Eagle wrestling scores 16, Bulldogs 52 in road dual
Hermiston wrestling proved worthy of a top 5A ranking this week as they dealt the Hood River Valley Eagles a 52-16 dual meet loss Wednesday night.
The Ione Cardinals had high expectations going into Friday’s Big Sky Conference showdown against the Horizon Christian Hawks. Prior to the anticipated matchup, the 1A No. 7-ranked Cardinals (13-3 overall, 7-1 league) were riding a seven-game win streak and appeared to be the biggest roadblock the 1A No. 1-ranked Hawks (17-1, 9-0) would have on their way to the post season.
Peterson, Marquez first; 13 place for HRV at 12-team tournament
Chas Peterson and Christian Marquez went undefeated and 11 others had podium finishes to elevate the Hood River Valley High School wrestling team to second place over the weekend at the 12-team Oregon City Invitational Wrestling Tournament.
Representing Hood River Wrestling Club, Jason Shaner won his first state title over the weekend at the Oregon Wrestling Association’s Kids Collegiate State Championships. Shaner, a Hood River Middle School eighth-grader, went 4-0 to claim the title in the 120-pound schoolboy division of the tournament at Parkrose High School.
Hood River Valley High School ski team continued its run at the Mt. Hood Ski League title over the weekend with a third straight sweep of racing action at Mt. Hood Meadows. Five boys and four girls finished in the top 10 and William Lamer and Korey Cimock won individual titles in Saturday’s giant slalom race — the first of that discipline this season.
Fresh snow, a smaller than usual field of racers and familiarity with the hilly course at the Mount Hood Meadows Nordic Center worked to the Hood River Valley High School Nordic teams’ advantage Friday night, as both boys and girls teams made clean sweeps of the competition.
Little League sign-ups Feb. 6, Babe Ruth Feb. 9; County Forestry seeks Trails Committee member; HRV soccer hosts youth indoor academy; Gorge Roller Girls ready for Feb. 15 season opener
This report covers the last two weeks of league action at Hood River’s Orchard Lanes. Topping everybody in scoring was lefty Greg McDaniel, who unleashed that McDevastating ball of his in the Wednesday night Fraternal league to rack up a whopping 733 series that was capped by a fine 268 game.
Hood River native Dylan Thompson claimed his career second X-Games bronze medal last week for his part in the Real Snow urban snowboarding competition.
The Hood River Valley was well represented last weekend as Nordic skiers traveled to Bend to compete in the Sunnyside Pursuit Classic and Freestyle Junior National qualifier.
The latest installment of Buzz Ramsey’s Outdoor News (see column below) casts into the Northwest fishing guru’s ocean of fishing knowledge and pulls up yet another of his many meticulous strategies to increase chances of success with rod and reel.
It was nearly a year ago, while drifting Oregon’s Wilson River, when co-worker Jarod Higginbotham hooked two steelheads on a double-rig, fished below a float.
Little League sign-ups Feb. 4-6; more
Hood River Valley High School wrestling hosted its senior night (honoring Junior Rojas, Texx Spezia-Schwiff, statistician Mercedes Lane, Andrew DeHart, Chaz Peterson, Jeremy Fischer, Charlie Mallon and Jeremy Breedlove) Columbia River Conference dual meet Thursday against the Pendleton Buckaroos.
Hood River Valley High School wrestling made a statement Saturday as the Eagles hosted their annual Hood River Elks Memorial Wrestling Tournament.
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