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Portland's Sports

April 24, 2014

Aldridge gives Blazers, son plenty to celebrate

by Kerry Eggers
HOUSTON — A lot of folks appreciated LaMarcus Aldridge's virtuoso performance Wednesday night at the Toyota Center, but perhaps nobody more so than his oldest son, Jaylen. Jaylen had a couple of…
April 24, 2014

Status Report

by portland tribune
Pro baseball: The El Paso Chihauhaus, formerly the Portland Beavers and then the Tuscon Padres, will make their home debut Monday against the Fresno Grizzlies. The Texas Triple-A Pacific Coast…
April 24, 2014

Prep Watch

by portland tribune
Baseball Standings and records (through Monday) PIL 5A Madison 6-0 (11-3 overall) Cleveland 5-1 (6-9) Wilson 4-3 (4-11) Benson 3-4 (5-10) Roosevelt 3-7 (4-10) Franklin 2-8 (3-11) Class 6A…
April 24, 2014

PDX Sports

by portland tribune
Thursday, April 24 Youth track and field: Grant High is the site for an all-comers meet. Registration is at 5:30 p.m., and the first of seven events is at 6 p.m. Entry fee is $3. Call…
TIM CARR
April 22, 2014

Carr's net goal: Oregon governor

by Kerry Eggers
On Sports Tim Carr is a story-teller and a talker, but he is also a listener. Carr has a résumé that includes decades in business, but he has no experience at all in politics. Maybe that’s all…
April 22, 2014

Prep Watch

by portland tribune
The Madison High baseball team is making its case as the team to beat in the PIL this season. The Senators had an eight-game winning streak through last week and were atop the Portland…
April 22, 2014

PDX Sports

by portland tribune
Tuesday, April 22 Winterhawks: Kelowna at Portland, Game 3 of WHL Western Conference finals, Moda Center, 7 p.m. Prep baseball: The Mt. Hood Conference scheduled includes Central Catholic at…
April 22, 2014

Status Report

by portland tribune
Blazers: LaMarcus Aldridge and Damian Lillard combined for 79 points on 50 field-goal attempts as Portland beat Houston 122-120 in OT of Game 1. Winterhawks: Portland picked up one win in two…
April 21, 2014

Blazers plan how to do it again in Game 2

by Kerry Eggers
HOUSTON -- NBA playoff games are often like chess matches. In Sunday's opening victory over Houston at the Toyota Center, Portland coach Terry Stotts put his counterpart with the Rockets, Kevin…
April 22, 2014

Relaxed Aldridge lets it sink in, with mom, but not Bonzi

by Kerry Eggers
HOUSTON — LaMarcus Aldridge was so relaxed and cooperative and at peace with the world during Monday's media availability at the Toyota Center, he ran out of reporters to ask questions. We wound…
April 21, 2014

Aldridge, Lillard spectacular as Blazers draw first playoff blood

by Kerry Eggers
HOUSTON -- LaMarcus Aldridge was franchise-record brilliant. Damian Lillard's first playoff performance was a Rembrandt. Wesley Matthews helped make life miserable for James Harden. They were…
April 20, 2014

Israel Home To Fan With Largest Collection Of Blazers Gear

by Geoff Norcross
(Oregon Public Broadcasting) — As the Portland Trail Blazers embark on the postseason, Blazers fans all over the world are donning their gear to cheer on the team. If you doubt the global reach…
April 19, 2014

EGGERS: Picking a run-and-gun Blazers-Rockets series

by Kerry Eggers
HOUSTON -- Everything seemed pretty loosey-goosey as the Trail Blazers wrapped up their practice session Saturday night at the Toyota Center. By that, I mean relaxed and carefree. Preparation…
by: TRIBUNE FILE PHOTO: JONATHAN HOUSE - Terrence Jones (left) lofts a jumper over LaMarcus Aldridge during a regular-season game.
April 19, 2014

LA and T. Jones -- Aldridge-Jones a study in contrasts

by Kerry Eggers
HOUSTON — A look at the composite box from the four regular-season meetings between Portland and Houston suggests there is no comparison between the teams' starting power forwards. In the four…
April 19, 2014

Friday's top 10

by portland tribune
From Winterhawks to preps to colleges to Mariners -- what went right, what went wrong 1. Winterhawks falter. Can they recover? Portland is down 1-0 to Kelowna in their best-of-seven WHL West…
April 19, 2014

