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Meet the new stars of Oregon high school wrestling (Part 3)

— MacKenzie Shearon, Fr., Redmond. Shearon has set as her goal to become the first Redmond girl to place at state, and she’s off to a good start on her mission. The 140-pounder is 11-0, winning titles at Tyrone S. Woods, North Bend and Liberty. “She is focused on being at her best and is a positive teammate to the other girls on the team,” said Panthers coach Kris Davis. “She is already on the radar for many women’s college teams, so I know she will have many options when she graduates.”
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LC cheerleading teams bring home more trophies

PORTLAND — Youth and junior cheerleading teams from Lincoln City Competition Cheerleading combined to take home three first-place team trophies Jan. 22 from the Scotsmen Rumble competition, hosted by David Douglas High School. The youth and junior Lincoln City squads are composed of 17 cheerleaders in first through seventh...

Gonzaga vs. Portland Game Preview

The Gonzaga Bulldogs continue their romp through the WCC with a game against the Portland Pilots on Saturday. The Zags are coming off a tidy win over LMU on Thursday and Portland is trying to create a win streak after defeating the Pacific Tigers, 64-56. Meet the opponent. Portland Pilots,...

How to watch Gonzaga vs Portland men’s basketball game on Saturday

SPOKANE, Wash. — The No. 2 Zags will be hosting the University of Portland in a game scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 29 in Spokane. Tipoff is scheduled for 6 p.m. The game will be aired on ROOT Sports in the Northwest area. Fans in Spokane can also watch the game on the local NBC station.

Family is at the heart of Cleveland HS basketball program

PORTLAND, Ore. (KPTV) - Ranked Top 10 in the state for boys 6A basketball for the first time in years, the Cleveland Warriors continue to press forward under the guidance of a lifelong friend of Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard. Dondrale Campbell is in his fifth season as head...

Mike Norris joins Portland Thorns FC as assistant coach

PORTLAND, Ore. (KPTV) - The Portland Thorns FC have added Mike Norris to the club's coaching staff as an assistant coach, the club announced Friday. Norris joins the Thorns FC with eight years of coaching experience at Canada Soccer, most recently serving as the set play and goalkeeper coach for the Canada Women’s National Team (2019-2021).

State Cheer Competition set for next Weekend

(Battle Ground, WA) The State Cheer competition is back this year at Battle Ground High School. The last time this event was held was in February of 2020 just before all the Covid shutdowns. At that event more than 96 teams participated in 4 different categories with several different divisions within those categories. Many schools have teams that perform separately in the different categories.

Oliverio set to return as football coach at Hudson’s Bay

Mark Oliverio left Battle Ground after a season for a “homecoming” at Bay. When Mark Oliverio left as the head coach at Hudson’s Bay High School after the 2016 season, it was only because of a career move that required him to move to Ohio. No way...

Sixta's last second 10-footer sinks South Medford 47-46

The junior guard's game-winner is another positive step towards the Crusaders being 'their best.'There seems to be something about Jesuit High School of late. Last week Mountainside's Dylan Westlake sunk the Crusaders boys with a last second half-court shot, but this week it was Jesuit's turn when Emma Sixta dribbled the length of the court and hit a buzzer-beating 10-footer to topple No. 4-ranked South Medford 47-46 Thursday night, Jan. 27, at Jesuit High School. "Emma is special," Jesuit head coach Jason Lowery said. "I knew she could get to the rim, and if she got a clean look I...

Straight Talk: As Olympians head for Beijing, Olympics expert Jules Boykoff says these Games are about much more than sports

PORTLAND, Ore. — As Olympians begin to arrive in Beijing for the 2022 Winter Olympics, local Olympics expert Jules Boykoff called the Games a massive political thicket about a lot more than sports. Boykoff, a political science professor at Pacific University, has written four books about the Olympic Games. He was a guest on this week's episode of Straight Talk.
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2A Girls Basketball Roundup: Mark Morris squeezes past Hockinson

Mark Morris survived a late push from Hockinson to pick up a 35-32 win and some breathing room in the standings in 2A Greater St. Helens League play on Thursday night. "It was an absolute war tonight,” MM coach Sean Atkins said. “Hockinson is a senior-driven physical group and we matched the intensity.”

Girls Swimming Slideshow: Lake Oswego vs. Tigard

Check out this slideshow of the best images from the Lake Oswego girls swim team's meet against Tigard.Big contests make for big results, lifelong memories and — hopefully — great photos. So here's a slideshow of the best images from the Lake Oswego girls swim team's meet against Tigard at Tigard Swim Center on Thursday, Jan. 27. The slideshow will begin on its own, but you can advance from image to image by clicking on each frame. The slideshow displays best in full-screen mode. To buy an image or print from this event, go to Contact Sports Editor Miles Vance at 503-330-0127 or {loadposition sub-article-01}

Jones, Marin lift Southern Utah over Portland State in OT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Tevian Jones finished with a career-high 36 points and grabbed 10 rebounds as Southern Utah edged Portland State 85-82 in overtime. Dre Marin made two free throws with 5 seconds left in OT and had 19 points for the Thunderbirds (12-6, 6-2 Big Sky Conference). Marin’s 3-pointer with 3 seconds remaining in regulation sent the game to OT tied at 77. Khalid Thomas had 18 points for the Vikings (4-13, 2-7), who have dropped five straight games.

Centennial to leave Mt. Hood Conference

The district will change from the 6A-Mt. Hood Conference to the 5A-Northwest Conference. As part of its effort to improve its athletic program, the Centennial School District has been approved to move from the 6A-Mt. Hood Conference to the 5A-Northwest Conference starting Fall of 2022. The decision to request the...

High School Scoreboard, results from Jan. 27

Battle Ground at Evergreen, 7 p.m. Prairie at Mountain View, 7 p.m. Union at Heritage, 7 p.m. Mark Morris at R.A. Long, 7 p.m. Columbia-White Salmon at King’s Way Christian, 7 p.m. GIRLS BASKETBALL. Mountain View at Prairie, 7 p.m. Evergreen at Battle Ground, 7 p.m. Kelso at Skyview,...

Lake Oswego swim teams sweep past Tigard

The Lakers boys win 125-44, while the Lake Oswego girls notch a 93-77 victory. The Lake Oswego girls had to battle, while the Laker boys team dropped the hammer. In the end, both Lake Oswego swim teams came up as winners in their Thursday, Jan. 27, meet at Tigard Swim Center.