Thunder's Perry quietly steps up his game

Thunder's Perry quietly steps up his game

Leading receiver makes mark on, off field for Portland AFL Portland Thunder receiver Jared Perry...

Eugene the host with the most

Eugene the host with the most

BUT SOME DEBATE WHETHER TRACKTOWN USA SHOULD GET ALL THE BIG MEETS EUGENE — TrackTown USA...

Links to longevity

Links to longevity

For WWII vet 'Fritz' Jossi, 93, golf is therapy, camaraderie and more The threesome of senior...

Todd Stansbury's big adventure

Todd Stansbury's big adventure

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LLOYD
July 06, 2015

Redemption plus: Steady improvement leads to dominance

by Caitlin Murray
World Cup crown comes as U.S. adjusts, blends VANCOUVER, British Columbia — When United States coach Jill Ellis looked at the BC Place scoreboard early in Sunday’s Women’s World Cup final, even…
Portland Timbers forward Fanendo Adi (right) heads the ball over San Jose's Marvell Wynne (left)) and Clarence Goodson at Providence Park.
July 06, 2015

IN PHOTOS: Better late than never for hot Timbers

by Portland Tribune
Stoppage time was the right time for the Portland Timbers on Sunday, and midfielder Jack Jewsbury was in the right place at the right time. Jewsbury lofted in a shot to the far post after a…
TRIBUNE PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - The Portland Timbers' Will Johnson (left) piles on teammate Jack Jewbury after Jewsbury's goal in stoppage time Sunday night versus San Jose.
July 06, 2015

Timbers' 'salty dog' has his day, again

by Stephen Alexander
The Portland Timbers outplayed the San Jose Earthquakes in just about every way Sunday night at Providence Park. The Timbers finished the match with .611 of the possession, 23 shots and seven…
July 05, 2015

Sunday results

by Portland Tribune
LATE GOAL LIFTS TIMBERS Veteran Jack Jewsbury lofted a rebound shot off Diego Valeri’s free kick to salvage a 1-0 victory for Portland in a Sunday night MLS game at home against San Jose. The…
July 05, 2015

Saturday results

by Portland Tribune
BIG RALLY LIFTS HOPS At Everett (Wash.) Memorial Stadium, the Hillsboro Hops rallied for an 8-7 win over the Northwest League-leading Aquasox. Hillsboro tied the score with three runs in the top…
LANANNA
July 04, 2015

Lananna's summer series idea would keep athletes from running to…

by Kerry Eggers
TrackTown USA head aims to help competitors earn living, grow sport EUGENE — A year ago, Atlanta-based sports agent Paul Doyle initiated a U.S. track and field team competition called the…
TRIBUNE PHOTO: DIEGO G. DIAZ - The Portland Thorns celebrate a goal in their comeback victory 2-1 Friday night against Sky Blue.
July 03, 2015

Penalty turns tide Thorns' way

by Stephen Alexander
Halfway through Friday night’s game against Sky Blue, the Portland Thorns looked as though they would extend their seven-match winless streak. But, after going down a goal in the first half, the…
Sinead Farrelly scores the winning goal for the Portland Thorns.
July 04, 2015

IN PHOTOS: Thorns pull it out

by Portland Tribune
The Portland Thorns got their first victory in their last eight National Women's Soccer League matches, winning 2-1 Friday night at Providence Park against Sky Blue. Scenes from the game:…
TRIBUNE PHOTO: DIEGO G. DIAZ - Kaylyn Kyle (11) tries a shot for the Portland Thorns in Friday's win over Sky Blue.
July 04, 2015

Kyle's defense rescues Thorns

by Nathanael Meadowcroft
Canadian defender Kaylyn Kyle was the first of eight Portland Thorns players to make their return to the Rose City from the Women’s World Cup. She got her first start as a member of the Thorns…
July 03, 2015

Friday results

by Portland Tribune
THORNS RALLY FOR WIN Sinead Farrelly’s goal in the 79th minute gave Portland a 2-1 National Women’s Soccer League win at home over Sky Blue FC. Sky Blue was leading when the Thorns got the…
July 03, 2015

