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May 05, 2015

Tuesday do, go, see

by Portland Tribune
BEST BETS 1. Lincoln at Madison baseball 4:30 p.m., Madison High The first-place Cardinals visit the second-place Senators for Game 2 of their three-game Portland Interscholastic League series.…
May 05, 2015

Tuesday sports events

by Portland Tribune
Tuesday, May 5 College baseball Oregon at Oregon State, 6 p.m. (Pac-12 Networks) Mariners Seattle at L.A. Angeles, 7 p.m. (Root Sports) Prep baseball Lincoln at Madison, Roosevelt at Grant,…
May 05, 2015

Tuesday TV, radio

by Portland Tribune
Tuesday, May 5 College baseball Oregon at Oregon State, 6 p.m., Pac-12 Networks, KPOJ (620 AM), KUIK (1360 AM) Mariners Seattle at L.A. Angeles, 7 p.m., Root Sports, KMTT (910 AM) NBA Washington…
May 04, 2015

PREPS: Earned or not, Lincoln stays unbeaten in PIL

by Stephen Alexander
CARDINALS GRAB A 6-2 SERIES-OPENING WIN OVER SECOND-PLACE MADISON Neither Lincoln High starting pitcher Jon Fortner nor Madison High starter Zane Webber allowed an earned run in his six innings…
TRIBUNE PHOTO: DAVID BLAIR - Travis Jonsen, one of several quartebacks vying for playing time this season and/or beyond, sets up to throw during Saturday's Oregon Ducks spring game at Autzen Stadium.
May 04, 2015

Various options for the Oregon Ducks

by Jason Vondersmith
EUGENE — Breaking down more from the University of Oregon spring football game Saturday at Autzen Stadium, including who plays where, and when: • Wide receiver Bralon Addison, coming off a knee…
HERNANDEZ
May 04, 2015

Monday results

by Portland Tribune
HOMERS LEAD MARINERS; UBC DOWNS CONCORDIA IN BASEBALL FINALE MARINERS WIN IN HR DERBY All five runs were scored on home runs and catcher Mike Zunino threw out Collin Cowgill trying to steal…
Timbers2 lines up before the new team's first-ever home match.
May 04, 2015

IN PHOTOS: T2 loses home debut 2-0

by Portland Tribune
The first-year Portland Timbers2 made their home debut Sunday at Providence Park -- and lost 2-0 to the Orange County Blues FC. Several members of the MLS Timbers played for the United Soccer…
COURTESY OF ERIC EVANS - Casey Martin and the Oregon Ducks are headed to the NCAA men's golf regionals for the ninth year in a row.
May 04, 2015

Monday sports news

by Portland Tribune
CASEY MARTIN'S DUCKS SEEDED NO. 2 IN REGIONAL; MARIOTA SIGNS WITH FIRST HAWAIIAN BANK; WHL GIVES BANTAM DRAFT PICK BACK TO WINTERHAWKS The Oregon Ducks men's golfers have been seeded No. 2 in…
COURTESY OF CONCORDIA UNIVERSITY - Lucy Baldovino gets set to deliver a pitch for the Concordia Cavaliers.
May 04, 2015

Monday honors

by Portland Tribune
CONCORDIA'S BALDOVINO NAMED CCC PITCHER OF THE YEAR; PETAN IS WHL'S PLAYER OF THE MONTH Concordia University senior Lucy Baldovino has been named pitcher of the year in Cascade Collegiate…
TRIBUNE PHOTO: JONATHAN HOUSE - Brandon Leitgeb moves to field a ground ball for the Lincoln Cardinals.
May 04, 2015

Monday do, go, see

by Portland Tribune
BEST BETS 1. Madison vs. Lincoln baseball 4:30 p.m., Sckavone Stadium Lincoln (12-0) is trying to run the table in the Portland Interscholastic League. Madison (9-3) is in second place going…
May 04, 2015

Monday sports events

by Portland Tribune
Monday, May 4 Mariners Seattle at L.A. Angels, 7 p.m. (Root Sports) College baseball Concordia-British Columbia, NAIA West championship game, noon, Porter Park College softball Oregon State at…
May 04, 2015

