Banks cruises to 34-6 win over Seaside

Banks cruises to 34-6 win over Seaside

The Braves dominate the Spartans in the mud at Kelly Field in Banks.

Forest Grove battles wind, rain, and the Raiders, lose to Crescent Valley, 27-8

Forest Grove battles wind, rain, and the Raiders, lose to Crescent Valley, 27-8

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Sprague wins handily, beats Vikings 62-6

Sprague wins handily, beats Vikings 62-6

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Slideshow: Banks downs Valley Catholic 53-35

Slideshow: Banks downs Valley Catholic 53-35

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Banks' Applebee runs over Valley Catholic, 53-35

Banks' Applebee runs over Valley Catholic, 53-35

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Brought to you by Scott Palmer, Theatre Expert

Scott Palmer

Do your friends really need another pair of socks? Do your family members really need an­other fruitcake? Why not con­sider giving your loved ones the gift of an experience this holiday season?

Hillsboro’s arts and culture scene is growing and thriving. In addition to the work produced by Bag&Baggage, Hillsboro’s resident professional theatre company, residents of Hillsboro also have the opportunity to at­tend performances and events at the Walters Cultural Arts Cen­ter, the HART Theatre, Stages Youth Theatre, the Hillsboro Community Youth Choir, the Washington County Museum, the Hillsboro Symphony Orches­tra, the Oregon Chorale, and many, many more! Our growing arts scene needs your support to stay strong, and one of the very best ways you can help us is by giving the gift of arts and culture this holiday season.

Attending a concert, going to a live theatre show, visiting a gallery together; these expe­riences are not only “once in a lifetime,” they are also about building a greater sense of com­munity and connecting more with your neighbors. Giving your family tickets to a show not only creates lasting memories, it is also a great way to support the arts and culture organiza­tions throughout Hillsboro. So, why not pass on the neck tie, the video game, or the fruit bas­ket this holiday season and give your loved ones, and yourself, the gift of culture! Bag&Baggage has a special “Family Four Pass” for our holiday show, Parfumerie for only $100, and I know that al­most all of the other arts groups in town have amazing things planned for the holidays. More information about our special gift passes, and about our holi­day show, can be found online at

Brought to you by Joy Gephart, P.A.-C

Joy Gephart, P.A. -C

In October, pink is every­where—from profession football to yogurt containers. It is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and we at the Maple Street Clinic would like to take this opportu­nity to encourage you schedule all of your preventative care ex­ams (including a mammogram) in addition continuing to per­form your monthly self-exams.

Breast cancer affects more than 240,000 women, and nearly 2000 men, every year. Annually, 1 in 8 women will develop breast cancer and about 40,000 women will die from the disease. When caught early, however, the 5-year sur­vival rate is close to 100%. Breast cancer is the 2nd most common cancer occurring in American women, after skin cancer.

Factors that might elevate risk of breast cancer are some­times within your control. These include: obesity, heavy drink­ing, and a sedentary lifestyle. Some risk factors are outside of your control but are important to note; such as: genetics, early menstruation, high breast den­sity and aging. Previous treat­ments, such as birth control pill usage, hormone therapy, and radiation exposure may also el­evate your risk of breast cancer.

Symptoms of breast cancer vary from person to person. These may include a lump in the breast or armpit, thicken­ing, irritation, itching, redness, discharge, or change in size or shape of breast or nipple. If you have any signs or symptoms that are of a concern be sure to see your health provider right away.

A healthy lifestyle may lower your risk of developing cancer, and improve your chances of surviving cancer if it occurs. If you have any questions about staying healthy, the importance of preventative care, or any breast health concerns call us at the Maple Street Clinic. We are here to help.

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Brought to you by Kevin Kuntz, Heating and Cooling Expert

Kevin Kuntz

You know, the earthquake that will severely damage our area. Often after earthquakes gas lines into homes are bro­ken creating a fire hazard. The last thing a homeowner needs after an earthquake is a fire. Hybrid Heating and Cooling is proud to carry Firefighter seismic gas shut off valves. Because no one can accurately predict an earthquake, Fire­fighter Gas Safety Products developed this automatic gas shutoff valve that activates and shuts off your home or business natural gas supply in the event of a 5.4 or greater earthquake.

