Joe Kline / The Bulletin Longtime Bend Elks coach Casey Powell, right, was hired as general manager of Let's Play Ball, LLC. A preliminary agreement is in place for Let's Play Ball to purchase the Elks from Jim Richards. If the proposed deal is approved by the Bend Park & Recreation District in the next few weeks, Powell will become the general manager for the West Coast League team.
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A two-wheeled discovery of a desert gem
Mark Morical / The Bulletin Bends Ben Gordon rides his mountain bike past some of the Painted Hills. Sutton Mountain is pictured in the distance on the left.
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Big & Dirty
Andy Tullis / The Bulletin Runners race down a hill from the starting line of the Bigfoot and Dirtyfoot 10K at the Seventh Mountain Resort in Bend Sunday morning.
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Cascade Cycling Classic seeks backing
Joe Kline / The Bulletin Racers take part in the Downtown Criterium in Bend in July.
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Photos by Andy Tullis / The Bulletin Richard Sweet, of Eugene, zips past two riders traveling in the opposite direction, as he nears the break location for the Cycle Oregon bike tour at Smith Rock State Park near Terrebonne on Thursday morning.
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What a Thrilla
Photos by Ryan Brennecke / The Bulletin Riders jockey for position after making the first turn of the course while competing in the Thrilla cyclocross race at the Athletic Club of Bend on Wednesday night.
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Scott Trail proves to be one-stop-shop for hikers
Mark Morical / The Bulletin North Sister pops into view along the Scott Trail near McKenzie Pass.
Album ID: 1843263
Many more PCT hikers ?in it for the long haul
Meg Roussos / The Bulletin Brian Esch, 30, of Sparks, Nevada, puts on his shoes so a ́trail angelî can give him a ride into Bend from the Santiam Pass on Thursday. Esch started his thru-hike of the Pacific Crest Trail on May 24 in Mexico and hopes to finish Oct. 1 in Canada.
Album ID: 1842173
Earning your turns: Sandy Ridge is a new thrill
ORIG / 08-04-2014 / Dean Guernsey / The Bulletin
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In summer?s final days, it was a weekend of firsts
Meg Roussos / The Bulletin Daegan Holfeld, 5, standup paddleboards with his dad, Jake Holfeld, at Riverbend Park in Bend on Monday.