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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

Y-C Soccer Club receives MLS grant

Contest dependent upon online voting

NWC scholar-athletes honored

Nine students from local high schools among conference’s academic selections

Holladay to lead Linfield women’s golf

McMinnville High School graduate Jordan Holladay, a four-year letterman for the Grizzlies’ boys golf team, is taking over the women’s golf program at Linfield, the school announced Friday. Holladay, ...

Sports Briefs

See Ya Later hosts Champions Run The SeeYaLater Foundation will host the Champions Run For Heroes Saturday, Aug. 29 at Joe Dancer Park in McMinnville. Check-in for the 5K run/walk and 1/2-mile kids’ ...

Willamina Mud Drags on tap Saturday

The brawniest trucks in Yamhill County and surrounding areas will head to Willamina this weekend for mud drag racing. This season’s second Willamina Mud Drags take place Saturday off Southeast Adams ...

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Yamhill-Carlton rising sophomore Sage O’Loughlin finished ninth in barrel racing at the National Finals High School Rodeo, held July 12-18 in Rock Springs, Wyoming. The rodeo featured cowboys and cowgirls from more than 40 states, Canada and Australia.

Y-C students shine at national rodeos

ROCK SPRINGS, Wyoming – Yamhill-Carlton rising sophomore Sage O’Loughlin proved herself on one of youth rodeo’s biggest stages last week. O’Loughlin finished ninth in barrel racing ...

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Seth Von Eggers (left), a karateka with the McMinnville-based Mendonca Academy of Martial Arts dojo, qualified for the Junior Panamerican Karate Federation Championships, held Aug. 24-31 in Santa Cruz, Bolivia.

Mac karatekas bring home national hardware

FT. LAUDERDALE, Florida – Twelve athletes from the McMinnville karate dojo Mendonca Academy of Martial Arts combined to win 28 medals, including nine golds, at the USA Karate National Championships ...

Community Sports

Disney drops ace on Cross Creek's seventh ; golf and bowling scores

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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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The Arena, a covered artificial turf soccer field, in Carlton

Y-C Soccer Club gets out the vote

Club in the running for $10,000 grant from MLS

Outdoor fees set to rise in ‘16

High temperatures lead officials to close Oregon rivers in afternoons

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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

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