The AGV-100 & VAGV-100 series valves are used in large homes and some small indus­trial applications. At your home or office, Firefighter valves work 24-7 to protect lives and property from earthquake re­lated gas fires. Please remem­ber Firefighter gas valves meet or exceed the requirements of the City of Los Angeles, and are laboratory tested and cer­tified. When safety counts, de­pend on Firefighter Gas Safety Products.

Peace of mind and safety for your family is why we devel­oped it. Our valves are manu­factured using state of the art CNC machining equipment that allows us to build consis­tent and reliable valves you can trust. Quality and safety are paramount in the production of our valves. Your family’s lives depend on our product work­ing properly and we test every valve that leaves our plant for that very reason. Call Hybrid for installation costs and pro­tect your home and family after the ‘Big One’.

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Brought to you by Therapeutic Associates Forest Grove Physical Therapy

Nicki Ruegsegger

Therapeutic Associates, Forest Grove would like to introduce our new Physical Therapist, Nicole Ruegsegger, PT, DPT.

Nicki completed both her undergraduate and doctorate degrees at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She received her Bachelors in Kinesiology-Exercise and Movement Science in 2013 and her Doctorate of Physical Therapy in 2016.

Nicki has a strong passion for motivating individuals to live a healthy and well-balanced life. She enjoys working with patients of all ages and utilizes the optimization of movement and strength as an integral part of her treatment plans to reduce pain and dysfunction while preventing future injuries.

Outside of the clinic, Nicki enjoys spending time hiking, weightlifting, playing basketball and volleyball, cooking, and cheering on the Wisconsin Badgers and the Green Bay Packers!

Therapeutic Associates Forest Grove Physical Therapy is a warm, friendly clinic that values one-on-one personal interactions with each patient. We are committed to our community and regularly provide support and sponsorship of Pacific University and Forest Grove high school athletics, as well as other community events

Brought to you by Janet Peters, Insurance Expert

Janet Peters

An annual insurance review is important to protect your family’s home and belongings and to prevent what is called a coverage gap. A coverage gap occurs when the value of your belongings exceeds your coverage.

A new baby will change your life insurance policy both to increase coverage and add a beneficiary. If you have remodeled or bought a new home or if it has been awhile since you bought the original policy, make sure that you have enough coverage to rebuild in case of a loss. And if your 16 year-old is driving you will want to change your car insurance!

When you meet with your agent, it is helpful to bring all your existing insurance policies. For new car insurance, bring the names and driver’s licenses for any new drivers in your household and registration documentation.

Odometer readings are also helpful for determining car insurance rates. Bring your lease agreement if you have renter’s insurance. These items help your agent determine what coverage you need and supply other important information.

Another way to determine homeowner coverage is to conduct a home inventory of all your possessions. You can add an app for your phone for this or check out the Allstate website for help.

Ask if you qualify for discounts, if you are retirement age, or have good grades or belong to a motor club.

Like home maintenance, an annual insurance review is something that can go a long way to protecting what is likely your biggest investment. Janet will know the details of coverage for your neighborhood and can help you get the correct coverage for all your possessions.





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Brought to you by Holly Witte, Wine Connoisseur

Holly Witte

Good news! Every year we live by the weather in the vine­yard.

This year, the surprisingly warm April and May gave us an early start, which proved to be good news in the summer months - dry and warm but not hot. This produced an early har­vest and good weather for the harvest. Last year we finished harvest on October 4th. This year, we were essentially done by the third week in September, with the exception of some Pi not noir we are leaving on the vine to produce another vintage of Port-style wine and our Ries­ling, which always benefits from some extra time.

Plenty of warm afternoons and cool evenings allowed the Pinot noir to hang on the vine and for us to harvest it at its peak, rather than compromise because of bad weather. The yields are extra nice and, be­cause it’s an early harvest, there is little or no bird damage from the migrating species - starlings and robins. The juices taste good, the color is excellent in the pinot, the flavors are extraordi­nary.

When to harvest is based on ripeness and a guide to this is numbers: brix (level of sugar in the grapes) determines the alcohol content; acid for the nice fruit tastes and pleasant aromas; the Ph, which plays a role in the stability of the wine. Wine making is part science and part art.

Looks like good news all around for good wine next year.

