Gibb lifted Lady Pioneers to new heights in Class 2A



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Blazers G Damian Lillard says adversity part of the game

PORTLAND — Last season Damian Lillard became part of the highlight reel for the playoffs with a buzzer-beating 3-pointer that catapulted the Trail Blazers out of the opening round for the first time in 14 years. It's far different this season, as Lillard struggles to find his shot against the Memphis Grizzlies.

BALCO & Biogenesis may be over, but steroids cloud remains

NEW YORK — Barry Bonds and Roger Clemens have moved on, their names cleared. The cloud of steroids remains over baseball and all sports.

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Manfred: Rose will be allowed to be part of All-Star Game

By RONALD BLUM Of the AP Baseball Writer NEW YORK — Commissioner Rob Manfred says Pete Rose will be allowed to participate in activities surrounding this summer's All-Star Game in his hometown of ...

Grizzlies take 2-0 series lead, beating Trail Blazers 97-82

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Known for pounding opponents inside with Marc Gasol and Zach Randolph, the Memphis Grizzlies are showing they can be just as effective outside the paint. Hey, they can even shoot 3-pointers.

Mariota gets another honor: Subway food statue

Marcus Mariota already is part of the lore of a famous statue, having won the 2014 Heisman Trophy. Now he has something that might not be so prestigious, but is edible.

Seabrook lifts Blackhawks to 3 OT win over Predators

CHICAGO — They played for 101 grueling minutes, beginning Tuesday night and running into early Wednesday morning. The Chicago Blackhawks, looking for control of the first-round series. The Nashville Predators, searching for a split of their first four playoff games.

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Nike unveils white and black home uniforms for US women

BEAVERTON — Nike has unveiled black and white home uniforms for the U.S. Women's World Cup team. Wait, what? There's no prevalent red, white and blue in the home kits — save for a small blue patch surrounding 13 white stars on the inside back neckline. The jerseys are white with boxy black numbers and letters, to go with neon yellow socks that give way to electric blue cleats.

F-bombs away: Rants a time-honored part of sports culture

Losing stinks. We totally get it. Athletes and coaches have been angry about coming up on the short end since cavemen looked at each other, pointed to a spot in the distance and took off to see who could get there first. Granted, losing cavemen probably didn't have some sports writer milling about wanting to get comment about what happened, why or produce a Vine of them sulking back home retweeted for all the world to see.

Trotz counting on Ovechkin to be 'difference maker' vs Isles

UNIONDALE, N.Y. — Alex The Great can be better. That's what Capitals coach Barry Trotz is counting on from Alex Ovechkin if Washington intends to bounce back in its first-round playoff series against the New York Islanders.

Eagles sign quarterback Tim Tebow to 1-year contract

PHILADELPHIA — Tebowmania swept through Philly before Tim Tebow's return to the NFL even became official. By the time the Philadelphia Eagles announced late Monday afternoon that Tebow signed a one-year contract, the city was buzzing about Chip Kelly's latest move. Tebow dominated newspaper headlines, social media conversation and sports talk radio. A pretzel factory even made “Tebowing” shaped pretzels.

Local Sports

2015 Girls Basketball Athlete of the Year

Gibb lifted Lady Pioneers to new heights in Class 2A

Panthers display strength in numbers

McMinnville girls club rugby team among best in state

Walking off in style

Ray, Pirates slam the door on Banks

Yamhill-Carlton’s unlucky sevens

Late-inning collapse, defensive woes plague Y-C against Cascade

Warriors hang tough but fall to Eagles

AMITY – The Warriors came in to Tuesday’s Class 3A West Valley League showdown with Santiam Christian sitting in last place in the WVL standings. You never would have been able to tell by ...

Celtics stop Grizzlies on baseball, softball diamonds

Babcock’s bat leads Y-C past Cascade

Mac track and field sprints past McNary

McMinnville track and field swept the short sprints and field events for both genders in a dominating performance in Wednesday’s Class 6A Greater Valley Conference dual meet against McNary at Wortman ...

Amity boys golf growing in second full season

McMinnville girls finish fifth at Greater Valley Conf. tournament

McMinnville tennis sweeps Forest Grove

The News-Register staff The McMinnville boys tennis team continued its strong performance in the Class 6A Greater Valley Conference on Tuesday, sweeping the doubles matches and winning three singles matches ...

Men's Senior Golf Scores

McMinnville Senior Men’s Golf   Chehalem Glenn, Newberg LD No. 17: Jack Harris KP No. 16: Dallas Boatman LP No. 18: Bud Calish   Low Gross No. 1: Bud Calish, 39 LG No. 2: Charlie ...

Swim, bike, run

McMinnville Sprint Triathlon entering 6th year

2015 Wrestling Athlete of the Year

Mind over matter for Sheridan’s Acuff

Postseason Trajectory

Despite falling in its regular-season finale, Linfield women’s  tennis secures place in NWC tournament

Y-C’s Rhodes no-hits Stayton

Hill (6 RBIs), Dayton beat Santiam Chr.

Bats come alive for McMinnville baseball

With two strong performances from his team over the weekend, McMinnville baseball coach Jordan Harlow likes what he sees. “It’s good to have both these bounce-back, really strong outings,” ...

Linfield baseball takes two from Bruins

Women’s track and field wins Lewis & Clark Invitational

Scanlon shines at Relays

Steeves sets pole vault PR; throwers take to hammer

Growing Up Fast

Big plays mitigate youthful mistakes as Bulldogs walk off against Spartans

McMinnville boys tennis takes down Vikings

The News-Register staffSALEM – The McMinnville boys tennis team improved its overall record to 6-1 (5-1 Class 6A Greater Valley Conference) following a 6-2 victory over North Salem Thursday at North ...

Grizzlies come up short against Bulldogs

Reeser hits inside-the-park home run

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