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These local sports figures all have one good reason for a celebration this week

TRIBUNE PHOTO: JONATHAN HOUSE - OLSHEYJan. 10, 1965

Neil Olshey (age 54)

The Trail Blazers general manager grew up in Queens and went to high school in Manhattan. He has been in the NBA since 2002, when he became player personnel director of the Los Angeles Clippers.

Jan. 10, 1992

Ryon Healy (age 27)

The Seattle Mariners first baseman is a former Oregon Duck who was born in Los Angeles. In 2018, his third MLB season, he hit .235 with 24 home runs and 73 RBIs in 133 games.

Jan. 12, 1979

Marian Hossa (age 40)

The former NHL and Portland Winterhawks star from Slovakia retired before the 2017-18 season because of a skin disorder.

Jan. 12, 1999

Shane Farkas (age 20)

The 6-2, 190-pounder from Penticon, British Columbia, has been the main goaltender this season for the Portland Winterhawks.

Jan. 14, 1963

Kelly Graves (age 56)

The University of Oregon women's basketball coach was born in Salt Lake City and played guard in college for New Mexico. He took over in Eugene in 2014, after 14 seasons at Gonzaga and three years as head coach before that at Saint Mary's.

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