The Hood River Valley High School Athletics Department has released their athletes of the month for December: Noah Wachsmuth and Payton Rigert, representing HRV wrestling, and Marlie Bloomster, representing the HRV girls basketball team.
The HRV girls wrestling competed at a 32-person bracketed, 64-team tournament at Kelso High School in Washington last weekend. The Eagles one of two teams from Oregon, tied for 12th place after two days of wrestling.
Game management helps put Eagles over Democrats
Tenacity, banging the boards, and good game management on Saturday night in Portland allowed the HRV girls basketball team to do something it hadn’t been able to do thus far this season: string a pair of wins together — road wins, no less.
Team captains Dhani Freeland and Cameron Marquez-Villegas at HRV’s first home meet
The HRV swim team hasn’t had many chances to show its stuff this season, with about half of the team’s scheduled meets having been canceled due to various reasons.
Girls lose to Sherman and Condon/Wheeler; boys have rare league loss but defeat Condon/Wheeler
As five-time and defending Big Sky Conference Champions, the Horizon Christian boys basketball team opened its 14-game Class 1A regular season schedule with a weekend split. On Friday, the 13th-ranked Hawks (1-1 Big Sky, 4-6 overall) lost 69-39 at home to the sixth-ranked Sherman Huskies (2-0, 7-4).
Grey jays leapt from branches, swooping in to steal bits of pastries as the main square outside the Teacup’s Ray Garey Cabin bustled with ski enthusiasts. A vibrant gathering of junior racers, coaches and their parents — all visually and verbally expressing their excitement — crowded around waxing benches, contemplating temperature and wax effectiveness.
The “Battle of the Bridge” trophy will once against stay on the Oregon side of the Columbia River, as the HRV wrestling team once again trounced the Stevenson Bulldogs in the annual contest Wednesday evening in Hood River.
HRV girls defeat 6A McKay, 26-21, for first win over an Oregon team
The HRV girls basketball team got a much-needed win Wednesday evening in Salem, where a stout Eagles defense more than made up for a lackluster offense, helping HRV defeat the McKay Scots, 26-21.
Youth Hoop Shoot Jan. 18; Snowboard team fundraiser Jan. 13
The sky was a bright gray and the snow was a crisp white as I skated my way to the lodge from the overflowing parking lot.
The Hood River Valley High Eagles girls basketball team continued its early season struggles in a 39-22 nonleague loss to the Kelso, Wash., Hilanders Saturday in Hood River. The Eagles, guided by Coach Scott Walker, played most of the game without their best player, senior Marlie Bloomster.
The HRV varsity wrestling team earned 16th place in the 36-team NW Duals competition at the Lane County Fair & Expo Center in Albany last week. On the first day, the Eagles were 3-2 beating Woodburn, Cleveland, and Tigard, while losing to David Douglas and Churchill. That result earned HRV the 16th seed in the championship 16-team bracket on the second day.
Swim meet canceled; Horizon Christian basketball games canceled
Turnovers and an injury to a key player hampered Hood River Valley Eagles in this week’s tournament at Sam Barlow High School.
The November/December Hood River County School District Community Education wrestling class had a successful ending just before the Winter break. The