Playoff football remains simple: win or go home. Qualifying for the playoffs is somewhat more difficult. In recent history, winning the Northwest Conference earned the champion an automatic bid ...

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The joy and sorrow of playoffs

Playoff football remains simple: win or go home. Qualifying for the playoffs is somewhat more difficult. In recent history, winning the Northwest Conference earned the champion an automatic bid ...

 
Sports briefs: Damian Lillard partners with Toyota to assist Mac business owners

Trail Blazers’ star point guard helping out locals As another strict statewide regulation arrives aimed at combating rising cases of COVID-19, Portland Trail Blazers’ point guard Damian Lillard ...

Trail Blazers take Washington State’s CJ Elleby with 46th pick

By ANNE M. PETERSON AP Sports Writer Portland has a new CJ. The Trail Blazers selected forward CJ Elleby out of Washington State with the 46th pick in the NBA draft Wednesday night. Elleby, the first ...

No. 11 Ducks set to host UCLA

By ANNE M. PETERSON AP Sports Writer EUGENE — With a 2-0 start during a short season where every win is crucial, Oregon is not concerned with some of the more minor details. The No. 11 Ducks host ...

Senior bowling scores

Walnut City Lanes Mixed League Senior Citizens League NOV 10 TEAM High game scratch: The No Names, 657. High series scratch: The No Names, 1833. MEN High game scratch: Bill Mitchell, 207; Larry ...

 
Yamhill County's Greatest Games: Spartans cap magical ‘08 season with championship conquest

“We wanted to win it – and we thought we had a chance.” Former Sheridan head coach Matt Leichty believed his previous program had all the intangibles to write a storybook season ...

 
Team fortitude plays pivotal role during Linfield regular season finales

Mental toughness – the glue that sustains championship teams. Nowhere is team fortitude more important than when the winds of November blow rain through practice sessions, disrupting dreams ...

 
Looking to the Future

Wednesday, McMinnville senior Kylee Arzner signed her letter of intent to play women’s basketball at Colorado State University in 2021.

Boat registration renewals to arrive via mail, email

The Oregon State Marine Board mailed boat registration renewals to boaters who have an email on file for boats with registration expiring 12/31/2020 on November 1. Boaters without an email on file will ...

Senior bowling scores

Walnut City Lanes Mixed League Senior Citizens League NOV 3 TEAM High game scratch: The No Names, 717. High series scratch: The No Names, 2024. MEN High game scratch: Bill Mitchell, 209; Larry Hartman; ...

 
Baseball, lacrosse combo make for fun fall season ender

There were no face offs and not a single pitch high and tight to back a batter off the plate last Friday at Roy Helser Field on the Linfield campus when the Wildcats’ men’s baseball team and ...

 
Mason Smark takes Oregon kart title

In a great weekend of racing for the Smark family at the Mac Track, under beautiful sunny skies last Sunday, Mason Smark, at right from a race earlier this season, won the main event in the Oregon State ...

 
PAINFUL losses drive ‘Cats to future wins

There are losses, as the coaches say, you must flush out of your mind, and simply move on.  Some, however, stick like a hangover from a weekend beach party, purged solely after an appropriate period ...

 
A Hire calling: From Linfield to the NFL and back

If football’s your game, statistics indicate a narrow path to the heights of NFL fame. Those numbers indicate it’s a 1000 to one shot to make an NFL team out of high school. From an ...

 
Smith family rooted in ‘Cats’ football success

By the sixth week of the season, starting 11s are set, team routines established and the ‘Cats are rolling toward another conference title. However, at the halfway point of the 1989 season, ...

Senior bowling scores

Walnut City Lanes Mixed League Senior Citizens League OCT 6 High game scratch: The No Names, 886. High series scratch: The No Names, 2030. MEN High game scratch: Larry Hartman, 210; Dick Munson, ...

 
Yamhill County's Greatest Games: Amity bests Dayton 20-12 in ‘99 championship

Under the direction of head coach Jeff Flood, Amity won four consecutive Class 2A state football championships from 1998 to 2001. The run of excellence included an exhilarating 45-game unbeaten ...

 
Mueller, Rutschman and the Seahawks: How the former Linfield QB saved Seattle’s football franchise

Who actually saved the Seattle Seahawks from moving to Los Angles nearly a quarter century ago? To answer that question, we have to visit a Sheraton Hotel in Spokane one Friday night in the spring ...

Buckin’ to Texas Invite set

The fourth annual Buckin’ to Texas Invitational, formerly known as the Buckin’ to Vegas Invitational, produced by the mother-son duo of Kim Cooper and Cooper Cano is set to commence November ...

Senior bowling scores

Bowling Walnut City Lanes Mixed League Senior Citizens League SEP 29 TEAM High game scratch: The No Names, 622. High series scratch: The No Names, 1832. MEN High game scratch: Larry Hartman, 190; ...

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