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Oregon sports history

Feb. 10, 1981: One Fix is out, another Fix is in at Lewis & Clark College


by: COURTESY OF LEWIS & CLARK COLLEGE - ELDON FIXEldon Fix, the only track and field coach in Lewis & Clark College history, retires after 35 seasons at Palatine Hill.

He will be replaced by his son, David Fix.

Eldon Fix's teams won 14 Northwest Conference and 11 NAIA Division II championships and posted a dual-meet record of 138-37.by: COURTESY OF LEWIS & CLARK COLLEGE - David Fix, in the lead, runs cross country for the Pioneers, prior to succeeding his father as L&C track and field coach.

  • The other big news of the day: The Vic Crowe-coached Portland Timbers keep their North American Soccer League indoor playoff hopes alive with a 5-3 victory over the Los Angeles Aztecs. A crowd of 6,804 attends the game at Memorial Coliseum. Dale Mitchell scores the final two goals for Portland, after one goal apiece by Jimmy Kelly, John Bain and John Pratt. Goalie Mick Poole makes 18 saves.