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Tualatin City rallies past Tigard

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Tigard tipped in tourney title tilt

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Tigard can't slow down Grizzlies

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Bowmen battle, but fall to Jesuit

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PACIFIC MEDICAL GROUP  - Schedule an appointment today.Did you know that women are 100 percent more likely to visit the doctor for annual examinations and preventive services than men?

“There is a silent health crisis in America. It’s the fact that, on average, American men live sicker and die younger than American women,” said Dr. David Gremillion of Men’s Health Network, the non-profit that sponsors Men’s Health Month each June.

Though many prefer to “tough it out” when they feel unwell, men owe it to themselves and their families to get regular medical checkups and screenings and to follow through with doctors’ recommendations.

Men are more at risk than women to suffer from heart disease, cancer, injuries, stroke, depression, hearing loss and other afflictions. More than 30,000 men die of prostate cancer each year.

“Just like taking the car in for an oil change or for the 25,000-mile checkup, men also need to take themselves to the doctor’s office to make sure everything is running smoothly,” Gremillion added. “That’s why Men’s Health Network created this campaign – to help men keep track of how often to check their blood pressure, get a tetanus booster and check their testosterone levels.”

Here’s a guide that outlines how often to get checkups: www.menshealthnetwork.org/library/getitcheckedpostermen.pdf

Pacific Medical Group’s five clinics have each been recognized as a Patient-Centered Medical Home by the NCQA and the State of Oregon, which means they offer enhanced, coordinated medical care for their patients.

Call now to schedule an appointment.

Pacific Medical Group

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Tigard, OR. 97223

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CRESCENT GROVE CEMETERY & MAUSOLEUM - Nancy FeltonAt Crescent Grove Cemetery and Mausoleum, we are always available to answer your questions and listen to your concerns. Here are some common concerns:

Q. How much notice do you require for a burial?   

A. Generally 3-4 days, depending on the family's specific or culture needs, but a minimum of 48 hours.

Q. What choices are there to honor our loved ones who choose cremation?

A. We allow cremated remains to be buried in a traditional casket grave, urn garden, inurned into a niche/columbarium which may or may not be in a mausoleum, or our scatter gardens.

Q. We are a couple. One of us wants to be cremated and the other casket burial. Is there any way we can be together in death, as we were in life?

A. Yes, you would need one grave or mausoleum space.  If the person who prefers cremation passes away first, we would place the cremated remains under where the headstone will be, so in the future when we open the grave for the casket burial, we will not disturb the cremated remains. Should it be reversed, we would place the cremated remains on top of the outer burial container for the casket.

Q. When would a headstone be installed?

A. Headstones are purchased when the family is ready to do so. Most order right away, but some families wait weeks, months, sometimes years. 

Q. Who installs the monument?

A. Cemetery staff or the granite company install the monuments, depending on size.

Crescent Grove Cemetery & Mausoleum

9925 SW Greenburg Rd.

Tigard, OR  97223

(503) 639-5347


Brought to you by Annette Saarinen, AccounTax of Oregon - Accounting INSIDER -

ACCOUNTAX OF OREGON - Annette SaarinenSo you're halfway through the tax year for 2016. Yes, really!

While your 2015 taxes were due just a few months ago, it’s time to take a look at how this year is shaping up for your business or personal taxes.

At AccounTax, we call this a “mid-year review,” which helps take the stress out of next year’s returns — and a lot more.

Review what’s happened and make corrections — Two quarterly tax payments have come and gone. Mid-year is a good time to see what you’ve paid in estimated taxes and balance projections, using actual numbers. The next quarterly estimate is due Sept. 15.

Track where your money is going – daily. More than a monthly reconciliation, knowing where your money is every day means your business or household can be nimble enough to make corrections within the next six months. To accomplish that, you’ll need an accounting program or detailed spreadsheet, you can see where money is flowing both in and out.

Review capital expenses and plan for deductions — Section 179 is a portion of the tax code that allows business owners to deduct the full expenses of a capital purchase immediately, rather than depreciating the cost over a period of time. To take advantage of this tax opportunity, business owners must understand the tax differences between taking the deduction versus offsetting it into future years. Performing a financial review in July allows your business six months to plan for capital expenditures and strategic purchases.

