It was a home victory for the Dragons boys cross country team on Thursday, Sept. 28. The Delphian School hosted the Conquer the Hill cross country invitational with high school teams competing from Delphian, ...

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Mac girls cruise in first round

In front of raucous home crowd, McMinnville’s girls basketball team overpowered Ida B. Wells in the second half of its playoff matchup to win 62-32. The Grizzlies hosted the Guardians on Wednesday, ...

 
Mac’s Macie Arzner earns Co-Player of the Year

It should come as no surprise that McMinnville is heavily represented in the Pacific Conference all-conference teams. The play of the varsity squad was exemplary, leading the team to an 11-1 record against ...

 
Willamina girls stall against Enterprise 41-30

The Bulldogs season reached its end. Willamina girls basketball made the trip out to eastern Oregon to face off against Blue Mountain Conference champions Enterprise on Saturday, Feb. 24 in the first ...

 
Led by freshman Hughes, Willamina girls bring in four all-league awards

The Bulldogs performances through the league portion of the season were recognized by the Tri-River Conference coaches. First team honors went to freshman wing Hadley Hughes. The freshman shined in her ...

 
‘Dogs earn all-league nods; Haller named first team

Willamina’s journey to the state playoffs was a strong one. The Bulldogs put together a 21-6 record, including an 11-5 record in the ultra-competitive Tri-River Conference. Led by a strong senior ...

 
Yamhill Carlton boys hoopers grab six all-league awards

Yamhill Carlton Tigers personnel was efficient and played well to wrap up the end of the season, and several athletes were rewarded for that play. First team honors went to senior point guard Kyle Slater, ...

 
YC’s Vertner brings in lone all-league nod

The Tigers’ Charlie Vertner brought home a distinction for her hard work. The junior received honorable mention for her play during a difficult run in league play. Yamhill Carlton’s girls ...

 
Mac Youth Cheer snags title at OCCA championships

McMinnville Youth Cheer (MYC) completed their competition season with their final competition on Saturday, Feb. 24 at the OCCA State Cheer Championships held in Salem. MYC had four teams competing at this ...

 
Dayton boys deal with Douglas, head to Coos Bay

The Pirates return to the Bay. On Friday, Feb. 23, Dayton boys downed Douglas 66-50 to advance to the state quarterfinals where they will face Valley Catholic on Thursday, Feb. 29 at 8:15 p.m. at North ...

 
Mac girls snag piece of league title

McMinnville girls basketball season culminated in a league title. At least, a part of one. With a Thursday, Feb. 22 win over Forest Grove 63-41, the Grizzlies finished the regular season 21-3, and 11-1 ...

 
Amity boys come up short against Valley Catholic

Amity boys basketball team’s season came to an end against Valley Catholic on Feb. 23, but head coach Devin McShane will look back fondly on the season that was. The Warriors were ousted from the ...

 
Bulldogs blows out Grant Union, advances to Pendleton

Willamina boys basketball downed the Prospectors in search of state gold. The Bulldogs defeated visiting Grant Union 71-56 on Saturday, Feb. 24 at Willamina High School to advance to the 2A state quarterfinals ...

 
McMinnville boys end season with dramatic win

McMinnville’s boys basketball season came to an end on Thursday, Feb. 22 in most dramatic fashion. The Grizzlies edged Pacific Conference foe Forest Grove 63-60 to end their season 10-13, and 5-7 ...

 
Willamina’s Brewer makes history as school’s first girls wrestling champion; boys wrestling team takes second place

The Bulldogs made the trek up to Portland for the wrestling state championships and came home with some hardware. Junior 100-pounder Zoe Brewer became the first girl wrestler in Willamina High School ...

 
STATE WRESTLING: McMinnville boys finish 33rd

The high school wrestling season culminated with the various state tournaments held at Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Portland Feb. 22-24. For McMinnville’s boys, the state wrestling tournament was ...

 
Amity girls crush Hawks to advance to Coos Bay

With a lopsided 65-37 victory over Horizon Christian of Tualatin on Saturday, Feb. 24, the Amity girls basketball team will head back to Coos Bay with title aspirations front of mind. The Warriors have ...

 
Yamhill Carlton boys wrestlers finish 11th at state

Despite dealing with injuries, Yamhill Carlton boys wrestling made their presence known at the 3A state championships on Thursday, Feb. 22 and Friday, Feb. 23. The Tigers finished in 11th place out of ...

 
Amity boys trounces visiting Warrenton; Andrew Grove leads with 24 points and 3 blocks

Amity stamped its ticket to the second round of the 3A state playoffs in emphatic fashion. The 15-seed Warriors trounced 18-seed Warrenton 61-36 after 32 minutes of play in front of a raucous home crowd ...

 
YC boys fall to Creswell in the first round

Yamhill Carlton’s late-season resurgence finally came to an end. In the first round of the state playoffs, the Tigers boys’ basketball team lost to Creswell 68-52 on Tuesday, Feb. 20 at Creswell ...

 
Dayton’s Hodges earns PWC Player of the Year

Dayton and Amity boys were solidly represented in the PacWest Conference all-league awards. The Pirates, who went 12-0 in league play and defeated Amity for the No. 1 seed out of the conference heading ...