Sandy heading to playoffs after 9-5 win over Mountain View

Sandy heading to playoffs after 9-5 win over Mountain View

The Pioneers offense plays a huge role in the win

Pioneers put up an impressive showing in the throws

Pioneers put up an impressive showing in the throws

Sandy girls score 33 of their 36 points in the three throwing events

Sandy girls dominate doubles at district

Sandy girls dominate doubles at district

The Pioneers claim all four state spots in the tag-team bracket on their way to the league...

Sandy boys edge Falcons for the district title

Sandy boys edge Falcons for the district title

The Pioneers duo of Grayson Kansala and Ryan McAra win the doubles bracket

Sandy girls place second at districts

Sandy girls place second at districts

The Pioneers sweep the throwing events at the NWOC meet

Sandy boys take home NWOC crown

Sandy boys take home NWOC crown

The Pioneers runaway with the overall team victory at the district meet

Sandy falls to Wilsonville 4-2

Sandy falls to Wilsonville 4-2

The Pioneers struggle to manufacture much offense against the Wildcats

Sandy rallies for 3-2 win over Milwaukie

Sandy rallies for 3-2 win over Milwaukie

The Pioneers are tied with Hillsboro for the third playoff spot in the NWOC

Sandy dominates in final dual meet

Sandy dominates in final dual meet

The Pioneers have a successful tune-up against Putnam before districts

Sandy sweeps double dual meet

Sandy sweeps double dual meet

Both Sandy's boys and girls teams defeat La Salle and Milwaukie

Sandy knocks off Milwaukie 3-2 on rain-soaked afternoon

Sandy knocks off Milwaukie 3-2 on rain-soaked afternoon

The Pioneers get their second NWOC win of the season

Sandy blows lead, falls to La Salle 4-2

Sandy blows lead, falls to La Salle 4-2

The Pioneers fall to 0-3 in NWOC play with the loss

Sandy falls to La Salle 9-1

Sandy falls to La Salle 9-1

The Pioneers can only manage five hits in their NWOC opener

Sandy can't overcome sluggish start

Sandy can't overcome sluggish start

The Pioneers fall to Crescent Valley, ending their state tournament hopes

Sandy sends two wrestlers into state finals

Sandy sends two wrestlers into state finals

Brody Diaz DeLeon and Iosefa Polamalu come up second after overtime bouts in the championship round

Sandy comes up with big win on senior night

Sandy comes up with big win on senior night

The Pioneers clinched a home play-in game with the win

Sandy wins handily against St. Helens

Sandy wins handily against St. Helens

The Pioneers nearly reach the century mark in the win

Sandy swim team competes at NWOC district meet

Sandy swim team competes at NWOC district meet

The Pioneers get quality finishes from the boys' and girls' teams

Wrestlers take care of business

Wrestlers take care of business

Sandy ends the dual season with a pair of lopsided wins over Wilsonville and St. Helens

Showshoe adventure brings a thrill

Showshoe adventure brings a thrill

An avid skier, Scott Pesznecker discovers the joy of hiking in the snow

Sandy blows out The Dalles

Sandy blows out The Dalles

The Pioneers explode for a huge third quarter against the Riverhawks

Sandy prevails against The Dalles

Sandy prevails against The Dalles

The Pioneers rely on their defense to help get the victory

Owens shines in Mt. Hood tourney win

Owens shines in Mt. Hood tourney win

Saints improve to 4-1 on the season heading into trip to Walla Walla

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PMG PHOTO: MILES VANCE - Beaverton shortstop Karac Leyva turns a double play with Lake Oswego's Matt Sebolsky sliding in during the Beavers' 9-6 home win over the Lakers in the Class 6A state quarterfinals on Friday.
May 26, 2017

May 26 high school baseball and softball scores are here

by Miles Vance
Read on here to find out who will play in Tuesday's semifinals
PMG PHOTO: MILES VANCE - West Linn senior Jake Porter and the top-ranked Lions host No. 8 Gresham in the quarterfinals of the Class 6A state baseball playoffs at 5 p.m. today.
May 26, 2017

Check out which games we'll cover today, May 26

by Miles Vance
The state's baseball and softball teams roll into the state quarterfinals today
OUTLOOK PHOTO: DAVID BALL - Mt. Hoods Jace McKinney went 8-for-15 (.533) at the plate during the Saints run through the East Super Regionals last weekend.
May 22, 2017

Quick starts carry Mt. Hood through Super Regionals

by David Ball
The Saints beat host Yakima Valley in back-to-back games to advance to this week's championship tournament


SANDY POST: DAVID BALL - Sandy coach Anouxa Vixathep embraces Dallin Thomas after the team received its first-place medals following its win in the 400-meter relay.
May 22, 2017

Sandy boys win relay, bring home third place trophy

by David Ball
The Pioneers score points across 10 events to move among the team contenders
SANDY POST: DAVID BALL - Mt. Hood CCs Jared Bentley gets a jump off second base during the ninth inning of the Saints 2-1 Game 1 win at Clackamas CC on Monday.
May 16, 2017

