STANFIELD — Stanfield is off to a 2-0 start after cruising to a 62-36 victory over Riverside on Saturday, Dec. 3.
PENDLETON — Gauge Rueber poured in 23 points, and Pendleton opened the Red Lion Tournament with a 61-49 victory over St. Helens on Friday, Dec. 2, at Warberg Court.
Saturday, Dec. 3
SALEM — Those who give the gift of the outdoors can save with the Oregon State Parks 12-month parking permit sale through December. Holiday shoppers can buy the annual parking permits for $25,…
LA GRANDE — The Blue Mountains started to look like Christmas even before Halloween this year.
Weather forecasters don’t get much attention until they’re wrong.
STANFIELD — The Stanfield/Echo boys cross-country team, which brought home a team trophy from the state championships on Nov. 5, was named the Oregon School Activities Association 2A team of t…
PENDLETON — Blue Mountain Community College forward Cristian Rea, midfielder William Dominguez and goalie Anthony Lemus were Northwest Athletic Conference East All-Star selections.
HERMISTON — In a battle between two of the top teams in Washington, Sunnyside used four pins to hand Hermiston a 47-18 loss on Thursday, Dec. 1.
LAS VEGAS — The Pendleton Round-Up picked up its ninth Large Outdoor Rodeo of the Year award Wednesday, Nov. 30, at the annual Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association awards banquet at the Sout…
HERMISTON — Hermiston kicker Abel Alatorre earned Mid-Columbia Conference first-team honors from the conference coaches.
ECHO — David Cribbs had 16 points, eight rebounds and three steals in helping Heppner to a 71-44 victory over Echo on Wednesday, Nov. 30, to open the season.
Thursday, Dec. 1
AHSAHKA, Idaho — The great outdoors is available to enjoy free of charge to veterans and Gold Star Families.
MOUNT BACHELOR — Joy was definitely in the air as hundreds of skiers and snowboarders gathered at the Pine Marten chairlift just before it opened at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, marking the start of t…
STANFIELD — Stanfield’s Zuri Reeser made the most of her senior season, helping the Tigers to a fourth-place finish at the 2A state volleyball tournament, and earning first-team honors for the…
HILLSBORO — Weston-McEwen, which came back in the second half twice to reach the 2A state championship game, finally ran out of magic.
ATHENA — They work on the chain gang at home games. They can be seen roaming the sidelines and the end zones at road games. They are football dads and want to be close to the action.
BAKER CITY — The feast for elk was laid on in time for Thanksgiving, but the elk pay no heed to holidays.
RAWAI, Thailand — I’ve always been one to test my jeans while working on one project or another, but for a few years there, everyone with disposable income was testing their genes. You certain…
Saturday, Nov. 26
ECHO — Echo junior Nevaeh Thew was named the Old Oregon League Player of the Year, and was joined on the first team by teammates Lily Wallis and Halee Holman, and Aiva Ellis of Pilot Rock.
ATHENA — Casey Perkins knows what it feels like to be a Weston-McEwen TigerScot preparing to play in a state championship game.
PENDLETON — Pendleton had two players named to the Greater Oregon League first team, and two to the second team, for volleyball.
HILLSBORO — It has come down to the last few days of practice for Weston-McEwen and Oakland. There isn’t much left to learn, but keeping their skills sharp is a priority for both teams.
GRESHAM — For the first time in 26 years, the Weston-McEwen TigerScots will play for a state football title.
HILLSBORO — Heppner’s stingy defense met its match against top-ranked Oakland in the 2A state semifinals.
PENDLETON — Pendleton junior forward Rene Ortega earned first-team Greater Oregon League honors after scoring four goals for the Bucks.
Saturday, Nov. 19
LA GRANDE — The top-ranked NAIA volleyball team in the nation has plenty of momentum as it enters the opening round of the national playoffs.
PENDLETON — A lot of little boys grow up wanting to be cowboys, policemen or firemen, but Easton Corey always wanted to be a professional baseball player.
UMATILLA — The Umatilla High School football team received statewide recognition for its performance on and off the field this season.
GRESHAM — It’s November, it’s cold outside and there’s no place Weston-McEwen would rather be than on the football field.
HILLSBORO — Oakland coach Ben Lane said he always has considered himself fortunate not to have to go east of Kennedy this time of year.
Thursday, Nov. 17
HILLSBORO — A slow start put McLoughlin behind early, and the Pioneers weren’t able to rebound in the second half as Oregon Episcopal escaped with a 2-1 victory on Saturday, Nov. 12, in the 3A…
HEPPNER — To say that Heppner’s defense is stingy is an understatement.
LA GRANDE — The opening play of the game set the tone on a frigid night at Community Stadium at Eastern Oregon University.
LOWELL — The Lowell Devils are ranked No. 2 and are undefeated, but that doesn’t give coach Pat Todd any sense of comfort heading into their game with Weston-McEwen.
HEPPNER — Ty Boor sang the praises of the Heppner scout team after last week’s win over Monroe in the first round of the 2A state playoffs.
OAKLAND — Oakland is averaging 48 points a game, and the top-ranked Oakers are on an eight-game win streak, but the unknown that Umatilla brings to the field has coach Ben Lane battening down …
Saturday, Nov. 12
MILTON-FREEWATER — Jose Garcia is taking his McLoughlin boys soccer team to the state finals for the fifth time in 31 years. While it’s been a few years since his team last played for a title,…
Friday, Nov. 11
LA GRANDE — The first time Pendleton and La Grande met this season, the Greater Oregon League title was on the line. Come Friday, Nov. 11, the teams have a bit more riding on the outcome.
PORTLAND — Playing on the field of the Lewis & Clark College Pioneers made McLoughlin feel right at home on Tuesday, Nov. 8, when they played Riverdale in the 3A/2A/1A state semifinals.
PENDLETON — The rip across the front of Nathan Neveau’s jersey said it all.
EUGENE — With his older brother cheering him on from the sidelines, and his teammate breathing down his neck, Heppner’s Trevor Nichols broke free with about 100 meters remaining to win the 2A/…
HEPPNER — Caden George ran for 179 yards and two touchdowns, and Heppner’s defense was too much for Monroe to handle in a 26-0 victory Saturday, Nov. 5, in the first round of the 2A state play…
ATHENA — Sean Roggiero ran for 102 yards and scored three touchdowns as Weston-McEwen came back from a first-quarter deficit to beat Culver 42-6 in the first round of the 2A state playoffs on …
HERMSITON — Justus Counsell scored two touchdowns, and Isaac Corey threw for four, as Hermiston defeated Cheney 45-23 in a 3A District 8 crossover game Friday, Nov. 4, at Kennison Field.
EUGENE — Trevor Nichols and Alex McIntyre have plans to go skiing this winter, but before they hits the slops, the elite cross-country runners have a little unfinished business Saturday, Nov. …
CLOVERDALE — The Nestucca Bobcats are excited to host their first home 2A state playoff game in more than 10 years. Playing the Umatilla Vikings on Saturday, Nov. 5, is a different story.