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TRIBUNE PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Gonzaga Bulldogs guard Silas Melson (left) and forward Kyle Wiltjer (right) defend Portland Pilots guard Alec Wintering during Thursday's game at Chiles Center.
February 12, 2016

Zags lay waste to Pilots, with Wiltjer leading the way

by Kerry Eggers
It's a down year for Gonzaga basketball when the Bulldogs aren't nationally ranked, which happens about as often as 70-degree days in The Palouse this time of year. After losing to Arizona and UCLA over the course of a week in December, Gonzaga…
February 12, 2016

Thursday prep results

by Portland Tribune
BOYS BASKETBALL PORTLAND INTERSCHOLASTIC LEAGUE A wild PIL race got wilder Thursday night. Madison stunned PIL title contender Grant. Roosevelt continued its climb, knocking off Lincoln. And all Jefferson did was take over sole possession of first…
TRIBUNE PHOTO: JONATHAN HOUSE - Geno West of Jefferson High gets off a jump shot at Wilson.
February 12, 2016

PREP SLIDESHOW: Jefferson wins, moves into PIL lead

by Portland Tribune
The Jefferson Democrats took over first place in the Portland Interscholastic League with their 75-59 victory Thursday night at Wilson. Jefferson is 8-3 in the PIL, a half-game ahead of Franklin (8-4), which will play Friday at Cleveland (7-4).…
TRIBUNE FILE PHOTO: JONATHAN HOUSE - Lucas Melano (left) scored Thursday in the Portland Timbers' 1-0 preseason victory over Real Salt Lake at Tucson, Ariz.
February 12, 2016

Timbers score early, beat RSL

by Portland Tribune
THURSDAY SPORTS NEWS • The Portland Timbers wrapped up their preseason stint in Tucson, Ariz., on Thursday with a 1-0 victory over Real Salt Lake at Kino Sports Complex. Twenty-two players, including U.S. national team member Darlington Nagbe, saw…
February 12, 2016

Friday sports events

by Portland Tribune
Friday, Feb. 12 Winterhawks Everett at Portland, Memorial Coliseum, 7 p.m. Prep boys basketball Aloha at Jesuit, Parkrose at La Salle Prep, 7:15 p.m. … Franklin at Cleveland, Roosevelt at Grant, Madison at Jefferson, Clackamas at Central Catholic,…
February 12, 2016

Friday TV, radio

by Portland Tribune
Friday, Feb. 12 Winterhawks Everett at Portland, Memorial Coliseum, 7 p.m., KPAM (860 AM) Prep girls basketball Sunset at Southridge, 7:15 p.m., KUIK (1360 AM) College men’s basketball Ohio at Buffalo, 4 p.m., ESPNU ... Dayton at Rhode Island, 4…
TRIBUNE PHOTO: DIEGO G. DIAZ - Portland's Al-Farouq Aminu goes up to deter Dwight Howard of Houston close to the basket in the Trail Blazers' victory Wednesday night at Moda Center.
February 11, 2016

Blazers rule, Rockets duel on night of drama at Moda

by Kerry Eggers
The Houston Rockets are going nowhere fast, while the Trail Blazers are trending steadily upward. Those were the primary talking points on a Wednesday night stoked full of drama at Moda Center. There was Damian Lillard celebrating his reconnection…
TRIBUNE PHOTO: DIEGO G. DIAZ - Trail Blazers teammates listen to Damian Lillard during a break in the action Wednesday night at Moda Center.
February 11, 2016

SLIDESHOW: Soaring higher than Rockets

by Portland Tribune
The Trail Blazers go into the All-Star break on fire, after having ripped into the Houston Rockets for a 116-103 win Wednesday night at Moda Center. Damian Lillard had 31 points and nine assists, and Moe Harkless posted season highs of 19 points and…
COURTESY: CHRISTOPHER OERTELL - Concordia guard Dennis Ahana (left) goes inside against Simon Fraser.
February 11, 2016

Cal routs Oregon; OSU wins at Stanford; Idaho State's Telfair scorches PSU again; Gonzaga…

by Portland Tribune
THURSDAY COLLEGE RESULTS MEN'S BASKETBALL California 83, Oregon 63, at Berkeley, Calif. The surging No. 11 Ducks had their six-game winning streak snapped, as the Golden Bears led the entire way, including by 25 points at one point. The Ducks, who…
February 11, 2016

Best bets

by Portland Tribune
Winterhawks Friday: Everett vs. Portland, Memorial Coliseum, 7 p.m. Monday: Victoria at Portland, Memorial Coliseum, 3 p.m. Prep boys basketball Thursday: Jefferson at Wilson, Roosevelt at Lincoln, 7:30 p.m. Friday: Parkrose at La Salle Prep, 7:15…
February 11, 2016

TV, radio

by Portland Tribune
Thursday, Feb. 11 College men’s basketball: Oregon at California, 6 p.m., ESPN2, KXTG (750 AM, 102.9 FM) ... Oregon State at Stanford, 8 p.m., FS1, KEX (1190 AM) ... Gonzaga at Portland, 8 p.m., ESPNU, KMTT (910 AM), KUIK (1360 AM) ... St. Francis…
February 11, 2016

