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HRVHS alumnus Kyle Beam signs with Milwaukee Brewers

Monday morning, Kyle Beam woke up and reported to his first day of work at Beam Excavating and A-1 Septic Tank Service. By the end of the day, Beam had a new job: professional baseball player.

HRVHS makes list of top Oregon public schools for athletes

Hood River Valley High School has found plenty of success with its sports teams over the years, particularly in the last few, racking up multiple state titles.

Warnings for misconduct, other rule changes in store for next basketball season

Effective with the 2017-18 high school basketball season, play will be stopped and an official warning will be given to the head coach — and recorded in the scorebook — for misconduct by the coach or other bench personnel unless the offense is judged to be major, in which case a technical foul shall be assessed.

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Rivera walk-off double highlights Oilers Father’s Day tourney

The Hood River Oilers baseball team enjoyed tremendous success in winning three of four games in a June 16-18 tournament.

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Gorge Explorer: Be mindful of trail conditions; don’t be afraid to turn back

With all this warm weather we’ve had the past few days, it’s easy to forget about the snow still lingering at high elevations from the brutal winter.

Sports briefs for June 21

Sports briefs for June 21.

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The inaugural A-Town Throwdown wind and water sports event was held last weekend in Arlington as a way to show off the Port of Arlington’s new launch site; Hood River’s Columbia Gorge Windsurfing Association donated funds to the port to help with the project, which was completed early this spring.

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Throw bros: HRVHS alum Sebastian Barajas helps train rising shot and discus star Henry Buckles to beat his old records

Wy’east Middle School student Henry Buckles has had quite the season this year as a member of the Hood River County School District’s middle school track and field program.

Barajas enjoying himself at U of O

Barajas has had some adversity in his first season as a member of the Oregon Ducks track and field team, but has greatly enjoyed the experience.

Free speed, power, and agility training clinics this summer at HRVHS

There will be a no-cost speed, power, and agility training clinics at Hood River Valley High School this summer from June 26 to Aug. 10 at Henderson Community Stadium.

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Girls lax all-stars

Hood River Valley High School varsity girls lacrosse athletes Abby Bartles, Rebecca Kiyokawa, and Katie Koenig (left to right) participated in the Oregon Girls Lacrosse Association All-Star game on Sunday, playing for the red team.

ODFW/WDFW set summer salmon and steelhead fishing seasons

Oregon and Washington fishery managers have announced the 2017 summer and fall salmon and steelhead seasons for the Columbia River.

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CGWA Beach Bash returns next weekend

The annual Columbia Gorge Windsurfing Association’s Beack Bash extravaganza returns June 22-25, helping usher in the summer wind and watersports season in the Gorge.

Sports Briefs for June 14

Mike Clement gets hole-in-one; HRMGA best ball tourney results; Boys lacrosse All-League names announced; Girls lacrosse All-League, All-State names announced

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Oregon Beach Wrestling state Champs

The Oregon Beach Wrestling State Championships were held at The Spit in Hood River June 3, and several local athletes found the podium at the annual event.



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