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COURTESY: BERT RICHARDSON/DYESTAT.COM - A 17-year-old from Louisiana, Armand Duplantis, is the world's leading pole vaulter of 2017, as he and other top track and field athletes descend upon Eugene for the annual Prefontaine Classic.
May 25, 2017

‘MONDO’ RAISES THE BAR HEADS TO PRE CLASSIC

by Kerry Eggers
Pole vault phenom Armand Duplantis stays grounded as he soars past records
TRIBUNE PHOTO: CHRISTOPHER OERTELL - In state playoff action, Franklin catcher Maggie Brauckmiller tags out a Liberty runner in the Quakers' 2-1 first-round loss Monday at Erv Lind Stadium.
May 25, 2017

PREPS: Roundup from around town

by Steve Brandon
Notes on Portland high schools, boys and girls spring sports
TRIBUNE PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Grant High pitcher Kenji Lamdin reacts after the final out in Wednesday's 5-1 home victory over Wilson in the second round of the OSAA baseball playoffs.
May 23, 2017

PREP SLIDESHOW: Generals march on

by Portland Tribune
Grant eliminates PIL rival Wilson, 5-1, in OSAA baseball second round


TRIBUNE PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Grant High senior Reese Patanjo heads to the plate after a sixth-inning home run that gave the Generals a 5-1 lead they maintained on Wednesday against Wilson.
May 24, 2017

PREPS: Last PIL baseball team standing, the Grant Generals

by Steve Brandon
Kenji Lamdin's pitching, Reese Patanjo's insurance home run help the home team oust Wilson, 5-1, in OSAA 6A second round
LAKERS TOPPLE LINCOLN
May 23, 2017

PREPS: Not again -- Lincoln comes up short in second round

by Paul Danzer
Underdog Lake Oswego pulls out 3-2 victory in 8 innings
HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL
May 23, 2017

PREPS: OSAA baseball playoff scores, schedules

by Portland Tribune
Class 6A, 5A and 3A results and next round of games
HIGH SCHOOL SOFTBALL
May 23, 2017

PREPS: OSAA softball playoff scores, schedues

by Portland Tribune
Class 6A and 5A results and next round of games
OUTLOOK PHOTO: JOSH KULLA - Barlow outfielder Timber Swindell gets a high five from teammate McKenzie Pierce Monday following an acrobatic catch in the Bruins' 9-0 first round 6A state playoff win over visiting Sheldon (Eugene) High School.
May 23, 2017

SLIDESHOW: Barlow uses big inning to cruise over Sheldon

by Pamplin Media Group
Bruins post a 9-0 first round 6A state playoff win over the visiting Irish
TRIBUNE PHOTO: JONATHAN HOUSE - Jesuit High's Claire Corbitt (center) comes down the straightaway near the end of the Class 6A girls 300-meter hurdles, with Wilson's Emma Swanson (right) further back.
May 23, 2017

PREP SLIDESHOW: State track and field

by Portland Tribune
Scenes from the OSAA high school boys and girls championships at Eugene's Hayward Field
TRIBUNE PHOTO: JONATHAN HOUSE - Henry Mong of Franklin High exults as he reaches the finish line ahead of Grant's Philip Quinton to win the state 800-meters title at Hayward Field.
May 23, 2017

PREPS: Mong makes quick work of state finals

by Steve Brandon
Franklin High senior patiently takes first in 800, 1,500-meter races
TRIBUNE PHOTO: JONATHAN HOUSE - Sydney Denham of Lincoln takes first place in the Class 6A girls high jump Saturday in Eugene.
May 23, 2017

PREPS: It’s close, but PIL jumpers come out on top at state

by Steve Brandon
Grant's Baxter Game, Lincoln's Denham win their first 6A titles
TRIBUNE PHOTOS: JONATHAN HOUSE - Jesuit High's Lena Colson (left) gets the baton from Hallie DeVore for the final leg of the girls 4x400 relay Saturday at Hayward Field.
May 23, 2017

PREPS: Jesuit makes mark in track and field

by Steve Brandon
Girls grab second title in a row; boys repeat No. 2 performance
TRIBUNE PHOTO: JONATHAN HOUSE - Parker Mann lands a triple jump for Central Catholic.
May 23, 2017

PREPS: Individual placers in OSAA track and field

by Portland Tribune
Who scored in which 6A, 5A, 3A, 2A, 1A events at Hayward Field
TRIBUNE PHOTO: JONATHAN HOUSE - Lara Rix of St. Mary's Academy leads Lincoln's Kyla Becker in a pack of 1,500-meter runners at the state championships in Eugene.
May 23, 2017

