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HRV softball grabs last play-in spot with win over Hermiston

Eagles battle and come out on top in close contest with the Bulldogs on Tuesday

With both teams fighting for their playoff lives, Tuesday’s game between the Hermiston Bulldogs and the HRV Eagles saw a scrappy contest between the two squads that featured five lead changes and more than a few frayed nerves.

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HRV girls lax playoff run comes to a close with rough loss to Lake Oswego

Coach Andrew McElderry and HRV Eagles girls lacrosse team knew they had their work cut out for them, having to defeat the No. 2 team in the state, Lake Oswego, if they wanted to advance past the second round of the playoffs on Wednesday.

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District races, HRV track

HRV track and field got off to a good start at the District Championships on Wednesday, and was scheduled to wrap up the meet Friday afternoon with the finals in the running events.

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With loss to Central Catholic, HRV boys lacrosse dangles on the playoff precipice

Other teams’ final games determine whether the Eagles are in or out

The HRV boys lacrosse team didn’t do itself any favors Thursday night in the team’s quest to secure one of the final spots in the Oregon High School Lacrosse Association playoff bracket, losing to Central Catholic, 14-3, in the final game of the regular season.

Sports Briefs for May 16

Swim team wins sprinter meet; Babe Ruth opening day is Saturday; Local youth wrestlers take home titles at U.S. Open Wrestling Championships; Horizon golf ends season at districts

HRV baseball misses season sweep of Hermiston

After securing the CRC title with win over The Dalles last week, the Eagles were looking to win-out the rest of their league games in order to ensure home-field advantage for when the playoffs start later this month.

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HRV baseball wins first conference title in 22 years

They’ve been gunning for it all season and on Friday, they finally got it.

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Eagle girls lax fights through a downpour and makes it rain goals during decisive first-round playoff win

HRV 14, Marist 2

For a program that has only made the playoffs twice in its history, on Monday night, the HRV girls lacrosse team sure acted like it had been there before.

Sports Briefs for May 13

Horizon track aims for district title; Softball gets swept by Pendleton; Baseball camp fundraiser this Saturday

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Hood River Valley Boys tennis claims first-ever CRC title

With win over Hermiston, HRV stays perfect in the Columbia River Conference

The HRV boys tennis team has been having a stellar season this spring, but now, it’s an historic one.

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HRV baseball, softball teams put up 12 runs each in wins over The Dalles

The bleachers may have been packed during Tuesday’s game versus the Hood River Valley Eagles and The Dalles Riverhawks, but by the second inning, it was only the HRV fans that had anything to cheer about.

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Hood River girls lax heading to playoffs for second time in team history

No. 15 HRV will face No. 18 Marist in Hood River on Monday, game time not available as of press time

The HRV girls lacrosse team has had an up-and-down season, but at the end of the season, they ended on the up side.

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HRV wrestlers take spring championships by storm

The Hood River Valley Wrestling Club competed at the Oregon Freestyle and Greco-Roman State Championship this past weekend. They weighed in Friday night and traveled down to Crescent Valley High School.

Sports Briefs for May 9

Veatch receives recognition in rookie season; Swimmers bring home hardware from Bend Invite; Girls tennis match rescheduled; Boys lax wins at Cleveland

Outdoor news: May 2015: High mountain trout

Acting like a steelhead, the trout yanked our son’s rod down and headed for the other side of the lake, stopping to perform a double somersault before falling back into the water, before changing directions and heading for a submerged stump near shore. Wade, our younger son (now 22), held his rod high and steered the torpedo-acting fish away from the bark-covered obstacle.