March 28, 2014 |
Even before the disappearance of its Boeing 777, Malaysia Airlines faced financial turbulence and stiff competition from low-cost carriers in Asia. Still, airline experts say Malaysia's flagship carrier could survive the economic blow of the disaster by responding with new management and a safety campaign, among other changes. "The airline needs to show it is committed to safety, security and reliability," said Henry H. Harteveldt, a travel industry analyst for advisory firm Hudson Crossing.
November 28, 1988 |
USC's basketball team, off to its best start since 1979, plays the University of Portland tonight at 7:30 at the Sports Arena. The Trojans (2-0), who opened with a 74-68 win over Delaware, are coming off an impressive 22-point victory over Howard University Saturday night. Portland lost its season-opener to Oregon State, 106-59, Saturday night in Corvallis, Ore.
November 8, 1995
This is a list of athletes who have verbally committed and are expected to sign today or in the next seven days during the NCAA early signing period.
November 5, 1989 |
Loyola Marymount lost its hold on second place in the West Coast Conference volleyball race when the Lions lost their second home match in two nights Saturday, 15-5, 10-15, 15-12, 15-12, to the University of Portland. The loss, coming on the heels of Friday's five-game loss to Gonzaga, dropped the Lions into a tie with Portland and Gonzaga at 7-4 in the WCC. The Lions fell to 8-13 despite 26 digs and 15 kills by Kerry House. Portland is 14-12 overall.
September 6, 1987
The U.S. International University women's volleyball team finished second in the Bengal Invitational tournament after losing to host Idaho State, 16-14, 15-13, 11-15, 15-11, Saturday night at Pocatello, Ida. The Gulls (5-1) defeated the University of Portland earlier Saturday, 10-15, 15-6, 15-8, 15-7, to advance to the final. Junior Claudia Johnson led the team in kills in both games. Johnson had 17 against Portland and 12 against Idaho State.
September 30, 1987
San Diego State scored three late goals to defeat the University of Portland, 3-2, in a men's nonconference soccer match Tuesday at San Diego. The Aztecs (8-3) took the lead when Eric Wynalda centered the ball from the left side and Kyle Whittemore kicked the game-winning goal with seven minutes remaining. With 20 minutes to play, Pete Klaass scored from the left side, and Girardo Jimenez tied the score with a bicycle kick from eight yards with 10 minutes left. Portland fell to 4-3.
April 13, 1990 |
University of Portland basketball coach Larry Steele was reported resting comfortably after undergoing a surgical procedure to correct an irregular heartbeat. Steele's wife, Vicki, said doctors at Oklahoma Memorial Hospital in Oklahoma City believe that Thursday's six-hour procedure was a success, but follow-up tests will be conducted in two months to confirm their findings. The former Portland Trail Blazer and University of Kentucky player had been diagnosed as having Wolf Parkinson syndrome.