Dayton’s batting lineup tees off on the Tigers in the Class 3A state quarterfinals

 

 

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LT’s words of wisdom from his Hall of Fame induction speech

LaDainian Tomlinson’s close to his Pro Football Hall of Fame speech: If this was my last day on Earth, and this my final speech, this is the message I’ll leave with you. The story of a man ...

‘Zags use second half run to skin Jackrabbits, 66-46

By EDDIE PELLS Of the Associated Press SALT LAKE CITY — In a tournament made famous by the notion that anything can happen, one thing still has not: In 129 tries, no 16 seed has ever beaten a 1. Oh, ...

Seahawks back on track, top Eagles, 26-15

By BOB CONDOTTA Of the Seattle Times This was one time Pete Carroll didn’t try to hide anything. The day after a defeat at New Orleans on Oct. 30, Carroll told the media he was confident ...

Baltusrol is last chance for McIlroy

BY DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer SPRINGFIELD, N.J. (AP) — Rory McIlroy took stock of his game and the shots required at Baltusrol and reached a most logical conclusion Tuesday. He believes the PGA ...

NBA moving All-Star Game

By BRIAN MAHONEY Of The Associated Press The NBA is moving the 2017 All-Star Game out of Charlotte because of its objections to a North Carolina law that limits anti-discrimination protections for lesbian, ...

Croatia stuns U.S. in Davis Cup matches in Portland

By NICK DASCHEL Of the AP PORTLAND – The odds stacked against his underdog side, Croatian captain Zeljko Krajan was brimming with confidence Sunday morning before the reverse singles matches in ...

World anti-doping body wants Russia banned from Rio

By EDDIE PELLS Of the AP Russian government officials engineered the drug-fueled corruption of nearly 30 Olympic sports, an investigator found, prompting the World Anti-Doping Agency to call for a ban ...

Tom Brady’s ‘Deflategate’ appeal rejected

By LARRY NEUMEISTER and JIMMY GOLEN Of the AP NEW YORK — Quarterback Tom Brady’s last best chance to avoid serving a four-game “Deflategate” suspension to start the new season ...

Ducks third in Pac-12 North preseason poll

By GREG BEACHAM Of the AP LOS ANGELES — Stanford has been picked to defend its Pac-12 football title in a preseason media poll. The Cardinal were chosen as favorites on Thursday for the first ...

News-Register file photo##McMinnville pitcher Kade Mechals allowed three hits and four walks, striking out eight, in 6 1/3 innings in the Grizzlies’ 4-3 loss to West Salem Wednesday afternoon.

 
Seventh-inning stumble: Mac baseball falls to Titans

Grizzlies softball falls in seventh inning to West Salem

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DYNAMIC DOUBLES DUO

“Fire and Ice.” “Cookies and Cream.” Whichever nickname McMinnville’s Josh Flores and Kris Renshaw choose this season, the Grizzlies’ number-one doubles duo ...

 
Mac track aims for Pacific Conference success

“To have Newberg, our rival for over 100 years, back in our league is very special.” McMinnville head coach Vic Downs appreciates the Grizzlies’ transition to the Pacific Conference. ...

 
Spring track preview: Local teams bolstered by young athletes

Amity Track and Field AMITY – Though only 35 athletes are currently committed to track and field, Amity head coach Randy Hayes and his coaching staff remains confident in individual potential ...

Mac softball falls to Sheldon, 10-9

EUGENE – During Tuesday’s slugfest, the McMinnville softball team dropped a close 10-9 road result to Sheldon. The two Class 6A teams combined for 22 hits and five walks, but the Grizzlies’ ...

Four local athletes named all-state

Four local girls’ basketball players were recently named to the Class 3A All-State teams, as voted by 3A head coaches. Yamhill-Carlton’s Sadie Horne, Amity’s Keeley Graham, Willamina’s ...

Baseball roundup: Tigers stun Pirates, ‘Dogs defeat Spartans, Amity beats Crusaders

Yamhill-Carlton 9, Dayton 8 DAYTON – Joey McGhehey’s unassisted double play capped a furious rally and comeback win by Yamhill-Carlton in Tuesday’s 9-8 win over Dayton. The Tiger senior ...

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See Ya Later hosts Spring Break camp The See Ya Later Foundation is set to host a Spring Break Basketball Camp March 29 and 30 at Linfield College’s Ted Wilson Gymnasium. Sponsored by The Mac Rack, ...

 
BACK IN ACTION

Slaughter pitches first game since April ‘18, leads Griz to 2-1 win Caden Slaughter’s road to recovery ended in triumph. Last Friday, the McMinnville senior pitched his first baseball ...

 
Spring softball preview: PacWest stacked with contenders

Dayton, 2018 record 23-8, 9-1 WVL, Class 3A State Champions DAYTON – After graduating four key contributors from their OSAA Class 3A State Softball Championship run, the Dayton Pirates aim ...

 
Spring baseball preview: Opportunities abound in new leagues

Dayton, 2018 record, 11-13, 7-5 WVL DAYTON – The reloading of Dayton baseball continues as manager Dave deSmet leads an interesting mix of veterans and underclassmen into the 2019 season. ...

Amity basketball: McShane resigns after eight years, seven playoff appearances

AMITY – The Reg McShane era officially ended. Amity’s longtime girls’ basketball coach recently resigned his post of eight years. McShane cited a desire to spend more time with ...

Mac boys tennis fields 13 newcomers

Don’t discount the potential of McMinnville boys’ tennis’ many new faces. Though the Grizzlies team consists of 13 first-time varsity members, the program’s hard-working ...

Grizzly girls tennis loaded with athletes

This season’s McMinnville girls’ tennis program has been injected with a healthy dose of athleticism. Head coach Angelica Boehme feels the team’s first-time tennis players, 10 ...

Mac softball splits weekend games

PORTLAND – In a pair of weekend non-league games, the McMinnville softball team split against Westview, winning 4-2, while losing to Sunset on the road, 6-2. Against the Wildcats, Kassidee ...

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See Ya Later hosts Spring Break camp The See Ya Later Foundation is set to host a Spring Break Basketball Camp March 29 and 30 at Linfield College’s Ted Wilson Gymnasium. Sponsored by The Mac Rack, ...

Senior bowling scores

Walnut City Lanes Mixed League Senior Citizens League Mar 12 High game scratch: The No Names, 650. High series scratch: The No Names, 1884. High game scratch: Duane Qualey, 235; Joe Aspromonte, 214; ...

 
Competitive fire: Blake Larsen named Athlete of the Year

DAYTON – Blake Larsen will wrestle anyone, anywhere, anytime. This season, the Dayton junior grappler refused to deny his competitive nature. It paid off. Larsen dominated the 3A classification ...

 
First win: Grizzly head coach Staci Doucette begins career with 11-4 victory over Rams

Staci Doucette’s head coaching career began with resounding success. McMinnville’s new softball coach led her squad to an 11-4 home victory over Central Catholic Wednesday night. The ...

Softball roundup: Dayton wins first two, ‘Dogs beat Spartans, Amity loses to SC

Dayton 16, Cascade 11; Dayton 7, Kennedy 6 DAYTON – Jori Hill’s walk-off fielder’s choice and Maddie Fluke’s grand slam helped the Dayton softball team sweep its opening ...

Baseball roundup: Y-C beats Corbett, Sheridan beats Willamina, Warriors fall

Yamhill-Carlton 5, Catlin Gabel 5; Yamhill-Carlton 10, Corbett 0 YAMHILL – The Tigers wasted little time opening their account this season, tying Catlin Gabel at five Monday then recording their ...

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