Turnaround victory for Timbers2

by Nathanael Meadowcroft
THREE PLAYERS SCORE iN 3-1 HOME DEFEAT OF ARIZONA UNITED Three Portland Timbers2 players found the back of the net as the United Soccer Leagues team raced past Arizona United SC 3-1 Thursday…
July 24, 2015

Thursday results

by Portland Tribune
HOMER HURTS HOPS Ian Happ, a first-round Chicago Cubs draft pick, homered in the top of the 11th inning to give the Eugene Emeralds a 2-1 victory over the Hillsboro Hops at Ron Tonkin Field. The…
JIM BESEDA/MOLALLA PIONEER - Flying Five Rodeo's Spring Lilly won this contest with saddle bronc ridere Caleb Nicols of Priest River, Idaho during Thursday's 92nd Molalla Buckeroo PRCA Rodeo.
July 03, 2015

Herrin tops Buckeroo leader board on borrowed horse

by Jim Beseda
Hunter Herrin's horses are in Calgary, so he used six-time world champion Cody Ohl's horse, Savior, to take over the tie-down roping lead through two rounds of the 92nd Molalla Buckeroo PRCA…
KARA GOUCHER
July 02, 2015

Doping scandal takes wind out of Goucher

by Kerry Eggers
Olympian stands firm, but hurt by flak from coach's backers EUGENE — Kara Goucher appeared worn down physically as she crossed the finish line in 18th place in Sunday’s women’s 5,000 meters in…
JAMES
July 02, 2015

Former school star walks talk, gives back to Grant

by Taylor Ford
Mike James returns love at hoops camp, sets sights on NBA Since capping his senior season at Grant High with a basketball state championship in 2008 and being named to the all-tournament second…
July 02, 2015

Rodeo drill team crushed by 'fluke' accident, loss of horse

by Jim Beseda
One horse was euthanized, another horse was injured, and one rider suffered a broken collarbone and broken finger after a collision during Wednesday's opening ceremonies of the 92nd Molalla…
July 02, 2015

Main events

by Portland Tribune
Thursday, July 2 Mariners: Seattle at Oakland, 7 p.m. (Root Sports) Hops: Eugene at Hillsboro, 7 p.m. Rodeo: 80th St. Paul Rodeo, 7:30 p.m. Timbers2: Arizona United at Portland, Merlo Field, 7…
July 02, 2015

TV, radio

by Portland Tribune
Thursday, July 2 Mariners: Seattle at Oakland, 7 p.m., Root Sports, KMTT (910 AM) MLB: San Francisco at Miami, 9 a.m., KUIK (1360 AM) Hops: Eugene at Hillsboro, 7 p.m., KPOJ (620 AM) Tennis:…
July 02, 2015

Sports birthdays

by Portland Tribune
July 6, 1953 Mike Riley (age 62) The Nebraska Cornhuskers football coach was born on this day in Wallace, Idaho, but grew up in Corvallis, where he became coach of the Oregon State Beavers. July…
July 02, 2015

Oregon sports history

by Portland Tribune
July 2-6, 1999 Kelvin Cato and Bonzi Wells are expected to take part in the Trail Blazers summer leagues — not one, but two. The Portland squad, which includes Nikita Morgunov and other roster…
JIM BESEDA/MOLALLA PIONEER - Big Bend Rodeo's Cajun Queen took bareback rider Hunter Carter for an 81-point ride at Wednesday's 92nd Molalla Buckeroo PRCA Rodeo.
July 02, 2015

Hunter Carter's first Buckeroo appearance a memorable ride

by Jim Beseda
Hunter Carter of Babson Park, Fla., took the early lead in the bareback riding competition with a score of 81 during Wednesday's opening performance of the 92nd Molalla Buckeroo PRCA Rodeo.…
COURTESY: UNIVERSITY OF PORTLAND - Bill Irwin, director of soccer at the University of Portland.
July 01, 2015