Accountax of Oregon

8050 SW Pffafle St., Suite 110

Tigard, OR 97223



Brought to you by Griffin Hampson - Cartridge-Network - PRINTER, INK & TONER INSIDER -

CARTRIDGE-NETWORK - Griffin HampsonDo “bargain” (cheap) printers save you money? Rarely. Consumers and businesses are sold printers and buy on price, without understanding a printer’s actual cost-per-page (CPP).

Office supply stores, warehouse clubs (limited selection / knowledge) and general merchandise big chain stores (limited selection / knowledge), have printers “on special” for $60 or $70 with $40, $50+ in savings from “regular pricing”. Buyer beware. The least expensive printers have higher CPP. You’ll spend more money for cartridges with a high CPP.

Fully costed CPP costs range as follows: inkjet from $0.05 - $0.30+, black laser from $0.01 to $0.05, color laser from $0.06 to $0.25.

Spending $30 or $40 more on a better inkjet model, or $100 for a laser printer now, saves hundreds (or thousands) of dollars over time, because CPP costs are significantly lower. There are several superior performing and low CPP inkjet printers currently available for about $100. Why save $40 or $50 for an inferior printer?

And remember if you’re interested in factory remanufactured or compatible cartridges, buying the newest printer, which replaced a virtually identical model, means only OEM cartridges are available for a year or more, so you can’t reduce further your CPP for quite a while, with aftermarket cartridges.

How we approach customers’ printer purchases: know your “needs” vs. “wants”. Color vs. black only?, copy & scan?, wireless?, duplexing? Routine volumes (measured by reams of paper), user(s) environment. Call or stop by our store to learn how to get the most value for your money.


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Brought to you by Askol Saieedi, Prestige Senior Living Riverwood - Retirement Living INSIDER -

PRESTIGE SENIOR LIVING - RIVERWOOD - Askol SaieediOlder couples sometimes find that running a household, taking care of themselves and each other has become too much of a burden.

Prestige Care communities offer options for couples, even when level-of-care requirements differ.

Couples can choose studio or one-bedroom apartments. All have kitchenettes with compact-sized refrigerator/freezers and microwaves. All meals are served in the dining room, unless a resident is unwell or requests to have room trays delivered to them as part of their service plan.

For each resident, regardless of marital status or cohabitation, a level-of-care assessment is done. A comprehensive service plan is tailored to each, with all activities of daily living considered — including dressing, bathing, grooming, elimination, mobility, reminders and medication management.

Care needs are assessed and a service plan is developed for each of our residents. Certain services cannot be supported in Assisted Living and require Skilled Nursing or Alzheimer’s care. When in search of a community to live in, make sure to ask for details about next-level care.

We invite you to visit our community for a free tour. Call today to reserve a time!

Prestige Senior Living - Riverwood

18321 SW Pacific Highway

Tualatin, OR 97062



Brought to you by Norm Matheis of Specialty Heating & Cooling - Heating and Cooling INSIDER -

SPECIALTY HEATING - Norm MatheisHave an older home-cooling system? Energy.gov suggests looking for the following warning signs to determine whether your system needs maintenance, repair or replacement:

Refrigerant leaks — If your air conditioner is low on refrigerant, either it was undercharged at installation or it leaks. Simply adding refrigerant is not a solution. A trained technician should fix any leak, test the repair, and then charge the system with the correct amount of refrigerant. The performance and efficiency of your air conditioner is greatest when the refrigerant charge exactly matches the manufacturer's specification.

Inadequate maintenance — When filters and air conditioning coils become dirty, the air conditioner will not work properly, and the compressor or fans are likely to fail prematurely.

Electric control failure — The compressor and fan controls can wear out, especially when the air conditioner turns on and off frequently, as is common when a system is oversized. Because corrosion of wire and terminals is also a problem in many systems, electrical connections and contacts should be checked during a professional service call.

Sensor problems — Room air conditioners feature a thermostat sensor, located behind the control panel, which measures the temperature of air coming into the evaporative coil. If the sensor is knocked out of position, the air conditioner could cycle constantly or behave erratically.

Drainage problems — When it's humid outside, check the condensate drain to make sure it isn't clogged and is draining properly. Room air conditioners may not drain properly if not mounted level.

