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Yamhill-Carlton striker Nele Carolus led the Tigers with 25 goals and 10 assists this season. Her outstanding offensive performance helped the team capture a district title and a state playoff appearance.

Tenacious striker Nele Carolus earns girls’ soccer AoY

YAMHILL – In terms of miles ventured, Nele Carolus’ journey to News-Register Girls’ Soccer Athlete of the Year is perhaps the longestin the history of the award. Carolus, a senior ...

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Amity running back Jonathan Mather scored two touchdowns and ran for over 150 yards last week against Nyssa. He’ll partner with fellow senior West Streeter to help the Warriors defeat Cascade Christian this week in the state semifinals.

Two versus three: Amity plays Cascade Christian in semifinals of 3A tournament

COTTAGE GROVE – Amity football faces one final obstacle before next weekend’s Class 3A state championship: Third-ranked Cascade Christian. The Warriors battle the Challengers this Saturday ...

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McMinnville senior quarterback Sam DuPuis earned a second team all-district honor as a play caller and a first team selection as a punter this season. In the Grizzlies’ playoff against West Linn, DuPuis tied his career-high by throwing for five touchdowns and 292 yards.

Mac football earns 16 all-district honors

McMinnville football, a state tournament qualifier this season, received 16 all-Special District 3 selections. The Grizzlies finished the year with a 5-5 overall record and a 1-3 league mark, but easily ...

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Amity’s Cody Dyche (17) celebrates after an interception in the second quarter of Saturday’s match against Nyssa. Dyche’s turnover allowed the Warriors to score with a minute remaining in the first half, to enter the break up 28-7. Amity eventually prevailed 58-13 to advance to the Class 3A state semifinals.

Memories of ‘09

AMITY –Amity football fans received a blast from the past during Saturday’s quarterfinal against Nyssa. Nine years ago, the Warriors were in the midst of their championship run and ...

Linfield drops Pacific, 50-7, misses national tournament

Whitworth University head football coach Rod Sandberg no doubt breathed a sigh of relief after Linfield (7-2, 6-1 NWC) was shut out of the NCAA Division III football tournament Sunday, for the ...

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Amity running back West Streeter dives into the end zone for the Warriors  third touchdown of the 58-13 victory over Nyssa.

Amity advances to semifinals after crushing Nyssa, 58-13

AMITY – Amity’s drive for a Class 3A football championship overcame another obstacle today as the Warriors defeated Nyssa, 58-13, on their home field. The quarterfinal contest between the second-ranked ...

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Sheridan players are consoled by head coach Jacob Peterson after their 27-6 loss to Kennedy.

Sheridan bounced from playoffs by Kennedy, 27-6

SHERIDAN – The Spartans were eliminated from the Class 2A state playoffs tonight as the Kennedy Trojans captured a 27-6 victory at Bill Chrisman Memorial Field. Sheridan entered the quarterfinal ...

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Dayton center back Genaro Islas stands tall on the soccer field as he solidifies the Pirates’ defense.

Athlete of the Year Genaro Islas solidifies dominant Dayton defense

DAYTON – When searching for clues to Dayton’s resurgence in boys’ soccer, start with the team’s defense. The Pirates boasted the fourth-lowest goals against this season, ...

Y-C football excluded from playoffs after OSAA error

YAMHILL – The Oregon School Activities Association (OSAA) has admitted a Class 3A football rankings error incorrectly excluded the Yamhill-Carlton program from the state playoffs. In the ...

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McMinnville wide receiver Tanner Farley catches a touchdown pass during last Friday’s playoff matchup at West Linn.

Grizzlies fall 70-35 to West Linn

WEST LINN – McMinnville head football coach Ryan McIrvin put on the hat of Pythagoras for a little philosophical football math after the Grizzlies’ (5-5, 1-3 SD3) first round 70-35 ...

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McMinnville’s Zane Fodge and Grants Pass’ Daniel Beckstead lead the Class 6A cross country championships during the second mile of the 5,000m course at Lane Community College. Fodge broke away from Beckstead in the final mile, but was overtaken during the last 400m and placed eighth overall.

Not his day: Fodge falls short in bid for cross country championship

EUGENE – “It’s just tough – that one hurts.” Throughout Zane Fodge’s four-year high school cross country career, his ultimate goal never wavered: winning a ...

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McMinnville’s Grace Bliven and Emily Cinnamon cross the finish line at the Class 6A cross country championships at Lane Community College. The two finished 107th and 108th with times of 21 minutes, three seconds, respectively.

Grizzly cross country girls finish 14th in state

EUGENE – Last Saturday, the McMinnville girls’ cross country team finished 14th at the OSAA 6A State Championships held at Lane Community College. The Grizzlies earned qualification ...

Spartans overcome ‘weird’ first round playoff against Warrenton

SHERIDAN – In its first state football playoff since 2010, Sheridan prevailed 28-3 over Warrenton in a match Spartan head coach Jacob Peterson called, “the weirdest game,” he’s ...

Warriors dominate, Bulldogs lose in 3A football playoffs

Class 3A football roundup Amity 52, Brookings-Harbor 6 AMITY – Amity’s defense, which tallied nine sacks, and another 200-yard effort by running back West Streeter propelled the Warriors ...

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McMinnville running back Noah Kepler, pictured during last week’s home contest against Liberty, remains a vital component of the Grizzlies’ offense entering the postseason. He provides balance to a dangerous Mac aerial attack, which features all-state receiver Colton Smith. Also pictured is Max Wolff (64).

Grizzly football takes on West Linn in opening round

McMinnville football faces a daunting task tonight at West Linn High School. The 27th-seeded Grizzlies square off with the sixth-ranked Lions at 7 p.m. in a Class 6A first round state playoff matchup. West ...

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