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Horizon Christian soccer program focuses on team building for 2015

Horizon Christian School’s co-ed soccer program had a successful season last year, finishing with an 8-1-1 record in 3A/2A/1A Special District 6 and advancing to the state title game.

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HRV grad Michael Cuevas cleans up at the Oregon Horse State Fair

Hood River County had a representative at the Oregon Horse State Fair in Salem this summer, held August 27-30.

Sports Briefs for Sept. 12

Jessica DeHart participates in Africa cultural exchange; Hoedown to support Cooper Spur Race Team; Fire closure area reduced for Mt. Adams

Eagle girls soccer starts season with three wins in a row

After beating St. Helens last week, HRV beats Reynolds and Putnam on the road this week

The HRV girls soccer team is on a roll, winning three in a row to start the season including two games this week.

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Team Dey off to nationals

Team Dey

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Carson Hatchery hosts Kids Fishing Day Sept. 12

The Carson National Fish Hatchery will hold its 17th Annual Kids Fishing Day on Saturday, Sept. 12.

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Eagle football keeps Bulldogs on short leash

HRV runs wild in its home opener against Woodburn, racks up 464 yards of offense in 54-12 romp

For its first game of the season, the HRV football team couldn’t have asked for much more.

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HRV water polo teams expecting another successful season

The Hood River Valley High School boys and girls water polo teams are both hoping to continue the success they had a year ago and maintain a positive atmosphere with their optimistic outlook for this season.

Sports Briefs for Sept. 9

State park fire ban eased; Tennis court fundraiser tourney Sept. 18-20; Gorge Roller Girls intake

Outdoor News: How to store and keep your fish fresh tasting

Nothing makes me happier than the thought of the fishing adventure that includes not only the catching of a big, beautiful salmon or steelhead, but its proper cleaning, filleting and cooking. To me, and perhaps you, enjoying a meal consisting of fresh fish is the perfect culmination of any fishing adventure.

HRV girls water polo competes at Jay Rowan Jamboree in Redmond

The Hood River High School girls water polo team traveled to Redmond, Aug. 28-30 to complete in the Jay Rowan Water Polo Jamboree. A total of 14 high schools represented boys, girls and co-ed teams in the event. The Jamboree had the top three state finalists for the boys and three out of four state finalists for the girls.

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HRV girls soccer looks to continue its winning ways

Eagles defeat the St. Helens Lions, 3-2, in home opener Thursday afternoon

The girls soccer program has dominated the Columbia River Conference for the past several years and coach Kevin Haspela, who is in his sixth year coaching the team, expects the Eagles will stay the course in 2015.

Sports Briefs for Sept. 5

Boys soccer wins season opener; Afternoon fishing restored; more

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Young team, playoff dreams for HRV volleyball

Eagles sweep Redmond Panthers in home opener Wednesday evening

It’s been nearly three years since the Hood River Valley High School volleyball team last made the playoffs and in the past two season, the team hasn’t won more than a total of seven games, according to News archives.

Sports Briefs for Sept. 2

Rural Rampage Sept. 13; Cross-Channel Swim Sept. 7; Grominator skate Sept. 19; Gorge Kids Tri is Sept. 20