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 Park, 6 p.m. ... Lewis & Clark is at Corban, 4 p.m.

College women’s golf: Portland State wraps up play in the two-day Wyoming Cowgirl Classic at Maricopa, Ariz. ... Concordia and Warner Pacific finish the two-day Northwest Christian Invitational at Springfield Country Club.

College men’s golf: Oregon State tees off in the second and final round of the Redhawk Invitational at Tacoma, Wash. ... Concordia and Warner Pacific conclude their play in the 36-hole Northwest Christian Invitational at Springfield Country Club.

Prep baseball: Portland Christian is at Portland Lutheran, 4:30 p.m.

Prep softball: Portland Christian is at Valley Catholic, 4:30 p.m. ... David Douglas is at St. Helens, 5 p.m. ... Central Catholic journeys to Sandy, 7 p.m.

Wednesday, April 9

Blazers: Game 79 for Portland is against Sacramento, Moda Center, 7 p.m. (CSNNW).

College baseball: Oregon plays Portland at Joe Etzel Field, 3 p.m. ... Concordia hits the road to play Seattle University at Bellevue, Wash., 4 p.m.

College softball: Portland State plays host to Seattle University for two games at Erv Lind Stadium, 2 p.m.

College men’s tennis: The Oregon Ducks are at Santa Clara, 3 p.m.

Prep baseball: In Portland Interscholastic League 5A league match-ups, Cleveland is at Roosevelt, and Madison goes to Franklin, 4:30 p.m. ... Benson has a nonleague game at Wilson, 4:30 p.m. ... In the 5A Northwest Oregon Conference, Liberty visits Parkrose, 4:30 p.m. ... 4A La Salle treks to Madras, 4:30 p.m.

Prep softball: Cleveland and Roosevelt meet at Delta Park for a PIL 5A game, 3:45 p.m. ... Wilson visits Benson at Buckman Field for a nonleague tilt, 4 p.m. ... North Marion is at La Salle, 5 p.m.

Prep track and field: Jefferson and Oregon City run at Grant, 3:45 p.m. ... Franklin is at Roosevelt, and Cleveland and Benson compete at Wilson, 4 p.m. ... Lincoln is at Sunset for a Metro League dual, 4:15 p.m.

Racquetball: The Northwest Regional Championships are today through Sunday at Cascade Athletic Club in Gresham.


April 9, 1949: Stan Love

(age 65)

The father of Kevin was a ferocious scorer for the Oregon Ducks from 1968-71, and he joined the UO Athletics Hall of Fame in 1994. Born in Los Angeles, Love grew to 6-9, 215 pounds and played four NBA seasons, two each with the Baltimore Bullets, who drafted him in the first round, and the Los Angeles Lakers.

April 8, 1963: Terry Porter

(age 51)

One the Trail Blazers’ all-time backcourt greats, Porter helped Portland reach the NBA finals in 1990 and 1992. The Wisconsin native had two All-Star Game appearances during his 10 seasons with the Blazers. He played 17 years in the NBA, then coached for many years, including head stints with Milwaukee and Phoenix.


April 8-9, 1958

Baseball dominates the local news.

The Portland Beavers are due to arrive soon from exhibition games in Bakersfield, Calif., and college and high school diamond action is heating up.

At Lincoln High, southpaw Mickey Lolich mows down the Grant Generals 6-2 with 11 strikeouts and four hits allowed. The Cardinals’ victory puts the Portland Interscholastic League race into a five-way tie for first place after three games.

At Portland State, Roy Love is the Vikings’ leading pitcher. He is off to a 1-0 start, with no runs allowed in 10 1/3 innings.

Meanwhile, at Nick’s Coney Island on Southeast Hawthorne Boulevard, the Portland City League is making plans to meet this weekend.

On the track, Jim Grelle of the University of Oregon has the best early-season marks in the Northern Division in both the 880-yard run (1:55.4) and mile (4:06.8). Another Duck whose name will become even more well-known, Phil Knight, ranks third in the mile (4:23.0).

In the ring, Portland’s Denny Moyer, a 19-year-old welterweight, knocks out Al Barbero in the third round of a prelim to the Eddie Machen-Zora Folley headliner in San Francisco.

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