Main events

by Portland Tribune
Thursday, Feb. 11 Prep boys basketball: Jefferson at Wilson, Grant at Madison, Roosevelt at Lincoln, Catlin Gabel at Riverside, Portland Adventist Academy at Portland Christian, De La Salle North Catholic at Rainier, Kennedy at Oregon Episcopal…
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February 11, 2016

Sports birthdays

by Portland Tribune
Feb. 15, 1947 Steve Preece (age 69) Oregon State’s “Giant Killers” quarterback was primarily a defensive back in the NFL from 1969-77. He is from Idaho Falls, Idaho. Feb. 15, 1958 Brent Peterson (age 58) The retired NHL player and coach was a center…
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February 11, 2016

Oregon sports history

by Portland Tribune
Feb. 11-15, 2000 Portland State athletic director Jim Sterk says the Vikings are debating whether to leave the Big Sky for the Western Athletic Conference, if PSU is invited to join Fresno State, San Jose State, Boise State, Nevada, Hawaii, Rice,…
February 11, 2016

Winterhawks

by Portland Tribune
The Winterhawks have been known for their offensive defensemen in recent years, and the D corps that includes top producers Jack Dougherty (9 goals-31 assists-40 points) and Caleb Jones (8-31-39) hasn’t dropped off too much this season. Nine…
February 10, 2016

Hawks blow third-period lead, but win on Abols' OT goal at Spokane

by Portland Tribune
The Portland Winterhawks are getting into Western Hockey League defensive and goaltending struggles these days, and they came out on top in a game at Spokane on Wednesday, despite giving up a two-goal lead. Rodrigo Abols went hard to the net,…
COURTESY: UNIVERSITY OF OREGON - Sophomore Cole Irvin returns to the nationally ranked Oregon Ducks after making 16 starts last season.
February 10, 2016

College rankings

by Portland Tribune
MEN’S BASKETBALL D-I Oregon — 11th (AP), 12th (coaches) NAIA D-II Warner Pacific — 24th (coaches) WOMEN’S BASKETBALL D-I Oregon State — 8th (coaches, AP) MEN’S INDOOR TRACK AND FIELD Oregon — 6th (USTFCCCA) Portland — 22nd (USTFCCCA) WOMEN’S INDOOR…
COURTESY: UNIVERSITY OF PORTLAND - Michail Pervolarakis, University of Portland sophomore, won No. 1 singles matches 6-2, 6-3 and 6-2, 6-4 last week as the Pilots swept home matches against Seattle and Idaho.
February 10, 2016

PSU sets spring football schedule; Welter to retire; Lillard back in Olympics consideration

by Portland Tribune
WEDNESDAY SPORTS NEWS Portland State spring football practices will start March 30 at Stott Community Field. The Vikings will train through April 21 and have a spring game at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 23, also at Stott. • Tom Welter will retire on July…
TRIBUNE FILE PHOTO: JONATHAN HOUSE - Russell Tillery, Grant High guard, and the Generals picked up a key victory Tuesday night over Cleveland to move up in the PIL standings.
February 10, 2016

PREPS: Grant's fire gets a big PIL boys win over cold Cleveland

by Steve Brandon
A team meeting lit a fire in the Grant Generals boys basketball team, just in time to derail Cleveland’s six-game winning streak with a 49-40 homecourt victory Tuesday. There’s been smoke and fire around Grant this season, but not all of it on the…
February 10, 2016

Tuesday prep results

by Portland Tribune
BOYS BASKETBALL PORTLAND INTERSCHOLASTIC LEAGUE GRANT 49, Cleveland 40 Lincoln 67, MADISON 49 JEFFERSON 93, Benson 53 FRANKLIN 59, Wilson 52 Standings Franklin 8-4 Grant 7-3 Jefferson 7-3 Cleveland 6-4 Lincoln 6-5 Wilson 6-5 Roosevelt 5-5 Madison…
COURTESY: CHRISTOPHER OERTELL - Concordia guard Keesha Sarman (right) shoots over Western Oregon's Jazmin Bembry during a women's basketball game Tuesday night at Concordia.
February 10, 2016

Lewis & Clark men top Linfield

by Portland Tribune
TUESDAY COLLEGE RESULTS MEN’S BASKETBALL Saint Martin’s 81, Concordia 64, at Lacey, Wash. The Cavaliers led on the road by seven points at the half, but couldn’t hold off Saint Martin’s University in a Great Northwest Athletic Conference game…
TRIBUNE FILE PHOTO: DIEGO G. DIAZ - Bryce Pressley (left) of the Portland Pilots goes to the basket against Portland State's Cameron Forte.
February 09, 2016

Pilots, Vikings look to crash through NCAA roadblock

by Jason Vondersmith
ON COLLEGE HOOPS Earlier this season, the Portland Pilots brought back members of their 1995-96 NCAA Tournament team for a 20-year reunion. Just think: Some members of the 1995-’96 team are now north of 40 years old, and some of the members of the…
COURTESY: CHRISTOPHER OERTELL - Cooper Larson of Lewis & Clark College heads to first base at Ron Tonkin Field.
February 09, 2016

