Saturday, July 11, 2020



Tiger boys wrestling takes tourney title

Tiger boys wrestling placed first out of 17 teams at the Class 3A Bill Hagerty Invitational tournament Dec. 21 in Nestucca while the Tiger girls showed teeth at their tournament in Hillsboro.

Taft’s Knott pins future on new wrestling program at Corban University

Whether taking down an opponent on the mat or turning two on the diamond, senior Taft High multisport star Cody Knott loves challenges. He'll...

Taft wrestlers end improbable season with hands raised, heads held high

The most successful season in school history aside, Taft High wrestling coach Robb Ellis took away much more Saturday from the thrill of watching his kids battle for glitzy medals and glowing accolades.

Calderon, Knott power Taft to all-time best State wrestling performance

The 138-pound sophomore joined senior Cody Knott by placing at least sixth in a three-overtime thriller to mark the first time in school history that more than one Tiger will take the podium at the OSAA State Wrestling Championships.

Knott leads five Taft wrestlers into second day of State meet

Third-seeded Taft High senior Cody Knott advanced with a bye, then defeated Burns junior William Johnson 15-1 Friday at the Class 3A OSAA State Wrestling Championships in Portland.

Eight is Enough: Taft suits up record contingent for State wrestling

Taft High hopes the road is paved with gold – not ice – as it travels to Portland today to compete in the Class...

Taft wrestling team advances school-record eight to State

Taft High qualified a school-record eight wrestlers Saturday to next week's OSAA Class 3A State Wrestling Championships at Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Portland.

Taft wrestlers stand second entering Saturday’s District 1 finals

Saying they were “getting our win on at Districts,” Taft High stood in second place Friday night following the first day of action in the Class 3A Special District 1 Wrestling Championships at Warrenton.

Taft High wrestlers seek date with State at District tournament

Robb Ellis spent last year learning the ropes as a first-time head wrestling coach. This season, he’s trying to lead his team to a school record for success and satisfy some lofty expectations.

Taft wrestlers treat home crowd to memorable farewell showing

Taft High prepped for its bid to challenge for Special District 1 supremacy and goal of qualifying a school-record six wrestlers for the Class 3A State championships Thursday in its final home match of the season.
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