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April 28, 2015

Blazers send series back to Memphis with Game-4 win

by Kerry Eggers
The Trail Blazers' season was fading away. Jeff Green had just line-drived in a 3-pointer as the shot clock expired to give Memphis an 80-70 lead with 8:48 remaining. Coach Terry Stotts signaled…
TRIBUNE FILE PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - As a freshman in 2014, Royce Freeman led the University of Oregon in rushing.
April 28, 2015

Royce Freeman wants to help Ducks in more ways than one

by Stephen Alexander
EUGENE — University of Oregon running back Royce Freeman, one year removed from being a breakout star as a true freshman, has taken it upon himself to become a mentor for his teammates so the…
JERRY KURZ
April 28, 2015

AFL chief: Thunder boosting fan experience, year-round presence

by Steve Brandon
Jerry Kurz offers advice to Portland's arena football team The president of the Arena Football League, Jerry Kurz, spent the first three weeks of this season in Portland, preaching a couple of…
April 28, 2015

Hawks have history on their side

by Jason Vondersmith
Portland home for two games with Kelowna Rockets On Oct. 11, who would have thought the Portland Winterhawks would find themselves in another Western Hockey League Western Conference final come…
April 28, 2015

Grizzlies don't want to see Portland again

by Stephen Alexander
Rebounding will be a focus for Memphis in Game 5 With 8:48 remaining in Game 4, the Trail Blazers trailing 80-70. The Memphis Grizzlies looked to be on their way to a first-round sweep. One…
April 28, 2015

Tuesday TV, radio

by Portland Tribune
Tuesday, April 28 Winterhawks Kelowna at Portland, 7 p.m., KPAM (860 AM) Mariners Seattle at Texas, 5 p.m., Root Sports, KMTT (910 AM) NBA TBD College baseball Arizona State at Arizona, 6 p.m.,…
April 28, 2015

Tuesday sports calendar

by Portland Tribune
Tuesday, April 28 Winterhawks Kelowna at Portland, Moda Center, Game 3, 7 p.m. Mariners Seattle at Texas, 5 p.m. (Root Sports) Prep baseball Roosevelt-Lincoln at Concordia, 4 p.m. … Cleveland at…
April 28, 2015

Tuesday do, go, see

by Portland Tribune
BEST BETS 1. Winterhawks-Rockets, Game 3 7 p.m., Moda Center, KPAM (860 AM) Portland and Kelowna are tied 1-1 in the Western Hockey League Western Conference finals. 2. PIL City Slugfest…
TRIBUNE PHOTO: DAVID BLAIR - Damian Lillard drives for a Trail Blazers basket in Game 4 against Memphis Monday night at Moda Center.
April 27, 2015

Blazers extend series with 99-92 win

by Portland Tribune
The Trail Blazers kept their season alive Monday night with a 99-92 victory against the Memphis Grizzlies. Memphis' lead in the best-of-seven NBA playoff series is down to 3-1 going into a…
LaMarcus Aldridge smiles after the final buzzer sounds on Portland's 99-92 win.
April 27, 2015

IN PHOTOS: Blazers top Grizzlies

by Portland Tribune
The Trail Blazers rallied to drop Memphis 99-92 in Game 4. TRIBUNE PHOTOS: JOSH KULLA
Damian Lillard puts home a first-half layup.
April 27, 2015

IN PHOTOS: Blazers take 55-48 halftime lead

by Portland Tribune
The Portland Trail Blazers took a 55-48 halftime lead over Memphis in Game 4 of the teams' first-round NBA playoff series. PHOTOS BY JOSH KULLA
Blazers fans wait for their team to emerge from the tunnel.
April 27, 2015

