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Top cats!

The Union girls track and field team are all smiles after winning a state title at the Class 2A state championships Thursday and Friday in Eugene. It was the first time since 1996 that the Bobcats finished in first place, after edging out East Linn Christian, 62-56.
Union head coach Jay Blackburn may have had the understatement of the weekend in Eugene.

Welch caps career with pair of titles

La Grande senior Amanda Welch looks to the sky in celebration after taking first place in the 800- meter race Saturday at the Class 4A state championships at Hayward Field in Eugene.
It’s a trait that can’t be learned or perfected overnight. For La Grande senior Amanda Welch, it was years and years of training that helped her achieve state championship glory twice Saturday.

Tigers make magic at Hayward

La Grande senior Cassandra Brownell placed fourth in the 400-meter race at the Class 4A state track and field championships.
There’s something about Hayward Field in Eugene that brings out the best.

Union, Enterprise take districts

Enterprise and Union flexed their team muscles at the 2A Wapiti League District track and field meet in John Day Friday.

Camp draws elite teacher

Oregon State University assistant wrestling coach Kevin Roberts, front, is the clinician at the Wallowa Mountain Wrestling Camp in Joseph Aug. 13-15.
Kevin Roberts works at an elite level of wrestling and has seen it all in his career. But one of his favorite aspects of his job is seeing grapplers, young or old, make strides in the sport.

La Grande holds firm to earn state berth

La Grande senior Craig Wallace, who shot back-to-back rounds of 84, tees off Tuesday at Buffalo Peak Golf Course.
La Grande’s Craig Wallace suffered a tough round, by his standards, when he shot a 107 at the Big River Golf Course in Hermiston last Tuesday. So what did he do?

Tigers in second after first day

The La Grande boys golf team is in second place after the first day of the 4A Special District 4 tournament Monday at Buffalo Peak Golf Course in Union.

Tiger teams place second

Enterprise’s Carsen Sajonia watches a tee shot down the fairway Friday during the Buffalo Peak Invitational. The senior carded a round of 87 to take fifth individually.
More than 110 golfers from 15 schools embarked on Union’s Buffalo Peak Golf Course for the annual Buffalo Peak Invitational Friday.

Union/Cove bashes Burns

Union/Cove first baseman Viki McCabe, left, stretches for a throw during a doubleheader against Burns Saturday in Union.
Week in and week out, Union/Cove displays a level of focus necessary to pull off a three-peat in Class 2A/1A. Burns was its latest victim Saturday.

Tigers roll on doubles’ strength

La Grande’s John Schiller hits a forehand during a doubles match Friday.
A doubles’ sweep by the La Grande boys garnered three of the Tigers’ four wins in a dual with Pendleton Friday, as they knocked off the Buckaroos, 4-3.

Shining on a cloudy day

Union’s Elizabeth Herbes, left, and Enterprise’s Eliza Irish, right, sprint to the finish during the 4-by-400-meter relay race Saturday in Union.
Saturday’s ninth annual Pepsi Invitational saw several photo finishes, wind and rain that came and went and even a hail storm. It also saw Union’s Trevor Verhelst set two meet records.

Huskies thump Bobcats

Elgin/Imbler’s Joe Griffin steals third base as Union/Cove’s Landon Houck awaits a throw during Tuesday’s nonleague matchup in Elgin.
Reed Graves and Jordan Vermillion each hit home runs, Joe Griffin added three hits and three runs, and the Elgin/Imbler baseball team scored early and often in a 10-3 home win over Union/Cove Tuesday in Elgin to avenge a loss to the Bobcats earlier this season.

Smith departs Tigers

Tigers bury Cubs behind 14 hits

La Grande catcher Kali Avila tags out Enterprise/Joseph/Wallowa base runner Madison Plew at home Saturday.
Breann Givens scored three runs, Kali Avila and Delaney Lester each scored twice, and the La Grande softball team pounded out 14 hits on its way to an 11-1, five-inning victory over Enterprise/Joseph/Wallowa Saturday at Pioneer Park.

Lady Cats suffer first defeat in thriller at home

Union/Cove’s Ashten Wright rounds second base during a game against Pilot Rock/Nixyaawii Saturday.
Pilot Rock/Nixyaawii and Union/Cove were both undefeated going into their matchup Saturday, so the expectation was that their showdown could be a hotly contested battle.

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