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TIDINGS PHOTO: MILES VANCE - West Linn's offensive line - here getting instruction from quarterback Tim Tawa - was the power behind the Lions' explosive offense all season long.
December 03, 2016

West Linn's offensive line earns its moment in the spotlight

by Miles Vance
The Lions' front line made all of the team's offensive fireworks possible If you know West Linn football, you know these names. Tim Tawa, the Lions’ senior record-breaking quarterback. Elijah…
TIDINGS PHOTO: MILES VANCE - West Linn's players hoist the Class 6A state football trophy - their school's first - skyward after routing Central Catholic 62-7 on Saturday at Providence Park.
December 03, 2016

In tweets: West Linn routs Central Catholic 62-7 in title game

by Miles Vance
The Lions win their first-ever state title in historic fashion West Linn's players wanted to win. Most of them expected to win. And almost all of them believed they would win. But even the most…
TIDINGS PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE - West Linn's (from Left) Keishon Dawkins, Tim Tawa and Qawi Ntsasa celebrate with the first-place trophy at the conclusion of their 62-7 win over Central Catholic in the Class 6A state championship game at Providence Park on Saturday.
December 03, 2016

Slideshow: West Linn 67, Central Catholic 7

by Miles Vance
The West Linn football team left no doubt. The Lions left no doubt, took no prisoners, left nothing on the table and left nothing to be decided. No indeed. West Linn, playing in the biggest game…


TIDINGS PHOTO: MILES VANCE - The West Linn (right) and Central Catholic football teams prepare for today's Class 6A state championship football game at Providence Park.
December 03, 2016

West Linn football team readies for a shot at its first state…

by Miles Vance
The Lions play in the state championship for a second straight year When you've got a big game — such as today's Class 6A state championship game between West Linn and Central Catholic — what…
VERN UYETAKE - Elijah Molden, who ran for 186 yards and three touchdowns, hoists the state championship trophy at Providence Park as the Lions beat Central Catholic 62-7 for their first title.
December 03, 2016

West Linn leaves no doubt in 62-7 state title win

by Matt Sherman
The Lions claim their first championship in dominating fashion It turned out to be a coronation of historic proportions for the West Linn football team. One year removed from a narrow loss in…
TIDINGS PHOTO: MILES VANCE - West Linn football coach Chris Miller is hoping again that his team 'Marinates in Greatness'again  when it faces Central Catholic in the Class 6A state championship game at Providence Park at noon Saturday.
December 24, 2016

West Linn football: A look back through 2016

by Miles Vance
The Lions have already made the 2016 season one to remember Look — 2015 was great for the West Linn football team. But 2016, 2016 is a whole different matter. The Lions — who battled all the way…
TIDINGS PHOTO: MILES VANCE - West Linn senior running back Elijah Molden battles for yardage during his team's 62-7 win over Central Catholic in the Class 6A state championship game at Providence Park.
December 04, 2016

West Linn star Elijah Molden finishes his high school career on…

by Miles Vance
Molden rushes for 186 yards and three TDs in the state championship game The end of Elijah Molden’s career could not have turned out any better for West Linn’s star cornerback and running back.…
TIDINGS PHOTO: MILES VANCE - West Linn's Elijah Molden (here celebrating a touchdown during his team's 41-20 win over Clackamas in last week's Class 6A state semifinals) and the Lions will try to win their school's first state championship over Central Catholic at noon Saturday at Providence Park.
November 29, 2016

West Linn preps for Central Catholic test in Class 6A football…

by Miles Vance
The top-ranked Lions are favored to win their first title against No. 7 Central Catholic
TIDINGS PHOTO: MILES VANCE - West Linn's Tim Tawa throws for some of his 352 yards during the Lions' 41-20 win over Clackamas in the Class 6A state semifinals at Providence Park on Friday.
November 28, 2016

Lions' second-half scoring burst powers semifinal victory

by Miles Vance
West Linn outscores Clackamas 28-6 in the game's final 17:25
TIDINGS PHOTO: MILES VANCE - West Linn's Jake Meisen makes the second of his two touchdown catches during his team's 41-20 win over Clackamas in the Class 6A state semifinals at Providence Park on Friday.
November 28, 2016

