Sean Mannion on target for big senior season with Oregon State

Sean Mannion on target for big senior season with Oregon State

Think you've had a good summer so far? It's probably been nothing compared to that of quarterback...

Gophers finish second at state

Gophers finish second at state

Bend North scores in five of the six innings to beat Gresham 14-4 in Friday's finale Little...

Hunt sends two out of the park to turn away Klamath Falls

Hunt sends two out of the park to turn away Klamath Falls

Gresham advances to the state semifinals Tuesday night at Alpenrose Dairy PORTLAND — The...

Directing traffic in the big city

Directing traffic in the big city

Mari Nado works as an air traffic controller in San Francisco A perfect evening for Mari Nado...

Gresham wins big, Barlow rallies past host team

Gresham wins big, Barlow rallies past host team

The two East County squads square off in Thursday's district semifinals Gresham and Barlow have...

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Photo Credit: COURTESY OF JOHN LARIVIERE - Portland Thunder defensive back Eric Crocker intercepts a pass intended for Spokane Shock wide receiver Nick Truesdell at the Thunder goal line during Saturdays regular-season finale at Moda Center.
August 01, 2014

Crocker looks to leap from AFL to NFL

by Jon Fuccillo
Life has taken Eric Crocker to plenty of places. From one coast to the other and back again. Now, the 27-year-old Portland Thunder defensive back may have found a home. Maybe. In his line of…
Photo Credit: TRIBUNE PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - The Molden family at home in West Linn: front row (from left) Josiah, 5; father Alex, a former University of Oregon star cornerback; Bianca, 3; Alana, 10; Ezra, 8 months; Alexs wife Christin; and Selah, 8. Back row: Micah, 12; Isaiah, 18; and Elijah, 15.
August 01, 2014

Loving a full house

by Kerry Eggers
WEST LINN — Alex and Christin Molden never intended to have such a big family. Not at first. “We planned for five,” Christin says. “Well, in the beginning we said three. But we had three boys…
by: COURTESY OF NBA - LeBron James wants the Cavaliers to acquire former Lake Oswego High star Kevin Love before the 2014-15 NBA season.
July 25, 2014

Summer of Love: Winners and losers

by Kerry Eggers
It’s hard to grade the winners and losers of the NBA’s summer marketplace without knowing where Kevin Love lands. But deadlines are deadlines, so I’ll try. First, let’s discuss what might happen…
by: THE OUTLOOK: DAVID BALL - Greshams Durham Sundberg hangs onto the ball to collect an out at second base.
July 24, 2014

Gophers hold off LaGrande to reach state finals

by David Ball
Gresham gets a rematch with Bend North in the championship game at 5 p.m. Friday Little League state tournamentElimination-bracket finale Team Score Gresham4LaGrande3 PORTLAND — The Gresham…
July 23, 2014

Sinclair's hat trick leads streaking Thorns

by Stephen Alexander
There is a reason why Portland Thorns striker Christine Sinclair is known as one of the best offensive weapons in the world. After a somewhat lackluster season in which she had scored just four…
July 23, 2014

On the brink of disaster, Timbers come through

by Kerry Eggers
On Tuesday, the owner had tweeted a guarantee of sorts. Merritt Paulson's message to his 17,000-plus Twitter followers: "Said before Sun we will make playoffs & stand by it. 50 pts target but…
by: THE OUTLOOK: DAVID BALL - Greshams Hunter Snow fires a throw across the infield after scooping up a ground ball at third base Tuesday night.
July 22, 2014

Bend starts fast to down Gophers in semis

by David Ball
Gresham falls into a 'must-win' game Thursday against LaGrande State Little League tournamentSemifinals Team Score Bend North9Gresham4 PORTLAND — The Gresham all-stars struggled to get their…
by: TRIBUNE FILE PHOTO - Will Barton will enter his third season with the Trail Blazers this year hoping to be a regular contributor off the bench for coach Terry Stotts.
July 18, 2014

Make-or-break time for Barton

by Kerry Eggers
LAS VEGAS — Will Barton has never been shy on chutzpah, in a charming sort of way. The Trail Blazers’ lean 6-6 swingman, drawing inspiration from Muhammad Ali, called himself the “People’s…
by: COURTESY OF BRIAN BEAUDRY - Linebacker Donte Paige-Moss (11) and the Portland Thunder defense line up to stop the Los Angeles KISS during last weeks game at Moda Center.
July 18, 2014