Monday TV, radio

by Portland Tribune
Monday, May 4 Mariners Seattle at L.A. Angels, 7 p.m., Root Sports, KMTT (910 AM) MLB Chicago Cubs at St. Louis, 5 p.m., ESPN ... San Diego at Francisco, 7 p.m., KUIK (1360 AM) NBA Chicago at…
COURTESY OF WESTERN HOCKEY LEAGUE - Nic Petan's productive career with the Portland Winterhawks came to an end in record-setting fashion Sunday as the Hawks bowed out in the Western Conference finals to Kelowna, dropping Game 6 at Moda Center 8-4 after leading 3-0 early in the game.
May 03, 2015

Out of gas, out of WHL playoffs: Winterhawks fall to Kelowna

by Jason Vondersmith
So much for scoring first, gaining momentum and building the lead. The age-old hockey strategy didn't work for the Portland Winterhawks in the Western Hockey League Western Conference…
May 03, 2015

Sunday results

by Portland Tribune
HAWKS' SEASON ENDS; UO SOFTBALL CRUISES; ASTROS HAVE MARINERS' NUMBER AGAIN; CONCORDIA STAYS ALIVE The Portland Winterhawks' season came to an end on Sunday. The No. 2 Oregon Ducks softball…
Diego Valeri, making his 2015 debut for the Portland Timbers after an ACL injury at the end of the 2014 season, plays a ball Saturday night against the Vancouver Whitecaps.
May 02, 2015

IN PHOTOS: Timbers, Whitecaps fit to be scoreless and tied

by Portland Tribune
The Vancouver Whitecaps came away from Providence Park with a point after holding the Portland Timbers to a 0-0 MLS draw. TRIBUNE PHOTOS: DAVID BLAIR
TRIBUNE PHOTO: DAVID BLAIR - Darlington Nagbe sends his penalty kick toward the goal in the 29th minute Saturday at Providence Park. His shot bounced off the post, and the Portland Timbers eventually had to settle for a 0-0 tie with the Vancouver Whitecaps.
May 02, 2015

Timbers not satisfied with 0-0

by Stephen Alexander
The Portland Timbers again left points on the table in a crucial home match against Cascadia Cup rival Vancouver on Saturday. The Timbers dominated the derby match, outplayed the Whitecaps in…
TRIBUNE FILE PHOTO: DAVID BLAIR - Decisions have to be made about and by various members of the 2014-15 Trail Blazers, including center Robin Lopez.
May 02, 2015

Here's what Olshey, Blazers have to do this offseason

by Kerry Eggers
Meyers Leonard is getting married in Portland. Chris Kaman is going shooting and boating in Michigan. Robin Lopez will vacation in Prague. Wesley Matthews will rehab, rehab, rehab, wherever he…
TRIBUNE PHOTO: DAVID BLAIR - Rodney Wallace of the Portland Timbers attempts to hurdle Vancouver Whitecaps tackler Gershon Koffie during Saturday night's 0-0 draw.
May 02, 2015

Weekend results

by Portland Tribune
TIMBERS, WHITECAPS GO 0-0; THUNDER STOPPED IN PHILLY; DUCKS, BEAVERS WIN IN BASEBALL; NO. 2 UO SOFTBALL CRUSHES CAL TIMBERS What if they played a Cascadia Cup match and neither team scored?…
TRIBUNE PHOTO: DAVID BLAIR - Jeff Lockie of Oregon looks to pass in Saturday's spring game at Autzen Stadium.
May 05, 2015

Offenses dominant in UO spring game

by Portland Tribune
The usual suspects on offense, the players you would expect to make plays (Bralon Addison, Charles Nelson, Royce Freeman .. )? Check. The quarterbacks. They all look like they can run, and the…
Kani Benoit scores on a run, as teammate Dwayne Stanford leaps for joy.
May 02, 2015

IN PHOTOS: Ducks audition QBs and more

by Portland Tribune
Scenes from Saturday's University of Oregon spring football game at Autzen Stadium, featuring a return visit by Heisman Trophy winner Marcus Mariota and the unveiling of various candidates to…
COURTESY OF PORTLAND THUNDER - John Martinez goes over the goal line for a Portland Thunder touchdown Saturday in a road game against the Philadelphia Soul
May 02, 2015

Thunder fall at Philadelphia

by Portland Tribune
The Portland Thunder finished a daunting road stretch of their Arena Football League schedule 0-3 after a 52-35 loss Saturday at the Philadelphia Soul. The Thunder fell to 2-4 this season, while…
TRIBUNE FILE PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Hroniss Grasu, a center from the University of Oregon, was a third-round NFL draft pick of the Chicago Bears.
May 02, 2015

