LAS VEGAS — Once was good, twice is nice, but the Pendleton Round-Up is not one to settle for anything but the best.
PILOT ROCK — The Pilot Rock girls basketball team posted a 63-point win over the Long Creek/Ukiah Mountaineers in the season opener on Thursday. The Rockets defeated the Mountaineers 72-9 at P…
HERMISTON — Hunter Dyer knew he couldn’t afford to give up any points with his team leading by just nine points with two matches left.
ATHENA — The Pirates may have suffered a season-opening loss to Columbia-Burbank on Wednesday, but were quick to rebound against Weston-McEwen for their first win on Thursday.
BAKER CITY — Pendleton’s torrid start gave the Bucks a lead it never relinquished in a season-opening 75-63 win over Baker Wednesday night in a boys basketball game at Baker City.
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LA GRANDE — The Hermiston Bulldogs used balanced scoring and crisp passing — an emphasis of head coach Drew Preuninger — to pick up a win in their season opener.
PENDLETON — Natalie Neveau had 11 points and seven rebounds, but it wasn’t enough as Pendleton dropped its season opener 37-30 on Wednesday to the visiting Baker Bulldogs.
MISSION — The Nixyaawii Golden Eagles might be the defending 1A boys basketball state champions, but it took a couple of quarters to shake the offseason cobwebs.
PILOT ROCK — Pilot Rock/Nixyaawii raked in the offensive honors from the Special District 3 West coaches, sweeping the top quarterback, running back and receiver spots.
PENDLETON — Pendleton outside hitter Zoe Jones was named to the Intermountain Conference first team for volleyball, while teammate Daisy Jenness was selected to the second team.
HERMISTON — Davis may have brought the height that Hermiston lacked, but little did they know they would be no match for two of the Dawgs’ smallest players.
HERMISTON — After being shut out of the honors last year, two Hermiston players were named to the Mid-Columbia Conference volleyball team.
HEPPNER — Heppner had a 49-point lead over Bandon in the first round of the state playoffs, but coach Greg Grant could be heard barking orders and chewing out players who had missed assignments.
3 — State football titles (1992, 2015, 2019)
HERMISTON — Eli Leavitt was like many La Grande Tigers Saturday night — unable to find the words to express being part of a team that ended a 45-year championship drought.
HERMISTON — It was standing room only on the Heppner side of Kennison Field on Saturday for the Class 2A state championship game against top-ranked Kennedy.
HERMISTON — The old adage that defense wins championships rang true Saturday afternoon.
HERMISTON — Every team needs a player who creates a foundation on which to build upon.
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HEPPNER — If your high school football team is practicing on Thanksgiving Day, it can only mean one thing — it’s still alive in the state playoffs.
CALDWELL, Idaho — College of Idaho senior defensive end Landon Clark-Gammell earned Frontier Conference second-team honors, joining 15 teammates on the all-conference team.
BOARDMAN — While six teams competed for the Eastern Oregon League boys soccer district title this year, only two dominated the all-conference selections.
HEPPNER — The hierarchy of football generally starts with the quarterback, then trickles down to the running back, receivers, linebackers and then the linemen.
CALDWELL, Idaho — The College of Idaho won its first playoff game in 66 years Saturday as the Coyotes beat Ottawa University (Arizona) 70-23 in the first round of the NAIA Football Championshi…
IONE — Tresslyn McCurry’s brief time as a Cardinal won’t soon be forgotten.
HILLSBORO — The 2019 Heppner Mustangs are on the cusp of something special.
HILLSBORO — For the fifth time under coach Greg Grant, the No. 3 Heppner Mustangs are headed to the Class 2A state championship game following a 55-18 blowout of the No. 7 Knappa Loggers in Sa…
PENDLETON — It all came down to the final second.
BOARDMAN — Marisol Pacheco scored a team-high 18 goals on the season, with 12 assists, and helped the Riverside girls soccer team to eight shutouts along the way.
HERMISTON — Hermiston junior Amanda Nygard was named to the Mid-Columbia Conference cross-country first team, while teammate Cydney Sanchez was named to the honorable mention team.
HEPPNER — At this point of the season, there are no secrets or secret weapons. It all comes down to execution and discipline.
CALDWELL, Idaho — If you would have told Keegan Crafton five years ago that he’d be playing college football at this point in his life, he’d have laughed you right off the basketball court.
IRRIGON — Irrigon libero Makenna Collins shared Eastern Oregon League Player of the Year honors with Vale setter Maycee DeLong and Burns outside hitter Allie Hueckman.
PENDLETON — To end their second year in the 5A Intermountain Conference, the Pendleton boys soccer team placed four in the league’s all-star selections, and broke some school records along the way.
Hermiston offensive lineman Chase Bradshaw earned first-team Mid-Columbia Conference football honors for the second year in a row.
UMATILLA — Umatilla’s Cody Thacker earned Eastern Oregon League second-team honors on both sides of the ball — as a tight end and defensive lineman.
PENDLETON — Although the Pendleton football team’s state run ended sooner than they had hoped, that didn’t stop the Intermountain Conference from taking note of their diverse talent.
PENDLETON — Blue Mountain Community College sophomore Jonathan Reynoso was named to the Northwest Athletic Conference (NWAC) North-East Region men’s soccer all-star team, becoming the first Ti…
HERMISTON — The city of Hermiston will nearly double in size this weekend as 110 AAU basketball teams are invading the town, and Hermiston High School is hosting three high school football pla…
FEDERAL WAY, Wash. — The first two Oregon swimmers to compete in a Washington girls swimming state meet, Hermiston junior Georgia Stevenson placed 22nd in the 100-yard backstroke prelims at 1:…
HEPPNER — Heppner has played stellar defense all season, and nothing changed Saturday afternoon against Warrenton.
ATHENA — Weston-McEwen placed two players on the first team of the Blue Mountain Conference all-conference volleyball team, which was voted on by the conferences coaches.
HERMISTON — Hermiston infielder Bailee Noland earned Player of the Year honors for Mid-Columbia Conference slow pitch softball.
HERMISTON — Hermiston goalie Lanie Gomez earned Mid-Columbia Conference second-team honors for her play this season.
KENNEWICK, Wash. — Hermiston pushed Kennewick to the brink, but could not get past the Lions in an MCC/GSL District 8 loser-out game Thursday night at the Lions Den.
HEPPNER — When you get to this point in the season, rankings don’t mean a whole lot. It’s just a way to put the chess pieces on the board.
PENDLETON — The Timberwolves could not have asked for a better way to end what they would otherwise describe as a “rough” volleyball season.
HERMISTON — When Hermiston swimmer Georgia Stevenson first competed in the state meet as a freshman, she could sum up the experience in one word:
DOHA, Qatar — As I left the too-small, too-crowded, but air-conditioned media tent and entered the sticky, sauna-like air of Doha, Qatar, my glasses immediately fogged. After wiping them clear…
HEPPNER — Gavin Hanna-Robinson’s name doesn’t pop up too many times in the game stats, but in the Blue Mountain Conference, the 6-foot, 190-pound senior is well-known.
HEPPNER — Think Heppner is not as good as its record? Think again.
EUGENE — A year ago, Trevor Nichols sat and watched as his older brother, Hunter, collected a bronze medal for his third-place finish in the 2A/1A cross-county state championships.
UNION — The Weston-McEwen TigerScots’ volleyball season came to an end Saturday after falling to Union in four sets in a 2A state tournament consolation match.
REDMOND — Weston-McEwen had its chances Friday night to advance to the semifinals of the 2A state volleyball tournament, but a few indecisions sent the TigerScots packing to the consolation si…