Eagles beat the Putnam Kingsmen, 4-0 to set up semifinal showdown with CRC rival Pendleton
The HRV Eagles defense once again put on a masterful performance Friday evening in Hood River, defeating the Putnam Kingsmen, 4-0, to get their second consecutive shutout of the post-season — the only team in the 5A playoff bracket to shut out an opponent at all, let alone twice.
Runners, paddlers and bikers turned out in droves on Saturday for the second annual Hood 2 River Relay, racing from the slopes of Mt. Hood down to the Hood River Waterfront. Started last year by event company Breakaway Promotions, the relay had to replace the nordic and alpine legs with an uphill run and a trail run due to the lack of snow, said race organizer Chad Sperry.
Warm, sunny weather made for a good turnout at the 11th Annual Oregon Beach Wrestling State Championships held last Saturday down at Marina Beach at the Hood River Waterfront.
Bernie Fagan soccer camps in HR; Another hole-in-one at Hood River Golf Course; Gorge Roller Girls win finale; Rock Creek Day Use Area Closed to Protect Nesting Bald Eagles
Baseball to host Dallas May 27; Handball tourney May 30; Ziegner’s run at state tourney ends in quarterfinals
The 2nd Annual Hood 2 River Relay returns this weekend. This multi-sport relay race, put on by Breakaway Promotions, starts up at Mt. Hood Meadows Ski Resort and descends to the Hood River Marina.
State track and field: Barajas repeats as discus champ, Mattson wins 100 and 200; HRV fourth overall
Going into last week’s OSAA 5A Track and Field State Championships in Eugene, HRV thrower Sebastian Barajas and HRV sprinter Jestena Mattson were the athletes to beat, defending titles in the discus and in the 100-meter and 200-meter dashes, respectively.
Salvador Ramirez takes the 1500, Hannah Kempf wins triple jump for school’s first-ever individual state titles
Hannah Kempf and Salvador Ramirez inked their names into the Horizon Christian School history book Friday, when they won the school’s first individual state championships — in any sport.
The Hood River Valley Eagles faced the second-best defensive team along with one of the best pitchers in the state in a Class 5A softball play-in contest versus the St. Helens Lions. Despite having the role as underdog though in Friday’s road matchup at St. Helens, the Eagles hung in there, played tough and had a chance for a possible upset win late in the game.
Girls lax players receive all-league honors; Softball racks up all-league awards; ICMGA tourney results; HRMGA tourney results; Gorge Roller Girls host bout May 30; Oregon Beach Wrestling Champs May 30 in HR; WDFW expands fishing area on WS River
HRV edges No. 3 6A Central Catholic, 2-1; will host a playoff game Wednesday
HRV’s game Wednesday against the Central Catholic Rams wasn’t on the schedule to start the season, with Eagles’ coach Erich Harjo adding the contest a few weeks ago with the intention of preparing his athletes for the playoffs by giving them extra practice against a highly competitive opponent.
Triathlete Erin Jones, a Hood River native and 2009 HRVHS graduate, has been busy this spring, traveling the globe to compete in a world series of triathlon races.
At Hood River’s Orchard Lanes on Wednesday, May 13, the Fraternal League had its season-ending championship roll-off between three round winners: Men with Balls, Team Hirata, Cardinal Glass and the wildcard, who didn’t win a round, but had the most points won: Myassis Dragon. Yes, you’ve got to hand it to them, there are some creative team names there!
Eagles place third of seven teams at district tournament in Bend; girls season comes to an end at districts
Capping off the team’s first-ever Columbia River Conference title earlier this month, the HRV boys tennis team had a good showing during last week’s 5A Special District No. 1 Championships in Bend, which saw the Eagles take third overall and No. 1 singles standout Scottie Ziegner finishing high enough to represent the team at the state championships.
The final day of the Columbia River Conference Track and Field District Championships turned out to be an historic day for the Hood River Valley Eagles, who won their first ever CRC title. The Eagles, guided by coach Donnie Herneisen, won the boys and girls district championships Friday at The Dalles High School.
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