Washington Huskies An Outside Favorite To Win A National Title

Opening the season ranked #16 in the national polls, the Washington Huskies are an outside favorite to win a national title. After an expected rout of the Rutgers Scarlet Knights last week, the Huskies have jumped into the top 10 the national radar. Let’s take a look at the 2016 Huskies and just what they […]


University Of Washington Women’s Athletics Deserve High Praise

“Oooooh ladies first, ladies first.  Oooooh ladies first, ladies first!”  This powerful female anthem from Queen Latifah’s debut album, All Hail the Queen, is what comes to mind when I think about all the success the University of Washington women’s athletic program has had over the past year.  I think it is time that the UW women’s […]

Portland State

Portland State vs. My In-Laws (Montana State)

Bozeman, like much of the great state of Montana, is a beautiful place. Cradled within Gallatin County, it is surrounded by mountains (Bridger Mountains), mountains (Tobacco Root Mountains) and more (Big Belt) mountains. It’s a small little jewel of city located on a stretch of I-90 between the bigger cities of Missoula to the west […]

PSU Vikings

Portland State Vikings – The Best College Football Team In Oregon

This article was written by a Portland State alumnus. We have had very little to cheer about when it comes to football. Now that Oregon and Oregon State are joining forces to be collectively horrible on our TVs every Saturday, it is with gleeful pleasure to see my team 3-0 while getting almost zero attention. […]

Bruce Barnum

Anyone Know What Portland State Is Doing With Their Football Team?

Two months.  That’s how long it’s been since Portland State fired their head football coach, Nigel Burton. November 26, 2014, that was the day we were informed by Interim Athletic Director Valerie Cleary that Coach Burton wouldn’t be returning, and that it would be the job of the soon-to-be athletic director to find the man […]

Western Oregon Simon Fraser

Western Oregon Leaves The Great White North With Tenth Straight Win Over Simon Fraser

Western Oregon University quarterback Ryan Bergman followed his highly impressive 413 yard performance at division 1 FBS Portland State with another strong outing against Simon Fraser last Saturday.  Completing 20 of 35 passes for 247 yards and four touchdowns, the senior signal caller led the Wolves to a 38-14 victory, which included a 24 point […]

PSU Vikings

PSU Vikings – It’s Your Turn

Every dog has his day; have you heard that one? How about, what comes around goes around? Or…ah, forget it.  My point is; the Blazers are coming off an exciting year that left the city looking forward to more.  The Timbers – in their 2nd season – made a deep run into the MLS playoffs.  […]


A New Era For Washington Football

What a difference a week can make. Last Monday, we get word that Washington head coach Steve Sarkisian was heading south to become the head coach of USC. After taking over a Huskies program that was in disarray following the school’s first complete season without a single victory (0-12 overall), Sarkisian quickly brought stability to […]


The Dumbest Rule In Football

From, a partner of Oregon Sports News There wasn’t a single upset amongst the top twenty teams in college football last Saturday, with the only losses by teams in the top twenty (#15 Washington, #16 Northwestern) coming to teams ranked higher (#5 Stanford, #4 Ohio State). The best chance for an upset came Saturday […]


Portland State Vikings, Kieran McDonagh Continue To Impress

Portland State’s offense continued to impress on Saturday, rolling up 622 yards in a 43-6 win over Humboldt State. The Vikings now rank second in the nation averaging 615.7 yards of total offense per game. The Vikings are fourth in rushing offense (295.0) and eighth in passing offense (320.7). The 43.3 points per game ranks […]


College Football Preview: Games To Mark On Calendars

Some games during the college football season get marked on your calendar far ahead of time.  The Civil War on the south side of the Columbia River.  The Apple Cup … usually … on the north side.  Around the nation, there are plenty.  The Iron Bowl, The Territorial Cup in Arizona, The Border War between […]


A Fortune From Portland

Misinformed sports fans complain about July. No NBA, just the draft and Summer League. No NFL, just bad news and more bad news about players and guns. Major League Baseball might work since it’s the All-Star Game, but not with a list of players violating drug policy waiting for suspensions to come down. It’s enough […]


Linfield’s Title Represents Grit, What It Means To Be A Wildcat

When Linfield shortstop Corey VanDomelen gathered in a slow roller and fired to first baseman Clayton Truex for the final out of the 2013 NCAA Division III National Championship game, the Wildcats had accomplished much more than the program’s first national title since 1971. For head coach Scott Brosius, it was far from the first […]


Linfield On Brink Of First Ever Division III Title

After storming through the first three games of the NCAA Division III National Championship, Linfield College is one win away from bringing home its first title since the school joined the NCAA in 1996. The top-ranked Wildcats are in the hands of a World Series champion in his own right, with head coach Scott Brosius […]

Nerlens Noel

How Will Nerlens Noel’s Injury Impact College Basketball?

Nerlens Noel, the freshman forward/center for Kentucky, has a fantastic name and great haircut. Aside from that, he is a hell of a basketball player and has been developing for his future career in the NBA. Noel followed Anthony Davis' footsteps to Kentucky to be the next defensive center to win over NBA scouts league-wide. […]

Pac-12 Football Weekend Wrap-Up: Beavers Pull Off Historic Upset

At the beginning of the season, pundits from around the nation seemed to think that the only teams worth talking about in the Pac-12 were Oregon, USC, and Stanford.  Saturday in Corvallis, Oregon State threw a monkey wrench in their general direction. Story #1: Beavers Stun #13 Wisconsin 10-7 Suffocating.  There is no better word […]

Pac-12 Preview And Predictions

Oregon: The Ducks start out with a very weak schedule this season. This is good news for their new quarterback, Marcus Mariota. Mariota, the redshirt freshman, looked very comfortable in week 1 as he led the Ducks to a 50-3 lead before he was sat for the rest of the game. By the looks of […]

Season’s Awakening Brings New Hope For Teams Around The Country

As August comes to a merciful end, college football fans countrywide can feel the anticipation of another campaign that promises to be full of highs, lows and surprises. From California to New York, 120 teams are ending their long summer training and preparing to battle for the ultimate prize; a national championship. The same can […]

Pac-12 Commissioner Larry Scott An Asset To Oregon Schools

Last Wednesday marked the premiere of the Pac-12 Network and the birth of conference commissioner Larry Scott’s brain child. While it may be too soon to anticipate the fate of the Pac-12’s place on television, it’s already being stacked up next to the Big Ten Network and other conference channels. Of course, until the numbers […]