Thompson, Pioneers top Lions in OT

Thompson, Pioneers top Lions in OT

5A GIRLS BASKETBALLNorthwest Oregon Conference Team Score Sandy59St. Helens54 Sandy...

Wrestlers finish in top half at Liberty

Wrestlers finish in top half at Liberty

HILLSBORO — The Sandy High wrestling team put six athletes onto the awards podium to claim...

Former Olympic teammates remember Bill Johnson

Former Olympic teammates remember Bill Johnson

Ski racer Bill Johnson was impossible to forget — a brash competitor hellbent on reaching...

Short-handed Pioneers show nicely at Classic

Short-handed Pioneers show nicely at Classic

Many of the state’s wrestling teams converged in Redmond on Friday and Saturday for the...


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REVIEW PHOTO: JOHN LARIVIERE - Clackamas post Matt O'Brien - here dunking the ball in the fourth quarter of his team's win back on Jan. 8 - and the Cavaliers play at Oregon City at 7:30 p.m. tonight.
February 05, 2016

High school basketball goes big in Feb. 5 games

by Miles Vance
We're going big. For tonight's high school basketball games, the sports editors, reporters and photographers from Community Newspapers will be covering the biggest of the big games, including a…
SANDY POST: DAVID BALL - Sandys Jack Rademacher works on turning an opponent during the recent Tournament of Champions.
February 03, 2016

Pioneers host Hillsboro in pivotal NWOC dual

by Parker Lee
The Sandy wrestling team had a relatively clear path to the Northwest Oregon Conference regular season title for several years before Hillsboro joined the league. This is just the Spartans’…
SANDY POST: PARKER LEE - Sandy guard Ben Gilbert beats a crowd of La Salle Prep players down the court during a road loss to the Falcons last week.
February 03, 2016

Sandy tames Lions for first league victory

by Parker Lee
5A BOYS BASKETBALLNorthwest Oregon Conference Team Score Sandy70St. Helens64 The Pioneers finally broke through and secured their first league win by knocking off St. Helens, 70-64, on Friday.…
TIMES PHOTO: MATT SINGLEDECKER - Beaverton junior guard Cole Johanson finishes a lefty layup in the fourth quarter of the Beavers comeback win over Jesuit on Friday.
January 31, 2016

Friday's top five: Check out the five biggest high school…

by Miles Vance
Another day, another ... You thought I was going to say "dollar," right? Nope — this is about hoop. Another day, another "three," another jaw-dropping blocked shot, another fast break basket…
TRIBUNE PHOTO: KENT FRASURE - Century celebrates its 57-55 win over Glencoe Friday night.
January 30, 2016

High school basketball scores are here for Jan. 29

by Miles Vance
The weather outside might be damp, dark and dingy, but the basketball action inside on Friday was hot, hot, hot. Oregon's best high school basketball teams were back at it Friday night —…
TIMES PHOTO: MILES VANCE - Beaverton's Jamie Sweatman and his teammates are in for another huge Metro League battle tonight with a 7:15 p.m. game at Jesuit High School.
January 29, 2016

High school basketball speeds into Jan. 29 games

by Miles Vance
Once again, it's time to tip it off. And tonight's games feature a ton of compelling match-ups, from the No. 1 West Linn boys trying to extend their Three River League winning streak to seven…
TIMES PHOTO: DAN BROOD - Sherwood sophomore Lauren Scarvie (21) tries to drive between Tualatin senior posts Sam Harris (left) and Hannah Self in Friday's game.
January 30, 2016

Check out a slideshow of our best photos from high school…

by Miles Vance
Bombs away. Friday night's round of Oregon high school basketball featured another set of thrilling three-pointers, killer crossovers and fearsome fast breaks. Along with all that coes another…
THE OUTLOOK: DAVID BALL - Mt. Hoods Lacey Weddle finds her way through traffic on a drive into the lane.
January 28, 2016

Mt. Hood comes back from 18 down

by David Ball
NWAC WOMEN'S BASKETBALLSouth Region Team Score Mt. Hood59Portland CC57 Mt. Hood CC rode a series of 3-pointers from Jesse Morris to a 59-57 comeback win over Portland CC on Wednesday night — the…
SANDY POST: PARKER LEE - Sandys Jessica Wheeler battles Putnams Emma Whittington for rebound position under the basket last week.
January 28, 2016

Pioneers start hot, turn ice-cold in loss to Putnam

by Parker Lee
The Sandy girls basketball team was on fire during the first quarter against Rex Putnam, but that shooting touch vanished before halftime dooming the Pioneers to a 52-42 home defeat. The…
REVIEW PHOTO: JOHN LARIVIERE - La Salle guard Taycee Wedin drives to the basket against Rex Putnam guard Adrionna Taylor on Friday night.
January 26, 2016

