Vancouver volleyball club wins San Jose tournament

By Paul Danzer March 3, 2014 8:07 p.m.

A team from Vancouver's Excel NW Volleyball Club won a significant tournament in San Jose, Calif.

Battle Ground boys can't keep up with Garfield

By Paul Danzer March 1, 2014 9:36 p.m.

Garfield played like the top-ranked team in Washington, surging into a lead that Battle Ground couldn't dig out from in a 69-51 win that sends the Bulldogs from Seattle to the Tacoma Dome for the state quarterfinals.

Hockinson tops Foster to reach 2A state

By Paul Danzer March 1, 2014 8:47 p.m.

Making 33 of 39 free throws, Hockinson defeated Foster of Tukwila 64-53 on Saturday in a state tournament regional game at Kent-Meridian High School.

Junior hockey report: Winterhawks on verge of division title

By Paul Danzer February 28, 2014 6 a.m.

Weekly update on the Portland Winterhawks and Vancouver Vipers hockey teams

Timbers substitutes draw 1-1 against Jamaican team

By Paul Danzer February 26, 2014 10:31 p.m.

PORTLAND -- The understudies had their chance on Wednesday as the Portland Timbers continued preparations for their 2014 season.

Ellertson turns down contract offer from Portland Thorns

By Paul Danzer February 25, 2014 6:48 p.m.

Tina Ellertson's days as a professional soccer player are over. Her focus now will be on sharing her passion for the sport.

Community notebook: Skier Lodmell qualifies for USSSA regional

By Paul Danzer February 25, 2014 6:50 p.m.

Ashley Lodmell, a sophomore at Evergreen High School, has qualified for the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association Western Region Under-16 Skiing Championships, which take place March 18-23 at Jackson Hole, Wyo.

Youth soccer: Timbers Reds U-18 boys win state title

By Paul Danzer February 27, 2014 11:43 a.m.

The Washington Timbers Reds boys under-18 soccer team converted five tie-breaker penalty kicks on Sunday to win the Virginia Mason Washington State Championship tournament.

Timbers shut out in preseason home debut

By Paul Danzer February 23, 2014 9:47 p.m.

Solid defense from San Jose resulted in a 1-0 win for the Earthquakes over the Portland Timbers in the first show of the preseason at Providence Park.

County boasts two national pickleball champs

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

The rat-a-tat-tat sound of plastic balls flying from paddle to paddle reverberates around the Club Green Meadows gym as addicts get their fix.

Timbers kick off with home exhibition

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

The Portland Timbers make their home debut for 2014 today, taking on the San Jose Earthquakes in a preseason match that kicks off at 5 p.m. at Providence Park.

4A wrestling: Union's Godinho, Berfanger cap season with state titles

By Paul Danzer February 22, 2014 11:34 p.m.

Union's Junior Godinho won a state title at 132 pounds and Alex Berfanger won at 170 pounds on Saturday in the Class 4A tournament at Mat Classic.

Boys basketball: Mark Morris sinks Hockinson for 2A district title

By Paul Danzer February 21, 2014 11:34 p.m.

Mark Morris scored nine points in a row midway through the fourth quarter, pulling away for a 62-50 win over Hockinson in the Class 2A District 4 championship game at Saint Martin's University.

Jr. hockey report: Leier's week helps Winterhawks roll along

By Paul Danzer February 21, 2014 6 a.m.

Taylor Leier will long remember the week he turned 20. The Winterhawks team captain was chosen player of the week for both the WHL and all of Canadian major junior hockey for the week ending on Feb. 16.

Boys basketball: Columbia River fades late under Lincoln's pressure

By Paul Danzer February 19, 2014 11:23 p.m.

By playing at a deliberate pace, the Columbia River boys basketball team gave itself a shot to knock off fifth-ranked Lincoln of Tacoma on Wednesday.

Union sophomore on USA Boxing Junior National Team

By Paul Danzer February 18, 2014 11:34 p.m.

