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The Observer Daily Paper 07/03/15
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Every once in a while we as reporters get a special glimpse of the subjects we write about on a weekly basis.
Sunday night I traveled to Imbler to partake in one of those moments.
If you are a basketball fan and you live in the area, then you probably should be an Eastern Oregon University fan.
The Mountaineer women’s team has been very successful in recent
years. They have won five conference titles in the last six seasons.
The men’s team has seen a complete transformation. Flash back four years ago: EOU men’s basketball finished the season 4-22.
For all the officials I know around the valley, I’m sorry. This column has been brewing for a week and a half. Yes, it’s a knock on a group of officials. But thankfully it’s not directed at anyone I know.
Either way the column had to be written.
As much of a college football fan I am, my first love is basketball.
The weather’s getting a little chillier and it is time to move inside.
Can the Rays out National League the Phillies?
It wasn’t a matter of if the Rays would win at home, but when.
It looks like nobody beats Cole Hamels in the postseason.
I found the title appropriate since some stores are already putting up Christmas displays.
But seriously, if volleyball is your cup of tea then get ready for a wild weekend.
Actually, how about tonight.
It all kicks off in La Grande and Elgin.
The Tigers host Baker at 7 p.m.
Sorry it say it, but the smell of death lingered out from the football coach’s office last season at EOU.
A 1-10 season continually dumped fuel on the putrid fire.
What has Tim Camp brought to the program in the first half of his debut season at head coach — a lot of fresh air.
I’ll begin with a shocking statement: the University of Oregon football team still has a chance at this year’s national title.
I do not believe this, I have to have some credibility.
Following one of the worst Duck losses in the history of the program, I could not help but think of this humorously.
Chris Fowler, Lee Corso and Kirk Herbstreit should be in Imbler Friday. ESPN Classic needs to have cameras at the high school for this instant classic.
Head coach Rusty Eschler leads his undefeated Joseph team into powerhouse Imbler Friday.
Joseph realized it had a decent hand to start the 2008 football season — even if others didn’t.
After losing three seniors that saw time, the Eagles were loaded with returners.
Sure, the loss of a Division I linebacker — Ben Garnett — hurt.
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