Thunder nearly capture first win

by Corey Buchanan
Defense, new QB Rowley shine in 38-32 home loss to San Jose After Friday night's 38-32 loss to the San Jose SaberCats, Portland Thunder coach Matthew Sauk was livid. He wasn’t mad at his Arena…
April 18, 2014

BLAZERS: Who needs sleep? Not Wesley Matthews

by Stephen Alexander
The Trail Blazers are back in the NBA playoffs for the first time in two years. And, with Game 1 in Houston on Sunday, Portland guard Wesley Matthews is getting even less sleep than usual. “I…
April 18, 2014

NBA's best might surprise you

by Kerry Eggers
Time for the Portland Tribune's annual NBA post-regular season awards, presented by a number of sponsors who wish to remain anonymous so as not to be publicly identified as endorsing my picks.…
April 17, 2014

Perfect night for Blazers: Records, victories and no injuries

by Kerry Eggers
Things couldn't have gone a whole lot better for the Trail Blazers in their regular-season finale against the Los Angeles Clippers Wednesday night at the Moda Center. Portland won 110-104 to…
by: COURTESY OF BRYAN HEIM - Taylor Leier, Portland Winterhawks forward and captain, celebrates his power-play goal in the final game of the Victoria playoff series last week with home fans.
April 17, 2014

Got the power

by Jason Vondersmith
Special team often gives Winterhawks a big advantage The Portland fans cheer as an opposing player goes to the penalty box, and out on the ice skate five Winterhawks: Derrick Pouliot, Nic Petan,…
April 17, 2014

Yoga mat part of Riley's routine

by Kerry Eggers
OSU coach says poses help improve flexibility, strength CORVALLIS — Serving as a head football coach at a Football Bowl Subdivision school ranks among the most stressful jobs in America, right…
by: COURTESY OF MEG WILLIAMS - Seattle Mariners manager Lloyd McClendon confers with players on the mound. McClendon attributes some of Seattles early-season success to regular 20-minute fielding sessions three hours before each game.
April 17, 2014

McClendon method: Let players play

by Kerry Eggers
SEATTLE — In the final tally, Lloyd McClendon’s success as Seattle’s manager will be determined by wins and losses. Too many losses cost him his job after five seasons as manager of the…
April 17, 2014

Status Report

by portland tribune
Winterhawks: Goalie Brendan Burke has allowed 18 goals in nine playoff games (eight wins). “I didn’t play my best for a lot of the (Victoria) series,” he says, but he finished strong in the 5-1…
April 17, 2014

Prep Watch

by portland tribune
The Lincoln Cardinals, under ninth-year coach Susan Basham, have won or shared the Class 6A girls tennis championship four years in a row. “I would like to say it is my great coaching,” Basham…
April 17, 2014

PDX Sports

by portland tribune
Thursday, April 17 Baseball: WSU at Oregon, 6 p.m. ... Portland at Gonzaga, 6 p.m. ... In the Portland Interscholastic League 5A, Wilson is at Franklin, and Madison visits Roosevelt, 4:30 p.m.…
April 16, 2014

EGGERS: Behind the scenes notes on tennis, Ernie Kent, Blazers,…

by Kerry Eggers
Notes, quotes and anecdotes from the sporting world … • Aaron Gross and Susie Campbell-Gross -- men's and women's tennis coaches at the University of Portland -- emceed a short but fitting…
April 16, 2014

Mild-mannered Pouliot gets in punch line

by Jason Vondersmith
There was a backstory that fans didn't know about, regarding the fight involving Derrick Pouliot of the Portland Winterhawks in Game 5 of the Western Hockey League playoff series against…
by: PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP: DAVID BALL - Katie Barrons pitching, and hitting, helped Central Catholic stay close in some competitive recent softball games.
April 15, 2014

Prep Watch

by portland tribune
Benson’s baseball team broke through in a big and unprecedented way last week. The Techmen became the first team to claim a Portland Interscholastic League 5A series against Wilson. After losing…
by: COURTESY OF MEG WILLIAMS - Robinson Cano brings solid hitting and success from the New York Yankees to the Seattle Mariners, two traits the Amerian League West club has lacked in recent years.
April 15, 2014

