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CAREER NIGHT

In the clutch, the McMinnville Grizzlies are simply finding ways to win. The boys’ basketball team currently possesses a 2-0 record after narrow back-to-back victories over Franklin and ...

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McMinnville heavyweight Jacob Barnes maneuvers an opponent during last year’s Grizzly Invitational. Barnes seeks a state championship after falling in the state semifinals as a freshman a year ago.

Young Grizzlies impressing Coach Barich

“Win or lose, we’re going to put on a show for people.” So McMinnville head wrestling coach Jordan Barich promised Grizzly fans. Barich laments the occasionally boring nature ...

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Willamina’s returning state champion Jordan Reyes, seen in last season’s state tournament, looks to repeat as a title-winner in either the 106- or 113-pound weight classes.

New year, new goals: Willamina aims for the top

WILLAMINA – Willamina wrestling’s storied program added additional hardware to its trophy cases last season. The Bulldogs witnessed Jordan Reyes and Keegan Cook achieve Class 3A state titles, ...

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Dayton 195-pounder Blake Larsen takes down Y-C’s Josiah Rodriguez during last year’s Dayton Invitational. Larsen returns as the defending state champ in his weight class and hopes to repeat.

Dayton’s Larson aims for state repeat

DAYTON – Blake Larsen’s 195-pound Class 3A 2018 state wrestling title stood as a product of relentless work and self-improvement. The current Dayton junior outclassed Glide’s ...

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Yamhill-Carlton’s 160-pound wrestler Owen Amerson, seen in a match at Dayton last season, returns to the squad this season. Tiger head coach Sean Nonamaker believes Amerson holds state title potential in his weight class.

Y-C grapplers set for 3A success

YAMHILL – A move down to the 3A classification has the Yamhill-Carlton wrestling team hopeful for district and tournament success. It’s unfortunate, then, says Y-C head coach Sean Nonamaker ...

Warriors lead all-league football nominations with 15

AMITY – Joel Magill’s 10-win Warriors, which made the Class 3A state football semifinals, received 15 Special District 1-West all-conference selections. The Warriors maintained the number-two ...

Sheridan football earns 10 all-state selections

SHERIDAN – After a surprising run to the Class 2A state football quarterfinals, the Sheridan Spartans earned 10 all-state selections. The Spartans earned the number-two ranking in the 2A ...

Y-C girls knock off No. 1 Willamina

YAMHILL – An early-season battle between the number-one ranked Willamina girls’ basketball team and Yamhill-Carlton ended in a narrow 59-55 victory for the host Tigers. Y-C entered the matchup ...

Amity wrestling ready for new season, increased numbers

AMITY – Derek Barnett’s tenure as new wrestling coach at Amity is officially underway. Barnett is already seeing improved numbers in the varsity program as returning wrestlers Blake Runion ...

Sheridan wrestling loaded with state tourney hopefuls

SHERIDAN – The sports culture at Sheridan High School continues to change the wrestling program. Head coach Craig Kelsey notes the confidence of a successful football season has impacted his varsity ...

Sports briefs

Linfield College hosts two Preseason Baseball Skills camps Players in grades 9-12 will receive instruction from 11 to 2:30 p.m. on December 27 and 28 as part of the advance High School Skills Camp.  A ...

Arzner drops career-high 38, Mac secures 64-61 win over Summit

Luke Arzner's career-high 38 points led the McMinnville boys' basketball team to a narrow 64-61 comeback win over Summit tonight at Ted Wilson Gymnasium. The Grizzlies improved to 2-0 on the season after ...

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ROSENBURG’S ‘DISCO’

Linfield head men’s basketball coach Shanan Rosenburg teaches his Division III team to embrace a hybrid defense – a mix of man-to-man and zone defending. Though most basketball fans ...

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Linfield guard Cameron Reuter shreds the Pacific Lutheran defense to score a lay-in for the ‘Cats in Friday’s contest. PLU was able to withstand several Linfield rallies, taking the Northwest Conference Contest, 80-68.

Wildcat women fall in conference opener, 80-68

Though the Linfield women’s basketball team remains depleted by injuries, head coach Casey Bunn-Wilson won’t dismiss the squad’s recent losses including Friday’s 80-68 defeat ...

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Hillsboro’s Dylan Kem (5) and McMinnville’s Grace Bliven battle for a loose ball during McMinnville’s season opener Thursday evening at Linfield College. Hillsboro’s trapping defense paid dividends to the Spartans who defeated the Grizzlies, 40-39.

Mac girls split versus Hillsboro, Sunset

BEAVERTON – After two games, the McMinnville girls’ basketball team has already learned a few critical lessons. The Grizzlies split their initial two contests, losing a close-fought 40-39 home ...

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