Cascade Little League’s Run at Regionals Ends on Bizarre Play

Posted by Jeremy Scott on August 14, 2015

PORTLAND, Ore. — A day after falling to Oregon, the team from Vancouver’s Cascade Little League played for a chance to avenge that loss and meet their rivals again for the Northwest Regional Title, but first they needed to get past Idaho.

Washington got on the board early in the 1st.  The team from Eagle, Idaho responded with six runs in the …

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Nine Thousand Miles to Play Softball

Posted by Mike Turner on August 12, 2015

The team from Uganda traveled 18 and a half hours and 9,000 miles to play in the Alpenrose Little League Softball World Series.

The tournament features the best 11–13 year-old softball players from around the world. The four world teams are Europe/Africa, Canada, Latin America and Asia Pacific. The six U.S. teams include West, East, Southwest, Central, and the host team, …

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Rolling in the Living Room

Posted by Mike Turner on August 10, 2015

The Rose City Rollers treat Portlanders to a free roller derby spectacle and information session during their lunch break. Portland’s favorite eight-wheeled non-profit will take to the track in Pioneer Square as part of Noon Tunes. The Rollers will host a 40-minute scrimmage to allow spectators a chance to watch the action and learn about the sport.

U.S. Women Are World Cup Champions

Posted by Associated Press on July 6, 2015

VANCOUVER, British Columbia — Carli Lloyd lives for the big moment. She had her biggest on Sunday night — and gave the United States its record third Women’s World Cup title.

Lloyd scored three times as the U.S. jumped to a four-goal lead in the first 16 minutes, and the Americans overwhelmed defending champion Japan 5-2 for the team’s first World …

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LaMarcus Aldridge Leaves Blazers for Spurs

Posted by mworkhoven on July 5, 2015

Portland, OR – Trailblazer LaMarcus Aldridge won’t be a Blazer anymore. He tweeted Saturday that he’s heading back to his home state of Texas. He wrote, “excited to join the team and be close to family and friends.” Free agent Aldridge will play four years for the San Antonio Spurs for 80 million dollars.

In other changes, Trailblazer assistant coach Kim …

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