IN PHOTOS: Blazers-Grizzlies Game 4 pregame

by Portland Tribune
From Game 4 of the Blazers-Grizzlies NBA playoff series, here are some images from the pregame and introductions. PHOTOS BY JOSH KULLA
COURTESY OF ROSS WILLIAM HAMILTON/PPS - Cleveland High baseball players congratulate Ray Clark (33) for his game-winning hit Monday in a 3-2 come-from-behind victory over Wilson in the PIL City Slugfest at Concordia University.
April 27, 2015

PREPS: Cleveland's 7th-inning rally whips Wilson

by Steve Brandon
The Cleveland Warriors were down to their last at-bat — and still looking for their first run. But they had a Ray of hope, and more. The Warriors put bits and pieces of offense together against…
April 27, 2015

Monday results

by Portland Tribune
WALKER HURLS MARINERS' WIN AT TEXAS; UO, OSU MEN WELL BACK AT PAC-12 GOLF MARINERS Taijuan Walker had another strong outing, going seven innings and allowing only six hits and no earned runs as…
TRIBUNE PHOTO: DIEGO G. DIAZ - Christine Sinclair of the Portland Thorns will be back on the Canadian national team for the Women's World Cup this year.
April 27, 2015

Monday sports news

by Portland Tribune
THREE THORNS WILL PLAY FOR CANADA; WOU HIRES JIM SHAW AS MEN'S BASKETBALL COACH Three Portland Thorns -- forward Christine Sinclair, midfielder Kaylyn Kyle and defender Rhian Wilkerson -- will be…
COURTESY OF LARRY LAWSON - The Portland State Vikings greet Brittany Hendrickson at home plate.
April 27, 2015

Monday honors

by Portland Tribune
COLLEGE SOFTBALL Brittany Hendrickson, Portland State Big Sky player of the week Senior first baseman from Thurston High Led PSU to a 3-2 win vs. Oregon State and a 2-1 series win vs. Montana…
TRIBUNE FILE PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Bralon Addison (left) eludes a Virginia defender en route to an Oregon Ducks touchdown in a 2013 game. After missing the 2014 season with an injury, Addison is expected to return Saturday in UO's spring game at Autzen Stadium.
April 27, 2015

Ducks' Addison ready for action

by Stephen Alexander
EUGENE — After missing last season with a knee injury, redshirt junior receiver Bralon Addison can barely wait for Saturday's Oregon Ducks spring game. It'll be his opportunity -- finally -- to…
April 27, 2015

The Terrences Watch

by Portland Tribune
An update on former Jefferson High basketball standouts Terrence Jones and Terrence Ross and their fortunes in the NBA playoffs: T-JONES Jones and the Houston Rockets lost 121-109 at the Dallas…
April 27, 2015

Monday TV, radio

by Portland Tribune
Monday, April 27 Blazers Memphis at Portland, Game 4, 7:30 p.m., KGW (8), TNT, KPOJ (620 AM), KKRZ (102.3 FM) Mariners Seattle at Texas, 5 p.m., Root Sports, KMTT (910 AM) NBA Atlanta at…
April 27, 2015

Monday sports calendar

by Portland Tribune
Monday, April 27 Blazers Memphis at Portland, Game 4, 7:30 p.m. (KGW 8, TNT) Mariners Seattle at Texas, 5 p.m. (Root Sports) Prep baseball Wilson-Cleveland at Concordia, 4 p.m. ... Grant at…
April 27, 2015

Monday do, go, see

by Portland Tribune
BEST BETS 1. Blazers-Grizzlies Game 4 7:30 p.m., Moda Center, KGW (8), TNT, KPOJ (620 AM), KKRZ (102.3 FM) MVP of the series for Portland is guard CJ McCollum, for knocking Memphis point guard…
LUND
April 26, 2015

Little guy Lund comes up big for Beavers in wins over Trojans

by Kerry Eggers
CORVALLIS — For a weekend, at least, Dane Lund was Cinderfella in baseball cleats. The redshirt senior catcher from Astoria was a driving force as Oregon State took the final two games to win…
TRIBUNE PHOTO: JONATHAN HOUSE - Damian Lillard and the Trail Blazers came up short in Game 3 Saturday night at Moda Center and need to win Monday to stay alive in their NBA playoff series with the Memphis Grizzlies.
April 26, 2015

