

by Portland Tribune
SEATTLE — It wasn't the result the Portland Timbers and their fans wanted — Seattle 2, Portland 1 was the final score in their MLS clash Sunday afternoon at CenturyLink Field. Timbers coach Caleb Porter: "We were outstanding today, and we deserved…
TRIBUNE PHOTO: CHRISTOPHER OERTELL - Dicky Pride, a 46-year-old former Alabama Crimson Tide golfer from Tuscaloosa, Ala., celebrates his Web.com Tour victory in the WinCo Foods Portland Open on Sunday.
August 30, 2015

All about Pride - solid final round earns veteran golfer the WinCo Foods Portland Open title

by Steve Brandon
DICKY PRIDE KEEPS RUNNER-UP TIM HERRON AT BAY IN PUMPKIN RIDGE BATTLE NORTH PLAINS — Dicky Pride, age 46, held top challenger Tim Herron, 45, at bay all Sunday at Pumpkin Ridge Golf Club to win the second WinCo Foods Portland Open by three shots.…
TRIBUNE PHOTO: CHRISTOPHER OERTELL - Tommy Gainey, a veteran golfer from Darlington, S.C., surveys the scene at Pumpkin Ridge on Sunday, en route to his third-place finish in the WinCo Foods Portland Open.
August 30, 2015

Two gloves, one happy golfer

by Kerry Eggers
Tommy "Two Gloves" Gainey sounds like a boxer, and he once held a job wrapping insulation around hot water tanks. But the Darlington, S.C., native is a pro golfer, and an accomplished one at that. It won't make the top of his resume, but Sunday's…
TRIBUNE PHOTO: DIEGO G. DIAZ - Chad Marshall of the Seattle Sounders makes a last-ditch tackle to abort Jack's Jewsbury opportunity for the Portland Timbers during Sunday's 2-1 Seattle home victory.
August 30, 2015

Sunday results

by Portland Tribune
TIMBERS FALL IN SEATTLE; THORNS TIE SPIRIT 3-3; HOPS LOSE AT EUGENE SOUNDERS TOPPLE TIMBERS Seattle beat Portland 2-1 at CenturyLink Field. Before a crowd of 64,358, the Sounders scored in the sxith and 42nd minutes, and Portland’s Jack Jewsbury…
August 31, 2015

Sunday college results

by Portland Tribune
TWO PILOT LOSSES IN SOCCER, BUT BEAVERS SWEEP WOMEN’S SOCCER Notre Dame 2, Portland 0, at South Bend, Ind. The sixth-ranked Fighting Irish scored both goals after intermission to drop UP to 1-2-0. Notre Dame (3-0-0) broke through in the 49th minute.…
COURTESY: KEVIN N. HUME - Carlos Hernandez of the Hillsboro Hops picked up the win Saturday, 3-0 at the Eugene Emeralds.
August 30, 2015

Saturday results

by Portland Tribune
ASHTON EATON BREAKS HIS DECATHLON RECORD; HOPS BLANK EMERALDS; SEAHAWKS, MARINERS WIN Ashton Eaton of the Oregon Track Club Elite broke his decathlon world record by six points and won the world championship at Beijing. Eaton, a 27-year-old former…
COURTESY: UNIVERSITY OF PORTLAND - Emily Liger's hitting helped pace the Portland Pilots' attack on Saturday.
August 30, 2015

Saturday college results

by Portland Tribune
PILOTS, DUCKS, BEAVERS WIN IN VOLLEYBALL VOLLEYBALL Portland def. Youngstown State, at Toledo, Ohio, 25-19, 25-20, 25-21 Senior Emily Liger had 15 kills and Hannah Troutman 14 for UP (1-1). Djurdina Milovic had 36 assists, and Monica Gajda led three…
TRIBUNE PHOTO: CHRISTOPHER OERTELL - Dicky Pride leads the WinCo Foods Portland Open with Sunday's final round to go at Pumpkin Ridge Golf Club.
August 29, 2015

