Post-Mariota era Ducks think team

Post-Mariota era Ducks think team

Receivers, defensive front seven solid, but questions loom Marcus Mariota, the ultimate...

Miles to go: former Duck isn't done with running

Miles to go: former Duck isn't done with running

Daniel Winn to go the distance for U.S. During a tough time early in his University of Oregon...

Dave Baldwin has big plans for young Oregon State offense

Dave Baldwin has big plans for young Oregon State offense

Beavers' new offensive coordinator ready to start training Dave Baldwin has coached at a dozen...

Wilshire-Riverside dominates, earning trip to Little League regional

Wilshire-Riverside dominates, earning trip to Little League regional

Northeast Portland-based 11-12 team captures district, state titles Winning a state championship...

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De'Mon Glanton of the Portland Thunder scores after recovering the Las Vegas Outlaws' high snap from center on a point-after try.
August 04, 2015

IN PHOTOS: Thunder saves best for last home game

by Portland Tribune
TRIBUNE PHOTOS: CHRISTOPHER OERTELL The Portland Thunder capped their home slate Saturday night with a rousing 64-33 win over the Las Vegas Outlaws. It was the largest margin of victory ever for the Thunder, who are in their second season of Arena…
COURTESY: PORTLAND THUNDER - Duane Brooks of the Portland Thunder rejoices after breaking an Arena Football League single-season record with a kickoff return for a touchdown Saturday night, his eighth this season.
August 02, 2015

Thunder hot, Vegas not

by Steve Brandon
PORTLAND POUNDS OUTLAWS 64-33, BUT is STILL ON THE OUTSIDE LOOKING IN ON THE ARENA FOOTBALL LEAGUE PLAYOFFS Are the Portland Thunder of Arena Football League playoff quality? The Thunder stated their case Saturday night as they stayed in the running…
COURTESY: PORTLAND THUNDER - The Portland Thunder scored their largest margin of victory ever on Saturday, routing the Las Vegas Outlaws, who are still ahead of Portland, however, in the race for an Arena Football League playoff berth.
August 02, 2015

Thunder get big return on their near-perfect effort

by Stephen Alexander
Saturday night was close to perfection for the Portland Thunder. The final home game of the regular season, played before the largest crowd in franchise history, could not have gone much better. Portland’s offense was efficient and lit up the…
TRIBUNE PHOTO: NATHANAEL MEADOWCROFT - Adrian and Beth Honey spend their wedding 'reception' in the stands at Moda Center, after being married on the field moments before kickoff Saturday night. The couple - who serve as leading members of the Portland Thunder Legion Fan/Booster Club - got to see their team beat the Las Vegas Outlaws 64-33.
August 02, 2015

Holy matrimony! Team says 'you can,' and Thunder fans say 'I do'

by Nathanael Meadowcroft
Two of the Portland Thunder’s biggest fans got married Saturday night at midfield of Moda Center in front of thousands of “family” members — their fellow Thunder supporters. Adrian and Beth Honey, the unofficial mascots of the Thunder Legion…
August 01, 2015

Weekend results

by Jason Vondersmith
MARINERS LET ONE GET AWAY The Seattle Mariners can't seem to get any traction this season. They led going into the bottom of the ninth inning at Minnesota on Saturday, and lost 3-2 after the Twins pushed across a couple runs to win the game. Miguel…
August 01, 2015

Friday results

by Jason Vondersmith
AMERICAN LEGION BASEBALL The Barbers of Portland remain alive in the American Legion state baseball tournament. Here's the latest results, from the American Legion organizers: (Double-Elimination Bracket) July 29 – August 2 At Salem (Chemeketa…
July 31, 2015

Motivation aplenty for Thunder's final home game

by Stephen Alexander
The Portland Thunder have been on the cusp of Arena Football League excellence the last four weeks. Though they went just 1-3 during that stretch, two of the losses were by two points and the third was in overtime. “We’ve been playing good…
ALLRED
July 30, 2015