It's down to one and done for Blazers after Grizzlies grab Game 3

by Kerry Eggers
There must be something that can turn things around for the Trail Blazers in this unsightly first-round playoff series with the Memphis Grizzlies. After Saturday night's 115-109 loss to the…
TRIBUNE FILE PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - The Portland Timbers and coach Caleb Porter lost a Cascadia Cup match Sunday night at Seattle 1-0.
April 26, 2015

Nothing for Timbers at Seattle

by Portland Tribune
The Portland Timbers failed to score a goal or a point in their Cascadia Cup rivalry match with the Seattle Sounders on Sunday night. Clint Dempsey's 77th-minute tap-in goal on the end of…
COURTESY OF OGA - A Ram Choi, a senior at Portland State, won the OGA Tournament of Champions by one shot over Gigi Stoll at Langdon Farms.
April 26, 2015

Sunday results

by Portland Tribune
PSU'S CHOI WINS OGA TOURNEY; MARINERS LOSE; VIKINGS TAKE SOFTBALL SERIES FROM MONTANA; IN BASEBALL, PILOTS, BEAVERS, DUCKS ALL WIN Portland State's A Ram Choi rallied to win the women's division…
PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP: JOSH KULLA - Blazers coach Terry Stotts rips into his team during their 115-109 loss to Memphis on Saturday.
April 26, 2015

IN PHOTOS: Three down

by Portland Tribune
Photos of the crowd, players and sights from around Moda Center on Saturday, when the Trail Blazers fell behind 3-0 to the Memphis Grizzlies in their NBA playoff series:
TRIBUNE PHOTO: JONATHAN HOUSE - Nicolas Batum reacts to a call in Game 3 against Memphis.
April 26, 2015

Better offense gives Blazers hope

by Stephen Alexander
When the clock hit zero Saturday night at Moda Center, the Trail Blazers had fallen 115-109 to the Memphis Grizzlies and found themselves looking into the jaws of a 3-0 first-round playoff…
Zach Randolph of the Memphis Grizzlies spars with Trail Blazers fans during Game 3 Saturday night at Moda Center.
April 26, 2015

IN PHOTOS: Memphis marches on

by Portland Tribune
The Trail Blazers' best game of the series and the homecourt fans weren't enough Saturday night at Moda Center. The Memphis Grizzlies survived both, as well as an injury to point guard Mike…
After making an interception Saturday at Stott Community Field, Portland State defensive back Xavier Coleman (second from right) is congratulated by Artuz Manning (left), Max Lyons (second from left) and David Jones (right).
April 26, 2015

IN PHOTOS: Barnum's Vikings spring into action

by Portland Tribune
Scenes from Saturday's spring game/scrimmage at Portland State, where defense led the way in drills and 60-some plays utilizing five quarterbacks under new head coach Bruce Barnum and before a…
PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP: JOSH KULLA - Game 3 of the Portland-Memphis 2015 NBA Playoffs first round series, April 25, 2015. Robin Lopez signs autographs for young fans.
April 25, 2015

IN PHOTOS: Getting Game 3 game faces on

by Josh Kulla
The Trail Blazers take on the Memphis Grizzlies tonight in Game 3 of the first round of the NBA playoffs. Here are pregame images from Moda Center:
COURTESY OF PORTLAND WINTERHAWKS - Paul Bittner gets congratulations from Portland Winterhawks teammate Chase De Leo after they combined on the first goal in Saturday's 3-2 Hawks win at Kelowna.
April 25, 2015

Winterhawks win 3-2, square WHL West finals

by Portland Tribune
The Portland Winterhawks have to feel pretty good about themselves after their trip to Kelowna, British Columbia. The Hawks blew another two-goal lead, but Nic Petan scored the go-ahead goal…
SHIM
April 25, 2015

