The Hermiston baseball team finally got to play on Friday, but the outcome wasn’t what the Bulldogs had hoped for.
The Umatilla Vikings’ baseball season is off to a rocky start, dropping Friday’s home doubleheader to Sherman.
Sam Colbray reached the quarterfinals of the NCAA Wrestling Championships, but two losses Friday put him out of the tournament, and left him one win shy of the podium in Pittsburgh.
Saturday, March 23
Heppner is making it a habit to put some distance between themselves and their opponents.
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It didn’t take long for the Bucks to bounce back.
Friday, March 22
Despite a clumsy sixth inning, the Bucks held firm to ensure a 7-4 victory over La Grande for their baseball season’s first home win on Thursday.
If Pendleton’s Tyler Newsom was to share the East Oregonian Player of the Year award with someone, it would be Nixyaawii’s Mick Schimmel.
Hermiston’s Garrett Walchli knew he would have to turn on the jets when he got the baton for the anchor leg of the boys 4x100 relay.
Former Hermiston wrestlers Sam Colbray and Bob Coleman are making their first appearances at the NCAA Wrestling Championships this week, and the first day came with mixed results.
New revenue generated from increasing Oregon’s tobacco tax would come with an additional decline in sales because Washington buyers would likely stop crossing the river to buy, economists said…
Round-Up President Dave O’Neill texted Erika Patton at 4:30 a.m. Thursday morning and told her that her day was about to blow up.
Pilot Rock’s softball season may have opened with a massive 12-1 home win over Riverside, but coach Darin Fitzpatrick knows there is still work to be done.
A group of Hermiston soccer players are going to Hawaii this summer, but they’ll need some help to get to their destination.
Thursday, March 21
SANTA CRUZ, Calif. — This story veers from my traditional narrative and addresses such topics as sleepless nights, drug use and loose women. You have been warned.
Wednesday, March 20
The Umatilla Vikings started their softball season off with a bang, posting a huge 15-3 home win over their Touchet visitors on Tuesday.
The Mid-Columbia Conference spring sports season began with snow on the ground, but Hermiston High School did not let that deter it from trying to get its facilities playable for its athletes.
In a battle of last year’s softball champions, Pendleton dropped their season’s first home game to La Grande, 7-1.
Pendleton Buckaroo baseball camp is now accepting registrations.
While Hermiston was a welcomed addition to the Mid-Columbia Conference this season, the girls basketball coaches were a little unsure of the challenges that would come with the Bulldogs and th…
Spring Whale Watch Week begins Saturday
Tuesday, March 19
Although the Bucks dropped their season’s first game 6-5 at Hillsboro on Friday, they quickly recouped to end the baseball doubleheader with a 7-3 win.
With last year’s Eastern Oregon League title under their belt, the Stanfield Tigers may not have started the new season off the way they had expected on Saturday.
Pendleton’s Tyler Newsom, who averaged more than 25 points a game, was named the Intermountain Conference Player of the Year by the conference coaches.
Joe Vandercar and Lino Covarrubia each drove in two runs to help host Irrigon to an 8-6 nonleague victory on Friday over Heppner in the baseball season opener for both teams.
Friday’s doubleheader may have been off to a rough start, but the Pendleton girls hit their stride to end their season opener on a high note.
With the winter weather refusing to let up, the Riverside Pirates hit the tennis court for the first time this season. Stanfield took advantage of that and posted a 7-1 victory over their visi…
Trent Durfey’s love of football goes back to first grade and flag football. Tackle football began in the third grade with Grid Kids, and that’s when Durfey came to life on the field.
Saturday, March 16
ATLANTA — Apart from some phenomenal tourist attractions, such as the Civil Rights Museum and Coca Cola Headquarters, the mediocre attractions such as the Chik-Fil-A College Football Hall of F…
Hermiston boys basketball coach Casey Arstein has never been one to seek the limelight, preferring the focus be put on his players.
Blue Mountain soccer coach Austin Shick was on hand Wednesday when Hermiston’s Juan Carlos Navarrete signed his letter of intent to play for the Timberwolves. He was not going to let this recr…
Stanfield’s weightlifting team may have been surrounded by some serious competition, but that didn’t stop them from showing their strength during Saturday’s Panther Powerlifting Classic at Cen…
Edwin Linares, of Pendleton, long jumps last April during the Buck Track Classic.
There was never a doubt Sam Colbray would one day punch his ticket to the NCAA Wrestling Championships.
*Schedules subject to change due to weather.
The frigid winter winds did not blow in Hermiston’s favor on Tuesday night.
*Schedules subject to change due to weather.
The basketball season continues for a trio of Hermiston seniors.
As a freshman at Oregon State University, Bob Coleman posted a 6-26 record. There was a time when he didn’t win a match for two months.
Tuesday, March 12
If you attended a Weston-McEwen girls basketball game over the past four years, chances are you got used to hearing one name in particular:
Heppner players pose with their trophy after winning the 2A Girls Basketball Championship on March 2 at the Pendleton Convention Center.
Heppner’s Sydney Wilson battles for the ball with a Coquille player during the 2A Girls Basketball Championship game on March 2 at the Pendleton Convention Center.
Heppner players and coaches exult after winning the 2A Girls Basketball Championship on March 2 at the Pendleton Convention Center.
Heppner’s Jacee Currin goes up for a shot during the 2A Girls Basketball Championship game against Coquille on March 2 at the Pendleton Convention Center.
Photos by East Oregonian photographers from the Nixyaawii Golden Eagles' 2018-19 championship season.