Weekend sports news

by Portland Tribune
WILLIAMS-GOSS GOING TO GONZAGA; BEAVERS, DUCK PICKED IN NFL DRAFT; OTHER LOCALS SIGN FREE-AGENT DEALS Nigel Williams-Goss, the highly regarded point guard formerly from Happy Valley, has decided…
May 02, 2015

Weekend sports events

by Portland Tribune
Saturday, May 2 Oregon football Ducks spring game, Autzen Stadium, 11 a.m. (Pac-12 Networks) Timbers Vancouver at Portland, 7:30 p.m. Thunder Portland at Philadelphia, 3 p.m. Mariners Seattle at…
May 02, 2015

Weekend TV, radio

by Portland Tribune
Saturday, May 2 Oregon football Ducks spring game, Autzen Stadium, 11 a.m., Pac-12 Networks, KXTG (750 AM, 102.9 FM) Timbers Vancouver at Portland, 7:30 p.m., KXTG (750 AM, 102.9 FM) Thunder…
May 02, 2015

Weekend do, go, see

by Portland Tribune
1. Oregon Ducks spring football game 11 a.m. Saturday, Autzen Stadium (Pac-12 Networks, KXTG 750 AM, 102.9 FM) See who might be the new starting quarterback at the U of O, at least until…
May 01, 2015

Kelowna wins in OT

by Portland Tribune
ROCKETS LEAD WINTERHAWKS 3-2 GOING INTO GAME 6 AT MODA CENTER Portland's Adin Hill and Kelowna's Jackson Whistle put on a goaltending clinic, but the Rockets finished off their 20-shot overtime…
COURTESY OF UNIVERSITY OF OREGON - Cheridan Hawkins got the win as No. 2 Oregon defeated No. 18 Cal 5-2 Friday in their series opener at Eugene's Howe Field.
May 01, 2015

Friday results

by Portland Tribune
HAWKS DROP A TIGHT ONE, TRAIL 3-2; UO SOFTBALL WINS; MARINERS LOSE; CONCORDIA BASEBALL ADVANCES HOCKEY Goalie Adin Hill and defense tried hard, but the Portland Winterhawks dropped a tough,…
Sean Mannion is the newest quarterback for the St. Louis Rams.
May 01, 2015

Friday sports news

by Portland Tribune
MANNION GOES TO RAMS, GRASU AND FISHER TAKEN IN NFL DRAFT; DUCKS SUSPEND GRAHAM NFL DRAFT A day after quarterback Marcus Mariota went No. 2 overall to Tennessee, and defensive tackle Arik…
May 01, 2015

PREPS: Central Catholic sweeps OC in baseball

by Portland Tribune
The Central Catholic Rams defeated Oregon City 7-5 Friday to sweep their three-game baseball series. The Rams' victory at OC put them at 15-5 overall and 11-1 atop the Mt. Hood Conference.…
May 01, 2015

Area drivers eager to chase down racing titles

by Mike Weber
River City Speedway begins its 31st year of stock car racing with the season opener Saturday at the Columbia County Fairgrounds facility in St. Helens. More than 100 drivers are expected to…
TRIBUNE PHOTO: JONATHAN HOUSE - The Portland Winterhawks bench greets Chase De Leo after his goal gave them an early 1-0 lead in Game 4 against Kelowna on Wednesday.
May 01, 2015

Friday do, go, see

by Portland Tribune
BEST BETS 1. Winterhawks-Rockets, Game 5 7 p.m. at Kelowna, KPAM (860 AM) It's a pivotal game -- aren't they all? -- in the WHL Western Conference finals. The series is tied 1-1. 2. Cal at…
May 01, 2015

Friday sports calendar

by Portland Tribune
Friday, May 1 NFL draft Second of three days, rounds 2-3, at Chicago (ESPN, ESPN2, NFL) Mariners Seattle at Houston, 5 p.m. (Root Sports) College baseball Stanford at Oregon, 6 p.m. ...…
May 01, 2015

Friday TV, radio

by Portland Tribune
Friday, May 1 Blazers Memphis at Portland, Game 6, 7:30 p.m., KGW (8), ESPN, KPOJ (620 AM), KKRZ (102.3 FM) Winterhawks Portland at Kelowna, Game 5, 7 p.m., KPAM (860 AM) NFL draft Second of…
TRIBUNE FILE PHOTO - Marcus Mariota is the No. 2 pick in the NFL draft.
April 30, 2015

