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GIRLS BASKETBALL: Pendleton squeaks out win against Hood River
Pendleton beat Hood River 51-48 to open Columbia River Conference play.

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ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: 20 Questions with Umatilla’s Aleesha Watson
ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: 20 Questions with Umatilla’s Aleesha Watson
Umatilla senior Aleesha Watson has been selected as Athlete of the Week.
Rambo’s Rise: Hermiston senior excelling after transfer from Irrigon
Rambo’s Rise: Hermiston senior excelling after transfer from Irrigon
Hermiston senior Xavier Rambo is showing off his big-time abilities after transferring from Irrigon.
SCOREBOARD: January 19, 2017
Upcoming local slate plus scores, standings, and upcoming events from around professional and college sports.
BASKETBALL: Eagles soaring to best start
BASKETBALL: Eagles soaring to best start
The Nixyaawii girls basketball team is 12-0 on the season and is off to its best start in school history.
PREP BASKETBALL: Riverside girls, Umatilla boys earn league wins
Recaps from Riverside-Umatilla girls and boys basketball games on Tuesday.
SWIMMING: Bucks, Dawgs tie for win
The Pendleton and Hermiston swim teams finally got in the pool on Saturday for the first time this season.
WRESTLING: Bulldogs win Oregon Classic
Hermiston saw four wrestlers go undefeated on the weekend and beat Mountain View for the title at the Oregon Classic.
PREP ROUNDUP: TigerScots beat Mustangs in league opener
Recaps of Saturday's prep basketball action.
BOYS BASKETBALL: Hermiston fends off La Grande in preseason finale
BOYS BASKETBALL: Hermiston fends off La Grande in preseason finale
Hermiston boys basketball defeated La Grande 62-54 on Saturday night in Hermiston.
GIRLS BASKETBALL: Hermiston keeps momentum going with fourth straight win
GIRLS BASKETBALL: Hermiston keeps momentum going with fourth straight win
The Hermiston girls basketball team defeated West Valley 61-51 on Saturday night in Hermiston.
Pirates snap league drought
Recaps of Friday's prep basketball games for local teams.
BASKETBALL: Tigers pull away
BASKETBALL: Tigers pull away
Stanfield used big second halves in both the boys and girls game to beat Heppner in their league opener on Friday.
BASKETBALL: Mathews, Harris lead T-Wolves over Yaks
The BMCC men's basketball team beat Yakima Valley on Thursday.
SWIMMING: Buckaroos, Bulldogs getting anxious to compete
SWIMMING: Buckaroos, Bulldogs getting anxious to compete
Half the swim season for Pendleton and Hermiston has been cancelled by winter weather, leaving athletes anxious to compete.
WRESTLING: OSU’s Delgado ranked No. 1 by Pac-12
WRESTLING: OSU’s Delgado ranked No. 1 by Pac-12
Hermiston graduate Joey Delgado was the top 149-pounder in the initial Pac-12 power rankings this week.
ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: 20 Questions with Heppner/Ione’s Cord Flynn
ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: 20 Questions with Heppner/Ione’s Cord Flynn
The East Oregonian Athlete of the Week is Heppner/Ione senior wrestler Cord Flynn.
OSAA landscape could look different for local teams in 2018
OSAA landscape could look different for local teams in 2018
An overview of the possible changes for the 2018-2022 time block after three OSAA reclassification meetings.
Hermiston likely moving to OSAA’s highest classification in 2018
Hermiston likely moving to OSAA’s highest classification in 2018
Hermiston High School is slated for a move to the highest OSAA classification starting in 2018.
WRESTLING: Heppner’s Flynn wins Jo-Hi title
Heppner/Ione and Echo/Stanfield wrestlers were some of a very limited number of local athletes that got to compete over the weekend.
COLLEGE BASKETBALL: T-Wolves stumble, Mountaineers roll
Blue Mountain's basketball teams are still on the hunt for their first league wins while Eastern Oregon's squads each extended winning streaks to 10 games over the weekend.
GIRLS BASKETBALL: Ione girls come up short in overtime
Ione came up short in overtime against Sherman on Saturday.
FOOTBALL: Line of impact
FOOTBALL: Line of impact
Hemiston senior John-Henry Line put together one of the best seasons ever by a Hermiston lineman and has been name the All-EO Football Player of the Year.
BOYS BASKETBALL: Hermiston beats Dallas in overtime thriller
BOYS BASKETBALL: Hermiston beats Dallas in overtime thriller
Hermiston defeated Dallas 54-51 in overtime on Friday night.
BASKETBALL: Pioneers beat Pirates in defensive battle
Riverside and Mac-Hi met for a pair of non-league games on Thursday night.
BASKETBALL: Nixyaawii sweeps Echo in league games
BASKETBALL: Nixyaawii sweeps Echo in league games
The Nixyaawii boys and girls basketball teams earned key league victories over Echo on Thursday night in Mission.
ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: 20 Questions with Riverside’s Alondra Caldera
This week's Athlete of the Week is Riverside girls basketball player Alondra Caldera.
PREP ROUNDUP: Vera’s buzzer beater lifts Irrigon over Weston-McEwen
Scores and information from Tuesday's local prep basketball action.
GIRLS BASKETBALL: Buckaroos come up short against Sunnyside
GIRLS BASKETBALL: Buckaroos come up short against Sunnyside
Pendleton came up short against Sunnyside (WA) on Tuesday night with a 67-60 loss.
WRESTLING: Bulldogs get tested at The Clash
The Hermiston wrestling team 1-5 in duals at The Clash XV in Rochester, Minn., over the weekend.
PREP ROUNDUP: Eagles clamp down on Redsides
Recapping Friday's high school basketball action for local teams. Represented in this report are Nixyaawii, Irrigon, Heppner, Riverside, Pilot Rock and Mac-Hi.