Specialty Heating & Cooling

7500 SW Tech Center Drive, Suite 130, Tigard, OR 97223

(503) 946-6396


Brought to you by Jarod Cogswell, FIT Academy - Fitness INSIDER -

FIT ACADEMY - Jarod CogswellThe fitness industry is exploding with an array of options and choosing the right facility can be confusing.

There are now so many studios competing for their share of the fitness market featuring specific disciplines such as yoga, barre, personal training, and boot camps.

And of course, the franchise gyms, low-priced chain facilities, and full-service clubs continue to offer traditional fitness and then some.

 So which one should you choose? Some factors to consider:


What can you afford? What type of value do you put on your personal health? Be realistic about your budget, but remember, you get what you pay for. Higher rates usually relate to better service and quality fitness experiences.

Your Health and Fitness Goals

Whether your goal is to lose weight, improve athletically, connect with new friends, or learn a new activity, choose the environment best suited for you. Do you like to exercise with other people? Do you prefer one-on-one training? Would you rather keep to yourself? The best facilities focus on building a motivating culture to help you reach your goals.

The Intangibles

Consistent exercise is challenging for most people. Unfortunately, the fitness industry has a less-than-stellar reputation when it comes to providing a clean and supportive environment.

This impacts the exercise experience, so be selective. Tour the facilities. Meet the staff and members. If you can envision happiness and being sincerely cared for, you probably have found the place for your fitness journey to continue or begin.

FIT Academy

9140 SW Hall Blvd.

Beaverton, OR 97223



Brought to you by Linda Elder, Woodland Heights Assisted Living Residence - Assisted Living INSIDER -

WOODLAND HEIGHTS ASSISTED LIVING - Linda ElderWe’ve long felt that the term “life enrichment” encompasses the true essence and value of activities provided in senior facilities.

Most of our residents move from their own homes or apartments, where they have become somewhat sedentary and often alone much of the time.

Socialization and human interaction are well documented in thousands of studies as critical to maintain both mental and physical well-being.

The concept of what an “activity” should be has changed over the years at Woodland Heights, as we constantly strive to improve for the benefit of those entrusted to our care.

We have studied and observed the attendance and preferences of our residents and were led to alter our approach to scheduling activities.

We are guided not by what we think they should want to do or what they have always done, but by asking what they want now.

This has created a variety of choices from large musical entertainment to small two- to three-person groups. When we set shopping days, we ask where they would like to go.

Once a schedule is created, it remains fluid and changeable -- not the same week after week.

Indeed, this takes more time, but it allows us to meet the needs of those residents who want consistency in the programs they enjoy and look forward to while still providing experience for those who want new adventures and stimulation or learning opportunities.

Woodland Heights Assisted Living Residence

9355 SW McDonald St., Tigard 97224



Brought to you by Dr. Daniel Beebe, Beebe Chiropractic & Wellness Center - Chiropractic INSIDER -

BEEBE CHIROPRACTIC & WELLNESS CENTER - Dr. Daniel BeebeMore than 100 million people in the U.S. suffer from chronic pain.

Tragically, a growing number of Americans have turned to opioid pain relievers such as hydrocodone (Vicodin) and oxycodone, escalating from about 76 million prescriptions in 1991 to nearly 207 million in 2013, according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse.

In May, the U.S. House of Representatives passed 18 bills related to opioids; in March, the U.S. Senate approved a comprehensive bill. While most of the House bills were related to further prescriber education, there were several that could lead to enhanced roles for the nation's doctors of chiropractic in battling this scourge.

The American Chiropractic Association lauds the passage of the bills as a major first step in combating the nation's opioid epidemic. An important next step, according to the association, is expanding access to conservative treatments such as chiropractic care for pain relief in the country's health care system.

In an effort to provide life-changing and life-saving information, Beebe Chiropractic & Wellness Center is offering six free classes at its clinic on Tuesday evenings, from 6 pm to 7:15 pm.

Topics include: What is health? Is there a health crisis in America? Models of health care in America. How stress may adversely affect health and how to combat it. Innovative ways to address and identify stress. America’s report card on health.

Join us on Tuesdays for these thought-provoking sessions. Register by calling the clinic at the number listed below.

Beebe Chiropractic & Wellness Center

13500 SW 72nd Ave.


Tigard, Oregon 97223


Brought to you by Marissa Phillips, ComForCare - Home Care INSIDER -

COMFORCARE - Marissa Phillips, ComForCareQ: How do I know that the caregiver I choose will be the best for my mom?

