Senior athletes have begun to announce where they will be playing or working after graduation. Beacon sports reporter Sal Aversa spoke to a handful of them about their post-graduate plans.
The Chicago Cubs made history last year when they won their first World Series since 1908, ending the longest World Series drought in baseball.
Every year for the last five years, Villa Maria Hall and Christie Hall compete for the coveted Derby Trophy to see which dorm reigns supreme in the sport the University of Portland is most famous for: soccer.
Earlier this month, University of Portland senior cross country runner Anna Farello was awarded the NCAA postgraduate scholarship award for academic and athletic excellence.
Pilots’ baseball senior pitcher Davis Tominaga underwent Tommy John surgery earlier today and will redshirt his senior season to recover. Tominaga felt a pop in his elbow and started feeling tightness and pain half way through the fall semester.
It was an emotional afternoon for the Portland Pilots women’s basketball team as four seniors played their last game at the Chiles Center.
Baseball is back on the Bluff. With two key players from the 2016 roster — Cooper Hummel and Caleb Whalen — gone to the pros, the Pilot baseball team has lost much of the firepower it had a year ago.
A 30-point 4th quarter led the Portland Pilots women’s basketball team over Loyola Marymount Saturday afternoon in the Chiles Center, 71-56.
Lauren LaRocco grew up playing sports with her twin brother, Jeff, in Sacramento, Calif. She learned to be competitive in the sibling rivalry and has brought that with her to the track at the University of Portland.
Soft spoken, but humble. Passionate and loyal. He has been at the University of Portland for 19 years and in that time, he’s seen three basketball coaches come and go, legendary soccer coach Clive Charles win an NCAA title and Megan Rapinoe score goals on Merlo Field.