Dicky Pride doing something to be proud of at the WinCo Foods Portland Open

by Kerry Eggers
The birth certificate reads Richard Fletcher Pride III, but for as long as he can remember, the name's been "Dicky." "My father's name was Dicky, and they called him 'Dicky Boy,'" Pride said. "I was his son, so I got Dicky." Pride is 46 now, and if…

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Aug 29, 2015

IN PHOTOS: WinCo Foods Portland Open round 2

by Portland Tribune
Scenes from Friday's second round of the WinCo Foods Portland Open golf tournament, a Web.com Tour event at Pumpkin Ridge Golf Club's Witch Hollow course: TRIBUNE PHOTOS: CHRISTOPHER OERTELL
TRIBUNE PHOTO: CHRISTOPHER OERTELL - First-round leader Curtis Thompson follows a shot during round 2 of the WinCo Foods Portland Open at Pumpkin Ridge.
Aug 28, 2015

Svensson takes WinCo Foods Portland Open lead

by Portland Tribune
Canada’s Adam Svensson leads a bunched field at the midway point of the WinCo Foods Portland Open at Pumpkin Ridge Golf Club. Svensson, a 21-year-old from Surrey, British Columbia, added a…
TRIBUNE FILE PHOTO: KENT FRASURE - Trevor Mitsui of the Hillsboro Hops continued his offensive production on Friday, driving in a run in a 3-1 victory at the Eugene Emeralds.
Aug 28, 2015

Friday results

by Portland Tribune
HOPS COLLECT BIG SERIES-OPENING WIN AT EUGENE At Eugene’s PK Park, the Hillsboro Hops picked up a big win on Friday night. They knocked off the Eugene Emeralds 3-1 in Game 1 of a three-game…
TRIBUNE FILE PHOTO: DIEGO G. DIAZ - Portland Pilots junior midfielder Allison Wetherington (right) got the winning goal as UP beat Marquette 4-3 on Friday, after a 1-0 double-overtime loss at home to Oregon State.
Aug 28, 2015

Friday college results

by Portland Tribune
PILOT WOMEN BOUNCE BACK WITH ROAD VICTORY COLLEGE WOMEN’S SOCCER Portland 4, Marquette 3, at Milwaukee, Wisc. (Allison Wetherington’s 69th-minute goal gave the Pilots a 4-2 lead. … Ellie Boon…
Aug 28, 2015

Zduriencik out as Mariners GM

by Portland Tribune
The Seattle Mariners have fired Jack Zduriencik as general manager, the team announced Friday morning. Jeff Kingston, who was assistant GM since 2009, wlll take over for the rest of the season.…
PALATIN
Aug 28, 2015

Friday sports news

by Portland Tribune
VERNON ADAMS NAMED UO STARTER The Oregon Ducks put out their first depth chart ahead of their opener against Eastern Washington, and it lists transfer Vernon Adams as starting quarterback.…
TRIBUNE PHOTO: KENT FRASURE - Meyers Leonard of the Trail Blazers shows his pitching form.
Aug 27, 2015

Meyers Leonard makes his pitch

by Portland Tribune
Meyers Leonard said he just wanted to get it over the plate. The Trail Blazers big man, who grew up playing baseball (pitcher and right field) as well as basketball, used a four-pitch fastball…
Aug 27, 2015

Thompson's record 62 snares WinCo Foods Portland Open…

by Andy Buhler
NORTH PLAINS -- Some 25 PGA Tour cards will be handed out on Sunday, but it didn’t take long Thursday for the fireworks to start at the WinCo Foods Portland Open. In such a high-stakes event,…
Aug 27, 2015

Offseason work could net success for Grant volleyball

by Steve Brandon
Grant High volleyball coach Erin Cole says she has no doubts about the Generals. “We have girls who love volleyball and love their team — they’re probably the hardest-working girls I’ve ever…
TRIBUNE PHOTO: STEVE BRANDON - Cleveland High volleyball players for 2015 include (from left) Carlin MacMillan, Ella Ristvedt, Kylie Ristvedt, Lilly Marella, Natalie Lannigan and Hannah Welsh.
Aug 27, 2015

