St. Helens softball blanks Parkrose for first shutout of the year

St. Helens softball blanks Parkrose for first shutout of the year

Lions have season-swept Parkrose and Milwaukie As the sun broke free of rainclouds on Friday in...

No. 4 Scappoose softball slaps Seaside

No. 4 Scappoose softball slaps Seaside

Galey's home run, five RBIs power Tribe to 12-2 win The third-ranked Indians exploded for seven...

St. Helens softball in tough Northwest Oregon Conference swing

St. Helens softball in tough Northwest Oregon Conference swing

Lions fall 11-1 at second-ranked Putnam, 16-5 to visiting La Salle La Salle Prep broke loose...

St. Helens baseball shuts out Sandy

St. Helens baseball shuts out Sandy

Lions win 2-0 in first game of home-and-away Luck was at last with the Lions on Wednesday. St....

Sixth-ranked Scappoose baseball sweeps Tillamook

Sixth-ranked Scappoose baseball sweeps Tillamook

Indians' shutout streak reaches 13 innings The defending champion Indians didn’t give...

St. Helens boys' track and field outclasses Liberty and Parkrose

St. Helens boys' track and field outclasses Liberty and Parkrose

Lions boys and girls win 11 of 30 events The Lions are in prime shape with two weeks left until...


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SPOKESMAN PHOTO: COREY BUCHANAN - Milwaukie player Chase Anderson takes a swing against Wilsonville.
April 30, 2016

High school baseball and softball scores are here for April 29-30

by Miles Vance
For the second week in a row, the weather badgered Oregon's baseball and softball teams as they tried to get their Friday games in the books. Sometimes, they succeeded. Sometimes, those games…
PIONEER PHOTO: JIM BESEDA - Estacada's Jordan McDaniel delivers a pitch in the first inning of Friday's Tri-Valley Conference baseball road game against Molalla. Estacada led 7-0 in the second inning when the game was halted because of rain and nearby lightning and will resume on Tuesday.
April 30, 2016

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by Miles Vance
The rain may have slowed us, but it didn't stop us. Not completely, anyway. While many of Friday's scheduled baseball and softball games got rained out, there were some stalwarts who played…
TIMES PHOTO: DAN BROOD - Sherwood freshman shortstop Anthony Garrett looks to make  a throw to first base after forcing out Tigard junior Ryan Worthley at second base in Thursday's game.
April 29, 2016

Check out today's covered baseball and softball games

by Miles Vance
It's baseball, baseball and more baseball this Friday. And at least a bit of softball. If you check out the new Prep Baseball/Softball tab — you can see it by hovering over the Sports tab at the…


PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP: DAVID BALL - Sherwood High School senior Payge Cuthbertson stood tall on top of the award stand after taking first place in the javelin competition at Saturday's Centennial Invitational.
April 28, 2016

Cuthbertson, Moran win at Centennial

by The Times
The throwers help lead Sherwood girls to fourth place GRESHAM — The Sherwood High School track and field squads weren't able to come up with a team victory during last week's Three Rivers League…
SPOTLIGHT PHOTO: JAKE MCNEAL - Indians senior forward Eleanor Jones (left) and senior midfielder Lauren Frank (right) announced their respective intentions to study at and play soccer for Western Oregon University (Monmouth) and Linfield College (McMinnville) on Wednesday at Scappoose High School.
April 27, 2016

Jones commits to Western Oregon soccer, Frank signs with Linfield

by Jake McNeal
Seniors helped Indians girls' soccer to state championships in 2013 and 2015 Scappoose senior forward Eleanor Jones and senior midfielder Lauren Frank announced their respective intentions to…
COURTESY PHOTO: JOE GIRRES - Scappoose girls' golf shot a 450 to beat Valley Catholic (452) by two strokes at the Catlin Gable Invitational, the final meet before the Cowapa League Championships, on Monday at Quail Valley Golf Course.
April 29, 2016

Scappoose girls' golf sinks Valley Catholic to win Catlin Gable…

by Jake McNeal
Morgan Hall takes third among individuals with a 52-47—99 The Indians came through in the clutch at the Catlin Gable Invitational, the final meet before the Cowapa League Championships, on…
COURTESY PHOTO: STEVE HAGEN - Indians sophomore Jack Eggers shot a hole-in-one with a six iron from 178 yards on the 17th hole and finished with a 94 at the Seaside Invitational on Monday at the Astoria Country Club.
April 27, 2016

Scappoose boys' golf third at Seaside Invite

by Jake McNeal
Jack Eggers shoots hole-in-one on 17th, 94 for the round The Indians came up third with a 351 behind Class 5A The Dalles (328) and Cowapa League rival Seaside (338) in the 10-team Seaside…
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April 29, 2016

Clark leads St. Helens girls' golf to fifth at Charbonneau,…

by Jake McNeal
District meet set for 10 a.m. Tuesday and 10 a.m. Wednesday at Quail Valley Golf Course in Banks Lauren Clark’s 14-8—22 Stableford score led St. Helens (116) to fifth in the final Northwest…
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April 27, 2016

