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DR. IRINA MOGA FAMILY & COSMETIC DENTISTRY - Dr. Irina Moga, DDSSmile enhancement can have dramatic results on your overall appearance. Even the smallest step can boost your confidence, self-esteem, and make you want to smile more. With modern advances in dentistry, cosmetic procedures such as bonding and porcelain veneers can make chipped teeth look like new.

Tooth bonding is used in several different ways, but is probably most useful for repairing chipped teeth. Bonding materials (high-density, space-age plastics called composite resin) and porcelain–are more natural in color and can be designed to perfectly match the surrounding teeth making it difficult to discern there ever was a broken tooth.

Transitional bonding is used for anything from a mock-up to a full-mouth rehabilitation. It’s called transitional because it allows the patient to transition into more permanent dentistry as he or she can afford, or as the treatment sequence demands, and it allows the dentist time to work out any bite related and aesthetic issues. Transitional bonding is an important tool in the skillset of an accomplished cosmetic dentist.

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CARTRIDGE-NETWORK - Griffin HampsonInk cartridge cost is currently a hot button issue.  Like many product categories, marketing representations may be factual, but can often be disingenuous.

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Epson represents each has about two years of ink; enough to print thousands of pages, providing very low cost-per-page.  True, but…

Not mentioned: the basic printer is an existing low-end model, generally $70+, is slow, with few extra capabilities, and has an expanded storage area for raw ink  So, one pays $250+ upfront for ink and the possibility of lowering the cost-per-page, if all of the ink is used before the printer experiences problems.  If the printer doesn’t last, only using half of the ink, the actual cost per page doubles. And, if the user does not routinely clean the printheads it will clog up, possibly rendering the printer useless.  (See www.tinyurl.com/he59cnn/ )

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BEAVERTON LODGE - Margaret NormanAs we end the year, I am deeply grateful for our community of cherished residents and staff members and looking forward to the new year.

Beaverton Lodge -- an independent, locally owned retirement living community founded in 1988 -- offers comfort in continuity and delight in the unfolding seasons throughout the year.

Situated along a tranquil portion of Beaverton Creek, the landscape is home to local creatures such as ducks and a large variety of bird species. Our residents love the walking paths and gardens, with plenty of benches on which to stop, sit and enjoy the beauty and sounds. A few blocks away are the Beaverton Library and the Elsie Stuhr senior center.

Residents find all the features one would want in a retirement community: large apartments with storage closets; a full-service dining room; a mineral saline pool and spa; and a movie theater with fresh popcorn.

Family and friends are welcome to stroll through “the golden gallery,” where local artists showcase their paintings and other art.

In the spring and summer, residents tend their raised-bed gardens, which produce tomatoes, corn, cucumbers and squash. The Beaverton Farmer’s Market is just a few blocks away, with fresh local homegrown produce.

We offer a full activity program, weekly housekeeping and linen, scheduled transportation, and resident managers on call 24 hours a day — all with an affordable month-to-month rent.

I look forward to meeting new residents this year. Stop by for a complimentary lunch and tour of our community.

Beaverton Lodge

12900 SW Ninth St.

Beaverton, OR 97005

503-646-0635

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DR. IRINA MOGA, DDS - Dr. Irina MogaIt’s open-enrollment season. Deciding whether to buy dental insurance is a very important decision for you and your family. In addition to limiting your financial risk from some dental expenses, dental insurance can help in a number of other ways.

Dental insurance plans:

· Generally cover regular professional visits that include teeth cleanings and fluoride treatments. These visits, combined with proper flossing and brushing at home, help avoid tooth decay and promote healthy gums. Plans may also cover other aspects of professional dental care, including fillings, crowns and root canals.

· Can help pay for unexpected dental emergencies and damage to your teeth that may be expensive to fix.

· Will help your children establish healthy preventative dental habits early on. Regular oral exams, cleanings and X-rays are important to long-term dental health.

