Sports brief for Sept. 17

HRV cheer to host junior cheer clinic

The Hood River Valley High School cheerleaders invite all area kindergarten through fifth grade students to a junior cheerleading clinic on Saturday, Sept. 24 from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the high school. Registration for the event will be the day of, at 9:30 a.m. and forms can be picked up in the main offices of the local elementary schools. Current HRV cheerleaders and coaches will run the clinic. Kids will be divided into age groups and will learn a cheer and a short dance, as well as basic cheerleading techniques. The junior cheerleaders will then perform their routines at the high school varsity football game Sept. 30. Cost of the clinic is $40; a special sweatshirt can also be purchased for $15. The clinic fee includes lunch, cheerleader awards and goodies, pompoms and entry into the Sept. 30 game. For more information, contact

Yoyo Cervantes wins ICMGA tournament

Yoyo Cervantes took the top honor at the Indian Creek Men’s Golf Associations 2016 Fall Handicap Tournament last week, scoring a 74 on the first days and a 77 on the second day to give him a net total of 143, a stroke better than runner-up Brian Fallow. Other top three low net winners included: A Flight: Mark Mason (145), Kip Miller (150), Mitch Huru (151), and low gross went to Pete Hixson (153). B Flight: Brian Fallow (144), Carl Martin (148), Matt Mesa (148), and low gross went Gene Aslin (170). C Flight: Jann Halstead (146), Tom Jenkins (152), Jim Nichols (154), and low gross went to Ron Yamashita (188). The final ICMGA event of the year will be the Flag Tournament on Saturday, Oct. 8.

Reminder: Hall of Fame game, golf tourney next weekend

The Hood River Valley High School Athletic Hall of Fame celebration weekend will kick off (literally) with the HRV/Bend football game that starts Friday, Sept. 23 at 7 p.m., which will feature the hat ceremony at halftime, honoring past local athletes and their achievements. The fun continues Sept. 24 with the Hall of Fame Golf Tournament at 8:30 a.m. at Indian Creek Golf Course (cost is $75 per person). The weekend will conclude with the Hall of Fame awards banquet at 5:30 p.m. at the Best Western Plus Hood River Inn. Cost is $40 per person; inductees get in free. Those with questions can contact HRVHS Athletic Director Tom Ames at 386-2318 or

Youth wrestling camp starts next week

Trent Kroll and other HRVHS wrestling coaching staff will be putting a youth wrestling camp through Community Ed. The clinic is open to girls boys grades K-8 and will run every Tuesday from Sept. 20 to Oct. 18. Cost for the five-session camp is $35 and is an introduction to wrestling and “wrestlenastics.” Athletes will be split up by age and weight. Each participant will receive a t-shirt. Socks or wrestling shoes will be required. USA Wrestling membership is not required. Goals include: have fun, teach basic championship technique, encourage exercise, teach and model sportsmanship on and off the mat. Parents are welcome to observe. Concluding the camp, those who wish may join the Hood River Wrestling Club. Pre-Registration required with Find this camp under “Register for classes” then under “sports & recreation” then “wrestling” or

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