Bruins get at-large bid to tourney
published: 5/1/2012 4:10:30 PM
As expected, Northwest Conference co-champion and No. 6-ranked George Fox received an at-large bid to compete at the NCAA Division III national championships May 8-11 on the campus of Trine University in Angola, Ind.
Century outguns NHS 19-8
published: 5/1/2012 4:11:27 PM
Newberg broke out of its recent offensive funk, netting a season-high eight goals Monday, but Century was even more productive on the attack in earning a 19-8 victory at the Austin Sports Complex.
NHS explodes late to snap four-game skid
published: 5/1/2012 4:14:22 PM
Stuck in the midst of a three-game losing streak, the Newberg offense remained muffled in a 5-0 home loss to Tualatin on Friday and continued to slumber through the first four innings at home against Century on Monday.
St. Paul 12th, 14th at Portland Christian Invite
published: 5/1/2012 4:15:19 PM
PORTLAND — St. Paul relied heavily on its field events to place 12th and 14th in the girls and boys competitions, respectively, at the Portland Christian Invitational on Saturday.
Newberg refocuses, downs Tualatin
published: 5/1/2012 4:16:19 PM
TUALATIN — Newberg head coach Scott Klug said he wasn’t terribly pleased to see his Tigers lose big in the first two games of their series against league-leading Tualatin last week, but he wasn’t upset either.
Newberg’s drought at four games
published: 5/1/2012 4:17:15 PM
TIGARD — Pulling its starters early in the game, Pacific Conference powerhouse Tigard chose to play keepaway for most of the contest as it rolled to a 17-0 home victory over Newberg on Friday night.
Newberg second at Centennial Invitational
published: 5/1/2012 4:18:18 PM
GRESHAM — Jacob Petrie, Darnell Adams, Cody Danielson, Cory Burt and Trevor Danielson have paced Newberg all year and Saturday was no different as the quintet scored every point for the Tigers in a runner-up finish at the Centennial Invitational.
Newberg loses heartbreaker to Reynolds
published: 5/1/2012 4:21:18 PM
Newberg played Reynolds to its closest game of the 2012 campaign in a 17-10 defeat earlier this season, giving the Tigers confidence they could go toe to toe with the first-place Raiders in the rematch Saturday at Renne Field.
Tigers prepared for the stretch run
published: 5/1/2012 4:24:28 PM
Newberg matched its best-ever finish at the Ashland/ North Medford Tournament, scoring 93 points on Friday and Saturday to tie for third with Roseburg.
George Fox wins four events at Pacific
published: 5/2/2012 9:42:28 AM
FOREST GROVE – Emily Davison set new meet and stadium records in the long jump to capture one of George Fox’s five wins at the Pacific Twilight meet Saturday, but the Bruins did not record any new qualifying marks for the upcoming NCAA Division III national championships.
Bruins cap breakthrough season with a win
published: 5/4/2012 11:38:01 AM
LA MIRADA, Calif. – George Fox put added exclamation point to the end of its historic season by thumping a short-handed Biola squad 6-1 in an exhibition match Tuesday.
Tigers continue to surge
published: 5/4/2012 11:39:08 AM
BANKS – Despite entering just four players, Newberg shaved 39 strokes from the season-best score it posted just a week earlier to place third at the Pacific Conference meet at Quail Valley on Tuesday.
Steady Newberg finishes fifth at Forest Hills match
published: 5/4/2012 11:40:29 AM
FOREST GROVE — Newberg appears ready to finish the 2012 campaign strong at the upcoming Pacific Conference district tournament at Quail Valley following a fifth-place showing in the final regular season tournament Monday at Forest Hills Golf Course.
Tired Newberg team picks off Mac 5-3
published: 5/4/2012 11:41:46 AM
McMINNVILLE — Still a bit run down from a stretch of four matches in three days, Newberg eventually energized itself Wednesday, taking down rival McMinnville 5-3.
Tigers upend the Vikings 4-3
published: 5/4/2012 11:46:52 AM
Following up on its 10-1 win over Hillsboro on Monday, Newberg picked up its biggest win of the season, upending second-place Forest Grove 4-3 Wednesday.
Tiger boys nab first league title since 2007
published: 5/4/2012 11:50:02 AM
TUALATIN — In a fitting end to a season littered with delays, cancellations and postponements, Newberg resumed its postponed match against Tualatin on Thursday with strong winds aplenty and six matches already in progress.
Tigers’ tough season winding down
published: 5/4/2012 11:51:20 AM
HILLSBORO — An already trying season took another downturn this week as a pair of Pacific Conference opponents showed little mercy in big wins over the Tigers.
