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Dayton’s Dawson Ashley grabs a loose ball while Amity’s West Streeter looks on during Saturday’s PacWest final between the Pirates and Warriors, which Dayton won, 53-43.

Pirates plunder PacWest

“It’s always good to beat Amity.” So Jaysen Howard said with a smile following Dayton’s 53-43 victory over the Warriors during Saturday’s PacWest Conference championship ...

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McMinnville’s Tyler Olsen grapples with Sherwood’s Clayton Wengert during Saturday’s Pacific Conference district meet. Olsen won the match with a 10-4 decision and ultimately finished second at 138 pounds. He will join five other Grizzlies at the state tournament this weekend in Portland.

Grizzlies place nine wrestlers at districts, send six to state

LIBERTY – McMinnville’s wrestling team is peaking at the right time. The Grizzlies rode a wave of momentum into Friday and Saturday’s district meet at Liberty High School, impressing ...

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Yamhill-Carlton players listen to head coach Nile Seibel during a time out Saturday against Amity. The Tigers prevailed 60-58 to claim third place in the PacWest Conference.

Tigers edge Amity, 60-58, for third place in league

INDEPENDENCE – Sadie Horne scored her 1,000th career point, and 16 overall, to help lead the Yamhill-Carlton girls’ basketball team to a 60-58 win over Amity during Saturday’s ...

Mac swim team places five at state; boys finish 11th overall

BEAVERTON – With five total placers, the McMinnville boys’ swimming team finished 11th overall at the OSAA state finals held Friday and Saturday at the Tualatin Hills Aquatic Center ...

Grizzly boys sweep Glencoe, 53-40; Mac girls beat Tide, 36-35

HILLSBORO – McMinnville’s boys’ basketball team handled its business Friday, defeating Glencoe on the road, 53-40. With the state playoffs looming and the Grizzlies currently ...

Willamina wrestlers claim district title, send 11 to state; Dayton qualifies nine, Amity two; Y-C finishes 2nd in league

WARRENTON – Willamina claimed yet another wrestling league championship Friday and Saturday at Warrenton High School’s Class 3A District 1 finals. The Bulldogs racked up 358.5 points ...

Senior bowling scores

                News-Register  Bowling Walnut City Lanes Mixed League    Senior Citizens League; Feb ...

Linfield women clinch NWC playoff spot; Danielson joins 1,000-point club

FOREST GROVE – Molly Danielson joined the 1,000 point club and helped the Linfield Wildcats defeat Pacific, 60- 57, Saturday on the road. The Wildcats’ triumph officially sealed the fourth-seed ...

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Linfield guard Tanner Autencio flies toward the hoop for two points during Tuesday’s 91-84 Wildcat win over George Fox. Autencio paced Linfield with 21 points, including 16 in the second half.

Tanner's World

This is Tanner Autencio’s world, and we’re just guests living in it. Linfield’s junior guard ignited Ted Wilson Gymnasium Tuesday night with white-hot shooting in the second ...

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Linfield forward Kory Oleson launches a three-pointer during Tuesday’s NWC matchup against George Fox. Oleson led the Wildcats with 27 points on 11-24 shooting in the 83-66 loss.

Unquestioned heart: Linfield loses battle to George Fox, 83-66

There’s little question regarding the Linfield women’s basketball team’s heart and effort. The Wildcats remain in the hunt for a top-four finish in the Northwest Conference standings, ...

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Mac guard Bailey Pursley dribbles up the court. Pursley also serves as Mac’s team captain.

Unified Success

The McMinnville Unified basketball team recently completed its final home game of the season. Facing Hillsboro, the team thoroughly enjoyed its last match in front of local fans.

Senior bowling scores

Walnut City Lanes Mixed League Senior Citizens League Feb 5 TEAM High game scratch: The No Names, 687. High series scratch: The No Names, 1950. MEN High game scratch: Don Dolan, 223; Don Olesen, ...

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McMinnville swimmer Colin Bushey competes in the 100-yard backstroke during Friday’s Pacific Conference District Meet. Bushey, a freshman, won his event in a time of 54.79 seconds.

DISTRICT DOMINANCE

Grizzly swimming coaches Jason Hafner and Murilo Martens nervously scanned the McMinnville Aquatic Center. Their swimmers, showing outstanding personal efforts, had just captured the boys’ ...

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McMinnville 138 pounder Mason Henderson takes down his Forest Grove opponent, Lewis Gray, for two points during a meet Thursday at Patton Middle School. Henderson claimed a victory by fall in his final home match of his career.

Senior Night Slams: Henderson leads Griz to win

In his final home match, McMinnville senior wrestler Mason Henderson left his fans with one final pin. Competing against Forest Grove’s Lewis Gray during last Thursday’s league dual ...

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Yamhill-Carlton head softball coach John Kuehnel was recently awarded the Northwest Coach of the Year award for his effort in leading the Tigers during the 2017-18 season.

Longtime Y-C softball manager John Kuehnel named 2017-18 Northwest Coach of the Year

YAMHILL – “I think it’s awesome to win an award for something that I love to do.” So said Yamhill-Carlton head softball coach John Kuehnel when the longtime manager was ...

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