A Blooming Hill Vineyard and Winery

5195 SW Hergert Rd.

Cornelius, OR 97113

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Brought to you by Chris and Victoria Garfield, Real Estate Experts

Chris and Victoria GarfieldSo you are driving by a beautiful house for sale and you call the agent listed on the for sale sign. But this call goes to the listing agent, who represents the seller. This means the agent is working on behalf of the seller to get the highest possible price and best terms for the seller, not the buyer, who is you. Conversely, if you are the seller, your listing agent is your biggest advocate. You want your listing agent to get the best deal for you. Your listing agent will help you in many other ways, including coordinating the purchase process with inspectors, appraisers, title company agents and others, hosting open houses and verifying the buyer’s eligibility to purchase. In other words, the listing agent will make selling your home as easy as possible for you.

Better to call your own buyer agent, who you have chosen before you began house hunting. You have told them what you are looking for and your budget. A buyer agent works on behalf of the buyer, negotiating the best terms and price for the buyer. And the buyer agent services are free. Only the seller pays a commission so having an agent represent you is a win-win situation. They will be knowledgeable about the area and can guide you through the stress of buying a home.

Chris and Victoria Garfield at John L. Scott Marker Center in Forest Grove are able to represent you whether you are selling or buying. They know how to protect your interests and negotiate the best price and terms for you. Call them at 503-359-9100 to find out more about buying or selling a home.

John L. Scott Market Center

1936 Pacific Ave.

Forest Grove, OR 97116


Brought to you by Nate Boyd Insider Fitness Expert

Nate Boyd

It is here, finally. The Gym is proud to present: UNLIMITED ACCESS to our training and fitness equipment. We now have all access memberships, meaning we stay open 24 hours a day for our members. Workout any hour of the day or night on The Gym’s fabulous equipment. Lift weights at 2 a.m. or 11 p.m. Find the time that works best for you and your life. Simply sign up during regular business hours for your membership and YOU will be able to work on your fitness goals whenever it’s convenient. No more excuses, no more too late or too early, no more missing a chance to get in shape! Don’t forget we still have classes at The Gym! We have something for all fitness levels at many different times during the day. Classes are a great way to connect with other people who share your interest in a healthy lifestyle. They can freshen up your routine and motivate you to work harder if you are with other folks. Most of all, classes are fun! Call us here at The Gym to learn about our instructors and times. Lift weights, do cardio, stretch or drink whey. We have it all, for you, to be healthy, 25 hours a day!

The Gym

1901 Mountain View Lane

Forest Grove, OR 97116


Brought to you by Dr. Scott Hein, PT, DPT, OCS, of Therapeutic Associates Forest Grove Physical Therapy

Dr. Scott Hein, PT, DPT, OCSAmerica is in pain. Current data indicates more than 100 million people in the US suffer from some form of persistent pain – despite a significantly increasing rate of injections, surgery, and opioid medications. The evidence for therapeutic approaches in treating people with pain is ever-increasing, resulting in treatments such as pain neuroscience education. This approach empowers those suffering pain by answering the question, “Why Do I Hurt?” Skilled education delivered to people in pain has shown dramatic responses in multiple studies. The more people know about their pain and what it really means, the less they have it. The mantra “Know pain, Know gain” reminds us of this impact.


Scott Hein, clinic director of Therapeutic Associates, Forest Grove Physical Therapy recently completed a new clinical certification!

Scott completed 6-months of intensive coursework to become certified as a Therapeutic Pain Specialist as of July 2016.

Completion of this program ensures that a Physical Therapist (PT) is utilizing the most up-to-date information and clinical advancements to assist patients in pain, and has demonstrated competency to do the following:

Become a certified, highly skilled, autonomous clinician with advanced proficiency in evaluation and treatment of chronic pain.

Make evidence-based practice an immediate reality in the clinic.

Enhance critical thinking and movement to improve a patient’s outcome of care.

Improve knowledge of current research related to the science of pain and how to treat it.

Please feel free to call the clinic to inquire more about what treatment approach Therapeutic Associates, Forest Grove Physical Therapy offers based on Scott’s work with the Therapeutic Pain Specialist program. Or if you’re in persistent pain, call the clinic today to schedule an appointment and get ready to move on with your life!


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Brought to you by Scott Palmer, Theatre Expert

Scott Palmer

For the past three years, Bag&Baggage (Hillsboro’s resi­dent professional theatre compa­ny) has been embracing the Hal­loween season with a series of terrifying, thrilling murder mys­tery plays. Dial “M” For Murder and Rope were two of our most successful theatrical productions ever, bringing chills and thrills to thousands of audience members throughout October.

