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SPOTLIGHT PHOTO: JAKE MCNEAL - Indians sophomore Sara Mills, center, and the No. 3 Indians will look to stay sharp in a doubleheader at Valley Catholic on Friday in Beaverton.
April 22, 2017

No. 3 Indians' softball looks to stay sharp against Valley…

by Jake McNeal
Scappoose has beaten Valiants six times since they joined Cowapa League from Class 3A in 2015
PHIL HAWKINS - Woodburn sophomore Diana Ordaz is one of 11 new varsity members joining the Bulldogs' softball team this season.
April 25, 2017

Softball: Bulldogs approach the softball season one inning at a…

by Phil Hawkins
Woodburn puts up 21 runs in loss to Chemawa Braves
PHIL HAWKINS - St. Paul sophomore Justin Herberger struck out 11 in the Bucks' 5-2 loss at No. 1 Regis on April 18.
April 25, 2017

Baseball: Rallies lift Bucks to pair of wins

by Seth Gordon
St. Paul erases 6- and 5-run deficits for wins over Santiam and Perrydale


PHIL HAWKINS - Brentano hit a two-run home run in the top of the seventh against Regis to tie the game at 7-7 and propel the contest to extra innings, where the Bucks won 10-8.
April 25, 2017

Softball: Bucks rally for victory in Brentano's return

by Phil Hawkins
St. Paul one game out of playoff berth after first round of league play
COREY BUCHANAN - North Marion senior Dylan Doubrava had a couple solid sacrifice bunts to help the Huskies build an early lead against the No. 5 Philomath Warriors in April 18's 6-4 home loss.
April 26, 2017

Baseball: Huskies falter in back-to-back losses against league…

by Corey Buchanan
North Marion falls to third place in Oregon West standings
OUTLOOK PHOTO: MATT RAWLINGS - Barlow's Alexa Geary releases a pitch during her team's Friday win over David Douglas in Mt. Hood Conference action.
April 24, 2017

Friday's top five: The five biggest baseball and softball games…

by Miles Vance
Check out our all-softball top five list from Friday's sun-soaked diamond contests
SPOTLIGHT PHOTO: JAKE MCNEAL - The Scappoose softball team celebrates during its 11-1 win over Banks at Scappoose High School on Friday.
April 22, 2017

Check out our best high school baseball and softball photos from…

by Miles Vance
The state's high school baseball and softball teams soak up the sun on Friday
NEWS-TIMES PHOTO: WADE EVANSON - Gaston senior third baseman Sammy Moore swings at a pitch during the Greyhounds' game against Neah-Kah-Nie April 21.
April 22, 2017

Gaston sweeps Neah-Kah-Nie in road doubleheader

by Wade Evanson
The Greyhounds pound the Pirates 19-0 behind the pitching of Charity Hall and hitting of Abbey Zawadney
REVIEW PHOTO: MILES VANCE - Lakeridge pitcher Rachel Mindt cranks it up during the first inning of her team's 11-1, five-inning win over rival Lake Oswego at Lakeridge High School on Friday.
April 21, 2017

April 21 high school baseball and softball scores are here

by Miles Vance
Check out the results of all today's - finally - sun-soaked action on the diamond
TIMES PHOTO: MATT SINGLEDECKER - Glencoe junior Ashlynn Bailey celebrates her two-run double against Jesuit on Friday.
April 21, 2017

Crimson Tide softball turns tables on Jesuit

by Matt Singledecker
Glencoe overcomes late deficit with Bailey two-run double in the sixth to beat defending 6A state champs
REVIEW PHOTO: MILES VANCE - Lake Oswego's Lillian Harwood and her Laker teammates will battle crosstown rival Lakeridge at 5 p.m. Friday.
April 21, 2017

High school baseball, softball get ready to soak up the sun on…

by Miles Vance
Check out the long list of baseball and softball games we'll cover today
REVIEW PHOTO: MILES VANCE - Lakeridge's Kelly Ericson (right) jumps toward home plate - and her teammmates - after her two-run homer helped beat Lake Oswego 11-1 on Friday afternoon.
April 21, 2017

