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Prep Football Wrap: Who did what in local area prep action

Prep Football Wrap: Who did what in local area prep action

South County Spotlight - Sports
Local schools Tigard, Tualatin, Southridge, Banks and Mountainside all remain undefeated.
PHOTOS: Scappoose boys defeat Tillamook 1-0

PHOTOS: Scappoose boys defeat Tillamook 1-0

South County Spotlight - Sports
Scappoose boys soccer won the first two games on the high school's new turf field.
Prep scores and schedules (Sept. 20-26)

Prep scores and schedules (Sept. 20-26)

South County Spotlight - Sports
Here you'll find Washington and Columbia County high school scores and schedules for the week.
Evanson: The LPGA Tour is great, but where is it headed?

Evanson: The LPGA Tour is great, but where is it headed?

South County Spotlight - Sports
The modern day women's professional game has changed for the better, but when and where will the players reap the spoils?
Prep scores and schedules (Sept. 13-19)

Prep scores and schedules (Sept. 13-19)

South County Spotlight - Sports
Here you'll find Washington and Columbia County high school scores and schedules for the week.
Evanson: OSU's Smith is on his way, or is he already there?

Evanson: OSU's Smith is on his way, or is he already there?

South County Spotlight - Sports
Oregon State head coach Jonathan Smith is building Beaver football through hard work, just how he likes it.
Hops season ends on high note

Hops season ends on high note

South County Spotlight - Sports
Hillsboro wins 4-of-6 in season-ending series at Everett, finishes third in second-half standings.
St. Helens, Scappoose suffer second week football losses

St. Helens, Scappoose suffer second week football losses

South County Spotlight - Sports
After opening season wins, Scappoose and St. Helens go down to defeat. Both coaches aim for wins this week.
Slideshow: Woodburn football rolls by St. Helens 35-6

Slideshow: Woodburn football rolls by St. Helens 35-6

South County Spotlight - Sports
The Bulldogs started and finished fast against the visiting Lions to move to 2-0 and drop St. Helens to 1-1.
Scappoose, St. Helens hope to keep up momentum after…

Scappoose, St. Helens hope to keep up momentum after…

South County Spotlight - Sports
Scappoose High edged Gladstone 26-7 in the opener Sept. 2, while St. Helens came out the victor, 37-0, the same evening.
PHOTOS: Valley Catholic defeats Scappoose 1-0

PHOTOS: Valley Catholic defeats Scappoose 1-0

South County Spotlight - Sports
Scappoose's Sept. 6 non-league home game against 3A Valley Catholic ended in a 1-0 loss.
St. Helens to celebrate Portland Trail Blazers on Sept. 15

St. Helens to celebrate Portland Trail Blazers on Sept. 15

South County Spotlight - Sports
The Rip City Rally and Fair, which is free to the public, takes place at McCormick Park in St. Helens.
Evanson: Oregon football falls flat on big stage, again

Evanson: Oregon football falls flat on big stage, again

South County Spotlight - Sports
Ducks have been outscored 109-6 in the first half of their last four losses, all against quality competition.
Hops end home season with a split against Tri-City

Hops end home season with a split against Tri-City

South County Spotlight - Sports
Hillsboro finishes their home season with a 33-33 record, will close the year this week at Everett.
Scappoose volleyball defeats St. Helens

Scappoose volleyball defeats St. Helens

South County Spotlight - Sports
Scappoose earned a swift win against St. Helens in three sets at first home game of the season.
Former NFL, Scappoose football star to have jersey retired

Former NFL, Scappoose football star to have jersey retired

South County Spotlight - Sports
Derek Anderson, onetime Scappoose High Indian, will have his number retired at the home opener Friday, Sept. 9.
Evanson: Allegations highlight serious problem in sports

Evanson: Allegations highlight serious problem in sports

South County Spotlight - Sports
The Buffalo Bills released punter Matt Araiza after rape allegations against the rookie emerged.
Hops split with C's, prep for final homestand

Hops split with C's, prep for final homestand

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Hillsboro takes three games from Vancouver, will host Tri-City in their home finale Aug. 30 through Sept. 4.
New league, same rivals: Scappoose and St. Helens start XC…

