Sports

PSU running back Nate Tago, #25, at a viking football practice at the Stott Community Field. Photo by Devin Courtright

Nate Tago– part of the PSU brotherhood of running backs

The list of reasons why Nate Tago should come to Portland State and play football after high school in Southern…
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Alex Gordon, left fielder for the Kansas City Royals. Photo courtesy of Keith Allison through Creative Commons

Two reasons I love the Royals

By now you’ve heard the number: 29. It’s been 29 years since the Royals last made the postseason, ending the…
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Freshman running back Steven Long drives through the Lumberjacks' defense. Photo courtesy of Steven Brenner/PSU Athletics

Dominant rushing performance chopped down by the Lumberjacks

It was another tough week for the Vikings football team against their Big Sky opponent the Northern Arizona Lumberjacks. Heading…
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Interium Athletic Director Valerie Cleary in the Stott Center gymnasium during a women's basketball practice Wednesday.  Photo by Devin Courtright

Interim Athletic Director steps into new role

On Oct. 13 Valerie Cleary officially took over as interim athletics director of Portland State. She replaced Torre Chisholm, whose…
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The 12th Man flag flies during a Seahawks game in Seattle. Photo courtesy of SeattleScreamer through Creative Commons

Is 12 the geekiest number?

All sports fans are essentially geeks for their teams. While the Seattle Seahawks recently suffered a rare home loss at…
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A Ram Choi with last year's Big Sky Championship trophy. Photo by Jacob Ashley

Vikings golf wraps up fall season

Last week Seattle University hosted the Pat Lesser Harbottle Invitational at Tacoma’s Golf and Country Club. The University of Washington…
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Kasey Closs fights for extra yardage. Photo courtesy of Kory Wallen/North Dakota Athletics

Viks fall to team with no name

Coming off of a gritty home win against the UC Davis Aggies at Providence Park, the Vikings headed into Saturday’s…
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A play at second in a recent game against Corban University. Photo by Devin Courtright

Softball undefeated in fall play

It may come as a surprise to some Portland State students, but the school’s softball team is about to wrap…
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Portland State employees in 2013 showing their Viking spirit. Photo by Edis Jurys, courtesy of PSU

How to build a football tradition

Attendance at Viking football games has hovered in the 5,000 to 10,000 range for the last several years. It’s usually…
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Susan Smith with her Portland Marathon medal. Photo by Christian Profeta

PSU student Susan Smith wins the Portland Marathon

Portland State student Susan Smith was the women’s winner of the Portland Marathon on Oct. 5, finishing the 26.2 mile…
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Timbers fans rally at a 2011 match in Providence Park. Photo courtesy of Pamela Rentz through Creative Commons

It’s going down, I’m yelling Timbers

The Portland Timbers have two games remaining; two games that will determine whether or not they can extend their season…
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