Newberg proves itself top dog at districts

Newberg proves itself top dog at districts

The Tigers dominate the TRL district meet, winning four titles and qualifying 11 for state...

Watchmen hang on, advance to state

Watchmen hang on, advance to state

High school sports round-up — C.S. Lewis Academy outlasts Willamette Valley Christian 38-34...

NHS boys 13th at state after letdown from districts

NHS boys 13th at state after letdown from districts

Class 6A swimming — Craig Beecher and David Flores Juarez earn sixth-place finishes, but...

Coach: Newberg prepared for playoffs

Coach: Newberg prepared for playoffs

The Tigers are playing their best basketball on the brink of the postseason Newberg saw plenty of...

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Photo Credit: SETH GORDON - Pick pocket - Savannah Milroy attempts to extract the ball from the hands of Lake Oswego guard Gabby Bruno during Newberg's 57-50 win Feb. 19.
February 25, 2015

NHS girls march toward postseason

by Seth Gordon
Class 6A girls hoops — The Tigers paste Tualatin 53-31 and hold off Lake Oswego 57-50 to improve their playoff position with one game remaining With impressive wins over Tualatin and Lake Oswego…
February 25, 2015

Bruins claim third perfect season

by Seth Gordon
GFU sports round-up — George Fox thrashes Pacific and Lewis & Clark to push its record to 25-0, will host Whitman in first round of championships The George Fox women’s basketball team left very…
Photo Credit: FILE PHOTO - Next level - Newberg senior Dallin Esmond signed to play for Portland State University, where she will have a chance to start as a  freshman after the Division-1 Vikings graduated five defenders.
February 25, 2015

Esmond signs with PSU

by Seth Gordon
The center back commits to play at Portland State, where she will have a chance to start as a freshman Although Dallin Esmond had verbally committed to play for Portland State last spring,…
Photo Credit: TRIBUNE FILE PHOTO - KERSEY
February 19, 2015

Blazers remember Jerome Kersey

by Steve Brandon
Tears streamed down Terry Porter's face as he tried to come to grips with Wednesday's sudden death of Jerome Kersey and express how much Kersey meant to him and the community. "Just too soon,"…
Photo Credit: SETH GORDON - Three on top - The Newberg cheerleading team performs a near-flawless routine to earn its third consecutive 6A state title Saturday at the Memorial Coliseum in Portland.
February 18, 2015

Tigers claim third straight title

by Seth Gordon
NHS nails its toughest routine yet to run away with 6A small cheerleading state championship PORTLAND — To win its second consecutive state cheerleading title a year ago, Newberg had to sweat…
Photo Credit: TRIBUNE FILE PHOTO - Former Trail Blazer Jerome Kersey, who played for 11 seasons with Portland, died Tuesday at a Tualatin hospital. He was 52.
February 19, 2015

Former Blazer Jerome Kersey dies

by Pamplin Media Group
Former Portland Trail Blazer Jerome Kersey died Tuesday at Legacy Meridian Park Medical Center. He was 52. KOIN 6 News reported that the cause of his Feb. 17 death has not been reported. Kersey…
February 18, 2015

Bruins clinch Northwest Conference regular season title

by Seth Gordon
DIII womens basketball — Bruins down Washington schools, now at 23-0 WALLA WALLA, Wash. — At its core, George Fox has long been a defense-first program, so it’s not surprising that when the…
Photo Credit: SETH GORDON - Three-peat - Craig Beecher swims his way to a third consecutive district title in the 100 breaststroke Saturday at Mount Hood Community College, where the Tiger boys placed second as a team.
February 18, 2015

Newberg rises to claim second at district

by Seth Gordon
6A swimming — The Newberg boys edge Lakeridge by eight points, girls claim sixth GRESHAM — Going into the Three Rivers League district meet Friday, Newberg swim coach George Sampson had…
Photo Credit: SETH GORDON - Going in for the kill - Senior Matthew McCarthy works to pin Canby's Noah Strand during their match at 152 pounds Feb. 12 at McGrath Gymnasium. McCarthy was unable to secure a fall, but did win a convincing 16-4 major decision to help lift the Tigers to a 36-27 victory.
February 18, 2015

Tigers defeat Cougars in regular season finale

by Seth Gordon
A hobbled Tigers lineup closes the regular season with a solid performance against one-time rival Canby Still smarting from a 31-30 loss to West Linn that cost it the Three Rivers League regular…
Photo Credit: SETH GORDON - Getting vertical - Matt Springer elevates on the interior during Newberg's 74-49 home loss to league-leading West Linn Feb. 10. Springer scored 10 points in the loss.
February 18, 2015

