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Portland St holds off D-II Western Oregon, 45-38

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) Paris Penn raced 48 yards for a touchdown and passed 36 yards for another in the fourth quarter to help Portland State pull away from Division II Western Oregon and hold on for a 45-38 win Saturday at Hillsboro Stadium. Starter Kieran McDonagh staked the Vikings (1-1) to a 17-0 lead early, tossing a 10-yard TD pass to Thomas Carter in the first quarter and dashing...
Via AP on Fox
9 days ago  |  Discuss

PSU Vikings – It’s Your Turn

Every dog has his day; have you heard that one? How about, what comes around goes around? Or…ah, forget it.  My point is; the Blazers are coming off an exciting year that left the city looking forward to more.  The Timbers – in their 2nd season – made a deep run into the MLS playoffs.  The Beavers, while disappointed in their finish, ended the college baseball regular season...
Via Oregon Sports News
July 08, 2014  |  Discuss

The Madness Begins This Week At Stott As Vikings Think Post-Season

The calendar has turned to March, so let the madness begin. The madness is certain to occur this week at the Peter W. Stott Center as the Portland State Vikings will battle for their post-season lives against Weber State and Idaho State. The Vikings, at 9-9 in the Big Sky Conference, are in a three-way tie for seventh place and in the middle of an eight-team log-jam in...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 04, 2014  |  Discuss

NAU women dominate Portland State in blowout win

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. -- The Northern Arizona women's basketball team routed Portland State 84-61 on Thursday thanks to a complete effort on both ends of the court. In front of a boisterous and energetic crowd on Field Trip Day, the Lumberjacks jumped on the Vikings early and used one of their strong defensive efforts of the season to improve to 7-14 ovreall and 4-9 in Big Sky play...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
February 13, 2014  |  Discuss

NAU women dominate first half in blowout win

PORTLAND, Ore. -- The Northern Arizona women's basketball team racked up 57 first-half points, its highest point total for a half this season, and cruised to an 88-67 victory over Portland State at the Peter W. Stott Center on Saturday. The Lumberjacks shot 66.7 percent in the first half in building up a 26-point halftime lead to pick up their first victory in Portland since...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
January 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Portland State Mitchell Van Dyk NFL Draft Breakdown

Mitchell Van Dyk, a 6-9, 290-pound right tackle from Paso Robles, CA, was a three-year starter on the Viking offensive line. He was part of a unit that led the Viking offense to school records of 6,486 total yards, 3,330 rushing yards, a 277.7 rushing average, 540.5 total offense average and 36 rushing touchdowns. PSU ranked third in the nation in total offense and rushing offen...
December 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Portland State DJ Adams NFL Draft Breakdown

Senior running back DJ Adams came away with the team Most Valuable Player honor, as the Portland State football program handed out its 2013 season awards. Adams was a worthy honoree as the team's MVP. He led the Vikings in rushing (1,600 yards) and touchdowns (19) this season. Adams, a 5-10, 210-pounder from Atlanta, led the Big Sky Conference in rushing and ranks fifth in the...
December 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Portland State rallies past North Dakota 14-10

DJ Adams ran for 111 yards and scored two touchdowns in the fourth quarter to help Portland State prevail over North Dakota 14-10 in a Big Sky Conference matchup Saturday. Facing a 10-0 deficit, the Vikings (4-4, 1-3 Big Sky) fired back in the fourth quarter as Adams scored on two straight drives on runs of 4 and 15 to take the lead. Each of the two scores came on short drives following...
Via AP on Fox
October 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Portland State Vikings, Kieran McDonagh Continue To Impress

Portland State’s offense continued to impress on Saturday, rolling up 622 yards in a 43-6 win over Humboldt State. The Vikings now rank second in the nation averaging 615.7 yards of total offense per game. The Vikings are fourth in rushing offense (295.0) and eighth in passing offense (320.7). The 43.3 points per game ranks seventh in the nation. PSU’s 20.0 yards per...
Via Oregon Sports News
September 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Portland State races past Humboldt State 43-6

Kieran McDonagh passed for a career-high 377 yards, fueling Portland State to a 43-6 pounding of Division-II Humboldt State. It makes the second straight week that McDonagh has set a career high. He passed for 308 yards in a narrow loss to Cal, a performance that earned the sophomore Big Sky Offensive Player of the Week honors. The Vikings' (2-1) potent offense did not kick...
Via AP on Fox
September 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Portland State coasts to beat Eastern Oregon 57-17

DJ Adams rushed for 107 yards and three touchdowns as Portland State coasted to a 57-17 win over Eastern Oregon Thursday Night at Jeld-Wen Field. The Vikings cruised to a big lead by shutting out the Mountaineers 36-0 in the first half. Adams ran for two first half touchdowns and Kieran McDonagh threw for two more. Roston Tatum had three catches for 159 yards including an 80-yard...
Via Fox Sports
August 30, 2013  |  Discuss

#11 UW 2, Portland State 1

SEATTLE - Bryana Walker capped a dominant three hit 13 strikeout performance with a swinging strikeout of Lauran Bliss as 11th ranked and seeded Washington began its quest for the 11th Women's College World Series berth in program history with a tight 2-1 win over Portland State in NCAA regional action at Husky Softball Stadium on a partly cloudy but breezy Friday evening.
May 18, 2013  |  Discuss

NAU tops Portland State for fourth straight win

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) -- Cary Grosscart had 262 yards passing and two touchdowns, Zach Bauman ran for 92 yards and a score, and Northern Arizona kept its momentum Saturday, beating Portland State 24-10 for its first four-game winning streak since the 2009 season. Bauman opened the scoring for the Lumberjacks (4-1, 2-0 Big Sky) with a 7-yard run in the first quarter, capping a 75...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
September 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Portland State dismisses defensive coordinator

Portland State coach Nigel Burton has dismissed defensive coordinator Eric Jackson effective immediately. The Vikings opened with a victory over lower-division Carroll College but fell 45-37 at North Dakota last weekend. Jackson joined Burton's staff when he was named head coach in 2010. Before coming to the Vikings, he was secondary-special teams coordinator at Princeton for...
Via AP on Fox
September 12, 2012  |  Discuss

NFL DRAFT, Late Round Steals, Myles Wade, DT, Portland State

NFL DRAFT, Late Round Steals Myles Wade – DT – Portland State Myles Wade has not always had an easy road in life. When coming out of High School he was a very highly rated 4 star recruit and number one player coming out of Oregon.  Wade played in the US Army All American game which features the best High school players in the nation. Wade is a big, athletic boy weighing in at...
Via Pro Football Zone
January 27, 2012  |  Discuss
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