Bucks come up shy of third title
published: 12/4/2012 3:11:28 PM
COTTAGE GROVE — One player doesn’t win or lose a game, but when your best player goes down it will have an impact. That is what St. Paul had to deal with Saturday in the Class 1A football state championship game against Camas Valley, which the Bucks lost 24-8, when Cole Weisz, the Casco League offensive and defensive player of the year, went down with an ankle injury with a little over six minutes left in the third quarter.
Bush signs on with the Spartans
published: 12/4/2012 3:14:32 PM
A swimmer since she was 4 years old, Alysha Bush has always wanted to compete at the Olympics, but for most of her life, common sense has told her it simply wasn’t realistic.
George Fox upends Lewis & Clark 61-57 to open NWC
published: 12/4/2012 3:19:18 PM
PORTLAND — Adding another gripping chapter to what has become an exciting series over the last few seasons, George Fox rallied to edge Lewis & Clark 61-57 and kick off its Northwest Conference campaign in style.
C.S. Lewis plays Jekyll and Hyde
published: 12/4/2012 3:23:57 PM
A bit out of sorts in a 26-20 season-opening loss to Eddyville Charter at home on Friday, things weren’t looking up for C.S. Lewis with Triad coming to town on Saturday.
St. Paul overmatched once again
published: 12/4/2012 3:29:06 PM
ST. PAUL — St. Paul showed that it had made some strides since its season-opening loss to Valley Catholic, but not enough to overcome a second consecutive 3A power as Scio pulled away in the second half to win 46-23 at St.
Newberg rallies past Sprague 40-39
published: 12/7/2012 4:37:49 PM
Considering he rejoined the team this year after sitting out as a sophomore, it wasn’t too surprising that junior Sabastian Haney was a bit rusty early on in his season-debut at 182 pounds on Thursday night.
St. Paul’s fourth-quarter rally falls one bucket short
published: 12/7/2012 4:26:13 PM
SALEM — Having already faced the 3A and 2A state runners-up from a year ago, Valley Catholic and Scio, respectively, St. Paul was already familiar with playing bigger schools entering Tuesday’s road contest at 2A Western Mennonite.
Bruins edge Warner Pacific
published: 12/7/2012 4:27:35 PM
It took everything George Fox had, including eight 3-pointers from sophomore sniper Jami Roos and a last-second put back from senior center Hannah Munger, to get past Warner Pacific 63-62 on Tuesday at Miller Gymnasium.
Tigers’ pressure tames the Bulldogs 45-35]
published: 12/7/2012 4:32:45 PM
Newberg head coach Tamie Woginrich never quite knows how her teams will react in their first game of the year and was pleasantly surprised with the Tigers’ season debut on Tuesday.
Bucks quickly show their promise
published: 12/11/2012 3:27:53 PM
ST. PAUL — With just three days to practice after St. Paul’s loss in the 1A football state championship game, Bucks head basketball coach Vince Drago didn’t know what to expect from his team in the season opener Friday versus Arlington.
NHS a ‘tale of two different teams’ at its own tournament
published: 12/11/2012 3:27:32 PM
Inconsistency can be one of the most frustrating things in sports, as Newberg head coach Tamie Woginrich can attest to following the Tigers’ performance in their own tournament over the weekend.
Bruin men scramble to beat Corban in overtime on the road
published: 12/11/2012 3:27:08 PM
SALEM — While the play that sent Friday’s contest between George Fox and Corban to overtime, a three-pointer by Anthony Sanchez off an inbounds play with just 0.
Bush sets new CST mark at Junior Nationals
published: 12/11/2012 3:26:56 PM
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Newberg senior Alysha Bush didn’t advance to the finals at the Junior National Championships like she had hoped, but was encouraged by her performance in all three of her races.
Munger returns and Bruins roll
published: 12/11/2012 3:26:42 PM
Hannah Munger proved how integral she is to what George Fox does at both ends of the floor and the Bruins executed their game plan nearly to perfection in the first half in taking a 49-35 lead over Concordia-Portland Friday night.
Cougars smothers CSLA on the road
published: 12/14/2012 1:44:46 PM
MOLLALA — Limited to just seven points in the first half, C.S. Lewis simply dug itself too big a hole to climb out of and tumbled to a 49-32 loss at Country Christian Tuesday.
NHS beats Century by a nose
published: 12/14/2012 1:46:34 PM
HILLSBORO — Six-hundredths of a second is all that separated the Newberg and Century girls 200 medley relay teams and the Pacific Conference dual meet stayed just as close through the next 10 events Thursday at the Shute Park & Aquatic Center in Hillsboro.
Bucks earn a pair of Casco League wins
published: 12/14/2012 1:50:58 PM
MOLALLA — After sleepwalking its way through the first half of its home contest versus Jewell, St. Paul snapped out of its trance in the second half and went on to victories over the Blue Jays and Country Christian this week.
St. Paul clipped in consecutive league games
published: 12/14/2012 2:03:22 PM
MOLALLA — St. Paul dropped a pair of tight decisions to Casco League rivals Jewell and Country Christian this week, but despite similar score lines, Bucks coach Vince Drago said he felt quite differently after each game.
C.S. Lewis breaks through versus Willamette Valley Christian
published: 12/18/2012 2:50:29 PM
SALEM — If at first you don’t succeed, try again.
C.S. Lewis Academy experienced the wisdom of that adage Monday as the Watchmen clamped down on Willamette Valley Christian for a 33-14 victory, their first of the season in six tries.
