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Brought to you by Dr. Kristen Hardinge - Wilsonville Veterinary Clinic - VETERINARY INSIDER -


WILSONVILLE VETERINARY CLINIC - Dr. Kristen HardingeTraditionally in the US, veterinarians have advocated for spaying or neutering dogs prior to their first heat cycle or the onset of puberty to prevent unwanted pregnancy. However, recent research is proving that this may not be the best approach in every breed or for each individual pet. One of the most important factors in making this decision is understanding the home environment, which requires an in-depth discussion with each individual owner. Lifestyle, attendance at doggy day care, exercise routines, types of family members (children vs adults) and other pets in the home should all be discussed. Other factors to be considered include breed and disease prevalence in that breed.

For cats, spaying or neutering at or around 6 months of age is still recommended in most cases as there seem to be far fewer potential benefits of leaving them intact and there are numerous behavioral and reproductive consequences of not neutering or spaying prior to the onset of the first heat or puberty.

This is an ever evolving field, with new research being published regularly, which makes it very important to ensure that your veterinarian is up to date on the most recent research and is willing to entertain a discussion about what is best for your particular pet. There should no longer be an across the board recommendation that a dog is spayed or neutered. Please see the Reproductive Revolutions website ( www.reproductiverevolutions.com/ ) for more information on this important topic.

Wilsonville Veterinary Clinic

9275 SW Barber St, Wilsonville, OR 97070

(503) 682-3737

www.wilsonvilleveterinaryclinic.com

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JOY OF LIFE CHIROPRACTIC - Dr. Laura LaJoieDr. Laura LaJoie of Joy of Life Chiropractic loves to see great activity out of her patients, especially her child patients.

“With P.E. cut to two days a week at local elementary schools, and confined to just one semester a year for middle schoolers, it is especially important that kids are active and moving during the summer, too” says LaJoie. Summer is a terrific time to improve your overall fitness for the coming year.

If you’re going to be active by hiking, swimming, or playing outdoor sports like soccer or golf, you’ll want to do a few things to protect your joints and muscles. It’s always important to stretch before and (especially) after activity in order to enjoy more strength and flexibility.

It is also a great idea to do activities that use both sides of the body in order to maintain symmetry in movement and minimize injury.

“Any time you’re performing a side-specific movement, such as a golf or baseball swing, you want to also perform the same motion with the other side of your body,” notes LaJoie. “At Joy of Life Chiropractic, we offer performance assessments that examine each person’s body mechanics, and offer fitness and sport specific programs that work to correct asymmetry.”

In addition to performance assessments, Joy of Life offers sports physicals for student athletes at the middle school and high school levels. The deadline is coming up fast; WHS sports physicals are required by Monday, August 15th.

Joy of Life Chiropractic

29955 SW Boones Ferry Road, Suite J, Wilsonville, OR 97070

503-682-9596

www.joyoflifechiropractic.com

Brought to you by Lisa Willett - The Hasson Company Realtors - REALTY INSIDER -


THE HASSON COMPANY REALTORS - Lisa WillettIn a competitive market like the Portland metro area, I’m often asked if buying a house now is smart. After all, according to realtor.com the median list price of homes in the area has jumped 17.5 percent in the last 12 months. It’s clear that Portland is a hot market for housing right now; and that is exactly why the time to buy a home is now.

Expected growth in the housing market means the median list price of homes will continue to rise in the coming year. Veros Real Estate Solutions, a company specializing in real estate collateral valuation management, predicts that Portland properties will appreciate at an 11.1 percent rate within the next twelve months, driven by a growing population. As demand continues to rise, the median list price of homes is sure to follow.

In addition to the expected appreciation of properties, mortgage rates are also likely to rise in the coming year as well. The Federal Reserve expects inflation rates to be at 1.4 percent by January, still well below the Fed’s stated goal of 2 percent by the end of 2018. As inflation rates increase, mortgage-backed securities (MBS) drop in value. Mortgage rates are determined by the value of MBS’s; the greater the MBS value, the lower the mortgage rate. It’s simple math: Increasing inflation=Lower MBS value=Higher mortgage rates.

