HRV girls varsity tennis results

HRV loses 2-6 in matches to the Pendleton Buckaroos

Kegler's Corner: Randy’s Painting & Columbia Hills RV

Last week, the Monday night Industrial League at Hood River’s Orchard Lanes had its final four bracket matches in its season-ending championship tournament: in a contest that was much closer than it shook out, Randy’s Painting topped Hood River Supply 19 points to 11 and in an epic battle, Columbia Hills RV and defending champion 3 Fingers Deep tied at 15 points each, so the deciding factor became which team had rolled the most total pins in their three game contest.

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HRV baseball splits games after return from spring break

Kam Walker and Ryan Ward shine behind both mound and plate for the Eagles

HRV returned from spring break this week after a rough trip down to Phoenix, Ariz., where the Eagles went 1-3 against non-league teams during the Coach Bob Invitational.

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HRV boys lacrosse gets first win

The HRV boys lacrosse team made a big statement in its home debut Wednesday evening, handily defeating the Hermiston Bulldogs by a score of 9-2.

Sports Briefs for April 4

Tennis matches rescheduled; Rain halts softball game; more

Eagles softball looking to snap losing streak

Competing in what’s considered as the state’s strongest Class 5A softball league and having such a tough schedule every year is a challenge that the Hood River Valley High Eagles have responded quite well to recently. The Lady Eagles, who are the defending Columbia River Conference co-champions with the Pendleton Buckaroos, are focusing on continuing the remarkable success they’ve enjoyed the last several years again this season.

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The Cooper Spur Race Team traveled to Schweitzer Mountain in northern Idaho for the annual Buddy Werner Championships ski race that was held March 13-15.

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GRG gets some sweet revenge

The Gorge Roller Girls All Stars put a hurt on the Rose City Rollers Fresh Meat during the team’s March 28 at The Dalles Armory, with GRG annihilating their opponent by a score of 299-182.

HRV track results Milwaukie/Oregon City meet, Top Five finishers

HRV track results Milwaukie/Oregon City meet, Top Five finishers

Kegler's Corner: Hickman, Ross, Fishtrom & Boyle Star in City

Last week’s league action produced another remarkable team of the week. Topping everybody and making the big five for the fourth time this season was Your Rental Center’s main man, Woody Eskildsen, who pummeled the pins in the Wednesday night Fraternal League with a nice scratch 667 series. Woody finished this outing a whopping 178 pins over his average.

Sports Briefs for April 1

HRMGA holds first 2015 tourney; HRMGA seeking new members; Work party plants trees at Kleeway; more

National body makes changes to high school football rules

In an ongoing effort to minimize the risk of injury in high school football, the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) Football Rules Committee expanded the provisions of unnecessary roughness to include contact with a defenseless player.

Horizon track results

Horizon Christian School had its first track meet of the season March 25: the Canby All Comers meet, held at Canby High School, which saw 20 schools compete.

Fishing springers at the John Day Dam

When it comes to fishing Spring Chinook what you may not know about guide Eric Linde (call 360-607-6421), is that given the right run size and conditions, he’s known to spend more than a little time fishing the Columbia west of the John Day Dam. According to Eric, “This area of the Columbia is a lot less crowded than the lower river and can yield quick limits. When conditions are right, I’ve had some really good luck up there.”

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Roubaix Redux

The Gorge Roubaix returned for its third annual race this past weekend, and nearly 400 competitors signed up for the event – up from 250 last year – according to Chad Sperry, race organizer for Breakaway Promotions.