Golfer Allred a work in progress

by Kerry Eggers
It’s a bit of a barren time for state-of-Oregon players on the PGA Tour, but Jason Allred proudly waves the flag. The Ashland native — a regular member of the PGA’s secondary circuit, the Web.com Tour — will play in his first pro tournament in…
TRIBUNE PHOTO: DIEGO G. DIAZ - Jake McDonough (9) lines up to the right of Portland Thunder center John Collins as Kyle Rowley calls signals, with Sam Longo (73) also prepared to block and John Martinez in the backfield as the fullback.
July 30, 2015

Handyman sharpens his skills

by Stephen Alexander
Thunder lineman McDonough boosts stock with versatility Jake McDonough has been on an odyssey over the course of a single Arena Football League season, bouncing around from one position to the next as the Portland Thunder find needs that the 6-5,…
July 30, 2015

Oregon sports history

by Portland Tribune
July 30-Aug. 3, 2010 Former Oregon Ducks quarterback Jeremiah Masoli visits the University of Mississippi campus to explore the possibility of enrolling in graduate studies and playing football for the Rebels, per NCAA graduate transfer rules.…
July 30, 2015

Main events

by Portland Tribune
Thursday, July 30 Mariners: Seattle at Minnesota, 5 p.m. (Root Sports) Hops: Hillsboro at Tri-City, 7 p.m. Prep baseball: American Legion state tournament, Chemeketa Community College, games at 9 a.m., noon, 4 p.m., 7 p.m. Golf: Senior Oregon Open…
July 30, 2015

TV, radio

by Portland Tribune
Thursday, July 30 Mariners: Seattle at Minnesota, 5 p.m., Root Sports, KMTT (910 AM) Hops: Hillsboro at Tri-City, 7 p.m., KPOJ (620 AM) PGA: Quicken Loans National, Robert Trent Jones Golf Club, Gainesville, Va., 11:30 a.m., Golf Channel LPGA: RICOH…
July 30, 2015

Thursday results

by Jason Vondersmith
MARINERS' WOES CONTINUE Minnesota scored five runs in the bottom of the first inning and went on to beat the Seattle Mariners 9-5. Mariners starter J.A. Happ gave up nine hits and seven runs (six earned) in 3 1/3 innings. Eddie Rosario went 3-for-5…
July 29, 2015

Tuesday results

by Portland Tribune
HERNANDEZ’S PITCHING CARRIES HOPS Carlos Hernandez of the Hillsboro Hops held the Salem-Keizer Volcanoes scoreless in a seven-inning stint, and the home team scored six runs in the seventh inning for an 8-0 lead en route to a 10-0 Class A Northwest…
July 29, 2015

Wednesday results

by Jason Vondersmith
THORNS SNAP LOSING STREAK WITH 2-0 WIN Forward Christine Sinclair scored in the first half and assisted on midfielder Allie Long’s goal in the second half, leading the Portland Thorns past the host Western New York Flash 2-0 to snap the Thorns’…
TRIBUNE PHOTO: DIEGO G. DIAZ - Kicking off isnt simple in the Arena Football League, but former Portland State standout Zach Ramirez is working on his technique for the Portland Thunder.
July 28, 2015

Zach Ramirez: Portland Thunder kicker bounces back

by Stephen Alexander
Not even a bee attack can keep player from working on his game Portland Thunder coach Mike Hohensee usually waits around a long while after practice, helping take down the pads around the field, messing around with the players and smoking a stogie…
July 28, 2015

Monday results

by Portland Tribune
LAMB ROARS IN 10TH, SINKS MARINERS WITH SACRIFICE FLY The Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Seattle Mariners 4-3 in 10 innings Monday night at Safeco Field. Jake Lamb, a native of Seattle, drove in the winning run with a sacrifice fly in his first major…
July 28, 2015