Numbers add up to a West Linn victory on Friday

by Miles Vance
Take a look inside the stats that sent the Lions back to the Class 6A title contest
REVIEW/NEWS PHOTO: JIM BESEDA - La Salle Prep quarterback Nick McCoy had at least one rushing touchdown and one passing touchdown in all seven Northwest Oregon Conference games this season.
November 28, 2016

La Salle's McCoy named NWOC's top playmaker

by Jim Beseda
The Falcons' senior quarterback had 1,905 yards total offense with 29 touchdowns and was named the Northwest Oregon Conference's Offensive Player of the Year
SPOKESMAN PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE - Wilsonville players walk off the field as Lebanon celebrates the victory.
November 27, 2016

Football: Wilsonville endures crushing loss to Lebanon in state…

by Corey Buchanan
The Wildcats fall 34-17 in their first state title game since 2004 It didn’t have to end this way. Not the whispers of condolences between helmets, not the heartfelt hugs from disappointed…
REVIEW/NEWS PHOTO: JIM BESEDA - Clackamas tailback Jacob McGreevy had 33 carries for 180 yards in Friday's 41-20 loss to top-ranked West Linn at Providence Park.
November 26, 2016

Clackamas playoff run ends with 41-20 loss in semis

by Jim Beseda
The Cavaliers led 14-13 early in the third quarter, but top-ranked West Linn answered with four second-half touchdown to advance to Saturday's championship final against Central Catholic.
TIDINGS PHOTO: MILES VANCE - West Linn's Jake Meisen (left) and Keishon Dawkins celebrate one of Meisen's two touchdown catches during their team's 41-20 victory over Clackamas in the Class 6A state semifinals on Friday at Providence Park.
November 25, 2016

Slideshow: West Linn 41, Clackamas 20

by Miles Vance
Check out our best images from West Linn's semifinal victory over Clackamas
TIDINGS PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE - West Linn's Jake Meisen and the Lions will try to beat Clackamas today and win a second straight berth in the Class 6A state championship game. West Linn and Clackamas meet at 4 p.m. today at Providence Park.
November 25, 2016

A look back at how we got to today's Class 6A football semifinals

by Miles Vance
Quarterfinal winners included Tigard, Clackamas, West Linn and Central Catholic
TIDINGS PHOTO: MILES VANCE - West Linn's Jake Meisen, who scored two touchdowns in his team's 41-20 win over Clackamas in the Class 6A state semifinals at Providence Park, tries for a third on Friday.
November 25, 2016

West Linn beats Clackamas 41-20, gets another shot at state…

by Miles Vance
There was a moment, four minutes into the third quarter of Friday’s Class 6A state semifinal at Providence Park, when it looked like the Clackamas football team might just notch the upset of the…
TIMES PHOTO: DAN BROOD - Central Catholic players erupt in cheers while Tigard's players react in disbelief at the end of the Rams' 35-34 overtime win in the Class 6A state semifinals at Providence Park on Friday.
December 01, 2016

In tweets: Central Catholic beats Tigard 35-34 in overtime…

by Miles Vance
The Rams escape with a win after Tigard misses a crucial extra point in overtime
TIDINGS PHOTO: MILES VANCE - West Linn's Tim Tawa passed for 352 yards and three touchdowns to lead his team past Clackamas 41-20 at Providence Park in the Class 6A state semifinals on Friday.
November 25, 2016

In tweets: West Linn beats Clackamas 41-20 in Class 6A state…

by Miles Vance
The Lions win their way back to the state championship game to face Central Catholic on Saturday
DAN BROOD - Members of the Central Catholic and Tigard high school football teams have different emotions following the Rams' 35-34 double overtime win in Friday's state playoff semifinal game.
November 25, 2016

Central Catholic tips Tigard in double-overtime thriller

by Dan Brood
The Rams advance to the Class 6A state title game with a 35-34 win
DAN BROOD - Tigard senior Ryan Minniti (left), a first-team All-Three Rivers League pick on both offense and defense, and the rest of the Tigers will face Central Catholic in a semifinal playoff game on Friday.
November 24, 2016