A: Great question!

When hiring an individual as a caregiver, there is a lot of research you should do before becoming the person’s employer.

· You need to make sure you’ve done a thorough criminal background check, called the person’s references, maybe even talked to prior clients for whom they’ve worked.

· Does this individual have the skills needed to manage your loved one’s complex issues that seem to get worse as they age?

· What if the hired individual isn’t doing the job properly? How do I fire the person?

These scenarios run through your mind all the time when you employ an individual caregiver.

By having an agency on board, we handle all of this for you and more. We screen the employees, only bringing the best on board.

We meet your loved one and do our best to get a caregiver with the right skills and personality to match your situation.

Our Registered Nurse and Administrative team work 24/7 to ensure that there is ongoing support and training, right at your home, where it is needed.

If you have trouble, call ComForCare and we will manage it for you.

ComForCare Home Care

10580 SW McDonald St., Ste. 202

Tigard OR 97224



Brought to you by Dr. Quenton Gebeau, Q Family Dental - Dental INSIDER -

Q FAMILY DENTAL - Dr. Quenton GebeauOur team at Q Family Dental will tell you brushing on a regular basis is critical for a healthy mouth, but you can definitely overdo a good thing.

Known as “toothbrush abrasion,” over-brushing can lead to sensitive teeth and receding gums, not to mention the wearing down of the protective layers of your tooth enamel. Over-brushing can also push back your gums, and in the process, expose the dentin layer under the enamel.

“So, how do I avoid over-brushing?”

Use a soft or extra-soft bristled toothbrush to prevent gum damage and wear on the soft tooth dentin

Keep in mind which direction bristles face when you brush. They should be perpendicular, not parallel. Place the head of your toothbrush with the tips of the bristles at a 45-degree angle to the gum line and brush away!

Move the toothbrush with short strokes and a scrubbing motion, several times in each spot – don’t saw back and forth across the teeth with your toothbrush.

Apply just enough pressure to feel the bristles against the gums. If you are squashing the bristles, you're brushing too hard.

Replace your toothbrush when you notice frayed and bent bristles.

Brush for two minutes at a time.

If you have any questions about proper brushing techniques, ask us about it at your next appointment or give us a call today!

Q Family Dental

9370 SW Greenburg Rd., Tigard OR 97223



Brought to you by Marcie Jones - Gentog - SENIOR DAYTIME RESPITE CARE INSIDER -

GENTOG - Marcie JonesWe all need a little inspiration. I’ve found that it is helpful to have a book or two on the bedside table that I can reach for when my spirits need a lift. Today I have 3 book suggestions for family caregivers.

Creating Moments of Joy by Jolene Brackey, encourages us to look beyond the challenges of Alzheimer's disease and focus more of our energy on creating moments of joy. We can’t always create a perfect day with someone who has dementia, but it is absolutely attainable to create some wonderful moments. This is an easy to read book, full of ideas and inspiration.

Color Yourself Happy was created by local artist Tara Reed. It is a coloring book for grown-ups who want to focus on being happy. Every picture has the word "Happy" in it. Just like in life, sometimes it is large and easy to spot and other times it's small and hidden. This book features 50 happy illustrations - 25 sayings and 25 designs. Coloring can be very therapeutic!

Bring Back the Fun by Marcie Jones is a compilation of ideas from my personal experience as the primary caregiver for my Gram, as well as the ideas that are used successfully every day at Gentog. The reading of this book is intended to be fun as well...it is written from the perspective of the person with dementia...mostly in the voice of my feisty Gram. You are sure to find several ideas that you can put to use right away. 

All of these titles can be purchased through Amazon.com. Life as a caregiver really can include the words Joy, Happy and Fun…find out how with these books.


