Weekend Recap: Monday Morning Links

A sweep in the first round of the playoffs has the Winterhawks hosting the Victoria Royals in the second round. The Winterhawks finished their sweep with a 6-1 victory, pushing their win-streak to 11. Derrick Pouliot got his 47th career playoff point in the game, tying the franchise record. [Winterhawks] Here’s what happened for the […]

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Late Turnover Drops Portland Thunder to 0-2

After big losses in week one, the Portland Thunder and Iowa Barnstormers battled for redemption at the Moda Center Monday, with the visiting Barnstormers eking out a victory in the final seconds, 40-36. Interceptions and penalties by both teams consumed the low-scoring battle, but Iowa came out on top with a touchdown pass from Carson […]


Weekend Recap: Monday Morning Links

The Beaver’s women’s basketball team dominated in their first NCAA tournament victory since 1995. On Sunday, the ninth-seed Beavers beat the eighth-seed Middle Tennessee 55-36. The team now has to play No. 1 seed South Carolina on Tuesday but the victory against Middle Tennessee is something the team intends to celebrate for as long as […]

Portland Thunder Week 1

Thunder Drop Season Opener to San Jose

The Portland Thunder opened up their season in rhythm, completing pass after pass as they moved the ball down for a touchdown on the opening drive of franchise history. After that drive, however, the San Jose Sabercats took over, defeating the Thunder 64-34 in the final game of Week 1. Starting quarterback Russ Michna threw […]


Portland Thunder Opening Day Preview

When the Portland Thunder official kickoff at the Moda Center tonight at 7 PM, it will be Portland’s first Arena Football game in the new millennium. Anticipation has been high, with local familiar faces returning to play, including former Oregon Duck Darron Thomas. While the Thunder have the luxury of opening their AFL season at […]

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Thunder Face QB Battle with Three Signal Callers

A team is more than the sum of the athletes playing in it. Great athletes can make a lackluster team and a set of lesser athletes can coalesce into an incredible group. Until a team undergoes trial by fire, it impossible to truly get to the core of a team. Especially as this particular team […]


Weekend Recap: Monday Morning Links

The Winterhawks aren’t just on a hot streak right now. They’re simply unstoppable. They beat Vancouver on Saturday 7-4 to notch their record-setting 16th consecutive victory. The previous record was 15 games set in both 1978-79 and 1997-98. The Hawks have not lost since January 10th. The Winterhawks return to the ice on Tuesday when […]

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Thunder Sign Portland State’s WR Justin Monahan

The Portland Thunder have been assigned former Portland State University wide receiver Justin Monahan. “It’s great to get more of that Northwest football talent,” said Head Coach Matthew Sauk. “Justin has great hands and a great attitude – he’s ready to come in, play hard, and prove he can play professional football.” Monahan (6-3, 205), […]


Meet the Portland Thunder

This is the fourth installment of our series “Introducing Portland’s Sports Teams,” where we introduce you to every professional, semi-professional and college sports program in Portland. Who are the Portland Thunder? The Portland Thunder were announced in October 2013 as an expansion team in the 14-member Arena Football League. They open their season at home […]