Vikings tackle the season together

Vikings tackle the season together

Forest Grove girls tennis team is embracing the concept of togetherness Tennis may be an...

Forest Grove gets fresh start with first-year coach

Forest Grove gets fresh start with first-year coach

Todd Naskedov takes over the reins at Forest Grove and tries to get the baseball program back on...

Boxer handballers rack up national titles

Boxer handballers rack up national titles

Four players combine for three championships at college tournament When Mike Steele recruits...


Forest Grove's Sports

March 25, 2015

Braves already flashing midseason form on track

by Amanda Miles
One meet into the season, several Banks athletes are already posting personal bests If Banks keeps this up, this could be a very fine track and field season, indeed. The Braves track squads…
NEWS-TIMES PHOTO: AMANDA MILES - Forest Grove's Seth Berdahl and Murimi Nyamu run in tandem during the 1,500 meters at last Thursday's season opening meet.
March 25, 2015

Vikings off to fast start thanks to warm weather

by Amanda Miles
A gorgeous spring — so far — has helped speed up Forest Grove's progress this season Hip hip hooray for our recently mild weather. It’s been a boon in the early goings of this season for the…
March 25, 2015

Forest Grove girls work through early challenges

by Zack Palmer
Youngsters getting lots of playing time as Vikings endure an extremely difficult preseason schedule Forest Grove softball coach Trevor Tusow hasn’t exactly been dealt an ideal hand so far this…
Kaitlin Jamieson
March 25, 2015

Jamieson plays in title game for Bruins

by Amanda Miles
Forest Grove grad makes appearance in NCAA final with George Fox women This basketball season has been quite the college debut for Kaitlin Jamieson. In making her college selection, the 2014…
NEWS-TIMES PHOTO: AMANDA MILES - The Banks bench, including (from left) Jojo Wren, Sydney Gregg, Destiny Maller and Jessi Wren, gets fired up during the Braves' 44-37 comeback victory against Seaside last Friday at Century High School. The win assured Banks of finishing the Class 4A state tournament with a team trophy.
March 18, 2015

Braves land more state hardware

by Amanda Miles
Banks goes 1-2 at Class 4A tourney to earn sixth place and a trophy HILLSBORO — What a roller coaster ride. The Banks girls basketball team had a season full of ups and downs this winter — and…
March 18, 2015

In Brief

by (none)
Youth basketball camp coming up A basketball camp open to youth players has been scheduled for the week of spring break at Forest Grove High School. The camp is slated to run from Monday, March…
March 18, 2015

Accolades continue to pour in for Boxers' Mitchell

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Standout hitter pegged for two national awards For the first time in school history, a Pacific softball player has been named Louisville Slugger/NFCA Division III National Hitter of the Week, as…
March 11, 2015

Vikings rebuffed by Beaverton

by Zack Palmer
Third-ranked Beavers take out Forest Grove in a first-round game Forest Grove girls basketball coach Dan Lumpkin knew the odds were stacked against his squad going into last Wednesday’s…
March 11, 2015

Pacific softball gets historic sweep of No. 17 Linfield

by Zack Palmer
Boxers take both ends of a doubleheader against their NWC rivals for the first time since 1998 For years, the Pacific softball team has played second fiddle to rival and perennial Northwest…
March 11, 2015

Forest Grove boys end on high note

by Amanda Miles
Vikings miss the playoffs but close out the regular season with three straight victories In the hubbub of all of the winter sports state playoffs and recent district and state competitions, one…

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Mar 11, 2015

Banks girls returning to 4A state tournament

by Amanda Miles
Braves punch their ticket with a win against La Grande Banks is going back — back to the state tournament. The Braves had to do it the hard way, by taking on seventh-seeded La Grande on the road…
Mar 11, 2015

In Brief

by (none)
Youth basketball camp coming up A basketball camp open to youth players has been scheduled for the week of spring break at Forest Grove High School. The camp is slated to run from Monday, March…
Photo Credit: NEWS-TIMES PHOTO: KENT FRASURE - Forest Grove senior Christian Guerra wrestles against Andrew Curry of David Douglas in the 120-pound final at Saturday's Class 6A state meet.
Mar 05, 2015

Forest Grove senior Christian Guerra claims his first state…

by Amanda Miles
PORTLAND — Christian Guerra can probably tell it best, what it felt like when the clock hit all zeroes in his state championship match. “When I got up, I was like, ‘It’s over? What?’” the Forest…
Photo Credit: NEWS-TIMES PHOTO: AMANDA MILES - Banks senior Collin Purinton wrestles against Gladstone's Blake McNall in the 132-pound final at Saturday's Class 4A state tournament.
Mar 05, 2015

Banks senior Collin Purinton doubles downwith his second career…

by Amanda Miles
PORTLAND — Come up with pretty much any superlative you want and that description may well apply to Collin Purinton this winter. The Banks senior has long been a player on the state level in…
Photo Credit: NEWS-TIMES PHOTO: AMANDA MILES - Forest Grove junior Matthew Johnson wrestles against Glencoe's Ian Stettler in the 126-pound semifinal at Saturday's Class 6A state meet.
Mar 05, 2015

Forest Grove, Banks send multiple wrestlers to podium at state

by Amanda Miles
Two local teams combine to put eight wrestlers on the awards stand at the state tournament PORTLAND — A state championship performance is certainly going to claim its fair share of headlines.…
Photo Credit: NEWS-TIMES PHOTO: KENT FRASURE - Banks senior Hannah VanDomelen drives past Gabby Hobson of North Bend during last Saturday's Class 4A girls basketball play-in game.
Mar 05, 2015

Braves surviveplay-in scarefrom Bulldogs

by Amanda Miles
Banks girls get pushed to overtime by North Bend but escape with a victory Somehow, some way, Banks found a way out of this one. Hosting North Bend in a Class 4A girls basketball play-in game…
Mar 05, 2015

Boxers finish first in Portland sports logo competition

by Zack Palmer
Pacific dominates voting in the five-week, 32-team sports logo contest sponsored by Portlandsports.com Embracing the role of underdog — or, perhaps, “dragon dog” — Pacific University swept to…
Photo Credit: NEWS-TIMES PHOTO: CHASE ALLGOOD - Forest Grove sophomore Maddy Closson goes up for a shot against North Salem's Elizabeth Ming last Tuesday night.
Mar 04, 2015

Viks celebrate on two fronts

by Zack Palmer
Forest Grove girls win a play-in game and coach Dan Lumpkin welcomes a new baby There weren’t too many people in western Washington County who were juggling more than Forest Grove girls…
Mar 04, 2015

Pacific athletes honored for outstanding performances

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Adrienne Salzwedel, Kaitlyn Lomartire are named NWC student-athletes of the week Two Pacific athletes earned honors from the Northwest Conference for their performances last week. Pacific…
Mar 04, 2015

In Brief

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Youth basketball camp on tap A basketball camp open to youth players has been scheduled for the week of spring break at Forest Grove High School. The camp is slated to run from Monday, March 23,…




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