Gulliver Scott was named the head coach of the University of Portland’s women’s rowing team Sept. 23. He will be the program’s third head coach as they enter their tenth year as a varsity sport.
Terry Porter: ‘Allowing players or student athletes the ability to express their opinion is important’
Beacon Sports Editor William Seekamp recently chatted with Porter about athletes’ activism, the challenges black men face in their interactions with the police, what he tells his UP players and the Russell Rule, a new West Coast Conference (WCC) regulation requiring that all member schools include a minority candidate as a finalist for all athletic director, senior administrator, head coach and full-time assistant coach positions.
The West Coast Conference Presidents' Council announced Thursday that conference play for all fall sports would be postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. According to the statement, the WCC plans to conduct the postponed sports in spring 2021, alongside the regularly scheduled spring sports.
The West Coast Conference Presidents' Council announced on Thursday that fall sports competition will be delayed until Sept. 24 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Jim is the CEO of Sport Oregon, a non-profit that works with Oregan companies to attract sporting events and franchises to the state. They have played a critical role in the competitive bidding process and getting Portland selected as one of four finalists to host the Women’s Basketball Final Four in 2025 or 2026. If Portland is selected, it would be the first time they have ever hosted a Final Four.
The University of Portland has canceled in-person commencement and opted for a virtual ceremony due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
On Friday night, junior Sage Taylor and sophomore Kila Ung were elected Associated Students of the University of Portland (ASUP) president and vice president, respectively, for the 2020-21 school year.