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PHIL HAWKINS - North Marion seniors Hunter Martin (above) and Tanner Scanlan return as the Huskies' top veteran players after garnering all-conference honors last year. The two will anchor a North Marion team that will feature a number of new players in the rotation this year.
November 30, 2016

Boys basketball: Scanlan, Martin lead North Marion

by Phil Hawkins
Senior all-conference duo return with new cast of younger teammates
PHIL HAWKINS - Kennedy's returning First Team all-conference guard Bishop Mitchell, along with all-conference back court teammate Brett Traeger, gives the Trojans a potent combination at guard this season.
November 30, 2016

Boys basketball: Kennedy boasts top back court

by Phil Hawkins
Returning all-conference seniors Mitchell and Traeger give Trojans an immediate edge
PHIL HAWKINS - St. Paul senior Griselda Vargas-Ayala, along with fellow classmate Elizabeth Brentano, fills in the leadership role for the Buckaroos after the departure of four all-conference seniors last year.
November 30, 2016

Girls basketball: St. Paul looks strong despite graduation of…

by Phil Hawkins
Young posts Counts and Wyss help fill void under the basket


November 30, 2016

Boys basketball: Gervais looks to rebuild under new coach

by Phil Hawkins
New skipper and former student Ben Schultz returns to Gervais to lead the Cougars
PHIL HAWKINS - St. Paul sophomore Jaidyn Jackson is one of many younger players who will see significant playing time with the Buckaroos this season.
November 30, 2016

Boys basketball:Bucks look to bounce back under first-year head…

by Phil Hawkins
St. Paul boys to feature a youth-heavy team this season
PHIL HAWKINS - Kennedy junior Hannah Arritola is part of a strong class of 2018 that is looking to pick up where the Trojans left off last season, when they won the schools first girls basketball state championship in program history.
November 30, 2016

Girls basketball: Kennedy gets back to the grindstone

by Phil Hawkins
Defending 2A champion Trojan girls are eager to return to state podium
PHIL HAWKINS - New head coach Ryan Slider looks to build upon Woodburn's successful 2015 campaign in which the Bulldogs had their best season in the past half decade.
November 30, 2016

Boys basketball: Expectations high for Woodburn

by Phil Hawkins
Defense will be a key strength for the Bulldogs under new head coach Ryan Slider
PHIL HAWKINS - North Marion sophomore forward Emily Scanlan is one of several players on the Husky roster that brings athleticism and quickness to the table this season.
November 30, 2016

Girls basketball: North Marion to bring intensity with new coach

by Phil Hawkins
The Huskies plan to go far with their quickness and athleticism
SPOTLIGHT FILE PHOTO: JAKE MCNEAL - Kaylie Kopra leads the Indians in their quest for their first Class 4A state play-in appearance in three years.
November 29, 2016

Indians girls' basketball will begin renaissance on the road in…

by Jake McNeal
Nine players are back with new coach Girres to make noise in Cowapa League Hunter Dost and Kaylie Kopra are a guard-center tandem that can turn heads. The Indians seniors (5-foot-6 and a…
SPOTLIGHT PHOTO: JAKE MCNEAL - Jacob Falk (50) and the Lions will try to get back to winning ways after winning nine games in the last three years.
November 28, 2016

Lions boys' basketball can start upward trend on the road in…

by Jake McNeal
St. Helens is 9-61 overall in the last three years but is ready to turn it around Is this the year the Lions get back to a play-in? St. Helens is 9-61 overall and 11-48 in the Northwest Oregon…
SPOTLIGHT PHOTO: JAKE MCNEAL - First-year Indians coach Weston Powers and Tanner Kramer can help drive the Indians back to Class 4A state for the fifth year in a row.
November 28, 2016

New-look Indians boys' basketball will open with Seven-Mile War

by Jake McNeal
Six players return with first-year coach Powers, look to make state for the fifth year in a row Weston Powers is in the right place at the right time. The new Indians head coach will begin his…
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November 23, 2016

Colton hires former basketball coach Greg Adams

by Conner Williams
In the aftermath of Kishpaugh's departure, Adams takes over boys' basketball program After Brandon Kishpaugh’s recent resignation from the Colton High School basketball program, the school…

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