Tigers set for another shot at Central Catholic

by Dan Brood
The state playoff semifinal game is set for Friday at Providence Park
DAN BROOD - Tigard senior linebacker Scott Ostrom (right) looks to drag down Sheldon quarterback Zach Diehl during Friday's state playoff quarterfinal game. The Tigers had seven sacks in the contest.
November 24, 2016

Tigard gets defensive in quarterfinal victory

by Dan Brood
The Tigers hand Sheldon its first loss shutout since the 2008 season
REVIEW/NEWS PHOTO: JIM BESEDA - Oregon City senior quarterback DeQuahn Dennis-Lee was named the Mt. Hood Conference's Offensive Player of the Year.
November 23, 2016

OC's Dennis-Lee named Mt. Hood's top playmaker

by Jim Beseda
Senior quarterback DeQuahn Dennis-Lee threw for 1,496 yards and 27 TDs in six Mt. Hood Conference games for the Pioneers.
SPOKESMAN PHOTO: COREY BUCHANAN  - Wilsonville running back Trevor Antonson scampers toward the sideline on a pass play.
November 21, 2016

Week 12's top five: A look back at the five biggest football…

by Miles Vance
Class 6A winners include West Linn, Clackamas, Tigard and Central Catholic
ESTACADA NEWS: MATT RAWLINGS - Estacada's Nick Keller runs away from a North Bend defender
November 20, 2016

Estacada falls in semifinal to North Bend

by Matt Rawlings
Turnovers and penalties prove to be costly for the Rangers
TIMES PHOTO: DAN BROOD - Tigard senior linebacker Justin Lyons puts his arms in the air following the Tigers' 27-0 win over Sheldonon Friday in the Class 6A state quarterfinals.
November 19, 2016

Check out our best photos from Week 12 of the 2016 high school…

by Miles Vance
The Class 6A state quarterfinals yielded some amazing results and photos
DAN BROOD - Tigard senior linebacker Justin Lyons puts his arms in the air following the Tigers' 27-0 win at Sheldon in Friday's state playoff quarterfinal game.
November 19, 2016

Tigers dominate in quarterfinal win

by Dan Brood
Tigard advances to the semifinals with a 27-0 victory at Sheldon
PHIL HAWKINS - Kennedy senior defensive back Skyler Bizon fights for possession of a fumbled ball that would turn into Stanfield's final touchdown in a 32-13 win for the Tigers in the 2A semifinals.
November 19, 2016

Football: Kennedy falls to Stanfield in semifinal rematch

by Phil Hawkins
Trojans can't stop Tigers' Monkus in 32-13 loss New season. Same teams. Different result. Nearly one year after the Kennedy Trojans defeated the Stanfield Tigers in the 2015 semifinals, the…
SPOKESMAN PHOTO: COREY BUCHANAN - Wilsonville running back Trevor Antonson scampers toward the sideline on a pass play.
November 19, 2016

Football: Wilsonville seals spot in state title game with win…

by Corey Buchanan
Eight days after Wilsonville clawed back from the precipice of elimination in the state quarterfinals, the final few minutes of its semifinals game against No. 11 Central elicited less nail…
VERN UYETAKE - Elijah Molden makes a cut during a run in West LInn's quarterfinal victory over Sprague at home on Friday.
November 19, 2016

Lions overcome penalties, top Olympians 56-20

by Matt Sherman
West Linn runs away from Sprague in the second half to advance to the semifinals So far, the only team that has been able to significantly slow West Linn during its playoff run this year has…
TIMES PHOTO: MILES VANCE - Central Catholic's Ethan Gallant (No. 54) points downfield after Michael Abraham's fumble recovery at the end of his team's 21-9 victory at Jesuit High School in the Class 6A state quarterfinals on Friday night.
November 18, 2016

Week 12 high school football scores are here

by Miles Vance
Upsets by Tigard and Central Catholic highlight the Friday results
PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP: MILES VANCE - Central Catholic's Cesar Rojas celebrates at the end of his team's 21-9 victory at Jesuit in the Class 6A  quarterfinals on Friday night.
November 18, 2016

