Indians boys' basketball looks to snap Gladstone's win streak

Indians boys' basketball looks to snap Gladstone's win streak

Gladiators upset state champion Philomath in their last home game

Indians wrestling rises to third at Pacific Rim Armed Forces Tournament

Indians wrestling rises to third at Pacific Rim Armed Forces Tournament

Cooper wins championship, Frates and Jamerson second, Jackson and Eggers third in Scappoose's...

Lions girls' basketball will see Parkrose when winter weather clears

Lions girls' basketball will see Parkrose when winter weather clears

St. Helens was the Broncos' last Northwest Oregon Conference win in Feb. 2014 in Portland

Lions wrestling can turn the tide against Sandy and Hillsboro

Lions wrestling can turn the tide against Sandy and Hillsboro

Allen, Beisley, Olmedo win Pacific Rim Armed Forces Tournament championships, Gadbois second,...


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SPOTLIGHT PHOTO: JAKE MCNEAL - Jacob post Jacob Falk, right, Trenton Minich (12) and the Lions strive to beat all-state senior Isaac Bonton and No. 6 Parkrose for the first time in four years on Friday.
January 12, 2017

Lions boys' basketball will try to knock off No. 6 Parkrose

by Jake McNeal
St. Helens' rally falls short at home against Hillsboro in Northwest Oregon Conference opener
SPOTLIGHT PHOTO: JAKE MCNEAL - Senior post Kaylie Kopra (41) and the Indians will hope to welcome No. 10 Gladstone on Friday and hit the road for Philomath on Saturday.
January 12, 2017

Indians girls' basketball can hit Cowapa League play running…

by Jake McNeal
Scappoose falls at No. 2 Cascade, will try to host No. 10 Gladstone on Friday and play preseason finale in Philomath on Saturday
NEWS-TIMES PHOTO: CHASE ALLGOOD - Forest Grove's Kinsey Barnett draws a foul while taking a shot during the Vikings' 47-42 loss to West Albany Friday.
January 09, 2017

Friday's top five: A look back at the five biggest basketball…

by Miles Vance
Read here to find top games, scores, photo highlights and more


NEWS-TIMES PHOTO: CHASE ALLGOOD - Forest Grove guard Kyle Thompson drives to the hoop during the Vikings' 70-43 win over West Albany Friday night.
January 07, 2017

Check out our best high school basketball photos from Jan. 6,…

by Miles Vance
Images from games from across the greater metropolitan area shared here
REVIEW PHOTO: MILES VANCE - Lakeridge's Nate Ninteman snares a rebound away from Lake Oswego's Sterling Roberts during the Pacers' 61-54 victory at Lake Oswego on Friday night.
January 06, 2017

Jan. 6 high school basketball scores are here

by Miles Vance
Read on to find out what happened with your favorite team
REVIEW PHOTO: MILES VANCE - Lakeridge's Nate Ninteman snares a rebound away from Lake Oswego's Sterling Roberts during the Pacers' 61-54 victory at Lake Oswego on Friday night.
January 06, 2017

Jan. 6 high school basketball scores are here

by Miles Vance
Read on to find out what happened with your favorite team
REVIEW PHOTO: MILES VANCE - Lake Oswego's Katy Gilbert and the Lakers return to Three Rivers League play tonight when they host crosstown Lakeridge at 5:45 p.m.
January 06, 2017

High school basketball gets serious for Jan. 6

by Miles Vance
League play is the name of the game at all levels in all conferences across the state
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January 06, 2017

Fite, Owens, upstart Lions girls' swimming give Wilsonville chase

by Jake McNeal
Howard first in girls' 500 freestyle, but Wilsonville girls win 105-62 and Wildcat boys win 86-72
SPOTLIGHT PHOTO: JAKE MCNEAL - The Indians hit the road looking to start a win streak against Cascade on Friday in Turner.
January 04, 2017

Indians boys' hoops stays unbeaten in the new year

by Jake McNeal
Scappoose beats visiting Molalla on Wednesday, will play at Cascade on Friday
SPOTLIGHT PHOTO: JAKE MCNEAL - Sophomore guard Sara Mills (10) and the Indians will hit the road for No. 1 Cascade on Friday in Turner.
January 04, 2017

Indians girls' hoops will hit the road for No. 1 Cascade

by Jake McNeal
Scappoose fell 56-42 in Molalla on Wednesday, will go for upset of Cougars

