Legacies on the line for pro athletes

With 19.5 seconds remaining in the March 11 matchup between the Atlanta Hawks and New York Knicks, Vince Carter, in his 22nd year playing in the NBA, entered the action as a substitute for De’Andre ...

Spring sports aren’t dead yet

Hope remains for spring sports. Wednesday, the OSAA stood firm with its decision to merely suspend the current season, rather than cancel all spring athletics and championships. The executive board is ...

OSAA continues suspension of season

OSAA continues suspension of spring sports, championships not cancelled The OSAA Executive Board held an online meeting April 1 to discuss the latest developments regarding the COVID-19 situation. The ...

Sports briefs

Go the (Social) Distance race set for April 11 A former McMinnville High School cross country and track athlete is arranging an event in which people can run and walk together, yet separately. The “Go ...

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The News-Register’s sports editor Logan Brandon takes notes during the McMinnville girls basketball team’s Class 6A state quarterfinal March 12 at the Chiles Center in Portland. The Grizzlies played their postseason contest in an empty arena, as the first wave of coronavirus-related cancellations rocked the sports world.

A world without sports? Not so fast, readers

No, readers, the goalposts haven’t moved. As sports editor of the News-Register, my primary mission remains. In the weeks ahead, I plan to write in-depth, personal features about our local athletes ...

Runners will race together, apart, for YCAP

A former McMinnville High School cross country and track athlete is arranging an event in which people can run and walk together, yet separately. The “Go the (Social) Distance” event ...

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McMinnville’s Kylee Arzner cheers in celebration with her teammates after the Grizzlies 51-35 round one playoff victory over Barlow.

The Natural: Arzner achieves breakout campaign

Kylee Arzner is in her comfort zone on the basketball court. With the ball in her possession, the McMinnville forward confidently backs down a defender. Teammates make off-ball cuts, and Kylee ...

Sports briefs

Officiating courses available for free INDIANAPOLIS – Current high school sports officials, as well as those interested in joining the officiating ranks, will be able to access online education ...

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Dayton guard Dawson Ashley shoots a midrange jump shot - his go-to offensive weapon - during the Class 3A state basketball playoffs in Coos Bay. The junior averaged a team-high 15 points per contest during the postseason, where the Pirates finished eighth overall.

Midrange marksman: Ashley’s shooting, defense earn AoY

Dawson Ashley is a game changer. This season, he stepped up as a breakout star for the Pirates’ boys basketball team. Though a quiet presence and “leader by example,” Dawson ...

Oregon star Ionescu wins AP Women’s Player of the Year

Sabrina Ionescu capped off an unprecedented college career by entering an exclusive club. Oregon’s star guard was the unanimous choice Monday as The Associated Press women’s basketball ...

Sports briefs

OSAA suspends spring sports Per Governor Brown’s announcement March 17 regarding statewide school closures, the Oregon School Activities Association (OSAA) has extended the suspension of interscholastic ...

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Dayton’s Travis Sherman points to members of his family after claiming his first state title in the 3A 138-pound class.

Sherman’s journey: Dayton wrestler overcomes pain, fear

Travis Sherman waited . . . and waited . . . and waited for his moment. Since he was four years old, the wrestler poured untold hours into the practice mat at Dayton High School. No matter the ...

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Linfield swimmers Noah Cutting and Neirton Oliveira were set to compete in the NCAA Division III Swimming and Diving Championships, but the recent concerns over coronavirus resulted in the cancellation of all winter and spring championships. Cutting and Oliveira, both seniors, won’t get to complete in their last college competition, of which both were contending for national titles.

Athletes watch dream seasons disappear

This was their year. Linfield seniors Neirton Oliveira and Noah Cutting, both accomplished members of the Wildcat swimming team, were set to make school history at this week’s NCAA Division ...

Spring sports pushed back another month, rules OSAA

Organization aims for April 28 start Per Governor Brown’s announcement March 17 regarding statewide school closures, the Oregon School Activities Association (OSAA) has extended the suspension of ...

Sports briefs

Oregon State Parks update The Oregon State Parks system will continue adapting to the COVID-19 outbreak by limiting park services and events. These changes will occur as new guidance is released by the ...

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