Defending PIL volleyball champion Warriors regroup for what…

by Steve Brandon
GRANT, LINCOLN, CLEVELAND ALL HAVE THEIR MOMENTS IN JAMBOREE The Portland Interscholastic League volleyball season got underway Thursday — in jamboree form at Cleveland High — with three of the…
Aug 27, 2015

Roughriders reload for run at PIL football title

by Nathanael Meadowcroft
The Roosevelt Roughriders never really went away, of course, but they could be back as a football force in 2015. In 2013, Roosevelt went 6-0 against its city rivals and won the Portland…
Aug 27, 2015

Big turnaround forecast by Madison's new coach

by Nathanael Meadowcroft
For a football program that didn’t even finish the season in 2014, Madison High and its new coach, Don Johnson, have lofty Portland Interscholastic League goals for 2015. “We’re going to win the…
COURTESY: CAL BEARS - California's Jared Goff is one of the top returning quarterbacks in the Pac-12 Conference, but some teams - Oregon and Oregon State included - are still unsettled at the position.
Sep 01, 2015

Pac-12 QB lot has to live up to the hype

by Jason Vondersmith
People have been talking up the Pac-12's quarterbacks, but at least on paper, the 2015 QB lot doesn't quite stack up to last year's, which was led by Marcus Mariota, Sean Mannion and Brett…
TRIBUNE FILE PHOTO - Duane Brooks celebrates his record-breaking kickoff return for the Portland Thunder.
Aug 27, 2015

Thunder's Duane Brooks wins another Arena Football League award

by Portland Tribune
More honors came Thursday night for Duane Brooks of the Portland Thunder. The Arena Football League gave Brooks, a wide receiver and the AFL’s leading kickoff returner, its J. Lewis Small…
TRIBUNE PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - UO defensive back Tyree Robinson says defensive backs coach John Neal makes the secondary like its own family.
Aug 27, 2015

Oregon's John Neal a 'legend' in his own time

by Jason Vondersmith
EUGENE — “Legendary” can be a fairly relative word when coming from a young man, but it’s somewhat meaningful when mentioned by one of the players under the tutelage of Oregon secondary coach…
TRIBUNE FILE PHOTO - MERRITT PAULSON
Aug 27, 2015

Women's soccer puts best foot forward

by Caitlin Murray
ANALYSIS The Portland Thorns sit precariously close to the edge of missing the playoffs for the first time. And yet, that doesn’t matter for Portlanders who want to attend the National Women’s…
COURTESY: ERIC EVANS - Daniel Winn is looking for a PR in the mile Sept. 13 at New York City.
Aug 27, 2015

Daniel Winn preps for 5th Avenue Mile

by Nik Streng
FORMER DUCK FROM CLEVELAND HIGH PLACED 2ND FOR U.S. IN COSTA RICA 1,500 In his first race for Team USA, Daniel Winn took second place in the 1,500 meters Aug. 9 at the North American, Central…
GOLF TOURNAMENT IS THURSDAY THROUGH SUNDAY.
Aug 27, 2015

Best bets

by Portland Tribune
WinCo Foods Portland Open (Thursday-Sunday, Pumpkin Ridge Golf Club) These guys are good. The Web.com Tour, a feeder for the PGA Tour, returns to Pumpkin Ridge’s Witch Hollow course for the…
Aug 27, 2015

Main events

by Portland Tribune
Thursday, Aug. 27 Web.com: WinCo Foods Portland Open, Pumpkin Ridge Golf Club, Witch Hollow course, round 1 of 4 (Golf Channel 3-5:30 p.m.) Mariners: Seattle at Chicago White Sox, 5 p.m. (Root…
COURTESY: OREGON GOLF ASSOCIATION - Pat O'Donnell of Happy Valley edged Scott Hval of Portland on the 19th hole for the Oregon Senior Amateur title at Creswell's Emerald Valley Golf and Resort.
Aug 27, 2015

