Defense leads Mountaineers to CCC championship

Eastern Oregon’s offense has been the focal point much of the season. And deservedly so. … Read more

EOU grinds out win

The game wasn’t always pretty. Eastern Oregon head coach Anji Weissenfluh even called it “winning … Read more

Badgers rout 'Lopes

The Powder Valley boys basketball team is playing each game like it could be their … Read more

prep Swimming

Seeking trophies

Earning state trophies has recently become the norm for both the La Grande boys and … Read more

OOL tiebreaker goes to Nixyaawii

Fourteen games wasn’t enough to decide the top seed in the Old Oregon League after … Read more

prep wrestling

On top of the GOL

La Grande not only dominated the Greater Oregon League district wrestling tournament Saturday, the Tigers … Read more

college football

EOU loads up the roster

The Eastern Oregon football program added “a little bit of everything” to its roster with … Read more

Union senior standout bound to run with the Ducks

Union standout Alex Graffunder said he’d dreamt of being an NCAA Division I runner since … Read more

Milestone victory

Eastern Oregon head coach Anji Weissenfluh said she knew something was up when she saw … Read more

Off to Europe, again

Zach Bartlow isn’t hanging up the football cleats just yet. The former standout quarterback for … Read more

prep girls basketball

Late Tiger rally falls short

La Grande had cut an eight-point fourth-quarter deficit to just three points and had a … Read more

prep swimming

Unsinkable Tigers

The last week has been anything but normal for the La Grande swim team. Several … Read more

Ad Hoc Committee looking at possible gridiron changes

Since late last year, the OSAA Football Ad Hoc Committee has been considering a range … Read more

Tiger girls now 2-0 in GOL

Two big runs, one to open the game and one that ran into the third … Read more

‘Biggest win’ for EOU

Cole Ashby called it a shot you dream of. It ended up sealing Eastern Oregon’s … Read more

prep boys basketball

Tigers hold serve at home, top Riverhawks

The La Grande boys basketball team was in need of a home victory after dropping … Read more

College Basketball

EOU shatters 3-point record

The No. 8 Eastern Oregon women’s basketball team broke its program record for 3-point field … Read more

prep wrestling

Outlaws earn titles in Pendleton, Pomeroy

Enterprise wrestlers Shane Lund and Cole Farwell both picked up titles at the Rollin Schimmel … Read more

prep basketball roundup

Roundup: Enterprise sees six-game winning streak snapped

The Enterprise girls basketball team had no answer for Tri City Prep, Washington, standout Talia … Read more

La Grande Optimist Christmas Classic

Tourney champions

Powder Valley got off to a slow start in the championship game of the La … Read more

La Grande Optimist Christmas Classic

Sherman topples Elgin in boys tourney title game

Elgin kept the Sherman offense reined in for much of the first half, but then … Read more

La Grande Optimist Christmas Classic

Finals of Optimist Classic set

Editor's note: This post has been updated. It’s hard enough to shut out a team … Read more

Union Christmas Classic Rundown: Powder Valley girls take title

Powder Valley had to shake off early deficits in its first two games of the … Read more

Prep basketball

Tigers finish action at Nyssa Christmas Tournament

Braden Bell scored 10 of his 17 points in the first quarter, and La Grande … Read more

prep wrestling

Tigers go 3-2 at Best of the West duals; Tigers, Outlaws and Huskies each have placers in bracket action

The La Grande wrestling team went 3-2 in dual matchups at the Best of the … Read more

prep basketball roundup

Badgers continue winning ways

The Powder Valley boys needed a fierce fourth-quarter rally and overtime to get past Prairie … Read more

men’s college soccer

Miramontes among signees

Cristian Miramontes didn’t have to go far to continue is soccer career. The La Grande … Read more

Six local athletes named 1A all-state

Six area football players earned a final piece of recognition for 2017 as they received … Read more

Eastern women 4-0 in CCC

Eastern Oregon saw what was once a 24-point second-half lead over Northwest Christian whittled down … Read more

EOU wrestles at Cali, Reno

The Eastern Oregon women’s wrestling team went 1-2 in three duals at the Women’s West … Read more

Eastern collects CCC sweep

An 11-point deficit early in the second half against Northwest Christian didn’t seem to faze … Read more

prep basketball

Prep basketball roundup

Riley Gray led the way with 12 points as the Enterprise girls coasted to an … Read more

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