OREGON SPORTS HISTORY/1956: Multnomah Athletic Club sends swim team to Florida in search of national championship

March 26-27, 1956

Ice skaters in the city (members of the Portland Ice Skating club), the Hockey club and the Junior Skating club have petitioned the city council to build an arena, preferably on city-owned property at Buckman Field. It would be supervised by the park bureau.

• The seven-woman Multnomah Athletic Club swim team is headed to the national indoor meet in Daytona Beach, Fla., hoping for a title.

• The Portland Beavers defeat the Sacramento Solons 15-5 in a "grapefruit" game at Pasadena, Calif., then lose 5-3 to the Vancouver Mounties.

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