Tigers' revival seasons come to halt

Tigers' revival seasons come to halt

The Newberg boys fall 48-45 at McNary and the girls bow out 64-48 to Grant in the first round of...

Newberg likes its postseason chances

Newberg likes its postseason chances

Class 6A boys basketball — The Tigers lose their season finale, but like their first-round...

George Fox avoids sweep at home

George Fox avoids sweep at home

Sports round-up: Bruins top Willamette 6-4 Sunday after dropping both ends of a doubleheader...

State tourney unkind to Tigers

State tourney unkind to Tigers

6A wrestling — Just one of 11 wrestlers place in the top six as the Tigers finish 18th...

Bruins win NWC title, prep for the next step

Bruins win NWC title, prep for the next step

GFU dispatches a pesky UPS team in the Northwest Conference championship, will face Penn...

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March 04, 2015

Tigers win four straight to prep for state

by Seth Gordon
6A girls — Newberg downs Lakeridge, set to face Grant in first round of state playoffs Wednesday LAKE OSWEGO — With the Tigers already fairly secure in their playoff positioning, Newberg girls…
March 04, 2015

Knights end the Watchmen's season

by Seth Gordon
1A boys hoops — C.S. Lewis Academy falls 56-36 in the opening round of the state playoffs PORTLAND — C.S. Lewis Academy’s main focus in its opening round state playoff game at Columbia Christian…
March 04, 2015

Bruins dismiss four mens basketball players

by Seth Gordon
DIII mens hoops — Head coach Maco Hamilton sends three seniors and a sophomore home early after incident in February George Fox men’s basketball coach Maco Hamilton dismissed four players from…
Photo Credit: SETH GORDON - Float like a butterfly - Kaden Ogles soars through the lane during Newberg's dramatic 57-54 home win over Tualatin Feb. 17.
February 25, 2015

Coach: Newberg prepared for playoffs

by Seth Gordon
The Tigers are playing their best basketball on the brink of the postseason Newberg saw plenty of drama last week with a pair of thrilling finishes, but the biggest takeaway for head coach Mark…
Photo Credit: SETH GORDON - Thrasher - Senior Evan Bell helps Newberg to an 11th place finish in the 400 freestyle relay Saturday at the OSAA 6A state championships. The Tigers placed 13th as a team.
February 25, 2015

NHS boys 13th at state after letdown from districts

by Colin Staub
Class 6A swimming — Craig Beecher and David Flores Juarez earn sixth-place finishes, but don't challenge for school records GRESHAM — Newberg didn’t have the kind of weekend it was hoping for at…
Photo Credit: SETH GORDON - Playoff bound - Christian Blair advances the ball upcourt during C.S. Lewis Christian's loss to Crosshill Christian in the Casco League district semifinal Feb. 18 at Warner Pacific College. The Watchmen placed third to earn a bid to the state playoffs.
February 25, 2015

Watchmen hang on, advance to state

by Seth Gordon
High school sports round-up — C.S. Lewis Academy outlasts Willamette Valley Christian 38-34 to earn Casco League's final playoff bid; SPHS girls team's season ends with loss PORTLAND — After…
Photo Credit: SETH GORDON - The best around - Patrick Boulanger celebrates his 5-0 win in the 126-pound district final Saturday at McGrath Gymnasium. The sophomore was one of four Tigers to earn a district title.
February 25, 2015

Newberg proves itself top dog at districts

by Seth Gordon
The Tigers dominate the TRL district meet, winning four titles and qualifying 11 for state Newberg head coach Neil Russo has seen a lot of things in his long career, but never what the Tigers…
Photo Credit: SETH GORDON - Pick pocket - Savannah Milroy attempts to extract the ball from the hands of Lake Oswego guard Gabby Bruno during Newberg's 57-50 win Feb. 19.
February 25, 2015

NHS girls march toward postseason

by Seth Gordon
Class 6A girls hoops — The Tigers paste Tualatin 53-31 and hold off Lake Oswego 57-50 to improve their playoff position with one game remaining With impressive wins over Tualatin and Lake Oswego…
February 25, 2015

Bruins claim third perfect season

by Seth Gordon
GFU sports round-up — George Fox thrashes Pacific and Lewis & Clark to push its record to 25-0, will host Whitman in first round of championships The George Fox women’s basketball team left very…
Photo Credit: FILE PHOTO - Next level - Newberg senior Dallin Esmond signed to play for Portland State University, where she will have a chance to start as a  freshman after the Division-1 Vikings graduated five defenders.
February 25, 2015

