Holstrom honored in Saturday's title game

Holstrom honored in Saturday's title game

The Centennial High teacher is being honored as Oregon's top basketball official Gregg Holstrom...

Damascus Christian achieves perfection

Damascus Christian achieves perfection

The Eagles rush back from an early 13-point deficit to win its second state title in the last...

Unlikely heroes spark semifinal scoring spree

Unlikely heroes spark semifinal scoring spree

Damascus Christian advances to face Country Christian in the title game at 6:30 p.m. Saturday 1A...

Scots finish strong to avoid early upset

Scots finish strong to avoid early upset

Beaverton holds a six-point lead early in the fourth quarter 6A BOYS BASKETBALLPlayoffs...

David Douglas takes second at state

David Douglas takes second at state

The Scots crown three individual champions to claim runner-up honors at the 6A state tourney The...


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THE OUTLOOK: DAVID BALL - David Douglas point guard John Morris looks for space on the perimeter. His 3-pointer late in regulation tied the game 51-51.
March 07, 2015

Spurgeon's fadeaway 3-pointer does in the Scots

by David Ball
David Douglas erases a double-digit deficit in the fourth quarter to force overtime 6A BOYS BASKETBALLPlayoffs — 2nd round Team Score Lakeridge56David Douglas55 The David Douglas boys…
THE OUTLOOK: DAVID BALL - Damascus Christians Izzy Crowley hit a pair of buckets to put the Eagles up to stay late in the first quarter.
March 05, 2015

Second half spurts send Damascus to semis

by David Ball
Damascus gets showdown with 1A rival Condon-Wheeler 1A GIRLS BASKETBALLState Quarterfinals Team Score Damascus Christian49Adrian35 A pair of scoring spurts proved to be enough to get Damascus…
Photo Credit: THE OUTLOOK: DAVID BALL - Damascus Christians Hannah Forrar, left, and Ana Wakefield provide a solid 1-2 scoring punch for the states top-ranked girls team.
March 04, 2015

Damascus Christian's title tandem

by David Ball
It's migration season, and for Damascus Christian basketball fans that means a caravan through the Columbia Gorge ending in Baker City for the small-school state basketball championships. The…
Photo Credit: THE OUTLOOK: DAVID BALL - Damascus Christian coach Dave Wakefield calls a play from the sideline during the Eagles playoff victory Saturday.
March 04, 2015

Damascus faces quick-fire Adrian in quarters

by David Ball
The Eagles open the girls tournament at 1:30 p.m. Thursday The journey has been a smooth one for the Damascus Christian girls basketball team this season, but these last few steps along the way…
Photo Credit: THE OUTLOOK: DAVID BALL - Damascus Christians Hannah Forrar looks to get to the hoop for two of her game-high 27 points Saturday night.
March 04, 2015

Damascus finds its groove to reach Baker City

by David Ball
The Eagles convert six straight buckets to pull away before halftime The Damascus Christian girls basketball team was off to its typical run-and-gun style from the opening tip Saturday night.…
Photo Credit: THE OUTLOOK: DAVID BALL - David Douglas rookie Kyle Beal turned Roseburgs Ashton Faas in the opening seconds for a quick pin in Fridays only head-to-head bout between the top team contenders.
February 28, 2015

Scots pile up pins, but still chasing Roseburg

by David Ball
David Douglas sits in second place after Day One with six wrestlers into Saturday's semifinals PORTLAND — David Douglas put together a solid showing at the first day of the 6A state wrestling…
Photo Credit: THE OUTLOOK: DAVID BALL - Portland Lutheran coach John Roady addresses his team during a second-half timeout.
February 26, 2015

Blue Jays rally in the fourth to advance

by David Ball
Danica Roady puts up 30 points in the playoff win 1A GIRLS BASKETBALLFirst round state playoffs Team Score Portland Lutheran50Falls City39 The Portland Lutheran girls basketball team saw its…
Photo Credit: THE OUTLOOK: DAVID BALL - Centennial point guard Melissa Dailey drives to the basket against Greshams Kacy Childress in Tuesdays 41-35 road win.
February 25, 2015

Centennial girls lock down a playoff berth

by David Ball
Key 3-pointers help the Eagles hold off Gresham in the second half 6A GIRLS BASKETBALLMount Hood Conference Team Score Centennial41Gresham35 Centennial guard Melissa Dailey scrunched her face in…
Photo Credit: THE OUTLOOK: DAVID BALL - Damascus Christians Seth Murphy looks for an open passing lane from the 3-point arc.
February 24, 2015

