Scott Wilson with the Grande Ronde Bowmen gets set to fire at a target during the Oregon Bowhunters State Field Archery Championships June 27 and 28. (Clayton Lowe photo)
Archers from the Grande Ronde Bowmen enjoyed a number of superb showings at the Oregon Bowhunters State Field Archery Championships June 27 and 28. It was the second leg of the OBH Triple Crown, which is a competition that tallies the points from three state championships.
The Oregon State Police Fish and Wildlife Division’s Enterprise/La Grande team was named 2014 “Team of the Year” for its efforts protecting Oregon’s citizens and natural resources. Left to right, the team is: Sr. Tpr. Brian Miller, Sr. Tpr. Mark Knapp, Sr. Tpr. Marcus McDowell, Sgt. Chris Hawkins, Sr. Tpr. Kris Davis and Sr. Tpr. Kreg Coggins. (Oregon State Police photo)
The Enterprise/La Grande team of the Oregon State Police Fish and Wildlife Division was recently recognized for its work in the field with the 2014 “Team of the Year” award.
JOSEPH — Wallowa Lake State Park welcomes beginning and out-of-practice campers to join in an overnight guided camping excursion July 31 through Aug. 2, part of the statewide “Let’s Go Camping” program hosted by Oregon Parks and Recreation Department.
NORTH POWDER — The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife and the Wallowa-Whitman National Forest will be on hand from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. July 18 at Anthony Lake to teach young people how to bait, cast, and reel in their catch.
Wallowa Valley’s Reece Nelson slides safely into third base during a 9-10-year-old division game against the Hermiston Nationals Sunday.
La Grande opened pool play in the District 3 9-10-year-old division with a dominant showing against Wallowa Valley. The victors were able to carry that momentum through the second game, while Wallowa rebounded but ultimately fell short.
The La Grande 11-12-year-old team waits to celebrate at home plate with Keegan Glenn, who drilled a two-run home run in the fifth inning during La Grande’s 12-2 victory over Pendleton Sunday in the District 3 tournament.
La Grande is off and running at the District 3 tournament.
Eastern Oregon University’s Casey Loper had one of the best careers in the program’s history. Among her numerous records were a Mountaineer-best 494 kills in her senior year last season. (Observer file photo)
It’s been a whirlwind these last couple of weeks for former Eastern Oregon University star Casey Loper. There was a humbling trip to the Midwest, with an award added to an already illustrious career. All while getting prepared for her next journey in life.