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Monthly Archives: April, 2018

Taft boys golfers get final competitive tuneup before District tourney

The Taft High boys golf team used a team-leading 87 from junior Logan Merry on Monday in preparations this weekend for next week’s Class 3A Special District 2 Championships in Gleneden Beach.

Samaritan Hospice hosts quarterly video class on end-of-life care

Caring for someone who is nearing the end of life is not the same as caring for someone who will get better. To help clinical staff, family caregivers and others to understand the process, Samaritan Hospice Services is hosting an informative session quarterly this year.

Lincoln City Budget – Jerry Warner

Here are some of the salary’s listed in the 2018-19 budget, and I am sure as citizens you are going to find the numbers hard to believe.

State leadership organization honors Taft High Student Council

Taft High 7-12 was one of 11 high schools honored Sunday night in Portland by the Oregon Association of Student Councils (OASC) for outstanding achievement by its governing body. 

Safety belt enforcement blitz is on for May

The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office will be joining other police agencies throughout Oregon to enforce traffic occupant protection and other traffic related laws during the safety belt enforcement blitz scheduled May 14 through May 27.

2018 Oregon Regional MATE ROV Competition in Lincoln City

Underwater robots were everywhere at the Lincoln City Community Center for the 2018 Oregon Regional MATE ROV competition. 

Lady Tigers play out of this world in doubleheader sweep

Taft High players traded prom-night formals for game-day jerseys Saturday and waltzed off with a non-conference doubleheader home sweep of Colton.

Relationship building and planning efforts for a Cascadia earthquake

An invitation to Coastal Emergency Managers was an extension of the relationship building and continued planning efforts for a Cascadia earthquake and tsunami response with Federal Naval partners.

Four Taft boys, five girls strike gold at Nestucca track meet

Senior distance runner Preston Nightingale won two events to lead four individual winners on the boys side, and five girls claimed gold medals Thursday in a sweep of team competition at a Northwest Oregon League track and field meet in Nestucca.

In Recognition of National Nurses Day and National Hospital Week

Each May, health care organizations across the nation recognize and celebrate the collective efforts of nurses and other health care professionals by recognizing both National Nurses Day and National Hospital Week, May 6-12.

Tigers drop non-league road softball game at Clatskanie

The Taft High softball team, riddled by illness, injuries and travel, lost for the first time in Oregon this season Thursday in a battle of top-five ranked Class 3A teams, 8-4 at Claskanie.

Streaking Tigers show no mercy in rolling to 11th straight victory

First baseman Jack Stempel drove home three runs, including one in the bottom of the first inning behind winner Caleb King, to get No. 1-ranked Taft off and running to its 11th straight victory -- 11-1 over fifth-rated Horizon Christian/Tualatin.

Gmail changes explained – New features

Google just rolled out massive changes to its Gmail app to over 1.4 billion mobile and desktop users. This may be the biggest and most significant upgrade in Gmail’s history.

Taft girls golfers get sneak preview of State tournament venue

Players from five schools got a taste Wednesday of what play in the OSAA Class 4A/3A/2A/1A State Girls Golf Championships will look like next month during an 18-hole preview match at Quail Valley Golf Course in Banks.

Cystic Fibrosis – Great Strides walk for a cure

Cystic Fibrosis is a recessive genetic disease that is progressive in its damage to the body. There are 30,000 Americans and 70,000 worldwide that live with CF everyday.

Lincoln City Homepage-Mini 003 – Sports Edition

To honor Jim Fossum our Sports Editor, Lincoln City Homepage has dedicated this edition of the Homepage-Mini to sports. With the success of Taft's athletics its a no-brainer to share all this winning with the town of Lincoln City.

We have known Tom Branford for over forty years

We have known Tom Branford for over forty years. He is honest, hard working, and down to earth. He is also a dedicated family man.

Lady Tigers outscore Sheridan 56-3 for two softball victories

The Lady Tigers improved to 12-5 and 6-0 in West Valley League play by completing a postponed game that started with the score 9-3 with a 28-run victory. They then went on to defeat the Spartans by the same margin in the second game.

Lefty Kimbrough blazes way for Tigers’ 10th straight baseball win

Junior reliever Bleiz Kimbrough made the most of a rare start Tuesday with a one-hit, 10-strikeout road shutout of Sheridan for Taft High’s 10th straight victory and seventh in a row shortened by the state’s 10-run mercy rule.

Taft’s Arce-Torres, Hatton, Rini to sign college athletic letters

Arce-Torres, who turns 18 Saturday, will join senior golfer Maya Hatton and senior soccer player Naomi Rini at 11:45 a.m. in signing letters to attend colleges on athletic scholarships.

Comeback earns Hatton District Preview medalist honors

Taft High senior Maya Hatton rallied from two shots down at the turn Monday to catch Salem Academy star and longtime rival Katie Goodwin and win the Special District 2 Preview girls golf tournament in Aumsville.

Hospital staff traveled to Uganda for annual medical mission

This year’s two-week trip, held earlier this year, included two days at Rwamwanja Refugee Settlement in Uganda. More than 70,000 people live at the settlement, displaced by a brutal civil war in the neighboring country of Congo.

Winning Tigers warm up to tougher greens in boys golf match

Playing in warm weather and on quick greens on the home course of the 2016 NCAA champion Oregon Ducks, the Taft High boys golf team used a team-leading 81 from junior Logan Merry to emerge victorious Monday at a non-qualifying event in Creswell.

Lincoln City swimmers prove there’s no place like home

Huge drops in times were the order of the day throughout the weekend as several swimmers posted their lifetime-best efforts in kicking off the summer swimming season in the Lincoln City Community Center pool.

Taft High’s Knott breaks own school javelin record

Taft High sophomore Ella Knott broke her own school record in the javelin Friday after setting the mark just two days earlier in Corvallis.

Coulter, Tigers make Pirates walk plank in key 4-2 league win

Sophomore Emma Coulter hit and pitched Taft High to victory with two RBIs and a six-hitter Friday for a key 4-2 home win over Dayton in a showdown between unbeaten West Valley League teams.

Tigers crank up hit machine in 19-0 rout of Dayton

The first-place Tigers scored 11 runs in the first inning and eight in the second, and supported senior starter Jack Stempel with 18 hits to win their ninth straight game and sixth in a row with 10 runs or more.

Lincoln City Swim Club April Invitational 2018

Approximately 230 athletes from throughout Oregon have converged in the Community Center pool this weekend for the Lincoln City Swim Club’s annual April Invitational.

Hattons close out home golf careers in fitting fashion

Hatton, her assistant coach and husband, Rick, and her star player, daughter Maya, bid farewell to organized tournament golf at Chinook Winds Golf Resort on Thursday by winning the team title and medalist honors in fitting fashion.

Taft sophomore Knott breaks school girls’ javelin record

Taft High sophomore Ella Knott broke the school girls’ javelin record Wednesday at a West Valley League track and field meet in Corvallis with a heave of 129 feet, 2 inches.