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How Clark County college football players fared, Week 10

Here’s how Clark County players fared on the college gridiron this weekend: 2015 Clark County College football players * — has used redshirt year Carroll College Last week: Lost to Rocky Mountain College 21-13 to fall to 4-5 both overall and in the Frontier Conference. William Noce-Sheldon, Seton Catholic, Fr., QB – Will likely redshirt. […]

How Clark County college football players fared: Week 9

Here’s how Clark County players fared on the college gridiron this weekend: 2015 Clark County College football players * — has used redshirt year Carroll College Last week: Beat Montana State-Northern 62-7. The win lifted the Saints to 4-4 both overall and in the Frontier Conference. William Noce-Sheldon, Seton Catholic, Fr., QB – Will likely […]

How Clark County college football players fared, Week 8

Here’s how Clark County players fared on the college gridiron this weekend: 2015 Clark County College football players * — has used redshirt year Carroll College Last week: Lost 42-7 to Montana Tech. The loss dropped the Saints to 3-4 both overall and in the Frontier Conference. William Noce-Sheldon, Seton Catholic, Fr., QB – Will […]

How Clark County college football players fared: Week 7

Here’s how Clark County players fared on the college gridiron this weekend: 2015 Clark County College football players * — has used redshirt year Carroll College Last week: Lost 28-27 to No. 2 Southern Oregon. The loss dropped the Saints to 3-3 both overall and in the Frontier Conference. William Noce-Sheldon, Seton Catholic, Fr., QB […]

How Clark County college football players fared: Week 6

Here’s how Clark County players fared on the college gridiron this weekend: 2015 Clark County College football players * — has used redshirt year Carroll College Last week: Lost 28-21 to Eastern Oregon. The loss dropped the Saints to 3-2 both overall and in the Frontier Conference. Carroll is a game behind Southern Oregon and […]

How Clark County players fared: Week 5

Here’s how Clark County players fared on the college gridiron this weekend: 2015 Clark County College football players * — has used redshirt year Carroll College Last week: Bye week. William Noce-Sheldon, Seton Catholic, Fr., QB – Will likely redshirt. Central Washington Last week: Opened Great Northwest Athletic Conference play with a 24-21 win at […]

How Clark County players fared, Week 4

  Here’s how Clark County players fared on the college gridiron this weekend: 2015 Clark County College football players * — has used redshirt year Carroll College Last week: Beat Montana Western 10-9 to improve to 3-1 on both the season and in Frontier Conference play. William Noce-Sheldon, Seton Catholic, Fr., QB – Will likely […]

How Clark County players fared: Week 3

Parker Henry’s long football journey finally arrived in the Washington State starting lineup. The Skyview graduate who rushed for 2,100 yards as a senior began his college career as a walk-on in the Palouse, where he switched to linebacker. His hard work was rewarded at the end of last season as the redshirt junior was […]

How Clark County players fared: Week 2

Another week, another busy day for Clark County athletes on the college gridiron. Evergreen grad Justice Murphy scored his first touchdown for Wyoming on a 5-yard rush. Camas grad John Norcross was Portland State’s leading tackler in a win over Idaho State. The sophomore linebacker had 13 tackles. And in Los Angeles, Union grad Trent […]

How Clark County college players fared, Week 1

The most-talked-about college football game in the Northwest this past weekend had several Clark County connections. Portland State’s upset of Washington State was a triumphant head-coaching debut for Bruce Barnum, who graduated from Columbia River High School and lives in Salmon Creek. He scored the school’s first win in 15 games against a Pac-12 opponent […]

Visiting lonely seniors and lovely parks

What’s on the plate is not important. Who’s around the table is what counts. Home Instead Senior Care is encouraging people who live near — or even not so near — their senior loved ones to make time for regular meals together. Time is the major stumbling block, according to Home Instead, which conducted a […]

Everything’s coming up bicycles

Far as I’m concerned, the second-greatest invention in the history of humankind is the one that took the greatest invention and made it good clean fun. So it’s totally awesome — yup, that’s the appropriately mature term — to point out that May is both National Bike Month and National Bike Safety Month. It contains […]

Ten helpful hints to making your loved ones’ athletic experience the best it can be.

March is one of my favorite months out of the year because spring sports across the Northwest get going and I’m a big spring sports fan. I participated in four of them growing up (organized baseball, tennis, soccer and track) and the unseasonably warm and dry weather so far this month has meant lots of kids […]

Just another warm winter Sunday in Vantucky

What’s a family? You know what they say: Love makes a family. (Taking out the trash helps, too.) Here’s a grab bag of lovingly compiled, loosely family-related matters for your sunny Sunday. Boy, am I enjoying this freakishly warm weather. I’m also trying not to think too hard about what it means, big picture and […]

Why Mike Riley’s departure from Oregon State is a win all the way around

It wasn’t shocking news today that the University of Nebraksa plucked its next head coach from an Oregon college. The shocking news was that it wasn’t former Cornhusker national-champion quarterback and current Oregon offensive coordinator Scott Frost, but the coach who has seemingly been at Oregon State forever, Mike Riley who was named the newest […]

Ditch baseball’s “unwritten rules” and help save the game

It should come as no surprise to the loyal readers of this blog that baseball is my favorite sport. That’s why it stings a little bit that baseball is becoming less popular to watch and play…especially among those age 30 and younger. I can see why this is happening. Baseball equipment is expensive to play, the pace of […]

Go big or go home? Not so much when it comes to high school athletics…

Yes, i know, it’s been awhile since I’ve written…spingtime/early summer is a very busy time for our family. One of the topics we often discussed in the car rides to and from practices/games was about high school (my son is just about there) and which is better to attend…smaller or bigger schools in reference to athletics? […]

Thorns win big at home 7-1

The Thorns have added a 4th goal against FC Kansas City at home.  Portland lead 3-1 at half on goals from Vero Boquette, Alex Morgan, and Ally Long. watch the game live on http://www.timbers.com/thorns-live Ally long earned her second of the day in the second half bringing her season total to 8. The introduction of Amber […]

Thorns give up 2 late goals and drop 2 pts

Today looked to be the day that the Thorns put things back on track at home, but the Chicago Red Stars had other plans. Portland went ahead 2-0 on goals from forward Jessica McDonald and defender Sarah Huffman, and looked likely to finish out the game and collect 3 important points.  For McDonald, this makes […]

Thorns early 11 am kickoff at home against Chicago

Its the fourth of July in Portland and both of our professional soccer teams are in action.  Tonight the Timbers will be on the road against LA, but first, Thorns FC will play host to the Chicago Red Stars for an 11 am kickoff at Providence Park. Link to watch todays game on youtube Todays […]

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