HERMISTON — When 118 high school guys show up for football practice at 5 a.m., that is commitment.
HERMISTON — Most sports in Hermiston have their place. Soccer has Butte Park. Baseball has the Field of Dreams. But the lacrosse program has long been in search of a permanent home.
Jordan Ramirez was a standout football, basketball and baseball player at Hermiston High School, but the recent graduate put his focus on baseball his junior year in hopes of getting a chance …
PENDLETON — When Travis McGee stepped back onto the field for his first practice of his last year as a Pendleton Buckaroo, he was hit with a bittersweet feeling.
PILOT ROCK — Three Pilot Rock coaches are about to take on their first-ever high school head coaching gigs.
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HERMISTON — He’s the mayor, he’s your local optometrist, and last week he was inducted into the North American Fastpitch Association Hall of Fame.
LA GRANDE — A year ago, the Eastern Oregon University volleyball team entered the season under a cloud of uncertainty, with nine newcomers and having graduated several seniors who were part of…
IONE — Small schools have been joining forces for years to make sure their athletes have an opportunity to play.
PENDLETON — Clayton Morrison has already made a name for himself in the world of steer wrestling.
A close-knit, winning culture has been built within the Eastern Oregon University women’s soccer team.
HERMISTON — In his fifth appearance at the Farm-City Pro Rodeo, Clayton Biglow decided to open the show in record fashion.
HERMISTON — Blake Knowles put a surge of electricity through the Farm-City Pro Rodeo crowd Friday night, but Mother Nature upstaged him 30 minutes later with a lightning storm that halted the …
HERMISTON — Hermiston High School will be offering ImPACT testing Tuesday at 2 p.m.
HERMISTON — Try as they might, there was no dethroning the defending bareback riding champion.
HERMISTON — Taylor Broussard has been competing in the PRCA for eight years, but it hasn’t been until recently that he’s had much luck.
PENDLETON — The first time Rosalee Ruiz got hit in the face and beat up in the boxing ring, she cried. But not until she got home.
PENDLETON — The Pendleton Round-Up has been a world-renowned rodeo for decades, but the accolades don’t show any signs of slowing as its next installment approaches.
MOUNT VERNON — Drew Thomas Knowles, former Professional Rodeo Cowboys association member and younger brother of Wrangler National Finals Rodeo-qualifying steer wrestler Trevor Knowles, passed …
BAKER CITY — The West took advantage of six East turnovers on Saturday to break a four-game losing streak at the 67th annual East-West Shrine All-Star Game at Bulldog Memorial Stadium.
HERMISTON — Hermiston High School’s Kennison Field turns 6 years old this month, but recent testing showed that the playing surface is in pristine condition.
PORTLAND — Two local student-athletes will receive scholarships from the Oregon Sports Hall of Fame in September.
LA GRANDE — Students new to the Eastern Oregon area will have five days to become well acquainted with it this fall.
BOARDMAN — Hans Rockwell knows the feeling of winning a state championship.
HERMISTON — When summer break began, Hermiston High School social studies teacher Josh Walker gave himself a homework assignment:
LA GRANDE — Eastern Oregon University was selected to finish sixth in the Frontier Conference’s preseason football coaches poll, and fourth in a preseason poll of the conference’s media and sp…
HERMISTON — Drag racing is a sport that requires weeks of preparation for just seconds of competition.
PORTLAND — The Portland Trail Blazers signed guard CJ McCollum to a multi-year contract extension Tuesday, it was announced by president of basketball operations Neil Olshey.
PENDLETON — Sam Jennings did not burst onto the high school track scene leaving opponents in his wake. It took a good four months for that to happen.
Gator Goodrich has had a rope in his hand since he was 3 years old.
UMATILLA — When Josh Ego stepped down as coach of the Umatilla cross-country team at the end of last season, assistant coach Cathy Gertsch threw her hat in the ring for the job. She was hired.
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. — Pendleton’s 12U Little League All-Stars softball team spent most of their state and West Regional runs untested, but on Thursday, they finally met their match.
HERMISTON — In 2004, Mitch Myers set a world record with his elapsed time of 5.10 seconds as he crossed the finish line to win the National Hot Rod Association Finals in Pomona, California. Th…
KENNEWICK, Wash. — This is the week. Boat race weekend.
UMATILLA — Desirae Zamudio admitted she was a little nervous taking over the Umatilla High School volleyball program.
PENDLETON — For Pendleton High School’s Sam Jennings, the track and field season doesn’t end with the Bucks.
PENDLETON — Football season still is few weeks away, but several Pendleton Buckaroos already are hitting the field.
MILTON-FREEWATER — The Mac-Hi football team has had enough of league play — at least for the time being.
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. — Northern California’s streak came to an end at the hands of Pendleton’s 12U All-Stars softball team on Sunday.
HERMISTON — For the 14th year in a row, Hermiston proved that basketball brings people together.
ROCK SPRINGS, Wyo. — Trent Sorey hasn’t had much time to enjoy his recent performance at the National High School Finals Rodeo.
KLAMATH FALLS — Hermiston Little League’s run at the 9-10-11-year-old state tournament was a bit shorter than it would have liked.
JOSEPH – It’s that time of year, again.
HERMISTON — The Hermiston Raceway’s latest event doesn’t kick off until later Saturday evening, but the crew was hard at work under the scorching July sun on Friday afternoon, making sure ever…
PENDLETON — It took Pendleton’s Tyler Newsom a bit longer than others to declare where he was going to play college basketball. He needed to find the right fit.
LA GRANDE — Pendleton’s 17U Hodgen Distributing summer baseball team faced two rounds of tough competition in day one of the Legacy Legends’ Wood Bat Battle.
PORTLAND — Before Pendleton’s 10U Little League All-Star softball team hit the field on Tuesday to defend its state title, it knew one player stood in their way.
HERMISTON — Hermiston coach Justin Simmons said it has been difficult to keep his Little League team engaged this past month in waiting for the 9-10-11-year-old state tournament, but with its …
HILLSBORO — Three area football players have been invited to the Oregon Best Coast Football Showcase on Sunday at Hare Field.
LYNNWOOD, Wash. — Eight Stanfield kids recently proved that a small town can still bring big competition.
HERMISTON — You could see it in her eyes. Paige Palzinski is in her happy place in the weight room, and now that Hermiston High School has renovated its facility from the ground up, the incomi…
Registration ongoing for Hermiston’s 3-on-3 basketball tournament
Joel Richardson, an assistant Baker High School football coach, speaks with Pendleton High School player Blake Swanson Tuesday afternoon at Eastern Oregon Oregon University’s Community Stadium…
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Urijah Faber may have spent the past few years in retirement, but he hasn’t lost a beat.
MASON, Mich. — Hermiston’s Thomas Mabbott hit 99 out of a possible 100 targets Sunday during the finals of the individual portion of the USA High School Clay Target League National Championshi…