Indians football annihilates Seaside in Cowapa League opener

Indians football annihilates Seaside in Cowapa League opener

Tribe scores 41 first-quarter points, wins 62-6 The Indians scored and scored and scored against...

BLOOD OMEN: Wilsonville defense closes out St. Helens

BLOOD OMEN: Wilsonville defense closes out St. Helens

Tharren Blood's three interceptions help Wildcats beat Lions 23-14 PHOTOS Tharren Blood was the...

No. 3 Lions can finally eclipse Wilsonville

No. 3 Lions can finally eclipse Wilsonville

St. Helens last beat the 10th-ranked Northwest Oregon Conference rival Wildcats in 2009 It's a...

Indians football out to smash Seaside

Indians football out to smash Seaside

Tribe takes on Seagulls in 7 p.m. Cowapa League road opener on Friday If the Indians are to shake...


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TIMES PHOTO: DAN BROOD - Tigard junior Jake Leavitt puts his arms in the air after sophomore Spencer Smith scored a touchdown in the 51-21 win over Newberg.
September 26, 2016

Friday's top five: A look back at the five biggest high school…

by Miles Vance
Friday's fourth week of the 2016 high school football season just about had it all. Big hits? Check. Huge offensive outburts? Oh yeah. Momentum-swinging plays? Plenty. And with all that going on…
TIMES PHOTO: MILES VANCE - Westview's Hayden Kamakaala dives in to score a touchdown in his team's 48-22 win over Century at Westview High School on Friday.
September 24, 2016

Week Four high school football scores are here

by Miles Vance
One step farther. Another step better. The 2016 Oregon High School football season edged closer to its midway point in Week Four, Friday night's docket including 28 games at the Class 6A level,…
TIMES PHOTO: DAN BROOD - Newberg senior quarterback Anthony Adams breaks into the clear during Friday's game at Tigard.
September 24, 2016

Check out our best photos from Week Four of the 2016 high school…

by Miles Vance
The best teams. The biggest plays. The most coverage. Week Four of the 2016 Oregon high school football season was big-time And with all that going on, you just know that all of Pamplin Media…


PMG PHOTO: MILES VANCE - Century quarterback Kyle Chimienti and the Jaguars will go after their third straight win tonight when they visit unbeaten Westview at 7 p.m. in Metro League play.
September 23, 2016

High school football rolls into Week Four of the 2016 season

by Miles Vance
One, two — one, two, three, four. The 2016 high school football season has got it — rhythm, heart, action and drive. You'll see all that and more tonight when the state's high school teams hit…
SPOTLIGHT PHOTO: JAKE MCNEAL - Lions senior middle blocker Jenna Ramey (2) pushes a shot past Sandy senior middle blocker Hadley Carpenter (12).
September 23, 2016

BEST IN THE NORTHWEST: Lions take Northwest Oregon Conference…

by Jake McNeal
St. Helens comes back from two-set deficit, beats conference rival Sandy 3-2 The Northwest Oregon Conference race will not be easily won, but right now the Lions are in front. The Class 5A No.…
SPOTLIGHT PHOTO: JAKE MCNEAL - Lions 6-foot, 4-inch, 250-pound all-Northwest Oregon Conference senior Colton Albertson (74) and the linemen open lanes for Dylan Brady (36), Tyler Rea (26), Colton Beisley (23) and No. 3 St. Helens' second-ranked offense.
September 23, 2016

BIG KIDS ON THE BLOCK: Linemen drive Lions' rise

by Jake McNeal
St. Helens wins with dominance in trenches The Lions will take you behind the woodshed, and the linemen clear the way. All-Northwest Oregon Conference senior linemen Colton Albertson, standing…
SPOTLIGHT PHOTO: JAKE MCNEAL - Senior forward Grant Carpenter and the Class 15th-ranked Indians have allowed only three goals in five games.
September 23, 2016

Indians boys' soccer waiting for shots to fall

by Jake McNeal
No. 15 Tribe's defense is third-best in Class 4A It's four ties in a row for the 15th-ranked Indians, but they're preferable to losses. No. 15 Scappoose played all-state junior defender Colton…
SPOTLIGHT PHOTO: JAKE MCNEAL - Sophomore right-sider Charlotte Feige (14), senior libero Alyssa Spang (6), sophomore libero Riley Nuss and the No. 14 Indians are off to a tough start in Cowapa League play.
September 23, 2016

No. 14 Indians volleyball weathering early Cowapa League run

by Jake McNeal
Tribe faced third-ranked Valley Catholic at home and will hit the road again The Indians' first Cowapa League road trip was rocky, but there's time to refuel for the next one. Scappoose…
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September 23, 2016

John Kavulich and Linnaea Kavulich third at Silver Falls…

by Jake McNeal
Indians girls fourth with 127 points, boys sixth with 146 points John and Linnaea Kavulich led the Indians with dueling third-place finishes at the Silver Falls on Wednesday, Sept. 14, at Silver…
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September 23, 2016

