Centennial boys shut down Bruins

Centennial boys shut down Bruins

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Barlow boys outlast Reynolds in overtime

Barlow boys outlast Reynolds in overtime

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Mt. Hood comes back from 18 down

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Gladstone girls win a wild one

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THE OUTLOOK: DAVID BALL - Barlows Austin Kaufman looks to make a pass into the paint. He had a flurry of buckets to bring the Bruins close late in the third quarter.
February 10, 2016

Clackamas turns away Bruins challenge in the fourth

by David Ball
6A BOYS BASKETBALLMount Hood Conference Team Score Clackamas82Barlow70 The Barlow boys basketball team was in position to pull off a surprise against No. 5-ranked Clackamas on Tuesday night, but couldn't contain the Cavaliers' 6-foot-9 center Matt…
REVIEW PHOTO: MILES VANCE - Oregon City's N'Dea Flye scores during her team's 56-39 win over Clackamas at Oregon City High School on Friday night.
February 08, 2016

Friday's top five: Check out the five biggest high school basketball games from Feb. 5

by Miles Vance
The rain fell hard across the metropolitan area on Friday night, and so, too, did the three-pointers, ranked opponents and league foes. Indeed, all that and more was on display Friday night as Oregon's best high school basketball teams continued…
THE OUTLOOK: PARKER LEE - Gresham center Dosjanee McCloyn boxes out Medina Gedi of David Douglas on a rebound.
February 08, 2016

Childress puts on a big finish in Gophers' win

by Parker Lee
6A GIRLS BASKETBALLMount Hood Conference Team Score Gresham49David Douglas41 Led by guard Kacy Childress, Gresham fought off David Douglas for a 49-41 girls basketball win to improve to keep pace in the Mount Hood Conference playoff chase. David…
REVIEW PHOTO: JOHN LARIVIERE - Clackamas post Matt O'Brien - here dunking the ball in the fourth quarter of his team's win back on Jan. 8 - and the Cavaliers play at Oregon City at 7:30 p.m. tonight.
February 05, 2016

High school basketball goes big in Feb. 5 games

by Miles Vance
We're going big. For tonight's high school basketball games, the sports editors, reporters and photographers from Community Newspapers will be covering the biggest of the big games, including a killer top-20 doubleheader between Clackamas and Oregon…
REVIEW PHOTO: JOHN LARIVIERE - Clackamas' Elijah Gonzales pulls up for a jumpshot during his team's 55-53 win over Oregon City at Oregon City High School on Friday.
February 06, 2016

Check out a slideshow of our best photos from high school basketball on Feb. 5

by Miles Vance
The heat is building. The intensity is growing. The games re getting bigger. Along with all that comes another week of great photos from the good folks at Community Newspapers. The sports editors, reporters and photographers of Community Newspapers…
REVIEW PHOTO: MILES VANCE - Oregon City's Cierra Walker goes up for a shot during her team's 56-39 win over Clackamas at Oregon City High School on Friday night.
February 06, 2016

High school basketball scores are here for Feb. 5

by Miles Vance
Closer, closer, closer — day-by-day and game-by-game, the race to the 2016 state playoffs is getting closer and more exciting. Oregon's best high school basketball teams were back at it Friday night — big-time. The scores flowed in like water…
THE OUTLOOK: PARKER LEE - David Douglas Charles Jones glides past Barlows Matt Ellis for a layup during Tuesdays 78-71 win over the Bruins.
February 06, 2016

David Douglas boys ice Bruins at the stripe

by Parker Lee
6A BOYS BASKETBALLMount Hood Conference Team Score David Douglas78Barlow71 David Douglas shot lights out from the charity stripe on Tuesday to subdue Barlow in a 78-71 boys basketball victory. The Scots returned to .500 in league play, swept the…
THE OUTLOOK: DAVID BALL - Mt. Hood CC point guard Jesse Morris slices through a crowd of Penguins on her way to two of her game-high 24 points Wednesday.
February 06, 2016

