Loved Ones Remember Alex Rovello

PORTLAND/EUGENE, Ore. — On Saturday, friends and family gathered to remember a University of Oregon athlete who died in a drowning accident the week before. The funeral for 21-year-old Alex Rovello was held in Portland that afternoon. So many people arrived to pay their respects, the church brought in a production company to pipe the … Continue reading »

UO Athlete Dies in Cliff Diving Accident

MCKENZIE BRIDGE, Ore. — The Linn County Sheriff’s Office confirmed Sunday morning that University of Oregon athlete Alex Rovello died after diving off a 60-foot cliff Saturday. Rovello, 21, was from Portland and a member of the U of O tennis team. Deputies say Rovello jumped into a body of water called Blue Pool at … Continue reading »