Thursday results

by Jason Vondersmith
CHICAGO TOPS MARINERS Seattle avoided a shutout with a two-run, seventh-inning homer by Franklin Gutierrez, but the Mariners dropped the opener of a series at the Chicago White Sox, 4-2. Carlos…
Aug 27, 2015

TV, radio

by Portland Tribune
Thursday, Aug. 27 Web.com: WinCo Foods Portland Open, Pumpkin Ridge Golf Club, Witch Hollow course, round 1 of 4, Golf Channel 3-5:30 p.m. Mariners: Seattle at Chicago White Sox, 5 p.m., Root…
PELE
Aug 27, 2015

Oregon sports history

by Portland Tribune
Aug. 28, 1977 “I can die now.” The world’s most famous soccer player, Pele, made that statement at Civic Stadium moments after he helped lead the (New York) Cosmos to the North American Soccer…
ROBINSON
Aug 27, 2015

Sports birthday

by Portland Tribune
Aug. 31, 1970 James Robinson (age 45) James “Hollywood” Robinson was a 6-2 shooting guard from the Alabama Crimson Tide and Jackson, Miss. He was the No. 21 overall pick in the 1993 NBA draft…
COURTESY: BARRY SMITH - An architect's rendering shows how a 38,000-seat Major League Baseball stadium might fit into the Rose Quarter. But to get a franchise, Portland would need to attract an owner and demonstrate the political drive for a team.
Aug 27, 2015

Could Major league baseball come to Portland?

by Kerry Eggers
Scoffers say no, and support needs to emerge, but city could be a candidate if MLB expands Speaking at a Baseball Writers Association of America luncheon during major league All-Star week in…
COURTESY: MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY - Quarterback Connor Cook rolls out for the Michigan State Spartans, who are eyeing revenge against Oregon when the Ducks play in East Lansing on Sept. 12.
Aug 26, 2015

An early look at Ducks' foe (Michigan State, not Eastern…

by Jason Vondersmith
The Oregon-Michigan State matchup is Sept. 12 in East Lansing, Mich., and it could have national championship implications. The winner will get a big boost. The loser will be disappointed. Kind…
COURTESY: LARRY LAWSON - Sarah Liva (left) is one of the few, and key, returning players for Portland State volleyball coach Michael Seemann.
Aug 26, 2015

Vikings volleyball team young, but physical and deep

by Nik Streng
Portland State's volleyball team will battle this season with only four returning players, all sophomores. Given the lack of experience, Michael Seemann says he has had to alter the way he…
COURTESY: WARNER PACIFIC COLLEGE - Mario Guizar is a key returning attack player for the Warner Pacific Knights.
Aug 26, 2015

A new game and game plan for Warner Pacific men's soccer

by Nik Streng
For the first time since 1982, the Warner Pacific Knights are playing men's soccer without Bernie Fagan as coach. Fagan stepped down at the end of last season, after coaching 497 games over 26…
COURTESY: WARNER PACIFIC COLLEGE - Larissa Byrgazova, a junior defender from Wilson High, is one of the mainstays for coach Holly Popenuk at Warner Pacific College.
Aug 26, 2015

Knights optimistic as they kick off women's soccer season

by Nik Streng
The 2014 season for the best ever for Warner Pacific women’s soccer. The Knights finished 8-10-2 (4-4-1 in the Cascade Collegiate Conference). They were fifth in the CCC and posted a 2-0 playoff…
TRIBUNE FILE PHOTO: JOHN LARIVIERE - Paris Penn, a junior quarterback from Grant High, hands off to Portland State running back Mitchell Thompson during spring drills.
Aug 26, 2015

Penn-cil him in as Portland State's utility QB

by Nik Streng
The battle for starting quarterback at Portland State has led to several changes for the Vikings. Senior Kieran McDonagh and junior transfer Alex Kuresa are the frontrunners, and sophomore Josh…
COURTESY: LARRY LAWSON - Cori Bianchini, a two-time all-Big Sky players, returns for Portland State in women's soccer.
Aug 26, 2015