11535 SW Durham Rd #C5, Tigard, OR 97224

(503) 639-2600


Tigard's Sports

SUBMITTED PHOTO - Members of the Tigard Crush include (top row, from left) coach Brody vanderSommen, Alexa vanderSommen, Sophia Fenton, Kaeli Miller, Kristin Isenhart, Sophia vanderSommen, Emily Milsted, coach Keri Gesner, (front row) Laura Masters, Sofia Tosoni, Eliot Miner and Jessie Galster. Not Pictured: Dylan Porter.
July 14, 2016

Crush battles to third at tourney

by The Times
The Tigard team goes 6-2 at the ASA state event HAPPY VALLEY — The Tigard Crush Black ages 12U B softball team may not be the best team in the state, but the squad is pretty darn close. The Tigard squad battled its way to a third-place finish at the…
DAN BROOD - Elise Conroy was a four-year standout for the Tigard High School girls basketball and girls track and field teams.
July 08, 2016

Fun and Success

by Dan Brood
Elise Conroy stood tall on the basketball court and the track as a Tigard High School senior TIGARD — It was simple. It was her senior year of high school, and Elise Conroy wanted to do just one thing. Have fun. That was it. That was her goal. Now,…
DAN BROOD - Tigard Little League all-star Matthew Beckett gets ready to deliver a pitch during the team's District 4 tournament opener against Beaverton Aloha on Saturday. Beckett turned in a complete-game performance in Tigard's 19-1 victory.
July 08, 2016

Tigard storms the tournament

by Dan Brood
Tigard opens play at the District 4 event, held at Cook Park, with a 19-1 victory TIGARD — The Tigard Little League ages 9-11 all-star baseball team took some very high hopes into play at the District 4 tournament. Well, the team’s start to the…

DAN BROOD - Sherwood High School junior-to-be Takumi Kammerzell gets ready to fire in a pitch during the Bowmens's OIBA game with Wilsonville on Tuesday. Kammerzell threw a one-hit shutout in Sherwood's 2-0 win.
July 08, 2016

Kammerzell shuts down Wilsonville

by Dan Brood
Sherwood gets a 2-0 victory in Tuesday's OIBA contest SHERWOOD — The Sherwood-based Oregon Independent Baseball Association team wasn’t able to generate much offense in Tuesday’s game. The Bowmen had just a total of two runs on four hits. But, with…
PHOTO COURTESY OF ASHLEY SLATER - In addition to running an exhibition race at the U.S. Olympic Trials, Tualatin High School senior-to-be Ashley Slater (left) got to meet national long jump champion Brittney Reese.
July 08, 2016

Slater sprints on the big stage

by Dan Brood
The Tualatin track star gets to run at the Olympic Trials EUGENE — Sure, Ashley Slater has competed in big races before. The Tualatin High School senior-to-be has raced on the big stage before. But, likely nothing compares to what she got to do on…
DAN BROOD - Tigard Little League Majors center fielder Griffin Mentzer (second from right) celebrates with his teammates after throwing out a pair of Lake Oswego base runners during Monday's District 4 tournament game.
July 08, 2016

Tigard tough, but tipped in tourney opener

by Dan Brood
The team hopes to come back strong from loss against LO PORTLAND — Nope, the Tigard Little League Majors (ages 10-12) All-Star baseball team wasn’t able to open District 4 Tournament play with a victory. But that didn’t seem to matter — too much.…
DAN BROOD - Emily Leonard shined for the Tualatin girls soccer, girls basketball and track and field teams during her four years at the school.
July 01, 2016

Reaching her goal

by Dan Brood
Emily Leonard earned 12 varsity letters during her playing days at Tualatin High School This story originally appeared June 9, 2016. Due to a server issue, it was republished online at a later date. TUALATIN — Back in 2012, before she started her…
DAN BROOD - Tigard High School graduate Derek McMurray (right) blocks Jalontae Walker of the North team during play Saturday at the Les Schwab Bowl. McMurray helped the South team get a 16-14 victory.
July 08, 2016

Local trio get victory in prep finale

by Dan Brood
Adams, Crist, McMurray help South get a 16-14 Les Schwab Bowl win HILLSBORO — For 2016 Tigard High School graduates Conner Crist and Derek McMurray, it was a great transition from high school football to college ball. For Sherwood grad Lukas Adams,…
DAN BROOD - Natalie Bryant stepped up for the Tigard girls track team and girls soccer squad.
July 08, 2016

Tiger seniors have another big year

by Dan Brood
League titles, trip to basketball final highlight 2015-16 TIGARD — The 2015-2016 school year was big for Tigard High School when it came to athletics. The Tigers had a proficient year in many sports. Leading the way was the Tigard girls basketball…
DAN BROOD - Sherwood shortstop Riley Aggson (right) makes a throw to first base to complete a double play, as Aloha's Matt Powers slides to second base during Tuesday's game. Sherwood lost 8-6 in the OIBA contest.
July 08, 2016

