Padgett takes home state title on last day of OSAA Championships
EUGENE, Ore. — The final day of the OSAA State Track and Field Championships didn't let down the crowd on hand as the high school meet closed with a historical performance and a bit of Hayward magic. The fastest high school track athlete in the country, Lake Oswego's junior,...
Mia Brahe-Pedersen, fastest girl in Oregon, chasing national records
Lake Oswego's Mia Brahe-Pedersen is the fastest girl in state history. She holds the 100 meter and 200 meter dash record.
Thorns FC: Turn and Turnabout
There are draws that feel like losses. There are draws that feel like wins. And, apparently, there are draws that feel like both, which is the way I felt about the 1-1 draw that Portland and San Diego thrashed out last Friday. For about 86 minutes and change the Thorns...
Sophia Beckmon coasts to 6A girls high jump state championship
Despite jumping nearly two feet shorter than her season best mark of 22 feet, 4 inches, Oregon City senior Sophia Beckmon coasted to the 6A girls long jump state championship at Hayward Field on Saturday morning, besting all other competitors by more than two feet with her first jump of the day. “It does mean a lot to me,” Beckmon. “It was nice, senior year, finishing strong-ish, but on a good note.” ...
Lake Oswego’s girls 4x400-meter relay team concludes state meet with a history-setting performance
A week removed from setting the state record in the girls 4x400-meter relay race, the Lake Oswego girls were back on the track. But this time with their original lineup. At the Three Rivers League district championship meet, Laker sophomore Ana Peters subbed in for Riley Ha, who was sick. The team finished the race in three minutes, 49.83 seconds, setting a new state record that has stood since 2003.
5 places to get a beer near NASCAR race at Portland International Raceway
NASCAR returns to Portland for a second consecutive year with races on Friday and Saturday, June 2-3, at Portland International Raceway. If it’s not raining, there’s a good chance it’s going to get hot for those sitting in the stands. So at the end of the day, race attendees might be looking for a beer — and likely many will want something other than Bud Light.
Portland Pickles aim to entertain on the field, too
The eighth version of the Portland Pickles take the field this week at Walker Stadium with one of its most diverse rosters of current college baseball talent, yet. It’s a roster that includes a player from Japan, several who hope to hear their name in this summer’s MLB Draft and a few who were part of the Pickles team that went 36-16 in 2022. Before beginning West Coast League play...
Tigard freshman Marissa Johnson stuns Sandy favorite Sydney Brewster in Class 6A shot put at Oregon track and field state meet
With her second throw of the Class 6A girls shot put at the OSAA track and field state championships on Friday at Hayward Field, Sandy’s Sydney Brewster recorded a throw of 43 feet, 1.5 inches. The throw was good for first in the competition for the time being. In...
Lake Oswego baseball survives 6A state thriller against Mountainside
The intensity level was about as high as it could go. Every inning, every play, every single pitch seemed to matter. Both teams were battling as hard as they could to keep their season alive. Mountainside had just battled back in a big way, rallying to take a 2-1 lead in the top of the...
Portland puts on 'full-court press' to land WNBA team
PORTLAND, Ore. — Oregon’s U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden has full confidence a professional women’s basketball team will be coming to Portland. “We’re going to be putting on a full-court press, everybody, full-court press until that happy day when we’ve got an announcement right here in our community that we finally landed the team,” he said during a news conference at Sport Oregon in Southwest Portland on Friday.
Friday recap: Team state champions from Oregon’s 3A, 2A and 1A track and field state championship meet
The track and field state championship meet concluded for the OSAA’s 3A, 2A and 1A classifications on Friday night at Hayward Field. PHOTOS: Sights from the final day of the OSAA Class 3A, 2A and 1A track and field state championship meet. Here’s a look at the team champions...
Who were the top finishers at the Three Rivers League Track & Field Championships? Find out here
With the State Track & Field Championships later this week, here were the team results and top-two individual finishers from last week’s Three Rivers League Track & Field Championships held at Pioneer Stadium in Oregon City. Boys Team Scores Lakeridge 140.5 ...
Canby girls' relay team headline state track local performances
The Canby girls’ 4x400 relay team was not favored to do that well on the final day of the OSAA 5A track and field state championships at Hayward Field in Eugene on Saturday, May 27. After all, the relay had only one athlete who qualified for a final at the state meet individually. Further, the team entered with the third slowest entry of the field, and was slated to run in the first heat, which contained the slower teams. ...
Thorns watch: Portland visits San Diego Friday
The match: Portland (4-1-3, 15 points) at San Diego (5-3-0, 15 points), 7 p.m. Friday, May 26 at Snapdragon Stadium. How to watch: Streaming on Paramount+. Watch for The Thorns will try to build off their 4-0 Sunday win over Chicago against a Wave team that has won two in a row, shutouts on the...
Record-breaking Lake Oswego runner aims for Olympics
LAKE OSWEGO Ore. (KPTV) - There is fast and then there is Mia Brahe-Pedersen fast, smart and tenacious. The Lake Oswego High School junior could break multiple records this weekend in Eugene at Hayward Field. Mia began competitive sprinting in the sixth grade and is now twice a state champion...
Damascus Christian girls track and field start strong in 1A title defense
The Damascus Christian School girls track and field team didn’t win any individual titles on day one of the state meet at Hayward Field in Eugene, but that doesn’t mean the Eagles aren’t succeeding. They currently sit in first place as a team after five events out of 17 in the 1A girls race, looking to defend their team title from last season. Freshman Tay Balensifer came the closest to...
20-year-old Woodland, Washington man to make NASCAR debut at PIR
WOODLAND, Wash. — The NASCAR XFINITY Series is coming to Portland International Raceway next weekend. It’s an exciting time for race fans and the drivers. One of those drivers is Eric Johnson Jr. of Woodland, Washington. Eric is just 20 years old and yet he is living in the fast lane. Eric is going to make his NASCAR Racing debut next weekend at Portland International Raceway.
Track and field: McDaniel’s Maleigha Canaday-Elliott stuns West Linn’s Anika Sukumar in Class 6A triple jump finals
In her second jump of Friday’s OSAA Class 6A triple jump finals, West Linn’s Anika Sukumar hit a mark of 40 feet, 4.25 inches. It was just the second time ever the reigning Class 6A state champion hit the 40-foot mark. McDaniel’s Maleigha Canaday-Elliott, who finished second to...
Sentinel’s Special Olympics
I have been going to this important local event since elementary school, and it has never ceased to be an amazing experience. Our Sentinel athletes have been practicing twice a week, every week since spring break, making sure to take measurements, time trials to track their improvement, and thoroughly prepare for the big day. And it’s not just our athletes who have been preparing: our amazing staff, parents, and community have had their work cut out for them as well. Starting off with a boat load of paperwork (including a ten-page questionnaire), athlete medicals, Covid forms, etc. Then there’s registration…which may seem simple, but has proven itself otherwise.
Catlin Gabel's Caroline Mauro repeats as 3A girls high jump state champion
Hayward Field in Eugene can bring out the best in people, and that was the case in 3A girls high jump Thursday at the 2023 Oregon high school state track and field meet. With Asbel Tellez Jaquez and Gracie Johnson from Nyssa pushing her for a couple rounds, Catlin Gabel sophomore Carolina Mauro answered the call and then some. The defending state champ in the event, Mauro’s winning jump from...
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