Lakeridge softball powers past Lake Oswego 11-1 on Friday

by Miles Vance
The Pacers shrug off a four-game losing streak, beat Lakers
TIDINGS PHOTO: MILES VANCE - West Linn's Kaitlin Lampson hits an inside-the-park home run during her team's 12-2 win in five innings over Sherwood at Rosemont Rudge Middle School on Thursday.
April 21, 2017

West Linn softball explodes to beat Sherwood 12-2

by Miles Vance
The Lions break free for eight runs in the third inning to beat the Lady Bowmen
REVIEW/NEWS PHOTO: JIM BESEDA - La Salle Prep's Alexis Kemp threw a four-hitter, leading the Falcons to a 1-0 Northwest Oregon Conference road win over league-leading Putnam Friday.
April 21, 2017

Softball: La Salle freshman silences Putnam attack, 1-0

by Jim Beseda
Alexis Kemp tossed a four-hitter with four walks and three strikeouts, leading the Falcons to a Northwest Oregon Conference road win Friday
OUTLOOK PHOTO: JOSH KULLA - David Douglas pitcher Collin Patterson attempts to tag out Gresham's Jacob Biesterfeld at the plate Friday following a wild pitch. Biesterfeld scored on the play, as the Gophers pounded out an 11-1 conference win over the Scots.
April 21, 2017

SLIDESHOW: Gresham dumps David Douglas 11-1 in prep baseball

by Pamplin Media Group
Gresham scores early and often in posting an easy conference win; Biesterfeld stellar on the mound
REVIEW/NEWS PHOTO: JIM BESEDA - Milwaukie's Bradley McVay is 2-3 with a 0.52 ERA in five starts this spring for the Mustangs.
April 21, 2017

Milwaukie's McVay ready to take game to next level

by Jim Beseda
Senior left-hander Bradley McVay signed a letter of intent to play baseball at the University of Portland next season
GRESHAM OUTLOOK: MATT RAWLINGS - Katie Ostgarden strolls into third base in Barlow's 3-2 win over David Douglas
April 21, 2017

Barlow rallies for 3-2 win over David Douglas

by Matt Rawlings
The Bruins get a pair of runs in the final inning to defeat the Scots
REVIEW/NEWS PHOTO: JIM BESEDA - La Salle Prep's Kiriahna Edeline pitched the first 4 1/3 innings in Thursday's 8-4 win over Milwaukie.
April 20, 2017

Softball: Big inning propels La Salle past Milwaukie, 8-4

by Jim Beseda
The Falcons used a five-run fourth inning to take a 7-1 lead Thursday
DAN BROOD - Tigard junior Jaron West crosses home plate as Tualatin catcher Cole Kinman reaches for the ball during Friday's game.
April 20, 2017

Tigard baseball team steps up against rival Tualatin

by Dan Brood
Senior Brett Thomas is masterful again, as the Tigers get an 8-1 league victory
GRESHAM OUTLOOK: MATT RAWLINGS - Gresham's Jacob Biesterfeld deals to the plate in the Gophers' 8-0 win over Clackamas
April 19, 2017

Friday's top five: The five biggest baseball and softball games…

by Miles Vance
Oregon's high school baseball and softball players dodge showers to make some new memories
WILL DENNER/MADRAS PIONEER - In an 11-4 win over Molalla last Thursday, Madras freshman Jiana Smith-Francis, above, center, threw a complete, seven-inning game on the mound and also hit a grand slam.
April 19, 2017

Madras splits four-game week

by Will Denner
White Buffalos softball currently hold a 3-2 Tri-Valley Conference record.
PHIL HAWKINS - North Marion junior Trevor Ensign pitched a complete game and struck out eight in the Huskies' 8-1 victory over the Yamhill-Carlton Tigers last week.
April 19, 2017

Baseball: North Marion sweeps the week

by Phil Hawkins
Ensign and Henry brothers hold Oregon West competition in check
PHIL HAWKINS - Kennedy senior Jack Suing had a career day at the plate against Santiam last week. The Trojan catcher belted a grand slam over the left field fence as part of a 13-run inning for Kennedy and finished the day going 3-for-3 with a double, a home run and nine RBIs, falling one triple short of hitting for the cycle.
April 18, 2017

Baseball: Trojan offense soars high in first month

by Phil Hawkins
Suing Jacks grand slam, drives in nine in 20-5 victory over Santiam
PMG PHOTO: LON AUSTIN - Corbett's Abby Fritz connects during her team's 8-6 road loss to Crook County on Friday.
April 16, 2017