UP Pilots root for Rapinoe, the U.S., and more

by Nik Streng
If anyone knows women’s soccer, it’s the people at the University of Portland. And for those still on campus this summer, the place to be Tuesday afternoon was the Hall of Fame Room at Chiles…
PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP: DAVID BALL - Former Multnomah Greyhound Park announcer Eric Anderson is the Chief Operating Officer for Game Day - a sports marketing group.
July 01, 2015

Eric Anderson finds his groove with Game Day

by David Ball
Eric Anderson had the voice that made Multnomah Greyhound Park come alive on summer nights before it closed after the 2004 season. Anderson spent almost 10 years at the track as its marketing…
July 01, 2015

Wednesday results

by Jason Vondersmith
IT'S A REMATCH FOR TITLE AT WOMEN'S WORLD CUP The U.S. gets its chance for redemption against Japan in the Women's World Cup. Japan topped England 2-1 in a WWC semifinal on an own goal by…
June 30, 2015

U.S. a game away from playing World Cup final

by Caitlin Murray
Americans face a formidable foe in top-ranked Germany MONTREAL, Canada — And then there were four. The Women’s World Cup began with 24 teams, and 20 have been eliminated over the past three…
June 30, 2015

Main events

by Portland Tribune
Tuesday, June 30 Mariners: Seattle at San Diego, 7 p.m. (Root Sports) Hops: Hillsboro at Vancouver, 7 p.m. Golf: 18th Oregon Junior Stroke Play, first of three rounds, OGA Golf Course, Woodburn…
June 30, 2015

TV, radio

by Portland Tribune
Tuesday, June 30 Mariners: Seattle at San Diego, 7 p.m., Root Sports, KMTT (910 AM) MLB: Chicago Cubs at New York Mets, 4 p.m., ESPN Hops: Hillsboro at Vancouver, 7 p.m., KPOJ (620 AM) Women’s…
June 30, 2015

Oregon sports history

by Portland Tribune
June 30-July 1, 1952 City League and American Legion baseball, adult softball, archery, a stunt and thrill auto show, and daredevil auto racing at Jantzen Beach Speedway and Portland Speedway…
June 30, 2015

Status report

by Portland Tribune
Timbers: Rebounding from a 5-0 loss at Los Angeles, Portland got three goals in the final 26 minutes to beat Seattle 4-1 at Providence Park. With their fifth win in the past six MLS games, the…
June 30, 2015

Tuesday results

by Jason Vondersmith
MONTGOMERY DOMINANT IN MARINERS' WIN Wow, the Seattle Mariners might have found themselves a second ace behind Felix Hernandez. In his sixth major-league start, left-hander Mike Montgomery took…
June 30, 2015

Tuesday sports news

by Jason Vondersmith
HAWKS DRAFT EUROPEAN PLAYERS The Portland Winterhawks have drafted two players in the Canadian Hockey League Import Draft to make up for the loss of Anton Cederholm and Oliver Bjorkstrand, who…
June 30, 2015

Monday sports news

by Portland Tribune
Times and TV information have been released for some Pac-12 football games in 2015. Among those announced Monday: Friday, Sept 4 Weber State at Oregon State, 5 p.m., Pac-12 Networks Saturday,…
June 30, 2015

Monday results

by Jason Vondersmith
HOPS BUST OUT AGAINST VANCOUVER The Hillsboro Hops had dropped the first three games of their five-game set at the Vancouver Canadians. The fourth game went their way — a 7-0 win. The Hops (6-6)…
June 29, 2015

Olshey introduces three 'high-end' players

by Stephen Alexander
Everything having to do with the Trail Blazers right now revolves around the impending free agency of power forward LaMarcus Aldridge. Before a press conference Wednesday to introduce three of…
June 29, 2015

Big day, big meet for Oregon athletes

by Kerry Eggers
EUGENE — The U.S. Track & Field Championships are a national show, but it's always nice when there's a little added local flavor to spice things up. Nick Symmonds, Evan Jager, Ryan Hill and…
Timbers coach Caleb Porter shows off the Sunday mantra.
June 29, 2015