A pickup who is paying back

by Kerry Eggers
Home runs slow in coming, but Mariners in awe of their new second baseman SEATTLE — The Seattle Mariners didn’t pay $240 million to Robinson Cano for the veteran second baseman to be a senior…
April 15, 2014

PDX Sports

by portland tribune
Tuesday, April 15 Prep baseball: In Portland Interscholastic League nonleague action, Benson faces Lincoln at Sckavone Stadium, and Cleveland is at Grant, 4:30 p.m. ... The Metro League slate…
April 15, 2014

Status Report

by portland tribune
PRO Blazers: It’ll be Portland-Houston in the first round of the NBA playoffs. The Blazers have won 5 of 6 in April, with one regular-season game to go, 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at home against the…
April 15, 2014

Two top teams, and questions

by Jason Vondersmith
Kelowna owned Portland during WHL regular season A lot of unknowns are prevalent as the Portland Winterhawks prepare to play the Kelowna Rockets in a highly anticipated Western Hockey League…
by: TRIBUNE FILE PHOTO: JONATHAN HOUSE - Kieran McDonagh has started at quarterback most of the past two seasons and is returning for his senior year at Portland State.
April 15, 2014

Offense has returning tools for another productive year

by Stephen Alexander
Vikings' coordinator likes stable of QBs, RBs, O-linemen Portland State’s offense has been the strength of the team since Bruce Barnum became the Vikings’ offensive coordinator in 2010. And…
April 15, 2014

National award honors local racquetball coach Ancheta

by Stephen Alexander
Teaching preps, playing show his passion for the game Brian Ancheta didn’t play racquetball until 1990. About that time, he got a job working at Cascade Athletic Clubs. In 1994, the head pro…
April 15, 2014

Timber notes

by Stephen Alexander
With the Portland Timbers yet to win a match this season, emotions are starting to boil over. Owner Merritt Paulson was involved in a fiery, Mark Cuban-esque verbal exchange with fans after…
April 15, 2014

Viking Watch

by portland tribune
The Portland State women’s golf team is preparing for the Big Sky Championships, Sunday through Tuesday at Ocotillo Golf Resort in Chandler, Ariz. “We need to focus on a few course management…
by: TRIBUNE FILE PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Lincoln High's Goutham Sundaram enjoys his 2013 Class 6A singles championship victory with Cardinals teammates at Tualatin Hills Tennis Center.
April 15, 2014

Lincoln's Sundaram goes big to grind out tennis victories

by corey buchanan
Lincoln High standout sets sights on more state titles in final season Goutham Sundaram is going for three consecutive state tennis titles. And he says he has three main weapons — mental…
April 15, 2014

PCC physics instructor honored at National Basketball Hall Of…

by Sergio Cisneros
(Oregon Public Broadcasting) — A Portland Community College physics instructor who helped develop the breakaway rim was honored Tuesday at the National Basketball Hall of Fame in Springfield,…
by: TRIBUNE FILE PHOTO: KYLE GREEN - Ex-Portland/Houston star Clyde Drexler says he expects a 'great' series between the Blazers and Rockets.
April 17, 2014

'Worst possible series for me'

by Kerry Eggers
Drexler dissects Blazers-Rockets first-round playoff series Besides being a Hall-of-Famer, an NBA champion and a TV analyst for the Houston Rockets, Clyde “the Glide” Drexler has a vested…
April 14, 2014

Matthews' stamina vs. Warriors' strategy

by Corey Buchanan
Portland guard's defense cools Stephen Curry just enough to help Blazers prevail against Warriors For most of Sunday night, Stephen Curry got where he wanted, when he wanted against the Trail…

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Apr 13, 2014

Blazers clinch no worse than No. 5 playoff spot in shootout with…

by Kerry Eggers
The Trail Blazers found out a couple of things Sunday night at the Moda Center. They learned Houston will be their first-round opponent in the playoffs. And it became clear that when it comes to…
Apr 13, 2014

No 'W' in Portland

by Stephen Alexander
Second-half Chivas USA goal earns 1-1 draw with winless Timbers The Portland Timbers continue to find ways not to win. Against Chivas USA on Saturday night, the Timbers looked as if they were…
by: PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP: DAVID BALL - Portland Shockwave QB Vernonia Ferguson gets loose on a scramble during the teams 20-14 win at the Fighting Fillies on Saturday night.
Apr 13, 2014

