La Grande players, from left, Jon Gonzalez, Eli Wisdom and Jake Chamberlain celebrate after Wisdom and Chamberlain scored on a hit during the third inning of Tuesday’s American Legion baseball game. (Ronald Bond/The Observer)
The La Grande Legacy Ford Dodge Legends put together their best showing of the young season.
Baker County’s Brandon Clark placed first in the saddle bronc competition Saturday afternoon at the Mountain High Broncs and Bulls rodeo in Enterprise. Along with a purse of about $800, Clark also won a 1980 red Corvette.
ENTERPRISE — It took a red Corvette to bring Baker County saddle bronc rider Brandon Clark out of retirement.
CORVALLIS – Todd Stansbury, a former executive associate athletic director at Oregon State University, has been named vice president and director of intercollegiate athletics at OSU. He will begin his new duties on Aug. 1.
Bull rider Tanner Learmont of Cleburne, Texas, came in second with rides of 81.5 and 79.5 points. (Cherise Kaechele/The Observer)
Nearly 40 bull riders, ranging from a former world champion to local talent, embarked on Union Thursday night for the sixth annual Ed Miller Xtreme Bull Riding event, which kicked off the four-day rodeo at the Eastern Oregon Livestock Show.