Another race and another win for the HRV ski team this weekend shows that the Eagles are clearly the team to beat in the Mt. Hood League.
Girls take second at Elks tourney, boys place 10th
The annual Elks Wrestling Tournament marked another impressive performance by the HRV girls wrestling team, who have had quite the season as they head into their state qualifying competition this weekend. The Eagles headlined with first-place finishes by Grace Miller and Monique Verduzco — the former of whom received the Most Outstanding Wrestler award of the tournament — and placed second out of 28 teams that showed up to the event.
Spectators and racers enjoyed their first sunny day race of the season on Saturday at Mount Bachelor, finally racing in non-blizzard conditions.
Ten-pin action in league play at Hood River’s resilient Orchard Lanes is kind of like the Energizer bunny.
Another busy weekend yielded some good performances for the HRV varsity wrestling team as they traveled to Madras to face many of their Special District 4 rivals at a tournament. Originally, the Eagles were going to travel to Stevenson for an invitational, but that was canceled.
Fresh off an outstanding performance in last Saturday’s Hood River Invite (which turned into a Columbia River Conference championship preview after other schools dropped out of the meet), the HRV swim team faced off against Pendleton and The Dalles Wednesday at the Hood River Aquatic Center. In combined scores, the boys and girls teams defeated CRC teams The Dalles 1091-765 and Pendleton 1064-731.
Arnaldo “Aldo” Lara, a 2011 graduate of Hood River Valley High School, has won the 2017 Oregon Golden Gloves Boxing Title in the 123-pound weight class.
In keeping with the history of the school’s illustrious downhill program, the HRV alpine ski team has been dominating the slopes once again this season, most recently making short work of their competitors last Saturday during a Mt. Hood League slalom competition at Mt. Hood Ski Bowl.
Nearing the halfway point of their league schedule, the Horizon boys basketball team is currently in the bottom half of the Big Sky standings and as of Friday morning, occupied the sixth spot in the league — the last spot to get into the conference tournament held late next month.
Hawks hang on for 33-30 victory at South Wasco
They’ve beaten Big Sky cellar-dwellers Ione and Mitchell/Spray with ease, but on Tuesday, players for the Horizon girls basketball team made a big statement when they pulled out a 33-30 road victory over the equally formidable South Wasco County Redsides (8-6, 5-2 league).
Girls lose 55-25, boys lose 69-61
The HRV girls and boys basketball teams both suffered their second league losses of the season on Thursday night, but in different fashions.
HRV girls place a commanding first; small boys team narrowly misses second in CRC showdown
If Saturday’s meet is a forecast of things to come, Columbia River Conference swimmers are going to have a difficult time hanging with the Eagles when the district championship meet is held in Hood River next month.
Bucks edge Eagles 51-48 in HR
With possession, a three-point lead, and under a minute to go, it looked like the HRV girls basketball team was about to pull off an upset over the Pendleton Buckaroos, and win their first league game in nearly five years.
Hawks score a total of 142 points over two weekend wins
There’s no doubt that the Horizon Christian High Hawks girls basketball team is a Big Sky Conference title contender this year and they continued their remarkable success by winning two weekend games.
Eagles fall to Bucks
After carving up some softer teams in nonleague action, the HRV boys basketball team received a rude awakening Friday evening when they traveled to Pendleton, opening up Columbia River Conference action with a game against the Buckaroos.