Scappoose softball shuts out Newport in state quarterfinals

Scappoose softball shuts out Newport in state quarterfinals

Second seed Indians will host No. 3 Cowapa League champion Banks in semifinals on Tuesday It's...

St. Helens softball goes down swinging in state play-in at No. 9 The Dalles

St. Helens softball goes down swinging in state play-in at No. 9 The Dalles

Riverhawks take 5-2 lead in first inning, win 9-7 All it takes is one. One hit, one pitch, one...

Camberg ties Class 5A high jump championship mark

Camberg ties Class 5A high jump championship mark

Sophomore's 6 feet, 2 inches ends up fourth based on number of attempts Dakotah Camberg is into...

Davidson's school 400 record helps Indians girls to best-ever state finish

Davidson's school 400 record helps Indians girls to best-ever state finish

Girls came away eighth with a school-record 31 points; boys (27 points) also eighth Lucy...


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TIMES PHOTO: MATT SINGLEDECKER - Westview senior rightfielder Donovan Baldocchi and the Wildcat baseball team celebrate Rey Gonzalez's game-winning run against West Salem in the Class 6A quarterfinals on Friday.
May 28, 2016

Check out our best high school baseball and softball photos from…

by Miles Vance
Powerful pitching. Clutch hitting. Game-saving defensive plays and wild celebrations. Welcome to the playoffs. Friday's high school aseball and softball playoff games had all that and more. So…
TIMES PHOTO: MILES VANCE - Jesuit  second baseman Griffin Brandt loses the ball on a steal by McMinnville's Kade Mechals during Jesuit's 7-1 victory in the Class 6A state quarterfinals at Jesuit High School on Friday.
May 27, 2016

High school playoff baseball and softball scores are here for…

by Miles Vance
The biggest, the best, the most important. Friday's baseball and softball playoff games — all of them state quarterfinals — were all that and more as the state's best teams battled through the…
TIMES PHOTO: DAN BROOD - Tigard High School sophomore Lauren Paven looks up at the scoreboard after winning a state title in the 400-meter dash on Saturday.
May 26, 2016

Check out this huge collection of Pamplin Media Group's state…

by Miles Vance
Some newspapers might tell you that one or two state track stories is good enough. Some might give you even three or four. But for us here at Pamplin Media Group, that sounds just wrong. We sent…


SPOTLIGHT PHOTO: JAKE MCNEAL - From left, Hannah Galey, Nicole Lukinbeal, Hadley Enos, Kendal Bailey and Gabie Krueger celebrate an out in the second-ranked Indians' 11-1 Class 4A state first-round defeat of No. 15 Yamhill-Carlton in Scappoose.
May 26, 2016

Scappoose softball buries Yamhill-Carlton in first round of…

by Jake McNeal
Second-seeded Indians win 11-1 in six innings, will host No. 7 Newport in quarterfinals at 4:30 p.m. on Friday Kendal Bailey and the Indians whipped ex-Cowapa League bully Yamhill-Carlton in…
SPOTLIGHT PHOTO: JAKE MCNEAL - Senior Bryce Mulcahy, a Class 5A all-state second-teamer,  is one of six Lions to receive all-Northwest Oregon Conference recognition.
May 24, 2016

Six baseball Lions receive Northwest Oregon Conference…

by Jake McNeal
Mulcahy first-team all-conference pitcher and infielder, second-team all state Bryce Mulcahy is one of six Lions to receive all-Northwest Oregon Conference baseball honors. The senior led St.…
NEWS-TIMES PHOTO: AMANDA MILES - Alyssa Villalobos of Forest Grove competes in the Class 6A girls long jump on Friday at Hayward Field in Eugene.
May 21, 2016

Photo Gallery: See the best of state track photos from May 19-20

by Pamplin Media Group
The best athletes shine the brightest on the state's biggest stage Each day, every race, every minute seemed to make another big performances at the 2016 state track and field meets in Eugene.…
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May 21, 2016

Spears reaches Class 5A state tennis singles consolation…

by Jake McNeal
Senior came up third in Northwest Oregon Conference Hannah Spears finished her Lions tennis career at the Class 5A state tournament. The senior, who played to third at the Northwest Oregon…
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May 21, 2016

South Umpqua baseball upsets No. 8 Scappoose in Class 4A state…

by Jake McNeal
Defending champion Indians led 4-2 in third inning The Class 4A defending state champion Indians led 4-2 midway through three innings of play-in action on Thursday in Myrtle Creek, but No. 22…
SPOTLIGHT PHOTO: JAKE MCNEAL - Indians senior Cody Erhardt announced his intent to study Pre-Health at and play rugby for Spring Hill College (Mobile, Ala.) on Monday at Scappoose High School.
May 19, 2016

Erhardt to play rugby at Spring Hill College

by Jake McNeal
Senior flanker is also an all-state linebacker and a District 1 champion wrestler Indians senior Cody Erhardt announced his intent to study Pre-Health at and become a loose forward for Spring…
SPOTLIGHT PHOTO: JAKE MCNEAL - Indians senior Braxton Sue announced his intent to study forestry at and wrestle for Eastern Oregon University (La Grande) on Friday, May 13, at Scappoose High School.
May 19, 2016

Sue to wrestle at Eastern Oregon University

by Jake McNeal
Indians senior Braxton Sue announced his intent to study forestry at and wrestle for Eastern Oregon University (La Grande) on Friday, May 13, at Scappoose High. Sue wrestled to a 40-6 record and…

