"Rowdy" Roddy Piper Dies at 61

Piper lived in Hillsboro with his wife and family up until his death.

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TMZ is reporting that Portland's own "Rowdy" Roddy Piper has died of cardiac arrest. He was 61.Piper was born Roderick George Toombs in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada, but lived in Hillsboro with his wife and family up until his death. Piper began his wrestling career in the '70s and never really stepped out of the spotlight though his star waxed and waned; even at the time of his death he was set ...   More
 
Friday, July 31, 2015 LIZZY ACKER

Meat Is Murder, Moz Is Wrestling

Last Friday, two men entered the Vern. One left with Morrissey tickets. Our report from, er, "ringside."

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The titles write themselves, really. Stranglehold, here we come. Grappler in a coma. The Queen is down! Our participants, while welcoming coverage of what threatened to be face-shattering bloodsport, didn't quite understand why members of the press seemed more intrigued by prize (Morrissey ticket) than process (mortal combat), and, fair enough, there's story to be found in any no-holds-barred wrestling ...   More
 
Tuesday, December 4, 2012 JAY HORTON

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