OSU gymnasts win at UW; Pioneers finish baseball tourney 1-3

by Portland Tribune
MONDAY COLLEGE RESULTS GYMNASTICS Oregon State 195.325, Washington 194.275, at Seattle Freshmen Mary Jacobsen and Mariana Colussi-Pelaez helped lead the way as the 15th-ranked Beavers improved to 6-2 with a road win against UW, which was ranked 29th…
February 09, 2016

Main events

by Portland Tribune
Tuesday, Feb. 9 Prep boys basketball: Southridge at Jesuit, Putnam at Parkrose, La Salle Prep at Liberty, 7:15 p.m. … Wilson at Franklin, Cleveland at Grant, Lincoln at Madison, Benson at Jefferson, Central Catholic at David Douglas, Riverdale at De…
February 09, 2016

TV, radio

by Portland Tribune
Tuesday, Feb. 9 Prep boys basketball: Benson at Jefferson, 7:30 p.m., KBPS (1450 AM) ... Beaverton at Century, 7:15 p.m. Prep girls basketball: Benson at Jefferson, 5:45 p.m., KBPS (1450 AM) College men’s basketball: West Virginia at Kansas, 4 p.m.,…
February 09, 2016

Best bets

by Portland Tribune
Launching Rockets 7:30 p.m. Wednesday (KGW (8) Houston and Portland, battling for the seventh spot in the NBA Western Conference, collide at Moda Center. The Blazers crushed the Rockets 96-79 Saturday at Houston. Houston will be coming off a Tuesday…
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February 09, 2016

Oregon sports history

by Portland Tribune
Feb. 5, 1978 Three Trail Blazers — Bill Walton, Maurice Lucas and Lionel Hollins — play in the NBA All-Star Game at the Omni Coliseum in Atlanta. Their West team, coached by Portland’s Jack Ramsay, loses to the East 133-125. Walton has 15 points and…
February 09, 2016

Sports birthday

by Portland Tribune
Feb. 10, 1964 Reggie Bynum (age 52) A native of Greenville, Miss., he went from Oregon State to the NFL in the ninth round of the 1986 draft, and caught two passes during a one-year stint with the Buffalo Bills.
February 08, 2016

Blazers win in OT at Memphis

by Portland Tribune
Guards Damian Lilard, CJ McCollum, Gerald Henderson and Allen Crabbe scored and made key plays Monday night as the Trail Blazers continued their recent surge and won on the road, downing Memphis 112-106 in overtime. Lillard had 33 points, and…
February 08, 2016

Monday sports events

by Portland Tribune
Monday, Feb. 8 Blazers Portland at Memphis, 5 p.m. (CSNNW) Horse racing Live at Portland Meadows, noon College gymnastics Oregon State at Washington, 7 p.m. (Pac-12 Networks) College wrestling Warner Pacific (men) at Pacific, 7 p.m. College baseball…
February 08, 2016

Monday TV, radio

by Portland Tribune
Monday, Feb. 8 Blazers Portland at Memphis, 5 p.m., CSNNW, KPOJ (620 AM), KKRZ (102.3 FM) College gymnastics Oregon State at Washington, 7 p.m., Pac-12 Networks College men’s basketball St. John’s at Georgetown, 4 p.m., FS1 ... Oklahoma State at…
COURTESY: BRYAN HEIM/PORTLAND WINTERHAWKS - Brett Clayton skates with the puck Saturday night for the Portland Winterhawks.
February 07, 2016

Hawks manage only one goal in loss to Victoria

by Portland Tribune
The Portland Winterhawks' scoring woes continue, as Victoria beat the Hawks 3-1 Saturday in Western Hockey League play at Moda Center. The Hawks have been held to two goals or fewer in four consecutive games. The Royals allowed only 28 shots on…
February 07, 2016

Brooks leads UO past Utah; Ducks, Beavers post women's victories

by Portland Tribune
SUNDAY COLLEGE RESULTS MEN’S BASKETBALL Oregon 76, Utah 66, at Matthew Knight Arena The No. 16 Ducks reached the 20-win mark with their sixth straight victory. Sophomore forward Dillon Brooks scored 30 points and had nine assists as UO also won for…
February 07, 2016

Sunday sports events

by Portland Tribune
Sunday, Feb. 7 College men’s basketball Utah at Oregon, 1 p.m. (ESPN2) College women’s basketball Oregon State at Washington State, 11 a.m. … Oregon at Washington, noon College baseball George Fox vs. Whitman at Linfield, 11 a.m. … Pacific Lutheran…
February 07, 2016

Sunday TV, radio

by Portland Tribune
Sunday, Feb. 7 Super Bowl 50 Denver vs. Carolina, Levi’s Stadium, Santa Clara, Calif., 3:30 p.m., KOIN (6), KXTG (750 AM, 102.9 FM) College men’s basketball Utah at Oregon, 1 p.m., ESPN2, KUFO (970 AM) ... East Carolina at Connecticut, 9 a.m., CBS…
February 06, 2016

Centrowitz, Felix headline fast night at House of Track

by Kerry Eggers
The 1,600 spectators who jammed the House of Track in Northwest Portland Friday night for the finale of four high-performance track and field meets saw competition that was well worth the price of admission, had there been a price of admission. All…
February 06, 2016

