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Tracks teams put best foot forward

- Grant County tracks teams check in for chilly local meet.

School board to discuss hiring new GU principal


CANYON CITY – The consent agenda for this month’s Grant School District No. 3 school board meeting includes an item to recommend hiring a new Grant Union Junior-Senior High School principal.

The meeti...

Watt lights up off-road paths

- Kilowatt Lighting offers 'illuminating' experience for owners of off-road vehicles.

Lady Pros split wins at home

- Grant Union girls softball team takes a win and loss to Enterprise at Friday's Seventh Street doubleheader.

GU gains confidence with each swing

- The Grant Union golf team is small in numbers, but big on experience.

GU golfers compete in Pendleton

- Grant Union golfers start their season.

GU girls place 3rd at track invite

- Three Grant County track and field teams leapt into action at the April 4 Don Walker Invitational.

Track Committee aims to raise $7,000

- Track Restoration Committee hopes to raise the remaining funds through an email fundraising campaign.

Knowles gains Hall of Fame status

- Trevor Knowles of Mt. Vernon will be inducted into the National Wrestling Hall of Fame.

Lady Pros split wins at home, on road

- Grant Union splits wins with Elgin/Imbler at home last Friday.

Pros 10-run Dawgs for sweep

- The Grant Union Prospectors sweep the Culver Bulldogs at Malone Field.

Lifting for success

- Weights and conditioning class at Grant Union builds confidence and strength.

GU golfer prepares for Down Under competition

- Nathan Gehley is chosen for Down Under Sports golfing event.

Athletes make tracks, on the road

- Track teams travel for first outing of the season.

Grant Union warms up with Icebreaker

- Grant Union takes a win and a loss at spring break Icebreaker.

Special Olympians take on regional competition

- Local Special Olympians take third in 5-on-5 regional basketball competition.

Grant Union musicians win District 6 competition

- Grant Union withstands the competition at the District 6 music festival.

Local arts supported by Oregon Cultural Trust

- Juniper Arts Council awards Oregon Cultural Trust funds to local representatives.

Pros fly by Rockets

- Prospector baseball team show endurance in comeback wins over Pilot Rock.

Three budding scientists win at Expo

- Three Grant Union students win big at regional science fair.

Lady Pros take to the field

- Prospector softball players have up and down weekend.

Pros set to break ice this week

- The Prospector baseball team will host six teams for this year's Les Schwab Icebreaker Tournament.

Young Grant Union teams have bright future

- It's a wrap – Grant Union's eighth-grade girls basketball team earns third at Seaside Tourney.

GU Gold earns 2nd at championships

- Dancers earn second-place trophy at state competition.

GU students pen winning essays

- Students ace patriotic writing contest.

District 3 goes into transition mode

- The Grant School District No. 3 board votes to approve the contract to hire Curt Shelley as the new superintendent.

Class gets Grant County students ready to aim, fire

- Students learn firearm safety and show their skills.

Art show celebrates local talent

- A group of 34 Grant County artists display work at local airport.

Dancers wow audience

- Spring Showcase dancers dazzle crowd with energetic performances.

8th-grade athlete sets bar high

- Sophia Pettit wins first place at the AAU U14 National Track Championships.

Making strides at state

- Three Grant Union middle school wrestlers experience state championship competition.

GU musicians blossom in competition, concert

- Grant Union music students participate at district competition and hold a spring concert.

Dancers take spotlight

- Dancers entertain, packing the stands at the Grant Union gym.

SPRING, and dancing, in the AIR!

- Spring Showcase dancers to share talents Thursday, March 12.

School board votes to hire Shelley as District No. 3 superintendent

- The Grant School District No. 3 school board votes to hire Curt Shelley, pending salary negotiations.

Middle school wrestlers place at regional meet

- Three Grant Union middle school wrestlers qualify for the state meet at Woodburn.

Deer tracking goes high tech

- A deer collaring project is giving ODFW a high-tech way to check deer movement.

GU dancers give golden performance

- Grant Union Gold dances its way to first in Springfield.

PC students catch the rhythm

- Prairie City students learn the art of African drumming.

School board votes to hire new Grant District No. 3 superintendent

- The Grant School District No. 3 school board votes to hire Curt Shelley, pending salary negotiations.

Round 1 heartbreaker ends GU girls’ season

- Grant Union girls battle tough, but Dragons fly ahead for the win at Round 1 game.

Dance teams compete at Pendleton

- The Grant Union Gold dance team and younger teams compete in Pendleton.

Students learn, bake, ‘dough-nate’

- Students catch the excitement of baking during demonstration at Humbolt School.

Johnson claims third at state

- Grant Union's Clay Johnson wrestles to third at state.

Long Creek/Ukiah teams end season

- The Long Creek/Ukiah team closes out season with vigorous battle against Prairie City, and girls make strides.

Elgin too much for GU boys at Wapiti Tourney

- The Grant Union boys end their season with a close los sto Elgin at the Wapiti District Tournament.

Pressure-cooker game pushes Tiger boys out of tourney

- The Dayville/Monument Tiger lose to Adrian in tight battle for third-seed to state.

Panthers stung by Hornets in district contest

- Prairie City boys fall to Hornets at district play-in game.

Lady Panthers oust the Tigers

- Panther and Tiger girls end season at High Desert Tournament.

GU wrestler Clay Johnson is district CHAMP

- The Grant Union wrestling team, finishing 6th at district, sends Clay Johnson to the state meet this week.