Forest Grove girls building momentum as playoffs near

Forest Grove girls building momentum as playoffs near

Viks have won 11 of their last 13 games to move into prime state playoff position The story of...

Viking swimmers sweep McKay

Viking swimmers sweep McKay

Forest Grove closes out its dual meet schedule and focuses on this weekend's district...

Forest Grove splits pair of GVC contests

Forest Grove splits pair of GVC contests

Vikings sit in fourth with three weeks left in the regular season The Forest Grove boys...

McComas signs to play football at Western Oregon

McComas signs to play football at Western Oregon

Banks senior Twister McComas will take his talents to Monmouth starting next fall Banks football...

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February 09, 2016

Boxers get upset win over ranked opponent

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Pacific women score unlikely victory over No. 21 Whitman Sarah Curl scored 16 points, including a game-clinching steal and basket, to…
February 09, 2016

Forest Grove, Banks wrestling squads prepare for stretch run

by Zack Palmer
Vikings will host this weekend's district tourney while Banks has one last tune-up on the docket Forest Grove will enjoy some home-mat…
REVIEW PHOTO: MILES VANCE - Oregon City's N'Dea Flye scores during her team's 56-39 win over Clackamas at Oregon City High School on Friday night.
February 08, 2016

Friday's top five: Check out the five biggest high school basketball games from Feb. 5

by Miles Vance
The rain fell hard across the metropolitan area on Friday night, and so, too, did the three-pointers, ranked opponents and league…
NEWS-TIMES PHOTO: CHASE ALLGOOD - Gaston's Chariy Hall takes a three point shot during the Hounds' 42-28 loss to Life Christian. Friday.
February 06, 2016

PREP SLIDESHOW: Gaston girls fall to Life Christian 42-28

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Gaston girls fall to Life Christian 42-28
REVIEW PHOTO: JOHN LARIVIERE - Clackamas post Matt O'Brien - here dunking the ball in the fourth quarter of his team's win back on Jan. 8 - and the Cavaliers play at Oregon City at 7:30 p.m. tonight.
February 05, 2016

High school basketball goes big in Feb. 5 games

by Miles Vance
We're going big. For tonight's high school basketball games, the sports editors, reporters and photographers from Community Newspapers…
REVIEW PHOTO: JOHN LARIVIERE - Clackamas' Elijah Gonzales pulls up for a jumpshot during his team's 55-53 win over Oregon City at Oregon City High School on Friday.
February 06, 2016

Check out a slideshow of our best photos from high school basketball on Feb. 5

by Miles Vance
The heat is building. The intensity is growing. The games re getting bigger. Along with all that comes another week of great photos…
REVIEW PHOTO: MILES VANCE - Oregon City's Cierra Walker goes up for a shot during her team's 56-39 win over Clackamas at Oregon City High School on Friday night.
February 06, 2016

High school basketball scores are here for Feb. 5

by Miles Vance
Closer, closer, closer — day-by-day and game-by-game, the race to the 2016 state playoffs is getting closer and more exciting.…
February 03, 2016

Hounds split two league games

by Amanda Miles
Gaston girls get a much-needed win over Knappa but drop a close one to Faith Bible Gaston got off to a good start, but Faith Bible had…
February 03, 2016

South Salem sweeps Forest Grove in GVC dual meet

by Amanda Miles
Vikings crown several individual winners but fall to the Saxons in the team chase The Forest Grove swim teams have entered the…
February 03, 2016

Forest Grove girls control playoff destiny with six games left

by Zack Palmer
Vikings sit tied for fourth in the conference after splitting with McMinnville, McNary Last Tuesday’s Greater Valley Conference game…
February 03, 2016

In Brief

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Banks coaches saying goodbye The sidelines and dugouts at Banks High School will have a little different look this year, as two of the…
February 03, 2016

Faith Bible races past Gaston for league win

by Amanda Miles
Falcons rely on their stingy defense to top the Hounds, 29-18 Gaston got off to a good start, but Faith Bible had the staying power.…
TIMES PHOTO: MATT SINGLEDECKER - Beaverton junior guard Cole Johanson finishes a lefty layup in the fourth quarter of the Beavers comeback win over Jesuit on Friday.
January 31, 2016

Friday's top five: Check out the five biggest high school basketball games from Jan. 29

by Miles Vance
Another day, another ... You thought I was going to say "dollar," right? Nope — this is about hoop. Another day, another "three,"…
TRIBUNE PHOTO: KENT FRASURE - Century celebrates its 57-55 win over Glencoe Friday night.
January 30, 2016

High school basketball scores are here for Jan. 29

by Miles Vance
The weather outside might be damp, dark and dingy, but the basketball action inside on Friday was hot, hot, hot. Oregon's best high…
FOREST GROVE NEWS-TIMES PHOTOS: CHASE ALLGOOD - Forest Grove's Jodi Blomdahl splits the McNary defense to take a shot.
January 30, 2016

PREP SLIDESHOW: Forest Grove girls fall to McNary.

