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Oregon Sports Stories Special Preview

June 16, 2013


Oregon coach Bill Dellinger is carried on shoulders of  team members after Ducks won a  track and field championship.  Courtesy of UO Athletics Media Relations.

This summer, History Press West is proud to announce a new title from sports writer and author Bob Robinson. Drawing on six decades of sports coverage, Robinson shares unique, behind-the-scenes accounts of some of Oregon’s greatest sports moments and game-changing personalities. Blazermania overruns the Rose City as the Trail Blazers take down the favored Philadelphia […]

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Seeking Civil War Rivalry Photos

March 25, 2013


Civil War, 1994. Courtesy Randy Fletcher.

When Oregon and Oregon State clash on the gridiron, what colors do you wear? Are you a diehard Ducks fan? A tried-and-true Beavers booster? This fall, the History Press will publish a book dedicated to Oregon’s greatest college football rivalry complete with fan anecdotes, revealing accounts of pivotal game moments, and behind-the-scenes insights from players […]

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Announcing Squaw Valley & Alpine Meadows: Tales from Two Valleys

February 15, 2013


Wayne Poulsen and party looking across the meadow at Squaw Peak, 1940. Courtesy of the Poulsen Family.

As long as Pacific Storms sweep across the Sierra, covering the peaks with acres of snow, skiers will find their way through glades of firs to the open bowls, cornices, chutes, and sunny slopes that surround Lake Tahoe. This February, the History Press is proud to announce a history of mountain dreamers and two of […]

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Interview with Geoffrey C. Arnold, Author of Cascadia Clash: Sounders vs Timbers

February 11, 2013

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Timbers vs Sounders. June 24, 2012 at JELD-WEN Field.  Photograph by Craig Mitchelldyer. Courtesy of the Portland Timbers.

In this interview with History Press West, sports journalist Geoffrey C. Arnold provides a behind-the-scenes look at his new book Cascadia Clash: Sounders vs Timbers and the greatest soccer rivalry in the United States. HPW: As a veteran sportswriter, how did you come to cover the soccer beat? GA: My longtime interest in the sport […]

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New from History Press Sports: Oregon State Baseball

January 23, 2013


The 2006 Oregon State baseball team celebrates winning the national championship. Photo courtesy of Oregon State baseball.

History Press is excited to announce another Oregon addition to our Sports list! In the postseasons of 2005, 2006 and 2007, the Oregon State Beavers baseball team achieved a seemingly impossible dream and forever changed the culture of Northwest sports. After nearly a century of dismissal as a wet-weather team, unable to compete with the […]

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