Marcus Larson/News-Register##
Michael Abeyta takes down Cascade’s Kade VanDeHey in the finals of the Your Space Storage Invitational held at The Furnace. Abeyta won a 12-0 major decision.

Grizzlies own their Invitational tourney

Saturday’s Your Space Storage Invitational held at McMinnville High School accomplished two equally important tasks. The first? Senior 152-pounder Michael Abeyta returned to elite form in ...

Rockne Roll/News-Register##
Dayton’s Malina Ray looks to pass to a teammate in the Pirates’ West Valley League game against Santiam Christian Friday.

Pirates’ Hustle Chain helps Dayton hustle to win

DAYTON – Dayton girls’ basketball assistant coach Matt West started a postgame practice this season: the Hustle Chain. Taking a cue from the Miami Hurricanes football team’s ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register##
Freshman Dempsey Roggenbuck was team high scorer against Whitman with 14 points as Linfield fell to the number-one ranked Blues, 82-78.

‘Cats give valiant effort, fall to both Whits

Linfield’s men’s basketball team (11-5, 5-3 NWC) knocked on victory’s door Friday and Saturday against the number one and seven ranked teams in the nation. Each night the Wildcats came ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register##
Freshman Dempsey Roggenbuck was team high scorer against Whitman with 14 points as Linfield fell to the number-one ranked Blues, 82-78.

Wildcats can’t find winning solution, lose to Blues, Pirates

Linfield’s women’s basketball team (7-10, 3-5 NWC), stymied by number-seven ranked Whitman (16-1, 8-0), 69-62, Friday, back-stepped against Whitworth (7-10, 2-6 NWC) Saturday, falling 78-63. Hosting ...

Rockne Roll/News-Register##
Braeden Nowlin of Dayton attacks the rim in the Pirates’ West Valley League game against Santiam Christian Friday.

Pirates top Santiam Christian, 56-47

DAYTON – “Anytime you beat a top-two team in the state, it’s a good result.” So Dayton boys’ basketball head coach Ron Hop said Friday following his team’s ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register##
Aaron Baune led the Grizzlies with a double-double.

Adversity no match for Mac boys in 59-44 come-from-behind win

SALEM – Adversity, as the McMinnville Grizzlies (11-4, 4-4 GVC) have found, is never an isolated event during the course of a season. Friday on the home court of North Salem (1-15, 0-8 GVC), and ...

Grizzly girls race past Vikings, 67-30

SALEM – McMinnville’s Girls’ basketball team (13-3, 6-2 GVC) wasted little time putting away North Salem (5-11, 1-7 GVC) Friday on the Vikings’ home court. When Marly Mehlhoff dropped ...

Y-C tops North Marion, 42-41; Amity, Sheridan take wins

Girls’ basketball roundup Yamhill-Carlton 42, North Marion 41 AURORA – The Tigers snapped a four-year stretch of Class 4A Oregon West Conference losses Friday with a 42-41 road victory over ...

Amity, Willamina earn conference wins; Y-C falls again

Boys’ basketball roundup Amity 100, Westside Christian 66 AMITY – The Warriors reached triple-digits Friday, a first this season, as they blew out Westside Christian, 100-66. Amity’s ...

Flush it! Quitoriano, Olys down Mac

“Flush it, and continue to get better.” That’s the message from McMinnville head coach Willie Graham after OSAA number-one-ranked Sprague (12-2, 7-0 GVC) powered past the Grizzlies ...

Rockne Roll/News-Register##
Number ranked Michael Abeyta (front) along with Juan Contreras (l) and Jake Barnes lead the Grizzlies in their invitational tournament Saturday at The Furnace.

Grizzlies host wrestling tourney Saturday at The Furnace

McMinnville's wrestling team takes on six others in the Your Space Storage Invitational Saturday at The Furnace. Three, Willamina, Amity, and Yamhill-Carlton are from the Yamhill Valley. Willamina ...

Rusty Rae/News-Register##
Linfield Point guard Troy Arce drives to the basket against Stockton.

‘Cats take on No. 1 Blues, No. 7 Pirates for share of NWC

Linfield head basketball coach Shanan Rosenberg issued his mid-term grades for the team, and they are mostly positive. But he and his charges will receive the ultimate examination of their basketball ...

Rockne Roll/News-Register##
Amity guard Sam White finishes acrobatically at the basket in the Warriors’ Yoda MLK High School Showcase game against Blanchet Catholic Monday, Jan. 15, at the C.E. Jeffers Sports Center in Salem.

No panic in Amity; Warriors win, blunt loss skid

SALEM – Amity boys’ basketball head coach Scott Nelson wasn’t prepared to press the panic button following Monday’s 74-65 tournament loss to Blanchet Catholic. While the ...

Grizzlies top Olys in ‘weird game’, 49-36

SALEM – In an uneven contest, McMinnville’s girls’ basketball team (12-3, 5-2 GVC) grabbed a 49-36 win over Sprague (6-8, 1-6 GVC) Tuesday on the Olympians’ home court. The win ...

Rusty Rae/News-Register##
Linfield’s Jade Everage drives to the bucket during a holiday game at Ted Wilson Gymnasium.

Has Wildcats’ D turned the corner? Weekend will tell

Linfield women’s head basketball coach Casey Bunn-Wilson’s Wildcats draw a major test Friday night at Ted Wilson against seventh-ranked Whitman (14-1, 6-0 NWC). Bunn-Wilson believes ...

Web Design & Web Development by LVSYS