Feb. 6 sports briefs
published: 2/5/2013 2:44:49 PM
Russo and Gordon finalists for Oregon Sports Awards
Newberg High School’s Peter Russo and George Fox University’s Keisha Gordon have been selected as finalists for Oregon Sports Awards, which will be presented from 7 to 9 p.
Bruins take care of business, remain tied for second place
published: 2/5/2013 2:48:02 PM
Showing just how good it can be when things are clicking at both ends of the floor, George Fox plowed its way past Willamette and Linfield over the weekend to remain in a tie for second place in the Northwest Conference with just four games to play.
The dam finally bursts for Newberg in lopsided win
published: 2/5/2013 2:49:50 PM
Releasing the pressure that had built up over the course of 17 losses, Newberg broke through for its first win of the season Friday by throttling visiting Hillsboro 55-29.
St. Paul returns to first after comeback
published: 2/5/2013 2:51:00 PM
PERRYDALE — Things couldn’t have looked much bleaker for St. Paul at halftime Friday in Perrydale.
The Bucks struggled to take quality shots on offense, but even worse was the discombobulated effort on defense, which was amplified several fold as the rival Pirates shot the lights out to take a 36-17 lead at halftime.
St. Paul locked into fourth seed in the league
published: 2/5/2013 2:58:05 PM
St. Paul’s 46-38 victory over C.S. Lewis Academy Jan. 29 at Chehalem Valley Middle School wasn’t pretty, but it was enough to secure a district playoff berth despite a 58-43 setback Friday at Perrydale.
Tigers back on track in league race
published: 2/5/2013 3:24:16 PM
Coming off three consecutive losses by a total of 14 points, Newberg righted the ship last week, downing Century and Hillsboro to get back on course in its quest for a top-three finish in the Pacific Conference and an automatic bid to the state playoffs.
NHS will send six to state
published: 2/12/2013 1:43:50 PM
TUALATIN — Six Newberg wrestlers advanced to the 6A state tournament, highlighting the Tigers’ fifth-place finish Saturday at the district tournament at Tualatin High School.
Bruins roughed up on Washington road trip
published: 2/12/2013 1:45:48 PM
SPOKANE, Wash. — George Fox’s weekend swing through Eastern Washington was a blast from the past, but not in a way the Bruins wanted to remember.
C.S. Lewis falls in district tie breaker to end season
published: 2/12/2013 1:49:30 PM
PERRYDALE — C.S. Lewis Academy needed a strong finish in order to get a shot at the postseason and that’s exactly what the Watchmen did, winning their final three Casco League contests, including wins over Crosshill Christian and Falls City last week.
Newberg Tiger cheerleaders on top at last
published: 2/12/2013 1:51:32 PM
PORTLAND — Newberg’s performance Saturday at the OSAA cheerleading state championships was a long time coming.
After dominating during the regular season the past two years, the Tigers entered the event as the favorites only to have a mistake here or there derail their performance and relegate them to second place each time.
Feb. 13 sports briefs
published: 2/12/2013 1:59:13 PM
Celebrate President’s Day at the pool
The Chehalem Aquatic Center is offering special public swim sessions on President’s Day, Feb. 18. The event features the facility’s “log run” at public swim from 1 to 3 p.
Tigers send large contingent to state
published: 2/12/2013 2:03:01 PM
McMINNVILLE — Sitting at different points in their development, this year’s Pacific Conference district meet held a different meaning for the Newberg boys and girls swim teams, but both emerged satisfied after impressive performances.
St. Paul in form headed to districts
published: 2/12/2013 2:00:20 PM
TURNER — The last time St. Paul played Crosshill Christian, it needed a last-second shot to come away with a 56-54 victory Jan. 15 at St. Paul High School.
Watchmen scratch and claw their way into districts
published: 2/12/2013 1:58:21 PM
Too many times this season, C.S. Lewis Academy has given everything it has in order to put itself in position to win games in the late going, only to falter down the stretch.
Bruin men hang on to third in Northwest Conference
published: 2/19/2013 11:06:42 AM
TACOMA, Wash. – Shrugging off an 84-72 loss to Pacific Lutheran Friday, George Fox fended off a second upset bid, topping Puget Sound 88-83 Saturday to lock up the No.
Newberg scuttled by offense in loss to McMinnville
published: 2/19/2013 11:11:59 AM
Newberg was dealt another difficult blow in an already trying season Friday as rival McMinnville routed the Tigers 36-22 on senior night at McGrath Gymnasium.
Newberg gains a measure of revenge, secures fourth place in conference
published: 2/19/2013 11:14:25 AM
A man-to-man team on defense all year, Newberg tossed Forest Grove and McMinnville a curve ball this week by pulling out a 2-3 zone, befuddling both en route to a pair of crucial Pacific Conference wins.
St. Paul grinds out district title with defense vs. the Pirates
published: 2/19/2013 11:16:56 AM
McMINNVILLE — Saturday’s Casco League district title game was more a battle of attrition at each end of the court, but it was St. Paul that gave up the least ground in a 30-14 victory over rival Perrydale at McMinnville High School.
Tigers claim fourth in seniors’ swan song
published: 2/19/2013 11:43:15 AM
GRESHAM — Newberg seniors Cassie Beecher, Alysha Bush and Catherine Mays experienced their fair share of success and disappointment in their first three trips to the OSAA 6A state championships.
Feb. 20 sports briefs
published: 2/19/2013 11:08:52 AM
Youth baseball tryouts Saturday
Newberg Cal Ripken/Babe Ruth Baseball, which includes players ages 6 to 15 (birthday on or before April 30), is taking registrations for the 2013 season.
Feb. 27 sports briefs
published: 2/26/2013 3:13:25 PM
NHS softball clinic on tap Saturday
The Newberg High School softball team will host a youth clinic from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the high school.
NHS grapplers halted at state
published: 2/26/2013 3:14:45 PM
PORTLAND — Capping a difficult and frustrating season, none of Newberg’s six wrestlers won an opening-round match or advanced to the second day of the 6A state tournament and the Tigers placed 32nd Friday at the Veteran’s Memorial Coliseum in Portland.
George Fox bounced by Whitman 90-78
published: 2/26/2013 3:19:35 PM
WALLA WALLA, Wash. — George Fox scorched the nets, shooting 61.5 percent from the floor, in their Northwest Conference tournament semifinal at Whitman, but must have burned its fingers in the process as 25 turnovers doomed the Bruins to a 90-78 loss Thursday at the Sherwood Center.
Tigers storm in to 6A playoffs
published: 2/26/2013 3:22:13 PM
Newberg left little doubt it would qualify for the state playoffs for the first time in four years, holding visiting David Douglas to five first-half points en route to a 50-35 victory in a 6A play-in game Saturday at McGrath Gymnasium.
Big changes in store at Newberg Soccer Club
published: 2/26/2013 3:24:26 PM
With all but one of 12 board members set to step down, the future of Newberg Soccer Club was very much in doubt by the time the season came to a close last fall.
Defense earns Bucks a return trip to Baker City
published: 2/26/2013 3:33:58 PM
ST. PAUL — Frustration has become a common emotion among St. Paul’s opponents over the final half of the season and Saturday’s second round 1A state playoff game versus Prairie City was no different.
George Fox’s reign comes to an end
published: 2/26/2013 3:17:32 PM
PORTLAND — George Fox’s season, along with its four-year run of Northwest Conference tournament titles and six-year NCAA tournament streak, came to an abrupt end Thursday night in a 75-69 loss at Lewis & Clark in the NWC semifinals.