Posted by Mike Turner on June 29, 2015
PORTLAND, Ore. — The Portland Trail Blazers introduced the newest guys on the team Monday. Noah Vonleh, Mason Plumlee and Gerald Henderson were welcomed to town.
Coach Terry Stotts says their work ethic, professionalism and character will fit in nicely with the Blazers.
Posted by Mike Turner on June 21, 2015
UNIVERSITY PLACE, Wash. — Chambers Bay delivered heart-stopping drama Sunday in the U.S. Open when Jordan Spieth birdied his final hole to become only the sixth player to win the Masters and the U.S. Open in the same year.
Moments earlier, Spieth could only watch as Dustin Johnson had a 12-foot eagle putt for the victory. He ran the putt past …
MONMOUTH, Ore. — The Western Oregon University swimming pool joins pools in 22 countries across the globe Thursday in an effort to set a new Guinness World Record for the largest swimming lesson.
“The message is to make sure that everyone knows that swimming lessons do save lives. So, that’s kind of everyone’s primary goal,” said WOU’s Melissa Bergeland.
The current Guinness World Record …
Posted by Mike Turner on June 17, 2015
HILLSBORO, Ore. — After last year’s Northwest League championship, the Hillsboro Hops organization wants to give fans an even better experience at Ron Tonkin Field this season.
General manager KL Wombacher is going to make sure fans have every opportunity to have a blast at the ballpark. A bigger picnic area, kids play zone and a new menu will greet Hops …
Posted by Steve Leader on June 17, 2015
Photo courtesy: Jan Clark
UNIVERSITY PLACE, Wash. — A Portland golf lover, Bobby Stokes, attended a practice round on Tuesday morning at Chambers Bay, the course near Tacoma that will host the 115th U.S. Open starting Thursday.
Stokes says Chambers Bay, a former sand and gravel quarry, is a much more difficult course than it might seem on television.
He says golfers will, …