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PDX Sports

Tuesday, July 1

Rodeo: The 79th annual St. Paul Rodeo kicks off with a 4 p.m. carnival and 7:30 p.m. Professional Bull Riders Tour and post-event fireworks.

Class A baseball: The Hillsboro Hops’ third of five games in a homestand with the Everett AquaSox is 7 p.m. at Ron Tonkin Field.

Timbers U-23s: Portland’s developmental team plays at Willamette University, kick off against Lane United FC at 7 p.m.

Track and field: An all-comers meet takes place at Grant High, $3 for youth, $4 adults with registration before the 6 p.m. event.

Wednesday, July 2

Rodeo: The St. Paul Rodeo continues its run through July 5. For information, go to stpaulrodeo.com.

Class A baseball: The Hillsboro Hops face the Everett AquaSox at 7 p.m.

Oregon sports history

July 1-2, 1974

A crowd of 12,874, including more than 6,500 Little League baseball players and Portland Mayor Terry Schrunk, see the Class A Portland Mavericks defeat Lewis-Clark 9-8 at Civic Stadium. Ed Cervantes and Reggie Thomas are among the standouts for the Frank Peters-managed Mavs.

Meanwhile, the Portland Storm of the World Football League go through Day 27 of their preseason drills at the University of Portland under coach Dick Coury.

And, at Multnomah Kennel Club in Fairview, Cute Coed, a sleek brindle female, stuns the Monday night crowd of 8,526 with her upset victory in the feature race, as she outruns eight competitor greyhounds.