Sep 16, 2022 • 24M

Episode 45: Keeping track of Thomas Tyner's 643 yards

Catching up with The Oregonian's Andrew Theen, who captured history 10 years ago on his first — and last — sports assignment.

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In this week’s episode of The I-5 Corridor podcast we catch up with The Oregonian’s Andrew Theen, who 10 years ago lucked into covering one of the most historic games in Oregon high school football history.

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The I-5 Corridor
10 years after record-setting day, Oregon still hasn't quite seen anything like Thomas Tyner
PORTLAND — Andrew Theen didn’t think much of it when he volunteered his Friday night. He was still relatively new at The Oregonian in 2012 and the newspaper’s Hillsboro sports staff was thin that weekend. Theen grew up in Medford and loved sports, and while hoops is his passion, he could appreciate the pull of a football Friday night…
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