Winston goes No. 1 overall, Mariota No. 2 to Tennessee; Armstead…

by Portland Tribune
The Tennessee Titans made it a memorable day Thursday for former Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota, making him the No. 2 pick of the NFL Draft. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers selected Florida State QB…
TRIBUNE PHOTO: JONATHAN HOUSE - Nic Petans longevity and offensive prowess have led to some record-setting achievements as a forward for the Portland Winterhawks.
April 30, 2015

Petan's place

by Jason Vondersmith
Proof is in the play of prolific Winterhawks scorer He’s now one of the Portland Winterhawks’ all-time greats, but when Nic Petan was eligible to be drafted into the Western Hockey League, he…
April 30, 2015

Thursday results

by Portland Tribune
OSU BASEBALL TOPS UW; MARINERS FALL IN 10 Oregon State opened its Pac-12 series at Washington with a 4-2, 10-inning win Thursday. Elliott Cary had two RBIs and Sam Tweedt improved to 6-0 for OSU…
HELFRICH
May 28, 2015

Thursday sports news

by Portland Tribune
MARK HELFRICH ON DUCKS' QB STATUS; A LOOK AT OREGON'S NEW SOFTBALL STADIUM; CALEB JONES TO PLAY FOR WINTERHAWKS NEXT SEASON; THORNS' TAYLOR OUT 3 WEEKS Oregon Ducks football coach Mark Helfrich,…
TRIBUNE PHOTO: JASON VONDERSMITH - The Portland Winterhawks' new bus, parked in the garage at Moda Center during Wednesday night's Game 4 of the Western Hockey League Western Conference finals.
April 30, 2015

Winterhawks now ride in style

by Jason Vondersmith
New team bus worth making a fuss over The Portland Winterhawks are riding in style to Kelowna, British Columbia, and other destinations these days. The hockey team bought its own Marathon Coach…
April 30, 2015

PREPS: PIL leaders win again

by Portland Tribune
SOFTBALL The top teams in Portland Interscholastic League continued their winning ways on Thursday. First-place Roosevelt defeated Cleveland 6-1 at Delta Park. Second-place Franklin won 5-0 at…
Chase De Leo of Portland battles for the puck in Game 4 versus Kelowna on Wednesday night at Moda Center.
April 30, 2015

IN PHOTOS: Rockets burst to 3-2 win

by Portland Tribune
It wasn't the Portland Winterhawks' night. The Hawks lost 3-2 at Moda Center and fell into a 2-2 series tie with the Kelowna Rockets. The announced crowd of 8,629 saw Portland's Nic Petan…

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TRIBUNE FILE PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Bralon Addison (left) eludes a Virginia defender en route to an Oregon Ducks touchdown in a 2013 game. After missing the 2014 season with an injury, Addison is expected to return Saturday in UO's spring game at Autzen Stadium.
Apr 27, 2015

Ducks' Addison ready for action

by Stephen Alexander
EUGENE — After missing last season with a knee injury, redshirt junior receiver Bralon Addison can barely wait for Saturday's Oregon Ducks spring game. It'll be his opportunity -- finally -- to…
'Assisted' by John Stockton
Apr 30, 2015

A trio of books for sports fans

by Kerry Eggers
Three sports books — two autobiographies and a compilation of a writer’s columns — found their way to my bed stand in recent months. Here’s what I learned: “Assisted,” by John Stockton with…
MUSKAT
Apr 30, 2015

PREPS: Rams baseball team keeps up the pace

by Portland Tribune
Central Catholic's baseball team got another key league win Wednesday against Oregon City. The Rams' 5-0 victory at Concordia University gave them a 2-0 lead in the three-game series and kept…
TRIBUNE FILE PHOTO: JONATHAN HOUSE - Marcus Mariota's name will be called early in the NFL draft.
Apr 30, 2015

Thursday do, go, see

by Portland Tribune
BEST BETS 1. NFL draft 5 p.m. at Chicago, ESPN, ESPN2, NFL, KXTG (750 AM) It's a sad day, knowing that the months and months of incessant mock drafts and rumors and speculation and analysis and…
Apr 30, 2015

