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McMinnville’s Kyran Hoskinson attempts to field a ground ball deflected by teammate Kade Weeks during Saturday’s tournament game against Wilson.

Mac struggles in home tournament, loses three of four

What happens when routine plays become irregular? McMinnville Hyder Dental head baseball coach Todd Peterson faced that question this weekend at Linfield College’s Mac Tournament. Peterson’s ...

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McMinnville’s Hunter Hurl, competing for Tigard Track in Reno, Nevada, is pictured with his 800m, 1,500m and 3,000m national championship medals.

Hurl wins three West Coast National track championships

Hunter Hurl’s ascendance to the elite ranks of track and field continues for the McMinnville native. Competing in the 11-12 year-old boys’ division, Hurl captured victories at the AAU ...

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Summer Swings

Two McMinnville sophomores, golfers Molly and Sam Beyer, golfers battled full fields on their home course at Michelbook Country Club Friday in the Oregon Junior Golf Tournament. In one of more than 25 ...

Sports briefs

‘Dogs’ football camp New Willamina head coach Shane Hedrick is hosting his first Bulldog football camp July 22-26 at Bulldog Stadium. The event is open to student-athletes enrolled in grades ...

Senior bowling scores

Walnut City Lanes Mixed League Summer Senior Hobblers July 11 TEAM High game scratch: Swingers, 509. High series scratch: Swingers, 1440. MEN High game scratch: Johnnie Williams, 189; Patrick Tatom, ...

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Sheridan head coach Barb Justen has helped lead the track and field program for 25 years.

25 years: Justen’s varied impact

SHERIDAN – There aren’t many people in the Yamhill County athletic community who can champion their legacies at two different rival schools. Many factors play into such anomalies – ...

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McMinnville Futures’ third baseman Evan Crawford fields a ground ball near the third-base line during Wednesday’s game against Tualatin.

Fitting right in: Crawford plays vital role for Mac baseball

When asked if incoming McMinnville freshman Evan Crawford shares any traits with his recently graduated older brother, Colton, Grizzly head baseball coach Todd Peterson merely smiled. After a ...

Sports briefs

See Ya Later holds soccer camp The See Ya Later Foundation is holding their 8th annual two-day soccer camp, taking place Friday and Saturday July 19 and 20 at Joe Dancer Park in McMinnville for kids going ...

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McMinnville’s Braden Woods eyes a pitch during Sunday’s doubleheader against Mountainside. Woods reached base four times in the two-game series, while playing exceptional defense at first base and in centerfield.

Woods leading next wave of Grizzly stars

Roster turnover remains an obvious problem for any high school baseball coach. At best, a prep manager interacts with athletes for four seasons before they graduate. On average, it takes a season ...

Linfield pole vaulter named finalist for Woman of Year

Following her indoor and outdoor pole vaulting national championships, Linfield’s Olivia McDaniel is on the short list for two prestigious athletic awards. The recent college graduate is ...

Amity’s Daley captures three regional track championships

TACOMA – Angelique Daley’s trip to the USATF Region 13 Championships (July 4-7, Tacoma, WA) couldn’t have ended in a more spectacular fashion. Amity’s Track Club’s ...

Sports briefs

SNACK summer programs set The McMinnville SNACK Program plans both soccer and food education activities this summer. SNACK will set up at the McMinnville Farmers Markey June 20 through August 29 from ...

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During last season’s state semifinal against Amity, Dayton head coach Ron Hop discusses strategy with his team. The Pirates ultimately placed third in the 3A classification.

'Know a little about everything'

DAYTON – While Ron Hop may have missed his calling as a sociologist, it’s safe to say the Dayton graduate has made quite a name for himself in the realm of Oregon sports. The boys’ basketball ...

Drew Wasmund takes command of Mac cross country program

While Drew Wasmund admits he has “huge shoes to fill” as the head coach of McMinnville’s cross country program, the Wilsonville transfer remains fully prepared to build on the ...

Bulldogs hire longtime Central coach to lead football team

WILLAMINA – The question was “out of the blue.” When athletic director Jerry Buczynski called Shane Hedrick about a head football position at Willamina High School, Hedrick felt ...

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