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Madison and Cam McChesney claimed the top times in the women’s and men’s 8K event during last weekend’s Restore Life event in McMinnville.

Runners take on Mac’s Restore Life 8K/5K

The inaugural Restore Life 8K and 5K City Race and Community Breakfast took place last weekend in McMinnville. Organized by Sunrise Church, the event raised funds for Mission of Yamhill County, a non-profit ...

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During her senior season in 2014, McMinnville’s Taylor Petersen was a first-team all-conference outside hitter. Now, the
Mac High and Linfield University alum will be the next head coach for the Grizzly volleyball program.

Making their return: Two Mac grads set to take over volleyball, girls soccer programs

Two former Grizzlies are returning to familiar territory. Karly Mingus, a 2012 McMinnville High School graduate, and Taylor Petersen, a 2015 alum, will lead the girls soccer and volleyball programs ...

Ukraine on her mind as high jumper goes for gold at worlds

By Eddie Pells AP Sports EUGENE — It took her three days by car to escape from Ukraine after the war started. Champion high jumper Yaroslava Mahuchikh can only guess at how long it will take to ...

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Mac High hosts youth soccer camp McMinnville coach Adam Howard and members of the Grizzly girls’ and boys’ teams will lead a youth soccer camp at Baker Field on Evans Street August 8-10. The ...

Senior golf scores

Bayou Golf Club, McMinnville, Friday, July 22 KP No. 1: Vern Brockman KP No. 3: Deen Reeder KP No. 7: Les Miller LP No. 5: Deen Reeder LP No. 9: Rick Meyer LD No. 8 Red: Vern Brockman LD No. 8 White: ...

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Members of the Dayton Minor National baseball team react to winning their second straight state championship Sunday in Milwaukie. The Pirates earned an 11-10 comeback over McMinnville.

STATE CHAMPIONS: Perfect season ends with title for Dayton Minor Nationals

MILWAUKIE – For the second straight season, the Dayton Minor National baseball team won the Junior Baseball Organization (JBO) state championship. The Pirates defeated McMinnville 15-4 and ...

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Anna Heuberger, pictured during a pre-game warmup in 2019, recently left the McMinnville girls soccer program after five years with the club. Heuberger is taking a position with Gladstone High School in the fall.

Heuberger departs Mac girls soccer program

Anna Heuberger’s five-year tenure with the McMinnville girls soccer program has concluded. Starting this fall, the Grizzlies’ former head coach will take a position with Gladstone High ...

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Mac High hosts youth soccer camp McMinnville coach Adam Howard and members of the Grizzly girls’ and boys’ teams will lead a youth soccer camp at Baker Field on Evans Street August 8-10. The ...

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Logan Mendonca performs a high kick during Wednesday’s training session at Mendonca Academy in McMinnville. Logan recently captured a national championship in the 12-13 year-old kumite division in Spokane. The son of Sensei Tony Mendonca, Logan hopes to eventually qualify for the Olympics in the sport.

Hi-yah! Mendonca Academy athletes claim 59 medals at Karate National Championships

Tony Mendonca claps his hands in rapid succession. Then he does it again, faster. And once more with increased pace. A group of 20-plus karate students watches him attentively as he teaches his ...

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Junior National Team Coleman
raises their fingers in the air in celebration following their district title.

JBO roundup: Two Dayton teams win district champoionships

A pair of Dayton Junior Baseball Organization (JBO) teams won their respective district championships last weekend. Team Wegner’s Minor National squad claimed their league title with a 4-0 performance ...

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Mac High hosts youth soccer camp McMinnville coach Adam Howard and members of the Grizzly girls’ and boys’ teams will lead a youth soccer camp at Baker Field on Evans Street August 8-10. The ...

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Austin Rapp of McMinnville celebrates a touchdown by Team Columbia during the first quarter of Saturday’s Les Schwab Bowl.

Rapp, Team Columbia win Les Schwab Bowl

When football players for Team Columbia arrived at Linfield University for the Les Schwab Bowl last week, McMinnville’s Austin Rapp served as unofficial ambassador for his hometown. Rapp, ...

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Hyder Dental pitcher Grayson Seehawer fires a fastball to a Tualatin Premier batter during Tuesday’s league contest at Patton Middle School. The Grizzlies prevailed, 9-7, and host a tournament this weekend at various McMinnville sites.

After successful spring, Mac baseball improves fundamentals in summer

One season after winning a school-record 26 games and earning a top-five ranking in the 6A classification, the McMinnville baseball team’s Hyder Dental 18U summer league squad aims to balance ...

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Willamina students host 5K, horseshoes Willamina’s Fourth of July celebration featured a 5K run/walk and horseshoes competition, hosted by the high school’s wrestling and cross country programs. According ...

Senior golf scores

Bayou Golf Course, McMinnville, Friday, July 1 KP No. 1: Bob Larson KP No. 3: Ken Overton KP No. 7: Bob Vertregt LP No. 9: Dave Riedman LP No. 5: Lou Stovern LD No. 8 Red: Bob Vertregt LD No. 8 ...