This season is no different; Bag&Baggage is proud to pres­ent the Pacific Northwest pre­miere of a powerful, haunting, and gripping tale of three wives, three bathtubs, and one terrify­ing serial killer: The Drowning Girls.

George Joseph Smith, or The Brides In Bath Murderer as he was called by the British press in the late 1920s, was dashing, charming, and a vicious murder­er. Smith was found guilty in the 1920s of marrying three differ­ent women and then drowning them in their baths for the insur­ance money. The question was; How could these three healthy women, all in the prime of life, be murdered in their bathtubs and leave no signs of a struggle? How could Smith get these women to first marry him, then sign over their personal wealth, and then succeed in killing them without any suspicion? The Brides In The Baths were one of Britian’s most sensational murder sprees, and The Drowning Girls intro­duces audiences to the victims, and to the murder method, in a powerful, lyrical, and ultimately redemptive way.

Bag&Baggage is delighted to be the first company in the Pa­cific Northwest to produce the show, and hope you will join us for a night of murder most foul! The Drowning Girls runs from October 13 – October 31 at The Venetian Theatre. Infor­mation can be found online at





Brought to you by Kevin Kuntz, Heating and Cooling Expert

Kevin KuntzWhen building your dream house, the heating and cooling systems are often an afterthought. Home builders can arrange them for you but wouldn’t it be nice to know the system you have in your home is properly sized and installed by experts? We will help you choose the best system for your home and install it to exacting standards.

At Hybrid all of our duct systems are installed by 10-30 year industry veterans. Quality counts in this area, not quantity. Without properly sized and installed ductwork the home will never be comfortable.

We install a minimum of two return air vents in homes no matter the size. Air movement is critical in comfort and equipment efficiency.

Furnaces are often installed before sheetrock, then used to dry out the home and keep it dry during construction. This voids every furnace manufacturer’s warranty. The furnace must not be used for construction dry out. OREGON code also does not allow the furnace to be put into operation until after the interior paint is complete. Hybrid adheres to code and warranty requirements during installation.

We screen all floor vents during construction and filter return air vents to prevent construction debris from getting into them. It’s not uncommon for us to pull out wood 2x4, plastic bottles, nails, and wood chips from the vents. If left unattended these items can reduce air flow and in some cases damage the ductwork.

Here at Hybrid Heating and Air Conditioning we only sell to residential custom new construction homes, where we are working one on one with the homeowner, to provide the best possible system for their budget.





Brought to you by Janet Peters, Allstate Agent

Janet Peters, Allstate AgentIt's not easy to think about: What would happen if you were to pass away? When it comes to protecting your loved ones with life insurance, it's important to separate fact from fiction. Learn the truth about five life insurance myths — it may change your perspective and lead you to make informed decisions about purchasing a policy.

I'm single, or married with no children, so I don't need life insurance. Life insurance may help your loved ones pay off your debts (like some private college loans, for instance) if you pass away. Planning early helps protect your loved ones from burdensome expenses. I can't afford life insurance. Life insurance can be very affordable for many people, depending on the coverage you’re looking for. You can start with a policy that fits your budget, and you may be able to purchase additional coverage later on. I'm a stay-at-home parent with no income. I don't need life insurance. You may not bring in a paycheck but you provide services that cost tens of thousands of dollars each year, including child care, daily transportation, home maintenance and cooking. If you pass away, life insurance may cover these costs. My beneficiaries will have to pay taxes on the proceeds from my life insurance policy. Your life insurance benefits are income-tax-free and do not have to be reported, according to the IRS.

I don't need life insurance once my children are adults. Life insurance pays for final costs, estate taxes, paying off any debt, or leaving an inheritance.

No matter where you are in life, it's important to help protect your loved ones and your assets with life insurance. If you have any questions, reach out to Janet at Allstate.





Forest Grove's Sports

TIMES PHOTO: MATT SINGLEDECKER - Beaverton cornerback Kenny Ervin (center) and the Beavers made a big move in the Class 6A state rankings, climbing to No. 7 after knocking off previously unbeaten Westvie on Friday.
October 24, 2016

West Linn and Summit football teams continue reign atop latest OSAA rankings after eight weeks

by Miles Vance
But South Medford leaps to No. 2 in the Class 6A after its 41-20 victory over Sheldon
PMG PHOTO: JIM BESEDA - Clackamas' Jacob McGreevy makes a cut during his team's 41-34 win over Oregon City at Oregon City High School on Friday night.
October 24, 2016