New league, same rivals: Scappoose and St. Helens start XC…

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The Indians and the Lions cross country teams start off with a low-key 3K race.
St. Helens and Scappoose football squads ready to start new…

St. Helens and Scappoose football squads ready to start new…

South County Spotlight - Sports
The Indians' Sept. 2 opener, originally scheduled at home, will be played at Gladstone due to the new turf field.
Evanson: Blazers latest decision may be a small sign of…

Evanson: Blazers latest decision may be a small sign of…

South County Spotlight - Sports
The team no longer will be keeping broadcasters at home for road games, but the initial decision leaves many questions.
OSAA tabs Maxwell as new assistant executive director

OSAA tabs Maxwell as new assistant executive director

South County Spotlight - Sports
The Indiana native brings extensive athletic and administrative experience to her new role with the OSAA.
Hops postseason hopes dwindle with series split with Eugene

Hops postseason hopes dwindle with series split with Eugene

South County Spotlight - Sports
Hillsboro is nine games back of the first place Ems with just 18 games remaining.
Portland Timbers suffer ugly loss at Sporting Kansas City

Portland Timbers suffer ugly loss at Sporting Kansas City

South County Spotlight - Sports
Timbers play awful during the first half, can't recover from 3-0 deficit in a costly loss to last-place SKC.
Portland Thorns fall to Chelsea; Lindsey Horan lifts Lyon…

Portland Thorns fall to Chelsea; Lindsey Horan lifts Lyon…

South County Spotlight - Sports
Thorns turn their attention to NWSL action after losing twice in the Women's International Champions Cup.
Help name Scappoose High School's brand-new turf field

Help name Scappoose High School's brand-new turf field

South County Spotlight - Sports
A committee will be in charge of gathering community input in an effort to name the new turf field.
ODFW to host youth pheasant hunt on Sauvie Island

ODFW to host youth pheasant hunt on Sauvie Island

South County Spotlight - Sports
Sauvie Island Wildlife Area will be the site of an Oregon Fish & Wildlife youth pheasant hunt Sept. 17 and Sept. 18.
Evanson: NFL wants harsher penalty for Browns, Watson

Evanson: NFL wants harsher penalty for Browns, Watson

South County Spotlight - Sports
Six games wasn't enough for the NFL, but is it concerned with punishing Watson or the Cleveland franchise?
Move to 4A opens new opportunities for Scappoose, St. Helens

Move to 4A opens new opportunities for Scappoose, St. Helens

South County Spotlight - Sports
Both teams are returning to the lower classification after years of struggles at 5A.
Spokane takes four-of-six from home Hops

Spokane takes four-of-six from home Hops

South County Spotlight - Sports
Hillsboro drops the first three of the six-game series and falls further in the second half standings.

Scappoose High girls golf coach heading to Wyoming

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Scappoose High girls golf coach heading to Wyoming
After seven years at the helm in Scappoose, Joe Girres hopes to resume a teaching and coaching career in Wyoming.

Evanson: Oregon football's new staff is talking the…

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Evanson: Oregon football's new staff is talking the…
The Ducks opened camp this past week and there's plenty of mystery with a staff with little experience.

Formula Zero camp born from life experiences of…

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Formula Zero camp born from life experiences of…
Thanks to long time coach/trainer Phil Beckner, Lillard is hoping to pass along his knowledge to the next generation.

Hops get right in Everett

South County Spotlight - Sports
Hops get right in Everett
Hillsboro drops the first game of the series but goes on to win five-of-six against the AquaSox.

Beat summer heat by kayaking Scappoose Bay

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Beat summer heat by kayaking Scappoose Bay
Smooth waters make Scappoose Bay a great kayaking location for newbies and experienced kayakers.

U-pick fruit ready on Sauvie Island

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U-pick fruit ready on Sauvie Island
Berries are winding down and stone fruit is coming in at Sauvie Island farms, after rough spring.

Another tough week for the Hops in Eugene

South County Spotlight - Sports
Another tough week for the Hops in Eugene
Hillsboro drops five-of-six to the first place Ems and trails their rival by eight games.

