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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.
Watching Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Finals, we were once again reminded of just how awful soccer is in deciding a victor of a match.
Two girls soccer teams from Vancouver are off to a strong start at the U.S. Youth Soccer Region IV Presidents Cup tournament in Boise.
Commentary: Candace Buckner
Blazers decided that local school bus driver Vanora Volk -- a gray-haired school bus driver who's known for wearing silly hats around her kids and telling dirty jokes around her motorcycle club -- has embodied the spirit of Damian Lillard's "Respect, Pass It On" program.
James scored 33, Wade 32 and Bosch 20 in Game 4 win
Riding big performances from their three All-Stars, the Heat tied the NBA Finals with a 109-93 victory over the San Antonio Spurs on Thursday night in Game 4.
Timbers midfielder plays at right back in win over Rowdies
Sal Zizzo has spent most of his soccer career trying to score goals. But there he was on Wednesday, playing the right back position for the Portland Timbers in their Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup victory over the Tampa Bay Rowdies.
Limited late in season, Johnson earns accolades
Carter Johnson didn't get the big finish he wanted.
Summer salmon rules begin Sunday; estuary sturgeon catch better than anticipated; kokanee fishing good at Yale Reservoir
Hikes, cycling rides, kayak trips and more
Apparently, the blogosphere is getting tired of ties so far as the Timbers go. Portland has slipped to No. 4 this week in most Major League Soccer power rankings following a 2-2 standoff in Chicago.
Portland one of eight teams still alive in U.S. Open Cup
PORTLAND -- It might not have created the buzz usually experienced when the Portland Timbers go to work at Jeld-Wen Field, but Wednesday's win over the Tampa Bay Rowdies was a forward step for the home team.
Houston saves its scoring for the end
SEATTLE -- The battery of Jeremy Bonderman and Mike Zunino had bonded frequently this season in the minor leagues, but on Wednesday, they were clicking on the biggest stage.