PORTLAND — Former Phoenix High and Linfield College standout Marci Klimek was the overall women's winner in Sunday's 40th running of the 26.2-mile Portland Marathon.
The 24-year-old Bend resident recorded a time of 2 hours, 46 minutes, 27 seconds. She placed 21st overall and captured the women's division by more than a minute over runner-up Jill Pettibone, a 44-year-old Roseburg resident who finished in 2:47.43.
In April, Klimek won the Pear Blossom Run women's championship in her first attempt at the 10-mile Medford race. Her time was 1 hour, 36 seconds.
Portland's Ian Nurse, 33, was the overall Portland Marathon winner, finishing in 2:27:38. John Keane, a 30-year-old Portland resident, was second (2:30.45).
MONTVERDE, Fla. — Medford's Dylan Wu captured second place at the 51-player American Junior Golf Association Montverde Academy Junior All-Star Invitational at Bella Collina Country Club on Monday.
Wu shot a final-round 71. Second round co-leader Sam Burns of Shreveport, La., fired a 72 to outlast the field.
Wu finished with a 2-over-par 182 after earlier rounds of 77 and 34 (nine holes due to weather).
The invite was a 45-hole stroke-play event consisting of junior boys and girls, ages 12-15, who have had success in this season's Gary Gilchrist Golf Academy Junior All-Star Series. In all, 15 states were represented along with players from 11 foreign countries.
The boys division played the par-72 course at 6,784 yards.
On Monday, Wu maintained the lead until bogeying with a 3-putt at No. 7. Burns, in the final group behind Wu, birdied No. 8, putting him 1-up going to No. 18.
Wu began the day in 11th place, six shots off the pace.
SPRINGFIELD — A Southern Oregon goal early in the first half proved to be enough as the Raiders defeated Northwest Christian 1-0 in Cascade Conference women's soccer Monday.
The Raiders improved to 6-5-1 overall and 3-1 in conference. Northwest Christian is 1-10 and 1-3.
The lone goal came in the 16th minute, when Stephanie Carr passed to Denise Powell 10 yards in front of the net. Powell knocked it in for the eventual game-winner, her third goal of the season.
Southern Oregon had a couple chances to add to their lead, with the best scoring opportunity in the second half coming on Kennedy Roteman's shot in the 53rd minute that hit the crossbar.
The Raiders outshot the Beacons 17-2 in the match, including 11-1 in the opening half.
Jessica Kuehlwein earned the shutout in goal for the Raiders, picking up one save.
Powell's four shot attempts led both teams, with Stacey Hamer adding three shots.
ASHLAND — In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Southern Oregon University and Providence Medford Medical Center have teamed up for Dig For A Cure Night in conjunction with Wednesday's volleyball match against Oregon Tech.
The 18th-ranked Raiders will wear pink jerseys for the match, which starts at 7 p.m. at Bob Riehm Arena.
A portion of the paid admission will go to the Sister Therese Kohles Fund for mammography. Fans, who are encouraged to wear pink, may also make donations.