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Steve Simmons returns to coaching the Linfield Women’s soccer program this fall. Simmons, also assistant director of athletics and director of soccer, is an experienced head coach with talent in player development. He plans to energize the Wildcat soccer program and facilities, starting with resurfacing the field with turf in the spring.

Simmons eyes Linfield soccer improvements

Steve Simmons faces yet another new frontier in the soccer world. Considering his past success, including a head coaching stint with the Wildcats in the late ‘90s, Linfield believes it has ...

Middle school fall sports schedules set

Duniway and Patton middle schools have set their fall sports tryouts and practices. The football teams will have gear distribution for seventh and eighth graders August 26 starting at 3 p.m. and ...

Sport Oregon producing 10th anniversary run

PORTLAND – Portland-based non-profit organization Sport Oregon will produce the 10th Anniversary Oregon Wine Country Half Marathon presented by Subaru on Sunday, September 1, along with a ...

Registration open for Stubberfield tourney

Michelbook Country Club’s eighth annual Perry Stubberfield Memorial Golf Tournament tees off Saturday August 24 at 9 a.m. Registration is now open for interested participants, please contact ...

Sports briefs

Willamina offers free sports physicals Willamina High School will be hosting free sport physicals on August 15 from 6 to 8:00 p.m. Any current student who needs a sport physical for the upcoming year ...

Senior golf scores

Cross Creek Golf Course, Dallas, Wednesday, August 7 KP No. 7: Mike Henderson LP No. 5: Joe Petrovich LP No. 9: Jim Cox Low Gross No. 1: Vern Farrington 39 LG No. 2: Bud Calish 40 LG No. 3: Dallas ...

Senior bowling scores

Walnut City Lanes Mixed League Summer Senior Hobblers Aug 8 TEAM High game scratch: The Lucky Strikes, 704. High series scratch: The Lucky Strikes, 1344. MEN High game scratch: Gene Langue, 200; ...

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From left, Ben Lilly, Colin Bushey and Garrett Sutton helped the McMinnville Swim Club to its best finish in years at the 11&Over summer state championship.

Makos have strong showing at summer championship

Colin Bushey led the way as the McMinnville Swim Club finished 11th out of 50-plus teams at the OSI 11 & Over Long Course Championships held July 25-28 at Mt. Hood Community College. MSC Makos ...

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Student coach Devin Lawson tries running through a gauntlet of kicked soccer balls without getting hit on the final day of the MHS Grizzly Youth Soccer Camp.

Future prospects

With fall sports approaching, high school and college coaches and athletes take time to help hone the skills of the next crop of local athletes. Here are scenes from youth camps and clinics that ran this ...

Soccer camp at Linfield

The Linfield Soccer Day Camp will run Aug. 12 to 15 from 9 to 11 a.m. each day. The camp is for kids kindergarten to 8th grade seeking to enhance basic skills through drills nad competitive games.  The ...

Sports briefs

Free sports physicals in Willamina Willamina High School will be providing free sport physicals on August 15 from 6 to 8:00 p.m. at the high school. Any current student who needs a sport physical for ...

Lauren McGinty photo##Cooper Cano of Carlton competes in front of friends and family at a Junior Roughstock World Finals Tour event during the Yamhill County Fair & Rodeo last week. Cano won bareback and saddle competitions in the Novice division, earning points toward the Junior World Finals in Las Vegas in December.

Cano wins on home dirt

Cooper Cano of Carlton took full advantage of having a Junior Roughstock World Finals Tour only a short drive from his hometown. Cano won both the bareback and saddle bronc competitions in the Novice ...

Submitted photo##The Corvallis Lady Knights celebrate their championship in Arizona two weeks ago. Local members of the team in the top row are Charlotte Terry (second from left), Maddix Bowdle (fourth from left) and Mackenzie Bekofsky (fifth from left).

Yamhill County trio help Lady Knights to 12u A national title

Maddix Bowdle and Mackenzie Bekofsky of McMinnville and Charlotte Terry of Dayton were part of a valley-wide softball squad that won USA Softball’s 12U A Western Nationals fastpitch championship ...

Submitted photo##Felicia Robbins celebrates her first sockeye salmon caught in the Situk River in Yakutat, Alaska, last month.

Y-C athlete adds Alaska fishing to sporting profile

Many of today’s rising high school athletes spend much of their summer months preparing for upcoming interscholastic sports competitions. That situation may yet apply to Yamhill-Carlton athlete and ...

Scharf, White hold line as West topples East

Two locals helped the West push around the East Saturday during the 67th Oregon Annual East-West Shrine All-Star Football game. Held in Baker City, the match showcases the best Senior players from the ...

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