PORTLAND STATE VIKINGS NEWS

Portland State puts football back on football

(STATS) - The Portland State football program is still trying to regain normalcy, but the Vikings got a big lift Saturday. The offseason deaths of two players in the program, linebacker AJ Schlatter and left tackle Kyle Smith, has stunned everybody from coach Bruce Barnum on down. But the official groundbreaking for the new Viking Pavilion, a renovation of the current Peter W...
Via Fox Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Portland State Vikings spring game highlights

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Via The Oregonian
6 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Vikings coach Bruce Barnum talks about spring game

Portland State Vikings coach Bruce Barnum talked with media after his football team's spring game on Saturday, April 23, 2016.
Via The Oregonian
6 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Portland State athletic director Mark Rountree talks about facility improvement

Portland State athletic director Mark Rountree spoke about the Vikings Pavilion, a project to improve athletic facilities, on Saturday before the football team's spring game.
Via The Oregonian
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Portland State football player arrested

(STATS) - The Portland State football program's difficult offseason was complicated Tuesday by the arrest of sophomore offensive lineman Troy Bacon after he allegedly impersonated a police officer last month. The incident, which occurred on March 22 in Portland, led to Sherwood Police booking the 20-year-old Bacon, from Oak Hills, California, on a charge of criminal impersonation...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Death of second player this year rocks Portland State football team

The Portland State football team sought normalcy Friday as it played a 90-minute scrimmage less than 48 hours after the death of offensive lineman Kyle Smith.The 22-year-old from Elmira, Oregon, died Wednesday night in his apartment near campus. Portland police are investigating the case as a possible drug overdose.Smith played left tackle and made 36 straight starts over the past...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Grieving Portland State team resumes spring drills

(STATS) - The Portland State football team sought normalcy Friday as it played a 90-minute scrimmage less than 48 hours after the death of teammate Kyle Smith. The 22-year-old from Elmira, Oregon, died Wednesday night in his apartment near campus. Portland police are investigating the case as a possible drug overdose. Smith played left tackle and made 36 straight starts over the...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Seahawks Re-Sign ERFA DB DeShawn Shead

The Seattle Seahawks officially re-signed exclusive rights free agent DB DeShawn Shead. Shead, 27, wound up signing on with the Seahawks as an undrafted free agent out of Portland State back in 2012. He was on and off of their practice squad in the first two years, but has made the 53-man roster in each of the past two seasons. In 2015, Shead appeared in all 16 games for the Seahawks...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Portland State OL Kyle Smith dies, circumstances unknown

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) Portland State senior offensive lineman Kyle Smith died Wednesday night at his downtown apartment, the team said. Additional details were not immediately known. Smith was a three-year starter at left tackle for the Vikings after redshirting his first year. The team's Thursday morning practice was cancelled. ''Right now we have two concerns, Kyle's family...
Via AP on Fox
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Smith second Portland State player to die this year

(STATS) - Portland State University is mourning the loss of football standout Kyle Smith, who died in his apartment near the campus Wednesday evening - the second death of a Vikings player this year. The university did not disclose details of Smith's death. Smith, a native of Elmira, Oregon, played left tackle and made 36 straight starts over the last three seasons. He was selected...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Forte, Parsons lead Portland St. by Northern Colorado 74-67

RENO, Nev. (AP) Cameron Forte had 26 points and 12 rebounds for his 12th double-double this season, De'Sean Parsons scored a career-high 21 points and eighth-seeded Portland State beat ninth-seeded Northern Colorado 74-67 in the opener of the Big Sky tournament on Tuesday. The Vikings (13-17) play top-seeded Weber State in the quarterfinals Thursday. An eight-point run got the...
Via AP on Fox
March 08, 2016  |  Discuss

Forte, Pineiro lead Portland St. past NAU

PORTLAND, Ore. -- Cameron Forte had 20 points, 15 boards and 10 assists, Isaiah Pineiro had a career-high 31 points and 12 rebounds and Portland State beat Northern Arizona 89-81 Thursday night. Forte's triple-double was the first in Portland State (11-17, 7-10 Big Sky Conference) history. Pineiro shot 12 for 19 from the field and 6 for 9 from the free-throw line. Kris Yanku led...
Via AP on Fox
March 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Forte, Pineiro lead Portland St. past Northern Arizona 89-81

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) Cameron Forte had 20 points, 15 boards and 10 assists, Isaiah Pineiro had a career-high 31 points and 12 rebounds and Portland State beat Northern Arizona 89-81 Thursday night. Forte's triple-double was the first in Portland State (11-17, 7-10 Big Sky Conference) history. Pineiro shot 12 for 19 from the field and 6 for 9 from the free-throw line. Kris Yanku...
Via AP on Fox
March 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Portland State edges Northern Colorado 89-86

GREELEY, Colo. (AP) Calaen Robinson scored 14 points, and his 3 with two seconds left lifted Portland State past Northern Colorado 89-86 on Saturday night. Portland State (10-17, 6-10 Big Sky Conference) led 80-70 with 6:26 to go. The Bears then went on a 13-2 run in the next three minutes and took an 83-82 lead on a Jordan Wilson 3-pointer. The teams traded leads before Wilson...
Via AP on Fox
February 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Hooker sets North Dakota mark with 38 in 80-77 win over PSU

