Best of Byrd Episode:10-Time Hydroplane Champ Dave Villwock prop walking & prop talking with The Byrd

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It looks faster then  a speeding bullet on water when following legendary Unlimited Hydroplane racer Dave Villwock’s career, and Championships. Villwock, who lives in Seattle reflects on what it’s like to pilot a watercraft on bumpy water at over 150mph on most runs. Above Villwock is seen getting the U-1 ‘Miss Bud’ up to a… Read More…

BIFFLE FLIES BACK CLOSE TO HOME HOPING FOR WIN IN SONOMA

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Greg Biffle grew up in Vancouver and cut his teeth becoming a 16 year Nascar veteran by racing circles at the old Portland Speedway. The 45 year old has won at every level he’s raced at, yet the Nascar Sprint Cup Championship has eluded him since he won the 2000 Craftsman Truck Title, and the… Read More…

FROM ASHLAND TO THE WORLD SERIES:GUTHRIE FACES MARINERS TONIGHT

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Taking the mound tonight for the defending American League Champion Kansas City Royals will be Ashland, Oregon native, and big League pitcher Jeremy Guthrie. Guthrie, 36, in his 4th and final year of a contract with the Royals helped lead KC to the 2014 World Series facing the Giants in games 3, and 7. Pictured… Read More…

78 DAYS TO PREP KICKOFF: REDMOND TEAM CAMP PREVIEW

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The 2015 Oregon High School prep football season is just 78-days away from kickoff, and more then a dozen teams have gathered in central Oregon at Redmond High School for the ‘Panther Football Team Camp.’ The teams arrived on Sunday, June 14th and will conclude the week with 7-on-7 scrimmages Thursday night, June 18th.  … Read More…

Best of Byrd: NBA & WARRIOR GREAT RICK BARRY

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Rick Barry was a player other NBA cities loved to hate, and hated to love as he played with a passion and attitude second to none back in the day when the NBA was a blue collar League, and not all the glitter and pub you see today. Barry shares his story about his playing… Read More…