Furious comeback falls short for Saints

by David Ball
NWAC WOMEN'S BASKETBALLSouth Region Team Score Clark College64Mt. Hood CC59 VANCOUVER — All seemed lost at the end of the third quarter Wednesday before the Mt. Hood CC women’s basketball team put on a furious rush down the stretch to take Clark to…
THE OUTLOOK: DAVID BALL - Barlow center Hannah Rispler pulls down a rebound out of a crowd during the Bruins 47-34 win over Centennial on Friday.
February 06, 2016

Barlow girls blitz Centennial in second half

by David Ball
6A GIRLS BASKETBALLMount Hood Conference Team Score Barlow47Centennial34 The Barlow girls basketball team put together a big second half to turn away Centennial 47-34 on Friday night. Leading by three at the break, the Bruins broke the game open in…
OUTLOOK PHOTO: JOSH KULLA - It was that kind of a night for the Gresham High boys basketball team Tuesday, as they dropped a Mount Hood Conference contest 97-24 at Clackamas High School.
February 03, 2016

PREP SLIDESHOW: Clackamas scores early and often in 97-24 win over Gresham

by Josh Kulla
Clackamas High School (Happy Valley) took a 62-16 halftime lead Tuesday night over visiting Gresham, using stifling defense and a huge size advantage to build an insurmountable margin. The Cavaliers went on to record a 97-24 win in which their…
OUTLOOK PHOTO: JOSH KULLA - Clackamas guard Bri Phiakhamngon steals the ball from Gresham's Madelynn Lindhorst Tuesday, Feb. 2, in the Cavaliers' 69-30 Mount Hood Conference girls basketball win.
February 03, 2016

PREP SLIDESHOW: Clackamas girls rout visiting Gresham 69-30

by Josh Kulla
The Clackamas Cavaliers girls basketball team used pressure defense to force turnovers, as they dumped visiting Gresham 69-30 in Mount Hood Conference action Tuesday. Below is a photo gallery from the game. OUTLOOK PHOTOS: JOSH KULLA…
TIMES PHOTO: MATT SINGLEDECKER - Beaverton junior guard Cole Johanson finishes a lefty layup in the fourth quarter of the Beavers comeback win over Jesuit on Friday.
January 31, 2016

Friday's top five: Check out the five biggest high school basketball games from Jan. 29

by Miles Vance
Another day, another ... You thought I was going to say "dollar," right? Nope — this is about hoop. Another day, another "three," another jaw-dropping blocked shot, another fast break basket that moves one team closer to a playoff berth and another…
TRIBUNE PHOTO: KENT FRASURE - Century celebrates its 57-55 win over Glencoe Friday night.
January 30, 2016

High school basketball scores are here for Jan. 29

by Miles Vance
The weather outside might be damp, dark and dingy, but the basketball action inside on Friday was hot, hot, hot. Oregon's best high school basketball teams were back at it Friday night — big-time. The scores flowed in like water following Friday's…
OUTLOOK PHOTO: JOSH KULLA - Clackamas dumped David Douglas on the road Friday 67-53.
January 30, 2016

PREP SLIDESHOW: Clackamas dumps David Douglas on the road

by Josh Kulla
The Clackamas Cavaliers held off a fiesty David Douglas High School boys basketball team Friday, Jan. 29, for a 67-53 win on the road in Mount Hood Conference action. Below is a slideshow from the game. OUTLOOK PHOTOS BY JOSH KULLA…
THE OUTLOOK: DAVID BALL - Damascus Christians Ryan Patrick scored a team-best 19 points along with Silas Marvin on Thursday night.
January 30, 2016

Damascus boys win battle of top-10 teams

by Scott Pesznecker
1A BOYS BASKETBALLNonleague game Team Score Damascus Christian53Crosshill Christian49 The Damascus Christian boys basketball team pulled away in the closing minutes for a 63-54 win in a top-10 clash against Crosshill Christian on Thursday night.…
TIMES PHOTO: MILES VANCE - Beaverton's Jamie Sweatman and his teammates are in for another huge Metro League battle tonight with a 7:15 p.m. game at Jesuit High School.
January 29, 2016

