Banks senior Collin Purinton doubles downwith his second career state championship

Banks senior Collin Purinton doubles downwith his second career state championship

PORTLAND — Come up with pretty much any superlative you want and that description may well...

Forest Grove senior Christian Guerra claims his first state crown with a dramatic victory

Forest Grove senior Christian Guerra claims his first state crown with a dramatic victory

PORTLAND — Christian Guerra can probably tell it best, what it felt like when the clock hit...

Boxers finish first in Portland sports logo competition

Boxers finish first in Portland sports logo competition

Pacific dominates voting in the five-week, 32-team sports logo contest sponsored by...


Forest Grove's Sports

Photo Credit: NEWS-TIMES PHOTO: AMANDA MILES - Forest Grove junior Matthew Johnson wrestles against Glencoe's Ian Stettler in the 126-pound semifinal at Saturday's Class 6A state meet.
March 05, 2015

Forest Grove, Banks send multiple wrestlers to podium at state

by Amanda Miles
Two local teams combine to put eight wrestlers on the awards stand at the state tournament PORTLAND — A state championship performance is certainly going to claim its fair share of headlines.…
Photo Credit: NEWS-TIMES PHOTO: KENT FRASURE - Banks senior Hannah VanDomelen drives past Gabby Hobson of North Bend during last Saturday's Class 4A girls basketball play-in game.
March 05, 2015

Braves surviveplay-in scarefrom Bulldogs

by Amanda Miles
Banks girls get pushed to overtime by North Bend but escape with a victory Somehow, some way, Banks found a way out of this one. Hosting North Bend in a Class 4A girls basketball play-in game…
Photo Credit: NEWS-TIMES PHOTO: CHASE ALLGOOD - Forest Grove sophomore Maddy Closson goes up for a shot against North Salem's Elizabeth Ming last Tuesday night.
March 04, 2015

Viks celebrate on two fronts

by Zack Palmer
Forest Grove girls win a play-in game and coach Dan Lumpkin welcomes a new baby There weren’t too many people in western Washington County who were juggling more than Forest Grove girls…
March 04, 2015

Pacific athletes honored for outstanding performances

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Adrienne Salzwedel, Kaitlyn Lomartire are named NWC student-athletes of the week Two Pacific athletes earned honors from the Northwest Conference for their performances last week. Pacific…
March 04, 2015

In Brief

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Youth basketball camp on tap A basketball camp open to youth players has been scheduled for the week of spring break at Forest Grove High School. The camp is slated to run from Monday, March 23,…
Photo Credit: NEWS-TIMES PHOTO: AMANDA MILES
 - Forest Grove freshman Cali Rowland swims to a seventh-place finish in the girls 100-yard breaststroke at the Class 6A state championships.
February 25, 2015

Rowland takes seventh at state

by Amanda Miles
Forest Grove freshman Cali Rowland wins the B final of the 100-yard breaststroke GRESHAM — Not bad for a state meet rookie. Not bad at all. Forest Grove freshman Cali Rowland seemed not at all…
Photo Credit: NEWS-TIMES PHOTO: KENT FRASURE
 - Pacific's Skyler Burgess goes up for a rebound during last Tuesday's Northwest Conference men’s basketball game against George Fox.
February 25, 2015

Boxers fall short of playoff bid

by Zack Palmer
Willamette powers past Pacific, 70-63, to lock up the final NWC playoff spot So close. And yet so far. For the third year in a row, the Pacific men’s basketball team finished one spot short of…
February 25, 2015

Reichard earns weekly award for lights-out pitching

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Former Forest Grove softball standout gets some recognition from conference coaches After recording a pair of victories in the pitching circle — while surrendering just one earned run and…
February 25, 2015

Former Vikings making waves at college level

by Amanda Miles
While the Viking swim teams have been right in the heart of the championship portion of their season for the past couple weeks, so have some former Forest Grove stars now competing at the…
Photo Credit: NEWS-TIMES PHOTO: CHASE ALLGOOD
 - Banks junior Ariel Slifka splits a pair of Scappoose defenders to get off a shot during last Friday's Cowapa League game.
February 25, 2015

