Portland State Gives Interim Head Football Coach Bruce Barnum Official Job

Posted by Brett Reckamp on October 14, 2015
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PORTLAND, Ore. — Portland State University announced Wednesday that they are awarding the official head coach title to their interim head football coach Bruce Barnum.  He reportedly signed a 5-year deal.

His players seem to have responded to his blue collar, hard nosed style – they call it “Barney Ball”.

Coach Barnum was promoted from Offensive Coordinator to interim head coach at …

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Lake Oswego High Football Team Forfeits Game Against Sherwood

Posted by Jeremy Scott on October 14, 2015
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KXL’s Pat Boyle, Rosemary Reynolds & Mike Turner contributed to this story

LAKE OSWEGO, Ore. — Lake Oswego High School has forfeited Friday’s varsity football game against 2nd ranked Sherwood after the school district canceled it because of violations of the school’s code of conduct.

A junior on the team told FM News 101 KXL: “It kind of sucks, but you know, we all have to …

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Pumpkin Ridge Golf Course Sold

Posted by Pat Boyle on October 8, 2015
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NORTH PLAINS, Ore. — One of Oregon’s most respected golf courses has been sold.  Pumpkin Ridge has been purchased by Escalante Golf, based in Texas.

Pumpkin Ridge includes the members only Witch Hollow course and the public Ghost Creek course.  Since it opened 23 years ago, Pumpkin has hosted the LPGA Classic four times, the U.S. Women’s Open twice as well …

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New Baseball Board Game Makes Its Debut

Posted by Pat Boyle on September 29, 2015

PORTLAND, Ore. — A new baseball board game makes its debut in SE Portland Tuesday night.  It was created by former manager of the Portland Mavericks, Frank Peters and Ed Fredenberg, a nuclear engineering friend from OSU.

It’s called “Nickel Ball” and uses dice to move you around the board.

Peters says “it’s easy; only takes about 5 minutes to learn, takes …

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Hawaiian Entertainer Creates A Marcus Mariota Song

Posted by Pat Boyle on September 18, 2015
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Photo courtesy of Associated Press

Portland, Or. – Hawaiian entertainer Frank DeLima has written and recorded a song to mark  former Oregon Duck quarterback Marcus Mariota’s  NFL debut with the Tennessee Titans. Mariota threw  a record breaking four touchdown passes in the first half last week as the Titans beat the Tampa Bay Buccaneers 42-14.

DeLima says the song has gotten some air …

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