Hagg Lake hosts relay event

Hagg Lake hosts relay event

Runners have lots of choices at the annual Pick Your Poison Relay around Hagg Lake Not often do...

Blaze catch fire during fourth-place tourney run

Blaze catch fire during fourth-place tourney run

Local players power the Northwest Blaze to seven straight wins in Hillsboro last week What an...

Viking Vengeance brings out smiles

Viking Vengeance brings out smiles

The annual road running event and benefit for the Forest Grove cross-country teams is a success ...

National softball tournament comes to Hillsboro this week

National softball tournament comes to Hillsboro this week

Four local players, two of them from Banks, will take the field for the Northwest Blaze ...


Forest Grove's Sports

July 29, 2015

Setting his sights on coaching

by Amanda Miles
After moving quickly up the Division I ranks, Forest Grove grad Josh Seitz coaches a champion Colleen Quigley sums up pretty well the late-winter scenario that unfolded with the Florida State…
July 29, 2015

In Brief

by (none)
Sproul honored for academics Capping a memorable freshman season, Pacific’s Emily Sproul has been recognized by the United States Track & Field and Cross-Country Coaches Association as a 2015…
July 22, 2015

Local players help NW Bullets win national title

by Amanda Miles
MaKenna Partain and Macy Besuyen lift their summer team to victory in Nevada MaKenna Partain and Macy Besuyen have played in plenty of big games, and won plenty of them. But this one — it ranks…
July 22, 2015

In Brief

by (none)
Hops host special baseball clinic In the same spirit as Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred’s recently announced “Play Ball” youth baseball initiative, the Hillsboro Hops are hosting…
NEWS-TIMES PHOTO: KENT FRASURE - Banks rising senior MaKenna Partain played against the USA Softball Junior National Team last week as a member of her summer team.
July 15, 2015

Junior National Team makes tour stop in Hillsboro

by Amanda Miles
Local softball stars play an exhibition against the U.S. Junior National Team There was something for everyone in this one. Last Tuesday evening at Ron Tonkin Field, the USA Softball Junior…
NEWS-TIMES PHOTO: CHASE ALLGOOD - Josh Bjornstad, 37, of Portland, rides his bike during the annual Hagg Lake Triathlon, which was held at the park on Saturday. Bjornstad finished second in the Olympic duathlon.
July 15, 2015

Scenery steals the show at annual Hagg Lake Triathlon

by Andy Buhler
Forest Grove resident Jeff Smith is victorious in the Olympic distance triathlon on Saturday The annual Hagg Lake Triathlon and Duathlon drew upwards of 600 participants and lots of spectators…
NEWS-TIMES PHOTO: ZACK PALMER - Banks graduate Madison Soper will play in the upcoming ASA/USA Softball 18 Gold National Championship with her summer team.
July 15, 2015

Big softball tournament coming up

by Pamplin Media Group
The ASA/USA Softball 18 Gold National Championship will get started on Sunday Some of the best youth softball teams in the country will be in action in western Washington County next week. The…
July 15, 2015

Boxers make changes to football staff for next year

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Pacific football will have new defensive coordinator in 2015 As his team prepares to defend its 2014 Northwest Conference co-championship, Pacific football coach Keith Buckley has announced a…
July 08, 2015

Busy stretch ends with successful camp

by Amanda Miles
Forest Grove girls basketball coach Dan Lumpkin enjoys a record turnout for his youth hoops camp Finally Dan Lumpkin can relax a little bit. The recent stretch has been a busy one for the Forest…
July 08, 2015

Local players score all-leaguebaseball awards

by Zack Palmer
Liberty gets eight players selected to the NWOC all-star baseball squad Not surprisingly, Liberty’s record-setting baseball season yielded a slew of all-league and all-state awards for several…

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Jul 08, 2015

Vikings collect all-league awards

by Amanda Miles
Forest Grove scores seven Greater Valley Conference softball all-star selections Even when some things change, others remain the same. The Forest Grove softball team may have been playing in a…
Jul 08, 2015

Local athletes compete at Historic Hayward Field

by (none)
Kids from around the area perform well at the TrackTown Youth League meet Some of western Washington County’s young track and field talent competed with the state’s best late last month at the…
Jul 08, 2015

Pacific picks Mountain as new women'shoops coach

by (none)
Jennifer Mountain comes to the Boxers from Portland State With coaching experience developed at the NCAA Division I level, Jennifer Mountain has been named Pacific University’s new head women’s…
Jul 01, 2015

Braves' stellar season yields all-state, all-league awards

by Zack Palmer
Eight Banks softball players are honored, led by junior shortstop MaKenna Partain Opposing softball coaches and pitchers learned a hard truth this spring — Banks’ lineup was stacked from top to…
Russ Blunck
Jul 01, 2015

Blunck steps into sports information department

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Russ Blunck returns to his alma mater to replace Blake Timm There is something special about being able to work at one’s alma mater, which both Pacific University’s outgoing and incoming sports…
Jul 01, 2015

McCahon steps down as Vikings' track and field coach

by Amanda Miles
Sometimes you just know when it’s time. Scott McCahon knew it all the way back in September, when he informed Forest Grove athletic director Doug Thompson that the 2015 track and field season…
Jul 01, 2015

Bennett comes back to Oregon

by Amanda Miles
Former Viking Jake Bennett will play baseball for the Ducks after a dominant season at Western Nevada Jake Bennett just keeps making the most of his chances. Bennett graduated from Forest Grove…
Jul 01, 2015

In Brief

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Running event on Fourth of July The C.A.T. Walk & Fun Run is back. The popular 5-kilometer road race returns for a 15th year in Hillsboro. The event is once again scheduled for July 4, this…
Jun 24, 2015

Runners tackle tough course for Bald Peak Half Marathon

by Amanda Miles
Nolan Kuenzi wins the fourth annual running event in rural Hillsboro The fourth edition of the Bald Peak Half Marathon was staged Saturday in rural Hillsboro. The 13.1-mile running race featured…
Jun 24, 2015

Boys basketball camp is a big hit

by Amanda Miles
Forest Grove's annual hoops camp draws more than 180 players, most from western Washington County Young basketball players just keep continuing to have, well, a ball at Greg Evers’ camps. The…




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