Forest Grove's Sports

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 - Last year's Gaston boys basketball team celebrates after winning the regular-season Northwest League championship.
December 17, 2014

Greyhounds look to defend league title

by Zack Palmer
Expectations remain high in Gaston after winning a league championship and advancing to the playoffs Each year, the bar seems to get set higher and higher for the Gaston boys basketball team.…
December 17, 2014

Brakebush earns weekly honor from conference

by Staff Report
Pacific guard scores 26 points to claim NWC weekly award Five games into his comeback after missing all of the 2013-14 season with a knee injury, Pacific sophomore Danny Brakebush shot his way…
December 17, 2014

Clara "Clare" M. Braukmann

by Pamplin Media Group
July 25, 1923 - December 7, 2014 Clara “Clare” M. Braukmann 91, of Forest Grove, the youngest of three children born to John and Theodora (Vandervelden) Heesacker. She married Bernard “Ben”…
December 17, 2014

Forest Grove girls push tempo with youthful roster

by Zack Palmer
New-look Vikings will rely on speed, athleticism as they chase a playoff berth This year’s Forest Grove girls basketball team will bear very little resemblance to last year’s squad. The Vikings…
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 - Forest Grove's Griffin Crabtree (top) wrestles against North Salem's Alex Perez in the 113-pound match during last Thursday’s Greater Valley Conference wrestling dual meet.
December 17, 2014

Vikings hold off North Salem

by Amanda Miles
Forest Grove posts a narrow 41-39 victory in its first conference dual of the season Isaac Graham lost the battle but won the war. Heading into the final weight class of Forest Grove’s home…
December 17, 2014

Sports briefs

by News-Times
Vikings pick up first GVC victory The Forest Grove boys basketball team opened Greater Valley Conference play last Friday and got off to a winning start in its new league with a 62-46 victory at…
December 17, 2014

Braves dominate competition at Hank Schmidlin Memorial

by Amanda Miles
That’s the way to defend the home turf. The Banks wrestling team went a perfect 4-0 last Wednesday to win its own Hank Schmidlin Memorial Tournament. The Braves posted impressive wins against…
Photo Credit: NEWS-TIMES PHOTO: AMANDA MILES - Banks senior Collin Purinton wrestles against Trayton Libolt in the 113-pound state finals at last year's Class 4A tournament in Portland.
December 10, 2014

Braves eyeing state wrestling trophy

by Zack Palmer
Banks has a loaded roster and is hunting for its best season in nearly a decade Banks wrestling coach Dan Herb is ready for a return to the glory days, when the Braves sent dozens of wrestlers…
Photo Credit: NEWS-TIMES PHOTO: CHASE ALLGOOD - Forest Grove senior Alondra Martinez swims to victory in the girls 100-yard butterfly last Thursday in the Vikings' season-opening meet.
December 10, 2014

Vikings dive into swim season headfirst

by Amanda Miles
Forest Grove will be young this season but still has some talented returners It’s a brave new world for the Forest Grove swim team. The Vikings are looking to retool in some ways after…
Photo Credit: NEWS-TIMES PHOTO: CHASE ALLGOOD - Gaston senior Jaycie Endicott goes up for a shot during the Hounds' nonleague season opener last Wednesday against Kennedy.
December 10, 2014

Seniors spark Gaston girls hoops

by Zack Palmer
Jaycie Endicott, Veronica Vandehey will shoulder the scoring load for Greyhounds Gaston girls basketball coach Travis Martin got lucky last year when he inherited a team with a deep and talented…

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Dec 10, 2014

Paul F. Ott

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July 4, 1920 - December 2, 2014 Paul F. Ott of Gaston, OR died peacefully at home on December 2, 2014. A Celebration of Life following Chapel Services will be held at 1:00 P.M., Saturday,…
Dec 05, 2014

All-league trophy haul

by Zack Palmer
Hilhi, Liberty are rewarded for stellar seasons with a slew of all-star picks Hillsboro and Liberty dominated the Northwest Oregon Conference on the football field this fall, and both the…
Photo Credit: NEWS-TIMES PHOTO: CHASE ALLGOOD - Forest Grove senior outside hitter Bryanna Hanson earned honorable mention status on the Greater Valley Conference all-star team.
Dec 03, 2014

Forest Grove lands two all-league volleyball selections

by Amanda Miles
Seniors Bryanna Hanson, Allie Felger are honored by the Greater Valley Conference The Forest Grove volleyball team found the going tough in a talented Greater Valley Conference this fall. But…
Photo Credit: NEWS-TIMES PHOTO: AMANDA MILES - Forest Grove senior Katie Hertel competes in a water polo match against Hillsboro on Nov. 3. The water polo team flies under the radar but the players enjoy great camaraderie.
Dec 03, 2014

Forest Grove water polo team succeeds without much fanfare

by Amanda Miles
Vikings' coed water polo squad attracts players searching for a unique sporting experience A few weeks ago, the Forest Grove football and cross-country and soccer and volleyball teams were going…
Photo Credit: NEWS-TIMES PHOTO: AMANDA MILES - Forest Grove senior midfielder Cristian Romero was recently selected to the Greater Valley Conference boys soccer all-star team.
Dec 03, 2014

Vikings wrap up season with all-league picks

by Amanda Miles
Cristian Romero's first team award leads six Forest Grove boys on the all-league squad At the end of yet another fine season for the Forest Grove boys soccer team, a total of six Vikings were…
Dec 03, 2014

Sports briefs

by Pamplin Media Group
Vandehey commits to Highline College Emily Vandehey recently led the Banks girls soccer team to its best season ever, and now she knows where she will be playing next. The Braves senior…
Photo Credit: NEWS-TIMES PHOTO: ZACK PALMER - Banks junior megan Bunn (6) was named the cowapa league volleyball player of the year after leading the Braves to another league title.
Nov 26, 2014

Braves dominate all-league volleyball selections

by Zack Palmer
Banks picks up six all-league awards after capturing a third consecutive Cowapa title Another banner season for the Banks volleyball team yielded a slew of all-league hardware, including Megan…
Photo Credit: NEWS-TIMES PHOTO: CHASE ALLGOOD - Banks senior emily vandehey (11) was a fi rst team cowapa league allstar selection this season after leading the Braves with seven goals.
Nov 26, 2014

Banks lands five players on all-league soccer squad

by Amanda Miles
Braves rewarded for a third-place finish and state playoff bid For their outstanding play this fall, three members of the Banks girls soccer team have been named to the Cowapa League all-star…
Photo Credit: NEWS-TIMES PHOTO: CHASE ALLGOOD - Gaston senior quarterback Nate Lewis was chosen as an honorable mention pick to the Northwest League all-star team, which was announced earlier this month.
Nov 26, 2014

Greyhounds wrap up season with several all-league picks

by Zack Palmer
Six Gaston players earn all-league football honors after a third-place finish Gaston’s football season didn’t end quite the way the team’s players and coaches had hoped, but the Greyhounds were…
Nov 26, 2014

Sports briefs

by Pamplin Media Group
Les Schwab Invite tickets go on sale Tickets to the 2014 Les Schwab Invitational, which will be held Dec. 26-30 at Liberty High School in Hillsboro, are now available for purchase online. Fans…




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