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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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 ...

 
McMinnville earns second straight cheer championship

McMinnville’s cheerleaders earned their third overall cheer championship with a first-place finish in the 6A/5A Coed Traditional category. The Grizzlies locked up the trophy with an overall score ...

 
Amity girls grab five all-league honors

Amity girls basketball earned five all-league awards for its strong play through the PacWest Conference, which resulted in an 11-1 record and a share of the league title. The first team all-league awards ...

 
Mac boys swimming bags sixth at state meet, finishes with 42 points overall

McMinnville’s boys swim finished sixth place at the state swim meet on Friday and Saturday, Feb. 16-17. The Grizzlies took sixth place with a team total of 42 points, thanks in large part to the ...

 
Willamina’s Brewer leads 4A/3A/2A/1A Special District 1 girls wrestling state qualifiers

Girls wrestling districts have finished, and the 4A/3A/2A/1A Special District 1 state qualifiers are set. Willamina junior Zoe Brewer leads the qualified girls for Yamhill County’s smaller schools, ...

 
YC’S first cheerleading title result of perseverance

Yamhill Carlton’s cheer team joined the pantheon of Yamhill County cheerleading state champions with its win in the 3A/2A/1A Traditional category. The Tigers, who won the first cheer championship ...

 
Mac boys wrestling takes fourth at districts

McMinnville boys wrestling fell squarely in the middle of the Pacific Conference pack with a fourth place finish and 215 points to its name. The juggernaut of the conference, Newberg, ran away with the ...

 
Sheridan’s Watkins, Newberg’s Lampley gear up for tackle football season with WFA’s Capital Pioneers

For Ashley Watkins, the choice to take up football in the year 2020 was something she had been coming towards for a long time. The Sheridan resident, former collegiate athlete at Willamette University ...

 
Middle school wrestling part of thriving Mac grappling community

Community engagement has helped mold the McMinnville middle school wrestling program. Not only from McMinnville proper, but the wrestling communities built around the high school program, the youth program, ...