Feast or famine

This weekend was déjà vu for the Portland State softball team. For the second time in as many weekends, the Vikings headed south to participate in a six-game event and walked away with identical records.

South-bound, and down

The Portland State softball team heads south again today. The Vikings pack their bags for the UCLA-hosted Stacy Winsberg Memorial Tournament after last weekend’s trip to Arizona that saw Portland State go 2–4 at the season-opening Kajikawa Classic.

Rough start

The Portland State softball team stumbled out of the gate at the Kajikawa Classic, where the Vikings amassed a disappointing record of 2–4 over the weekend. The vaunted pitching staff lived up to their billing as the Pacific Coast Softball Conference’s top squad, with freshman Anna Bertrand and senior Tori Rogers propelling the Viks to both wins. 

Softball opens season

The Portland State softball team headed to Tempe, Ariz., yesterday to play six games in the Kajikawa Classic, marking the second consecutive year that the Vikings opened their season in the tournament. Last year, Portland State chalked a 2–2 record at the Kajikawa. 

Tennis Club left mostly homeless

The Student Rec Center provides new opportunities for students to relieve the stress of study while also expanding the space and visibility of the university’s numerous rec clubs, but there remain those who have been left in limbo between the old and new.

Our new rec center, part III

This is the final article in a three-part series in the Vanguard covering Portland State’s new Academic and Student Recreation Center. In this installment, we explore the various groups and services available to members.


In the third bout, the High Rollers and Heartless Heathers battled for third and fourth seeding in a defensive power match. Down 54–27, jammer Sully Skull Kicker was unable to pull the High Rollers close after she was sent to the penalty box late in the match. The Heathers went on to defeat the High Rollers, 54–34, to claim third.

Skating out of the gate

Ready. Set. Roll.

The Rose City Rollers, Portland’s all-female roller derby league, kicks off the 2010 derby season at the Portland Expo Center on Saturday night.

Veteran guidance

After moving to the new Student Rec Center, Jennifer Grant, president of the Portland State Fencing Club, is excited by the prospect of expanding the club’s practice space and possibly the club itself.