Lady Vikings get seven all-league picks

Lady Vikings get seven all-league picks

Forest Grove softball is well represented on the Pacific Conference all-star team At the end of a...

Braves rally past Mazama

Braves rally past Mazama

Banks comes from behind for a 5-4 playoff victory and a return trip to the Class 4A state...

Braves fall to Henley in state semifinals

Braves fall to Henley in state semifinals

KLAMATH FALLS — For a moment, it looked as if Banks had the mojo to pull off one more...

Greyhounds punch playoff ticket

Greyhounds punch playoff ticket

Gaston baseball set to make its first state playoff appearance since 2005 Gaston baseball is back...

Swanson finishes third at state tourney

Swanson finishes third at state tourney

Forest Grove senior Hannah Swanson takes third place after a final-round 75 CRESWELL —...

Vikings cap outstanding season at state meet

Vikings cap outstanding season at state meet

Geremia Lizier-Zmudzinski, Alyssa Villalobos earn top-six finishes at state for Forest Grove...

Braves go out with a bang

Braves go out with a bang

Amy Hilger leads a host of Banks girls to the medal podium at the state meet EUGENE — The...

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by: NEWS-TIMES PHOTO: DAVID ROZA - Cyclists navigate a twisting section of the course at the 33rd annual Hagg Lake Triathlon, held Saturday at Hagg Lake. The event drew 425 competitors from around the country.
July 16, 2014

Triathlon draws rave reviews

by David Roza
The Hagg Lake Triathlon attracts some of the top triathletes from Washington County and beyond By david roza The News-Times Forest Grove residents put up a strong showing at the 33rd annual Hagg…
July 16, 2014

Local athletes enjoy success at annual triathlon

by Amanda Miles
Competitors from outside of the county snapped up many of the first-place spots in Saturday’s Hagg Lake Triathlon, but western Washington County residents were well represented near the top of…
by: NEWS-TIMES PHOTO: CHASE ALLGOOD - Pacific baseball coach Greg Bradley (right) and softball coach Tim Hill are both retiring this year. Bradley coached for 19 seasons and Hill coached for 12.
July 16, 2014

Coaches reflect on successful careers

by Amanda Miles
Tim Hill and Greg Bradley accumulated countless memories during their coaching tenures at Pacific The paths were different, but ultimately, in the end, they led to the same place for Greg…
July 16, 2014

Sports briefs

by Pamplin Media Group
Annual running event coming up The Viking Vengeance Run/Walk is scheduled for Thursday, July 31. The seventh annual event, a fundraiser for the Forest Grove cross-country program, includes a…
by: COURTESY PHOTO: PACIFIC UNIVERSITY
 - An artist's rendering shows what the roof covering the grandstands at Lincoln Park Stadium will look like when it's finished later this summer.
July 09, 2014

Lincoln Park Stadium gets facelift

by Amanda Miles
Pacific University raises funds to add a roof to the stadium's grandstands Lincoln Park Stadium is going to be sporting a new profile soon. Construction crews are hard at work preparing to…
Forest Grove assistant tennis coach T.J. Buehler gives instruction to a pair of players at the Tennis in the Grove youth program on Monday. The series of tennis clinics runs each week until the end of August.
July 09, 2014

Tennis camp takes off in second year

by Amanda Miles
Tennis in the Grove allows local youth to improve their game The Fourth of July has come and gone, and the daily thermometer reading has responded accordingly. That can mean one thing for Oregon…
July 09, 2014

Lizier-Zmudzinski competes at USATF Junior Nationals

by Amanda Miles
Recent Forest Grove graduate races to a 12th-place finish in the 1,500 meters By amanda miles The News-Times Add another line to Geremia Lizier-Zmudzinski’s ever-growing resume. A few days ago,…
by: NEWS-TIMES PHOTO: CHASE ALLGOOD
 - Pacific University softball coach Tim Hill (right) and baseball coach Greg Bradley are both retiring this year. Bradley coached the Boxers for 19 seasons and Hill coached for 12.
July 09, 2014

Going out together

by Amanda Miles
Tim Hill and Greg Bradley retired this year following lengthy coaching careers at Pacific When you’ve been around as long as Tim Hill and Greg Bradley, the decision about when to walk away…
July 09, 2014