PSU soccer revamps defense on the fly against tough competition

by Nik Streng
The Portland State women’s soccer team is working on a complete revamp of its defense this season. The Vikings play their home opener at 1 p.m. Friday against UC Davis at Hillsboro Stadium. The…
Aug 26, 2015

Tuesday results

by Jason Vondersmith
SEATTLE WINS The Seattle Mariners play Oakland at 12:40 Wednesday afternoon, after holding on and winning a game Tuesday night at Safeco Field. Nelson Cruz hit a solo homer (his 38th) and Logan…
NORMAN
Aug 26, 2015

Wednesday results

by Jason Vondersmith
HERNANDEZ, CRUZ LEAD MARINERS Nelson Cruz had three hits, including his 39th homer, and three RBIs and Felix Hernandez allowed three hits and two runs in eight innings as Seattle beat Oakland…
TRIBUNE FILE PHOTO - Damon Stoudamire continues to express his opinions about his era with the Trail Blazers, the Portland fans and the state of the team today.
Aug 25, 2015

'Jail Blazers' get sugar coating

by Kerry Eggers
KERRY EGGERS ON SPORTS Damon Stoudamire has never been a guy to pull a punch. The Wilson High grad and former Trail Blazers point guard will look you in the eye and give you his opinion, and he…
COURTESY: ERIC EVANS - Jalen Brown adds his talent to an experienced receiving corps for the 2015 Oregon Ducks.
Aug 25, 2015

Ducks' Brown gets tail in gear

by Jason Vondersmith
Redshirt freshman at head of UO's strong receiver corps EUGENE — The Oregon Ducks sport a lot of talented receivers, when healthy and fully eligible — returnees Bralon Addison, Byron Marshall,…
TRIBUNE PHOTO: DIEGO G. DIAZ - Portland Thorns coach Paul Riley, backed by his assistants and players, has struggled to find consistently productive play both up front and on the back line this season.
Aug 25, 2015

Reasons add up for Thorns' poor show

by Caitlin Murray
Team in precarious position for shot at soccer playoffs The tiniest of mathematical threads is dangling for the Portland Thorns to hang on to, but they are on the brink of missing the playoffs…
Aug 25, 2015

Main events

by Portland Tribune
Tuesday, Aug. 25 WinCo Foods Portland Open: Nature Valley Pro-Am, Pumpkin Ridge Golf Club, 7:30 a.m. Golf: 32nd Oregon Senior Amateur Championship, first round of match play, Emerald Valley…
Aug 25, 2015

TV, radio

by Portland Tribune
Tuesday, Aug. 25 Mariners: Oakland at Seattle, 7 p.m., Root Sports, KMTT (910 AM) MLB: Chicago at San Francisco, 7:15 p.m., KUIK (1360 AM) Hops: Tri-City at Hillsboro, 1:30 p.m., KPOJ (620 AM)…
TRIBUNE FILE PHOTO - JEREMIAH MASOLI
Aug 25, 2015

Sports birthdays

by Portland Tribune
Aug. 26, 1974 Kelvin Cato (age 41) The Atlanta native was a 6-11 center who began his NBA career with the Trail Blazers. He played for Portland from 1997-99, after being drafted No. 15 overall.…
DUCKWORTH
Aug 25, 2015

Oregon sports history

by Portland Tribune
Aug. 25, 2008 Kevin Duckworth, former Trail Blazers center, dies of congestive heart failure at age 44. Duckworth, who was in Gleneden Beach to host a free basketball clinic at the time of his…
TRIBUNE FILE PHOTO: CHRISTOPHER OERTELL - MIKE HOHENSEE
Aug 24, 2015

Thunder drop Mike Hohensee as coach

by Steve Brandon
'Surprised' at his dismissal, Arena Football League veteran says he's 'proud of what I did in Portland' The Portland Thunder are in the market for a new head coach. The Thunder announced Monday…