PENDLETON — The Blue Mountain Community College volleyball program was one of the most dominant Northwest Athletic Conference teams of the past decade, and the players’ efforts did not go unnoticed, with six earning a spot on the NWAC 2010s All-Decade Team.
GREAT FALLS, Mont. — The Mountaineers are the team to beat this year.
Name: Blue Mountain Penstemon
The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife has released the final proposal for commission consideration regarding changes to how archery elk season is managed for portions of Eastern Oregon wi…
HERMISTON — Fatima Izaguirre-Frasser was looking forward to her senior year at Hermiston High School.
LOS ANGELES — After taking an unusual route to its second straight Pac-12 title last season, Oregon is the preseason favorite to make it three in a row.
LINCOLN, Neb. — Team roper Jett Stewart of Heppner, along with partner Brayden Schmidt of Benton City, Washington, finished 28th at the 73rd National High School Finals Rodeo July 18-24 at the…
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Kate Page has improved her placing every year she has competed in the STIHL Timbersports Series, and this year she finished sixth among the 12 women during the July 23-25 event.
HEPPNER — During the COVID-19 pandemic, and the high school gym off-limits to everyone, Blake Wolters and Jayden Wilson created their own workouts.
Tuesday, July 27
PENDLETON — The Pepsi Diamondjaxx finished third at their own End of Summer Tourney on Saturday, July 24, beating La Grande 8-7 in their final game.
Television’s longest-running annual summer event turned 33 last week after completing another successful run. The Discovery Channel’s Shark Week started three years before I was born and is st…
HERMISTON — Dave Padilla still has a trophy he won for playing baseball as a young boy in Germany. His love for the sport has never wavered.
PENDLETON — Wildhorse Golf Course will host the Oregon Senior Open Invitational for the 19th consecutive year from Tuesday through Thursday, July 27-29.
Saturday, July 24
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HEPPNER — Eastern Oregon University football coach Tim Camp has a knack for finding talent in small schools. His latest get is Jackson Lehman from Heppner.
Thursday, July 22
LINCOLN, Neb. — Football is king in Heppner when it comes to sports, but two high school rodeo athletes are helping put their small town on the map this week at the 73rd National High School F…
PHOENIX — Tyasin Burns has had a busy summer.
Tuesday, July 20
PENDLETON — DeLaney Duchek knew she wanted to stay in Oregon to go to college and play softball. But she also wanted a bit of independence.
Saturday, July 17
Common name: Birch-leaved Spiraea
HERMISTON — The Hermiston Little League program is sending three teams to upcoming state tournaments, starting with the 12U softball team.
IRRIGON — The 2013-15 Irrigon boys basketball teams still are revered as some of the best in Oregon.
Thursday, July 15
If you’re a fly-fisherman, think back on your first trout on the fly. Can you remember it? Turns out I cannot, but I do recall my teenage years spent trying to crack the code on mountain brook…
HERMISTON — Hermiston had seven wrestlers earn Mid-Columbia Conference honors, led by sophomore Aiden Favorite (113 pounds), who was named the Lower Weight Wrestler of the Year by the conferen…
There was a time early in his arena football career that L.J. Castile would go up to catch a pass and challenge the wall — also known as the ninth defender — without hesitation. Now, as a 34-y…
Tuesday, July 13
MASON, Mich. — Hermiston’s Tyler Pearson finished with a score of 199 to place fourth at the USA High School Clay Target League National Championships.
ELGIN — Ella Stahl has some bragging rights at the next family get-together.
One of our springtime traditions is to hunt sage rats (a.k.a. Belding’s ground squirrels) in the alfalfa and orchard grass fields near places like Enterprise, Summer Lake, Bonanza and Crane.
HERMISTON — The Hermiston High School boys basketball team has gone through its share of coaches as of late. The hiring of Romaine Smith makes him the third coach in four years, but the longti…
Saturday, July 10
PENDLETON — The Pepsi Diamondjaxx pounded out 13 hits and took advantage of nine La Grande errors to come away with a 22-10 victory in the first game of their doubleheader Wednesday, July 7.
LA GRANDE — Football, volleyball and track and field scholarships fly off the shelf this time of year, but Emily Ray of Echo and Tyler Pearson of Irrigon are headed to Eastern Oregon Universit…
HILLSBORO — Hermiston, Pendleton and Echo competed in the Oregon State High School Clay Target League State Tournament and came away with some pretty impressive hardware.
EUGENE — Mark Wasikowski is staying at Oregon.
Thursday, July 8
PENDLETON — Hodgen Distributing split its games Tuesday, July 6, with the Columbia Gorge Hustlers at Bob White Field.
Milton-Freewater Municipal Golf Course is hosting the Milton-Freewater Open 2-person bestball tournament Saturday and Sunday, July 10-11.
HERMISTON — Hermiston’s Jayden Ray was selected to the Mid-Columbia Conference second team for girls basketball.
HERMISTON — Amy Stone is quite familiar with the Hermiston softball program.
SPOKANE — Hodgen Distributing and the Pepsi Diamondjaxx had a tough go of things July 2-3 at the Wood Bat Classic that played games in Spokane and Coeur d’Alene, Idaho.
MCMINNVILLE — Players at the 2A level have never gotten the opportunity to experience the Les Schwab Bowl first hand.
PORTLAND — Chad Johnson is a generous man.
Tuesday, July 6
The history of the Blue Mountains does not begin with 10-foot-tall mastodons, wandering Indian tribes or the Oregon Trail. It is written in ancient rocks. According to the noted geologist Elle…
PENDLETON — There was hardly a night where Pendleton girls basketball coach Kevin Porter had the same lineup in his scorebook as he did the game before.
IRRIGON — The 3A Special District 5 coaches recently handed out all-league honors, albeit with a little twist.
Common name: Sticky currant
EUGENE — Hermiston’s Caden Hottman threw a personal best 181 feet, 6 inches on Wednesday, June 30, to place sixth in the discus at The Outdoor Nationals at Hayward Field.
Saturday, July 3