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Thursday, May 23

by: TRIBUNE PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Lincoln Highs Allie Hueffner (left) and Kadie Hueffner go for a ball in their states doubles final last Saturday against Jesuits Darby Rosette and Sarah Murphy at Tualatin Hills Tennis Center. The Hueffner twins won 6-2, 6-3 to propel the Cardinals to the Class 6A championship by one point over Jesuit. The teams tied last year, and Lincoln took the crown in 2009 and 2010. The Hueffners also won the doubles title in 2012.Prep track and field: The two-day, Oregon School Activities Association Class 3A, 2A and 1A state meets begin at Hayward Field in Eugene. First field event is at 10 a.m. First running event goes off at 1: 30 p.m.

Timbers U-23s: Portland plays host to the Vancouver Whitecaps U-23s at Jeld-Wen Field, 11 a.m.

College golf: The University of Oregon women swing into the third day of four at the NCAA championships at the University of Georgia Golf Course. The Ducks are among 24 team qualifiers. One of two seniors in the five-player UO lineup is Avery Sills from Lincoln High. ...

Concordia’s women are one of 27 teams at the NAIA championships at Lincoln, Neb. Today is round three of four at Wilderness Ridge Golf Club; the tournament ends Friday. The Cavaliers, who have won two straight regional titles, are led by individual regional champion Sunny Powers, a junior from North Medford High. Patricia Little, a freshman from David Douglas, placed third for the Cavs (ninth overall) at the regional.

College track and field: The NCAA West prelims, to qualify athletes for the Division I championships, is on tap through Saturday at Austin, Texas. Oregon’s men and women are both ranked third in the nation, and the Ducks have 29 men’s entries and 23 women’s entries. The top 12 in each event advance to the nationals at Hayward Field June 5-8. ...

Concordia is among the teams in the three-day NAIA championships, which start today at Indiana Wesleyan University in Marion, Ind. Among Concordia’s top contenders: Willy Irwin, who ranks first in the shot put and second in the discus; Adam Riddle and Bo Johnson, who are ranked second and third, respectively, in the hammer; Gabriella Dixson, who is seeded first in the women’s shot and discus and fourth in the women’s hammer; Sharayah Kenady, second in the women’s hammer; and Linsie Michels, second in the women’s 800 and fourth in the 1,500.

Friday, May 24

College baseball: It’s the final weekend of the Pac-12 season, with Oregon State (22-5) in first place by two games over Oregon (20-7) and UCLA (20-7). The Beavers open a three-game series at home vs. Washington State, 4 p.m. (Pac-12 Networks), while the Ducks begin a three-game series at Utah, 5 p.m. PT. UCLA is at Stanford (fifth in the conference at 14-13), 7 p.m. WSU is 9-19 and next-to-last in the Pac-12, but 14-15 overall at home. The Utes are 6-21 in Pac-12 play. ...

Linfield, ranked No. 1, opens play in the NCAA Division III championship tournament at Appleton, Wis. The Wildcats (38-7) will face the Ithaca (N.Y.) Bombers (38-6) at 11:15 a.m. PT. The tourney goes through Tuesday.

Prep track and field: The Class 6A, 5A and 4A state meets begin their two-day run at Hayward Field, and the 3A, 2A and 1A meets conclude. The larger schools’ first field event is at 9 a.m., and the first running event is at 10 a.m. For the three smaller classifications, field events start at 2:30 p.m., and running events begin at 4:20 p.m.

Basketball: The Portland Chinooks (2-3) welcome the Vancouver Volcanoes (7-2) to Eastmoreland Courts for an International Basketball League game, 7 p.m. The Vancouver roster includes Josh Tarver from Oregon State and former Portland State Vikings Chehales Tapscott, Andre Murray, JR Moore and Paul Hafford.

Saturday, May 25

Timbers: Portland (4-1-7, third in the MLS Western Conference) plays the team with the worst record in the league, D.C. United (1-8-2). The game is at multipurpose RFK Stadium, capacity 19,647, 4 p.m PT (ROOT).

Thorns: Starfire Sports Complex, a 4,500-seat stadium in Tukwila, Wash., is the site for Portland’s road game against the rival Seattle Reign, 7 p.m. The Thorns are 5-1-1 (16 points) and tied for first with Sky Blue FC, which has the same mark. The Reign are last in the eight-team National Women’s Soccer League at 0-6-1. Seattle has suffered from injuries to Hope Solo, Keelin Winters, Elli Reed and Kate Deines and still is without Megan Rapinoe (playing in France) and Amy Rodriguez (starting a family). Opponents have outscored the Reign 12-4, and Portland beat them 2-1 at Jeld-Wen Field on April 21.

Other soccer: The Rose Festival Soccer Classic runs today through Monday at Delta Park. The tournament has eight men’s divisions (from under-18 to over-60) and three women’s division (under-18, open and over-30).

College baseball: Washington State plays at OSU, 1 p.m. (Pac-12 Networks), and Oregon is at Utah, 3 p.m. PT. UCLA, which went into the weekend tied with Oregon for second in the Pac-12, is at Stanford, 7 p.m.

College softball: The Oregon Ducks are playing host to an NCAA super regional — a best-of-three series with Nebraska. Oregon, the Pac-12 champion, is 49-9; the Huskers, who placed second in the Big Ten, are 43-13. The first game is 5 p.m. today at Howe Field in Eugene (ESPNU).

Prep track and field: It’s the final day of the 6A, 5A and 4A state meets at Hayward Field. Field events begin at 9:30 a.m., and running events start at 12:30 p.m.

Women’s football: The Portland Fighting Fillies (5-1) and Portland Shockwave (4-2) meet again, this time at 5 p.m. at Milwaukie High, the Fillies’ home field. On April 20, the Fillies beat the Shockwave 6-0 at Hillsboro Stadium.

Sunday, May 26

College baseball: The Pac-12 regular season concludes with Washington State at Oregon State, noon (Pac-12 Networks), and Oregon at Utah, noon PT. UCLA wraps up its series at Stanford with a 3 p.m. game.

College softball: Game 2 of the best-of-three NCAA super regional between Oregon and Nebraska starts at noon at Howe Field on the UO campus. If Game 3 is necessary, it would start at 3 p.m. (ESPNU both games).

Tuesday, May 28

Prep baseball: The state semifinals are on tap for 6A, 5A, 4A, 3A and 2A/1A teams.

Prep softball: It’s the state semis for 6A, 5A, 4A, 3A and 2A/1A.

Wednesday, May 29

Timbers: In a third-round U.S. Open Cup match, Portland is one of 32 remaining teams and plays its first game versus United Soccer League’s Wilmington Hammerheads, 7:30 p.m., Jeld-Wen Field.