Central Catholic upsets Jesuit 21-9 in state quarterfinals

by Miles Vance
The Central Catholic football team had waited a long time for this one. After ending up on the wrong end of a 56-19 shellacking at the hands of Jesuit back on Sept. 9, the Rams just kept…
TIMES PHOTO: MILES VANCE - Beaverton's Carson Crawford, the Metro League's Offensive Player of the Year, leads the Beavers into action at Clackamas at 7 p.m. tonight.
November 18, 2016

High school football even bigger in Week 12 of the 2016 season

by Miles Vance
Class 6A's top teams teams roll into the state quarterfinals tonight
REVIEW/NEWS PHOTO: JIM BESEDA - Clackamas coach Joe Bushman had the Cavalivers in the quarterfinals of the OSAA Class 6A football playoffs for the fourth time in 11 seasons.
November 18, 2016

Positive attitude at heart of what makes Clackamas tick

by Jim Beseda
In 11 seasons at Clackamas, coach Joe Bushman has guided the Cavaliers into the OSAA Class 6A football quarterfinals four times
REVIEW/NEWS PHOTO: JIM BESEDA - Clackamas running back Jacob McGreevy rushed for 221 yards and one touchdown in Friday's 29-21 home win over Beaverton.
November 18, 2016

Clackamas run game too much for Beaverton, 29-21

by Jim Beseda
The Cavaliers used a 15-play, 69-yard drive to kill the final 7:45 and advance to the Class 6A semifinals for the first time since 2003.
DAN BROOD - Tigard seniors Jared Stewart (42) and Aksel Thorsfeldt, and the rest of the Tigers, will face Sheldon in a Class 6A state playoff quarterfinal game on Friday.
November 17, 2016

Talented Sheldon up next for Tigard

by Dan Brood
The quarterfinal football game is set for Friday in Eugene
PAMPLIN MEDIA: JAIME VALDEZ - Gladstone's Quinn Carl finished the season with 186 carries for 1,566 yards and 21 rushing touchdowns for the 6-4 Gladiators.
November 16, 2016

Gladstone's Carl, Simmons earn Tri-Valley's top honors

by Jim Beseda
Senior running back Quinn Carl was named the league Offensive Player of the Year and sophomore lineman Jackson Simmons was recognized as the Defensive Player on the Year after leading the…
PHIL HAWKINS - The Kennedy defense was unstoppable in Saturday's quarterfinal win over the No. 8 Toledo Boomers at Silverton High School. The No. 3 Trojans forced the Boomers into seven turnovers and pitched their first shutout of the season in a 47-0 route to return to the semifinals this week against the Stanfield Tigers.
November 15, 2016

Football: Trojans roll into semifinals with 47-0 win

by Phil Hawkins
Kennedy forces seven turnovers in rout of the Toledo Boomers The No. 3 Kennedy football team steamrolled its way back to the 2A state semifinals with an emphatic 47-0 victory over the No. 8…
SPOTLIGHT PHOTO: JAKE MCNEAL - Wilsonville senior wide receivers Harrison Steiger (80) and Jonny Neville (1) celebrate Steiger's game-winning six-yard touchdown catch and 38-35 Class 5A state quarterfinal lead with 47.3 seconds left.
November 15, 2016

Steiger, Wilsonville dash Lions' state semifinal dreams

by Jake McNeal
Senior wide receiver's touchdown catch with 47.3 seconds left clips St. Helens' first quarterfinal run in 20 years PHOTOS Myles Terry's four-yard touchdown catch was the Lions' go-ahead with…
SPOKESMAN PHOTO: COREY BUCHANAN - Wilsonville receiver Harrison Steiger, who snagged three huge receptions on the Wildcats' final drive, lunges past the goal line on a play that would be called back due to a penalty.
November 14, 2016

Week 11's top five: A look back at the five biggest football…

by Miles Vance
Oregon's best go for it in round two and quarterfinal contests
West Linn's Qawi Ntsasa and the top-ranked Lions host Sprague at 7 p.m. Friday in the Class 6A state quarterfinals.
November 14, 2016

State football playoffs roll into quarterfinals, semifinals on…

by Miles Vance
Class 6A quarterfinals set for Friday night; 5A-1A semis due Saturday

