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Grant Union finishes volleyball season second in state
Grant Union finishes volleyball season second in state

The Grant Union Prospector volleyball team finished their season in second place at Saturday’s OSAA 2A State Championship title game, falling in a tight 3-2 battle against the Portland Christian Royals.

Grant Union’s uphill climb...

Grant Union falls to No. 1 Monroe at state football playoff
Grant Union falls to No. 1 Monroe at state football playoff

The Grant Union Prospectors battled No. 1-ranked Monroe in the OSAA first round state playoffs Saturday, Grant Union falling 49-0 on the Dragons’ turf.

Grant Union, No. 16, ended their season with a 5-5 overall record, finishing second in...

Shooting the Breeze: Double slam doe hunt
Shooting the Breeze: Double slam doe hunt

For the meat hunting purist, antlerless big game tags provide a means to get your winter provender without having to be as particular in your search efforts. Ideally, no one with such a tag should blast the first antlerless deer that they see.

Grant Union advances to title volleyball match
Grant Union advances to title volleyball match

After losing the first match 22-25, Grant Union picked up the win with scores of 25-14, 25-14 and 25-19 over Central Linn.

Grant Union, No. 2, will face the No. 4 Portland Christian Royals in the tournament’s final match set for 8:30 p.m.

Grant Union volleyball team moves on to state semifinal round
Grant Union volleyball team moves on to state semifinal round

The Grant Union Prospector volleyball team has downed the Coquille Red Devils 3-0 in close sets at the OSAA State Volleyball Championship quarterfinals.

Grant Union won with scores of 27-25, 25-21 and 27-25 at Ridgeview High School in...

Shooting the Breeze: Dealing with recoil
Shooting the Breeze: Dealing with recoil

Let’s face it, no one looks cooler than Snake Plissken wielding twin .44s or Harry Callahan blazing away with a .458 magnum. The problem is, looking “cool” does nothing to mitigate heavy recoil. And, sadly for many gun owners,...

Prospector cross country teams compete at district championships
Prospector cross country teams compete at district championships
Boys team posts a fifth-place finish.
Enthusiasm for cheer is contagious at Prairie City School
Enthusiasm for cheer is contagious at Prairie City School

Four varsity cheerleaders have generated school spirit in the hallways, at pep assemblies and on the sidelines at Prairie City School.

The team is led by Jill Wright, whose enthusiasm for the sport has only continued to build since she began...

Grant Union advances to first round state football playoff
Grant Union advances to first round state football playoff

The Grant Union Prospector football team is moving on to the first round state playoffs.

The Pros will face the Monroe Dragons at 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3, in Monroe.

Grant Union hosted Monroe early in their season, the Dragons taking a...

Grant Union advances to State Championship tourney after sweeping Bonanza
Grant Union advances to State Championship tourney after sweeping Bonanza
Prospectors will face Coquille on Friday in quarterfinals at OSAA Volleyball State Championship in Redmond.
Playoff on the horizon: Prospectors shut out TigerScots 16-0 to advance
Playoff on the horizon: Prospectors shut out TigerScots 16-0 to advance
Football team travels to Monroe Saturday.
Long Creek/Ukiah sweeps Huntington for senior day
Long Creek/Ukiah sweeps Huntington for senior day

The Long Creek/Ukiah volleyball team overcame setbacks to sweep Huntington 25-15, 26-24 and 25-18 Oct. 18 in Long Creek.

The win added to the excitement of homecoming day and senior day for the Long Creek and Ukiah schools.

“It was...

Nyssa overtakes Long Creek/Ukiah at Long Creek soccer field
Nyssa overtakes Long Creek/Ukiah at Long Creek soccer field

Mathéo Buchart scored 5 goals in two games last week for Long Creek/Ukiah’s soccer team.

With just 2 seconds left on the clock Oct. 18, Buchart scored the only goal in his team’s 4-1 loss to Nyssa in Long Creek.

He also...

Grant Union spikers to host Bonanza Saturday
Grant Union spikers to host Bonanza Saturday
Grant Union hosts Bonanza for first state playoff round on Saturday.
Shooting the Breeze: Last day at Juniper Gulch
Shooting the Breeze: Last day at Juniper Gulch

We’ve all had seasons where you have to just about give up before the “magic” happens. This year for me was the dictionary definition of enduring to the end.

I had two opportunities at younger bucks at different times but...

Grant Union wins fourth BMC district tournament
Grant Union wins fourth BMC district tournament
Prospectors host first-round game Saturday.
Grant Union to battle Weston-McEwen Friday for playoff spot
Grant Union to battle Weston-McEwen Friday for playoff spot

It’s do or die for the Grant Union Prospector football team as they battle for a state playoff spot Friday.

The Prospectors (4-4, 2-1) will face the Weston-McEwen TigerScots (3-4, 2-1) at 7 p.m. Friday at Three Flags Field in John...

Grant Union dominates all-conference team
Grant Union dominates all-conference team

Grant Union dominated the Blue Mountain Conference all-league team, taking four of seven spots when the team was announced Saturday.

Seniors Hailie Wright, Kaylee Wright, Triniity Hutchison and Alcie Moore highlighted the first team, which also...

Visitors edge out locals in District 1A-8 tourney play
Visitors edge out locals in District 1A-8 tourney play
Tournament kicks off with Tiger-Panther match-up.
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Dayville/Monument football falls to Huntington

The Dayville/Monument Tiger football team fell 42-25 to the Huntington Locomotives Friday in Dayville.

The Tigers, led by quarterback JT Hand, came out strong with a 25-14 lead going into...

Sports Schedule

Friday, Oct. 26

Grant Union cross country @ 3A/2A/1A Special District 3 Meet at Pendleton Community Park, boys at 3 p.m., girls at 3:30 p.m.

Grant Union football vs. Weston-McEwen at 7 p.m.

Saturday, Oct. 27

Grant Union...

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