It’s important to assess your known dental needs and those of your family. For example, are any family members likely to need orthodontia, wisdom-tooth extraction, periodontal (gum) care, cosmetic procedures, bridgework or dentures this coming year? Does your employer offer a Flexible Spending Account or Medical Savings Account to save for larger expenditures?

Here are a few good questions to ask when comparing dental plans:

Which dentists are within this plan’s preferred provider network?

Which services are covered under this plan and which are not?

How much will I have to pay (monthly premiums, co-pays and annual deductibles) and what is the annual maximum coverage?

Don’t hesitate to call our office to ask questions that may inform your decision.

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Beaverton OR 97005

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PACIFIC MEDICAL GROUP - Beaverton ClinicIt’s open enrollment season again, when consumers make critical decisions about health insurance coverage and health care providers.

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We listen to your concerns and answer your questions. We offer after-hours help and alternatives to the emergency room or urgent care. We help you play an active role in your health. As your Patient-Centered Medical Home, we ask that you make us aware of any other providers or clinics that may be assisting you with your healthcare needs.

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Beaverton, OR 97005

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ABEAVERTON LODGE - Margaret Normans people get older and become more vulnerable through physical aging, slower cognitive skills and limited mobility, they may begin to experience fear or anxiety.

Loved ones should recognize that such fears are a normal response to change, even in someone who once had a confident stride and attitude. Fears – even those that may seem baseless – should be recognized and their concerns should be addressed.

Studies show that 30 to 50 percent of elderly people fear falling and being injured. Others may be frightened to cook, concerned they may start a fire. Not being able to drive, which can be caused by vision problems or slower reflexes, fuels a senior’s biggest fear -- loss of independence.

A small degree of fear can be healthy, inspiring an aging adult to get a cane or walker. A high degree of fear may result in a senior sitting too much and losing muscle tone, which actually increases the likelihood of falling.

Some seniors may have concerns about moving to a retirement or assisted living community. Such concerns are often based in unfamiliarity with the services such a community may offer, the facility itself, opportunities to be active and social, medication assistance and safety measures.

Our retirement community, Beaverton Lodge, inspires confidence in our residents and helps them live healthier, happier lives.

Beaverton Lodge is a locally owned, welcoming community on a beautiful, walkable campus.

Call us today to arrange a tour. And have a wonderful holiday season!

Beaverton Lodge

12900 SW Ninth St.

Beaverton, OR 97005

503-646-0635

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DR. MOGA DDS FAMILY & COSMETIC DENTISTRY - Irina Moga, DDSYou may have a parent, spouse or friend who has difficulty maintaining a healthy mouth on their own. How can you help?

Two things are critical:

· Help them keep their mouth clean with reminders to brush and floss daily.

· Make sure they get to a dentist regularly.

These steps can prevent many problems, but tasks that once seemed so simple can become very challenging.

If your loved one is having difficulty with brushing and flossing, talk to a dentist or hygienist who can provide helpful tips or a different approach.

For a patient who wear dentures, pay close attention to eating habits. If they’re having difficulty eating or are not eating as much as usual, denture problems could be the cause.

When you’re caring for someone who is confined to bed, they may have so many health problems that it’s easy to forget about oral health. However, it’s still very important because bacteria from the mouth can be inhaled into the lungs and cause pneumonia.

Our team offers a full range of dental care in an inviting and comforting setting, along with a level of personal attention and compassion you won’t find elsewhere.

We are committed to providing comprehensive oral health care, with a strong emphasis on prevention.

For those who need dentures, we can handle all phases of the process.

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14425 SW Allen Blvd.

Beaverton OR 97005

503-646-5909

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BEAVERTON LODGE - Margaret NormanAccording to the American Diabetes Association, more than 25 percent of seniors over age 65 have diabetes, diagnosed or undiagnosed. Twenty-nine million Americans have the disease.

November is American Diabetes Month. It’s a good reminder to find out more about diabetes risk factors (visit www.diabetes.org/) and to schedule medical tests to check for prediabetes.

For those already diagnosed with diabetes, is your disease well-managed? If not, why not?