Thorns pull even at Chicago

by Portland Tribune
For the first time this season, the Portland Thorns didn't win. But they didn't lose Saturday night, either, against a formidable foe in the Chicago Red Stars. The Thorns and Red Stars played to…
COURTESY OF PORTLAND THUNDER - John Martinez gets into the end zone with a rushing touchdown Saturday night for the Portland Thunder.
April 25, 2015

Thunder silenced early at San Jose

by Portland Tribune
The Portland Thunder got off on the wrong foot and never recovered on the road Saturday night. The Thunder lost 64-45 to the San Jose SaberCats in an Arena Football League game at SAP Center in…
TRIBUNE FILE PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Mike Johnston will get a second season as coach of the NHL Pittsburgh Penguins.
April 25, 2015

Weekend sports news

by Portland Tribune
KEVIN LOVE DISLOCATES SHOULDER; JOHNSTON WILL BE BACK IN PITTSBURGH; ELLSBURY (HIP) MISSES GAME Cleveland Cavaliers forward Kevin Love, the former Lake Oswego High star, dislocated his left…
April 25, 2015

Winterhawks come up short in Game 1

by Portland Tribune
There were two ways to look at the Portland Winterhawks' first game in the Western Hockey League Western Conference finals. The Hawks led by two goals early, and lost by only one goal — losing…
April 25, 2015

Weekend results

by Portland Tribune
HAWKS WIN, THORNS TIE, THUNDER LOSE; OREGON SWEEPS IN SOFTBALL, PSU SPLITS WITH MONTANA HOCKEY The Portland Winterhawks drew even in the Western Hockey League Western Conference championship…
April 25, 2015

Weekend TV, radio

by Portland Tribune
Saturday, April 25 Blazers Memphis at Portland, Game 3, 7:30 p.m., KGW (8), ESPN, KPOJ (620 AM), KKRZ (102.3 FM) Winterhawks Portland at Kelowna, 7 p.m., KPAM (860 AM) Thunder Portland at San…
April 25, 2015

Weekend do, go, see

by Portland Tribune
BEST BETS 1. Blazers-Grizzlies Game 3 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Moda Center, KGW (8), ESPN, KPOJ (620 AM), KKRZ (102.3 FM) It's do or death bed for Portland. Home court and Arron Afflalo to the…
April 25, 2015

Weekend sports calendar

by Portland Tribune
Saturday, April 25 Blazers Memphis at Portland, Game 3, 7:30 p.m. (KGW 8, ESPN) Winterhawks Portland at Kelowna, Game 2, 7 p.m. Thorns Portland at Chicago, 5:30 p.m. Thunder Portland at San…
TRIBUNE FILE PHOTO: DAVID BLAIR - Blazers center Robin Lopez improved his performance from Game 1 to Game 2 of the Portland-Memphis playoff series, and the teams inside defense has been solid. Now the offense needs to come around in Game 3 on Saturday.
April 24, 2015

Blazers haven't taken their best shot at Memphis

by Kerry Eggers
For all the things that have gone wrong for the Trail Blazers in the first two games of the best-of-seven first-round playoff series with Memphis, the play of Portland's post men has been pretty…

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Apr 24, 2015

Friday sports news

by Portland Tribune
PILOT MEN WILL FACE NCAA SOCCER CHAMP VIRGINIA The Portland Pilots will have 10 men's soccer home games in 2015, and will travel to face NCAA champion Virginia. The season opener is at home Aug.…
TRIBUNE PHOTO: DAVID BLAIR - Quarterback Kyle Rowley leads the Portland Thunder offense into its second road game of the Arena Football League season, a Saturday night skirmish at SAP Center, home of the 4-0 San Jose SaberCats.
Apr 24, 2015

Do Thunder know the way to score in San Jose?

