It’s ICYMI Monday: Check out everything posted to MVSJ over the past week.
Since Aug. 25, Miles Vance Sports Journal has shared 297 unique posts, including team previews, game stories, features, slideshows, the Photo of the Day, the Play of the Day, the ICYMI Monday post, weekly stats and more.
And readers have responded, in the thousands, by coming to the site every day. In case you missed it — thus “ICYMI Monday” — here’s what’s been featured on the site over the past week.
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Lake Oswego looking for better things
The Lakers promise to be more competitive in the 2022-23 TRL race. The Lake Oswego girls basketball team is ready. Ready to step up, ready to continue its growth under second-year coach Kaitlin Jackson and ready to compete for wins in the Three Rivers League. “We are going to compete a little better in the TRL against every team top to bottom,” Jackson said. “We are … [Read more…]
Lakeridge girls ready to defend their title
The Pacers will look different this year, but should be strong again. The 2023 Lakeridge girls basketball team has a lot to live up to. The 2022 Pacers broke through to win their school’s first Three Rivers League title in ages, won a berth in the Class 6A state tournament — their first since 2005 — and finished sixth there. That said, Lakeridge believes it will be … [Read more…]
West Linn girls ready to challenge in TRL
The new-look Lions believe they’ll be able to compete with the league’s best. In some ways, the West Linn girls basketball team is starting fresh in 2022-23. The Lions, after all, graduated six seniors and lost all five starters from a year ago, a year that saw the Lions finish second in the Three Rivers League and earn a berth in the Class 6A state tournament. Included … [Read more…]
Pacers shake off slow start
The Lakeridge boys basketball team rallies to rout Century. The 2022-23 season couldn’t have started much worse for the Lakeridge boys basketball season. The Pacers, hosting Century in their season opener at Lakeridge High School on Friday, Dec. 2, couldn’t make a shot early and fell behind by 12 points at the end of the first quarter. But that was just the end of the … [Read more…]
Slideshow: Lakeridge-Century Boys Basketball
See the best images from the Lions’ state championship. Big events make for lifelong memories and — hopefully — great photos, so here’s a slideshow of the best images from the Lakeridge boys basketball team’s 69-46 win over Century on Friday, Dec. 2, at Lakeridge High School. See the complete game story from this contest by clicking here. To buy prints or digital … [Read more…]
Lakers’ Lauren Anderson looks to the next chapter
LO’s longtime girls lacrosse coach steps aside after unmatched success. Competitive. Focused. Driven. Compassionate. Lauren Anderson proved herself to be all that — and much, much more — during her long tenure as Lake Oswego High School’s girls lacrosse coach. Anderson, 51, led the Lakers for 16 incredible seasons, a term that included seven Oregon Girls … [Read more…]
Vance: A look at the new football playoffs
The OSAA changed the 6A state playoffs; did it get the result it wanted? Now, with the 2022 Class 6A state football playoffs fading into the rear view mirror, we can begin to assess the new format implemented by the Oregon School Activities Association. So what about it? Did the new format — essentially splitting the state’s top 32 Class 6A football teams into two … [Read more…]
Buy sports pix from my photo website
See the best sports photography for Lake Oswego, Lakeridge and West Linn high schools. In case you didn’t know, you can buy prints or digital downloads of Miles Vance’s sports images at milesvance.smugmug.com. Prints are on sale for as little as $5 each, while digital downloads cost just $20 apiece. Every Lakers, Pacers and Lions team from the Fall 2022 season is already … [Read more…]
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