Mac swimmers finish dual meet season with Glencoe win

Swimmers wins big, prepare for districts The News-Register staff After a week off, the Grizzlies returned to the pool at the McMinnville Aquatic Center, defeating the Glencoe Crimson Tide in a meet on ...

Rusty Rae/News-Register##McMinnville’s Owen Wark drives past Forest Grove defenders for an up and under layin. Wark finished with a game-high 24 points, and also recorded five rebounds, three assists and two steals as Mac took a 59-51 victory Tuesday night on the Grizzlies home court.

Mac weathers Viking storm, earns 59-51 win

Grizzly boys basketball is now back to .500 and just one game out of third place in the Pacific Conference thanks to a 59-51 win over Forest Grove. “That’s a huge win. We needed that one,” ...

Rusty Rae/News-Register##McMinnville junior guard Peyton Justice drives the lane for a two-pointer against Forest Grove Tuesday evening. Justice finished with a team-high 21 points. Madison Gerhart added 12 points working inside against the Vikings. McMinnville topped the Vikings 59-51 for their fourth straight win.

Grizzlies win fourth straight, drop Vikings

The McMinnville girls basketball squad is on a roll. With their 50-39 victory over Forest Grove on Tuesday, the Grizzlies remain tied for first in the Pacific Conference and pushed their win streak ...

Amity inducts four new members into Hall of Fame

Amity High School inducted four new members into its Athletic Hall of Fame. Reg McShane, John Imlah, Anne Fischer and Tim Haarsma were all honored at halftime of the boys’ basketball game and officially ...

Linfield swim teams finish perfect conference season

The Linfield University swim teams capped off perfect conference seasons, as both the men’s and women’s teams beat Pacific in Forest Grove on Saturday to finish 8-0 in conference play. Neither ...

Rachel Thompson/News-Register##Alex Jaczko had to attend open gyms in the spring of 2019 to try and earn a spot on the team. Four years later, the Newberg native has found a role that fits his “unorthodox” skillset.

Alex Jaczko emerges as a key contributor for the ‘Cats

As Alex Jaczko wrapped up his senior year at Newberg high school in 2019, he wasn’t sure if he would even be able to play college basketball. Four years later, he’s wrapping up his basketball ...

Rachel Thompson/News-Register##Amity’s Gavin Watson caps off a 16-2 run with a slam dunk, sending the Amity crowd and bench into a frenzy.

Stifling defense leads Amity over Scio, 45-29

Even on a night where the offense sputtered for long stretches of time, the Amity boys came away with a 45-29 victory over the Scio Loggers to improve to 11-8 (5-2 in league play). The Warriors came out ...

Rachel Thompson/News-Register## Eliza Nisly goes over the top of two defenders to find her sister, Adie, open underneath the basket.

Warriors top Loggers, win 10th straight

Another game, another victory for the Amity girls basketball team, which has now won 10 straight games and is 15-3 overall. On Thursday, it was knockdown shooting and more stifling defense for ...

Rusty Rae/News-Register##Willamina’s Brianna Buswell shoots over two Kennedy defenders. Buswell finished with 11 points.

Bulldogs throttle Trojans, cruise to 56-17 victory

A 26-0 run and suffocating defense helped the Willamina Bulldogs cruise to a 56-17 win over the Kennedy Trojans on Thursday. It was both the most points the Bulldogs have scored and the least they’ve ...

Rusty Rae/News-Register##Yemi Rue races alongside Fort Vancouver’s (WA) Sarah Gardner at the front of the pack during the Flat & Fast Invitational on Oct. 7. Rue eventually pulled away for the victory, later saying that the two were able to rally off each other during the race for support.

Rue emerges as star

Yemi Rue struggles to encapsulate what running means to her and how it makes her feel. “Running is for me… I don’t know. It just makes me feel good,” Rue said. “It’s ...

Rusty Rae/News-Register##Willamina’s Cohen Haller shifts around two Kennedy defenders to make a layup during Willamina’s loss on Thursday. Haller finished with 12 points.

Kennedy ekes out close win over Willamina, 65-60

At the end of a hard-fought back-and-forth contest, Willamina had a chance to have the final say against second-ranked Kennedy. Down 61-60 with 31.7 seconds left, Willamina coach Cliff Toney called timeout, ...

Grizzlies dominate Rumbaugh Invitational

The McMinnville swim team put together an impressive performance at the Rumbaugh Invitational on Saturday at Crescent Valley. Out of 16 participating teams, the boys team finished first and the girls ...

Rachel Thompson/News-Register##McMinnville’s Max Saltmarsh (left) dishes a pass around a Newberg defender to Owen Wark, who finished at the rim for two.

Wark, Rosenbergs lead Mac to 71-52 win over Newberg

Clyde and Walt Rosenberg and Owen Wark combined for 55 of Mac’s 71 points in the Grizzlies 71-52 victory over Newberg in the second game of Mac Madness. It was the Rosenbergs who took over early, ...

Rachel Thompson/News-Register##McMinnville’s Madison Gerhart fights through contact to earn an and-one at the end of the first quarter. Gerhart finished with 28 points, on 92 percent shooting, and 15 rebounds.

Gerhart's dominant performance leads Grizzlies to 64-43 win over Newberg

Madison Gerhart has shown flashes of being a force on the interior. At times this season for the Grizzlies, Gerhart has taken over quarters and halves, showcasing the phenomenal footwork and finishing ...

Submitted Photo## Reed signs his letter of intent to run at Western Colorado University. Reed said he fell in love with the campus on an unofficial visit and called it “a really good fit.”

Running through the Rockies: Mac's Reed set for next step

Every day, Kellen Reed laces up his shoes and heads out for a run. A self-described introvert, Reed enjoys the time to himself, where he can just focus on the path ahead. “You kind of just feel ...