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 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, ...

Linfield unveils 10-game 2024 football schedule

Linfield football will make history in the fall of 2024. This time, however, it is not about extending ‘The Streak’ to 68 consecutive winning football seasons, though the Wildcats certainly ...

 
Linfield men’s wrestling wins dual at Evergreen Aviation Museum

Linfield men’s wrestling is flying high after a win over visiting Umpqua Community College on Wednesday, Feb. 14. The Wildcats’ men’s wrestling team edged Umpqua 28-25 with a key forfeit ...

Schedules: Mac swimming has tough test ahead at state meet

McMinnville’s swimmers earned district titles with crucial performances at the Pacific Conference district meet last weekend, but the qualifiers have a tough road ahead of them in the race for state ...

Willamina boys wrestling claims district title

The Willamina boys claimed first place in the 2A/1A Special District 1 district meet with a team score of 354.5, and claimed several district titles and state berth. The meet took place at Toledo High ...

 
Mac girls place 11th at district meet, send two to state

McMinnville girls wrestling competed at the 6A/5A Special District 2 wrestling meet at McKay High School in Salem, and wound up in 11th place out of 26 teams attending. The Grizzlies will also be sending ...

 
Yamhill Carlton wrestling sends multiple top finishers to state

The Tigers will be represented at the state meet at Veterans Memorial Coliseum on Friday, Feb. 23 by district champions. Yamhill Carlton placed second in the district meet as a team with 258.5 points, ...

 
Sheridan wrestling sends two to state meet

The Spartans will be represented at the state meet at Veterans Memorial Coliseum on Friday, Feb. 23. Sheridan as a team finished seventh out of nine teams with 80 points, but the strongest showings came ...

 
McMinnville swimming wins boys, girls district titles

The Grizzlies are once again the Pacific Conference swim champs. McMinnville won the district swim titles for boys and girls on Friday, Feb. 9 and Saturday, Feb. 10. In addition, the Grizzlies send several ...

 
Amity girls basketball downs Jefferson in rematch, earn share of league title

Amity girls basketball got a share of the league title in rematch with Jefferson, but it wasn’t easy. The Warriors defeated the Lions 54-48 on Friday, Feb. 9 to improve to 20-3 overall and move ...

 
Yamhill Carlton, Mac win cheerleading titles

In what was a big day for Yamhill County cheerleading, both McMinnville and Yamhill Carlton cheer squads won state championships at Oregon City High School on Feb. 10. McMinnville won the 6A/5A Coed Traditional ...

 
Mac swim readies for districts

Ahead of the district meet on Friday, Feb. 9 and Saturday, Feb. 10, McMinnville’s swim teams anticipate stern tests from the rest of the Pacific Conference. After getting the McMinnville Aquatic ...

 
Who to watch in district wrestling this weekend

A fair amount of wrestling districts are upon us this weekend. The 6A and 5A girls in Special District 2, which includes McMinnville, will gather at McKay High School in Salem on Friday, Feb. 9 and Saturday, ...

 
In clashes with top-ranked Western Christian, Willamina gained valuable lessons ahead of league playoff action

Willamina High School had the distinction of welcoming a pair of No. 1 ranked basketball teams to its gym on Tuesday, Feb. 6 when Western Christian came to compete. The Pioneers basketball teams are both ...

 
Amity girls eye rematch with Lions for PWC title

The Warriors are on the path to a piece of the PacWest Conference title. When the Amity High School girls basketball team fell to Jefferson 52-48 on Jan. 19, it marked the Warriors’ first loss against ...