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Hops enjoy all-star experience

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Hillsboro's Sports

August 29, 2014

Parr makes second chance pay off

by Amanda Miles
If anyone deserved a moment like what happened on Aug. 20, you could certainly argue for Jordan Parr. That night at Ron Tonkin Field, the Hillsboro Hops were mired in a pitchers’ duel against…
August 29, 2014

Sports Briefs

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Vikings head west for games Portland State University football and women’s soccer is coming to Hillsboro. The PSU football squad is slated to play its home opener at Hillsboro Stadium on…
August 29, 2014

Hops get hot heading into NWL playoffs

by Amanda Miles
The Hops sure have been taking care of business. With the Northwest League playoffs rapidly approaching, Hillsboro picked a perfect time to get white-hot, rattling off an eight-game win streak —…
August 22, 2014

Turning triathlon silver into gold

by Zack Palmer
After a number of runner-up finishes in 2013, Marco Ramirez is having a breakthrough summer Marco Ramirez admits he was a little fed up last summer after logging his seventh runner-up finish at…
August 22, 2014

Pumpkin Ridge COMES OF AGE

by Kerry Eggers
Club has played host to a number of top-notch events since its early 1990s opening and hopes to draw more Editor’s note: The first part of this story, which ran last week, detailed how back in…
August 22, 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 off-road half…
August 22, 2014

Hops fly into first with surge

by Amanda Miles
Now they’re rolling. Not long ago, the Hillsboro Hops trailed Salem-Keizer by two games and seemed to have lost a little momentum. They clearly recovered their mojo, though, as they rattled off…
August 22, 2014

revolving door kind to Hops

by Amanda Miles
It’s the nature of minor league baseball. The season starts, and you start to get familiar with the players. Then some of them move on and others come in, forcing you to start the process over.…
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…

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Aug 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…
Aug 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…
Aug 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.
Aug 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.
Jul 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.
Jul 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…
Jul 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.
Jul 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…
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…



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