by Steve Brandon
The Portland Thunder defense has had good and not-so-good moments this season. Same goes for the offense. And Thunder coach Mike Hohensee knows that in arena football, as in fishing, you tend to…
COURTESY OF UNIVERSITY OF PORTLAND - Lucia Butkovska won at No. 1 singles and doubles on Friday as the Portland Pilots reached the West Coast Conference women's tennis finals for the first time in program history.
Apr 24, 2015

Friday results

by Portland Tribune
FELIX THROWS GEM; WINTERHAWKS LOSE; PILOTS ADVANCE TO WCC FINALS BASEBALL Felix dominates Felix Hernandez pitched a complete game, five-hit gem and Nelson Cruz and Logan Morrison homered as…
Apr 24, 2015

PREPS: Roosevelt upends Madison; Lincoln takes sole possession…

by Portland Tribune
SQUEEZE PLAY LIFTS RIDERS IN PIVOTAL 7TH INNING The Roosevelt Roughriders provided a major upset in PIL baseball on Thursday, handing the Madison Senators their first league defeat. Roosevelt…
Apr 24, 2015

THE TERRENCES WATCH

by Portland Tribune
An update on former Jefferson High basketball players Terrence Jones and Terrence Ross, who are competing in the NBA playoffs (Jones for the Houston Rockets, Ross for the Toronto Raptors):…
TRIBUNE FILE PHOTO: JONATHAN HOUSE - A scene from last year's Portland-Kelowna playoff series.
Apr 24, 2015

Friday do, go, see

by Portland Tribune
BEST BETS 1. Winterhawks at Rockets 7 p.m., KPAM (860 AM) Portland's quest to win another WHl Western Conference title takes the Hawks to Kelowna for Game 1 against the explosive Rockets. 2.…
Apr 24, 2015

Friday TV, radio

by Portland Tribune
Friday, April 24 Winterhawks Portland at Kelowna, 7 p.m., KPAM (860 AM) Mariners Minnesota at Seattle, 7 p.m., Root Sports, KMTT (910 AM) NBA Houston at Dallas, 4 p.m., L.A. Clippers at San…
Apr 24, 2015

Friday sports calendar

by Portland Tribune
Friday, April 24 Winterhawks Portland at Kelowna, Game 1, 7 p.m. Mariners Minnesota at Seattle, 7 p.m. (Root Sports) Prep baseball Cleveland at Benson, Wilson at Grant, 4:30 p.m. Prep softball…
TRIBUNE FILE PHOTO: DAVID BLAIR - Damian Lillard has struggled with his shooting and against the Memphis Grizzlies defense in the first two games of the playoffs.
Apr 23, 2015

Damian Lillard: 'Everything will turn around'

by Kerry Eggers
Struggling Blazers guard admits 'I'm not helping my team' but says he can handle it There are plenty of things the Trail Blazers must correct if they are to get back into their first-round…
Kieran McDonagh 6-2, 230 senior Skyview High
Apr 23, 2015

A look at things to come

by Stephen Alexander
PSU quarterback contenders show what they're made of Portland State’s football scrimmage on Friday, April 17, was different from most others of the past few years. More than 100 spectators sat…
COURTESY OF WHL - Oliver Bjorkstrand of the Portland Winterhawks is the Western Hockey League Western Conference player of the year.
Apr 23, 2015

Thursday honors

by Portland Tribune
BJORKSTAND IS WHL WESTERN CONFERENCE PLAYER OF THE YEAR Oliver Bjorkstrand, the Portland Winterhawks forward who led the Western Hockey League in scoring this season, has been named WHL Western…
TRIBUNE FILE PHOTO - Oregon's Jeff Lockie (right) visits with Oregon State's Sean Mannion after last season's Civil War football game.
Apr 23, 2015

Who will be Duck football's new QB?

