Braun brings his best in Skyhawk opener

Braun brings his best in Skyhawk opener

Matt Braun might not have been fully responsible for turning off the power not once but twice at...

Beaverton girls' hoops aim for the top

Beaverton girls' hoops aim for the top

The bar for the Beaverton girls’ basketball team has been set at the highest possible peak....

Apollo guards guide Sunset to preseason blowout

Apollo guards guide Sunset to preseason blowout

When a team’s backcourt is secure and stately, basketball tends to be much easier. The...

Skyhawks put stranglehold on Warriors in rout

Skyhawks put stranglehold on Warriors in rout

If Southridge can continue to match the same tenaciousness, toughness and togetherness it played...


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Photo Credit: TIMES PHOTO: MATT SINGLEDECKER - Westviews Tiffany Zhou won three events against Southridge on Thursday including the 100-yard freestyle.
December 18, 2014

Westview swimming vying for Metro title

by Matt Singledecker
With her seasoned stallions stashed in the stable, resting and recuperating for a more highly decorated meet, Westview swimming coach Audra Gillman unleashed her young colts into the water on…
Photo Credit: TIMES PHOTO: MATT SINGLEDECKER - Southridge sophomore girls swimmer Caitlyn Wilson won the 200-yard and 500-yard freestyle during the Skyhawks dual meet with Westview on Thursday.
December 18, 2014

Southridge girls' swimming confident in district chances

by Matt Singledecker
It’s an age-old adage that’s been put through the paces in all sorts of athletic arenas. Can untouchable team chemistry, intertwined with the right amount of returning talent, topple Metro’s…
Photo Credit: PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP: TROY WAYRYNEN - Southridge players stream off the bench to celebrate Tuesday's 59-53 double-overtime win at Barlow. The Skyhawks moved to 4-1 in nonleague action.
December 17, 2014

Skyhawks come through in crunch time

by David Ball
Southridge gets a quick start from Ben Borja in 59-53 road win over Barlow 6A BOYS BASKETBALLNonleague game Team Score Southridge59Barlow53 GRESHAM — Southridge senior Peyton King had seen this…
December 11, 2014

Skyhawks baseball skills camp Jan. 3-4Skyhawk baseball camp Jan.…

by Matt Singledecker
The Southridge High baseball program and head coach, Tim Mooney, will host the Skyhawks Baseball Skills Camp for players ages 7-14 on January 3-4 in the upper gym, The camp costs $60 per player…
Photo Credit: TIMES PHOTO: MATT SINGLEDECKER - Southridge junior forward Mason Lewis flies toward the hoop in the second quarter of the Skyhawks loss to David Douglas on Thursday.
December 11, 2014

'Hawks learn the hard way against the Dons

by Matt Singledecker
David Douglas looked and played like a unit that’s been around the varsity block a time or two. That’s to be expected from a Don squad returning seven varsity players. Teams with in-house…
Photo Credit: TIMES PHOTO: MATT SINGLEDECKER - Aloha freshman forward Trey Hornbuckle made a big splash in his varsity debut, putting up double figure points and rebounds against Forest Grove.
December 11, 2014

Boswell's big night bags opening win for Warriors

by Matt Singledecker
Each time Steven Boswell touched the basketball in the second quarter, a small band of gabby Forest Grove students rained down “rim check” taunts at the towering post, playfully reminding the…
Photo Credit: TIMES PHOTO: MATT SINGLEDECKER - Beaverton senior forward Gigi Stoll scored seven key points in the fourth quarter to help the Beavers pull out a 39-31 preseason win over West Linn on Tuesday.
December 11, 2014

Beavers get it done on defensive end

by Matt Singledecker
Beaverton has won enough rock fights the past two years to know it can hang around with anybody, get grimy with its defense and pull a game from gullet of defeat with the right medley of grit…
Photo Credit: TIMES PHOTO: MATT SINGLEDECKER - Jesuit sophomore point guard Cameron Parker led the Crusaders with 14 points and five assists against Jefferson in Jesuits 60-57 win over the Demos.
December 11, 2014

Jesuit jumps Jefferson, sends early 6A statement

by Matt Singledecker
Too slow. Too short. Too unathletic. All week, Jesuit heard the naysayers, both abroad and in its own hallways, spray negativity, forewarning the Crusaders about Jefferson’s towering bigs,…
Photo Credit: TIMES FILE PHOTO - Valley Catholic senior wing JD Menkens was a key member of the Valiants 2013 3A state championship team a year ago and leads a talented group in 2014.
December 04, 2014

Defending champ Valiants reload in 4A

by Matt Singledecker
How do you replace the two best players to ever play at Valley Catholic? How do you combat the transition from 3A to 4A? These are the two questions hovering around the Valiants’ boys’…
Photo Credit: TIMES FILE PHOTO - Sunset senior girls' swimmer Nina Stitt is one the key members of the Apollos this season, who won the Metro District Championship last year.
December 04, 2014