Thursday sports calendar

by Portland Tribune
Thursday, April 30 NFL draft Former Oregon Ducks quarterback Marcus Mariota will be among the headliners as this event begins a three-day run with the first-round picks at Chicago, 5 p.m. (ESPN,…
Apr 30, 2015

Thursday TV, radio

by Portland Tribune
Thursday, April 30 NFL draft Former Oregon Ducks quarterback Marcus Mariota will be among the headliners as this event begins a three-day run with the first-round picks at Chicago, 5 p.m., ESPN,…
WAGNER
Apr 30, 2015

Oregon sports history

by Portland Tribune
May 2, 2005 Oregon State is head over heels in love with its new women's basketball coach, LaVonda Wagner. She comes from Duke, where she was an assistant coach. Wagner is expected to turn…
VALERI
Apr 30, 2015

Sports birthdays

by Portland Tribune
May 2, 1982 Igor Olshansky (age 33) The former UO defensive lineman was born on this day in Dnipropetrovsk, Soviet Union. He was a second-round NFL draft pick in 2004 and played eight seasons in…
Apr 30, 2015

Main events

by Portland Tribune
Thursday, April 30 NFL draft: Former Oregon Ducks quarterback Marcus Mariota will be among the headliners as this event begins a three-day run with the first-round picks at Chicago (ESPN, ESPN2,…
Apr 30, 2015

TV, radio

by Portland Tribune
Thursday, April 30 NFL draft: Former Oregon Ducks quarterback Marcus Mariota will be among the headliners as this event begins a three-day run with the first-round picks at Chicago, 5 p.m.,…
Apr 29, 2015

Season-ending blues for Blazers in Memphis

by Portland Tribune
GRIZZLIES END PORTLAND'S SEASON MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- Memphis found a way to win with a depleted backcourt Wednesday, and the Grizzlies ended the Trail Blazers season with a 99-93 victory at FedEx…
TRIBUNE PHOTO: JONATHAN HOUSE - The Portland Winterhawks' Blake Heinrich goes flying in a duel with Dillon Dube of the Kelowna Rockets.
Apr 29, 2015

Rockets even series on 40 Whistle-stop night

by Kerry Eggers
From bum to bee's knees, all in a day's time. On Tuesday night, Kelowna's goaltender -- the exotically named Jackson Whistle -- gets pulled for backup Michael Herringer midway through the…
TRIBUNE PHOTO: JONATHAN HOUSE - The Kelowna Rockets celebrate their 3-2 victory over the Portland Winterhawks in Game 4 of the WHL Western Conference finals at Moda Center.
Apr 29, 2015

Kelowna executes its game plan, evens series

by Jason Vondersmith
Kelowna pushed back, Portland wilted again in the second period and the Rockets executed another solid defensive third period to even the Western Hockey League Western Conference championship…
COURTESY OF ERIC EVANS - Aaron Wise of Oregon placed second in the Pac-12 men's golf championships at Pullman, Wash.
Apr 29, 2015

Wednesday results

by Portland Tribune
BLAZERS' SEASON ENDS: WINTERHAWKS LOSE 3-2; DUCK GOLFERS SURGE TO 2ND IN PAC-12; MARINERS SWEEP AT TEXAS The CJ McCollum Show, with Meyers Leonard in a supporting role, came to and end Wednesday…
TRIBUNE FILE PHOTO: DAVID BLAIR - Sam Lomax heads for the finish line at the 2014 Class 6A cross-country championships, won by the Central Catholic Rams. He was the team's No. 1 runner that day at Lane Community College.
Apr 29, 2015

Wednesday sports news

by Portland Tribune
UP CROSS-COUNTRY SIGNS SAM LOMAX OF CENTRAL CATHOLIC; OREGON-NAVY BASKETBALL GAME SET FOR DEC. 7 AT PEARL HARBOR; AND MORE Sam Lomax of Central Catholic High is one of nine runners who have…
HILL
Apr 29, 2015

Winterhawks roll behind King of the Hill

by Kerry Eggers
The Winterhawks had just handed Kelowna its most one-sided defeat of the season with an offensive explosion that rocked the Moda Center Tuesday night. And still, Portland coach Jamie Kompon was…
The Portland Winterhawks celebrate one of their seven goals.
Apr 29, 2015

IN PHOTOS: A wonderful Winterhawks night

by Portland Tribune
The Portland Winterhawks led from start to finish in Game 3 of the WHL Western Conference finals on Tuesday. They beat the Kelowna Rockets 7-3 at Moda Center. They lead the best-of-seven series…
Apr 29, 2015

