Angel Carpenter

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Grant Union girls advance to Round One in state action

- The Lady Prospectors will face Pilot Rock on Saturday, Feb. 25, in state basketball playoffs.

Prairie City boys host Round 1 state game Tuesday

- Here is a wrapup of the 1A-8 High Desert District Basketball Tournament.

Prairie City boys advance to district championship game after defeating Monument/Dayville

- No. 2 Prairie City boys face No. 1 Jordan Valley at 5:45 p.m. in district championship game Saturday in John Day.

Strong 2nd half gives Lady Panthers edge over Lady Tigers

- Prairie City girls advance in district tournament to face Adrian at 6 p.m. Friday.

Grant Union beats Enterprise by 1 in tiebreaker

- Grant Union boys are No. 3 in the Wapiti League after winning a Tuesday night tiebreaker.

Lady Pros finish regular season No. 1 in Wapiti

- Grant Union girls, 7-1, are seeded No. 1 for Wapiti District Tournament.

Panther boys swat Hornets

- Prairie City Panthers knock out a 54-point win at their home court.

Sports roundup


Grant Union dancers shine for third-place trophy

The 2A Grant Union Gold dancers, led by coach Kattie Piazza, danced their way to third place at the Friday through Saturday South Albany Competition.

They plac...

Prospector boys face off with Outlaws in tiebreaker

- Grant Union boys compete in playoff for third seed on Tuesday, Feb. 14, in La Grande.

Juniper Arts members hand out grants

- Oregon Cultural Trust grants are awarded to six local organizations.

Lady Prospectors fall to Crane despite strong second half

- The Grant Union girls focus on final league game after two-point loss to Crane.

Prospector boys beat Crane after second-quarter surge

- Grant Union boys look to final league game after win over Crane.

A ‘unique boutique’ opens in John Day

- Downtown store offers variety of handmade gifts from several vendors.

H2O impact: Former Grant Union student makes a pitch for clean drinking water

- Harsh Patel’s team competes in Princeton entrepreneurship competition.

Sports Roundup

- Grant County sports teams compete on the road and at home.

Prospector boys win by 7 in Union

- Grant Union boys take on tough teams for a win and a loss.

Lady Pros take top spot in league

- The Lady Prospectors move to top spot in league Saturday after defeating Imbler Panthers.

Panther boys claim second win over Monument/Dayville


The Prairie City Panthers were on the hunt for another win on Tuesday, this time in Monument/Dayville Tiger territory.

Prairie City claimed a 56-51 victory over the Tigers at the Panther court on Friday, and Tuesda...

Final seconds decide Lady Panthers’ win over Tigers

- Monument/Dayville and Prairie City girls battle at Monument court.

Lady Pros dominate at home court

- Grant Union girls are second in Wapiti League.

Grant County sports roundup


Grant Union wrestlers win at dual meet

The Grant Union wrestling team hosted Enterprise and Union/Cove for a dual meet on Friday in John Day.

As a team, Grant Union beat Enterprise 42-21 and Union/Cove 9-6.

Panther girls win rival battle at home court

- Prairie City claims victory over Monument/Dayville girls in hoops action.

Prairie City boys take five-point win over Tigers

- Fans cheer on Prairie City and Monument/Dayville teams in Prairie City.

Award-winning rodeo photographer shares the lifestyle through his lens

- John Day rodeo photographer Lindsey Wyllie wins his sixth consecutive Photographer of the Year award.

Longtime music director honored with state award


Recently retired music director Mary Ann Vidourek has traveled far and wide with her students — oftentimes behind the wheel of a Grant School District No. 3 bus.

She was recognized by the Oregon Music Educat...

New baseball coach excited to lead team

- Grant Union’s new baseball coach plans to lead team in traditional style.

Sports Roundup


Prairie City boys on five-game win streak

The Panther boys basketball team had an 81-53 win on Friday over the Adrian Antelopes at the Prairie City court.

That decisive win and a couple more big wins place th...

Lady Tigers fast on floor but can’t catch ’Lopes

- Monument/Dayville Lady Tigers battle Adrian.

Wrestlers battle at Grant Union Tournament

- Wrestlers show determination facing tough opponents.

Tiger boys come back to win over ’Lopes

- Tigers take 4-point victory over Adrian at Dayville court.

Lady Pros cruise to two wins


The Grant Union Lady Prospectors claimed a 47-18 win over the Union Bobcats Saturday, after a 51-18 win over the Elgin Huskies on the road the previous day.

The games were again played without senior starter Heathe...

Prairie City can’t put brakes on Lady Mustangs

- Lady Panthers battle tough against Crane at home.

Grant Union boys fall to Union at home

- Grant Union boys beat Elgin and lose to Union.

Grant County sports roundup

- Tiger basketball teams net wins, and Grant Union’s wrestling team finishes 4-2 in Redmond.

Full steam ahead: Prairie City boys win two at home

- Prairie City is second in High Desert League.

Students win BMW logo contest

- Grant Union students win BMW patch design contest.

Mt. Vernon Scout awarded the Eagle

- Brogan McKrola of Mt. Vernon earns the rank of Eagle Scout.

Long Creek family starts new year with new baby

- The first baby of 2017 was born at Blue Mountain Hospital on Jan. 2.

Grant County sports roundup

- Grant County teams were on the road last week for competitions; here are the results.

Knights storm Grant Union court

- Grant Union teams fall to Irrigon at home court.

Just Teasin’ hair salon offers cuts, color, convenience

- Mikeala Donohue offers haircuts and styles for the whole family at Just Teasin'hair salon in John Day.

Youth wrestlers wrap up successful season

- The Grant County Youth Wrestling Club wraps up their season.

21 enjoy Christmas Trap Shoot in Seneca

- The Christmas Trap Shoot in Seneca draws a crowd.

Local Elks Hoop Shoot winners announced

- Grant County elementary basketball buffs took aim during the annual Elks Lodge Hoop Shoot challenge.

Grant County sports roundup

- Grant County basketball teams stayed busy, competing during the holiday break.

Timbers Bistro plans to open in January

- A new eating place will open soon in John Day.

16 sports highlights from 2016

- Here's a look at 16 sports highlights from the year 2016.