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Senior setter Montanna Gubrud (3) and senior middle blocker Elizabeth Logsdon (12) are among the McMinnville volleyball team’s most experienced returning players.

2015 Fall Sport Previews: Volleyball

In taking steps forward, can Yamhill County volleyball teams pass muster?

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Perrydale senior Brant Barnes is “going to be our primary weapon no matter where he is,” according to Pirates coach Chris Gubrud.

2015 Football Previews: Perrydale

Matchu Nightmare: Quarterback? Running back? Pirates senior Barnes ready for anything

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Oregon Wine Country Half Marathon runners went their way along Abbey Road outside of Lafayette.

With vim and ... vin

2015 Wine Country Half-Marathon

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McMinnville volleyball coach Hayden Sweet poses for a photo with Grizzlies sophomore Avari Ridgway (left) and senior Montanna Gubrud (right). Both Ridgway and Gubrud have played club beach volleyball in past summers.

Grizzlies playing in the sand

McMinnville coach Sweet steeped in growing sport among Oregon athletes

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A competitor lets his lasso fly in Friday night’s team roping competition at the Yamhill County Fair Rodeo in McMinnville.

Catch the action?

2015 Yamhill County Fair Rodeo results and photos

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Valley Panthers Rugby player Samantha Hughes offloads a pass as she is taken down near the try line in Saturday’s third-place game against Bend at Portland’s Northgate Park.

Panthers third in sevens

Local rugby squads see sevens season end in playoffs

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The bearable lightness of being

With vim and vigor, Dayton graduate and pediatric cancer survivor Cooper Ringnalda led the Pirates to lasting success

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Josh Ward (brown Chevy Blazer) tries to edge out Mandi Smith during a close race at the Willamina Mug Drags.

Wild Rides in Willamina

WILLAMINA MUD DRAGS July 25, 2015 TROPHY WINNERS   OPEN CLASS 1st: Jeremy Schutte, Lafayette, Lead Foot Racing 2nd: Bob Ireton, Kelso, Wash., Scorpion Racing 3rd: Mondo Ojeda, Lafayette, Lead ...

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Alexa Toth (center), a 2013 McMinnville High School graduate, inks a scholarship agreement to play volleyball at the University of Massachusetts-Lowell on a sand volleyball court at the home of her parents, Paul Ridgway (left) and Darci Toth-Ridgway (right).

Bound for New England

McMinnville graduate Toth to play NCAA Division I volleyball

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Members of the Valley Panthers Rugby Club’s seventh- and eighth- grade boys side practice passing drills at Joe Dancer Park in McMinnville on Wednesday, July 22.

The original seven-on-seven

Valley Panthers Rugby Club grows the game during summer session practices

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McMinnville residents Kristin Bishop (right) and Sara Dodd along the Yamhill River at Alderman Park in Dayton.

These ladies kick bass

...or steelhead, salmon, sturgeon and other fish in Pacific Northwest waterways. Meet the Reel Women of Fishing

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Hyder Family Dental players celebrate their victory over Wilsonville Friday at Patton Middle School.

One last hurrah

Summer baseball season concludes with strong win for Grizzlies

Her new home gym

Former Oregon State standout Bunn takes over Linfield women’s basketball

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Hyder Family Dental’s Jesse Ehrhart (on ground) pitches the ball to Wyatt Adams for a double play.

Failure to launch

Ehrhart starts out strong, but inconsistency plague’s Grizzlies

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Hyder Family Dental right fielder Gio Esparza slides into the plate to score the Grizzlies’ first run in their Saturday game against West Salem at Patton Middle School.

Slide? What slide?

Hyder Family Dental sweeps through weekend tournament

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