Wilsonville resident Elizabeth Burns proudly paddles for Pink Phoenix

Wilsonville resident Elizabeth Burns proudly paddles for Pink Phoenix

The Pink Phoenix Paddle Boat Team is made up of breast cancer survivors including Elizabeth Burns....

Sione Kauhi's religious mission puts dream of playing college football on hold

Sione Kauhi's religious mission puts dream of playing college football on hold

Former Wilsonville star football player hopes to play college football in 2015. After lending...

High expectations and positional battles define Wilsonville football's summer

High expectations and positional battles define Wilsonville football's summer

At a "passing day" a few weeks ago, Wilsonville gained confidence and chemistry playing against a...

Carrie Higgins is determined to keep her deceased daughter's legacy alive

Carrie Higgins is determined to keep her deceased daughter's legacy alive

Beginning with an event at CrossFit Wilsonville, Carrie Higgins has initiated a spirited campaign...

Wilsonville basketball enjoys summer league success

Wilsonville basketball enjoys summer league success

Led by coach Chris Roche, the Wilsonville basketball team held its own against stiff competition...

New targeting rules designed to cultivate a safer game

New targeting rules designed to cultivate a safer game

The National Federation of State High School Associations decided upon new rules for targeting...

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Photo Credit: SPOKESMAN FILE PHOTO - Lexy Thompson figures to be a key cog in the Wilsonville volleyball lineup.
August 28, 2014

The Wilsonville volleyball team is locked-in and loaded

by Corey Buchanan
With a multitude of returning players, the team has high aspirations this year. Despite deploying a youthful roster, first-year Wilsonville head volleyball coach Kristen Rott steered the…
Photo Credit: SPOKESMAN FILE PHOTO - Josh Meyer running during the 2013 district meet.
August 26, 2014

Wilsonville boys cross country season preview

by Corey Buchanan
The team is more experienced and ready to surpass last year's 10th place finish Heading into 2013, David Barkley had to scale back expectations. Virtually his entire squad had graduated from a…
August 19, 2014

Drew Wasmund hired as Clackamas Community College associate head…

by Corey Buchanan
The Wilsonville grad's mistakes as a runner give him a unique coaching perspective. 2006 Wilsonville High graduate Drew Wasmund was days away from packing his bags and heading to Iowa to serve…
August 14, 2014

The revitalization of the Wilsonville equestrian program

by Corey Buchanan
After three years without a team, Wilsonville High School brought back its equestrian program last year. Just a year ago, Wilsonville High School was void of an equestrian program for the third…
Photo Credit: COREY BUCHANAN - Horizon Christian middle schoolers participating in a scrimmage toward the end of a camp run by George Crace.
August 12, 2014

Horizon Christian Middle School will field a football team this…

by Corey Buchanan
Horizon Christian High School head coach George Crace wants kids to become acclimated with the sport prior to high school. Horizon Christian Middle School is gearing up for its first ever season…
Photo Credit: COREY BUCHANAN - 2009 US Open mixed doubles champion and 2001 NCAA men's doubles champion Travis Parrott rips a forehand.
August 08, 2014

Elite tennis players compete at Charbonneau Tennis Club

by Corey Buchanan
2009 US Open mixed doubles champion Travis Parrott led a four-some of top-notch tennis players. 30-plus Charbonneau folks were treated to a highly entertaining display of skill and style Sunday…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - A man attempting a chip shot at Charbonneau Golf Club.
August 06, 2014

Charbonneau Golf Club attempts to thrive in a struggling industry

by Corey Buchanan
New president thinks Charbonneau Golf Club holds a recipe for sustainable success. Due to millennial disinterest, economic woes and stagnated course construction, it’s a nervy time to be in the…
August 01, 2014

New track rules includes end to prohibition of jewelry

by Corey Buchanan
The National Federation of State High School Associations agreed upon an array of new track and field rules. The National Federation of State High School Associations Board of Directors approved…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Seth Gearhart matching up with a Texas A&M player.
August 01, 2014

Wilsonville alumnus Seth Gearhart appreciates academic honors,…

by Corey Buchanan
Rice University basketball player Seth Gearhart has recieved no shortage of academic accolades. Former Wilsonville basketball player Seth Gearhart has received no shortage of academic accolades…
by: SUBMITTED PHOTO - From left to right: Nate Overholt, Jack Roche, Grant Irby and Jack Gatto. The Dubtown Wildcats won their fourth consecutive Hoopfest title. This time around, they conquered the eighth grade bracket.
July 24, 2014

Wilsonville basketball players excel at Hoopfest

by Corey Buchanan
The Dubtown Wildcats finished first in the eighth grade bracket and Oregon Elite finished second in the high school bracket during Hoopfest.

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by: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Emily Harms (center) plays for the Tigard/Tualatin City team, which will host the Little League Softball World Series at Alpenrose Stadium.
Jul 22, 2014

Emily Harms will represent Wilsonville at the Little League…

by Corey Buchanan
Harms and the Tigard/Tualatin City all-star team won the District 4 tournament and earned a Little League Softball World Series birth.  The Tigard/Tualatin City little league softball team…
by: JEFF GOODMAN - A Wilsonville player swings at a low pitch during a game between Wilsonville and North Marion last season.
Jul 21, 2014

New baseball and softball rules will be implemented next season

by Corey Buchanan
The National Federation of State High School Associations Board of Directors approved new rules and regulations. Oregon high school baseball and softball players and coaches must adjust to new…
by: COREY BUCHANAN - Joe Nieting pulls up for a jumper during the Wilsonville basketball camp.
Jul 16, 2014

Youth program establishes foundation of success for Wilsonville…

by Corey Buchanan
Wilsonville basketball coach Chris Roche makes sure aspiring Wildcats learn how to play fundamentally sound basketball. About an hour into the final day of the Wilsonville Wildcats basketball…
by: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Abby Farrell (left) is learning a lot and having a great time in Ghana.
Jul 10, 2014

Abby Farrell enjoys eye-opening experience in Ghana

by Corey Buchanan
Former Wilsonville state champion tennis player Abby Farrell is using her engineering expertise to help the Ghanaian people. Etched in the left hand corner of former Wilsonville state champion…
by: SUBMITTED PHOTO - George Crace and his son Spencer pose for a picture after winning the state championship in 2004.
Jul 09, 2014

Former Wilsonville coach George Crace builds from the ground up

by Corey Buchanan
George Crace led an upstart Wilsonville football team to a state championship in 2004. Now, he continues to help kids achieve optimal outcomes.  George Crace prefers to build from scratch. He…
by: SPALMAKERPHOTOSTUDIO - Emily McCarthy jumping with her horse over a fence during her second-place performance at regionals.
Jul 02, 2014

Wilsonville equestrian athlete Emily McCarthy finishes second at…

by Corey Buchanan
Emily McCarthy finished second in the hunt seat over fences competition at the Pacific Northwest Invitational Championship. Two days before the first ever Pacific Northwest Invitational…
by: DAVID BALL - Taryn Rawlings running for Wilsonville High School.
Jul 02, 2014

Taryn Rawlings is taking her running career to the next level at…

by Jeff Goodman
After cementing her name in Wilsonville lore, Taryn Rawlings will compete for University of Portland next year. Running started as a childhood pastime, a chance to see how she’d stack up against…



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