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Newport’s Regan takes fifth at State Wrestling Championships

Modified: Saturday, Feb 28th, 2015
PORTLAND -- Newport 195-pounder Dan Regan took fifth place at the State Wrestling Championships on Saturday afternoon in Portland, after finishing the tournament with a 3-2 overall record.
Regan was the only Lincoln County participant to find his way onto the podium.
Other local participants included: Patrick Conner, a 220-pounder from Newport, finished 2-2, Dan Folkerts, a 170-pounder

Siletz secures thrilling victory

Modified: Saturday, Feb 28th, 2015
SILETZ VALLEY -- In the opening round of the 1A state tournament on Friday night, the Siletz Valley boys basketball squad earned a 57-56 win over Dufur.
It was a close game that came down to the final possessions, but the Warriors (21-4) did just enough to hold on and advance to the second round.
They will take

Boomers dominate in first round of boys basketball playoffs

Modified: Friday, Feb 27th, 2015
TOLEDO -- In the first round of the 2A state tournament, Toledo bullied through Lost River, 67-36, to take another step toward its ultimate goal.
It was a dominating performance for the No. 2 seeded Boomers (23-4), as they took control early and didn't allow Lost River (15-12) back in the game.
Toledo will look toward its next

Late bucket eliminates Lady Warriors

Posted: Thursday, Feb 26th, 2015
SILETZ -- It was win or go home for the Siletz Valley girls basketball team on Wednesday night when they hosted Camas Valley in the opening round of the state playoffs.
The atmosphere was electric throughout the thrilling matchup, but in the end, Camas Valley (21-7) did just enough to squeak by the Warriors by a 48-46 tally.

Boys fall, girls prevail on senior night

Posted: Thursday, Feb 26th, 2015
NEWPORT -- An up-and-down season came to a close on Tuesday night for the Newport boys basketballs squad, as they hosted Yamhill-Carlton (9-15) on senior night and fell by a 66-53 tally.
The loss finishes the year for the Cubs with a 1-9 Oregon West Conference record, as they close out the season with a three-game losing skid.

DeAnda crowned league MVP

Posted: Thursday, Feb 26th, 2015
SILETZ -- Last week, the Mountain West all-league basketball selections were announced, and Siletz Valley was well represented.
For the boys squad, Head Coach David Morgan was named conference coach of the year, as his talented squad finished the regular season with an impressive 20-4 record.
A major contributor to the success of the 1A No. 6 ranked

Ammons, Marchant named co-league MVPs

Posted: Thursday, Feb 26th, 2015
TOLEDO -- It was a big year for the Toledo boys basketball team in a number of ways.
Not only did they finish the season with an outstanding 22-4 overall record and a flawless Sunset Conference run, they now can add co-conference MVP honors, as well as coach of the year recognition to the list.
Results for the

Thompson signs with Lane Community College

Posted: Thursday, Feb 26th, 2015
NEWPORT -- Newport senior athlete Brianna Thompson's athletic career will not stop when she graduates.
Earlier this month, Thompson committed to Lane Community College, where she plans on throwing for the track and field squad.

Cubs, Tigers battle in state tournament waters

Posted: Tuesday, Feb 24th, 2015
GRESHAM -- Last weekend was the tournament they had been preparing for all season, as a talented Newport swim team headed to Mount Hood Community College for the state swim championships.
Both Cubs squads performed well, as the girls team finished 10th overall in the state, while the boys team finished in sixth.
A number of strong performances where

Area schools compete at district wrestling meets

Modified: Tuesday, Feb 24th, 2015
ASTORIA -- Last weekend marked the final test for the Taft, Waldport, and Siletz Valley wrestling squads, as they all entered their respective district meets with hopes of moving on to the state tournament.
Waldport and Siletz Valley both competed at the 2A/1A Special District 1 tournament held at Knappa High School, and one participant was able to advance

Boomers capture Sunset Conference championship

Posted: Tuesday, Feb 24th, 2015
TOLEDO -- The 2A No. 2 ranked Toledo boys basketball squad had to tie up one loose end before heading into the state tournament.
They accomplished that task on Saturday night when they welcomed conference rival Bandon (17-9) to their home court for the Sunset Conference Championship, and bullied their way to an 82-49 victory.
The win is

Siletz Valley cruises to conference title

Posted: Tuesday, Feb 24th, 2015
EUGENE -- On Friday night, the Siletz Valley boys basketball team had an opportunity to do what few teams have the luxury of doing, protecting their title.
The Warriors squared off against Triangle Lake (14-10) at Northwest Christian University and secured their second consecutive Mountain West League championship with a 58-38 victory.
The win helps Siletz Valley (20-4)

