The Nixyaawii boys basketball team will step out of its comfort zone Friday to play Washington 2B power Kittitas at Hermiston High School.
NEW YORK — In his final chance to be voted into the Hall of Fame by the Baseball Writers' Association of America, Edgar Martinez came up clutch.
Umatilla's Big River Golf Course has opened handicap applications for members of the Men's Club.
After an action-packed 2018 season, the Hermiston Raceway is preparing to burn even more rubber this year.
Tuesday, Jan. 22
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A sluggish first half cost the Blue Mountain women on Monday in a 70-47 NWAC East Division loss to Spokane in Pendleton.
Hermiston’s Jon Lee and Trevor Wagner went 2-1 Saturday as the Bulldogs battled three tough teams in dual matches in Post Falls, Idaho.
The Pendleton wrestling team is on the rise this season. The Bucks finished fourth in the 5A Division of the Oregon Classic in Redmond over the weekend — their highest placing in recent memory.
Tuesday, Jan. 22
Mac-Hi resumed Greater Oregon League play with a resounding 71-33 home victory Saturday over Ontario.
Big-time players make clutch plays when their teams need them most.
Jazlyn Romero scored a game-high 16 points, and Hermiston secured a spot in the 3A regional tournament with a 54-23 Mid-Columbia Conference road victory Saturday over Southridge.
When you host the East Region’s No. 1 team, chances are it’s not going to be pretty.
In their strongest offensive game so far this season, the Nixyaawii boys crushed the visiting Elgin Huskies 106-34 in Old Oregon League play.
They took a quarter to come to life, but the Bucks soon proved too much for the Cowboys to wrangle, turning Crook County away 58-43 on Friday night.
Andrew Earl had a quiet first half, and chipped in just five points in the second half, but the Umatilla junior came to life just in time Friday night.
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Before Pendleton left for its Intermountain Conference match at Crook County, coach Fred Phillips said the Cowboys were one of the toughest teams in the state. He was not wrong.
Pasco’s veteran lineup was more than Hermiston could handle Thursday night.
Playing college sports is something Sophia Streeter has wanted to do since she was a child.
Saturday, Jan. 19
Friday, Jan. 18
The Tri-City Americans are very fond of playing a little extra hockey.
The Timberwolves rodeo team received a $20,000 donation from the Blue Mountain Community College Rodeo Boosters Association on Tuesday.
Four local gymnasts competed in the Oregon Gymnastics Academy’s World Cup Meet in Beaverton on Saturday.
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Thursday, Jan. 17
In a surprise upset, the East’s No. 10-ranked Yakima Valley beat Blue Mountain in a Northwest Athletic Conference game on Wednesday.
As the all-volunteer staff of Eagle Cap Extreme Sled Dog Race readies the 2019 course, there’s already some good news for this year’s event.
After a rough season with 15 straight losses, the Pioneers finally claimed their season’s first win.
Three new players have joined the Timberwolves pack.
Wednesday, Jan. 16
The Bucks knew Baker would challenge them. But they didn’t expect such a close game.
Hermiston got off to a slow start Tuesday night, and never was able to get any momentum as host Pasco rolled to a 67-52 Mid-Columbia Conference victory.
It wasn’t the prettiest win, but this late in the season, a win is win in the Mid-Columbia Conference.
The good times keep rolling for Blake Knowles of Heppner.
Pendleton steamrolled the competition Saturday at the 8th annual Colton Holly Tournament, winning all five dual matches at Wilsonville High School.
Hermiston’s Adrian Delgado (in blue) wrestles Isael Duran, of Baker/Powder Valley, to victory during the finals of the Farm City Wrestling Tournament in the 113-pound weight class.
Hermiston played an even girls basketball game against Chiawana on Saturday, except for the first quarter.
Irrigon’s Alex Miranda-Walls (in blue) wrestles Victor Silva of Chiawana in the 170-pound championship match at the Farm City Invitational on Saturday in Hermiston. Miranda-Walls won 7-0.
Hermiston’s Adrian Delgado (in blue) wrestles Isael Duran of Baker/Powder Valley in the 113-pound title match on Saturday at the Farm City Invitational in Hermiston. Delgado pinned Duran in 5:41.
Hermiston held Chiawana’s 6-foot-8 Matthew Kroner to just six points and three rebounds, but the rest of the Riverhawks picked up the slack Saturday night in a 68-56 Mid-Columbia Conference wi…
Nixyaawii has no shortage of skilled players.
Heppner dominated the second quarter to claim their home game on Saturday.
Tuesday, Jan. 15
The Pioneers scored their season’s first Greater Oregon League victory after topping La Grande 50-37 on Friday.
A home win Friday for the Pendleton girls was a victory for more reasons than one.
The Hermiston boys basketball team likes to keep its fans on the edge of their seats.
The final score might not show it, but the Hermiston girls made Kennewick earn its win Friday night.
Pendleton football coach Erik Davis will help coach the South at the 72nd annual Les Schwab Bowl in June.
Hermiston has had success at the lower weights this season, but inexperience in the middle and upper weights has hindered the Bulldogs.
Pendleton made easy work of The Dalles and Ridgeview for two more Intermountain Conference wrestling wins on Wednesday.
Saturday, Jan. 12
A “flat” second half cost the Pioneers a nonleague matchup at Hood River.
Treasure Valley proved too much for Blue Mountain to handle as they were handed their first conference loss, 109-83, on Wednesday.