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Hyder Dental pitcher Colton Smith checks on the runner at first base in the Grizzlies’ OIBA playoff game against Lincoln Wednesday, at Wilsonville High School. Smith provided sparkling relief with a pair of strike outs.

Grizzlies fall in state tourney

Wednesday’s 11-6 Hyder Dental loss during the first round of the OIBA State baseball tournament may be considered the end of the beginning for a young Grizzly team. Overachieving in many phases ...

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Michaela Shouldis trades high fives with members of the McMinnville 10U team during a game earlier this summer.

Dayton’s Shouldis KCAC Player of the Year

During the summer, softball becomes a labor of love for the Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference’s Player of the Year Michaela Shouldis. The current Oklahoma Wesleyan outfielder and Dayton High ...

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Austin Weeks, seen here at first base, threw a complete game, 7-2 win over Tualatin in the first round of the state tournament.

JBO Junior Federals top Tualatin, 7-2

LEBANON – Owen Weeks pitched McMinnville’s Junior Federal baseball team to a first-round complete game win over Tualatin, as the Grizzlies opened play in the JBO state tournament with ...

JBO Junior Americans dump Central, 7-6

HILLSBORO -- McMinnville’s JBO Junior American team defeated Central of Monmouth/Independence Thursday in the first rounds of the state tournament, 7-6, in extra innings. In a back-and-forth contest, ...

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Charlize Kramer swam the 50-meter backstroke and placed third overall with a time of 37.98 at the 10 and under state championships.

Kramer, Matson set personal best in state 10U meet; Kramer earns 3rd in backstroke

TUALATIN – Charlize Kramer and Perrin Matson set personal records at the Oregon Swim 10 and Under Championships July 14-16. Kramer finished third in the state in the 50-yard backstroke. ...

Rugby sevens 2-1 over weekend

CAMAS – After Valley Panthers Black vanquished their compatriot White squad 29-0 Saturday at Skyridge Middle School in Camas, WA, both squads enjoyed varying levels of success during their ...

Portland youth sinks ace at Bayou

Eleven year-old Portland golfer Charles Papak sank a hole-in-one at the Bayou Golf Course last Saturday, July 15. Papak aced the Par-3 152-yard seventh hole, which features an uphill shot over a pond.

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McMinnville catcher Kevin Sullivan will lead McMinnville from behind the plate as the team heads to state tourney play.

Hyder Dental looking for deep run in state tourney

McMinnville’s Hyder Dental OIBA baseball team moves into its second season – the state tournament, and head coach Todd Peterson hopes his Grizzly nine will parlay the lessons learned ...

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Members of the Grizzly team get a taste of the spoils of victory. They will  move on to battle for the state title next weekend after their 17-5 win over Westview Sunday.

Mac Jr. Federal sweeps district, heads to state on a roll

FOREST GROVE -- McMinnville’s Junior (JBO) Federal baseball team enters the state tournament this week as the Westside District Champion. Sweeping the district tournament over the weekend, ...

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Dawson Kelly, the Tigers’ number-one pitcher, recorded the team’s first round playoff victory against Whiskey Hill last Thursday at Mooberry Elementary. Y-C finished runner-up to Stayton in the state championship held Sunday.

Tigers takes second in state tourney

HILLSBORO – Yamhill-Carlton Midget National head coach Alex Hurley has led youth baseball for eight years, but witnessing powerful tournament showings like the Tigers’ runner-up finish ...

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Bryce Wilson dives for a throw from the Mac catcher during action against Westview in the state tournament.

Tournament perplexity

Tournament baseball can leave one perplexed at times. Take McMinnville’s Midget Federal (JBO) team, which finished fourth in the state tournament over the weekend. The Grizzlies pummeled ...

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Grayson Seehawer gives the opposition a Michael Jordan look as he pitches in tourney action.

Mac Jr. American team takes third in district, qualifies for state

HILLSBORO – Teams don’t record 15-game winning streaks without battling through adversity, which is exactly what the McMinnville Junior Americans squad achieved over the weekend in ...

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Mcminnville’s Mackenzie Bekofsky flips the ball to first base for an out in Friday’s playoff contest against Synergy.

Mac 10U takes 5th, earns Sportsmanship Award in NAFA tourney

NEWBERG – McMinnville’s 10U softball faced a formidable mountain to scale during this past weekend’s NAFA National Tournament at Crater Softball Complex in Newberg. After dropping ...

Junior Nationals season ends early, takes fifth in state, wins Sportsmanship Award

LEBANON – McMinnville’s Junior (JBO) National baseball team had one goal coming into the state tournament – compete until the season is over. Unfortunately, the season ended much ...

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Howard Morris is his now retired number 43 jersey.

Linfield Hall of Famer Howard Morris, 81, succumbs

A member of the Linfield College football team that started the Wildcat 61-year winning streak, Howard Morris, 81, succumbed at 4:22 p.m. today in Klamath Falls where he lived. In 1999, he was in the ...

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