Tigers are adjusting to life in the Three Rivers League

Tigers are adjusting to life in the Three Rivers League

6A boys hoops — Newberg secures a key win over Canby, but falls flat Friday at Tualatin...

Bruins fade in pair of losses

Bruins fade in pair of losses

George Fox falters in the second half of losses to Pacific and Lewis & Clark PORTLAND — The...

St. Paul Buckaroos to tread water in parity-rich league

St. Paul Buckaroos to tread water in parity-rich league

Class 2A boys basketball — At 3-3 in league play, the Buckaroos are stuck in a seven-team...

Bruins continue to churn out wins

Bruins continue to churn out wins

Now ranked in the top-10 in both national polls, George Fox downs Pacific and Lewis & Clark...

Bucks searching for consistency

Bucks searching for consistency

2A girls hoops — St. Paul rallies to beat Regis on the road, but falls short against...

Tigers enjoy their time in the spotlight

Tigers enjoy their time in the spotlight

Newberg pounds Tigard 52-18 to remain unbeaten in the Three Rivers League Because tournaments are...

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January 28, 2015

C.S. Lewis unable to overcome Crosshill

by Seth Gordon
High school sports round-up — The Eagles keep the Watchmen in third place with a 42-25 victory Jan. 20 on the road Having breezed through most of the competition in the Casco League, aside from…
January 28, 2015

Jan. 28 sports briefs

by Seth Gordon
NHS crab feed set for March 14 The Newberg High School Booster Club will host its annual Crab Dinner and Auction March 14. Businesses or individuals interested in donating items or services for…
Photo Credit: SETH GORDON - Turning the corner - Samantha Naluai breezes past a Whitworth defender during George Fox's emphatic 70-39 victory over the previously unbeaten Pirates. Naluai had eight points and four rebounds for the first-place Bruins.
January 21, 2015

George Fox dismisses the 'Whits'

by Seth Gordon
The Bruins dismantle Whitman 77-63 and No. 15 Whitworth 70-39, sit alone atop the NWC In the biggest weekend of the season so far, George Fox turned in its best performance yet to remain…
Photo Credit: SETH GORDON - Posting up - Elizabeth Brentano rises for a shot Friday during St. Paul's 51-30 victory over Central Linn.
January 21, 2015

St. Paul learns a tough lesson

by Seth Gordon
2A girls hoops — The Bucks see their own blueprint used against them in a 61-42 loss to Kennedy It’s no secret that basketball is about ball control. The most successful teams are those best…
Photo Credit: PHIL HAWKINS - Upset minded - Jackson Conner brings the ball up court during St. Paul's 50-49 upset of No. 6 Kennedy Jan. 13 in Mt. Angel.
January 21, 2015

Bucks' up and down season continues

by Seth Gordon
2A boys hoops — St. Paul upsets then-No. 6 Kennedy, but falls to struggling Central Linn Make no mistake, the Tri-River Conference is going to be a dog fight this year in the world of boys…
Photo Credit: SETH GORDON - Hustle play - Christina Bryan hits the deck to save the ball from going out of bounds during Newberg's 46-32 win over Tualatin Friday night.
January 21, 2015

Newberg shows its mettle in wins

by Seth Gordon
The Tigers get crucial Three Rivers League victories over Sherwood and Tualatin Coming off a difficult 46-44 home loss to Canby that Newberg felt it should have won, the Tigers were desperate…
Photo Credit: DAN BROOD / TIGARD TIMES - In control - Habtamu Kudna earns a takedown in his match at 113 pounds Jan. 14 versus Tualatin. Newberg rolled to an easy victory over the Timberwolves before placing fifth at the Oregon Classic over the weekend.
January 21, 2015

Tigers rally for fifth at Oregon Classic

by Seth Gordon
BEND — After a narrow defeat to North Medford eliminated Newberg from contention for a top-four finish at the Oregon Classic, the Tigers did the best they could with the path made available to…
Photo Credit: SETH GORDON - Attack mode - Johnathan Doutt drives the lane during George Fox's 89-68 loss to Whitworth Saturday at Miller Gymnasium. A freshman, Doutt scored eight points and distributed three assists.
January 21, 2015

Bruins suffer home sweep against Washington schools

by Seth Gordon
George Fox nearly upends Whitman, but runs out of gas in blowout loss to league-leading Whitworth Inconsistency has been an issue for the youthful George Fox men’s basketball team all season and…
Photo Credit: SETH GORDON - Winging it - Grace Kavanagh races in the 100 butterfly in a dual meet against Canby Jan. 15 at the Chehalem Aquatic Center. The Tigers won the meet 98-72.
January 21, 2015