Check out our best high school baseball and softball photos from…

by Miles Vance
The state's high school baseball and softball team's dodge showers to play on Friday
REVIEW/NEWS PHOTO: JIM BESEDA - Gladstone starter Logan Saltares pitched five innings in Friday's 4-3 home win over Molalla.
April 15, 2017

Baseball: Gladstone beats error-prone Molalla, 4-3

by From staff reports
Five Molalla errors led to four unearned runs for league-leading Gladiators
GRESHAM OUTLOOK: MATT RAWLINGS - Gresham's Jacob Biesterfeld deals to the plate in the Gophers 8-0 win over Clackamas
April 15, 2017

Gresham upsets second-ranked Clackamas 8-0

by Matt Rawlings
The Gophers pitching staff continues to shine in MHC play
PMG PHOTO: MILES VANCE - West Linn third baseman Jake Porter turns a game-ending double play in his team's 11-1 win over Lakeridge at Lakeridge High School on Friday.
April 14, 2017

West Linn baseball team rolls past Lakeridge 11-1

by Miles Vance
The Lions improve to 4-1 in league and remain tied for first place
PMG PHOTO: MILES VANCE - Lakeridge pitcher Cooper Justice delivers during his team's 11-1 home loss to West Linn on Friday.
April 14, 2017

Baseball Slideshow: West Linn 11, Lakeridge 1

by Miles Vance
West Linn starts fast and finishes fast to finish off Lakeridge on Friday
PMG PHOTO: MILES VANCE - West Linn sophomore Jonathon Kelly (No. 13) raises his helmet in celebration after he hit a first-inning grand slam in his team's 11-1 win at Lakeridge High School on Friday.
April 14, 2017

April 14 high school baseball and softball scores are here

by Miles Vance
See who's hot - and who was not - in Friday high school baseball and softball
PMG PHOTO: JIM BESEDA - Clackamas' K.C. Reilly and the top-ranked Cavaliers play at Gresham at 5 p.m. today in Mt. Hood Conference action.
April 14, 2017

High school baseball, softball hope to dodge showers on April 14

by Miles Vance
Check out the list of baseball and softball games we'll cover today
REVIEW/NEWS PHOTO: JIM BESEDA - Clackamas' Alyssa Daniell drew a leadoff walk in a two-run fifth inning in the Cavaliers 4-3 come-from-behind win Friday over Barlow.
April 14, 2017

6A Softball: Clutch hit lifts Clackamas past Barlow, 4-3

by Jim Beseda
Kylee Giancola's two-run single in the fifth helps lift Cavs
HILLSBORO TRIBUNE PHOTO: WADE EVANSON - Glencoe's Isabel Womack (14) celebrates with teammates after her homerun versus Liberty, April 14 at Hillsboro Stadium.
April 14, 2017

Glencoe softball makes quick work of overmatched Liberty, 19-2

by Wade Evanson
The Crimson Tide score six first-inning runs en route to a five inning victory over the home Falcons at Hillsboro Stadium
HERALD PHOTO: COREY BUCHANAN - Sherwood batter Andrew Edmunds crushes the baseball to the outfield against Canby.
April 14, 2017

Baseball: Sherwood breaks game open in third inning and beats…

by Corey Buchanan
Sherwood senior Harrison Grow hits two home runs while the Bowmen score seven runs in the third inning
DAN BROOD - Tualatin's (from left) Ryan Webb, Kyle Dernedde, Kaden Cook and Elijah Diggins celebrate following the Wolves' 5-4, eight-inning win at Sherwood on Tuesday.
April 13, 2017

Tualatin wins baseball battle with Sherwood

by Dan Brood
The Wolves rally to get a dramtic 5-4 victory in TRL play
DAN BROOD - Tigard senior outfielder Brett Thomas makes a diving catch in Monday's game.
April 13, 2017

One run is enough for Tigard baseball team

by Dan Brood
The Tigers tip Canby for second straight 1-0 victory in TRL play
WILL DENNER/MADRAS PIONEER - Junior Arysta Pineda hit a walk-off, three-run home run to complete a huge comeback against Molalla. The Buffs hit five home runs as a team, including two from Pineda.
April 12, 2017

