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COACHING HISTORY

IT IS A TEAM EFFORT

Racing To Portland

Great coaches create history with their accomplishments.

Their teams ride into the sunset with the crowd cheering at their back.  Then the crowd looks for the next thing to cheer for.

If you’re a history fan, the Oregon Historical Society has much to cheer for, beginning with the Spring 2011 Historian.

From there, look at the formidable line-up assembled by Kerry Tymchuk, OHS Head Coach.

In terms of Oregon in the larger world, OHS shows a local interpretation of soccer, the world game.  You will get a kick out of it.

The world comes closer yet to OHS with an exhibit on the Peace Corps.  In terms of national service, which would you follow, the Army to the Peace Corps, or the other way around.  One makes more sense than the other, but check the events calendar for Returned Peace Corps Volunteers on site to answer your questions.  (May 15 and 22: Service Days)

The noise you’ll hear from the South Park Blocks on May, 29 combines the growl of V-8 power and the roar of gearheads and grease monkeys celebrating the 100th anniversary of the Indy 500, the greatest spectacle in sports.

Make a date with history.  Coach Tymchuk is taking role. 

Later, if you still feel the need for speed, make plans to hit the track and put your pedal to the metal.

Then, after you’re back home and settled down, read about the first transcontinental race from New York to Portland.

Ask yourself one question, “Could I have done it?”

That’s the first sign of the ‘history bug.’

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