Bowmen strong, but fall just short

by Dan Brood
The Sherwood OIBA squad is having a strong summer SHERWOOD — Nope, it wasn't a win. But there were plenty of bright moments. There was certainly some promise of a bright future for the Sherwood High School baseball program. The young players on the…
July 08, 2016

Area athletes earn all-state accolades

by The Times
Self and Rutschman among the first-team selections To the victors, go the spoils. And, to some of the talented area baseball, softball and lacrosse players, went the honors. All-state honors, that is. And, when it comes to baseball, likely no one…
TIMES PHOTO: MILES VANCE - Adley Rutschman, a graduated senior from Sherwood High School, was named Sherwood Athlete of the Year by The Times after a stellar season in both football and baseball.
June 24, 2016

Sherwood's Adley Rutschman finishes on top

by Miles Vance
Rutschman named Athlete of the Year after stellar football and baseball campaigns Sherwood's Adley Rutschman left it all on the field during his senior season. During football season, Rutschman led the Bowmen to an undefeated Three Rivers League…
DAN BROOD - Tigard's Conner Crist (right) looks to chase down Canby's Nico Tellache during the 2015 Three Rivers League season. Crtist, along with Tiger teammate Derek McMurray and Sherwood's Lukas Adams, will be playing in Saturday's Les Schwab Bowl.
June 24, 2016

Connor Crist, Derek McMurray, Lukas Adams aim for the stars at Les Schwab Bowl

by Miles Vance
Two recent Tigard grads and Sherwood's Adams suit up for South To the victors go the spoils. Or in Oregon high school football, to the Les Schwab Bowl go the victors. In this case, three local players — Derek McMurray and Connor Crist of Tigard, and…
MATT SINGLEDECKER - Tualatin High School junior-to-be Kaden Cook takes a swing during the Suburban Door Dawgs' game with Jesuit.
June 24, 2016

Dawgs' strong defense not enough

by Matt Singledecker
Tualatin starts off shaky, improves late against champs The Tualatin-based Suburban Door Dawgs didn’t have to venture far for a source of summer motivation. Standing across the diamond after a week break with the Oregon Independent Baseball…
DAN BROOD - David Howell (center), a 2016 Tigard High School graduate, with Tigard pitching coach Stace Shillito (left) and Tiger head coach Tom Campbell beside him, recently signed a letter of intent to play college baseball at George Fox University.
June 24, 2016

Tigard's Howell signs with George Fox

by Dan Brood
The Tiger lefty set to pitch next year for the Bruins TIGARD — David Howell enjoyed his time pitching for the Tigard High School baseball team. He also had plenty of success on the mound when he played for the Tigers. Now, the left-hander is looking…
DAN BROOD - Payge Cuthbertson won a state title in the javelin during her senior year at Sherwood.
June 24, 2016

It was a big season for Bowmen seniors

by Dan Brood
Cuthbertson's title amond the highlights at Sherwood SHERWOOD — Sherwood High School’s second year competing at the Class 6A level, playing in the super-strong Three Rivers League, turned out to be even better than the first. And that’s saying…
COURTESY RALPH GREEN - Matthew Mullen (left) of the White team tries to run away from Skylar Holloway of the Green team during the Tigard football programs annual Chicken and Beans Bowl on Saturday at Tigard High School.
June 16, 2016

Passes, catches, touchdowns, chicken and beans

by Miles Vance
The annual Chicken and Beans Bowl at Tigard ends at 40-40 The ball was teed up. The pads were strapped on. The chin straps were tightened down. It was time for football on Saturday at Tigard High School. But since it was Tigard, there were a couple…
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Debi Miller (left), Head of School at Westside Christian High School, shakes hands with BSC Oregon Executive Director Scot Thompson to celebrate a partnership that will bring a new soccer field to Westsides Tigard campus.
June 16, 2016

Westside Christian High School and BSC Oregon announce new field partnership

by Miles Vance
The two groups will create a new turf soccer field at WCHS Thanks to a new partnership with BSC Oregon, the soccer teams from Tigard's Westside Christian High School will finally have a field of their own. Westside Christian (located just off…
(Image is Clickable Link) TIMES - June 16, 2016
June 16, 2016

