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PORTLAND, Ore. Jimmy Vesey Jersey . -- Brooke Henderson grew up toward the eastern part of Canada in Ontario, but the Pacific Northwest has quickly become a favorite of the budding 18-year-old star.She continued her mastery of Columbia Edgewater Country Club, shooting a 70 Saturday to take a two-stroke lead into Sundays final round of the Cambia Portland Classic.Henderson, who claimed her first LPGA Tour win a year ago in Portland, was at 13-under 203 heading into the final round. She leads Colombias Mariajo Uribe, who was 11-under after a 71.Henderson, who earned her LPGA Tour card shortly after winning last years Portland event, was bidding for her third career win, all in the Northwest. Three weeks ago, Henderson rallied to win the Womens PGA Championship at Sahalee in Sammamish, Washington.Henderson has shared or held the outright Portland lead the past six rounds. She was aiming to become the first back-to-back Portland winner since Annika Sorenstam in 2002-03.All wasnt well Saturday for Henderson, who shot 69 or better in each of her first seven Portland Classic rounds at Columbia Edgewater, including last years Monday qualifier. Though she had four birdies, she was often scrambling to make par, and her card included a double bogey.I played pretty awful today. Definitely want to play better tomorrow. I mean, I hit a lot of good shots. I just didnt capitalize on my chances. That was the first 12 holes for me, Henderson said.Norways Suzann Pettersen, tied for the lead with Henderson after the second round, faded to 9-under following a 74. Pettersen was the only player among the top 15 players who didnt break par Saturday. Also at 9-under was 2014 Portland champion Austin Ernst following a 69.Pettersen was bidding to become the Portland Classics second three-time winner, joining Nancy Lopez (1985, 1987, 1992). Pettersen has history in Portland, rallying during the final round to win the 2011 and 2013 tournaments. In 2011, Pettersen erased a nine-stroke deficit on the final day to beat Na Yeon Choi in a playoff.American rookie Lee Lopez was 8-under after a 69.No. 9 Stacy Lewis was six strokes back at 7-under after shooting 67, the days second best score. Cheyenne Woods, whose best finish in two years on the tour was a tie for 24th, was also 7-under following a 69, as was Carlota Ciganda after shooting 70.Scotlands Catriona Matthew was 6-under after a 66, the days low round. Matthew had a bogey-free card that included an eagle at the par-5, 463-yard seventh. Brianna Do (70) and Angela Stanford (72) were also 6-under.Henderson said the golf course has changed so much since Friday morning ... its so firm and fast right now. But Henderson says she doesnt plan to dramatically alter her strategy for Sundays final round.I think there are definitely holes where par is good. Just kind of get in and out, Henderson said. There are definitely still a lot of birdie opportunities out there. If youre hitting the ball well and in the right spots, you can definitely still shoot a low score. You just have to be careful of the conditions.Henderson, tied for the second round lead with Pettersen after two rounds, opened up a two-shot advantage over Uribe at the turn with a front nine of 2-under 34. Pettersen struggled, closing the front nine with back-to-back bogeys to fall four strokes behind Henderson.The tournaments complexion changed at the par-3, 160-yard 13th, when Henderson and Uribe each hit their tee shots in the water and made double bogey. Pettersen suddenly was back in it, trailing Henderson by just a shot.I didnt take my time on the tee shot...I just mishit it, Henderson said.But Henderson collected herself and made four pars and a birdie, at the par-3 16th, during her final five holes.Uribe was looking for her first LPGA Tour win. In her sixth year on tour, Uribes best finish was third at the 2015 Manulife Classic. The last Colombian to win an LPGA event was Marisa Baena in 2005.It would mean a lot to win. This year has been a little tough one me. The results havent come. Tomorrow, Im going to think on my game, shoot a low round. I love playing with Brooke and shes been playing so good, Uribe said. If I win, I want it to be because I shoot a really good round, not because anyone else struggles.Vicky Hurst shot 70 and was among four players at 211.Mariah Stackhouse, the Stanford four-time All-American making her professional debut is 2-under after a 71, as is 2012 Portland champion Mika Miyazato, who shot 70.The Portland Classic purse is $1.3 million, with $195,000 going to the winner. Kevin Hayes Jersey .C. Lions has come to an end. Banks told TSN on Jan 2 that he had no interest in playing out the option year of his contract with the Lions in 2014, and he again made that clear in a conversation with Lions GM Wally Buono last week. Harry Howell Jersey . PAUL, Minn. . Olli Jokinen, Mark Scheifele, and Bryan Little each had a goal and an assist as Winnipeg won 5-2, handing Calgary its record-setting seventh consecutive loss on home ice. Every year since the Major League Baseball strike of 1994, Wrigley Field Section 416 seatmates Old Style, Rich and I have taken a minor league road trip.Chicago is perfectly situated for such