So don’t be left out of the equation, call me today to start your search!

Lisa Willett - The Hasson Company Realtors

15400 Boones Ferry Rd, Lake Oswego, OR 97035

(503) 318-7585

lisawillett.hasson.com

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JOY OF LIFE CHIROPRACTIC - Dr. Laura LaJoieDr. Laura La Joie, owner of Joy of Life Chiropractic clinic, overheard a set of parents telling their kids that they were going kite surfing. Then they asked the kids, “What are you guys doing?”

Most likely, spending time indoors, La Joie mused.

She noted that kids are sitting more than they did 20 years ago.

“How many kids these days ride a bike to their friends, skate, or walk places?”

Additionally, in the summer, parents reward their kids with free time, and for many of those kids, their choice is to be inside.

On the computer, playing X-box, watching Netflix.

While she understands the digital draw, she encourages families to be intentional with their extra time.

“Summer is the opportunity to get kids off their chairs and move to improve their balance and the function of their body,” she said.

A key focus of Joy of Life Chiropractic is family wellness.

And, while many kids do have too much screen time, they are also at various sports camps in the summer.

“Young athletes are calling on their bodies to do a lot of different activities.”

She says it’s important for kids to have a chiropractic performance evaluation and risk assessment. Through this, she is able to identify issues before they become a problem.

La Joie noted that her practice is for all ages.

“I see kids from four days old to 98 days old.”

Joy of Life Chiropractic

29955 SW Boones Ferry Road, Suite J, Wilsonville, OR 97070

503-682-9596

www.joyoflifechiropractic.com

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CANBY FORD - Great deals can be yours at Canby Ford!Whether you are an outdoor adventurer or an urban explorer, the return of summer means it’s time to get back out there and discover what you’ve been missing. The newly redesigned 2017 Ford Escape, with its fuel-efficient engine, stylish body, and seamlessly integrated tech features, is the perfect vehicle for your perfect summer!

Offering up to 30 highway miles per gallon (MPG), the 1.5 Liter (L) EcoBoost engine features Auto Start-Stop technology to help save fuel and limit emissions. Looking for a little more punch in your driving? The 2.0L Twin-Scroll EcoBoost boasts 245 Horsepower while still giving you a combined 25 MPG, a seamless blend of power and fuel-efficiency.

The Escape is not only powerful and efficient, but stylish as well, offering tons of customizable features. The foot-operated lift gate makes trunk access a breeze, and available technology can alert you to lane drift, point out vehicles in your blind spot, and alert you to potential collisions with the vehicle ahead of you.

Perhaps best of all, the available Enhanced Active Park Assist feature helps you say goodbye to parking anxiety. The Parallel Parking and Reverse Perpendicular Parking modes ensure your Escape can fit into a space, then help steer your Escape into the spot.

The 2017 Ford Escape is available now at Canby Ford, visit today to learn more and check it out.

Canby Ford

24315 Hwy 99E, Canby, OR 97013

(503) 266-2097

www.canbyford.com

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WILSONVILLE VETERINARY CLINIC - Dr. Kristen HardingeBuying a new puppy is a major endeavor. Choosing a breeder is a very important decision and there are numerous things that you can do as the new pet owner to ensure that you’re choosing an ethical breeder. This increases the chances that you will purchase a healthy puppy.

First, ensure that the breeder performs all the requisite health testing recommended for your breed. Each breed has different health conditions that affect it, some of which can be tested for.

The breeder should encourage you to come visit their kennel, to see the dogs’ temperament and the environment in which the puppies are raised. The breeder should engage in active socialization practices starting at birth and continuing through weaning.