Shockwave make late stand to hold off Fillies

by David Ball
The Shockwave score on their first two possessions and never trail in a 20-14 win over the Fighting Fillies MILWAUKIE — The Portland Fighting Fillies were a few first downs away from scoring the…
Apr 12, 2014

Jed Lowrie healthy, and productive, for A's

by Kerry Eggers
SEATTLE — It sounds simple. Stay healthy, have a productive season. It's been easier said than done, though, for Oakland shortstop Jed Lowrie -- until last year. For the first time, the North…
HERNANDEZ
Apr 11, 2014

Felix, Mariners rule on 'Supreme Court' night

by Kerry Eggers
SEATTLE — It was a "Supreme Court" Friday night at Safeco Field, and the man of the hour was up to the task. "King Felix" Hernandez shut down Oakland on four hits through seven-plus innings and…
ROMERO
Apr 11, 2014

Wilsonville's Romero living a dream with Mariners

by Kerry Eggers
SEATTLE — There may be no more grateful major-league player than Seattle's Stefen Romero. "It's been surreal," the former Oregon State star and current Wilsonville resident said Friday before…
Apr 11, 2014

Winterhawks move on to main event -- West finals vs. Kelowna

by Kerry Eggers
The undercards are over. Now it's on to the main event. I understand that when the Winterhawks visit Kelowna, British Columbia, for next Friday's opener of their Western Hockey League playoff…
Apr 11, 2014

Winterhawks wrap up Royals series, at a price

by Jason Vondersmith
Powerful Kelowna next for Portland in WHL Western Conference finals When it came to hockey, Portland easily dispatched of Victoria on Thursday at the Moda Center, 5-1, and moved on to the…
Apr 10, 2014

In the end, Blazers do it D-Wright way

by Kerry Eggers
It had been awhile since Dorell Wright had hit a game-winning shot. "That's my first one since high school," Wright said after hitting the 3-point shot that carried the Trail Blazers to a 100-99…
Apr 10, 2014

Viking Watch

by portland tribune
Portland State goes to Greeley, Colo., this week for three Big Sky softball games against Northern Colorado (noon Friday doubleheader, noon Saturday game). The Vikings have dropped six…
Apr 10, 2014

Status Report

by portland tribune
Pro Timbers: Portland gave up a penalty kick in last week’s 4-4 draw with Seattle at Providence Park. That is four PKs allowed in the five matches; the Timbers gave up five all last season.…
BARDSLEY
Apr 10, 2014

Bardsley prepares to take next career step to WHL GM

by Jason Vondersmith
Wilson grad learning at the right hand of a proven winner The Portland Winterhawks’ success since 2008-09 can largely be attributed to Mike Johnston, the head coach and general manager, and his…
GRIMBLE
Apr 10, 2014

Grimble likes the climate as OSU builds team

by Kerry Eggers
Miami transfer expected to compete for starting D-line CORVALLIS — Dylan Wynn and Jalen Grimble go way back, to their time playing as seniors for high school powers — Wynn for De La Salle in…
by: PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP: DAVID BALL - Central Catholics Julia Johnson makes a forehand return on her way to a 6-2, 6-3 win in No. 2 singles Wednesday.
Apr 10, 2014

Central Catholic sets up tennis showdown

by David Ball
The Rams knock off Gresham 6-2 to stay perfect early in the league season Central Catholic relied on its doubles teams to keep pace with St. Mary’s atop the Mount Hood Conference girls tennis…
Apr 10, 2014

PDX Sports

by portland tribune
Thursday, April 10 Prep baseball: The Portland Interscholastic League 5A has two league games — Roosevelt-Cleveland at Sckavone Stadium, and Franklin at Madison — both at 4:30 p.m. … Also at…
by: TRIBUNE FILE PHOTO: CHRISTOPHER ONSTOTT - Little-used, second-year big man Meyers Leonard has been in a Catch-22 with the Trail Blazers during their run to an NBA playoff berth.
Apr 10, 2014

Leonard shoots for his chance

by Kerry Eggers
Blazers' center prospect wants to erase DNP/CD notations from his memory It’s 3:45 p.m., nearly 3 1/2 hours before the Trail Blazers’ recent game against Phoenix at the Moda Center. Only one…
by: PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP: DAVID BALL - Central Catholic pitcher Katie Barron finished with 11 strikeouts in Tuesday nights 3-2 loss to reigning 5A champion Sandy.
Apr 09, 2014