Friday's top five: A look at the five biggest football games from Oct. 21

by Miles Vance
You can't spell "penultimate" without the word "ultimate," and there were some ultimate efforts and results in Friday's next-to-last…
TIMES PHOTO: MATT SINGLEDECKER - Beaverton senior quarterback Carson Crawford fires a pass downfield against Westview.
October 22, 2016

Check out our best photos from Week Eight of the 2016 high school football season

by Miles Vance
For the second week in a row, the rains came down on Oregon high school football. And for the eighth week in a row, the state's best…

HILLSBORO TRIBUNE PHOTO: CHASE ALLGOOD - Aloha receiver James Edwards (here against Century last week) will square off against Southridge at Southridge High School at 7 p.m. Friday.
October 21, 2016

High school football gets serious in Week Eight of the 2016 season

by Miles Vance
Hard hits are key to high school football. Hard hits on kickoff returns. Hard hits that stop running backs short of the first down…
NEWS-TIMES PHOTO: WADE EVANSON - Forest Grove's front line jumps to block a spike during the Vikings' 3-1 loss to South Salem
October 19, 2016

Viking volleyball fights on Senior Night, but lose to No. 11 ranked Saxons 3-1

by Wade Evanson
Size matters. In spite of the type of Senior Night effort you’d expect from a proud Viking volleyball squad, the No. 11 ranked Saxons…
TIMES PHOTO: DAN BROOD - Tigard senior receiver Aksel Thorsfeldt (left) reaches for the ball as he's defended by Sherwood senior Kamron Priceon Friday.
October 17, 2016

West Linn and Summit football teams remain atop latest OSAA rankings after seven weeks

by Miles Vance
The state's high school football teams rolled a lucky seven last week. As in, Thursday's and Friday's games marked Week Seven of the…
TIMES PHOTO: MATT SINGLEDECKER - Valley Catholic senior quarterback Aidan Welsh escapes the Scappoose defense in the first quarter of the Valiants' win on Thursday.
October 16, 2016

Week Seven's top five: A look at the five biggest football games from Oct. 13-14

by Miles Vance
The rains fell on Thursday and Friday, and so did the touchdown passes and big results. And with all that going on for two nights in a…
TANNER BOYLE - Pacific sophomore running back Austin Cardoza carries the ball during the Boxers 55-0 win over Lewis & Clark
October 16, 2016

Boxers get big win, rout Lewis & Clark 55-0

by Wade Evanson
The Boxers got the win they desperately needed last Saturday, it just so happened it came in blowout fashion in front of a homecoming…
TIMES PHOTO: MATT SINGLEDECKER - Jesuit sophomore quarterback Will Spitznagel threw for four touchdowns against Beaverton.
October 20, 2016

Week Seven (part two) high school football scores are here

by Miles Vance
Most of Oregon's high school football teams escaped the worst of the predicted weather on Friday night, but they couldn't dodge the…
PMG PHOTO: DAVID BALL - Molalla quarterback Chase Jazdinski sends a pitch away as Estacada linebacker Wyatt Reidel makes contact on Friday night.
October 15, 2016

Check out our best photos from Week Seven (Part Two) of the 2016 high school football season

by Miles Vance
There's nothing like Friday night high school football. OK, to be fair, Thursday was pretty great, too, but still, Fridays are…
NEWS-TIMES PHOTO: WADE EVANSON - Gaston quarterback Jarred Tallent drops to pass during Friday night's game versus Santiam
October 15, 2016

Gaston loses homecoming game to Santiam, 34-0

by Wade Evanson
Homecoming is always good. But it could’ve been better in Gaston Friday evening, for the Santiam Wolverines proved too much for the…
TIMES PHOTO: MILES VANCE - Tigard's Ryan Wothley makes a pitch during his team's 21-14 loss to West Linn at Tigard High School on Oct. 7.
October 14, 2016

High school football hits high gear in Week Seven (part two) of the 2016 season

by Miles Vance
Sometimes, high school football is so good, it's worth waiting for. This week — Week Seven of the 2016 season — proves the point.…
HILLSBORO TRIBUNE PHOTO: CHASE ALLGOOD - Glencoe running back Juan Diaz shakes off Benson defensive back Kalongi Hannah tackle attempt during the Tide's 42-0 win Thursday night.
October 14, 2016

