Nuggets big man Jokic rises from 41st pick to 2-time NBA MVP

By PAT GRAHAM AP Sports DENVER — To think, Nikola Jokic’s entry into the NBA was once overshadowed by the introduction of the “quesarito.” “Hopefully, I’m going to ...

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ODFW to host family fishing event at Sheridan Pond The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife invites you to a free family fishing event this Saturday at Sheridan Pond from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Registration ...

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Amity’s Wyatt Hatch leans across the finish line of the boys 100m sprint at last Saturday’s Amity Invitational.

A memorable return

AMITY – For the past six months, Wyatt Hatch strived toward a goal many might consider unattainable. Hatch, an Amity senior, suffered a serious derailment in his final year when he tore ...

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Willamina’s Hallee Hughes competes in the girls javelin during Saturday’s Amity Invitational, winning the event with a throw of 121 feet 11.5 inches.

Willamina’s Hallee Hughes aims to regain top mark in girls javelin

AMITY – Hallee Hughes has lost her grip on the top girls javelin mark in the state, and she’s eager to retake her position atop the leaderboard. For the first six weeks of the spring ...

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Valley Panthers finish regular season undefeated PORTLAND – Bianca Weiser scored two tries leading the Valley Panthers Rugby Club to a 22-5 victory over Renegades last Saturday in the regular season ...

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McMinnville catcher Parker Guinn congratulates his pitcher Ky Hoskinson after he tossed a one-hitter during Tuesday’s 9-0 win over Forest Grove.

‘He makes it easy’

According to McMinnville catchers Evan Crawford and Parker Guinn, Ky Hoskinson has made life very easy this season. Twenty-one games into the spring campaign, Crawford and Guinn have split duties ...

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McMinnville pitcher Mackenzie Bekfosky, pictured during the Grizzlies’ 12-2 win over Sunset April 7, has slugged two home runs in the past two games to lead Mac to its fifth and sixth straight wins.

Six-game winning streak moves Mac softball into tie for first

The fifth-ranked McMinnville softball has finished half of its Pacific Conference schedule, and head coach Josh Terry appreciates what he’s seen from his squad. “I’m really happy ...

Baseball: Petrasek hits walk-off for Warriors

Amity 3, Horizon Christian 2 (eight innings) AMITY – Tyler Petrasek smacked a walk-off RBI single during the Warriors’ 3-2 Tuesday victory over Horizon Christian. After Jeff Tompkins was hit ...

Tennis roundup: Mac girls prevail over Newberg; Grizzly boys beat Viks, Bowmen

McMinnville 7, Newberg 1 (girls) NEWBERG – The McMinnville girls tennis knocked off rival Newberg 7-1 during last Thursday’s Pacific Conference contest. Jackie Denley and Alex Armenta led ...

Softball recap: Tigers cut down Loggers

Dayton 15, Amity 5 AMITY - Lillie Brooks knocked in five runs to power the Dayton Pirates over rival Amity, 15-5, during Tuesday’s league matchup. Brooks finished with four base knocks, including ...

Grizzlies lock up regional golf qualifications; Beyer heading to state tourney

BANKS – McMinnville’s varsity boys and girls golfers locked up their qualifications to districts with strong performances during this week’s tournaments at Quail Valley Golf Course. The ...

Senior golf scores

Bayou Golf Course, McMinnville, Friday, April 29 KP No. 7: Lynn Foster LP No. 9: Les Miller Low Gross No. 1: Lynn Foster 42 LG No. 2: Matt Dunkel 48 Low Net No. 1: Terry Sears 34 LN No. 2: Tom Kirk ...

Senior bowling scores

Walnut City Lanes Mixed League Senior Citizens League APR 26 TEAM High game scratch: The No Names, 708. High series scratch: The No Names, 2014. MEN High game scratch: Larry Hartman, 223; Gordon ...

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Mac girls basketball players sell flower baskets Moms, Dads, Kids . . . on Saturday morning, May 7th, the day before ‘Mothers Day’, the McMinnville High School Girls Basketball Program will ...

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Yamhill-Carlton senior catcher Wyatt Hurley (center) celebrates his brother Tanner’s two-run home run during Friday’s doubleheader against Westside Christian. Wyatt later hit a home run, too, propelling the Tigers to a 25-0 victory.

The Bash Bros

YAMHILL – Wyatt Hurley wasn’t about to let his younger brother, Tanner, steal all the glory during Yamhill-Carlton’s Friday doubleheader against Westside Christian. After Tanner ...