Brie Maye will chase international business certificate in Chiang Mai, Thailand

Brie Maye will chase international business certificate in Chiang Mai, Thailand

Brie Maye is off to Chiang Mai. The 2013 St. Helens graduate and Portland State University Viking...

ALWAYS WINNING: Frank Weber wins four gold medals at Washington State Senior Games

ALWAYS WINNING: Frank Weber wins four gold medals at Washington State Senior Games

Weber, 92, of Scappoose, best in shot put, discus, javelin and softball throw Frank Weber is...

Pacific Athletic Club leads St. Helens Men's Club into playoffs

Pacific Athletic Club leads St. Helens Men's Club into playoffs

Pacific's 84.5 points first through final league week Pacific Athletic Club of Columbia City is...

Giesbers, St. Helens girls' soccer Alumni win Lions Alumni Game

Giesbers, St. Helens girls' soccer Alumni win Lions Alumni Game

Alumni receive Maye-Strawn Trophy, which remembers Elizabeth Maye and Amanda Maye-Strawn who...

Lions girls' soccer will attack, attack, attack this fall

Lions girls' soccer will attack, attack, attack this fall

St. Helens unleashes new scheme, stars, attitude Monday's third period was the Lions' best of the...

Indians, Lions face new baseball, softball rules

Indians, Lions face new baseball, softball rules

National Federation of State High School Associations updates include baseball pitch counts and...

McNamee wins St. Helens Men's Club championship

McNamee wins St. Helens Men's Club championship

St. Helens golfer shoots gross 156 July 16-17 at Wildwood Golf Course in Portland Bob McNamee is...

Sixth Ralph Painter Memorial 5k, 10k Saturday at Rainier High

Sixth Ralph Painter Memorial 5k, 10k Saturday at Rainier High

Races honor former Rainier police chief Ralph Painter Law enforcement personnel and Columbia...

Giesbers, Leal will play in Class 5A Senior All-Star Game doubleheader on Sunday

Giesbers, Leal will play in Class 5A Senior All-Star Game doubleheader on Sunday

Outfielder and catcher were all-Northwest Oregon Conference first-teamers this season Ashley...


Columbia County's Sports

SPOTLIGHT PHOTO: JAKE MCNEAL - The City Slickers, from left, Cody Mason, Kyle Craig, team captain Brad Cotton and Phil Schwhyhart, receive congratulations and championship medals from Bill Marinelli after winning the third Donna Gedlich Memorial Bocce Tournament 12-11 over the Skinny Ginneys on Saturday, July 16, at Scappoose Veterans Park.
July 18, 2016

City Slickers win third Donna Gedlich Memorial Bocce Tournament

by Jake McNeal
A need for Columbia County ringers remains Brad 'The One-Armed Bandit' Cotton was the clincher. With all four Skinny Ginneys bocce balls spent and a one-point lead from teammate Cody Mason's…
PHOTO CREDIT: ST. HELENS LITTLE LEAGUE - The St. Helens majors reached the District 1 Tournament championship game where they fell 19-6 to Wilshire-Riverside (Portland) on Sunday, July 10, at Erv Lind Stadium in Portland.
July 13, 2016

St. Helens Majors bounce Scappoose in District 1 consolation…

by Jake McNeal
Wilshire-Riverside beats Lions 19-6 for crown at Erv Lind Stadium in Portland The St. Helens Majors' District 1 Tournament sprint began and ended with Wilshire-Riverside (Portland) at Erv Lind…
COURTESY PHOTO: SIMON DATE - Ruby Date, right, pictured singing the national anthem at the unveiling of St. Helens High School's new turf field next to her idol and graduated Lions senior Ashley Giesbers (left), has autism and is excited to help friends and peers live their soccer dreams.
July 13, 2016

SHOTS AT GOAL: FC Columbia County, TOPSoccer camps welcome…

by Jake McNeal
First of five weekend camps runs 10 a.m. - 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Helens High It's all about inclusion. FC Columbia County and TOPSoccer will host the first of five camps, beginning on…


