Braves show moxie in Wins

Braves show moxie in Wins

Banks softball picks up two 5-4 wins late last week to move to 7-0 on the season ahead of league...

Forest Grove resident on cusp of her first Boston

Forest Grove resident on cusp of her first Boston

Laura Lewis, 33, will run in the iconic marathon a year after infamous bombings Prior to last...

Vikings stumble against Southridge

Vikings stumble against Southridge

Forest Grove is done in by one big inning in a 7-2 nonleague loss to Southridge One big inning...

Vikings split with Tualatin

Vikings split with Tualatin

Forest Grove gets strong individual performances to split a conference dual meet against Tualatin...

Lifting up Women

Lifting up Women

Pacific graduate Judy Glenney has been a pioneer in growing the sport of women's weightlifting...

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April 16, 2014

Viks fall short in conference opener

by Amanda Miles
Forest Grove gives up four runs in a key third inning during a 7-3 loss to Tualatin A lack of consistency, the Forest Grove softball team’s bugaboo this season, reared its head again on Monday.…
April 16, 2014

Sports briefs

by Pamplin Media Group
Local wins Washington County marathon Adrian Shipley, of Forest Grove, took first place among all comers in the marathon at the Oregon Road Runners Club Vernonia Marathon and Half Marathon on…
April 16, 2014

Banks shines at small-schools invite

by Amanda Miles
Four Braves athletes pick up wins at the prestigious Meet of Champions in Salem Champions, indeed. At Saturday’s Meet of Champions, an annual small-school invitational that draws dozens of…
April 09, 2014

Braves ride three-game win streak into league play

by Zack Palmer
After a rough start, Banks baseball has bounced back with three straight victories Banks baseball coach Brian Ackerman knew this season would be a work in progress, and with the nonleague…
by: COURTESY PHOTO: KELLY BIRD/LINFIELD ATHLETICS - Forest Grove grad Katy Brosig is enjoying a career year for the nationally-ranked Linfield softball team with a .453 batting average.
April 09, 2014

Brosig enjoying career year at Linfield

by Amanda Miles
Forest Grove graduate Katy Brosig hopes to lead Linfield on another NCAA title quest Katy Brosig has quite a knack for starting out on high notes. Now she is trying to end on one. A 2010 Forest…
April 09, 2014

Lady Braves shine against top opponents

by Zack Palmer
Banks softball stays unbeaten against a brutal early schedule In its quest to remain at the top of the state softball heap, Banks keeps lining up bigger and bigger opponents. And the Lady Braves…
April 09, 2014

Sports briefs

by Pamplin Media Group
McCahon vaults to weekly award Forest Grove graduate Taylor McCahon was named the Biola University Athlete of the Week on March 30 for her pole vaulting efforts at the PLNU Collegiate…
April 09, 2014

Shipley rewrites Pacific record book (again)

by Pamplin Media Group
Tyler Shipley sets a 42-second personal best in the 10,000 and breaks his own school record Tyler Shipley’s record performance in the men’s 10,000 meters last Friday has earned the Pacific…
April 02, 2014

Pacific coach will retire at season's end

by Staff Report
Tim Hill plans to step down after 12 years at the helm of the Pacific softball program After leading the Pacific University softball program for more than a decade, head coach Tim Hill announced…
April 02, 2014

Record numbers turn out for youth hoops clinic

by Amanda Miles
Forest Grove's spring break basketball camp triple from about 30 kids to more than 100 Washington County kids sure love their basketball. During a mostly wet and rainy spring break off from…

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Apr 02, 2014

Sports briefs

by Staff Report
Pacific athletes win NWC honors Three Pacific athletes were honored by the Northwest Conference last week. Joshua Mau was selected as the NWC Men’s Golf Student-Athlete of the Week after leading…
Mar 26, 2014

Seniors stand up as leaders for Banks

by ZACK PALMER
Braves' seven seniors leading by example for younger players Banks baseball coach Brian Ackerman enters his third season with a lot of new faces on the varsity roster, but his seven seniors have…
by: NEWS-TIMES PHOTO: AMANDA MILES - Forest Grove sophomore C.J. Friedman slides safely back into first base on a pickoff attempt last Friday in a nonleague baseball game against Aloha. The Vikings won the game, 4-1.
Mar 26, 2014

Vikings shut down Aloha

by Amanda Miles
Forest Grove picks up a 4-1 victory behind a strong pitching performance from junior Andrew Thorud ALOHA — Forest Grove has not taken long to start finding its rhythm. On the heels of a…
Mar 26, 2014

Forest Grove kicks off track season with icebreaker meet

by AMANDA MILES
Vikings turn in several strong performances at their season-opening home meet last week Any first track and field meet of a season is about shaking off the rust and establishing baselines for…
Mar 26, 2014

Braves earn all-league honors

by AMANDA MILES
Cowapa League releases its annual list Of boys and girls basketball all-star teams A total of eight players and coaches from the Banks boys and girls basketball teams were honored at the…
Mar 26, 2014

Pacific sprinter earns NWC weekly track award

by Pamplin Media Group
Michael Zane becomes the first Pacific athlete since 1976 to run under 11 seconds in the 100 meters Michael Zane did something Saturday that had not been done by a Pacific athlete in 37 years —…
Mar 26, 2014

Forest Grove boys golfers tune up for new season

by Stephanie Haugen
Viks working hard in preparation for their first tourney If numbers mean anything, they are strong this season for the Forest Grove boys golf team. A total of 12 boys turned out this year,…
Mar 19, 2014

Swanson set for state title defense

by Amanda Miles
Forest Grove senior Hannah Swanson has a chance to double down with another state championship Hannah Swanson’s past is sterling. Her future is decided. But what about her present? Swanson, a…
Mar 19, 2014

Gaston softball, baseball teams get new coaches

by Zack Palmer
Reeve Woodward takes on softball duties, Jeff Cochell will coach Gaston baseball By Zack Palmer The News-Times Gaston’s baseball and softball teams will both be under new management this spring,…
Mar 19, 2014

Lady Braves hunting for three-peat

by Zack Palmer
Banks girls have a target on their backs as they try to capture the program's third consecutive state title Success breeds success. No one knows that better than Jenny Compton. The Banks…




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