The Hillsboro Hops will hold a joint community night for Banks and North Plains Wednesday, August 17, and Banks Mayor Stephanie Jones is expected to throw out the first pitch.
The Banks City Council heard from Washington Co. Commissioner Jerry Willey during a recent council meeting about concerns surrounding ties between an event scheduled at the Pumpkin Ridge Golf Club to Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund.
The Banks Braves Logo. Photo: BSD Two separate sporting events Banks student athletes were scheduled to play in were cancelled after a positive COVID-19 test was reported from two separate team members of programs in Astoria and Seaside. At this time, there have been no reported cases of COVID-19 among[Read More…]
The Banks Braves at the 2018 state football championship. Photo: Angela Scorcio Governor Kate Brown announced changes are coming to the Oregon Heath Authority’s guidance prohibiting contact sports, and the news means that football is coming back to Banks. The new guidance will require districts in counties in the high[Read More…]
Sports fields in Banks on August 5, 2020. Photo: Chas Hundley The Oregon School Activities Association (OSAA) Executive Board met Monday, February 8 to discuss the fate of a number of sports, approving soccer and cross-country for a Feb. 22 start with games to start in March, and punting more[Read More…]
Sports fields in Banks on August 5, 2020. Photo: Chas Hundley OREGON – The fall sports season will be shifted to spring 2021, seasons will be condensed, and out-of-season coaching restrictions will be waived, the Oregon School Activities Association (OSAA) said in a Wednesday, August 5 press release issued after[Read More…]
Photo: Chas Hundley Coronavirus resources: CDC on the coronavirus, Oregon Health Authority resources, Washington County resources
Sports dispatch: This week in Banks sports, basketball ends, baseball, softball, golf, starting soon
Photo: Stewart Monroe BANKS – The Braves played a close basketball game against Stayton on Saturday, March 7, but in the last seconds of the game, fell 52 – 50 in round 1 of the playoff, ending the season for the boys. The Eagles’ Logan Classen scored with exactly 5.1[Read More…]
The Middle/Elementary School Robotics Club at the Banks Fire District 13 headquarters. Photo: Chas Hundley Banks Elementary and Middle School Robotics Club The Banks Middle School and Elementary School Robotics Club presented a small robotic prototype — made from legos — to members of the Banks Fire District 13 board[Read More…]
Charles White, left, Jarred Evans, right, during the Sat. Nov. 23 game. Photo: Stewart Monroe BANKS – The Banks Braves football team (No. 1) will defend their 2018 OSAA 4A state championship in the finals against the La Grande Tigers (No. 3) this Saturday, Nov. 30 at 6 p.m. at[Read More…]