It’s a story you saw first on KOIN 6 News: Portland is getting an arena football team. And now we know who will coach it and who the team will be.
Taking a cue from Oregon’s success with the blur offense, a majority of the Pac-12 has moved to some type of hurry-up, no-huddle system.
The return of arena football to Portland will be officially announced at a 2 p.m. Wednesday news conference at the Moda Center with franchise owner Terry Emmert.
Two of the Oregon City team leaders are quarterback Jonathan Hall and wide receiver Matt Oades. They are best friends and can make each other look good.
Portland tumbled down the stretch last season with a 13-game slide. It opens training camp with a revamped roster that includes some much needed depth and a real center in the form of Robin Lopez.
Arena football is coming back to Portland. KOIN 6 News has learned a press conference is scheduled for Wednesday to announce the sale of an existing AFL team to investors led by a well-known local businessman.
The victory solidified Portland’s hold on the third spot in the MLS standings with a 12-5-13 record and four matches to go. Portland is undefeated in its last four matches.
It was a sloppy mess on the field, with eight fumbles — four for each team — in the first half alone.
If there’s room for another Heisman Trophy candidate, Oregon State could have one in quarterback Sean Mannion.
Security will be strong for the 43rd Portland Marathon as 7500 runners and walkers compete. Organizers also have a plan to find medical volunteers and race -t-shirts will honor the Boston victims — three dead and more than 100 hurt.
The girlfriend of the former New England Patriot is the fifth person to face charges in the murder case.
New California coach Sonny Dykes and his re-tooled Golden Bears visit No. 2 Oregon with both teams coming off byes.
Deadly flooding around Boulder earlier this month forced the cancellation of a home game against Fresno State.
The KOIN 6 Blitz continues with a Big Game matchup between two 3-1 teams on Friday night.
The Hawks, who have reached the Western Hockey League finals three years running, will be hard-pressed to do it again after losing plenty of talent.
Sean Mannion threw three touchdowns and the Beavers scored three times in the fourth quarter to come from behind and defeat San Diego State.
Diego Valeri scored for the third straight match as the Timbers moved one point ahead of the Rapids for third place in the Western Conference.
Oregon State will be without top running back Storm Woods this weekend at San Diego State.
Grant High School got a new field and top-ranked Central Catholic had a game against Jesuit.
Every Thursday this fall, KOIN 6 News will be honoring the best of the best in high school sports with our Athlete of the Week.