OAOA, OSAA open registration for fall officials

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OAOA, OSAA open registration for fall officials
Registration is now open for football, volleyball and soccer officials, and will remain open until Sept. 30.

Evanson: Damian Lillard's extension irks…

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Evanson: Damian Lillard's extension irks…
Damian Lillard's loyalty has become a point of contention for people who play and follow the game, and I'm not buying it.

Birdwatching abounds in Columbia County

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Birdwatching abounds in Columbia County
Avid birdwatcher Tom Myers makes it a point to follow bird migrations, always looking for that rare bird.

Evanson: Are you a Mariners fan? More importantly,…

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Evanson: Are you a Mariners fan? More importantly,…
Despite their recent winning streak, Oregonians may be conflicted about rooting for Seattle.

Hops return from break, take two-of-three from Dust…

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Hops return from break, take two-of-three from Dust…
Hillsboro rebounds from a six-game losing streak and heads to Eugene on the heels of a series win over Tri-City.

Damian Lillard talks listening, respect, his injury…

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Damian Lillard talks listening, respect, his injury…
The Blazers' star guard detailed his ab injury and the journey back, as well as what's going on at his annual camp.

Fishing the Columbia? Lots of choices

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Fishing the Columbia? Lots of choices
St. Helens fishing expert Eric Swanson is always ready to assist the new or experienced angler.

Hops drop six to Vancouver

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Hops drop six to Vancouver
Hillsboro is swept on the road by the Canadians and head to the All-Star Break on a six-game losing streak.

Sights and sounds of summer on the mighty Columbia

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Sights and sounds of summer on the mighty Columbia
Whether you have a yacht or a simple sailing boat, the Columbia River offers relaxation and a chance to see a bald eagle.

Evanson: A sad end to a life that should be…

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Evanson: A sad end to a life that should be…
Oregon football player Spencer Webb died tragically this past week, but he should be honored for what he overcame.

Scappoose Little League wins districts

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Scappoose Little League wins districts
The 12U baseball team took home district championship for first time since 2005.

Sauvie Island run sees high turnout

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Sauvie Island run sees high turnout
More than 1,560 runners participated in the Foot Traffic Flat around Sauvie Island on July 4.

Scappoose junior baseball leads three teams in…

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Scappoose junior baseball leads three teams in…
Parents formed JBO in 2019 to help players transition from Little League to high school.

Oregon sees uptick in high school officials, but…

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Oregon sees uptick in high school officials, but…
The past year saw an increase in people who signed up, but all sports will be dealing with schedule changes.

Hops split with Ems, welcome first-rounder

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Hops split with Ems, welcome first-rounder
Hillsboro takes three-of-six from the first-half champs and adds 2021 first-rounder Jordan Lawler to roster.

Crown Zellerbach Trail a top outdoor spot in…

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Crown Zellerbach Trail a top outdoor spot in…
The trail, offering a glimpse of the history of the area, is open to bikers, hikers and horses.

Hillsboro Hops win series at Tri-City

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Hillsboro Hops win series at Tri-City
It was the first series win for the minor league baseball team in about a month.

Disc golf a summer option at McCormick Park

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Disc golf a summer option at McCormick Park
Disc golf, popular at McCormick Park in St. Helens, is free and open to all age groups.

Seattle, Vancouver, B.C., among host cities for…

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Seattle, Vancouver, B.C., among host cities for…
Eleven U.S. stadiums - 10 of them NFL fields - among 16 venues announced on June 16.

Rodeo committee hosts game show

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Rodeo committee hosts game show
Riders compete in barrels, birangle, Idaho figure 8; other events next two Wednesdays.

Man sets wheelchair world record on Sauvie Island

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Man sets wheelchair world record on Sauvie Island
Ian Mackay rode 184.4 miles in 24 hours using a mouth-controlled motorized wheelchair.

Hardwood hero A.J. Vukovich makes good on the…

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Hardwood hero A.J. Vukovich makes good on the…
The Hops infielder and former prep basketball standout chose pro baseball over a college career at Louisville.

Ron Tonkin Field construction will prepare for…

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Ron Tonkin Field construction will prepare for…
Renovations center around new mandates from MLB, as well as a chance to revamp the Hillsboro venue.

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