The breeder should spend a great deal of time interviewing you. This often includes completing a questionnaire, in order to try to match each puppy with the best owner, based on its temperament and the activity level that the puppy will have.

Breeders should do temperament testing, have health exams, deworm and vaccinate the puppies before they go to their new homes. Breeders should also make themselves available to the new owners for the life of the pet—to answer questions, assist with problems and ensure that if the puppy or adult dog needs to be surrendered for any reason, that it will go to an appropriate home and not end up in a shelter.

Wilsonville Veterinary Clinic

9275 SW Barber St, Wilsonville, OR 97070

(503) 682-3737

www.wilsonvilleveterinaryclinic.com

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THE HASSON COMPANY REALTORS - Lisa WillettIf you’re buying a house, you probably need a loan. And if you want a loan, you’re going to need a trustworthy credit score. Read on to learn about five credit errors that can put your dream home permanently out of reach.

Making late payments. It’s not exactly shocking to learn that lenders expect to be repaid on time. But regardless of your overall financial situation, late payments can lower your credit score by up to 30 percent.

Applying for another loan. If you’re good enough for one loan, a second should be no problem, right? Wrong. Creditors see more loans as a sign that you may default soon. If you’re already buying a home, take a pass on that new car.

Maxing out credit cards. Another classic sign of an irresponsible borrower, many banks may penalize you for making the minimum payment on your credit card bills, no matter how timely you are.

Disputing credit report items. It’s usually a good idea to correct errors on your credit report, as it may raise your score. But it’s crucial that you do so before applying for a loan, otherwise, the banks may think you’re gaming the system.

Having no credit history. Shakespeare advised “neither a borrower nor a lender be,” but unfortunately most lenders demand a reputable credit history. Paying for groceries and gas with a credit card is a good way to build up a bona fide history.

Lisa Willett - The Hasson Company Realtors

15400 Boones Ferry Rd, Lake Oswego, OR 97035

(503) 318-7585

lisawillett.hasson.com

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WILSON ORTHODONTICS - Dr. Todd WilsonIf you want to play like the pros, you need to wear the same specialized equipment that keeps professional athletes safe and performing at their peak.

But here’s a hint—I’m not talking about their shoes or jerseys. I’m talking about mouthguards.

That’s why Wilson Orthodontics has provided free custom mouthguards to student athletes for the past 14 years. This year, we’ll distribute roughly 500 protectors to football and lacrosse athletes in Sherwood, Newberg and the surrounding communities.

But mouthguards are important for athletes in every sport. So here’s a breakdown that will help you choose the best option.

Ready Made. A ready made (or “stock”) mouthguard is fine, especially if practice is in 20 minutes. But they’re the least safe, least effective and least preferred option. In your mouth, one size really doesn’t fit all.

Mouth Formed. “Boil and bite” mouthguards are probably the most common out there. When heated in boiling water, they become pliable, allowing you to bite down and mold them. Unfortunately, the process isn’t perfect, and these still tend to shift during play.

Custom Made. Hands down, this is the best option. At Wilson Orthodontics, we can make a custom molded mouthguard, and can tailor your mouthguard to your dental history and chosen sport. These are the safest option, and it’s what the pros use too.

Wilson Orthodontics

17680 S.W. Handley St., Suite 202, Sherwood, OR 97140

3100 Haworth Ave., Suite 210, Newberg, OR 97132

(503) 925-1566

www.smilebywilson.com

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CANBY FORD - There's always something new at Canby Ford. Stop by today!The Ford Mustang is America’s original pony car, and consumers have long admired the iconic muscle machine for its dynamic styling, elegant chassis and powerful engine options.

None of that has changed—but the 2016 Ford Mustang now comes with more standard features, bold color options and a range of hands-free technologies.

One big change is the return of hood vent-integrated secondary turn signals. Fans are calling it a throwback from Mustang’s history, and this heritage feature now comes standard for buyers of the 2016 Mustang GT.