High school basketball speeds into Jan. 29 games

by Miles Vance
Once again, it's time to tip it off. And tonight's games feature a ton of compelling match-ups, from the No. 1 West Linn boys trying to extend their Three River League winning streak to seven games, another huge Metro League battle, and killer…
TIMES PHOTO: DAN BROOD - Sherwood sophomore Lauren Scarvie (21) tries to drive between Tualatin senior posts Sam Harris (left) and Hannah Self in Friday's game.
January 30, 2016

Check out a slideshow of our best photos from high school basketball on Jan. 29

by Miles Vance
Bombs away. Friday night's round of Oregon high school basketball featured another set of thrilling three-pointers, killer crossovers and fearsome fast breaks. Along with all that coes another week of great photos from the good folks at Community…
REVIEW PHOTO: JOHN LARIVIERE - La Salle guard Taycee Wedin drives to the basket against Rex Putnam guard Adrionna Taylor on Friday night.
January 26, 2016

Friday's top five: Check out the five biggest high school basketball games from Jan. 22

by Miles Vance
Another day, another ... You thought I was going to say "dollar," right? Nope — this is about hoop. Another day, another "three," another jaw-dropping blocked shot, another fast break basket that moves one team closer to a playoff berth and another…
TIMES PHOTO: MATT SINGLEDECKER - Westview junior foward Mason Elliot soars into the lane for a floater in the third quarter of the Wildcats' 64-41 win over Beaverton on Friday night.
January 22, 2016

High school basketball scores are here for Jan. 22

by Miles Vance
Ka-ching. Oregon's best high school basketball teams cashed in on Friday night — big-time. The scores flowed in like water following Friday's games, and in that current of results are finishes that will affect the state power rankings for weeks to…
TIMES PHOTO: DAN BROOD - The fifth-ranked Tigard boys basketball team is back in action tonight, hosting Sherwood with a chance to extend its Three Rivers League winning streak to five games.
January 22, 2016

High school basketball gears up for Jan. 22 games

by Miles Vance
Bigger and bigger and bigger. As every week passes in the 2016 high school basketball season, the games just keep getting bigger and more important. Because of that, Pamplin Media Group will be there in force to cover a bunch of those games and then…
TIMES PHOTO: DAN BROOD - Tigard sophomore Jake Leavitt (right) dives as he battles Sherwood junior Jacob Maddox for a loose ball in Friday's game.
January 22, 2016

Check out the new expanded gallery of our best photos from high school basketball on Jan. 22

by Miles Vance
Another week of killer games, another week closer to league titles and playoff spots, and another week of great photos from the good folks at Community Newspapers. The sports editors, reporters and photographers of Community Newspapers were out in…
THE OUTLOOK: DAVID BALL - Barlows Jayden Dutertre makes some final adjustments to finish off a second-round pin at 132 pounds.
January 23, 2016

Barlow wrestlers pin first loss on Raiders

by David Ball
6A WRESTLINGMHC dual Team Score Barlow55Reynolds19 The Barlow wrestling team handed Reynolds its first league loss in convincing fashion 55-19 on Thursday night, bolstering its position for the district tournament coming up in three weeks. The…
THE OUTLOOK: DAVID BALL - Mt. Hood guard Jamal Muhamad drives into the lane during the first half of Wednesdays 75-68 loss to Clackamas.
January 23, 2016

First-half finish drives Cougars to win

by David Ball
NWAC MEN'S BASKETBALLSouth Region Team Score Clackamas CC75Mt. Hood CC68 The Mt. Hood CC men's basketball team got out to an early lead only to see Clackamas put on a furious finish to end the first half, powering the Cougars to a 75-68 win…
THE OUTLOOK: DAVID BALL - Damascus Christians Faith Richards screens off a pack of blue shirts in anticipation of a rebound during Tuesdays 36-31 win over North Clackamas Christian.
January 23, 2016