by Jason Vondersmith
Whoever follows Mariota is expected to be 'better,' as usual EUGENE — The most compelling subplot of Oregon football is the battle to be starting quarterback, which won’t be decided until…
COURTESY OF UNIVERSITY OF PORTLAND - Susie Campbell-Gross, women's tennis coach, takes her Portland Pilots into the West Coast Conference semifinals on Friday, looking for the program's first-ever berth in the league finals.
Apr 23, 2015

Thursday results

by Portland Tribune
UP WOMEN REACH WCC TENNIS SEMIS The University of Portland women's tennis team, ranked No. 53 in the nation, beat Loyola Marymount 4-0 Thursday in the West Coast Conference quarterfinals at San…
COURTESY OF MLS - Chad Marshall, a 6-4 defender, has been suspended by MLS for Sunday's Seattle-Portland match.
Apr 23, 2015

Thursday sports news

by Portland Tribune
PILOTS WOMEN SOCCER WILL VISIT NOTRE DAME; SOUNDERS STAR MARSHALL OUT FOR TIMBERS MATCH August will be interesting for Portland Pilots women's soccer team. The Pilots kick off their 2015 season…
PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP: JOSH KULLA - Yesenia Delgado and Ricki Ruiz worked together to transform this abanonded hockey rink into a soccer field.
Apr 24, 2015

'Mini Futbol' making its way to Snake Court

by Jodi Weinberger
Rockwood native, Timbers partner to build soccer field When 20-year-old Ricki Ruiz had the idea to improve the vacant Snake Court in Vance Park, he thought it may take a few years — at a…
SUBMITTED PHOTO: IHIGH.COM - Lakeridge varsity softball coach Michael McCormack is on administrative leave after allegations that he gave energy drinks to players.
Apr 23, 2015

Lakeridge High softball coach put on administrative leave

by Jillian Daley
Lakeridge varsity softball coach Mike McCormack has been suspended and placed on administrative leave for two weeks after reportedly giving team members an energy drink before a game on Monday.…
COURTESY OF KELOWNA ROCKETS - Josh Morrissey is one of the big guns for the Kelowna Rockets, who had the best regular-season record in the Western Hockey League Western Conference.
Apr 23, 2015

Winterhawks

by Jason Vondersmith
KELOWNA-PORTLAND SERIES PREVIEW NOTES What: Kelowna vs. Portland, Western Hockey League Western Conference finals When: Games 1 and 2 at Kelowna, 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday; Games 3 and 4 at…
TRIBUNE FILE PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Lincoln's Isabella Rae heads to third base in a game against Madison.
Apr 23, 2015

Thursday do, go, see

by Portland Tribune
BEST BETS 1. Alpenrose Cup Lincoln vs. Wilson softball Alpenrose Stadium, 5:45 p.m. (first pitch at 6:30 p.m.) It's the eighth annual Alpenrose Cup softball game between the teams of Lincoln…
Apr 23, 2015

Thursday TV, radio

by Portland Tribune
Thursday, April 23 NBA Cleveland at Boston, 4 p.m., Golden State at New Orleans, 6:30 p.m., TNT NHL Tampa Bay at Detroit, 4 p.m., Chicago at Nashville, 6:30 p.m., NBC Sports MLB L.A. Dodgers at…
Apr 23, 2015

Thursday sports calendar

by Portland Tribune
Thursday, April 23 Prep baseball Lincoln at Grant, Roosevelt at Madison, Franklin at Wilson, Benson-Cleveland at Sckavone, Portland Christian at Country Christian, 4:30 p.m. ... Central…
MANNION
Apr 23, 2015

Sports birthdays

by Portland Tribune
April 24, 1958 Bill Krueger (age 57) Now a broadcaster for the Seattle Mariners, the 6-5 left-hander starred for McMinnville High and the Portland Pilots before a pro career that included 13…
SLATS GILL
Apr 23, 2015

