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Newport crushes Yamhill with big second half

Posted: Thursday, Feb 4th, 2016
NEWPORT -- The Cubs got off to a rocky start against Yamhill-Carlton on Tuesday, Feb. 2, but by the end of the night the crowd at Spangler Court was rocking to the tune of a 61-50 victory.
It was a first half of runs as Newport (11-8, 3-2) and Yamhill (4-15, 0-5) went back-to-back-to-back with 5-0 runs. Unfortunately, the
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Waldport bounces back

Posted: Thursday, Feb 4th, 2016
WALDPORT -- The Waldport boys' basketball season was on a coin's edge coming into the Friday, Jan. 29, game against Gold Beach.
The Irish were coming off a heartbreaking loss to Toledo, in which the team led the entire game and was up by as much as 15 points, only to watch it all crumble in the final moments of
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Newport swimmers peaking going into postseason

Modified: Thursday, Feb 4th, 2016
SWEET HOME -- The Newport swim team had a busy week, competing twice in just four days as the Cubs closed out their regular season schedule.
First, the team traveled to Sweet Home for the school's January invitational on Friday, Jan. 29.
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First half dooms Taft

Modified: Thursday, Feb 4th, 2016
LINCOLN CITY -- The Taft girls' basketball team spent much of the first half of their game on Wednesday, Feb. 3, watching passes slip through their hands and chasing Willamina fast breaks as turnovers completely sank any hopes for a win.
"We could not grab onto the ball. I told them the ball is like a greased pig out there,"
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Tigers maul Bulldogs

Posted: Thursday, Feb 4th, 2016
LINCOLN CITY -- Whatever the message was in the Tigers locker room during halftime, it sure hit home as the Taft boys basketball team crushed Willamina with a suffocating third quarter defensive effort in a 57-37 win.
Taft (12-8, 5-6) allowed just two points in the quarter during the Wednesday, Feb. 3, contest while scoring 15 as the Tigers silenced
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Toledo rallies to beat Waldport

Modified: Tuesday, Feb 2nd, 2016
WALDPORT -- Down by nine points with just over a minute left to play, it looked like Toledo's perfect league record would fall to Waldport in their "Fight for the Fish" game.
But a few fortunate whistles and some timely 3-pointers by Isaiah Marchant and Christian Rodda changed all of that, as the Boomers rallied from a scoreless first quarter
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Blaser torches North Marion

Modified: Tuesday, Feb 2nd, 2016
NORTH MARION --Newport sharpshooter Kai Blaser crushed the hearts of the Husky faithful with three, 3-pointers in the final 90 seconds to propel the Cubs to a 52-51 come-from-behind win.
Newport (10-8, 2-2) traveled to Class 4A No. 5 ranked North Marion (13-5, 2-2) on Friday, Jan. 29 and got the much needed league victory over the Huskies in
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Blacketer lights up Boomers

Modified: Tuesday, Feb 2nd, 2016
WALDPORT -- Coming into the Friday, Jan. 29, game against the Boomers, the Waldport girls had lost 56 consecutive contests. The Boomers' Illy Blacketer made sure that streak wouldn't end on her watch.
After a scoreless first quarter, the junior point guard scorched Waldport (0-15, 0-6) for 21 points to propel the Boomers (4-16, 2-4) past the Irish 51-29, snapping
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Cubs wrestlers making strides

Modified: Tuesday, Feb 2nd, 2016
NEWPORT -- The Newport wrestling team hosted the Oregon West Conference Duals on Saturday, Jan. 30, and while the team didn't have enough wrestlers to fill out every weight class, first year Head Coach Rick Hernandez and his group continued to make improvements, just as they've done all season long.
Back in November, at the team's first wrestling meeting, just
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‘Crab Feed’ to raise money for softball team

Posted: Tuesday, Feb 2nd, 2016
NEWPORT -- With spring just around the corner, the Newport softball team will be hosting its 22nd annual "Crab Feed" at the Newport High School Multipurpose Room on Friday, Feb. 5, from 4:30-6:30 p.m.
For $12 per person or $35 for a family of up to five, attendees will get one-half crab, donated by local crabbers and processors, and a
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Newport club team making waves

Modified: Thursday, Jan 28th, 2016
NEWPORT -- Last September, just three weeks after newly retired John Wray had moved from Juneau, Alaska to Newport, he noticed an ad in the newspaper showing an opening for the coach of a local club swim team.
The Newport Swim Team has been reaping the benefits ever since.
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Lady Cubs get huge road victory at Philomath

Modified: Thursday, Jan 28th, 2016
PHILOMATH -- The Newport girls' basketball team traveled to Philomath on Tuesday, Jan. 26, and topped the Warriors for the first time since the 2012-13 season with a 65-54 win.
The Cubs (10-7, 1-2) got off to a great start behind Callie Cavanaugh, who scored the team's first 10 points of the game to get Newport off to an
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Boomers make it four in a row

Posted: Thursday, Jan 28th, 2016
TOLEDO -- The Toledo boys' basketball team continued to tear through the Sunset Conference with an 89-41 thrashing of Gold Beach (5-10, 2-3) on Tuesday Jan. 26.
The Boomers led by just five points at the end of the first half, but went off in the second, scoring 58 points in the final two quarters.
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Siletz wrestlers stay busy

Posted: Thursday, Jan 28th, 2016
CRANE -- The Siletz Valley wrestling program had a busy last few days. The Warriors traveled to Crane on Saturday, Jan. 23, for the unofficial 1A state championships, and then were at Waldport on Tuesday, Jan. 26, for a league dual.
In both events, the Warriors excelled with a number of wins at Waldport and two championship winners at Crane.
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Marchant, Boomers tame Tigers

Posted: Tuesday, Jan 26th, 2016
TOLEDO -- The Toledo boys' basketball team had trailed for almost all of the second half in their home contest against Class 2A No. 3 ranked Bandon.
That is, until Isaiah Marchant took over.
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Lady Boomers fall to Tigers

Posted: Tuesday, Jan 26th, 2016
TOLEDO -- The Toledo girls' basketball team played host to league opponent, Bandon on Friday, Jan. 22, and were done in by a rough second quarter, falling to the Tigers 58-26.
The Boomers (3-15, 1-3) fell behind quickly, but did enough defensively to stay in the game early on against Bandon (6-7, 3-1). Unfortunately, the Bandon offense got going in
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Newport swimmers take the cheese

Posted: Tuesday, Jan 26th, 2016
TILLAMOOK -- The Newport swim team continued their stellar season with another top performance at the Tillamook Cheese Relays on Friday, Jan. 22.
The boys team earned first place with a 22-point win over second place Rainier, while the girls were runner-up behind Tillamook.
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Let the rubber fly

Posted: Tuesday, Jan 26th, 2016
NEWPORT -- It may not be Average Joe's vs. Globo Gym, but adult dodgeball is returning to Newport.
On Tuesday, Feb. 2, Newport Parks & Recreation along with competitive player Brandon Cook will hold their first drop-in dodgeball games from 7-9 p.m. at the Sam Case Elementary school cafeteria.
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