Community Sports

Linfield football

hosting Kids Day

First- through eighth-grade boys and girls are invited to the Linfield football program’s Kids Day on Wednesday, Aug. 26 at Maxwell Field on the Linfield campus.

The program will feature instructional drills with Wildcat players and coaches, dinner with the Linfield team and passing games. Cost is $15; registration takes place at 4:30 p.m. on Aug. 26, and the Kids Day runs from 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m..

 For more information, contact Aaron Boehme at aboehme@linfield.edu.


Mac Parks and Rec hosts adult coed sports

Get active this fall! Registration is open for Coed Volleyball and Coed Soccer (5-on-5). 

Both leagues are open to adults over 18. Volleyball games are played at Duniway Middle School on Monday and Wednesday evenings. Soccer games are played at Joe Dancer Park on Sunday afternoons.

Information sheets and rosters are available online at: http://www.ci.mcminnville.or.us/city/departments/parks-a-recreation-recreational-sports/ or at the McMinnville Community Center, 600 N.E. Evans St. in McMinnville.

Registration deadlines are Sept. 5 for coed soccer and Sept. 9 for coed volleyball.


Mac Parks and Rec holds soccer sign-ups

Kindergarten through 6th-grade soccer players can register now for the McMinnville Parks and Recreation department’s fall soccer season.

Separate boys’ and girls’ leagues will be set up by grade. The fall season runs from Saturday, Sept. 19 to Saturday, Nov. 7. Games are played at Joe Dancer Park in McMinnville.

Kindergarten and first-graders will play 4-on-4, and 2nd- through 6th-graders will play 6-on-6. No preschool players. Registration deadline is Saturday, Aug. 29. Register or online at https://apm.activecommunities.com/mcminnvilleparksandrec/Home or in person at the McMinnville Community Center, 600 N.E. Evans St in McMinnville.


See Ya Laters hosts Champions Run

The SeeYaLater Foundation will host the Champions Run For Heroes Saturday, Aug. 29 at Joe Dancer Park in McMinnville. Check-in for the 5K run/walk and 1/2-mile kids’ run will begin at 7 a.m., with the 5k to begin at 8 a.m. followed by the kids’ run at 9 a.m.

Early registration costs $25, while registration is available on race day for $30. All 5K registrants receive an event shirt, swag bag, snacks and drinks as well as prizes. Medals will be awarded to the top three male and female finishers as well as the top male and female finishers over age 48.

Any runner who can post a faster time than Brian Bernier will have their registration fee refunded (women will receive a two-minute handicap in this challenge). Registration for the kids’ run is $5 and 20 percent of all registration fees will be donated to the McMinnville Police Department, McMinnville Fire Department and Yamhill county Sheriff’s Office. Pre-registration is available online at seeyalater.org. For more information, call 503-434-1730 or email info@seeyalater.org.


Amity, Sheridan square off in fundraiser

Amity High School’s softball team and Sheridan High School’s boys basketball program will host the Inaugural Amity vs. Sheridan Golf Tournament on Saturday, Sept. 12 at Bayou Golf Course in McMinnville.

Play starts at 9 a.m. with a nine hole, two person scramble format and three divisions: Men, women and Co-Ed. An additional overall score will be tallied for each city; participants do not need to be residents of either Amity or Sheridan.

Registration is $35 and includes a barbecue lunch following the tournament.

To register, contact James Denton at 503-857-5402.

McMinnville Parks and Recreation Adult Coed Softball

Final Standings

(Note: Some results may be missing)

Alien Division (Recreational)

Team name – record (W-L-D)

  1. Avengers - 10-0
  2. Mac-Nados - 8-1-1
  3. Rebel Alliance- 5-2-1
  4. Co-Mingled Recology - 5-3
  5. Ball Busters - 5-4-1
  6. 5 O’clock Somewhere- 4-4
  7. WVMC - 4-6
  8. The X-Tras - 3-5-1
  9. Baker Creek Community Church - 3-6
  10. Daniel’s Cabana Club - 2-6
  11. Bad Company - 2-8
  12. Got Balls? - 1-7


Turkey Division (Recreational)

Team name – record (W-L-D)