Oregon sports history

by Portland Tribune
April 23-27, 1936 Oregon State basketball coach Slats Gill is preparing to take his nine in the conference opener at Oregon. The all-time series stands at 41 wins for the Orange and 38 for the…
Apr 23, 2015

Main events

by Portland Tribune
Thursday, April 23 Prep baseball: Lincoln at Grant, Roosevelt at Madison, Franklin at Wilson, Benson-Cleveland at Sckavone, Portland Christian at Country Christian, 4:30 p.m. ... Central…
Apr 23, 2015

TV, radio

by Portland Tribune
Thursday, April 23 NBA: Cleveland at Boston, 4 p.m., Golden State at New Orleans, 6:30 p.m., TNT NHL: Tampa Bay at Detroit, 4 p.m., Chicago at Nashville, 6:30 p.m., NBC Sports MLB: L.A. Dodgers…
TRIBUNE FILE PHOTO: DAVID BLAIR - LaMarcus Aldridge says the Blazers are counting on their home crowd to help turn around the Portland-Memphis playoff series.
Apr 22, 2015

Blazers promise it will be different at Moda after belly flop in…

by Kerry Eggers
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Now that the Memphis Grizzlies have beaten the Trail Blazers every which way in two straight games at FexEd Forum, the question is this: Can they do it at Moda Center, too?…
Apr 22, 2015

Afflalo, Kaman won't play in Game 2

by Portland Tribune
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Portland guard Aaron Afflalo won't play in tonight's Trail Blazers-Memphis Grizzlies NBA playoff game. The Blazers announced during warmups that Afflalo is out for Game 2 of the…
COURTESY OF GEOFF THURNER - Caroline Inglis of Oregon became the Ducks' first Pac-12 women's golf champion on Wednesday.
Apr 22, 2015

Wednesday results

by Portland Tribune
INGLIS WINS PAC-12 WOMEN'S GOLF, LEADING DUCKS TO 2ND; MARINERS WIN COLLEGE GOLF Oregon junior Caroline Inglis from Churchill High won the Pac-12 tournament Wednesday at Boulder (Colo.) Country…
TRIBUNE FILE PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Portland Thunder coach Mike Hohensee takes his second-year Arena Football League team to San Jose this week for a Saturday night game against the 4-0 SaberCats.
Apr 22, 2015

Unbeaten SaberCats pose another road test for Portland Thunder

by Steve Brandon
The Portland Thunder's triple-headed road monster -- consecutive away games against Arizona, San Jose and Philadelphia -- is one-third complete. The second-year Thunder (2-2), who lost 65-47…
TRIBUNE FILE PHOTO: JONATHAN HOUSE - Jamie Kompon (left), coach and GM of the Portland Winterhawks, says his team is ready for favored Kelowna in the WHL Western Conference finals.
Apr 22, 2015

Kompon talks Kelowna series

by Steve Brandon
New coach/general manager, same Western Conference finals. It'll be Jamie Kompon, the successor to Mike Johnston, taking the resourceful Portland Winterhawks into battle against the potent…
TRIBUNE FILE PHOTO: JONATHAN HOUSE - Oregon's Charles Nelson knocks down Ohio State's Jalin Marshall in last season's national championship game.
Apr 22, 2015

Will Ducks go with a full Nelson?

by Jason Vondersmith
EUGENE — Could Charles Nelson be a two-way player for the Oregon Ducks, or even a three-way player? "Hopefully. I'd like to be," the versatile sophomore says, who is moving from offense to…
CICHOKE
Apr 22, 2015

PREPS: Rams win 8th baseball game in a row

by Portland Tribune
ROOSEVELT SOFTBALL TOPS CLEVELAND 13-0; WITH 17 HITS, LINCOLN BEATS GRANT Central Catholic extended its baseball win streak to eight games Wednesday. The Rams, who have won five of their last six…
TRIBUNE FILE PHOTOL JONATHAN HOUSE - Houston power forward Terrence Jones got hit in the nose at least a couple of times in Game 2 vs. Dallas and gave way at times to teammate Josh Smith.
Apr 22, 2015

