Coach Caleb Sperry (above) and his staff are busy prepping the 2016 Eagle football team for a new season.
Optimism feeds returning champs’ new season
The defending Columbia River Conference champion Hood River Valley Eagles volleyball team begins the season with a tremendous amount of optimism, while the squad is hopeful of continuing the momentum that they had a year ago.
Hundreds of athletes enjoy perfect conditions for sixth-annual SUP race
It’s a popular narrative that often attaches itself to the plethora of annual summer athletic contests held in Hood River: the event gets bigger every year, and draws in more people from around the globe who come to see what the Gorge has to offer.
Sports schedule update, Third Annual Uphill Challenge results, and Roy Webster Cross-Channel swim coming up
Volleyball, football, cross country, boys soccer, and girls soccer scrimmage next week; water polo the week after
Hood River Valley High School athletic teams have been enduring the hot weather all week in preparation for the start of the fall sports season that kicks off next week with some preseason scrimmages.
They may be only a few years old as an organization and have only a couple seasons of racing under their belts, but a local outrigger canoe club has been training hard to tackle next month one of the biggest events in their sport.
Uphill Challenge Saturday at Mt. Hood Meadows; Annual Naish Columbia Gorge Paddle Challenge going on this weekend; more
The third Annual Uphill Challenge at Mt. Hood Meadows will be run this Saturday, Aug. 20.
Hood River Education Foundation and local merchants host the Aug. 27 event “Get Outside For Education,” 1-4 p.m. at Hood River Waterfront Park.
The Hood River Valley High School Hall of Fame Committee has made its selections for the 2016 class of athletes who will be inducted during next month’s Hall of Fame game and weekend celebration that runs Sept. 23 and 24 (see the end of the article for more information on those events).
The annual Blue and Gold night will return Friday, Aug. 19 .
7/8 grade football kicks off Monday; Mt. Hood Meadows hosts Geocache Dash Aug. 13
Perennial cup winner Bruce Peterson takes 2016 title
Coming as absolutely no surprise to anyone who has been following Gorge Cup action this year, Bruce Peterson has once again claimed this year’s windsurfing slalom series title — made official after the Sailworks co-founder ran the table in the final two days of racing last weekend during the Dakine Derby at the Event Site.
The Hood River Yacht Club hosted its 9th Annual Double Damned race last Saturday — a west-to east downwinder that runs from Cascade Locks to The Dalles and references the two dams near both those locations (Bonneville Dam and The Dalles Dam).
Sports briefs for Aug. 10.
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