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  • ‘500 FRIENDS’ PROJECT HEADS TO 18TH TEE: The '500 Friends of BSD Golf' project rolls on this week with its drive to save Metro League golf. Sponsors say that the ‘500 Friends’ project is going well, but needs a strong final week to reach its goals. The project, set up in response to Beaverton School District budget cuts that eliminated funding for high school golf, seeks first to secure funding for the 2013 spring season for the varsity boys and girls golf teams at Aloha, Beaverton, Southridge, Sunset and Westview high schools. After that, the drive aims to secure funding to continue Metro golf for 2014-15 as well. Metro golfers are each being asked to secure at least six 'Friends,' donors who will contribute at least $50 to help save Metro League golf. Contributors may pay by check or credit card by visiting savebsdgolf.com. At the end of the fund-raising process, the district’s players, coaches, parents, friends and supporters will be invited to a celebration at 6 p.m. Nov. 14 at the Tiger Woods Center on the Nike campus. That event, emceed by local television host Paul Linnman, will begin with a social hour, followed by a celebration presentation and speakers at 7 p.m.

    TOP PERFORMANCES

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  • SYDNEY PORTER: Sydney Porter, a Jesuit High graduate who’s now a sophomore libero on the Walla Walla Community College volleyball team, is putting together a stellar season for the Warriors. Porter has helped Walla Walla to a 20-5 overall record and a No. 2 ranking in the NWAACC, also notching eight service aces and 126 digs (1.97 per game).

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  • ADDY PHILLIPS: Addy Phillips, a Beaverton resident who plays goalie for the Vancouver Jr. Vipers Pee Wee (ages 11-12) hockey team, set the Pacific Northwest Amateur Hockey Association record for facing shots on goal and saves. Phillips set the mark Sept. 29 at the Kingsgate Ice Arena in Kirkland Washington against the Sno-King Jr. Thunderbirds, a Seattle-area team. Phillips faced 102 shots in the game and stopped 92 of them in a 10-0 loss. The game was the second of five in a tournament that took place over three days and saw Phillips face 370 shots and make 320 saves. ‘I didn’t have a chance to think about it. I just had to react and stop the pucks during the game,’ Phillips said. A newcomer to the Pacific Northwest, Phillips’ family recently moved from Nashville where he was a goalie for the Nashville Junior Predators.

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  • CHARLOTTE CORLESS: Charlotte Corless, a junior on the Sunset girls cross country team, ran to victory in the four-team Metro League meet at Sunset High School. Corless completed the 5-kilometer course in 18 minutes, 10 seconds, and her efforts helped the Apollos win two of the day’s three dual meets.

    ON THE WEB

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  • JESUIT FOOTBALL: Featured exclusively this week on the Valley Times’ website, beavertonvalleytimes.com, is the story on Jesuit’s 42-7 win over Westview on Friday night. Also featured this week on the BVT website is the weekly scoreboard, your best source for Metro League, Lewis & Clark League and District 1 standings, scores, results, stats and upcoming game dates.



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