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TIMES PHOTO: DAN BROOD - The Bowmen, with senior Kevin Skurdahl leading the way, take the field prior to Friday's playoff game at Sprague.
Nov 12, 2016

Check out our best photos from Week 11 of the 2016 high school…

by Miles Vance
The state's best teams take big steps forward in the second round of the state playoffs
TIDINGS PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE - West Linn's Qawi Ntsasa celebrates a score during his team's 63-21 home win over Lake Oswego on Friday night in the second round of the Class 6AA state playoffs.
Nov 12, 2016

Week 11 high school football scores are here

by Miles Vance
Tonight's results set the table for next weeks quarterfinals
DAN BROOD - Sherwood junior Zach Jenkins loses the ball as he is upended by Sprague's Carter James during Friday's state playoff game.
Nov 12, 2016

Bowmen tipped in overtime thriller

by Dan Brood
Sprague advances with a 48-47 win in Friday's playoff tilt
TIMES PHOTO: MILES VANCE - Beaverton's Carson Crawford makes a run during his team's 41-28 win over West Salem in the second round of the Class 6A state playoffs on Friday at Beaverton High School.
Nov 12, 2016

Beaverton rallies past West Salem 41-28 in round two

by Miles Vance
It was a day for veterans. First, for those who have served our country in the armed forces, but also for the most experienced members of the Beaverton football team. The Beavers’ upperclassmen…
TIMES PHOTO: MILES VANCE - Beaverton's Anthony Albright makes a cut during his team's 41-28 win over West Salem in the second round of the Class 6A state playoffs on Friday at Beaverton High School.
Nov 11, 2016

Slideshow: Beaverton 41, West Salem 28

by Miles Vance
The Beavers win again, roll into state quarterfinals
REVIEW PHOTO: JIM BESEDA - No. 12 West Salem running back Noah Whitaker and the Titans roll into Beaverton tonight to face the fifth-ranked Beavers at Beaverton high school at 7 p.m.
Nov 11, 2016

High school football playoffs continue in Week 11 of the 2016…

by Miles Vance
Week 2 of the playoffs promises more thrilling action
REVIEW/NEWS PHOTO: JIM BESEDA - Clackamas' Quincy Baker (52) and Jack Buechler (67) drop Centennial quarterback Mychael Kane for a loss in Friday's playoff game.
Nov 11, 2016

Second-half surge sends Clackamas past Centennial, 63-42

by Jim Beseda
Jacob McGreevy rushed for 243 yards and five touchdowns as the No. 4-ranked Cavaliers advanced to next week's OSAA Class 6A football quarterfinals to face Beaverton.
VERN UYETAKE - Qawi Ntsasa celebrates one of his three touchdowns on the night during the Lions 63-21 victory over Lake Oswego.
Nov 12, 2016

Lions put on a show on offense in 63-21 win over Lake Oswego

by Matt Sherman
West Linn scores nine touchdowns in three quarters to easily advance. When West Linn and Lake Oswego met on the same field in the regular season, the Lakers held the Lions to six points until…
SPOKESMAN PHOTO: COREY BUCHANAN - Wilsonville receiver Harrison Steiger, who snagged three huge receptions in the Wildcats final drive, lunges past the end line on a play that would be called back due to a penalty.
Nov 12, 2016

Football: Majestic drive and second half turnaround propel…

by Corey Buchanan
The Wildcats come back from 22 points down at halftime to win 38-35 Wilsonville quarterback Connor Neville fell to his knees and his team nearly followed. The Wildcats trailed 31-35 with 1:54…
TIMES PHOTO: MATT SINGLEDECKER - Central Catholic defensive end Michael Abraham sacks Westview senior quarterback Zac Schmerber.
Nov 12, 2016

Rams continue to roll, beat Westview in 6A's second round

by Matt Singledecker
Central Catholic rides fast start, will play Jesuit in quarters When the game went official, Westview senior quarterback Zac Schmerber and his favorite target wide receiver Mason Elliott kneeled…
SPOTLIGHT PHOTO: JAKE MCNEAL - Haidon Allen (20), Myles Terry (4), Michael Brame (79), Liam Tindall (56) and the No. 7 Lions have a shot at redemption on the road against second-ranked Northwest Oregon Conference rival Wilsonville in the Class 5A state quarterfinals on Friday at Randall Stadium.
Nov 10, 2016

