Rusty Rae/News-Register##Sheridan’s Cesar Casillas rises with his left hand after a spin move and banks one home, two of his team-leading 17 points in the win over Scio.

Spartans score season high, top Loggers 67-52

A barrage of three-pointers and defensive adjustments led the Spartans to a 67-52 win over the Scio Loggers on Friday night. Both teams were able to score at will early on. The Loggers were finding success ...

Rusty Rae/News-Register##Sheridan’s Haley Ayala rises up for two of her 27 points in Sheridan’s win over Scio. Ayala played through a torn meniscus and a sprained ankle.

Ayala’s big game leads Spartans over Loggers

Moments after dropping 27 points in Sheridan’s 46-29 victory over Scio, Haley Ayala made her way towards the Sheridan locker room. Knowing that she had overcome a meniscus injury she suffered during ...

Rachel Thompson/News-Register##Laura Kenow (left) and Karen Willard share a laugh after winning a rally during a pickleball match at the McMinnville Community Center. As experienced players, the duo played together on the advanced court, where the competition rises.

Pickle Passion: Mac Pickleball Club continues to grow, mirroring the sport’s surge in popularity

Eleven years ago, Ron Parks decided to try pickleball after his doctor recommended he pick up a cardio activity. What started as a way to get exercise quickly turned into a hobby, and that hobby has since ...

Willamina places third at Oregon Classic

Dozens of high schools around the state convened in Redmond over the weekend for the Oregon Wrestling Classic, an annual tournament that is viewed as the first rung of the wrestling postseason. After ...

Rusty Rae/News-Register##McMinnville Soccer Club President Patrick Reuter envisions a home for indoor futsal, one with youth and adult leagues and tournaments.

McMinnville Soccer Club to open indoor futsal court

At first glance, the southern end of the Textile Graphics building is nothing more than an empty space. But in a matter of months, McMinnville Soccer Club President Patrick Reuter hopes that the building ...

Rusty Rae/News-Register##Amity’s Adie Nisly dishes the ball around two Dayton defenders to an open Megan Scharf. Scharf finished the game with 11 points.

Amity defense dominates, Warriors cruise in Dayton

The Warriors jumped out to a 9-0 lead, but the Pirates scored 13 points over the final four minutes of the frame and trailed just 15-13 after one quarter of play. Dayton’s Rylie Hedgecock hit two ...

Rusty Rae/News-Register##Dayton’s Morgan Gallagher contests a shot from Amity’s George Meeker. Both defenses were shutting down the opposition in the first half, but the Dayton offense got rolling in the second and never looked back.

Top-ranked Pirates pull away late, top Warriors

Mike Freeborn and Lane Garrison combined for 35 points, leading the Pirates to a 58-46 victory over the Amity Warriors on Tuesday. Both defenses were solid out of the gate, as Dayton led 6-3 almost six ...

Four Mac wrestlers place at tourney

The McMinnville Grizzlies finished fifth out of 18 teams at the MHS Your Space Storage Invitational on Saturday at McMinnville High School. The highlight of the day for McMinnville came in the 126-pound ...

Rusty Rae/News-Register##Camden Parsons (left) celebrates with Ko Depweg (right) after winning the 100-yard breaststroke with a time of 1:08.34, a new personal best.

Grizzly swimmers keep improving as they top Forest Grove

In its first match since the Christmas break, the Mac swim team showed no signs of rust or fatigue, as multiple swimmers recorded personal bests in the Grizzlies’ wins over Forest Grove on Thursday. Coach ...

Rachel Thompson/News-Register##TreyVaughn Bierlink drives inside during Linfield’s 61-60 win over Pacific Lutheran. Bierlink finished with a career-high 13 points in the victory, including the game-winning three with 2.6 seconds remaining.

Bierlink's three lifts 'Cats over PLU

Despite a furious PLU comeback, a TreyVaughn Bierlink three-pointer banked in off of the glass with 2.6 seconds to play, lifting the Wildcats to a thrilling 61-60 victory over the Lutes. “In ...

Rachel Thompson/News-Register##From her back, Jordan Worthington dishes a quick pass to Anna Dazey, who later found Eve Burke for a three-pointer that extended Linfield’s lead to nine late in the fourth quarter.

Linfield pulls away in fourth, tops PLU 74-63

Tied at 55 through three quarters, the winless Lutes of Pacific Lutheran were giving Linfield everything they had. Opening the fourth with possession, PLU had the chance to take the lead to begin the ...

Rusty Rae/News-Register##Linfield’s Trey Bryant (11) puts up a contested shot in the paint during Linfield’s 98-95 OT loss to Willamette on Tuesday. Bryant posted his second career triple double, scoring 14 points and tallying 12 assists and 11 rebounds.

Linfield men fall in OT, women beat Willamette

In an amazing series of turnabouts, Linfield University’s men’s basketball team (4-7, 1-2) went from trailing Willamette University by eight points in the first half to an eight-point lead ...

Rusty Rae/News-Register##Members of the 1966-67 Linfield men’s basketball team held a reunion at Two Dogs Taphouse before Tuesday’s games.
Sitting, from left to right, are Ross Peterson, Mike Conklin, Tom Rohlffs, Bob Lamb and Dan Myers. Standing behind them is Randy Marshall, Dan Beeson, Don Hurd, Dale Carpenter and Terry Durham.

‘Miracle Season’ teammates reunite

On Tuesday evening, prior to Linfield University’s basketball game with Willamette at Ted Wilson gymnasium, 10 members of the 1966-67 Wildcat basketball team met to celebrate their parts in one of ...

Rusty Rae/News-Register##After nearly being taken down from behind, Yamhill-Carlton’s Kaleb King pins Sheridan’s Jordan Brace with his back.

Y-C cruises in 54-6 victory over Sheridan

YAMHILL – The Yamhill-Carlton and Sheridan wrestling teams took part in a five-team dual on Wednesday night at Yamhill-Carlton. Scio, Jefferson and Kennedy joined Y-C and Sheridan in Yamhill. Each ...

Rachel Thompson/News-Register## Walt Rosenberg shoots over a Corvallis defender. Rosenberg finished with 14 points in the defeat.

Mac boys fall in OT

With 9.5 seconds to play in regulation in a tie game, McMinnville had a chance for the final shot. In a game where they had struggled with consistency, it was all the Grizzlies could ask for. Even after ...