Nutrition is the cornerstone of proper diabetes management. In some cases, proper nutrition alone will curb diabetes symptoms and eliminate the need for insulin.

At Beaverton Lodge Retirement Residence, three meals a day are served in the dining room, which has flexible meal plans and hours. Whenever possible, our kitchen serves seasonal organic produce, natural beef and chicken and organic Oregon seafood. Diabetic desserts are also offered.

Exercise, foot care and regular medical checkups are essential for staying healthy with diabetes.

We have fitness options such as exercise classes, water aerobics and tranquil walking paths through the property’s gardens and alongside a creek. Foot and nail care is offered on-site.

We provide scheduled door-to-door transportation for residents to visit their doctors and dentists.

Our independent-living community has 24-hour on-site resident managers. Each apartment is equipped with emergency pull-cords in the living room, bedrooms and bathroom.

Call Beaverton Lodge today to arrange a tour and a complimentary meal.

Beaverton Lodge

12900 SW Ninth St.

Beaverton, OR 97005

503-646-0635

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PACIFIC MEDICAL GROUP - Tigard Breast cancer is the second most common kind of cancer in women. About 1 in 8 women born today in the United States will get breast cancer.

The good news is that self-exams, clinical exams and mammograms help with early detection. Most women can survive breast cancer, if it’s found and treated early.

Adult women of all ages are encouraged to perform breast self-exams at least once a month. Forty percent of diagnosed breast cancers are detected by women who feel a lump, so it’s important to establish a regular time to perform a self-exam.

While mammograms can help detect cancer before you can feel a lump, breast self-exams help you to be familiar with how your breasts look and feel so you can alert your healthcare provider if there are any changes. Find out how by visiting www.nationalbreastcancer.org/breast-self-exam

Clinical breast exams are an important part of early detection. An experienced professional may notice a suspicious area on the breast that may not register as a warning in the patient’s mind.

During a clinical breast exam, your healthcare provider will exam your breasts to look for differences in size or shape between your breasts as well as the skin covering your breasts for any rash, dimpling, or other abnormal signs.

Talk with your healthcare provider, especially between the ages of 40 and 49, when to schedule a mammogram. It is recommended that women ages 50 to 74 have a mammogram every two years, unless your provider recommends having a mammogram more often.

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Beaverton, OR 97005

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IRINA MOGA DDS FAMILY & COSMETIC DENTISTRY - Irina MogaYou may wonder why you're suddenly getting cavities when you haven’t had them in years.

As we get older, we enter a second round of cavity-prone years.

One common cause of cavities in older adults is dry mouth. Dry mouth is not a normal part of aging. However, it is a side effect in more than 500 medications, including those for allergies or asthma, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, pain, anxiety or depression, Parkinson's and Alzheimer's diseases.

This is just one reason why it’s so important to tell your dentist about any medications you’re taking. Your dentist can make recommendations to help relieve your dry mouth symptoms and prevent cavities dry mouth symptoms. Here are some common recommendations:

· Use over-the-counter oral moisturizers, such as a spray or mouthwash.

· Consult with your physician on whether to change the medication or dosage.

· Drink more water. Carry a water bottle with you, and don’t wait until you’re thirsty to drink. Your mouth needs constant lubrication.

· Use sugar-free gum or lozenges to stimulate saliva production.

· Get a humidifier to help keep moisture in the air.

· Avoid foods and beverages that irritate dry mouths, like coffee, alcohol, carbonated soft drinks and acidic fruit juices.

· Your dentist may apply a fluoride gel or varnish to protect your teeth from cavities.

Dr. Irina Moga, DDS

14425 SW Allen Blvd.

Beaverton OR 97005

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BEAVERTON LODGE - Margaret NormanFall is a great time to shop for a retirement community, before the colder weather hits and the holidays get under way.

Settle into your new home and enjoy the easy-care living and all the amenities.