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SPOTLIGHT PHOTO: JAKE MCNEAL - Indians senior quarterback Robert Lohman announced his intent to study at and play football for the College of the Siskiyous (Weed, Calif.) on Friday, May 13, at Scappoose High School.
May 19, 2016

Lohman to play football at College of the Siskiyous

by Jake McNeal
All-state first-team senior quarterback helped Indians to first state championship game in 13 years Indians senior quarterback Robert Lohman announced his intent to study at and play football…
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May 18, 2016

Indians' Wheeler wins state steer daubing championship

by Jake McNeal
Scappoose comes away 19th, St. Helens comes up 25th Blain Wheeler is Scappoose's state steer daubing champion. Wheeler's 3.121 seconds atop Lace, a quarter horse, won the event, in which a rider…
PAMPLIN MEDIA PHOTO: DAVID BALL - Lions junior Josie Hanna will make her Class 5A track and field state championships debut in the 800-meter run and the girls' 1,600 relay on Friday and Saturday at Hayward Field at the University of Oregon in Eugene after missing last year's meet with an injury.
May 18, 2016

Hanna, St. Helens girls' track and field back to state

by Jake McNeal
Lions boys and girls combine to qualify seven for Friday and Saturday at Hayward Field The Lions girls are in a renaissance. Josie Hanna, last year’s Northwest Oregon Conference 800-meter run…
SPOTLIGHT PHOTO: JAKE MCNEAL - Indians sophomore Mackenzie Ela came up third in the girls’ shot put at 34 feet, 4 inches, helped the 400 relay team to a third-place, school-record 50.61 seconds, was fourth in the triple jump (29-10.5) and took fifth in the 100 hurdles (17.63) at the Cowapa League Track and Field Championships on Friday, May 13, at Scappoose High.
May 18, 2016

Indians will chase first state track and field team…

by Jake McNeal
Ela, Davidson, Jones, Spang set 400 relay record, Davidson sets school 400 dash record at Cowapa League Championships The Indians are ever closer to their first state track and field team…
SPOTLIGHT PHOTO: JAKE MCNEAL - Twenty-first-ranked St. Helens softball heads to No. 9 The Dalles/Dufur for Friday's 5 p.m. Class 5A state play-in game at The Dalles High School.
May 17, 2016

St. Helens softball will play at ninth-ranked The Dalles/Dufur…

by Jake McNeal
Lions (9-16 overall, 7-9) came up sixth in the Northwest Oregon Conference The 21st-ranked Lions are in the state playoff hunt for the fourth time in five years. St. Helens (9-16 overall, 7-9…
SPOTLIGHT PHOTO: JAKE MCNEAL - The 23rd-ranked Lions, who fell 12-3 to No. 9 Putnam at Aldercreek Middle School on Friday in Portland, finished seventh in the Northwest Oregon Conference and will miss the postseason.
May 17, 2016

St. Helens baseball falls at ninth-ranked Putnam, will miss…

by Jake McNeal
No. 23 Lions (10-15 overall, 7-9) come away seventh in Northwest Oregon Conference The Lions led No. 9 Putnam 3-0 midway through the fourth inning on Friday, May 13, at Aldercreek Middle School…
SPOTLIGHT PHOTO: JAKE MCNEAL - The eighth-ranked defending Class 4A state champion Indians were scheduled to face No. 22 South Umpqua in the Class 4A state play-in round at 4 p.m. on Thursday in Myrtle Creek.
May 17, 2016

Eighth-ranked Scappoose baseball will begin state title defense…

by Jake McNeal
Defending state champions (15-8 overall, 8-7) come up fourth in Cowapa League The Class 4A state playoffs are a road game away. The returning champion Indians were scheduled to enter the state…
SPOTLIGHT PHOTO: JAKE MCNEAL - The second-ranked Indians will host No. 22 Yamhill-Carlton in the first round of the Class 4A state playoffs at 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday.
May 18, 2016

No. 2 Scappoose softball will host Yamhill-Carlton in first…

by Jake McNeal
Indians (22-4 overall, 13-2) kick off quest for second state title at 4:30 p.m. on Friday Hannah Galey’s third-inning groundout was the break the Indians needed in their regular season finale on…
COURTESY PHOTO: BRIAN GRAY - From left, Scappoose boys' golf coach Steve Hagen, Braxton Sue, Andrew Kercher, AJ Miltich, Jake Gray, Nathan Mapes and assistant coach Jeff Mapes celebrate the Class 4A Region 1 champion Indians' fourth-place 364-356-720 on Tuesday at Emerald Valley Golf Club in Creswell.
May 16, 2016

Scappoose boys' golf fourth at Class 4A state championships

by Jake McNeal
Gray (ninth, 84-84—168), Mapes (t-10th, 86-85—171), Indians match last year's performance The Class 4A Region 1 champions are right back in the Class 4A elite. Scappoose (364-356—720) played to…
COURTESY PHOTO: SCAPPOOSE HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS' GOLF - The Cowapa League champion and Class 4A/3A/2A/1A Region 1 runner-up Indians - Kaitlyn Bakkensen, Morgan Hall, Macy Gray, Isabel Jory, Bailee Magnuson and Ali Jacobson, pictured with coach Joe Girres and his daughter, Siena - improved on last season's school-record seventh-place 394-405-799 at Eagle Crest Golf Course in Redmond with a 405-389-794 for third on Tuesday at the very same course.
May 16, 2016

Scappoose girls' golf best-ever third at Class 4A/3A/2A/1A state…

by Jake McNeal
Indians improve on last year's seventh-place 394-405—799 with a 405-389—794 The Indians are better than ever. After pulling off a school-record 394-405—799 for seventh at last year’s state meet…