WINNERS FIND A WAY: Lions head to Wilsonville for redemption in…

by Jake McNeal
St. Helens is the best it's been since its second Class 3A championship run in 1996 The Lions will give Wilsonville all they've got. No. 7 St. Helens (8-2 overall) hits the road for revenge…
THE OUTLOOK: DAVID BALL - Centennial QB Mychael Kane follows his blockers for a first-down gain last week. He shared the league lead with 20 touchdowns during the regular season.
Nov 10, 2016

Centennial prepares for rematch with Cavs

by David Ball
The Eagles look to keep moving through the playoffs against a Mount Hood foe
SETH GORDON - Tigard running back Ryan Minniti tries to break Anthony Adams' tackle during Tigard's 56-26 second round state playoff win Friday night.
Nov 09, 2016

Tigard rolls into state quarterfinals with 56-26 win over Newberg

by Seth Gordon
No. 14 Tigard kept the pedal to the metal in the second half, as well, rolling to a 56-26 victory to book a ticket to the state quarterfinals, where it will meet No. 6 Sheldon.
Nov 09, 2016

Football: Bucks pick up road victory over Knappa in first round

by Phil Hawkins
Rematch with No. 1 Regis looms in quarterfinals The St. Paul football team has won several close games this season, so the Bucks felt right at home in crunch time Saturday in a 2A first-round…
PHIL HAWKINS - Kennedy senior quarterback Brett Traeger scored five touchdowns in the Trojans' 61-14 victory over Gaston in the first round of the state playoffs on Saturday.
Nov 09, 2016

Football: Kennedy pummels Gaston to advance to 2A quarterfinals

by Phil Hawkins
No. 3 Trojans put up 42 points in the second quarter to cruise to victory The Kennedy football team only ran 32 plays on offense in Saturday’s playoff game, but they probably only needed half of…
TIMES PHOTO: MATT SINGEDECKER - Westview senior quarterback Zac Schmerber fires a pass against Jefferson during the Wildcats' win over the Demos. Westview will face Central Catholic at 7 p.m. Friday at Hillsboro Stadium in the second playoff round.
Nov 07, 2016

State football playoffs roll into second round, quarterfinals on…

by Miles Vance
Check out who's playing who, where and when in the next round
TIMES PHOTO: MILES VANCE - Beaverton's Anthony Albright floats into the end zone during his team's 63-26 win over Grant in the first round of the Class 6A state playoffs at Beaverton High School.
Nov 07, 2016

Friday's top five: A look at the five biggest football games…

by Miles Vance
Week one of the 2016 state playoffs is in the book
THE OUTLOOK: DAVID BALL - Centennial receiver Dylan Arnhold watches a long pass in on his way to a 37-yard pick up during the Eagles' 52-28 playoff win over Franklin on Friday.
Nov 07, 2016

Centennial marches into the second round

by David Ball
The Eagles turn away a threat with a series of long scoring drives in the second half
PHOTO CREDIT: BRENDA LOHMAN - Nate Rieman (3), Nate Maller (58), Trey Bispham (76), Jimmy Jones (foreground), Josh Dickerson (74), Alex Hansen (64) and the Indians reached the first round of Class 4A state but could not keep up with Ontario.
Nov 06, 2016

Indians can't catch Ontario in first round of state

by Jake McNeal
Mejia, No. 4 Tigers lead by as many as 29, win 42-21 The No. 14 returning Class 4A state runner-up Indians' run came to an end 394 miles away in the first round on Saturday, Nov. 5. Junior…
TIMES PHOTO: DAN BROOD - Tigard senior Aksel Thorsfeldt had both an interception return and a reception for a touchdown in the Tigers' 58-28 win over McNary.
Nov 05, 2016

Check out our best photos from Week 10 of the 2016 high school…

by Miles Vance
Oregon high school football playoff action
PAMPLIN MEDIA: JAIME VALDEZ - Clackamas' Jacob McGreevy scored on touchdown runs of 6, 2, 37, 70 and 4 yards and finished with 274 yards in Friday's high school football playoff game against Tualatin.
Nov 05, 2016