Madras softball wins by walk off

by Will Denner
Lady Buffs mount massive rally to beat Molalla 14-13 in extra innings last Friday; Second game of series at Molalla tentatively rescheduled for Thursday.
WILL DENNER/MADRAS PIONEER - Sophomore Byron Patt held Estacada scoreless for four innings, and three in which he didn't allow anyone to get on base.
April 19, 2017

Madras breathes a sigh of relief, holds on to beat Estacada 8-7

by Will Denner
White Buffalos split Friday doubleheader with the Rangers to pick up first league win.
REVIEW PHOTO: MILES VANCE - Lake Oswego's Colin Mitchell slides past the diving tag attempt of Lakeridge catcher Brendon Sloan to score the go-ahead run in the fifth inning of his team's 5-1 home win over Lakeridge on Monday.
April 11, 2017

Lake Oswego baseball breaks through to beat Lakeridge 5-1

by Miles Vance
The Lakers step up to get a win in their rivalry game on Monday
PIONEER PHOTO: CONNER WILLIAMS - Molalla sophomore Jeff Larsen causes a pickle between third base and home, eventually beating out the throw as he slides into home plate
during the Indians' 17-4 win over Madras last Friday to start off Tri-Valley play 1-0.
April 11, 2017

Molalla baseball demolishes Madras 17-4 in league opener

by Conner Williams
Indians drop 17 unanswered runs after going down 4-0 in first inning
OUTLOOK PHOTO: JOSH KULLA - Gresham senior Austen Carptenter fires a pitch in the Gophers' 3-2 win today over visiting Reynolds High School.
April 10, 2017

SLIDESHOW: Gresham edges Reynolds 3-2 in prep baseball

by Pamplin Media Group
Gophers survive late rally by visiting Reynolds to escape with a one-run win

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REVIEW/NEWS PHOTO: JIM BESEDA - Clackamas defeated Centennial 5-0 in the first night game on April 7, 2017 at Clackamas High School.
Apr 09, 2017

Cavs win first night game played at Clackamas High

by Jim Beseda
Friday's game marked the culmination of a six-year, $450,000 renovation project orchestrated and funded by the Clackamas Baseball Booster Association.
GRESHAM OUTLOOK: MATT RAWLINGS - Reynolds second baseman Lucas Dehnert chases down a pop-up in the fourth inning
Apr 08, 2017

Reynolds rallies for 4-3 win over Gresham

by Matt Rawlings
The Raiders begin Mt. Hood Conference play with a 3-0 record
REVIEW/NEWS PHOTO: JIM BESEDA - Clackamas' Bubba Jaha had a two-run double in a three-run fourth inning for the Cavaliers Wednesday.
Apr 07, 2017

Clackamas baseball sweeps Central Catholic series

by Jim Beseda
Sophomore right-hander Jeff Nelson scatters seven hits with three strikeouts in going the distance for the Cavaliers
SPOTLIGHT PHOTO: JAKE MCNEAL - Lions junior outfielder Tyler Lyman (9) and senior outfielder Haidon Allen (1) relay a Wilsonville hit to right-center field in a 12-1 loss to the No. 3 Wildcats on Wednesday in St. Helens.
Apr 07, 2017

Lions baseball faces No. 3 Wilsonville in first Northwest Oregon…

by Jake McNeal
Wildcats win 12-1 on Wednesday in St. Helens; First of two rematches Friday in Wilsonville, second back home on Tuesday
SPOTLIGHT PHOTO: JAKE MCNEAL - Indians junior Jerad Toman pitches seventh-inning relief in the Indians' 4-2 loss to No. 6 Astoria on Tuesday in Scappoose.
Apr 07, 2017

HOME COOKING: Indians baseball's top-flight offense will face…

by Jake McNeal
Scappoose's 11-run scoring average ties No. 1 Henley atop Class 4A, and Banks' 3 runs allowed rivals seventh-ranked La Grande for top defense
DAN BROOD  - Tualatin junior Chris Freese (right) is safe at first base in Monday's game.
Apr 06, 2017

Tualatin baseball team falls in final tune-up tilt

by Dan Brood
The Wolves set to open Three Rivers League play this week
DAN BROOD - Tigard High School senior Riley Williams (left) could be a key player at first base, and on the mound, for the Tigers this season.
Apr 06, 2017