Damascus survives overtime scare

by David Ball
1A GIRLS BASKETBALLValley 10 Team Score Damascus Christian36North Clackamas Christian31 The Damascus Christian girls basketball team faced its first Valley 10 challenge in years Tuesday night, needing overtime to turn away North Clackamas Christian…
THE OUTLOOK: PARKER LEE - Gresham's Madison Allen fires a pass toward the key during Friday's win at Reynolds.
January 23, 2016

Allen paces Gresham's comeback

by Parker Lee
6A GIRLS BASKETBALLMount Hood Conference Team Score Gresham51Reynolds50 Gresham junior Madison Allen had a handful of shots spin in and out in the first three quarters of Wednesday’s contest at Reynolds. When the Gophers needed it in the fourth,…

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THE OUTLOOK: DAVID BALL - The Scots Charles Jones splits a double team on his way to two of his game-high 24 points Wednesday.
Jan 23, 2016

Oregon City knocks off Scots one point at a time

by David Ball
6A BOYS BASKETBALLMount Hood Conference Team Score Oregon City57David Douglas52 The free-throw line proved kind to the Pioneers helping Oregon City to a 57-52 boys basketball win over David…
THE OUTLOOK: DAVID BALL - Barlow's Kyla Penrod breaks through the surface during the breaststroke.
Jan 23, 2016

Barlow battles Cavaliers to the finish

by David Ball
6A GIRLS SWIMMINGMount Hood Conference Team Score Clackamas91Barlow79 CLACKAMAS — The Barlow girls swim team reached the wall first in more than half of the events last Thursday, but Clackamas…
THE OUTLOOK: PARKER LEE - Reynolds center Dakota Ayala blocks out Scots guard Charles Jones under the basket during the Raiders overtime win Friday.
Jan 23, 2016

Raiders nip Scots in overtime for first league win

by Parker Lee
6A BOYS BASKETBALLMount Hood Conference Team Score Reynolds73David Douglas71 The Reynolds boys’ basketball team erased a nine-point, fourth-quarter deficit against visiting David Douglas and…
THE OUTLOOK: DAVID BALL - Barlow High graduate Kody Kennedy protects the ball on the wing against Linn-Benton defender Brett Blackstock in the first half Saturday.
Jan 23, 2016

Roadrunners race away in second half

by David Ball
NWAC MEN'S BASKETBALLSouth Region Team Score Linn-Benton83Mt. Hood71 The Mt. Hood men's basketball team put on a flurry to take the lead into halftime, but failed to hold it after the break…
TIMES PHOTO: MILES VANCE - Beaverton's Jamie Sweatman leaps for a rebound during his team's 61-58 win over Century at Beaverton High School on Friday night.
Jan 16, 2016

Friday's top five: Check out the five biggest high school…

by Miles Vance
It just got real. Oregon's best high school basketball teams continued league play Friday night and took yet another step forward in the race to the 2016 state playoffs. With all that excitement…
TIMES PHOTO: DAN BROOD - Tigard junior wing Kylie Warren (center) tries to keep the ball away from Sherwood junior Cami Reuter (left) and freshman Teagan McNamee in the fourth quarter of Friday's game.
Jan 16, 2016

Check out our best photos from high school basketball on Jan. 15

by Miles Vance
Dribble. Dribble. Dribble. Pass. If you're a high school basketball fan, you've heard it all before. But no matter how much you've heard, you've never seen this — the special Friday edition of…
PIONEER PHOTO: JIM BESEDA - Molalla's Andrew Daniels looks to initiate some offense under pressure from Newport's Colton Blaser during the second half of Friday's non-conference boys basketball game at Molalla's Capasso Court. Newport won 69-53.
Jan 16, 2016

High school basketball scores are here for Jan. 15

by Miles Vance
You should have brought your calculator. Because Friday's games — like those every other day of the week — were another winner-take-all affair based on addition: you score more point, you win.…
OUTLOOK PHOTO: JOSH KULLA - The Barlow boys basketball team celebrates a second-half basket in the Bruins' 76-44 win over Gresham Friday on the road.
Jan 16, 2016

