No. 10 Indians wrestling pins sixth-ranked Tillamook

No. 10 Indians wrestling pins sixth-ranked Tillamook

The Indians are running hot toward the Class 4A District 1 wrestling meet. Braxton Sue, Jack...

Liberty girls' hoops stuffs St. Helens

Liberty girls' hoops stuffs St. Helens

The Lions girls could not defeat Liberty on Tuesday in St. Helens. The Falcons soared to an 80-53...

No. 3 Liberty boys' hoops scratches St. Helens

No. 3 Liberty boys' hoops scratches St. Helens

The Lions boys had a tough go at Liberty on Tuesday in Hillsboro. The Class 5A third-ranked...

No. 2 Banks girls' hoops bounces Scappoose

No. 2 Banks girls' hoops bounces Scappoose

Indians play at No. 4 Seaside at 6 p.m. on Friday The Scappoose girls had a lot to handle on the...

Natalie Muth, Lucy Davidson commit to University of Portland soccer

Natalie Muth, Lucy Davidson commit to University of Portland soccer

Seniors won Class 4A state championships with Indians in 2013 and 2015 Scappoose seniors Natalie...

Bryce Bumgardner signs with Montana State-Northern football

Bryce Bumgardner signs with Montana State-Northern football

The 6-foot-1, 175-pound wide receiver will continue his football career in the fall St. Helens...

Kramer's buzzer beater saves No. 7 Indians

Kramer's buzzer beater saves No. 7 Indians

Dalton Renne's two free throws put Banks up 52-50 with 15 seconds left With two seconds left, all...

Astoria swimming doubles up on Scappoose

Astoria swimming doubles up on Scappoose

Astoria boys win 98-71, girls win 104-66 Gabie Kreuger was the Indians' top swimmer on Thursday,...

Scappoose boys, girls swimming fifth at Rainier Invitational

Scappoose boys, girls swimming fifth at Rainier Invitational

Trace Sweeney third in 100 freestyle, fourth in 50 free Trace Sweeney led all Scappoose swimmers...

No. 7 Sandy wrestling floors St. Helens

No. 7 Sandy wrestling floors St. Helens

Elias Fields, Jose Silva finish with pins Elias Fields and Jose Silva enjoyed pins against...

Tillamook girls sink Scappoose

Tillamook girls sink Scappoose

Kaylie Kopra leads Indians with 12 points Kaylie Kopra was strong in the paint against visiting...

HIGHER POWER: No. 6 Indians take down Tillamook

HIGHER POWER: No. 6 Indians take down Tillamook

Ian Donaldson leads all scorers with 28 points When the Scappoose boys get going, it's hard to...

Hillsboro swimming sweeps St. Helens

Hillsboro swimming sweeps St. Helens

Lions girls fall 85-67, boys fall 99-66 on Senior Night Hillsboro was just too fast for St....

Hillsboro gets through St. Helens' pressure

Hillsboro gets through St. Helens' pressure

Bryce Mulcahy leads all Lions with 12 points St. Helens hassled visiting Hillsboro in Northwest...

St. Helens girls can't catch Hillsboro

St. Helens girls can't catch Hillsboro

Spartans get away with Northwest Oregon Conference win Hillsboro was just out of the St. Helens...

Astoria girls hold off late Scappoose charge

Astoria girls hold off late Scappoose charge

Scappoose brought the heat in the second half against visiting Astoria in Cowapa League action on...

New-look Indians red-hot and rolling

New-look Indians red-hot and rolling

Scappoose tied atop Cowapa League standings The Indians are stronger than ever. Christian Oslin,...

No. 9 Valley Catholic girls' hoops endures late Scappoose run

No. 9 Valley Catholic girls' hoops endures late Scappoose run

Indians score 14 points in fourth quarter in loss Brianna Smith scored all of her 10 points in...

Haidon Allen returns, St. Helens wrestling fifth at Tigard Tournament

Haidon Allen returns, St. Helens wrestling fifth at Tigard Tournament

DeWitt, Bowen, Allen, Silva, Beisley, Albertson and Olmedo make top six Haidon Allen is back. The...

Sue second, Erhardt fourth, Scappoose wrestling 20th at Reser Tournament of Champions

Sue second, Erhardt fourth, Scappoose wrestling 20th at Reser Tournament of Champions

Indians host sixth-ranked Tillamook in regular season finale at 7 p.m. on Wednesday Braxton Sue...

FRANK'S FAMILY: Hit Machine concert raises funds for Frank Marcantonio

FRANK'S FAMILY: Hit Machine concert raises funds for Frank Marcantonio

Dave Karn reunites with Hit Machine in fundraiser for his brother-in-law Frank’s family is...

No. 8 Scappoose too much for No. 7 Valley Catholic

No. 8 Scappoose too much for No. 7 Valley Catholic

Ian Donaldson's 20 points spur Indians in Cowapa League upset In Scappoose and Valley Catholic's...

St. Helens swimming sweeps Sandy

St. Helens swimming sweeps Sandy

Boys win 114-46, girls win 94-62 The St. Helens swim teams had little trouble against Sandy in...

ALWAYS AROUND: Jack Cooper exemplifies St. Helens faithful

ALWAYS AROUND: Jack Cooper exemplifies St. Helens faithful

If you go to a St. Helens basketball game, you'll see Jack Cooper. The St. Helens native, "81...

No. 2 Seaside girls' hoops stymies Scappoose

No. 2 Seaside girls' hoops stymies Scappoose

The Scappoose girls had a rough outing against visiting second-ranked Seaside in the Cowapa...


Columbia County's Sports

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…

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…
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…
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…

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…
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…
SPOTLIGHT PHOTO: JAKE MCNEAL - The Scappoose boys' and girls' swim teams look to build on last year's third-place finishes in Friday's Cowapa League championships at Eisenschmidt Pool in St. Helens.
February 05, 2016

Indians swimmers out to challenge Valley Catholic at league…

by Jake McNeal
League championships begin at 4:15 p.m. on Friday at Eisenschmidt Pool in St. Helens The Scappoose swim teams sprint into Friday’s Cowapa League championships at Eisenschmidt Pool in St. Helens…
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…

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…
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 —…
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…
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…

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…
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…

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…

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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.
Jan 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…
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.
Jan 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…
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.
Jan 22, 2016

Check out the new expanded gallery of our best photos from high…

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…
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.…
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…
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…