Sports briefs

by Pamplin Media Group
Special Olympics Summer Games Special Olympics Oregon will be holding its annual Summer State Games this weekend in Newberg, and a number of local athletes will be competing. One of those locals…
by: NEWS-TIMES PHOTO: ZACK PALMER - Geremia Lizier-Zmudzinski runs the 1,500 meters at the Class 6A track and field state meet in May. The recent Forest Grove High School graduate will extend his season by competing in the USA Track & Field Junior Outdoor Championships this weekend at Hayward Field in Eugene.
July 02, 2014

Another run at Hayward

by Amanda Miles
Geremia Lizier-Zmudzinski is set to compete at junior nationals this week For the past several years, Geremia Lizier-Zmudzinski has been one of the top young middle-distance runners in the…

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Jul 02, 2014

Forest Grove stages girls hoops clinic

by Amanda Miles
Girls basketball camp draws its best-ever turnout last week This camp just keeps getting bigger, too. On the heels of a record turnout at the Viking Hoop Camp for boys, last week local girls…
Jul 02, 2014

Pacific picks Ericksen to coach track, cross-country

by Staff Report
Brent Ericksen led Southern Oregon to NAIA national title Brent Ericksen, who has experienced significant success at nearly every level of the sport, has been selected as Pacific University’s…
by: NEWS-TIMES PHOTO: AMANDA MILES - Forest Grove junior Andrew Thorud was a first team Pacific Conference all-star selection after going 6-2 on the mound for the Vikings in 2014.
Jul 02, 2014

Local players earn all-league honors

by Amanda Miles
Forest Grove has five players selected to the Pacific Conference all-star baseball team Western Washington County baseball players were well represented on their respective all-star teams…
by: NEWS-TIMES PHOTO: CHASE ALLGOOD - Four generations of the McGrotty family - (from left) Ashley Vandecoevering, Michael Vandecoevering, Alice Losli and Bob McGrotty - pose before a special race at Sunset Speedway.
Jun 25, 2014

Racing is in their blood

by Amanda Miles
Four generations of Banks' McGrotty family converge on Sunset Speedway for a special race It’s not often that members across four generations of the same family compete in the same sport. That…
Jun 25, 2014

Forest Grove announces Hall of Fame class for 2014

by Zack Palmer
Forest Grove High School has announced the 2014 class of inductees into its athletic Hall of Fame. The group is made up of four athletes, one coach and Citizens for a New Athletic Stadium, the…
Jun 25, 2014

Andresen will continue basketball career

by Amanda Miles
Madi Andresen signs letter with Clackamas Community College Exciting changes are on the horizon for Madi Andresen. With her parents, Forest Grove coach Dan Lumpkin and athletic director Doug…
by: NEWS-TIMES PHOTO: CHASE ALLGOOD - Forest Grove graduate Michael Garcia supervises the action during the fifth annual Viking Hoop Camp, which was held at the high school last week. The camp drew a record turnout of about 170 kids in grades 2-10.
Jun 25, 2014

Record turnout for hoops camp

by Amanda Miles
Forest Grove and Banks combine forces and draw a record number of campers Even though school was out for summer last week, Forest Grove High School had a full house. At least in the gymnasiums.…
by: NEWS-TIMES PHOTO: CHASE ALLGOOD - Forest Grove cross-country coach Sue Fleskes chats with Geremia Lizier-Zmudzinski during a track meet against McMinnville in April 2013. Fleskes is retiring after four decades  as a coach at the school.
Jun 25, 2014

Fleskes steps down after four-decade career

by Amanda Miles
Longtime coach Sue Fleskes will hand the reins to former pupil Adrian Shipley Sue Fleskes simply decided it was time. Having put together a coaching career than has spanned through five…
Jun 25, 2014

Morey, Waibel power North to victory in all-star series

by Zack Palmer
Two former Gaston basketball stars help their team win title Austin Waibel and Austin Morey helped Gaston reach new heights on the basketball court the last few seasons, so it was only fitting…
by: NEWS-TIMES PHOTO: CHASE ALLGOOD - Forest Grove graduate Zac Collins lines up at wide receiver during the 2014 Les Schwab Bowl, which was played Saturday in Hillsboro.
Jun 25, 2014

Collins enjoys all-star football experience

by Amanda Miles
Forest Grove wideout Zac Collins relishes his chance to play in the Les Schwab Bowl HILLSOBORO — Zac Collins saved his top high school highlight for last. A recent Forest Grove graduate, Collins…




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