WILLAMINA – Last Thursday’s contest between the Willamina Bulldogs and the visiting Dayton Pirates subverted all expectations. A high-scoring affair could’ve been predicted, ...

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Bulldogs earn third place with gutsy four-setter against Eagles

WILLAMINA – With a win ensuring third place in the Class 3A West Valley League, the Bulldogs’ volleyball team persevered through a first set loss to ultimately capture a gutsy 18-25, 25-16, ...

 
Cataclysmic clash! Pirates escape Willamina with 14-8 win

WILLAMINA – Last Thursday’s contest between the Willamina Bulldogs and the visiting Dayton Pirates subverted all expectations. A high-scoring affair could’ve been predicted, ...

 
‘Cats wild about Wilder in 49-14 win over Pioneers

Friday morning, Linfield’s Aiden Wilder, who had ridden the bench at Portland State and Western Oregon, found himself starting the game the following day at Lewis & Clark (2-3, 1-2 NWC). ...

 
Grizzlies torched by Titans, 62-13

McMinnville head football coach Ryan McIrvin should have known late Tuesday this was not going to be his team’s week. While preparing for the visit of Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos, ...

Sheridan slaps Salem Academy; Amity drops WME; Tigers fall to Newport

Football roundup Sheridan 19, Salem Academy 0 SHERIDAN – With over 300 rushing yards, Sheridan aptly controlled last Thursday’s contest against Salem Academy, ultimately capturing a 19-0 ...

Sheridan names new coaches for basketball, wrestling, baseball

SHERIDAN – Sheridan High School recently filled three positions in its sports department, as reported by Athletic Director Bob Bennett. Dan Meddock will helm the varsity boys’ basketball team, ...

 
Grizzly harriers fifth and fourth at Heiser Farms meet

DAYTON – McMinnville’s girls’ and boys’ cross country teams finished fifth and fourth respectively at the Heiser Farms Invitational hosted by Wilson High School Friday. ...

Buczynski leads ‘Dogs past Sheridan in cross country meet

STAYTON – Willamina’s boys’ cross country team claimed ninth place at the Regis Invitational held in Stayton October 5. With a total of 260 points, the Bulldogs narrowly edged out the ...

Senior bowling scores

Walnut City Lanes Mixed League   Senior Citizens League Oct 3 TEAM High game scratch: No Names, 756. High series scratch: No Names, 2181. MEN High game scratch: Joe Aspromonte, 214; Mike Roberson, ...

 
Linfield downs Pioneers, 49-14

PORTLAND – Linfield, behind a new starting quarterback and a couple of new linemen, sputtered early, but put away the Lewis and Clark Pioneers, 49-14 Saturday at Griswold Stadium. The win sets up ...

 
Chidu-BOOM!

Chidubem Nnoli is his name, yet with the impact the Linfield (3-1, 2-0 NWC) running back has made in the last two games, he may need to change it to ChiduBOOM! A transfer student from Southern ...

 
Vets power Pirates over Amity, 3-0 on Senior Night

DAYTON – They had to overcome Wednesday’s Senior Night distractions in conjunction with a motivated Amity, but the Pirates’ volleyball squad eventually prevailed over their rivals ...

 
Grizzlies down Celts, look for 3rd straight win Tuesday

Two down, one to go for McMinnville’s 18th-rated volleyball team (13-12, 7-8 GVC), as the Grizzlies claimed a 3-1 win over McNary (9-9, 9-6 GVC) Wednesday night at The Furnace. The victory ...

Tied in knots: Mac postseason may be short if team fails to find mojo

FOREST GROVE – A concerned Jory Shene, McMinnville head boys’ soccer coach, said, “We have to figure ourselves out. We’ve been playing too often hoping our talent will carry ...

 
Chupp, Rollins lead Grizzlies in final dual meet

McMinnville head cross country coach Vic Downs called Wednesday’s dual meet results against South Salem and Forest Grove a “mixed bag,” noting, “We were hoping the boys’ ...

 
Tigers’ seniors lead way in straight set win over Cubs

YAMHILL – Fittingly, the Tigers’ four starting seniors ended their ultimate home match together Tuesday night. All played roles in Yamhill-Carlton’s convincing straight-set win ...

 
Grizzlies let Vikings off hook, fall 3-2; playoffs in doubt

After letting a win slip away against Forest Grove Tuesday night at Wortman Stadium, the task for the Grizzly girls’ soccer team becomes more difficult. Fighting for its playoff life, McMinnville ...

Willamina, Sheridan notch volleyball victories

Volleyball roundup Willamina 3, Horizon Christian 0 WILLAMINA – A well-rounded 3-0 sweep of Horizon Christian Wednesday allowed Willamina’s volleyball team to leapfrog three other Class 3A ...

 
Grizzlies fall to West Salem on senior night, 62-13

Just when McMinnville (4-3, 3-3 GVC)  thought they might be able to make a game of it, West Salem (6-1, 6-0 GVC) erupted for 22 points, on its way to a 62-13  Greater Valley Conference  ...

Pirates prevail 14-8 over Willamina in defensive struggle

WILLAMINA – In a titanic defensive battle, the visiting Dayton Pirates prevailed 14-8 over Willamina in tonight’s Class 3A West Valley League matchup. The Pirates’ close win keeps them ...

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