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WinCo golf tourney tees off Thursday
Author: Steve Brandon
BY STEVE BRANDON/PORTLAND TRIBUNE/Winner will take $144,000 purse; PGA Tour cards awarded; top players bring unique backgrounds

The WinCo Foods Portland Open returns to Pumpkin Ridge Golf Club this week for its fifth rendition, bringing its usual array of story lines.

Beyond who wins the Thursday-Sunday tournament is the subplot of ...

Son's time to shine
Author: Kerry Eggers
KERRY EGGERS ON SPORTS/PORTLAND TRIBUNE/Ex-Blazer Gary Trent Sr.'s youngest joins his old team

The drafting of Gary Trent Jr. by the Trail Blazers couldn't have pleased anyone more than the 6-6 shooting guard's father.

"I'm very excited about his opportunity to play in the NBA," Gary Trent Sr. says. "But it ...

Proactive Pilots give program a tweak
Author: Paul Danzer
ON SOCCER/BY PAUL DANZER/PORTLAND TRIBUNE/New University of Portland coach Michelle French kicks off a remake

With 17 returnees and eight players who started at least 10 games last season, the University of Portland women's soccer team that kicks off its 2018 season at 7 p.m. Friday by playing host to Northern ...

Mario Cristobal: The buck stops here
Author: Jason Vondersmith
BY JASON VONDERSMITH/PORTLAND TRIBUNE/Ducks football coach exudes accountability for himself and team

EUGENE — The first impression of Mario Cristobal as Oregon head coach on the football field wasn't the best — a 38-28 loss to Boise State in the Vegas Bowl last December, in which the Broncos outplayed the ...

Main events
Author: Portland Tribune
The Portland Tribune's comprehensive breakdown of games and happenings for Aug. 16-20

Thursday, Aug. 16

Web.com Tour: WinCo Foods Portland Open, first round, Pumpkin Ridge Golf Club

Hops: Hillsboro at Eugene, 7 p.m.

College volleyball: Concordia at Multnomah, 6 p.m.

College women's soccer: Trinity Western at Concordia, 7:30 p.m.

Motocross: Thursday ...

TV, radio
Author: Portland Tribune
The Portland Tribune's comprehensive breakdown of games and happenings on the air locally on Aug. 16-20

Thursday, Aug. 16

Web.com Tour: WinCo Foods Portland Open, first round, Pumpkin Ridge Golf Club, 3 p.m., Golf Channel

Hops: Hillsboro at Eugene, 7 p.m., KPOJ (620 AM)

NFL: N.Y. Jets at Washington, 5 p.m., ...

Sports birthdays
Author: Portland Tribune
Tennis and football athletes with Oregon ties have reason to celebrate special days this week

Aug. 16, 1980

Travis Parrott (age 38)

The tennis pro from Portland competed in doubles and mixed doubles in various Grand Slam events, ranking as high as No. 25 in the world.

Aug. 19, 1988

Patrick ...

Rupp 13th in Olympics debut
Author: Portland Tribune
OREGON SPORTS HISTORY/2008: Funk wins Champions major at Sunriver; Winterhawks sale looks likely; Dew Tour at Rose Quarter

Aug. 16-20, 2008

Portland's Galen Rupp places 13th out of 35 starters in his first Olympic final. The 22-year-old former Central Catholic High runner was aiming for a top 10 in the ...

Paper mills suitors get no reaction topurchase offers
Author: Steve Law
WestRock, which owns a paper mill in Newberg that could help revive Oregon's curbside recycling program, says it's in no hurry to sell shuttered mill

Two interested buyers of a shuttered Newberg paper mill report getting the cold shoulder from the Atlanta-based owner, more than a month after WestRock Co. told ...

Despite rosy market, Camas facilities closed for good
Author: Steve Law
Pulp and copy-papermaking equipment to be demolished by Georgia-Pacific, in another local example of a company seemingly bent on eliminating supply, and competition, to boost prices.

The domestic market for copy-machine paper is sizzling, and there's a huge demand for pulp to make paper in China since it banned imports ...

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