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Thursday, April 24

Youth track and field: Grant High is the site for an all-comers meet. Registration is at 5:30 p.m., and the first of seven events is at 6 p.m. Entry fee is $3. Call 503-284-0345 for information.

College men’s/women’s tennis: The Pac-12 championships, with the University of Oregon teams in the field, move into Day 2 of five at Ojai, Calif.

College track and field: The Oregon Ducks have competitors in the 120th Penn Relays at Philadelphia, today through Saturday. ... The Oregon State women are at the two-day Triton Invitational in San Diego. ... Concordia and Warner Pacific are in the two-day Cascade Collegiate Conference multi-events championships, starting today at Mt. Hood Community College.

College acrobatics and tumbling: UO goes for its fourth consecutive national championship in the final meet of the season, today through Saturday at Azusa, Calif.

Friday, April 25

Winterhawks: Game 5 against Kelowna in the WHL Western Conference finals. The puck drops at 7 p.m. at Prospera Place in British Columbia.

College baseball: The Civil War Pac-12 series begins at Corvallis, with Oregon facing Oregon State, 7 p.m. (Pac-12 Networks). ... San Francisco visits Joe Etzel Field for a three-game series with West Coast Conference rival Portland. First pitch is 3 p.m.

College softball: No. 1-ranked Oregon opens a Pac-12 series at Stanford, 7 p.m. (ESPNU). ... Washington visits Oregon State, 4 p.m. (Pac-12 Networks). ... Oregon Tech meets Concordia at Delta Park for two league games, starting at 1 p.m.

College track and field: The Northwest Conference championships run today and Saturday and are hosted by Puget Sound at Tacoma, Wash.

College men’s tennis: The WCC championships, which began on Tuesday with the Portland Pilots in the men’s field, continue through Saturday at San Diego.

College men’s golf: Oregon and Oregon State tee off in the three-day Pac-12 Championships at The Gallery Golf Club in Marana, Ariz. ... Lewis & Clark competes in the Northwest Conference championships at the OGA Golf Course in Woodburn today and Saturday.

College women’s golf: The Ducks and Beavers play in the Pac-12 tournament today through Sunday at Trysting Tree Golf Club in Corvallis. ... L&C is in the NWC tourney at OGA Golf Course through Saturday.

Prep basketball: The Northwest Hoops Spring Invitational starts a three-day run at Liberty and Hillsboro highs.

IBL: The Portland Chinooks of the International Basketball League launch their 2014 campaign at the Santa Barbara (Calif.) Breakers, 7 p.m.

Roller derby: The Rose City Rollers are back with league action. Guns N’ Rollers takes on the Heartless Heathers at Oaks Park, 8 p.m.

College women’s tennis: Portland State’s first trip to the Big Sky championships begins with a 10 a.m. match at Sacramento, as the fourth-seeded Vikings take on No. 5 Montana State. The tournament continues through Sunday.

Saturday, April 26

Thorns: The defending NWSL champs, Portland (1-0-1, 4 points, first place), play their home opener of 2014 against FC Kansas City (0-1-1, 1 point, eighth place), 7 p.m., Providence Park.

Thunder: Portland’s first-year Arena Football League team (0-5 after a 38-32 home loss to the San Jose SaberCats last week) hits the road for a 4 p.m. PT game against the Jacksonville Sharks (2-3), who lost last week to the Philadelphia Soul 54-41. The Thunder are the only winless team out of 14 in the AFL.

Prep volleyball: More than 350 teams and 3,800 players from Oregon and Southwest Washington are expected to take part in the Columbia Empire Volleyball Association (CEVA) regional championships today and Sunday at Oregon Convention Center. The event includes competition in four age divisions (12-and-under, 14-and-under, 16-and-under and 18-and-under). Matches are from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m., and admission is free.

College baseball: Oregon is at Oregon State in the middle game of their Pac-12 series, 7:30 p.m. (Pac-12 Networks). ... San Francisco is at Portland, 1 p.m. ... Lewis & Clark’s Northwest Conference series is down to the final series. It starts with a noon doubleheader at NCAA Division III No. 1-ranked Linfield.

College softball: Oregon at Stanford, 1 p.m. ... UW at OSU, 1 p.m. ... At Delta Park, Concordia finishes its CCC season with a 3 p.m. doubleheader against Southern Oregon.

College track and field: UP, Concordia and Warner Pacific compete in the Mt. Hood Invitational at MHCC in Gresham.

College men’s tennis: Lewis & Clark, the No. 4 seed, takes on No. 1 Whitman on the first day of the two-day NWC championships at Whitman. No. 2 Pacific and No. 3 George Fox play in the other first-day match.

Prep basketball: The Northwest Shootout, Oregon vs. Washington, is at Liberty High. The girls game starts at 4 p.m.; the boys game tips off at 6 p.m.

IBL: The Portland Chinooks visit the Santa Monica (Calif.) Jump, 7 p.m.

Roller derby: The High Rollers and Break Neck Betties do battle at Oaks Park, 6 p.m.

Sunday, April 27

Blazers: Game 4 vs. Houston is at Moda Center, 6:30 p.m. (KGW 8, TNT).

Winterhawks: Game 6 of the Portland-Kelowna series is scheduled for a 2 p.m. start at Memorial Coliseum.

Timbers: Portland (0-3-4, 4 points) looks for its first win of the MLS season in a game at the Houston Dynamo (2-3-1, 7 points), noon PT kickoff (KPTV 12).

College baseball: The Civil War series concludes at Goss Stadium, with Oregon State playing host to Oregon, 1 p.m. (ESPNU). ... The USF-UP series wraps up at Joe Etzel Field, 1 p.m. ... Lewis & Clark’s final game of the season is at the Scott Brosius-coached Linfield Wildcats, noon.

College softball: Oregon ends its Stanford series on the Cardinal’s field, noon. ... The Washington-Oregon State series concludes in Corvallis, noon (Pac-12 Networks).

Sports birthdays

April 25, 1965: Mark Bryant (age 49), the former Trail Blazers forward-center, born in Glen Ridge, N.J., is an assistant coach with the Oklahoma City Thunder.

April 28, 1989: Kenjon Barner (age 25), former UO running back now with the Carolina Panthers, was born on this day in Los Angeles County, Calif.

Oregon sports history

April 24-28, 1982

Jackson and Marshall high schools are 1-2 in the Portland Interscholastic League West baseball standings, followed by Roosevelt, Jefferson and Lincoln. In the PIL East, Benson and Madison are tied for first place, followed by Grant, Cleveland, Franklin and Wilson.

Prep track and field leaders for 1982 include Grant’s Richard Hollis (6-9 1/4 high jump), Central Catholic’s Edgar Mitchell (61-6 shot put, 165-2 discus) and Parkrose’s Dub Myers (1:55.9 in the 800 meters).