Forest Grove girls pick up lopsided win over McKay

Forest Grove girls pick up lopsided win over McKay

Vikings cruise to a 73-19 triumph in conference action This one was mostly a formality — but...

Seagulls too much for Banks

Seagulls too much for Banks

Seaside girls jump out to a big early lead and cruise to a 44-30 win against Banks Banks had the...

Forest Grove splits dual against Sprague

Forest Grove splits dual against Sprague

Viking boys win 10 of 11 individual events to pick up a 96-73 dual meet victory These Vikings are...

Braves stack up with state's best

Braves stack up with state's best

Banks finishes third behind a pair of recent state champions at a 19-team tournament By now, most...


Forest Grove's Sports

Photo Credit: NEWS-TIMES PHOTO: AMANDA MILES
 - Forest Grove senior Angler Emerick elevates in traffic for a shot over McKay's Jon Gray during last Friday's Greater Valley Conference game.
January 28, 2015

Vikings trying to find their way

by Amanda Miles
Losing streak runs to seven games for Forest Grove boys If there are ever silver linings to be found in defeat, the Forest Grove boys basketball team found some of them last Friday night.…
January 28, 2015

Braves topple Seaside for first league victory

by Zack Palmer
Banks boys move to .500 in league play with a 43-40 win Three nights after giving away a late lead and losing to Astoria, the Banks boys basketball team responded with a clutch win against…
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 - Forest Grove's Mason Pang (top) wrestles Rex Putnam's Cameron Davis in the 182-pound fifth-place match on Saturday at the Bob Beisell Invitational tournament in Forest Grove.
January 21, 2015

Vikings look sharp at tourney

by Amanda Miles
Forest Grove hosts the Bob Beisell Invitational and crowns three individual champions These Vikings defended their home turf well. Hosting 10 other teams in the annual Bob Beisell Invitational,…
January 21, 2015

Boxers share Hawaiian connection to Duck superstar

by Amanda Miles
Jordan Fukumoto, Mana Pimental played high school football with Marcus Mariota One by one, Hawaii natives Jordan Fukumoto, Marcus Mariota and Mana Pimental all made their way to Oregon for…
Photo Credit: NEWS-TIMES PHOTO: CHASE ALLGOOD
 - Banks junior Ariel Slifka battles for a rebound during last Friday's nonleague girls basketball game against second-ranked Gladstone.
January 21, 2015

Gladstone overpowers Banks

by Amanda Miles
Braves drop a hard-fought decision against No. 2 Gladstone in nonleague hoops action The Banks girls basketball team has already accomplished a great deal this season. The Braves have battled…
January 21, 2015

In brief

by Staff
Annual road race set for Saturday A longtime staple on the western Washington County fitness calendar, the Y2K.2015 run hits Forest Grove on Saturday. Put on through the Oregon Road Runners…
January 21, 2015

Vikings drop another close one

by Amanda Miles
Forest Grove has its upset bid thwarted in a 70-67 setback against Clackamas Some losses are tougher to take than others. Last week, the Forest Grove boys basketball team suffered two…
January 21, 2015

Banks claims seventh place at wrestling tournament

by Zack Palmer
Braves take seventh out of 55 teams at Rollie Lane Invite Sparked by a championship performance from Collin Purinton and top-five finishes from Kurt Mode and Travis Thompson, the Banks wrestling…
January 21, 2015

Sports briefs

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Boxers set eight records at meet Budweiser Hawkins posted a pair of top-six performances and set a Pacific indoor record in the long jump Saturday as the Boxers’ track and field team opened the…
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 - Banks athletes Madison Soper, Alyssa Chung, Hannah VanDomelen and Emily Vandehey (from left) prepare to sign their letters of intent.
January 21, 2015

Banks seniors will continue athletic careers at college level

by Amanda Miles
Four Banks athletes sign letters of intent to compete at the college level next year Four of Banks’ best are going on to the next level. Good friends and classmates Alyssa Chung, Madison Soper,…

