ST. PAUL — The Echo girls basketball team suffered an early defeat, dropping a 20-10 first quarter to St. Paul as the Buckaroos proceeded to take them down 64-45 in the second round of the 1A state playoffs on Friday.
GERVAIS — The Stanfield girls basketball team capped off a season of tremendous team growth with their program’s first state showing since 1987.
MT. ANGEL — Heppner will not have a chance to defend its 2A state basketball title after top-ranked Kennedy handed the Mustangs a 64-26 first-round loss Friday night.
MISSION — Old Oregon League district champion Nixyaawii had two players selected to the all-league first team, including Player of the Year Tyasin Burns.
PORTLAND — Pendleton freshman Jack Lieuallen finds himself in the semifinals of the Class 5A state wrestling tournament after winning both of his matches on Friday at Veterans Memorial Coliseum.
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HERMISTON — Garrett Walchli knew when he visited Utah State University last July that it was the place for him.
It’s about to be a big week for Pendleton Buckaroos fans.
IONE — No matter what sport you play, it all starts with the fundamentals.
PENDLETON — Collin Primus and Jack Lieuallen are sporting new haircuts this week, courtesy of teammate Isaac Urbina.
PENDLETON — Spokane’s Austin White hit a 3-pointer just over three minutes into the first half, and the Sasquatches never looked back as they handed the Blue Mountain Community College men’s b…
PILOT ROCK — The Pilot Rock boys basketball team recently secured a Blue Mountain Conference district tournament championship with a 68-40 win over Grant Union at the Pendleton Convention Cent…
ECHO — The Echo Cougars are one step closer to the final eight after handing Elgin a 49-36 loss in the first round of the 1A state tournament on Tuesday.
PENDLETON — Struggling to take control of their regular season’s final home game, the Pendleton girls basketball team turned to their offense’s secret weapon: Chloe Taber.
HEPPNER — Mason Lehman and Gavin Hanna-Robinson have seen a steady parade of Heppner players get an invite to the annual East-West Shrine All-Star Game. Now, it’s their turn to represent their…
HERMISTON — Jayden Ray was named Defensive Player of the Year, and Jazlyn Romero was named to the second team of the girls Mid-Columbia Conference all-conference basketball team.
PENDLETON — Heading into Saturday’s Blue Mountain Conference girls district championship game, Stanfield had nothing to lose.
LA GRANDE — In what was to be a rebuilding year, the Umatilla boys basketball team had other plans.
TACOMA, Wash. — Hermiston brought home three medals from Mat Classic XXXII on Saturday, and was the top Mid-Columbia Conference team in the 3A team standings, finishing 13th overall with 52 points.
REDMOND — Freshman Jack Lieuallen leads a contingent of three Pendleton wrestlers headed to state.
PENDLETON — Pilot Rock boys basketball coach Tyler Zyph has been waiting all season for his team to play its best game.
There are millions of trees in the Wallowa Mountains but sometimes it only takes one to stop a bunch of Boy Scouts.
For most anglers, weighing and measuring fish is a major part of the sport. Validating length and weight for the trophy fish pictures you post will determine whether or not people believe you.
TACOMA, Wash. — Hermiston had three wrestlers move into the Class 3A state semifinals Friday at Mat Classic XXXII at the Tacoma Dome.
THE DALLES — Dakota Sams scored 18 of his 21 points to aid the Pendleton boys basketball team in a fourth-quarter rally over The Dalles, escaping the host Riverhawks 79-65 in Intermountain Con…
TOUCHET, Wash. — Stanfield’s Eastern Oregon Family Taekwondo program placed six athletes in first, six more in second, and 11 in third place at the 28th Annual Walla Walla Karate-Do Invitation…
KENNEWICK, Wash. — Hermiston got off to a hot start Friday morning, but Kamiakin turned up the heat in the second half of their 3A District 8 loser-out game at Toyota Center.
PENDLETON — Heppner had no answer for Pilot Rock’s Jimmy Jones.
PENDLETON — As the final buzzer sounded the Stanfield girls basketball team’s victory, Kendra Hart found herself at a loss for words.
There is nothing like small-school basketball.
LA GRANDE — Camryn Collman scored 13 straight La Grande points during a four-minute stretch that helped her team break open their game with the visiting Mac-Hi Pioneers, as they topped Mac-Hi …
PENDLETON — Last year, the Pilot Rock boys basketball team won just three games.
PENDLETON — In all his years as an athlete and a coach, Tony Nelson has never been more excited about a swimming team of his as he is about this year’s squad.
HERMISTON — Until last Saturday, Trevor Wagner had not lost a match in six weeks.
PENDLETON — Pendleton head baseball coach TJ Haguewood remembers leaving Bob White Field on the evening of Feb. 6, just before the floods began.
KENNEWICK, Wash. — For years, the Kamiakin girls basketball team was one of the top 3A programs in the state.
PENDLETON — Local rodeo fans have the chance to witness bull riding action well ahead of the Pendleton Round-Up for the first time this year.
REDMOND — Nearly every player on the Pendleton girls basketball team put up points as the Buckaroos rolled to a 55-28 road victory over the Intermountain Conference’s fourth-ranked Redmond Pan…
PENDLETON — Tuesday was a night of celebration for many reasons.
PENDLETON — The Blue Mountain women’s basketball team suffered its second loss to North Idaho on Saturday, and the second time around wasn’t much different from the first.
SPOKANE — Sam Cadenas and Dustyn Coughlin won regional titles, and Hermiston advanced four to state from Saturday’s 3A Region 4 Tournament at Rogers High School.
SPRAY — In one of its highest-scoring games of the season, the Echo girls basketball team wrapped up the regular season with a 73-27 road victory over the Big Sky League’s bottom-ranked Mitche…
ENTERPRISE — The majority of my winter trips to the Wallowa River are characterized by slippery travel across Tollgate under an active snow or ice storm. The 5-foot walls of packed snow confin…
Yesterday was Valentine’s Day, and I’m a hopeless romantic.
HOOD RIVER — The last time the Pendleton girls basketball team took on Hood River Valley, they wasted no time in knocking down an easy win.
HEPPNER — Heppner shot just 23 percent from the floor, but the Mustangs were able to hold on for a 41-33 Blue Mountain Conference home win Friday over Weston-McEwen.
SPOKANE — Hermiston used a stingy defense to hold Mt. Spokane to 15 points under its average, but the Bulldogs had a tough time putting the ball in the basket at the other end.
MISSION — In their final home showing of the regular season, the Nixyaawii girls put on one of their year’s most riveting performances, even if they ended up barely on the wrong side in the end.
IMBLER — Sophie Bronson scored a game-high 21 points on seven 3-pointers to lead Nixyaawii to a 44-22 road victory over Imbler in Old Oregon League play on Thursday night.
I’ve seen a lot of impressive things since I started covering sports.
IRRIGON — The Irrigon girls may not have had the most impressive Eastern Oregon League run this season, but on Thursday, they couldn’t have been happier with the way things ended.
MILTON-FREEWATER — Twelve years ago, Russ Vera applied to be the softball coach at McLoughlin High School. He did not get the job at the time, and took a job just down the road at DeSales High…
HOOD RIVER — In a nonleague game at Horizon Christian High School, the Valley 10 League’s No. 2 Life Christian Lions handed the Big Sky League’s No. 2 Cardinals a 43-30 road loss on Wednesday night.
HERMISTON — Chase Bradshaw and Dustyn Coughlin are an imposing pair on the offensive line.
PENDLETON — Greg Rimbaugh of the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife will be the guest speaker at the February meeting of the Oregon Hunters Association, Blue Mountain Chapter.