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Defensive end Jeremy Scott (14) takes on a blocker while Ty Smith (33) plays defense from his monster back position during a 2003 contest against SOU.

Early improvements spur Linfield success against rival Raiders

Week two games for any football coach concern improvement. After teams have played their first game, coaches now glimpse their squad’s potential. Retired hall of fame head coach Ad Rutschman ...

Provoking Hope holds annual golf tourney

Provoking Hope is holding its fifth annual golf tournament September 26 at Michelbook Country Club in McMinnville. Provoking Hope provides a safe and supportive environment to the residents of Oregon’s ...

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Amity head basketball coach Scott Nelson calls out a play during the Warriors’ state championship appearance in 2019. Under Nelson’s direction, Amity placed second to De La Salle North Catholic after achieving a magical run as the 3A classification’s 10th seed, and competed for a state title for the first time since 1938.

Coaching Conversations: Scott Nelson transformed Warriors into contenders

AMITY – Scott Nelson’s coaching career began in his backyard. His four sons – Cody, Kyle, Lance and Jaycen – would engage in hearty competitions at the family’s Amity ...

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At right, a composite image of current Linfield football assistant coach Aaron Boehme and a picture of Boehme during his playing days with the Wildcats in 2010. Boehme injured his clavicle in 2008, but returned to lead the ‘Cats.

Remembrance of games past: Adversity spurs Wildcats’ run of dominance in 2010s

In Linfield’s first game of the 2008 football season, the Wildcats traveled to Abilene, Texas, opening head coach Joseph Smith’s third season, and arriving with high hopes for a play-off ...

Senior golf scores

Bayou Golf Course, McMinnville, Friday, September 4 KP No. 7: Vern Farrington LP No. 9: Charles Nagely LD No. 8: Dan Qualey LD No. 8: Bob Rino Low Gross No. 1: Jim Cox 43 LG No. 1: Charles Nagely ...

Carlton native Tom Jernstedt, known as the ‘Father of Final Four’, dies at 75

Tom Jernstedt, Carlton’s “Father of the Final Four,” died on Saturday. He was 75. A member of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame and pioneer of the NCAA Division I men’s ...

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Linfield head men s basketball coach Shanan Rosenberg details his strategy to his players during a timeout.

Coaching conversations: Rosenberg's odyssey in men's basketball

Fully embracing the Japanese term “kaizen,” Linfield head men’s basketball coach Shanan Rosenberg continuously seeks to improve himself. The term, which means “change for ...

Linfield football earns three preseason All-Americans

Three Linfield football players were named to the D3football.com Preseason All-America team. Senior quarterback Wyatt Smith, junior offensive guard Matt Metcalf and junior defensive tackle Chase Lydig ...

Senior golf scores

Bayou Golf Course, McMinnville, Friday, August 28 KP No. 7: Vern Farrington LP: Jimmy Lum LD No. 8: Vern Farrington LD No. 8: Harry Hamilton Low Gross No. 1: Duane Qualey 42 LG No. 1: Bob Huson 42 LG ...

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Beacons sign Sheridan’s top javelin thrower Huffman

Rusty Rae/News-RegisterSheridan junior Taylor Huffman attempts a throw during a track and field meet at Amity High School in 2019. Huffman, with the Sheridan High School stadium in the background, signs ...

Senior golf scores

Bayou Golf Course, McMinnville, Monday, August 24 KP No. 3: Harry Hamilton LD No. 8: Charlie Nagely LD No. 8: Bob Huson Low Gross No. 1: Bob Vertregt 44 LG No. 1: Frank Warren 44 LG No. 2: Bob Larson ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register##Quinten Ramsey, who excelled as a defensive back and wide receiver at Yamhill-Carlton, is moving to Idaho to compete in fall football.

Y-C family moves to Idaho for fall sports

YAMHILL  -- In early August, Quinten Ramsey and his stepsister, Ali Barnett, anxiously awaited the Oregon School Activities Association’s (OSAA) decision on the upcoming 2020/21 sports ...

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Larry Hermo, former Yamhill-Carlton head baseball coach, holds up a magazine article highlighting his former ace pitcher, Tom Jernstedt. Jernstedt, who proved instrumental in the creation and format of the current NCAA Division I men’s basketball tournament, is being inducted into the Oregon Sports Hall of Fame.

Y-C’s ‘Father of the Final Four’ deserves Oregon Hall

For the past three years, former Yamhill-Carlton baseball coach Larry Hermo fought tirelessly for his ex-player Tom Jernstedt’s inclusion in the Oregon Sports Hall of Fame. Jernstedt, one ...

Linfield sports suspended until 2021, rules Northwest Conference

Local Linfield fans must wait until 2021 to watch their favorite Wildcat teams compete in Division III athletics. Monday, the Northwest Conference (NWC) Presidents’ Council decided to suspend all ...

NCAA recommends free eligibility to affected fall sports athletes

By RALPH D. RUSSO AP Sports College athletes who play fall sports, including football, will be given a free year of eligibility no matter how much they compete over the next 10 months provided an NCAA ...

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