Friday's top five: Check out the five biggest high school…

by Miles Vance
Another day, another ... You thought I was going to say "dollar," right? Nope — this is about hoop. Another day, another "three," another jaw-dropping blocked shot, another fast break basket…

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TIMES PHOTO: MATT SINGLEDECKER - Westview junior foward Mason Elliot soars into the lane for a floater in the third quarter of the Wildcats' 64-41 win over Beaverton on Friday night.
Jan 22, 2016

High school basketball scores are here for Jan. 22

by Miles Vance
Ka-ching. Oregon's best high school basketball teams cashed in on Friday night — big-time. The scores flowed in like water following Friday's games, and in that current of results are finishes…
TIMES PHOTO: DAN BROOD - The fifth-ranked Tigard boys basketball team is back in action tonight, hosting Sherwood with a chance to extend its Three Rivers League winning streak to five games.
Jan 22, 2016

High school basketball gears up for Jan. 22 games

by Miles Vance
Bigger and bigger and bigger. As every week passes in the 2016 high school basketball season, the games just keep getting bigger and more important. Because of that, Pamplin Media Group will be…
TIMES PHOTO: DAN BROOD - Tigard sophomore Jake Leavitt (right) dives as he battles Sherwood junior Jacob Maddox for a loose ball in Friday's game.
Jan 22, 2016

Check out the new expanded gallery of our best photos from high…

by Miles Vance
Another week of killer games, another week closer to league titles and playoff spots, and another week of great photos from the good folks at Community Newspapers. The sports editors, reporters…
THE OUTLOOK: DAVID BALL - Mt. Hoods Madison Weaver spins past Linn-Bentons Breanna Bronson along the baseline to reach the rim Saturday.
Jan 23, 2016

Saints lose ground in the fourth

by David Ball
NWAC women's hoopsSouth Region Team Score Linn-Benton66Mt. Hood56 The Mt. Hood CC women’s basketball team struggled to gain traction in the fourth quarter, trading buckets down the stretch…
TIMES PHOTO: MILES VANCE - Beaverton's Jamie Sweatman leaps for a rebound during his team's 61-58 win over Century at Beaverton High School on Friday night.
Jan 16, 2016

Friday's top five: Check out the five biggest high school…

by Miles Vance
It just got real. Oregon's best high school basketball teams continued league play Friday night and took yet another step forward in the race to the 2016 state playoffs. With all that excitement…
TIMES PHOTO: DAN BROOD - Tigard junior wing Kylie Warren (center) tries to keep the ball away from Sherwood junior Cami Reuter (left) and freshman Teagan McNamee in the fourth quarter of Friday's game.
Jan 16, 2016

Check out our best photos from high school basketball on Jan. 15

by Miles Vance
Dribble. Dribble. Dribble. Pass. If you're a high school basketball fan, you've heard it all before. But no matter how much you've heard, you've never seen this — the special Friday edition of…
PIONEER PHOTO: JIM BESEDA - Molalla's Andrew Daniels looks to initiate some offense under pressure from Newport's Colton Blaser during the second half of Friday's non-conference boys basketball game at Molalla's Capasso Court. Newport won 69-53.
Jan 16, 2016

High school basketball scores are here for Jan. 15

by Miles Vance
You should have brought your calculator. Because Friday's games — like those every other day of the week — were another winner-take-all affair based on addition: you score more point, you win.…
TIMES PHOTO: MATT SINGLEDECKER - Beaverton junior wing Nolan Bertain (left) and the Beavers are back in action on Friday, hosting Century at 7:15 p.m. at Beaverton High School.
Jan 15, 2016

High school basketball hits the hardwood for Jan. 15 games

by Miles Vance
Game on. With all of Oregon's high school basketball teams now in league play for the 2016 season, Friday's contests mean more than ever. Because of that, Pamplin Media Group will be there in…
SANDY POST: DAVID BALL - Mt. Hoods Canyon Dwyre fights for position on the block in the first half.
Jan 23, 2016

Mt. Hood ices over in loss to Penguins

by David Ball
NWAC MEN'S HOOPSSouth Region Team Score Clark85Mt. Hood63 The icy East County weather seemed to have a carry over affect on the Mt. Hood CC men's basketball team Wednesday night, while Clark…
TIMES PHOTO: MILES VANCE - Glencoe's Kayla Hyppolite tries to chase down a loose ball during her team's 50-46 win over Westview at Westview High School on Friday night.
Jan 09, 2016

High school basketball scores are here for Jan. 8

by Miles Vance
It's a numbers game every day of the year in high school basketball, and bigger is definitely better. Friday night's docket included 18 boys games and 17 girls contests at the Class 6A level,…