Defense carries Damascus to Valley 10 title

by David Ball
The Eagles hold Columbia Christian scoreless for almost 15 minutes PORTLAND — The Damascus Christian boys responded in crunch time Saturday night to hold off Columbia Christian 31-26 in the…
Photo Credit: THE OUTLOOK: DAVID BALL - Centennial Highs Jamie Stone gets her game face on at the starting blocks before her record-setting effort in the 100-yard freestyle Saturday.
February 24, 2015

Stone repeats as state sprint champ

by David Ball
The Centennial sophomore sets the 6A record in the 100-yard freestyle TROUTDALE — Centennial High sophomore Jamie Stone doubled up at the 6A state swim meet by sweeping the freestyle sprints for…

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Photo Credit: THE OUTLOOK: DAVID BALL - David Douglas Tristin Molinari twists out of the grip of Greshams Austin Long on his way to a 5-4 win at 152 pounds.
Feb 24, 2015

David Douglas runs away with district crown

by David Ball
The Scots dominate the lightweights and claim 8 of the 14 weight classes. David Douglas steamrolled its way to the Mount Hood Conference title and turns its sights to an even bigger trophy as a…
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Feb 20, 2015

Blazers remember Jerome Kersey

by Steve Brandon
Tears streamed down Terry Porter's face as he tried to come to grips with Wednesday's sudden death of Jerome Kersey and express how much Kersey meant to him and the community. "Just too soon,"…
Photo Credit: TRIBUNE FILE PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Jerome Kersey, with wife Teri.
Feb 20, 2015

Rip City the better for knowing Jerome Kersey

by Steve Brandon
The horrible news took awhile to sink in Wednesday night. Jerome Kersey, gone? The guy who exuded more energy, life and passion than arguably anyone ever to work for the Trail Blazers? At age…
Photo Credit: THE OUTLOOK: DAVID BALL - Portland Lutheran center Sami Howard pulls down a rebound between a pair of Wildcats during Thursdays 34-23 Valley 10 playoff win.
Feb 20, 2015

Blue Jays rush to victory in league playoffs

by David Ball
Portland Lutheran wraps up a 1A state berth with Thursday's one-sided win over SW Christian 1A GIRLS BASKETBALLValley 10 playoffs Team Score Portland Lutheran34SW Christian23 The Portland…
Photo Credit: THE OUTLOOK: DAVID BALL - Mt. Hood CC point guard Kylelle Brown works to get a shot off against Portlands Braden Taylor during Wednesdays 69-66 road win.
Feb 18, 2015

Muhammad saves the day with a late steal

by David Ball
Mt. Hood CC erases a 10-point deficit in the second half to stay in the playoff chase NWAC BASKETBALLSouth Region Team Score Mt. Hood CC69Portland CC66 PORTLAND — The Portland CC men's…
Photo Credit: THE OUTLOOK: DAVID BALL - Barlows Sergei Pereverzin checks his time on the scoreboard after winning the 100-yard butterfly Saturday.
Feb 18, 2015

David Douglas girls complete a perfect league season

by David Ball
The Scots load up the lanes across the board to beat Clackamas easily The David Douglas girls backed up their perfect regular season by running away with the Mount Hood Conference district meet…
Photo Credit: THE OUTLOOK: DAVID BALL - Damascus Christians Hannah Forrar goes to the rim for two points against Trinitys Katie Murphy on Friday.
Feb 18, 2015

Damascus makes quick work of top-10 Trinity

by David Ball
1A GIRLS BASKETBALLNonleague game Team Score Damascus Christian86Trinity Lutheran38 DAMASCUS — Knocking off a top-10 foe shouldn't look this easy, but that is exactly what the Damascus Christian…
Reynolds High duo Drew Eubanks, left, and Cody Starr provide a potent 1-2 attack for the Raiders this season.
Feb 13, 2015

The Flash and the Fury

by Parker Lee
The Reynolds boys basketball team has become like a rock band with Drew Eubanks and Cody Starr as the front men In the last month or so, the Reynolds Raiders have transformed themselves into the…
Photo Credit: THE OUTLOOK: DAVID BALL - Game officials meet with both coaches to explain the sequence of events in a wild finish Friday.
Feb 09, 2015

Officials get it right in overtime thriller

by David Ball
The players weren't the only ones performing well under pressure Friday night. The officials nailed each aspect of the wild finish and did a stellar job patiently making sense out of the…
Photo Credit: THE OUTLOOK: DAVID BALL - Reynolds guard Cody Starr breaks to the basket past Central Catholic defender Xavier Hallinan during Fridays 59-58 overtime win.
Feb 07, 2015

Frenetic finish gets Raiders past Central in overtime

by David Ball
Jordan May hits the go-ahead layup with less than a second to play and adds the winning free throw after fans storm the court 6A BOYS BASKETBALLMount Hood Conference Team Score Reynolds59Central…




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