“We came out and showed our league what we’re made of.” So Amity junior forward Megan Scharf said following her team’s impressive 67-32 victory over Scio during Tuesday ...

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Full throttle: Warriors out-hustle Loggers in PacWest opener, win 67-32

“We came out and showed our league what we’re made of.” So Amity junior forward Megan Scharf said following her team’s impressive 67-32 victory over Scio during Tuesday ...

 
Bryant’s historic triple-double lifts Linfield men over Pacific

By MADDIE LOVERICH Special to the News-Register Down by as many as 17 points against Northwest Conference foe Pacific University (4-8, 0-3), Linfield’s men’s basketball team desperately needed ...

 
Wildcat women still seeking 1st victory after 73-52 loss to Boxers

By MADDIE LOVERICH Special to the News-Register Linfield women’s basketball fell to Pacific University 73-52 Tuesday evening in the team’s first contest of 2022. With the loss, the young ...

Grizzlies finish 2nd at Double Distance meet

SALEM – The McMinnville boys and girls swimming teams both claimed runner-up finishes during the December 30 Double Distance Invitational at West Salem High School. Newberg won the boys’ class ...

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Wildcats host softball clinic Linfield University’s softball program is conducting two instructional all-skills Fastpitch clinics for girls ages 8-18 January 15 and January 22 on the university ...

Basketball recap: ‘Dogs win 12th straight

The News-Register staff Willamina 46, Santiam Christian 9 (girls) WILLAMINA – With Tuesday’s 46-9 blowout of visiting Santiam Christian, the Willamina girls basketball team remains undefeated ...

 
Grizzlies fall short against Canby, but find mojo

Maybe it takes a loss to light the fuse. Will sparks from a blazing fourth-quarter performance by McMinnville High School’s boys’ basketball team (6-6,0-0) in a Thursday evening 48-44 ...

 
Lefebvre takes class at MHS Invitational

Portable microphone in hand, McMinnville head wrestling coach Jordan Barich slipped through the the crowd on main floor of the McMinnville High School gym. He was a man on a mission, putting out ...

 
Y-C top local team in Dayton invitational

When it comes to wrestling communities, Yamhill County is second to none. Take this weekend: When the annual Bob Bishop Tournament at Willamina was postponed due to a positive COVID test by one ...

Spartans bounce Dragons, 60-30; take on No.2 Riverside

The undefeated Sheridan boys’ basketball team kept its unblemished mark intact with a 60-30 defeat of The Delphian School Saturday on the Spartans home court. Last week they downed Scio 60-49. Sheridan, ...

COVID can’t defeat Grizzly swimmers; sites change, practices may move to Linfield

Although they won’t be able to practice at the McMinnville Aquatic Center, the McMinnville High School Grizzlies swimmers plan to take part in meets Thursday, Jan. 13, and Thursday, Jan. 20. This ...

 
Wildcats ready for NWC clashes

Linfield University head basketball coach Shanan Rosenberg predicts his squad will become world class lemonade-makers after the team’s two-game road trip to Whitman and Whitworth this weekend ...

 
Willamina girls remain undefeated, dismantle Dayton, 49-19

In the hoops parlance of “give me the rock,” on Wednesday Gracie France stocked a veritable quarry. France, the senior point guard and defensive spear-point for the Willamina girls ...

 
Pirate boys sail by 'Dogs, 70-37

Dayton’s boys basketball team bolted to a 17-4 first quarter lead Wednesday in Willamina’s gym, with junior Michael Freeborn scoring 6 early points, and the Pirates did not look back ...

 
Grizzlies’ defense bumps Celtics, 36-33

McMinnville senior starting guard Lucy Angevine, all 5’-6’ of her, carries the leadership role for the Grizzlies’ young, scrappy basketball squad. She contributes the grit and ...

Linfield sets softball clinic

Linfield University’s softball program is conducting two instructional all-skills Fastpitch clinics for girls ages 8-18 January 15 and January 22 on the university campus in McMinnville.  All ...

 
La monte de toros

Those attending the Mexican Rodeo Sunday at the Yamhill County Fairgrounds took a trip across the border to enjoy an evening of food, music and competition.A family-affair, which featured a pair of Mexican-styled ...

 
Hoopin' it up in Salem

SALEM – Every year, basketball teams from around the state venture to the state’s capital for a year-end tournament at Salem Academy. The three-day event serves as a proper barometer ...

2021 Sports in Review

The Yamhill Valley athletic landscape appeared much different in 2021. Masks, physical distancing, shortened seasons, no playoffs – all resulted from the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Fall and winter ...

 
What a year for the Wildcats!

As we ring in the New Year, where should Linfield’s football team be ranked? The Wildcats finished the season 11-1, with their only loss coming to the eventual DIII national champion, University ...

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