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PDX Sports

Tuesday, Aug. 12

Baseball: The Hillsboro Hops wrap up a series with the Salem-Keizer Volcanoes, taking on the host team at Volcanoes Stadium, 6:30 p.m.

Golf: The ninth annual Super Senior at the OGA (Oregon Golf Association) course in Woodburn is today and Wednesday. ... Also at the OGA course is the Women’s Stroke Play tournament, a two-day event that begins today. ... The PNGA (Pacific Northwest Golf Association) Junior Girls’ Amateur, which began on Monday, runs through Thursday at Olympic (Wash.) Country and Golf Club. ... the PNGA Junior Boys’ Amateur, which also teed off on Monday, continues through Friday at Emerald Valley Golf and Resort in Creswell.

Wednesday, Aug. 13

Baseball: The Hillsboro Hops have a three-game homestand against the Boise Hawks, with the first meeting at 7 tonight at Ron Tonkin Field. ... Salem-Keizer opens a three-game series at the Eugene Emeralds, 7 p.m.

Soccer: The Oregon Ducks’ women have a home exhibition match against Trinity Western at Eugene, 5 p.m.

Sports birthday

Aug. 13, 1945: Gary Gregor (age 69), an original Trail Blazer, the 6-7 forward from the University of South Carolina played for Portland in the 1970-71 and 1971-72 seasons.

Aug. 12, 1987: Walter Thurmond (age 27), a former Oregon Ducks secondary standout who earned a Super Bowl ring last season with the Seattle Seahawks.

Oregon sports history

Aug. 12-13, 1966

A crowd of 21,228 at Multnomah Stadium sees former Oregon Ducks quarterback Bob Berry lead coach Norm Van Brocklin’s Minnesota Vikings to a 36-5 NFL exhibition victory over the Pittsburgh Steelers. Berry’s teammates include receiver Lance Rentzel, center Mick Tingelhoff and defensive linemen Carl Eller and Jim Marshall. Berry completes 14 of 26 passes for two touchdowns and 246 of the Vikes’ 333 offensive yards. Van Brocklin also has success before the game, as the Dutchman catches a 22-pound salmon.