Each day sports activities information, together with Seattle Mariners and Hillsboro Hops recreation outcomes and faculty notes.


Crouser wins world title — Boring native and Sam Barlow Excessive grad Ryan Crouser gained the boys’s shot put gold medal on Sunday on the World Athletic Championships at Hayward Area in Eugene.

It is the primary world title for Crouser, the world-record holder and two-time Olympic champion.

Crouser’s profitable throw got here within the fifth spherical of the finals, a 75 foot, 3.25 inches effort that answered a throw of 75-1.25 by Joe Kovacs who had edged Crouser by one centimeter on the 2019 World Championships.

Kovacs took silver this time and Josh Awotunde accomplished an. American medal sweep with a mark of 73-1.75 for the bronze medal.

• Former Oregon Duck Devon Allen was disqualified from the boys’s 110 hurdles remaining for a false begin.

From the attention take a look at, Allen didn’t seem like first to react to the gun, however expertise stated otherwise. His response time was judged to be one one-thousandth of a second too fast.

Blazers win summer season league — Portland gained the NBA’s Las Vegas Summer season League for the second time, beating the New York Knicks 85-77 on Sunday.

Trendon Watford had 19 factors and 7 rebounds and was a unanimous alternative for the championship recreation MVP.

Jabari Walker had 14 factors and 11 rebounds off the bench and helped the Blazers bench contribute 36 factors.

Hjerpe to Cardinals — Oregon State left-handed pitcher Cooper Hjerpe was chosen by the St. Louis Cardinals with the twenty second choose within the MLB First-Yr Participant Draft on Sunday.

A Capay, Calif., native, was named the 2022 nationwide pitcher of the 12 months by a number of organizations He went 11-2 and had a 2.53 earned-run common. He struck out a school-record 161 batters, which led the nation, in simply 103.1 innings of labor.

He’s the thirteenth Oregon State participant to be chosen within the first spherical, and the primary pitcher since Drew Rasmussen in 2017.

The Toronto Blue Jays chosen Oregon shortstop Josh Kasevich with the sixtieth within the second spherical.

Oregon State outfielder Jacob Melton, the Pac-12 Participant of the Yr, was chosen sixty fourth by the Houston Astros.

Beavers outfielder Justin Boyd has been chosen 73rd by the Cincinnati Reds.

Mariners 6, Rangers 2 — Seattle enters the All-Star break on a 14-game profitable streak. Julio Rodriguez hit a two-run double, Cal Raleigh a two-run homer and Ty France hit a house run to steer the M’s assault.

Rodriguez and France each are headed to the All-Star Sport, which takes place Tuesday at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, for the primary time.

The 14-game streak is the longest coming into an All-Star Sport in historical past and the second longest in Mariners’ historical past. Seattle has gained 22 of 25 to enhance to 51-42, solely a half recreation again of Tampa Bay for the highest AL wild card spot.

Canadians 8, Hops 2 — Vancouver scored three runs within the second inning and 5 within the fifth in its fifth consecutive house win over Hillsboro (37-48). The Hops managed solely three hits, considered one of them a house run by Ramses Malave.

Pickles 9, Elks 6 — At Walker Stadium, Portland rallied from a four-run first-inning deficit to defeat Bend and win its tenth consecutive West Coast League recreation. Michael Campagna knocked in three runs and Even Leibl had two RBIs.


USA sweeps Males 100m medals Day two of the World Athletics Championships at Hayward Area in Eugene ended with USA sweeping the medals of the boys’s 100 meter finals. Fred Kerley took gold with a time of 9.86 seconds, adopted by Marvin Bracy at 9.874 after which Trayvon Bromell at 9.876.

The ladies’s shotput remaining additionally happened Saturday with American Chase Ealey taking house first with a mark of 20.49 meters.

