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Hops enjoy all-star experience

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Hillsboro's Sports

August 14, 2014

In Brief

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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 off-road half…
August 07, 2014

Grace embraces new role as Hops' hitting coach

by Kerry Eggers
Mark Grace would just as soon not be working in Class A baseball next season, but it’s nothing against the Hillsboro Hops or living in the Portland area. “If it were up to me, I’d go be the…
August 07, 2014

Art Briefs

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Volleyball camp on tap next week The Glencoe volleyball program is staging a pair of youth camps next Tuesday through Friday, Aug. 12-15, at Glencoe High School. The camps are open to players…
August 07, 2014

Hillsboro nearly sweeps five-game series against Spokane

by Amanda Miles
The Hops entered the all-star break on a tear, taking four of five games at Spokane, the Northwest League North Division first-half winner. With that surge, Hillsboro also jumped into first in…
August 01, 2014

Eight Hopsselected forall-star game

by Amanda Miles
Hillsboro's hot start yields a slew of picks for Tuesday's game Eight is pretty great. That’s the number of Hops who landed on this year’s Northwest League All-Star team for the South Division…
Photo Credit: COURTESY PHOTO: CRAIG MITCHELLDYER - Pedro Ruiz hit a walkoff home run against Boise on Sunday night.
August 01, 2014

Hops dig into second half of Northwest League schedule

by Amanda Miles
After winning the South Division in the first half, Hillsboro looks to continue developing its players Tuesday was just one of those nights. The Hillsboro Hops have been pretty consistently…
by: COURTESY PHOTOS: CRAIG MITCHELLDYER/HILLSBORO HOPS - Steve Nyisztor (left) and Elvin Soto, shown here in a game against Tri-City on July 16, have had plenty to celebrate of late, as the Hops locked up a Northwest League playoff spot with a win against Eugene on Sunday.
July 25, 2014

Hops win and they're in

by Amanda Miles
Hillsboro comes back against Eugene on Sunday to lock up a league playoff berth They did it. They cut it close, but the Hillsboro Hops earned a spot in the Northwest League playoffs. The Hops…
by: HILLSBORO TRIBUNE PHOTO: AMANDA MILES - Ahlstrom throws the first pitch at last Thursdays Hillsboro Hops game. He kicked off his Make-A-Wish experience with a trip to the Hops game before heading to New York to watch the Yankees.
July 25, 2014

WISH PITCH

by Amanda Miles
Clackamas grad Aaron Ahlstrom starts his Make-A-Wish experience at Hops game Doug Ahlstrom’s recall is precise and immediate. “I know the exact date — Oct. 5,” said Ahlstrom, a Happy Valley…
July 25, 2014

A test against the nation's best

by Amanda Miles
Six of county's top softball players head to California for national competition Some of western Washington County’s top softball talent is testing itself against the country’s best this month.…
by: COURTESY PHOTO: MEG WILLIAMS/HILLSBORO HOPS
 - Hillsboro first baseman Bennie Robinson takes a swing during the Hops' Northwest League game against Tri-City on Monday. Robinson drove in a run during Hillsboro's 2-0 victory.
July 18, 2014

First-half pennant race heats up

by Amanda Miles
Hillsboro's division lead shrinks to one game with a week left in the first half of the season This one might be going down to the wire. With the halfway mark of the season and a possible berth…

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by: COURTESY PHOTO: PACIFIC UNIVERSITY
 - Pacific baseball coach Greg Bradley shares a handshake with a player before the Boxers' season finale against Puget Sound on May 8.
Jul 18, 2014

Coaches reflect on successful careers

by Amanda Miles
The decision to retire from coaching was tough for both Tim Hill and Greg Bradley The paths were different, but ultimately, in the end, they led to the same place for Greg Bradley and Tim Hill.…
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Jul 18, 2014

Clayton sweeps conference, state player of the year awards

by Amanda Miles
Glencoe senior Courtney Clayton is picked as the best 6A softball player in the state For Courtney Clayton, the release of the all-Pacific Conference and Class 6A all-state softball teams must…
Jul 11, 2014

Hops still sitting in first place after six-game road trip

by Amanda Miles
Some quick hit items from the Hillsboro Hops’ recent six-game road trip against Boise and Salem-Keizer. • On Sunday, the Hops celebrated their 100th game as a Hillsboro franchise in style,…
by: HILLSBORO TRIBUNE PHOTO: CHASE ALLGOOD - Hillsboro Hops starter Ryan Doran delivers a pitch during a Northwest League game against Vancouver. Doran has a 2.61 ERA so far this year.
Jul 09, 2014

Hops thriving in second year

by Stephen Alexander
Minor league baseball generates positive buzz from fans in Hillsboro For the sophomore campaign in Hillsboro, it’s so far, so good for the Hops. “So far, it’s been a great start,” Hops general…
Jul 09, 2014

In Brief

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Special Olympics Summer Games Special Olympics Oregon will be holding its annual Summer State Games this weekend in Newberg, and a number of Washington County athletes will be competing. Among…
by: HILLSBORO TRIBUNE PHOTO: CHASE ALLGOOD - Pacific University softball coach Tim Hill (right) and baseball coach Greg Bradley are both retiring this year. Bradley coached the Boxers for 19 seasons and Hill coached for 12.
Jul 09, 2014

Boxer coaches go out together

by Amanda Miles
Tim Hill and Greg Bradley both retired this year following lengthy coaching careers at Pacific When you’ve been around as long as Tim Hill and Greg Bradley, the decision about when to walk away…
by: HILLSBORO TRIBUNE PHOTO: AMANDA MILES - Glencoe senior Kyle Campbell was a first team Pacific Conference  all-star selection as an infielder and a second team pick as a pitcher.
Jul 03, 2014

Local players earn all-league honors

by Amanda Miles
Pacific Conference all-star team features several Hilhi, Glencoe and Century players The Hillsboro area is clearly not lacking for baseball talent. The city’s three Class 6A schools were…
by: HILLSBORO TRIBUNE PHOTO: CHASE ALLGOOD - Liberty senior Ashley Driscoll was recently named to the Class 5A all-state team as well as the all-Northwest Oregon Conference squad.
Jul 03, 2014

Falcons snareend-of-seasonsoftball awards

by Zack Palmer
Liberty gets numerous selections to all-state and all-league teams Another stellar softball season for Liberty has yielded a slew of all-state and all-league recognition for a number of Falcons.…
by: COURTESY PHOTO: CRAIG MITCHELLDYER - Hillsboro Hops outfielder Grant Heyman tracks the flight of a ball during Tuesday's game against the Everett AquaSox. Heyman is off to a hot start this season with a .318 batting average.
Jul 03, 2014

Heyman off to hot start

by Amanda Miles
Former Oregon State commit Grant Heyman feels right at home during his first minor league season with the Hillsboro Hops Even though Grant Heyman has been playing professional baseball for…
by: HILLSBORO TRIBUNE PHOTO: CHASE ALLGOOD - Hillsboro Hops outfielder Todd Glaesmann is all smiles during a recent game at Ron Tonkin Field. Glaesmann, a former third-round draft pick, was promoted to Class AA after batting .404 in 14 games for the Hops.
Jul 03, 2014

Hops surge into first place

by Amanda Miles
The Hops just keep finding ways to win. The combination of solid pitching and an opportunistic offense won out again on Tuesday night, when Hillsboro spotted Everett a run early at Ron Tonkin…




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