Angel Carpenter

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Grant Union Prospector league champs win the day at Dig Pink Rally


The league champion Grant Union Prospector volleyball team celebrated their 10th Annual Dig Pink Rally, defeating the Enterprise Outlaws and Pilot Rock Rockets.

Grant Union closed their regular season in the Blue M...

Pros dominate in homecoming shutout over Riverside


It was the Grant Union’s homecoming night Friday, and there was no letting up at the Prospectors applied strong defensive pressure on the Riverside Pirates while racking up touchdowns for a 50-0 victory.


Surviving breast cancer: Mental strength key

- ‘The sooner they detect it, the better.’

Jordan Valley takes Dig Pink sweep in Dayville

- Tigers’ homecoming is Oct. 13 in Monument.

Panthers meet match in Mustangs

- Prairie City has an overall record of 7-10, and they are 2-1 in league.

Grant Union student questions gubernatorial candidates at debate

- Three local students attend debate, tour Capitol.

Lake Creek Youth Camp board seeks volunteers

- Local students enjoy 3-day outdoor school.

Outdoor adventure starts at Wildcat Basin Outfitters

- New store sells camping, hiking goods and more.

Chester’s is first Thriftway with variety department

- Managers open to requests for merchandise.

Cougars outrun Panthers at homecoming

- Prairie City faces Huntington Friday

HUNT GUIDE: Tasty hunter recipes


Filling the freezer after a successful hunt is rewarding, but if you find yourself in a recipe rut, here are a few ideas to bring that bounty to the dinner table.

Grant Union on 6-game league win streak

- Lady Pros ranked No. 3 in state.

Color Run is a rainbow of fun for families


About 50 participants braced themselves as brilliant hues of powders were thrown at them during Heart of Grant County’s Color Me Free Run on Saturday.

Those lacing up for the fun run and walk, held at the Jo...

Pick six gives Grant Union boost in battle with Umatilla

- Prospectors face Kennedy Trojans Friday.

Panthers fall to senior-laden Eagles team

- Prairie City homecoming is 7 p.m. Sept. 28.

Showing respect, BMX style


Windsurfer, Backyard, Spiderman — these were just a few of the stunt tricks Chris Poulos performed for local students on his BMX bike Sept. 12 at Prairie City School.

Poulos, a youth motivational speaker and...

Prairie City JV pushes forward to sweep Long Creek/Ukiah


The Prairie City Panthers and Long Creek/Ukiah Mountaineer/Cougars junior varsity teams played a nail-biter first set Thursday evening before the Panthers put the match away with a 3-0 sweep.

Prairie City steadily ...

Soccer team ready and confident

- Long Creek/Ukiah’s season starts Sept. 26.

Five returners set standard for Long Creek/Ukiah volleyball

- Communication, unity highlight team’s strengths.

Grant Union boys finish strong at Catherine Creek Scamper

- Cross country teams take on Catherine Creek Scamper.

Canyon City resident shows Seattle Spartan spirit


Rebekah Rand of Canyon City battled at the Sept. 9 Seattle Spartan Sprint, finishing first in the 25- to 29-year-old age group for women with a time of 1:05.25.

Rand is Blue Mountain Hospital District’s EMS ...

Grant Union defeats Heppner in first league battle


The Grant Union Prospectors battled in their first league match at home, sweeping the Heppner Mustangs 3-0 with scores of 25-11, 25-18 and 25-18.

Prospector head coach Ali Abrego said senior Sydney Brockway’...

Cross country prospects favorable with full teams

- 11 boys and 7 girls make up varsity roster

Prospectors fall to defending state champs in home opener

- Grant Union falls to Monroe in first challenging home fray.

Cougars take down Tigers at Monument field


The Echo Cougars dominated the Dayville/Monument Tigers 66-28 on Friday at the Monument football field.

Echo running back Mason Smith scored the first touchdown the first quarter, and Dayville/Monument’s Gab...

HUNT GUIDE: Tasty hunter recipes


Filling the freezer after a successful hunt is rewarding, but if you find yourself in a recipe rut, here are a few ideas to bring that bounty to the dinner table.

Prospector JV team sweeps Tigers 3-0


The 1A Dayville/Monument Tigers varsity was missing a key part of their team Wednesday as they faced 2A Grant Union Prospector junior varsity in John Day.

Grant Union made a 3-0 sweep with scores of 25-15, 25-9 and...

Small but mighty: Tigers look to bounce back

- Dayville/Monument hosts Locos at 5 p.m. Sept. 11 in Dayville.

Prairie City’s six-man team gearing up for intense season

- Panthers will host Harper at 7 p.m. Friday.

Grant Union takes exhilarating 3-1 volleyball win over Burns


The Grant Union volleyball team came together for a win over the Burns Hilanders Tuesday, Aug. 28, at the Prospector home court.

Although Burns pushed the match to four sets, Prospector head coach Ali Abrego said s...

School’s in session

- New administrators and teachers announced.

Turkeys and chickens popular with bidders at the Grant County Fair

- Youth Livestock Auction sales total $246,800.

Cloud 9 is dream job for hairstylist

- Many pampering options at John Day salon.

Young, raw, ready: Prospector football team resets for season

- First home game vs. Monroe is 6 p.m. Sept. 7.

Six-man: Dayville/Monument fueling up for fun season

- Tigers host Prairie City in Dayville Aug. 31.

Kids in the spotlight at livestock auction


Behind the scenes of Saturday’s Youth Livestock Auction, FFA and 4-H kids were busy preparing their animals for their walk to the sale barn where buyers were packed in, ready for bidding wars.

Paige Moore, a...

Fighting bulls put on a show at county fair

- Bulls escape pen into arena during event.

Younger Panther volleyball girls ready to attack season

- Jordan Bass leads as new head coach.