Young but athletic lineup means bright future for girls team
A young but athletic lineup of players has Chad Leeson excited about the upcoming season. The second-year Horizon Christian School varsity girls basketball coach says although the team has no seniors, this year’s squad has speed, quickness and the right mindset to continue the uptick the team has seen in recent years.
With lots of new faces, HRV girls optimistic as season gets going
A new coach, a new core group of players and the optimism that comes with a fresh start set the tone for the Hood River Valley High School varsity girls basketball team as it kicks off the winter season. The young 12-member squad, guided by first-year head coach Scott Walker, opens the season this weekend with a tournament at Sandy High School.
Horizon boys fired up to reclaim state title
After a heartbreaker 41-39 loss to City Christian in the 1A boys state basketball finals last season, the Horizon Christian School Hawks are enthused and ready to start their quest for a state title; and with only one player graduated from last year’s near-perfect 30-1 season, they are poised to continue the dominating reputation Hawks basketball has built in recent years.
Winter sports teams had only a quick couple of weeks to get tuned up and in shape before the first contests of the season. Below are this week’s competitions for HRVHS and Horizon athletics.
The Hood River Valley High School boys basketball team kicks off its winter schedule today, with an away jamboree at Liberty High School. The team, guided by third-year head coach Steve Noteboom, is starting with optimism, while acknowledging the challenges to come.
In an exciting start to the 2013-14 season, Hood River Wrestling Club was in full force Saturday for the annual Gorge Folkstyle Challenge at Hood River Valley High School. The youth wrestling tournament drew teams from as far away as Yakima, but with 46 in its lineup, the Hood River program was the clear powerhouse.
Sophomore standout gets 5A top honor; Rueda, Villegas and Aberg make All-State teams
Giovani Magana, Quique Rueda, Edgar Villegas and Joel Aberg represent Hood River Valley High School on the recently announced Class 5A All-State soccer team.
Eagles kick off season with Blue and Gold night Friday
With 10 returning district placers leading the charge, Hood River Valley High School wrestling is gearing up for what is expected to be another exciting season on the mat, and with precious little time to spare, the team will be working hard over the holiday break to get in shape for the first round of competition in less than two weeks.
HRV wrestling spagetti feed Saturday; Mt. Hood Meadows opens Saturday; Trails Committee members sought; Turky Trot is Nov. 28; Local businesses chip in for ski team
HRV loses 2-0 in 5A finals but looks ahead to ‘bright future’ for boys program
An impenetrable defense and two first-half goals proved enough for Summit Storm to claim the OSAA 5A boys state soccer championship Saturday over Hood River Valley High School.
Hawks Madness is Friday; HRV wrestling spagetti feed Nov. 23; County seeks Trails Committee members; Stenberg helps Corban win soccer title
Hood River Valley High School senior Connor Dunn picked up Mt. Hood Conference All-League second team honors for his role this fall on the HRVHS water polo team’s first varsity season.
Hood River Valley Swim Team was represented by eight of its best on Sunday at the annual Oregon Swimming Top 5 Awards Ceremony at Canby High School.
Eagle soccer makes school history with trip to state finals
Stadium lights set a thick blanket of fog aglow over Woodburn High School’s soccer field Tuesday night, giving dramatic ambiance to what promised to be an exciting 5A boys soccer state semifinal between the No. 1-ranked Bulldogs and the No. 4-ranked Hood River Valley Eagles.
The Hood River Valley boys soccer team will take on the Summit Storm of Bend for the 5A state title Saturday morning in Hillsboro.