In qualifying rounds, USA’s Grant Holloway posted the quickest warmth time within the males’s 110 meter hurdles at 13.14. Khallifah Rosser did the identical for USA within the males’s 400 meter hurdles with a time of 48.62. Twanish Terry (10.95), Melissa Jefferson (11.03) and Alecia Hobbs (11.04) all superior for USA within the girls’s 100 meter. And former Oregon runner Jessica Hull (4:01.81) certified for the ladies’s 1500 remaining, together with Portland’s Union Athletics Membership’s Sinclaire Johnson (4:04.51)

Sunday on TV: Males’s marathon remaining (6-8:30 a.m. CNBC), 400m qualifying, males’s 10,000 remaining (11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. NBC), Males’s 110m hurdles and 400m hurdles semifinals (5-7 p.m. CNBC) and girls’s 100m remaining, males’s 110m remaining and males’s shotput remaining (7-8 p.m. NBC)

Seattle 3, Texas 2 (10) Seattle (50-42) wanted an additional body to carry off Texas (41-48) on the highway Saturday for the Mariners thirteenth consecutive victory. JP Crawford’s single within the tenth proved to be the sport winner as Matthew Festa got here in to shut the sport on the mound for his first save of the season. The M’s different runs got here on a two-run house run from Carlos Santana within the third.

Vancouver 12, Hillsboro 2 The highway journey to Vancouver (43-39) has gone from unhealthy to worse for Hillsboro (37-47), dropping the fifth out of 5 video games to date in opposition to the Canadians. The Hops gave up 11 hits and 12 runs whereas they scored solely two on seven hits, each runs got here on Lyle Lin floor outs.

Portland 6, Bend 5 The Pickles (25-10) have gained eight consecutive video games now, holding off the Elks within the ninth for the one-run win. LeTrey McCollum hit a two-run house run within the second inning to offer Portland a lead it by no means gave again.


Crouser advances — Ryan Crouser superior to Sunday’s finals of the boys’s shot put with the very best mark in qualifying on Friday because the World Athletics Championships opened at Hayward Area in Eugene. Crouser, a Boring native and Barlow Excessive graduate, had a mark of 73 toes, 1.25 inches. American Joe Kovacs had the second finest qualifying mark of 70-6.5. The boys’s shot put remaining is Sunday night.

Additionally Friday:

• Within the girls’s 1,500, each former Oregon Duck Jessica Hull (representing Austrailia) and Sinclaire Johnson of Portland’s Union Athletics Membership superior to the semifinals with sturdy races.

• Allyson Felix’s storied monitor profession ended with a bronze medal as a part of the USA girls’s 4×100 relay staff. The Dominican Republic gained the race and the Netherlands took silver.

Saturday on TV:

10:30 a.m.-noon on CNBC (options males’s 110 hurdles qualifying together with Devon Allen); noon-2 p.m. NBC/KGW 8; 5-6 p.m. CNBC; 6-8 p.m. NBC/KGW 8 (options males’s 100 semifinal and remaining rounds).

Mariners 8, Rangers 3 — At Texas, Seattle’s twelfth consecutive win featured 12 strikeouts from Robbie Ray and the primary profession grand slam for Julio Rodriguez, whose sixteenth homer got here with two outs within the high of the eighth to show a one-run recreation into the 8-3 win.

The 12 consecutive wins is second solely to a 15-game run in 2001, the final time the Mariners made the playoffs. Solely Atlanta, which gained 14 in a row in June, has an extended string of wins this season.

Ray (8-6) went 6.2 innings, permitting six hits with out a stroll. Rodriguez additionally had a two-out RBI single within the fourth that put Seattle in entrance 3-0.

Mariners shortstop J.P. Crawford (bruised finger) missed his second recreation in a row and Carlos Santana was away for a household emergency.

Canadians 2, Hops 1 — At Vancouver B.C., the Canadians made two first-inning runs — scored with out a hit — rise up for a win. Hillsboro was 1 for 10 with runners in scoring place and left eight on base. Hillsboro (8-11 second half) has dropped 4 in a row. First-place Vancouver (12-6) has gained six in a row.

Pickles 4, Elks 1 — 5 Portland pitchers mixed to restrict visiting Bend to 3 hits in West Coast League collegiate play in entrance of two,817 followers at Walker Stadium in Lents Park. The Pickles (24-10) scored two runs within the fourth and single runs within the fifth and sixth innings. Evan Cloyd and Michael Campagna every had two of Portland’s 10 hits. The Pickles have gained seven in a row and are 9-1, atop the South Division, within the second half WCL standings.

