It's go time for Oregon high school football

It's go time for Oregon high school football

Community Newspapers has long been a leader in covering local high school sports, and on Friday...

A stormy Hood to Coast to add to the memories

A stormy Hood to Coast to add to the memories

It's Sunday afternoon, more than 24 hours since my team crossed the finish line of the Hood to...


Gresham's Sports

THE OUTLOOK: DAVID BALL - Corbetts Sarah McMichael, 7, and Mally McCowen battle for a loose ball in front of the Douglas goal.
September 03, 2015

Cards sweep Douglas in openers

by David Ball
4A GIRLS SOCCERNonleague Team Score Corbett7Douglas0 The Corbett girls soccer team was in playoff form with a dominating 7-0 win over Douglas High in Wednesday's season opener. The scoring…
TIMES PHOTO: DAN BROOD - Tigard senior Sam Inos (left) heads upfield after getting past Jesuit's Chase Morrison in his team's 42-41 overtime win in the 2014 state semifinals at Tigard High School.
September 03, 2015

It's go time for Oregon high school football

by Miles Vance
Community Newspapers has long been a leader in covering local high school sports, and on Friday night, we're going to take another important step in that direction. On Friday, beginning with…
THE OUTLOOK: PARKER LEE - Members of the Centennial High football team file into the locker room before heading out for Thursday's four-team jamboree at Hare Field in Hillsboro.
August 28, 2015

Centennial kicks off jamboree season

by David Ball
Exhibition play begins this weekend, heading into the Sept. 4 Friday Night openers It's the strange time in the football season when the anticipation of the upcoming season is bubbling over, but…
PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP: DAVID BALL - Members of the Rowan Little League team from Salisbury, N.C., celebrate after a 4-2 win over Rhode Island in the Little League Softball World Series title game Wednesday night at Alpenrose Stadium.
August 20, 2015

North Carolina's Rowan wins Little League Softball World Series

by Nik Streng
Bend but don’t break was the name of the game Wednesday in the Little League Softball World Series final at Alpenrose Stadium. Rowan Little League of Salisbury, N.C., representing the Southeast,…
COURTESY: KEN RUMBAUGH - Wilshire-Riverside Little Leaguers head to the mound moments after the team's final victory at a regional tournament in San Bernardino, Calif., on Saturday.
August 20, 2015

'It's like Christmas' for Wilshire-Riverside Little Leaguers

by Nathanael Meadowcroft
With their domination of the district, state and regional tournaments behind them, the boys of Wilshire-Riverside Little League must turn their attention to the toughest competition at the…
THE OUTLOOK: DAVID BALL - Bryan Ludwick directs a sixth-grade football practice at the Hoodview complex. He is president of the Clackamas Youth Football Association.
August 20, 2015

Where are they Now? - '92 Gresham basketball ... part 2

by David Ball
The team had a Texas connection in '92 and again more than 20 years later (Editor's Note: Due to an overwhelming response to last week's update on the 1992 Gresham basketball team, we've decided…
PORTLAND TRIBUNE FILE PHOTO: JOHN LARIVIERE - Central Catholic High senior Brady Breeze and the Rams will chase a third consecutive Class 6A  championship in 2015.
August 17, 2015

Check out our new 'PREP FOOTBALL' tab

by Miles Vance
The new feature will allow web readers to see all our coverage of high school football There hasn’t been one kickoff yet. Not one pass thrown, tackle made or helmet knocked against another in…
THE OUTLOOK: DAVID BALL - Madison Hamilton, a 2014 Centennial High graduate, is part of the welcome committee for teams at the Little League Softball World Series.
August 17, 2015

Hamilton helps Little Leaguers feel at home

by David Ball
The Centennial High graduate has spent the last three summers at the Series PORTLAND — The Little League Softball World Series is the biggest adventure in the lives of most 12-year-olds playing…
THE OUTLOOK: DAVID BALL - John Kromer and Dan Meckel were each named to the all-tournament team during Greshams run to second place in the 1992 boys basketball playoffs. The Gophers finished the season with a 25-2 record.
August 15, 2015

Where are they Now? - John Kromer and Dan Meckel

by David Ball
We catch up with the all-tournament players from Gresham's 1992 basketball team The only people who saw this coming were the ones inside the locker room. Gresham High had never reached the…
August 15, 2015

