Gaston sweeps Knappa, stays undefeated in league play

Gaston sweeps Knappa, stays undefeated in league play

The Greyhounds score 4 sixth-inning runs to beat Knappa at Pacific University

Forest Grove boys and girls defeat McNary on the track

Forest Grove boys and girls defeat McNary on the track

The Viking boys cruise, while the girls eke-out victory over conference foe McNary

Banks falls to Valley Catholic 14-4

Banks falls to Valley Catholic 14-4

The Braves bury themselves beneath a pile of mistakes en route to league loss to Valiants

Now I'm begging; please stop raining

Now I'm begging; please stop raining

I'm tired of it, you're tired of it, and the athletes trying to play these games are tired of it....

Forest Grove girls ace week, sweep conference foes

Forest Grove girls ace week, sweep conference foes

Forest Grove beats West Salem and McKay to improve to 7-2

Gaston sweeps Neah-Kah-Nie in road doubleheader

Gaston sweeps Neah-Kah-Nie in road doubleheader

The Greyhounds pound the Pirates 19-0 behind the pitching of Charity Hall and hitting of Abbey...

Don't let final score fool you: Braves are winners

Don't let final score fool you: Braves are winners

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Braves overcome tough Tillamook loss, take home fourth place trophy

Braves overcome tough Tillamook loss, take home fourth place trophy

Banks responded to Thursday night's defeat with back-to-back wins and just the school's second...

Banks boys lose heartbreaker to Tillamook in state quarterfinal

Banks boys lose heartbreaker to Tillamook in state quarterfinal

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Braves boys fall to No. 1 Seaside in Overtime

Braves boys fall to No. 1 Seaside in Overtime

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Forest Grove's Sports

PMG PHOTO: MILES VANCE - Lake Oswego third baseman Marin Penney tries to tag out West Linn's Megan Talbert during her team's 10-0, five-inning loss at Rosemont Ridge Middle School on Friday.
April 28, 2017

April 28 high school baseball and softball scores are here

by Miles Vance
Check out the results of all today's baseball and softball contests
PMG FILE PHOTO - The Gladstone baseball team will be back in action today in Tri-Valley Conference action today, playing at Estacada at 5 p.m.
April 28, 2017

High school baseball, softball roll on in league play April 28

by Miles Vance
Check out the long list of baseball and softball games we'll cover today
NEWS-TIMES PHOTO: CHRISTOPHER OERTELL - Forest Grove sophmore Andrew Stephen competes in the pole vault at a track meet against West Salem and Sprague at Forest Grove High School.
April 26, 2017

SLIDESHOW: Forest Grove Track and Field

by Christopher Oertell
Forest Grove Track and Field hosted West Salem and Sprague on April 26th


OUTLOOK PHOTO: MATT RAWLINGS - Barlow's Alexa Geary releases a pitch during her team's Friday win over David Douglas in Mt. Hood Conference action.
April 24, 2017

Friday's top five: The five biggest baseball and softball games from April 21

by Miles Vance
Check out our all-softball top five list from Friday's sun-soaked diamond contests
NEWS-TIMES PHOTO: WADE EVANSON - Gaston's Bryce Cullers swings at a pitch during the Greyhounds' game against Neah-Kah-Nie April 21 in Rockaway.
April 24, 2017

Gaston baseball falls twice at Neah-Kah-Nie

by Wade Evanson
The visiting Greyhounds struggle in three-game set with Pirates in Rockaway
NEWS-TIMES PHOTO: CHRISTOPHER OERTELL - Banks senior Kylan Taylor makes contact during a Cowapa League game against Valley Catholic.
April 26, 2017

SLIDESHOW: Banks Baseball vs. Valley Catholic

by Christopher Oertell
Banks High School played Valley Catholic at Ron Tonkin Field on April 24th.
SPOTLIGHT PHOTO: JAKE MCNEAL - The Scappoose softball team celebrates during its 11-1 win over Banks at Scappoose High School on Friday.
April 22, 2017