The identical two groups play at 7 p.m. Saturday at Walker Stadium.

Oregon State baseball — Oregon State introduced that head coach Mitch Canham has acquired a five-year contract extension by way of the 2029 season and that assistant coaches Wealthy Dorman and Ryan Gipson have acquired two-year extensions by way of 2024.


Portland 85, Houston 77 — Portland moved to 3-1 in summer season league play with the win over Houston. Keon Johnson poured in 25 factors to steer the Blazers whereas lately signed rookie Jabari Walker had 9 factors and 9 rebounds to offer them a lift down low. Portland trailed 28-14 after the primary quarter however chipped away till lastly taking a lead within the third body.

Seattle 6, Texas 5 — Regardless of trailing by 4 runs for many the sport, Seattle (48-42) rallied late to steal a win on the highway at Texas (41-46), marking a league-best 11 wins in a row for the Mariners with Baltimore off on Thursday. Seattle trailed 5-1 going into the seventh when Eugenio Suarez minimize the deficit in half with a two-RBI single to left subject. All-Star Julio Rodriguez wore a pitch within the eighth with the bases loaded to carry house a run, then Ty France single to left to attain two extra and provides Seattle a 6-5 lead. Diego Castillo closed the deal on the mound for his sixth save because the M’s bullpen mixed to pitch three innings and quit just one hit and one stroll.

Vancouver 7, Hillsboro 6 — Hillsboro (37-45) tried its finest to rally on the highway at Vancouver (41-39) scoring 5 runs within the high of the ninth, however the rally fell one run brief. Trailing 7-1, Cam Coursey hit a sacrifice fly to attain one run. Channy Ortiz hit a double to middle to attain two extra, following by Fox Semones reaching on an error to carry house yet one more and make it 6-5. Ryan Bliss tied the sport on a double to left subject to pressure the Canadians to come back to the plate within the backside half. Miguel Hiraldo hit an infield single to attain a run nevertheless and minimize the comeback brief for the Hops.

Portland 4, Springfield 0 — The Pickles (23-10) stayed scorching with one other win because of seven hits and their pitching workers solely giving up three hits on the highway at Springfield (14-22).


Spencer Webb — Social media and information stories confirmed that Oregon tight finish Spencer Webb has died.

The Oregonian reporter Aaron Fentress tweeted about 8:20 p.m. that his supply informed him that Webb had died in a tragic accident.

About 10 p.m., Oregon coach Dan Lanning tweeted this:

“So energetic in each second of the day. Your smile and vitality will probably be missed Spencer. I really like you.”

There was no official information launch from the College of Oregon.

Webb was a junior from Sacramento. He was 22. In 29 profession video games, he had 31 receptions for 296 yards and 4 touchdowns.

Later Wednesday, the Sacramento Bee printed an internet story saying it was an accident during which Webb fell and hit his head, close to Triangle Lake. Apparently he fell and struck his head, and ended up 100 yards down a steep path, the Bee reported.

The Lane County Sheriff’s Workplace reported {that a} younger man, later recognized as Webb, had fallen and hit his head Wednesday afternoon in an space of rock slides simply west of Triangle Lake.

The Bee stated it was a “cliff-diving accident,” however there have been no different stories of what Webb was doing within the space.

Washington State coach Jake Dickert was among the many many individuals to ship condolences, by way of Twitter:

“Our ideas and prayers exit to @CoachDanLanning and the entire @oregonfootball household. @WSUCougarFB sends our deepest condolences to all of Spencer Webb’s household and buddies for a life gone too quickly. #RIP”

On Thursday, the college launched a brief assertion from Rob Mullens, athletic director:

We’re deeply saddened to be taught of the passing of Spencer Webb. Our hearts exit to his household, teammates, and buddies at such a tough time. We’ll miss Spencer tremendously.”

PMG FILE PHOTO: CHRISTOPHER OERTELL - Oregon Ducks tight end Spencer Webb, seen her in action in a spring game, has died in a tragic accident near Triangle Lake outside Eugene.

Strickland again to Jeff — In line with The Oregonian, Pat Strickland is returning as Jefferson Excessive Faculty boys basketball coach.