Clutch free throws clinch Oregon State's home win over Colorado; Wintering scores 29 to lead…

by Portland Tribune
SATURDAY COLLEGE RESULTS College men’s basketball Oregon State 60, Colorado 56, at Gill Coliseum The Buffaloes erased the Beavers’ 11-point halftime lead and tied the score 55-55 in the final minute. But Oregon State freshman guard Stephen Thompson…
February 06, 2016

Blazers win at Houston

by Portland Tribune
The Trail Blazers picked up a key win Saturday in the NBA Western Conference race for lower-level playoff berths. Portland dominated Houston early and beat the Rockets 96-79 at Houston’s Toyota Center. The Blazers led by as many as 32 points. Guard…
TRIBUNE PHOTO: CHRISTOPHER OERTELL - Lincoln High's Reed Hazard hits a 3-pointer Friday night against Wilson.
February 06, 2016

PREP SLIDESHOW: Lincoln girls top Wilson, 50-38

by Portland Tribune
On Friday night, the Lincoln Cardinals took on the Wilson Trojans in a Portland Interscholastic League girls basketball game at Wilson High. Lincoln won, 50-38. TRIBUNE PHOTOS: CHRISTOPHER OERTELL…
TRIBUNE PHOTO: CHRISTOPHER OERTELL - From left, Wilson High's Jaylen Eichler, Lincoln's Jaden Dewar and Wilson's Max Lommen follow the ball.
February 06, 2016

PREP SLIDESHOW: Cardinals win at Wilson in PIL boys basketball, 77-58

by Portland Tribune
Lincoln High's boys basketball team picked up a road victory Friday night, knocking off Wilson 77-58 on the Trojans' floor. TRIBUNE PHOTOS: CHRISTOPHER OERTELL _psEmbed("http://tribunephotography.photoshelter.com");

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Feb 06, 2016

Saturday TV, radio

by Portland Tribune
Saturday, Feb. 6 Blazers Portland at Houston, 2 p.m., KGW (8), KPOJ (620 AM), KKRZ (102.3 FM) Winterhawks Victoria at Portland, Moda Center, 7 p.m., KPAM (860 AM) College men’s basketball…
Feb 06, 2016

Saturday sports events

by Portland Tribune
Saturday, Feb. 6 Blazers Portland at Houston, 2 p.m. (KGW 8) Winterhawks Victoria at Portland, Moda Center, 7 p.m. College men’s basketball Portland at Loyola Marymount, 3 p.m. … Portland CC at…
PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP: JEFF GOODMAN - AJ Schlatter (4) rejoices after Canby's upset victory over Sheldon in the state playoff playoffs.
Feb 05, 2016

Memory of AJ Schlatter motivates his 'Band of Brothers'

by Corey Buchanan
FRIENDS, TEAMMATES RECALL THE GOOD TIMES AND WHAT MADE THE PORTLAND STATE LINEBACKER FROM CANBY SPECIAL CANBY — While standout football player Sam Bodine lay on the Canby High field surrounded…
TRIBUNE FILE PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Thomas Tyner celebrates with the Oregon Ducks after their College Football Playoff victory over Florida State at the Rose Bowl in January 2015.
Feb 05, 2016

UO's Tyner retires from football, due to injuries

by Pamplin Media Group
Bad shoulders and other injuries and a desire to focus on academics has led to Oregon running back Thomas Tyner's decision to medically retire from football. The school announced the news of…
COURTESY: BRYAN HEIM/PORTLAND WINTERHAWKS - Keegan Iverson of the Portland Winterhawks looks to pass across the ice during Friday night's win at home over Seattle.
Feb 05, 2016

Winterhawks stifle Seattle, 2-1

by Portland Tribune
The Portland Winterhawks picked up a nice win Friday night at home, defeating the Seattle Thunderbirds 2-1 before 10,262 at Moda Center. Adin Hill stopped 28 of 29 shots to claim the victory.…
Feb 05, 2016

Beavers, Ducks win in women's hoops; Warner Pacific men down C…

by Portland Tribune
FRIDAY COLLEGE RESULTS MEN'S BASKETBALL Warner Pacific 101, College of Idaho 75, at Caldwell, Idaho The third-place Knights improved to 11-4 in the Cascade Collegiate Conference, cruising after…
TRIBUNE PHOTO: CHRISTOPHER OERTELL - Wilson High's Kennedy Reed (left) dribbles against Lincoln's Savannah Corradini in a Friday night girls basketball game at Wilson.
Feb 05, 2016

Friday prep results

by Portland Tribune
BOYS BASKETBALL PORTLAND INTERSCHOLASTIC LEAGUE Lincoln 77, WILSON 58 ROOSEVELT 72, Madison 63 (at Cleveland) Jefferson 57, FRANKLIN 56 Standings Franklin 7-4 Grant 6-3 Jefferson 6-3 Cleveland…
Feb 05, 2016

Friday sports events

by Portland Tribune
Friday, Feb. 5 Winterhawks Seattle at Portland, Moda Center, 7 p.m. Indoor track and field High-performance meet, House of Track, 2400 N.W. Front Ave., 5 p.m. Prep boys basketball Jesuit at…
Feb 05, 2016