Victor Morales, Jr., a Union High School sophomore, was chosen the outstanding boxer for the Junior Division (ages 15-16) at the national tournament.

Northpointe Fencing sends 12 to Junior Olympics event

By Paul Danzer February 18, 2014 6 a.m.

There is nothing quite like a national tournament to raise the stakes.

Community notebook: Hazel Dell Half Marathon/8K on Sunday

By Paul Danzer February 18, 2014 6 a.m.

The Hazel Dell Half Marathon and 8-K will take place at 8:30 a.m. on Sunday.

Vancouver's Hee wins fencing titles

By Paul Danzer February 18, 2014 6 a.m.

In a sport that requires quick decisions and an aggressive outlook, 16-year-old Malia Hee is on a fast track.

Junior hockey report: Winterhawks still rolling, clinch playoffs

By Paul Danzer February 14, 2014 6 a.m.

Weekly update on the Portland Winterhawks and Vancouver Vipers

Boys basketball: Union dominates Auburn

By Paul Danzer February 13, 2014 11:23 p.m.

Owning the paint from the start, the Union Titans jumped into the Class 4A bi-district tournament on Thursday with a dominating performance.

Union wrestles to another team title

By Paul Danzer February 11, 2014 11:55 p.m.

The Union wrestlers are carrying the loftiest of goals into this championship season. After waiting three days to start the climb toward state, the Titans demonstrated their championship hunger while rolling to another team championship at the Class 4A District 4 wrestling tournament.

Six Clark County Special Olympics teams win gold medals at regionals

By Paul Danzer February 11, 2014 6 a.m.

Six teams from Clark County won gold medals during the Special Olympics Washington Southwest Regional Basketball Tournament.

Original Portland Timber to talk World Cup

By Paul Danzer February 11, 2014 6 a.m.

Mick Hoban to discuss World Cup on Feb. 19 at American Outlaws supporters group event in Portland.

Timbers, Sounders meet in training match

By Paul Danzer February 8, 2014 6 a.m.

The Portland Timbers and Seattle Sounders tangle for the first time in 2014 on Saturday, playing a preseason match that kicks off at 5 p.m. at the Kino Sports Complex in Tucson, Ariz.

Thorns announce 2014 schedule

By Paul Danzer February 7, 2014 2:57 p.m.

Portland Thorns FC will open the second National Women’s Soccer League season on April 12 at Houston.

Junior hockey report: Burke earns CHL goalie of week honor

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

Weekly update on the Portland Winterhawks and Vancouver Vipers

Community notebook: Northwest Masters soccer team second at King Cup tournament

By Paul Danzer February 4, 2014 6 a.m.

A team with eight players from Clark County took second place in its division at the King Cup 2014 soccer tournament in Las Vegas.

Community Notebook: Vancouver team wins Oregon soccer league

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

Paco Thomas of Vancouver scored two goals on Saturday, helping Spartans Futbol Club win the Oregon Premier Soccer League men's championship by beating Kells FC Swoosh 4-0 in the title match at Buckman Field in Portland.

Vancouver Lake Half Marathon runners bask in sunny skies, fast times

By Paul Danzer January 26, 2014 4:45 p.m.

Jesse McChesney didn't follow his plan for Sunday's Vancouver Lake Half Marathon. But that didn't keep the 26-year-old from the result he was after.

Vancouver boxer Virgil Green wins by TKO in fifth round

By Paul Danzer January 24, 2014 11:51 p.m.

Vancouver boxer Virgil Green improved his professional record to 8-2 with a fifth-round technical knockout win over Guillermo Delgadillo in a junior welterweight bout at Little Creek Casino in Shelton.

Timbers back at work as camp opens

By Paul Danzer January 24, 2014 6:58 p.m.

The Portland Timbers open training camp for the 2014 season today at Jeld-Wen Field.

Vancouver soccer club playing for title

By Paul Danzer January 24, 2014 6:57 p.m.

Spartans Futbol Club, a Vancouver-based men's soccer team, will play for the Oregon Premier Soccer League championship at 7:30 p.m. today at Buckman Field in Portland.

