PENDLETON — Despite a 15-4 run late in the second quarter to cut a double-digit deficit to just eight points, it wasn’t enough, as Imbler lost in the Class 2A quarterfinals against Western Mennonite Thursday in Pendleton, 68-46.
La Grande head coach Mark Carollo said there is a little irony in the fact that the Tigers are facing Seaside in the Class 4A playoffs, as La Grande opened play in summer basketball at a tournament in Seaside.
Eastern Oregon University track and field athlete Hakeem Belle goes through warmups at practice Monday. Belle is among 12 EOU athletes who will compete at the NAIA Indoor National Championships Thursday through Saturday in Johnson City, Tennessee. (Tim Mustoe, The Observer)
A dozen Eastern Oregon University track and field athletes are set to compete at the NAIA Indoor National Championships, which begin Thursday in Johnson City, Tennessee.
Union/Cove’s Chad Witty, right, took home the state championship in the 182-pound division of the Class 2A/1A state wrestling tournament Friday and Saturday at Memorial Coliseum in Portland. (Billy Gates, The Oregonian)
Chad Witty ended his high school wrestling career as a state champion.
Elijah Livingston, top, was the top placer for the La Grande wrestling team at the Class 4A state tournament Friday and Saturday at Memorial Coliseum in Portland. The sophomore posted a 3-3 record to take sixth place. (Donna Lowry photo)
The La Grande Tigers took a step up from their finish at the Class 4A state tournament a year ago.