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Sofia Bell, nation’s No. 28 overall prospect, discusses Oregon Ducks commitment, next key target

After signing the nation’s No. 1 recruiting class in the 2022 recruiting cycle, the Oregon Ducks women’s basketball program has hit the ground running in the 2023 class. Oregon is the only program in the country with commitments from two of the nation’s top-32 prospects, first landing Idaho point guard Amari Whiting before the weekend addition of Sofia Bell.
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‘They’re the beating heart of the team.’ Tualatin has no shortage of stars, but it’s the offensive line that makes the offense go

Sure, there are the names everyone knows when it comes to the high-powered offensive attack of the Tualatin football team. There’s senior running back Malik Ross, a Class 6A offensive player of the year candidate. There’s the big, athletic group of receivers, including senior wideouts Cole Prusia, Peter Burke and Kellen Hale, as well as junior tight end Richie Anderson. The Timberwolves also boast not one, but two standout quarterbacks in senior Jackson Jones and junior Jack Wagner.
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Ski season off to late start on Mount Hood

MOUNT HOOD, Ore. (KPTV) - The Thanksgiving holiday weekend is behind us and lots of skiers and snowboarders are itching for a trip to Mount Hood, but the ski season is getting off to a late start this year. The average opening day for Mt. Hood Meadows is November 25....
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Mountain View boys get back to normal with 73-46 win over Fort Vancouver

Sometimes to experience the most glorious of sunrises you must endure the darkest of nights. That’s a little like what Mountain View boys basketball coach J.C. Alexander is going through this season. Alexander described the first two weeks of practices with this year’s Thunder squad as “the best two weeks...

CCC Women’s Basketball wins all games of Thanksgiving Invitational Tournament

Clackamas Community College’s women’s basketball team won all three games of the Thanksgiving Invitational Tournament, which took place at CCC over Thanksgiving weekend. During the first game on Friday Nov. 26, Clackamas faced off against Mt. Hood Community College. CCC was ahead for the entire game, and eventually beat Mt. Hood 81-34.

Portland Thorns introduce Rhian Wilkinson as new head coach

PORTLAND, Ore. — On Tuesday, the Portland Thorns introduced their new head coach, Rhian Wilkinson, who will lead the team starting in 2022. The former Canadian national team player and two-time Olympic bronze medalist had played for the Thorns for a short period of time in 2015. She most recently served as an assistant coach with the England Women's National Team.

Portland area figure skaters qualify for U.S. Championships

PORTLAND, Ore. — Several young figure skaters from the Portland area will soon be heading to Nashville, Tennessee to compete at the National Championships. Samuel Mindra, an 18-year-old from Happy Valley, will compete in the Junior Men's Division. Three others, 15-year-old Tia Hilbelink and 17-year-old Andriy Kratyuk from Beaverton and 16-year-old Mark Williams from Lake Oswego qualified for a team camp.

High school scoreboard, results from Nov. 30

King’s Way Christian at Evergreen, 7:30 p.m. W.F. West at Ridgefield, 7 p.m. Woodland at La Center, 7 p.m. Castle Rock at Winlock, 7 p.m. Portland Christian at Seton Catholic, 8 p.m. GIRLS BASKETBALL. Evergreen at King’s Way Christian, 6 p.m. Fort Vancouver at Centralia, 7 p.m. La Center at...

Volleyball Viks see postseason in national invitational

MEN’S BASKETBALL 2-3 (0-0) Getting outscored early in the game, the Viks fell to the crosstown rivals, the Portland Pilots, 69-54 on Tuesday night. The Viks went 10-32 in the first half, and 0-9 on three-pointers—only scoring 20 while the Pilots had 37. The Viks improved to 2-14 in the second half on three-pointers, making them 2-23 on threes in total. The Pilots now have a three-game winning streak over the Viks.

12-year-old Roshen finished first place and is now living his dream

At a recent scholastic chess tournament I had a chance to talk with the organizer and Tournament Director 12-year-old Roshen Nair. Coach Larry: Roshen will you please tell us about yourself?. Roshen Nair: I’m a Sophomore at Jesuit High School and my main passions are chess and math. CL: How...

Pilot women roll past Warner Pacific; Timbers can host MLS Cup final

SCORESHEET: Daily assorted news, including Seattle Kraken results and college notes. College women's basketball — The Portland Pilots forced 40 turnovers and had 27 steals en route to a 70-49 win over Warner Pacific at Chiles Center. Alex Fowler had 19 points and nine rebounds for Portland (6-1). Maddie Mulheim made three 3-pointers and had 11 points and 11 Pilots scored in the win over the NAIA Knights.

Job is about more than winning for new Portland Thorns' coach

Rhian Wilkinson introduced as the replacement for Mark Parsons, vows to work to strengthen NWSL club on, off the field. Rhian Wilkinson is a bit of an accidental coach. It wasn't her lifelong dream, or anything. Her parents are English professors, and, until she got a taste of coaching late in her playing career, she figured education might be her path beyond soccer.

Clogging with confidence

Area dance students express delight in clogging while also helping out a community service. Aubrey Defabis of Gervais was initially circumspect about clog dancing. But once she became involved, she embraced it entirely. "At first, when my mom signed me up, I was a little bit worried," Aubrey acknowledged about...

WIAA 3A football championship preview: Us-against-world Kennewick faces its final test — resurgent state power Bellevue

Bellevue and Kennewick’s runs to the Class 3A state title game have been, in many ways, engineered with the same fuel. Defensive-minded. Homegrown teams. As the two programs prepare to meet in Saturday’s state championship game, giant-toppling Kennewick — the highest-seeded team left — seeks its first-ever state trophy against a new-look Wolverines team that has been a mainstay on this stage in the 21st century.

Marysville-Pilchuck RB Dylan Carson voted the WaFd Bank Washington High School Athlete of the Week

Congratulations to Marysville-Pilchuck running back Dylan Carson for being voted SBLive’s WaFd Bank Washington High School Athlete of the Week for Nov. 15-21! The senior rushed for 427 yards and five touchdowns in a 39-21 win over No. 4 Yelm, pushing his season rushing total to 46 touchdowns and 2,567 yards — 114 yards away from Interlake’s Jordan Todd (2,681 yards) for the fifth-most single-season rushing yards in state history, per state high school football historian Dave Maley.