Eastern volleyball opens season 10th in coaches' poll

The Eastern Oregon University volleyball team is opening the season today as the No. 10 … Read more

Digging Deeper

A year ago, the Eastern Oregon University volleyball team entered the season under a cloud … Read more

Sharpening iron

A close-knit, winning culture has been built within the Eastern Oregon University women’s soccer team. … Read more

Team Big Horn repeats as champ, shatters record at Elkhorn Relay

They initially fell short during a bang-bang finish. But a disqualification gave Team Big Horn … Read more

High expectations

The Eastern Oregon University men’s soccer team has high hopes and expectations entering the 2019 … Read more

Juniors finish in third place at West Regional Tourney

The La Grande Juniors All-Star baseball team struggled against a California pitching staff for the … Read more

Juniors take first loss

The La Grande Juniors All Stars’ road to a West Regional Championship just got a … Read more

Set up for Shrine

La Grande graduate Wes Howard is looking forward to the chance to take the football … Read more

Legends finish 2-2 at state

The La Grande Legacy Ford Legends earned one more victory at the American Legion state … Read more

Juniors rally to reach semis

The members of the La Grande Juniors baseball team had to play the role of … Read more

EOU picked fourth, sixth in Frontier Conference polls

The Eastern Oregon Mountaineers football team was selected to finish sixth in the Frontier Conference’s … Read more

Legends split first two games at state tourney

The La Grande Legacy Ford Legends baseball team split its first two games of the … Read more

La Grande juniors win regional opener

The La Grande Juniors baseball team broke open a close game with seven runs in … Read more

Another regional run for La Grande

By Ronald Bond The Observer For those baseball fans who notice patterns, the next few … Read more

Legends ready for state play

Head coach Parker McKinley said he doesn’t know much about the opponents the La Grande … Read more

Pitching carries La Grande Legends to tourney title

The La Grande Legacy Ford Legends Seniors went 4-0 at the La Grande Wood Bat … Read more

July 17, 2019 Sports Brief

Justin Herbert on Davey O’Brien award watch list EUGENE — Justin Herbert earned another preseason … Read more

La Grande junior all-stars win 3 straight, advance to championship round at state tournament

The La Grande junior all-star baseball team completed its sweep through the losers bracket at … Read more

Legends 17U goes 2-1 in Boys of Summer tourney

The La Grande Legacy Ford Legends Juniors American Legion baseball team went 2-1 on the … Read more

LGCS fares well in Pendleton

The La Grande Swim Cub had 35 athletes compete at the 53rd annual Pendleton Open … Read more

Championship Aim

Two members of the Union trap shooting team and a member of La Grande’s squad … Read more

Christian back at EOU

One of the top softball players ever to don an Eastern Oregon University uniform is … Read more

Ayala named Eastern women’s wrestling coach

Michael Ayala has spent the last two seasons coaching with the University of Providence wrestling … Read more

Brock named pitcher of the year in Class 4A

For the second year in a row, Allie Brock has been named the state’s best … Read more

Bullfighters, riders take center stage

Jesse Tennent was so nervous he threw up before he stepped into the ring for … Read more


The high expectations. The pressure. The target on their backs as being the defending state … Read more

Family meets expectations, pressure for championship

The family that makes up the La Grande softball team accomplished what its players expected … Read more

Tigers return to championship game

La Grande head softball coach Woody Wright said getting back to the state championship game … Read more

Bowen’s big hit boosts Tigers back to semis

The La Grande Tigers softball team has a roster full of high-caliber upperclassmen. But on … Read more

Sledge vaults his way to the top

Corey Sledge collected on Saturday what eluded him three months earlier — a national championship. … Read more

Tigers win scary blowout

Scary is not a word that would normally be equated with a 10-run, six-inning victory, … Read more

Joseph girls finish in third place

Joseph’s Ellyse Tingelstad said she still feels the pressure of maintaining the tradition of success … Read more

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