Community notes: Vancouver's Lamb swims to short course age-group marks

By Paul Danzer September 29, 2014 10:59 p.m.

Vancouver's Willard Lamb was among the swimmers who set age-group world records during the Northwest Zone Short-course Masters Swimming Championships. The meet was held Friday through Sunday at Lacamas Swim and Sport in Camas.

Timbers MatchDay: at Toronto

By Paul Danzer September 27, 2014 6 a.m.

Timbers at Toronto FC, 10 a.m. Saturday (ROOT Sports)

Camas halts Evergreen's rise

By Paul Danzer September 27, 2014 12:13 a.m.

Evergreen went to Camas hoping to measure up to an established program.

Vipers feel snake-bit by lack of success

By Paul Danzer September 25, 2014 11:07 p.m.

It's one of those chicken or egg conundrums.

Everyone has a foot in win for Timbers

By Paul Danzer September 23, 2014 11:09 p.m.

The win was what mattered Tuesday for the Portland Timbers. But they had some fun and got some meaningful action for little-used players, too.

Timbers Matchday: vs. Alpha United

By Paul Danzer September 23, 2014 6 a.m.

Alpha United at Timbers, 7 p.m. Tuesday (Fox Sports 1)

Geiger's efforts lands her in Idaho Vandals Hall of Fame

By Paul Danzer September 20, 2014 11:31 p.m.

When a letter arrived in June from the University of Idaho Vandals Hall of Fame, Sherrie Crang Geiger and her husband Tom joked that it was probably a request for a donation.

Timbers beat Whitecaps 3-0 to move into 5th place

By Paul Danzer September 20, 2014 7:28 p.m.

Fanendo Adi scored twice, Diego Valeri added a goal and an assist, and Donovan Ricketts had his fourth shutout in the Portland Timbers' 3-0 victory over the Vancouver Whitecaps on Saturday.

Non-league football: North Beach 58, Seton Catholic 14

By Paul Danzer September 19, 2014 11:54 p.m.

North Beach of Ocean Shores rushed for 376 yards, improving to 3-0 with a 58-14 win over the Cougars at Doc Harris Stadium in Camas on Friday.

Timbers seek home improvement, take on Whitecaps

By Paul Danzer September 19, 2014 7:23 p.m.

The Portland Timbers have only three wins at home this Major League Soccer season.

Timbers Matchday: vs. Whitecaps

By Paul Danzer September 19, 2014 7:22 p.m.

Whitecaps at Timbers, 2 p.m. Saturday (NBCSN)

Expectations don't change for Winterhawks

By Paul Danzer September 18, 2014 9:13 p.m.

The last time the Portland Winterhawks took to home ice, they were 60 minutes from a Western Hockey League championship.

Timbers beat Olimpia in Champions League

By Paul Danzer September 16, 2014 10:37 p.m.

Maximiliano Urruti scored twice and Will Johnson was a factor on three goals as the Timbers beat CD Olimpia of Honduras 4-2 in CONCACAF Champions League play

Fifth year as a force for King's Way soccer

By Paul Danzer September 16, 2014 8:40 a.m.

On Sept. 7, 2010, Heidi Fronk scored three goals as the King's Way Christian girls soccer team defeated Stevenson 5-1.

Timbers expect Olimpia challenge

By Paul Danzer September 16, 2014 6 a.m.

There will be some adjusting on the fly, but Caleb Porter believes he has a good feel for the competition his Portland Timbers will face from Honduras champions CD Olimpia on Tuesday at Providence Park.

Timbers Matchday: vs. CD Olimpia

By Paul Danzer September 16, 2014 6 a.m.

CD Olimpia at Timbers, 7 p.m. Tuesday (Fox Sports 1)

Timbers MatchDay: at Rapids

By Paul Danzer September 13, 2014 6 a.m.

