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For football fans, every autumn Sunday is the same, normal routine. We wake up, prepare some of our favorite snacks, throw some protein on a grill, and firmly plant ourselves in a comfortable …

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The Baker School District has canceled all outdoor sports practices due to poor air quality caused by wildfire smoke.

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With the National Football League season underway, fans contemplate the opportunity to join their friends in a battle for bragging rights and sometimes even a money pot. As a perennial fantasy…

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With the National Football League season underway, fans contemplate the opportunity to join their friends in a battle for bragging rights and sometimes even a money pot. As a perennial fantasy…

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Editor’s note: The first part of Baker City Herald sports editor Corey Kirk’s mock NBA draft was published in the Tuesday, Sept. 1 issue. It’s also available at www.bakercityherald.com.

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Though Baker High School classrooms will be devoid of students when the school year starts Sept. 8, weights will be clanking in the weight room this fall.

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Coaches from all levels within the Baker School District convened for a Zoom call Aug. 12 moderated by the District’s athletic director, Buell Gonzales Jr., to discuss plans for athletics in a…

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For the past four years, Caden Long donned the purple and gold while carrying the grit of a Bulldog on the hardwood.

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In this region of the country, you have to travel quite a ways to be able to watch your favorite sport live in person. Fans can travel to Portland to watch some of their favorite teams face of…

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The Baker School District athletic director and the Baker High School head football coach said they understand why Oregon’s high school sports governing agency decided to postpone fall sports …

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Five weeks ago, a group of Baker City boys gathered on the baseball diamond for the first time in months.

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For one last time, Sam McCauley, Spencer Smith and Spencer Shirtcliff donned the purple-and-gold uniform to represent the Baker Bulldogs on the baseball diamond.

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After dropping both ends of a doubleheader Tuesday against Pendleton, the Baker Brewers 16 and under summer baseball team returned to the diamond by taking on the Wallowa Valley Cougars in a t…

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With Baker High School about 6 weeks away from starting what won’t be an ordinary school year, student-athletes will have to wait even longer to compete against rival schools.

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Baker’s two summer baseball teams, one for ages 16 and under and one for 17- and 18-year-olds, took three of four games over the weekend.

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Baker’s two high school summer baseball teams had a busy weekend.

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The Boys of Summer here in Baker County will finally get to play some organized baseball for the first time in almost a year.

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Although the coronavirus pandemic continues to affect Baker County, on Tuesday evening the familiar sound of aluminum bats hitting baseballs echoed at the Baker Sports Complex.

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The Baker Little League board of directors, after weeks of weighing their options and hoping to salvage the season, decided Wednesday to cancel the season due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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Baker High School athletes missed the spring season but they’ll soon be able to start unofficial summer practices.

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Editor’s Note: The first part of Baker City Herald sports editor Corey Kirk’s second look at the NFL draft, which starts this evening, ran in the April 21 issue.

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As thousands of people piled into the Staples Center in Los Angeles on Feb. 24 to honor the late Kobe Bryant and his daughter, Gianna, those close to Kobe came to the podium to speak about wha…

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Baker High School baseball players gathered around the batting cages, waiting for coach Tim Smith.

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As the NFL combine has come and gone, we are officially a month away from these college players' lives forever changing and NFL organizations looking for the next best piece to their team. Cat…

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Baker freshman Jozie Ramos stood tall among the competitors on the hardwood Friday night, not just by height but by leading the Bulldogs to victory and a return to the Class 4A state tournamen…

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When Carson Eynetich whipped a perfect pass to Taylor Rollins for a layin late in the third quarter, it looked as though Ione/Arlington was making a serious run at stunning top-ranked Damascus…

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The Country Christian Cougars girls basketball team faced the top-ranked Crane Mustangs on the hardwood for the second time this season, but Wednesday’s rematch had higher stakes.

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Stellar defense, sharp shooting early and a response when Damascus Christian made a rally Wednesday sent the Joseph Eagles to the state semifinals for the first time since 2009.

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Hello Baker City! My name is Corey Kirk and I am the newest addition to the Baker City Herald. As the new sports editor, I am excited to be covering the high schools in this region, as well as…

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The Baker boys wrestling team finished 5th at the Class 4A state tournament this weekend at Portland’s Memorial Coliseum, following the Bulldogs’ school-best 4th-place finish last year.