Knights stage grass volleyball tourney

by Nik Streng
New summer event raises money for Warner Pacific team With the sun beating down hard and temperatures rising to the mid-90s, Warner Pacific College put on an inaugural grass volleyball tournament July 17-19. The event raised funds for the Knights to…
TRIBUNE PHOTO: KENT FRASURE - Nate Robertson (right) is greeted by Hillsboro Hops teammate Alexis Olmeda after a home run during a first-half home run. The Hops won the Northwest League South Division first-half title, but dropped their second-half opener 9-2 at home to the Salem-Keizer Volcanoes on Monday.
July 28, 2015

Hops in NWL playoffs, now have to keep focus

by Nik Streng
HILLSBORO — Midway through the 2014 Class A Northwest League season, the Hillsboro Hops were 22-16 and tied for first in the South Division. They went 26-12 to win the second-half title outright, and they went on to capture the league championship…
July 28, 2015

Main events

by Portland Tribune
Tuesday, July 28 Mariners: Arizona at Seattle, 7 p.m. (Root Sports) Hops: Salem-Keizer at Hillsboro, 7 p.m. Golf: Senior Oregon Open Invitational, first 18 of 54 holes, Wildhorse Resort and Casino, Pendleton Wednesday, July 29 Thorns: Portland at…
July 28, 2015

TV, radio

by Portland Tribune
Tuesday, July 28 Mariners: Arizona at Seattle, 7 p.m. (Root Sports) Hops: Salem-Keizer at Hillsboro, 7 p.m. Golf: Senior Oregon Open Invitational, first 18 of 54 holes, Wildhorse Resort and Casino, Pendleton Wednesday, July 29 Thorns: Portland at…
July 28, 2015

Oregon sports history

by Portland Tribune
July 28-29, 2012 The Portland Timbers are struggling. Despite putting forth one of their best efforts of the MLS season, they fall 1-0 to Chivas USA at Jeld-Wen Field. In their previous outing, the Timbers had lost 5-0 at FC Dallas. Against Chivas,…
July 28, 2015

Sports birthday

by Portland Tribune
July 28, 1947 Jess Lewis (age 68) The Aumsville native was a football and wrestling star at Oregon State. He was a member of the 1967 “Giant Killers” and an All-American defensive lineman. As a heavyweight on the mat, he was a three-time…
July 27, 2015

Galaxy get goal, win over Timbers2

by Nathanael Meadowcroft
The rain attacked relentlessly throughout the first 20 minutes of Sunday night’s match at Merlo Field between Portland Timbers2 and LA Galaxy II, and it was the team from sunny Southern California that found a goal during the downpour. Over the last…
July 26, 2015

Weekend results/news

by Jason Vondersmith
THORNS SHUT OUT AT SEATTLE Seattle beat the Portland Thorns for the second time in five days, 3-0 before 6,303 fans at Memorial Stadium in Seattle on Sunday. The Thorns are now 3-6-4 (13 points) in NWSL play. Seattle (8-3-3, 27 points) broke the…
July 24, 2015

Friday news/results

by Jason Vondersmith
HOPS WIN CLOSE ONE AT BOISE Tyler Mark, Jeferson Mejia and three relievers combined to give up only five hits as Hillsboro topped Boise 3-2 in Northwest League baseball. Mark pitched 3 1/3 innings and Mejia three more, with Mejia getting the win…
July 24, 2015

Pivotal game on tap for Thunder

by Stephen Alexander
VISIT TO SPOKANE COULD DETERMINE PORTLAND'S AFL PLAYOFF FATE The Portland Thunder’s Arena Football League playoff hopes very likely depend on Saturday night’s road game against the Spokane Shock. The Thunder (4-11) and the Shock (5-10) are fighting…
TRIBUNE PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Portland Thorns forward Jodie Taylor (left) beats Boston Breakers defender Catherine Whitehill to the ball during an April game at Providence Park.
July 23, 2015