IN PHOTOS: Portland pours it on

by Portland Tribune
TRIBUNE PHOTOS: JONATHAN HOUSE Scenes from Sunday afternoon's Portland-Seattle MLS game, won by the Timbers 4-1 at Providence Park:
TRIBUNE PHOTO: JONATHAN HOUSE - The Portland Timbers celebrate a goal in their 4-1 shellacking of the Seattle Sounders.
June 28, 2015

Breakthrough breaks Sounders

by Stephen Alexander
ADI, TIMBERS EXPLODE FOR 4-1 VICTORY The Portland Timbers returned home after an absurdly lopsided 5-0 blowout loss on the road against the Los Angeles Galaxy on Wednesday had snapped their…
June 28, 2015

Sunday results

by Portland Tribune
THUNDER LOSES AT END The Las Vegas Outlaws beat the Portland Thunder, 48-46, on a one-yard touchdown run by quarterback Dennis Havrilla as time expired at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas.…
QUIGLEY
June 27, 2015

Centrowitz makes a statement

by Kerry Eggers
NEW PORTLANDER COLLEEN QUIGLEY EARNS SPOT ON USA'S WORLD TEAM IN STEEPLECHASE EUGENE — Earlier this week, Alberto Salazar laid out his response to doping allegations involving the Nike Oregon…
HOHENSEE
June 27, 2015

Life goes on for Thunder coach Mike Hohensee

by Stephen Alexander
On June 17, Portland Thunder coach Mike Hohensee laid his mother Donna Harris to rest in California. She was 71. Harris lived with insidious and debilitating heart disease for the last two…

Don't miss the local news

Jun 27, 2015

Thunder need to win in Vegas

by Stephen Alexander
The Portland Thunder desperately need wins to put themselves in the Arena Football League playoffs. The Thunder have not won since May 16, have lost eight of their last nine games and at 3-9…
Jun 27, 2015

Saturday results

by Portland Tribune
WOMEN’S WORLD CUP Host Canada was eliminated in the quarterfinals, losing 2-1 to England at BC Place in Vancouver. England, which took an early 2-0 lead and hung on, will meet defending champion…
Jun 27, 2015

Gardner, Todd, Williams and Winger write their tickets to Beijing

by Kerry Eggers
EUGENE — English Gardner and Jasmine Todd ran, Jesse Williams jumped and Kara Patterson Winger threw their way to China Friday during the USATF Championships at Hayward Field. Former Oregon…
Jun 26, 2015

Olshey's Blazers: Rebuilding or just reloading?

by Kerry Eggers
BLAZERS GM SAYS TEAM HAS HAD '48 REAL GOOD HOURS BUILDING THIS ROSTER' It was designed as a post-draft session with the media to discuss the Trail Blazers' recent trades and their bounty in the…
Jun 26, 2015

Connaughton will have a shot with Blazers

by Andy Buhler
Pat Connaughton is going to get his opportunity to make the roster of the Trail Blazers. The question: Is he a basketball player, or a baseball player? The 6-5, 210-pound Connaughton was taken…
Jun 26, 2015

Friday results

by Jason Vondersmith
U.S. MAKES WWC SEMIFINALS The U.S. team will make its seventh consecutive semifinal appearance in the Women's World Cup — every WWC. Carli Lloyd scored in the 51st minute and Hope Solo notched…
Jun 25, 2015

Thursday results

by Portland Tribune
HOPS SWEEP VOLCANOES The Hillsboro Hops received another fine pitching performance, this time from Cody Reed, who allowed four hits and one run and struck out eight in a 4-1 win against…
Jun 25, 2015

Main events

by Portland Tribune
Thursday, June 25 NBA: Draft at New York City, 4 p.m. (ESPN) Track and field: U.S. championships, Hayward Field, 10 a.m. Hops: Salem-Keizer at Hillsboro, 7 p.m. Golf: Oregon Amateur, The Reserve…
Jun 25, 2015

TV, radio

by Portland Tribune
Thursday, June 25 NBA: Draft at New York City, 4 p.m., ESPN Hops: Salem-Keizer at Hillsboro, 7 p.m., KPOJ (620 AM) Golf: Oregon Amateur, The Reserve and Vineyards and Golf Club, Aloha PGA:…
OWENS
Jun 25, 2015