Saints sweep rivals to punch playoff ticket

by David Ball
Mt. Hood heads to Yakima for the Super Regionals after a four-game sweep over Clackamas
PMG PHOTO: DAVID BALL - Gresham's Tyler Linch moves around third and heads for home with the game's go-ahead in the Gophers' 4-2 win at Oregon City on Friday.
May 13, 2017

May 12 high school baseball and softball scores are here

by Miles Vance
Check out all the big results that emerged from Friday's cool, damp conditions
PMG PHOTO: JIM BESEDA - Oregon City pitcher Morgan Hornback and the Pioneers are the newly-minted top Class 6A softball team in the state this week, moving past Jesuit to become No. 1.
May 12, 2017

Oregon City moves into the top spot in the latest Class 6A…

by Miles Vance
The Pioneers move past Jesuit to take over the top rung in state rankings
PMG PHOTO: MILES VANCE - West Linn catcher Micah Gibson and the Lions moved into the top spot in this week's OSAA power rankings.
May 12, 2017

West Linn jumps to the top in latest Class 6A baseball power…

by Miles Vance
The Lions move past Clackamas to take over the state's top spot
PIONEER PHOTO: CONNER WILLIAMS - Molalla's Aaron Alexander takes off for first base after connecting during his team's 11-1 home win over Crook County on Friday.
May 07, 2017

Check out our best baseball and softball photos from May 5, 2017

by Miles Vance
The state's high school baseball and softball teams close in on league titles, playoff berths
PMG PHOTO: JIM BESEDA - Oregon City's Morgan Hornback pitched six innings and allowed two runs (neither earned) on four hits with one walk and eight strikeouts in Friday's rain-shortened 4-2 win over Clackamas.
May 07, 2017

Friday's top five: The biggest baseball and softball games from…

by Miles Vance
Check out our top-five list from Friday's baseball and softball contests

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OUTLOOK PHOTO: DAVID BALL - Mt. Hood pitcher Sammie Byron winds up to make a throw during her complete-game effort in Saturdays 8-4 loss to Clackamas.
May 07, 2017

Clackamas sweeps doubleheader vs. Mt. Hood

by David Ball
A pair of losses to Clackamas leave Mt. Hood near the cut line in the Northwest wildcard chase
PMG PHOTO: DAN BROOD - Tualatin junior Taylor Alton and the Timberwolves hope to keep their Three Rivers League-leading intact when they host rival Tigard at 5 p.m. today.
May 05, 2017

High school baseball, softball teams battle again in league play…

by Miles Vance
Check out the long list of baseball and softball games we'll cover today
PMG PHOTO: MATT SINGLEDECKER - Jesuit first baseman Reyan Tuck touches home plate after her solo homer during her team's 5-0 win at Westview on Friday.
May 05, 2017

May 5 high school baseball and softball scores are here

by Miles Vance
Check out all the big results that emerged from Friday's cool, damp conditions
PMG PHOTO: MATT SINGLEDECKER - Jesuit's Annalisa Williamson accepts congratulations from coach Jim Speciale during their recent game with Glencoe. The Crusaders are currently top-ranked in Class 6A softball.
May 04, 2017

Jesuit sits atop the latest Class 6A softball power rankings

by Miles Vance
Oregon City, North Medford, Gresham and McMinnville round out the top five
PMG PHOTO: JIM BESEDA - Clackamas' KC Reilly and the Cavaliers are currently the top-ranked team in Oregon Class 6A high school baseball.
May 04, 2017

Clackamas holds the top rung in latest Class 6A baseball power…

by Miles Vance
West Linn, Beaverton, Sprague and Grant round out the state's top five teams
SPOKESMAN PHOTO: COREY BUCHANAN - Sandy third baseman Samantha Brewster makes a running throw to first base in the Pioneers 6-4 win over Wilsonville.
May 01, 2017

Softball team stays in the hunt with win over Wildcats

by Corey Buchanan
Fly ball in the seventh secures Sandy's win to climb past Wilsonville in the league ladder
TIMES PHOTO: MATT SINGLEDECKER - Southridge senior catcher Brooke Johnson congratulates Madison Goodale after her inside-the-park homer.
May 01, 2017

Friday's top five: The biggest baseball and softball games from…

by Miles Vance
Check out our top-five list from Friday's baseball and softball contests
PMG PHOTO: JIM BESEDA - Clackamas pitcher Caden Hennessy cranks it up during his team's Friday win over Oregon City in Mt. Hood Conferece action.
May 01, 2017

Check out our best baseball and softball photos from April 28,…

by Miles Vance
The state's high school baseball and softball teams chase league titles, playoff berths
PMG PHOTO: MILES VANCE - Lake Oswego third baseman Marin Penney tries to tag out West Linn's Megan Talbert during her team's 10-0, five-inning loss at Rosemont Ridge Middle School on Friday.
Apr 28, 2017

April 28 high school baseball and softball scores are here

by Miles Vance
Check out the results of all today's baseball and softball contests
PMG FILE PHOTO - The Gladstone baseball team will be back in action today in Tri-Valley Conference action today, playing at Estacada at 5 p.m.
Apr 28, 2017

High school baseball, softball roll on in league play April 28

by Miles Vance
Check out the long list of baseball and softball games we'll cover today