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McMinnville’s senior coach Cedric Agcaoili-Ostrom jumps for joy after Aubree Milks intercepts a pass to quell a junior team offensive drive and seal the seniors’ win.  Looking on is Sydnee Reeser (left), Ally Legard, and coach Corbin Hargis (in white).

JUMPING for Joy! Grizzly powderpuff game goes to seniors, 13-6

A five-year tradition for McMinnville High School, the powderpuff football game pits juniors against seniors. This year the seniors were victorious over the juniors by a 13-6 margin. In a contest stressing ...

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Dayton infielders Malina Ray, left, and Gabby Shadden go for a soft pop-up in the Pirates’ OSAA State Championship semifinal against Scio Tuesday.

For the title: unstoppable offense meets immovable defense

There are no demons to exorcise for Dayton’s Pirate softball team. It prepares to meet number-one ranked Rainier today at the Oregon State Softball Complex in Corvallis for the OSAA 3A State ...

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Dayton Pirates celebrate Kylee Hill’s grand slam home run in their semifinal game against Scio Tuesday at the Loggers’ home field.

DAYTON’S DESTINY! Pirates pound Scio, 13-4, play for title today

SCIO – No fifth-inning collapse materialized. Pitching appeared perfectly effective; hitting produced innumerable jaw drops with five towering home runs. Simply put, regular season history ...

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Dayton players stand with the second place trophy during the presentation of awards following the Pirates  loss to the Rainier Columbians in the OSAA Class 3A Softball State Championship Game at Oregon State University in Corvallis on Friday, June. 2.

Dayton suffers close 3-2 loss to Rainier in state championship

CORVALLIS – A fifth-inning two-run home run by Rainier’s Kami Gray proved the difference as the Dayton Pirates fell 3-2 to the Columbians in today’s Class 3A OSAA softball state championship ...

Stoller 5K brief

The Dayton High School track and field and girls’ basketball programs are holding their annual Stoller Vineyards Run fundraiser Saturday at Stoller Family Estate, 16161 N.E. McDougall Road, ...

Senior golf scores, June 1

Bayou Golf Course, McMinnville, Monday, May 26 KP No. 7: Dick Harris LP No. 9: Jim Lum LD No. 8: Jack Miller, Jack Trenhale Low Gross No. 1: Dennis Fritz 40 LG No. 2: Dave Owen 43 LG No. 2: Bob Dalberg ...

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Dayton s Kylee Hill, right, and Malina Ray celebrate Hill s first of two home runs in the Pirates  OSAA State Championship semifinal game against Scio on Tuesday, May 30, at Scio High School.

Dayton's Destiny: Pirates softball set for title-game rematch

SCIO – On the strength of five home runs, the Dayton Pirates softball squad defeated Scio 13-4 today and punched their ticket to the state championship, held Friday at Oregon State University’s ...

Linfield’s Top ’Cat Retires: Scott Carnahan’s farewell to arms

Scott Carnahan, Linfield’s Athletic Director and head baseball coach retiring this June, is the epitome of the Linfield way. For more than a quarter century, he has practiced and refined ...

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Emily Elliott reaches for a fly ball, but doesn’t quite make the play during the seventh inning of Dayton’s quarterfinal contest with Glide.

Pirates head to Scio, semifinals, after dispatching Wildcats, 8-2

Dayton Pirates head softball coach Rob Umbenhower prefers to play the game tantalizingly close to the vest. After his squad felled Glide, 7-1, in the quarterfinals of the OSAA 3A state softball ...

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Payton Hudson, McMinnville’s Pitcher of the Year and first team all conference selection at pitcher in action.

Hudson leads Grizzly all-conference selections as PoY

McMinnville’s Payton Hudson led a group of eight from the Grizzly softball team named to the Greater Valley Conference all-conference team. Hudson, a sophomore, was named the GVC’s ...

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Dayton catcher Luke Primbs, right, reaches to make a tag at the plate in the Pirates’ OSAA State Championship quarterfinal game against Glide on Friday, May 26, at Marvin Lorenzen Memorial Field in Dayton.

Slow start dooms Dayton to 10-2 quarterfinal loss

DAYTON – A persistent Achilles’ heel for the Pirates’ baseball team, sluggish starts, unfortunately resulted in their demise during the second round of the Class 3A state playoffs. ...

Warriors postseason expedition ends in 5-1 loss to No. 1 Rainier

RAINIER – Amity softball’s Class 3A state playoff journey ended with Friday’s 5-1 loss to Rainier. What an expedition it proved for the road Warriors. The squad covered over ...

Grizzlies’ Ford, Sitton make GVC all-conference squad

Two McMinnville baseball players, Josh Ford and Tyler Sitton, were inadvertently omitted from the list of Grizzly players earning Greater Valley Conference all-league selection. Both seniors were ...

Tigers sweep OWC honors, earn Coach of Year, Player of Year, Pitcher of Year

YAMHILL – John Kuehnel’s Yamhill-Carlton softball squad swept the regular season awards docket, garnering decorations as Class 4A Oregon West Conference’s player, pitcher and ...

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Haley Couch had 10 strikeouts for Dayton in its contest with Glide in the quarterfinal round of the OSAA 3A State Softball Tournament.

Haley Couch overpowers Glide, Pirates punch ticket to semi-finals against Scio

DAYTON -- Playoff softball is won with pitching and defense, and the Pirates (23-2) saw a little each Friday evening on their home field in a 8-2 quarterfinal win over Glide (17-6) in the 3A OSAA State ...

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