Using a stifling defense, and an aggressive up tempo offense McMinnville’s boys’ basketball team devoured the Canby Cougars, 66-46, Friday night on the Grizzlies’ home court to open the ...

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Grizzlies open season with victory over Canby, 66-46

Using a stifling defense, and an aggressive up tempo offense McMinnville’s boys’ basketball team devoured the Canby Cougars, 66-46, Friday night on the Grizzlies’ home court to open the ...

 
Bernards' 36 propel Dayton to 62-44 victory over Regis

DAYTON – Zach Bernards poured in 17 first-quarter points along the way to 36 total as his Pirates defeated the visiting Regis Rams, 62-44. Bernards’ hot shooting helped spur his team early. ...

 
Dayton's Shawnie Spink and Co. vanquish Regis, 56-44

DAYTON – The Shawnie Spink show was in full effect for Dayton in tonight’s 56-44 victory over the Regis Rams. She tallied a game-high 29 points, plus eight rebounds and five assists ...

 
Amity takes the ‘old school’ route, looks for another deep playoff run

AMITY – Amity Warriors girls’ head basketball coach Reg McShane admits he is an “old school” guy. The retired superintendent of Amity schools is no fan of the “let ...

 
THREE-PEAT? Can the Pirates win the state title for a third year – seems possible

DAYTON – Victors of the state title in 2015 and 2016, the Dayton Pirates girls’ basketball team begins a quest for a third consecutive championship. As a squad, unstoppable the past ...

 
Bulldogs seek confidence to move to head of WVL

DAYTON – Victors of the state title in 2015 and 2016, the Dayton Pirates girls’ basketball team begins a quest for a third consecutive championship. As a squad, unstoppable the past ...

 
Toppled in opener: Grizzlies fall to Bowmen in opener, 63-29

Sean Coste sat at his desk in his McMinnville High School classroom. His tie was tossed on the desk, his plaid pressed shirt, still crisp, open at the collar. He tried to analyze the wreckage he ...

 
Sweet sorrow in ‘Cats loss to NCU, 77-72

Growing pains are such sweet sorrows. Ask Linfield College women’s head basketball coach Casey Bunn-Wilson. Her Wildcats (3-3) made significant positive strides to bring the full force of ...

Dayton, Willamina, Y-C earn season-opening wins

DAYTON – Ron Hop’s boys’ basketball team opened its season Wednesday with a powerful 76-44 statement win over Portland Adventist Academy. Reigning 3A player of the year, Zach ...

Gage Gubrud Walter Payton nominee, the Heisman of FCS

Eastern Washington University quarterback Gage Gubrud, the former McMinnville Grizzly, and his partner in crime during the 2016 season, wide receiver Cooper Kupp, will join Sam Houston State quarterback ...

Linfield hosts baseball skills clinics

Linfield College is hosting a baseball pre-season skills camp for local youth players December 27 and 28. The proceeds from the event benefits the college’s spring trip to California. All camp activities ...

 
Mac girls drop home opener to Sherwood,63-29

McMinnville's Grizzly girls' basketball squad dropped its home opener to Sherwood, 63-29, in a contest where nothing went well for the locals. Both teams opened the season tight -- and there was not a ...

 
End of the road! ‘Cats drop second round tilt to UMHB, 27-10

BELTON, TX – There is a reason Linfield head football coach Joseph Smith voted University of Mary Hardin-Baylor number one during the season. They are an exceptional team, as no one knows ...

 
Heart of competition: “Thus, begins the eternal cycle of pigskin death and birth”

Allow me to introduce you to Durrence Vile, my pal of many years. He is king, commander, cantankerous curmudgeon, and philosopher supreme of all that is football, having played and watched the ...

Record-setting performace readies Linfield women for NWC b-ball play

Audrey McMillan, Linfield’s sophomore starting forward on the women’s basketball team, and a McMinnville native, when asked to exhibit more of an offense force, turned up her game Sunday ...

 
Wildcats bury NWIC, ready for NWC play

Four games into its basketball season, sporting a 3-1 record after a pair of overwhelming wins over Northwest Indian College (NWIC) Saturday and Sunday (104-34 and 107-62, respectively), Wildcat ...

 
'Cats fall to UMHB in second round of playoffs, 27-10

BELTON, TEXAS -- Linfield's football season came to an end today as the 'Cats fell to a powerful University of Mary Hardin-Baylor by a 27-10 score in the second round of the NCAA DIII playoffs. Linfield ...

 
Hoop chemistry: Grizzly girls’ basketball team brings talent to title chase

Sean Coste, a math teacher at McMinnville High School, spends much of his time working on chemistry outside the classroom. The reason? As head basketball coach for the girls’ team, the self-admitted ...

 
Hockey family looking for support in Winterhawks’ fan contest

Sports are the great unifier. They create brotherhood among friends, fellowship between fans and introduce camaraderie to teammates. Beth Miller, McMinnville resident, nurse and single mother ...

 
Gage Gubrud named Big Sky co-offensive player of the year

CHENEY – History has been made. McMinnville’s own Gage Gubrud, quarterback for Eastern Washington University, and Cooper Kupp, receiver for the Eagles, were named co-offensive players ...

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