Friday TV, radio

by Portland Tribune
Friday, Feb. 5 Winterhawks Seattle at Portland, Moda Center, 7 p.m., KPAM (860 AM) Prep boys basketball Westview at Southridge, 7:15 p.m., KUIK (1360 AM) ... Lincoln at Wilson, 7:30 p.m., KBPS…
TRIBUNE PHOTO: JOSH KULLA - C.J. McCollum drives the lane Thursday in Portland's 110-103 loss to the Toronto Raptors. McCollum finished with 21 points and six rebounds.
Feb 04, 2016

McCollum after Blazers' loss to Raptors: 'We're not ready'

by Kerry Eggers
Two of the NBA's hottest teams took to the court at Moda Center Thursday night, and the better team prevailed. Toronto got the jump on the Trail Blazers, knocked down 12 of 19 attempts from the…
COURTESY: SCOBEL WIGGINS - First baseman/catcher KJ Harrison (left), a Freshman All-American last year for Oregon State, is one of the Beavers' leaders going into the 2016 season.
Feb 04, 2016

Highly ranked Beavers eye baseball postseason, despite youth

by Kerry Eggers
CORVALLIS — Hard to believe, but the start of Oregon State's baseball season is two weeks away. OSU will debut Feb. 19 against Ball State at Surprise, Ariz., with a top-10 ranking in all of the…
TRIBUNE FILE PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - ANDERSEN
Feb 09, 2016

Andersen happy with Beavers' 'nice class'

by Kerry Eggers
CORVALLIS — A look at football letter-of-intent signing day at Oregon State … • Oregon State signed 24 athletes, including seven junior-college players. OSU's class was ranked 41st nationally…
TRIBUNE PHOTO: JOSH KULLA - Portland Timbers owner Merritt Paulson (right) is greeted by Trail Blazers broadcasting legend Bill Schonley before Thursday night's game between Portland and Toronto.
Feb 04, 2016

SLIDESHOW: Blazers vs. Raptors

by Pamplin Media Group
The Trail Blazers fell at home Thursday night to the Toronto Raptors, 110-103. For the Blazers (24-27), Damian Lillard had 27 points, 11 assists and five rebounds, while C.J. McCollum added 21…
COURTESY: BENYON SPORTS - Indoor track and field competition has been going on this year at the House of Track in Northwest Portland, built by Benyon Sports, as a prelude to two major events coming soon to the Oregon Convention Center.
Feb 04, 2016

PORTLAND HAS HAD LONG RUN WITH INDOOR TRACK

by Kerry Eggers
KERRY EGGERS ON SPORTS The focus of the international track and field world will be on Portland in March, when the U.S. Indoor Championships and IAAF World Indoor Championships will take place a…
Feb 04, 2016

Council candidate calls for Youth Bureau to serve at-risk young…

by Portland Tribune
Fred Stewart, a Portland realtor running against Commissioner Steve Novick, has proposed creating a Youth Bureau to provide after-school services and programs for young people between the ages…
COURTESY: CHRISTOPHER OERTELL - Concordia forward McKenna Daly (right) shoots Thursday night at home against Alaska Anchorage.
Feb 04, 2016

First-place Ducks beat Colorado, Beavers edge Utah; Pilot women…

by Portland Tribune
THURSDAY COLLEGE RESULTS MEN'S BASKETBALL Oregon 76, Colorado 56, at Matthew Knight Arena The Ducks' surge continued, as they avenged one of their two Pac-12 losses with the rout of the…
TRIBUNE PHOTO: MICHAEL WORKMAN - Jonathan Stewart, former University of Oregon running back, takes a handoff from Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton.
Feb 04, 2016

Super Bowl sports some familiar faces

by Jeff Smith
Typically, a Super Bowl team that starts a former Oregon Ducks player and has a former Oregon State Beavers player on its practice squad would be enough to earn local rooting interest. But as TJ…
TRIBUNE PHOTO: CHRISTOPHER OERTELL - Taylor Young goes to the basket for Warner Pacific College, which has moved into third place in the Cascade Collegiate Conference.
Feb 04, 2016

Reasons why Ducks, Beavers are on top

by Portland Tribune
ON COLLEGE HOOPS A matching set of Pac-12 basketball titles for the state of Oregon? It’s possible. The U of O men and OSU women are in position to claim regular-season championships, although…
Feb 04, 2016

Main events

by Portland Tribune
Thursday, Feb. 4 Blazers: Toronto at Portland, 7 p.m. (CSNNW) College men’s basketball: Colorado at Oregon, 6 p.m. (FS1) … Montana State at Portland State, 7 p.m. … Concordia at Seattle Pacific,…
Feb 04, 2016

Best bets

by Portland Tribune
Blazers 7 p.m. Thursday Portland has a home game against Terrence Ross and the Toronto Raptors (CSNNW). Winterhawks 7 p.m. Friday, Saturday Portland takes on Seattle and Victoria at Moda Center.…
Feb 04, 2016