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Forest Grove girls fall to McNary 46-29.
TIMES PHOTO: MILES VANCE - Beaverton's Jamie Sweatman and his teammates are in for another huge Metro League battle tonight with a 7:15 p.m. game at Jesuit High School.
January 29, 2016

High school basketball speeds into Jan. 29 games

by Miles Vance
Once again, it's time to tip it off. And tonight's games feature a ton of compelling match-ups, from the No. 1 West Linn boys trying…
TIMES PHOTO: DAN BROOD - Sherwood sophomore Lauren Scarvie (21) tries to drive between Tualatin senior posts Sam Harris (left) and Hannah Self in Friday's game.
January 30, 2016

Check out a slideshow of our best photos from high school basketball on Jan. 29

by Miles Vance
Bombs away. Friday night's round of Oregon high school basketball featured another set of thrilling three-pointers, killer crossovers…
TIMES PHOTO: MILES VANCE - Banks' Sydney Gregg reaches for the ball during her team's 43-40 win over Valley Catholic at Banks High School on Friday night.
January 30, 2016

Banks girls withstand late Valley Catholic rally to win 43-40

by Miles Vance
The Valiants rally from 12 down, take the lead in the fourth quarter, then flame out The Banks girls basketball team did just about…
TIMES PHOTO: MILES VANCE - Banks' Ian Hutchins pulls up for a shot during his team's 52-44 win over Valley Catholic at Banks High School on Friday night.
January 30, 2016

Banks boys put Valley Catholic away late to win 52-44

by Miles Vance
The Braves win their second straight game and gain momentum There was a time, midway through the second quarter of the Valley Catholic…
FOREST GROVE NEWS-TIMES PHOTOS: CHASE ALLGOOD - Forest Grove's Kyle Thompson  makes a shot on basket with two minutes left in the game to give the Vikings a lead of 52-51 during Forest Grove's 59-51 win over McNary Friday
January 29, 2016

Boys basketball: Forest Grove boys stage furious late rally to upset McNary

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Taylor Jensen scores 24 points to lead Vikings to 59-51 victory For the longest time Friday night, it didn’t look good for the Forest…

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NEWS-TIMES PHOTO: CHASE ALLGOOD - Gaston sophomore Kyler Ervin drives the lane and goes up for a shot over the outstretched arm of Neah-Kah-Nie's Willie Davidson during last Friday's Northwest League boys basketball game. Gaston struggled to put the ball in the basket in the second half and the Pirates pulled away for a resounding 66-40 victory.
Jan 28, 2016

Neah-Kah-Nie rallies past Gaston

by Amanda Miles
Second-half scoring woes doom the Hounds to a 26-point loss in Northwest League play Sometimes it all turns south awfully fast. That…
Jan 28, 2016

Vikings best McKay in shootout

by Amanda Miles
Forest Grove outlasts the visiting Scots for an important conference victory Games like this can age a man. “I turned 49 yesterday and…
Jan 28, 2016

Banks girls demolish first league opponents

by Zack Palmer
Braves rout Astoria, Seaside to kick off Cowapa League play The Banks girls basketball team didn’t have one of its better offensive…
Jan 28, 2016

Vikings crown two champs at Tigard tournament

by Zack Palmer
Matthew Johnson and Lucas Higginbotham bring home titles from the Tigard tourney The Forest Grove wrestling team had a strong showing…
REVIEW PHOTO: JOHN LARIVIERE - La Salle guard Taycee Wedin drives to the basket against Rex Putnam guard Adrionna Taylor on Friday night.
Jan 26, 2016

Friday's top five: Check out the five biggest high school basketball games from Jan. 22

by Miles Vance
Another day, another ... You thought I was going to say "dollar," right? Nope — this is about hoop. Another day, another "three,"…
NEWS-TIMES PHOTOS: KENT FRASURE - Forest Grove's Taylor Jensen collides with McKay's Darrell Woods while taking a shot during the Vikings' 90-80 win over McKay Friday.
Jan 23, 2016

PREP SLIDESHOW: Forest Grove boys down McKay.