At Beaverton Lodge, we have a relaxing heated mineral saline pool. Saline poolwater doesn’t have the side effects often associated with traditionally chlorinated pools, such as irritated eyes and skin to lung irritation and asthma-like symptoms.

There are a variety of activities right on-site, including indoor exercise classes, art shows and a movie theatre.

Turn over the shopping, housework and cooking duties to our staff and enjoy our delicious cuisine.

We’ve also got a high “cozy” quotient, with a fireplace in the sitting room.

No need to worry about power outages when the wind whips up. Our solar voltaic panels generate electricity and we have solar hot water heating.

There’s a back-up power generator in extreme weather conditions. If the power goes out, the generator comes on in 10 seconds, supplying electricity to the central building to keep it fully operational, including both elevators. Apartment hallways are lit by emergency lighting hallways stay warm. During a power outage, we can feed and support residents and staff and maintain communications with emergency personnel.

Make an appointment to visit, have a meal and ask about going on a trip with the residents. It’s a great way to talk with people who live in the community and learn more about life at Beaverton Lodge.

Beaverton Lodge

12900 SW Ninth St.

Beaverton, OR 97005

503-646-0635

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Beaverton's Sports

SPOKESMAN PHOTO: COREY BUCHANAN - Wilsonville senior boys basketball player Zach Reichle led the Wildcats with 28 points against La Salle.
January 23, 2017

Friday's top five: A look back at the five biggest basketball games from Jan. 20

by Miles Vance
Jesuit girls, Wilsonville boys post big wins on Friday night
INDEPENDENT PHOTO: PHIL HAWKINS - The Kennedy bench erupts in the fourth quarter after the Trojans take their first lead of the second half in the team's 70-63 overtime victory against Western Mennonite.
January 21, 2017

Check out our best high school basketball photos from Jan. 20, 2017

by Miles Vance
Pamplin Media Group's sports editors and photographers step up with the images on Friday
TIMES PHOTO: MATT SINGLEDECKER - Sunset sophomore Caspar Corbeau is one of the many promising Apollos hoping for a big season.
January 11, 2017

Sunset boys swimmings begins chase after Jesuit

by Matt Singledecker
Apollos hoping for both short and long-term success this season


PMG PHOTO: DAN BROOD - Sherwood senior Cami Reuter (right) tries to knock the ball away from West Linn junior Lexi Pritchard.
January 20, 2017

Jan. 20 high school basketball scores are here

by Miles Vance
Big games and important scores abound in Friday's high school basketball games
PMG PHOTO: COREY BUCHANAN - Wilsonville senior Zac Woodworth and the top-ranked Wildcats will be back in action tonight (Friday, Jan. 20) when they host No. 9 La Salle at 7:15 p.m.
January 20, 2017

High school basketball gets back in business for Jan. 20

by Miles Vance
Pamplin Media Group's sports editors, reporters and photographers will be out in force tonight
TIMES PHOTO: MATT SINGLEDECKER - The Sunset girls basketball team beat Glencoe on Wednesday to close within the Crimson Tide in the Metro League standings.
January 19, 2017

Sunset storms past Crimson Tide

by Matt Singledecker
Apollos play great second half defense versus Glencoe, wins big at home
PMG PHOTO: MILES VANCE - Southridge freshman post Cameron Brink and the Skyhawks are flying high with a 10-2 record and the No. 1 ranking among Oregon's Class 6A teams.
January 19, 2017

Southridge girls continue reign atop latest OSAA Class 6A basketball rankings

by Miles Vance
The Skyhawks are followed in the Class 6A rankings by Grant and Clackamas
PMG PHOTO: MILES VANCE - Jefferson's Geno West drives around West Linn's Khalid Thomas during the Democrats' 90-77 win in the MLK Invitational at Lewis & Clark College on Monday.
January 19, 2017

Jefferson boys continue reign atop latest OSAA Class 6A basketball rankings

by Miles Vance
The Democrats are followed in the Class 6A rankings by West Linn and North Medford
TIMES FILE PHOTO - Southridge post Rob Hester and the Skyhawks play back-to-back games against Century and Beaverton on Friday and Saturday this week.
January 19, 2017