Timbers at Rapids, 6 p.m. Saturday (KPDX-49, cable Ch. 13)

Camas crushes Federal Way, 49-6

By Paul Danzer September 15, 2014 9:42 a.m.

The Camas Papermakers got a little bit better between week one of this high school football season and week two., beating Federal Way 49-6 on Friday at Doc Harris Stadium.

Vancouver boxer drops decision

By Paul Danzer September 9, 2014 9:16 p.m.

Vancouver boxer Virgil Green lost a unanimous decision to Moris Rodriguez on Saturday at Silver Reef Casino in Ferndale.

Timbers MatchDay: vs. Earthquakes

By Paul Danzer September 7, 2014 6 a.m.

Earthquakes at Timbers, 2 p.m. Sunday

Green puts Northwest boxing title on the line

By Paul Danzer September 5, 2014 4:51 p.m.

Vancouver boxer Virgil Green will attempt to maintain the Northwest Junior Welterweight Championship on Saturday in the main event of Rumble at the Reef at Silver Reef Casino in Ferndale.

Hudson's Bay looking for 1-2 jolt at the top

By Paul Danzer September 3, 2014 10:25 p.m.

Every high school football team enters September with aspirations of establishing its unique legacy. At Hudson's Bay, 2014 is sure to be a landmark season for two significant reasons.

CCYF food drive a success

By Paul Danzer September 1, 2014 9:49 p.m.

The Clark County Youth Football Jamboree Food Drive collected 67,130 pounds of food for the Clark County Food Bank.

Paddleboarders take to Cottonwood Beach

By Paul Danzer September 1, 2014 9:48 p.m.

Standup paddleboarders from San Diego and Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, won the elite competition at the inaugural SUP Salmon Classic on Sunday.

Cyclocross big draw for kickoff event

By Paul Danzer September 2, 2014 8:44 p.m.

Almost 500 cyclocross enthusiasts took part in races on Saturday in Vancouver that began a series of Oregon Bicycle Racing Association fall events.

Community sports notebook: Run benefits scholarships

By Paul Danzer September 1, 2014 9:45 p.m.

Registration is open for the Jordan Crouch Memorial 5K Run/Walk, which takes place Sept. 13 at Marine Park.

Timbers MatchDay: Portland vs. Vancouver

By Paul Danzer August 29, 2014 11:40 p.m.

Yet another chance for the Timbers to climb above the fifth-place playoff cutoff line. A win would inch Portland ahead of Vancouver, which currently sits fifth in the Western Conference.

Timbers look to Adi down stretch

By Paul Danzer August 29, 2014 11:38 p.m.

BEAVERTON — Amid the rubble of Sunday's disheartening loss to the Seattle Sounders were two goals from Portland Timbers rookie striker Fanendo Adi.

Local Thorns players now working as coaches

By Paul Danzer August 27, 2014 11:07 p.m.

Maybe if Kat Tarr had been healthy, perhaps if Tina Ellertson had been playing, the Portland Thorns would have had a more satisfying second season in the National Women's Soccer League.

Ironman athletes earn World berths

By Paul Danzer August 25, 2014 11:25 p.m.

Lisa Wourms knew the competition would be tough at the Ironman 70.3 Lake Stevens. So the Camas woman didn't approach the Aug. 16 race with grand expectations.

Community sports notes: Local MMA fighters have big night

By Paul Danzer August 25, 2014 11:15 p.m.

Vancouver fighters had a successful evening during a mixed martial arts show on Aug. 16 at in Longview.

Timbers stung by Sounders counterattack in 4-2 loss

By Paul Danzer August 24, 2014 7:24 p.m.

Skilled, savvy strikers are a big reason the Seattle Sounders sit atop Major League Soccer. On Sunday, the Portland Timbers and their fans at Providence Park were treated to a painful show of that firepower.

Timbers seeking an extra gear to make MLS playoff push

By Paul Danzer August 24, 2014 9:42 a.m.