McGreevy's five TDs lift Clackamas over Tualatin, 60-39

by From staff reports
Jacob McGreevy rushed for 274 yards and scored on a 70-yard touchdown that helped put Friday's OSAA Class 6A football playoff game out of reach with 4:57 to play.
DAN BROOD - Tigard senior Aksel Thorsfeldt (right) pulls in a 20-yard touchdown pass in front of McNary senior Isaiah Rhodes.
Nov 05, 2016

Tigard gets going in win over McNary

by Dan Brood
The Tigers roll up 629 yards of offense in 58-28 victory TIGARD — The start was crazy. It was wild. It was filled with unnerving back-and-forth action. But, after that, it was all Tigard — in a…
HILLSBORO TRIBUNE PHOTO: WADE EVANSON - Century's Kyle Chimienti tries to avoid a sack against Sherwood.
Nov 11, 2016

Bowmen shoot a poison arrow through Century's heart, beat Jags…

by Wade Evanson
An explosive running game and stout defense were too much for Century to handle
Nov 05, 2016

Astoria QB cuts loose in 48-14 playoff win vs. Gladstone

by From staff reports
Fridtjof Fremstad had 443 yards total offense with five touchdown runs and two TD passes for the No. 3 Fishermen Friday at Astoria's CMH Field.
SPOTLIGHT PHOTO: JAKE MCNEAL - Ben Eldred's four-yard touchdown catch gave the Lions a 12-7 lead over Hermiston with 16.3 seconds left in their Class 5A state first-round game on Friday, Nov. 4, at Doc Ackerson Stadium in St. Helens.
Nov 05, 2016

Eldred's last-second catch gives St. Helens first-round state…

by Jake McNeal
St. Helens wins 12-7 in its first home state playoff game since 1999 PHOTOS LIONS' CELEBRATION The No. 7 Lions hope Ben Eldred's first catch of the year will not be their last touchdown. The…
MATTHEW SHERMAN - Lake Oswego freshman Casey Filkins had over 100 yards rushing during his team's 35-6 win over North Medford on Friday.
Nov 05, 2016

Lakers roll over Black Tornado 35-6

by Matt Sherman
Lake Oswego forces five first-half turnovers to advance Friday’s playoff matchup between Lake Oswego and North Medford was billed as a battle between the Black Tornado’s physical front and the…
REVIEW PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ  - Clackamas wide receiver Cole Turner runs by Tualatin defensive lineman Garret Boespflug in the first half of the two team's game in the first round of the Class 6A state playoffs at Clackamas High School on Friday.
Nov 04, 2016

Week 10 high school football scores are here

by Miles Vance
Week 10 high school football scores and standings
TIMES PHOTO: MILES VANCE - Beaverton's Josh Poppleton runs for a touchdown during his team's 63-26 win over Grant in the first round of the Class 6A state playoffs at Beaverton High School.
Nov 04, 2016

Slideshow: Beaverton 63, Grant 26

by Miles Vance
The Beaverton football team left nothing to chance on Friday night, racing past Grant 63-26 in the first round of the Class 6A state playoffs on Friday night at Beaverton High School
TIMES PHOTO: MILES VANCE - Beaverton quarterback Carson Crawford and the No. 5 Beavers will be back in action tonight when they host Grant at 7 p.m. in the first round of the Class 6A state playoffs.
Nov 04, 2016

High school football rolls into the playoffs in Week Ten of the…

by Miles Vance
The state's best teams roll into the first round of the second season
TIMES PHOTO: MATT SINGLEDECKER - Westview senior wide receiver Mason Elliott goes up high for a catch against Jefferson.
Nov 05, 2016

Wildcats down Demos, onto 6A second round

by Matt Singledecker
Westview overcomes mistakes set up showdown with Central Catholic For two teams headed the opposite way in the Class 6A football playoffs, the best is yet to come. Jefferson is a young, dynamic,…
REVIEW/NEWS PHOTO: JIM BESEDA - Oregon City's DeQuahn Dennis-Lee passed for 281 yards and two touchdowns and rushed for 73 yards and another score in Friday's OSAA Class 6A playoff game against West Salem.
Nov 04, 2016

