Crusaders can't close out Tigers in classic clash

Crusaders can't close out Tigers in classic clash

Jesuit had the noose firmly wrapped around Tigard’s neck. Up 21-7, on the road, with seven...

Local transfers making big impact at Tigard

Local transfers making big impact at Tigard

The Beaverton connection directly impacting the Tigard football team was nearly impossible to...

Volk says Aloha football is playoff-bound in '15

Volk says Aloha football is playoff-bound in '15

Aloha will be in the 2015 6A postseason. It might be as Metro’s second seed. It might...

State Champ Crusaders head all-league honors

State Champ Crusaders head all-league honors

In nearly every respect, the Jesuit volleyball team was beyond compare. The Crusaders marked off...

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Photo Credit: TIMES PHOTO: MATT SINGLEDECKER - Jesuit senior Madison Kincaid was picked as Metros Player of the Year this season after being one of the leagues leaders in goals scored.
November 27, 2014

Wildcat girls' soccer put four on first-team Metro

by Matt Singledecker
To the victor, go the spoils of its labor. The Metro Championship-winning Westview girls’ soccer team — who found an unimpeachable rhythm midway through the year, won its last six games of Metro…
Photo Credit: TIMES PHOTO: MATT SINGLEDECKER - Aloha senior forward Junior Cordon was named to the all-Metro first-team after helping the Warriors reach the first round of the 6A playoffs.
November 27, 2014

Morgan picked as Metro Player of the Year

by Matt Singledecker
Century and Glencoe made their names known in Metro, vying for playoff bids while putting eight players on the boys’ soccer all-league and honorable mention squad. Through and through, however,…
Photo Credit: TIMES FILE PHOTO - Jesuit junior running Jason Talley and the Crusaders face a tall task in the 6A state quarterfinals against Tigard on Friday, in a battle for a ticket to the state semis.
November 20, 2014

Jesuit, Tigard prepared for quarterfinal clash

by Matt Singledecker
Prizefights such as Friday’s Jesuit-Tigard sure-to-be 15-round bout are normally saved for state championship games, not quarterfinal contests. Be that as it may, the Crusaders and Tigers — two…
Photo Credit: TIMES PHOTO: DAN BROOD  - Sunset senior defensive end Tyler Boohm sacks Tigard senior quarterback JT Greenough during the Apollos second round loss to Tigard on Friday.
November 20, 2014

Apollos battle to the very end against Tigard

by Dan Brood
TIGARD — The challenge certainly was daunting. But the Sunset High School football team wasn’t about to back down from it. The early deficit very well could have been demoralizing. But not to…
Photo Credit: TIMES PHOTO: MATT SINGLEDECKER - Southridge senior captain Matt Braun fends off a Newberg defender in the second quarter of the Skyhawks state title defeat to the Tigers.
November 20, 2014

Skyhawk water polo fights, can't make it four straight

by Matt Singledecker
The mighty has fallen. Three-time defending state boys’ water polo champion Southridge came within striking distance of a rarefied fourth consecutive title on Saturday against archrival Newberg.…
Photo Credit: TIMES PHOTO: MATT SINGLEDECKER - Valley Catholic seniors Ella Turkot and Jessi Beyer celebrate Turkots corner kick goal in the first half of the Valiants 3-2 4A state championship win over Cascade on Saturday at Liberty High.
November 20, 2014

BACK-TO-BACK CHAMPS

by Matt Singledecker
Valiants take consecutive state titles in two different classifications It doesn’t matter if you’re 3A or 4A. Small student body or large, makes no difference. Gusting winds and wintry…
Photo Credit: TIMES PHOTO: MATT SINGLEDECKER - Southridge senior linebacker A.J. Pontrelli takes down a West Salem running back in the first quarter of the Skyhawks 6A second round loss to the Titans.
November 20, 2014

Skyhawks maximize potential, reach second round

by Matt Singledecker
The tears stung for a few minutes in West Salem’s bone-chilling setting on Friday night. Sudden ends to seasons in the second round of the postseason always burn regardless of how much of an…
Photo Credit: TIMES FILE PHOTO - Westview senior quarterback Austin Brisbee won his second straight Metro Player of the Year award after throwing for 34 touchdowns and more than 3,000 yards.
November 20, 2014

Brisbee garners second Metro MVP award

by Matt Singledecker
Two years ago, Austin Brisbee was a sophomore superstar on Westview’s JV team, learning the Wildcats’ no-rest, no-letup offensive, patiently biding his time to shine on the varsity level. Two…
Photo Credit: TIMES PHOTO: MATT SINGLEDECKER - The Sunset girls' soccer team consoles freshman goalie Bridgette Skiba following the Apollos penalty kick loss to Tualatin in the 6A state semifinals on Tuesday.
November 13, 2014

Sunset takes Tualatin to the brink, can't win it in PK's

by Matt Singledecker
Cast aside in the preseason by the nonbelievers as being too reliant on youth, too callow, too rebuilding to be a state threat once more, the Sunset girls’ soccer team stupefied the skeptics…
Photo Credit: TIMES PHOTO: MATT SINGLEDECKER - Westview junior wide receiver Samori Touré breaks a Lakeridge tackle and takes off down the left sideline for a touchdown in the first quarter of the Wildcats season-ending loss to the Pacers on Friday.
November 13, 2014

Wildcats can't stop Lakeridge, bow out in 6A's first round

by Matt Singledecker
What if you knew that with 10:22 to go in the second quarter, Westview would be up on Lakeridge 28-7 with Pacer star quarterback Eric Dungey playing well below his high level of stature and the…

