Oregon teams will be looking for revenge at the 15th annual Northwest Shootout high school all-star basketball series Sunday at Chiles Center.
Top players from Oregon will meet Washington's lineups, with the girls playing at 4 p.m., and the boys tipping off at 6 p.m. Washington swept the games last year; the girls are tied 7-7 all-time, though, and Oregon has a 10-4 lead in boys play.
Tickets are $10 for reserved seats, $7 general admission and $5 for students.
The Oregon boys include Grant's Paul McCoy, Wilson's Mario Gill, Oregon City's Brad Tinsley and Sammy Schafer, Sunset's Garrett Sim and Westview's Andy Poling. Girls feature Janita Badon of Jefferson, Audrey Miller of Central Catholic, Jackie Nared of Westview and Michelle Jenkins and Alex Earl of Southridge.
• Former University of Oregon coach Mel Krause will be honored with a celebration of life in the Club Room at Autzen Stadium at 3 p.m. April 19. The event will feature various speakers, including Krause, who has acute myelogenous leukemia. Admission is free, and anyone making a donation to the UO baseball program will receive a baseball autographed by Krause.
• The Portland Chinooks open their 25-game International Basketball League season on the road Sunday. They'll face the Jazz of Tacoma (off to a 2-2 start) at 5 p.m. at Mount Tahoma High. The two teams will meet again at 7:15 p.m. Wednesday at Warner Pacific College for Portland's home opener.
• Women's football returns next week, with the Portland Shockwave of the Independent Women's Football League opening an eight-game season at the Seattle Majestics on April 12.