Saturday, December 5, 2020




Taft’s Coulter, Danneker named first-team all-league softball players

Taft High's indomitable pitching and plate presence of junior teammates Emma Coulter and Hailee Danneker has again been rewarded for its formidable talent with both players being chosen first-team all-league for the second straight season.

Cascade Christian puts end to Taft High’s softball title hopes

Cascade Christian dashed Taft High's hopes of making a deeper run in the Class 3A OSAA State Softball Championships than a season ago, advancing...

Tigers advance to State softball quarterfinals with 11-1 rout of Vale

Saying, "it's easier to pitch with all those runs," Taft High ace Emma Coulter relied on a prodigious offense and her own robust right arm Wednesday to propel the Tigers into the quarterfinals of the Class 3A OSAA State Softball Championships.

Taft hopes deep playoff run is in the cards as State tourney opens

The Taft High baseball and softball teams will open the OSAA's 16-team State tournament Wednesday afternoon in quest of being crowned Oregon Class 3A champions.

Taft ace Coulter shuts down Warrenton in Senior Night playoff win

Taft junior starting pitcher Emma Coulter struck out nine in five shutout innings Thursday for a 10-0 Special District 1 softball playoff victory over visiting Warrenton that virtually ensured the Tigers a home game in the Class 3A State playoffs.

POSITIVE CONNECTION: Coulter-Danneker battery puts charge into Tigers’ playoff hopes

As battery mates go, few are as powerfully charged and well connected as Taft High juniors Emma Coulter and Hailee Danneker.

No. 1-ranked Clatskanie closes out unbeaten softball season with sweep of Taft

The No. 1 -ranked Clatskanie Tigers won a cat fight with the Taft Tigers on Friday to sweep a home league softball doubleheader and...

Underclassmen lead way at plate to power Taft to nonleague road win

Five Taft batters collected three hits Monday, including underclassmen Kyla Knott. who drove in four runs, and Claira Tolan and Olivia Coulter, who scored...

Taft overcomes injuries, slow start for softball sweep at Willamina

The Taft High lineup shared the offensive support of junior starting pitcher Emma Coulter, who went the distance in two seven-inning games Friday for...

Tigers take opener, drop second game for league softball split

Taft High got a team-high five hits over two games from sophomore Kayla Lininger and an opening-game shutout from junior starting pitcher Emma Coulter to split a league softball doubleheader Friday at Rainier.

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Family grateful to neighbors after dog attacked at Otter Rock State Park

A Newport family whose miniature dog was lost after a vicious beach attack by another dog credits prayers and animal instincts for the miraculous recovery of their beloved ‘Gabe.’

Celeb surfers descend on Nelscott Reef for big wave riding

A handful of surfing elite and some locals took to Lincoln City's ocean Thursday as the swell was right for big wave surfing at Nelscott Reef.

Women’s Health Center welcomes new OB-GYN

Meghan Moorhead, MD, has joined Women’s Health Center in Lincoln City, located on the campus of Samaritan North Lincoln Hospital.

What COVID-19 “High Risk” means for Lincoln County

Oregon Health Authority officials increased Lincoln County's COVID-19 risk level Tuesday, moving it into the high-risk category and with it a new list of rules to follow.

December is now upon us

I truly believe that even in the face of all that this year has thrown at us, that we are fortunate to have family and friends we can count on to help us get through difficult times.
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