Down to their last strike, Sandy rallies to beat Central

by David Ball
The Pioneers put together three straight hits to knock off Central Catholic 3-2 SANDY — Central Catholic had the reigning 5A champs on the ropes Tuesday night in a primetime matchup between two…
by: PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP: CHASE ALLGOOD - The Hillsboro Hops drew big crowds for Class A baseball in their maiden season of 2013. Now a group is looking at whether Hillsboro Ballpark could be expanded enough to serve as a temporary home for a major league team.
Apr 08, 2014

Could MLB team hop to new home in Hillsboro?

by Kerry Eggers
Supporters trying to pave way for A's to relocate in Portland Lynn Lashbrook took his pursuit of major league baseball in Portland to another level on Monday. Lashbrook, president of Sports…
by: COURTESY OF BARRY SMITH - An architect's rendering shows how a 38,000-seat Major League Baseball stadium might fit into the Rose Quarter.
Apr 08, 2014

MLB enthusiasts make another pitch

by Kerry Eggers
Could new plan for a Rose Quarter stadium entice A's or another club? There’s a buzz throughout major-league baseball about Montreal regaining the franchise it lost when the Expos moved to…
Apr 08, 2014

Thunder Notes

by portland tribune
It didn’t take coach Matthew Sauk and the Portland Thunder brass long to call an audible at the all-important quarterback position. Two games into the team’s first Arena Football League season,…
Apr 08, 2014

Timbers Notes

by Stephen Alexander
The 2014 Portland Timbers made an early impression on the Seattle Sounders on Saturday. Scoring four goals on a team will tend to do that. The Sounders rallied with two goals in the final five…
Apr 08, 2014

PDX Sports

by portland tribune
Tuesday, April 8 Winterhawks: Game 4 of the Portland-Victoria best-of-seven WHL playoff series is on the Royals’ ice, 7 p.m. (CSNNW). College baseball: The Portland Pilots visit Oregon’s PK…
Apr 08, 2014

Pellum had no designs on leaving

by Stephen Alexander
New coordinator pushes Ducks to be intense on defense EUGENE — Don Pellum, the Oregon Ducks’ new defensive coordinator, says he had opportunities years ago to take on that role at other schools.…
Apr 08, 2014

Status Report

by portland tribune
Pro Blazers: Portland is down to its final four games before the NBA playoffs, with the team is likely to face Houston in the first round. The Blazers’ next game is at home against Sacramento, 7…
by: TRIBUNE PHOTO: JONATHAN HOUSE - Parkrose Highs Max Denning pumps up his teammates in a home game last week.
Apr 08, 2014

Broncos end long, losing baseball ride

by Kerry Eggers
New coach Fogle, Parkrose embark on improvement process Parkrose baseball is on the rise. To be clear, the program had no direction to go but up after an 0-24 season last spring. But first-year…
Apr 08, 2014

Beavers hope to do some scrimmaging

by Kerry Eggers
CORVALLIS — News from Monday's Oregon State practice session at Tommy Prothro Field … • Overcast skies gave way to sun as the Beavers' workout ended, bringing a smile to coach Mike Riley's face.…
by: COURTESY OF CAL ATHLETICS - Lauren Greif went from Lincoln High to the Cal Bears, where she had numerous basketball battles against perennial power Stanford. Now she works for the Cardinal.
Apr 08, 2014

Gig with ex-rival works for Greif

by corey buchanan
Former Lincoln star part of powerful Stanford program Sometimes you’ve got to work with the best to be the best ... even if the best is your alma mater’s biggest rival. Lauren Greif, former…
Apr 07, 2014

EGGERS: The latest news on Drexler, Glickman, Schonely, Miller,…

by Kerry Eggers
Bouncing between subjects as we begin another busy sports week … • Wonder how athletic directors of the southern schools feel when they see Washington, Oregon State, Washington State and Oregon…
Apr 07, 2014

Pelicans' Darius Miller enjoys rooting Kentucky home

by corey buchanan
New Orleans lost a tight game to the Blazers on Sunday night, but Pelicans starters Anthony Davis and Darius Miller got to see Kentucky, their college team, advance to the NCAA finals the night…
Apr 06, 2014

