PENDLETON — Trevor Brazile has 24 PRCA world titles and more than $7 million in total career earnings. After Saturday, the Texas cowboy is a seven-time Pendleton Round-Up all-around champion.
PENDLETON — When he was just a kid, Calgary Smith watched the cowboys compete at the Pendleton Round-Up, and dreamed of being in their boots.
Some of the more memorable climbs I’ve made in the mountains brought me to low ground rather than high.
OREGON — Every 212.35 days, shadows take life, terror grabs the reins and we’re all expected to act as though living out a day carefully manufactured by H.P. Lovecraft.
PENDLETON — Friday was a homecoming of sorts for a couple of former Blue Mountain Community College athletes at the Pendleton Round-Up.
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HOOD RIVER — Coming off last week’s loss at La Grande, the Pendleton Bucks found redemption as they charged to a 49-38 victory over host Hood River Valley on Friday night.
HERMISTON — Hermiston stopped Richland three times on fourth down — twice in the red zone. There also was a recovered onside kick and a fumble recovery, but it just wasn’t enough.
SANTIAM — Heppner dominated at the point of attack at Santiam Friday night, running loose and shutting the Wolverines out for a 30-0 win.
PENDLETON — As much as Blake Knowles loves the Pendleton Round-Up, the fans love him even more.
PORTLAND — Alexis Ruiz netted a hat trick, and Emmanuel Arredondo and Carlos Mejia scored two goals each as Umatilla’s boys soccer team trampled over Portland Christian 11-0 on Thursday evening.
PENDLETON — Trevor Brazile may have retired late last year, but nothing could stop him from returning to the legendary Pendleton Round-Up.
LA GRANDE — The Cascade Mountains are well explored, ditto for the Coast Range and the majestic Wallowas. But one of Eastern Oregon’s most prominent mountain ranges remains relatively obscure,…
PENDLETON — If it could go wrong, it did go wrong for the Pendleton Bucks last week.
HERMISTON — Hermiston was right in the match with Richland in the first set, but the Bulldogs let a lapse in confidence get in the way of its play Tuesday night.
Thursday, Sept. 12
PORTLAND — Riverside’s Layli Castillo lifted her team to a thrilling 3-2 win at Portland Adventist Academy with a hat-trick in the second half of a girls soccer match Tuesday.
PENDLETON — Joao Ricardo Vieira left a lasting impression after his first time in Pendleton.
HERMISTON — Several local runners turned in top-10 times at Saturday’s annual Runners Soul XC Fest, but there was no outrunning West Valley Yakima’s Brayden Packard, who finished nearly 40 sec…
PENDLETON — Andrew Alvidrez is making up for lost time.
Hermiston coach David Faaeteete was sporting a football helmet at the start of Tuesday’s practice.
HERMISTON — The first-match jitters got the best of Hermiston on Saturday in its Mid-Columbia Conference volleyball season opener, as Walla Walla beat the the Bulldogs in three sets.
There is an advantage to hiking in conditions that approximate the inside of a refrigerator, only with wind gusts and rain showers, neither of which is common inside a properly functioning kit…
KLAMATH FALLS — Twenty. Maybe 30. That’s about how many minutes my untanned skin can last in the sun before it begins to burn.
PASCO — The minute Angel Valencia intercepted Hermiston quarterback Robert Sloan with 2 minutes left to play in the game, the Pasco Bulldogs knew the game was theirs.
HERMISTON — Powder Valley laid claim to neutral ground Friday afternoon as they powered through Ione/Arlington for a 48-12 victory in a Hermiston-hosted 1A football contest to open the season.
LA GRANDE — The La Grande Tigers got the best of the Pendleton Buckaroos for the second time in three years.
ENTERPRISE — Pilot Rock/Nixyaawii went into Enterprise and dominated from start to finish for a 44-6 week one and league opening victory Friday afternoon.
PENDLETON — The Buckaroos may have rallied back in the second half, but Ronaldo Garcia had already handed them too great of a deficit to overcome.
Hermiston volleyball coach Amy Dyck is thankful to have six returning varsity players from last year, including two setters, two defensive specialists and two outside hitters.
LA GRANDE — The young Pendleton Buckaroos saw some positives to build on even in a match that may not have shown it on the scoreboard.
LA GRANDE — The Pendleton Buckaroos found another gear when they needed it, and grinded out a five-set marathon match in La Grande.
IRRIGON — The Stanfield Tigers started off the night right with a fumble recovery on the first play of the game.
UMATILLA — Despite an early lead from senior Patty Burres’s goal in the 17th minute, Umatilla girls soccer lost 3-1 at home to Westside Christian on Thursday afternoon.
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HEPPNER — You want to be the best, you have to play the best.
Thursday, Sept. 5
ENTERPRISE — Steelhead season is now open in Northeast Oregon and bag limits have been reduced to one hatchery steelhead per day in Oregon waters, according to the Oregon Department of Fish &a…
LA GRANDE — The last time the Bucks and Tigers met, it was on Pendleton’s football field, where the Bucks made off with the win.
HERMISTON — More than 700 runners from middle school to high school will line up for the annual Runners Soul XC Fest on Saturday — one of the largest meets in Eastern Oregon.
HELIX — Weston-McEwen improved to 6-0 on the volleyball season Tuesday with a victory over Irrigon in the finals of the Helix Tournament.
Thursday, Sept. 5
HELIX — The good thing about preseason matches is they do not count toward your league record, and it gives coaches a glimpse as to what their team needs to work on.
LOSTINE — Somewhere along the grueling climb up the northwest ridge of Eagle Cap, it dawned on me: Once atop the renowned peak in the heart of the Wallowa Mountains, I would need to slog the 1…
PENDLETON — After purchasing the Pendleton Country Club and completing a number of renovations around its course at Wildhorse Resort & Casino earlier this year, the Confederated Tribes of …
CORVALLIS — Redshirt freshman Spencer Sanders says his first-game jitters were calmed by teammate Chuba Hubbard.
HERMISTON — The scent of burning fuel and the sound of roaring engines pierced the late summer air Friday afternoon, and that’s exactly how Garrett Evans likes it.
PENDLETON — Blue Mountain Community College’s men’s soccer team is currently 2-1-1 in the preseason. They’re the No. 3 contender in the Northwest Athletic Conference’s East Region standings. T…
BONANZA — Winston Churchill once said, “History is told by the victors,” but that’s not entirely true. History is told by the survivors.
DUFUR — The Ione-Arlington volleyball team is coming together quite nicely during its first year.
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Saturday, Aug. 31
BOARDMAN — It took a bit for Heppner and Riverside to shake off the rust, but once they did volleyball was back in full swing Thursday night.
HELIX — Danielle Baleztena’s first-ever high school volleyball match as a coach was a resounding success Thursday night as Pilot Rock opened its preseason with a five-set victory over the host…