La Grande Middle School coach Melinda Becker-Besenius coaches her seventh and eighth grade physical education class during a tournament of speedball, a game which encompasses rules from basketball, soccer, and football combined. (Tim Mustoe/The Observer)
One Eastern Oregon University program has received funding to address cancer rates in Union County due to physical inactivity.
Cook Memorial Library in La Grande hosts a LEGO Play every Saturday. Kids are invited to stop by between 10 a.m. and noon. Bring your own LEGOs or use those supplied by the library. This activity runs year-round.