Most sports in Hermiston have their place. Soccer has Butte Park. Baseball has the Field of Dreams. But the lacrosse program has long been in search of a permanent home.
HERMISTON — He’s the mayor, he’s your local optometrist, and last week he was inducted into the North American Fastpitch Association Hall of Fame.
HERMISTON — In his fifth appearance at the Farm-City Pro Rodeo, Clayton Biglow decided to open the show in record fashion.
HERMISTON — Hermiston High School’s Kennison Field turns 6 years old this month, but recent testing showed that the playing surface is in pristine condition.
HERMISTON — When summer break began, Hermiston High School social studies teacher Josh Walker gave himself a homework assignment:
Mitch Myers, center, talks with Hermiston residents about his A/Fuel dragster. Myers will drive the car at Seattle’s Northwest Nationals this weekend.
HERMISTON — Drag racing is a sport that requires weeks of preparation for just seconds of competition.
Gator Goodrich has had a rope in his hand since he was 3 years old.
HERMISTON — In 2004, Mitch Myers set a world record with his elapsed time of 5.10 seconds as he crossed the finish line to win the National Hot Rod Association Finals in Pomona, California. Th…
UMATILLA — When Josh Ego stepped down as coach of the Umatilla cross-country team at the end of last season, assistant coach Cathy Gertsch threw her hat in the ring for the job. She was hired.
UMATILLA — Desirae Zamudio admitted she was a little nervous taking over the Umatilla High School volleyball program.
HERMISTON — For the 14th year in a row, Hermiston proved that basketball brings people together.
KLAMATH FALLS — Hermiston Little League’s run at the 9-10-11-year-old state tournament was a bit shorter than it would have liked.
HERMISTON — Hermiston coach Justin Simmons said it has been difficult to keep his Little League team engaged this past month in waiting for the 9-10-11-year-old state tournament, but with its …
LYNNWOOD, Wash. — Eight Stanfield kids recently proved that a small town can still bring big competition.
You could see it in her eyes. Paige Palzinski is in her happy place in the weight room, and now that Hermiston High School has renovated its facility from the ground up, the Hermiston junior i…
MASON, Mich. — Hermiston’s Thomas Mabbott hit 99 out of a possible 100 targets Sunday during the finals of the individual portion of the USA High School Clay Target League National Championshi…
Haylee Hamilton has only been shooting trap for two years, but she is a quick learner.
EUGENE — Some of the area’s top young track athletes put their talents on display at the TrackTown Youth League Championship on Saturday at Lane Community College.
HILLSBORO — In an event that featured 474 participants, recent Hermiston High grad Case Hiatt was the only one to walk away with a perfect score.
Two years ago it was a dream.
Jazlyn Romero and Hunter Nichols could not be more different. Nichols is a distance runner, whereas a trip down the javelin runway is far enough for Romero.
Most kids start driving on their own when they turn 16. Garrett Poynor started when he was 4.
HERMISTON — This season, the Hermiston High School girls basketball team will welcome a new leader.
HERMISTON — Bailee Noland is a girl of many words, many talents, and many goals.
Zack Henrichs fell in love with the game of baseball the first time he picked up a ball.
Hermiston High School is offering a variety of youth sports camps this summer, including football, basketball, soccer, cross country and tennis.
The Hermiston softball team made a good impression during its first year in the Mid-Columbia Conference.
Portland Trail Blazers fans can get an inside look at the team on Wednesday night from a man who has witnessed the good, the bad and the ugly of the team for the better part of three decades.
Hermiston native Bob Coleman earned Oregon State University’s Most Inspirational Award for wrestling during the Benny Awards on Wednesday night.
The hardest worker on the field. A versatile player.
Jazlyn Romero knew from her first throw that Saturday would be a good day at the 3A State Track and Field Championships.
Bailee Noland hit two home runs, including a key two-out, three-run blast in the top of the seventh inning, to help Hermiston to an 8-5 victory over Holy Names in the consolation bracket at th…
Hermiston’s Jazlyn Romero and Paige Palzinski earned Mid-Columbia Conference all-conference honors for track.
Hermiston sophomore Paige Palzinski finished ninth in the shot put Friday at the 3A State Track and Field Championships at Mt. Tahoma High School in Tacoma, missing the podium by a half-inch.
Hermiston had four players selected to the Mid-Columbia Conference all-conference boys soccer teams.
Garrett Walchli qualified for state in the 200 meters by the smallest of margins Saturday afternoon.
Jazlyn Romero left no doubt as to who was in control of the 3A girls javelin event on Friday afternoon.
Kalei Smith’s two-run homer was significant for multiple reasons.
Tennis wasn’t Hayden Cissna’s first sport of choice.
Juan Navarrete put his goalie gloves in his bag and turned and looked at Kennison Field.
Paige Palzinski had herself quite the productive weekend.
Ashley Cameron laid out and knocked down a hard-hit ball, then made the throw to first for the out from the ground.
Hats off to Henrichs: The Irrigon Knights baseball team salute their longtime coach Randy Henrichs during Friday’s home field dedication.
Typically, when a group of teenage boys shows up at the principal’s office, nothing good can come of the visit.
Moments after Irrigon finished their sweep of Vale in a baseball doubleheader, Mathew Moreno was stunned.
Southern Oregon University wrestling coach Mike Ritchey is pretty particular about who he brings into his program.
Jorge Carrillo started the season on the junior varsity team, but the more Hermiston coach Rich Harshberger watched the talented freshman play, he realized he needed the young man up on varsity.
The Mid-Columbia Conference’s latest addition is now on their way to the district championships.
Pendleton’s Aaron Luke won the 100, 200 and 400 on Friday at the Baker Invite, earning 30 of the Bucks’ 40 points.
Hermiston’s Cydney Sanchez ran a personal best 5 minutes, 40.43 seconds in the 1,600 meters Thursday to win the event at a three-team Mid-Columbia Conference meet at Kennewick High School.
Blue Mountain’s Payton Wright accepts the bareback championship buckle from coach Shawn Eng after the Northwest Region Finals last week in Hermiston. Wright will compete in his first College N…
Abasketball player, a Marine and an Aussie. Put them in a rodeo arena and you have yourself the makings of a championship team.