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Photo Credit: TIMES PHOTO: JONATHAN HOUSE  - Jesuit senior Symone Tran, Elise Krippaehne and Lexi Dixon celebrate the Crusaders 2014 state championship triumph over Central Catholic on Saturday. Tran led the Crusaders with 37 assists and was named to the first-team all tournament squad.
Nov 13, 2014

STATE VENGEANCE

by Matt Singledecker
Jesuit avenges last year's disappointment, downs Central Catholic for 6A state title A champion’s true colors shine brightest in times of turmoil. When negative energy swirls around, champions…
Photo Credit: TIMES PHOTO: JOHN LARIVIERE - Valley Catholic forward Sarah Connelly (center) celebrates her goal with 40 seconds remaining in the match with Ella Turkot (left) and Reilly Blood (right) giving the Valiants a 2-1 victory over Gladstone in the OSAA 4A Soccer Championships semi-finals at the Valley Catholic field in Beaverton, Oregon.
Nov 13, 2014

Valley girls' soccer going back to the 'ship

by Jeff Smith
For nearly 60 minutes on a cold and windy Tuesday night, the Valley Catholic girls’ soccer team found itself in an unfamiliar place - trailing by a goal. Fortunately, for the Valiants, a…
Photo Credit: TIMES FILE PHOTO - Jesuit's Jordan Happle caught three touchdowns in the second quarter against Gresham to help the Crusaders cruise past the Gophers in the first round of the playoffs.
Nov 13, 2014

Restic, Happle, Talley gouge Gophers in first round win

by Jeff Smith
The Gresham defense may have been seeing Eric Restic, Jordan Happle and Jason Talley in its collective nightmares last weekend after the trio combined for all six of Jesuit’s touchdowns in the…
Photo Credit: TIMES PHOTO: JOHN LARIVIERE - Valley Catholic forward Ella Turkot (left) stretches to block the pass of Gladstone defender Mikaela Simac (right) during the first half of the Valiants 2-1 victory over Gladstone OSAA 4A Soccer Championships semi-final match at the Valley Catholic field in Beaverton, Oregon.
Nov 13, 2014

Valiant girls' soccer floors Philomath in quarters

by Jeff Smith
Last season, Valley Catholic’s girls’ soccer team captured the OSSA Class 3A state championship. Following a jump to Class 4A this year, the Valiants have not skipped a beat and were just two…
Photo Credit: TIMES PHOTO: MATT SINGLEDECKER - Southridge head coach Brooke Mayo talks to her Skyhawk squad after the teams state quarterfinal loss to Central Catholic on Friday. The Skyhawks were the first team in program history to qualify for the state tournament.
Nov 13, 2014

Southridge volleyball punctuates season with tourney appearance

by Matt Singledecker
As the Southridge volleyball team jogged onto the Liberty High School hardwood prior to their 6A state quarterfinal match with reigning state champ Central Catholic, Sydney Jacobs and Nica Loo…
Photo Credit: TIMES PHOTO: MATT SINGLEDECKER - Jesuit's Dylan Ruesch and Henry Rocker celebrate Rueschs goal in the second half of the Crusaders 2-0 second round win over Sunset last week.
Nov 13, 2014

Crusaders clean out Apollos, onto quarters

by Matt Singledecker
Jesuit stays away from playoff mayhem When the heat of battle came to a boiling point between two Metro rivals, the champs kept a cool head. In a game that was more rugby match than a…
Photo Credit: TIMES PHOTO: MATT SINGLEDECKER - Sunset senior middle blocker Chanel Richardson tries to block a West Albany shot in the second set of the Apollos loss to the Bulldogs on Friday.
Nov 13, 2014

Apollos' strong finish could mean big things in '15

by Matt Singledecker
The stage was far from too grand for the greenest team at the 6A state volleyball tournament. Sunset — a squad that starts four sophomores and utilizes parcels of underclassmen — cemented a…
Photo Credit: TIMES PHOTO: MATT SINGLEDECKER - Jesuit junior Chris Arpan's header goal in the first half gave the Crusaders a 1-0 lead over Clackamas and helped send Jesuit to the semifinals against Central Catholic.
Nov 13, 2014

Jesuit jumps past Clackamas, readies for state-title rematch

by Matt Singledecker
Chris Arpan’s first aerial vault into the air to head Essam Nicola’s free kick sailed high. His second spring and subsequent header hit the near post. The 6-foot-4 forward, who’s affectionately…
Photo Credit: TIMES PHOTO: MATT SINGLEDECKER - Sunset senior Alex Bibo and sophomore Sydney McRae celebrate Bibos second goal of the game in the 6A state quarterfinals against Lincoln on Saturday.
Nov 13, 2014

Bibo's hat trick sends Sunset to semis

by Matt Singledecker
Senior forward scores twice in second half Alex Bibo wasn't ready to see the curtain dropped on her senior season just yet. Instead, thanks to the Sunset forward's hat trick against Lincoln in…
Photo Credit: TIMES PHOTO: MATT SINGLEDECKER - The Jesuit volleyball team celebrates its sweep of McNary in the 6A state quarterfinals on Friday.
Nov 13, 2014

Crusader volleyball mashes McNary in 6A quarterfinals

by Matt Singledecker
The journey to a Crusader state championship commenced with a deafening first step. Mashing spikes at McNary, defending like demons and playing with an enlightened mindset of letting the past…




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