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Listless Tigers fall 2-0 in road league girls soccer match

The Taft High girls soccer team saw its fortunes reversed following a 5-1 victory Monday by falling 2-0 to Amity/Perrydale Thursday in the third...

Tigers see two-match win streak snapped in 3-0 road volleyball loss

The Taft High volleyball team saw its two-match win streak halted Thursday night in a 3-0 loss at Willamina, but the league defeat did little to dampen the Tigers' spirits in an otherwise encouraging and enlightening season.

Fuentes’ six goals lead first-place Tigers to 18-0 boys soccer win

Senior Edson Fuentes scored six times to lead five players with at least two goals each Wednesday behind the shutout goalkeeping of sophomore Sam...

Nightingale’s three goals propel Taft girls to league soccer win

Junior Avery Nightingale scored her first three goals of the season Monday to lead the Taft High girls soccer team to a 5-1 victory...

Finland’s Vesma places fourth for Tigers in Toledo XC Challenge

Finnish foreign exchange student Matias Vesma led the Taft High varsity boys with a fourth-place finish in 17:29, and Zander Hryczyk, Eli Jones, Angelo Cruz Garcia, Cooper Fitch and Brayan Mateo posted personal-best times Saturday in the Toledo XC Challenge.

Crippled Taft steamrolled in 37-6 league road loss to Yamhill-Carlton

Playing without injured two-way starter JJ French, the Taft High football team couldn't get much going on either side of the ball Friday night in a 37-6 league loss at undefeated Yamhill-Carlton.

Taft boys soccer team resumes winning ways with 5-1 league victory

The ninth-ranked Taft High boys soccer team rebounded from its first loss of the season Wednesday by scoring five unanswered goals in the first half Friday for a 5-1 league home victory over Western Christian/Perrydale.

Host Tigers roll to second straight league volleyball victory

The Taft High volleyball team won its second straight match and moved into second place in the Coastal Range League Thursday with a 3-0 home victory over Clatskanie.

Cat’s out of bag in Tiger-Tiger showdown at Yamhill-Carlton

The Taft High football team, fresh off its second home victory of the season, will get its final tune-up for league play Friday when...

Dayton hands Taft boys soccer team first loss despite standout defense

Dayton High broke open a scoreless game with two second-half goals Wednesday to hand the Taft boys soccer team its first defeat of the...

New Taft JV girls soccer team wins first game in program’s history

Taft High, behind team captains Kadence James and Claira Tolan, won the first junior varsity girls soccer game played in school history Wednesday, defeating...

Local youth cheer program grows in numbers, community support

Lincoln City Youth Sideline Competition Cheerleaders will represent the Taft 7-12 middle-school football team at 4 p.m. Wednesday against Willamina at Voris Field. Eleven participants...

Taft cheer team to host mini-camp for spirited youngsters

Boys and girls kindergarten through sixth grade interested in rooting on the Taft High football team at its Oct. 11 game against Clatskanie can...

Hindman, Lundstedt, Ellis pace Taft at prestigious Prefontaine

Lucas Hindman placed 28th and Hunter Lundstedt 34th Saturday to lead the Taft High boys, while fellow senior Autumn Ellis finished 25th to pace...

Tigers cut Loggers down to size with 24-6 home football win

Junior running back JJ French rushed for over 100 yards and two touchdowns, and senior wide receiver Jordan Hall added another Friday to lead Taft High to a 24-6 nonconference football victory over visiting Knappa.

Goalie’s sudden injury leaves Taft shorthanded in girls soccer defeat

You know you’re in trouble when you lose your starting goalkeeper to an injury just prior to a key league home match, but during...

Tigers get downright defensive in back-to-back boys soccer shutouts

The first-place Taft High boys soccer team improved to 4-0 with back-to-back 4-0 league victories over Blanchet Catholic and Yamhill-Carlton this week.

Spirited Tigers seek to turn tide in return home against Loggers

Shake out the pom poms, strike up the band. The Taft Tigers return home Friday night with hopes of revisiting the winning feeling of a big victory to open the season following a difficult road loss last week.

Jin scores first goal but visiting Tigers fall to Blanchet Catholic

Taft's junior midfielder Veronica Jin scored her first high school goal Monday off a pass from Senior Autumn Ellis in a 1-4 league loss at 16th ranked Blanchet Catholic.

Four Tigers take top finishes into Cape Kiwanda Challenge

Four Taft High athletes will be coming off top-10 performances when the Tigers return to cross country action Thursday at the Nestucca Cape Kiwanda...

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