Bennett comes back to Oregon

Bennett comes back to Oregon

Former Viking Jake Bennett will play baseball for the Ducks after a dominant season at Western...

Braves' stellar season yields all-state, all-league awards

Braves' stellar season yields all-state, all-league awards

Eight Banks softball players are honored, led by junior shortstop MaKenna Partain Opposing...

Runners tackle tough course for Bald Peak Half Marathon

Runners tackle tough course for Bald Peak Half Marathon

Nolan Kuenzi wins the fourth annual running event in rural Hillsboro The fourth edition of the...

Bigsby makes surprise appearanceat annual all-star football game

Bigsby makes surprise appearanceat annual all-star football game

Banks senior Dylan Bigsby is the first 4A player to compete in the Les Schwab Bowl since 2012 ...


Forest Grove's Sports

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July 01, 2015

Blunck steps into sports information department

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Russ Blunck returns to his alma mater to replace Blake Timm There is something special about being able to work at one’s alma mater, which both Pacific University’s outgoing and incoming sports…
July 01, 2015

McCahon steps down as Vikings' track and field coach

by Amanda Miles
Sometimes you just know when it’s time. Scott McCahon knew it all the way back in September, when he informed Forest Grove athletic director Doug Thompson that the 2015 track and field season…
July 01, 2015

In Brief

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Running event on Fourth of July The C.A.T. Walk & Fun Run is back. The popular 5-kilometer road race returns for a 15th year in Hillsboro. The event is once again scheduled for July 4, this…
June 24, 2015

Boys basketball camp is a big hit

by Amanda Miles
Forest Grove's annual hoops camp draws more than 180 players, most from western Washington County Young basketball players just keep continuing to have, well, a ball at Greg Evers’ camps. The…
June 24, 2015

Vikings announce Hall of Fame inductees

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This year's class includes five individuals and the 1992 Forest Grove softball team Forest Grove High School recently announced the newest class of its Athletic Hall of Fame. This year’s class…
June 24, 2015

In Brief

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Running event on Fourth of July The C.A.T. Walk & Fun Run is back. The popular 5-kilometer road race returns for a 15th year in Hillsboro. The event is once again scheduled for July 4, a…
June 18, 2015

Vikings celebrate another great year

by Amanda Miles
Christian Guerra brings home a state title for Forest Grove When you finish second at the state tournament one year, there are not many more steps to climb — but that last one can be the…
June 18, 2015

Purinton caps career with perfect season

by Amanda Miles
Banks senior Collin Purinton is unbeaten en route to his second state wrestling title It’s hard to be much better than Collin Purinton was this past winter and early spring for Banks. After all,…
June 18, 2015

Banks volleyball chosen as our Team of the Yearafter finishing…

by Amanda Miles
It’s no secret that many of the Banks girls sports teams have been powerhouses over much of the past decade. With a number of league titles and state trophies to its credit, the volleyball squad…
June 18, 2015

Hawkins soars into Pacifictrack and field record book

by Amanda Miles
Pacific's Budweiser Hawkins III pulls off an uprecedented sweep at the NWC meet As the old axiom goes, there’s nothing new under the sun. Well, Budweiser Hawkins III sure provided something new…

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Jun 18, 2015

VanDomelen excels as three-sport standout

by Amanda Miles
Banks senior Hannah VanDomelen earns honors in softball, volleyball and basketball After four years of high school sports, Hannah VanDomelen has pretty much seen and done it all. She has won…
Jun 18, 2015

Highlights abound after another impressive yearfor Banks teams,…

by Zack Palmer
There were so many impressive performances by Banks athletes this year that it’s hard to even know where to begin, but if the pinnacle of prep sports success is a state title, then the list…
Jun 18, 2015

Vikings, Braves enjoy deep playoff runs

by Amanda Miles
Forest Grove and Banks embrace their underdog roles while advancing to the girls soccer state quarterfinals On the girls’ side, western Washington County has its fair share of standout high…
NEWS-TIMES PHOTO: AMANDA MILES - Gaston senior Haylie Davis spikes a ball during the Greyhounds' Northwest League playoff match against Vernonia on Oct. 25.
Jun 18, 2015

Playoff appearances highlight Gaston's year

by Zack Palmer
Greyhounds' volleyball and softball teams each qualify for the Class 2A state playoffs Sports success tends to come in waves at tiny schools like Gaston, but the Greyhounds have made a habit…
Jun 18, 2015

Boxers enjoy success in a variety of sports

by Amanda Miles
Pacific football team leads the way with a shared NWC title The 2013 season was a breakout one for the Pacific football team. If possible, 2014 may have been even better. The fall did not start…
NEWS-TIMES PHOTO: KENT FRASURE - Banks second baseman Mary Schorn tags second base and makes a throw to first base to begin a triple play in the fourth inning of Saturday's Class 4A state title game.
Jun 10, 2015

Braves denied state title

by Zack Palmer
Banks drops a 4-0 decision against McLoughlin in the Class 4A softball championship game CORVALLIS — The first time Banks and McLoughlin met with a softball state championship on the line, the…
Jun 10, 2015

Vikings provide little resistance in semis

by Amanda Miles
Braves cruise to a 10-0 run-rule victory over Mazama in the state semifinals There was never much doubt in this one. A year ago, Banks hosted Mazama in a Class 4A softball quarterfinal and…
Jun 10, 2015

Compton cultivates a dynasty

by Zack Palmer
What does it take to be considered a dynasty? Back-to-back state championships? Three title game appearances in the last four years? Perennial playoff bids and routine trips to the state…
Jun 10, 2015

In Brief

by Pamplin Media Group
Rissmiller leaves to join Beavers After eight seasons leading the Pacific women’s basketball program, Sharon Rissmiller has resigned to join the staff of the resurgent Oregon State program.…
NEWS-TIMES PHOTO: AMANDA MILES - Winning pitcher Hannah VanDomelen (left) embraces Mary Schorn after Schorn scored the Braves' 10th run in the fifth inning.
Jun 05, 2015

Braves trounce Mazama to advance to state final

by Amanda Miles
Banks scores four runs in fifth inning to 10-run rule Vikings in semis There was never much doubt in this one. A year ago, Banks hosted Mazama in a Class 4A softball quarterfinal and needed a…




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