Renaissance man

Renaissance man

Richard Albrecht excelled both in the classroom and on the gridiron for the Vikings during the...

Golfers find a home at McKay Creek

Golfers find a home at McKay Creek

Partnership between Special Olympics team and Hillsboro course has lasted for many years Steve...

Ramirez enjoys triathlon success

Ramirez enjoys triathlon success

Marco Ramirez has posted five wins this year wahile juggling a full course load This has been...

Vikings set the bar higher

Vikings set the bar higher

The 1992 Forest Grove softball team will be remembered for making the program's first-ever state...


Forest Grove's Sports

August 27, 2015

In Brief

by Pamplin Media Group
Fall sports ready to get underway Another summer has flown by and fall sports practices have already begun at high schools around the state, with contests and football jamborees slated to start…
August 27, 2015

Local teams gear up for season with jamboree action

by Amanda Miles
Vikings, Braves, Greyhounds to test the waters later this week You could call them the games before the games. High school football season openers are not officially scheduled until next week,…
August 19, 2015

In Brief

by Pamplin Media Group
Pacific hires new athletics coach Pacific University athletic director Ken Schumann announced on Tuesday that Matt Lydum has been selected as the new head coach of the Boxer cross-country and…
PORTLAND TRIBUNE FILE PHOTO: JOHN LARIVIERE - Central Catholic High senior Brady Breeze and the Rams will chase a third consecutive Class 6A  championship in 2015.
August 17, 2015

Check out our new 'PREP FOOTBALL' tab

by Miles Vance
The new feature will allow web readers to see all our coverage of high school football There hasn’t been one kickoff yet. Not one pass thrown, tackle made or helmet knocked against another in…
KENT FRASURE FOR THE NEWS-TIMES - Forest Grove sophomores Kinsey Barnett (right) and Emily Huson exceeded their own expectations by finishing third in the U16 beginner girls doubles division at last weekend’s Seaside Beach Volleyball Tournament.
August 12, 2015

34th annual Seaside beach volleyball tournament

by Kent Frasure
The Seaside Beach Volleyball Tournament is the largest amateur beach volleyball tournament in the world, annually drawing more than 1,000 teams that play in 54 different divisions. Held each…
August 05, 2015

Is it soccer? Is it golf? Foot golf is a bit of both

by Travis Loose
Local courses have started offering 'foot golf,' which involves kicking a soccer ball into an oversized cup Golf is not a sport for those who can’t cope with feelings of frustration, anger and…
NEWS-TIMES PHOTO: CHASE ALLGOOD - A group of cyclists from last week's USA Cycling regional talent identification camp go on a guided ride near Forest Grove last Thursday. The camp annually draws some of the Northwest's top junior cyclists.
August 05, 2015

Pacific hosts annual cycling camp

by Zack Palmer
USA Cycling stages its annual talent identification camp and draws riders from five states Last week, Pacific University played host for the sixth time to USA Cycling’s regional talent…
- Josh Seitz
August 05, 2015

Seitz enjoying his quick ascension in DI coaching ranks

by Amanda Miles
Forest Grove grad Josh Seitz coaches Colleen Quigley to an NCAA steeplechase title Note: This is the second half of a two-part story. The first part ran in last week’s News-Times. In the wake of…
July 29, 2015

Hagg Lake hosts relay event

by Amanda Miles
Runners have lots of choices at the annual Pick Your Poison Relay around Hagg Lake Not often do you get so many choices all at the same time. Feel like running on the roads or trails? Going it…
July 29, 2015

Setting his sights on coaching

by Amanda Miles
After moving quickly up the Division I ranks, Forest Grove grad Josh Seitz coaches a champion Colleen Quigley sums up pretty well the late-winter scenario that unfolded with the Florida State…

Don't miss the local news

Jul 29, 2015

Blaze catch fire during fourth-place tourney run

by Amanda Miles
Local players power the Northwest Blaze to seven straight wins in Hillsboro last week What an impressive run that was — and perhaps all the more so because they did it the hard way. Last week’s…
Jul 29, 2015

In Brief

by (none)
Sproul honored for academics Capping a memorable freshman season, Pacific’s Emily Sproul has been recognized by the United States Track & Field and Cross-Country Coaches Association as a 2015…
Jul 22, 2015

Local players help NW Bullets win national title

by Amanda Miles
MaKenna Partain and Macy Besuyen lift their summer team to victory in Nevada MaKenna Partain and Macy Besuyen have played in plenty of big games, and won plenty of them. But this one — it ranks…
Jul 22, 2015

National softball tournament comes to Hillsboro this week

by Amanda Miles
Four local players, two of them from Banks, will take the field for the Northwest Blaze Sometimes the end is not quite the end. Late this spring, recent Banks graduates Madison Soper and Hannah…
NEWS-TIMES PHOTO: AMANDA MILES - Jenna Jacobson, of Hingham, Mass., poses with daughter Brady, 8, and sons Sawyer, 6, and Dylan, 3, at the conclusion of last Thursday's Viking Vengeance road race in Forest Grove.
Jul 22, 2015

Viking Vengeance brings out smiles

by Amanda Miles
The annual road running event and benefit for the Forest Grove cross-country teams is a success Forest Grove’s past and present in distance running was on display last Thursday evening, when…
Jul 22, 2015

In Brief

by (none)
Hops host special baseball clinic In the same spirit as Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred’s recently announced “Play Ball” youth baseball initiative, the Hillsboro Hops are hosting…
NEWS-TIMES PHOTO: KENT FRASURE - Banks rising senior MaKenna Partain played against the USA Softball Junior National Team last week as a member of her summer team.
Jul 15, 2015

Junior National Team makes tour stop in Hillsboro

by Amanda Miles
Local softball stars play an exhibition against the U.S. Junior National Team There was something for everyone in this one. Last Tuesday evening at Ron Tonkin Field, the USA Softball Junior…
NEWS-TIMES PHOTO: CHASE ALLGOOD - Josh Bjornstad, 37, of Portland, rides his bike during the annual Hagg Lake Triathlon, which was held at the park on Saturday. Bjornstad finished second in the Olympic duathlon.
Jul 15, 2015

Scenery steals the show at annual Hagg Lake Triathlon

by Andy Buhler
Forest Grove resident Jeff Smith is victorious in the Olympic distance triathlon on Saturday The annual Hagg Lake Triathlon and Duathlon drew upwards of 600 participants and lots of spectators…
NEWS-TIMES PHOTO: ZACK PALMER - Banks graduate Madison Soper will play in the upcoming ASA/USA Softball 18 Gold National Championship with her summer team.
Jul 15, 2015

Big softball tournament coming up

by Pamplin Media Group
The ASA/USA Softball 18 Gold National Championship will get started on Sunday Some of the best youth softball teams in the country will be in action in western Washington County next week. The…
Jul 15, 2015

Boxers make changes to football staff for next year

by (none)
Pacific football will have new defensive coordinator in 2015 As his team prepares to defend its 2014 Northwest Conference co-championship, Pacific football coach Keith Buckley has announced a…



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