Newberg blows past Forest Grove
published: 5/4/2012 11:52:32 AM
FOREST GROVE — Newberg made short work of its final dual meet of the season, sweeping Forest Grove in convincing fashion this week. The Tiger boys won 13 events to coast to a 94.
Tigers secure a bid to the postseason with wins
published: 5/4/2012 11:55:10 AM
HILLSBORO — Coming off its biggest win of the season, a 3-2 decision over league-leading Tualatin on April 27, Newberg didn’t take its foot off the pedal, pounding Glencoe 18-4 and 4-0 on Tuesday and Wednesday.
C.S. Lewis boys score big points Saturday at the 1A Track Classic
published: 5/8/2012 2:50:06 PM
PORTLAND — C.S. Lewis Academy and St. Paul scored big points thanks to their top athletes as both teams got in their final tune-ups over the weekend, setting the stage for the upcoming 1A district championships.
NHS clips Glencoe, joins Tigard in second place
published: 5/8/2012 2:52:54 PM
Newberg’s 5-3 win over Glencoe on Monday won’t have any bearing on the final Pacific Conference standings, but, then again, the league standings won’t affect where the Tigers are seeded in the upcoming 6A state tournament, either.
George Fox drops two of three to end a frustrating season
published: 5/8/2012 2:54:01 PM
McMINNVILLE — George Fox added a 7-1 victory over Pacific Lutheran to its 2012 résumé in the opening game of a season-ending tournament at Linfield but was roughed up by Lewis-Clark State and the host Wildcats to lose its final two games of the season.
Short-handed Tigers step up
published: 5/8/2012 2:55:06 PM
CANBY — Newberg was bounced from the state playoffs in a 55-31 setback against Canby on Saturday but proved something to itself in the process.
Bruins hold their own in Eugene
published: 5/8/2012 2:56:03 PM
EUGENE — Emily Davison won the long jump and Alexis Arnold ran a season-best time in the 100-meter hurdles as several George Fox athletes improved their NCAA Division III qualifying marks Saturday at the University of Oregon Twilight meet.
Tigers muster three straight conference wins
published: 5/8/2012 2:58:51 PM
Newberg’s recently-rejuvenated bats stayed hot on Monday, lifting the Tigers to a 6-0 win over Hillsboro. “That’s the theme of the season,” head coach Kelly Halstead said.
Tigers continue to shine at big meets
published: 5/8/2012 2:59:48 PM
BEAVERTON — Proving itself once again on the big stage, Newberg followed its big guns to a fifth-place finish at the Jesuit Twilight Relays.
NHS clinches second place in conference
published: 5/8/2012 3:02:33 PM
Newberg took care of business in its final two regular season matches, beating Hillsboro and Forest Grove in a unique doubleheader on Friday. The Tigers held a 3-0 lead over the Spartans from a postponed match earlier this season and pushed on for a 7-1 victory Friday before dispatching Forest Grove 5-3.
Third quarter dooms Tigers in loss Tuesday to Jaguars
published: 5/11/2012 11:13:19 AM
Newberg’s didn’t cap its rebuilding season with a win, but did put together one of its best efforts in a 16-8 setback against Century on Tuesday.
Tiger boys settle for sixth at tourney
published: 5/11/2012 11:14:34 AM
BANKS – After NHS dueled with Forest Grove all season, it was the Vikings who got the final laugh this week, placing fifth at the Pacific Conference district tournament to relegate Newberg to sixth at the event and in the final league standings.
NHS upends McMinnville 4-0
published: 5/11/2012 11:15:53 AM
McMINNVILLE – Newberg made a statement in its season finale Thursday, sinking McMinnville 4-0 to pull level with the Grizzlies for fifth-place in the standings and put a cap on a campaign that was a big step in the right direction.
Newberg limps to the finish line
published: 5/11/2012 11:18:27 AM
Newberg closed out the 2012 season this week with losses to Wilsonville, Sherwood and Liberty, capping the campaign with a much-improved effort against the Eagles on Wednesday.
Chehalem Glenn Golf Course to host Ladies Day
published: 5/11/2012 11:19:44 AM
Chehalem Glenn Golf Course will institute a twice-weekly Ladies Golf Day program beginning May 20 and running through Oct. 14. Each nine-hole outing will tee off between 9 and 10 a.
Districts a mixed bag for Newberg
published: 5/11/2012 11:23:08 AM
FOREST GROVE – Capping its first year of varsity competition in recent years, Newberg may have found the Pacific Conference district tournament to feel more like a roller coaster than a milestone.
