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McMinnville’s girls basketball players celebrate a play on the court during Friday’s 57-38 win over rival Newberg.

Raucous rivalry rout

When McMinnvile and Newberg’s athletic rivalry became reignited by 6A reclassification a year ago, questions arose whether the animosity between the two schools had cooled since the Grizzlies ...

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McMinnville’s Cody Dauterman drives to the hoop to attempt a lay-in against Newberg. Dauterman scored a team-high 12 points, including ten in the fourth quarter of Friday’s 50-35 loss to the Tigers.

Mac boys fall to Tigers, 50-35, in conference tilt

With an extremely young roster, the McMinnville boys basketball team continues seeking not only wins, but diamonds in the rough. While the Grizzlies suffered their fifth consecutive loss Friday ...

Former Grizzlies lead Wildcats to weekend sweep of Bruins, Boxers

Tanner Autencio and Aaron Baune put on a showcase for their local fans this weekend in the Linfield men’s basketball team’s sweep of George Fox University and Pacific University. The ...

Oleson, Landis lead Linfield women to victory over Pacific

Reeling from the loss of senior center Molly Danielson, who suffered an injury in Friday’s 62-50 loss to George Fox, the Linfield women’s basketball team fought through emotional adversity ...

Newberg gains amateur women’s soccer club

BREMERTON – The Northwest Premier League (NWPL) is proud to announce that the league will be expanding for the 2020 season and that AC Chehalem Valley of Newberg has been named the ninth NWPL club. Chehalem ...

Basketball roundup: Y-C girls defeat Amity, 56-38; ‘Dogs win 11th straight

Yamhill-Carlton 56, Amity 38 (girls) YAMHILL – Olivia Southard’s season-high 19 points propelled the Yamhill-Carlton girls basketball team to a 56-38 victory over Amity during Friday’s ...

Senior bowling scores

Walnut City Lanes Mixed League Senior Citizens League JAN 28 TEAM High game scratch: Gutter Cleaners, 683. High series scratch: Gutter Cleaners, 1977. MEN High game scratch: Bill Mitchell, 243; ...

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Willamina 126 pounder Moses Mercier takes down Dayton’s Tony Cisneros during Wednesday’s district dual at Willamina High School. Mercier battled Cisneros to a 5-4 decision in the conference matchup.

Legendary lightweights

WILLAMINA – Yamhill Valley’s athletic atmosphere has transformed into a treasure trove of wrestling talent. With district duals officially underway, it’s nearly impossible to ...

Mac boys fall to Liberty despite late comeback attempt

Still searching for their first Pacific Conference win of the season, the McMinnville Grizzlies’ boys basketball team couldn’t overcome Liberty’s sizzling start during Tuesday’s ...

Basketball roundup: Rizo hits game-winner for ‘Dogs; Pirates beat Tigers in OT

Willamina 41, Warrenton 39 (boys) WARRENTON – Ruben Rizo’s midrange jump shot with 1.3 seconds left lifted the Willamina boys’ basketball team to a 41-39 comeback win over Warrenton ...

Wrestling recap: Tigers, Bulldogs place 2nd at tourneys

Willamina MONROE – Led by individual champions Moses Mercier and Michael Fox, the Willamina wrestling program notched a second-place finish at last Saturday’s Monroe Invitational. Competing ...

Senior bowling scores

Walnut City Lanes Mixed League Senior Citizens League JAN 21 TEAM High game scratch: Gutter Cleaners, 629. High series scratch: Gutter Cleaners, 1813. MEN High game scratch: Mike Roberson, 209; ...

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McMinnville’s Gavin Rosenberry, who wrestled up two weights to 120 pounds in Thursday’s dual against Glencoe, handed the Grizzlies a 37-33 win with a 9-7 sudden-death decision. His Mac teammates lifted him in celebration following Rosenberry’s walk-off victory.

Coming up roses

Lifted high by his adoring teammates, McMinnville sophomore Gavin Rosenberry surveyed his temporary wrestling kingdom. The Grizzly athlete’s clutch performance against Glencoe’s Daniel ...

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Dayton’s reserves celebrate Tyler Spink’s steal-and-score late in the first half of Friday’s 61-56 Pirate win over Amity.

Dayton boys knock off No. 2 Warriors, 61-56

DAYTON – Following Friday’s 61-56 victory over rival Amity, Dayton center Justin Morales boiled the win down to its essential elements: “We came out wanting to win,” he ...

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Amity’s Jenna Lopez and Maylin Williams high-five after leading their team to Friday’s 40-34 win over rival Dayton.

Lopez, Williams lead Amity girls over Pirates

DAYTON – Undersized, but never overwhelmed. Lacking height, but not talent. Amity’s Jenna Lopez continues courting success, despite a shift to the post position. Listed at five feet, ...

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