Cheyenne Trainer leads Lions runners at Three-Course Challenge

by Jake McNeal
Sophomore's 19 minutes and 30 seconds sets a new personal record for seventh on Easy course Cheyenne Trainer had the Lions' best afternoon at the Three-Course Challenge on Saturday, Sept. 17, at…

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SPOTLIGHT PHOTO: JAKE MCNEAL - Indians junior defender Emily Campos (12) and sophomore forward Ashley Baughman (8) celebrate Baughman's 13th-minute goal against Seaside.
Sep 23, 2016

Indians girls' soccer rains on Seaside

by Jake McNeal
Baughman, Jones and Fisher score twice, Whisenhunt once in shutout In an instant, the Indians scored their first goals of the year. Ashley Baughman, Emma Jones and Payton Fisher connected twice…
PHOTO CREDIT: LESLIE LUTTRELL - Lions freshman forward Kelsey Elliott (7) scored a game winner off of a Sophia Estep cross with six seconds left to beat Hermiston 2-1 on the road.
Sep 23, 2016

Elliott's game-winner keeps No. 6 Lions' soccer rolling

by Jake McNeal
Freshman forward's goal with six seconds left lifts St. Helens 2-1 in Hermiston In Lions coach Simon Date's words, Kelsey Elliott's game winner in Hermiston was, "the best moment of the season…
SPOTLIGHT PHOTO: JAKE MCNEAL - Sophomore midfielder Regan Tolman (5), senior defender Andrew Ziegler (15) and the Lions have a chance at their first win at The Dalles.
Sep 23, 2016

Lions boys' soccer seeks first win before start of conference…

by Jake McNeal
St. Helens follows 3-0 home loss to No. 4 Hermiston It's tough to lose a 3-0 home decision to fourth-ranked Class 5A state quarterfinalist Hermiston at Doc Ackerson Stadium in St. Helens, but…
Sep 16, 2016

High school football rolls into Week Three of the 2016 season

by Miles Vance
It's on. Week Three of the 2016 high school football season marks the start of league play for most of the state's Class 6A leagues, and with it, the beginning of the march to the 2016 state…
REVIEW PHOTO: JIM BESEDA - Clackamas quarterback Mitchell Modjeski escapes a tackle by a Reynolds defender during his team's 43-20 victory at Clackamas High School on Friday night.
Sep 19, 2016

Friday's top five: A look back at the five biggest high school…

by Miles Vance
On almost every football field in the metropolitan area, the answer was as simple as "A-B-C." A-B-C as in "Another big contest." And with all the big contests going on Friday night — it was Week…
SPOTLIGHT PHOTO: JOHN BREWINGTON - Lions senior running backs Jax Ogle (33) and Haidon Allen (20) celebrate one of Ogle's two touchdowns against Milwaukie.
Sep 16, 2016

Lions mangle Milwaukie

by Jake McNeal
Allen scores three times, Ogle two, Kessinger, Dragoo and Brady another each in 54-7 Northwest Oregon Conference landslide It's hard to believe the Lions ever trailed in their Northwest Oregon…
SPOTLIGHT PHOTO: JAKE MCNEAL - Senior defensive back Jack Margheim (4) and the Indians pursue Cottage Grove senior quarterback Blake Sentman (11).
Sep 17, 2016

Indians' Hail Mary falls short in Cottage Grove

by Jake McNeal
Lions bat down Toman's last-second heave, survive 24-21 The Indians were a second and 36 yards from a win. "It's all over," chanted the ill-advised Cottage Grove's student section, even with the…
PMG PHOTO: MILES VANCE - Century quarterback Kyle Chimienti throws a pass during his team's 30-21 win over Sunset at Hillsboro Stadium on Friday.
Sep 16, 2016

Week Three high school football scores are here

by Miles Vance
Third time's the charm. That certainly was the case in Friday's night's third week of the 2016 Oregon high school football season. While none of tonight's games were necessarily "charming," a…
REVIEW PHOTO: JIM BESEDA - Clackamas' Jacob Mcgreevy turns upfield during his team's 43-20 win over Reynolds at Clackamas High School on Friday night.
Sep 16, 2016

Check out our best photos from Week Three of the 2016 high…

by Miles Vance
Now that was worth the wait. In this case, "that" meant the third week of the 2016 Oregon high school football season. And why was it worth it? Because there were big games everywhere you…
SPOTLIGHT PHOTO: JAKE MCNEAL - Lions senior running back Tyler Rea (26) and the Lions' Class 5A fifth-ranked offense look to frustrate Northwest Oregon Conference rival Milwaukie's No. 2 defense.
Sep 16, 2016

Lions football will try to break Milwaukie's No. 2 defense

by Jake McNeal
Upstart Northwest Oregon Conference rival Mustangs hit town for 7 p.m. showdown on Friday It's up to the Lions to stop the Mustangs' run. St. Helens (2-0 overall) hosts sophomore running back…