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Hermiston finishes season one win from state
Hermiston finishes season one win from state

At the start of the season, the Hermiston volleyball team was in over its head in the highly competitive Mid-Columbia Conference. By the end of the season, they were one win away from going to the state tournament.

The Bulldogs (8-12) swept...

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Hermiston volleyball still alive in regionals

Amy Dyck is trying to change the culture of volleyball at Hermiston High School.

That the Bulldogs are still alive in the Region 5/8 tournament speaks volumes of the program’s move in the right direction.

“Hermiston is not...

Echo ends season on high note

When the OSAA created a 6-man football league, it did not include a state playoff for the 15 teams involved in the first-year program.

So, the teams took matters into their own hands.

Special District 4 (West) and Special District 5 (East)...

Prep volleyball | Hermiston stays alive with regional win

The Hermiston volleyball team still is trying to navigate the waters of the Mid-Columbia Conference. Thursday, they got a taste of the regional tournament and the Greater Spokane League, with mixed results.

The Bulldogs beat North Central in...

Dawgs ready for final game

The Hermiston Bulldogs will wrap up their football season Friday, hosting Central Valley in a Mid-Columbia Conference-Greater Spokane League crossover game at Kennison Field.

The Bulldogs (6-3) have a powerful offense led by running back Wyatt...

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Anderson, Mendoza selected for MCC cross-country team
Anderson, Mendoza selected for MCC cross-country team

Hermiston missed the cut to make its first Washington Interscholastic Athletic Association cross-country meet, but coach Troy Blackburn sees a “bright future” for all of his runners.

The Hermiston girls finished fifth, with Cydney...

Heppner beats Stanfield on way to playoffs

STANFIELD — The Mustangs wrapped up league play on Friday with a 51-12 road win over Stanfield.

Heppner held the Tigers scoreless in the opening and closing quarters, and only allowed one touchdown each for the second and third for an...

Prep football | Hermiston’s comeback drive falls short
Prep football | Hermiston’s comeback drive falls short

The Bulldogs had the ball in their hands with a 7-point deficit, nearly the full field ahead of them and less than two minutes on the clock.

Despite a valiant effort to score a game-tying touchdown, a trip to the Mid-Columbia Conference playoffs...

Hermiston’s playoff hopes hinge on Friday’s game
Hermiston’s playoff hopes hinge on Friday’s game

It’s all pretty simple. Hermiston beats Kamiakin on Friday, it is in the playoffs. Lose, and the Bulldogs miss the playoffs.

That’s how things are shaking out in the Mid-Columbia Conference 3A race for two playoff spots. Southridge...

Prep football | Mustangs defeat Prospectors 47-14
Prep football | Mustangs defeat Prospectors 47-14

Strong play on both sides of the ball powered the Heppner Mustangs to a 47-14 home win over the Grant Union Prospectors on Friday night.

Heppner locked up the 2A-Special District 6 title with the victory.

Jayden Wilson led the Mustangs...

Kamiakin sweeps Hermiston

A slow start by Hermiston paid dividends for Kamiakin in their Mid-Columbia Conference volleyball match Thursday night.

The Braves cruised to a 25-13 win in the first set, but had to hold off the host Bulldogs down the stretch to finish off the...

Prep football | Hermiston stays in playoff hunt with OT win

The Mid-Columbia Conference playoff picture was murky before Friday night’s games. Hermiston made it even muddier with an overtime win on the road.

Wyatt Noland scored four touchdowns and ran for 117 yards, including the game-winner, as...

Timberwolves dig for a cure
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Hermiston XC finishes big at MCC Districts

Cross Country

Hermiston’s run at Thursday’s MCC Districts in Richland left the team with “many positives.”

The JV boys’ team finished third out of eight teams, and were led by Anthony Duron and Nicholas...

Noland has a career day in Hermiston’s win over Ike
Noland has a career day in Hermiston’s win over Ike

Was that good enough?

That was the question Hermiston coach David Faaeteete asked his team Friday night after beating Eisenhower 61-42 in a nonleague tilt at Kennison Field.

“The defense was disappointing,” said Faaeteete,...

FOOTBALL: Hermiston needs to step up defense against Hanford

The top two offenses in the Mid-Columbia Conference will take the field Friday night at Fran Rish Stadium in Richland.

The Hermiston Bulldogs (5-2 overall, 4-2 MCC) will take on the Hanford Falcons (6-1, 5-1) in a game that features two of the...

Scott Ramsay: From Hermiston to the major leagues
Scott Ramsay: From Hermiston to the major leagues

Scott Ramsay was more than impressed with Kennison Field on Friday night.

“It’s so different,” said Ramsay, a former all-state defensive back for Hermiston. “We played on grass and dirt, and there was a big hump in...

Hermiston sweeps Kennewick in MCC action

The Hermiston Bulldogs moved one step closer to securing a playoff spot Thursday night, sweeping the Kennewick Lions in a Mid-Columbia Conference match at the Lions Den.

Ireland McDonough had eight kills, 10 digs and nine aces as the Bulldogs...

Hermiston boys XC finishes sixth at Kennewick

Led by Angel Benites, the Hermiston boys were sixth at the Mid-Columbia Conference meet Thursday at Lawrence Scott Park in Kennewick.

Benites turned in a time of 16 minutes, 12.64 seconds to place 20th on the day for the Bulldogs (145...

Noland’s change of heart paying dividends for Hermiston football
Noland’s change of heart paying dividends for Hermiston football

There’s something about a crisp fall morning that appeals to Wyatt Noland.

Walking among the falling leaves and tracking deer and elk puts the Hermiston senior in his happy place.

“I have been doing it forever,” he...

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