Check out our best high school baseball and softball photos from April 21, 2017

by Miles Vance
The state's high school baseball and softball teams soak up the sun on Friday
NEWS-TIMES PHOTO: CHRISTOPHER OERTELL - Forest Grove's Ilean Franco carries the baton during the 4x100 relay during the Vikings dual meet with McKay April 12.
April 22, 2017

Viking track cruises to wins over Royal Scots

by Wade Evanson
Forest Grove boys and girls easily defeat Mckay in meet at Forest Grove High
NEWS-TIMES PHOTO: WADE EVANSON - Forest Grove consecutive wins versus Sprague and West Salem.
April 22, 2017

Forest Grove defeats West Salem 4-3, rides two-game win streak

by Wade Evanson
The Vikings score in the bottom half of the tenth inning to scratch-out win over the Titans, now await Liberty
NEWS-TIMES PHOTO: CHRISTOPHER OERTELL - Banks' Ellie Schmidlin runs the final leg of the 4x100 meter relay during the Braves' meet last week at Banks High School.
April 22, 2017

Braves host Rob Frank Invitational track meet

by Wade Evanson
Banks gets strong performances from the girls and boys teams at home meet
TYLER KANOA PHOTOGRAPHY - Pacific players celebrate during a game earlier this season. The Boxers won three of four games versus Willamette April 14-15.
April 22, 2017

Boxer softball has big week, but baseball still struggles

by Wade Evanson
Softball team takes three of four from Willamette to end regular season
NEWS-TIMES PHOTO: CHRISTOPHER OERTELL - Forest Grove's Esther Vega hits a volley near the net during a match against McKay.
April 22, 2017

SLIDESHOW: Forest Grove vs. McKay

by Christopher Oertell
Forest Grove's Varsity tennis team hosts McKay on April 20th.
REVIEW PHOTO: MILES VANCE - Lakeridge pitcher Rachel Mindt cranks it up during the first inning of her team's 11-1, five-inning win over rival Lake Oswego at Lakeridge High School on Friday.
April 21, 2017

April 21 high school baseball and softball scores are here

by Miles Vance
Check out the results of all today's - finally - sun-soaked action on the diamond
REVIEW PHOTO: MILES VANCE - Lake Oswego's Lillian Harwood and her Laker teammates will battle crosstown rival Lakeridge at 5 p.m. Friday.
April 21, 2017

High school baseball, softball get ready to soak up the sun on April 21

by Miles Vance
Check out the long list of baseball and softball games we'll cover today
GRESHAM OUTLOOK: MATT RAWLINGS - Gresham's Jacob Biesterfeld deals to the plate in the Gophers' 8-0 win over Clackamas
April 19, 2017

Friday's top five: The five biggest baseball and softball games from April 14

by Miles Vance
Oregon's high school baseball and softball players dodge showers to make some new memories
PMG PHOTO: LON AUSTIN - Corbett's Abby Fritz connects during her team's 8-6 road loss to Crook County on Friday.
April 16, 2017

Check out our best high school baseball and softball photos from April 14, 2017

by Miles Vance
The state's high school baseball and softball team's dodge showers to play on Friday
PMG PHOTO: MILES VANCE - West Linn sophomore Jonathon Kelly (No. 13) raises his helmet in celebration after he hit a first-inning grand slam in his team's 11-1 win at Lakeridge High School on Friday.
April 14, 2017

April 14 high school baseball and softball scores are here

by Miles Vance
See who's hot - and who was not - in Friday high school baseball and softball
PMG PHOTO: JIM BESEDA - Clackamas' K.C. Reilly and the top-ranked Cavaliers play at Gresham at 5 p.m. today in Mt. Hood Conference action.
April 14, 2017

