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  • Baseball back in full swing

    Rob Whitbeck, Times-Journal Contributor|Updated Apr 10, 2024

    After a successful 2023 campaign the Sherman Huskies baseball team is off to a strong start again in '24. They have come out of the gate with a 6-2 record, and, after a week of league action, they sit atop the Special District 7 standings, knotted in a four-way tie with Heppner, Union, and Grant Union, all of whom can boast of 3-0 league records. Returning starters from last year's squad are catcher Brody Geer, first baseman Blake Carnine, second baseman Caiden Walker, third...

  • Sherman senior signs with Linfield for track and field

    Jessica R. Wheeler|Updated Mar 6, 2024

    A senior from Sherman County School's Class of 2024 has announced her intention to join Linfield University's track and field team next year. Senior Sophie Hulke signed a letter of intent Friday, March 1, to join the team at Linfield for the 2024-25 school year. Linfield University is a private college located in McMinnville, Oregon. Hulke currently holds the Sherman County School record in the discus, previously held by 1999 Sherman graduate Kara (Blagg) Lanthorn of Grass...

  • Big Sky Basketball heads to State Tournament

    Updated Mar 4, 2024

    The Big Sky District Tournament was held in The Dalles last weekend at Kurtz Gym with the top three teams assured a spot in the state playoffs. In boys basketball, the Dufur Rangers have been unstoppable this year. The Rangers are 21-2 overall and 14-0 in the league. The Condon Blue Devils gave the Rangers a run for their money and played them as tough as anybody (with the exception of Sherman Co. who lost to Dufur in overtime earlier this month). After beating the Blue...

  • Spray's Morgan Cole-Hand named OSAA Athlete of the week

    Stephen Allen|Updated Feb 9, 2024

    Junior Morgan Cole-Hand has been recognized by the Oregon School Activities Association (OSAA) as the Athlete of the Week from January 22 – January 28. Cole-Hand was recognized for her achievements in girls basketball. The junior from Spray has had a stand-out year and has propelled the Lady Rattlers (13-7 Overall, 6-4 League) to fourth place in the Big Sky Conference. The Wheeler County Rattlers are a combined team of the three Wheeler County schools in Spray, Mitchell, a...

  • Sherman boys basketball sets school record with 21 consecutive wins

    Jessica R. Wheeler|Updated Feb 9, 2024

    The Sherman County School varsity boys basketball team set a new school record for consecutive wins last week. "I want to thank the basketball coaches, the volunteers and the fans for a great basketball season so far," Sherman Principal and Athletic Director Trent Kroll said Monday. "It's pretty exciting, our boys are 20-0 and our girls are 9-11 going into playoff week next week." With a win against Lyle on Monday night, the boys team is now 21-0, with three regular season...

  • Basketball teams reschedule games

    Stephen Allen|Updated Jan 24, 2024

    The Big Sky League is entering the final stretch, with league play ending on February 10. Due to school cancellations from poor weather last week, several games were postponed and rescheduled. The Wheeler Co. Rattlers had games against Klickitat and Horizon Christian cancelled last week due to school closures and dangerous driving conditions. The Rattlers were due to host Horizon Christian in Mitchell on January 19. Dangerous conditions on I-84 prompted ODOT to close the...

  • Grady Greenwood wins 1A/2A State Cross Country Championship

    Tom Fatland, Times-Journal Contributor|Updated Jan 17, 2024

    Grady Greenwood put the cherry on top of his high school cross country career with an exciting first place finish at the OSAA 1A/2A State Cross Country Championships Saturday, November 4 in Eugene. The senior from Condon edged out Union High School senior Eli Williams with a time of 16:12.9 on the wet, muddy course. Williams faded in the last 300 yards to finish in 16:22.6 for second. Greenwood garnered second place at the state championships last year finishing behind...

  • Ione-Arlington boys and girls fall to Nixyaawii in state tournament

    Stephen Allen|Updated Nov 29, 2023

    PENDLETON, OR - The Nixyaawii gym was packed to the gills as the school hosted Ione-Arlington for the 2nd round of the OSAA 1A State Basketball Tournament on Saturday, February 26th. Starting with the girls game, the first quarter was fast paced and both teams played competitive ball. Players dove for loose balls and hit tough shots. At the end of the first quarter, Ione-Arlington led 15-14. But the Nixyaawii Eagles came out in the second quarter and played hard, aggressive...

