Hillsboro survives up-and-down week

Hillsboro survives up-and-down week

Following a hot stretch before the all-star break, the Hops suffer their first three-game losing...

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If you build it, they will come

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Photo Credit: NEWS-TIMES FILE PHOTO - David Schiffer claimed back-to-back Class AAA high jump state titles for Forest Grove in 1987 and 1988 and set multiple school records in the jumping events.
August 27, 2014

DEFYING GRAVITY

by Amanda Miles
David Schiffer put together one of the most notable track and field careers in Forest Grove history by winning two high jump titles and placing six times at the state meet in the 1980s David…
Photo Credit: NEWS-TIMES PHOTO: CHASE ALLGOOD - Cole Linehan and the Banks football team have been hard at work ahead of their Sept. 5 season opener at North Marion.
August 27, 2014

A Linehan comes home to Banks

by Zack Palmer
After starring at Oregon, Cole Linehan returns to his roots as the Braves' defensive coordinator Coaching opportunities don’t get much better than the one that was laid at Cole Linehan’s feet…
August 27, 2014

Stadium gets a brand-new name

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Structure at Lincoln Park is renamed in honor of Pacific benefactors Rich and Joy Hanson The facility has a new look with its attractive new roof, and now Lincoln Park Stadium will carry a new…
August 27, 2014

In brief

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Fall sports coming right up September is just days away, and that means that local cross-country, football, soccer and volleyball teams are heading into the competitive portions of their…
August 20, 2014

Pumpkin Ridge Takes shape

by Kerry Eggers
Golf course comes to fruition with help from designer Bob Cupp and businessman Shigeru Ito Editor’s note: The first part of this story, which ran last week, detailed how back in the 1980s the…
August 20, 2014

Double clutch

by Amanda Miles
Close friends DeeAnn (Hetzel) Henderson and Teena Shull Nelson led a powerhouse Forest Grove softball program to all sorts of honors in the 1980s When DeeAnn “PeeWee” (Hetzel) Henderson and…
August 20, 2014

Sports briefs

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Women’s running event returns The Happy Girls Run Forest Grove is back at Hagg Lake for a second consecutive year on Saturday, Sept. 6. This women’s running event includes an off-road half…
August 20, 2014

Turning silver into gold

by Zack Palmer
Marco Ramirez has a breakthrough summer racing triathlons Marco Ramirez admits he was a little fed up last summer after logging his seventh runner-up finish at a sprint triathlon. So the…
Bogue
August 20, 2014

Richard Bogue

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February 18, 1921 - July 15, 2014 One of the greats of the Greatest Generation, Richard Bogue died July 15 at age 93. Richard was born February 18, 1921, in Galesburg, IL, to Freeman S. and Nina…
Photo Credit: NEWS-TIMES FILE PHOTO - Robb Bauer was a three-year state meet qualifier during his swimming career at Forest Grove, and he will be inducted into the school's Athletic Hall of Fame this fall.
August 13, 2014

Bauer makes waves for Viks

by Amanda Miles
Robb Bauer shines at the 1980 swimming state championships with an individual and relay title When Robb Bauer was about 8 years old, he did a little goal setting with some guidance from his…

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Aug 13, 2014

Sports briefs

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Hagg Lake hosts off-road events A full weekend of racing ended Sunday at Xterra PDX Epic Off Road Weekend, staged at Hagg Lake. Events included off-road triathlons, a duathlon, a half marathon,…
Photo Credit: NEWS-TIMES PHOTO: AMANDA MILES
 - Jim Anderson (front) leads a pack of riders near Roy last Thursday during the USA Cycling Regional Talent ID Camp based in Forest Grove.
Aug 06, 2014

