Photos from 2007 Summer sports season for Oregon high school and youth programs
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Oregon High School Rugby

Vancouver Sharks 26 - Eastside Tsunami 19  Defending champions, Eastside Tsunami, started off the championship final of the Oregon High School Rugby League with their traditional Haka for their opponents, the Vancouver Sharks.  The Sharks upset Eastside with a 26-19 victory to claim the state title.  Photo © John Lariviere


Vancouver Sharks 26 - Eastside Tsunami 19  An Eastside player does his best to contain a Vancouver runner during the Oregon High School High School Rugby Final.  Vancouver upset Eastside with a 26-19 victory.  Photo © John Lariviere


Vancouver Sharks 26 - Eastside Tsunami 19  An Eastside runner has his progress halted by a Vancouver player.  The Sharks jumped out to score the first two tries and never looked back as their speed proved to be a challenge for Eastside.  Photo © John Lariviere


Vancouver Sharks 26 - Eastside Tsunami 19  An Eastside player passes the ball off to a teammate just as a Vancouver player puts the hold on him.  Photo © John Lariviere

Vancouver Sharks 26 - Eastside Tsunami 19  As the Vancouver Sharks celebrate their 26-19 Oregon High School Rugby Championship victory, a member of the Eastside Tsunami buries his head after realizing defeat.   Photo © John Lariviere

Columbia County 22 - McMinnville 19  Members of the Columbia County Rugby Club hoist their coach Eric Bunday onto their shoulders as they celebrate their Oregon High School Rugby Division II championship after defeating  the McMinnville Rugby Club 22-19.  Photo © John Lariviere
 
West Linn 33 - Canby 10  Audrey Jones of West Linn attempts to break through the tackle of Canby's Sheleby Blasdel during the Oregon High School Rugby Championship final.  West Linn defended their state title with a convincing 33-10 victory over first year member Canby.  Photo © John Lariviere
 


West Linn 33 - Canby 10  Zchonae Jones of West Linn breaks through a tackle attempt by Canby's Sheleby Blasdel during the first half of the Oregon High School Rugby Championship match.  Photo © John Lariviere

West Linn 33 - Canby 10  Amanda Kopmen of West Linn is tackled by Canby's Jaime Marshall.  The first year club from Canby couldn't hold back all West Linn attacks as they fell to the defending state champions 33-10.  Photo © John Lariviere
 

West Linn 33 - Canby 10  Megan Hackney of West Linn powers her way through two Canby players to keep the ball moving up the field on an attack.  Photo © John Lariviere

 
West Linn 33 - Canby 10  Megan Montgomery of Canby works her way through the West Linn pack to keep the ball moving on attack.  Photo © John Lariviere

West Linn 33 - Canby 10  Megan Montgomery of Canby passes off to Katie Nichols to keep her team's attack on the move.  Photo © John Lariviere

Alpenrose Velodrome Cycling
OBRA Thursday Night Racing  The Oregon Bicycle Racing Association (OBRA) hosts a weekly Thursday night racing series throughout the Spring and Summer at the Alpenrose Veledrome.  Photo © John Lariviere

OBRA Thursday Night Racing  The OBRA Thursday night racing series features mass start racing and a Madison.  Racing is open to all with $10 and some racing experience.  Newbies can get the experience during OBRA Wednesday night developmental classes at the Velodrome.  Photo © John Lariviere
Oregon High School Lacrosse

Lakeridge 10 - Oregon Episcopal School 9  Kyle Dern of O.E.S. shoots to score his team's fourth goal with 2:50 left in the second half of the Oregon High School Lacrosse Championship Final.  Lakeridge scored a golden goal in overtime to claim the state title.  Photo © John Lariviere

Lakeridge 10 - Oregon Episcopal School 9  Taylor Young of Lakeridge (in gold) splits the defense of O.E.S.'s Sam Baker (29) and Thomas Stout (4).  Photo © John Lariviere


Jesuit 9 - North Medford 0  Sara Moore of Jesuit track the ball during an at-bat of Jesuit's 9-0 playoff victory over visiting North Medford.  Photo © John Lariviere
 

Beaverton Youth Lacrosse  A BYL Black team player does his best to get past the challenge of a BYL White team defender during the Beaverton Youth Lacrosse Spring tournament at Sunset High School.  Photo © John Lariviere
 
Beaverton Youth Lacrosse  A middie on the BYL black team attempts to out-pace a middie from the BYL white team.  Photo © John Lariviere
 
Beaverton Youth Lacrosse  An attacker up his shot during Beaverton Youth Lacrosse Spring tournament at Sunset High School.  Photo © John Lariviere

Clash at the Border Soccer Tournament
Camas Washougal Liberty 2 - Three Rivers Eclipse 1  A duel at midfield as a Camas Washougal player (left) and a Three Rivers player both pull the same trigger to win a loose ball.  Photo © John Lariviere

