Portland News for April 22nd 2013

Portland State Men's Tennis Ends Season on Two-Match Winning Streak
SEDONA, Ariz. – The Portland State men's tennis team ended the 2013 campaign on a high-note as the squad finished the season with a two-match winning streak, after defeating Sothern Utah on Friday, and most recently, Northern Arizona this morning in

Oregon sheriff says search for lost teen suspended
PORTLAND, Ore. — The search for an Oklahoma teenager who set out to test himself against the wilderness in the wilds of southeastern Oregon has been suspended indefinitely until conditions improve. Sheriff Dave Glerup of Harney County, Ore., said

NWSL Match Preview: Portland Thorns FC vs. Seattle Reign FC at
Portland Thorns FC and Seattle Reign FC kick off a new aspect to the already fierce Pacific Northwest rivlary between the two neighboring cities. Already

Portland Pirates 5, Connecticut Whale 1
Portland, ME – Phil Lane scored a hat trick, and Andy Miele added a goal and two assists, Saturday night at the Cumberland County Civic Center, as the Portland Pirates defeated the Connecticut Whale, 5-1, in the Whale's last game of the regular season.

Alex Morgan, Portland a hit in home debut
Alex Morgan’s goal in the 52nd minute held up as the game-winner as the Portland Thorns topped the Seattle Reign 2-1 in front of 16,479 fans Sunday at Jeld-Wen Field in Portland, Ore. It was the Thorns’ inaugural home game with the National Women’s …

Portland Thorns FC vs. Seattle Reign FC
Google+, Gmail, Orkut, Picasa, or Chrome) to add NWSLsoccer's video to your playlist. Sign in. Statistics Report. Streamed live on Apr 21, 2013. The Portland Thorns FC will host the Seattle Reign FC on Sunday, April 20 at 5 p.m. at JELD-WEN Field.

Lackey to pitch for Portland on Monday
Most notably, John Lackey is scheduled to make a rehab start at Double-A Portland on Monday, with a scheduled four-inning, 65-pitch outing. Franklin Morales will follow on Wednesday with a four-inning start for the Sea Dogs after throwing a bullpen

Portland Timbers coach Caleb Porter admits San Jose's "mosh pit" style of play
Caleb Porter and his Portland Timbers team played a soccer game, not a rock concert, with the San Jose Earthquakes on Sunday night, but it didn't stop the Timbers head coach from using the words "mosh pit" to describe his opponents' style of play.

Portland Man Sentenced for $350K Mortgage Fraud Scheme Involving “Straw
(Source: FBI) – PORTLAND, OR–On Wednesday, April 17, 2012, Oregon District Judge Michael W. Mosman sentenced Tu Ngoc Tran, 38, of Portland, Oregon, to 63 months in prison following his conviction in a jury trial on drug and wire fraud charges on

NW Portland Greenbrier to lay off 200; Old Town spot Hamburger Mary's closes
Greenbrier to lay off 200 workers at Gunderson plant in Northwest Portland: The Greenbrier Cos. said Friday that it plans to lay off one-fourth of the workforce at its Gunderson plant in Northwest Portland as it ramps down production of intermodal

Portland shelter eases overcrowding
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Officials have alleviated crowding problems at Portland's Oxford Street homeless shelter by tightening the rules that previously allowed people to stay indefinitely. Director Josh O'Brien says residents can no longer stay

Portland Thorns defeat Seattle 2-1 in home opener
Enlarge Randy L. Rasmussen, The Oregonian PORTLAND, OREGON-4/21/13–The Portland Thorns Danielle Foxhoven (9) blows kisses to the crowd after fans gave the whole team roses and banners after the Thorns beat the Seattle Reign, 2-1, in the

FAA furloughs kick in, some flight delays appear
PORTLAND ??? Employee furloughs forced by automatic federal spending cuts have begun this week at Portland International Jetport. click image to enlarge. An air traffic controller works in a terminal radar approach control room at the Atlanta in …

Portland police search for man involved in Saturday night stabbing
A TriMet bus driver was stabbed in the leg while exiting a portable restroom in Portland's Lents neighborhood Saturday night, authorities say. The victim, identified as 35-year-old Brian Nixon, told police he was using the restroom when someone banged

Portland Thorns supporters celebrate inaugural home match (photo essay)
2 of 19 Link to this photo | Comments about this photo essay “Rosie the Riveter” leads the Portland Thorns supporters group as the Thorns set to play the match at Jeld-Wen Field in Portland, Oregon, April 21, 2013. Nick Hernandez/OregonLive.com …

Saint Mary's routs Portland 14-2 in WCC baseball
Portland's Brian Frattali knocked in a run in the top of the fourth inning before Saint Mary's scored one in the bottom of the fourth, five in the fifth, another run in the seventh and two more in the eighth. Kalfus notched two more RBIs during the

Quakes get late tie against Timbers
Rookie forward Adam Jahn scored in the second minute of second-half stoppage time to pull the San Jose Earthquakes into 1-1 draw with the Portland Timbers on Sunday night. Jahn beat Timbers goalkeeper Donovan Ricketts cleanly from 13 yards. The play …

Portland Thorns beat Seattle Reign 2-1 in home opener (photos)
1 of 12 Link to this photo | Comments about this photo essay PORTLAND, OREGON-4/21/13–The Portland Thorns beat the Seattle Reign, 2-1, in the Thorns’ home opener in women’s soccer Sunday at Jeld-Wen Field. Here they celebrate a first half goal by …

Portland Police Arrest Suspect After Motel Stand-Off On Powell Boulevard
Members of the Portland Police Bureau’s Special Emergency Reaction Team (SERT) took 57-year-old Terry Glenn Mortensen into custody this morning after a stand-off that lasted several hours. Mortensen was arrested for outstanding parole warrants for a …

Portland Thorns coach looks to continue winning ways
Portland Thorns First Practice Portland head coach Cindy Parlow Cone (center) and the Thorns hope to post their first win of the regular season when they host Seattle in their home opener April 21 at Jeld-Wen Field. Brent Wojahn/The Oregonian