Newberg splits with Tigard
published: 5/11/2012 11:54:20 AM
TIGARD – Cody Fletcher gave Newberg a chance to finish all alone in second place in the Pacific Conference, lifting the Tigers to a 4-1 win over Tigard with a towering three-run home run on Tuesday.
Tigers claim league dual-meet crown
published: 5/11/2012 11:56:51 AM
McMINNVILLE – Newberg swept a four-way Pacific Conferene meet Wednesday to finish as unbeaten dual-meet champions for the first time in head coach Brandon Ramey’s tenure with the program.
Bruin golfers regroup to place seven in the nation
published: 5/15/2012 2:43:30 PM
ANGOLA, Ind. — After an up-and-down start over the first three rounds at the NCAA Division III national championships, George Fox tied for the lowest round of the tournament with a 306 on Friday to place seventh.
Tigers fall just short of West Linn
published: 5/15/2012 2:44:40 PM
PORTLAND — After playing most games this season with far fewer reserves and even down a player or two on the field, Newberg got the chance to enjoy the upper hand in that situation, starting Saturday’s Division 1 consolation semifinal with 15 players to just 13 for West Linn.
West Linn holds on to top Newberg 19-15
published: 5/15/2012 2:45:46 PM
PORTLAND — Having run off 10 consecutive points to pull within four of West Linn at 19-15, Newberg had possession and was driving when the referee announced the run of play would soon be over, that the next break in the action would end the state semifinal contest Saturday at Delta Park in Portland.
Watchmen, Bucks are bound for state
published: 5/15/2012 2:47:16 PM
PORTLAND — The St. Paul girls and C.S. Lewis Academy boys will send strong contingents to the 1A state championships after recording third- and fourth-place finishes, respectively, at the 1A Casco/Valley 10 district championship meet at Portland Christian High School.
Tigers garner second at districts
published: 5/15/2012 2:59:31 PM
McMINNVILLE — Newberg advanced three flights to the quarterfinals at the Pacific Conference Tournament Thursday through Saturday, helping the Tigers mirror their regular season performance with a runner-up showing.
Newberg rolls to first district title since 2007
published: 5/15/2012 3:02:13 PM
McMINNVILLE – Following through on its unbeaten run through the Pacific Conference dual-meet schedule, Newberg ran away with the district tournament boys tennis title Thursday through Saturday at Linfield College.
Kai Ojala competes alone for George Fox
published: 5/18/2012 1:51:50 PM
SALEM — Looking to better his chances of qualifying for the NCAA Division III national championships, George Fox’s Kai Ojala could not advance his cause, tying for third in the high jump as the only Bruin competing at the West Coast Invitational at Willamette University on May 12.
Tigers push their way into the playoffs
published: 5/18/2012 1:52:47 PM
EUGENE — Battle hardened from running the gauntlet that is the Pacific Conference, Newberg coolly dispatched Sheldon 2-1 on Thursday to earn a spot in the 6A playoffs.
NHS falls in warm-up games
published: 5/18/2012 1:55:15 PM
SALEM — Unable to shake off the rust from a weeklong layoff, Newberg dropped a pair of games this week meant to prepare it for the state tournament, which gets under way Monday.
Kelsey Morrison reaping the rewards of a stellar season
published: 5/18/2012 1:57:17 PM
Junior Kelsey Morrison recently became the most decorated golfer in George Fox history, not only earning NCAA Division III first team All-America honors, but finishing runner-up for the National Player of the Year award, as well.
Eichten caps impressive first season at state tournament
published: 5/18/2012 1:59:38 PM
CORVALLIS — Newberg’s Tori Eichten was more bothered by the strong winds Monday at Trysting Tree Golf Course than the pressure of playing in the 6A state tournament for the first time.
Burnett bounced in state tourney debut
published: 5/18/2012 2:00:24 PM
PORTLAND — Newberg’s Courtney Burnett was given a rude welcome in her first visit to the 6A state tournament Thursday, falling 6-2, 6-1 in a first-round match at the Portland Tennis Center.
Tigers roughed up at state
published: 5/18/2012 2:02:34 PM
BEAVERTON — Newberg head coach Dave Brown knows all too well that the tennis at the 6A state tournament hardly resembles the dual meets his and other teams across the state see in the regular season.
May 23 sports briefs
published: 5/22/2012 11:57:23 AM
Swim team slates annual garage saleThe Chehalem Swim team will hold its annual garage sale Friday and Saturday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Chehalem Armory Center.
Oregon City takes grudge match
published: 5/22/2012 3:36:27 PM
PORTLAND — Playing for the third time this season and to determine third place in Rugby Oregon’s Varsity Division, Newberg and Oregon City certainly had a score to settle Saturday at Delta Park.
