Eagles defeat Milwaukie, has first-round game against La Salle Wednesday
For the first time since 2014, the HRV softball team (No. 6, 17-10) has made it into the 5A state tournament, qualifying Friday evening after edging the Northwest Oregon Conference’s Milwaukie Mustangs (No. 20, 11-15), 1-0, during a play-in game at the Ballpark at Belmont in Hood River.
Local sailors defended the state title for the Gorge Sailing Team, last weekend, once again taking first place in the Oregon High School Sailing state regatta, held Sunday near the Hood River Marina.
Last week, MWB won the high-scoring and competitive Wednesday night Fraternal League at Hood River’s Orchard Lanes. This is MWB’s third championship in a row, which is quite a feat in a tough league like this one. Congrats to the threepeaters: smooth Levi Phelps and Ma Barker’s boys, Casey and Court Barker.
All-League lists for Columbia River Conference baseball and softball teams were released this week and feature many HRV baseball and softball players.
Eagles get win over Wilson, faced La Salle in first round of Cascade Cup Friday evening
Having lost six of their last seven games — four of which were Columbia League contests — the HRV boys lacrosse team desperately needed a win during the league and regular season finale Monday at Wilson.
Ian Walker finishes middle of the pack at state golf, Early discount on Event Site passes ends May 24, Softball team crushes Silverton, Baseball team edges 6A Jesuit
The Hood River Valley Swim Team Osprey have started off their summer season with a bang.
Home with Heroes, a nonprofit organization committed to bringing veterans and active duty military together and into the outdoors to honor and thank them for their service, will have their annual endurance race fundraiser, the 5K Run & Gun, May 27.
It was a busy weekend in Sisters for many Hood River lacrosse families. The 5/6 and 7/8 grade Hood River Valley Eagles Select teams each made their way to the finals in their brackets at the Sisters Annual Lacrosse Invitational (SALI) tournament. Both teams ended up playing against a Riptide Select team from Portland in their age divisions.
For years, it’s been Summit’s world, and the other boys teams in Special District 1 have just been living in it.
Last week, the HRV girls lacrosse team made short work of Lincoln in their final Portland League contest of the regular season, going on a 5-0 run in the first 13 minutes of the game on their way to a 16-7 win over the Cardinals.
The Horizon boys weren’t able to get a threepeat in the Special District 3 championships last Saturday, but both the boys and the girls track teams found plenty of success.
Girls play Milwaukie on Friday, boys to play May 24
The HRV softball and baseball teams capped regular-season action last Friday by creaming their Columbia River Conference rivals, The Dalles, in Hood River.
Sports briefs for May 17.
Eagles place second at league champs
At the beginning of the season, first-year Head Track Coach Brandon Bertram had a lot of questions about his team. The departure of almost all of his athletes from the boys’ 2016 squad that won HRV’s first-ever state track title, combined with fresh faces who had never stepped on a track for competition before, left those questions unanswered through the early part of the season.