In three earlier tournaments, the Columbia Gorge Goats have consistently run away from their opponents with an average margin of victory of 10.3 points for three consecutive 3-on-3 tournament championships.
This past weekend at the CTGR Native Youth 3-on-3 Tournament in Grand Ronde, the Goats added two new faces and needed an overtime session to slip past DWL by a 35-32 margin on a game-winning 3-pointer from Henry Begay.
MAUPIN – Ahead of Monday’s official start to fall daily doubles, temperatures across the gorge are expected to hover around the mid-80s to low 90s this week.
Last summer, coach Oscar Nuñez fielded assembled 10U and 12U girls soccer teams, and both groups combined for a 5-2-2 record with a 21-9 scoring margin as the 10U squad secured first place at the Beaverton Cup.
Restocked with a revamped 10U roster this time around, the Westside Timbers—Copa Gorge posted a 4-0 record, capped by a 3-2 penalty-kick victory on a goal by Josie Gunderson to defeat Oregon City SC and repeat as champions.
“I am very proud of what this group of girls accomplished this summer,” Nuñez said. “With a lot of new faces, they came together and exceeded expectations.”
MORO – It has been a busy summer for Sherman High School graduate Shelby Reed.
After graduation, she played in the Oregon Athletic Coaches Association All-Star Volleyball match in La Grande on June 23, signed her Letter of Intent at Blue Mountain Community College, and then worked harvest, before settling in for daily triples six days a week in Pendleton under first-year head coach Ceanna Lawson.
Reed received a full-ride scholarship to play volleyball at BMCC and plans to focus her studies on a business degree.
It was a good way to end the 2019 summer running campaign.
The Athletics East trio of Friedrich Stelzer, Juan Diego Contreras and Emily Johnson were on the journey of a lifetime at the USATF National Junior Olympic Championships from July 22-28 at CSU Sacramento in California.
Rose and Tom Clapham like to take their new rescue dog Sissy for a morning walk on the Riverfront Trail, before the heat of the day sets in.
But Wednesday morning, the retractable lead slipped from Tom’s hands and Sissy took off, the leash bouncing on the pavement behind her and scaring her further. Read more