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Tuesday, April 15

Prep baseball: In Portland Interscholastic League nonleague action, Benson faces Lincoln at Sckavone Stadium, and Cleveland is at Grant, 4:30 p.m. ... The Metro League slate has Jesuit at Sunset, 4:45 p.m. ... In the Class 5A Northwest Oregon Conference, St. helens visits Parkrose, 4:30 p.m. ... 4A La Salle Prep is at North Marion, 6:30 p.m. ... In 3A, Catlin Gabel plays host to Clatskanie, 4:30 p.m. ... In the 2A/1A ranks, Portland Christian is at home against Nestucca, and Portland Lutheran/Waldorf goes to Vernonia, 4:30 p.m.

Prep softball: Franklin and Cleveland play a make-up game at Woodstock Park, 4 p.m. ... La Salle is at Molalla, 5 p.m. ... Nestucca visits Portland Christian, 4:30 p.m.

Prep boys tennis: PIL 5A matches are Franklin at Madison, Wilson at Benson, and Cleveland at Roosevelt, 4:15 p.m.

Prep girls tennis: Madison is at Franklin, Benson goes to Wilson, and Roosevelt visits Cleveland in PIL 5A matches, 4:15 p.m. ... Central Catholic faces St. Mary’s Academy at Willamette Park, 3:30 p.m.

Prep boys golf: The PIL 5A teams play at Rose City, 1 p.m.

Prep girls golf: Lincoln competes at Quail Valley, 11:30 a.m. ... Central Catholic and St. Mary’s Academy play in a Mt. Hood Conference meet at Gresham Golf Course, 1 p.m.

College baseball: Seattle University visits the Portland Pilots for a nonleague game at Joe Etzel Field, 3 p.m.

College softball: Concordia University meets Northwest at Delta Park for Cascade Collegiate Conference two games, 1 p.m.

College women’s golf: The Oregon Ducks and Oregon State Beavers wrap up the two-day Silverado Showdown over the North Course at Silverado Resort in Napa, Calif.

Wednesday, April 16

Blazers: Portland’s NBA regular season closes with a home game against the Los Angeles Clippers, 7:30 p.m. (KGW 8, ESPN).

Prep baseball: PIL 5A play resumes with Roosevelt at Madison, and Franklin at Wilson, 4:30 p.m. ... MHC games include Central Catholic at Centennial, and David Douglas at Gresham, 4:30 p.m. ... Sunset treks to Jesuit for a Metro League clash, 4:45 p.m. ... Parkrose travels to Wilsonville for a 5A league game, 4:30 p.m.

Prep softball: Two PIL 5A games are on tap — Roosevelt-Wilson at Rieke Elementary and Cleveland-Madison at Glenhaven Park, 4 p.m. ... Also at 4 p.m., Grant faces Benson at Buckman Field and Lincoln visits Franklin at Clinton Park, 4 p.m. ... MHC games include Central Catholic at Gresham, and Barlow at David Douglas, 4:30 p.m. ... In the Metro League, Westview is at Jesuit, 5 p.m. ... Centennial’s JV2 team plays at Portland Adventist Academy, 4:30 p.m.

Prep track and field: In PIL meets, Benson is at Franklin, Wilson is at Madison, Roosevelt and Jefferson run at Cleveland, Aloha visits Lincoln (all 4 p.m.), and Grant competes at Lake Oswego, 3:30 p.m. ... In another 5A meet, St. Helens is at Parkrose, 3:30 p.m. ... In the 6A Mt. Hood Conference, Central Catholic is at Barlow, while David Douglas, St. Mary’s Academy and Centennial compete at Marshall, 3:30 p.m. ... The 6A Metro League has Sunset at Jesuit, 4 p.m. ... In Class 4A, La Salle and Molalla are at Estacada, 3:30 p.m.

Prep boys tennis: Lake Oswego is at Grant, 4:15 p.m.

Prep girls tennis: Grant plays at Lake Oswego, and Lincoln is at Jesuit, 4:15 p.m. ... Central Catholic and Barlow play at Parkrose Middle School, 3:30 p.m. ... St. Mary’s Academy takes on Centennial at Willamette Park, 3:30 p.m.

Prep girls golf: PIL 5A players tee off at Rose City, 11:45 a.m.

Sports birthdays

April 15, 1950 — Tom Graham (age 64), the Los Angeles native was a stellar linebacker for the Unviersity of Oregon who went on to play seven seasons in the NFL.

April 16, 1953 — Don Reynolds (age 61), a former Oregon Duck who played for the San Diego Padres in 1978-79.

April 16, 1970 — Walt Williams (age 44), the 6-8 swingman from Maryland played for the Blazers in 1997-99.

Oregon sports history

April 15-16, 1962

The first hole-in-one is recorded on the opening weekend of Meriwether Country Club, where Bob Rosburg is head pro. ... Salem’s Valley Victors lead the Oregon Pro Bowling League with a 6-2 record. Medford is second, followed by Eugene, Portland, Klamath Falls and Roseburg. ... Art Roth wins the jalopy trophy dash, and Bob Kujava captures the destruction derby before a crowd of 4,437 at Jantzen Arena. ... Portland Beavers manager Les Peden discusses his team at an Elks Club banquet on the eve of the Pacific Coast League opener at Multnomah Stadium, where Gov. Mark Hatfield will throw out the first ball. ... In prep baseball, coach Ad Rutschman’s Hillsboro Spartans lead the Metro League. ... The Portland Buckaroos name Tommy McVie and Art Jones as co-MVPs for the 1961-62 Western Hockey League season.