Tragedy in South America hits close to home

News-Register sports columnist Jim Walker's, "Sports Fan" column.

Michael Lebowitz/Long Run PicturesRunners start the Inaugural  Mac Ass 50K  Saturday at Rainbow Lodge outside of McMinnville at Metsker Park.

Inaugural ultra-marathon run a success

Local ultra-runner Jeremy Hurl organized the race, raises close to $2,000 for the McMinnville cross country team.

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McMinnville basketball players Taylor Vicknair (left) and Matthew Long (right) harass a Tigard post player Tuesday in the Tigers  66-54 win. The teams were tied midway through the third quarter before Tigard pulled away.

Defense for Mac still taking shape

McMinnville boys basketball's tough defense helping, but Grizzlies still coming up short.

Y-C boys keep up hot play in January

Tigers start play in the Cowapa League with a win Tuesday vs. Banks.

Chewning resigns at Willamina, Vang hired as replacement

Longtime softball coach Brad Chewning resings because of health reasons, ex-Barlow coach Scott Vang hired to replace him.

A coaching debut, a tough loss for Y-C

Yamhill-Carlton girls basketball struggling as Cowapa League play begins.

Mac boys fade vs. Tigers

The McMinnville boys basketball team loses by 12 at home vs. Tigard.

Marcus Larson/News-RegisterAlex Israel (2) is blocked by Austin Flues of Century on Friday.

Jags overpower McMinnville boys

No. 5-ranked Century handles the Grizzlies on the road Friday.

Linfield Media ServicesZach Meikle is welcomed to the floor by a cadre of Special Olympics athletes Friday night at Linfield.

Linfield men's basketball gets much needed win

The Wildcats split over the weekend with Puget Sound and Pacific.

Ben Schorzman/News-RegisterThe scene Thursday from McMinnville s first home wrestling match of the season.

Grizzlies pin Tigard 57-18

The McMinnville wrestling team is undefeated at 5-0 in regional dual meets.

Marcus Larson/News-RegisterMcMinnville guard Nicole Long (24) is hugged by Audrey McMillan (33) at the end of McMinnville s 46-45 win Friday at home vs. Century. Long broke the tie with a free throw with :00.5 remaining on the clock.

Long comes through for Grizzlies

McMinnville junior Nicole Long hit a game-winning free throw with 0.5 seconds left on the clock Friday, giving the Grizzlies a 46-45 win vs. Century.

Marcus Larson/News-RegisterMcMinnville post Matt Long gets his shot blocked Friday by Century s Austin Flues in the Grizzlies  68-50 loss to the Jaguars.

Grizzlies blocked by Jaguars

The McMinnville boys basketball team gives Century a fight but fades down the stretch. 

Salem area doctor did much for high school sports

Jim Walker's "Sports Fan" column.

Willamina girls basketball stays undefeated in WVL

First bout of rivalry between Spartans and Bulldogs goes to Willamina.

Pirates-Hawks meet for first time in 2013

Sports Editor Ben Schorzman's "On the Beat" column.

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