Sports briefs

Horizon takes forfeit win over C.L.

The Horizon Christian soccer team picked up its second win of the season Thursday when Cascade Locks was forced to forfeit due to academic probation issues. The Hawks were still able to play, however, when the HRV freshman team agreed to take them on in a friendly match. Horizon, which is now 3-4-1 on the season after Tuesday’s 3-1 home loss to first place Umatilla, will travel to John Day today to face Grant Union — a team they tied 1-1 at home on Sept. 20.

HRMS football teams fall to The Dalles

Both the seventh- and eighth-grade Hood River Middle School football teams lost to The Dalles Tuesday night at HRMS. The seventh graders fell 14-6 to drop to 1-2 on the season, while the eighth graders absorbed their first loss of the year by a score of 18-6. Next up is a rematch with rival Wy’east, Tuesday at Hood River Valley High School. First game is at 3:30 p.m.

Smith, Hukari top leaders at HRGCC

Mary Smith shot the low gross score of 96, while Raye Hukari topped the low net field with a 64, as 10 ladies competed in Medal Play Tuesday at Hood River Golf and Country Club. Other low gross winners were Frances Arnold (104) and Barb Zeller (110). Second place low net was Laura Jeffries with 69 and third place was Jeannie Farwig with 70. Tuesday play will continue, weather permitting.

Cooper Spur Meet and Greet Sunday

The Cooper Spur Race Team will hold a meet-and-greet information night on Sunday from 5-9 p.m. at the Crag Rat Hut. Any youth interested in ski racing are invited to attend. The event will feature a ski swap, dinner, a raffle for a Meadows season pass, and an inspirational speaker. For more info on the Cooper Spur Race Team or the meet and greet, contact Tami Hukari at 386-6919 or Elaine Boudreau at 386-5486.

HR Little League meeting Monday

The Hood River Little League main board will hold its monthly meeting on Monday at 7 p.m. in the Westside School cafeteria. Anyone is invited, and those who attend are asked to be ready to cast their votes for the 2003 board. Please call Becky Kopecky at 387-3777 with questions.

HRV volleyball falls in final home match

The HRV volleyball team dropped to 0-10 in the Intermountain Conference Thursday night with a 10-25, 12-25, 5-25 loss to fourth-place Hermiston. Thursday was “Senior Night” and marked the final home match of the season for the Eagles, who will finish the season on the road. The Eagles face first-place Pendleton on Tuesday and travel south next weekend to face Bend, Redmond and Crook County.

Youth basketball camp at HRVHS

Former Hood River Valley boys basketball coach Tom Ames will conduct a preseason basketball camp for boys in grades 3-6 from Oct. 16 to Nov. 6. The four Wednesday sessions will focus on preparing boys for the upcoming Community Education league, but is open to any boys interested in working on fundamentals. Sessions will run from 7-8:30 p.m. in the HRVHS gymnasium. Cost is $12 for the four sessions and proceeds will go to help fund athletic programs at the high school. To sign up, contact Ames at or 386-4500.

Pool to be closed for meet Oct. 18-20

The Hood River Aquatic Center will be closed at 4 p.m. Friday, Oct. 18, through Sunday, Oct. 20, for a youth swim meet. Normal business hours will resume Oct. 21. Call 386-1303 with questions.

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