Union High School Boys and Girls basketball teams advanced to their tournament final Saturday after victories Friday night at Union High School. Stay tuned here for tournament results and in Monday's paper edition of the La Grande Observer.
Wash. — A spectacular shooting performance by Brittney Newcomb
and her teammates fueled a great start to the Cascade Collegiate
Conference schedule for the Eastern Oregon University women’s
Union’s Sarah Good will aim at making it to Pendleton, the final site for the Class 2A tournament, for the second straight season. The Bobcats open the season at home against Crane at 6:30 p.m. tonight.
Union girls basketball team returns a strong group
to challenge for a state title for a second straight season
What can Union do for an encore? That’s what the entire world of Class 2A watchers are wondering. Last season the Bobcats peaked at the right time — riding their momentum to the state championship game. Union finished third in the conference standings, but still found its way to the final site in Pendleton. The Bobcats fell to Regis 60-48 in the title game, and now look to move on with a new coach.
La Grande’s Haley White tries to thread a pass during a game last season. The Tigers will try to repeat last year’s run to the Class 4A state championship game.
La Grande waits to see what’s in store for the girls basketball team
Only time will tell what the La Grande girls basketball team has in store this season. Gone is a strong core of players who led the Tigers to the Class 4A state championship game last season, a 53-43 loss to Mazama.