SNOW SLOPPAGE

by Matt Singledecker
Mother Nature throws a wrench into basketball schedule The hyped Beaverton student section beat their triumphant boys basketball team to the middle of the floor, floating on cloud nine after winning what felt like a league championship game versus…
TIMES FILE PHOTO - Beaverton standout Van Mathias is a multiple time district champion and one of the Beavers best returners this season.
January 19, 2017

Jesuit pegged as Metro boys swimming favorite

by Matt Singledecker
Two-time defending state champions are again loaded Dynasties seem to be in vogue in the Metro League boys swimming district. From 2010 through 2014, Sunset presided over Metro with a turnstile of Division One signees who came in as well-known youth…
January 19, 2017

Sports Highlights

by Matt Singledecker
Prep Basketball Tab Prep Basketball COVERAGE: The new Prep Basketball tab at beavertonvalleytimes.com — you can see it by hovering over the Sports tab — will show you high school basketball stories and photos by sports editors, reporters and…
TIMES PHOTO: CONNER WILLIAMS  - Sophomore power forward Isaac Flemer gets position against Molallas Gavin Thrower.
January 19, 2017

Valiants cruise past Indians on the road

by Conner Williams
The Molalla boys’ basketball team returned home last week after more than a month on the road to take on the Valley Catholic Valiants for a non-league matchup. Valley Catholic junior Andrew Plambeck struck first with a three while Molalla senior…
TIMES PHOTO: MATT SINGLEDECKER - The Southridge girls basketball team walks off the floor after losing to La Salle in the Nike Interstate Shootout on Thursday.
December 30, 2016

Falcons' hot shooting upends Southridge

by Matt Singledecker
Goodman, Wedman go off against Skyhawks at NIS Zoom out beyond a single game and one loss won't do much to subdue the Southridge girls basketball team's self-confidence. Big-picture perspective, Southridge is hunting after a Class 6A state…
TIMES PHOTO: MATT SINGLEDECKER - West Linn senior point guard Braden Olsen scored a team-high 25 points and dished out eight assists in the Lions' win over Jesuit.
December 28, 2016

West Linn fends off courageous Crusader comeback at LSI

by Matt Singledecker
Jesuit nearly pulls off last-second upheaval of defending champs Back and forth they went late in the fourth quarter, Cameron Parker and Matt Lang — Jesuit's southpaw gunslingers — fearlessly squaring up against four-time defending state champion…
TIMES PHOTO: MATT SINGLEDECKER - Beaverton junior forward Jake Estep scored a team-high 20 points against Clackamas.
December 27, 2016

Beavers can't overcome cold shooting, fall to Clackamas

by Matt Singledecker
Beaverton loses in first round of LSI The dream matchup Beaverton so coveted — the one against a sudden Seattle-based superpower with a potential NBA star who just so happens to be coached by an ex-Blazer player many of the Beavers grew up watching…
TIMES PHOTO: MATT SINGLEDECKER - Westview senior forward Isaac Overson passes to a teammate against Grant.
December 27, 2016

Samore guides Grant past Westview at LSI

by Matt Singledecker
Junior forward stars down the stretch versus the Wildcats Great basketball players seem to have an inherent sense of when to play their best when it is needed most. For three quarters and change, Grant junior Kelton Samore didn't get up as many shot…
January 12, 2017

Sports Highlights

by Matt Singledecker
Top Performers Zach Sly Sly, a senior forward on the Westview boys basketball team, scored a team-high 20 points including four in overtime to help the Wildcats beat Century 60-54 in overtime last week. Sly made six free throws and two key…
NEWS-TIMES PHOTO: CHASE ALLGOOD - Forest Grove's Kinsey Barnett draws a foul while taking a shot during the Vikings' 47-42 loss to West Albany Friday.
January 09, 2017

