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PDX Sports

Thursday, July 10

Baseball: In the Northwest League, the Hillsboro Hops wrap up a three-game series on the road against the Boise Hawks, 6:15 p.m. ... Elsewhere, the Salem-Keizer Volcanoes are at home against the Eugene Emeralds, 6:30 p.m.

Friday, July 11

Baseball: The Hillsboro Hops are back home at Ron Tonkin Field to take on NWL South Division rival Salem-Keizer, 7 p.m.

Saturday, July 12

Thunder: Portland’s Arena Football League nears the end of its first regular season with the squad’s next-to-last home game. The Thunder will go up against the Los Angeles KISS. Kickoff at Moda Center is 7 p.m.

Baseball: It’s the Hillsboro Hops vs. the Salem-Keizer Volcanoes in Class A action at Ron Tonkin Field in Hillsboro, 7 p.m.

Triathlon: The annual Hagg Lake triathlon and duathlon take place in Forest Grove.

Golf: The 17th annual Oregon Public Links Championship, a 36-hole stroke-play tournament, is today and Sunday at Trysting Tree Golf Club in Corvallis.

Sunday, July 13

Thorns: It’s Portland vs. FC Kansas City in National Women’s Soccer League action. The match begins at Providence Park at 2 p.m.

Timbers: Portland and the Seattle Sounders collide at CenturyLink Field in an MLS road game for the Timbers. The battle begins at 7 p.m. (ESPN2).

Baseball: The Hillsboro Hops hit Interstate-5 for a game against the Salem-Keizer Volcanoes at Volcanoes Stadium, 5 p.m.

Run: The Portland Parks & Recreation’s series of $5 5-kilometer runs continues with the event at Gabriel Park. A kids fun run for ages 8 and under begins at 8:45 a.m., and the 5K race starts at 9 a.m.

Swim: The Portland Bridge Swim course, about 11 miles, takes entrants from Sellwood Riverfront Park to all 11 Willamette River bridges, with the exit at the boat ramp in Cathedral Park in North Portland. Check-in is 5:30 a.m. to 6:30 a.m., with the first wave of swimmers starting at 7:30 a.m.

Monday, July 14

Baseball: The Hillsboro Hops return to open a five-game weekday homestand with the Tri-City Dust Devils. First pitch is 7 p.m. ... The Salem-Keizer Volcanoes are in Everett to meet the AquaSox. The first of five games in five days starts at 7 p.m.

Sports birthdays

July 14, 1946: Greg Barton, the longtime Portland-area football coach/instructor, who was with the Detroit Lions as a quarterback from 1968-70 and also played in the Canadian Football League and World Football League with the Portland Storm in 1974, was born on this day in Denver.

July 14, 1954: Pete Brock, the former Jesuit High and University of Colorado star offensive lineman was a first-round pick of the New England Patriots in 1976 and spent 1976-87 with the Pats.

July 10, 1959: Blake Wesley, a Portland Winterhawks star who went on to play defenseman for seven seasons in the NHL.