Sports birthdays

by Portland Tribune
June 28, 1949 Tom Owens (age 66) From 1977-81, Owens was a center for the Trail Blazers. At 6-10, he averaged 13.9 points and 7.2 rebounds in 27.2 minutes per game for Portland. June 26, 1962…
PINIELLA
Jun 25, 2015

Oregon sports history

by Portland Tribune
June 25-29, 1968 Oakland Raiders stars Jim Otto and Ben Davidson are in Portland to promote the team’s Sept. 7 NFL exhibition game against the Denver Broncos at Multnomah Stadium. Both players…
TRIBUNE FILE PHOTO: JONATHAN HOUSE - Nicolas Batum's seven-year stint with the Trail Blazers is over.
Jun 25, 2015

Batum sent to Hornets

by Portland Tribune
BLAZERS GET HENDERSON, VONLEH IN PRE-DRAFT DEAL Nicolas Batum is no longer a Trail Blazer. The team’s front office broke up its starting lineup via a trade with Charlotte on Wednesday, one day…
TRIBUNE FILE PHOTO: JONATHAN HOUSE - Neil Olshey, general manager of the Trail Blazers, figures to have plenty of options in todays NBA draft.
Jun 25, 2015

Uncertainty of Blazer roster finally ending

by Kerry Eggers
Team owner Paul Allen's coffers could sweeten draft status It's been years since Trail Blazers brass has gone into an NBA draft in an more unsettled state than figures to be the case tonight. A…
TRIBUNE FILE PHOTO - JAMES
Jun 24, 2015

Nay and yea on LeBron, plus news on Lillard, Blazers…

by Kerry Eggers
EGGERS ON SPORTS Unloading the virtual notebook on a variety of sports subjects … • After LeBron James’ now-famous quote during the NBA finals, "I feel confident because I'm the best player in…
TRIBUNE PHOTO: KENT FRASURE - Jared Miller of the Hillsboro Hops improves to 2-0, going six innings and allowing five hits and one run Wednesday at Ron Tonkin Field in a 7-2 victory over the Salem-Keizer Volcanoes.
Jun 24, 2015

Wednesday results

by Jason Vondersmith
L.A. GALAXY BLOWS OUT TIMBERS, 5-0 Portland saw its four-game winning streak end in convincing fashion, as the Los Angeles Galaxy blew out the Timbers 5-0 at The StubHub Center in Carson, Calif.…
TRIBUNE FILE PHOTO: JOSH KULLA - Will he or won't he? The Trail Blazers will find out soon, if they haven't already, what star power forward LaMarcus Aldridge wants to do.
Jun 23, 2015

If I had to bet on LaMarcus Aldridge ...

by Kerry Eggers
You've read it or heard it several times in the last few weeks: LaMarcus Aldridge is headed to Dallas. Or Houston. Or San Antonio. Whatever, the All-Star power forward won't be back with the…
TRIBUNE FILE PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Royce Freeman, Oregon Ducks running back, continues to emerge as more of a team leader, says coach Mark Helfrich.
Jun 23, 2015

Coaches get a little break, but Ducks are expected to work hard…

by Stephen Alexander
July is one of the few months offering a college football coach the opportunity to rest and take a step back from the game. Oregon Ducks coach Mark Helfrich says he and his staff are looking…
Jun 25, 2015

Tuesday results

by Jason Vondersmith
DEFENDING CHAMP JAPAN ADVANCES IN WWC Saori Ariyoshi scored in the first half and Mizuho Sakaguchi late in the second as defending champion Japan topped the Netherlands 2-1 to advance to the…
TRIBUNE PHOTO: CHASE ALLGOOD - Hillsboro Hops catcher Jose Queliz tags out Salem-Keizer's Shilo McCall during Tuesday night's game at Ron Tonkin Field.
Jun 23, 2015