Tigard baseball team looks to have plenty of depth, talent

by Dan Brood
The Tigers are ready to battle for a top spot in the TRL
DAN BROOD - Togetherness could be an asset for the Tualatin High School softball team this season.
Apr 06, 2017

Tualatin softball team looks ready to roll again

by Dan Brood
The Timberwolves, led by a veteran infield, appear to be strong
DAN BROOD - Pete Kostel takes over as the Tigard softball head coach this season.
Apr 06, 2017

Tigard softball team is young, but ready to go

by Dan Brood
The Tigers, with new coach Pete Kostel, to work as a team
HERALD PHOTO: COREY BUCHANAN - Canby starter Sean Wiese gave up one earned run in six innings pitched against Lakeridge.
Apr 06, 2017

Baseball: Lakeridge quells Canby's late game charge and wins 2-1

by Corey Buchanan
Lakeridge pitcher Chris Simons and Canby pitcher Sean Wiese battle in pitcher's duel
WILL DENNER/MADRAS PIONEER - Junior Jordan Bender (22) pitched four solid innings against Sheridan last Friday, striking out two while allowing only two hits and one run. After he exited the game, Sheridan piled up nine runs across two innings en route to a 10-5 win over Culver.
Apr 05, 2017

Culver baseball hits wall at Grant Union Tournament

by Will Denner
Bulldogs drop a pair of game in John Day, start league play Tuesday.
WILL DENNER/MADRAS PIONEER - Senior left-handed pitcher Aaron Winishut, above, made his season debut Friday as the Buffs' starting pitcher against Pleasant Hill, striking out three and gving up one run across 3.1 innings.
Apr 05, 2017

Madras baseball down, not out

by Will Denner
League play offers the White Buffalos a clean slate, but they have much work to do.
PHIL HAWKINS - Gervais outfielder Jacob Lundin is one of more than a half dozen seniors on an experienced Cougar baseball team that has been hindered this spring by the program's inability to get consistent time out on the field due to inclement weather.
Apr 05, 2017

Gervais struggling to find games

by Phil Hawkins
Cougars have been limited to just one game in March
PHIL HAWKINS - North Marion senior Dylan Doubrava celebrates scoring a go-ahead run in the Huskies' 6-3 victory over Gladstone in the first of back-to-back home wins on March 28.
Apr 05, 2017

North Marion wins two of three last week

by Phil Hawkins
Huskies enter league play ranked No. 7 with a 6-3 record
PHIL HAWKINS - Woodburn freshman Jose Ortiz throws out a Gladstone runner at first base on March 28 in the Bulldogs' 7-6 loss to the Gladiators in extra innings. Woodburn boasts plenty of talented athletes this season, though the team lacks experience.
Apr 05, 2017

Woodburn baseball looks for consistency

by Phil Hawkins
Bulldogs come close to first win in 7-6 loss to Gladstone
TIMES PHOTO: MATT SINGLEDECKER - Westview junior third baseman Kelsey Day makes her way around the bases after her three-run homer against Southridge.
Apr 04, 2017

Revamped Day does in Southridge in Metro opener

by Matt Singledecker
Westview junior slugger is back and better than ever for the Wildcat softball team
REVIEW/NEWS PHOTO: JIM BESEDA - Milwaukie is counting on senior outfielder Theo Dover to supply some pop to the batting order.
Apr 04, 2017

Pitching-rich Milwaukie has questions at plate, in field

by Jim Beseda
First-year coach Bud Taylor, the former Putnam assistant, inherited a roster with three senior left-handed starters
REVIEW/NEWS PHOTO: JIM BESEDA - Putnam players wait at home plate to greet Melia Croydon (right ) after her first-inning, two-run homer against Clackamas.
Apr 04, 2017

First-year Putnam softball coach eager for league play

by Jim Beseda
Samanta Frost, 23, takes over a program that won a Class 5A state championship in 2015.
REVIEW/NEWS PHOTO: JIM BESEDA - In five appearances, Clackamas' K.C. Reilly is 3-0 with a 3.29 ERA. He has pitched 17 innings, allowing eight runs on 17 hits with eight walks and 14 strikeouts.
Apr 04, 2017