Thorns forward Jodie Taylor kicks back to town

by Caitlin Murray
The OSU grad, fresh from playing for England in the Women's World Cup, settles into Portland It’s about halfway through the Portland Thorns’ season, but forward Jodie Taylor is still settling into the Rose City. She has been spending a lot of her…
COURTESY: LPGA - Lydia Ko has emerged quickly as a superstar on the LPGA Tour, which will stop in Portland for the Aug. 13-16 Cambia Portland Classic at Columbia Edgewater Country Club.
July 23, 2015

Phenom Ko keeps golf goals simple

by Kerry Eggers
So much is expected of Lydia Ko — and so much already has been achieved — that it’s hard to believe she just turned 18 on April 24. Years before she became of legal drinking and voting age in her native New Zealand, Ko was establishing herself with…
TRIBUNE PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Megan Rapinoe (right) of the Seattle Reign joins a cast of Portland Thorns international standouts in a pregame tribute to Women's World Cup players Wednesday night at sold-out Providence Park.
July 23, 2015

Thorns have lots to celebrate -- except from the game

by Stephen Alexander
Wednesday night was a spectacle unlike anything the National Women’s Soccer League has ever seen. An announced sellout crowd of 21,144, the largest in NWSL history, came to Providence Park to welcome the Portland Thorns’ Women’s World Cup players…
July 23, 2015

Main events

by Portland Tribune
Thursday, July 23 Mariners: Seattle at Detroit, 8 a.m. (Root Sports) Hops: Hillsboro at Boise, 6 p.m. Preps: OIBA at Wilsonville Friday, July 24 Mariners: Toronto at Seattle, 7 p.m. (Root Sports) Hops: Hillsboro at Boise, 6 p.m. Timbers2: Portland…
July 23, 2015

TV, radio

by Portland Tribune
Thursday, July 23 Mariners: Seattle at Detroit, 8 a.m., Root Sports, KMTT (910 AM) Hops: Hillsboro at Boise, 6 p.m., KPOJ (620 AM) PGA: Canadian Open, Glen Abbey Golf Club, Oakville, Ontario, noon, Golf Channel LPGA: Meijer LPGA Classic, Blythefield…
July 23, 2015

Sports birthdays

by Portland Tribune
July 25, 1962 Doug Drabek (age 53) The Hillsboro Hops pitching coach, born in Victoria, Texas, posted 155 MLB victories with a 3.73 ERA for five teams from 1986-98, earning the National League Cy Young Award in 1990 with the Pittsburgh Pirates. July…
July 23, 2015

A love-hate thing for Megan Rapinoe

by Nik Streng
All 21,144 fans stood on their feet as the announcer called, “At forward, Megan Rapinoe.” The sellout crowd at Providence Park — the first in Portland Thorns history and a National Women’s Soccer League attendance record — cheered for Rapinoe, who…
July 22, 2015

PREPS: Barbers cut down Legion competition, win league, advance to state again

by Nathanael Meadowcroft
For the sixth straight season, the Portland Eastside Barbers are headed to the state tournament. And, after falling short in last year’s championship game and dominating opponents throughout this season, the Barbers hope to finally take what has…
July 22, 2015

Timbers2 notch 4-3 win over Newcastle United

by Nathanael Meadowcroft
In a friendly match between a first-year United Soccer League team and a 123-year-old club from one of the top leagues in the world, the young squad that overcame the historic side. The Portland Timbers2 defeated Newcastle United 4-3 at Providence…
July 21, 2015

Former Beavers in pro ball

by Kerry Eggers
MLB Position players Jacoby Ellsbury, OF, New York Yankees: hitting .309 with .391 on-base percentage, 32 runs and 14 stolen bases in 44 games Cole Gillespie, OF, Miami: hitting .341 in 15 games. Andrew Susac, C, San Francisco: hitting .241 with…
July 21, 2015