TV, radio

by Portland Tribune
Thursday, Feb. 4 Blazers: Toronto at Portland, 7 p.m., CSNNW, KPOJ (620 AM), KKRZ (102.3 FM) College men’s basketball: Colorado at Oregon, 6 p.m., FS1, KXTG (750 AM, 102.9 FM) ... Portland at…
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Feb 04, 2016

Oregon sports history

by Portland Tribune
Feb. 6, 1970 Portland joins the NBA. Commissioner J. Walter Kennedy announces that Portland, Buffalo, Cleveland and Houston will be expansion teams for 1970-71 — each to pay $3.7 millon to be in…
TRIBUNE FILE PHOTO: MICHAEL WORKMAN - HEKKER
Feb 04, 2016

Sports birthdays

by Portland Tribune
Feb. 7, 1990 Jacquizz Rodgers (age 26) Born in Richmond, Texas, the 5-6 former Oregon State football player has spent five years in the NFL since being a fifth-round draft pick. Injuries limited…
TRIBUNE PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Trevon Bradford of Oregon City High eludes Clackamas defenders in a game last season. Bradford is one of Oregon State's latest group of signees for football.
Feb 03, 2016

Meet 5 top Beavers for the future

by Kerry Eggers
Gary Andersen's second recruiting class at Oregon State features players whom the Beavers' head coach hopes to build around over the next few seasons. Here are five, and their stories: • Mason…
TRIBUNE PHOTO: DAVID BLAIR - Blazers guard Gerald Henderson, who had a strong fourth quarter in Portland's victory, gets above the rim Tuesday night against the Milwaukee Bucks at Moda Center.
Feb 03, 2016

SLIDESHOW: Blazers win again

by Portland Tribune
The Trail Blazers' roll continued Tuesday night with a 107-95 homecourt victory over the Milwaukee Bucks. CJ McCollum led the way for Portland with 30 points. Damian Lillard had 12 assists and…
PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP: DAN BROOD - Steffen Jacobsen (19), celebrating a Wilson Trojans score in the 2015 playoffs versus Tualatin, is one of several local players to sign with Portland State football.
Feb 03, 2016

A 'tough' year for Barnum, Portland State recruiting

by Jeff Smith
On a television set in Boise, Idaho, Kenton Bartlett sat in an anchor’s chair with two hats before him. On his right, a green Portland State University cap. On his left, a black hat from the…
Feb 03, 2016

Ducks sign three QBs, several linebackers, five state of Oregon…

by Jason Vondersmith
The Oregon Ducks signed three quarterbacks, including heralded transfer Dakota Prukop, and several linebackers and defensive players for new defensive coordinator Brady Hoke and 19 players in…
Feb 03, 2016

Silvertips score late to top Hawks, 3-2

by Pamplin Media Group
The Portland Winterhawks' losing streak has reached three games. After weekend losses at Kelowna and Kamloops, the Hawks traveled to Everett and lost to the Silvertips on a late goal, 3-2. The…
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Feb 03, 2016

AFL Commissioner Butera promises 'outstanding team' for Portland…

by Steve Brandon
THUNDER NAME TO BE REPLACED, AS ARENA FOOTBALL LEAGUE MAKES 'TRANSITION' IN OWNERSHIP, APPROACH Scott Butera, commissioner of the Arena Football League, said Wednesday he believes Portland will…
TRIBUNE FILE PHOTO - Terry Emmert checks out the crowd at a 2015 Portland Thunder Arena Football League game at Moda Center.
Feb 03, 2016

Emmert fires back at Arena Football League

by Steve Brandon
Thunder owner says he was caught "off guard" when AFL took over team in January Terry Emmert, who owned and ran the Arena Football League’s Portland Thunder the past two seasons, has fired back…
TRIBUNE FILE PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Senior point guard Devin Ishimaru helped lead the Cleveland Warriors to their sixth PIL victory in a row on Tuesday, 68-57 on the road against Lincoln.
Feb 03, 2016

PREPS: Not perfect, Cleveland still handles Lincoln

by Steve Brandon
DEFENSE LIFTS WARRIORS AGAIN IN TEAM'S SIXTH CONSECUTIVE PIL VICTORY It wasn’t their best or prettiest game, but the Cleveland Warriors remained the hottest team in the Portland Interscholastic…
TRIBUNE PHOTO: JONATHAN HOUSE - The Franklin Quakers, coached by Jeffrey McGee, knocked off Grant on Tuesday night and took the lead in the Portland Interscholastic League.
Feb 03, 2016

Tuesday prep results

by Portland Tribune
BOYS BASKETBALL PORTLAND INTERSCHOLASTIC LEAGUE FRANKLIN 64, Grant 61 Cleveland 68, LINCOLN 57 Wilson 59, MADISON 50 Roosevelt 67, JEFFERSON 64 Standings Franklin 7-3 Cleveland 6-3 Grant 6-3…
Feb 03, 2016

Wednesday sports events

by Portland Tribune
Wednesday, Feb. 3 Winterhawks Portland at Everett, 7 p.m. Prep boys basketball Portland Waldorf at Delphian, 7 p.m. Prep wrestling Wilson at Cleveland, Lincoln at Grant, Franklin at Madison,…
Feb 03, 2016

