Portland Tribune

PSU's new coach starts with a strong foundation
Author: Paul Danzer
BY PAUL DANZER/PORTLAND TRIBUNE/Katie Burton praises her predecessor's team recruitment

Katie Burton knows what it is like for a player when there is a coaching change. She had that experience as a defender for the Sacramento State women's soccer team.

"It kind of makes everyone work a little bit harder, run ...

UP Pilots aim for top again
Author: Paul Danzer
BY PAUL DANZER/PORTLAND TRIBUNE/Coach says his young team is on the mend and ready for change

For more than a decade, the University of Portland had one of the most consistent programs in college women's soccer.

The Pilots won. A lot.

But after 14 consecutive NCAA Tournament berths between 2000 and ...

Forbes gets Portland ready for another round
Author: Kerry Eggers
KERRY EGGERS ON SPORTS/Former pro boxer hopes to revive sport in his hometown

One of the greats in Portland boxing history is back in town, and he's a man on a mission.

Steve "Two Pound" Forbes wants to make his sport live again in his hometown.

"I want to bring boxing ...

Kids at heart: Adults gotta play, documentary shows
Author: Lyndsey Hewitt
Filmmaker and Adult Soap Box Derby organizer explores world of grownups who like games from their youth

Portland has a purported reputation in the United States: It's the city where young people go to retire.

But is this idea, that of young adults not wanting to "grow up," actually a trend ...

Hops blank Emeralds
Author: Portland Tribune
HILLSBORO 3, EUGENE 0/One-hit shutout on Thursday ends four-game skid for Hops in Northwest League baseball action

Jhoan Duran pitched seven strong innings and three Hillsboro pitchers combined on a one-hitter in a 3-0 win over the Eugene Emeralds on Thursday at Ron Tonkin Field.

The win broke a four-game Northwest ...

Daughter, dad are on a racing roll
Author: Lyndsey Hewitt
The Portland Adult Soap Box Derby is a tradition for Crystal Potter and her father. 20th annual event to take place this Saturday.

Crystal Potter is used to rolling with the guys, so to speak. She broke records in her high school energy and power transmission class, in which she was ...

Sounders 2 beat T2
Author: Portland Tribune
USL SOCCER/Seattle wins 2-1 on Thursday at Providence Park as Portland drops another one-goal match

Henry Wingo's low shot from 19 yards was the difference on Thursday as Seattle Sounders 2 posted a 2-1 win over Portland Timbers 2 in United Soccer League action in front of 2,200 fans at Providence ...

Who makes Portland better? City asks for Spirit Award nominations
Author: Lyndsey Hewitt
33rd annual event will celebrate local leaders and organizers who have helped make the city better.

The city of Portland is calling on the community to submit nominations for its 33rd-annual Spirit of Portland awards.

Awards are given to up to 20 people or groups in three different categories, ...

Portland State disciplines football coach Bruce Barnum
Author: Kerry Eggers
BY KERRY EGGERS/PORTLAND TRIBUNE/University investigation finds policy violations, including 'highly inappropriate' interactions with an athletic department employee

Portland State has disciplined head football coach Bruce Barnum as the result of an investigation into charges of sexual harassment.

The disciplinary action was delivered after a recent report by Julie Caron, associate vice ...

Sources Say: Buehler's run brings out the knives
Author: Jim Redden
Also, another racist killing happens before TriMet finalzes memorial plans and former Deputy Police Chief Kevin Modica has a new gig

Just in case there's any doubt that rapid-reaction, hardball politics have come to Oregon, consider the reaction to Bend Republican Knute Buehler's announcement in early August that the state representative ...