Status report

by Portland Tribune
Timbers: Portland is 9-7-5 (32 points) after Saturday’s home 1-1 draw against Vancouver. The Timbers play their next two games on the road — Saturday at Dallas and Aug. 2 at San Jose. Thorns: Portland’s second game in four days against the Seattle…
July 21, 2015

Main events

by Portland Tribune
Tuesday, July 21 Timbers2: Newcastle United at Portland, Providence Park, 7:30 p.m. Mariners: Seattle at Detroit, 4 p.m. (Root Sports) Hops: Everett at Portland, 7 p.m. Softball: ASA girls 18-under Gold national championships. Gordon Faber Sports…
July 21, 2015

TV, radio

by Portland Tribune
July 17-22, 1998 David Kahn, a 1979 graduate of Wilson High and former sportswriter, is named general manager of the Indiana Pacers at age 37. He is younger than every other NBA GM except Phoenix’s Bryan Colangelo, who is 33. Kahn, who has been…

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Jul 21, 2015

Sports birthday

by Portland Tribune
July 22, 1983 Steven Jackson (age 32) The 6-2, 240-pound running back from Oregon State has been in the NFL since 2004. Born and raised in Las Vegas, Johnson has been to three Pro Bowls and…
Jul 21, 2015

Tuesday results

by Jason Vondersmith
GUTIERREZ GRAND SLAM POWERS MARINERS Pinch-hitter Franklin Gutierrez hit a grand slam home run in a five-run eighth inning as Seattle rallied to beat Detroit 11-9 at Comerica Park in Detroit.…
Jul 20, 2015

Timbers2 finish the job in rematch with Whitecaps

by Nathanael Meadowcroft
Kharlton Belmar netted his ninth goal of the season and Fatawu Safiu scored in his third consecutive match as the Portland Timbers2 beat the Vancouver Whitecaps2 4-2 at Merlo Field on Sunday…
Jul 20, 2015

Monday results

by Jason Vondersmith
MARINERS LOSE AT DETROIT Robinson Cano hit another home run, his ninth, but Ian Kinsler went deep twice, including hitting a two-run, go-ahead homer in the eighth inning, as Detroit beat Seattle…
COURTESY: DENIS BANCROFT/MIAMI MARLINS - Cole Gillespie, from Oregon State and West Linn High, took advantage of a big-league opportunity that arose when Miami Marlins star Giancarlo Stanton suffered an injury this season.
Jul 19, 2015

SAY HEY!

by Kerry Eggers
Former OSU star Cole Gillespie earns consistent time with Miami Marlins It was the third inning of the Miami-Cincinnati game July 11 at Marlins Park when the Reds' Marlon Byrd launched a shot…
OSICH
Jul 19, 2015

Former Beaver Osich makes impressive debut with Giants

by Kerry Eggers
Despite injuries, pitcher called up to be MLB reliever Josh Osich wasn't sure what was up when he was called into the coaches' office at Raley Field before the Sacramento RiverCats' Pacific…
COURTESY: TOM RYDER - Michael Conforto, former Oregon State outfielder, has been hitting well -- and performing on defense -- for the Double-A Binghhamton Mets.
Jul 19, 2015

Conforto has a future with Mets

by Kerry Eggers
Michael Conforto did not play in the Eastern League All-Star Game at Portland, Maine, last week, but it wasn't because he wasn't qualified. The former Oregon State standout participated in the…
COURTESY: KEVIN RHODERICK - At Oregon State, Kevin Rhoderick was an impressive fireballer with a potential future as a closer for the Chicago Cubs. Now 27, he is trying to forge a career as a professional golfer.
Jul 19, 2015

It's tee time for former OSU pitcher

by Kerry Eggers
After stint in minors for Cubs, Kevin Rhoderick puts his heart into pro golf Kevin Rhoderick was one of the hardest throwers in Oregon State baseball history, blessed with a right arm that…
Jul 19, 2015