Wednesday TV, radio

by Portland Tribune
Wednesday, Feb. 3 Winterhawks Portland at Everett, 7 p.m., KPAM (860 AM) NBA Golden State at Washington, 5 p.m., Minnesota at L.A. Clippers, 7:30 p.m., ESPN NHL Detroit at Tampa Bay, 5 p.m., NBC…
TRIBUNE PHOTO: DAVID BLAIR - Blazers guard CJ McCollum cuts to the basket during Tuesday night's game against the Milwaukee Bucks.
Feb 02, 2016

Just another win for Blazers, but the going gets tougher

by Kerry Eggers
The Trail Blazers continued their climb up the NBA's Western Conference standings with a routine 107-95 victory over Milwaukee Tuesday night at Moda Center. Now the terrain gets a bit more…
TRIBUNE FILE PHOTO: DAVID BLAIR - Guard Jamie Weisner's torrid shooting and her team's solid defense added up to a big Monday night win for the Oregon State women's basketball team at Gill Coliseum.
Feb 02, 2016

Weisner, Beaver women deal on the Devils

by Kerry Eggers
CORVALLIS — Sydney Wiese sat in the right of three chairs at the postgame podium, prepared to address the media after Oregon State's 67-44 demolition job of Arizona State Monday night at Gill…
COURTESY: RIHARDS BUKARTS - Portland Winterhawks forward Rihards Bukarts, 5-9, poses with fellow Latvian Kristaps Porzingis, the 7-3 rookie star of the New York Knicks.
Feb 02, 2016

Winterhawks have a ball watching countryman Porzingis

by Jason Vondersmith
One would think Rodrigo Abols of the Portland Winterhawks, who is 6-5, would have played basketball at some point. Nope. Abols says he has a hard time hitting the rim with a shot. “Sometimes I…
COURTESY: OREGON INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY - Danny Miles, cutting down the net after one of Oregon Tech's national championships, will retire at the end of the men's basketball season.
Feb 02, 2016

Miles blows whistle on legendary career

by Jason Vondersmith
ON COLLEGE HOOPS If he hadn’t been struck with cancer, twice, Danny Miles probably wouldn’t be retiring. “I’d still be coaching,” the living legend of Oregon men’s college basketball coaching…
Feb 02, 2016

Pickles add Cal Riverside player; Thorns swap defenders

by Portland Tribune
TUESDAY SPORTS NEWS The Portland Pickles have signed Cal Riverside freshman outfielder Cade Peters. The Pickles are one of six teams in the new Great West League, a summer college wood-bat…
Feb 02, 2016

Main events

by Portland Tribune
Tuesday, Feb. 2 Blazers: Milwaukee at Portland, 7 p.m. (CSNNW) Prep boys basketball: Sunset at Jesuit, Wilsonville at La Salle Prep, 7:15 p.m. … Grant at Franklin, Roosevelt at Jefferson,…
Feb 02, 2016

Best bets

by Portland Tribune
Bucks stop here 7 p.m. Tuesday (CSNNW) Milwaukee visits Portland for a night of NBA basketball. Prep basketball Tuesday boys Top matchups include: Sunset at Jesuit, and Wilsonville at La Salle…
Feb 02, 2016

TV, radio

by Portland Tribune
Tuesday, Feb. 2 Blazers: Milwaukee at Portland, 7 p.m., CSNNW, KPOJ (620 AM), KKRZ (102.3 FM) Prep girls basketball: Lincoln at Cleveland, 7:30 p.m., KBPS (1450 AM) NHL: Florida at Washington,…
HUNTLEY
Feb 02, 2016

Oregon sports history

by Portland Tribune
Feb. 2-3, 1975 Eighteen-year-old high jumping sensation Joni Huntley from Sheridan cpatures the Hayward Trophy as Oregon’s outstanding amateur athlete of 1974 at the annual Hayward Banquet of…
GAUSTAD
Feb 02, 2016

Sports birthday

by Portland Tribune
Feb. 3, 1982 Paul Gaustad (age 34) The 6-5 Nashville Predators center starred for the Portland Winterhawks before his NHL debut in 2002. He is a graduate of Beaverton High.
Feb 02, 2016

Status report

by Portland Tribune
Blazers: Portland (23-26), winner of four in a row (all at home), has two more games at Moda Center before hitting the road. Portland will welcome Milwaukee at 7 tonight and Toronto at 7 p.m.…
Feb 01, 2016

Beavers dominate Sun Devils in Pac-12 women's showdown

by Pamplin Media Group
MONDAY COLLEGE RESULTS WOMEN'S BASKETBALL Oregon State 67, Arizona State 44, at Gill Coliseum The Beavers broke open a close game and routed the Sun Devils in an anticipated Pac-12 showdown in…
Feb 01, 2016

Monday sports events, TV, radio

by Portland Tribune
Monday, Feb. 1 College women’s basketball Arizona State at Oregon State, 8 p.m., ESPN2 … Notre Dame at Duke, 3 p.m., ESPN2 ... Syracuse at Miami, 4 p.m., Root Sports College men’s basketball…
TRIBUNE PHOTO: ADAM WICKHAM - Portland State football players hear tributes to teammate AJ Schlatter during a Sunday memorial service at PSU for the Vikings linebacker who died Jan. 17.
Jan 31, 2016

