Friday, April 15, 2022


Here's a trio of musical shorts, starting with Lani McIntire and The Aloha Islanders with "Song of Old Hawaii; Napua Wood and "Wiggles"; then "The Hawaiian War Chant" starring Princess Momakai and The Hawaiian Ensemble.

All were produced in the 1940s.

Fats Domino - Rockin' Chair - February 1951

Here's Fats Domino with a song that he co-wrote, "Rockin' Chair," recorded in New Orleans In February,1951; it was released that September.

Released on Imperial #5145.  It was Fats' last record to released solely on 78 RPM.

Sunday, April 10, 2022

Devils Knock Off Stars In Dallas

At Dallas:

On Saturday in the NHL, Nico Hischer and Pavel Sacha each scored a third-period goal ten seconds apart to help the New Jersey Devils snap a five-game losing skid by upending the hosts Dallas Stars 3-1. 

Nicolas Daws saved 27 of 28 shots for the victory. 

Giants Split First Two Games With Marlins

 At Oracle Field, San Francisco:

The San Francisco Giants opened their National League Western Division title defense on Friday as Austin Slater hit a walk-off double with two outs in the tenth inning to lift the hosts to a 6-5 home victory over the Miami Marlins.

On Saturday, however, Jesus Sanchez hit the tie-breaking single in the seventh inning as the Marlins came back to upend the Giants 2-1.

Timbers Hold Off Caps In Vancouver Cascade Cup Clash

At BC Place, Vancouver, British Columbia:

In their first Cascadia Cup clash of 2022, the Portland Timbers, with goals from Dairon Asprilla (PK-42'), Jaroslaw Niezgoda (60'), and Yimmi Chara (78'), held off the Vancouver Whitecaps 3-2 on the road in Major League Soccer action.

Cristian Dajome (76') and Ryan Gauld (PK-90'+6) delivered the Whitecaps' tallies.

Monday, October 04, 2021

Ducks Drop Down In Gridiron Rankings After Getting Knocked Off By Stanford; Beavers Support Increases

 After getting knocked off on Saturday in overtime at Stanford, the Oregon Ducks drop down five sports to #8 in the Associated Press college football poll and down six spots to #9 in the USA Today/Coaches rankings.

Meanwhile, after upending visiting Washington, the Oregon State Beavers gained additional support in both polls, with the Beavers ranking at #28 in the AP poll and tied for #30 with Iowa State in the Coaches' rankings.

Wednesday, December 16, 2020

Beavers Look To Slow Down Roadrunners

 At Corvallis, Oregon:

UT-San Antonio Roadrunners (2-2) @ Oregon State Beavers (2-4), men's college basketball, Wednesday @ 2:00 PM Pacific Time (Pac-12 Networks)

CFP Rankings: Top Four Stay The Same

 Alabama, Notre Dame, Clemson, and Ohio State remained in their respective top-four positions in the next-to-last College Football Playoff Rankings released on Tuesday.

Southern California (up two spots to #15) and Colorado (#25) are the only Pac-12 schools in this week's rankings.

Tuesday, December 15, 2020

Pilots Stay Hot Against College Of Idaho

 At Portland, Oregon:

Ahmed Ali scored 22 points on Tuesday night as the Portland Pilots (5-1) collected their fifth straight victory, 88-74 over College of Idaho (NAIA).

Mike Henn contributed 21 points to the Pilots' coffers.

Monday, December 14, 2020

Men's College Hoops: Ducks Still Have Support In Both Polls

 The Oregon Ducks, having now won four straight games, garnered support in Monday's Associated Press and USA Today/Coaches men's college basketball polls.

The Ducks would be ranked # 31 in the former, #30 in the latter.

Still no support for the Beaver State's three other men's Division I basketball programs in either poll.

Huskies Out, Ducks In To Take On Trojans For Pac-12 Gridiron Crown

The word became official on Monday. The Fox Network will carry the game on Friday from Los Angeles at 4:00 PM Pacific Time.

Sunday, December 13, 2020

Ducks Still Have Support In Coaches Gridiron Poll

 With their scheduled game with Washington cancelled, the Oregon Ducks still had some support in the USA Today/Amway Coaches college football poll, where they would be ranked #37.

Cougs Hold Off Vikes In Pullman

At Pullman, Washington: 

Noah Williams converted eight of twelve shots from the field en route to an 18-point performance on Sunday as the Washington State Cougars (5-0) held off the visiting Portland State Vikings (1-2) 69-60.

Niners Fall Against Ex-Redskins----At Home In Arizona

 At Glendale, Arizona (due to COVID-induced ban on sporting events in Santa Clara County, California):

Defensive touchdowns from Chase Young (returning a fumble 47 yards) and Kamren Curl (75-yard interception return) lifted the Artists Formerly Known as the Washington Redskins (6-7) held off the San Francisco 49ers (5-8) 23-15 to gain sole possession of first place in the NFC East as the shorthanded Niners' playoff chances received a crushing near-fatal blow.

Ducks Make It Four Wins In A Row

 At Seattle:

Eugene Omoruyi and Chris Duarte each scored 14 points on Saturday as the Oregon Ducks (4-1 overall, 1-0 in Pac-12 play) won their conference opener by knocking off the Washington Huskies (1-4, 0-2) 74-71 on the road by using a balanced offense that saw four players scoring in double figures.

Quade Green topped the Huskies with 26 points.

Beavers Fall At Home To Cardinal

 At Corvallis, Oregon:

Quarterback Davis Mills completed 21 of 29 passes for 292 yards and a touchdown while running for two other scores as the Stanford Cardinal (3-2) upended the Oregon State Beavers (2-4) 27-24 on the road on Saturday night.

The schools respective records are both overall and in Pac-12 play.