Jr. hockey report: At full strength, Winterhawks on a roll

By Paul Danzer January 24, 2014 6 a.m.

Weekly update on the Portland Winterhawks and Vancouver Vipers

Vancouver boxer part of ESPN fight event

By Paul Danzer January 24, 2014 6 a.m.

The chance to appear on ESPN's Friday Night Fights means Vancouver boxer Virgil Green might make a name for himself outside of the Pacific Northwest.

Boys basketball: Columbia River boys erase 11-point deficit late to beat Fort Vancouver

By Paul Danzer January 21, 2014 11:14 p.m.

For Columbia River, the takeaway from Tuesday's thrilling 51-48 boys basketball win at Fort Vancouver was clear.

Timbers select three more players in MLS draft

By Paul Danzer January 21, 2014 6:49 p.m.

The Portland Timbers selected Connecticut midfielder George Fochive, UCLA forward Victor Chavez and Indiana midfielder Nikita Kotlov on Tuesday in the final two rounds of the MLS SuperDraft. Portland selected Fochive with the first pick in the third round, the 39th overall selection. The Timbers took Chavez and Kotlov in the fourth and final round of the draft.

Community notebook: Showtime Baseball posts winning record on Arizona trip

By Paul Danzer January 21, 2014 6 a.m.

A team from Showtime Baseball of Vancouver went 4-3 during a weekend trip to Arizona.

Springer wins at local MMA event

By Paul Danzer January 20, 2014 7:57 p.m.

Austin Springer grabbed the first Main Event Sports Productions professional mixed martial arts championship on Saturday.

Thorns trade to get back midfielder Shim

By Paul Danzer January 17, 2014 5:33 p.m.

Meleana Shim never really left Portland. On Friday, the popular midfielder became a Portland Thorn again.

Junior hockey report: Winterhawks welcome 8 millionth fan

By Paul Danzer January 17, 2014 6 a.m.

Weekly update on Portland Winterhawks and Vancouver Vipers

Clark County fighters featured at MMA event

By Paul Danzer January 17, 2014 6 a.m.

Austin Springer of Vancouver will headline a mixed martial arts show on Saturday at the Red Lion Inn at the Quay in Vancouver.

Timbers draft Maryland forward

By Paul Danzer January 16, 2014 8:12 p.m.

Schillo Tshuma is one of Timbers three picks in Thursday's MLS draft.

Timbers sign forward, defender from Argentina

By Paul Danzer January 15, 2014 10:37 p.m.

Timbers announce they have signed Fernandez, Paparatto.

Dumba happy as a Winterhawk

By Paul Danzer January 14, 2014 11 p.m.

PORTLAND -- Matt Dumba sounded genuinely happy on Tuesday after his first practice with the Portland Winterhawks. That is perhaps not the reaction many 19-year-old players would express upon returning to junior hockey from the National Hockey League.

Timbers set to announce player additions

By Paul Danzer January 14, 2014 10:34 p.m.

The Portland Timbers could announce a series of roster moves on Wednesday. Reports from Argentina have linked two players to the Timbers.

Community notebook: Morales claims youth boxing title

By Paul Danzer January 14, 2014 6 a.m.

Victor Morales of Vancouver won the 119-pound junior male championship on Saturday at the USA Boxing Junior and Youth Open in Reno, Nev.

Fit to be strong at CrossFit Fort Vancouver Invitational

By Paul Danzer January 14, 2014 6 a.m.

They collapsed in unison, sprawling across the floor of the Clark County Event Center, deeply breathing as if they had just sprinted to the finish line of a marathon.

Thorns add top goalkeeper, trade LeBlanc

By Paul Danzer January 13, 2014 11:36 a.m.

On a busy Monday, the Thorns add the world player of the year.

Green to be part of Friday Night Fights

By Paul Danzer January 11, 2014 5:43 p.m.

Vancouver boxer Virgil Green is scheduled to fight on ESPN2 as part of the network's Friday Night Fight's show.