travel. Its right in the heart of the Class A Midwest League and some independent leagues, and Triple-A Iowa and Indianapolis bring Pacific Coast and International League teams pretty close too.We divide our tasks: I drive, Rich puts together the playlist, and Old Style scouts out food at and around the ballparks and hotels. The slower pace and smaller crowds of minor league ball are a perfect summer tonic, a palate-cleanser from the intensity of Wrigley Field.Midwest League ball is especially sweet, as three great seats along the dugout or behind home plate can usually be had for less than the price of one ticket at Wrigley. The food, often served up by local charity or benevolent association volunteers, is excellent. And the craft beer selection always outdoes Wrigley.Pro-tip: When at any park in Iowa-Quad Cities, Clinton, Burlington or Des Moines -- just get the pork sandwich. The cooks of that fair state know their swine. Torn between the pulled barbecue and breaded tenderloin options? Hell, get one of them in the first inning and the other one in the fifth. They have defibrillators handy.Beyond the culinary pleasures, a minor league road trip is a form of time travel. You go back to the past, and project yourself into the future.You go to see the Cubs Class A or Double-A or Triple-A teams so that one day you can turn to someone at Wrigley or your local bar and say, I saw that guy play when he was in the minors.We can say that about Matt Szczur, Cubs backup outfielder. We saw him play for Peoria back in 2011, but my only firm memory is trying to figure out how to pronounce his name. Now it rolls off the tongue: Hail Caesar, king of the Cubs 2016 pinch hitters.Stars Javier Baez and Jorge Soler were playing for the Iowa Cubs when we drove all the way to Omaha to see them (and eat barbecue) in 2014. The Storm Chasers struck out Baez three times, and Soler came in as a pinch hitter late in the game. He hit a ball so hard that the crack of the bat silenced the whole crowd. It was foul by 10 feet, but, as Cubs radio voice Pat Hughes would say, Looooooong gone!Had it been hit at Wrigley, it would have broken the window of some guys SUV parked behind the firehouse on Waveland Avenue.As we drove home over the plains the next day, the word came in over sports talk radio: Baez had been called up to The Show. We argued in the car over the wisdom of that move, but no longer do. Soler, who might turn out to be an injury-prone bust, is still a question mark, but Baaez is looking stellar wherever Joe Maddon plays him defensively, as well as solid at the plate. Anthony DeAngelo Jersey. Now, theyre two more guys we can say we saw them way back when.Great minor league parks also transport you back to the games past. Before television came to dominate our entertainment time, minor leagues covered the American landscape; B, C, and D-level leagues could be found all over the country, as well as industrial leagues and less formal town ball and sandlot games. Most of that is gone, but you can still get a taste of it.In minor league parks, the pace of everything except the game itself is even slower and more relaxed. Pretty much every seat is a good seat, and children play on the outfield berms. Sure, some guys show up to impress business clients just like at Wrigley, but its mostly families and dedicated fans.This was our first trip to South Bend, and Four Winds Field was impressive, as was the team logo. Old Style loved their sterner version of the Chicago Cubs bear. Hes coming to eat, not play like a little soft cubbie.The teams Hall of Fame -- on the concourse behind home plate, with plaques modeled on those at Cooperstown -- was outstanding. They didnt just feature the sort of player you see commemorated at most minor league or spring training parks, the guys who played there and then went on to notable major league careers.No, the South Bend Cubs also feature players from the South Bend Blue Sox of the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League. It was a pleasure to learn about Betsy Jochum, who struck out only 10 times in 400 at-bats in 1946 -- or Jean Faut, who threw four no-hitters (including two perfect games) while batting .290 for her career. The team also recognizes local connections to the Negro Leagues, enshrining Lafayette Dusty Riddle, who organized barnstorming Negro League ball in South Bend and was also the first African-American cop in town.That respect for history even extends to the parks gift shop, a converted historic synagogue. You can buy souvenirs under an homage to the Sistine Chapels Creation of Adam, with God handing his creation a baseball under the eternally blessed words: Play ball.We probably wont brag about seeing anyone who played that day, as our trip coincided with the All-Star break and top prospect Eloy Jimenez was in San Diego for the Futures Game. But we did see the South Bend Cubs beat the Bowling Green Hot Rods, 10-6.Yet Ill surely remember the first baseman, Tyler Alamo, even if he never makes the bigs.Wonder if hell ever play in the Texas League? Cheap NFL Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys China Cheap Jerseys From China Cheap NFL Jerseys Authentic Wholesale Jerseys China Cheap NFL Jerseys China NFL Cheap Jerseys ' ' '