High school baseball, softball hope to dodge showers on April 14

by Miles Vance
Check out the list of baseball and softball games we'll cover today
NEWS-TIMES PHOTO: WADE EVANSON - Forest Grove's Zach Richards takes a swing during the Vikings' win over Glencoe Tuesday, April 11.
April 13, 2017

Forest Grove baseball edges Glencoe 3-2

by Wade Evanson
Vikings beat Tide in extra innings for second consecutive win over the Metro League foe
NEWS-TIMES PHOTO: WADE EVANSON - Forest Grove's Sierra Gunderson attempts a bunt during the Vikings' game versus McMinnville April 10 at Forest Grove High School.
April 13, 2017

Vikings fall to McMinnville 10-0

by Wade Evanson
McMinnville's Payton Hudson does damage both in the circle and at the plate in win over Forest Grove

Don't miss the local news

COURTESY PHOTO - Forest Grove's girl's tennis team hopes depth and experience will lead to success this season.
Apr 11, 2017

Viking girls tennis feeling good about 2017... and beyond

by Wade Evanson
The Forest Grove girls hope depth and consistency translates to wins on the court
NEWS-TIMES PHOTO: WADE EVANSON - Banks' Shakayla Snyder prepares to take a swing in the Braves' game versus Corbett April 4 at Hillsboro Stadium.
Apr 07, 2017

Banks defeats Corbett and later Gladstone to remain undefeated

by Wade Evanson
The Braves use five extra-base hits to overrun the Cardinals en route to 12-2 victory
NEWS-TIMES PHOTO: WADE EVANSON - Forest Grove's Katie Ellington takes a swing during the Vikings' game at Aloha March 23.
Mar 28, 2017

Forest Grove responds, beats up on Metro League foes

by Wade Evanson
The Vikings follow-up early defeats with wins over Aloha and Century
NEWS-TIMES FILE PHOTO - Jarad Davis was a key component to last year's Gaston High baseball team, this year he'll be one of the handful of players the Greyhounds will attempt to replace in 2017.
Mar 28, 2017

Greyhound baseball takes to the diamond - just not theirs

by Wade Evanson
Gaston has high expectations with a mix of young and experienced players
COURTESY PHOTO - Pacific players celebrate a win during a doubleheader split last weekend versus Whitworth.
Mar 28, 2017

Pacific gets softball split with Whitworth

by Wade Evanson
The Boxers get a shutout in the opener, only to be shutout in the night cap
NEWS-TIMES PHOTO: WADE EVANSON - Banks' Kylan Taylor hustles down the line during the Braves win over Glastone March 25, at Ron Tonkin Field.
Mar 26, 2017

Banks beats Gladstone on the diamond at Ron Tonkin Field

by Wade Evanson
Banks gets multiple hits from five separate players en route to 7-4 win
TRIBUNE PHOTO: JONATHAN HOUSE - Fans surround the Jefferson Democrats on the court at Chiles Center moments after they won the Class 6A championship boys basketball game against Clackamas, 70-67.
Mar 13, 2017

2017 Basketball Central: A look back at this year's state basketball title games

by Miles Vance
Take a journey through six state title games in Class 4A, 5A and 6A
NEWS-TIMES PHOTO: WADE EVANSON - Banks swarms Marshfield defensively. The Braves shutout the Pirates in the first quarter and held them without a first half field goal in their March 10 win.
Mar 11, 2017

Banks girls beat Marshfield, advance to Saturday night's state final

by Wade Evanson
The Braves dominate the Pirates with a suffocating defense, now prepare for three-time defending state champion Sutherlin
NEWS-TIMES PHOTO: CHASE ALLGOOD - Banks' Anna Klein prepares to go up for a shot during the Braves game versus Sutherlin.
Mar 11, 2017

Braves unravel, lose state title game to Sutherlin

by Wade Evanson
Banks loses an 18-point lead over the final 10 minutes to fall in championship game
NEWS-TIMES PHOTO: CHASE ALLGOOD  - Banks takes second place at state.
Mar 11, 2017

