Husky legion plays against region's best

Husky legion plays against region's best

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Bucks finish summer ball on high note

Bucks finish summer ball on high note

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Trojans bid farewell to Traeger

Trojans bid farewell to Traeger

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Tough rides at PBR opener

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Big bucks for 79th rodeo winners

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Woodburn Area's Sports

July 22, 2014

Woodburn Tennis Open slated for this weekend

by Phil Hawkins
Registration is closing for the 37th annual Woodburn Open Tennis Tournament, scheduled for Friday through Sunday at Woodburn High School. Registration costs $15 for singles and $20 for doubles…
July 22, 2014

Homer's Classic 8K set for Aug. 3

by Phil Hawkins
Entries are now being accepted for the Homer's Classic at 9 a.m. Aug. 3 in Silverton. The race course will start and finish on the track at the old High School, 802 Schlador St. (Schlador and…
July 22, 2014

Aug. 9 is North Marion tennis fundraiser

by Phil Hawkins
The North Marion tennis team will hold its inaugural doubles tennis tournament on Aug. 9 to help raise money for the boys and girls high school tennis programs. Players are invited to compete in…
July 22, 2014

Fall coaching shakeups at Woodburn High School

by Tyler Francke
Eve Castro replaces girls soccer coach Carlos Menezes, who moves over to the Bulldogs' cross country program The Woodburn High School athletics department has announced two head coaching changes…
July 16, 2014

Annual Oregon Latino Golf Tournament coming July 26

by Phil Hawkins
L.E.a.R.N. Network's annual summer fundraiser helps raise money for college-bound seniors Compared to the Oregon Latino Basketball Tournament in March, the Latino Educational and Recreational…
by: PHIL HAWKINS - New Husky varsity girls soccer head coach Ben Bonser was appointed after spending the past four years as a middle school, JV and assistant varsity coach in the North Marion School District.
July 16, 2014

North Marion hires new girls soccer coach

by Phil Hawkins
Former assistant varsity coach Ben Bonser picked to replace former Huskies head coach Cody Hagler Ben Bonser has been coaching soccer pretty much since the moment he graduated high school. The…
July 16, 2014

Officials lift ban on jewelry in track and field events

by Woodburn Independent
National Federation of State High School Associations Track and Field Rules Committee tweaks a number of regulations for the 2014-15 season Effective for the 2015 high school track and field…
by: PHIL HAWKINS - North Marion tennis coach Caleb Barnes instructs students during the Husky Boot Camp.
July 16, 2014

Husky Boot Camp puts the 'work' in teamwork

by Phil Hawkins
For the third consecutive year, dedicated athletes in the North Marion School District have come out to brave the July heat and participate in the annual Husky Boot Camp. The three-week summer…
by: COREY BUCHANAN - Doyle Tracy (right) blocks a shot from an opponent during Saturday's volleyball tournament at North Marion, which raised money for team uniforms.
July 16, 2014

Volleyball tournament serves team by raising $500

by Corey Buchanan
New North Marion volleyball coach Doyle Tracy organizes Saturday tournament to purchase team uniforms When recently hired North Marion volleyball coach Doyle Tracy was told his team needed money…
July 09, 2014

Injuries detract from final day of competition

by Phil Hawkins
Although the first four days of competition at the St. Paul Rodeo were relatively safe, with only a few bumps and abrasions to speak of, the final night of rodeo on Saturday brought the sell-out…

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Jul 02, 2014

Woodburn basketball camp returns after absence

by Phil Hawkins
The Woodburn boys basketball team finished its youth basketball camp Friday after inviting kids from third through eighth grade to come out and learn from the Bulldog basketball program’s…
by: PHIL HAWKINS - Josiah Peterson was one of many athletes to attend Woodburn's annual tennis camp that ran from June 24-30 at Woodburn High School.
Jul 02, 2014