Friday's top five: A look back at the five biggest basketball games from Jan. 6

by Miles Vance
Read here to find top games, scores, photo highlights and more
NEWS-TIMES PHOTO: CHASE ALLGOOD - Forest Grove guard Kyle Thompson drives to the hoop during the Vikings' 70-43 win over West Albany Friday night.
January 07, 2017

Check out our best high school basketball photos from Jan. 6, 2017

by Miles Vance
Images from games from across the greater metropolitan area shared here
REVIEW PHOTO: MILES VANCE - Lakeridge's Nate Ninteman snares a rebound away from Lake Oswego's Sterling Roberts during the Pacers' 61-54 victory at Lake Oswego on Friday night.
January 06, 2017

Jan. 6 high school basketball scores are here

by Miles Vance
Read on to find out what happened with your favorite team
REVIEW PHOTO: MILES VANCE - Lakeridge's Nate Ninteman snares a rebound away from Lake Oswego's Sterling Roberts during the Pacers' 61-54 victory at Lake Oswego on Friday night.
January 06, 2017

Jan. 6 high school basketball scores are here

by Miles Vance
Read on to find out what happened with your favorite team
PMG PHOTO: DAN BROOD - Lakeridge's Aundree Polk and the Pacers travel across town tonight to face Lake Oswego at Lake Oswego High School at 7:15 p.m. tonight.
January 06, 2017

High school basketball gets serious for Jan. 6

by Miles Vance
League play is the name of the game at all levels in all conferences across the state
TIMES FILE PHOTO - Valley Catholic senior post Jack Grasberger and the Valiants hope to reach the Class 4A state tournament this season.
January 05, 2017

Valley Catholic focuses on 4A state tourney goal

by Matt Singledecker
Valiants hope to get over 4A state playoff hump this season When one looks closely at the Valley Catholic boys basketball roster, two things stand out. First, the Valiants are remarkably tall in stature across the board, especially for the Class 4A…
January 05, 2017

Mountainside High School Continues Coaching Search

by Matt Singledecker
Mountainside High School Continues Coaching Search The Beaverton School District is accepting applications for all varsity head coaches interested in coaching positions at Mountainside High School — the new school being built on the corner of…
TIMES PHOTO: MATT SINGLEDECKER - Westview sophomore post Kamryn Jones and the Wildcat defense stopped Sunset on the final possession on Tuesday.
January 04, 2017

Westview digs deep, stops Sunset late for win

by Matt Singledecker
Wildcats play stellar defense on final play to beat Apollos Fittingly, in a game dictated by tight-fisted defense, the latest Sunset-Westview girls basketball grudge match boiled down to one defensive stand, one stop to decide which rival came out…

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TIDINGS PHOTO: MILES VANCE - West Linn's Lexie Pritchard grimaces as she goes up for a shot during her team's 60-51 win over Jesuit in the Nike Interstate Shootout at Lake Oswego High School on Friday.
Jan 03, 2017

West Linn girls finish Nike Interstate Shootout with 60-51 win…

by Miles Vance
The Crusaders rally from a big deficit to lead before the Lions pull away
TIDINGS PHOTO: MILES VANCE - West Linn's Kennedi Byram makes a move during her team's 60-51 win over Jesuit in the Nike Interstate Shootout at Lake Oswego High School on Friday.
Dec 30, 2016

Slideshow: West Linn 60, Jesuit 51

by Miles Vance
The Lions girls basketball team finishes the Nike Interstate Shootout with a win
TIMES PHOTO: MATT SINGLEDECKER - Beaverton senior Jamie Sweatman scored 10 points and added a team-high eight rebounds to help the Beavers beat Westview at the Les Schwab Invitational.
Dec 30, 2016

Beaverton wins 'ugly' over Westview at LSI

by Matt Singledecker
Beavers do it with defense, hold on late in fourth quarter It doesn't matter if it's a summer league game, a de facto Metro League championship contest or an offensively challenged, yet…
TIMES FILE PHOTO - Valley Catholic junior point guard Noelle Mannen and the Valiants are No. 1 in the 4A power rankings.
Dec 29, 2016