PHOTO CREDIT: GAMES.CROSSFIT.COM - Carleen Mathews, 32, a Longview, Wash., native and the owner of CrossFit St. Helens, won the West Regional and will challenge for Fittest Woman on Earth at the CrossFit Games July 19-24 in Carson, Calif.
July 13, 2016

SURVIVAL OF THE CROSSFITTEST: Carleen Mathews will challenge for…

by special submission from Carleen Mathews
CrossFit St. Helens owner to compete in CrossFit Games July 19-24 in Carson, Calif. Carleen Mathews is days from contending for Fittest Woman on Earth. She won the CrossFit Games West Regional…
PHOTO COURTESY OF BLAIN WHEELER - Scappoose High junior Blain Wheeler won steer daubing at the Pacific Northwest Invitational Championship in a two-run time of 3.08 seconds June 18-20 in Moses Lake, Wash. From left are Wheeler's mother Shena, Blain, his brother, Colten, and grandmother Karen Stanley.
July 13, 2016

Wheeler wins steer daubing at Pacific Northwest Invitational…

by Jake McNeal
Blain Wheeler is the best in the northwest. Wheeler, who will be a Scappoose High senior in September, improved on his 3.121-second ride that won the Oregon High School Equestrian Teams state…
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July 07, 2016

FC Columbia County, TOPSoccer to benefit special needs athletes

by Jake McNeal
FC Columbia County is "incredibly proud" to join TOPSoccer in helping any boy or girl with a mental or physical disability learn and play soccer, free of cost. "These kids often watch from the…
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July 06, 2016

St. Helens 8-10 baseball falls in District 1 Tournament…

by Jake McNeal
Lions lose 12-8 to Hollywood-Rose City (Portland) at Erv Lind Stadium The St. Helens 8-10 baseball team reached the District 1 Tournament championship on July 4 at Erv Lind Stadium at Normandale…
SPOTLIGHT PHOTO: JAKE MCNEAL - St. Helens' Trevor McFarland (8) pitched three innings against Rainier in Wednesday's 9-11 District 1 Tournament consolation quarterfinal at Erv Lind Stadium in Portland, but the Columbians won 15-4 in four innings.
July 06, 2016

Rainier ends St. Helens All-Stars' District 1 Tourney run

by Jake McNeal
Columbians win 15-4 in four consolation quarterfinal innings The St. Helens All-Stars gave Rainier fourth-inning fits on Wednesday, but the Columbians sailed on. Rainier broke the District 1…
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July 06, 2016

Rofinot Heating, Pacific Athletic Club lead St. Helens Men's…

by Jake McNeal
The St. Helens Men’s Club entered the 12th week of its summer golf league on June 27-28 at Wildwood Golf Course in Portland. Each team can win up to eight points per night with a sweep of the…
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July 07, 2016

Columbia County Rodeo will host benefit game show

by Jake McNeal
Show set for 6 p.m. on July 18 in Columbia County Fairgrounds' Rodeo Arena The Columbia County Rodeo's benefit game show is set for 6:30 p.m. on July 18 at the Columbia County Fairgrounds' Rodeo…

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Jun 29, 2016

Columbia County Racing champs back in front

by Mike Weber
Defending Columbia County Racing Association champions are contenders again. Scott Dorie, Scott McMullen, Brandon Potter and Bob Berg were main event winners on Saturday, June 25, at River City…
PHOTO CREDIT: STEVEN J. PRICE - Maureen 'Tyger Bomb' Weber, left-center, is a veteran Portland roller derby blocker.
Jun 29, 2016

