Photo by Roger Geller

Ultimate Frisbee Community Growing in Portland

Portland’s ultimate scene ranges from professional to pick-up games, with leagues and clubs in the middle. There are brand new players who are still learning to throw a frisbee, and seasoned Stags who represent Portland in Major League Ultimate.


The Journey to a Championship Begins with a Phone Call

They will choose their music, decide how much to choreograph, and then attempt to win the Mixed Pairs title at the first annual American Freestyle Open



To this day, players of all skill levels get together to “jam” and show off their tricks to each other, always in search of the next big trick. It’s a unique sport to play as an amateur with no score keeping and no rules.


USSSA Kickball Championship Recap

It was a good day for Kickball and it brought out a variety of teams from the Recesstime, Underdog and Oregon Kickball Club leagues.


Why You Should Check Out Bike Polo Matches At Alberta Park

It proved to be more than just spectacle, however. I found a particular sub-culture, gathered around a relatively young sport in transition.


Harvest Century: 2014’s Final Organized Bike Ride

The 12th annual Harvest Century Bike Ride, slated to take place this Sunday, Sept. 28 from 6:30 a.m.–5:30 p.m. in Hillsboro, offers pedal pushers one final opportunity to participate in a ride this year.


Back in the U.S.S.S.A.

I’m excited for this tournament, but not because of the fancy marketing and oddly designed website. It’s a neutral showcase for both Underdog and Recesstime, the two biggest Kickball leagues in town


Indoor Soccer: Kick Start Your Winter

Indoor soccer is a popular option that’s gaining momentum throughout the Portland area. For novice players and fierce competitors alike, it’s a great way to stay one step ahead of the winter weather.


Triathletes Prep for Sunday’s 8th Annual Portland Triathlon

Temperatures are expected to soar over 90 degrees this Sunday, but that won’t stop more than 1,000 competitors ready to race to the finish in the 2014 Portland Triathlon. Participants should be able to effectively beat the heat, as racers will begin gathering at 5:30 a.m. on Sunday, Sept. 21, at Cathedral Park in North Portland. Competition is slated to begin at 7:30 a.m. with the first wave of racers hitting the water, and events will be over by 1 p.m.


The Beautiful Indoor Soccer Holiday Tournament

When you’re young and you care about something enough, you never truly let it go. For me, the Holiday Indoor Soccer Tournament serves as annual reminder of that axiom. Despite Flinstones jerseys and goofy team names like the “Knuckle Pucks,” the Holiday Indoor Tournament likely boasts the highest level of amateur soccer in the state […]