Roark medals, Lions take third at The Resort at the Mountain

by Jake McNeal
Senior shoots personal-best 71 Jordan Roark and the Lions are playing their best golf at the right time. The senior’s new low of 71 led all individuals as St. Helens (331) beat Sandy (332) for…
SPOTLIGHT PHOTO: JAKE MCNEAL - Lions senior Hannah Spears beat Putnam's Kaylyn Gerig 6-1, 6-1 in No. 1 singles as St. Helens fell 9-5 to the Kingsmen on Tuesday.
April 28, 2016

St. Helens girls' tennis can't overcome Putnam

by Jake McNeal
Girls fall 9-5 to Kingsmen, Lions boys beat Putnam 7-2 on the road The Lions’ girls were on the short end of close home matches against Putnam and Parkrose. St. Helens fell 9-5 to the Kingsmen…

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TIMES PHOTO: MATT SINGLEDECKER - Jesuit's Nolan McCarthy makes a play during his team's Friday victory over Sunset at Sunset High School.
Apr 22, 2016

High school baseball and softball scores are here for April 21-22

by Miles Vance
First the sun shone, then the skies darkened the wind came up, the rains fell, the clouds cleared, the winds died away, the skies cleared and the sun shone again. Welcome to a 24-hour period in…
INDEPENDENT PHOTO: PHIL HAWKINS - Kennedy junior Emily Frey rounds third and heads home to score the Trojans first run of the game in a 12-2 victory over the St. Paul Buckaroos on Friday.
Apr 22, 2016

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by Miles Vance
You can contain Oregon high school baseball and softball teams, but you can't stop them. A day after many of the state's northern teams moved games ahead by a day to avoid Friday's expected…
INDEPENDENT PHOTO: PHIL HAWKINS - Kennedy junior Emily Frey rounds third and heads home to score the Trojans first run of the game in a 12-2 victory over the St. Paul Buckaroos on Friday.
Apr 22, 2016

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by Miles Vance
The best laid plans ... You may know the rest of this quote, but for today's purposes, it means this — expected Friday rain meant that several of our area baseball and softball teams moved their…
COURTESY PHOTO: MIKE CARLSON - James Wade Lewis, right, earned his eighth-degree black belt on Monday, April 11, at the Taekwondo World Headquarters in Seoul, South Korea. Kukkiwon president Jeong Mansoon, left, presided over the ceremony.
Apr 21, 2016

Lewis garners eighth-degree taekwondo blackbelt in Seoul

by Jake McNeal
Grandmaster James Wade Lewis earned his eighth-degree black belt on Monday, April 11, at the Taekwondo World Headquarters in Seoul, South Korea. Lewis, Oregon’s highest-ranking Kukkiwon…
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Apr 22, 2016

Scappoose boys' golf beats Tillamook at Wildwood

by Jake McNeal
Indians will face twice-defending state champ Seaside at Gearhart on Thursday Andrew Kercher and the Indians carded a win in the comforts of home on Thursday, April 14, at Wildwood Golf Course…
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Apr 20, 2016

Shankapotamus, Macadam Liquor lead St. Helens Men's Club golfers…

by Jake McNeal
The St. Helens Men’s Club entered the third 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…
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Apr 20, 2016

Hillsboro boys' and girls' tennis squeaks past St. Helens

by Jake McNeal
Spartans win both matches 5-4 Even without two starters, the Lions girls found themselves in their most exciting match of the season at Hillsboro High on Friday, April 15. The Spartans took the…
SPOTLIGHT PHOTO: JAKE MCNEAL - Senior outfielder Kayla Finch and the Lions scored four ninth-inning runs but could not overcome Liberty in Wednesday's 13-10 loss in Hillsboro.
Apr 20, 2016

Liberty softball survives St. Helens' ninth-inning rally

by Jake McNeal
Lions score four runs late but Falcons hang on 13-10 The Lions led early on Wednesday, but the Northwest Oregon Conference-leading hometown Falcons took over late. St. Helens built a 2-0 edge…
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Apr 20, 2016

Scappoose track and field wins seven events at Valley Catholic…

by Jake McNeal
Scappoose put plenty of distance between itself, Valley Catholic and Banks on Wednesday in Beaverton. The Indians won seven events in a meet abbreviated by an oncoming thunderstorm. Jarrett…
SPOTLIGHT PHOTO: JAKE MCNEAL - Lions senior Quintin Galvin pitched five innings for six hits, six earned runs, two walks and struck out 10 in Monday's 10-6 defeat of Parkrose on Monday in Portland.
Apr 19, 2016

St. Helens baseball obliterates Class 6A Benson

by Jake McNeal
Lions beat Techmen 28-0 in five innings, haven't allowed a run in 14 innings The Lions’ offense is on fire of late. Twelve St. Helens batters drove in at least a run in Wednesday’s 28-0,…