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Scoreboard for Saturday, September 22, 2018

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Saturday, September 22

Volleyball

Cove at Helix, 5 p.m.

Boys soccer

Nyssa at Irrigon, 3 p.m.

Girls soccer

Nyssa...

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Noland powers Hermiston past Walla Walla
Noland powers Hermiston past Walla Walla
Hermiston relies on running back in return to form on the road
Prep roundup | Thursday night sports results from volleyball, soccer and swimming

Volleyball

CROOK COUNTY 3, PENDLETON 1 — The No. 2-ranked Cowboys improved to 3-0 in Intermountain Conference play with a victory over the Buckaroos in Prineville.

Pendleton, which suffered it first conference loss,...

Wa-Hi’s quick offense, serving too much for Hermiston
Wa-Hi’s quick offense, serving too much for Hermiston

Every time the Hermiston Bulldogs take the court for a Mid-Columbia Conference match, they see something different.

Thursday, it was the quick offense and lethal serving of the Walla Walla Blue Devils, who posted a 25-14, 25-8, 25-14 road...

Scoreboard for Friday, Sept. 21, 2018

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Friday, September 21

Football

Ione at Imbler, 2 p.m.

Pendleton at Scappoose, 7 p.m.

Hermiston at Walla Walla, 7 p.m.

La Grande at Mac-Hi, 7...

Riverside defeats Umatilla rivals on Thursday
Riverside defeats Umatilla rivals on Thursday
The Pirates opened their league with a shutout
Scoreboard for Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018

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Thursday, September 20

Volleyball

Pendleton at Crook County 6:30 p.m.

Umatilla at Irrigon 4:00 p.m.

Enterprise at Stanfield 5 p.m.

Union at...

Tri-City Americans have a new look as season gets under way
Tri-City Americans have a new look as season gets under way

Every year, the Tri-City Americans begin the season with the loss of key players and new faces looking to make their mark.

While that still holds true, the losses cut a bit deeper this season.

The Americans, under first-year coach Kelly...

District leaders Pendleton,Scappoose face off on Friday night
District leaders Pendleton,Scappoose face off on Friday night
Friday’s game will decide which team remains undefeated
Hermiston XC runs first league meet

Cross Country

Hermiston’s first Mid-Columbia Conference league meet was a learning experience.

The varsity boys and girls teams placed eighth overall in their respective races.

Freddy Mendoza led the boys’ varsity,...

Football previews: Irrigon, Riverside, Mac-Hi and Echo host home games on Friday night

Umatilla at Grant Union: The Vikings (1-2) are coming off a 22-18 victory over their Highway 395 neighbor Stanfield.

“We still have guys out, but the freshmen are improving and that’s a good thing,” Vikings coach Dan Durfey...

High-powered Hermiston heads to Walla Walla
High-powered Hermiston heads to Walla Walla

Walla Walla coach Eric Hisaw has a plan to beat Hermiston on Friday night.

“We are going to try and play with 13 guys,” Hisaw joked. “If so, we will take care of things.”

Not sure Hisaw will get away with that...

Prep roundup | Hermiston loses 3 in Sundome Tournament

Volleyball

Hermiston finished 0-3 at the SunDome Volleyball Festival on Saturday in Yakima, but coach Amy Dyck said the tournament was a good experience for her team.

“We battled through challenges and learned a lot,” Dyck...

Pendleton dominates The Dalles in three sets
Pendleton dominates The Dalles in three sets
Pendleton wins their Tuesday night home game against The Dalles
Pendleton falls to Mac-Hi at home
Pendleton falls to Mac-Hi at home
Pendleton loses to Mac-Hi 4-1 in their last nonleague game
Scoreboard for Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018

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Wednesday, September 19

Cross country

Hermiston at MCC meet at Fort Walla Walla Park, 4 p.m.

Thursday, September...

Prep roundup | Mustangs win first game of the season

Mason Lehman scored three touchdowns to lead Heppner to a 20-6 nonleague win Saturday over Lost River in Bend.

Lehman ran for 103 yards and two scores, and caught a touchdown pass from Jayden Wilson. He also finished with four tackles and one...

Scoreboard for Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018

Tuesday, September 18

Volleyball

Heppner at McLoughlin, 4 p.m.

Stanfield at Pilot Rock, 5 p.m.

Dufur at Echo 5 p.m.

Ione at Mitchell/Spray 5 p.m.

Elgin at Nixyaawii 5...