Wednesday TV, radio

by Portland Tribune
Wednesday, April 29 Blazers Portland at Memphis, Game 5, 6:30p.m., KGW (8), TNT, KPOJ (620 AM), KKRZ (102.3 FM) Winterhawks Kelowna at Portland, 7 p.m., KPAM (860 AM) Mariners Seattle at Texas,…
Apr 29, 2015

Wednesday sports calendar

by Portland Tribune
Wednesday, April 29 Blazers Portland at Memphis, Game 5, 6:30 p.m., (KGW 8, TNT) Winterhawks Kelowna at Portland, Moda Center, Game 4, 7 p.m. Mariners Seattle at Texas, 5 p.m. (Root Sports) Prep…
Apr 28, 2015

Wednesday do, go, see

by Portland Tribune
BEST BETS 1. Blazers-Grizzlies 6:30 p.m. PT, KGW (8), TNT, KPOJ (620 AM), KKRZ (102.3 FM) Memphis has the home court, but doesn't have Mike Conley. The Blazers have all the momentum in the…
TRIBUNE PHOTO: DAVID BLAIR - Meyers Leonard and the Trail Blazers have reasons to think they can keep beating the Mike Conley-less Memphis Grizzlies.
Apr 28, 2015

Blazers-Grizzlies: The genie is out of the bottle

by Kerry Eggers
Reasons why Portland wins Game 5 and makes Memphis really sweat It's surprising how things can change in an NBA best-of-seven playoff series, even after one team takes a 3-0 lead. With Portland…
TRIBUNE PHOTO: DAVID BLAIR - Damian Lillard gets fired up after sinking a key basket down the stretch Monday night.
Apr 28, 2015

Blazers send series back to Memphis with Game 4 win

by Kerry Eggers
The Trail Blazers' season was fading away. Jeff Green had just line-drived in a 3-pointer as the shot clock expired to give Memphis an 80-70 lead with 8:48 remaining. Coach Terry Stotts signaled…
COURTESY OF DIEGO G. DIAZ - Oliver Bjorkstrand swoops in on the Kelowna net for the Portland Winterhawks during Tuesday night's playoff game at Moda Center.
Apr 28, 2015

Goalie Hill, Hawks seize series lead

by Jason Vondersmith
PORTLAND TAKES ADVANTAGE OF KELOWNA MISTAKES, PENALTIES FOR 7-3 HOME-ICE WIN IN WHL WEST FINALS Goalie Adin Hill rose to the occasion, Oliver Bjorkstrand scored twice and the Portland…
TRIBUNE FILE PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - As a freshman in 2014, Royce Freeman led the University of Oregon in rushing.
Apr 28, 2015

Royce Freeman wants to help Ducks in more ways than one

by Stephen Alexander
EUGENE — University of Oregon running back Royce Freeman, one year removed from being a breakout star as a true freshman, has taken it upon himself to become a mentor for his teammates so the…
TRIBUNE FILE PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - The Ohio State Buckeyes double up on Oregon Ducks defensive lineman DeForest Buckner during last seasons national championship game.
Apr 28, 2015

Ducks head into spring game with new team, bigger goals

by Stephen Alexander
Built for speed, UO hopes to add strength, size EUGENE — The creed in football is always bigger, faster, stronger. With speed being such a critical component for Oregon, the question arises…
TRIBUNE PHOTO: JOHN LARIVIERE - Portland State defensive back Xavier Coleman is congratulated by Artuz Manning (left), Max Lyons (second from left) and David Jones (right) after making an interception in Saturdays spring football game.
Apr 28, 2015

Vikings ready for next chapter

by Stephen Alexander
Head coach Bruce Barnum sets a new culture at PSU Bruce Barnum is preparing for the one of the most extraordinarily singular seasons of any college football coach in the nation. The first head…
Apr 28, 2015

Tuesday results

by Portland Tribune
WINTERHAWKS, MARINERS WIN; T-JONES HELPS LAUNCH ROCKETS Hawks take series lead The Portland Winterhawks took a 2-1 lead in the Western Hockey League Western Conference finals, beating the…
Apr 28, 2015

