Rusty Rae/News-Register##Willamina freshman Hadley Hughes led her team in scoring against Santiam, chipping in 15 point to the victory.

Bulldog girls fell Santiam in low scoring affair 29-23

Willamina’s 29-23 win over Santiam marked a season low in points scored during a win on Jan. 3. Regardless, the Bulldogs still defended homecourt and improved to 7-3 on the season with a 1-0 record ...

Rachel Thompson/News-Register##Walt Rosenberg goes up for the layup against Corvallis in the first round of the McMinnville Holiday Classic.

Despite 2-2 split in last four games, Mac boys showing fight

When McMinnville beat McKay back on Dec. 19, there was a consensus among the players and the coaches that the team needed to find another gear. Head coach Willie Graham said at the time that, “if ...

Tanner Russ/News-Register##Junior Macie Arzner has been a force for the team offensively, leading the team in scoring in the majority of its 12 games thus far.

Mac girls enter league 10-2, top-10 in the state

The Grizzlies non-league portion of the schedule has concluded, and the girls basketball team looks strong going into the Pacific Conference. McMinnville is 10-2 overall with a bevy of impressive wins ...

Rusty Rae/News-Register##Willamina senior Dylan Graham challenges 6-7 Santiam junior Owen Rupert at the rim.

Willamina boys start new year 10-0

The potential of the Willamina boys basketball team is sky high. The Bulldogs won their first league matchup of the year, downing visiting Santiam 60-46 on Jan. 3 to improve to 10-0 on the season and ...

Memory Lane: A look back at Yamhill County sports

SPORTS Jan. 3, 1974 Boxers busy three week nights (Photo caption): After only three weeks of existence, the McMinnville Boxing Club is busy three nights a week at the National Guard Armory teaching ...

Rusty Rae/News-Register##McMinnville senior Maddy Gerhart led her team in scoring against Wilsonville with 18 points and was named the Player of the Game.

McMinnville girls rebound from first loss with two wins; senior Maddy Gerhart shines in scoring role

McMinnville girls basketball returned to the winning column in convincing fashion at the Capitol City Classic at Corban University in Salem. After suffering their first loss of the season to No. 1 ranked ...

Rusty Rae/News-Register##(black Mexico shirt with red pennie) Emmanuel Mendoza and (yellow Brazilian shirt) Alexander Garcia battle for possession of the futsal ball.

McMinnville Soccer Club’s indoor facility offers winter options

Futsal is at home in the McMinnville Soccer Club clubhouse. Located at 3555 S.W. Squires Way off Highway 99 next to Textile Graphics, McMinnville Soccer Club has plenty to offer both new and existing ...

Rusty Rae/News-Register##Mac junior Walt Rosenberg led his team in scoring in the win over McKay.

Despite McKay win, Mac boys basketball search for fight

McMinnville boys basketball got the 73-63 win at home over McKay on Tuesday, Dec. 19, but the moodafter the victory was that there was something missing. It wasn’t in the scoring. Mac put up 73 ...

Tanner Russ/News-Register##Amity 126 pounder Steven Dewees gets the pin over North Marion’s Brody Ruby.

Warrior wrestlers battle Huskies, lose the numbers game

Despite its small numbers, Amity wrestling showed up to compete on Wednesday, Dec. 20 While the Amity wrestling team’s scoreline against North Marion was 60-12 in the Huskies’ favor, many ...

Rusty Rae/News-Register##McMinnville senior point guard Owen Wark led his team in scoring against McNary with 15 points, and chipped in seven rebounds.

McMinnville boys drop 63-49 loss to McNary

In the first two and a half weeks of basketball, the Grizzlies have played two back-to-back stretches in six games. The first of those back-to-backs saw McMinnville boys basketball fall 75-59 to South ...

Rachel Thompson/News-Register##Led by Cohen Haller (center left) and Dylan Graham (center right), Willamina downed Yamhill Carlton at the Dayton Holiday Tournament. The Bulldogs went 3-0 at the tournament.

Yamhill County hoops teams use Dayton Holiday Tournament as state playoff preparation

A condensed schedule against unfamiliar opponents. That’s what the Dayton Holiday Tournament offered Yamhill County girls and boys basketball teams Dayton, Amity, Yamhill Carlton and Willamina. The ...

Tanner Russ/News-Register##McMinnville junior Rylie McManus finished the game with 8 points, scoring in each quarter of the game. McMinnville fell to 5-1 after the loss to Benson.

In top-10 clash, Mac girls fall to Benson

McMinnville girls unbeaten run came to an end against Benson. In the Grizzlies first game of the Capitol City Classic on Saturday, Dec. 16, the team wound up on the wrong side of a 70-52 scoreline. The ...

Rusty Rae/News-Register##McMinnville swimmer Noah Jones was a part of the boys team that helped defeat Sherwood 198-141 on Dec. 14.

McMinnville swim teams best Sherwood in second dual meets

A week after defeating Newberg in the first dual meet of the season, the Grizzlies hosted Sherwood at the McMinnville Aquatic Center on Thursday, Dec. 14 and the boys team won its dual while the girls ...

Rusty Rae/News-Register##McMinnville junior Walt Rosenberg goes up for a lay-in in the double overtime win against Westview on Dec. 1.

Hoops Roundup: Grizzly boys split outings against Dallas, Putnam

In an effort to keep up with the myriad basketball games of the area, I will begin doing weekly roundup sessions and look forward to the contests ahead. Without further ado, here we go.   McMinnville ...

Rusty Rae/News-Register##McMinnville freshman Emma Khoury took second place in the 100-yard breaststroke against Newberg.

McMinnville swim teams defeat Newberg in season opener 195-143; boys win 107-62, girls win 88-81

Mac swimming defended its waters against neighboring Newberg on Thursday, Dec. 7 at the McMinnville Aquatic Center. The Grizzlies boys and girls teams won their dual meets against the Tigers by a combined ...

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