Clackamas cast as favorite in Mt. Hood baseball title chase

by Jim Beseda
The Cavs jumped to the top of the OSAA 6A power rankings after an 8-1 start
OUTLOOK PHOTO: JOSH KULLA - Barlow outfielder Timber Swindell fields another Canby base hit Monday, as the Bruins fell to the visiting Cougars 10-1 in non-league prep softball.
Apr 04, 2017

SLIDESHOW: Barlow softball falls to Canby 10-1

by Pamplin Media Group
Bruins softball team gives up runs in bunches in the non-league loss
OUTLOOK PHOTO: JOSH KULLA - Gresham pitcher Austen Carpenter fires a strike during a stellar performance Monday in a 15-1 win over rival Barlow High School.
Apr 04, 2017

SLIDESHOW: Gresham routs rival Barlow 15-1 in prep baseball

by Pamplin Media Group
Gresham struck early and often in taking it to Barlow on the Bruins' home field
SUBMITTED PHOTO: ANNA ILYN - Molalla senior Trevor Miles makes a play at second base during the Indians' 11-1 loss to North Marion last week.
Apr 04, 2017

Molalla baseball struggles against North Marion, Harrisburg as…

by Conner Williams
Indians sitting at 4-3 as Tri-Valley play begins Friday vs. Madras
PIONEER PHOTO: CONNER WILLIAMS  - Country Christian senior pitcher Derek Halverson tries to pick off a runner at first base during the Cougars'
7-12 loss to Nestucca at home last Thursday.
Apr 04, 2017

Country Christian baseball ends preseason at 3-4 with loss to…

by Conner Williams
Cougars looking to clean up on defense as league play begins this week
PIONEER PHOTO: CONNER WILLIAMS  - Colton senior Hayden Vest pitched six innings for the Vikings last Thursday against Perrydale as they went
up 6-3 heading into the seventh inning, when Dawson Hall took over.
Apr 04, 2017

Colton baseball finds their groove with 6-5 win over Perrydale

by Conner Williams
Vikings narrowly edge out Perrydale in seventh inning defensive hold
PIONEER PHOTO: CONNER WILLIAMS  - Molalla's infielders give each other encouragement after a play is made during the Indians' 13-12 win over Cascade on March 23 at Clark Park. Molalla has one non-league game left Tuesday at Valley Catholic before
beginning Tri-Valley play this Friday at Madras.
Apr 04, 2017

Molalla softball secures best start in four years

by Conner Williams
Indians topple 6A McKay at Canby tourney last week to start out 3-1
PHIL HAWKINS - Woodburn baseball head coach Craig Webster (left) faced off against younger brother and Gladstone head coach Casey Webster (right) last week in a non-conference game officiated by umpire and middle brother Carey (middle) on March 28 at North Marion High School. Casey and the Gladiators got the best of Craig and the Bulldogs, rallying for a 7-6 victory in extra innings.
Apr 04, 2017

Brothers Craig, Carey and Casey Webster meet on different sides…

by Phil Hawkins
Woodburn coach Craig Webster bested by younger brother Casey, who helms the Gladstone Gladiators
ESTACADA NEWS: MATT RAWLINGS - Andy Avants hurls a breaking ball to the plate in Estacada's 4-3 win over Banks on Monday
Apr 04, 2017

Estacada defeats Banks 4-3 in final non-conference game

by Matt Rawlings
The Rangers rally to get a pair of runs in the final two innings to comeback and beat the Braves
REVIEW PHOTO: MILES VANCE - Lake Oswego's Anna Tomita connects during her team's 14-3 win over Madison in the Glencoe Spring Break Softball Tournament at the Gordon Faber Recreation Complex in Hillsboro on Friday.
Apr 01, 2017

Lake Oswego softball explodes to beat Madison 14-3

by Miles Vance
The Lakers rack up 13 runs in a huge third inning on Friday
REVIEW PHOTO: MILES VANCE - Lake Oswego's Marin Penney slides safely into home during her team's 14-3 win over Madison in the Glencoe Spring Break Softball Tournament at the Gordon Faber Recreation Complex in Hillsboro on Friday.
Mar 31, 2017

