It’s not often a team will score 80 points and lose a game, but a lackluster second quarter hurt Hermiston as it tried to extend its season Monday.
The Kennewick Lions are on a mission, and the Hermiston Bulldogs were collateral damage Saturday afternoon.
Trevor Antonucci of Hepper/Ione (left) tangles with Jordan Piercy of Culver in their semifinal match Saturday at the 2A/1A Special District 4 Tournament in Halfway. Antonucci won 9-6.
Irrigon placed a school record six wrestlers in the finals and came away with two champions Saturday at the 3A Special District 4 Tournament at Burns High School.
Trevor Wagner didn’t know what to expect when he got to the Tacoma Dome.
Hermiston’s Jordan Franklin became the first non-Washington athlete to win a match at Mat Classic on Friday morning, and he wasn’t the only one.
Hermiston and Kennewick had a little rust in their games Friday night, but it would be the Lions who got their act together first in the District 8 semifinal game at the Dawg House.
Come Friday morning, the Hermiston wrestling team will make history as the first non-Washington athletes to participate in a WIAA state event.
Iowa State’s Sam Colbray and Oregon State’s Bob Coleman were teammates when Hermiston won the 2016 Oregon 5A state team title in wrestling.
"To be a team, you must be a family.”
The Hermiston girls basketball team saw a five-point lead melt away in the fourth quarter, then fell short Tuesday night in their 3A District 8 opener against North Central in Spokane.
With one swoosh of his pen, Andrew James officially joined the Eastern Oregon University football family on Thursday afternoon.
Blame Mother Nature or Old Man Winter.
When you add up all the numbers, the Hermiston Bulldogs had a prosperous weekend at the District 8 Wrestling Tournament.
The first time Hermiston played Kamiakin in Mid-Columbia Conference play, the Braves ran away with a 62-26 victory.
Jon Lee is a bit nervous about getting his permit to drive, but put the Hermiston freshman on the mat and he will take on all-comers.
When there’s something you want, you have to go out and get it.
Hermiston held Walla Walla to three points in the second half — all free throws — to rally for a 50-32 victory Friday over the host Blue Devils.
Jordan Ramirez made a layup in the waning seconds to lead Hermiston to a 66-64 Mid-Columbia Conference road win Friday over Walla Walla.
The Valentine’s Massacre competition is coming to Umatilla’s Big River Golf course.
Hermiston coach Juan Rodriguez has pleaded with his team all season to feed the ball inside to 6-foot-4 post Jordan Thomas. Friday night, the Bulldogs did just that.
On the final night of Mid-Columbia Conference wrestling, the Hermiston Bulldogs put on a show for their fans.
Hermiston made sure it held Connor Woodward in check Friday night, but Hanford in turn used its entire arsenal of weapons to sneak past the Bulldogs in Mid-Columbia Conference action.
Sydney Stefani began her career on the diamond with the boys, playing Little League baseball in Ione.
Jazlyn Romero scored a game-high 16 points, and Hermiston secured a spot in the 3A regional tournament with a 54-23 Mid-Columbia Conference road victory Saturday over Southridge.
Big-time players make clutch plays when their teams need them most.
Pasco’s veteran lineup was more than Hermiston could handle Thursday night.
Playing college sports is something Sophia Streeter has wanted to do since she was a child.
The Hermiston boys basketball team likes to keep its fans on the edge of their seats.
The final score might not show it, but Hermiston made Kennewick earn its win Friday night.
Hermiston put three wrestlers in the finals, and came away with three champions Saturday at the Farm City Invitational at Hermiston High School.
Hermiston has had success at the lower weights this season, but inexperience in the middle and upper weights has hindered the Bulldogs.
What started out as a runaway game for Hermiston on Friday night, ended with Richland applying the emergency brake.
For 11 minutes Friday night, Hermiston hung with the best team in the Mid-Columbia Conference.
The Umatilla boys are now enjoying a nine-game streak after turning away Blanchet Catholic 51-40 at the Crusader Classic New Year’s Invitational in Salem on Thursday morning.
Alex Miranda-Walls was an unknown going into the Winter Cup at Hanford High School.
Irrigon coach Mike Royer wasn’t disappointed in his team Friday night.
The Mustang boys improved to 2-0 in Blue Mountain league play after defeating Stanfield on the road 56-37 on Saturday.
If there was an ugly Christmas sweater award for a poorly played basketball game, the Hermiston boys would have taken the top prize Saturday night.
Sometimes, even your best is not enough.
Hermiston won four of its five matches Friday at the Best of the West tournament in Pasco, but the Bulldogs' loss to Prairie in the placing matches kept them out of the trophy race.
The first time Hermiston track coach Emilee Strot saw Madi Wilson run, she knew the girl had a future in the sport.
At 6-foot-1, Hermiston’s Adrian Mendez is not your typical post player, but he gets the job done.
For the first time in five years, Kennewick High School is able to put a full lineup on the mat for a dual.
Each time out on the mat is a learning experience for the Hermiston girls wrestling team.
The Umatilla boys basketball team is off to a hot start.
Freshman Aniyah Heavens poured in 21 points to help Pasco to a 68-54 Mid-Columbia Conference victory Friday over Hermiston at the Dawg House.
No one takes over Vikings territory.
Hermiston is going to have to clean up its game if it wants to have success in the Mid-Columbia Conference this season.
Adrian Mendez tends to fly under the radar, but Saturday night the Hermiston senior made his presence known.
Hermiston is starting to realize just how tough the Mid-Columbia Conference is in wrestling.
Hermiston got out to an early lead once again, but this time the Bulldogs were able to hold on for their first victory of the season.
The last time Hermiston played La Grande, Kaden Green Chandler dropped 20 points on the Bulldogs.
Layla Chavez of McNary Heights Elementary School won the girls 10-11 year old division of the Hermiston Elks Hoop Shoot on Dec. 1.
A big second quarter by Lewiston was more than Hermiston could handle on Friday night.