Weekend results

by Jason Vondersmith
MARINERS DROP SERIES AT NEW YORK A day after Robinson Cano socked two home runs in a Seattle win, the New York Yankees won the three-game series, beating the Mariners 2-1 Sunday. Mark Texeira,…
Jul 21, 2015

Anatomy of a 1-1 Timbers-Whitecaps draw

by Nathanael Meadowcroft
RECAP: The Portland Timbers tied the Vancouver Whitecaps 1-1 in a heated Cascadia Cup clash Saturday night at Providence Park before 21,144 fans. The Whitecaps (10-8-3, 33 points) controlled…
TRIBUNE PHOTO: DAVID BLAIR - Players for Portland and Vancouver have a few things to say after Saturday night's 1-1 draw at Providence Park.
Jul 18, 2015

Things heat up as Whitecaps earn draw with Timbers

by Stephen Alexander
The Portland Timbers and Vancouver Whitecaps seemed not to notice that it was a sweltering July evening Saturday at Providence Park. While the announced sellout crowd of 21,144 guzzled beer and…
Jul 17, 2015

Thunder face tough foe at San Jose, but playoff spot still up…

by Stephen Alexander
With four games left this season, the Portland Thunder control their playoff destiny. After defeating the Jacksonville Sharks 72-48 last week to snap a six-game losing streak, the Thunder (4-10)…
Jul 17, 2015

Friday results

by Vondersmith, Jason
A-ROD'S HOMER DOES IN MARINERS Against his old team, Alex Rodriguez hit a solo home run in the seventh inning, pushing the host New York Yankees past the Seattle Mariners 4-3. Rodriguez hit his…
COURTESY: HOOPFEST - A line of 3-on-3 basketball games fills the streets of downtown Spokane every summer during Hoopfest, an event now run by Portland native Matt Santangelo, who starred at point guard for Gonzaga University.
Jul 16, 2015

Hoopfest job is a natural for former Central Catholic star

by Andy Buhler
Matt Santangelo competes in, now runs world's largest 3-on-3 basketball tourney in Spokane It’s the last week of June in Spokane, Wash., and more than 250,000 players and spectators have flocked…
Jul 16, 2015

Main events

by Portland Tribune
Thursday, July 16 Hops: Hillsboro at Eugene, 7 p.m. Friday, July 17 Mariners: Seattle at New York Yankees (Root Sports) Hops: Hillsboro at Eugene, 7 p.m. Highland Games: Mt. Hood Community…
Jul 16, 2015

TV, radio

by Portland Tribune
Thursday, July 16 Hops: Hillsboro at Eugene, 7 p.m., KPOJ (620 AM) Golf: Open Championship, St. Andrews, Scotland, ESPN, 1 a.m. PGA: Barbasol Championship, Opelika, Ala., Robert Trent Jones Golf…
Jul 16, 2015

Sports birthdays

by Portland Tribune
July 19, 1985 LaMarcus Aldridge (age 30) The former Trail Blazers power forward was born on this day in Dallas. He played for the University of Texas before embarking on his NBA career in…
Jul 16, 2015

Thursday results

by Jason Vondersmith
BLAZERS LOSE, OUT OF TOURNEY Boston beat Portland 91-85 in the NBA Summer League tournament, and the Blazers dropped to 2-3 in Las Vegas. Forward Noah Vonleh had 20 points and nine rebounds, and…
COURTESY: PORTLAND CLASSIC - Beaverton golfer Gigi Stoll (right), with Tournament Golf Foundation President Tom Maletis, played her way into the LPGA Portland Classic and is likely to tee it up at Columbia Edgewater Country Club in mid-August after earning only second alternate status for the U.S. Women's Amateur the same week at Portland Golf Club.
Jul 15, 2015

