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Stop-motion animator shares her skills

Emmy-award winning animator Teresa Drilling of Portland visited Hood River recently for a series of school and after-school workshops on stop-motion animation, which she terms “an esoteric little art form.”

Sports Briefs for May 4

Girls lax falls to OES; Shorthanded boys lax team falls in the standings; Girls youth lax gives back during May 7 games;Noe Magaña is a finalist for Prep Soccer Player of the Year; Cynthia Brocklesby gets a hole-in-one at Indian Creek; Horizon golf team taking off strokes at seeding match

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Losses to The Dalles puts HRV in a CRC bind

Eagles drop both games to The Dalles at home Saturday

With the league schedule entering its final stretch, the HRV softball team is on the outside looking in when it comes to a chance at making the postseason after dropping both games of a doubleheader to The Dalles last Saturday in Hood River.

KEGLER’S CORNER: Your Rental Center rolls

Last week, Your Rental Center (YRC) won the third round in the high-flying Wednesday night Fraternal League at Hood River’s Orchard Lanes. Bowling for the big shooters are the league’s individual point winner Zach Mohun, steady Woody Eskildsen, and power ball artist Aaron Troxel. Congratulations!

HRV track and field peaking in time for districts

Boys break records on the way to a second-place finish at weekend meet, girls place fifth

HRV athletes had another good weekend at the track, competing at the Dean Nice Invite in Gresham. The boys team, missing Sebastian Barajas, who was across town competing in the Nike Jesuit Twilight Relays, placed second overall, losing by 20 points to Marist — a team that narrowly beat HRV the previous weekend at the Summit Invite. The girls squad placed fifth of 15 teams.

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HRV baseball bounces back with wins over The Dalles

Eagles push out their league lead with doubleheader sweep of The Dalles on Friday

The Hood River Valley Eagles baseball team bounced back from its worst defeat this year (a 9-1 loss to Hermiston, April 26) and swept a Columbia River Conference home doubleheader 4-1 and 9-0 over the The Dalles Riverhawks Friday.

Death notices for May 4: Jerry Osbourn, Edward Adams, and John Phillips

Jerry Osbourn, Edward Adams, and John Phillips

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Boys lax suffers significant setback in league opener

Eagles see ‘missed opportunities’ in OT loss to Wilson

Tuesday night in Hood River, the HRV boys lax team, which has been cruising along on a string of victories against nonleague opponents this season, struck an unexpected speed bump in the team’s league debut against Wilson.

Letters to the Editor for April 30

Yes to schools; Keep it simple; It was sarcasm; more

No on 14-55: But not a ‘yes’ to Nestlé

The folks who worked to get Measure 14-55 on the ballot deserve credit for action based on concern, and they raise important questions about resource use and the scope of decisions made by government in the interest of business.

‘Putting your house in order’ returns May 11

Anderson Tribute Center hosts a seminar on Wednesday, May 11, designed to help answer questions about estate and funeral planning, wills and power of attorney, medical care, advance directives and other legal issues.

Police Log, April 12 to 24, part 2 of 2

All calls were responded to within the City of Hood River.

Sheriff Log, April 17 to 24

All calls were responded to within the County of Hood River.

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‘Music at the Dawn’ brings early 1900s to life

Wednesday brought a listening event unlike any other to Hood River.

Entertainment Update for April 30

Woody Guthrie tribute May 20; CBU Male Chorale concert May 4; ‘Dream Big’ fundraising April 29

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GOP governor candidates spar in Hood River

The April 21 Hood River Republican Central Committee gathering was part GOP meeting, part debate, and it held its share of lively moments. At Hood River Valley Adult Center, a crowd of mostly retirees gathered, a table filled with juice and coffee on one side of the room, tables covered with lawn signs, brochures and other campaign material on the other, and four speakers up front.

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Late rally falls short in HRV loss to Hermiston

After defeating Hermiston 10-0 in the last game of a doubleheader on Saturday, the HRV Eagles softball team was looking to pull ahead in the season series with a win Tuesday evening at home and tighten up the standings in the Columbia River Conference.

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Rough night for the eagles

The HRV baseball team suffered its worst loss of the season Tuesday night, falling 9-1 to Hermiston.

Horizon Christian track & field team continues to improve

The Horizon Christian School track team is picking up the pace in anticipation of the Special District 3 championship meet May 14 and had one of its best meets of the season on Wednesday. About 80 percent of the team competed in the Portland Christian Invitational with the boys taking second overall and the girls taking third for the team’s best overall finish in an invite this season.