PREP SLIDESHOW: Barlow boys dominate Gresham in rivalry matchup

by Josh Kulla
Barlow jumped all over rival Gresham from the opening tipoff Friday, securing a 76-44 Mount Hood Conference boys basketball win on the road early and cruising in the second half. Below is a…
TIMES PHOTO: MATT SINGLEDECKER - Beaverton junior wing Nolan Bertain (left) and the Beavers are back in action on Friday, hosting Century at 7:15 p.m. at Beaverton High School.
Jan 15, 2016

High school basketball hits the hardwood for Jan. 15 games

by Miles Vance
Game on. With all of Oregon's high school basketball teams now in league play for the 2016 season, Friday's contests mean more than ever. Because of that, Pamplin Media Group will be there in…
OUTLOOK PHOTO: JOSH KULLA - Barlow celebrates its 41-37 win on the road over rival Gresham Friday.
Jan 15, 2016

Rispler answers the bell for Barlow

by Scott Pesznecker
Barlow freshman Hannah Rispler hit a go-ahead put-back with one minute remaining to spoil Gresham's comeback hopes and help secure her team's 41-37 road win Friday night. Barlow seemed in…
THE OUTLOOK: DAVID BALL - Barlow point guard Colton Archer speeds down the sideline on a fast break after scooping up a loose ball in Greshams end.
Jan 16, 2016

Bruins take command from opening tip

by David Ball
6A BOYS BASKETBALLMount Hood Conference Team Score Barlow76Gresham44 The Barlow boys basketball team raced to a 17-2 lead in the opening minutes and maintained a comfortable gap to the final…
THE OUTLOOK: PARKER LEE - Reynolds Annie Luna works to grab a pass in the paint.
Jan 23, 2016

Late surge lifts Raiders

by Parker Lee
6A GIRLS BASKETBALLMount Hood Conference Team Score Reynolds42Centennial39 The Reynolds girls’ basketball team notched its first league win of the season by topping Centennial in a seesaw battle…
THE OUTLOOK: DAVID BALL - Mt. Hood center Kristin Rachinski is forced to watch from crutches on the sideline after suffering a severely sprained ankle over Christmas Break.
Jan 23, 2016

Saints making it work with five

by David Ball
Mt. Hood CC women's basketball coach John Hawley has been forced to the drawing board to create some unique plays this season for a Saints' team that has found itself outnumbered on the court.…
THE OUTLOOK: DAVID BALL - Damascus Christian's Ashlynn Jones sets up between a pair of Lakers during an Eagles' free-throw attempt.
Jan 23, 2016

Damascus girls hang on at the buzzer

by David Ball
1A GIRLS BASKETBALLNonleague game Team Score Damascus Christian47Triangle Lake44 The Damascus Christian girls basketball team climbed into the top-10 of the small-school rankings with a 47-44…
OUTLOOK PHOTO: JOSH KULLA - Barlow 126-pound wrestler Alex Elwell scored a victory by pin in a Jan. 7 matchup with Oregon City in which the Bruins scored a 53-18 team win.
Jan 11, 2016

PREP SLIDESHOW: Barlow wrestling dominates Oregon City

by Josh Kulla
Barlow cruised to a 53-18 win Jan. 7 in a Mount Hood Conference wrestling dual match with visiting Oregon City. Below is a photo gallery from the match. OUTLOOK PHOTOS: JOSH KULLA…
TIMES PHOTO: MILES VANCE - Glencoe's Kayla Hyppolite tries to chase down a loose ball during her team's 50-46 win over Westview at Westview High School on Friday night.
Jan 09, 2016

High school basketball scores are here for Jan. 8

by Miles Vance
It's a numbers game every day of the year in high school basketball, and bigger is definitely better. Friday night's docket included 18 boys games and 17 girls contests at the Class 6A level,…
REVIEW PHOTO: JOHN LARIVIERE - Clackamas post Matt O'Brien dunks the ball in the fourth quarter of his team's Friday win over Oregon City.
Jan 09, 2016