Duo powers C.S. Lewis to sixth at state meet
published: 5/22/2012 3:40:12 PM
MONMOUTH — In just three short years, C.S. Lewis Academy has gone from upstart to elite, marking its ascent with a sixth-place finish at the 1A state finals Friday and Saturday at Western Oregon University.
Tigers close out season with 60-22 win against Columbia County
published: 5/22/2012 3:42:14 PM
PORTLAND — In pounding Columbia County 60-22 in the Rugby Oregon Division One seventh-place match on Saturday, Newberg gave its three seniors a well-deserved send off and simultaneously caught a glimpse of the program’s bright future.
NHS boys capture district crown
published: 5/22/2012 3:45:23 PM
HILLSBORO — Newberg seems to be getting into the habit of staging dramatic finishes at the Pacific Conference district meet. Last season, the Tiger boys upset Tigard in the meet-closing 4 x 400 relay but lost the overall title to their mascot-sharing rivals.
Chehalem dukes it out with Tualatin Hills to win tourney
published: 5/22/2012 3:46:30 PM
The Chehalem Water Polo Club gained a measure of revenge over the weekend, topping the Tualatin Hills 18-U boys team 9-8 in double overtime in one of three championship matchups versus its archrival at the Chehalem Spring Tournament over the weekend at the aquatic center.
Tigers bow out at state
published: 5/22/2012 3:47:34 PM
BEAVERTON — Newberg saw its most successful season in recent memory end in a 2-0 loss at Southridge Monday in the opening round of the 6A state playoffs.
Newberg’s Croteau rebounds at the state finals
published: 5/22/2012 3:50:24 PM
BEAVERTON — Setting a new benchmark for Newberg, Anthony Croteau shook off his opening loss to advance to the consolation finals at the 6A state tournament over the weekend at the Tualatin Hills Tennis Center.
St. Paul foursome grabs state title
published: 5/23/2012 12:03:34 PM
MONMOUTH — An awkward handoff just before the anchor leg may have cost the Ruvalcaba sisters and the Brentano cousins a chance at the school record, but it didn’t prevent them from winning a state title.
5-26 Sports briefs
published: 5/25/2012 3:37:28 PM
Chehalem swim team fundraiser planned The Chehalem Swim team will hold its annual garage sale from 8 a.m.
NHS students to host Relay for Life fundrasier
published: 5/25/2012 3:38:27 PM
Having already participated in events like Race for the Cure to support a friend’s mother who is now a cancer survivor, Newberg sophomore basketball standout Gabe Taylor jumped on the opportunity to participate in the Newberg Relay for Life event after organizers encouraged students to form their own teams this spring.
GFU to host USTA junior tourney
published: 5/25/2012 3:39:59 PM
The best junior tennis players in the Pacific Northwest will descend on Newberg this weekend to test their skills at the United States Tennis Association’s George Fox University Junior Champs Tournament.
A season-changing call
published: 5/25/2012 3:42:07 PM
Fake bunt and a double steal. Trailing Clackamas 5-2 with runners at first and second with no outs in the bottom half of the seventh inning in a 6A first-round state playoff matchup, that’s what Newberg head coach Scott Klug called for with the fate of the season hanging in the balance.
Rising Newberg takes fifth at state
published: 5/29/2012 2:39:11 PM
EUGENE — Brothers Cody and Trevor Danielson stood next to each other on the state championship podium on Saturday, but it wasn’t atop the highest two perches like they had dreamed about since Cody found quick success in taking up the javelin for the first time this spring.
Sheldon cuts Newberg’s run short
published: 5/29/2012 2:41:47 PM
EUGENE — Losing the momentum as quickly as it had gained it, Newberg saw its season come to an end in an 8-5 loss to Sheldon on Friday in a 6A state playoff quarterfinal.
Arnold captures national title
published: 5/29/2012 2:42:48 PM
CLAREMONT, Calif. — George Fox junior Alexis Arnold came from behind to win the heptathlon Friday and became the second Bruin in two seasons to win an NCAA Division III national title.
Croteau wins doubles title
published: 5/29/2012 2:44:08 PM
Leading a small contingent of Newberg players, Anthony Croteau earned the 18-U boys doubles title at the USTA Pacific Northwest Juniors Champs at George Fox on Monday.
Yurkovich hits Olympic ‘A’ standard in javelin
published: 5/4/2012 11:43:55 AM
GUADELOUPE — Newberg High School and University of Oregon graduate Rachel Yurkovich won the javelin with a mammoth throw at the Great Caribbean International Meeting on Tuesday in the French territorial island of Guadeloupe.