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Burns readies for state playoffs after second-place finish at district

 

The Burns volleyball team came away from the Eastern Oregon League (EOL) playoffs on Saturday, Oct. 21, in Vale with a second-place finish.

The Hilanders faced Irrigon in the first match, and the Hilanders defeated  the Knights in four sets, 16-25, 25-16, 25-13, 25-20.

The Hilanders then played Vale in the championship match and lost to Vale 20-25, 20-25, 21-25.

The Hilanders go into the 3A state playoffs as the No. 2 seed from the EOL. Burns is currently ranked No. 8 in 3A, and will more than likely host a first-round playoff match on Saturday, Oct. 28.

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The Burns volleyball team finished up their regular season with a trip to John Day to take on Grant Union in a non-league match.

The Prospectors defeated Burns in three sets, 25-20, 25-20, 27-25.

Randy Parks

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Randy was born in Iowa, and spent most of his life growing up in the Hawkeye State. After a few years in college, he settled in Idaho for a decade, skiing, golfing, and working at Sun Valley Resort. He married in 1985, completed broadcast school, and moved to Harney County in 1989 to work for KZZR. After 16 years of on-air work, he left the radio station and went to work for the Burns Times-Herald.

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