Chase Coburn was always chasing a coaching dream, to some day lead an NCAA Division I program. It came true Friday when Portland State promoted Coburn to permanent head men's basketball coach. Ten days ago, after Barret Peery left to become the coach at Texas Tech, Coburn was named interim head coach.
The Portland State Vikings will play a football game for the first time since November 2019 when they visit the Montana Grizzlies on Saturday in a one-off matchup that’s “like a mini-bowl game. Vikings coach Bruce Barnum said his team is excited to play its first game in 511 days. We had already begun workouts before we had inked the game,” Barnum told GoViks.com.