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Seniors lead Cubs over Tigers

Modified: Tuesday, Feb 21st, 2017
NEWPORT -- The Newport boys' basketball team picked up a much-needed win to close out their home schedule on Friday, Feb. 17.
The 62-50 win over Yamhill-Carlton, which snapped a two-game losing streak, was keyed by a strong start from the squad's senior class.
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Cubs flood podium at state

Posted: Tuesday, Feb 21st, 2017
GRESHAM - The Newport Cubs' swimming team capped off an impressive season on Feb. 17-18 with the boys capturing third place and the girls finishing seventh at the OSAA/U.S. Bank/Les Schwab Tires 4A/3A/2A/1A Swimming State Championships.
The team brought the most swimmers in program history to the meet at Mount Hood Community College, and was able to put 12 individual
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Butler brothers repeat as district champs

Posted: Tuesday, Feb 21st, 2017
WALDPORT -- Seven Lincoln County wrestlers punched tickets to this weekend's state championships with performances at district tournaments in Waldport and Rainier.
Siletz Valley's Bobby Butler and Isaac Butler led the way, claiming Class 2A/1A District 1 gold at the meet in Waldport on Saturday, Feb. 18.
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Taft’s magic runs out

Posted: Tuesday, Feb 21st, 2017
MONMOUTH -- The season came to an end for the Taft High School basketball teams on Saturday, Feb. 18, after being knocked out of the third round of the West Valley League playoffs.
Playing at neutral site, Central High School, the boys and girls saw their state playoff bids come up short as each dropped games for the league's final
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Newport boys' swim team finishes third at state championships

Modified: Sunday, Feb 19th, 2017
GRESHAM -- The Newport High boys' team captured third place at the OSAA U.S. Bank/ Les Schwab Tires Swimming State Championships on Saturday, Feb. 18.
The team put a number of swimmers on the podium during finals on Saturday, including top three finishes from all three of the the relay squads. Sweet Home won the team championship, followed by La
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Local swimmers ready for state

Modified: Thursday, Feb 16th, 2017
GRESHAM -- Swimmers from Newport and Taft will be hitting the water for the preliminary round of the OSAA/U.S Bank/Les Schwab Tires Swimming State Championships on Friday, Feb. 17.
Newport will have swimmers competing in 19 of the 23 events while Taft will have a trio of relay teams in competition.
The Cubs come in with several swimmers and relay
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Warriors on verge of title

Posted: Thursday, Feb 16th, 2017
SILETZ VALLEY -- The Siletz Valley boys' basketball team opened play in the Mountain West League playoffs on Wednesday, Feb. 15, and a took a 64-52 win at home over Mapleton.
The victory sends the Warriors into the league championship game on Saturday, Feb. 18, against Triangle Lake.
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Newport cheer claims fifth at state

Posted: Thursday, Feb 16th, 2017
PORTLAND -- For the first time in a decade, the Newport cheerleading team competed in the OSAA/U.S. Bank/Les Schwab Tires Cheerleading State Championships.
The girls out performed eight other Class 4A teams to finish in fifth place at the state competition in Portland on Saturday, Feb. 11.
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Tigers take first postseason win in years

Posted: Thursday, Feb 16th, 2017
SHERIDAN -- The Taft girls were on the road for the opening round of the West Valley League basketball playoffs where a host of obstacles awaited the team.
Playing at Sheridan on Tuesday, Feb. 14, the Lady Tigers had to overcome an injury to a key player, foul trouble and a raucous crowd in order to hold on for a
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Disc golf for charity

Posted: Thursday, Feb 16th, 2017
NEWPORT -- The Central Oregon Coast Disc Golf Club will host the first annual Ice Bowl Disc Golf Tournament at Wilder Disc Golf Course on Sunday, Feb. 26.
The tournament will seek to raise funds and bring in non-perishable food for the Newport Food Pantry.
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Cubs have historic day in pool

Posted: Tuesday, Feb 14th, 2017
ASTORIA -- The Newport boys' swimming team captured their fifth consecutive district championship on Saturday, Feb. 11, while the Lady Cubs finished as runner-ups for the second straight year.
The Cubs had a historic day in the water, qualifying the most swimmers in school history for the state championships in Gresham on Feb. 17-18.
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Newport's Leake, Wagner reach state

Posted: Tuesday, Feb 14th, 2017
PHILOMATH -- The Newport wrestling team competed in the Class 4A District 2 championships last weekend and had two wrestlers qualify for the state championships on Feb. 24-25.
Senior Jesse Wagner led the Cubs with a runner-up finish out of the 170-pound bracket, and fellow senior Brandon Leake joined him in qualifying for state with a third-place finish at 220
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Boomers deny Bandon

Posted: Tuesday, Feb 14th, 2017
TOLEDO -- The Toledo boys' basketball team stands alone this season as Sunset Conference champions after a come-from-behind 59-54 win over Bandon High School.
Playing at home on Friday, Feb. 10, the Boomers picked up the victory in the latest chapter of what has become a heated rivalry between the schools.
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Lady Boomers set sights on Monroe

Posted: Tuesday, Feb 14th, 2017
TOLEDO -- The Toledo girls' basketball team capped off their best regular season since 2009-10 with a dominant 53-28 win over Bandon on Friday, Feb. 10.
With the win at home over Bandon, the Boomers finished the year in second place in the Sunset Conference with a league record of 8-2, and will now prepare for their first postseason appearance
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Cubs show potential in defeat

Posted: Tuesday, Feb 14th, 2017
NEWPORT -- The Newport boys' basketball team took on Oregon West Conference leading Philomath on Friday, Feb. 10, and suffered from an inconsistent night of shooting in a 64-56 loss.
Despite losing, the Cubs' offense proved how dangerous they could be with a 31-point outburst in the second quarter.
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Lady Irish crush Braves

Posted: Thursday, Feb 9th, 2017
REEDSPORT -- The Waldport girls continue to make improvements as the end of the season draws near.
The girls' latest triumph came on the road against Reedsport, where they used a dominant second half to earn a 43-24 win.
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Irish close out road schedule with victory

Posted: Thursday, Feb 9th, 2017
REEDSPORT -- The Waldport boys' basketball team cranked up the tempo for their final road game on Tuesday, Feb. 7, and the result was a 62-59 win over Reedsport.
Senior Colton Walch's 16 points led an Irish squad that saw four players reach double figures in scoring.
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Local squads ready for district championships

Posted: Thursday, Feb 9th, 2017
LINCOLN COUNTY -- A season's worth of work will come to a head on Friday, Feb. 10, when the area's swimming and wrestling teams compete in their respective district championships.
Swimmers from Newport, Taft and Toledo will take part in two days of competition, while wrestlers from the schools as well as those from Waldport and Siletz will look to
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Toledo boys three-peat as Sunset Conference champions

Posted: Thursday, Feb 9th, 2017
MYRTLE POINT -- On Tuesday, Feb. 7, the Toledo boys' basketball team captured their third consecutive Sunset Conference championship with an 87-26 win over Myrtle Point.
However, rival Bandon still remains within one game in the standings, and will have a shot at taking a share of the league title when they travel to Toledo for the regular season finale
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