Stories by Paul
Vancouver native couldn't play against Winterhawks due to torn muscles
Throughout the Western Hockey League championship series, the Edmonton Oil Kings listed Trevor Cheek's status as day-to-day.
Columbia River senior Chloe Bartek capped her high school golf career Wednesday, shooting an even-par 73 and winning the Class 3A state championship by seven strokes.
Humphreys wins 4A boys crown, Bartek takes 3A girls title
Brian Humphreys wins 4A boys crown, Chloe Bartek takes 3A girls title
Shooting a 3-under-par 70 at Lewis River Golf Course, Columbia River senior Chloe Bartek owns a one-stroke lead over defending champion Sierra Bezdicek of Mt. Spokane High School entering Wednesday's final round.
The Clark County Warriors completed their domination of the Oregon Youth Rugby Club Championship Division on Saturday, beating North Clackamas 50-0 in the state championship game.
Riders from Prairie and Ridgefield earned two gold medals during the Washington High School Equestrian Teams state championships.
Titans hold off Ferris 3-1
A match that started badly for the Union Titans boys soccer team turned out just fine.
Spudders shut out Bellingham 1-0
Nate Miller scored just over two minutes into the second half and goalkeeper Dalton Reis made eight saves as the Spudders beat the Bellingham Red Raiders 1-0.
Portland opens tournament against Halifax
With the projected top three picks in June's National Hockey League draft on the ice, the Portland Winterhawks' first game at the Memorial Cup tournament won't lack for star power.
Timbers at Vancouver Whitecaps, 4 p.m. Saturday (TV: Root Sports, cable Ch. 34)
The top two teams in the National Women's Soccer League meet on Thursday at Jeld-Wen Field.
Two early goals spark Spudders to 3-1 victory
A dominating first half and a workmanlike second carried the Ridgefield boys soccer team into the Class 2A state quarterfinals.
Goalkeeper stops final penalty kick attempt by Skyline
CAMAS -- Sharif Batroukh made a big save for the Camas boys soccer team in the first minute of Tuesday's Class 4A state playoff match at Doc Harris Stadium.
Team heads to Saskatoon to open Memorial Cup
PORTLAND -- At midday Tuesday, the Portland Winterhawks took a few minutes to celebrate their Western Hockey League championship.
The Clark County Warriors stormed into the state championship rugby match with a 45-10 win over Eastside/Central Catholic in a high school playoff match.
Suspended GM/coach among those greeting WHL champions
Of the throng of fans who crowded into the parking lot on the north side of Veterans Memorial Coliseum late Sunday, no one was more eager to greet the victorious Portland Winterhawks than Mike Johnston.
Blues prospect delivers hat trick in clinching victory
Travis Green's preparation for Sunday's Game 6 of the Western Hockey League championship series included a chat with forward Ty Rattie.
Road has been kind to Portland
In games away from Portland, these Winterhawks have been dominant. Game 6 of the WHL Finals are in Edmonton on Sunday and Portland leads the series 3-2.
Portland Timbers vs. Chivas USA, 2 p.m. Sunday
It's the 15th consecutive trip for Papermakers
If there is a sure thing in Washington high school boys soccer, it is that the Camas Papermakers play in the state tournament. Not since 1998 has a Papermaker season ended before the start of the state tournament, a string of success that the 2013 team certainly didn’t want to end.
Defender scores twice in 3-1 win over Rogers
The Union Titans started on their toes, played some heady soccer, and powered their way into the Class 4A state tournament Saturday with a 3-1 win over Rogers from Puyallup.
WHL Finals series shifts back to Edmonton on Sunday
Friday was the Oil Kings' night as Edmonton beat the Portland Winterhawks 3-2 in overtime in Game 5 of the Western Hockey League finals at the Rose Garden.
Last victory needed to clinch WHL title is hardest to get
The Portland Winterhawks are two games ahead of the Edmonton Oil Kings. But leading the Western Hockey League championship series 3-1, they aren't going to get ahead of themselves.