Tigers take third overall at CVC Invite
published: 12/18/2012 2:52:27 PM
CORVALLIS — Newberg placed second and third in the girl and boys divisions, respectively, at the CVC Invitational Saturday as each team shined in its own way.
Newberg twice denied its first win
published: 12/18/2012 2:55:12 PM
Newberg couldn’t catch a break down the stretch at its own tournament over the weekend, suffering terrible misfortune late in a 52-49 loss to McKay before shooting itself in the foot with last-minute miscues in a 53-49 loss to Canby.
Bruins go toe to toe with Vikings
published: 12/18/2012 2:58:20 PM
PORTLAND — Tiny non-scholarship George Fox traded punches with NCAA Division I Portland State Friday night, but the heavyweight landed the final blow, closing the game on a 13-6 run to win 85-74 and spoil the Division III Bruins’ upset bid.
Tigers run to 58-51 win over Lake Oswego
published: 12/21/2012 1:44:51 PM
It wasn’t always pretty, but after dropping a pair of close games it felt it could have won, Newberg is more than happy with a 58-51 win over Lake Oswego it picked up Tuesday at McGrath Gymnasium.
Pirates take round one from Bucks
published: 12/21/2012 1:49:47 PM
ST. PAUL — It’s been customary over the past several seasons for St. Paul and Perrydale to play for a district championship in their third meeting of the season.
Perrydale sacks slumping St. Paul 48-39 Tuesday at home
published: 12/21/2012 1:53:17 PM
ST. PAUL — For the third consecutive time, St. Paul was unable to get over the hump late in a Casco League contest and now finds itself a few feet deeper down a sizeable early-season hole.
Bruins extend their winning streak to seven
published: 12/21/2012 1:55:47 PM
AZUSA, Calif. — Line ’em up and knock ’em down. That’s what George Fox did against the only Division II opponents on its schedule this season, besting Azusa Pacific 68-65 and toppling Point Loma Nazarene 61-50 to win the Azusa Pacific Invitational Tuesday and Wednesday in California.
Sherwood bombs Newberg 58-36 at home
published: 12/24/2012 10:52:09 AM
Newberg’s frustration at a winless start to the 2012-2013 campaign was compounded Friday night, as Sherwood dominated just about every phase of the game en route to a 58-36 drubbing of the Tigers at McGrath Gymnasium.
Dec. 26 sports briefs
published: 12/24/2012 10:53:32 AM
Bell helps Norwich to national title
Newberg High School graduate Hannah Bell was a member of the Norwich University squad that captured the USA Rugby College 7’s national championship Dec.
Newberg, St. Paul prefer 5-classsification option
published: 12/24/2012 10:55:26 AM
Despite falling at the far opposite ends of the enrollment spectrum, Newberg and St. Paul are of the same mind when it comes to which of the three Oregon School Activities Association (OSAA) reclassification proposals they most prefer.
GFU escapes Pacific’s upset bid
published: 12/24/2012 10:58:17 AM
On a night when energy, a staple of the George Fox program, appeared only with visiting Pacific, the Bruins displayed some much-needed grit when it mattered most.
Triples power Lakeridge past Newberg 92-56
published: 12/28/2012 10:48:44 AM
Bolstered by hot 3-point shooting in the opening quarter, Lakeridge rolled to a 92-56 win over Newberg Thursday at McGrath Gymnasium.
Lakeridge junior guard Reggie Oliver hit back-to-back triples early and teammate Michael Walker added another as the Pacers jumped to an early lead.
Bucks falter down the stretch
published: 12/28/2012 10:52:34 AM
ST. PAUL — Unable to execute offensively in crunch time for the fourth consecutive game, St. Paul fell to Condon/Wheeler 38-32 Thursday in the opening round of the Bucks’ holiday tournament.
St. Paul gets back on track with win
published: 12/28/2012 10:55:06 AM
ST. PAUL — St. Paul avoided a potential hangover coming off a loss in its previous game, a 40-35 setback against rival Perrydale, or the eight-day break that followed.
Shorthanded C.S. Lewis suffer two tough losses in Bend tournament
published: 12/31/2012 3:30:33 PM
BEND — Not only was C.S. Lewis Academy without second-leading scorer Serena Borg for the Trinity Lutheran Tournament over the weekend, but the Watchmen were left with little room for error as just five players made the trip.
Kennedy outlasts St. Paul 56-49 in consolation final
published: 12/31/2012 3:31:25 PM
ST. PAUL — St. Paul and Kennedy were both looking to finish off the Buckaroos’ holiday tournament with a win Friday, but it was the Trojans who walked away happy after prevailing 56-49 in the consolation final.
San Diego not all sunny for the Tigers
published: 12/31/2012 3:33:41 PM
SAN DIEGO, Calif. — After looking rusty, solid and then sleepy in winning one of three games at the Surf N Slam Tournament Thursday through Saturday, Newberg would like to settle into a consistent routine heading into Pacific Conference play this week.
Tiger wrestlers .500 at dual meet tournament
published: 12/31/2012 3:36:30 PM
PORTLAND — For most teams, going 4-4 at a dual meet tournament without three starters in the lineup and another wrestling up two weight classes would be considered fantastic.
Bucks outdistance Condon-Wheeler
published: 12/31/2012 3:39:49 PM
The St. Paul girls basketball team finally put together the game it had been trying to all season. And it couldn’t have come at a better time as the No.