The Knappa Loggers are making their march to a three-peat look easy, as they scored a 9-1 win Friday over Regis in a Class 2A baseball quarterfinal.
At first a long shot to get past the first round, the Astoria Fishermen now have a very real shot at their first state championship since 2011.
The team no one wants to face right now in the Class 3A baseball state playoffs? The answer, all of a sudden, is the Warrenton Warriors, who took down No. 2-seed Brookings-Harbor, 3-2, in a qu…
CHENEY, Wash. — Ilwaco began the WIAA state track meet with some successes Thursday.
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WARRENTON — From a 1-17 record in 2017, to the state quarterfinals in 2019.
The day could not have gone much better for the Astoria baseball team.
Seaside’s return to the state playoffs was a short one, as the Henley Hornets defeated the Gulls 12-0 Wednesday in a Class 4A baseball first-round game in Klamath Falls.
In the most predictable outcome of the first round, the Knappa baseball team beat up Nestucca for the fourth time this season, 9-0, this time in a Class 2A state playoff game Wednesday at Knappa.
Junction City pitcher Jenna Kister gave up just three hits and one walk with 11 strikeouts, leading the Tigers to an 8-1 win Wednesday over Astoria in a 4A softball first-round state playoff game.
The NAIA has officially announced the complete entry list for the upcoming track and field national championships, and the list includes a former Astoria Fisherman.
The North Coast Swim Club of Astoria recently announced the addition of Nancy Williams and Natalie Viescas to the coaching staff.
The first-round playoff jinx struck again Monday afternoon at Knappa, where Lakeview posted a 5-3 win over the Loggers in a first-round game of the 2A softball state playoffs.
CHEHALIS, Wash. — After strong individual showings at the District IV championships last week, two seniors and a standout sophomore will lead the way as Ilwaco travels to the WIAA 2B state tra…
NASELLE, Wash. — District champions — boys and girls.
It’s on to state for the Seaside baseball team.
GRESHAM — Seaside senior Gretchen Hoekstre knew it was a special throw right away, but she had to wait a few moments to learn just indeed how special.
A Warrenton Warrior was Clatsop County’s first individual champion of the 2019 state track and field meet, which began Friday at Mt. Hood Community College in Gresham.
Not since 1992 have the Portland Trail Blazers played for an NBA Championship. And not since 1977 have they won it.
Two teams warming up for the 4A baseball state playoffs met for a quick nonleague game Thursday afternoon at CMH Field, where Gladstone posted a 4-3 win over Astoria.
Taft scored six runs in the third inning and tacked on three in the fourth, and that was plenty for Tiger pitcher Emma Coulter, who tossed a five-hit shutout for 10-0 win Thursday over Warrenton.
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In the first of three nonleague games this week, the Astoria softball team tuned up for the state playoffs with an 8-3 win Tuesday at Yamhill-Carlton.
It’s one of the great mysteries on the North Coast.
The defending state champions from the 5A level, playing on their home course in the 4A state tournament, was a tough combination to beat this week, as the Seaside Gulls discovered Monday and …
The Astoria girls started the day in the sixth place in the team standings, and that’s where they finished after the final round of action in the Class 4A/3A/2A/1A girls golf state tournament.
The Warrenton softball team had no trouble advancing in the league playoffs, as the Warriors posted a five-inning, 16-6 win Tuesday over visiting Willamina.
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The Astoria girls track team won four straight league titles from 2015-18, with one athlete doing the bulk of the scoring.
It’s getting to be a very long list — Warrenton athletes who have won district or state titles in throwing events.
All the scoring took place in the final two innings Saturday afternoon at Tapiola Park, where Astoria defeated Estacada 3-2 in a nonleague baseball game.
In the final meeting of the year between Banks and Seaside, the Braves got the win, and the Gulls took the heartbreaking loss in Friday's 90-degree heat at Banks, in a Cowapa League baseball finale.
In a game that finished with 22 runs and 11 errors, Monroe managed to hold off Warrenton for a 12-10 win Saturday afternoon in a nonleague baseball game at Monroe.
The Knappa baseball team completed a season sweep over Neah-Kah-Nie with a 15-0, 10-4 doubleheader win Friday in Rockaway Beach.
It took Warrenton just nine hits and five innings to score a 20-1 win at Monroe in a nonleague softball game Saturday.
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The Knappa Loggers continued to romp through Northwest League softball, with two more easy victories Friday in Rockaway Beach.
Athletes from Astoria’s Infinity Gymnastics team wrapped up the season at the USA Regional Xcel Invitational, held April 26-28 at the event center on the Evergreen Fairgrounds in Monroe, Washington.
Their final overall record (5-19) wasn’t what they wanted, but the Seaside softball team at least finished the 2019 season on a positive note.
Two members of the Naselle baseball team have been selected to play in the 42nd annual senior all-star game, May 29 at Wheeler Field in Centralia, Washington.
A popular free all-comers track meet for kids returns to the North Coast on Tuesday, May 21.
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In what was seen as basically a formality, the Seaside boys golf team scored another championship Tuesday at Quail Valley Golf Course, where the Gulls won the Special District 1/4A regional ti…
It was a good day on the golf course Tuesday for North Coast athletes.
It was a Clatsop Clash, league finale and Senior Day all rolled into one Tuesday afternoon at CMH Field, where the Lady Fishermen hosted their friendly rivals from the South County.
Knappa's Madelynn Weaver tossed a three-hit shutout with 10 strikeouts and no walks, and led the Loggers at the plate with three hits, including two doubles in an 11-0 win over Neah-Kah-Nie.
It was Rainier's day Tuesday, in a Coastal Range League softball doubleheader with Warrenton.
The Valley Catholic Valiants snapped a 1-1 tie with four runs over the fifth and sixth innings, on their way to a 5-1 win over Astoria in Cowapa League baseball action Tuesday in Beaverton.
Seaside completed a season sweep over Tillamook with an 11-4 win Tuesday over the Cheesemakers, in Cowapa League baseball action at Broadway Field.
Chasing Warrenton in the league standings for the last month, the Rainier Columbians finally caught the Warriors in a Tuesday afternoon doubleheader at Rainier.
Another routine five-inning win led to another routine league championship for the Knappa baseball team Tuesday, as the Loggers hammered Neah-Kah-Nie 12-1 at Teevin Field.