Check out our best photos from Week Seven (Part One) of the 2016 high school football season

by Miles Vance
There's no two ways around it — Week Seven of the Oregon high school football season was wet. OK, that's an understatement. It was…
October 14, 2016

Banks loses second in a row, fall to Fishermen 22-6

by Wade Evanson
Football is a fickle game. Two weeks removed from a convincing home win over highly ranked Valley Catholic, the Banks Braves are…
October 13, 2016

High school football hits high gear in Week Seven (part one) of the 2016 season

by Miles Vance
Sometimes, high school football is so good, you just can't wait. This week — Week Seven of the 2016 season — you don't have to. Thanks…
PMG PHOTO: JIM BESEDA - Central Catholic's Amari Hale runs to daylight during his team's 35-14 win over Oregon City at Hillsboro Stadium on Thursday night.
October 13, 2016

Week Seven (part one) high school football scores are here

by Miles Vance
The rains came down and the big scores went up on Thursday night. It started with Central Catholic's big 35-14 win over Oregon City at…
NEWS-TIMES PHOTO: CHASE ALLGOOD - Forest Grove forward Sophie Davis takes a shot on the McMinnville goal during Forest Grove's 4-1 loss Wednesday night.
October 13, 2016

Viking girls battle, but lose to McMinnville 4-1

by Mark Kirchmeier
Same song, ninth verse, Vikings bow to offensive curse. Once again, the Forest Grove girls soccer squad (1-9-1) matched an opponent in…
NEWS-TIMES PHOTO: WADE EVANSON - Gaston's Charity Hall goes up for a spike during their win over Faith Bible.
October 12, 2016

Gaston wins big over Faith Bible, improves to 10-0 in league play

by Wade Evanson
The Gaston volleyball team continued its torrid run through the Northwest League, beating Faith Bible 3-1 in front of a packed house,…
OUTLOOK PHOTO: JOSH KULLA - Centennial's Mychael Kane stiff-arms a Central Catholic defender during his team's 46-36 victory over the Rams on Friday night.
October 10, 2016

Friday's top five: A look at the five biggest football games from Oct. 6

by Miles Vance
The best of the best got a test on Friday. Some of them passed that test, such as top-ranked West Linn (which outlasted Tigard 21-14),…
INDEPENDENT PHOTO: PHIL HAWKINS - Kennedy's Brett Traeger and the Trojans are currently ranked fifth in the most recent OSAA power ranking for Class 2A teams.
October 10, 2016

West Linn and Summit football teams sit atop latest OSAA rankings after six weeks

by Miles Vance
Take them for what they're worth after six weeks, but the OSAA power rankings for football — the measurements that will set the…

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Oct 09, 2016

Braves spikers upset No. 1-ranked Valley Catholic

by Wade Evanson
A year removed from a historic state championship run, a relatively inexperienced Banks volleyball team is learning on the fly — and…
TIMES PHOTO: DAN BROOD - The Sherwood High School football team, with senior Kevin Skurdahl holding the American flag, gets fired-up prior to Friday's game with Lake Oswego.
Oct 08, 2016

Check out our best photos from Week Six of the 2016 high school football season

by Miles Vance
There's nothing so memorable as a great photo from high school football. Teammates celebrating a big touchdown. A quarterback…
SPOTLIGHT PHOTO: JOHN BREWINGTON - Tanner Kramer (6) trips up Banks' Gunnar Partain (4).
Oct 11, 2016

Indians upend Banks

by Jake McNeal
Kramer, Margheim pick Jake Evans and ninth-ranked Braves four times in 30-12 win The Indians took a convincing win from the No. 9…
TIMES PHOTO: DAN BROOD - Tigard - including Juniors Braden Lenzy (25) and Jake Leavitt - hope to have more reasons to jump for joy tonight when they top-ranked West Linn at 7 p.m.
Oct 07, 2016

High school football hits high gear in Week Five of the 2016 season

by Miles Vance
Big games will be followed by big games will be followed by — guess what? That's right, more big games tonight in Week Six of the 2016…
TIMES PHOTO: MILES VANCE - West Linn's Tim Tawa makes a running throw during his team's 21-14 win at Tigard High School on Friday night.
Oct 07, 2016

Week Six high school football scores are here

by Miles Vance
The hits just keep on coming in the 2016 high school football season. Week Six, for example, feature an absolutely huge matchup in the…
SPOTLIGHT PHOTO: JOHN BREWINGTON - Jerad Toman (2) and the Indians can stay perfect in the Cowapa League as they host No. 9 Banks on Friday and play at Valley Catholic on Thursday.
Oct 04, 2016