Tiger swimmers are rounding into form

by Seth Gordon
CORVALLIS — With a dual meet sweep and a strong showing at its first invitational of the season, Newberg swim coach George Sampson believes his team is on the right track with about a month left…
Photo Credit: SETH GORDON - Up and away! - James Willcuts drives for two of his team-high 15 points during Newberg's 48-45 overtime loss to Tigard Jan. 13. The loss snapped the Tigers' 10-game winning streak.
January 21, 2015

NHS endures emotional week

by Seth Gordon
Tigers see their 10-game winning streak snapped in two losses Mourning the loss of a classmate, the Newberg boys basketball team battled through a turbulent week, seeing its 10-game winning…

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Jan 21, 2015

Jan. 21 sports briefs

by Seth Gordon
Baseball tryouts set Newberg Cal Ripken and Babe Ruth Baseball will hold tryouts from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday and Jan. 31 at Chehalem Valley Middle School, as well as from 5 to 7 p.m. Feb. 3 and…
Photo Credit: SETH GORDON - A convincing win -- Wyatt Rude works from the top position en route to a 10-2 victory at 132 pounds during Newberg's 50-18 win over Clackamas in the opening round of the Earl Gillis Invitational Friday. The Tigers placed third in the tournament by beating McMinnville 39-36.
Jan 14, 2015

Newberg claims third at Earl Gillis tourney

by Seth Gordon
David Douglas rolls to the title, knocking off the Tigers in the semifinals Still rounding its way into form, Newberg picked up a win in the Three Rivers League and placed third at its own Earl…
Jan 14, 2015

Lethargic Bucks fall to East Linn Christian

by Seth Gordon
High school round-up — St. Paul nearly digs its way out of a 16-point hole in 47-39 loss ST. PAUL — The St. Paul girls basketball team kicked off its first season in the Tri-River Conference…
Photo Credit: SETH GORDON - NHS comes up just short -- Sabrina Salmons pulls up for a jumper in the Tigers' 48-46 loss to Canby at home Jan. 8.
Jan 14, 2015

Tigers nearly complete a league sweep

by Seth Gordon
Class 6A girls hoops — Newberg tops Tigard 49-35, but can't protect a second-half lead in 48-46 setback to Canby in Three Rivers League play Life is tough in the first year of the reconfigured…
Photo Credit: GARY ALLEN - Getting an early start -- Five-year-old Zachary Wilson of the Newberg Mat Club works his way to a 16-13 win over Brock Williams of Mook Mat Club Saturday at the Oregon Classic Metro Qualifier at Newberg High School. Wilson won his division to qualify for the Oregon Classic this weekend in Redmond.
Jan 14, 2015

Newberg sending 28 to Oregon Classic

by Seth Gordon
Youth wrestling - The Tigers host the Metro region qualifier and nearly 500 youth wrestlers last weekend Nearly 500 youth wrestlers descended upon McGrath Gymnasium Saturday in hopes of…
Photo Credit: SETH GORDON - Go-to guy -- Eli Graham rises for a shot during George Fox's 73-72 win over Pacific Lutheran Friday night at Miller Gymnasium. Graham hit the game-winning shot with two seconds remaining in the game.
Jan 14, 2015

Bruins take it down to the wire

by Seth Gordon
DIII mens basketball — Last-second Eli Graham shot lifts GFU past Pacific Lutheran, but Willamette gets the last laugh on George Fox SALEM — With a young and still-growing team, George Fox head…
Jan 14, 2015

Jan. 14 Sports in Brief

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GFU softball clinic and camp this weekend George Fox University will host its annual winter Bruin Softball Coaching Clinic and Hitting Camp Jan. 17-18. The University of Oregon and Corban…
Photo Credit: SETH GORDON - Ball security -- Senior guard Jami Morris gets tied up as she drives to the hoop during George Fox's 89-36 win over Pacific Lutheran Friday night.
Jan 14, 2015

Bruins hit top gear with wins

by Seth Gordon
GFU obliterates Pacific Lutheran 89-36 and pounds Willamette 78-54 SALEM — The No. 10-ranked George Fox women’s basketball team encountered little resistance in recording a sweep of Pacific…
Photo Credit: SETH GORDON - Sharing the wealth -- James Willcuts finished with a game-high 18 points in the Tigers' 70-28 win over North Eugene Jan. 6 in Newberg.
Jan 14, 2015

NHS picks up where it left off

by Seth Gordon
The Tigers shake off the rust of winter break by routing North Eugene 70-28 and besting Sherwood 49-36 SHERWOOD — Having posted one of the best season starts in school history but coming off…
Photo Credit: SETH GORDON - On the move - Sammy Naluai drives past a Linfield defender during George Fox's 68-58 win at Linfield Friday night. The Bruins were able to drive to the basket all night, but often struggled to finish, shooting 36 percent for the game.
Jan 07, 2015

Bruins kick off 2015 in style

by Seth Gordon
George Fox tops Linfield and thrashes Puget Sound to remain unbeaten Despite an inauspicious start Friday night at Linfield, George Fox made a statement to open the calendar year, beginning…




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