The Umatilla County Panthers, formerly known as the Columbia River Hawks, will hold tryouts for its inaugural season in the Oregon Football League on Jan. 15th and Jan. 22nd.

The Jan. 15th date will be at 10 a.m. at Butte Park in Hermiston while the nex tryout will be in Walla Wall at Martin Stadium, beginning at 10 a.m.

All interested players must be older than 18 and will have to pay a $30 registraton/tryout fee. The tryouts will be more like combines, where potential Panthers will run the 40-yard and 20-yard dashes, do the shuttle run, a vertical leap test along with position-specific drills.

For more information on the club, visit their website,, or call owner Kyle Williams at 541-561-1241.

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