News-Register File Photo1959 McMinnville graduate Larry Phillips (12) tries to layup a shot during a McMInnville basketball game vs. Newberg in 1958.

'He was as tough as they come'

Phillips was a high-leaping three-sport standout for McMinnville.

News-Register File Photo1997 McMinnville graduate Katie Brewster smiles during a break in the action during a Grizzlies softball game in April 1997. Brewster led McMinnville to its first postseason appearance in school history in her senior season and was a three-time first-team All-Pac-7 and all-state selection. Brewster then moved on to play a season at the University of Utah.

'She was a tremendous player'

Brewster ushered in a new era of Mac softball.

News-Register File PhotoMcMinnville football coach Orile Robbins (right) is handed a football with handles on it by C.L. Davison in the fall of 1949 at a Mac Quarterback Club meeting. Members of the club gifted the ball to Robbins after his players had a particularly fumble-heavy game the week prior. Robbins, who died in October 1950, is being inducted posthumously into the Mac Hall of Fame.

'He was just a great man'

Robbins was known for more than being a good athlete.

Marcus Larson/News-RegisterMcMinnville senior Spencer Payne.

Four year, three-sport athletes to be honored

The McMinnville Hall of Fame will honor those athletes who played three sports for four years in high school Saturday.

2013 baseball and softball playoff update

Play-in games and league playoffs come to a close.

Yamhill-Carlton track poised for a big district meet

Tigers started competition Thursday at the Cowapa League championships in Seaside and finish up competition today.

One final walk down memory lane with HOF

News-Register sports editor Ben Schorzman's "On the Beat" column.

Marcus Larson/News-RegisterMcMInnville shortstop Layne Pendleton covering the bag at third base Tuesday vs. South Medford, makes the tag for the out. The Grizzlies lost 11-7 to the Panthers and were eliminated from the 6A state playoffs in the play-in round. Mac beat S. Medford last year.

Grizzlies' season ended in play-in

McMinnville softball loses 11-7 at home to South Medford in finale.

West Valley League track championships start

The West Valley League track meet starts today in Dayton and concludes Saturday afternoon.

Marcus Larson/News-RegisterMcMinnville teammates Nathan Johnson (facing camera) and Cody Thomas hug after winning in the semifinals of the Pacific Conference boys doubles championships Saturday at Linfield College.

What a racket

McMinnville tennis sending four boys, three girls to state.

Local track teams turn eyes toward districts

Pacific Conference championships and Cowapa League championships are Thursday and Friday; West Valley League championships Friday and Saturday.

Linfield Media ServicesLinfield softball coach Jackson Vaughan talks to his team during the Texas Tyler Regional in the NCAA Division III playoffs.

Linfield softball bounced at NCAA regional at Texas Tyler

No. 6-ranked Linfield softball's postseason run is cut short in Texas.

Marcus Larson/News-RegisterDayton s Sydney Van Noy lines the ball for a base hit Friday.

Pirates close out regular season today at Banks

Dayton softball plays at No. 1-ranked Banks today, starts state playoffs May 22 at home.

2013 softball and baseball playoffs picture

Local teams wrap up their regular season schedules today, WVL starts playoffs.

Marcus Larson/News-RegisterDayton s Rachael Fluke smiles and celebrates after hitting a home run Tuesday vs. Perrydale.

Dayton pounds Perrydale for big win

No. 1-ranked Dayton nears end of the regular season, eyes start of playoffs.

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