Ford also unveiled a few new color schemes, including over-the-top racing stripes and jet black roof paneling.

When it comes to the engine, the 3.7-liter V6, 2.3-liter EcoBoost and 5-liter V8 all provide the force and fire necessary to conquer the open road. That being said, keeping up with technological change has become (almost) as important as what’s under the hood, and Ford aficionados have plenty to look forward to on that front.

Engineers have been touting SYNC 3’s voice recognition system, as well as the smartphone-like touchscreen and graphic interface.

It’s also worth noting that the Mustang is one of Ford’s safest cars ever, earning five-star ratings for frontal, side and rollover collisions. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration gave the Mustang a five-star crash test rating overall.

The 2016 Ford Mustang is available now at Canby Ford. Stop by today to learn more.

Canby Ford

24315 Hwy 99E, Canby, OR 97013

(503) 266-2097

www.canbyford.com

Brought to you by Dr. Laura LaJoie - Joy of Life Chiropractic - CHIROPRACTIC INSIDER -


JOY OF LIFE CHIROPRACTIC - Dr. Laura LaJoieStudent athletic programs are changing. The multi-sport student athlete—once a common sight on primary and secondary schoolyards—is being replaced by single-sport adolescent athletes.

More kids are specializing in one sport at an earlier age, and with longer seasons.

Though their dedication and hard work are to be applauded, these kids are putting themselves at increased risk for repetitive strain, fractures and other debilitating injuries, according to Wilsonville chiropractor Dr. Laura LaJoie.

The owner of Joy of Life Chiropractic says the shift from multi- to single-sport athletics reduces the amount of variety in students’ exercises and training programs. It also creates less balanced physical development.

A multi-sport athlete may run track and play basketball, soccer or tennis. In contrast, the disciplined single-sport athlete performs the same actions over and over, honing their skills but also increasing their risk.

To keep your child healthy, Dr. LaJoie recommends scheduling an immediate biomechanical evaluation to check for potential imbalances, trouble spots—and develop solutions.

“Summer is the perfect time to come in and learn about our personalized strength and conditioning programs,” says Dr. LaJoie. “We can help your athlete maintain their strength and flexibility, recover from a previous injury and minimize their risk for future injuries.”

Joy of Life Chiropractic is dedicated to providing optimal health to everyone, regardless of age or stage. So be healthy by choice, not by chance, and schedule a visit at Joy of Life Chiropractic today.

Joy of Life Chiropractic

29955 SW Boones Ferry Road, Suite J, Wilsonville, OR 97070

(503) 682-9596

www.joyoflifechiropractic.com

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THE HASSON COMPANY REALTORS - Lisa WillettThe home inspection is a crucial part of the house-buying process, but how you react to what’s uncovered can mean the difference between big savings, and a big headache. Use these bargaining table tips to ensure you get the best deal.

Tour problem spots. Any home inspection agent will offer to provide a written or verbal summary of their findings, but if at all possible, ask to be shown the problems in person. Seeing things firsthand will give you a better sense of how serious these trouble areas really are, and improve your bargaining position.

Ask for credit. Once your home inspector has identified potential trouble spots, approach the seller and ask them to deduct the estimated price of these repairs from their asking price. You can put these savings toward the repair costs—or use them for something more pressing.

Try for closing costs. Some sellers can be hesitant to cover the cost of repairs, but may relent to paying your closing costs. The fees charged by the lender, title company, land surveyor and local government often cost just as much as the necessary repairs.

Loose lips sink savings. If the seller knows you plan to completely renovate a problem area, they’re far less likely to offer a repair credit or pay for the needed construction themselves. Keep your poker face on, and never discuss your renovation plans within earshot of the seller or their agent.

Lisa Willett - The Hasson Company Realtors

15400 Boones Ferry Rd, Lake Oswego, OR 97035

(503) 318-7585

lisawillett.hasson.com

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WILSONVILLE VETERINARY CLINIC - Dr. Kristen HardingeFleas, ticks and mites are dreaded in pet-friendly households, and with good reason.

