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Junction City rallies over Newport

Addison Galen’s blazing sidearm fastball stopped Junction City cold in the final stretch, but the Newport bats couldn’t keep a late-game rally going in their 9-6 loss at Frank Wade field on Friday, March 15.

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Prep sailors race tide at regatta

The Newport High School Sailing Team challenged dicey slack conditions and prep sailors from Portland, Hood River and White Salmon, Wash., in a regatta on Yaquina Bay Saturday, March 16.

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Spangler blanks Gaston, 10-0

Jaydn Spangler didn't allow a single run against Gaston, throwing a complete game shutout and leading the Toledo Boomers Varsity to a 10-0 victory on Friday, March 15.

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Sisters stuffed in 5

The Cubs improved their season record to 3-1 Monday with a decisive 12-1 blowout over Oregon West Conference league rival Sisters.

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Tiger track breaks the ice in Sherwood

Taft traveled to the nine-way Sherwood Ice Breaker Wednesday, March 13, as the Tiger track and field squad tested its skills under pressure from top teams around the state.

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Big wave contest goes off with a twist

A big-wave war between rival surfing groups was avoided Saturday when one organizer pulled out, leaving the battlefield to promoter Gabe Smith’s Nelscott Pro contest.

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Boomers win on botch

It came down to the wire on Monday, with Toledo Boomers Varsity taking victory on a dramatic walk-off error in the late innings that sealed their victory over Santiam.

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Dobmeier swats, hurls in 13-3 rout

Senior hurler Jacob Dobmeier drove in six on two hits to lead Newport Cubs Varsity past Valley Catholic 13-3 on Tuesday. Dobmeier fanned 11 Valley Catholic batters and drove in runs on a double in the fourth and a grand slam in the fifth.

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OUTDOORS REPORT: Ling dance to jigs

Blame paternal instinct on the behemoth ling cod hitting the party boat decks Saturday, according to Capt. David Peterson of the charter vessel “Hot Pursuit."

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Cubs curdle Cheesemakers, 13-1

There was more drilling going on at Frank Wade field than a Texas gloryhole Monday as the Newport Cubs blew out the visiting Tillamook Cheesemakers in the 2019 season opener, 13-1.

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Underdog Lady Cubs claim 3rd place at state

FOREST GROVE - The Newport High Lady Cubs became the Cinderella team at the Class 4A girls basketball state tournament, defying the odds last week to bring home a third-place trophy for a second straight year.

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Perch in the surf

Jim Bell casts a one-ounce weight rigged to a line of rubber sandworms off of Nye Beach, knee-deep in the surf. “Try to throw it behind the second set of breakers,” he advises. “As it churns out, the fish come in and try to pick up the sandworms or crabs as they’re washed off the bottom.”

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Marchant, Townsend shine in Sunset

Toledo dominated the 2018-19 Sunset All-League boys’ basketball lists revealed after last week’s third-place showing at the OSAA state championships.

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Big-wave beef looms over Sunday contest

Big-wave surfing contest promoters are slated to hold competing tournaments on the same giant swell Sunday, setting the stage for a clash that involves renowned surfers, bewildered city officials and the Oregon State Police.

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Natural area a gem for hikers and kayakers

On the coast, we battle brush, and all of that dampness. Starved to get out, with spring just around the corner, there are days we could just about crawl through the bracken, but better sense stops us. The spined fingers of salmonberry vines would tangle in our hair and stay there. Saturated by all that moisture, eye-level with banana slugs, we’d get grimed with rotting leaves and mushrooms, come eye-level with banana slugs. Salal brush as thick as a hedge threatens to swallow us if we step too far off the beaten path.

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OUTDOORS REPORT Olalla rainbows land in Big Creek

Global climate change may be delivering benefits to local anglers, who can thank low water levels at Toledo’s Olalla Lake for the boost in trophy rainbows at Newport’s Big Creek Reservoirs.

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Newport 2018 State Track and Field

The Newport track and field competed in the 4A state track and field event at Hayward Field in Eugene on Friday, May 11 and Saturday, May 12. The Cubs boys team finished seventh while the girl's team finished 21st.