The chase for the Class 6A football state championships started in the first week of September with 43 teams.
Three months later, the field is down to four: Central Catholic, Jesuit, Lake Oswego and Sheldon.
(Photo by Motoya Nakamura/The Oregonian)
The adidas Portland Timbers Team Store will be offering extended holiday hours at their flagship store at JELD-WEN Field. Beginning November 25, the store will be open Monday-Saturday from 10 am to 7 pm, and Sunday from 12 pm to 5 pm.
While many fans know JELD-WEN Field to be the beloved home of the Portland Timbers, the field itself has a long history going back all the way to 1926. With events ranging from football, rock concerts, dog racing, track and field, ski jumping and yes, soccer, JELD-WEN Field is full of great stories and memorable people. With the Portland State University Vikings gearing up for their 2011 regular season finale this weekend against Weber State, we bring you another history chapter that has ties both to JELD-WEN Field and PSU: Neil Lomax.
While many fans know JELD-WEN Field to be the beloved home of the Portland Timbers, the field itself has a long history going back all the way to 1926. With events ranging from football, rock concerts, dog racing, track and field, ski jumping and yes, soccer, JELD-WEN Field is full of great stories and memorable people. Here is but one of them: Pelé.
Tonight at the KeyBank Club at JELD-WEN Field, special events staff will be on hand to showcase the facility's premier special-events abilities to area events planners. Guests will be able to view the brand new KeyBank club level restaurant, the fully equipped D.R. Horton community and meeting room, 12,600 square foot Widmer Brothers Southern front deck area and other outside event spaces throughout the stadium.
High school championship football returns to JELD-WEN Field as the result of a three-year agreement between the Oregon School Activities Association and the Portland Timbers.
Beginning this season, the OSAA 6A semifinals and final will be played at the stadium located in downtown Portland.
“The OSAA is excited to host playoff football at JELD-WEN Field,” said Tom Welter, the association’s executive director. “The stadium’s recent renovations make it the perfect size and a great venue for these marquee games.”
The 6A semifinals are scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 3 followed by the championship game on Dec. 10. Game times are to be announced.
By Brian Costello, PortlandTimbers.com
Solo! Alex! Megan! Abby! Stephanie! Sophie!
Screams and squeals burst out into a beautiful night in Portland. Buoyed by a vibrant and exciting 3-0 win by the U.S. Women’s National Team over Canada, both teams were treated to a true Soccer City, U.S.A. crowd who were thrilled to see them play.
As the crowd began to settle into their seats, both teams knew they were in for a special environment. “I think we were just grinning out there the whole time,” said U.S. defender and University of Portland alum Stephanie Cox. “During warmups, I had a big smile on my face. This crowd was incredible and great to get a 3-0 win against Canada.”
The U.S. Women’s National Team concludes its two-game “Celebration Series” against Canada on Thursday night. The match at JELD-WEN Field, which underwent massive renovations and has developed into one of the best soccer environments in MLS, will be shown live on ESPN2 and ESPN3 at 8 p.m. PT. Fans can also follow along on ussoccer.com’s MatchTracker and via Twitter @ussoccer_wnt.
With Portland ties to both the U.S. and Canada teams, who are you rooting for?
This evening marks a homecoming of sorts for three women’s soccer players coming off a dramatic and record-setting 2011 FIFA World Cup in Germany (8 pm, ESPN 2, ESPN3.com).
United States midfielder Megan Rapinoe (above left), defender Stephanie (Lopez) Cox (above right) and Canadian midfielder Sophie Schmidt, all of whom played collegiately at the University of Portland, return to the Rose City tonight as the U.S. Women’s National Team faces Canada in an international friendly at JELD-WEN Field.
PORTLAND, Ore. – The Portland Timbers will recognize the U.S. Women’s National Team during a pre-game ceremony prior to their match against the San Jose Earthquakes on Wednesday, Sept. 21, at JELD-WEN Field, it was announced today. The U.S. Women, finalists of the 2011 FIFA Women’s World Cup, play host to Canada in a friendly at JELD-WEN Field on Thursday, Sept. 22.
The U.S. Women’s National Team, ranked No. 1 in the world, returns to the field for their first matches since reaching the finals of the Women’s World Cup in July, when they take on Canada in a two-game “Celebration Series.” The friendly in Portland will feature the U.S. Women’s entire World Cup squad and be televised live on ESPN2 at 8 p.m. (PT).