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McMinnville breaststroke swimmer Brooke Kinion slices through the water during Thursday’s Sherwood Dual at the McMinnville Aquatic Center. Kinion won the 100-yard event with a time of 1:11.61.

Kinion races to 1st at Sherwood Dual; Grizzlies win meet

“I’ve been really passionate about swimming recently, because it means a lot to me, and it’s paying off.” Last Thursday, McMinnville junior Brooke Kinion continued her ...

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Linfield point guard Cameron Reuter blows by her defender during Friday’s matchup against Whitman. In the 73-50 loss, Reuter scored seven points, grabbed three rebounds and stole two passes.

Linfield splits weekend vs Whits

Following Friday’s 73-50 loss to Whitman, Linfield women’s basketball head coach Casey Bunn-Wilson was asked how her team would rebound from the lopsided defeat. In response, she noted, ...

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Linfield wing Max Lommen soars toward the hoop for two of his team-high 21 points against Whitman Friday night at Ted Wilson Gymnasium. Wildcat head coach Shanan Rosenburg called Lommen’s performance in the 98-89 loss “His best in a Linfield uniform.”

Wildcats drop contests to Whitman, Whitworth

Linfield men’s basketball’s five-game winning streak, which included victories over Northwest Conference opponents Willamette and Puget Sound, ended abruptly last weekend against top-25 ...

Mac girls defeat Century, 53-38; Grizzly boys fall 64-55

HILLSBORO – Before Friday’s Pacific Conference opener at Century High School, McMinnville head girls’ basketball coach Sean Coste implored his players to play with energy and ...

Valley wrestling recap

Tigers finish fourth at Pacific Rim; Amerson wins 100th SEASIDE – Yamhill-Carlton’s wrestling squad earned a fourth-place finish at Saturday’s Pacific Rim Armed Forces Tournament at ...

Dayton boys beat Blanchet Catholic

KEIZER – The Dayton boys’ basketball improved its Class 3A PacWest Conference record to 2-0 with Friday’s 62-39 victory over Blanchet Catholic. Three Pirates scored in double-digits ...

Senior bowling scores

Walnut City Lanes Mixed League Senior Citizens League Jan 8 TEAM High game scratch: The No Names, 681. High series scratch: The No Names, 2018. MEN High game scratch: Roger Miller, 223; Gene Langue, ...

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McMinnville guard Luke Arzner drives toward the basket during Tuesday’s non-league matchup between the Grizzlies and Camas at Ted Wilson Gymnasium.

Beat at the buzzer

Even after enduring a crushing finish to Tuesday night’s 39-36 loss to Camas (WA) in which his Grizzly boys lost by a buzzer-beater, McMinnville head coach Willie Graham opted for positives ...

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The Spartans’ DeEldon Paulk scores a putback for Sheridan during Wednesday’s league matchup against Western Christian. Paulk led all scorers with 27 points, while adding eight rebounds, two steals and a block.

Despite Western loss, Spartans on the rise

SHERIDAN – The Spartan boys’ basketball program continues to make positive strides in its first year at the 2A classification. Entering Wednesday’s Tri-River Conference showdown ...

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Sheridan guard Kylee McKereghan drives toward the hoop during action between the Spartans and Western Christian Wednesday evening at the Spartan Dome. McKereghan led the Spartans with 12 points in the 55-30 loss.

Spartans take a step back against Pios

SHERIDAN – First-year head girls’ basketball coach Bryan Orton understands the need for patience with his young Sheridan Spartans. Orton’s initial foray into a head coaching position ...

Amity defeats Tigers, 63-48

YAMHILL – In a fiercely competitive Class 3A PacWest Conference, Amity girls’ basketball head coach Reg McShane understands the importance of wins like Tuesday’s 63-48 road triumph ...

Pirates beat Cru’, 57-53

DAYTON – Braeden Nowlin and Lukas Findlay both scored in double-figures to lead a Pirate comeback Tuesday against Salem Academy. The two senior guards hit a combined five three-pointers and dished ...

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Warrior guard Allyssa Plummer breaks free of a full-court trap by De La Salle North Catholic players during Friday’s tournament matchup at Salem Academy.

Amity girls beat Knights, lose to Salem Academy in tourney final

SALEM – “More than anything else, we cannot get too high with our highs or get too low with our lows.” So Amity head girls’ basketball coach Reg McShane said following ...

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Dayton guard Lukas Findlay flies to the hoop for a contested lay-up against Horizon Christian’s Connor Zralka (30) and Kyle Free (20). Findlay and fellow starting guard, Braeden Nowlin, were held to a combined 13 points in the 55-46 loss.

LESSONS LEARNED

SALEM – In late December, the Dayton boys’ basketball team dominated Horizon Christian in a 54-33 home victory. Saturday, in the final of Crusader Classic green bracket, the Pirates ...

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Amity forward Josh Wart rises for a short jumper against De Las Salle’s Traveon Johnson (44) and George Sadi (3).

Warriors take fourth at Crusader Classic

SALEM – Facing a pair of top-10 Class 3A boys’ basketball programs during last weekend’s Crusader Classic at Salem Academy, the Amity Warriors suffered a pair of losses, 83-56 ...

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