East County drivers closing in on series titles

by Mike Weber
With just seven weeks left in the motorsports season, drivers are focusing on solidifying their position in the point standings at four Northwest area oval dirt tracks. Local competitors, such…

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THE OUTLOOK: JOSH KULLA - Corbett senior Aaron Pettingill got approval to begin work on a fitness trail on the high school campus.
Aug 15, 2015

Eagle Scout takes on fitness project

by David Ball
Corbett begins work on building a home course for cross country Corbett High School's athletic fields are undergoing a facelift thanks to the persistent efforts of Eagle Scout Aaron Pettingill —…
OUTLOOK PHOTO: JOSH KULLA - Dan Hooley holds the 1983 article from the Gresham Outlook detailing Corbett High Schools state championship win in 13 innings over
Aug 15, 2015

Dan Hooley: Where are they now?

by Parker Lee
Dan Hooley reflects back on Corbett's 1983 state baseball championship run As you walk into the Corbett High gymnasium and stare across to the opposite side of the barn-shaped building, your…
TRIBUNE FILE PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Rowdy Roddy Piper, known locally and internationally as a legendary pro wrestler and entertainer, regaled the Portland Tribune in a lengthy August 2014 interview about his life, career, family and more.
Aug 15, 2015

Rooting for 'Rowdy' Roddy was easy to do

by Kerry Eggers
If “Rowdy” Roddy Piper wasn’t one of a kind, he was a member of a very select fraternity. I don’t mean as a professional wrestler, though he was one of the greats through his 30-plus years in…
THE OUTLOOK: DAVID BALL - Northwest Star catcher Michael Smith waves his gloves as a throw from the outfield bounces to the backstop.
Aug 15, 2015

NW Star sees its comeback cut short

by David Ball
SALEM — Just when the Northwest Star Academy Knights tried to climb back into contention, the area-champion DeMarini Dirtbags out of Dallas answered the challenge for a 12-3 victory to open the…
Aug 15, 2015

Where are they Now? - Stan Kawamoto

by David Ball
Stan Kawamoto was honored for a lifetime of service to the sport by being inducted into the National Wrestling Hall of Fame over the spring, largely for his more than 30 years in the circle as a…
OUTLOOK PHOTO: JOSH KULLA - Tim Frith watches a pitch go by during the NW Star Academys best-of-three series against the Canyon Crushers. The Knights took the series to qualify for the state American Legion baseball playoffs.
Aug 15, 2015

NW Star takes two of three from Stayton

by Scott Pesznecker
Facing an early playoff exit, the NW Star Academy Knights suddenly found themselves stripped of momentum by their whoopin’ and hollerin’ opponents. But the eastside Knights rediscovered their…
THE OUTLOOK: DAVID BALL - Bell was the starting quarterback, defensive back and punter on Sandys 1998 playoff-winning team. Now 34-years old, he continues to play golf and basketball.
Jul 24, 2015

Where are they Now? - Tyson Bell

by David Ball
A starter at three positions, Bell was pivotal in Sandy's only football playoff victory Tyson Bell's senior season at Sandy High was all about taking care of business, and now, almost 20 years…
THE OUTLOOK: DAVID BALL - Centennial pitcher Jahvari Martino comes off the mound to make a catch during the Eagles run to the district title.
Jul 24, 2015

Eagles rally to win the district title

by David Ball
LITTLE LEAGUEAges 9-10 district title Team Score Centennial13Clackamas8 PORTLAND — Centennial came back when it counted to down Clackamas 13-8 in the winner-take-all championship game of the…
THE OUTLOOK: DAVID BALL - Kristi Wiese-Grindle is an active soccer mom and coach with her kids Emily, 9, and Hayden, 11, in the Eastside Timbers club.
Jul 24, 2015

Where are they Now? - Kristi Wiese-Grindle

by David Ball
Former Reynolds High soccer star helps her children discover the game Kristi Wiese-Grindle has been part of plenty of big matches in her playing days, but soccer still stirs her stomach even if…
THE OUTLOOK: PARKER LEE - Greshams Jackson Turner is greeted at home plate after hitting a grand slam in the teams 19-2 win in Wednesdays district final.
Jul 17, 2015

Gresham powers past Barlow

by Parker Lee
LITTLE LEAGUEMinors district finale Team Score Gresham19Barlow2 Jackson Turner – No. 5 hitter for the Gresham Minors all-star team – was fine with the result of his first plate appearance in the…



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