Thoughts on Blazers, nude Love, Gigi Stoll, Thunder brass, Pete…

by Kerry Eggers
Reflections on a number of sports-related items that have crossed my mind … • Have you seen the latest rap video involving Mason Plumlee, the Trail Blazers' recent acquisition? Plumlee appears…
TRIBUNE FILE PHOTO: L.E. BASKOW - LaMarcus Aldridge (left) came to the Trail Blazers with Brandon Roy and left as a free agent, going to the San Antonio Spurs, saying he felt both he and Portland's front office were 'in limbo because the organization wanted to go in a different direction ... go young.'
Jul 16, 2015

Olshey plays futures game with Blazers

by Kerry Eggers
It’s all about the Trail Blazers as we begin to catch up after a vacation blanketing the Fourth of July ... • During his latest session with the dolts in the media, Neil Olshey continued to…
Jul 15, 2015

Wednesday results

by Jason Vondersmith
VONLEH LEADS BLAZERS TO WIN Forward Noah Vonleh, acquired from the Charlotte Hornets earlier this summer, continued to impress at the NBA Summer League in Las Vegas, scoring 16 points and…
PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP: VERN UYETAKE - Veteran Lake Oswego High football coach Steve Coury says his true reward comes from hearing that he has made a difference in one of his players lives.
Jul 14, 2015

High school coaches in it for love, not money

by Kerry Eggers
On Sports I’ve written this column before, but it’s one you can’t do too many times. This is a salute to our state’s high school coaches, who work a job that often is underappreciated,…
TRIBUNE PHOTO: JOHN LARIVIERE - John Martinez, a former USC Trojan offensive lineman, is making his mark as a fullback for the Portland Thunder in his second Arena Football League season.
Jul 14, 2015

Fueled for fullback

by Stephen Alexander
For John Martinez, cross-training was catalyst for success with Portland Thunder Growing up as one of the big boys, always playing on the offensive and defensive line, John Martinez is now…
Jul 14, 2015

Main events

by Portland Tribune
Tuesday, July 14 Blazers: Portland-San Antonio, NBA Summer League, Las Vegas, Nev., COX Pavilion, noon (CSNNW) Track and field: All-comers meet, U.S. Grant Park, 6 p.m., more information at…
Jul 14, 2015

TV, radio

by Portland Tribune
Tuesday, July 14 Blazers: Portland-San Antonio, NBA Summer League, Las Vegas, Nev., COS Pavilion, noon, CSNNW, KPOJ (620 AM) MLB: All-Star Game, Great American Ball Park, Cincinnati, 4 p.m., FOX…
Jul 14, 2015

Sports birthdays

by Portland Tribune
July 15, 1969 John Crotty (age 46) The 6-1 point guard from the University of Virginia went undrafted, but played 11 NBA seasons for seven teams, including the Trail Blazers (1997-99). Crotty,…
Jul 14, 2015

Oregon sports history

by Portland Tribune
July 13-15, 1997 The USGA and Portland-area golf fans are abuzz at the 1997 U.S. Women’s Open, which concluded July 13 at the Witch Hollow course at Pumpkin Ridge Golf Club in North Plains.…
Jul 14, 2015

Status report

by Portland Tribune
Timbers: Philadelphia beat the visiting Timbers 3-0 last Saturday. Portland’s next game is with MLS rival Vancouver, 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Providence Park. Thorns: The Thorns lost 1-0 at Sky…
Jul 13, 2015

Monday results

by Jason Vondersmith
HOPS TOP SPOKANE Nate Robertson and Gerard Hernandez each hit 2-run homers and Jeferson Mejia and two relievers combined to scatter seven hits as the Hillsboro Hops beat Spokane 6-0 in Northwest…
Jul 12, 2015

Sunday results

by Portland Tribune
BLAZERS WIN The Trail Blazers’ summer league team improved to 1-1 with a 93-80 victory against the Dallas Mavericks at Las Vegas, Nev. Allen Crabbe made 9 of 12 field-goal attempts and led…
TRIBUNE PHOTO: DIEGO G. DIAZ - Teammates give Portland Thunder receiver Perez Ashford a lift after his first-half, 27-yard touchdown catch in a 72-48 win over the Jacksonville Sharks.
Jul 12, 2015

