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AROUND OREGON: Oregon high school athletes moving to Idaho to compete

Quinten Ramsey, who excelled as a defensive back and wide receiver at Yamhill-Carlton High School, is moving to Idaho to compete in fall football. (Marcus Larson/News-Register)

YAMHILL - In early August, Quinten Ramsey and his stepsister, Ali Barnett, anxiously awaited the Oregon School Activities Association’s (OSAA) decision on the upcoming 2020/21 sports seasons. The two were preparing for their senior seasons at Yamhill-Carlton High School when the hammer fell: Oregon fall sports were postponed to 2021.

The OSAA’s final recommendation for sports during the COVID-19 pandemic effectively cemented the Barnett and Ramsey family’s future plans.

With a future college athletic scholarship on the line, Ramsey decided to take his talents to Idaho. An all-conference defensive back and special teamer in 2018, he joined his family . . .