Goals provide a roadmap to where you want to go. Expectations can make it harder to get there.

The Tualatin High School cheer team shrugged off any of those expectations, and the Timberwolves did something they haven’t done in over 20 years at the USA Nationals, held Feb. 24-26 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California — they won.

Wade Evanson covers high school sports in Washington and Columbia counties, as well as the Hillsboro Hops.

West Bureau Sports Editor

"As a lifelong participant and fan of all things sport, I appreciate the work and time necessary to excel on the various fields of play. It’s that appreciation that drives me to both acknowledge, reward, and celebrate the commitment made by boys and girls athletes from the field to the court, mat to the pool, diamond to the track, and beyond."

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