Valiants looking to climb Cowapa League ladder

by Matt Singledecker
Valley Catholic ranked No. 1 early on in 4A The best girls basketball programs find ways to reinvent themselves around their relevant personnel. Teams that avoid stagnation by dictating their…
REVIEW PHOTO: MILES VANCE - Beaverton post Hunter Sweet goes to the basket during his team's 63-52 overtime win over Lake Oswego in the Les Schwab Invitational at Liberty High School on Thursday.
Dec 29, 2016

Fast start fades as Lake Oswego boys lose 63-52 in OT to…

by Miles Vance
The Lakers lead 27-11 after one quarter before Beaverton rallies for victory
REVIEW PHOTO: MILES VANCE - Lake Oswego's Josh Angle goes up to attempt a layin while Beaverton's Beau Sheeran flies in from the right side to block it during the Beavers' 63-52 win in the Les Schwab Invitational Tournament at Liberty High School on Thursday.
Dec 29, 2016

Slideshow: Beaverton 63, Lake Oswego 52 (OT)

by Miles Vance
The Lakers lead big early, but can't hold on in Thursday loss to Beaverton
Dec 29, 2016

Mountainside High School Continues Coaching Search

by Matt Singledecker
Sports Highlights Mountainside High School Continues Coaching Search The Beaverton School District is accepting applications for all varsity head coaches interested in positions at Mountainside…
PMG PHOTO: MILES VANCE - Southridge's Cameron Brink gets fouled as she goes to the basket during her team's 53-32 win over West Linn in the first round of the Nike Interstate Shootout at Lake Oswego High School on Tuesday.
Dec 27, 2016

Southridge girls knock out West Linn 53-32 in Shootout opener

by Miles Vance
The top-ranked Skyhawks blitz the No. 8 Lions at the start of the contest
Dec 22, 2016

All-State Football Teams announced

by Matt Singledecker
All-State Football Teams The Metro League was well-represented on the Class 6A all-state teams, as was Valley Catholic on the 4A all-state squads. Jesuit, who won the league title outright, led…
Dec 22, 2016

Moutainside High School opens coaching search

by Matt Singledecker
The Beaverton School District is accepting applications for all varsity head coaches interested in coaching positions at Mountainside High School — the new school being built on the corner of…
TIMES FILE PHOTO - Westview senior guard Zac Schmerber and the Wildcats made a big statement at the Les Schwab Invitational last year and hope to do the same this season.
Dec 21, 2016

Trio of Metro powers set for Les Schwab Invitational

by Matt Singledecker
Beaverton, Westview and Jesuit face state title contenders The Les Schwab Invitational is back, and boys basketball teams from Beaverton, Jesuit and Westview will be right there in the middle of…
TIMES PHOTO: MATT SINGLEDECKER - Southridge senior guard Kaelin Immel drives baseline against Sunset on Tuesday.
Dec 21, 2016

Skyhawk Statement

by Matt Singledecker
Southridge girls basketball stymies Sunset in Metro League showdown Remember all that preseason hype swirling around the Southridge girls basketball team? All that palpable buzz connected to a…
TIMES PHOTO: MATT SINGLEDECKER - Aloha junior power forward Trey Hornbuckle soars toward the rim against Liberty.
Dec 20, 2016

Warriors' old school tactics take down Falcons

by Matt Singledecker
Aloha gets first Metro League win with tough play With the bulk of the Metro League's boys basketball coaches littered throughout the stands, scouting and scrutinizing the two teams most slept…
TIMES FILE PHOTO - Sunset junior Alayna Connor and the Apollos are poised for a big swimming season after taking third at the Class 6A state championship last year.
Dec 15, 2016

Crusaders, Apollos to battle it out for Metro swimming…

by Matt Singledecker
Before you go and coronate the Jesuit girls swim team with another Metro crown and a second consecutive state championship, consider this. Sunset — a team that lost to the Crusaders in the…
TIMES FILE PHOTO - Southridge senior Kaelin Immel (left) and Southridge junior Natalie Hoff (right) lead a Skyhawk team thats loaded with talent.
Dec 15, 2016

