How can we generate excitement, attract more fans to student athletic competitions and involve the community, as well? That's what McMinnville High School business teacher Sarah Breyer asked students in ...

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Mac Madness!

How can we generate excitement, attract more fans to student athletic competitions and involve the community, as well? That's what McMinnville High School business teacher Sarah Breyer asked students in ...

 
Salem Academy hands Spartans 1st loss of season, 54-44

SALEM - Its unbeaten start to the season finally over, the Sheridan boys basketball team sets its sights on igniting another lengthy winning streak following Friday's 54-44 road loss to Salem Academy. ...

 
A learning experience: Sheridan girls fall to Crusaders

SALEM - Sheridan head girls basketball coach Jeremy Brown remains confident in the culture change the Spartans have achieved in the past two years. After taking over the program in 2019, Brown ...

Basketball roundup: Willamina boys defeat Warrenton, 49-39; Pirate boys drop Tigers, 71-47; Bulldog girls claim 13th consecutive victory

Willamina 49, Warrenton 39 (boys) WILLAMINA - Cohen Haller's game-high 20 points powered the Willamina boys basketball team to a Coastal Range League opening 49-39 win over Warrenton during Friday's contest. ...

Senior bowling scores

Walnut City Lanes            Mixed League Senior Citizens League JAN 4 TEAM High game scratch: Bad News Misfit, 661. High series scratch: The ...

 
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 ...

Sports briefs

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 ...

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