Brazile rewrites history with sixth Round-Up all-around title
Brazile rewrites history with sixth Round-Up all-around title
‘King of Cowboys’ notches sixth win in Pendleton, surpassing Yakima Canutt
Round-Up Champions | Lambert hits big payday with help from good-luck hazer
Round-Up Champions | Lambert hits big payday with help from good-luck hazer

It’s hard to decide who should have gotten the steer wrestling title Saturday at the Pendleton Round-Up.

Sterling Lambert posted the best time on three head with a time of 16.3 seconds, but his hazer, Clayton Morrison has hazed for the...

Prep roundup: Bucks start a streak

The Pendleton Bucks are on a roll. Pendleton recorded its third win of the season, this time against Putnam, 56-14, keeping the Bucks undefeated.

“We came out, started fast, and played a great game,” said Pendleton coach Erik...

Scoreboard for Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018

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Saturday

Football

Riverside at Seton Catholic (WA), 1 p.m.

Volleyball

Stanfield at Riverside, 9...

Pendleton Round-Up | Jarboe beats out ‘friendly’ rivals in bull riding
Pendleton Round-Up | Jarboe beats out ‘friendly’ rivals in bull riding

There were a couple of sure-fire bets on who could claim the top spot in bull riding at the Pendleton Round-Up on Friday — last year’s champ Ruger Piva and four-time winner and the world’s No. 1 bull rider Sage Kimzey were both on...

Kennewick hands Hermiston first MCC loss
Kennewick hands Hermiston first MCC loss

The Hermiston Bulldogs were pulled back to earth Friday night by the Kennewick Lions.

After winning their first two Mid-Columbia Conference games, the Bulldogs dropped a 26-25 game to the Lions. A chance to win the game late was foiled by as a...

Bradley Cooper’s stunt double rides in Pendleton
Bradley Cooper’s stunt double rides in Pendleton

You won’t find Cody Kiser at this year’s NFR, but you will find him working as a stuntman in the 2014 blockerbuster hit “American Sniper” starring Bradley Cooper.

The biographical war drama was directed by Clint...

Athena girl does Westward do-si-do at parade
Athena girl does Westward do-si-do at parade

The Westward Ho! Parade has been pulling off a trick right before the thousands of people who line Pendleton streets, and it goes virtually unnoticed.

At the head of the parade that starts in front of Pendleton City Hall, 12-year-old Brooke...

One last ride
One last ride
Hermiston man reaches Round-Up milestone
Adventures on the water
Adventures on the water

September 9 was a gorgeous day to be on the Columbia River. Even better, I was in a kayak drifting through the Hanford Reach National Monument near Richland, Washington, on a tour with Columbia Kayak Adventures.

The seven-hour, 22-mile tour...

Super Bowl champ wrestles his way to the top
Super Bowl champ wrestles his way to the top

Bear Pascoe played seven years in the NFL and owns a Super Bowl ring, but in the rodeo arena, he is a rookie.

The 6-foot-5, 265-pound Pascoe didn’t look like a rookie Thursday, turfing his white-and-brown steer in 4.1 seconds to post the...

A relay race with rising stakes
A relay race with rising stakes

Umatilla Express needed a strong performance to stay in its hometown race.

The Indian relay team was on the bubble heading into Thursday’s Round-Up, placing fifth out of eight teams, the top four teams moving onto the finals on Friday...

Scoreboard for Friday, Sept. 14, 2018

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PREP FOOTBALL

Friday

Kennewick at Hermiston, 7 p.m.

Pendleton at Putnam, 7 p.m.

Baker at Mac-Hi, 7 p.m.

Irrigon at Liberty, Spangle (WA), 7...

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Prep roundup | Mustangs lock up win with late TD

COLFAX, Washington — A two-point conversion in the fourth quarter made the difference Friday as the Heppner Mustangs (2-2) won its...

Football | Buckaroos take control of league with win

When Pendleton traveled to Scappoose on Friday night, there was a lot on the line.

Both teams started the game at the top of their district...

Weston-McEwen falls to Culver on Hermiston turf
Noland powers Hermiston past Walla Walla
Prep roundup | Thursday night sports results from volleyball, soccer and swimming

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Scoreboard for Saturday, September 22, 2018

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Saturday, September 22

Volleyball

Cove at Helix, 5...

Scoreboard for Friday, Sept. 21, 2018

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Friday, September 21

Football

Ione at Imbler, 2...

Scoreboard for Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018
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Adventures on the water

September 9 was a gorgeous day to be on the Columbia River. Even better, I was in a kayak drifting through the Hanford Reach National Monument...

Columbia River closes all salmon fishing after Wednesday

CLACKAMAS — Low returns of salmon on the Columbia River prompted fishery managers to end salmon fishing after Wednesday.

With fall...

Cougar blamed for Mt. Hood hiker’s death

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