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Compiled by Bill Syken
June 21, 2004
Oregonians weigh in on sports*
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June 21, 2004

The Poll

Oregonians weigh in on sports*

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11 A.J. Feeley
The Dolphins quarterback and former Duck is from Ontario.

10 Pendleton Roundup
The rodeo dates from 1909 and is among the most prominent in the world.

9 Mount Hood
The 11,235-foot peak is the world's second-most-climbed mountain, after Mount Fuji in Japan.

8 Bill Johnson
The skier from Sandy was the 1984 Olympic downhill gold medalist.

7 Brad Smith
The Oregon City High girls' basketball coach has led the Pioneers to 10 state and three mythical national titles.

1 Dan O'Brien
The 1996 Olympic decathlon gold medalist grew up in Klamath Falls.

6 Mel Renfro
The Cowboys' Hall of Fame defensive back was raised in Portland and played at Oregon.

6 Damon Stoudamire
The Blazers point guard, who was the 1995-96 NBA Rookie of the Year for the Raptors, grew up in Portland.

7 Hacky Sack
The little kickable beanbag was invented in 1972 by John Stalberger and Mike Marshall of Oregon City.

2 Pre's Trail
The sawdust running path in Eugene was suggested by Steve Prefontaine and then built in his memory after his 1975 death.

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