Opportunities abound for Woodburn tennis enthusiasts

by Phil Hawkins
Woodburn’s annual summer tennis camp came to a close Monday, marking the start of summer tennis season at Woodburn High School. The camp, which featured mostly middle school athletes, was taught…
by: EVELING PARSONS - Seven-year-old Joaquin Parsons celebrates his Junior Olympic State Championship medal in the 400-meter-dash.
Jul 02, 2014

Washington Elementary student wins 400-meter state championship

by Phil Hawkins
Woodburn’s next big track and field star may be at Washington Elementary School, as 7-year-old Joaquin Parsons won the 400-meter state championship at the Oregon Association 2014 Junior Olympic…
by: ARCHIVE PHOTO - Woodburn girls head basketball coach Hank Vredenburg (right) and longtime assistant Walt Howell (middle) are leaving the Bulldogs bench after their recent three-year stint from 2011-14.
Jul 01, 2014

Vredenburg stepping down

by Phil Hawkins
Woodburn girls basketball coach to retire after second stint with Bulldogs After nearly 30 years of coaching, including coming out of retirement for a second stint with the Woodburn girls…
by: PHIL HAWKINS - St. Paul graduate Cody Southerland was selected to the summer 1AOBCA All-Star series, which competed in Sisters on Friday and Saturday. Southerlands team of players from the Casco and Mountain West leagues won both games over the weekend to claim the tournament championship.
Jul 02, 2014

One Last Shot

by Phil Hawkins
Athlete Profile: Cody Southerland Basketball season for the St. Paul boys team wrapped up in February, but one member of the Buckaroos got the chance to suit up one final time at the high school…
by: COURTESY OF PARKROSE MIDDLE SCHOOL - North Marion athletic director and vice principal Brandon Fricke.
Jul 01, 2014

New North Marion AD eager to get started

by Phil Hawkins
When new North Marion athletic director Brandon Fricke officially started his position Tuesday, it will be the culmination of years of travel and experience throughout northwest Oregon. Fricke,…
by: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Seniors Blake Traeger of Kennedy High School (left) and Zach Adams of St. Paul High School (right) will play opposite each other in the 62nd annual East West Shrine All-Star Football Game in August.
Jun 25, 2014

Local seniors selected to Shriner all-star football game

by Phil Hawkins
Four local athletes were honored recently to compete in Oregon’s 62nd Annual East West Shrine All-Star Football Game in August. The event is a long-running tradition, where the best senior…
by: PHOTO COURTESY OF THE WOODBURN DRAGSTRIP - Mitch Chamberlain and Troy Owens went head to head in the finals of the AA/Supercharged division of the 28th Annual Napa Auto Parts Oldies But Goodies race at the Woodburn Dragstrip on Sunday.
Jun 25, 2014

Speed record falls at Dragstrip

by Phil Hawkins
This past weekend featured a pair of speed record holders going head to head in the finals of the AA/Supercharged division of the 28th Annual Napa Auto Parts Oldies But Goodies at the Woodburn…
by: PHOTO COURTESY OF RUTH DESANTIS - Winners of the Rose Spagle Memorial Tournament.
Jun 25, 2014

Woodburn Golf Club winners

by Phil Hawkins
Members of the Woodburn Golf Club celebrate after winning the Rose Spagle Memorial Tournament Friday. From left, class A winner Karen Kirsch, net winner of the field Debbie Ferschweiler, class B…
by: PHIL HAWKINS - The Oregon Sand Green Open attracts dozens of golfers, both local and throughout the Willamette Valley, to play on the Woodburn Golf Clubs unique, yet easy-to-play course in west Woodburn.
Jun 25, 2014

Woodburn Golf Club opens summer with annual tournament

by Phil Hawkins
The fourth annual Oregon Sand Green Open helps raise funds for Woodburn's oldest golf course Now in its fourth year of play, Woodburn Golf Club is once again getting set to host the Oregon Sand…




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