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Grant County Wildfire blazes for District 3 title
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Grant County Wildfire blazes for District 3 title
Wildfire girls softball team wins it all at district tourney in La Grande.

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Softball girls on fire
Softball girls on fire
Grant County softball teams survive the heat at districts in La Grande.
Cinnabar Playdays youth rodeos are back
Cinnabar Playdays youth rodeos are back

Cinnabar Mountain Playdays rodeo kids are at it again — having plenty of fun while competing, that is.

The opening CMP rodeo, held June 10 and 11 at the Grant County Fairgrounds in John Day, had a “Tough Enough to Wear Pink”...

After the Gold Rush: Runners race through historic mining town
After the Gold Rush: Runners race through historic mining town
Runners and walkers take on a ’62 Days tradition.
GW Clark wrestles his way to the top
GW Clark wrestles his way to the top
Steer wrestler GW Clark advances to the July 16-22 National High School Rodeo Finals.
2A/1A- Special District 6 All-League baseball selections
2A/1A- Special District 6 All-League baseball selections

Zack Deiter, pitcher, second team, Grant Union

Wade Reimers, infield, honorable mention, Grant Union

Jesse Paulson, infield, honorable mention, Grant Union

Cauy Weaver, outfield, honorable mention, Grant Union

3A- All-Oregon and Special District 2 softball selections
3A- All-Oregon and Special District 2 softball selections

Brianna Zweygardt, catcher, Prairie City junior, First Team

Mariah Moulton, infield, Grant Union junior, honorable mention

3A-Special District 2 honors

Co-Players of the Year:

Brianna Zweygardt, catcher, junior (Grant...

Swimming season opens at Gleason Pool
Swimming season opens at Gleason Pool

Blue Mountain Eagle

Let the splashing begin!

Gleason Pool in John Day, 250 NW Canton St., opened Monday, June 12, for the season.

The recreational swim is 1-4:30 p.m. Mondays through Fridays.

Family pool passes are $130 for...

Youth golf lessons offer intro to sport
Youth golf lessons offer intro to sport

Grant County Junior Golf will teach youth the basics of the sport with instruction from coach Ron Lundbom.

The lessons will be held 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Monday through Friday, June 26-30, at the John Day Golf Course

Boys and girls ages 8 to...

Former Grant Union athlete competes in pro timbersports
Former Grant Union athlete competes in pro timbersports
A 2009 Grant Union alumnus will compete in Stihl’s Northeast Professional Qualifier.
Running for gold
Running for gold

Come stroll (or race) down memory lane at this year’s Gold Rush Run and Walk event, part of the annual ’62 Days Celebration.

At the “clink” of a gold nugget dropped in an old miner’s pan, runners and walkers...

Senior student organizes successful ranch rodeo
Senior student organizes successful ranch rodeo
Monument senior student GW Clark goes big for senior project.
Glide halts Lady Pros in round one of softball state championships
Glide halts Lady Pros in round one of softball state championships
Grant Union falls 8-6 to Glide in softball state playoffs.
Kids can catch fun at fishing derby
Kids can catch fun at fishing derby
A free kids fishing derby is set for June 3 at McHaley Pond.

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