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 ...

Sports briefs

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 ...

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McMinnville’s Silas Sumner pumps his fist after scoring a point in his close singles match last Thursday against Newberg.

Waiting his turn: Mac’s Silas Sumner eager to prove worth for tennis team

For the past four years, McMinnville’s Silas Sumner trained diligently and waited for his opportunity to shine on the tennis court. Caught in a numbers game as a freshman and sophomore, Sumner ...

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The emcee of the St. James School crab feed fundraiser Luke Wildhaber holds the microphone while guest speaker Ad Rutschman talks about his keys for success in athletics.

‘Be the best you’: Coaches Rutschman and Casey speak at St. James benefit

Coaching legends Ad Rutschman and Pat Casey shared their formulas for success in athletics and life to a packed house during Saturday’s crab feed and wine dinner benefiting St. James School. Rutschman ...

Softball roundup: Bekofsky shuts down Newberg, 2-0

McMinnville 2, Newberg 0 NEWBERG – Mackenzie Bekofsky stepped to pitch a one-hitter during one of McMinnville softball’s greatest tests of the season last Friday at seventh-ranked Newberg. ...

Baseball recap: Amity edges Dayton

Amity 2, Dayton 1 AMITY – Mitchell Melton’s sixth-inning groundout pushed across Amity’s winning run during Friday’s 2-1 triumph over rival Dayton. Melton put the ball in play ...

Sports briefs

Linfield women’s tennis nabs Coach of the Year, all-NWC honors Second-year women’s tennis head coach Ella Riddle Maliska earned the Division III Northwest Conference’s Coach of the Year ...

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Sheridan head softball coach Carrie Nielsen celebrates with her daughter, Addison, after the freshman hit a fourth-inning triple during Tuesday’s 14-4 home win over Central Linn.

BACK IN ACTION

SHERIDAN – For the past three weeks, Sheridan’s softball team patiently waited in athletic purgatory. Since April 7, the Spartans have practiced . . . and practiced . . . and practiced ...

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McMinnville’s Sam Beyer tees off during Monday’s home match at Michelbook Country Club. Beyer shot a career-best 83 to lead the boys’ team to a fifth-place result.

Mac golfers card season-bests at home tournament

Granted their best weather of the year, McMinnville’s boys and girls golf teams showed their prowess at this week’s home tournament at Michelbook Country Club. Senior Sam Beyer played comfortably ...

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Linfield University head baseball coach Dan Spencer was named Coach of the Year by the Division III Northwest Conference. The Wildcats were co-Northwest Conference champions with Pacific University after finishing with a 14-10 record.

Spencer, Vaughan nab NWC Coach of the Year honors

Linfield’s baseball and softball programs are clearly in good hands. Baseball’s Dan Spencer and softball’s Jackson Vaughan swept the Northwest Conference’s Coach of the Year awards. Spencer, ...

Baseball recap: Mac wins 9th straight; Tigers blow out Hawks

McMinnville 11, Liberty 0; McMinnville 18, Liberty 1 HILLSBORO – The Grizzlies extended their season-high winning streak to nine games with a pair of victories over Liberty this week during Pacific ...