Oregon sports history
Dec. 10, 1941
Three days after Pearl Harbor, President Franklin D. Roosevelt predicts a long World War II against a "crafty and powerful bandit," with Germany and Italy becoming as much an enemy as Japan to the United States.
"We are going to win the way and we are going to win the peace that follows," Roosevelt says.
Portland is blacked out from 12:30 a.m. to 8 a.m., with no unauthorized cars allowed on the streets and no buses or street cars running from 12:30 a.m. to 5:20 a.m. All street, building and home lights must be off during the night.
In local sports news:
The University of Portland basketball team opens its season with a 54-39 victory over Boise State.
The Portland Waterfronts are tied for second in the Northwest Hockey League.
Badminton classes are set for Sellwood Community Center.
Oregon State's football team ends a week off and resumes practice for its Rose Bowl game against Duke.
At Multnomah Athletic Club, Signal Oil defeats Bradford's Clothiers 53-27 in a key Portland City Basketball League game. Bradford's had recently beaten the University of Oregon.