HELIX — The whole “my job is cooler than your job” ends with Griswold High School volleyball coach Chelsa Hopper.
LA GRANDE — Things have taken a rough turn for the Eastern Oregon University football team, but this could be a bounce-back week for the Mountaineers.
PACIFIC CITY— The coffee lost identity in my nostrils amidst the pungent miasma of ocean scents. All kingdoms were represented in the damp air: animal, vegetable and mineral. Gasoline fumes pu…
ECHO — Echo won the Big Sky League volleyball title on Saturday, Oct. 23, without giving up a set.
REDMOND — Payton Lambert ran for three touchdowns as Pendleton picked up the Special District 1 title on Friday, Oct. 22, with a 36-6 road win over Ridgeview.
HERMISTON — The seniors rose to the occasion on Senior Night for Hermiston on Friday, Oct. 22.
Saturday, Oct. 23
Pendleton's Kelsey Lovercheck and Tienna Quinn, of Crook County, vie for position on Oct. 21, 2021. Pendleton won the game 6-1.
PENDLETON — After going 0-2-1 in its past three matches, Pendleton came away with a 6-1 Intermountain Conference win Thursday, Oct. 21, over Crook County.
PASCO, Wash. — A familiar name in La Grande is continuing his football career at the professional level.
HERMISTON — Run the ball. Catch the ball. Stop the ball.
PENDLETON — The Special District 1 title comes down to Friday, Oct. 22, in Redmond.
PENDLETON — Blue Mountain Community College kept its hold on the No. 2 spot in the NWAC East standings with a 3-0 victory Wednesday, Oct. 20, over Spokane.
Thursday, Oct. 21
PILOT ROCK — Pilot Rock finished its season Tuesday, Oct. 19, with a 25-16, 25-21, 25-14 Blue Mountain Conference loss to Union.
Tuesday, Oct. 19
STANFIELD — Davie Salas hung up his whistle after his Stanfield Tigers beat Umatilla 26-6 on the football field on Thursday, Oct. 14.
Riverside's Diego Magana and Samuel Sotelo Ceron, of Nyssa, battle for the ball during a game on Oct. 16, 2021 in Boardman.
Riverside's Darek Castaneda heads the ball while playing Nyssa on Oct. 16, 2021.
Riverside's Diego Magana and Carlos Castro (17), of Nyssa, battle for the ball during a game on Oct. 16, 2021 in Boardman as Riverside goalie Juan Medina prepares to defend the goal.
Riverside's Adair Rodriguez (5) and a Nyssa player battle for the ball during a game on Oct. 16, 2021 in Boardman.
BOARDMAN — Riverside picked up the Eastern Oregon League title Saturday, Oct. 16, with a 3-0 victory over Nyssa.
Former Eastern Oregon University running back John Lesser signs his contract with the Tri-City Rush on Oct. 11, 2021. Lesser was named second-team all conference in his final year with the Mou…
WILSONVILLE — The Oregon School Activities Association is going digital with tickets to all postseason events.
HERMISTON — Playing college basketball has been a dream of Katelyn Heideman’s since she was in the fifth grade.
A heavy fog hung over the ridgetop, cloaking both hunter and elk in a dripping haze. The ponderosa pines wore a coat of white fuzz over their somber, green needles — the only green to be had i…
LA GRANDE — The Cascade Collegiate Conference released its 2021-22 preseason men’s wrestling coaches’ poll. Eastern Oregon found itself near the middle of the rankings in the 12-team conference.
IONE — Cedrick Dayandante ran for 322 yards and four touchdowns as Ione/Arlington upended Dufur 46-6 in Special District 2-West play on Friday, Oct. 15.
PENDLETON — Pendleton took control of the Special District 1 standings on Friday, Oct. 15, with a 38-13 victory over Redmond at Round-Up Stadium.
Saturday, Oct. 16
KENNEWICK — Dayton Davis ran for two touchdowns and threw for three more as Kennewick shut out Hermiston 42-0 in Mid-Columbia Conference football action Thursday, Oct. 14, at Lampson Stadium.
PILOT ROCK — Pilot Rock finally got to play a volleyball match in its own gym on Thursday, Oct. 14, but the Heppner Mustangs spoiled the festivities.
IONE — The way Dennis Stefani sees it, his Ione/Arlington football team is going to have to do three things well against Dufur: play disciplined defense, hang onto the ball and use the clock w…
HERMISTON — Things have not gone as smoothly as Hermiston football coach David Faaeteete would like them to this season, but his team rallies each week and takes the field.
PENDLETON — There’s nothing like a Friday night football game at the Pendleton Round-Up Grounds.
PENDLETON — Walla Walla Community College has won nine of its last 10 matches, and five in a row after beating Blue Mountain Community College 25-21, 25-17, 25-14 on Wednesday, Oct. 13, in NWA…
PENDLETON — This season has not been all sunshine and roses for the Blue Mountain Community College volleyball team, but coach Ceanna Larson can count on Kenzie Williams to bring the energy ev…
Riverside’s volleyball season ends abruptly with COVID-19 quarantine
Thursday, Oct. 14
HERMISTON — Hermiston kept pace with Kennewick the entire match, but fell the Bulldogs short to the Lions 25-23, 25-22, 25-20 in Mid-Columbia Conference play on Tuesday, Oct. 12.
Tuesday, Oct. 12
UMATILLA COUNTY — Frustration. Heartbreak. Limitations. Safety. Confusion.
HERMISTON — Hermiston held Richland to just three goals, but the undefeated Bombers still walked away with a 3-0 Mid-Columbia Conference win on Saturday, Oct. 9.
“Let’s stay thirty to fifty yards apart,” I whispered. “Watch the horizon.”
ECHO — Junior Mason Murdock led a defensive effort that helped Echo secure a 32-29 win over South Wasco County in a Special District 4 game.
HERMISTON — Southridge scored twice in the final 6:17 of the game to hand Hermiston a 27-14 Mid-Columbia Conference loss on Friday, Oct. 8.
PENDLETON — October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Teams from the NFL to local high schools do their part in raising awareness and funds to support organizations to help women get mammogram…
Saturday, Oct. 9
HERMISTON — The hard work is done when no one is watching.
LA GRANDE — Eastern Oregon University and women’s basketball coach Anji Weissenfluh released the team’s 2021-22 schedule.
PORTLAND — Kyle Liscom ran for 126 yards on nine carries, and scored three touchdowns, as Pendleton shut out 6A McDaniel 48-0 on Thursday, Oct. 7, in a nonleague game.
HEPPNER — Heppner’s Trevor Nichols ran to a third-place finish on Thursday, Oct. 7, at the Mustang Invite at Thompson Ranch.