McMinnville graduate Toth to play NCAA Division I volleyball

AP Sports

Johnson wins wild Open Championship in playoff

By DOUG FERGUSON Of the AP ANDREWS, Scotland— Zach Johnson cradled the silver claret jug in his arms. Jordan Spieth let it slip through his fingers. Spieth was right where he wanted to be in his ...

Thunder match Blazers’ 4-year offer for Kanter

By CLIFF BRUNT Of the AP OKLAHOMA CITY— The Thunder will keep Enes Kanter after matching an offer sheet by the Portland Trail Blazers on Sunday. Oklahoma City acquired the center in a trade with ...

Spieth enters British Open with momentum

By DOUG FERGUSON Of the AP ST. ANDREWS, Scotland— There was no escaping Jordan Spieth even before he arrived Monday at St. Andrews to resume his pursuit of the Grand Slam. Behind the practice ...

Aldridge to leave Portland, sign with San Antonio

Deal reportedly worth $80 million over four years

Trail Blazers bring Aminu into fold

By JOHN KRAWCZYNSKI Of the AP The Portland Trail Blazers appear to be entering a period of change, so one of general manager Neil Olshey’s first calls during free agency went to a familiar face. The ...

Boston 2024? Organizers detail Olympics plan

By JIMMY GOLEN and PHILIP MARCELO Of the AP BOSTON — The group trying to bring the 2024 Olympics to Boston released the most detailed look yet at its bid for the Summer Games on Monday, unveiling ...

UCF athletic director Stansbury hired at OSU

CORVALLIS — Todd Stansbury, the athletic director at Central Florida for more than three years, was named athletic director at Oregon State on Thursday. Stansbury begins his new job in Corvallis, ...

At Chambers Bay, a stunning U.S. Open finish

By DOUG FERGUSON Of the AP UNIVERSITY PLACE, Washington — Another major for Jordan Spieth. Another stunning loss for Dustin Johnson. Chambers Bay delivered heart-stopping drama Sunday in the U.S. ...

Whitney a track star in the making

By PAT GRAHAM Of the AP Sprinter Kaylin Whitney is quick at everything she does, with the exception of cleaning her room. What teenager doesn’t have to be reminded a time or two to tidy things ...

Spieth a young man with a keen sense of history

UNIVERSITY PLACE, Wash. — Jordan Spieth loves golf history, which is appropriate for someone quickly becoming part of it.

Spieth was a freshman at Texas when he first went to St. Andrews with the rest of the Walker Cup team. They played the Old Course, soaked up the vibe at the home of golf and then headed north for their matches at Royal Aberdeen.

Local Sports

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 ...

Bound for New England

McMinnville graduate Toth to play NCAA Division I volleyball

The original seven-on-seven

Valley Panthers Rugby Club grows the game during summer session practices

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 ...

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 ...

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

These ladies kick bass

...or steelhead, salmon, sturgeon and other fish in Pacific Northwest waterways. Meet the Reel Women of Fishing

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

One last hurrah

Summer baseball season concludes with strong win for Grizzlies

Sports Briefs

Linfield FB season tickets up for renewal Linfield football season ticket holders have until 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 2, to renew their seats for the upcoming 2015 season. Season ticket holders interested ...

McMinnville Open crowns tennis champs

The 2015 McMinnville Open tennis tournament concluded this weekend at the Cowls Street Tennis Courts in McMinnville. Bryce Borland won the men’s open singles championship, and McMinnville High School ...

Her new home gym

Former Oregon State standout Bunn takes over Linfield women’s basketball

Local track athletes among best in Region

Amity’s McShane, Dayton grad Shirley among USATF Junior Olympic standouts

Still on His Feet: Vernon Adams was told there would be math

Prospective UO QB didn’t graduate on time ... so what now?

Failure to launch

Ehrhart starts out strong, but inconsistency plague’s Grizzlies

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