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CSRT competes at U16 Can-Am Champs

This past week, you may have noticed a few ski racers missing from the mountain. Three athletes from the Cooper Spur Race Team were selected to the Pacific Northwest Ski Association’s U16 Western Regional Team.

Sports Briefs for March 25

Restrictions in place on Hospital Hill; Annie Veatch wins softball position student athlete of the week; more

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In home opener, HRV comes out swinging

Eagles scream and score 12 runs against Barlow in home debut, go 2-0 to start the season

The No. 7-ranked Hood River Valley High Eagles (2-0) baseball team continued its early season success by winning a nonleague home contest 12-6 over the Barlow Bruins Tuesday at Traner Field.

Track team on their marks in home debut

The first track meets of the season can often mean more about getting into shape and measuring athletes’ abilities than they are about posting record times, but after HRV’s meet Wednesday against the Centennial Eagles, Coach Donnie Herniesen was pleased with his squad’s performance right out of the gate.

Kegler's Corner: John Miller is No. 1

Last week’s league action at Hood River’s fun spot, Orchard Lanes, once again produced an amazing and diverse group of stars who bowled the most over their averages to make our famous Team of the Week.

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Eagle girls lacrosse loses a ‘nailbiter’ to Lincoln in OT

Lincoln 10, HRV 9 (OT)

The Hood River Valley girls lacrosse team has been tested early in their season, with their home debut Tuesday evening featuring a contest against the Lincoln Cardinals that was cold, wet, and went right down to the wire.

Join in ’35 & Gorgeous’

Friends of the Columbia Gorge is launching the “35 & Gorgeous” hike challenge this month.

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Despite rally, HRV falls to Gresham in home opener

A mid-game rally bolstered by solid pitching from Hood River Valley’s freshmen wasn’t enough for the Eagles to get a win in their home-opener against Gresham Monday night, falling to the Bulldogs, 10-4. The score on paper, though, didn’t accurately reflect how well the Eagles performed for the majority of the non-league contest.

Sports Briefs for March 18

Meadows puts operations on temporary hold; Willie Ishizaka commits to Penn State Beaver baseball; Stan Ocheskey to play Div. I water polo for Air Force; Discover Pass free day March 19

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Local water polo players selected for Olympic Development Champs

Two local water polo players were selected to represent the Pacific Northwest Zone at the 2015 Olympic Development Program Championships held this year in Riverside, Calif.

Outdoor news: Bank fishing for steelhead

I landed my first steelhead, a summer run fish, while casting and still fishing/plunking a Spin N Glo lure into the Columbia River from a beach near Woodland Washington. It was later, after a friend suggested I try for winter steelhead on the Sandy River, that I tried my luck on a mid-size stream.

Kegler's Corner: Team Nishi wins Tues. Nite Mixed

When the going gets tough, the tough get going.

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HR gymnasts medal in Corvallis meet

Local gymnasts from The Dalles’ Riverside Gymnastics Academy sprang to the top of the podium during the 2015 Oregon State Gymnastics Spring Invitational held last weekend in Corvallis.

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Spring sports have sprung

Hood River Valley High School athletes were busy this past week practicing and gearing up for the upcoming spring sports season that starts in earnest next week.

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Horizon third at 1A state tourney

Hawks bounce back from semifinal loss Friday, finish year with 21-point win

BAKER CITY — It wasn’t the placing the Horizon Christian School boys basketball team had in mind, but in the end, a win in its final game at the Class 1A state tournament provided a soothing dose of satisfaction for the Hawks.