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The Vikings beat the McKay Scots 90-80, Friday.
NEWS-TIMES PHOTO: CHASE ALLGOOD - Gaston's Chariy Hall takes a shot during the Hounds 23-20 loss to Neah-Kah-Nie Friday.
Jan 23, 2016

Gaston girls' comeback efforts just fall short against Neah-Kah-Nie

by Amanda Miles
Hounds drop close one to Neah-Kah-Nie, 23-20, in Northwest League clash Points were not plentiful in this one. But if you love great…
TIMES PHOTO: MATT SINGLEDECKER - Westview junior foward Mason Elliot soars into the lane for a floater in the third quarter of the Wildcats' 64-41 win over Beaverton on Friday night.
Jan 22, 2016

High school basketball scores are here for Jan. 22

by Miles Vance
Ka-ching. Oregon's best high school basketball teams cashed in on Friday night — big-time. The scores flowed in like water following…
TIMES PHOTO: DAN BROOD - The fifth-ranked Tigard boys basketball team is back in action tonight, hosting Sherwood with a chance to extend its Three Rivers League winning streak to five games.
Jan 22, 2016

High school basketball gears up for Jan. 22 games

by Miles Vance
Bigger and bigger and bigger. As every week passes in the 2016 high school basketball season, the games just keep getting bigger and…
TIMES PHOTO: DAN BROOD - Tigard sophomore Jake Leavitt (right) dives as he battles Sherwood junior Jacob Maddox for a loose ball in Friday's game.
Jan 22, 2016

Check out the new expanded gallery of our best photos from high school basketball on Jan. 22

by Miles Vance
Another week of killer games, another week closer to league titles and playoff spots, and another week of great photos from the good…
Jan 20, 2016

Forest Grove boys romp past North Salem

by Amanda Miles
Vikings get back on the winning track with a convincing 75-45 league victory It took a while, but Forest Grove eventually got the job…
Jan 20, 2016

Viks take third at own tourney

by Amanda Miles
Forest Grove wrestlers turn in a strong showing at the Vikings' annual Bob Beisell Invitational That’s a pretty solid defense of the…
Jan 20, 2016

Vikings thump struggling North Salem

by Amanda Miles
Forest Grove girls build an insurmountable lead and cruise to a 73-15 conference win This one was over almost as soon as it began. The…
Jan 20, 2016

In Brief

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Basketball tourney in Forest Grove Twenty-eight teams of Unified Special Olympics athletes, partners, coaches and supporters from…
Jan 20, 2016

Braves run win streak to five

by Zack Palmer
Banks races to a 50-40 win against Gladstone in its final tune-up before Cowapa League play Take a veteran group of seniors with state…
TIMES PHOTO: MILES VANCE - Beaverton's Jamie Sweatman leaps for a rebound during his team's 61-58 win over Century at Beaverton High School on Friday night.
Jan 16, 2016

Friday's top five: Check out the five biggest high school basketball games from Jan. 15

by Miles Vance
It just got real. Oregon's best high school basketball teams continued league play Friday night and took yet another step forward in…
TIMES PHOTO: DAN BROOD - Tigard junior wing Kylie Warren (center) tries to keep the ball away from Sherwood junior Cami Reuter (left) and freshman Teagan McNamee in the fourth quarter of Friday's game.
Jan 16, 2016

Check out our best photos from high school basketball on Jan. 15

by Miles Vance
Dribble. Dribble. Dribble. Pass. If you're a high school basketball fan, you've heard it all before. But no matter how much you've…
PIONEER PHOTO: JIM BESEDA - Molalla's Andrew Daniels looks to initiate some offense under pressure from Newport's Colton Blaser during the second half of Friday's non-conference boys basketball game at Molalla's Capasso Court. Newport won 69-53.
Jan 16, 2016

High school basketball scores are here for Jan. 15

by Miles Vance
You should have brought your calculator. Because Friday's games — like those every other day of the week — were another…
NEWS-TIMES PHOTOS: KENT FRASURE - Forest Grove's McKenzie Long puts up a shot during the Vikings' 73-15 win over North Salem.
Jan 16, 2016

Forest Grove girls blow past North Salem, 73-15

by Amanda Miles
The host Vikings win their sixth contest in seven outings, climb to 7-7 This one was over almost as soon as it began. The Forest Grove…
NEWS-TIMES PHOTOS: KENT FRASURE - Forest Grove's Taylor Jensen take a shot during the Vikings' 75-45 win against North Salem Friday.
Jan 16, 2016

Forest Grove boys basketball surges to 75-45 win against North Salem

by Amanda Miles
Viking sit in third place in Greater Valley Conference standings It took a while, but Forest Grove eventually got the job done. Coming…



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