Tualatin Timberwolves - Athletes of the Week - June 16, 2016

by Kendra McGowan
Congratulations to Hannah Self and Calder Fettig of Tualatin High School for being selected as the Tualatin Times's Athletes of the Week. The Times's Athlete of the Week program is a community service sponsored by Oregon Eye Physicians and Surgeons.
(Image is Clickable Link) TIMES - June 16, 2016
June 16, 2016

Tigard Tigers - Athletes of the Week - June 16, 2016

by Kendra McGowan
Congratulations to Hunter Hughes and Hayley Sharpe of Tigard High School for being selected as the Tigard Times's Athletes of the Week. The Times's Athlete of the Week program is a community service sponsored by Tigard Orthopedic and Fracture Clinic.
TIMES PHOTOS: RAY PITZ - Friends, family and well-wishers gathered in February at Sherwood's Aaron J. Contreras Stadium to celebrate the life of Sherwood graduate Jason Goodding, who was killed in the line of duty in February while working as a Seaside police officer. Gooddings high school football jersey was displayed in his honor.
June 15, 2016

'A labor of love'

by Miles Vance
Golf tournament honors slain officer Jason Goodding Sherwood had long ago decided that it would keep alive the memory of Jason Goodding. Goodding was a Sherwood High graduate who was shot and killed in the line of duty while serving as a Seaside…
TIMES PHOTO: DAN BROOD - Tualatin junior Jared Ellison‚ a 6-foot-6 wide receiver‚ rolls in to score a touchdown after catching a pass from Crimson team quarterback Kaden Cook in the Timberwolves spring game on Saturday at Tualatin High School.
June 15, 2016

Kicking off in spring

by Miles Vance
The Crimson beats the Black 48-38 in Tualatin's second annual spring football game The calendar may have said June, but if you'd looked anywhere else around the Tualatin High School stadium, you might have sworn that it said September. Or at least…
COURTESY PHOTO: KOIN 6 NEWS - A Sherwood nonprofit is helping residents of the Oak Leaf Mobile Home Park in Northeast Portland hold of eviction.
June 11, 2016

Oak Leaf mobile home residents win reprieve from eviction

by Steve Law
The 65 residents of the Oak Leaf mobile home park may win a reprieve from an eviction threat, after the California-based owner agreed Thursday to accept a purchase offer for the complex in Portland’s Cully neighborhood. CASA of Oregon, a Sherwood…
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June 09, 2016

Tigard Tigers - Athletes of the Week - June 9, 2016

by Kendra McGowan
Congratulations to David Howell and Kalyna Korok of Tigard High School for being selected as the Tigard Times's Athletes of the Week. The Times's Athlete of the Week program is a community service sponsored by Tigard Orthopedic and Fracture Clinic.
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June 09, 2016

Tualatin Timberwolves - Athletes of the Week - June 9, 2016

by Kendra McGowan
Congratulations to Tanna Baggenstos and Elijah Lai of Tualatin High School for being selected as the Tualatin Times's Athletes of the Week. The Times's Athlete of the Week program is a community service sponsored by Oregon Eye Physicians and…

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Jun 03, 2016

Tigard Tigers - Athletes of the Week - June 2, 2016

by Kendra McGowan
Congratulations to Annika Stollberg and Jacob Chesler of Tigard High School for being selected as the Tigard Times's Athletes of the Week. The Times's Athlete of the Week program is a community…
Jun 02, 2016

Three Rivers League baseball all-stars

by The Times
First Team Pitchers — Mitchell Verburg, sr., Lake Oswego; Jesse Davis, sr., Lakeridge; Nico Tellache, sr., Canby; Matt Voelzke, sr., Lake Oswego. Catchers — Dutton Elske, sr.; Lakeridge; Adley…
Jun 02, 2016

Three Rivers League softball all-stars

by The Times
First Team Pitchers — Camryn Robbins, sr., Tualatin; Sarah Von Ahn, sr., West Linn; Emily Goodman, jr., Canby; Kailey Kreuger, so., Lakeridge. Catchers — Hannah Self, sr., Tualatin; Devinne…
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Jun 03, 2016

Tualatin Timberwolves - Athletes of the Week - June 2, 2016

by Kendra McGowan
Congratulations to Noah Smith and Alexis Atkinson of Tualatin High School for being selected as the Tualatin Times's Athletes of the Week. The Times's Athlete of the Week program is a community…
DAN BROOD - Tigard High School sophomore Braden Lenzy (center) is first across the finish line in the 400-meter dash Saturday at the Class 6A state meet.
May 26, 2016