Braves slip past Scappoose

by Amanda Miles
Banks snaps a three-game losing streak with a 32-29 triumph over the Indians Back on track. That’s where the Banks girls basketball team got Friday night after overcoming an early deficit to…

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Feb 25, 2015

Forest Grove sends three wrestlers to state tourney

by Zack Palmer
Vikings crown two champions at their district tournament Forest Grove’s strength in the lower weight classes shined through last weekend, as the Vikings crowned two district champions at the…
Feb 25, 2015

Banks hoops drops last two league games

by Amanda Miles
Braves tie for fifth place and miss out on Cowapa playoffs The Banks boys basketball team may have gone down Friday night, but it sure went down swinging. The Braves faced a tall task in their…
Photo Credit: NEWS-TIMES PHOTO: AMANDA MILES
 - Forest Grove's Quentin Oppenlander wrestles against McNary's Wyatt Kesler during last Thursday’s Greater Valley Conference dual meet. Oppenlander won the match by pin.
Feb 18, 2015

Vikings wrap up regular season

by Amanda Miles
Forest Grove closes out the dual meet portion of its schedule with losses to McNary, Sprague Now the fun really starts. The Forest Grove wrestling team tuned up for the championship portion of…
Feb 18, 2015

Dora E. Sieber

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Jan. 30, 1924 - Feb. 13, 2015 Dora Ethel Sieber, 91, of Forest Grove, died Friday, Feb. 13, 2015. Funeral arrangements are pending through the Fuiten, Rose & Hoyt Funeral Home in Forest Grove.
Photo Credit: NEWS-TIMES PHOTO: CHASE ALLGOOD
 - Gaston senior Joey Marquart goes up for a shot between two Delphian defenders during last Friday's Northwest League boys basketball game.
Feb 18, 2015

Greyhounds drop season finale in overtime against Delphian

by Zack Palmer
Gaston boys let a late lead slip away and fall 46-45 to the visiting Dragons Last Friday night’s season finale against Delphian was like a microcosm of the entire season for the Gaston boys…
Photo Credit: NEWS-TIMES PHOTO: CHASE ALLGOOD - Local trainers Freddy Coronado (front left) and Mike Muniz pose with Golden Gloves boxers Jairo Estrada (back left) and Joel Gomez at Coronado's Cornelius garage.
Feb 18, 2015

A golden garage

by Amanda Miles
Boxing coach Freddy Coronado trains a pair of Golden Gloves hopefuls in his Cornelius garage If you walk by Freddy Coronado’s home in north Cornelius on the right day of the week and at the…
News-Times photo: Chase Allgood
Gaston senior Jaycie Endicott drives to the basket against defensive pressure from Life Christian's Emma Christian last Friday night.
Feb 18, 2015

Gaston girls end season on winning note

by Zack Palmer
It has been, at times, a trying season for Gaston girls basketball coach Travis Martin, but last Friday the Greyhounds had a chance to close out the year with a win — and that’s exactly what…
Feb 18, 2015

Forest Grove qualifies two swimmers for 6A state meet

by Amanda Miles
Vikings will hit the pool starting Friday with preliminaries Cali Rowland didn’t get a victory last weekend — but she still gets a prize. While Forest Grove’s star freshman did not win her…
Feb 18, 2015

Braves qualify seven wrestlers for state tournament

by Zack Palmer
Banks holds its own against stiff competition at the Special District 1 regional tourney Following last weekend’s Special District 1 regional wrestling tournament at Tillamook High School, it…
Feb 18, 2015

Forest Grove qualifies two swimmers for 6A state meet

by Amanda Miles
Vikings will hit the pool starting Friday with preliminaries Cali Rowland didn’t get a victory last weekend — but she still gets a prize. While Forest Grove’s star freshman did not win her…




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