LA GRANDE — La Grande head coach Brian Wright was pleased with how his team battled and didn’t quit Monday despite facing multiple double-digit deficits.
UNION — For the better part of three quarters, the Union Bobcats couldn’t buy a basket.
UNION — After running away with wins in their first two games, the Union Bobcats faced some resistance in the finale of the Union Lions Tournament.
The Union volleyball team landed six athletes on the Blue Mountain Conference all-league team, including three on the first team, following a sweep through the conference on its way to a fourt…
The Elgin football team led the area Special District 3 East teams in the all-league awards following the end of the season, as seven players earned a total of nine spots to represent the Husk…
The Cove Leopards simply couldn’t miss Thursday.
LA GRANDE — The Hermiston boys basketball team used balanced scoring and crisp passing — an emphasis of head coach Drew Preuninger — to pick up a win in their season opener.
HERMISTON — Eli Leavitt was like many La Grande Tigers Saturday night — unable to find the words to express being part of a team that ended a 45-year championship drought.
HERMISTON — Special and elite. That’s how La Grande schools Superintendent George Mendoza described the defense of the La Grande Tigers football team.
LA GRANDE — Neil Cooper said watching the La Grande Tigers in Saturday’s Class 4A state championship game was much more intense than the one he coached in 45 years ago.
There are a myriad of thoughts running through my mind about the La Grande Tigers’ state championship win — enough to fill several pages if I stopped to flesh out each one.
LA GRANDE — For many of the La Grande Tigers, it still hasn’t fully set in that they’re going to play for a state championship Saturday.
The snow was coming down at a steady rate during La Grande’s Wednesday morning practice at Community Stadium.
Allie Brock recently accomplished a goal she's had since she was 8 years old.
The Oregon Tech softball team recently landed a La Grande athlete who has Division I potential.
The fog in Hermiston made it a bit tricky to see Saturday night’s state semifinal game.
The La Grande Tigers are gearing up for the biggest game the football program has played in 43 years, but are also treating it like any other contest.
La Grande senior Riana Scott put in a lot of hard work — and, at one point, too much work — in her effort to rehabilitate a torn right ACL.
An injury that cost him most of his junior year on the baseball field and seeing the head coach leave the school where he had already committed — Nebraska — caused Logan Paustian to take a step back.
LA GRANDE — Considering how dominant the La Grande Tigers were on the volleyball court in Greater Oregon League play this fall, it should come as no surprise that they owned the all-league awards.
In one fell swoop, the La Grande Tigers got revenge for the loss that knocked them out of the playoffs a year ago and picked up the program’s biggest victory in four decades.
It’s the rematch a year in the making.
The following photos are from the final day of the 1A and 2A volleyball tournaments at Redmond's Ridgeview High School. The Union Bobcats placed fourth in state in Class 2A, and the Powder Val…
EUGENE — Wallowa County had been chasing Burns all year.
The La Grande Tigers easily dispatched their first-round playoff opponent, and in the process set up a quarterfinal rematch a year in the making.
EUGENE — In a pair of strong performances at Saturday’s 2019 OSAA Cross Country State Championship, Union/Cove’s girls and boys teams both brought home second-place trophies from Lane Communit…
The Union Bobcats shook off a match that saw them impacted by nerves to rebound for one of the best finishes in UHS volleyball history.
It didn’t end the way they hoped.
The La Grande girls soccer team fell just short of a return trip to the Class 4A state semifinals, dropping their quarterfinal contest on the road against North Valley Saturday, 3-2.
Ethan Stephens caught the winning touchdown pass in the final minutes after Powder Valley made a crucial stop on defense, and the Badgers won a wild shootout on the road in the first round of …
The La Grande Tigers reached the Class 4A state quarterfinals, and vanquished a foe that has had their number in the process.
To this point, Nathan Reed’s senior season has been everything a player could want.
A hat trick from their leading scorer, a stellar second half from their goalkeeper and strong defensive play in general helped send the La Grande High School girls soccer team back to the stat…
There won’t be a return trip to the 4A state tournament for the La Grande Tigers volleyball team.
BAKER CITY — The skies were pure blue but the dominant colors at the Greater Oregon League cross country meet Friday afternoon were the purple and gold of Baker High School.
The Union Bobcats are headed to the 2A state tournament.
The Union/Cove boys cross country team put three runners in the top four and four in the top six to win the 2A/1A Special District 3 cross country meet Friday in Pendleton.
The La Grande boys soccer team was already missing a couple of key players due to injury.
The Joseph Eagles saw a familiar opponent in the 6-man championship game — South Wasco County.
The Powder Valley Badgers football team scored the game’s first 34 points and coasted to a 60-28 victory over the Enterprise Outlaws in the opening game of the Special District 3 playoffs Frid…
The Powder Valley Badgers volleyball team lost six seniors from the 2018 state runner-up squad, but it was still able to run the table in the Old Oregon League and enter the state playoffs wit…
Powder Valley’s Brooke Allen, left, was named Old Oregon League player of the year.
La Grande’s defense held stout until the offense was able to break through.
The Wallowa Cougars finished the football season on a high note, thumping Cove, 80-0, Friday night in Special District 3-East action in Wallowa.
The Powder Valley Badgers may be down one of their best players as they head into the state playoffs.
The quarterback, in a sense, is a coach on the football field — able to see how the other team is lined up and then discern what play best suits his offense in trying to break through against …
The Powder Valley Badgers football team rallied from a 10-point fourth-quarter deficit to pick up their biggest win of the season, scoring the final 22 points to upset previously unbeaten Pilo…
The La Grande Tigers head into Saturday’s regular season finale as the No. 2 ranked team in the Class 4A coaches poll, and have an opportunity to clinch an undefeated regular season and outrig…
The La Grande Tigers finished undefeated in Greater Oregon League play with a road sweep of the Ontario Tigers Tuesday, 25-10, 25-14, 25-9.
The La Grande Tigers defended their Greater Oregon League volleyball title Thursday by defeating Baker 25-16, 25-16, 25-20 in the Baker gym.
The Union Bobcats locked up third place in Special District 3-West with a 26-14 victory over the Enterprise Outlaws Thursday night.
Ellyse Tingelstad fell short in a race to the finish line but took second overall and led the Wallowa County girls cross country team to a victory at the Kyle Burnside Wildhorse Invitational T…
As expected, the La Grande Tigers volleyball team took care of business on senior night.
The Wallowa County cross country team continued to show its top-end dominance, which led to two more individual and team victories at the La Grande Invitational.