Grizzly boys’ tennis captures sixth straight victory

Safe to say the McMinnville boys’ tennis team is enjoying its transition to the Class 6A Pacific Conference. Tuesday, the Grizzlies captured their fourth consecutive league win in a 7-1 domination ...

Baseball roundup: Dayton beats Scio, 9-4; Warriors, Spartans, Tigers lose

Dayton 9, Scio 5 SCIO – Using a combination of patience and lethal base running, the Dayton baseball team earned a 9-5 road victory over Scio during Tuesday’s Class 3A PacWest Conference showdown. The ...

Elliott smacks game-winner for Pirates

DAYTON – Emily Elliott’s standing as a clutch hitter took another jump in Dayton’s 7-6 Wednesday win over South Umpqua. Elliott, who delivered the Pirates’ walk-off sacrifice ...

Sports briefs

Willamina High holds HoF Dinner Willamina High School is set to host its Hall of Fame Dinner and Auction April 20. Doors open at 5 p.m., dinner starts at 5:30, the induction ceremony begins at 6:30, ...

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Dayton’s Zeke Hodges smacks a game-winning two-run single against the Willamina Bulldogs, handing the Pirates a 10-9 comeback win.

Walk-off hero

DAYTON – Zeke Hodges is a fan of instant redemption. The Dayton junior pitcher and first baseman briefly played the role of scapegoat during Saturday’s baseball matchup against Willamina. ...

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Grizzly number-one singles player Carly Szedlak blasts a forehand shot during a doubles match last Thursday against Century.

Family ties: Szedlak leads close-knit tennis team

Family plays a critical role in McMinnville tennis player Carly Szedlak’s athletic career. The Grizzly senior, who competes at number-one singles and number-one doubles, often participates ...

Mac baseball sweeps Newberg, wins seventh straight

Colton Crawford pitched a complete game, Sam DuPuis drove in three runs and the McMinnville baseball team claimed a 4-1 win over Newberg during last Friday’s Pacific Conference clash. The ...

Area track recap

AMITY – Hosting the Class 3A Special District 2 meet last Thursday, Amity’s track and field team captured 12 individual wins along with the boys’ team title. The Warrior boys ...

Senior bowling scores

Walnut City Lanes Mixed League Senior Citizens League Apr 2 TEAM High game scratch: All Luck No Skill, 678. High series scratch: The No Names, 1895. MEN High game scratch: Duane Qualey, 242; Don ...

Sports briefs

Willamina High holds HoF Dinner Willamina High School is set to host its Hall of Fame Dinner and Auction April 20. Doors open at 5 p.m., dinner starts at 5:30, the induction ceremony begins at 6:30, ...

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McMinnville boys’ varsity golfer Amos Grell blasts a shot out of the rough on Michelbook Country Club’s par-three third hole. Grell finished second on the Grizzlies with a score of 108.

Mac golf teams focused on improvement, contending

Amos Grell couldn’t have picked a better time to rework his golf swing. The jovial McMinnville varsity golfer picked up the sport as a seven-year old. Growing up, he played numerous rounds ...

Mac softball wins in extra innings over Oregon City; Sullivan homers twice in blow out of Crusaders

The Grizzlies’ powerful softball team rolled to its fourth and fifth consecutive wins this week. McMinnville earned a 14-10, 10-inning victory over Oregon City Tuesday, then returned home ...

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Grizzly starting pitcher Sam DuPuis fires a pitch against Newberg during Tuesday’s league action. DuPuis earned the victory with six-plus innings of work, allowing two runs and striking out two in the 3-2 win.

DuPuis, Slaughter power Grizzlies to first league wins

Pitching wins championships. Teams bolstered by staff aces and flame-throwing relievers routinely dominate hitter-heavy programs. Toss in an athletic defense behind those elite pitchers and, suddenly, ...

Grizzly tennis teams claim victories over Falcons

Mac boys win fourth in a row HILLSBORO – Bolstered by phenomenal doubles performances, the McMinnville boys’ tennis team captured its fourth consecutive victory with Wednesday’s ...

Baseball roundup: Dayton beats Amity, 9-3; Willamina wins, 11-0

Dayton 9, Amity 3 DAYTON – Liam Smith-Munoz struck out 12 batters, and the Dayton Pirates struck for six runs in the sixth inning to ultimately defeat rival Amity, 9-3, in Tuesday’s PacWest ...

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