Elgin Stampede goes airborne

The Mark Nichols Memorial Bull Riding and corresponding barrel racing at Thursday night’s Elgin Stampede … Read more

Stampede springs into action

Year to year, there are very few changes made to the Elgin Stampede, and what … Read more

Local rider recovering from rodeo accident

A La Grande man is recovering better than expected from potentially life-threatening injuries sustained during … Read more

Ribich joins pro ranks

It’s been quite a month for recent Western Oregon University graduate and Enterprise High School … Read more

EOU’s new turf is taking form

Editor's note: this story has been updated to correct the specifications of the base layer … Read more

Summer Games suspended

Special Olympics Oregon announced June 18 that financial issues will prevent the organization from holding … Read more

A lifelong baseball player

It’s probably no accident that recent La Grande High School graduate G.T. Blackman is a … Read more

Updike climbing running ranks

Isaac Updike of Team Run Eugene, a former standout runner at Eastern Oregon University, said … Read more

Blake, Herbes among EOU cross country signees

Eastern Oregon University track and cross country coach Ben Welch didn’t have to search very … Read more

Former EOU standout wins steeplechase prelims at USATF

Former Eastern Oregon University runner Isaac Updike was the winner in the preliminary round of … Read more

La Grande couple has success at Coeur d’Alene Marathon in May

La Grande resident Joe Hewitt wanted one more opportunity to qualify for the Boston Marathon. … Read more

Curtain comes down on EOLS

Bull rider Tyler Bingham, of Honeyville, Utah scored 83 points on the second-to-last bull ride … Read more

LHS stars named best in state

The La Grande softball team proved itself as the best team in Class 4A by … Read more

Tigers load up on all-state, league awards

For the second season in a row, La Grande’s G.T. Blackman was voted Class 4A … Read more

La Grande’s repeat bid ends in heartbreak

Two of the three victories by the La Grande Tigers baseball team in the lead-up … Read more

Historic title!

The La Grande Tigers softball team made history Saturday. Allie Brock took a shutout into … Read more

LHS softball ready for first state championship appearance

La Grande Tigers softball head coach Kirk Travis said he’s talking with his team about … Read more

Tiger baseball one win from a repeat performance at state

The La Grande Tigers baseball team is one win away from accomplishing a feat not … Read more

Terrific Tigers!

Cade Reed and Nathan Reed had just completed their second 1-2 finish of the day … Read more

Resurgence complete

Two years ago, the Cove girls track and field team took one athlete to the … Read more

La Grande boys, girls crush competition

The La Grande boys track and field team put on a display to remember as … Read more

Back atop the CCC

The Eastern Oregon men’s track and field team is back on top of the Cascade … Read more

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Mountaineers hope to use momentum

The Eastern Oregon softball team is still on a high from its dramatic walk-off victory … Read more

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A dream ending

It’s a sequence nearly every kid dreams of being in on a softball or baseball … Read more

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Stars shine in Union

The La Grande boys track and field team continued its recent run of dominance on … Read more

Big weekend on deck

The upcoming weekend is one that local softball fans — particularly of Eastern Oregon, La … Read more

Gems lead Tigers to sweep

The way the first inning of G.T. Blackman’s start on Monday went wouldn’t have given … Read more

Local athlete is seeking to be the strongest

About a year ago, Brenda Eckstein was a constant at CrossFit and powerlifting meets throughout … Read more

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Suto first, LHS fourth

Tori Suto didn’t feel like she played a great round of golf Tuesday. It was … Read more

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Tigers get stymied

La Grande head softball coach Kirk Travis simply had to tip his cap to Pendleton … Read more

Wallowa Valley earns sweep

After a brief two-game losing streak, the Wallowa Valley baseball team got back on track … Read more

Eastern earns key series victory

Observer staff One big and somewhat fortuitous inning gave the Eastern Oregon softball team all … Read more

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