PREPS: State track and field team scores

by Portland Tribune
Adding up the numbers from Eugene for Class 6A, 5A, 3A, 2A and 1A
PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP: MILES VANCE - Jesuit High fresthman Peter Murphy captures the Class 6A singles championship Saturday at Tualatin Hills Tennis Center.
May 23, 2017

PREPS: Jesuit wins; siblings make tennis history

by Paul Danzer
Murphy brothers first to win separate titles in the same season
PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP: MILES VANCE - Emily Rees (left) and sister Julia celebrate as they win the state girls doubles tennis title Saturday at Tualatin Hills.
May 23, 2017

PREPS: Wearing the doubles crown

by Paul Danzer
Lincoln High's Rees sisters power through pressure, medical timeout to win 6A title
May 23, 2017

PREPS: Friends end season facing off across net

by Paul Danzer
Grant High's Andrew Finkelman, Central Catholic's Joey Schwartz bound for NCAA Division III
BRONCOS LIVE TO PLAY ANOTHER DAY OF SOFTBALL
May 23, 2017

PREPS: Parkrose softball hits new territory

by Portland Tribune
Our Prep Watch features notes on local high school spring sports
TRIBUNE PHOTO: JONATHAN HOUSE - Lincoln High outfielder Matt Easton gets under a fly ball at Ron Tonkin Field on Monday.
May 18, 2017

PREPS: Nolan Ostmo returns, and Lincoln Cardinals rout West Salem

by Paul Danzer
PIL team can shake second-round jinx on Wednesday against No. 28 seed Lake Oswego
TRIBUNE PHOTO: JONATHAN HOUSE - Myles Parkel of the Lincoln Cardinals heads for home Monday against West Salem.
May 22, 2017

PREP SLIDESHOW: Lincoln baseball buries West Salem

by Portland Tribune
Cardinals cruise to big win at home in Round 1 of OSAA tourney
TRIBUNE PHOTO: CHRISTOPHER OERTELL - Raegan Kirsop, Liberty shortstop, hauls in a pop-up to end Monday's first-round playoff game against Franklin 2-1 in favor of the visiting Falcons.
May 22, 2017

PREPS: Liberty rallies to upend Franklin, 2-1, in OSAA softball…

by Steve Brandon
'Underdog' mentality, Cundall's pitching and late hits propel Falcons into second round of playoffs
TRIBUNE PHOTO: JONATHAN HOUSE - The Lincoln Cardinals celebrate one of their 10 runs in a playoff shutout of West Salem on Monday at Ron Tonkin Field in Hillsboro.
May 22, 2017

PREPS: Who won, who lost -- OSAA baseball playoff scores,…

by Portland Tribune
Results and games ahead for Class 6A, 5A and 3A state tournaments
TRIBUNE PHOTO: CHRISTOPHER OERTELL - Liberty High's Emily Cundall delivers a pitch Monday against Franklin.
May 22, 2017

PREPS: Who won, who lost -- OSAA softball playoff scores,…

by Portland Tribune
Results and games ahead for Class 6A, 5A state tournaments
TRIBUNE FILE PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - LEITGEB
May 18, 2017

PREPS: Lincoln, Grant have 6 players each on all-PIL baseball…

by Portland Tribune
Cardinals' Leitgeb, Halligan earn top player honors; Grant's Kabza coach of the year
TRIBUNE PHOTO: JONATHAN HOUSE - ROBERTI
May 18, 2017

PREPS: All-PIL softball team has 4 Quakers, 4 Roughriders

by Portland Tribune
Cleveland senior Marci Roberti earns Player of the Year; Franklin's Gina Aman captures Coach of the Year Award
May 18, 2017

PREPS: Big efforts pay off during women’s track

by Steve Brandon
High jumper Sydney Denham helps lead batch of Cardinals into OSAA championships; Grant, Wilson, others will send their best to state, too
May 18, 2017

PREPS: A little fear is a good thing in pole vault

by Steve Brandon
Lincoln High's Lukas Weinbach prepares for state meet, along with other PIL athletes
PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP: JIM BESEDA - Central Catholic High senior Joey Schwartz heads to the state tennis championships this week with another Mt. Hood Conference title and the No. 3 singles seed.
May 16, 2017

PREPS: Notes from the PIL and more

by Steve Brandon
Portland school-by-school reports on teams from Class 6A to 3A
PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP: DAVID BALL - Central Catholic High senior Michael McCausland races to first place in the 1,500 meters at the Mt. Hood Conference district meet at Gresham.
May 16, 2017

