September 17, 2014
September 17, 2014
Unique hovercraft ‘Nemotoad’ takes maiden voyage
HRV boys pick up two more wins
Although too early in the season to put much stock in the rankings, Hood River Valley High School varsity boys soccer lived up to its 5A No. 1 status Tuesday afternoon in a commanding 5-2 win over 6A No. 2 ranked Franklin.
Cielo Rivera and Collete Zack scored one goal apiece Thursday in a 2-0 home shutout against the Reynolds Raiders.
Lauren Robinson and Justin Crosswhite are pictured in stride Thursday afternoon during Hood River Valley High School cross country’s annual Skip Sparks Invitational.
Seventy people — 35 teams of two — turned out last weekend for the third annual Rural Rampage adventure race and fundraiser.
Gorge Kids Tri returns Sept. 21; Providence hosts Sports Summit; more
Fall league action began last week at Hood River’s venerable Orchard Lanes.
Eagles aiming for playoff berth in rebuilding season
After a tenuous 2013 season that ended with just four wins in 19 games, this year’s Hood River Valley High School varsity volleyball team is digging into its fall schedule with the optimism of a fresh start, and the ease of knowing that there’s nowhere to go but up.
As predicted, this year’s run of Fall Chinook salmon returning to the Columbia River is setting all-time historic records.
Hood River’s Joleen Wampler-Kendall came down out of the woods last week to shower and resupply before heading back into the Mt. Hood National Forest to continue this month’s elk bow hunting season.
With five seniors, eight juniors and six returning All Conference players on his roster, fifth-year head coach Kevin Haspela is looking at the next few months with great optimism. This year’s Hood River Valley High School varsity girls soccer team, he says, has the highest potential he has seen in his tenure with the Eagles.
In one word: Stacked.
September is harvest time for salmon and steelhead along the Mid-Columbia, and with huge numbers of Chinook, Coho and Steelhead migrating up the Columbia River past Hood River and The Dalles, now is your chance to capture one of these monster fish.