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South All-Star quarterback Wyatt Smith, of McMinnville, scrambles out of the pocket during the 2017 Les Schwab Tires Bowl held Saturday at Hillsboro Stadium.

MVP: Smith leads South All-Stars to 10-7 win

HILLSBORO – McMinnville’s Wyatt Smith scanned the field, searching for an open receiver. Poised in the pocket, despite edge rushers collapsing around him, he spotted a target. Unleashing ...

Emily De Young, The N-R s Girls  Track Athlete of the Year

Emily DeYoung earns Track Athlete of the Year

The rusty brown spot where Emily DeYoung’s neck meets her shoulders proves a dead giveaway she’s been at the pit practicing the shot put. It is the place she rests the 4kg steel ball ...

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Hyder baseball starting pitcher Everett Hensley delivers a pitch to home plate in the game against Canby.

Hyder Dental drops Seagulls, Canby, ups record to 9-3

Hyder Dental’s interim manager Daniel Turpen upped his record to 3-0 Friday, guiding the Grizzlies to a 12-3 victory over Canby, simultaneously improving the team’s OIBA summer league ...

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McMinnville’s Wyatt Smith, left, fields a ground ball to start a double play in the 2017 Oregon All-Star Series Sunday, June 25, at Goss Stadium in Corvallis.

Wyatt Smith, ‘difference maker’ in Oregon all-star baseball series

McMinnville’s Wyatt Smith once again proved he’s a difference maker – this time on the diamond. Though his contribution to the South Team in the Daimler Oregon All-Star Series ...

Cycle Oregon comes to Linfield July 7-9

The News-Register staff Cycle Oregon’s Weekender bicycling event is scheduled July 7-9 at Linfield College with multiple routes available Saturday and Sunday. Adult registration is available for ...

Senior bowling scores

Walnut City Lanes Mixed League   Thursday Summer Seniors; June 22   TEAM High game scratch: Joker’s Wild, 574. High series scratch: Joker’s Wild, 1603. MEN High game scratch: ...

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Hurdling toward a legacy

DAYTON – Track and the McLoud family are intertwined. As a result, Dayton junior hurdler Owen McLoud entered the sport with lofty expectations. His father and brothers achieved tremendous ...

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Sumo wrestler Shawn Buller, pictured at Mondoco Dojo in McMinnville, his home training facility.

Middle East veteran finds new peace and purpose in Sumo

By his own admission, Shawn Buller returned a total wreck from a three-year tour of duty to the Middle East with the Oregon National Guard. Physically, mentally, and spiritually drained, he escaped ...

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Hyder’s relief pitcher Ryan Cahill delivers a fastball to home plate. In Cahill’s first outing of the season, he surrendered one run in two innings of work.

Grizzlies baseball seeks energy, pitching; drops 10-1 contest to Sherwood

Events didn’t proceed according to plan Tuesday night at Patton Middle School’s baseball diamond. The strategy for Todd Peterson’s Hyder Dental Grizzlies included at least four ...

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McMinnville pitcher Payton Hudson, the 2017 News-Register Softball Athlete of the Year, pictured at Baker Field.

Payton Hudson: Pitching, Power, Potential

Payton Hudson is simply unavoidable. On the softball diamond, that is. The Grizzly sophomore’s dominance envelops the game. Opponents thoroughly felt, and collapsed to, the pressure when ...

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New McMinnville girls’ soccer head coach Anna Heuberger, pictured at Wortman Stadium Monday, June 12.

New soccer coach Anna Heuberger aims for long-term development

Anna Heuberger feels she’s come home. Born in McMinnville, she graduated from Stayton High School, matriculated to a Heinz 57 of Oregon colleges, including Chemeketa Community College, Warner ...

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Hyder Dental’s Brett Lundeen slides into home in the third inning during Saturday’s doubleheader against West Linn.

Hyder splits with Lions, earns insight

Summer baseball primarily focuses on fostering growth and development in young athletes. For McMinnville’s Hyder Dental squad, they learned a valuable lesson Saturday while salvaging a split ...

Brooks Koepka caps a record week with US Open title

By DOUG FERGUSON Of The Associated Press ERIN, Wis. — Brooks Koepka received a short piece of advice from a valuable source on the eve of the final round at the U.S. Open. Defending champion Dustin ...

Three locals garner Oregon Sports Awards

BEAVERTON – McMinnville High School and Linfield College enjoyed great representation with three recipients at the 65th Oregon Sports Awards presented by Nike. The Grizzlies’ Cameron Autencio ...

Linfield tennis camp welcomes young athletes

Linfield College hosts a three-week youth training camp beginning June 27 and concluding July 21. Organized by Ben Belletto, Linfield’s tennis program director, the event is available to a wide-ranging ...

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