Proud Portland State remembers, celebrates life of AJ Schlatter

by Steve Brandon
Some people tend to be remembered primarily for one thing. It might be for their athletic prowess, or their leadership. It might be for their humility, or their love of family, or their kindness…
TRIBUNE PHOTO: ADAM WICKHAM - Jim Schlatter talks about his son, AJ, during a celebration of the Portland State football player's life Sunday at Stott Center.
Jan 31, 2016

SLIDESHOW: PSU honors AJ Schlatter

by Portland Tribune
Scenes from Sunday's celebration of life for AJ Schlatter, a Portland State linebacker from Canby High who died Jan. 17 of complications from tonsil surgery. TRIBUNE PHOTOS: ADAM WICKHAM…
TRIBUNE PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard (right) dribbles around Minnesota Timberwolves center Gorgui Dieng on Sunday at Moda Center.
Jan 31, 2016

Blazers nip Timberwolves, keep wins rolling

by Kerry Eggers
The Trail Blazers are streaking. The immediate future will tell if it's primarily a matter of fortuitous scheduling, or if the club is ready to make a leap forward. Portland's 96-93 victory over…
TRIBUNE PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Trail Blazers forward Al-Farouq Aminu (right) blocks Minnesota Timberwolves center Karl-Anthony Towns' shot Sunday night at Moda Center.
Jan 31, 2016

SLIDESHOW: Blazers beat T-Wolves

by Portland Tribune
The Trail Blazers won their fourth game in a row — all at home — on Sunday, defeating the Minnesota Timberwolves 96-93. Guards Damian Lillard and CJ McCollum scored 21 points apiece for…
Feb 01, 2016

Ducks sweep Sunday games

by Pamplin Media Group
SUNDAY COLLEGE RESULTS MEN'S BASKETBALL Oregon 91, Arizona State 74, at Phoenix The Ducks' strong play continued, as they stayed alone in first place in the Pac-12 with a convincing win. Chris…
Jan 31, 2016

Sunday sports events

by Portland Tribune
Sunday, Jan. 31 Blazers Minnesota at Portland, 6 p.m. (CSNNW) College men’s basketball Oregon at Arizona State, 5:30 p.m. (ESPNU) College women’s basketball Arizona at Oregon, noon (Pac-12…
Jan 31, 2016

Sunday TV, radio

by Portland Tribune
Sunday, Jan. 31 Blazers Minnesota at Portland, 6 p.m., CSNNW, KPOJ (620 AM), KKRZ (102.3 FM) College men’s basketball Oregon at Arizona State, 5:30 p.m., ESPNU, KXTG (750 AM, 102.9 FM) ...…
Jan 30, 2016

Kamloops scores late to beat Winterhawks, 4-2; Hawks go 0-2 in…

by Pamplin Media Group
It was a lost weekend for the Portland Winterhawks in British Columbia. The Hawks (25-23-2-0) went 0-2, losing at Kelowna and then losing 4-2 at Kamloops in Western Hockey League play on…
COURTESY: CHRISTOPHER OERTELL - Concordia forward Riley Hawken (30) battles with Northwest Nazarene players during Saturday's Great Northwest Athletic Conference game.
Jan 30, 2016

Vandals edge PSU; Santa Clara beats UP

by Portland Tribune
SATURDAY COLLEGE RESULTS MEN’S BASKETBALL Idaho 56, Portland State 55, at Moscow, Idaho PSU lost to the shorthanded Vandals, who used their defense for the Big Sky home win. The Vikings’ Zach…
TRIBUNE FILE PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Sophomore Sethon Moore scored 34 points Friday night to help the Cleveland Warriors hold off the Roosevelt Roughriders 76-64 in a PIL basketball game at Jefferson High.
Jan 30, 2016

PREPS: Streaking Cleveland gets 'Moore' with win over gritty…

by Steve Brandon
Roosevelt was game, but Cleveland — already on a four-game winning streak — wanted more and Moore. On Friday night, the Warriors got what, and who, they were looking for. With 6-3 sophomore wing…
Jan 30, 2016

Saturday prep results

by Portland Tribune
BOYS BASKETBALL Oregon Episcopal nipped Riverdale 57-56 in a Class 3A game at Riverdale on Saturday. OES improved to 6-7 in the Lewis & Clark League, while Riverdale dropped to 6-6. The…
Jan 30, 2016

Saturday TV, radio

by Portland Tribune
Saturday, Jan. 30 Winterhawks Portland at Kelowna, 7 p.m., KPAM (860 AM) College men’s basketball Oregon State at Arizona, 6:30 p.m., Pac-12 Networks, KEX (1190 AM) ... Santa Clara at Portland,…
Jan 30, 2016

Saturday sports events

by Portland Tribune
Saturday, Jan. 30 Winterhawks Portland at Kelowna, 7 p.m. College men’s basketball Whitworth at Lewis & Clark, 6 p.m. … Oregon State at Arizona, 6:30 p.m. (Pac-12 Networks) … Santa Clara at…