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Boys lax loses close one to Glencoe

Hood River Valley boys lacrosse team had a strong effort and nearly came up victorious in their home opener versus the Glencoe Crimson Tide.

Kegler's Corner: Roll off in County league

The action was fast and furious in last week’s league play at Hood River’s Orchard Lanes.

Softball sees success, and sunshine, in California trip

Eagles softball team split four games at the Savannah Showcase tournament in Anaheim.

Sports Briefs for April 1

Hood River Water polo athlete Faith Ocheskey picked for National Team Selection Camp; Skyler Hunter named Big Ten Freshman of the Week; Annie Veatch named NWC Player of the Week; Mt. Hood Meadows Ski Resort hits 500-inch mark; Gorge Roubaix/Gravel Grinder this weekend; Paddling event April 15 raises money for families with cancer; and Fiona Wylde starts off season with podium finishes

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HRV athletics on board with basketball shot clock proposal

The 24-second shot clock has been a staple of the National Basketball Association (NBA) since 1954, when it was first used in a game in Syracuse, N.Y., to ameliorate “stall ball” tactics that were slowing down the game and making it less enjoyable for fans. The National College Athletic Association (NCAA) introduced a 45-second clock in the mid-1980s and has reduced time periodically over the years — most recently a couple years ago when the NCAA bumped it down to 30 seconds.

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Hood River Yacht Club’s Forrest Cook Regatta sees huge turnout for local and visiting teams

The Gorge Sailing Team’s fourth season is underway and the team had their first of two home races this season last week with a great showing at a regatta down at the Hood River Waterfront.

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Girls tennis crushes Hillsboro in season debut

Eagles sweep in sets, win 32 of 35 games

The girls varsity tennis team hasn’t seen much time on the courts this season, as the weather has forced practices indoors for almost all of the preseason, as well as the postponement of multiple matches.

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Boys lax head coach believes team is poised for deeper playoff run

Eagles defeat Hermiston 8-6 on the road in season opener

The past few years, the HRV boys varsity lacrosse team has been steadily improving.

Kegler's Corner: League races tightening

The league season is winding down at Hood River’s Orchard Lanes.

HRV track and field shows good marks at ECC meet

The HRV track and field team placed well and dropped numerous personal records (PR) during their annual trip to the East County Classic in Gresham on Friday.

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Local gymnasts’ hard work pays off at state champs

Hood River gymnasts didn’t need “the luck of the Irish” at the 2017 Oregon State Optional Championships held at the Oregon Convention Center over St. Patrick’s weekend.

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Local skier Cassell LeFevre selected for U16 Nat’l Champs

It’s a story of hard work paying off as Cassell LeFevre was selected to the 11 men, 11 women Western Region team, scheduled to compete in Sugarloaf, Maine, at the Under 16 National Championships March 29-April 4.

HRV golf teams dodge weather and hit the links

After competing in season-opening tournaments a week ago, a young HRV golf team is confident they’ll improve and enjoy some success in Columbia River Conference events this year.

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HRV softball team gets decisive wins over Sandy and Reynolds

Eagles softball defeats Sandy and Reynolds, rises to a top 10 OSAA 5A ranking

The HRV softball team put together great performances in the Eagles’ second week of play and were rewarded for their efforts, defeating Sandy and then 6A Reynolds to rise to a 3-2 record heading into spring break. And though it’s too early in the season to be putting much stock in OSAA rankings, the Eagles have to be happy about achieving a No. 9 spot in the 5A standings at the end of the week.

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Hood River baseball shuts out Sandy and Reynolds for a solid second week

The HRV baseball team roared back from consecutive losses late last week with a victory over Sandy on Tuesday, taking down the Pioneers 4-0 at Traner Field in what was the Eagles’ first shutout of the season. The Eagles followed that up with an even better performance Thursday on the road at 6A Reynolds, clobbering the Raiders 7-0.

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