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) Quinton Hooker set a career high and program record at the Division I level with 38 points in helping North Dakota hold off Portland State 80-77 on Thursday night. Hooker also passed 1,000 points for his career and made both free throws with 9.4 seconds left to cap the scoring for the Fighting Hawks (14-12, 9-6 Big Sky Conference). Donivine Stewart missed...
Via AP on Fox
February 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Callandret leads Idaho past Portland State 80-74

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) Perrion Callandret scored 19 points on 6-for-10 shooting to lead Idaho past Portland State for an 80-74 win Thursday night. Chad Sherwood added 15 points and Nate Sherwood had 13 for Idaho, which shot 46 percent from the field and 8 of 14 from 3-point range to win its third straight game. The Vandals (17-10, 9-5 Big Sky) took the lead for good with a 6-0 spurt...
Via AP on Fox
February 19, 2016  |  Discuss

College football player dies following tonsillectomy

Portland State linebacker AJ Schlatter, a walk-on who earned a scholarship last year, died yesterday from complications after having his tonsils out. Schlatter’s death was reported on Facebook by his father, James. “We lost our son tonight, Aj Schlatter I want to thank the efforts of the Canby Police and Fire departments, as well as the emergency staff at Willamette falls hospital...
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January 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Portland State linebacker dies after minor throat surgery

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) Portland State University says linebacker AJ Schlatter has died due to a complication from a minor throat surgery. The school in downtown Portland, Oregon, announced on its website Monday that the 20-year-old from Canby died Sunday evening in his home. Viking Head Coach Bruce Barnum says PSU lost ''a diamond that will never be replaced.'' Portland State says...
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January 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Portland State mourns death of linebacker AJ Schlatter

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) Portland State is mourning the sudden death of a freshman linebacker. The school said 20-year-old AJ Schlatter died Sunday night. The player's father, James Schlatter, said in a Facebook tribute the death came after a tonsillectomy on Friday. Schlatter, a redshirt freshman, had an impact on Portland State's turnaround season. He was a walk-on who became a...
Via AP on Fox
January 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Portland State LB Schlatter dies

(STATS) - Portland State is mourning the loss of linebacker AJ Schlatter, who died Sunday at home due to a complication from minor throat surgery. The 20-year-old Schlatter's father Jim wrote a post on social media Monday saying he believed his son developed a blood clot after having his tonsils removed Friday. "He was such a inspiration to me and I was and am so PROUD to be his...
Via AP on Fox
January 18, 2016  |  Discuss

College Football Player Dies After Having Tonsils Removed

We’ve got some terrible news to report out of Portland, Oregon this Monday afternoon. Portland State freshman linebacker AJ Schlatter, who walked onto the team before earning a scholarship this past year, died Sunday after complications following a tonsillectomy. Schlatter’s father, James A. Schlatter, broke the news on Facebook. Schlatter’s post is heartbreaking. He says that...
Via College Spun
January 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Telfair scores 25, Idaho State beats Portland State 73-70

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) Ethan Telfair had 25 points, six rebounds and 11 assists, and Ben Wilson finished with 12 points and 10 rebounds to help Idaho State beat Portland State 73-70 Saturday night. Geno Luzcando scored 12 and Kyle Ingram added 10 points for Idaho State. Back-to-back layups by Wilson and Luzcando put the Bengals (7-10, 2-3 Big Sky Conference) up 63-49 with nine minutes...
Via AP on Fox
January 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Stewart's key 3s help Portland St. beat CS Fullerton 89-82

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) Donivine Stewart scored a season-high 17 points and made key 3-pointers in the second half to help Portland State pull away and beat Cal State Fullerton 89-82 Tuesday night and snap a five-game losing streak. Stewart was 6 of 8 from the field with three 3-pointers and five assists. Isaiah Pineiro scored 21 points to lead Portland State (4-7). Tre Coggins scored...
Via AP on Fox
December 30, 2015  |  Discuss

CS Bakersfield beats Portland State 78-66

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (AP) Jaylin Arlington scored 15 points with three 3-pointers, Damiyne Durham added 14 with four 3s, and CS Bakersfield beat Portland State 78-66 on Tuesday night, handing the Vikings their fifth straight loss. Aly Ahmed scored 13 points, Kevin Mays added 12 for the Roadrunners (8-4). Trailing by seven at halftime, Caleen Robinson scored back-to-back 3-pointers...
Via AP on Fox
December 23, 2015  |  Discuss

CS Northridge snaps 5-game skid, beats Portland State 77-71

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) Micheal Warren scored eight of his 15 points in the final eight minutes to help Cal State Northridge pull away and beat Portland State 77-71 on Thursday night. Cal State Northridge (3-7) snapped a five-game losing streak. Portland State (3-6) has lost four straight. Isaiah Pineiro scored a layup and Cameron Forte made 3 of 4 free throws to pull the Vikings...
Via AP on Fox
December 18, 2015  |  Discuss
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