Skyler Hunter had a team-high 13 points Tuesday in what ended as the Hood River Valley High School varsity boys basketball team’s closest game of the year. The 49-44 loss against The Dalles-Wahtonka was the last home contest of the season for the Eagles; it was meant to be senior night, but with five juniors and eight sophomores on the roster, the pregame ceremony was omitted.
Middle schoolers can get a head start
Hood River and Wy’east middle school track and field is gearing up for the start of the spring season. For athletes not yet registered, it can be done online at hrcommunityed.org or at the Community Education office at 1009 Eugene St.
Every journey begins with one step. And so it was at Hood River’s Orchard Lanes last week, as the Flintstones won the second half in the Thursday County league. Bowling in Bedrock has never been so good!
The Hood River Valley High School baseball progam is hosting a fundraiser Saturday, March 1, at Springhouse Cellar at 5:30 p.m.
A small group of Hood River Valley High School varsity girls gave 5A swimming powerhouses Summit and Bend a run for their money this past weekend in the 2014 OSAA 5A state championships at Mt. Hood Community College.
Totaro, Bloomster lead Horizon in team’s fourth straight championship
Following a near-perfect regular season in which they won 20 straight contests after a season-opening loss to Class 2A Irrigon, the Horizon Christian High Hawks boys basketball team continued its stellar success in league playoffs over the weekend. The No. 1-ranked Hawks (22-1 overall, 9-0 Big Sky West Division), guided by coach Darrin Lingel, captured a fourth consecutive district title with a 74-64 win over the Ione Cardinals Saturday at Hermiston High School.
Hood River Valley Eagles’ 152-pounder Andrew DeHart stepped on to the mat Saturday night and cast a razor’s-edge glare at his opponent, Franklin High’s Navene Binder. As a senior, this was DeHart’s last chance to accomplish a thus-far elusive goal of claiming a district title, so finishing runner-up like last year just wasn’t an option.
In just four years, the Hood River Valley Nordic team has gone from a fledgling group of high school skiers with little experience and hodgepodge gear to a top contender in the Oregon High School Nordic Organization’s winter racing circuit.
Unfamiliar sounds of hooting and hollering have returned to the powder-laden slopes and forests of Mount Hood this week, as Jack Frost laid to rest any doubts that the ski season would be spared from what looked to be a frightfully dismal winter. And powder hounds with perma-grins and frosted facial hair aren’t the only ones rejoicing in the reported 134 inches of snow that has fallen so far this month on the slopes of Mount Hood.
The Gorge Roller Girls derby team, as the saying goes, left it all on the floor last Saturday night in a hard-fought 213-163 win against the Southern Oregon Roller Girls at The Dalles High School. The saying blood, sweat and tears also applies, in what turned out to be one of the most exciting and physical bouts of the burgeoning team’s history.
With the final league race of the season Saturday at Skibowl and league awards to follow the same day, Hood River Valley High School Ski Team is all but assured a clean sweep in both team and individual league championship honors.
A busy weekend for high school sports; Free youth golf clinics March 8 and 22; HRVHS snowboard team competes
Tuesday’s basketball game at Hood River Valley High School was an entertaining evening, from national anthem to final buzzer. However, the Eagle boys remain winless for the season after the 66-35 defeat by the Pendleton Buckaroos.
HRV swimming claims 11 titles at conference meet
Hood River Valley High School swimming will send eight team members to compete in this OSAA 5A boys and girls swimming state championships this weekend at Mt. Hood Community College.
Hawks’ senior night honors Totaro, Requa, Engel and Mann
In their final regular season home game, the Horizon Christian Hawks boys basketball team honored its quartet of seniors prior to Friday’s Big Sky Conference match-up against the Sherman Huskies.
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