Vikings bounced from softball playoffs

Vikings bounced from softball playoffs

Roosevelt powers its way to a 7-2 victory over Forest Grove in the first round of the playoffs ...

Vikings enjoy memorable performances in Eugene

Vikings enjoy memorable performances in Eugene

Forest Grove athletes turn in season bests at the Class 6A track and field state meet EUGENE...

Braves crown two state champs

Braves crown two state champs

Banks seniors Dallin Shurts and Kindel Bailey bring home a pair of state championships from...

Nyamu represents Forest Grove at Class 6A tennis tournament

Nyamu represents Forest Grove at Class 6A tennis tournament

Karimi Nyamu picks up a first-round win before bowing out of the state tournament It’s all...


Forest Grove's Sports

May 27, 2015

Gaston tops Vernonia to punch state playoff ticket

by Zack Palmer
Greyhounds clinch the league's No. 2 spot with an 11-5 triumph against the Loggers The Gaston softball team is going back to the state playoffs, and senior pitcher Haylie Davis helped the…
May 27, 2015

Philippi takes 12th place at state tourney

by Zack Palmer
Ross Philippi nearly gets a top-10 finish at Quail Valley GC Banks senior Ross Philippi capped his high school career with his best-ever finish at the Class 4A boys golf tournament. Philippi, a…
Collin Purinton
May 27, 2015

Purinton inks with Nebraska

by Amanda Miles
Collin Purinton will wrestle in the Big 10 beginning next year A dream has come true for Collin Purinton. The Banks wrestling star made an unusual signing — inking his national letter of intent…
May 20, 2015

Braves dominate field events

by Amanda Miles
Banks qualifies five field athletes for the 4A state track meet The field events have been a strength all season for the Banks track and field teams. Last week was no different. Both Braves…
May 20, 2015

Guerra will stay home to wrestle for Boxers

by Amanda Miles
Forest Grove's Christian Guerra chooses to continue his wrestling career at Pacific Christian Guerra didn’t have to look very far to see his future. It is just a little way down the road. The…
May 20, 2015

Forest Grove blanks rival McMinnville

by Amanda Miles
Vikings beat Mac 4-0 in GVC finale to lock up a berth in the state playoffs It was not automatic, but it was close enough for the Forest Grove softball team. The Vikings ended the regular season…
Karimi Nyamu
May 20, 2015

Nyamu nabs second place at GVC tennis tournament

by Zack Palmer
Forest Grove senior punches her ticket to the state tourney Forest Grove senior Karimi Nyamu found herself in an awkward spot last Friday at the Greater Valley Conference district tennis…
May 20, 2015

In Brief

by (none)
Pacific player is drafted by CFL Safety Josh Brinkworth became the first Pacific University football player to be drafted by a professional league last Tuesday night, when he was a sixth-round…
May 20, 2015

Villalobos leads strong showing for Vikings

by Amanda Miles
Junior Alyssa Villalobos wins a district title and qualifies for the state meet in two events Whether by fractions of an inch or hundredths of a second, Alyssa Villalobos certainly had a flair…
May 13, 2015

Vikings look to qualify for state tennis tournament

by Amanda Miles
Forest Grove tennis teams hit the court at district tourney Now it’s time for business. The first-ever Greater Valley Conference district tennis tournament is scheduled for this week, which…

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May 13, 2015

Forest Grove makes late-season playoff push with two victories

by Zack Palmer
Vikings clobber McKay, West Albany to move into a tie for fifth place with two games remaining With precious little time left in the regular season, the Forest Grove baseball team notched a pair…
May 13, 2015

Braves slide past Scappoose

by Amanda Miles
Banks rallies from an early deficit to beat the Indians and likely lock up the program's fifth league title in six years Senior night. Pink night. Playing one of the state’s top teams. First…
May 13, 2015

Greyhounds falter against No. 8 Knappa

by Amanda Miles
Loggers sweep past Gaston to clinch a league softball title Last week surely wasn’t the one the Greyhounds wanted. However, it doesn’t define their season — not by a long shot. Gaston entered…
May 13, 2015

Vikings prep for district meet

by Amanda Miles
Forest Grove wraps up the regular season with a dual against McKay, McNary and West Albany Last Wednesday was just the warmup. The Forest Grove track and field teams hosted one last home meet…
May 13, 2015

In Brief

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Viking competes at golf regional Brad Milligan represented Forest Grove at the Class 6A Special District 3 golf tournament, staged Monday at Tokatee Golf Club in Blue River, east of Eugene. The…
May 06, 2015

Pacific senior named NWC player of year

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Amy Mayhugh gets well-deserved honor after a stellar season In a season in which she broke season and career school records, Pacific senior Amy Mayhugh was named the first-ever Northwest…
NEWS-TIMES PHOTO: CHASE ALLGOOD - Forest Grove senior Taylor Hitchcock tries to win a faceoff during the Vikings' varsity lacrosse game against Century on April 22. Forest Grove won the game by a score of 12-10.
May 06, 2015

Lacrosse catches on at Forest Grove

by Zack Palmer
Vikings' program is booming with a successful varsity team and a burgeoning youth system In six shorts years, the Forest Grove boys lacrosse program has grown by leaps and bounds. Not only have…
NEWS-TIMES PHOTO: CHASE ALLGOOD - Gaston senior Alex Sweet delivers a pitch during last Friday's Northwest League baseball doubleheader against Nestucca.
May 06, 2015

Gaston baseball catches fire with six straight wins

by Amanda Miles
Hounds sweep a pair of three-game series against Nestucca and Delphian The Gaston baseball team’s trajectory just keeps climbing. The Greyhounds started out the season in inauspicious fashion,…
NEWS-TIMES PHOTO: KENT FRASURE - Banks junior MaKenna Partain takes a swing during last Friday's Cowapa League softball doubleheader against Valley Catholic.
May 06, 2015

Braves rolling along in league play

by Amanda Miles
Banks softball has run-ruled all of its opponents during a dominant seven-game winning streak The Banks softball squad hasn’t had too many lemons this season, but the Braves have been trying to…
COURTESY PHOTO: FOREST GROVE HIGH SCHOOL - Forest Grove senior Bryanna Hanson signs a letter of intent to play volleyball at Mount Hood Community College at a ceremony with her family last Tuesday evening.
May 06, 2015

Hanson will continue volleyball career at Mount Hood CC

by Amanda Miles
Forest Grove senior Bryanna Hanson signs her letter of intent to play volleyball for the Saints Bryanna Hanson has decided on her next stop. Last Tuesday evening, the Forest Grove senior signed…




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