Hops pull it off with ninth-inning rally

by Portland Tribune
HILLSBORO — The Hillsboro Hops claimed their home opener 5-4 against the Salem-Keizer Volcanoes in dramatic fashion in the bottom of the ninth Tuesday night. The Hops scored the tying run on a…
WOMENS BASKETBALL HALL OF FAME/MILE MAKER IMAGES - Longtime Oregon City High School girls basketball coach Brad Smith (far right) was honored earlier this month as an inductee into the Womens Basketball Hall of Fame. Smith is only the second person from Oregon to receive the honor. Pictured with Smith are the other members of the 2015 Induction Class (left to right) Shelley Budke (representing her late husband Kurt Budke), Gail Goestenkors, Lisa Leslie, Janeth Arcain and Janet Harris.
Jun 23, 2015

Brad Smith joins the elite in the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame

by John Denny
Accompanied by family, friends and a host of former players, Oregon City High School retired basketball coach Brad Smith was inducted into the Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame on June 13, during…
TRIBUNE PHOTO: CHRIS OERTELL - Michelle Betos makes a save for the Portland Thorns in last weeks match against FC Kansas City. Betos wound up saving the team by scoring in stoppage time for a 1-1 draw.
Jun 23, 2015

With five games in win column, Timbers claw up in rankings

by Caitlin Murray
Return of Cup players can't come soon enough for Thorns To be a Portland Timbers fan is to live on a perpetual roller coaster, it seems. Just a month ago, fans were hanging passive-aggressive…
TRIBUNE PHOTO: CHRIS OERTELL - Portland Thunder wide receiver Jared Perry scored five touchdowns and caught 12 passes in Sundays 69-54 home loss to the Spokane Shock.
Jun 23, 2015

Portland Thunder notes

by Portland Tribune
The Portland Thunder have made things difficult for themselves. Not impossible. But not easy. The Thunder fell 69-54 at home to the Spokane Shock on Sunday. Portland’s fifth loss in a row came…
COURTESY: PORTLAND PICKLES - A rendering of what the entrance might look like when Walker Stadium at Lents Park is renovated for the inaugural season of the Portland Pickles college wood-bat baseball team in 2016.
Jun 23, 2015

New Portland Pickles have lots on their plate

by Steve Brandon
Wood-bat team puts pieces in place for its June 2016 debut The Portland Pickles are a work in process, and the next step calls for some major work at Walker Stadium in Lents. The Pickles are one…
Jun 23, 2015

Status report

by Portland Tribune
Timbers: Portland goes into its 8 p.m. Wednesday road match against the Los Angeles Galaxy with a four-game MLS win streak and a shot to get perhaps as close as one point from first place in the…
Jun 23, 2015

Main events

by Portland Tribune
Tuesday, June 23 Mariners: Kansas City at Seattle, 7 p.m. (Root Sports) Hops: Salem-Keizer at Hillsboro, 7 p.m. Golf: 106th Oregon Amateur, The Reserve Vineyards and Golf Club — North Course,…
Jun 23, 2015

TV, radio

by Portland Tribune
Tuesday, June 23 Mariners: Kansas City at Seattle, 7 p.m., Root Sports, KMTT (910 AM) MLB: St. Louis at Miami, 4 p.m., FS1 … San Diego at San Francisco, 7:15 p.m., KUIK (1360 AM) Hops:…
ABDELNABY
Jun 23, 2015

Sports birthdays

by Portland Tribune
June 24, 1968 Alaa Abdelnaby (age 47) Born in Alexandria, Egypt, the 6-10 power forward/center played for the Trail Blazers from 1990-92. He was the team’s first-round draft pick, No. 25…
WISE
Jun 23, 2015

Oregon sports history

by Portland Tribune
June 23, 1971 Rick Wise from Madison High throws a no-hitter — and hits two home runs — to lead the Philadelphia Phillies to a 4-0 victory over the Reds at Cincinnati. Wise (who would finish his…
GRISHAM
Jun 22, 2015

PREPS: Roosevelt hires Nate Grisham as baseball coach

by Portland Tribune
Roosevelt High has tabbed Nate Grisham as its new head baseball coach. Grisham has been an assistant for Wilson, coaching the junior varsity for two years. He replaces Pecola McLeod, whose…
COURTESY: CADYN GRENIER - In the ninth inning of the Nevada state championship game, Oregon State recruit Cadyn Grenier hits a walk-off home run.
Jun 22, 2015

