Hood River Valley High School ski team had a repeat performance this week as both boys and girls downhill teams took first place in Mt. Hood League slalom racing action at Mt. Hood Meadows Saturday. The team result follows a Jan. 18 slalom race that again had both HRV teams finishing with the fastest marks of the day.
Facing Big Sky Conference opponents has meant one thing for the Horizon Hawks boys basketball team this season — another one-sided win to add to their season stat sheet. But that’s a detail Horizon coaches Darrin Lingel, Mike Totaro and their powerhouse squad isn’t focusing on.
Middle school track volunteers, coaches needed; Little League sign-ups Feb. 4-6; HR Babe Ruth returning, sign-ups Jan. 29, Feb. 9; HRVHS baseball fundraiser Feb. 8
Vote for the two at www.oregonsportsawards.com
Online voting is open for the annual Oregon Sports Awards, which honor the state’s best and most dedicated high school and college athletes. In the running for two awards are standout Hood River Valley High School athletes Kyle Beam and Giovani Magana.
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The 7-9 Pendleton Buckaroos used a considerable size advantage and accurate shooting to hand the Hood River Valley High School varsity boys basketball team a 79-45 defeat Thursday in the Eagles’ Columbia River Conference opener.
Horizon Christian School varsity boys basketball team upped its winning streak to 13 this week with an 82-51 win at home over south Wasco County.
Training intensifies as team prepares for district meet
The Hood River Aquatic Center was packed to capacity last weekend as the HRV Eagles swim team hosted its annual invitational meet.
Six Eagles listed in 5A top 10 Rockwell Rankings; 126-pound Marquez ranked 1st
Wrestlers from across the Northwest piled into the Deschutes County Fair and Expo Center in Redmond over the weekend for the annual Oregon Wrestling Classic. The high school division brought 53 teams to compete in the dual-meet format tournament, including a lineup of the top varsity wrestlers representing Hood River Valley High School.
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Fast and furious was the theme for Hood River Valley High School ski team this weekend in the team’s second race of the season; and much like the first (Jan. 4 Cato Race), Austin Keillor and Lucy McLean had unbeatable performances that brought individual top honors and propelled both varsity boys and girls teams to top finishes.
A tough training regimen, proper waxing and home course advantage paid off for the Hood River Valley Nordic Team as it celebrated a landmark victory Saturday after besting Bend High and Summit for the first time in team history.
The big story in last week’s 10-pin action at Hood River’s Orchard Lanes Bowling Center has to be the terrific display by young Levi Phelps in the Wednesday night Fraternal league. Levi fired a fine 671 series that vaulted him back to the heady status of a 200 average bowler and, for the first time, vaulted him to the honorable Team of the Week.
With starters Jestena Mattson and Annie Veatch and reserve Kassidy Ellefson-Davidson unavailable due to injuries and illness, the Hood River Valley High School varsity girls basketball team was up against tough odds Friday night in a home dual against the 8-6 Aloha Warriors.
Hood River native and amateur mixed martial arts fighter Scott Baker will step into the cage later this month for a shot at a Full Contact Fighting Federation championship belt. With three wins in his career, Baker will challenge Daniel Dieringer in the FCFF’s 170-pound welterweight bout at the Jan. 25 “Rumble at the Roseland 76.”
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