Lady Vikings get three wins in first four matches

Lady Vikings get three wins in first four matches

Forest Grove girls looking sharp in nonleague play with multi-goal wins over St. Helens and...

Vikings kick off cross-country season

Vikings kick off cross-country season

Forest Grove hosts Sprague and McNary for its first meet as a member of the Greater Valley...

Lady Braves off to sizzling start

Lady Braves off to sizzling start

Banks girls are unbeaten through their first three matches of the season Sometimes the final...

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September 17, 2014

Banks volleyball whips last year's 4A state finalists

by Zack Palmer
Braves stay undefeated with nonleague wins over Cascade, Crook County Banks volleyball isn’t shying away from a little competition this fall. The Lady Braves traveled to Cascade last Tuesday to…
September 17, 2014

Sports briefs

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Banks falters in defensive battle Holding an opponent scoreless for four quarters is usually enough to win a prep football game, but Banks learned the hard way that 48 minutes of stingy defense…
September 17, 2014

Linfield surges past Pacific in second half

by Amanda Miles
Wildcats score five goals in 15 minutes to post a resounding 7-1 win over Pacific Saturday was just one of those nights. Battling league rival Linfield at Hanson Stadium, the Pacific women’s…
September 10, 2014

Robert T. Brady, Jr.

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Dec. 14, 1953 - Aug. 30, 2014 Services have been held for Robert T. “Bob” Brady, Jr., of Vernonia, late of Portland, who died Saturday, Aug. 30, 2013. Fuiten, Rose & Hoyt is in charge of the…
Forest Grove cross-country moves to a new league this season and will rely on contributions from returning state meet qualifiers, including Seth Berdahl.
September 10, 2014

New league, same Vikings

by Amanda Miles
Forest Grove cross-country looks poised to make the program's fourth straight state meet appearance The conference may be a new one, but expect more of the same for this year’s Forest Grove…
September 10, 2014

Jean E. Kruse

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March 11, 1917 - Sept. 2, 2014 Jean E. Kruse, 97, of Cornelius, died Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014. Fuiten, Rose & Hoyt is in charge of the arrangements.
September 10, 2014

Banks roster loaded with new faces

by Zack Palmer
The Braves lost 18 players off last year's team that went unbeaten in league play Banks football fans may want to keep a roster handy for the first few games of the season, because this year’s…
Photo Credit: NEWS-TIMES PHOTO: AMANDA MILES
 - Pacific running back Bronson Barretto gets wrapped up from behind during the Boxers' season opener Saturday against College of Idaho.
September 10, 2014

Boxers stunned in home opener

by Amanda Miles
College of Idaho blocks a game-winning field goal attempt with 22 seconds left to edge Pacific, 35-34 It was a thrilling finish, but not one the Pacific football team wanted. Inside the final…
Photo Credit: NEWS-TIMES PHOTO: AMANDA MILES
 - Forest Grove quarterback Taylor Jensen lofts a ball downfield for wideout Cam Kemper during the Vikings' season opener against David Douglas on Friday. Jensen and Kemper played well but the Vikings lost, 21-10.
September 10, 2014

Vikings get physical on both sides of ball

by Zack Palmer
Forest Grove will be challenged in a new and tougher league Forest Grove will face a loaded deck this season as a new member of the Greater Valley Conference — which features reigning Class 5A…
September 10, 2014

Lady Braves looking for breathrough

by Amanda Miles
Banks coach thinks his team can move into the top half of the league standings Can this be the year that the Banks girls soccer team breaks through? The Braves have finished in the top four in…

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Sep 10, 2014

Braves hoping for big things despite relatively low turnout

by Amanda Miles
Banks cross-country team will focus on improving over the course of the season Small in size, great in fun — that might best describe the Banks cross-country team this fall. “It’s an incredible…
Sep 10, 2014

Lady Vikings have optimistic outlook

by Amanda Miles
Forest Grove's girls soccer program has made great strides You can almost feel the groundswell in the Forest Grove girls soccer program. A large and talented class has now reached upperclassman…
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Sep 10, 2014

Lady Braves gunning for yet another state trophy

by Amanda Miles
Banks volleyball has a bevy of returning talent at its disposal Last year did not end in a fashion to which the Banks volleyball team has become accustomed. Sure, the Braves swept through the…
Sep 10, 2014

Gaston rebuilds after graduating prolific seniors

by Zack Palmer
Young and inexperienced players will need to step up for the Greyhounds There was one word that continually came to mind as Reeve Woodward discussed this year’s Gaston football team. “We’re very…
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 - Forest Grove senior forward Jacob Olson challenges a Parkrose player for control of a loose ball during last Thursday's nonleague soccer match.
Sep 10, 2014

Forest Grove boys look sharp

by Amanda Miles
What Vikings lack in experience they more than make up for with talent Though this Forest Grove boys soccer team little resembles that of recent seasons, it could still turn out to be a pretty…
Photo Credit: COURTESY PHOTO: MARCIA DURBIN
 - Elma Hewitt, seen here playing with her great-great niece Tilly Webber, will be inducted into the Forest Grove Athletic Hall of Fame this fall.
Sep 03, 2014

A coaching trailblazer

by Amanda Miles
Elma Hewitt helped girls sports gain traction, particularly in basketball, volleyball and tennis When it comes to girls sports, Forest Grove High School has long been successful. The softball…
Sep 03, 2014

Sports briefs

by Pamplin Media Group
PSU kicks off at Hillsboro Stadium Portland State University football and women’s soccer are coming to Washington County. The PSU football squad is slated to play its home opener at Hillsboro…
Sep 03, 2014

Forest Grove, Banks open cross-country season at Night Meet

by Amanda Miles
Both Vikings and Braves have reason for optimism after last week's season opener At least for cross-country, the Vikings and Braves couldn’t wait for September to get going. Ushering in the fall…
Photo Credit: NEWS-TIMES PHOTO: CHASE ALLGOOD - Forest Grove senior wide receiver Cody Fletcher tries to break free from Liberty's Byron Greenlee during a preseason jamboree held at Forest Grove High School on Saturday.
Sep 03, 2014

Vikings host football jamboree

by Zack Palmer
Forest Grove prepares for its season opener with some full-contact exhibition contests The prep football season may not officially get under way until this Friday, but Forest Grove got a jump on…
Photo Credit: NEWS-TIMES FILE PHOTO - David Schiffer claimed back-to-back Class AAA high jump state titles for Forest Grove in 1987 and 1988 and set multiple school records in the jumping events.
Aug 27, 2014

DEFYING GRAVITY

by Amanda Miles
David Schiffer put together one of the most notable track and field careers in Forest Grove history by winning two high jump titles and placing six times at the state meet in the 1980s David…



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