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October 31, 1989 | United Press International
Monday classes at the University of Portland were canceled because Father Thomas C. Oddo, president of the private Catholic university, was killed Sunday in a traffic accident, a school official said.
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April 4, 2001 | SAM FARMER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The UCLA basketball program bid farewell to one of its key components Tuesday when Michael Holton, the team's top assistant coach and recruiting coordinator, was named the University of Portland's head coach. The former UCLA guard coached the past five seasons at his alma mater. The move is a homecoming for Holton and his family. He got his Division I coaching start as a Portland assistant in the 1993-94 season and played two seasons for the NBA's Trail Blazers.
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SPORTS
April 4, 2001 | SAM FARMER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The UCLA basketball program bid farewell to one of its key components Tuesday when Michael Holton, the team's top assistant coach and recruiting coordinator, was named the University of Portland's head coach. The former UCLA guard coached the past five seasons at his alma mater. The move is a homecoming for Holton and his family. He got his Division I coaching start as a Portland assistant in the 1993-94 season and played two seasons for the NBA's Trail Blazers.
NEWS
October 31, 1989 | United Press International
Monday classes at the University of Portland were canceled because Father Thomas C. Oddo, president of the private Catholic university, was killed Sunday in a traffic accident, a school official said.
MAGAZINE
April 11, 1993 | TOM BATES, Portland-based Tom Bates, a former senior editor of this magazine, last wrote about the Spanish priest Bartolome de las Casas.
THERE ARE TIMES WHEN A PANTY GIRDLE can be a girl's best friend. For Julie Williamson, the moment came one afternoon in 1969, not long after the smart, ambitious, 29-year-old legal secretary had gone to work for Bob Packwood in the freshman senator's Portland office. She was alone talking on the telephone when her 36-year-old employer strode in and kissed her on the back of the neck.
SPORTS
May 31, 1987 | Associated Press
University of Portland officials insist they launched a nationwide search for a new basketball coach, but their eyes were focused just down the road at Portland Trail Blazer headquarters. Larry Steele, who in nine seasons with the NBA club was one of the team's most popular players, last week signed a five-year contract to head the Pilot basketball program, even though he's never coached a game.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 7, 2010 | By Tony Perry, Los Angeles Times
Donald P. Shiley, who was the co-inventor of an artificial valve that revolutionized heart surgery and who later used his fortune to support medical research, the arts and education, has died. He was 90. Shiley died July 31 in San Diego after several years of failing health, including the eye disorder macular degeneration. Shiley donated tens of millions of dollars to San Diego's blue-chip institutions: the Old Globe Theatre, UC San Diego, KPBS public radio and television, Scripps Clinic and the University of San Diego.
SPORTS
September 2, 2001 | Dan Loumena
All-American junior midfielder Erin Misaki of the University of Portland, a Newhall Hart High graduate, has been selected an Elite 12 women's college player by Soccer Buzz magazine.
SPORTS
April 19, 1987
Tom Copeland of United States International University and Tim Coffey of host Portland State were declared champions of the Portland Rippling River Invitational golf tournament Saturday when a snowstorm ended play after 27 holes at Rippling River Resort in Welches, Ore. Copeland and Coffey, both at one-over-par 107, finished one stroke ahead of Chuck DeSilva of the University of Portland. University of Portland won the team competition with a combined score of 442.
SPORTS
February 16, 1991
Kasey Keller of the University of Portland and Chris Henderson of UCLA, both World Cup soccer team members, were named to the U.S. under-23 national team that will play SC Bern of Switzerland at 2 p.m. Sunday at Gahr High.
SPORTS
November 6, 1987
Michele McDonald had 19 kills to lead the University of Portland women's volleyball team to a West Coast Athletic Conference victory at the University of San Diego Thursday night. Jody Conner led USD (4-15 overall, 2-6 in the WCAC) with 17 kills. Portland is 8-14 and 5-4.
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