Apollo swimming still strong despite departures

by Matt Singledecker
The three-time defending boys’ state swimming champs and reigning girls’ Metro title holders have been challenged already and the season hasn’t even started yet. Both the Sunset boys’ and girls’…

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Photo Credit: TIMES FILE PHOTO - Southridge senior swingman Isaiah Reel is on track to comeback to the Skyhawks sometime around January after injury his knee during football season.
Dec 04, 2014

Southridge boys' hoops hunkers down

by Matt Singledecker
For a squad that only has one returning starter from last year, the Southridge boys’ basketball team has the kind of tantalizing talent that’s capable of lacing up their kicks at the Chiles…
Photo Credit: TIMES FILE PHOTO - Jesuit junior outside hitter Nicole Peterson was named 6A's volleyball player of the year after leading the Crusaders to a perfect record and state title.
Dec 04, 2014

Jesuit's multi-talented Peterson takes home 6A MVP

by Matt Singledecker
This is how much versatile, all-purpose talent Nicole Peterson is blessed with. The 2014 Metro Player of the Year garnered the 6A Most Valuable Player of the Year award as a vindictive outside…
Photo Credit: TIMES FILE PHOTO - Jesuit wide receiver and cornerback Jordan Happle is one of many key returners expected back for the Crusaders next season. Happle was the Metro Defensive Player of the Year as well as first-team all-Metro on the offensive side.
Dec 04, 2014

Crusader football eyes bright future

by Matt Singledecker
Defeat is a convenient rallying cry. A team loses a hard-fought, gut-punching playoff game such as the one Jesuit dropped, 42-41, in triple overtime to Tigard. It bands together in the losing…
Photo Credit: TIMES PHOTO: MATT SINGLEDECKER - Jesuit senior Madison Kincaid was picked as Metros Player of the Year this season after being one of the leagues leaders in goals scored.
Nov 27, 2014

Wildcat girls' soccer put four on first-team Metro

by Matt Singledecker
To the victor, go the spoils of its labor. The Metro Championship-winning Westview girls’ soccer team — who found an unimpeachable rhythm midway through the year, won its last six games of Metro…
Photo Credit: TIMES FILE PHOTO - Jesuit's Jasmine Gross, left, and Nicole Peterson, right, were picked to Metros all-first team after helping take the Crusaders to the 6A state championship this season.
Nov 27, 2014

State Champ Crusaders head all-league honors

by Matt Singledecker
In nearly every respect, the Jesuit volleyball team was beyond compare. The Crusaders marked off every requirement on the checklist of greatness: towering height, stainless skillfulness, savvy…
Photo Credit: TIMES PHOTO: MATT SINGLEDECKER - Aloha senior forward Junior Cordon was named to the all-Metro first-team after helping the Warriors reach the first round of the 6A playoffs.
Nov 27, 2014

Morgan picked as Metro Player of the Year

by Matt Singledecker
Century and Glencoe made their names known in Metro, vying for playoff bids while putting eight players on the boys’ soccer all-league and honorable mention squad. Through and through, however,…
Photo Credit: TIMES FILE PHOTO - Aloha head coach Bill Volk said the Warriors will reach the playoffs next season, a year after finishing toward the bottom of the Metro League.
Nov 27, 2014

Volk says Aloha football is playoff-bound in '15

by Matt Singledecker
Aloha will be in the 2015 6A postseason. It might be as Metro’s second seed. It might feasibly be as the third or fourth. It could even be as one of 6A’s at-large berths. One way or the other,…
Photo Credit: TIMES PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Tigard senior tight end and former Southridge Skyhawk Nikko Thomas made a key 32-yard catch in the fourth quarter of the Tigers come-from-behind playoff win over Jesuit on Friday.
Nov 27, 2014

Local transfers making big impact at Tigard

by Matt Singledecker
The Beaverton connection directly impacting the Tigard football team was nearly impossible to ignore on Friday night. There was Ryan Bay — a former Jesuit basketball player who never played…
Photo Credit: TIMES PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Jesuit junior defensive back Donovan Baldocchi is consoled by Tigard's Kevin Henderson in the moments following the Crusaders gut-wrenching, 42-41, triple overtime loss in the 6A quarterfinals on Friday.
Nov 27, 2014

Crusaders can't close out Tigers in classic clash

by Matt Singledecker
Jesuit had the noose firmly wrapped around Tigard’s neck. Up 21-7, on the road, with seven minutes to go in the 6A state quarterfinals on Friday and the ball in their possession, the Crusaders…
Photo Credit: TIMES FILE PHOTO - Jesuit junior running Jason Talley and the Crusaders face a tall task in the 6A state quarterfinals against Tigard on Friday, in a battle for a ticket to the state semis.
Nov 20, 2014

Jesuit, Tigard prepared for quarterfinal clash

by Matt Singledecker
Prizefights such as Friday’s Jesuit-Tigard sure-to-be 15-round bout are normally saved for state championship games, not quarterfinal contests. Be that as it may, the Crusaders and Tigers — two…




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