Published: 3/1/2013 9:47:35 PM
The Wilsonville boys basketball team isn’t done yet.
It advanced to the state quarterfinals for the fifth year in a row, engineering a 59-47 win over Redmond on the road Friday night in the Class 5A round of 16.
Published: 3/2/2013 7:03:14 PM
The season didn’t end exactly the way the Wilsonville wrestling team wanted it to.
There were no district titles. No first-round victories at the state meet for any of its five representatives.
Published: 3/6/2013 10:54:37 AM
The college level didn’t seem to stifle Kevin Marshall.
In his first season at Regis, the Wilsonville alumnus was
named to the all-Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference third team, as recently
announced by the league office.
Published: 3/6/2013 11:46:27 AM
Two members of the Wilsonville girls basketball team earned
all-league honors this season, with senior Brynn Lio and freshman Caitlin
Malvar both receiving spots on the Northwest Oregon Conference second team.
Published: 3/6/2013 12:47:50 PM
Dakota “Kody” Rhodes didn’t show any
rust in the Western Oregon track and field team’s first
outdoor meet of the season.
The Wilsonville alumnus was honored as an athlete of the week in the Great Northwest Athletic Conference after winning two events March
2 at the Willamette Opener in Salem.
Published: 3/6/2013 3:12:54 PM
EUGENE — Mountain View shrugged off a sluggish first half to race past the Wilsonville boys basketball team, 49-39, in Wednesday’s state quarterfinal matchup.
Published: 3/7/2013 9:26:26 AM
EUGENE — The Wilsonville boys basketball team kept its season alive by knocking off Sandy, 52-36, in the Class 5A consolation bracket Thursday at Matthew Knight Arena.
Published: 3/7/2013 5:55:56 PM
In a 34-second YouTube video, Emily Hooper shows why she’s ready for collegiate soccer.
It’s late September, and the Wilsonville girls soccer team is deadlocked at 2-2 in a preseason game against Crescent Valley.
Published: 3/7/2013 7:37:15 PM
Even near her own goal, Elyse Laurin would catch opponents off guard.
After controlling the ball in the Wilsonville girls soccer team’s own territory, the standout senior would occasionally dribble up the line on her own to create offensive chances for her teammates.
Published: 3/8/2013 11:48:18 AM
The parade of Wilsonville football players to the college ranks continued Thursday as senior Nick Highberger signed a letter of intent to play at Bucknell University.
Published: 3/9/2013 12:06:59 PM
EUGENE — Wilsonville senior Dylan Livesay patiently held the ball as seconds vanished from the clock. With the game tied at 47-47, the Wildcats did not want to give West Albany another shot.
Published: 3/12/2013 11:41:20 PM
Toward the end of a promotional video to preview its upcoming season, the Wilsonville baseball team makes a proclamation in writing: “We are ready.”
Well, are they?
“We have a really talented group of kids,” said Matt Kosderka, who enters his 10th year at the helm.
Published: 3/13/2013 3:28:51 PM
The Wilsonville girls golf team probably won’t be able to
replace Juhee Lee with one player.
But it might be able to fill her void by committee, rolling
forward without the graduated senior who led them to a fourth-place trophy at
last year’s state tournament.
Published: 3/14/2013 2:31:12 PM
The Wilsonville girls lacrosse team has come a long way in four years.
In 2009, the high school squad was floundering. Interest was waning. Numbers were dropping at an alarming rate.
Published: 3/15/2013 12:48:12 PM
didn’t hesitate when he found out about the opening.
Although he knew
little about the Wilsonville boys lacrosse team, he had heard plenty about the
school — and the city in general.
Published: 3/15/2013 3:44:45 PM
It speaks volumes about the Wilsonville boys golf team that
a seventh-place finish at the state tournament could be considered a down year.
Indeed, the Wildcats had placed in the top four in five of the
previous six seasons, so they’re hoping to start another string of
“This year, we are looking to improve on our seventh-place
finish at state from last year,” coach Jeff Deeder said.
Published: 3/15/2013 11:42:29 PM
It seems the Wilsonville track and field team can always count on two things: losing standout athletes to graduation and returning with plenty more of the same.
Published: 3/16/2013 7:20:45 PM
Wilsonville softball coach Dan Kane was clear about the goal for his team this year.
Although the Wildcats finished last season with a sub-.500 record and an early playoff exit, they feel the pieces are in place for one of the best potential campaigns in program history.
Published: 3/19/2013 2:46:56 PM
The Wilsonville softball team defeated Centennial 6-1 on the road Friday in nonleague play.
The visiting Wildcats began to pull away in the third inning when Rebecca Ollison looped an RBI-single into shallow right field, followed two batters later by Stephanie Stamnes’ RBI-bouncer through the middle for a 4-0 lead.
Published: 3/19/2013 4:44:52 PM
Megan Stites shot an eagle on the par-5 fifth hole, providing a highlight for the Wilsonville girls golf team March 18 at St. Helens Golf Course.
Unfortunately for the Wildcats, there weren’t enough highlights to go around.
Published: 3/20/2013 4:48:46 PM
The era of counting sets or games to break a tie in a
Northwest Oregon Conference boys tennis dual meet is over.
The league’s coaches voted last year to include a fifth
doubles match, meaning there are now nine points up for grabs — not eight — in
each conference competition.
Published: 3/22/2013 2:33:15 PM
My cellphone buzzed with a text message from Wilsonville boys basketball coach Chris Roche.
“Were you at our game today?”
It was a Saturday evening earlier this month, and the Wildcats had defeated West Albany that morning to earn fourth place at the Class 5A state tournament in Eugene.
Published: 3/24/2013 3:16:13 PM
Five games into the season, the Wilsonville girls lacrosse team has climbed to the top of the state rankings.
The surging Wildcats grasped the No. 1 spot with a landmark 12-11 win over third-ranked Oregon City on the road March 21.
Published: 3/24/2013 3:23:47 PM
The Wilsonville baseball team is hoping for a sunny ending to its preseason.
The Wildcats were slated to play four games in the Los Angeles area over spring break, starting their journey with a March 26 doubleheader against Anaheim-Servite and concluding their stay with a March 28 doubleheader against Westlake Village-Oaks Christian.
Published: 3/24/2013 3:27:42 PM
The Wilsonville track and field team won two boys events and one girls race March 20 at the Sherwood Coed Relays, a non-scoring meet featuring eight teams.
Published: 3/24/2013 3:35:15 PM
The Wilsonville softball team earned its second win over a Class 6A opponent with a 7-5 decision over Tigard at home March 20.
It was the third victory in four games for the Wildcats, who had lost 5-0 to Tualatin on the road two days earlier.
Published: 3/27/2013 4:25:03 PM
Wilsonville wrestling team is in its mat room for a practice early in the
season, and Bug Lydy isn’t consciously thinking about her gender.
Then she feels
Published: 3/29/2013 2:33:47 PM
Wilsonville softball team spent March 27 relaxing in the sun, lounging by the
pool and enjoying its final day in Las Vegas.
As far as
coach Dan Kane was concerned, it was a well-deserved ending to the Wildcats’
Published: 3/29/2013 6:03:48 PM
Although he’ll be graduating from Wilsonville
High School this spring, Mat
Merrick will still be able to play for the Wildcats.
The Linfield College