Meet Oregon State's middle infield of the future

by Kerry Eggers
Corvallis got a look at Oregon State’s potential middle infield of the future last weekend at Goss Stadium. On one side of the West Coast League three-game wood-bat summer series, playing for…
Jun 22, 2015

Casey's Beavers could be even better in 2016

by Kerry Eggers
After a rewarding regular season and a frustrating postseason, Oregon State moves into a summer that proves to be eventful and preparatory for what the Beavers intend to make a memorable 2016…
Jun 22, 2015

Believe it: Spieth wins his second major

by Andy Buhler
UNIVERSITY PLACE, Wash. — Jordan Spieth didn’t think he had done enough to win. As Dustin Johnson lined up an eagle putt Sunday for the U.S. Open, Spieth was watching and thinking, “Dustin…
TRIBUNE PHOTO: CHRIS OERTELL - Jared Perry displays the ball after one of his five touchdown catches Sunday at Moda Center, where the Portland Thunder lost to the Spokane Shock.
Jun 22, 2015

Signs of life, but loss puts Thunder behind in playoff chase

by Stephen Alexander
SPOKANE STARTS FAST AND WINS, DESPITE HEROICS BY SUB QB ROWLEY, RECEIVER PERRY For a time Sunday night, the Portland Thunder flirted with a comeback of epic proportions against divisional rival…
Jun 22, 2015

Monday results

by Portland Tribune
U.S. ADVANCES TO WWC QUARTERFINALS Alex Morgan scored in the 53rd minute and Carli Lloyd added a second-half penalty-kick goal as the U.S team beat Colombia 2-0 at Commonwealth Stadium in…
Jun 21, 2015

Sunday results

by Portland Tribune
MARINERS FALL The Houston Astros avoided a three-game sweep at Seattle, beating the Mariners 6-2 Sunday afternoon. The Mariners managed only four hits (one double and three singles) and were 1…
Gaston Fernandez slots in a penalty kick to give Portland a two-goal lead at Providence Park, as the Timbers collect their fourth consecutive MLS victory, 2-0 against the Houston Dynamo.
Jun 21, 2015

IN PHOTOS: Timbers dynamic again

by Portland Tribune
TRIBUNE PHOTOS: JAIME VALDEZ Scenes from Saturday night's 2-0 Portland Timbers victory against the Houston Dynamo:
Jun 21, 2015

Sports week

by Portland Tribune
PEOPLE MAKING NEWS... BLAZERS SUMMER LEAGUE The Trail Blazers have booked three preliminary round games at the NBA Summer League in Cox Pavilion on the UNLV campus. Portland will play Boston at…
COPYRIGHT USGA/DARREN CARROLL - Rory McIlroy got off to a good start in Saturday's third round at the U.S. Open, but missed numerous opportunities for a low round.
Jun 20, 2015

A better putter and No. 1 McIlroy would be in U.S. Open…

by Kerry Eggers
UNIVERSITY PLACE, Wash. — If the idea was to go from tee to green without getting the ball in the hole, Rory McIlroy's round would have been somewhere between sensational and spectacular…
Quarterback Jonathan Boland from Parkrose High passes for the North.
Jun 20, 2015

IN PHOTOS: South rises in Schwab Bowl

by Portland Tribune
The South pulled away for a 42-21 victory over the North on Saturday night in the Les Schwab Bowl high school all-star football game at Hillsboro Stradium. TRIBUNE PHOTOS: CHASE ALLGOOD
TRIBUNE PHOTO: CHASE ALLGOOD - Dominique Penn from Grant High takes off on a touchdown run for the victorious North All-Star squad during the annual Les Schwab Bowl on Saturday night at Hillsboro Stadium.
Jun 20, 2015

PREPS: North bonds, but can't convert

by Stephen Alexander
SOUTH WINS ANNUAL LES SCHWAB BOWL 42-21 HILLSBORO — The annual Les Schwab Bowl represents not only the best in Oregon high school football, but some of the best in Oregon sports. Begun in 1948,…