Rusty Rae/News-Register##Middle blocker Mikalyn Freeman — seemingly with a smile on her face — goes up for a tip shot Wednesday night against Liberty.

Mac rides momentum, but falls short to Liberty

Volleyball is a game of momentum, and the McMinnville Grizzlies squad hadn’t captured much of it lately. Although Wednesday night ended in a five-set loss, 12-25, 25-19, 25-23, 17-25, 5-15, ...

Kirby Neumann-Rea/News-Register##Aggressive play is on display at Yamhill-Carlton’s field as Piper Pellegrino (8) of Yamhill-Carlton and Renika Oliveira (5) of Dayton vie for a 50-50 ball, backed up by Tiearra Braithwaite, left and Kyle Warner (12) of Yamhill-Carlton and, in back, Kya Kearns of Dayton.

Dayton, Y-C trade free kick goals for 2-2 finish

The 2-2 game result was a team outcome, but “the ball was Maddy’s.” And so was the stuffed tiger. Yamhill-Carlton junior midfielder Maddy Tuning forced a free kick past Dayton ...

Rusty Rae/News-Register##Linfield defensive end Vinny Niosi pulls down Redlands quarterback Myles Herrera during the Linfield-Redlands contest Saturday. Nioisi got the sack after a snap to Herrera went over his head. The ‘Cat defense had five sacks on the day in the 21-3 victory.

‘Cats defense dominates in front of homecoming crowd

Linfield’s No. 8 ranked football team made homecoming weekend special for all alums in attendance, with the exception of the University of Redland’s head coach Jim Good, a 1994 Linfield ...

Grizzlies grind out win on the road

The McMinnville Grizzlies edged Ridgeview 15-7 in Redmond Friday night in a game where both teams’ momentum was frequently stalled by penalties. McMinnville (2-1) running back Austin Rapp ...

Sheridan volleyball stays undefeated in league play

Sheridan volleyball coach Dana Dickey-Greene said senior Haley Ayala is determined to lead her younger teammates to a playoff appearance this year. Ayala totaled 18 kills, 10 digs and three aces Thursday ...

Wildcat alum takes over ASU football team

Former Linfield Wildcat running back Shaun Aguano was named interim coach of the Arizona State University football team Sunday after the program agreed to part ways with head coach Herm Edwards. Aguano ...

Amity executes well for first win

Following both of Amity’s losses to start the season, head football coach Baltazar Campusano said his team will be tough to beat if they can limit the turnovers and execute properly in the ...

Rusty Rae/News-Register##Linfield defensive end Travis Swanson was named the Northwest Conference’s Defensive Student-Athlete of the Week.

Swanson a key ingredient to Linfield's defense

Linfield defensive end Travis Swanson is a difference-maker for the Wildcats. A preseason all-American selection, the fifth-year senior was recently named the Northwest Conference’s Defensive ...

OSAA adds shot clock to high school hoops

After years at the forefront of discussion and debate, the shot clock is coming to Oregon high school basketball starting in the 2023-24 season. The Oregon School Activities Association unanimously ...

Grizzlies expect physical game at Ridgefield

Following a blowout win at Forest Grove last week, McMinnville football coach Ty Tomlin said there are still plenty of mistakes the Grizzlies saw on tape that need to be cleaned up as they travel to Redmond ...

Y-C volleyball tops Banks to extend win streak to five

What the Yamhill-Carlton volleyball team lacks – size – is driving the team’s identity early in the 2022 season. “Tiny but mighty,” is how senior captain Dorothy ...

Marcus Larson/For the News-Register##Yamhill-Carlton’s Max Armstrong drags down Amity running back Brandon Aird during a 26-12 victory for the Tigers on Thursday night.

Tigers defense steps up to take down Warriors

YAMHILL — Amity’s size and pounding Wing-T offense is meant to wear down opponents through 48 minutes of gametime. That was the case last year when they faced Yamhill-Carlton, outscoring the ...

Rusty Rae/News-Register##Amity’s Eliza Nisly holds off Itzel Cortes of Dayton as he dribbles down the field.

Nisly scores four as Amity shuts out Dayton

AMITY — Amity’s girls soccer (2-1, 2-0 PacWest) team surprised the visiting Dayton Pirates (1-2, 1-1 PacWest) Thursday on the Warriors’ pitch, 5-0. The Pirates came into the match as ...

McMinnville’s big plays lead to blowout win over Forest Grove

After a slow start to the game, McMinnville quarterback Kane Sullivan hit Mason Yochum for a 59-yard touchdown reception late in the first quarter. It was the first of many big plays on offense that propelled ...

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With a full moon matching the colors of the Bulldogs jerseys in the background, Orrin Reid gets around Sheridan lineman Hayden Nalley on a quarterback keeper.

Bulldogs cruise in win over Sheridan

SHERIDAN — In a football game that was a blowout win for the opponents by the end of the first half, Sheridan head football coach John Taylor saw a glimmer of hope for what his Spartan team may become. ...