Lake Oswego runner is top female finisher
Youssef Zirari of Vancouver defended his title in the Vancouver USA Marathon on Sunday, completing the 26.2-mile course in a time of 2 hours, 35 minutes, 18 seconds.
Skyview's Aubrey Ward-El, Heritage's Tim Hergert honored
Tim Hergert and Aubrey Ward-El showed excellence in all that they did this school year, and they are The Columbian's multi-sport athletes of the year.
Marathon started at 7:06 Sunday; half-marathon set to start at 9 a.m.
The Columbian providing in-race updates during the third annual Vancouver USA Marathon and Half-Marathon on Sunday.
Commentary: Greg Jayne
While there was nothing magical about the post-game comments of Portland Timbers coach Caleb Porter, there is a bit of wizardry going on with his squad.
What’s the buzz from the world of sports? Here are some items that will have people talking.
Portland tops FC Dallas 1-0
Darlington Nagbe scored in the 53rd minute and the Portland Timbers ran their MLS unbeaten streak to 13 games with a 1-0 victory over FC Dallas on Saturday.
Seattle tops Oakland 4-0
Henry Blanco hit a sixth-inning grand slam in his Seattle debut to break a scoreless tie, Felix Hernandez pitched seven strong innings to win his third straight decision.
Concordia-bound senior led Falcons to state softball final
It was as close to a perfect ending as Taylor Bussey could have envisioned.
Greg Jayne: By the Numbers
For some reason, as a young, numbers-obsessed baseball fan, I was always fascinated by doubles.
FC Dallas at Timbers, 2 p.m. today at Jeld-Wen Field. TV: ESPN
Youssef Zizari ran away with 2012 race in his first marathon
When Youssef Zirari ran away with the Vancouver USA Marathon last June, it was as if the Vancouver resident had come out of nowhere.
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Win over FC Dallas would vault Portland near top of standings
With league-leading FC Dallas visiting and ESPN's television cameras showing it, Saturday's contest at Jeld-Wen Field isn't a run-of-the-mill match for the Portland Timbers.
Former Battle Ground, PSU star named Penguins head coach
Just days after her arrival as the Clark College head softball coach, Mandy Hill was busy on the bleachers searching for talent.
Pitcher helped Skyview capture state championship
Ian Hamilton, the ace of the staff who would also become the lead-off hitter during Skyview's state playoff run, is The Columbian's All-Region baseball player of the year.