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Paul Danzer

community sports reporter


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Winterhawks notebook: Bjorkstrand, Petan solid 1-2 combination

By Paul Danzer March 5, 2015 5:34 p.m.

Including games Friday and Saturday at the Moda Center, the Portland Winterhawks have five regular-season home games left.

Victory FC announces new season schedule

By Paul Danzer March 3, 2015 7:40 p.m.

Vancouver Victory FC will begin its second season with a preseason match on April 4, and kick off play in the Evergreen Premier League on April 26 at Yakima.

Community notebook: Jenkins wins women's Fort Vancouver Run

By Paul Danzer March 2, 2015 7:51 p.m.

Jenna Jenkins of Camas was the first woman to finish the 12-kilometer course during Sunday's Fort Vancouver Run. Jenkins, 42, completed the race in 49 minutes and 12 seconds, 40 seconds in front of Jan Hunt from Sublimity, Ore. Jenkins was 11th among the 397 finishers, 266 of them female.

3A girls basketball: Prairie returns to Dome after holding off Juanita

By Paul Danzer February 28, 2015 8:35 p.m.

There was a slight delay before the Prairie girls basketball team showed up for its Class 3A regional playoff game on Saturday.

Winterhawks notebook: Johnson starts against former team

By Paul Danzer February 26, 2015 7:19 p.m.

Evan Johnson said it was sometimes hard not to laugh. Not because the Portland Winterhawks jumped on his former team for a 4-1 lead, but because his friends on the Calgary Hitmen were doing their best to distract the goalie.

Timbers reserves shine in draw against Chicago

By Paul Danzer February 25, 2015 11:15 p.m.

PORTLAND — Some of the newest Timbers made a positive impression in their first starts in front of Portland fans on a crisp Wednesday evening at Providence Park.

Afenegus leaves Clark to build team at S. Oregon

By Paul Danzer February 24, 2015 9:01 a.m.

The opportunity to build a program from scratch was too enticing for Biniam Afenegus to pass up.

Community notebook: Dolezal fastest at Hazel Dell Half Marathon

By Paul Danzer February 24, 2015 6 a.m.

Eric Dolezal of Vancouver won Sunday's Hazel Dell Half Marathon, finishing the 13.1 miles in 1 hour, 16 minutes and 48 seconds. The 32-year-old finished six minutes ahead of runner-up Kyle McDonald.

Washington Timbers youth soccer teams finish second at state cup

By Paul Danzer February 24, 2015 6 a.m.

Three Washington Timbers under-15 boys soccer teams reached the championship match of state cup tournaments before losing on Sunday in their final matches.

Hanson is Winterhawks' dependable defenseman

By Paul Danzer February 23, 2015 9 p.m.

In his second game with the Portland Winterhawks, his first in front of home fans, Josh Hanson scored a goal. More than two years would pass before he would score again.

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