Cyclists enjoy time in Forest Grove

by Amanda Miles
USA Cycling stages its Regional Talent ID Camp at Pacific University for the fifth straight summer They would have been hard to miss, if you caught a glimpse of them last week. Perhaps you saw…
Photo Credit: NEWS-TIMES PHOTO: CHASE ALLGOOD
 - Mickey Fleskes (left) pushes grandson Dylan Jacobson in a stroller at last Thursday's Viking Vengeance, while Brady Jacobson (36), Sophia McQueen and Tanner McQueen (64) walk along with Mark McQueen (far right).
Aug 06, 2014

Viking Vengeance produces several repeat winners

by Amanda Miles
The annual 5K and 10K road races raise money for Forest Grove cross-country Some familiar suspects were at the front of the pack last Thursday at the Viking Vengeance road race. In fact, three…
Photo Credit: NEWS-TIMES FILE PHOTO - Carl Heisler (left) and Tim Schauermann pose in front of the stadium that was completed at Forest Grove High School in 1984. Heisler was committee president and Schauermann was construction manager of Citizens for a New Athletic Stadium, a community group that was integral in the fundraising and construction of the stadium.
Aug 06, 2014

Building for the future

by Amanda Miles
Citizens for a New Athletic Stadium helped build Forest Grove athletics a new home in the '80s It takes a village to raise a child, the adage goes. It also, at least in the case of Forest Grove,…
Photo Credit: NEWS-TIMES PHOTO: KATE STRINGER
 - Lovell Soares, 16, from Hawaii, shoots a nerf dart at his cousin Camen, also 16, from Portland. The cousins did the zipline course multiple times at the Tree to Tree Adventure Camp.
Aug 06, 2014

Learning to fly

by David Roza
The three-day Tree to Tree Adventure Camp teaches youngsters wilderness and communication skills They look like construction workers, or a telephone line repair crew in harnesses and blue…
Photo Credit: NEWS-TIMES PHOTO: AMANDA MILES - Anika Gering, 12, and a number of other students draw back their bows during a two-hour lesson sponsored by the North Plains Public Library.
Aug 06, 2014

Local youths take advantage of free archery lesson

by Amanda Miles
Archery is rising in popularity due to the success of books like 'The Hunger Games' Whoosh, thump. Whoosh, thump. Whoosh, thump. Last Thursday at a field adjacent to the Jessie Mays Community…
Aug 06, 2014

Forest Grove tabs new baseball, wrestling coaches

by Zack Palmer
Chad Beatty takes over wrestling program and Todd Naskedov will coach baseball Forest Grove High School filled its last two coaching vacancies earlier this month, announcing 27-year-old Chad…
Aug 06, 2014

Sports briefs

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Annual running event tomorrow The Viking Vengeance Run/Walk is scheduled for this Thursday. The seventh annual event, a fundraiser for the Forest Grove cross-country program, includes a…
by: COURTESY PHOTO - Forest Grove Youth Baseball's Junior National team finished second in its district tournament as well as fourth at its state tournament, which was staged earlier this month in Lebanon. Team members are (back row, from left) coaches Phil Peters, Jim Swenson and Carl Ammann; (middle row) Ayden Case, Noah Munoz-Cooper, Cameron Louie, James Crane, Jake Pittman, Braden Ammann, Cameron Bennett, Eliy Slaughter, Zach Burke and Tyler Swenson; (front row) Izzy Ahmad and Garrett Peters.
Jul 23, 2014

Forest Grove teams shine in postseason

by Amanda Miles
Youth baseball organization qualifies three teams for respective state tournaments July has been a pretty good month for Forest Grove Youth Baseball. That’s because this month is Junior Baseball…
by: NEWS-TIMES PHOTO: AMANDA MILES - Dan Taylor of Forest Grove competes in the heavy hammer event at the 62nd annual Portland Highland Games last Friday at Mt. Hood Community College in Gresham. Taylor threw 60 feet to win the event as part of the masters men's 60-plus class.
Jul 23, 2014

Throwing high and far Scotsman style

by Amanda Miles
Forest Grove's Dan Taylor excels at the Portland Highland Games GRESHAM — “I like to throw heavy things.” So says Forest Grove resident Dan Taylor, sitting beneath the shade of his tent late…



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