Playoff spot in Thunder's reach

by Stephen Alexander
In a game that is based on offense, the Portland Thunder are close to making the Arena Football League playoffs primarily on the strength of their defense. The Thunder (5-11) are two games ahead…
July 18, 2014

Thorns stick it to Kansas City 7-1

by Stephen Alexander
On Sunday, the Portland Thorns FC were everything they were always supposed to be. The Thorns were tenacious on defense and spectacular on offense in a 7-1 win over FC Kansas City before an…

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by: CONTRIBUTED PHOTO - Brothers Luke and Max Babson could be glimpsed cheering in the crowd during ESPNs coverage of the USA vs. Ghana round-robin match.
Jul 18, 2014

Babson brothers bask in soccer glory in Brazil

by Jon Fucillo
Luke and Max Babson had just won the "lottery," in their beloved NE Portland home at the time and were about to fulfill a once-in-a-lifetime moment. The Babson brothers and best-of-friends,…
by: THE OUTLOOK: DAVID BALL - Gresham catcher Reece McKenzie pops out of his stance to challenge a base runner during the teams 10-0 win over Corvallis in the opening game at the state Little League tournament Friday.
Jul 18, 2014

Gresham all-stars start with a bang at state

by David Ball
The Gophers shutout Corvallis 10-0 in four innings Friday, advance to Sunday morning game in the winner's bracket PORTLAND — The Gresham all-stars got off to a quick start at the majors Little…
by: THE OUTLOOK: DAVID BALL - Members of the Gresham all-stars applaud their fans after closing out Reynolds 12-2 in the fourth inning of Saturday's district title game.
Jul 15, 2014

Gresham all-stars run through district tourney

by David Ball
Gophers open the state playoffs at 11 a.m. Friday at Alpenrose Dairy CLACKAMAS — The Gresham all-stars finished a dominating run through the majors (ages 11-12) district Little League tournament…
Jul 15, 2014

Kompon says Winterhawks 'right fit'

by Kerry Eggers
Jamie Kompon isn't a carbon copy of Mike Johnston, his predecessor as general manager and head coach of the Winterhawks. But he's pretty close. "Mike and I are of the same ilk," Kompon said…
Jul 14, 2014

Huge win gives Thunder inside track on AFL playoff spot

by Stephen Alexander
The Portland Thunder took an enormous step toward making the Arena Football Leage playoffs on Saturday night. In the third matchup of the season, the Thunder had a phenomenal defensive showing…
by: THE OUTLOOK: DAVID BALL - Centennial High graduate Tim Rodriguez has returned to his former field as an assistant coach with the Eagles.
Jul 09, 2014

Bringing the Big Top to baseball

by David Ball
Tim Rodriguez knows how to make an entrance. In the halls at Centennial Middle School where he works security, it was the size of his 6-foot-2-inch frame that drew the attention of the students.…
by: THE OUTLOOK: DAVID BALL - Gresham first baseman Dylan Hockert stretches to make a catch on a pick-off attempt during Sundays 6-5 win over West Linn in the championship game.
Jul 02, 2014

Gresham rallies twice to win Futures tourney

by David Ball
Gresham’s Advanced Metals summer team rallied in the sixth inning to knock off West Linn 6-5 in the title game of a 10-team Futures baseball tournament hosted by Centennial on Sunday. Tyler Wood…
by: PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP: KEVIN HARDEN - Gresham High graduate Sam Crouser takes a victory lap around Hayward Field after winning the javelin at this years NCAA championship meet.
Jul 01, 2014

Crousers celebrate with a fishing trip

by Kerry Eggers
Sam Crouser wins his first national title and helps Oregon to the team crown Dean Crouser’s voice cracked in and out due to a shaky cell phone connection as he drove home to Gresham from a…
by: CONTRIBUTED PHOTO - Reynolds High graduate John Broussard and his wife Tiffany and son Carter-John have settled in at Linfield Christian Academy near San Diego where John works as the schools Athletics Director.
Jun 26, 2014

Finding a perfect fit in his faith

by David Ball
John Broussard finds a solid mix of sports and faith at Linfield Christian Academy John Broussard knew that basketball could take him places, he just didn’t expect it would be on a snowmobile…
by: THE OUTLOOK: PARKER LEE - Centennials Nick Clark puts a tackle on South running back A.J. Hotchkins ending in a fumble late in the game.
Jun 26, 2014

Defense carries North team to all-star win

by Parker Lee
Centennial's Nick Clark makes a game-clinching play at linebacker HILLSBORO – With the help of a few East County football stars from the Mt. Hood Conference, the North all-stars navigated…




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