People say you can’t go home again, but it’s not true. Here I am, headed back to my first real job out of college. The Observer gave me an opportunity after graduating from Eastern Oregon University. Now, a little older and wiser, I get to return to the place where I had many good times.
When the La Grande girls basketball team tips off against Banks tonight in the quarterfinals of the 4A state tournament at Gill Coliseum in Corvallis, the Lady Tigers will be representing more than just the Grande Ronde Valley.
SPEEDER: Adrian’s runner had more than a 20-yard lead on Imbler’s Mikaela Martin when the anchor leg of the 4x400-meter relay started Saturday. It wasn’t enough to keep Martin from winning the race. BRAD MOSHER / The Observer
EOU Athletics TOPS IN NATION: Eastern Oregon University runners Alma Garcilazo (left) and Sarah Hanchett (right) were among a handful of Mountaineers to return from the NAIA indoor national championship track meet in Ohio with the classification “All-American” after their performances in the three-day competition.