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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...
Via Campus Sports Net
23 days ago  |  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 Associated Press
23 days ago  |  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 Associated Press
23 days ago  |  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
23 days ago  |  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 Associated Press
25 days ago  |  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 Associated Press
December 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Portland State's Barnum goes from interim to FCS Coach of the Year

(STATS) - Bruce Barnum never asked the question when he was named Portland State's interim head coach last offseason, but he felt like everyone began to debate how many wins it would take for him to earn the full-time job. "I never had a number," Barnum said. "But I heard a lot of, 'If you won four, you're doing a heck of a job,' (and) 'If you win five football games with that...
Via Associated Press
December 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Portland State names Bruce Barnum head football coach

After being named the interim head coach at Portland State, it was announced that Bruce Barnum would be taking the ‘interim’ tag off his title. After the Vikings went 3-9 in 2014, former head coach Nigel Burton was fired with Barnum becoming the interim head coach. Last year Barum served as offensive coordinator. Barnum has the Vikings playing ‘Barny Ball’ and off to an impressive...
Via Campus Sports Net
October 15, 2015  |  Discuss

North Texas fires coach Dan McCarney after FCS loss

The North Texas Mean Green play in Conference USA, so one would think that they could handle lesser competition in an FCS team like the Big Sky’s Portland State Vikings. Apparently not. North Texas lost 66-7 to Portland State yesterday, dropping their record to 0-5. As a result, head coach Dan McCarney was fired. Brett Vito of the Denton Record-Chronicle reported McCarney’s...
Via Campus Sports Net
October 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Portland State QB gets revenge on rival in stunning upset of Wazzu

A 31-point underdog? A quarterback who had never before thrown a pass in an NCAA game? A driving rainstorm?   None of that mattered Saturday for Portland State, which earned its first win in 15 tries against a Pac-12 opponent by stunning four-and-a-half-touchdown favorite Washington State, 24-17, in a driving rainstorm in Pullman.   According to ESPN, the Vikings entered the game...
Via Fox Sports
September 05, 2015  |  Discuss

NAU women rout Portland State

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. -- It was a day of season-bests in the Walkup Skydome for the Northern Arizona women's basketball team as it completed the first weekend of conference play with a decisive 94-46 victory over Portland State. The win marked NAU's first 2-0 start in Big Sky play in nearly a decade dating back to the 2005-06 season and just the third time in school history. The Lumberjacks...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
January 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Portland State Player Fakes Handshake, Steals Ball, Dunks, Team Still Loses

One Portland State player pulled the ol' "fake a handshake and steal a ball for a dunk" move late in a loss.
Via Gamedayr
December 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Player fakes handshake, steals ball, dunks — and screws Vegas

Bryce White may want to avoid Las Vegas for a while. Along with being what many would consider a sore loser, he also may be the most hated man in Sin City. With the final seconds ticking away in Wednesday night's Portland-Portland State game and the host Pilots leading 83-69, Portland State's White walked toward Portland's Alex Wintering and extended his hand for a postgame handshake...
Via Fox Sports
December 05, 2014  |  Discuss

NAU soccer upsets Portland State, advances to Big Sky championship

MISSOULA, Mont. -- The Northern Arizona soccer team reserved a seat in the Big Sky Championship with a 2-1 win over the No. 2 seed Portland State. In a 1-1 tie with 12 minutes left in regulation, Haley Wingendercrossed the ball into the box for an Adrian Nixtgoal to pull off the upset and advance to Sunday's Championship game. "This team showed a lot of guts today," NAU coach Andre...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
November 07, 2014  |  Discuss

NAU, Portland State play to 1-1 draw

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. -- The Northern Arizona women's soccer team played to a 1-1 draw against Portland State as it opened its Big Sky regular season schedule on Friday night. Portland State is the defending regular-season league champs. "We knew going into this game that they were going to be hard to break down," said head coach Andre Luciano. "They have a very good goalkeeper and they...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
September 27, 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 2006...
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

2014 NFL Draft Prospect Portland State Vikings DJ Adams

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 nation...
December 05, 2013  |  Discuss

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