Camas Washougal Liberty 2 - Three Rivers Eclipse 1  A Three Rivers midfielder sends the ball forward after chasing down and dispossessing a Camas Washougal forward.   Photo © John Lariviere

Camas Washougal Liberty 2 - Three Rivers Eclipse 1  A player from Three Rivers (left) attempts to ward off a challenge by a Camas Washougal defender.  Photo © John Lariviere

Tigard Balloon Festival
Tigard Balloon Festival  Volunteer balloon tender Bethany Lassetter, 17, of Tigard does a backbend as she attempts to control the Flat Earth Balloon during the ground display of the Tigard Balloon Festival.  Photo © John Lariviere

Tigard Balloon Festival   Balloonists had to settle for a ground display Saturday morning during the Tigard Balloon Festival as low cloud cover prevented the launch of balloons.  Photo © John Lariviere

Tigard Balloon Festival DP Nicoli 5k Run  Runners take off at the start of the DP Nicoli 5k Run held in Tigard's Cook Park.  Photo © John Lariviere for the Tigard-Tualatin-Sherwood Times
 


Tigard Balloon Festival DP Nicoli 5k Run  A young contestant makes his way across the new pedestrian bridge crossing the Tualatin River connecting Cook Park with Tualatin's Durham and Community Parks.  Photo © John Lariviere for the Tigard-Tualatin-Sherwood Times
 


Tigard Balloon Festival DP Nicoli 5k Run  Roger Cross leads during the final portion of the race as the runners head on the return course through the grassland.  Photo © John Lariviere for the Tigard-Tualatin-Sherwood Times


Tigard Balloon Festival DP Nicoli 5k Run  runners follow the concrete path through the natural grassland of Cook Park as they head toward the finish line of the DP Nicoli 5k Run.  Photo © John Lariviere for the Tigard-Tualatin-Sherwood Times
Little League Baseball

Murrayhill 9-10 Honors vs Mt Sylvania  Murrayhill first baseman fields a hot grounder driven up the baseline during District 4 Honors tournament play.  Photo © John Lariviere


Murrayhill 9-10 Honors vs Mt Sylvania  A Murrayhill runner slides into third base, but was picked off as the throw arrived in plenty of time.  Photo © John Lariviere
 

Murrayhill 9-10 Honors vs Mt Sylvania  A Murryahill player jumps into the arms of his coach in celebration after he finished rounding the bases after his home run hit.  Photo © John Lariviere

Murrayhill 9-10 Honors vs Mt Sylvania  A Murrayhill pitcher eyes his target as he begins his windup.  Photo © John Lariviere

Murrayhill 9-10 Honors vs Tigard  A Murrayhill batter tracks his hit down the first base line during District 4 tournament play at Tigard's Cook Park.  Photo © John Lariviere


Murrayhill 9-10 Honors vs Tigard  A Murrayhill shortstop fields an infield hit during the late stages of their game against Tigard.  Photo © John Lariviere

Condon Fabulous Fourth Kids Races
Condon Fabulous Fourth Kids Races  A young contestant eyes the tape at the finish line as she leaps with enthusiasm during the gunnysack race.  The Kids Races are part of the annual Fabulous Fourth celebration in Condon, Oregon.  Kids race for one dollar coins donated by the Bank of Eastern Oregon.  Photo © John Lariviere
 

Condon Fabulous Fourth Kids Races  Two brothers find the going tough as they take a spill during the three-legged race.  Photo © John Lariviere

Condon Fabulous Fourth Kids Races  Bailing out on his teammate as the duo come in last during the three-legged race, a young contestant dives for the finish tape.  Photo © John Lariviere

Condon Fabulous Fourth Kids Races  Young contestants sprint towards the finish line during the girls 40 yard dash.  Photo © John Lariviere

Oregon District 4 Little League Softball
Tigard 20 - Beaverton 11  Beaverton pitcher Aleza Bailey delivers a pitch during her team's victory over Tigard during the District 4 championship game at Alpenrose field.  Photo © John Lariviere for the Beaverton Valley Times

Tigard 20 - Beaverton 11  Beavertonís Emily Barnes runs down Tigardís Michelle Simmon during as she gets caught in a pickle between second and third base. Simmon eluded Barnes to be safe at third.  Photo © John Lariviere for the Beaverton Valley Times

Tigard 20 - Beaverton 11  Tigard winning pitcher Katie Chabreek pitched with a smile during the District 4 championship game because catcher Emily Allen and manager Daniel Kelly devised a plan to keep Chapreek loose during the game.  Allen danced briefly behind the plate between hitters and Kelly danced a bit in the dugout.  Photo © John Lariviere for the Tigard-Tualatin-Sherwood Times

Tigard 10 - Beaverton 11  Tigardís Lizzie Vandenburg starts her teamís celebration of their 20-11 victory over Beaverton as Remrey Hare hands off the game ball after getting the force out at third base to end the top of the sixth inning.  Photo © John Lariviere for the Tigard-Tualatin-Sherwood Times
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