Not only can these bloodsuckers cause itching and skin problems in the short term, they can also transmit more serious diseases. Rashes and inflammation (as well as the associated scratching) increase your pet’s risk of developing a secondary bacterial infection.

Identifying and preventing fleas, ticks and mites is the key to effective parasite control. Persistent itching, and signs of skin infection (ranging from redness and raised irritation to open sores and bleeding) may indicate the presence of external parasites.

You can treat pet parasites through a number of products, including orally-administered medication, topically-applied products and flea collars. It should be noted that not every product is equally effective, and using the wrong product can be extremely harmful, even fatal, to your pet.

If you aren’t sure what parasite your pet has, or what the most effective treatment option is, consult your local veterinarian for options.

Remember that parasites can travel from pet to pet and to people within your household; if you discover an infection in one animal, it’s best to treat the whole “herd” as potential hosts. Parasite larvae can survive in the atmosphere, in your carpet—even in your pet’s bed; treating the pet’s environment is key to preventing reinfection.

Wilsonville Veterinary Clinic

9275 SW Barber St, Wilsonville, OR 97070

(503) 682-3737

www.wilsonvilleveterinaryclinic.com


Wilsonville's Sports

July 27, 2016

10-year anniversary: Wildcat boys track and field wins fourth state title in five years

by Corey Buchanan
Ten years ago, the Wilsonville boys track and field team obliterated the 2006 3A Oregon State Championship competition and won the program’s fourth state title in five years. Here’s a look back…
July 27, 2016

National board approves softball rule changes

by Corey Buchanan
The National Federation of State High School Associations Softball Board of Directors approved new rules changes that high school associations including the Oregon School Activities Association…
July 20, 2016

National panel overhauls pitching usage regulations

by Corey Buchanan
The National Federation of State High School Associations and the Oregon School Activities Association adopted new policies to help protect pitchers’ arms from overexertion and injury. While…


SUBMITTED PHOTO - Back Row:  coach Brian Matthews, coach Ty Kraft, coach Chris Miller
Middle Row: Emersyn Stepp, Catherine Classen, Kenna Kraft, Regan Rourke, Ava Shaffer
Front Row:  Ashley Grantham, Ava Carroll, Delaney Snaric, Kylee Baumgartner, Caitlin Cougle
July 13, 2016

Canby Rebels win state title

by Corey Buchanan
The Canby Rebels 10 and under softball team won the state tournament title at Tualatin Hills Parks and Recreation July 2-3. The Rebels, featuring players from Canby and Wilsonville, went 1-1 on…
SPOKESMAN FILE PHOTO: COREY BUCHANAN - Wilsonville boys basketball players celebrate after they win the 5A state title.
July 13, 2016

Top 10 highlights of 2015-16 school year

by Corey Buchanan
The school year ends, the summer elapses, the ensuing season dominates discourse and memories from the previous year fade. But, even though the 2015-16 school year ended over a month ago, the…
SPOKESMAN PHOTO: COREY BUCHANAN - A camper throws a pinpoint pass, knocking over the Jenga tower while fellow campers watch in anticipation.
July 06, 2016

Jordan Kent camp emphasizes fun

by Corey Buchanan
The former Oregon Duck and NFL player hosts camps in Tualatin and Wilsonville Standing near the sidelines of the Horizon Christian High School field while holding a football and in the presence…
July 06, 2016

Wilsonville football reps attend safety clinic

by Corey Buchanan
The OSAA becomes first state high school association to mandate USA Football safety clinic Accompanied by Wilsonville High School Athletic Director Dennis Burke, Wilsonville head football coach…
SPOKESMAN PHOTO: COREY BUCHANAN - Left to right: Harrison Steiger (class of 2017), Dylan Jordan ('16), Thomas Walter ('15), Chris Riewald ('16), and Aaron Koford  ('10) talked to youth basketball players during the camp.
June 29, 2016