ROLLER DERBY-VANGELISM

by Jake McNeal
Scappoose's 'Tyger Bomb' Weber spreads the word Roller derby is life. Take it from Maureen 'Tyger Bomb' Weber. Weber, 47, of Scappoose, belongs to Portland's recreational Rose City Wreckers and…
SPOTLIGHT PHOTOS: JOHN BREWINGTON - FROM LEFT: Kielly MacKenzie, a track and field athlete in the Class of 1989, was one of eight inducted to the St. Helens Sports Booster Club Hall of Fame on Saturday, June 25, at the St. Helens Elks Lodge. Heather Ritenour Sorber, a softball player in the class of 2006, and Barbara Whittick, esteemed in the community, were also among the inductees.
Jul 01, 2016

Eight inducted to St. Helens Sports Boosters Hall of Fame

by Jake McNeal
The St. Helens Sports Boosters Club inducted eight new members on Saturday, June 25, at the St. Helens Elks Lodge. 2016 St. Helens Sports Boosters Club Hall of Fame Inductees Terry Eaton,…
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Jun 29, 2016

Scappoose High School wins first Class 4A Oregonian Cup

by Jake McNeal
Indians (3,050 points) dethrone defending champion Valley Catholic (2,580) This was one of Scappoose High School's best years ever. The Indians won the 2015-16 Class 4A Oregonian Cup — its first…
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Jun 27, 2016

Donna Gedlich Memorial Bocce Tournament seeks players

by Jake McNeal
Third annual tournament set for July 16 at Scappoose Veterans Park The third Donna Gedlich Memorial Bocce Tournament, set to begin at 9 a.m. on July 16 at Veterans Park in Scappoose, is open to…
SPOTLIGHT PHOTO: JAKE MCNEAL - Indians senior quarterback Robert Lohman, center, joined the 69th Les Schwab Tires Bowl South team, which beat the North team 16-14 on Mountain View High kicker Zach Emerson's 45-yard field goal with 1:35 left, on Saturday at Hillsboro Stadium.
Jun 27, 2016

Robert Lohman joins South in 69th Les Schwab Tires Bowl

by Jake McNeal
South wins 16-14 on Westview senior Zach Emerson's 45-yard field goal Zach Emerson put the South through the uprights. The Mountain View senior's 45-yard field goal gave the South a 16-14 win…
SPOTLIGHT PHOTO: JAKE MCNEAL - Indians Class 4A all-state senior quarterback Robert Lohman (9) will play for the North team at the 69th Les Schwab Tires Bowl on Saturday at Hillsboro Stadium.
Jun 23, 2016

Robert Lohman will play for South in 2016 Les Schwab Bowl

by Jake McNeal
All-star game set for 5 p.m. on Saturday at Hillsboro Stadium Robert Lohman is always in elite company. The Indians' Class 4A all-state first-team senior quarterback will join the South in the…
SPOTLIGHT PHOTO: JAKE MCNEAL - Carolina Panthers quarterback and one-time Scappoose Class 3A state champion Derek Anderson hosted the Derek Anderson Football Camp with Panthers teammate and former Indians linebacker David Mayo on Saturday, June 18, at Scappoose High.
Jun 23, 2016

Derek Anderson and David Mayo host Scappoose Football Camp

by Jake McNeal
Carolina Panthers quarterback Derek Anderson and linebacker David Mayo returned home to host this year's Derek Anderson Football Camp and Punt, Pass and Kick competitions on Saturday, June 18,…
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Jun 22, 2016

Rofinot Heating, Pacific Athletic Club lead St. Helens mens'…

by Jake McNeal
The St. Helens Men’s Club entered the 11th week of its summer golf league on Monday and Tuesday at Wildwood Golf Course in Portland. Each team can win up to eight points per night with a sweep…
COURTESY PHOTO: SRI CHINMOY PEACE RUN - Pujari Schaeffer of San Diego carries the Sri Chinmoy Peace Run torch as the 10,000-mile journey passes through Scappoose on Sunday, June 19.
Jun 22, 2016

10,000-mile Sri Chinmoy Peace Run visits Scappoose, St. Helens

by Jake McNeal
Runners traveled north on Route 433 to Napavine, Wash. The Sri Chinmoy Oneness-Home Peace Run, humanity's largest grassroots effort for peace, passed through Scappoose and St. Helens on the way…