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SPOTLIGHT PHOTO: JAKE MCNEAL - Sophomore post Kaelixte LeFave and the Lions are without starters Maggie Cochran, Kaylee Wegner and Maddie Holm as they enter Northwest Oregon Conference play at home against Hillsboro on Friday.
Jan 04, 2017

Injured Lions girls' basketball drives on into Northwest Oregon…

by Jake McNeal
St. Helens fell 53-45 at Hood River Valley on Wednesday, will host Hillsboro in conference opener on Friday
SPOTLIGHT PHOTO: JAKE MCNEAL - From left, Matt Anderson, Jacob Falk, Trenton Minich (12), Nate Shaffer (10), Drake Dow (22) and the Lions can start Northwest Oregon Conference fast against visiting Hillsboro at 7:15 p.m. on Friday.
Jan 04, 2017

Lions boys' hoops runs into treacherous Northwest Oregon…

by Jake McNeal
St. Helens falls at Class 2A No. 8 Columbia Christian on Thursday, will host Hillsboro in conference opener on Friday
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Jan 04, 2017

Lions wrestling rolling into Pacific Rim Tournament

by Jake McNeal
St. Helens beat Central for 15th at Northwest Duals over New Year's Eve Weekend in Albany
SPOTLIGHT PHOTO: JAKE MCNEAL - Indians senior Austin Sharp won the 50-yard freestyle in 25.08 seconds and was first in the 100 free (55.98) to help his side win the River City Invitational on Tuesday at Eisenschmidt Pool in St. Helens.
Jan 04, 2017

Indians boys' swimming gains on Valley Catholic at River City…

by Jake McNeal
Sharp wins 50- and 100-yard freestyles, Harley and Vogt race to second in 200 free and 100 butterfly
PHOTO CREDIT: JENI SUE - Indians junior Nate Maller pins Yamhill-Carlton/Gaston senior Kevin Howel in 1:28 at the Mollala Duals on Friday, Dec. 30, 2016.
Jan 03, 2017

Indians wrestling rings in the new year against Banks before…

by Jake McNeal
Braves unleash senior all-state contenders Trevor Thiessen at 170 pounds and Clay Pena at 220
FILE PHOTO CREDIT: DEBBIE HUMPHREY - John Kavulich (left) and Linnaea Kavulich (right) ran to respective second- and third-place finishes at the OSAA Class 4A Cross Country State Championships at Lane Community College in Eugene.
Dec 30, 2016

YEAR IN REVIEW: THE TOP 10 SPORTS STORIES OF 2016

by Jake McNeal
Indians and Lions challenged for Class 4A and Class 5A state championships in winter, spring and fall
SPOTLIGHT PHOTO: JAKE MCNEAL - Freshman post Maddie Holm (44), junior wing Morgan Bingaman (right) and the Lions will look for answers after an 82-46 home loss to Seaside senior guard Maddi Utti (25) and the Class 4A Seagulls on Wednesday in St. Helens.
Dec 28, 2016

Lions girls' hoops will look for answers after blowout loss to…

by Jake McNeal
St. Helens faced short turnaround at Class 6A Gresham on Thursday after 82-46 loss at home on Wednesday
SPOTLIGHT PHOTO: JAKE MCNEAL - Lions junior Jacob Falk (15) dunks in St. Helens' first defeat of Class 6A Liberty in four years.
Dec 27, 2016

Lions boys' hoops looks to give No. 2 Seaside its first loss

by Jake McNeal
St. Helens heads to Class 4A state runner-up Seagulls after win at Class 6A Liberty
PHOTO CREDIT: GARY HENLEY, DAILY ASTORIAN - Warrenton junior wing Tyla Little shoots over Indians freshman guard Allison Wills (33) and senior forward Hunter Dost (3).
Dec 27, 2016

Indians girls' hoops chases first win at Evergreen Tournament

by Jake McNeal
Scappoose fell 49-30 to North Valley in opener on Wednesday
SPOTLIGHT PHOTO: JAKE MCNEAL - The Indians looked to impress as they faced North Valley in the Hidden Valley Tournament opener on Wednesday in Grants Pass.
Dec 27, 2016

Indians boys' hoops hits the road for Hidden Valley Tournament

by Jake McNeal
Scappoose fell 62-59 in Madras on Dec. 22, had chance to bounce back against North Valley in tournament opener in Grants Pass