About Oregon Sports News

Arran Gimba, Founder

Arran Gimba, Founder

Arran Gimba is the founder of Oregon Sports News, the leading independent Oregon sports site on the web.

A graduate of the University of Portland, Arran interned for the Portland Trail Blazers and worked for the Portland Winterhawks and the Oregon Sports Authority. While at the Oregon Sports Authority, he brought several high-profiled events to the state, including the 25th Anniversary of the STIHL Timbersports Series, XTERRA Trail Running National Championships, USA Cycling National Cyclo-Cross Championships, ABA/BMX Great Northwest Nationals, and USA Rugby North America 4 Tournament.

While at the University of Portland, Arran co-hosted a sports radio show, “Sportsweek” for four years, interviewing guests such as FS1 personality Colin Cowherd, former Sportscenter anchor Larry Beil, basketball great A.C. Green, and Emmy-award winning comedian Jeff Cesario.

Arran is also an accomplished published author of two books: To Light a Fire and Other Short Stories and Not True Stories From Oregon. Arran was also a contributing researcher for Gary Andrew Poole’s biography of Red Grange, The Galloping Ghost.

Arran currently resides in Portland, Oregon with his wife and two daughters.

OSN Senior Writers

Abe Asher
Brian Hight
Bryant Knox
Casey Mabbott
David Golden
Garrett Thornton
Jared Wright
Jason Hartzog
John Stupak
Julian Rogers
Justin Surber
Liz Ward
Stuart Kemp
Wade Evanson