The Democrats struggled final 12 months with one other alumni, Thomas Gardner, as coach.

Strickland gained 5 state titles as coach.

Mariners sweep doubleheader — Seattle beat host Washington in a doubleheader, 6-4 and 2-1, to maneuver its profitable streak to 10 consecutive video games. The Mariners (47-42) are 18-3 of their previous 21 video games.

Within the opener, Eugenio Suarez hit a three-run homer and Jesse Winker, Adam Frazier and Cal Raleigh hit solo pictures. Chris Flexen gave up six hits and one run in six innings.

The Nationals’ Juan Soto hit a three-run homer within the backside of the ninth inning to make it shut.

Within the second recreation, Tommy Milone and 4 different pitchers mixed to surrender six hits. Winker hit one other homer, and Frazier hit a sacrifice fly.

Soto hit his nineteenth homer (once more, within the backside of the ninth).

The Mariners play 4 video games at Texas, Thursday by way of Sunday, earlier than the MLB All-Star Break.

Walker indicators — A powerful rookie, to date in summer season league, Jabari Walker has been signed by the Portland Path Blazers.

The 19-year-old Walker, who’s 6-9 and 215 kilos, has signed a typical NBA contract. Phrases of the deal weren’t disclosed.

He was chosen 57th total within the 2022 NBA Draft. In three summer season league video games, he is averaging 13 factors and eight.3 rebounds in 19.6 minutes, whereas taking pictures .682 from the sphere.

Walker averaged 11.5 factors and seven.2 rebounds in two seasons at Colorado. He is the son of former NBA participant Samaki Walker.

Petan indicators — Former Portland Winterhawks participant Nic Petan, 27, has signed a two-year contract with the Minnesota Wild.

In 154 profession NHL video games with Winnipeg, Toronto and Vancouver, he has six targets and 24 assists. Essentially the most video games he has performed in a season — 54 — got here in 2016-17 with Winnipeg.

He is performed 184 video games within the American Hockey League (the minors) since his rookie 12 months 2015-16.

Portland Pickles 7, Springfield 6 — The Pickles (23-10) beat the host Drifters (14-21). The Pickles had 13 hits. Jacob Jablonski homered.

Vancouver 4, Hops 2 — The host Canadians (40-39) beat the visiting Hops (37-44), permitting simply 4 hits. Damiano Palmegiani homered for Vancouver.


Vancouver 10, Hillsboro 3 — The sport obtained away from Hillsboro (37-43) late as Vancouver (39-39) scored eight runs between the sixth, seventh and eighth innings at house Tuesday. Neyfy Castillo stole house within the second for the Hops and hit a solo house run within the fourth, his fourth of the 12 months. Ryan Bliss had a solo shot within the first inning, his fourth lengthy ball of the season.

Mariners postponed — Rain postponed the opener of Seattle’s two-game set at Washington. The sport will probably be made up with a double header Wednesday, recreation one at 9:05 a.m. and recreation two at 3:05 p.m.

Portland 10, Springfield 1 — The Pickles (21-10) got here on late, scoring seven runs from the sixth inning on to place away Springfield (14-20) on the highway. Michael Campagna hit a three-run house run within the fourth and two run double within the ninth to complete 4 for five with 5 RBI on the night time.

Seattle 83, Dallas 74 — Breanna Stewart had 19 factors and 7 rebounds to steer Seattle (16-8) over Dallas (10-13) within the first recreation again from the WNBA All-Star Break. The Storm now sit half a recreation again behind Las Vegas.


Path Blazers beat Knicks — Trendon Watford scored 18 factors and Jabari Walker had 16 factors, 13 rebounds and a plus-22 score as Portland beat New York 88-77 in summer season league play in Las Vegas.

The Blazers (2-1) play Houston on Thursday.

Coffey promoted — Portland Thorns midfielder Sam Coffey has been known as as much as be part of the U.S. Girls’s Nationwide Workforce as a alternative participant on the Concacaf W Championship.

She joins the staff in Monterrey, Mexico forward of the knockout rounds from July 14-18.

She’ll miss Portland’s match in opposition to NJ/NY Gotham FC on July 16. She has began all 11 video games.

