Bill Bigelow (Sports Editor)

Bill Bigelow is sports editor at The Bulletin, where he has worked in the sports department since 1987. An Oregon native and a graduate of the University of Oregon (1980) with a degree in journalism, Bigelow began his newspaper career as sports editor of The Springfield News in Lane County. Bigelow is a longtime sports enthusiast who is an even bigger fan of his family.

Email: bbigelow@bendbulletin.com

Phone: 541-383-0359


Stories by Bill Bigelow

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NFL playoffs

Bend grad playing for Seahawks

Published Jan 13, 2013 at 04:00AM

It was early this past Tuesday morning, and Ryan Longwell was checking in at Swedish Medical Center in Seattle. He couldn’t help but marvel at where fate had led him. “It’s the hospital I was born in,” Longwell recalled last week. And there he was again — this time for a physical exam. He was about to try out as a kicker for his old…

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Local sports

Big day of lacrosse coming to Bend


Published Apr 3, 2013 at 05:00AM / Updated Nov 19, 2013 at 12:31AM

A full day of lacrosse, including competition and instruction and featuring a game between two men's collegiate teams, is set for this Saturday in Bend. Bend Spring LaxFest 2013 will take place at Summit High School, and the event kicks off at 7:30 a. m. with a junior varsity clinic presented by coaches with the University of Idaho. The 90-minute clinic is free and is…

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College football

Bend's Enyart gets football honor

Published Jul 14, 2012 at 05:00AM

Bill Enyart is one of 23 former players and coaches to be enshrined today in the College Football Hall of Fame. But Enyart, a longtime Bend resident, will not be on hand to take part in the festivities. The 65-year-old Enyart, who was an All-America running back at Oregon State University in the late 1960s, said Friday that he would not be attending the enshrinement…

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NFL

Bend's Drew Bledsoe honored

Published May 17, 2011 at 05:00AM

Drew Bledsoe on Monday became the newest member of the New England Patriots Hall of Fame. And the Bend resident was thrilled to get the news. In a vote of Patriots fans, the former Pro Bowl quarterback became the 17th player and 18th member to be selected to the National Football League team's hall of fame. According to the team's website, Bledsoe became the first…

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Happy Girls Half Marathon makes its debut in Bend


Published May 26, 2011 at 05:00AM / Updated Nov 19, 2013 at 12:31AM

They suspected it would be a hit, but organizers of the inaugural Happy Girls Half Marathon appear to have socked a home run. Maybe even a grand slam. “It's definitely exceeded all our expectations,” admitted Gina Miller, marketing and sports events director with Lay It Out Events, the Central Oregon company putting on this weekend's Happy Girls running events in Bend. The featured race is…

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