Wise moves up in golf world
With his career-best tie for second in last week's Wells Fargo Championship, PGA Tour rookie Aaron Wise from the University of Oregon jumped from 206th to 96th in the world golf rankings. He won $667,000 and moved from 112th to 49th on the tour's season money list with $1,177,642, one spot behind Tiger Woods.
n Former Lincoln High baseball standout Nate Ostmo, the starting shortstop for Dartmouth, was key in four victories, over Brown and Princeton, defensively as well as at the plate, wher ehe hit .353 with a triple, two home runs, five runs scored and three RBIs.
• The Portland Fighting Shockwave met their match and then some against the Los Angeles Warriors last Saturday in a Women's Football Alliance game at Roosevelt High.
Los Angeles beat Portland 52-8, the first loss this season for the Fighting Shockwave (4-1).
The Warriors (4-0) led 46-0 at halftime.
Los Angeles had more than 40 players, while Portland dressed 26 and had three players leave the game with injuries.
Portland's lone touchdown came in the third quarter, a pass from Veronica Ferguson to Jackie Lewis with Yesenia Rodriguez running in the two-point conversion.
Despite the loss, the Fighting Shockwave will get another shot at the Warriors in the WVA playoffs because Portland and Los Angeles are the only Division I teams in the West. That game is June 30 at Los Angeles.
The Fighting Shockwave next play May 19 at Everett. Their one remaining home game is June 2 against Everett.
• Former Portland Winterhawks goalie Adin Hill led the Tucson Roadrunners to the franchise's first American Hockey League Calder Cup playoff series win. Hill posted two shutouts and had a goals-against average of 1.76 in a 3-1 win over the San Jose Barracuda.
Tucson now trails the Texas Stars 2-1 in a best-of-seven series. Hill has stopped 78 of 86 shots in those three games.
Joachim Blichfeld, who joined the Barracuda after the Winterhawks lost to Everett, made his pro debut by playing in the final two games against Tucson.
The AHL series between the Manitoba Moose (Winnipeg Jets) and Grand Rapids Griffins (Detroit Red Wings) featured several former and current Winterhawks.
Chase De Leo had two goals and five assists in the five-game series, including an empty-netter in Monday's deciding game, a 5-1 Manitoba win.
For the Moose, Nic Petan had a goal and two assists in the series. Skyler McKenzie, who joined Winnipeg's AHL team after the Winterhawks were eliminated from the playoffs, scored his first professional goal in Manitoba's Game 3 win.
Manitoba dropped the first two games of its second-round series with the Rockford Ice Hogs. Petan had one assist in the two second-round games. McKenzie did not play in either game and De Leo was not on the score sheet
For the Grand Rapids Griffins, Dennis Chowlowski has played in two games, one of them in the playoffs, after the Hawks' season ended.
Missing the playoffs for Grand Rapids due to injury is Dominic Turgeon. He recently underwent surgery for a blood clot in his right arm and is expected to be ready for the preseason. Turgeon played five games with the Red Wings this season. For Grand Rapids he finished with 14 goals, 18 assists and a plus-13 rating in 69 games.
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