Indians can shape their Cowapa League destiny against Banks

by Jake McNeal
Scappoose hosts ninth-ranked Braves on Friday, plays at Valley Catholic on Thursday, Oct. 13 The Indians have a lot to say as they…
PMG PHOTO: JIM BESEDA - Wilsonville quarterback Connor Neville runs away from a Rex Putnam defender during his team's 54-14 win on Friday night.
Oct 02, 2016

Friday's top five: A look at the five biggest football games from Sept. 30

by Miles Vance
The best teams from the Class 5A and Class 4A divisions shared one thing on Friday — class. Among the huge matchups covered by Pamplin…
Oct 01, 2016

Check out our best photos from Week Five of the 2016 high school football season

by Miles Vance
It's alive. It's alive! IT'S ALIVE! IT'S ... WEEK FIVE! Week Five of the 2016 Oregon high school football season was indeed lively,…
OUTLOOK PHOTO: JOSH KULLA - Oregon City quarterback DeQuahn Lee scrambles for yardage in the Pioneers' 55-7 win over David Douglas last week. The Pioneers host Gresham on Friday night t 7 p.m.
Sep 30, 2016

High school football hits high gear in Week Five of the 2016 season

by Miles Vance
What a month. The 2016 high school football season turns one month old today with teams readying for their fifth games of the current…
Oct 06, 2016

West Linn and Wilsonville football teams sit atop OSAA rankings

by Miles Vance
Also leading are North Bend, Scio, Heppner and Powers Take them for what they're worth after four weeks, but the OSAA power rankings…
Sep 30, 2016

Week Five high school football scores are here

by Miles Vance
Big games. Big scores. Big hits. In case you hadn't figured it out by now, Week Five of the 2016 high school football season was,…
Ryan Nelson
Sep 29, 2016

Golfer Ryan Nelson, Class of '96, broke into pro ranks

by Mark Kirchmeier
The job didn’t pay a red cent. But, oh, for a 14-year-old boy, the magical fringe benefits — free golf! Ryan Nelson labored that…
Forest Grove Football
Sep 29, 2016

Winning is good, but you can't puta price on effort

by Wade Evanson
You can’t put a price on effort. Tell me if you’ve heard this before: it’s not whether you win or lose, but how you play the game.…
Sep 29, 2016

Braves triumph over Tillamook, 47-7

by Wade Evanson
The eighth-ranked Braves football team did what they were supposed to do a week away from their showdown with sixth ranked Valley…
Jack Perez
Sep 29, 2016

Pacific linebacker Jack Perez makes Team of the Week

by Wade Evanson
Pacific University senior linebacker Jack Perez (Petaluma, Calif.) was selected to the Team of the Week. Perez led the…
Forest Grove Cross Country
Sep 29, 2016

FG harriers finish strong in busy week of meets

by Wade Evanson
The Forest Grove boys and girls cross country teams enjoyed another strong week, sweeping their competition in a league meet at Keizer…
NEWS-TIMES PHOTO: CHASE ALLGOOD - Forest Grove celebrates a score during Forest Grove's 3-1 loss to McNary Tuesday.
Sep 28, 2016

Slideshow: Forest Grove Volleyball falls to McNary.

by Pamplin Media Group
Forest Grove Volleyball falls to McNary 3-1.
NEWS-TIMES PHOTO: CHASE ALLGOOD - Kinsey Barnett tips a shot during Forest Grove's 3-1 loss to McNary Tuesday 09/27/16
Sep 28, 2016

Vikings fight, but come-up short in 3-1 volleyball loss to McNary

by Mark Kirchmeier
Forest Grove played some of its best volleyball of the season winning its first game over a talented McNary team 25-22, before the…
Sep 26, 2016

Friday's top five: A look back at the five biggest high school football games from Sept. 23

by Miles Vance
Friday's fourth week of the 2016 high school football season just about had it all. Big hits? Check. Huge offensive outburts? Oh yeah.…
TIMES PHOTO: MILES VANCE - Westview's Hayden Kamakaala dives in to score a touchdown in his team's 48-22 win over Century at Westview High School on Friday.
Sep 24, 2016

Week Four high school football scores are here

by Miles Vance
One step farther. Another step better. The 2016 Oregon High School football season edged closer to its midway point in Week Four,…