Esmond signs with PSU

by Seth Gordon
The center back commits to play at Portland State, where she will have a chance to start as a freshman Although Dallin Esmond had verbally committed to play for Portland State last spring,…

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Feb 19, 2015

Blazers remember Jerome Kersey

by Steve Brandon
Tears streamed down Terry Porter's face as he tried to come to grips with Wednesday's sudden death of Jerome Kersey and express how much Kersey meant to him and the community. "Just too soon,"…
Photo Credit: SETH GORDON - Three on top - The Newberg cheerleading team performs a near-flawless routine to earn its third consecutive 6A state title Saturday at the Memorial Coliseum in Portland.
Feb 18, 2015

Tigers claim third straight title

by Seth Gordon
NHS nails its toughest routine yet to run away with 6A small cheerleading state championship PORTLAND — To win its second consecutive state cheerleading title a year ago, Newberg had to sweat…
Photo Credit: TRIBUNE FILE PHOTO - Former Trail Blazer Jerome Kersey, who played for 11 seasons with Portland, died Tuesday at a Tualatin hospital. He was 52.
Feb 19, 2015

Former Blazer Jerome Kersey dies

by Pamplin Media Group
Former Portland Trail Blazer Jerome Kersey died Tuesday at Legacy Meridian Park Medical Center. He was 52. KOIN 6 News reported that the cause of his Feb. 17 death has not been reported. Kersey…
Feb 18, 2015

Bruins clinch Northwest Conference regular season title

by Seth Gordon
DIII womens basketball — Bruins down Washington schools, now at 23-0 WALLA WALLA, Wash. — At its core, George Fox has long been a defense-first program, so it’s not surprising that when the…
Photo Credit: SETH GORDON - Three-peat - Craig Beecher swims his way to a third consecutive district title in the 100 breaststroke Saturday at Mount Hood Community College, where the Tiger boys placed second as a team.
Feb 18, 2015

Newberg rises to claim second at district

by Seth Gordon
6A swimming — The Newberg boys edge Lakeridge by eight points, girls claim sixth GRESHAM — Going into the Three Rivers League district meet Friday, Newberg swim coach George Sampson had…
Photo Credit: SETH GORDON - Going in for the kill - Senior Matthew McCarthy works to pin Canby's Noah Strand during their match at 152 pounds Feb. 12 at McGrath Gymnasium. McCarthy was unable to secure a fall, but did win a convincing 16-4 major decision to help lift the Tigers to a 36-27 victory.
Feb 18, 2015

Tigers defeat Cougars in regular season finale

by Seth Gordon
A hobbled Tigers lineup closes the regular season with a solid performance against one-time rival Canby Still smarting from a 31-30 loss to West Linn that cost it the Three Rivers League regular…
Photo Credit: SETH GORDON - Getting vertical - Matt Springer elevates on the interior during Newberg's 74-49 home loss to league-leading West Linn Feb. 10. Springer scored 10 points in the loss.
Feb 18, 2015

Tigers are poised for a strong finish

by Seth Gordon
Class 6A boys hoops — Two wins in their final three games would likely give Newberg an automatic bid to the upcoming state playoffs CANBY — Things weren’t looking very rosy for Newberg through…
Photo Credit: SETH GORDON - Within reach - Savannah Milroy fights for a rebound during Newberg's 44-32 win over Sherwood Friday at McGrath Gymnasium.
Feb 18, 2015

Newberg clamps down on Sherwood in TRL win

by Seth Gordon
The Newberg girls basketball team has lost a handful of close games against top-tier Three Rivers League opponents this year, including a 46-44 home loss to fourth-place Canby earlier this year.…
Feb 18, 2015

C.S. Lewis comes up just short in losses

by Seth Gordon
High school sports round-up — Watchmen fall to Crosshill Christian in regular season finale Because there was little chance they would affect the league standings or seeding for the upcoming…
Photo Credit: SETH GORDON - Make way - Brendin Quinn attempts to split a pair of Willamette defenders during George Fox's 86-76 loss Friday night.
Feb 11, 2015

Second-half woes sink the Bruins in NWC play

by Seth Gordon
George Fox sports round-up — GFU men's basketball team's offense goes cold in the final 20 minutes of losses to Willamette and Pacific Lutheran PARKLAND, Wash. — Unable to sustain its fine…




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