Fun is had by all at Wilsonville youth basketball camp

by Corey Buchanan
Former and current Wilsonville High basketball players told tales of glory in front of a captivated audience of youth basketball players at the same spot where many of their stories materialized…
SPOKESMAN PHOTO: COREY BUCHANAN - 2016 Wilsonville High graduate Kam Morgan (11) celebrates with teammates after the South squad won the Les Schwab Bowl.
June 29, 2016

Kam Morgan shines in Les Schwab Bowl

by Corey Buchanan
Former Wilsonville defensive end Kam Morgan pointed toward his contingent of fans once after making a come from behind tackle in the first half of the Les Schwab Bowl and another time after the…
SPOKESMAN PHOTO: COREY BUCHANAN - Wilsonville Parks and Recreation added metal baskets and trees to an open field in Memorial Park to create a disc golf course.
June 29, 2016

Disc golf takes flight in Wilsonville

by Corey Buchanan
Memorial Park has added yet another sporting arena to its recreational arsenal. As part of the city of Wilsonville’s Memorial Park Master Plan, approved in 2015, the city agreed to build a…
SUBMITTED PHOTO: COREY BUCHANAN - Garrett Pollman swings away during his time playing for Wilsonville.
June 22, 2016

Miami Marlins draft Gunner Pollman

by Corey Buchanan
With his dad and brother by his side, Gunner Pollman plopped on the coach to watch day-three coverage of the Major League Baseball Draft at his parents’ house Saturday, June 11. A draft…
SPOKESMAN PHOTO: COREY BUCHANAN - A player lunges for the ball near the net during the Summer Sizzle pickleball tournament at Memorial Park.
June 22, 2016

Pickleball is on the rise

by Corey Buchanan
Dozens of competitors congregated at Wilsonville Memorial Park Saturday, June 18 at courts many associate with basketball and tennis. But the basketball hoops and large nets went unused and the…
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June 16, 2016

Wilsonville Wildcats - Athlete of the Week - June 15, 2016

by Kendra McGowan
Congratulations to Sam Bullock of Wilsonville High School for being selected as the Wilsonville Spokesman's Athlete of the Week. The Spokesman's Athlete of the Week program is a community…
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June 16, 2016

Wilsonville Wildcats - Athlete of the Week - May 15, 2016

by Kendra McGowan
Congratulations to Kaitlyn Howe of Wilsonville High School for being selected as the Wilsonville Spokesman's Athlete of the Week. The Spokesman's Athlete of the Week program is a community…
SUBMITTED PHOTO: GREG ARTMAN - Clayton Gelfand pitches for the Wilsonville baseball team in 2013.
June 15, 2016

Clayton Gelfand blossoms into ace pitcher at Chico State

by Corey Buchanan
Clayton Gelfand resided on both sides of baseball’s duel between 60-feet, 6 inches in his first two seasons at Chico State University. During the two years prior to his junior season, Gelfand…
SPOKESMAN PHOTO: COREY BUCHANAN - Wildcat players including Jessica Classen (right) played stingy defense against Southridge.
June 15, 2016

Wilsonville girls basketball team picks up where it left off

by Corey Buchanan
The Wilsonville girls basketball team played in their first tournament of the summer basketball season Friday and Saturday, June 10 and 11, roughly three months after clinching the program’s…
SPOKESMAN PHOTO: COREY BUCHANAN - Wilsonville forward Sophia Bynum (left) will complete her final season for the Wildcat girls basketball team next year.
June 15, 2016

Sophia Bynum verbally commits to Air Force

by Corey Buchanan
The recruiting process evolved quickly and Sophia Bynum still had plenty of time to weigh her options. But she received an offer she could not refuse. So the rolling senior recently verbally…
(Image is Clickable Link) WILSONVILLE SPOKESMAN - June 8, 2016
June 09, 2016