PREPS: Highlights from high school track and field

by Steve Brandon
PIL has repeat district meet team champions: Wilson boys, Lincoln girls
TRIBUNE PHOTO: JOSH KULLA - The Wilson boys won the PIL district track and field title Friday at Franklin High. In the 1,500 meters, Trojan runners (from left) Caleb Seeley, Kian Mitchell and Alex Slenning battled early for the lead.
May 16, 2017

PREP SLIDESHOW: PIL track and field

by Pamplin Media Group
Lincoln girls, Wilson boys claim district team titles at Franklin
TRIBUNE PHOTO: JONATHAN HOUSE - Central Catholic High sports mementos sit at the altar during Sister Jerome Zerr's Memorial Mass on Monday at the University of Portland.
May 11, 2017

PREPS: Sister Jerome kept score for community

by Paul Danzer
Nun made difference far beyond athletics for Central Catholic students, staff
COURTESY: CANTON FAMILY - James 'Pops' Canton, in what was a familiar position for him — patrollng the grounds during a sports event at Marshall High in Southeast Portland.
May 09, 2017

PREPS: Community loses hero in ‘Pops’ Canton

by Steve Brandon
Marshall High athletics had a dedicated volunteer, friend, coach and mentor
TRIBUNE PHOTO: JONATHAN HOUSE - Roosevelt High's Grace Ferres makes a pitch against Cleveland in the Roughriders' 4-2 victory last week at Woodstock Park.
May 09, 2017

PREPS: Local high school sports notes

by Steve Brandon
A late-spring rundown on the Portland Interscholastic League and others
OSAA COMMITTEE SUPPORTS 6 CLASSIFICATIONS
May 04, 2017

OSAA committee wants to keep 6 classifications

by Portland Tribune
Proposal for 5 levels scrapped; Portland schools face few changes in current alignment draft
PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP: DAVID BALL - High jumper Sydney Denham is one of the top competitors on a deep Lincoln Cardinals track and field team.
May 04, 2017

PREPS: Two heads better than one at Lincoln track

by Steve Brandon
Coaches share goal of keeping Cardinal athletes at elite level
COURTESY: JOHN DAVENPORT - Training with good players at the University of Portland, and focus on the areas of his game that most need improvement, have helped to strengthen the tennis game of Grant High's Andrew Finkelman.
May 04, 2017

PREPS: Generals star tuned up for tourney

by Steve Brandon
Grant's Andrew Finkelman heads to college tennis on a high note
TRIBUNE PHOTO: JONATHAN HOUSE - Roosevelt High's Danielle Arnold makes the play to first base Tuesday at Woodstock Park, where the Roughriders defeated Cleveland 4-2 in a game shortened to five innings by rain.
May 03, 2017

PREP SLIDESHOW: Roosevelt vs. Cleveland softball

by Portland Tribune
On a muddy field, the PIL teams make it through 5 innings, and Roughriders win, 4-2, after Warriors load the bases in their final at-bat
TRIBUNE PHOTO: JONATHAN HOUSE - Franklin High's Gracie Elliott slides into home plate in a softball game against Cleveland. The Quakers won, 6-0. Franklin entered the week leading Roosevelt by one game in pursuit of its second consecutive PIL title.
May 02, 2017

PREPS: A week's notes on Portland high school sports

by Steve Brandon
Morse leads Cleveland to baseball upset; Mong breaks Franklin record; Lincoln boys primed for PIL tennis championships; Jesuit girls tennis packs deep punch
SISTER JEROME ZERR
May 02, 2017

Sister Jerome leaves legacy of love at Central Catholic

by Jon Fuccillo
Rams community mourns loss of teacher, supporter of high school athletics, friend
TRIBUNE FILE PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Home opener 2016, at Walker Stadium, for the Portland Pickles.
May 02, 2017

Fresh Pickles for Portland; prep games to see this week

by Portland Tribune
SCORESHEET/Travis Green gets his big (NHL) chance; Timbers at 10 and counting

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TRIBUNE PHOTOS: JONATHAN HOUSE - Wilson High softball coach Steve Walmer (left) and the Trojans return to the dugout after retiring the Grant side during a 10-7 victory over the Generals on Wednesday in Happy Valley.
Apr 26, 2017

SLIDESHOW: PIL softball

by Portland Tribune
Photos of game action on Wednesday from Hood View Park; Wilson 10, Grant 7 ... Franklin 6, Cleveland 0
TRIBUNE PHOTO: JONATHAN HOUSE - Nick Ostmo of Lincoln High chases down a line drive against Madison. The Cardinals are unscathed in eight PIL games.
Apr 25, 2017

