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Taft boys, girls race past league foes in Dayton

Taft High won seven events Thursday to capture both the boys and girls competition in the West Valley League’s Dayton Invitational track and field meet.

Hatton gets Lady Tigers back in the swing of things

Taft High senior Maya Hatton shot 42 to earn medalist honors, while Newport’s Judy Shu carded a 48 for second Tuesday in a casual nine-hole golf outing at Chinook Winds Golf Resort.

Stempel pitches Taft to league win over Horizon Christian

Senior ace Jack Stempel, returning to the mound this season following a serious leg and ankle injury, went the distance and doubled in a run Tuesday to lead Taft High to a 4-1 West Valley League victory over Horizon Christian-Tualatin.

Tigers close spring break baseball tourney with second straight win

Caleb King collected four hits and Josh Salsbery and Tyee Fisher three each Saturday to lead a 17-hit attack and power Taft High to a 15-12 victory over the host Buffalos in the Madras Baseball Tournament.

Tigers step up in size in prepping for softball league play

Taft High’s spring break softball tournament proved to be no break at all as the Lady Tigers took on five bigger out-of-state schools in preparation for Class 3A West Valley League play

Tigers return to form in baseball win over Class 4A Tillamook

Senior Caleb King drove home five runs, while junior starter Kam Kessler and sophomore reliever Eli DeMello combined to limit Tillamook to four hits Friday for an 8-2 victory in the Madras Spring Break Baseball Tournament.

Tigers feel the heat with three defeats in softball marathon

Taft High’s only hit in the opening game and sophomore catcher Hailee Dannecker collected both hits in the second as the Lady Tigers fell twice to California schools Friday at the Napa Spring Break Softball Tournament.

Crook County downs Taft for Madras tourney win

Crook County, which committed 12 errors, took advantage of nine by Taft to overcome a five-run deficit and defeat the Tigers 18-9 Thursday on the opening day of the Madras Spring Break Baseball Tournament.

Youth outdoor soccer league registration deadline set April 7

Deadline for participation in Lincoln City Parks & Recreation Department’s new outdoor spring soccer league is Saturday, April 7.

La Pine hands No. 1-ranked Taft first baseball defeat

Host La Pine High scored four times in the bottom of the sixth inning Tuesday to break a 4-4 tie and hand the No. 1-ranked Taft High baseball team its first loss of the season, 8-5.

Unearthing the truth about prep sports participation, college scholarships

Many parents are trying to live the dream through their sons and daughters – the dream of landing a college athletic scholarship by specializing in a sport year round

UPDATED: Local biker Kisor to join classmate Kay in motocross racing debut

Eighteen-year-old Taft High senior Collin Kisor, and 16-year-old junior schoolmate Nathan Kay, will rev up their engines in Centerville, Wash., and represent Lincoln City in motocross competition at Eddieville Motorsports Park.

Freshman Tolan sparks top-ranked Taft to softball win

Freshman shortstop Claira Tolan went 4-for-4, drove in two runs and scored twice Friday as the No. 1-ranked Taft High softball team braved frigid temperatures and occasional rain to rally for a 9-8 home win over North Bend.

Arce-Torres, McLeish, French lead Taft boys with track and field wins

The Taft High boys and girls placed second Thursday to host Amity in the West Valley League Icebreaker track and field meet.

Taft senior Hatton to play golf at College of Idaho

Taft High senior golfer Maya Hatton will take her game to the College of Idaho, a small private liberal arts college in Caldwell.

Lincoln City Homepage hires Fossum as Sports Editor

Longtime award-winning sportswriter Jim Fossum has returned to covering Lincoln City-area high school and community sports as Sports Editor of

Birthday Boy Jack Stempel No Hitter. One walk away from perfect game

The Lincoln City Taft Tigers Varsity Baseball Club extend their winning streak to six games and remain in first place with a command performance from pitcher Jack Stempel and a 28 run hit parade.

Taft girls lead way in Salem golf tournament

The Taft team was the only team to field a team score, having 4 players post an 18 hole score. Maya Hatton tied for first, shooting an 83. Violet Palermini, Olivia baker, and Sammy Halferty rounded out the final three varsity scores.

Lincoln City Taft Tigers Varsity Baseball on fire

The Taft Tigers Varsity Baseball team is in first place* with five wins after their 8-2 win vs. the Marshfield Pirates Monday.

Taft Tigers Varsity Baseball wins doubleheader

The Taft Tigers Varsity Baseball team picked up two wins at home against the Rainier Columbians in a doubleheader on March 17th, 2018 in Lincoln City.

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