Boomers crowned Sunset Conference basketball champs

Modified: Sunday, Feb 22nd, 2015
TOLEDO -- Toledo (22-4) welcomed Bandon (17-8) to their home court for the Sunset Conference championship game on Saturday night, and continued their dominating season with a 82-49 victory.
It was a tight game throughout the first two quarters, but a run at the end of the first half carried past the break and allowed the Boomers to extend

State swim meet

Posted: Sunday, Feb 22nd, 2015
Newport High School's Austin Thompson competes in the finals of the boys 100-yard butterfly during the 4A/3A/2A/1A Swimming State Championships on Saturday afternoon at Mount Hood Community College. Thompson took sixth place with a time of 56.89 seconds.

Taft stuns Westside Christian

Posted: Thursday, Feb 19th, 2015
TIGARD, In the opening round of the West Valley League playoffs on Tuesday night, the Taft boy's basketball squad traveled to battle Westside Christian with hopes of extending their season a little while longer.
Taft (9-16) came out on a mission, and earned an extremely impressive win over its conference foe by a 47-38 tally.
The Tigers had

Lady Tigers drop OT thriller

Posted: Thursday, Feb 19th, 2015
TIGARD -- The Lady Tigers girls basketball team saved their best for last, according to Head Coach Daniel Mock.
Unfortunately, a phenomenal effort fell just short on Wednesday night, as Taft dropped an overtime thriller to Westside Christian 44-32 in the first round of the West Valley League playoffs, ending its 2014-15 season.
The Tigers showed up ready to

Boomers prepare for final push

Modified: Thursday, Feb 19th, 2015
TOLEDO -- After closing out the regular season with a dominating 70-32 victory over Waldport on Tuesday night, the 2A No. 2 ranked Toledo boys basketball squad is ready to turn its sights on the ultimate goal, a state championship.
The Boomers wrap up the 2014-15 campaign with a flawless 15-0 Sunset Conference record, and they have not lost

Lincoln County Sports Roundup

Posted: Thursday, Feb 19th, 2015
Newport Boys Basketball: The Cubs traveled to take on 4A No. 2 ranked Philomath (19-2) on Tuesday night, and returned home with a 64-39 loss.
The defeat comes on the heels of a fantastic victory over Cascade last Friday, and it drops the Newport (6-16) Oregon West Conference record to 1-7 on the season.
The campaign is winding

Clutch performances propel Warriors

Modified: Wednesday, Feb 18th, 2015
SILETZ VALLEY -- In front a packed gym on Monday night, the Lady Warriors played one of the biggest games in program history when they welcomed Triangle Lake for the first round of the Mountain West League playoffs.
With a roaring crowd showing undeniable support, Siletz was able to feed off of the intensity and earn a 39-35 victory,

Waldport basketball player carried off court on stretcher

Posted: Wednesday, Feb 18th, 2015
WALDPORT -- During the second quarter of the Fighting Irish girls basketball game against Toledo on Tuesday night, Waldport's Kassi Petersen was injured and eventually taken off the court on a stretcher.
Petersen went down after a collision near mid-court, suffering an apparent upper body injury. She was placed in an ambulance for further evaluation.
The extent of

Newport, Taft triumph in Astoria

Posted: Tuesday, Feb 17th, 2015
ASTORIA -- The Newport swim team was expected to perform well at the district meet held this past weekend, but the Cubs took it a step further, dominating the water and earning a first place overall finish in the boy's competition and third in the girls.
Taft also competed in Astoria, as both the boys and girls teams finished

Newport’s senior trio advances to state

Posted: Tuesday, Feb 17th, 2015
CASCADE -- Eight Cubs wrestlers entered the 4A Special District 2 meet at Cascade on Saturday with hopes of advancing to state, and after some outstanding performances, three Newport seniors still have a chance at a title.
Dan Regan (195 pounds), Dan Folkerts (170 pounds) and Pat Conner (220 pounds) all did enough to earn a state berth and

Lincoln County Sports Roundup

Posted: Tuesday, Feb 17th, 2015
Newport Boys Basketball: The Cubs hosted 4A No. 10 ranked Cascade (12-8) on Friday night and pulled off the upset with a 63-48 victory.
The win is the first for Newport (6-15) since Jan. 16, and improves its Oregon West Conference record to 1-6 on the season.
It was one of the best games the Cubs have played

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