Hood River Valley High School track and field got its feet wet in a four-way icebreaker meet Wednesday at Forest Grove. The varsity girls, led by first-place finishes from Jestena Mattson, Kassidy Davidson, Lauren Robinson, Sascha Bockius and Zoe Peterson, won handily over Forest Grove, Century and South Salem, while the boys faced stiffer competition and ended third overall, with Sebastian Barajas and Parker Kennedy the team’s only event winners.
HRV baseball shuts down Sandy, softball beats Barlow
Hood River Valley High School baseball and softball teams took care of business this week before heading out of town for their respective spring break tournaments — the North Medford Invitational for the girls and the Coach Bob National Invitation in North Canyon, Ariz., for the boys.
Kennedy awarded All League honors; Register now for Co-Ed Soccer League ; HRV boys tennis plays Gresham, Sandy
Hood River Valley High School athletics kicked off the spring sports season with a frenzy of activity Monday afternoon, when Eagle baseball, softball, boys lacrosse and girls tennis all hosted their first contests of the season. As follows are brief reports from each of the events.
Baseball, lacrosse, tennis host home contests Monday
This week’s gorgeous sunny weather was an appropriate signal of the start of spring sports seasons, which are already well under way, and coaches and athletes are busy working out the kinks and establishing rosters in preparation for early-season contests just a few days away.
Horizon basketball ends 25-2 season runner-up at 1A state tournament
Religious connotations seem appropriate for a basketball game featuring two Christian schools, an “Ark” and a pre-game prayer circle with both teams holding hands. For good measure, each roster had a Luke, one had a Matthew and there’s no doubt Mark and John were represented somewhere in the sweltering Baker City High gymnasium Saturday night.
Lamer, Clark top individual results, teamwork leads to No. 2 finish
Skiers battled changing weather, high winds, low visibility and variable course conditions last week in the 2014 Oregon Interscholastic Ski Racing Association state championships at Mt. Hood Meadows.
First-round win paired Hawks with Crosshill Christian in Friday semifinal
BAKER CITY – Top-ranked Horizon Christian School shook off some first-quarter cobwebs Thursday and methodically dismantled third-ranked Imbler 67-47 in the opening round of the Class 1A state basketball tournament at Baker City High School.
Hood River Valley High School ski team was at Mt. Hood Meadows all week for the 2104 Oregon Interscholastic Ski Racing state championships
In a thrilling season finale Saturday night at the Memorial Coliseum, Hood River Valley High School wrestler Christian Marquez countered an outside single leg attempt, dug his toes into the mat and powered through the off-positioned Matt Hofenbredl of Dallas.
Marquez first, Peterson fifth, DeHart and Swafford sixth
Hood River Valley High School wrestling sent eight guys and four girls to the weekend’s OSAA State Wrestling Championships at the Memorial Coliseum, where 12 mats stretched across the arena floor and the constant echo of commotion set the stage for two days of action-packed and emotion-filled wrestling.
Horizon basketball boys play in 1A state tourney this week as No. 1 seed
For the Horizon Christian High Hawks, participating in high school basketball’s version of “March Madness” is something that they’ve become accustomed to in recent years, and this year is no different.
As expected, Saturday’s OISRA Mt. Hood Ski League end-of-season ceremony was dominated by Hood River Valley High School boys and girls ski teams, who claimed first-place awards in every team and individual category.
Ethan Field led the Hood River Valley snowboard team this past Sunday in Oregon Interscholastic Snowboard Association action at Mt. Hood Meadows.
Although not officially announced until this weekend, Hood River Valley High School varsity boys and girls ski teams are poised to repeat as Mt. Hood League champions.