Wide Open Race

by Matt Singledecker
The Metro League girls hoop chase has multiple contenders It used to be easy picking the favorite in the Metro League girls basketball championship hunt. In 2013 Westview was blessed with the…
Dec 15, 2016

Lambert hired as Beaverton softball coach

by Matt Singledecker
Beaverton High is excited to announce that James Lambert has been hired as their new Softball Coach. James will be filling the position of retired coach, Roni Illias. Illias was a Beaverton area…
Dec 15, 2016

Sports Highlights

by Matt Singledecker
Mountainside High School Opens Coaching Search The Beaverton School District is accepting applications for all varsity head coaches interested in coaching positions at Mountainside High School —…
TIMES PHOTO: MATT SINGLEDECKER - Westview senior forward Mason Elliott lifts a shot over the Southridge defense.
Dec 15, 2016

'Cats come up clutch against Southridge

by Matt Singledecker
Westview fends off Skyhawks' strong second half push Experience can't be overstated or emphasized enough. Whether it's the final two minutes of a tight playoff game or closing out a stronger…
TIMES FILE PHOTO - Beaverton senior Hunter Sweet was the Metro League Player of the Year last season.
Dec 01, 2016

Beavers, Wildcats favored in Metro League

by Matt Singledecker
The Metro League’s tried-and-true reputation as one of the best boys basketball conferences in the Class 6A classification has never been in question. When you scroll down the list of returners,…
TIMES FILE PHOTO - Aloha senior Juan Lopez leads a young, but promising group of Warrior wrestlers this season.
Dec 08, 2016

Open Season

by Matt Singledecker
Westview wrestling brings back a state champ, Aloha hopes to reclaim district coewn Bygones being bygones, the Metro League wasn’t exactly known for its wrestling prowess before 2013. Of all the…
Dec 08, 2016

Sports Highlights

by Matt Singledecker
Top Performers Maddie Muhlheim Muhlheim, a senior guard on the Sunset girls basketball team, scored a team-high 28 points including six three-pointers to help the Apollos pound Tualatin 80-58 in…
TIMES PHOTO: MATT SINGLEDECKER - Beaverton senior center Beau Sheeran tries to block South Salem sophomore guard Jaylen Nielsen-Skinner on Tuesday.
Dec 07, 2016

Beaverton can't overcome South Salem

by Matt Singledecker
Beavers make fourth quarter comeback in non-league loss Non-league games are de facto laboratories, chances to expose your team's weaknesses and address them while honing in on strengths that…
TIMES FILE PHOTO - Sunset senior Jakob Tew was one of three Apollo seniors to be named first-team all-Metro cross country team after helping Sunset split the Metro championship with Jesuit.
Dec 01, 2016

Schumacher, Muha pace all-Metro boys cross country team

by Matt Singledecker
Sunset, Jesuit lead all-league units after strong seasons The oscillating balance of power in the Metro League alternated from the Sunset boys cross country team to Jesuit and back to the…
TIMES PHOTO: MATT SINGLEDECKER - Sunset senior guard Maddie Muhlheim had a team-high 28 points against Tualatin.
Dec 08, 2016

Apollos topple Tualatin with threes in rout win

by Matt Singledecker
Sunset girls basketball makes 12 threes, puts up 80 points in win So much for first-game jitters and rusty jumpers. In its season opener against Tualatin on Friday, the Sunset girls basketball…
TIMES FILE PHOTO - Sunset girls cross country runners Kelly Makin (left) and Ember Stratton (right) were named first-team all-Metro League after helping the Apollos take second in Metro.
Dec 01, 2016

Jesuit, Sunset girls cross country rule all-league awards

by Matt Singledecker
Hardly any cross country rivalries possess the same juice as the Sunset-Jesuit strife that’s manifested the past four years or so. The Apollos have planted themselves in the Metro League as a…