SLIDESHOW: Banks Girls take second at state.

by Pamplin Media Group
Banks falls to Sutherlin 49-43 in class 4A state finals game.
NEWS-TIMES PHOTO: WADE EVANSON - Forest Grove's Logan Hitchcock (5) goes up to block a shot while his teammate Juan Gomez Gutierrez (1) helps out.
Mar 11, 2017

Black Knights win Unified Basketball State Championship

by Wade Evanson
Forest Grove's Unified team defeats West Albany for the OSAA's inaugural state championship
TIMES PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - The Southridge girls basketball team beat Oregon City in the Class 6A state championship for its first state crown since 2010.
Mar 10, 2017

State tournament high school basketball results are here

by Miles Vance
Southridge girls and Jefferson boys rule at the Class 6A level
PMG PHOTO: JIM BESEDA - Clackamas senior guard Elijah Gonzales and the Cavaliers beat West Salem in their tournament opener and will face West Linn in the semifinals at 3:15 p.m. Friday at the Chiles Center.
Mar 10, 2017

Check out our best high school basketball photos from March 8, 2017

by Miles Vance
See images from three of the four Class 6A boys state quarterfinal games at the Chiles Center
NEWS-TIMES PHOTO: CHASE ALLGOOD - Banks' Anna Klein takes a shot during the Braves' 54-44 win over North Marion.
Mar 10, 2017

Braves' girls beat North Marion, advance to state semi-finals

by Wade Evanson
Banks defeats the Huskies on the backs of senior Anna Klein's 11 first-half points
NEWS-TIMES PHOTO: CHASE ALLGOOD - Banks celebrates their 54-44 playoff win over North Marion Thursday night.
Mar 10, 2017

SLIDESHOW: Banks downs North Marion 54-44 to advance in state 4A tournament.

by Pamplin Media Group
Banks downs North Marion 54-44 to advance in state 4A tournament.
PMG PHOTO: JIM BESEDA - Clackamas' Hunter Coyle tries to corral a loose ball during his team's 68-52 win over West Salem in the quarterfinals of the Class 6A boys state basketball tournament at the Chiles Center on Wednesday.
Mar 08, 2017

Tourney Central: State tournament basketball scores are here

by Miles Vance
The Class 6A boys semifinals are Beaverton vs. Jefferson and West Linn vs. Clackamas
PMG PHOTO: JIM BESEDA - La Salle senior guard Aleah Goodman and the top-ranked Falcons may be the best team at any classification in the state of Oregon. They open the Class 5A state tournament against Putnam at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at Gill Coliseum in Corvallis.
Mar 06, 2017

Check out our best high school basketball photos from March 4, 2017

by Miles Vance
The state tournament fields are now set after Saturday's girls hoop results
PMG PHOTO: MILES VANCE - St. Mary's star Bendu Yeaney and the Blues will get a big test in their Class 6A state tournament opener, facing top-ranked Southridge at 1:30 p.m. Thursday at the Chiles Center.
Mar 06, 2017

Girls state tournaments in Classes 4A, 5A and 6A get into gear this week

by Miles Vance
The Class 6A girls tourney opens on Thursday at the Chiles Center
PMG PHOTO: JIM BESEDA - Clackamas senior Matt O'Brien and the third-ranked Cavaliers kick off their Class 6A state tournament when they face West Salem at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Chiles Center.
Mar 06, 2017

Boys state tournaments in Classes 4A, 5A and 6A ready to tip off

by Miles Vance
The Class 6A tilt opens on Wednesday at the Chiles Center
NEWS-TIMES PHOTO: WADE EVANSON - Forest Grove's Bailey Evers was selected to the GVC All-League First Team.
Mar 06, 2017

Nine Viking basketball players honored by Greater Valley Conference

by Wade Evanson
Four Forest Grove boys and five girls were given post-season recognition