Wolfe bloodline runs deep at George Fox

Wolfe bloodline runs deep at George Fox

Center Jacoby Wolfe becomes the fourth member of his immediate family to join the George Fox...

Park district mourns the loss of Mike Garrity

Park district mourns the loss of Mike Garrity

The longtime CPRD sports coordinator dies unexpectedly at age 62 The Chehalem Park and Recreation...

Getting a foot up on the competition

Getting a foot up on the competition

St. Paul punter Cody Faber will join the up-and-coming football program at Pacific University...

Course shines at grand reopening

Course shines at grand reopening

Disc golf — Pros, amateurs rave about course during Oak Grove Open In it’s old...


Newberg's Sports

July 29, 2015

July 29 sports briefs

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Bruins Sports Day coming in August George Fox University Athletics and the Chehalem Park and Recreation District will hold the first ever Bruins Sports Days from 1 to 3 p.m. Aug. 26 at various…
SUBMITTED - Best of the best - George Fox University graduate and longtime Oregon City High School coach Brad Smith was inducted into the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame at a ceremony held in Knoxville, Tenn., on June 13.
July 22, 2015

Smith gets Hall of Fame nod

by Seth Gordon
GFU grad inducted for his work as the Oregon City High School coach KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — George Fox University graduate and longtime Oregon City High School coach Brad Smith was inducted into the…
July 22, 2015

July 22 sports briefs

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GFU bball camp moved to Sherwood The George Fox men’s basketball Bruin youth camp has been moved to Sherwood High School due to renovations to Wheeler Gymnasium. The camp will still take place…
SETH GORDON - Three to get it right - Derek Penfield (left), Burke Walls (center) and David Aman have led the Friends of Champoeg Disc Golf's renovation of the Oak Grove Disc Golf course over the last year and a half. They will celebrate the grand re-opening of the course Saturday and Sunday at the annual Oak Grove Open tournament at Champoeg State Park.
July 15, 2015

Trio leads disc golf revival at Champoeg

by Seth Gordon
Locals will celebrate the grand re-opening of the Oak Grove disc golf course this weekend Recently, a member of the Friends of Champoeg Disc Golf Facebook page posted a story about a player from…
SETH GORDON - Born to coach - The son of longtime George Fox University and Newberg High School coach Mark Vernon, Brett Vernon has been named head boys basketball coach at C.S. Lewis Academy.
July 15, 2015

Vernon more than ready for his first coaching gig

by Seth Gordon
Brett Vernon takes over the head coaching duties at C.S. Lewis Academy At age 24, Brett Vernon is pretty young for a high school head coach. But having grown up the son of Newberg area mainstay…
GARY ALLEN - Hot action, hot weather - Steer wrestling and other competitions at last week's St. Paul Rodeo failed to disappoint for the thousands of people who braved the hot weather to venture to the rodeo grounds.
July 08, 2015

Rodeo sees fierce competition

by Seth Gordon
Wins may be enough to propel some cowboys to National Finals Rodeo Winning a title at the St. Paul Rodeo not only brings acclaim, a large check and crucial points in the race to qualify for the…
Turner
July 08, 2015

SPHS athletes bemoan Turner retirement

by Seth Gordon
The Bucks' head track and field coach for the past eight years steps down after 24 years in education Whether in the classroom, on the track or on the cross-country trail, Jess Turner has built…
July 08, 2015

July 8 sports briefs

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Youth lacrosse camp next week at NHS Newberg High School student Kylee Duey is hosting a youth lacrosse camp for boys and girls in grades 2-8 from 8 a.m. to noon July 14-16 at Loran Douglas…
SETH GORDON - Drive and dish – Senior guard Kaden Ogles is one of just two players from last year's regular rotation that will be back this winter.
July 01, 2015

Tigers starting nearly from scratch

by Seth Gordon
After losing eight seniors to graduation, Newberg amassing court time during summer league play Powered by eight seniors, including two that will play college basketball this winter, Newberg had…
PHIL HAWKINS / WOODBURN INDEPENDENT - In search of rebounds - St. Paul senior Tyler Smith (left) boxes out a Sheridan player while positioning himself for a rebound during a summer league game in June.
July 01, 2015

Bucks successful in summer league stint

by Phil Hawkins
Seven players from last season’s St. Paul High School boys basketball team are now pursuing bigger and better things after graduating this spring. Following the exodus of talent, the Buckaroos…

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Jul 01, 2015

July 1 sports briefs

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Bruin Basketball Academy coming in July George Fox University will host the Bruin Basketball Academy for players in grades 3-12 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 27-30. Cost is $195 per camper or $350…
SETH GORDON - In coverage - Tyler DeLashmutt covers Tigard's Brady McGetrick Saturday night at the Les Schwab Tires Bowl in Hillsboro. DeLashmutt will walk on to the Oregon State football team this fall.
Jun 24, 2015

Tyler DeLashmutt enjoys one last hurrah

by Seth Gordon
The Oregon State-bound football player collects eight tackles at Les Schwab Bowl HILLSBORO — Capping what has already been a pretty charmed senior year and high school career, Tyler DeLashmutt…
GARY ALLEN - On the water - The Chehalem Paddle Launch is open for the      summer, giving locals the chance to get out on the Willamette River on a kayak, canoe or paddle board.
Jun 24, 2015

Park district paddle launch continues to thrive

by Seth Gordon
Already busy this summer, the launch for kayaks, canoes and paddle boats is receiving a lot of media attention Summer is the time to get on the water and more and more, people in the Newberg…
FILE PHOTO - Headed over the hill - NHS shooting guard James Willcuts will play for the Boxers of Pacific University in Forest Grove.
Jun 17, 2015

A long journey leads guard to Pacific

by Seth Gordon
College-bound athlete profile: James Willcuts, Newberg High School For many high school athletes, the drive to make it to the next level is an all-consuming effort, requiring a single-minded…
FILE PHOTO - One of Newberg's top winter-sport athletes, volleyball captain Rachel Thompson, will stay close to home and compete for George Fox University
Jun 17, 2015

Local athletes flocking to Northwest Conference

by Seth Gordon
Among the more than 20 college-bound athletes, nine will stay close to home and compete in NCAA Division III Led by a strong senior class, Newberg High School enjoyed a strong year in athletics,…
SETH GORDON - Reaping the rewards - The Newberg cheerleaders perform at Nike World Headquarters as the opening act for the Oregon Sports Awards June 11 in Beaverton. The Tigers were invited after winning state and national championships in 2015.
Jun 17, 2015

NHS cheer team enjoys its time in the spotlight

by Seth Gordon
The Tigers are recognized by the Newberg school board and perform at the Oregon Sports Awards banquet Being a cheerleader at Newberg High School is an 11-month commitment, but for the most part,…




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