  • Condon battles S. Wasco to the end but falls short

    Updated Nov 29, 2023

    The S. Wasco Co. Redsides didn't look prepared for the Condon Blue Devils team that took the court in Maupin on Wednesday night. After beating the Blue Devils by 33 points in January, the Big Sky West's top seeded team was shocked to be down 22-21 at the half. S. Wasco Co. won the game 56-49 but the game was close throughout. When asked if the Blue Devils surprised the Redsides, Condon Coach Teren Humphreys said it seemed that way. "It was not our best shooting night, which...

  • Lady Cardinals down S. Wasco 42-41

    Stephen Allen|Updated Nov 29, 2023

    Momentum changed sides like a pendulum but the Ione-Arlington Lady Cardinals caught the final wave and survived a late run from the S. Wasco Redsides to win 42-41 on Thursday night. With S. Wasco leading by one-point with 35 seconds to play, the Lady Cardinals had a final opportunity and capitalized when Haylie Peterson fed Grace Claughton for the go-ahead bucket. It is the fourth game of the season that Ione-Arlington has won by one point on a final possession. Coach Nathan...

  • Rattlers survive Sherman County comeback

    Stephen Allen|Updated Nov 25, 2023

    There was no quit in the Sherman County Huskies on Thursday night. Trailing from the start, the Huskies could have folded. But each time the Rattlers stretched their lead, the Huskies came back. Ultimately, it was not enough and the Wheeler Co. Rattlers beat the Sherman Co. Huskies 59-51. The game opened with a 3-pointer by Carter Boise, who also had a rebound and put-back to give the Rattlers a 12-4 lead early. But Sherman County's Gabe Fritts answered, as he did all night,...

  • District basketball tournament jumps off

    Updated Nov 25, 2023

    District tournament play for Big Sky Basketball teams will get underway tonight and continue through the week. Six teams from the Big Sky League are facing off and will vie for a place in the OSAA State 1A Basketball Tournament. Girls Teams On Monday, the Wheeler Rattlers girls team (combined team of Wheeler High, Spray High, and Mitchell High School) will travel to Trout Lake to open the tournament. The Lady Rattlers (8-6 League, 9-11 Overall) are the #3 seed from the Big...

  • On To State: OSAA Basketball tips off today

    Stephen Allen|Updated Nov 25, 2023

    With the district tournament in the rear view, remaining teams are now jumping into the state tournament. The Sherman County boys and girls, Ione-Arlington boys and girls and the Wheeler Co. Rattlers boys teams are still in it. In the 32-team bracket, the Rattlers have been given the 18 seed. Wheeler County travels to Molalla on Wednesday and will face the 15 seed Country Christian. The teams look to be evenly matched and it should be a good one. The Ione-Arlington Cardinals...

  • Huskies baseball on win streak

    Rob Whitbeck|Updated Nov 25, 2023

    The Sherman Huskies baseball team is riding a five-game winning streak and has a perfect 3-0 record in league play. Led by head coach Joe Justesen, the Huskies travelled to Dufur for their league opener on Tuesday, the 8th, a game in which Sherman overpowered the Rangers 21-8. This single game was followed by a double header against Dufur in Moro on Saturday. The Huskies handled the Rangers again, winning the opener 10-5, and the second game by a score of 13-3. With those...

  • Small town track and field athletes shine on big stage at State Championships

    Stephen Allen|Updated Nov 25, 2023

    Fossil native, legendary coach and shoe innovator Bill Bowerman, helped to put Oregon track and field on the map and made Hayward Field a destination for sneakerheads and athletes alike. Remodeled in 2021, Hayward Field is akin to holy ground for lovers of track and field. Hayward hosted the 2022 World Athletics Championships last year, bringing the best athletes in the world to compete in Eugene. But last week, athletes from Oregon's smallest schools got to have their shot...

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