A night to celebrate (sort of) as Blazers win 50, clinch playoffs

by Kerry Eggers
There are four regular-season games yet to play and a playoff run that the Trail Blazers hope will be long and successful still ahead. Even so, Portland's 100-94 victory over New Orleans Sunday…
by: COURTESY OF JOHN LARIVIERE - Portland's Diego Chara scores the first of his two goals Saturday against Seattle.
Apr 08, 2014

Four goals, one point for Timbers

by Stephen Alexander
Sounders spoil Portland's offensive breakthrough For more than a month, Portland Timbers coach Caleb Porter had been saying that the Timbers would eventually open the proverbial offensive…
by: COURTESY OF JOHN LARIVIERE - Seattle's Clint Dempsey gives a playful hug to Portland goalkeeper Andrew Weber after scoring a goal in the 85th minute that pulled the Sounders to within 3-2 against the Timbers.
Apr 06, 2014

Dempsey delivers for Sounders

by corey buchanan
Straight off a PDX runway and still recovering from a grueling international match for the U.S. national team, Clint Dempsey came into Saturday's Seattle-Portland clash facing a severe incline.…
Apr 05, 2014

Winterhawks give Victoria a Royal flush

by Kerry Eggers
I'm not sure if this is the greatest team in the Winterhawks' 38-year history. Memorial Cup championship squads of 1983 and '98, plus Western Hockey League kingpin clubs of 1982 and 2013, would…
Apr 05, 2014

Streaking Winterhawks take 2-0 series lead

by Jason Vondersmith
With Portland scoring 14 goals in the first two playoff games against one of the Western Hockey League's best defensive teams, it's hard to imagine anybody slowing down the Winterhawks. The…
Brendan Leipsic of the Portland Winterhawks celebrates a goal by Oliver Bjorkstrand in the second period.
Apr 05, 2014

Winterhawks 8, Royals 2

by portland tribune
The Portland Winterhawks took a 1-0 lead in their playoff series with the Victoria Royals on Friday. The Hawks won 8-2 at Memorial Coliseum. Game 2 of the best-of-seven Western Hockey League…
by: PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP: DAVID BALL - Portlands Hollie Petrie gets loose on a scramble for a first down during the first half Saturday.
Apr 06, 2014

Fighting Fillies get off to a flying start

by David Ball
Portland puts up three touchdowns in the first half on its way to a 37-0 win over Utah MILWAUKIE — The Portland Fighting Fillies faced little resistance Saturday night in a 37-0 win over the…
by: PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP: PARKER LEE - Winterhawks goalie Brendan Burke turned away 25 shots during the teams 8-2 win over Victoria to open the Western Conference semifinals Friday night.
Apr 08, 2014

Winterhawks pummel Royals

by Parker Lee
The Winterhawks pound Victoria 8-2 to take Game 1 of the Western Conference semifinals Not even a nine-day lay-off could cool off the red-hot Winterhawks. Portland showed no signs of rustiness…
Apr 04, 2014

Its 'Green Week' in NBA, and Gerald proves it against Blazers

by Kerry Eggers
The Trail Blazers seem likely to face either the Houston Rockets or the Los Angeles Clippers in the first round of the NBA playoffs. Good thing the first-round opponent won't be the Phoenix…
by: COURTESY OF BRYAN HEIM - Paul Bittner, from Crookston, Minn., gives the Winterhawks some size on a forward line loaded with quickness and skill, and Bittner, 17, figures to have an even bigger impact on the team in years to come.
Apr 03, 2014

Hawks' Bittner shows big potential

by Jason Vondersmith
Young forward has matured, wants to make it to the NHL His linemate and coach say the same thing about second-year forward Paul Bittner of the Portland Winterhawks: He’s good now, he’ll only get…
by: TRIBUNE PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ  - Wilson shortstop Brendan Freeman fields the ball as Lincolns Nate Ostmo slides into second base at Gabriel Park. Lincoln won Mondays nonleague PIL game 10-6.
Apr 03, 2014

Prep Watch

by portland tribune
Lincoln High got the better of Portland Interscholastic League rival Wilson 10-6 Monday in a nonleague baseball game at Gabriel Park. Fifth-year Lincoln coach Roy Herder says the Cardinals, are…