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Horizon soccer heading to playoffs

The Horizon Christian co-ed soccer team officially clinched one of Special District 6’s four postseason berths thanks to the Hawks’ 3-1 win over Damascus Christian Monday afternoon in Hood River.

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Upset! HRV takes down The Dalles, clinches first play-in spot since 2012

Eagles beat the Riverhawks in a back-and-forth five-set match in Hood River, rise to No. 8 in 5A

The HRV volleyball team continued on its merry way through its breakout season this week and made the Columbia River Conference very interesting in the process.

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HRV boys soccer shuts out Hermiston to go 2-0 in league

Sophomore Alvaro Ramirez scores two goals for the Eagles in 3-0 blanking of the Bulldogs

On paper, it looked like No. 1 HRV (8-0-2, 2-0 league) would have a tough matchup with No. 3 Hermiston on Tuesday, with the Bulldogs carrying a 7-1-1 record and a 1-0 league record to go along with the team’s top-three ranking.

Sports Briefs for Oct. 10

CSRT registration now open; Middle school winter sports registration is open; Middle school volleyball cancer research fundraiser match Oct. 22; Horizon volleyball loses close one with Sherman; Horizon soccer splits games

Quick start propels HRV girls soccer to victory over Hermiston

Eagles score three goals in first 12 minutes in 5-1 win

The Eagles girls soccer team (5-4-1, 2-0 league) seems to have rebounded from its mid-season slump, evidenced by its strong start to Columbia River Conference play, which continued Tuesday with a 5-1 road victory over the Hermiston Bulldogs.

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Water polo teams poised to make runs at the state title

The HRV water polo teams continued their season roll as they took on 6A Sam Barlow and 5A Parkrose High Schools this week.

Kegler's Corner: Jeff Furlong stars at Orchard Lanes

Jeff Furlong outpaced everybody in league action at Hood River’s Orchard Lanes last week. Jeff racked up nice scratch 222 and 209 games in the Monday night Industrial League. Those good games boosted him 142 pins over his average.

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Riders from all over the Pacific Northwest came out to the Columbia River Gorge to ride in the annual Gorge-Us Gals Ride on Saturday.

Eagles run out of time in offensive race with North Eugene Highlanders

HRV puts up 683 yards of offense, but falls to North Eugene, 57-49 in back-and-forth contest

Despite traveling on a long, three-hour road trip to face the highly-regarded North Eugene Highlanders on their home field, the HRV football team felt confident that maybe they could snap a two-game losing streak.

Eat, freeze, and smoke your fish

With over 800,000 fall chinook having passed above Bonneville Dam this fall, the fishing has been really good this season on the Columbia with many anglers finding success at the mouths of the White Salmon and Klickitat rivers. If you’re among those finding success, your freezer might be getting a little full by now, in which case you might try smoking some of your catch.

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Solo kayaker reflects on Columbia journey

You could say Jonathan Richardson made it to the throat of the Columbia, if not the mouth.

HRV runs wild in 10-0 Buckaroo beat-down

Six different players score for Eagles boys soccer in dominant CRC road win

In high school sports, disparity in talent and mismatches in skill levels between teams happens frequently enough, resulting in lopsided contests where it becomes clear fairly quickly which club is superior.

Eagle volleyball finds success in league play

HRV extends league record to 4-1 thanks to wins over Pendleton, Hermiston

HRV’s young volleyball team continues to rack up the wins in the Columbia River Conference and added another Tuesday against Pendleton in Hood River in a game that went to four sets.

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HRV girls soccer blanks Buckaroos in CRC opener

Eagles get back on track with physical 4-0 win over Pendleton

The HRV girls soccer team has had a rough go of it lately, with injuries and losses hampering a team that had enjoyed a strong start to its season earlier this month.

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HRV water polo teams keep rolling with wins over Sandy, Grant

This week’s competition was against two new 5A programs in the Mt. Hood Conference that resulted in wins for both the HRV boys and girls teams. Both Eagles teams are 5-2 overall and 4-1 in conference.