It's the Papermakers' second win over Union in a week
CAMAS -- The stakes will get higher on Saturday, when a loss will mean an end to the season.
Special teams, tempo, could define series
Blocked shots were a big part of Edmonton's win in Game 1 of the Western Hockey League championship series. Strong checking in all three zones was critical to Portland's response in Game 2.
Three gymnasts from Clark County were among the hundreds from around the country who participated in the 2013 USA Gymnastics Men's Junior Olympics National Championships.
Two girls soccer teams from Clark County won championships on Sunday in the Virginia Mason Washington Youth Soccer Challenge Cup, earning berths in a regional tournament.
Portland beats Edmonton 3-0 in Game 2
The Portland Winterhawks earned a critical 3-0 win over the Edmonton Oil Kings on Saturday night that squares the Western Hockey League championship series at 1-1.
Edmonton takes first game of WHL finals, 4-1
The Edmonton Oil Kings beat the Portland Winterhawks 4-1 to strike first in their Western Hockey League championship rematch.
Rematch of 2012 WHL final begins tonight
The encore begins today, with Edmonton and Portland playing Game 1 of the best-of-7 WHL finals at the Rose Garden.
Vancouver native hopes injury won't keep him out of final
A magical conclusion to Trevor Cheek's junior hockey career is still possible.
Portland holds home-ice edge in rematch series
BEAVERTON, Ore. -- Revenge would be sweet for the Portland Winterhawks.
Revolution at Timbers
Jewsbury, Harrington beat former team
BEAVERTON, Ore. -- One of the bigger wins in the Timbers short Major League Soccer history was especially sweet for defenders Jack Jewsbury and Michael Harrington.
Three gymnasts from Clark County will be among the participants in the USA Gymnastics Men's Junior Olympics National Championships in Portland.
Two teams from the Washington Timbers youth soccer club won championships on Sunday in the statewide Virginia Mason Washington State Challenge Cup tournament.
MatchDay: Timbers at Sporting Kansas City
Portland dominates series-clinching win against Kamloops
The Portland Winterhawks' 4-1 win Friday over the Kamloops Blazers earned the Winterhawks a third consecutive Western Hockey Leagued Western Conference championship.
Anthony Thomas triumphs in Reno tournament
Anthony Thomas won his second consecutive championship at the World of Wrestling 2013 Reno World Championships, which was held April 12-14.
Blazers haven't scored in nearlytwo whole games
The Kamloops Blazers hope playing at home can generate some positive results against the Portland Winterhawks.
16,479 turn out for first women's pro soccer match
A crowd of 16,479 fans turned out to welcome the Thorns and the new National Women's Soccer League to Portland, and enjoyed a 2-1 victory over the Seattle Reign.
Local ticket sales have been strong for women's soccer
A crowd of more than 14,000 is anticipated for Sunday's match against Seattle Reign FC. The team has sold about 7,000 season tickets for its 11-game home schedule.
For Tina Ellertson, being at Jeld-Wen Field today for the first Portland Thorns FC home match will be both exciting and challenging.
Timbers at Earthquakes, 8 p.m. Sunday
Portland takes 2-0 lead as series shifts to Kamloops
The Portland Winterhawks took a 2-0 series lead over the Kamloops Blazers with a 4-0 victory on Saturday.
Portland holds off Kamloops, 4-1
The Winterhawks' 4-1 win Friday over the Kamloops Blazers to begin the best-of-7 series had plenty to offer.
Unsung players could make the difference in conference finals
Statistically, the Portland Winterhawks have put together one of the most dominant seasons in the Western Hockey League.
A narrow loss on Saturday sets up an important match on Tuesday for the Evergreen Lacrosse Club.
The return of competitive youth hockey to Vancouver's Mountain View Ice Arena concluded with a tournament championship.
Porter pleased that Portland found way to beat Earthquakes
There were not a lot of scoring chances. But as far as Timbers coach Caleb Porter was concerned, Sunday's effort was right on target.