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Jan 21, 2015

Braves fall short against No. 1 Sutherlin

by Amanda Miles
Sutherlin remains unbeaten with a gritty 40-27 nonleague victory against Banks If the Banks girls basketball team can get going in games a little earlier, it just might have something. At this…
Photo Credit: NEWS-TIMES PHOTO: CHASE ALLGOOD
 - Gaston's Dyaln Clark (35) and Joey Marquart go for a rebound during a 52-44 loss at City Christian on Friday. The Greyhounds dropped their fifth consecutive game.
Jan 14, 2015

Late-game magic eludes Hounds

by Amanda Miles
City Christian comes up big late, handing Gaston a close loss PORTLAND — “We just gotta … get past just the competitive part and really learn to put teams away. That’s the next step.” That was…
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 - Current Pacific running back Mana Pimental (center) played in the backfield at St. Louis School in Hawaii with Oregon star Marcus Mariota (8). Both men headed to the state of Oregon for college ball.
Jan 14, 2015

Before Pacific, Boxers crossed paths with greatness

by Amanda Miles
Pacific's Mana Pimental and Jordan Fukumoto were high school teammates with Heisman-winner Marcus Mariota in Hawaii For several years now, Marcus Mariota has been slinging footballs with great…
Jan 14, 2015

Hard endings plague Boxers

by Amanda Miles
Pacific drops two NWC games over the weekend in heartbreaking fashion These losses are the kind that stick in your gut and linger for a while. After opening conference play the first weekend in…
Photo Credit: NEWS-TIMES PHOTO: AMANDA MILES - Collin Purinton (in blue) of Banks controls Michael Abeyta of McMinnville during the 138-pound final of the Bretthauer-Hilhi Invitational on Saturday at Hillsboro High School. Kurt Mode also won, at 132 pounds, to help the Braves finish seventh in a field of Class 5A and 6A schools.
Jan 14, 2015

Braves crown two at Bretthauer-Hilhi invite

by Amanda Miles
Mode and Purinton post back-to-back wins in Hillsboro These Braves certainly held their own. Competing against programs from larger classifications at Saturday’s Bretthauer-Hilhi Invitational,…
Photo Credit: NEWS-TIMES PHOTO: AMANDA MILES - Forest Grove sophomore McKenzie Long passes through traffic during Saturday's nonleague girls basketball game against Century.
Jan 07, 2015

Forest Grove girls regroup after two tough losses

by Amanda Miles
Vikings learn important lessons following a pair of 20-point losses in nonleague play This current version of the Forest Grove girls basketball team is still short on experience. But what it…
Jan 07, 2015

Banks claims seventh place at wrestling tournament

by Zack Palmer
Braves take seventh out of 55 teams at Rollie Lane Invite Sparked by a championship performance from Collin Purinton and top-five finishes from Kurt Mode and Travis Thompson, the Banks wrestling…
Photo Credit: NEWS-TIMES PHOTO: AMANDA MILES - Forest Grove junior Taylor Jensen looks to drive against Clackamas senior Monterio Spears during last Saturday's nonleague basketball game.
Jan 07, 2015

Vikings drop another close one

by Amanda Miles
Forest Grove has its upset bid thwarted in a 70-67 setback against Clackamas Some losses are tougher to take than others. Last week, the Forest Grove boys basketball team suffered two…
Photo Credit: NEWS-TIMES PHOTO: AMANDA MILES - Banks junior Megan Bunn drives to the basket during last Friday's nonleague game against undefeated and top-rated Sutherlin.
Jan 07, 2015

Braves fall short against No. 1 Sutherlin

by Amanda Miles
Sutherlin remains unbeaten with a gritty 40-27 nonleague victory against Banks If the Banks girls basketball team can get going in games a little earlier, it just might have something. At this…
Jan 07, 2015

Sports in brief

by Staff
Annual road race set for Saturday A longtime staple on the western Washington County fitness calendar, the Y2K.2015 run hits Forest Grove on Saturday. Put on through the Oregon Road Runners…




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