Boys basketball: Forest Grove boys stage furious late rally to upset McNary

Boys basketball: Forest Grove boys stage furious late rally to upset McNary

Taylor Jensen scores 24 points to lead Vikings to 59-51 victory For the longest time Friday...

Neah-Kah-Nie rallies past Gaston

Neah-Kah-Nie rallies past Gaston

Second-half scoring woes doom the Hounds to a 26-point loss in Northwest League play Sometimes...

Gaston girls' comeback efforts just fall short against Neah-Kah-Nie

Gaston girls' comeback efforts just fall short against Neah-Kah-Nie

Hounds drop close one to Neah-Kah-Nie, 23-20, in Northwest League clash Points were not plentiful...

Viks take third at own tourney

Viks take third at own tourney

Forest Grove wrestlers turn in a strong showing at the Vikings' annual Bob Beisell Invitational ...

Braves run win streak to five

Braves run win streak to five

Banks races to a 50-40 win against Gladstone in its final tune-up before Cowapa League play Take...

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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 basketball games from Feb. 5

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…
NEWS-TIMES PHOTO: CHASE ALLGOOD - Gaston's Chariy Hall takes a three point shot during the Hounds' 42-28 loss to Life Christian. Friday.
February 06, 2016

PREP SLIDESHOW: Gaston girls fall to Life Christian 42-28

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Gaston girls fall to Life Christian 42-28
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…
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 basketball on Feb. 5

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…
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.…
February 03, 2016

Hounds split two league games

by Amanda Miles
Gaston girls get a much-needed win over Knappa but drop a close one to Faith Bible Gaston got off to a good start, but Faith Bible had…
February 03, 2016

South Salem sweeps Forest Grove in GVC dual meet

by Amanda Miles
Vikings crown several individual winners but fall to the Saxons in the team chase The Forest Grove swim teams have entered the…
February 03, 2016

Forest Grove girls control playoff destiny with six games left

by Zack Palmer
Vikings sit tied for fourth in the conference after splitting with McMinnville, McNary Last Tuesday’s Greater Valley Conference game…
February 03, 2016

In Brief

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Banks coaches saying goodbye The sidelines and dugouts at Banks High School will have a little different look this year, as two of the…
February 03, 2016

Faith Bible races past Gaston for league win

by Amanda Miles
Falcons rely on their stingy defense to top the Hounds, 29-18 Gaston got off to a good start, but Faith Bible had the staying power.…
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 basketball games from Jan. 29

by Miles Vance
Another day, another ... You thought I was going to say "dollar," right? Nope — this is about hoop. Another day, another "three,"…
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…
FOREST GROVE NEWS-TIMES PHOTOS: CHASE ALLGOOD - Forest Grove's Jodi Blomdahl splits the McNary defense to take a shot.
January 30, 2016

PREP SLIDESHOW: Forest Grove girls fall to McNary.

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Forest Grove girls fall to McNary 46-29.
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…
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 basketball on Jan. 29

by Miles Vance
Bombs away. Friday night's round of Oregon high school basketball featured another set of thrilling three-pointers, killer crossovers…
TIMES PHOTO: MILES VANCE - Banks' Sydney Gregg reaches for the ball during her team's 43-40 win over Valley Catholic at Banks High School on Friday night.
January 30, 2016

Banks girls withstand late Valley Catholic rally to win 43-40

by Miles Vance
The Valiants rally from 12 down, take the lead in the fourth quarter, then flame out The Banks girls basketball team did just about…
TIMES PHOTO: MILES VANCE - Banks' Ian Hutchins pulls up for a shot during his team's 52-44 win over Valley Catholic at Banks High School on Friday night.
January 30, 2016

Banks boys put Valley Catholic away late to win 52-44

by Miles Vance
The Braves win their second straight game and gain momentum There was a time, midway through the second quarter of the Valley Catholic…
January 28, 2016

Vikings best McKay in shootout

by Amanda Miles
Forest Grove outlasts the visiting Scots for an important conference victory Games like this can age a man. “I turned 49 yesterday and…
January 28, 2016

Banks girls demolish first league opponents

by Zack Palmer
Braves rout Astoria, Seaside to kick off Cowapa League play The Banks girls basketball team didn’t have one of its better offensive…
January 28, 2016

Vikings crown two champs at Tigard tournament

by Zack Palmer
Matthew Johnson and Lucas Higginbotham bring home titles from the Tigard tourney The Forest Grove wrestling team had a strong showing…

