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Aubrey Nitschelm, a junior at PSU from Redmond, Oregon, hit a home run that gave the Vikings their first back to back wins since the second and third games of the season. Photo by Miles Sanguinetti

Softball Back on Track, Sandlot Style

On a clear, spring Wednesday afternoon—perfect weather for bat and ball—the Portland State softball team was perfect, defeating the Seattle…
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Mike Preston (Right) will be joining the Vikings as a tight ends coach in 2014. Photo by Shaylee King

New faces on the sidelines

For the Portland State Vikings, spring football practice is just getting started. There will be a number of new players…
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Photo by Alex Hernandez

Abhi Makes Racket at PSU

With tennis season hitting the home stretch, the Vanguard caught up with Abhinav Mishra, a senior leader on the Portland…
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Photo by Miles Sanguinetti

To whom it may concern…

Dear Portland State Athletes, Are you tired of playing in front of empty seats? Would you rather play in front…
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Kain Colter, Northwestern’s former QB and new labor boss. ©Paul Beaty/AP

Northwestern University football players unionize

On March 26 the Chicago District of the National Labor Relations Board ruled that the student athletes at Northwestern University…
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Alternate Captain Nicolas Petan makes for the Victoria goal. ©Bryan Heim/Portland Winterhawks

Winterhawks advance, face WHL’s top foe

It may not be the matchup everyone hoped for, but it promises to be nothing less than spectacular. On Thursday…
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Small forward / Shooting guard Nicolas Batum will likely be a major asset for the Blazers because of his skills as a passer and shooter. ©Gina Collecchia

Blazers set to take on Rockets

The Portland Trail Blazers beat the Golden State Warriors 119–117 in an absolute thriller Sunday evening to secure at least…
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LaMarckus Aldridge has been a major player in the Blazers' success. ©Keith Allison

L-Train’s return calms nerves

A slow-waking panic washed over The City of Roses for the better part of last month. Once giddy fans were…
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To whom it may concern…

Dear Blazers Fans, With just three games remaining in this roller-coaster season, the Blazers playoff positioning is the only battle…
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On account of a pinched nerve in his back, Tiger Woods will miss his first Masters Tournament in over a decade. ©Keith Allison

Augusta Tiger-less for The First Time in 20 Years

Tiger Woods will miss his first Masters Tournament since 1997, because of a pinched nerve in his back. Woods has historically…
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Diego Chara (Right) was one of the Timbers' star players in the recent game against Seattle. Photo by Jose-David Jacobo

Timbers tie in thriller

Seattle invaded Portland on Saturday in an early season Major League Soccer matchup. These two Cascadian Cup rivals—and their fan…
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