McMinnville High graduate’s improved physical conditioning pays dividends early for Linfield

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Thorns bid farewell, draw Spirit

By ANNE M. PETERSON Of the AP PORTLAND — The Portland Thorns played Sunday night before their second sellout crowd of more than 21,000, though it was bittersweet. Already eliminated from the playoffs, ...

Injuries to key players mar 2015 NFL preseason for fans, franchises

By BARRY WILNER Of the AP The games don’t count. That makes the pain from major preseason injuries even more, well, painful. Yet NFL teams go through weeks of training camp in the intense heat ...

Oregon Little League team ousted from World Series

By CHRIS MASSE Of the AP SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pennsylvania — Emmanuel Rodriguez hit two home runs to lead the Dominican Republic to a 7-3 win over Portland, Oregon, Monday in a Little League World ...

Oregon Little League team falls in World Series opener

Wilshire-Riverside Little League limits Texas squad to one hit

With Adams in the fold, Ducks’ quarterback competition begins

By ANNE M. PETERSON Of the AP EUGENE — Oregon’s quest to replace quarterback Marcus Mariota has already seen its share of drama. Talented transfer Vernon Adams finally arrived on campus ...

Northwestern football players not allowed to unionize, says NLRB

By MICHAEL TARM Of the AP CHICAGO — The National Labor Relations Board on Monday blocked a historic bid by Northwestern University football players to form the nation’s first college athletes’ ...

UO receiver Addison returns from injury

By ANNE M. PETERSON Of the AP EUGENE — After injury kept him out of Oregon’s march to the national championship game last season, wide receiver Bralon Addison is closely watching the Ducks’ ...

Trouble in the water at Rio Olympic sites

By BRAD BROOKS and JENNY BARCHFIELD Of the AP RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The waters where Olympians will compete in swimming and boating events next summer in South America’s first games are rife ...

Beavers more reliant on Barrs-Woods

By DAN GREENSPAN Of the AP BURBANK, California — Oregon State running back Storm Barrs-Woods is going to be busy this fall. The Beavers are one of the youngest teams in college football, returning ...

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 ...

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McMinnville High graduate’s improved physical conditioning pays dividends early for Linfield

2015 Football Previews: McMinnville

Schmitty Football: Gunslinger? Maybe. All-around quarterback? Wyatt Smith is building toward it

Y-C begins season with head coach, chemistry on mind

Ogden’s suspension reduced from 9 games to 3; program still faces $1,500 fine

Girzzlies rout Generals in opener

Crown, Bautista, Martinez score to topple 2014 second-place squad

Offense ignites in Mac opener

Sheridan volleyball improves to 3-0; Willamina splits openers

Dayton girls soccer opens with nonleague win

Lakeridge shuts out McMinnville in Grizz’s first game

Grizzlies shake off rust at GVC Preview

Mac underclassmen post strong times; Rich, Wilson both capture 2nd place

Sports Briefs

Mac Parks and Rec hosts adult coed sports Get active this fall! Registration is open for Coed Volleyball and Coed Soccer (5-on-5).  Both leagues are open to adults over 18. Volleyball games are ...

Yamhill-Carlton volleyball falls in opener

Grizzlies take out Forest Grove on the road; Dayton improves to 3-0

Sneak Preview

In the second year of non-counting jamborees, area football coaches discern what is – and is not as – important

McIrvin accepts athletic coordinator position

Houston named head wrestling coach

Dayton volleyball splits at tourney games

Rentsch, Sheridan defeat OES in opener

2015 Football Previews: Yamhill-Carlton

Alaska Strong: Yamhill-Carlton’s soft-spoken senior, Mitchell Rabung, could have big impact in new role

Talk is valuable for Linfield women’s soccer

Wildcats integrate 13 newcomers in a hurry

Golf Scores

McMinnville Senior Men’s Golf   Cross Creek Golf Course, Dallas, Aug. 19 LD No. 6: Mike Farley KP No. 4: Jim VanArsdel KP No. 7: Deen Reeder LP No.: Mark Vernon   Low Gross No. ...

2015 Football Previews: Dayton

In Capable Hands: With his brother graduated, Dayton senior Jarred Ashley is ready to relish his senior season 

Let the games begin! High school, college teams start fall seasons

Two weeks have elapsed since the first official day of fall sport practices sanctioned by the Oregon School Activities Association, and now the games begin.And as Linfield College is back in session, the ...

With Tully in the fold, George Fox builds on first season

‘Last year, defense was kind of our strength ... offense had some moments’

‘Cats are coaches’ selection

Linfield has claimed at least a share of the past six Northwest Conference football championships. The coaches believe the Wildcats are in line for No. 7 in 2015. Linfield received the maximum possible ...

Hog wild

Thornley at the top of NHRA Nitro Harley division

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