Caleb Porter has more respect than ever for the Seattle Sounders, having coached four of them in the Major League Soccer All-Star Game.

Timbers MatchDay: vs. Sounders

By Paul Danzer August 23, 2014 11 p.m.

Sounders at Timbers, 2 p.m. Sunday (ESPN2)

Portland Thorns lose NWSL semifinal match

By Paul Danzer August 23, 2014 12:43 p.m.

FC Kansas City beats Thorns 2-0 to end Portland's season.

Playoffs are here and now for Thorns

By Paul Danzer August 22, 2014 8:12 p.m.

In one respect, at least, Paul Riley is not interested in the past.

Thorns plan to rally around Marshall

By Paul Danzer August 20, 2014 7:24 p.m.

When the Portland Thorns take the field on Saturday in Kansas City, they will do so for the first time without defender Nikki Marshall.

Beginning of a new era for Winterhawks

By Paul Danzer August 19, 2014 11:02 p.m.

A new era begins today for the Portland Winterhawks.

Timbers MatchDay: at Revolution

By Paul Danzer August 16, 2014 6 a.m.

Timbers at New England, 4:30 p.m. Saturday (Channel 12)

Community notebook: Local boys futsal team claims national title

By Paul Danzer August 11, 2014 11 p.m.

A Vancouver Futsal Academy team won the boys under-9 division championship during the U.S. Futsal National Championships. The five-a-side national tournament was held July 24-27 in San Diego.

Timbers gain ground with 2-0 win vs. Chivas

By Paul Danzer August 9, 2014 10:50 p.m.

The Portland Timbers shut out Chivas USA 2-0 on Saturday, establishing an early lead and making it stand.

Timbers set sights on final six home matches

By Paul Danzer August 9, 2014 6 a.m.

When the Portland Timbers rallied in the second half on July 18 to beat Colorado, it was only their second home win of the season.

Timbers MatchDay: vs. Chivas USA

By Paul Danzer August 9, 2014 6 a.m.

Chivas USA at Timbers: 7:30 p.m. Saturday (Channel 12)

Donovan, MLS All-Stars top Bayern Munich

By Paul Danzer August 7, 2014 12:39 a.m.

A little taste of world-class soccer was pretty sweet — even if the visiting coach left a bit bitter about several late-match fouls.

Bayern Munich brings own stars to Portland

By Paul Danzer August 5, 2014 11:11 p.m.

FC Bayern Munich's World Cup stars were expected to arrive in Portland sometime Tuesday, just in time to take part in Wednesday's Major League Soccer All-Star Game at Providence Park.

MLS All-Star Game notebook: Timbers' Ridgewell picked as injury replacement

By Paul Danzer August 5, 2014 8:52 p.m.

Liam Ridgewell has played three games in Major League Soccer. When the Portland Timbers defender learned on Monday that his fourth would be as a member of the MLS All-Star team, he was certainly surprised.

Notebook: Chiles wins all-around at U.S. Classic gymnastics

By Paul Danzer August 4, 2014 11 p.m.

Jordan Chiles of Vancouver’s Nadenov Gymnastics won the all-around championship for junior gymnasts on Saturday at the Secret U.S. Classic in Hoffman Estates, Ill.

Two Clark County players enjoy Homegrown game experience

By Paul Danzer August 4, 2014 10:03 p.m.

They didn’t play, but as a sendoff before college Anthony Macchione and Collin Partee said Monday’s MLS Homegrown Game would be hard to beat.

Boquete's goal gives Thorns win over Dash

By Paul Danzer August 3, 2014 11:30 p.m.

Record crowd sees special goal and significant win for Portland Thorns FC.

Ellertson goes from player to new career as coach

By Paul Danzer August 2, 2014 11 p.m.

Shortly after Tina Ellertson helped the Portland Thorns win the 2013 National Women's Soccer League championship, the Vancouver native said she intended to play at least one more season with the Thorns.