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University of Portland Portland Magazine 5000 N. Willamette Blvd Portland, OR 97203-5798 Non-Profit Organization U.S. Postage PAID Portland, OR Permit No. 188 Change service requested T H E P O R T L A N D M A G A Z I N E W I N T E R RISE! THE CAMPAIGN FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF PORTLAND / A VISIONARY ISSUE ELEVATIONARY TACTICS U N I V E R S I T Y O F THE RISE OF FOOTBALL ON THE BLUFF That’s the courtly inventor and photographer John Beckman ’42 in the middle here, elevating classmates Jim Hoagland and (we think) Tom Sullivan, and egged on by the late great storyteller Bernie Harrington off-camera. From a very fine football team in the first half of the twentieth century we morphed smoothly into two of the best soccer teams in America, both ranked in the top twenty again this year; for more on The Beautiful Game, see page 24, and RISE 2 0 1 0

Portland Magazine Winter 2010

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