Paul Valencia

Paul Valencia

Willamette breaks ‘curse,’ holds off Jefferson to reach Oregon 6A girls basketball semifinals
Oregon

Willamette breaks ‘curse,’ holds off Jefferson to reach Oregon 6A girls basketball semifinals

The curse is over for the Willamette Wolverines.  That’s what they called it, anyway. They are accustomed to going to the elite eight in state tournaments, but

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Beaverton beats Southridge in 6A quarterfinals after going 0-3 vs. Skyhawks in regular season: ‘We got ‘em when it matters’
Oregon

Beaverton beats Southridge in 6A quarterfinals after going 0-3 vs. Skyhawks in regular season: ‘We got ‘em when it matters’

The Beaverton Beavers had to be sick and tired of the Southridge Skyhawks. All season long, Beaverton couldn’t figure out Southridge. Well, that was the regular

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Tualatin moves 'Steppe' closer to 3rd consecutive Oregon boys basketball state title
Oregon

Tualatin moves 'Steppe' closer to 3rd consecutive Oregon boys basketball state title

PORTLAND — Here they are again, and there they go again.  Until proven otherwise, perhaps the OSAA 6A boys basketball state tournament can be renamed the

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Camas stops Skyview, 21-9, to set up another 4A GSHL football reign, 3 takeaways
Washington

Camas stops Skyview, 21-9, to set up another 4A GSHL football reign, 3 takeaways

CAMAS, Wash. - Never underestimate a team on a roll. Especially one that has had a county rival's number for more than a decade. * WEEK 7 WASHINGTON HIGH SCHOOL

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‘Every single one of us.’ Total team effort lifts Clackamas to 6A Oregon girls basketball crown
Oregon

‘Every single one of us.’ Total team effort lifts Clackamas to 6A Oregon girls basketball crown

By Paul Valencia | Photos by Taylor Balkom  It’s a team title, a team championship, a team trophy.  That was the message Saturday from the Clackamas Cavaliers,

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Tualatin. West Linn. For all the marbles. And Timberwolves are feeling confident after semifinal win over Barlow: ‘We’re ready’
Oregon

Tualatin. West Linn. For all the marbles. And Timberwolves are feeling confident after semifinal win over Barlow: ‘We’re ready’

By Paul Valencia | Photos by Jon Olson  It’s a new Tualatin boys basketball team this season, but with the same winning philosophy. “I knew we were going to be

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‘All the work we have done is paying off.’ This time, South Medford gets past Barlow, sending Panthers to 6A state title game
Oregon

‘All the work we have done is paying off.’ This time, South Medford gets past Barlow, sending Panthers to 6A state title game

By Paul Valencia | Photos by Jon Olson  This one got out of hand in a hurry.  It was a memory from last year, though, that made sure this game remained out of

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13 lead changes, 10 ties, 2 overtimes, 1-point win for Barlow — Bruins headed to 6A boys semifinals after heavyweight bout with Mountainside
Oregon

13 lead changes, 10 ties, 2 overtimes, 1-point win for Barlow — Bruins headed to 6A boys semifinals after heavyweight bout with Mountainside

By Paul Valencia | Photos by Taylor Balkom  There are game-winning shots, and there are game-winning decisions.  On Thursday night, it was more a series of

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‘We want to play the best team.’ Lincoln now gets its shot at No. 1 West Linn after sweating out final seconds vs. Gresham in 6A quarterfinal
Oregon

‘We want to play the best team.’ Lincoln now gets its shot at No. 1 West Linn after sweating out final seconds vs. Gresham in 6A quarterfinal

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‘At the end of the day, it’s a basketball hoop and a basketball.’ South Medford keeps it simple vs. West Salem, rides defense to easy 6A quarterfinal win
Oregon

‘At the end of the day, it’s a basketball hoop and a basketball.’ South Medford keeps it simple vs. West Salem, rides defense to easy 6A quarterfinal win

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What a difference a year makes: Clackamas gets the better of Beaverton this time, meaning there’ll be a new champion in 6A girls basketball
Oregon

What a difference a year makes: Clackamas gets the better of Beaverton this time, meaning there’ll be a new champion in 6A girls basketball

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Back-to-healthy Camas fends off big Kamiakin challenge in Class 4A regional girls basketball thriller
Washington

Back-to-healthy Camas fends off big Kamiakin challenge in Class 4A regional girls basketball thriller

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