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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.

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Baker junior Sydney Keller becomes the Bulldogs' first girls state champion wrestler tonight by winning the 115-pound title match at Portland's Memorial Coliseum. Keller defeated West Albany's…

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Powder Valley rallied in the fourth quarter but the Badgers couldn’t quite overcome an early deficit to Joseph in the girls championship game at the District 7-1A basketball tournament Saturda…

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The Baker boys wrestling team finished second in the team standings at the district tournament Friday and Saturday at Ontario, and eight Bulldogs qualified to compete in the state tournament t…

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When Caden Long started the fourth quarter by throwing down a two-handed slam dunk, La Grande’s 10-point lead had shrunk to a single point and the roaring Baker crowd sensed a stirring comebac…

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Baker sophomore Brianna Stadler claimed her second career state swimming title Saturday, winning the 100-meter butterfly race in a time of 58.99 seconds, more than a second ahead of runner up …

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The Joseph boys rallied from an 8-point deficit late in the third quarter to nip Powder Valley 51-48 Friday afternoon and clinch a berth in the Class 1A state playoffs.

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The ball left Belle Blair’s right hand, poised on the rim for an agonizing second, then fell through the net.

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Baker’s third-ranked girls basketball team was in an unfamiliar, and rather unexpected, spot late in the first quarter Friday night against Ontario in the Baker gym.

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The goal, Caden Long said, was to give the Baker crowd a show to remember on the night when he and the five other Bulldog seniors were honored.

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NORTH POWDER — Powder Valley’s girls and boys basketball teams easily handled Pine Eagle on Tuesday on the Badgers’ home court.

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Baker’s girls basketball team had to wait a couple of extra days to resume its quest for a fourth straight Greater Oregon League regular season title.

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Baker boys basketball coach Jebron Jones knew Mac-Hi was capable of pulling an upset Tuesday, and he knew who was most likely to lead the Pioneers.

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Baker’s wrestling team rolled to a 64-12 victory over Ontario Thursday in a district dual on the Baker mats.

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HILLSBORO — Baker’s wrestling team went up against the top grapplers in Oregon last weekend at the Resers Tournament of Champions, and coach Brandon Young is pleased with the Bulldogs’ progress.

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Baker’s boys basketball team had its shortest bus ride of the season, and the Bulldogs played like a team that hasn’t had time to get stiff sitting on uncomfortable benches.