Coffey, 23, frolicked with the U.S. staff in its pre-tournament camp and video games in opposition to Colombia in June.

Schumacher named — Jerry Schumacher has been named head monitor and subject coach on the College of Oregon.

He spent 15 years on the helm of Nike Bowerman Monitor Membership, establishing himself as one of many world’s premier distance coaches.

“Jerry Schumacher is a world-class monitor and subject chief with a novel capability to construct a dynamic staff environment to assist a first-class expertise for the athletes,” stated Rob Mullens, UO athletic director. “He understands the trendy athlete, the significance of constructing connection and creating younger individuals to their fullest potential. His dedication to the athlete by way of his tireless work ethic is well-known and we’re excited that his management and keenness will add to the great legacy of the Oregon monitor and subject and cross nation applications.”

As director and head coach of the Bowerman Monitor Membership, Schumacher has coached 28 Olympians, seen his athletes win 10 Olympic and World Championship medals, and was named the 2017 USATF Coach of the Yr.

Schumacher jumps again into the collegiate ranks having spearheaded the College of Wisconsin males’s distance and cross nation program between 1998-2008. Throughout his time in Madison, the Badgers gained two NCAA staff titles—2005 cross nation, 2007 indoor—and he was named the 2005 Nationwide Males’s Cross Nation Coach of the Yr.

“Monitor and subject on the College of Oregon is exclusive in so some ways, from its incomparable historical past of success to the unparalleled assist of the TrackTown group,” Schumacher stated. “Rob Mullens and I share a standard imaginative and prescient for the way forward for this system, and I am grateful that he and his workers belief me to execute that imaginative and prescient. I’m humbled by the chance to steer this system into the long run and might’t wait to start out working with the unimaginable student-athletes on the College of Oregon.”

Savarese honored — Portland Timbers coach Giovanni Savarese has been named MLS Coach of the Week, and ahead Jaroslaw Niezgoda has been named to the Workforce of the Week.

Goalkeeper Aljaz Ivacic was listed to the Workforce of the Week “bench” for his shutout efficiency.

Savarese led the Timbers to a 3-0 highway win at Cascadia rival Seattle. Niezgoda had a objective and help within the recreation.

The Timbers host Vancouver at Windfall Park on Sunday, July 17.

Jablonski honored — The Portland Pickles’ Jacob Jablonski has been named because the West Coast League Moss Adams Participant of the Week.

He went 12 of 32 with three homers. He performs collegiately at Chico State.

Timbers, Thorns house — Feeling good after beating rival Seattle 3-0 on July 9 at Lumen Area — and spoiling the Sounders’ celebration of their Concacaf Champions League title — the Portland Timbers are again at Windfall Park on Sunday, July 17 seeking to lengthen a five-match unbeaten run.

It is one other Cascadia battle, with the Vancouver Whitecaps visiting for a 7:30 p.m. match (Fox 12 Plus).

The Timbers are 5-0-2 of their final seven visits to Seattle.

Portland is 6-6-8 for 26 factors. That is nonetheless fewer wins and extra video games performed than any staff above them, however issues are trending positively for the Timbers.

The Thorns are also house this week, internet hosting NJ/NY Gotham FC at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, July 16. Nonetheless lacking six gamers to nationwide staff responsibility, Portland sits third within the NWSL at 4-1-6 (18 factors) coming off a 2-2 draw on July 10 in Seattle with OL Reign.

Professional baseball — Winners of eight in a row and 16 of 19 by way of July 10, the Seattle Mariners (45-42) moved right into a tie with Toronto for the third AL wild-card spot by sweeping 4 recreation from the Blue Jays. The Mariners jumped throughout the nation to play Washington July 12-13, after which play at Texas July 14-17. The All-Star break follows the collection with the Rangers, with this 12 months’s summer season basic being performed at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles.

The Hillsboro Hops completed out their house collection in opposition to Eugene on Sunday, July 10 and hit the highway this week in opposition to Vancouver for six video games July 12-17.

Pickles this week — Portland performs a three-game collection at Springfield, by way of Thursday. Then the Pickles play three at house in opposition to Bend July 15-17 after which yet one more at house July 18 in opposition to Corvallis.

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