PREPS: Lincoln baseball climbs to 11-0 in PIL

by Portland Tribune
The Lincoln Cardinals are 11-0 with six games to go in the Portland Interscholastic League baseball season. The Cards toppled Roosevelt 15-3 Tuesday on the second and final day of the PIL City…
TRIBUNE PHOTO: DAVID BLAIR - Meyers Leonard (left) of the Trail Blazers sets up to keep Memphis center Marc Gasol from the basket in Monday night's 99-92 Portland playoff victory at Moda Center.
Apr 28, 2015

Grizzlies don't want to see Portland again

by Stephen Alexander
Rebounding will be a focus for Memphis in Game 5 With 8:48 remaining in Game 4 and the Trail Blazers were trailing 80-70, the Memphis Grizzlies looked on their way to a first-round sweep. One…
KOMPON
Apr 28, 2015

Hawks have history on their side

by Jason Vondersmith
Portland home for two games with Kelowna Rockets On Oct. 11, who would have thought the Portland Winterhawks would find themselves in another Western Hockey League Western Conference final come…
TRIBUNE PHOTO: JOHN LARIVIERE - Jamar Howard, picking up yards after a catch, is likely to miss four to six weeks of the Arena Football League season after the Portland Thunder receiver suffered an MCL injury Saturday at San Jose.
Apr 28, 2015

Thunder cope with injury to WR Jamar Howard

by Steve Brandon
Change is inevitable. That's the conclusion the Portland Thunder are drawing after another week of Arena Football League play. This time, one of the changes isn't good: Standout receiver Jamar…
JERRY KURZ
Apr 28, 2015

AFL chief: Thunder boosting fan experience, year-round presence

by Steve Brandon
Jerry Kurz offers advice to Portland's arena football team The president of the Arena Football League, Jerry Kurz, spent the first three weeks of this season in Portland, preaching a couple of…
THOMAS
Apr 28, 2015

Darron Thomas looks good in brief QB duty for Portland Thunder

by Steve Brandon
Former Ducks star replaces Kyle Rowley late in 64-45 loss at San Jose One of several developments with the Portland Thunder after their 2-3 start is a possible two-headed quarterback situation —…
Apr 28, 2015

Tuesday sports news

by Portland Tribune
KEVIN LOVE LIKELY OUT FOR THE SEASON; THUNDER GET NEW KICKER; FORMER UO STAR DION JORDAN SUSPENDED? Kevin Love of the Cleveland Cavaliers is likely to miss the rest of the NBA playoffs, general…
Apr 28, 2015

Tuesday TV, radio

by Portland Tribune
Tuesday, April 28 Winterhawks Kelowna at Portland, 7 p.m., KPAM (860 AM) Mariners Seattle at Texas, 5 p.m., Root Sports, KMTT (910 AM) NBA TBD College baseball Arizona State at Arizona, 6 p.m.,…
Apr 28, 2015

Tuesday sports calendar

by Portland Tribune
Tuesday, April 28 Winterhawks Kelowna at Portland, Moda Center, Game 3, 7 p.m. Mariners Seattle at Texas, 5 p.m. (Root Sports) Prep baseball Roosevelt-Lincoln at Concordia, 4 p.m. … Cleveland at…
Apr 28, 2015

Tuesday do, go, see

by Portland Tribune
BEST BETS 1. Winterhawks-Rockets, Game 3 7 p.m., Moda Center, KPAM (860 AM) Portland and Kelowna are tied 1-1 in the Western Hockey League Western Conference finals. 2. PIL City Slugfest…
LaMarcus Aldridge smiles after the final buzzer sounds on Portland's 99-92 win.
Apr 27, 2015

IN PHOTOS: Blazers top Grizzlies

by Portland Tribune
The Trail Blazers rallied to drop Memphis 99-92 in Game 4. TRIBUNE PHOTOS: JOSH KULLA
Damian Lillard puts home a first-half layup.
Apr 27, 2015

IN PHOTOS: Blazers take 55-48 halftime lead

by Portland Tribune
The Portland Trail Blazers took a 55-48 halftime lead over Memphis in Game 4 of the teams' first-round NBA playoff series. PHOTOS BY JOSH KULLA
Blazers fans wait for their team to emerge from the tunnel.
Apr 27, 2015

IN PHOTOS: Blazers-Grizzlies Game 4 pregame

by Portland Tribune
From Game 4 of the Blazers-Grizzlies NBA playoff series, here are some images from the pregame and introductions. PHOTOS BY JOSH KULLA