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Amity’s Josh Wart scores a layup in the Warriors’ West Valley League third-place game against Santiam Christian last season. Wart, a 6’5” sophomore, has embraced a much-larger role for the Warriors this season.

Amity boys conquer La Pine Tourney; team aims for defensive intensity

LA PINE – Amity’s boys’ basketball program tipped off its varsity campaign with two impressive victories at the La Pine Invitational last Friday and Saturday. The Warriors conquered the ...

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Willamina point guard Hannah Hughes rises up for a shot against Taft last season. Hughes, one of two seniors this year, remains a playmaking threat at her position, where she challenges for triple-doubles on a nightly basis.

Depth, talent help Lady Bulldogs sweep 1st three games

WILLAMINA – After three impressive victories to open their 2018-19 campaign, the Willamina girls’ basketball team appears ready for contention. Currently ranked number one in the 3A ...

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Dayton’s Chloe Cisneros shoots through contact in the Pirates’ game against Cascade Christian last season. Cisneros has developed into a versatile post player on both ends of the floor.

Young, reloaded Dayton girls set to defend 3A state championship

DAYTON – Dayton’s defense of its Class 3A girls’ basketball state championship won’t prove easy this season. The Pirates graduated seven seniors from last year’s title-winning ...

Grizzly boys earn 52-49 victory over Franklin in season opener

PORTLAND – Luke Arzner scored 22 points, grabbed six rebounds and dished six assists in the McMinnville boys’ basketball season opener at Franklin last Friday, which the Grizzlies won, 52-49. Grizzly ...

Linfield Wildcats host youth baseball camp

The Linfield College Baseball Program is hosting two Preseason Baseball Skills camps December 27 and 28. Players in grades 9-12 will receive instruction from 11 to 2:30 p.m. as part of the advance High ...

Senior bowling scores

Walnut City Lanes Mixed League    Senior Citizens League; Nov 27, 2018: TEAM High game scratch: The No Names, 698. High series scratch: The No Names, 1976. MEN High game scratch: ...

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West Streeter was named the News-Register Athlete of the Year in football.

Country Roads: Amity’s Streeter named AoY

AMITY – Country roads, take me home To the place I belong . . . John Denver’s “Take Me Home, Country Roads” became the Amity football team’s unofficial anthem this season. ...

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Yamhill-Carlton’s girls’ basketball program is led by three standout players - (l-r) Taylor Reimann, Sadie Horne and Aliya Seibel. The three helped the Tigers reach the Class 4A state playoffs last season. Now, Y-C enters the 3A classification as the number-four ranked program under third-year head coach Nile Seibel and aims for another postseason appearance.

Ready to fight: Y-C girls aim for the top

YAMHILL – “We’re going to fight.” – Aliya Seibel. “I’d like us to be known for our fight and how well we play together.” – Sadie Horne. “Fans ...

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McMinnville star basketball players (l-r) Kylee Arzner, Kyra Messner-Fisher and Tori Fox. The three will look to lead the Grizzlies to a fourth consecutive state playoff appearance.

McMinnville girls look for 4th straight state playoff appearance

No matter where the McMinnville girls’ basketball team calls home this season, the program remains on track for a fourth consecutive Class 6A state playoff appearance. With their new gymnasium ...

Seniors lead the way for Grizzly boys

Looking forward to tonight’s season opener and the first two weeks of non-league action, McMinnville boys’ basketball head coach Willie Graham realized his seven seniors can make or ...

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The Mac Track 13-14 year-old boys following their USATF cross country regional race. The group, including (l-r) Eli Rolfe, Sam King, Kellen Reed, Kasen Paolo, Kyle Spencer, Will Nice,  individual 9-10 year-old qualifier Hunter Hurl, Owen Wark and Tommy Gabrielsen, qualified for the national meet.

Mac Track impresses at USATF Regionals

YAKIMA – McMinnville Track Club recently competed in the USATF Region 13 Junior Olympic Championships November 17 at Franklin Park in Yakima, Washington. The Grizzlies’ 13-14 year-old ...

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Grizzly harrier Zane Fodge battles Forest Grove’s Quincy Norman at Flat & Fast. Fodge captured first place in a time of 15 minutes, 16 seconds.

Fodge and Higgins: Dynamic runners named Athletes of the Year

Memories of fantastic senior seasons will forever remain with the News-Register Cross Country Athletes of the Year: Eva Higgins and Zane Fodge. The McMinnville High School runners both experienced ...

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Dayton’s three basketball stars include (l-r) Braeden Nowlin, Jaysen Howard and Lukas Findley.

Title loss motivates returning Pirates

DAYTON – Braeden Nowlin understands the agony of a title defeat compared to the glory of hoisting a championship trophy. As a vital member of the Dayton Pirates’ boys’ basketball ...

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Willamina guard Nick Colton, a varsity returner, will act as the primary ball handler this season for the Bulldogs.

Reloaded Willamina aims for high finish in Coastal League

WILLAMINA – With a new league arrives fresh opportunities for the Willamina boys’ basketball program. The Bulldogs transition to the Coastal Range League, eschewing past rivalries for ...

Sheridan boys champion pace, intense defense

SHERIDAN – Entering his first official season as head boys’ basketball coach, Sheridan’s Steven Grauer commands an experienced core of athletes. The Spartans benefit from nine returning ...

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