Softball Slideshow: Lake Oswego 14, Madison 3

by Miles Vance
The Lakers pick up a win in their final spring break outing
PAMPLIN MEDIA PHOTO: LON AUSTIN - Indians senior outfielder Hunter Holmason, left, beats a throw to the plate against Crook County junior catcher Heath Pickhardt on Saturday, March 25, in Prineville.
Mar 31, 2017

RUNNING WILD: No. 7 Indians baseball will take bats to…

by Jake McNeal
Class 4A's top- and second-ranked offenses will meet on Saturday in Aurora
SPOTLIGHT PHOTO: JAKE MCNEAL - Lions senior Lydia Walters (18) reaches first base after a groundout against Class 6A Southridge on Monday at the Jesuit/Sunset Tournament on Monday at Sunset High School in Portland.
Mar 31, 2017

Lions softball looks to start Northwest Oregon Conference season…

by Jake McNeal
St. Helens faced Class 6A competition at Jesuit/Sunset Tournament and has beaten Wildcats seven of last eight times
PHOTO CREDIT: GEOFF LUKINBEAL - Indians junior utility Hadley Enos celebrates her two-run home run in a 25-5 win over Crook County on Tuesday at the Bend Spring Break Tournament at Bend High School.
Mar 31, 2017

No. 3 Indians softball will face Valley Catholic in Cowapa…

by Jake McNeal
Galey's and Enos' home runs help to lift Scappoose to third in Class 4A ranks over Spring Break
DAN BROOD - Sophomore pitcher Josie Reid returns for the Lady Bowmen this season.
Mar 30, 2017

Despite adversity, Lady Bowmen softball team is optimistic

by Dan Brood
The Sherwood squad has both big numbers and a new head coach
WILL DENNER/MADRAS PIONEER - Madras pitchers have struggled for stretches this season,  walking batters and giving up runs early that have dug the team deficits. They've had some promising stretches, however. Junior Chad Thurby (6) buckled down after a three-run first inning and gave up one run the rest of the way.
Mar 29, 2017

Amid losses, Madras baseball remains patient

by Will Denner
After playing four of first five on the road, Buffs return home for Madras Tournament.
WILL DENNER/MADRAS PIONEER - Culver senior Chelsea Zacher (2) hung tough on the mound against a strong Grant Union offense for a few innings Friday, but had to exit the game in the third inning after getting hit by a ball in the shin.
Mar 29, 2017

Culver softball staying positive

by Will Denner
Bulldogs see individual improvements in Friday doubleheader versus Grant Union.
PHIL HAWKINS - North Marion senior Boston Snyder is flanked by parents Nickie (left) and Jamie Snyder on March 21 as he signs his commitment to play football and baseball at Oklahoma Panhandle State University.
Mar 29, 2017

North Marion's Snyder inks college commitment

by Phil Hawkins
Two-sport athlete will compete in both baseball and football
COURTESY LAKE OSWEGO BASEBALL - Lake Oswego's Sam Haney is back to lead the Lakers in his junior season after earning first-team all-Three Rivers League honors as an outfielder a year ago.
Mar 28, 2017

Lake Oswego baseball team re-racks with youth, talent for 2017…

by Miles Vance
The team brings back all-league stars Dukart, Haney and Jaramillo
REVIEW PHOTO: MILES VANCE - Lakeridge senior first baseman/pitcher Tommy Andrew and the Pacers are aiming for a return to the Class 6A state playoffs this year.
Mar 28, 2017

Lakeridge baseball believes it's ready to battle in the Three…

by Miles Vance
The team will be led by Bryant, Andrew, Webster and Seneker
DAN BROOD - Tigard junior shortstop Manny Andrade (right) makes a throw as the Tigers have Milwaukie senior Bradley McVay caught in a rundown between first and second in Tuesday's game.
Mar 28, 2017

Tigard baseball team has the basics, and bases, covered

by Dan Brood
The Tigers, behind Brett Thomas' pitching, shut out Milwaukie 5-0
DAN BROOD - Tigard High School sophomore Sara Moss (second from left) is congratulated by her teammates after hitting a home run during the Tigers' 3-0 win over McNary on Monday.
Mar 28, 2017

Tigard softball team makes the plays against McNary

by Dan Brood
The Tigers, with Sara Moss hitting a home run, wins 3-0