Joseph Eagles Ladies finish 2020 Season with 5th in State

#14 Joseph Eagles Madelyn Nelson at the 1A Girls Basketball State Championship in Baker City, Oregom
#14 Joseph Eagles Madelyn Nelson at the 1A Girls Basketball State Championship in Baker City, Oregom

Only the top eight make it to the 1A Girls Basketball State Championship and the Joseph Eagles Ladies were one of them! District Champions and seeded as #5 in the state after the regular season they continued to eliminate their opponents reaching the semi-final in Baker City, Oregon. 

Nixyaawii Golden Eagles finish 3rd in the 2020 1A Boys Basketball State Championship

Courage is the most important of all the virtues because, without courage, you can’t practice any other virtue consistently.” ― Maya Angelou
Amid massive environmental destruction due to a historic flood affecting not only Pendleton but also the home of the Nixyaawii Community School and the Umatilla Indian Reservation, sheer determination, pride and honor pulled a community and tribal members together to continue the journey of the Nixyaawii Golden Eagles’ soaring above the storm to make it to the 1A Boys Basketball State Championship in Baker City, Oregon.  

Joseph Eagles Ladies advance to Semi-Final eliminating Damascus Christian

It was a season to remember. The Joseph Charter School experienced a serious fire in their gym on January 16, making the facility out of order for the rest of the season. To the rescue came the Enterprise School District seven miles down the road, who immediately offered their facilities to continue and finish the Eagles’ 1A basketball season. 
At the end of the regular season, the Joseph Eagles’ ladies placed 5th in the state after winning the 2A Old Oregon League District Championship. 

Joseph Eagles Boys Secure Seat in 2020 1A High School Basketball State Championship eliminating South Wasco County

If you like “Thrillers” at the movies you will love thrillers at High school basketball games! Facing the #13 seated South Wasco County Redsides for their last 2A State Playoff game, the #9 seated Joseph Eagles boys knew that it was a game that was spelled out “all or nothing”.  

Joseph Eagles Boys Eliminate Jordan Valley Mustangs with big win during 2020 1A State Basketball Playoffs

In an overwhelming fast action game, the Joseph Eagles boys left behind the Jordan Mustangs 63-39 eliminating them from the 2020 1A High School State Championship playoff games. The Joseph Eagles have advanced to the next round playing the South Wasco County Redsides, Feb. 29, 2020, at Quinn Court in Enterprise, at 4 p.m.