Titles for two Tigers

by Dan Brood
Braden Lenzy and Lauren Paven each win in the 400-meter dash at the Class 6A state meet EUGENE — This year, Lauren Paven wasn't going to be denied. Braden Lenzy wasn't going to let anyone cross…
DAN BROOD - Sherwood High School senior Payge Cuthbertson is about to let the javelin fly Friday at the state meet.
May 26, 2016

Cuthbertson, Moran make the big throws

by Dan Brood
The Lady Bowmen pair win Class 6A state meet gold EUGENE — For Payge Cuthbertson, it was her last high school meet. For Shelby Moran, it was just another meet. But they were both motivated. They…
DAN BROOD - Tualatin High School senior Karina Moreland takes off during triple jump competition Saturday at the Class 6A state track and field championships. Moreland won the event with a distance of 38-4.
May 26, 2016

Motivated Moreland jumps to state title

by Dan Brood
Tualatin girls step up at the Class 6A state championships EUGENE — Friday's long jump finals didn't go as well as Karina Moreland had hoped they would. Struggling some to get her steps down,…
DAN BROOD - Westside Christian High School junior Emily Curtis won the 800-meter run, and she placed second in the 400, at the Class 3A state track and field championships. Curtis also ran legs for two Eagle relay teams that competed at state.
May 26, 2016

Westside's Curtis runs to state gold

by Dan Brood
Eagles have strong performances at the Class 3A meet EUGENE — Emily Curtis wanted to run her best. She also wanted to have fun. Well, she did those things, and something else — win a state…
DAN BROOD - Sherwood High School seniors Erica Lee (left) and Allison Schwarm reached the quarterfinal round in girls doubles play at the Class 6A state tournament.
May 26, 2016

Tennis players shine at state

by Dan Brood
All the local entrants score at least one victory BEAVERTON — Success. Every single local entrant, from Tualatin and Sherwood, got to experience some — in the form of victory — at the Class 6A…
DAN BROOD - Horizon Christian seniors Robbie Cain (left) and Matthew Leong look up at the scoreboard at Hayward Field following the 4 x 100 relay.
May 26, 2016

Hawks run strong at 3A state meet

by Dan Brood
Horizon Christian turns in some strong performances EUGENE — It didn't matter if they were a first-year competitor, or a fourth-year competitor. They got together, ran fast, and had fun. And, on…
May 26, 2016

Tigers rally to win wild playoff game

by Jonathan Gordon
Tigard scores five in the 10th to beat Sunset 11-10 TIGARD — In a game this wild, no lead was safe. The Tigard and Sunset high school softball teams both found that out the hard way. In their…
May 26, 2016

Wolves shut down in loss to Reynolds

by The Times
Tualatin falls 4-0 in the Class 6A state playoff tilt FAIRVIEW — They tried. They battled. But they just couldn't get their offense going. The Tualatin Timberwolves saw their season come to a…
May 26, 2016

Tualatin tipped in 6A playoff opener

by The Times
The defending champs fall 4-1 to McMinnville TUALATIN — Unfortunately for the Tualatin High School softball team, there's going to be a new Class 6A state champion this year. The Timberwolves,…
DAN BROOD - Sherwood senior Cameron Clem sprints to third base in the first inning of Monday's Class 6A state playoff game.
May 24, 2016

Bowmen answer back, win big

by Dan Brood
Sherwood advances with 9-3 win over South Salem SHERWOOD — Boom. Just that quick, the Bowmen were behind. Smack. Even quicker, they were behind by even more. But, that didn't seem to bother the…
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May 24, 2016

Tigard Tigers - Athletes of the Week - May 26, 2016

by Kendra McGowan
Congratulations to Lexi O'Neal and Carson Padbury of Tigard High School for being selected as the Tigard Times's Athletes of the Week. The Times's Athlete of the Week program is a community…
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May 24, 2016

Tualatin Timberwolves - Athletes of the Week - May 26, 2016

by Kendra McGowan
Congratulations to Davis Loen and Jensen Barnes of Tualatin High School for being selected as the Tualatin Times's Athletes of the Week. The Times's Athlete of the Week program is a community…