GFU picks up much-needed home sweep
published: 3/5/2013 10:54:07 AM
Led by No. 1 doubles tandem Molly Beaumont and Shaina Inn, George Fox earned its first victories of the season with a couple of home wins against Willamette and Pacific over the weekend.
Newberg bounced by Beaverton 63-26
published: 3/5/2013 10:56:41 AM
BEAVERTON — Newberg saw its best season in four years disappear amid a flurry of missed shots Feb. 27, as the Tigers were swept out of the 6A state playoffs 63-26 by Beaverton.
St. Paul rallies to claim third at state
published: 3/5/2013 10:59:38 AM
BAKER CITY — Although it didn’t come in the 1A state championship game as hoped, St. Paul could not have dreamed up a more dramatic finish to their 2012-2013 campaign.
Tiger girls rugby team off to a roaring start
published: 3/12/2013 11:27:32 AM
Coming off an unbeaten run at the preseason Prez Fest Feb. 23, Newberg had reason to be confident heading into the regular season.
The Tigers, who lost a large number of seniors and will compete in Division II this spring, followed through on that promise by downing Division I West Linn 27-14 Saturday at Renne Field.
GFU sweeps Lewis & Clark to assume first place
published: 3/12/2013 11:30:14 AM
It took some grit, but George Fox swept its way into first place in the Northwest Conference by taking all four home games versus Lewis & Clark over the weekend at Morse Field.
Bruins second at Classic
published: 3/12/2013 11:33:11 AM
George Fox posted 17 new Northwest Conference qualifying marks, including new NWC-leading times by Rachel Kraske in the 400 meter hurdles and the women’s 4 x 400 meter relay team, and won nine events, but placed second at its own Rich Allen Classic on Saturday at Colcord Field.
Doug Muck to be inducted into national wrestling hall of fame
published: 3/12/2013 11:37:01 AM
Following a successful career on the mat and the sidelines, former Newberg High School Athletic Director Doug Muck will be inducted into the Oregon chapter of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame for lifetime service.
March 13 sports briefs
published: 3/12/2013 11:38:13 AM
Soccerfest jamboree kicks off Saturday
The Newberg Soccer Club’s Soccerfest Spring Jamboree, an annual in-house tournament for players in grades 2-8 (U-8 through U-14), will kick off Saturday at the Newberg High School turf field.
NHS baseball team splits to open the 2013 campaign
published: 3/19/2013 2:53:33 PM
PORTLAND — Despite graduating nine seniors from the team that made a run to the state quarterfinals, Newberg appears to be off and running again after splitting with Sunset and Lincoln last week.
Young Tigers are showing promise
published: 3/19/2013 2:55:43 PM
Newberg is 1-1 after two games and head coach Steve Richards is quite encouraged about the 2013 season.
His confidence comes less from the Tigers’ 12-1 win over North Salem March 12 and more from what he learned during their 3-1 home loss to Jesuit March 14.
GFU makes a statement in Arizona
published: 3/19/2013 2:59:02 PM
PEORIA, Ariz. — George Fox senior Kelsey Morrison continued her tear through the season, earning medalist honors for the seventh time in eight tries to help the host Bruins claim a statement victory at their own Phoenix Invitational Saturday at the Westbrook Village Golf Course.
Surging Bruins sweep the Cats
published: 3/19/2013 3:07:31 PM
Thanks to strong pitching and consistent hitting, George Fox swept its three-game home series versus Willamette over the weekend.
The Bruins also received some assistance from Pacific Lutheran, which took two of three games from previous league leader and defending Northwest Conference champion Whitworth, allowing GFU to move into a first-place tie with Linfield.
New-look Tigers fall to McMinnville
published: 3/19/2013 2:50:30 PM
HILLSBORO — There are plenty of new faces, especially in the doubles lineup, on the Newberg roster this spring, but the Tiger girls expect to be competitive in the Pacific Conference yet again.
Buck wins in his decathlon debut
published: 3/19/2013 2:56:44 PM
FOREST GROVE — Making an impressive college debut, C.S. Lewis Academy graduate Seth Buck won three individual events to win the decathlon and lead Clackamas Community College to the men’s title at the Boxers Track and Field Multi-Event meet Thursday and Friday at Pacific University.
Buckaroos baseball team makes jump to varsity
published: 3/21/2013 3:31:38 PM
By Phil Hawkins, Woodburn Independent
Julio Vela runs out to third base and demonstrates to a group of St. Paul infielders how to quickly gather a ground ball and launch it to first in time to beat the runner.
March 27 Calling All Golfers column: It’s high time to dust off those golf clubs
published: 3/26/2013 11:31:41 AM
I looked out from the clubhouse over to the 18th green at Chehalem Glenn and noticed that the trees behind the green were blossoming. The sun had come out and it was a gorgeous day.
Bucks get 2013 season’s first win
published: 3/26/2013 11:33:05 AM
It may have taken eight days to get the job done, but the St. Paul baseball team recorded its first win of the 2013 season March 19 after beating the Lowell Red Devils 9-8 at Lowell High School.
Barlow spoils debut on new track
published: 3/26/2013 11:35:57 AM
Newberg had four double winners in its first dual meet of the season, but was unable to overcome Barlow, as the Bruins rolled to a sweep to sour the Tigers’ first event at their renovated home facility.
Inexperienced Tigers suffer pair of losses
published: 3/26/2013 11:39:05 AM
SALEM — Newberg’s inexperience and promise were both on display March 19 in an 8-3 home loss to Corvallis.
The team’s youth was evident during a span of one minute, 56 seconds early in the second quarter, in which the Spartans scored four consecutive goals to stake a 5-1 lead.
Bruins crush Linfield at OGA match Sunday
published: 3/26/2013 11:41:12 AM
WOODBURN — Led by a five-over-par 78 by Loreece Magsanide, George Fox cruised to 97-stroke win over Northwest Conference rival Linfield in the GFU Spring Preview women’s golf tournament Sunday afternoon at the Oregon Golf Association Golf Course.