Tigers are poised for a strong finish

by Seth Gordon
Class 6A boys hoops — Two wins in their final three games would likely give Newberg an automatic bid to the upcoming state playoffs CANBY — Things weren’t looking very rosy for Newberg through…

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Photo Credit: SETH GORDON - Within reach - Savannah Milroy fights for a rebound during Newberg's 44-32 win over Sherwood Friday at McGrath Gymnasium.
Feb 18, 2015

Newberg clamps down on Sherwood in TRL win

by Seth Gordon
The Newberg girls basketball team has lost a handful of close games against top-tier Three Rivers League opponents this year, including a 46-44 home loss to fourth-place Canby earlier this year.…
Feb 18, 2015

C.S. Lewis comes up just short in losses

by Seth Gordon
High school sports round-up — Watchmen fall to Crosshill Christian in regular season finale Because there was little chance they would affect the league standings or seeding for the upcoming…
Photo Credit: SETH GORDON - Make way - Brendin Quinn attempts to split a pair of Willamette defenders during George Fox's 86-76 loss Friday night.
Feb 11, 2015

Second-half woes sink the Bruins in NWC play

by Seth Gordon
George Fox sports round-up — GFU men's basketball team's offense goes cold in the final 20 minutes of losses to Willamette and Pacific Lutheran PARKLAND, Wash. — Unable to sustain its fine…
Photo Credit: SETH GORDON - Still perfect - Freshman post Kaitlin Jamieson maneuvers for a shot during George Fox's 82-51 victory over Linfield Saturday at Miller Gymnasium. The No. 5 Bruins improved 19-0 on the season.
Feb 04, 2015

Bruins prove their mettle, again

by Seth Gordon
George Fox rallies to beat Puget Sound 77-73 on the road, then sweeps series against Linfield No. 5 George Fox certainly did not expect to roll to a 22-point victory when it traveled to No. 22…
Feb 04, 2015

Tigers upset league-leading St. Mary's 51-49

by Seth Gordon
6A girls basketball — Taylor Rarick's game winner with 25 seconds left lifts Newberg to its biggest win of the season Having lost two games it felt it should have won, in particular home defeats…
Feb 04, 2015

Tigers second in Hood River

by Seth Gordon
Wrestling — 11 wrestlers make the podium as NHS ends runner-up to Churchill HOOD RIVER — Wrestling shorthanded, Newberg placed 11 wrestlers in the top six, but was unable to overcome Churchill…
Photo Credit: SETH GORDON - It's official! - The Newberg school board voted Jan. 13 to approve the Newberg Rugby Club as an official club at the school, meaning the boys and girls teams will officially represent NHS for the first time this spring.
Feb 04, 2015

Newberg High School brings rugby into the fold

by Seth Gordon
The boys and girls teams will now be official clubs, which will aid in recruiting, transportation and recognition The Newberg school board voted Jan. 13 to approve boys and girls rugby as…
Photo Credit: SETH GORDON - Make way - Senior forward Evan Hager is cut off by a Portland Waldorf defender during C.S. Lewis Academy's 54-37 home victory Jan. 29. Hager scored a game-high 26 points.
Feb 04, 2015

Watchmen enjoy a big week at home

by Seth Gordon
C.S. Lewis Academy sweeps three games, besting WVC, Portland Waldorf and Falls City Fortunately for the C.S. Lewis Academy boys basketball team, one of its busiest weeks of the season didn’t…
Photo Credit: SETH GORDON - On point - Brittany Trowbridge  dribbles into the lane during C.S. Lewis Academy's 34-15 loss to Portland Waldorf Jan. 29. The Watchmen closed out the week with a 40-15 loss to Falls City Friday night, with Trowbridge scoring a team-high nine points.
Feb 04, 2015

C.S. Lewis making strides despite losses

by Seth Gordon
High school sports round-up — The Watchmen girls team shows marked improvement Although the final scores from C.S. Lewis Academy’s losses to Willamette Valley Christian, Portland Waldorf and…
Photo Credit: SETH GORDON - Floor general - Eli Graham surveys the court during George Fox's 81-76 loss to Linfield Saturday at Miller Gymnasium.
Feb 04, 2015

Bruins up and back down again

by Seth Gordon
GFU round-up — Fox upsets UPS on the road, then loses to Cats at home Having yet to win back-to-back games this season, finding consistency has been a major problem for the George Fox men’s…




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