Freshman Blain Mott becomes Gresham’s third place tennis finisher at Districts

May 18, 2013

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Even the opponents that freshman Blain Mott compete with in his tennis matches have nothing bad to say about him. “Blain is an awesome tennis player. We’ve been playing together for four years and he should make it to Stat...

Four Freshman on Varsity softball look to upperclassman for support

May 10, 2013

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Several newcomers joined the softball team’s varsity squad this year, forcing a new group of girls to cooperate quickly and make the season an unforgettable one. Freshman Kami Smith, Madison Huff, Madelynn Lindhorst and Jasmin...

Gophers run the show at Dean Nice Invitational

May 9, 2013

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This year 14 teams from all across Oregon joined together to compete in the annual Dean Nice Invitational. A few of the most prominent teams that participated were Clackamas, Corvallis, Marist, Mountain View and Wilsonville. After...

Varsity track team reveals potential of eight freshmen

May 6, 2013

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With about 90 athletes making up the entire track team, about one third of the team is made up of freshmen. Of that group, eight of the freshmen are on varsity: Annaka Bufton, Brooke Laakso, Brenna McBride, Therese Nahimana, Ku...

Girls basketball team holds their heads high after tough senior night loss

March 20, 2013

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As girls varsity basketball came to its season end, it was time for their senior night and final home game against rival Barlow. Seniors Melissa Smith, Jessie Stone, Quinn Santangelo, Pearly Walton, Sara Seid, Taya Mick, Hailee ...

Swimming takes first, third in the district meet

March 4, 2013

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State titles, school records, conference standings and unforgettable memories were all at stake for the swimmers in their district swim meet. Prior to the meet, the boys were jazzed about possible winning. “Our head coach Sean ...

English teacher steps in as boys tennis coach, team looks to do well

February 27, 2013

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The boys tennis team is in for a big change this season, as new tennis coach Jim Gardenhire steps in. Todd Nagel, athletic director and previous boys tennis coach, was the coach since 2003 and resigned this year due to time constra...

Gresham he-man volleyball team rides victory over Barlow

February 22, 2013

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A rivalry he-man volleyball game against the Bruins, brought two group of guys together not only for fun and games but to raise money for the Doernbecher Children’s Hospital. The game was also started and led all by students....

High school students coach in their free time to help younger athletes

February 19, 2013

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Sports fans across the nation take on different roles, whether it be as players, referees or coaches. Several students here have taken the opportunity to coach volleyball, as a way to show their love for the sport and pass on...

Gophers win at home in overtime against Oregon City

January 25, 2013

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The Gophers took on the Oregon City Pioneers on Jan. 8 at home. They beat the Pioneers in overtime, 64-59. The game started off with chemistry teacher Cyrus Harshfield announcing the starting lineup for both teams. Starting fo...

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Swimming looks to do well in the challenges ahead

January 18, 2013

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Both the girls and boys swimming teams look to prepare themselves for future obstacles. Districts for swimming are during the first weekend in February and State will take place the following weekend. “I believe the girls this y...