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REVIEW PHOTO: JOHN LARIVIERE - La Salle guard Taycee Wedin drives to the basket against Rex Putnam guard Adrionna Taylor on Friday night.
Jan 26, 2016

Friday's top five: Check out the five biggest high school basketball games from Jan. 22

by Miles Vance
Another day, another ... You thought I was going to say "dollar," right? Nope — this is about hoop. Another day, another "three,"…
NEWS-TIMES PHOTOS: KENT FRASURE - Forest Grove's Taylor Jensen collides with McKay's Darrell Woods while taking a shot during the Vikings' 90-80 win over McKay Friday.
Jan 23, 2016

PREP SLIDESHOW: Forest Grove boys down McKay.

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The Vikings beat the McKay Scots 90-80, Friday.
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…
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…
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 school basketball on Jan. 22

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…
Jan 20, 2016

Forest Grove boys romp past North Salem

by Amanda Miles
Vikings get back on the winning track with a convincing 75-45 league victory It took a while, but Forest Grove eventually got the job…
Jan 20, 2016

Vikings thump struggling North Salem

by Amanda Miles
Forest Grove girls build an insurmountable lead and cruise to a 73-15 conference win This one was over almost as soon as it began. The…
Jan 20, 2016

In Brief

by (none)
Basketball tourney in Forest Grove Twenty-eight teams of Unified Special Olympics athletes, partners, coaches and supporters from…
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 basketball games from Jan. 15

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…
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…
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…
NEWS-TIMES PHOTOS: KENT FRASURE - Forest Grove's McKenzie Long puts up a shot during the Vikings' 73-15 win over North Salem.
Jan 16, 2016

Forest Grove girls blow past North Salem, 73-15

by Amanda Miles
The host Vikings win their sixth contest in seven outings, climb to 7-7 This one was over almost as soon as it began. The Forest Grove…
NEWS-TIMES PHOTOS: KENT FRASURE - Forest Grove's Taylor Jensen take a shot during the Vikings' 75-45 win against North Salem Friday.
Jan 16, 2016

Forest Grove boys basketball surges to 75-45 win against North Salem

by Amanda Miles
Viking sit in third place in Greater Valley Conference standings It took a while, but Forest Grove eventually got the job done. Coming…
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…
NEWS-TIMES PHOTO: AMANDA MILES
 - Banks junior Trevor Thiessen wrestles Scappoose's Zach Hanson in a 152-pound match at last Thursday's dual meet against the Indians.
Jan 13, 2016

Banks wrestlers get back on mat after lengthy layoff

by Amanda Miles
Braves are back in action at a double dual meet against North Marion and Scappoose Midway through the season, the Banks wrestling team…
NEWS-TIMES PHOTO: AMANDA MILES
 - Forest Grove sophomore Cali Rowland swims to victory in the girls 100-yard breaststroke last Thursday during a Greater Valley Conference dual meet against North Salem.
Jan 13, 2016

Forest Grove swimmers dominate

by Amanda Miles
Vikings cruise to a pair of lopsided victories against an undermanned North Salem squad There are convincing victories, and then there…
Jan 15, 2016

Vikings return to GVC play with win

by Zack Palmer
Forest Grove scores a 54-40 road win over West Albany It perhaps wasn’t the sharpest performance of the season, but the Forest Grove…
Jan 15, 2016

Busy week concludes for Viking wrestlers

by Zack Palmer
Forest Grove finishes fourth of 18 teams at Cleveland tourney The Forest Grove wrestling team was determined to knock the rust off…
NEWS-TIMES PHOTO: KENT FRASURE
 - Banks junior Jake Evans gets bumped by Josh Hutchinson of Junction City on a drive to the basket during Saturday's nonleague game.
Jan 15, 2016

Braves come up short against Junction City in nonleague tilt

by Amanda Miles
Banks goes cold during the fourth quarter and the Tigers pull away for a 52-48 win In an evenly matched game, the small things make…
COURTESY PHOTO: SETH GORDON/NEWBERG GRAPHIC
 - Century's Jamarcus Grant wrestles against David Douglas’ Ja’Bryce McDavid during the Earl Gillis Invitational in Newberg last Saturday.
Jan 15, 2016

Century, Liberty wrestlers get back in action

by Amanda Miles
Both teams take the mat at tournaments over the weekend The Liberty wrestling team enjoyed a strong showing at the Brunner…



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