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Garrett Sutton earned AoY honors with his freestyle stroke, winning the 50-meter state title and taking fourth in the 100-meter race.

Sutton’s state title earns swimming AoY

There are those who love to win. There are others who hate to lose. Count McMinnville’s Garrett Sutton a member of the second group. His disdain for defeat led him to a state championship in the ...

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McMinnville duo Aaron Baune of the Grizzlies and retired Linfield head coach Larry Doty who coached the Oregon team at the NWShootout, share a moment towards the end of Oregon’s 105-97 win over Washington.

Baune, Oregon stars use team play, topple Washington, 105-97

HILLSBORO – Strong team play usually trumps superior talent. For Aaron Baune and his teammates, that tenet became obvious Saturday evening. The Oregon all-stars outplayed a team of D-1 Washington ...

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Shelby Saylors earned a pair of wins Saturday.

Rain rules, but ‘Cats take pair from Pios behind Saylors’ arm

Linfield’s softball team (30-8, 22-4 NWC) finds itself swamped in a rain-soaked limbo, awaiting a break in the weather so they and cross-county rival George Fox can finish the season. The Wildcats ...

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Linfield reliever Dylan Peters came in to get the win in the first game, a 6-3 Linfield victory.  The ‘Cats won the second game behind Cal Neely, with Peters also getting the save.

Linfield takes two from Blues

A seven-game winning streak, boosted by two victories over Whitman last Saturday, propelled the Linfield baseball team to second place in the Northwest Conference. The Wildcats own vital momentum entering ...

Valley track teams sets personal, season records at Meet of Champions

SALEM – Yamhill Valley’s track and field teams acquitted themselves admirably at last Saturday’s Meet of Champions held at Willamette University. Amity, Dayton, Sheridan, Willamina and ...

Hensley puts out fire, Grizzlies top Viks, 5-3

To borrow a term from baseball’s past, Everett Hensley was McMinnville’s (7-7, 3-3 GVC) fireman Friday in the Grizzlies’ 5-3 win over North Salem (5-7, 2-4 GVC). The Grizzly senior entered ...

Panthers drop 26-24 tilt to Clark County Cyclones

The Valley Panthers and Clark County girls’ rugby teams traded scores and defensive stops in last Saturday’s contest held at Duniway Middle School, but the Panthers eventually succumbed to ...

Rams run into wall, drop 45-17 game to Eastside

PORTLAND – Valley Rams rugby club lost a 45-17 match Saturday to a powerful Eastside squad, dropping it to fourth in the Oregon standings. Valley won every lineout and had very few line breaks, ...

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Keegan Cook and Jordan Reyes, both state champions this year, pictured in the Willamina wrestling room.

‘Dogs’ Cook, Reyes earn state titles, Wrestling AoY accolades

WILLAMINA – Away from the wrestling mat, Willamina’s Jordan Reyes and Keegan Cook are night and day. Reyes, quiet and focused, tends to choose his words carefully. Conversely, Cook ...

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Martin Lopez-Garcia returned the mound for the Grizzlies Tuesday against North Salem in a 2-1 Mac win.

Pedro’s back! Grizzlies fall to Sprague, 4-3, skin Vikings, 2-1

Pedro’s back! One Martin Lopez-Garcia, aka Pedro, hit the mound after a short hiatus from pitching duties, as McMinnville (6-7, 2-3 GVC) took a 2-1 win over North Salem (5-6, 2-3 GVC) Tuesday ...

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Linfield’s Joey Cassano rips a shot to left field in a game played earlier at Roy Helser Field. He and his ‘Cat mates hope to continue their winning ways this weekend.

Wildcats must win one, look for sweep over Blues

Win and they’re in — but head Coach Stan Manley and his Wildcat baseball team are thinking sweep this weekend in their three-game series with the Whitman Blues at Roy Helser Field. ...

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Linfield shortstop Makenna Clizer makes the throw to first base during the Linfield-Pacific series.

‘Cats split, fail to gain ground on GFU

Linfield’s softball team (28-8, 20-4 NWC) had a chance to draw even with league-leading George Fox, but were hammered by Pacific in the second game of a Monday evening doubleheader, 6-0, remaining ...

Grizzly netters show no love to Vikings in 7-1 conference victory

FOREST GROVE – McMinnville’s boys’ tennis team captured its second straight 7-1 Greater Valley Conference victory Tuesday, defeating Forest Grove on the Vikings’ home courts. Led ...

Grizzly girls’ tennis team takes revenge on Vikings, 6-2

In redeeming their only league loss last year, the McMinnville girls’ tennis team vanquished Forest Grove Tuesday in an encouraging 6-2 home victory. Grizzly head coach Angelica Boehme, knew her ...

Brown, Johnson lead Grizzly girls’ golf team

KEIZER – McMinnville’s girls’ golf team finished seventh Wednesday in a Special District 3 tournament held at McNary Golf Course. Abby Brown and Ailie Johnson led the Grizzlies, shooting ...

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