Wilsonville Wildcats - Athlete of the Week - June 8, 2016

by Kendra McGowan
Congratulations to Sidney Lowry of Wilsonville High School for being selected as the Wilsonville Spokesman's Athlete of the Week. The Spokesman's Athlete of the Week program is a community…
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June 09, 2016

Wilsonville Wildcats - Athlete of the Week - June 8, 2016

by Kendra McGowan
Congratulations to Tucker Munson of Wilsonville High School for being selected as the Wilsonville Spokesman's Athlete of the Week. The Spokesman's Athlete of the Week program is a community…
SPOKESMAN PHOTO: COREY BUCHANAN - The equestrian team poses for a photo next to their Tri-River Valley district title trophy.
June 08, 2016

Equestrian team finishes triumphant season

by Corey Buchanan
The Wilsonville equestrian team competed in the Oregon Equestrian State Championships from May 12-16 at Deschutes County Expo and Expo in Redmond. Hailey Giddings and Lexee Padrick finished…

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SPOKEMAN FILE PHOTO: COREY BUCHANAN - Wilsonville senior Pieter Top attained myriad accomplishments in his two years attending Wilsonville High School.
Jun 08, 2016

Pieter Top caps wildly successful yet state title-less career at Wilsonville

by Corey Buchanan
While standing on the second highest podium platform for the second time of the afternoon, Pieter Top stared downward, frozen in the backdrop of Hayward Field and the Oregon Track and Field…
SPOKESMAN FILE PHOTO: COREY BUCHANAN - Wilsonville catcher Dominic Enbody throws the ball to third base in a game against Lincoln.
Jun 08, 2016

Baseball: Dominic Enbody snags Player of the Year award

by Corey Buchanan
Nine Wilsonville baseball players receive all-league recognition Dominic Enbody watched from the sidelines as the Wilsonville football team marched to the semifinals of the state playoffs last…
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Jun 03, 2016

Wilsonville Wildcats - Athlete of the Week - June 1, 2016

by Kendra McGowan
Congratulations to Jillian Greene of Wilsonville High School for being selected as the Wilsonville Spokesman's Athlete of the Week. The Spokesman's Athlete of the Week program is a community…
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Jun 03, 2016

Wilsonville Wildcats - Athlete of the Week - June 1, 2016

by Kendra McGowan
Congratulations to Tucker Munson of Wilsonville High School for being selected as the Wilsonville Spokesman's Athlete of the Week. The Spokesman's Athlete of the Week program is a community…
Jun 01, 2016

Softball players receive all-NWOC honors

by Corey Buchanan
Five Wilsonville softball players garnered all-Northwest Oregon Conference honors. Lauren Isaak, who accumulated 17 hits in 46 at-bats during league play and led the team with 15 runs scored,…
Jun 01, 2016

Baseball: Wilsonville drops first round showdown in Ashland

by Corey Buchanan
The Wilsonville baseball team’s season ended in uncharacteristic fashion Wednesday, May 25 in Ashland. The No. 10 Wildcats gave up seven more runs than they had in any game during the regular…
Jun 01, 2016

Coaches select girls lacrosse players to all-league teams

by Corey Buchanan
Attacker Kacy Shrock, midfielders Alex Monello and MacKenzie Welberg and defender Sarah Johnson received First Team All-League honors while attacker Brittany Whitlock and midfielders Alexa…
SUBMITTED PHOTO: SETH GORDON - Wilsonville junior Harrison Steiger clears the bar during the high jump event at the track and field state championships.
Jun 01, 2016

Wilsonville's Harrison Steiger reflects on sensational junior year

by Corey Buchanan
Wilsonville junior Harrison Steiger skimmed the six-foot-one-inch bar as he cascaded into the soft padding and then lightly slapped the green and yellow surface in frustration before sitting…