City of Portland Has Options for Veterans Memorial Coliseum

Posted by Joe Simons on September 1, 2015
Photo Courtesy of Rose Quarter

What should be done with the 55-year-old building in the shadow of the Moda Center? The City of Portland wants your input.

Veterans Memorial Coliseum Options Study





Wilshire Riverside Little League Loses First Game at World Series

Posted by Jeremy Scott on August 21, 2015

WILLIAMSPORT, Penn. — Wilshire Riverside Little League of Northeast Portland is the first team from the Rose City to make it to the Little League World Series since 1958.

Fans showed up early Friday at Stanich’s burger joint at 49th and Fremont for the 8:00am first pitch back home to show their support.

After Thursday’s games were rained out, Oregon met Pearland, Texas a day later to open …

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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.