The Terrences Watch

by Portland Tribune
Updates on former Jefferson High basketball stars Terrence Jones and Terrence Ross as they compete in the NBA playoffs: T-Jones, Houston Rockets • He got his nose bloodied in Game 2 against…
TRIBUNE FILE PHOTO: JONATHAN HOUSE - Cameron Scarlett, former Central Catholic running back, has been picked for the annual Les Schwab all-star football game.
Apr 22, 2015

Wednesday sports news

by Portland Tribune
FIVE RAMS MAKE SCHWAB BOWL; PSU, UP SIGN HOOPSTERS HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL Five players from Class 6A champion Central Catholic have been chosen to play in the Les Schwab Tires Bowl, an annual…
TRIBUNE FILE PHOTO: JONATHAN HOUSE - Jordan Imes stops a ground ball for the Roosevelt Roughriders softball team.
Apr 22, 2015

PREPS: Lincoln baseball wins in 9; Madison also stays unbeaten…

by Portland Tribune
ROOSEVELT DOWNS ANOTHER SOFTBALL FOE Another day, another win for both Madison and Lincoln, co-leaders in PIL baseball. On Tuesday, it was 6-1 for Madison over Roosevelt at Walker Stadium, and…
Lincoln High's Brandon Leitgeb gets in front of a ground ball during Tuesday's PIL baseball game against Grant.
Apr 22, 2015

IN PHOTOS: Lincoln clinches Grant series

by Portland Tribune
The Lincoln Cardinals clinched their series with the Grant Generals on Tuesday, winning 5-1 in nine innings at Sckavone Stadium. Lincoln, which improved to 8-0 in the Portland Interscholastic…
COURTESY PHOTO: DIANE WOMACK - Glencoe High softball players sport special black and teal jerseys and teal hair ribbons for an April 2 game against Hillsboro that raised awareness of ovarian cancer.
Apr 22, 2015

Playing in Julie's honor

by Amanda Miles
Glencoe, Hillsboro pay tribute to Julie Schmidt-Hiles, who died of ovarian cancer last summer For Jacy Jukkala, last summer was the kind no one should ever endure. In late spring, Jukkala’s…
Apr 22, 2015

Wednesday TV, radio

by Portland Tribune
Wednesday, April 22 Blazers Portland at Memphis, Game 2, 5 p.m., KGW (8), TNT, KPOJ (620 AM), KKRZ (102.3 FM) Mariners Houston at Seattle, 7 p.m., Root Sports, KMTT (910 AM) MLB L.A. Dodgers at…
Apr 22, 2015

Wednesday do, go, see

by Portland Tribune
BEST BETS 1. Blazers-Grizzlies Game 2 5 p.m. PT at Memphis (KGW 8, TNT) It's been a long time, relatively speaking, since these teams met Sunday to open their NBA playoff series. Guard Arron…
Apr 22, 2015

Wednesday sports calendar

by Portland Tribune
Wednesday, April 22 Blazers Portland at Memphis, Game 2, 5 p.m. (KGW 8, TNT) Mariners Houston at Seattle, 7 p.m. (Root Sports) Prep baseball Central Catholic at Gresham, 5 p.m. Prep softball…
COURTESY OF MEMPHIS GRIZZLIES - Elston Turner cut his teeth as an NBA assistant coach in Portland under Blazers bosses P.J. Carlesimo and Mike Dunleavy. Now he's helping guide the Memphis Grizzlies in their NBA playoff series against the Blazers.
Apr 21, 2015

Here's hoping it's Elston Turner's turn, soon

by Kerry Eggers
VETERAN ASSISTANT HAPPY IN MEMPHIS, BUT WOULD LOVE A HEAD COACHING OPPORTUNITY MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Understated and dignified, Elston Turner continues to go quietly about his business as an…