Thunder put it all together, win 72-48

by Steve Brandon
QB Rowley, defense smell blood in upset of Sharks that keeps Portland's AFL playoff hopes alive It all came together Saturday night for the Portland Thunder. Among the highlights: • Six-game…
Quarterback Kyle Rowley answers questions after leading the Portland Thunder to a 72-48 home victory over the Jacksonville Sharks.
Jul 12, 2015

IN PHOTOS: A Thunder-ous night at Moda Center

by Portland Tribune
The Portland Thunder lowered the boom on the Jacksonville Sharks on Saturday, beating them 72-48 in an Arena Football League game at Moda Center. Quarterback Kyle Rowley passed for six…
TRIBUNE PHOTO: DIEGO G. DIAZ - Varmah Sonie, defensive back, speaks to the media after his first game of 2015 with the Portland Thunder.
Jul 12, 2015

Sonie's return sparks Thunder defense

by Nik Streng
On Saturday night at Moda Center, if you were watching the Portland Thunder on defense, you had to look no further than defensive back Varmah Sonie in the No. 10 jersey making his return after a…
TRIBUNE PHOTO: DIEGO G. DIAZ - Portland Thunder quarterback Kyle Rowley stands in the pocket, looking to throw during Saturday's 72-48 victory over the Jacksonville Sharks.
Jul 12, 2015

Rowley wins the battle

by Stephen Alexander
Gladiator-like performance by Thunder QB helps Portland snap its losing streak Moments before the Portland Thunder took the field Saturday night against the Jacksonville Sharks, Thunder…
Jul 12, 2015

Saturday results

by Portland Tribune
TIMBERS LOSE 3-0 The Portland Timbers failed to score a goal or a point on the road Saturday, falling 3-0 to the Philadelphia Union. Philly (6-10-4, 22 points) got its first win ever over the…
TRIBUNE PHOTO: ANDY BUHLER - Jeff Smith nears the finish line and wins the Olympic Tri race in the annual Hagg Lake Triathlon and Duathlon in Forest Grove, his hometown.
Jul 16, 2015

Weather cooperates with Hagg Lake competitors

by Andy Buhler
FOREST GROVE -- The annual Hagg Lake Triathlon and Duathlon drew upwards of 600 participants and lots of spectators Saturday. And the weather -- mid-60s with cloud cover -- could not have been…
Jul 10, 2015

Friday results

by Portland Tribune
MILLER, HOPS DOWN SPOKANE The Hillsboro Hops led all the way in defeating the Spokane Indians 5-1 at Ron Tonkin Field. Hillsboro took a 2-0 lead in the five-game series. The next game is 5 p.m.…
Jul 09, 2015

Thursday results

by Portland Tribune
HOPS TAKE SERIES OPENER The Hillsboro Hops won the first game of a five-game home series with the Spokane Indians 2-1 at Ron Tonkin Field. Hillsboro tallied the winning run in the eighth inning.…
COURTESY: OREGON STATE UNIVERSITY - Oregon States starting quarterback for the Sept. 5 season opener against Weber State? Looks like it will be a true freshman, 6-3, 185-pound Seth Collins from El Cajon, Calif.
Jul 09, 2015

Collins vies for starting role

by Kerry Eggers
True freshman shows grit, skill in QB job during spring ball CORVALLIS — When Oregon State’s offense takes the field for the first snap in the Sept. 5 opener against Weber State at Reser…
TRIBUNE FILE PHOTO: JOHN LARIVIERE - Brady Breeze, a standout safety for Central Catholic High, is one of the top returning players - and an Oregon Ducks commit - for a school that has won the last two Class 6A championships.
Jul 09, 2015

Bar set high for Central Catholic

by Stephen Alexander
Rams have new players but hope for same results in quest for championship three-peat The road to a third consecutive Class 6A football championship has begun for Central Catholic High. Summer…