West Salem solves injury-riddled Oregon City, 42-30

by Jim Beseda
The Pioneers led 13-12 early in the second quarter before the Titans closed the half on a 23-3 run to seize control of Friday's OSAA Class 6A football playoff game in Salem.
SPOTLIGHT PHOTO: JAKE MCNEAL - Quinn Searle (10), Jerad Toman (2), Josh Dickerson (74) and the No. 14 Indians hit the road for a Class 4A first-round game at fourth-ranked Ontario on Saturday.
Nov 04, 2016

Indians look to break Ontario's defense in first round of state

by Jake McNeal
No. 4 Greater Oregon League champion Tigers allow 15 points per game, 14th-ranked Indians score 31 The Indians' Class 4A state quarterfinal quest begins with a 394-mile trip — against the team…
TIMES PHOTO: MILES VANCE
TIMES PHOTO: MILES VANCE - Beaverton's Mataio Talalemotu makes a move during his team's 63-26 win over Grant in the first round of the Class 6A state playoffs at Beaverton High School
Nov 04, 2016

Beaverton races past Grant 63-26 in playoff opener

by Miles Vance
A week ago, it appeared that the Beaverton football team's dynamic offense had gone on an early vacation. The fifth-ranked Beavers struggled throughout their 10-7 win over No. 27 Sunset, only…
SPOKESMAN PHOTO: COREY BUCHANAN - Wlsonville defensive lineman Draco Bynum recovers a fumble and scores a touchdown on the final play of the first half.
Nov 05, 2016

Football: The Wildcats dominate playoff game and senior night…

by Corey Buchanan
While the Wilsonville High football program celebrated the class of 2017 before kickoff, senior linebacker Kaden Floyd felt nervous and distracted. Along with senior night, the evening also…
PAMPLIN MEDIA PHOTO: MATTHEW RAWLINGS - Dylan Brady (36), Colton Beisley (23) and the Lions will host Hermiston in their first home state playoff game since 1999.
Nov 05, 2016

HOME RUN: No. 7 Lions will face 10th-ranked Hermiston's air…

by Jake McNeal
St. Helens last hosted a state playoff game in 1999 It's go time for the No. 7 Lions. St. Helens (7-2 overall) jumped up in the rankings with last week's road upset of sixth-ranked Sandy and…
JO WHEAT - North Marion senior Boston Snyder scored the Huskies' go-ahead touchdown with less than six minutes remaining in Friday's play-in game at North Valley. The Knights would eventually come back to win 29-25 on a touchdown of their own in the final minute.
Nov 02, 2016

Football: North Marion eliminated in 29-25 loss to North Valley

by Phil Hawkins
Huskies fall on last-minute touchdown by Knights In a season full of late-game heroics, it’s no surprise that the North Marion football team’s last game of the season came down to the final…
PHIL HAWKINS - Woodburn seniors Rodolfo Hernandez (left) and Alex Garcia leave the football program in good hands for the next generation.
Nov 02, 2016

Football: Bulldogs end season with loss at No. 3 Silverton

by Phil Hawkins
Woodburn football team enters offseason with optimism When the Woodburn football team pressured Silverton quarterback Levi Nielsen into throwing the ball away under pressure while in the…
Nov 02, 2016

Football: Kennedy beats Santiam 34-7 to finish second in league

by Phil Hawkins
The No. 3 Kennedy football team wrapped its regular season with a 34-7 win over the No. 7 Santiam Wolverines on Friday. Running back Bishop Mitchell scored the Trojans’ first three touchdowns…
Nov 01, 2016

Second-half surge lifts Putnam past Milwaukie, 28-21

by Jim Beseda
Kingsmen score go-ahead touchdown with 3:29 to play in Friday's Northwest Oregon Conference regular-season finale at Milwaukie High School.
TIMES PHOTO: MATT SINGLEDECKER - Jesuit senior defensive end Jarred Daul tries to deflect a pass in the backfield against Westview.
Oct 31, 2016

Friday's top five: A look at the five biggest football games…

by Miles Vance
There were league titles on the line. There were state playoff berths to be locked up. There was, as always, the chance to play for pride. And with all that going on in Week Nine of the 2016…