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Riverside Gymnastics Academy (RGA) captured the first place team title in both Level 3 and 4 at the 2015 Smith Rock Invitational held on March 21 in Redmond.

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Sarah Arpag (back), of Hood River, and Shea Kasenga, of Underwood, recently competed in the 2015 NW Region Swimming Championships in Federal Way, Wash.

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A team with experience, HRV boys tennis looks to make its mark in 2015

Eagles beat Franklin, Gresham to start the season 2-0

The HRV boys varsity tennis team started their season last week with a bang, defeating Franklin, 5-3, on March 16, and then crushing Gresham, 7-1, two days later (HRV was scheduled to play Century on March 19, but the match was cancelled due to a scheduling conflict.)

Girls lax bounces back with win over Central Catholic

After suffering a heartbreaking overtime loss last Tuesday, the HRV girls lacrosse team wasted no time bouncing back, doubling up Central Catholic, 16-8, during an away game Thursday evening.

HRV baseball’s offense red hot through week one

HRV wrapped up what was already an impressive first week with another blowout win, this time over La Salle Catholic College Preparatory by a score of 14-5.

HRV softball gets first win of the season

After dropping their first two games, including an 11-0 loss to Sandy on Thursday, the Eagles softball team got its first win of the season Saturday against the West Anchorage Eagles from Alaska, trouncing them by a score of 9-2.

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Young HRV golf team is looking to rebuild

HRV’s boys and girls golf program may have a young roster, but it’s an expanding one — at nearly 20 golfers, the team is twice the size in 2015 as it was 2014.

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.