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Legends struggle through Spokane

The La Grande Legacy Legends struggled over the weekend at the Spokane Woodbat Classic in Spokane, Wash., as they lost their first three games before winning 8-0 against the Spokane Cannons Saturday.

Tanner Stremcha pitched a complete game to close the tournament, throwing seven strikeouts while giving up two walks and six hits in six innings on the mound.


Crow finishes on top

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Runners take off to begin the one-mile race at the Lostine River Run. Ben Shaw of Deer Park, Wash., won the race, while La Grande’s Andrew Lackey, Maia Vandervlugt and Taylor Fox finished second, third and fourth, respectively. (KATY NESBITT/The Observer)

Eastern Oregon grad Alma Crow wins 5k race

LOSTINE — Less than a year after giving birth to her daughter Riley, Eastern Oregon graduate Alma Crow emerged as the winner at the Lostine River Run 5k Saturday with a time of 18 minutes, 49 seconds.

“I was really nervous. I just wanted to place in the top 10,” Crow said. 


Legends falter twice at Woodbat Classic Invite

Mud Dogs also lose pair in Spokane

It was a brutal start of the Woodbat Classic Invitation in Spokane, Wash., for the La Grande Legacy Legends, as they suffered two one-run defeats on the opening day Thursday.


Tingelstad, Ribich race to wins at Hafer Run

ENTERPRISE — A record turnout of runners faced cool temperatures at the annual Amy Hafer Run in Enterprise Saturday morning.

Recent Enterprise High School graduate David Ribich, who will run track and cross country for Western Oregon University this fall, won the men’s 5k in a time of 16 minutes, 43 seconds. 


Earp powers Wolfpack to finals

The 12-and-under La Grande Wolfpack found more trouble than head coach Shane Frederick expected Tuesday, but managed to pull out a 9-5 victory over Milton-Freewater at the Pendleton Tournament semifinals.

“We did not play our best today,” Frederick said. “Milton-Freewater really came to play, but we were still able to find a way to win.”


Fox, Lathrop and Baxter shine in Eugene

A trio of area athletes enjoyed superb showings at Saturday’s Hershey’s Track and Field Oregon state finals at Hayward Field in Eugene. 

La Grande’s Alisa Fox took second place in both the 800-meter and 1,600-meter races in the 13- and 14-year-old age groups, clocking in at 2 minutes, 42 seconds, and 5 minutes, 44 seconds, respectively. Fox also placed in the standing long jump, where she finished 10th.


Lighting finish as champs in Boise

The Union County Lightning 10-and-under softball team emerged as champions at the Boise Blast/Idaho Sporting Goods Shootout tournament over the weekend, beating the Idaho Sliders twice to win the championship.


Yost with the most

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Adele Nash, left, member the Marr Flat team, won the individual women’s break roping event. Nash was also named the top Cowgirl at the Countdown to Chief Joseph Days Ranch Rodeo. (KATY NESBITT/The Observer)
 

Yost family repeats as champions in Joseph

JOSEPH — Ranch chores turned into rodeo events at Saturday evening’s Countdown to Chief Joseph Days ranch rodeo. The Yost Ranch team repeated its 2012 victory, dominating the team events.

Prize money was distributed to the top two teams in each event and to the top four overall teams.


Rodeo in Joseph set to create competition amongst neighbors

 

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Ten local ranchers will compete at the Countdown to Chief Joseph Days Rodeo. (KATY NESBITT/The Observer)
 

The Countdown to Chief Joseph Days weekend kicks off at 2:30 p.m., Friday with a horseback ride from the rodeo grounds to the east moraine and back through Joseph. 

The ride is followed by social hour at the Thunder room at 6 p.m. and dinner is at 7 p.m. 

 


La Grande takes home title

The La Grande 14-and-under baseball team spent its Sunday at the Roaring Springs waterpark in the Boise, Idaho, area.

It was a well-deserved reward after a decisive weekend on the diamond.


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