Friday's top five: Check out the five biggest high school…

by Miles Vance
There's no fight like a fight between brothers. Or sisters. And that's what was going on across the state's hardwood basketball courts on Friday, with all Oregon's high school teams moving into…
SPOKESMAN PHOTO: COREY BUCHANAN - West Linn post Colin Shearmire (here passing the ball against Wilsonville during December) and the three-time defending champion Lions host Lake Oswego at 7:30 p.m. Friday.
Jan 08, 2016

High school basketball gets serious for Jan. 8 games

by Miles Vance
The state's best high shool basketball squads will step up to another level on Friday. Most of Oregon's teams move into league play for the 2016 season on Friday, and Pamplin Media Group will be…
HERALD PHOTO: COREY BUCHANAN - Tigard's Luke Smith looks for room to shoot during his team's 69-59 win oer Canby at Tigard High School on Friday night.
Jan 09, 2016

Check out our best photos from high school basketball on Jan. 8

by Miles Vance
The state's high school basketball leagues hit high gear on Friday, with all of Oregon's varsity hoop teams battling for glory in league play. And the sports editors, reporters and photographers…
THE OUTLOOK: DAVID BALL - Greshams Madison Allen breaks away for a layup during Fridays 76-48 win at David Douglas.
Jan 09, 2016

Quick-strike Gophers pile on the points

by David Ball
Gresham girls rely on the transition game to put up a season-high 76 points 6A GIRLS BASKETBALLMount Hood Conference Team Score Gresham76David Douglas48 PORTLAND — Gresham couldn't be stopped in…
THE OUTLOOK: PARKER LEE - David Douglas guard Jonathan Morris attacks the rim in front of Barlow defender Colton Archer during the Scots 56-54 win Wednesday night.
Jan 23, 2016

Scots storm back to stun Bruins

by Parker Lee
6A BOYS BASKETBALLMount Hood Conference Team Score David Douglas56Barlow54 David Douglas star senior Charles Jones dropped 31 points – including the team’s final 11 – to lead the Scots to a…
THE OUTLOOK: DAVID BALL - Mt. Hoods Madison Weaver finds her way through traffic to attempt a layup during Wednesdays home loss to Clark College.
Jan 07, 2016

Mt. Hood gets close, but fails to pull ahead

by David Ball
Clark College gets hot from 3-point range to close out the victory NWAC WOMEN'S BASKETBALLSouth Region Team Score Clark College58Mt. Hood CC49 The Mt. Hood CC women's basketball team battled to…
THE OUTLOOK: DAVID BALL - Damascus Christians Seth Murphy drives to the basket for a layup attempt in the second half Wednesday.
Dec 31, 2015

Hot streak sends Damascus past Mavericks

by David Ball
The Eagles win the third place game at the Riverdale tournament BOYS BASKETBALLRiverdale tournament 3rd place game Team Score Damascus Christian73Riverdale56 PORTLAND — The Damascus Christian…
THE OUTLOOK: DAVID BALL - Corbetts Rhiley Fritz splits a pair of defenders on a trip through the lane. She finished with a game-high 30 points in Wednesdays title game.
Dec 31, 2015

Cardinals find their touch in the fourth

by David Ball
Corbett takes a four-game win streak into the new year GIRLS BASKETBALLRiverdale tournament title game Team Score Corbett48Riverdale39 PORTLAND — On a night where the ball just didn't want to…
THE OUTLOOK: DAVID BALL - Damascus point guard Hunter Straub gets past a  Corbett defender during the first half of Mondays 71-55 win.
Dec 29, 2015

Damascus advances at Perrydale tournament

by David Ball
BOYS BASKETBALLPerrydale holiday tournament Team Score Damascus Christian71Corbett55 PORTLAND — Damascus Christian's Silas Marvin filled up the hoop coming out of halftime to push the Eagles to…



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