BEND ELKS WIN 7TH STRAIGHT;OWN CORVALLIS KNIGHTS IN 2015

Jordan Wilcox struck out 3 batters on the day

The Bend Elks notched their 14th win of the year Wednesday night at Vince Genna Stadium crushing the Corvallis Knights, 11-5. The Elk’s bats came alive in the 2nd inning after falling down 1-0 to the Knights, when RF Patrick Flynn (Fr. U of Utah) smacked a 2 run home run, driving in  Cooper Hummel… Read More…

Best of Byrd: BILL SCHONELY-CLIMBING THE GOLDEN LADDER AT AGE 86

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The man that echoed the phrase…’RIP CITY!!’ turned 86 years of age today. Bill Schonely, or ‘The Schonz’ as he is known to his close friends is the original play by play voice of the Portland Trailblazers, and now a retired NBA Hall of Fame broadcaster. Hear the Schonz talk about how he got the… Read More…

DAN O’BRIEN RETURNS TO TRACK TOWN WHERE LEGENDS ARE BORN

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One of Oregon’s all-time best athletes and Olympic Gold medal Champion, and former world record-holder Dan O’Brien has returned to Oregon for the weekend to be a guest analyst for the OSAA State Track & Field Championships. Watch the Championships LIVE by clicking on to the above link. O’Brien grew up in Klamath Falls and… Read More…

Best of Byrd:ON HEELS OF NFL DRAFT, LILLY & WILCOX OREGON’S BEST OF CLASS

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It’s arguable that there are other football players drafted from the State of Oregon who have become big names, and became great NFL pros and Champions. But, there may not be two guys who have better resumes then Bob Lilly and Dave Wilcox. Lilly played high school ball in Pendleton, and Wilcox in Vale, and… Read More…

Best of Byrd:BACKTRACKING THE BLAZERS TRAIL 1977 to TODAY

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Hear 3 of the most beloved Trailblazers of all-time as the late great Jerome Kersey, Bobby Gross, and Dave Twardzik reflect on the 1977 NBA Title team, playing for Dr. Jack Ramsay, and the ’90’s playoff runs.