  1. 97128 - 9-1
  2. TTR, Inc. - 7-2-1
  3. Crossway Mac - 7-2-1
  4. Flying Goats - 6-3
  5. SWAT - 4-4-1
  6. The Bruce Jenners - 4-5-1
  7. 1st Presbyterians - 3-6-1
  8. Creekside Community Church - 3-6-1
  9. Mac Cov - 2-8
  10. Adventure Flying Squirrels - 1-9


Competitive Division

Team name – record (W-L-D)

  1. Farnham Electric - 10-0
  2. Inglorious Batters - 7-2-1
  3. Laughing Bean Bistro - 6-4
  4. Scared Hitless - 4-5-1
  5. Pitches Be Crazy - 3-7
  6. Country Crew - 3-7
  7. Finnicum Farms - 0-10


McMinnville Senior Men’s Golf


Cross Creek Golf Course, Dallas, Aug. 5

LD No. 6: Deen Reeder

KP No. 7: Dale Moore

LP No.8: Cliff Bailer

LP No. 9: Bill Orton


Low Gross No. 1: Ray Yoder, 39

LG No. 2: Two tied at 41 (Don Lutz, John Seibel)

LG No. 3: Four tied at 43 (Mike Farley, John Fricia, Loren Lauder, Dean Reeder)


Low Net No. 1: Bruce Stewart, 32

LN No. 2: Les Miller, 34

LN No. 3: Two tied at 35 (Jim Botten, Mark Vernon)

Bayou Golf Club, McMinnville, Aug. 7

LD No. 1 (White Tees): Dean Reeder

LD No. 1 (Red Tees): Les Miller

KP No. 3: L. Bennett

KP No. 7: W. Weiher

LP No. 9: Vern Farrington


Low Gross No. 1: Gene Anderson, 39

LG No. 2: Two tied at 41 (Bob Christensen, Ray Yoder)


Low Net No. 1: Gene Anderson, 28

LN No. 2: Bob Christensen, 30

LN No. 3: Two tied at 32 (Ray Yoder, Bob Urwin)



Walnut City Lanes

Mixed League


Thursday Summer Seniors; August 6, 2015:



High game scratch: Mac Bums, 564.

High series scratch: Mac Bums, 1578.


High game scratch: Johnnie Williams, 203; Dave Mingo, 203; Gary Sharp, 191; Mike Roberson, 183;  Gordon Winter, 183..

High series scratch: Johnnie Williams, 555; Gary Sharp, 541; Clyde Reed, 538; Dave Mingo, 533.


High game scratch: Barbara Bauer, 197; BJ Andrews, 187; Judy Souza, 175; Dee Thommes, 175; Donna Kuust, 172.

High series scratch: BJ Andrews, 499; Barbara Bauer, 481; Judy Souza, 465; Dee Thommes, 459.


Star Bowlers of the Day.


Bowling over Game Average

MEN: Gary Sharp, 191 (34 pins over game average), Chuck Mitchell, 164 (34 pins over game average)

WOMEN: Barbara Bauer, 197 (66 pins over game average)


Bowling over Series Average

MEN: Gary Sharp, 541 (70 pins over series average)

WOMEN: Barbara Bauer, 481 (88 pins over series average)


Thursday Summer Seniors; August 13, 2015:



High game scratch: Who Cares, 583.

High series scratch: Mac Bums, 1605.


High game scratch: Dave Mingo, 217; Gene Langue, 215; Mike Roberson, 204;  Johnnie Williams, 196.

High series scratch: Dave Mingo, 599; Mike Roberson, 555; Johnnie Williams, 537; Joe Aspromonte, 528.


High game scratch: Wanda Nelson, 192; Sheila Langue, 178; Carol Shepko, 177; Vi Seiter, 172.

High series scratch: Carol Shepko, 512; Sheila Langue, 463; Judy Souza, 457; Dee Thommes, 454.


Star Bowlers of the Day.


Bowling over Game Average

MEN: Gene Langue, 215 (43 pins over game average)

WOMEN: Wanda Nelson, 192 (63 pins over game average)


Bowling over Series Average

MEN: Dave Mingo, 599 (71 pins over series average)

WOMEN: Carol Shepko, 512 (80 pins over series average)