PREPS: Notes on local high schools

by Steve Brandon
Lincoln baseball pulls off 2-game sweep of PIL rival Grant
TRIBUNE FILE PHOTO: JONATHAN HOUSE - Veteran coach Leon McKenzie's repeat run with Benson track and field is starting to reap a new crop of sprinters and athletes.
Apr 20, 2017

PREPS: Benson track and field pulls ahead

by Steve Brandon
Tech team and its veteran coaches don't let program's limitations slow them down
TRIBUNE PHOTO: JONATHAN HOUSE - Franklin High's Alicia Peraza, a freshman outfielder, snags a line drive against Roosevelt on Tuesday at Erv Lind Stadium. The Quakers won their fifth game in a row, defeating the Roughriders 2-1 in a battle for first place in the Portland Interscholastic League.
Apr 19, 2017

PREP SLIDESHOW: Franklin 2, Roosevelt 1

by Portland Tribune
Defending PIL champion Quakers take sole possession of 1st place
TRIBUNE FILE PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - SCOTT AKER
Apr 18, 2017

Aker takes Franklin High boys basketball job; NCAA Tournament…

by Portland Tribune
TUESDAY SPORTS NEWS/Durant questionable for Game 2; OSU lands gymnastics regionals; Concordia women's soccer adds transfers from Portland State, Austin Peay State
TRIBUNE PHOTO: JONATHAN HOUSE - Jenesis Spires of Roosevelt rounds third base to score as the Roughriders defeat Lincoln 7-1 in PIL softball at Delta Park.
Apr 18, 2017

PREPS: High school sports news and notes

by Steve Brandon
PIL reports ... Jesuit softball keeps up streak ... Parkrose posts big upset
TRIBUNE PHOTO: JONATHAN HOUSE - In a PIL baseball game Friday at Ron Tonkin Field in Hillsboro, Lincoln's Nick Ostmo chases down a liner against Madison.
Apr 14, 2017

PREP SLIDESHOW: Lincoln vs. Madison baseball

by Portland Tribune
Cardinals 5-0 in PIL after sweeping two-game series with 9-3 home victory
PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP: JIM BESEDA - Central Catholic senior Brady Lance (right) clocks a personal-best 4:19.21 to win the 1,500, with sophomore Jalen Harris of the Rams second in a personal-best 4:19.25 during a meet last week at Clackamas. 
Apr 11, 2017

PREP WATCH: Local high school sports notes

by Steve Brandon
Track athletes in PIL and elsewhere start to improve their marks; Wilson girls, Jesuit boys off to strong starts in lacrosse
Apr 06, 2017

PREP SLIDESHOW: Slow start for Rams

by Pamplin Media Group
Central Catholic baseball 0-2 in Mt. Hood Conference after losses to Clackamas
TRIBUNE PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Grant High's Zackayala Stovall pitches against Franklin in a Portland Interscholastic League game Wednesday at Wilshire Park.
Apr 06, 2017

PREP SLIDESHOW: Grant defeats Franklin

by Portland Tribune
Generals hold off Quakers 9-8 in PIL softball game at Wilshire Park
Apr 05, 2017

PREP WATCH: Notes on local teams, sports

by Steve Brandon
School-by-school report includes a look at Lincoln Cardinals, Grant Generals baseball
PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP: CHASE ALLGOOD - Taycee Wedin of La Salle Prep shoots against Hillsboro.
Apr 04, 2017

PREPS: Wedin sidelined six months with knee injury

by Jim Beseda
La Salle Prep basketball star will miss AAU season while pondering her college coaches
COURTESY: JOSH GREEN - Bria Dixson, a 5-7 freshman point guard for Franklin High, made the all-PIL girls basketball team.
Mar 30, 2017

PREPS: Dixson captures court, leaves mark on all-PIL

by Steve Brandon
Quakers point guard hopes studies, sports will draw college scouts
WEBER
Mar 28, 2017

PREPS: OSAA likely to tweak leagues, classifications

by Steve Brandon
Central Catholic could be placed in Mt. Hood Conference or Three Rivers League
TRIBUNE PHOTO: JONATHAN HOUSE - Jabril Parks of Roosevelt High takes the hand-off for the anchor leg of the 4x400-meter relay during a three-way meet last week at Wilson.
Mar 27, 2017

Prep watch

by Steve Brandon
A wide assortment of notes and updates on Portland high school sports, teams, athletes and coaches