In a unique mix of fun in the sun and hard-headed competition, the Hood River Marina was host to the 2014 Oregon Beach Wrestling State Championships last weekend. On a smooth strip of beach jutting into the Columbia River, wrestlers were paired into general age and weight categories and competed in the unique format of wrestling with rules similar to those of the Japanese Sumo style.
HRV baseball beats The Dalles, builds momentum for May 23 play-in game
The Hood River Valley Eagles baseball team concluded its Columbia River Conference schedule with a momentum building 11-7 win over The Dalles Friday at Quinton Street Ballpark.
Ziegner qualifies for state tennis; Mason records hole-in-one at Indian Creek; Hood2River coming soon; Maupin RiverFest is this weekend
Hood River Valley High track and field claimed 10 district titles and qualified athletes in 18 events at last week’s Columbia River Conference championships to compete in the upcoming OSAA 5A State meet in Eugene. Preliminary rounds start Friday inside the University of Oregon’s historic Hayward Field, where 38 of the state’s 5A programs will be represented; action peaks with final rounds Saturday afternoon.
Eagles end regular season with 5A No. 2 ranking
Hood River Valley High softball extended its winning streak to 10 with an 8-1 Columbia River Conference season finale victory over The Dalles-Wahtonka Eagle Indians Friday in The Dalles. The win secured the conference title for the Eagles (10-2 CRC, 20-5 overall), who finished their league schedule tied with the Pendleton Buckaroos (10-2, 19-6) to split the CRC title
Horizon Christian School made a run at the District 3 track and field championship Saturday in Moro, where the boys team finished a close second to host Sherman County and the girls finished fifth. In all, the Hawks are sending athletes in 11 events to the upcoming state track and field finals in Eugene.
This is a big weekend for local prep sports and the athletes and coaches who have worked all spring to represent the legacy of the Hood River Valley Eagles.
Dan Kuechmann will be the lone golfer to represent Hood River Valley High School at next week’s OSAA 5A boys golf state championships. Keuchmann and Coach Mark Gradin will travel to Banks, home to Quail Valley Golf Course, on Sunday for a practice round before the two-day tournament next week to determine the state’s top high school golfers.
Erika Enriquez saved the day Tuesday with a fifth-inning RBI single to drive in the only run of the game in the Hood River Valley Eagles’ narrow 1-0 home victory over Hermiston.
Hood River Valley baseball fell just short of an exciting upset over the Columbia River Conference-leading Hermiston Bulldogs in a stifling home contest Tuesday afternoon at Traner Field that ended with a 5-4 loss.
Horizon Christian School’s golf team ended its season this week with the OSAA 3A/2A/1A Special District 5 championships at Pendleton Country Club, and although no one from the team qualified for next week’s state championships in Corvallis, Coach Oscar Stenberg is pleased with the way his players performed.
Kids track meet May 19; HRVHS cheerleading meeting is May 20; Payne hits hole-in-one; Hood River Yacht Club
Coach Eric Keller and the Hood River Valley Eagles would love just one more date with the Pendleton Buckaroos this season.
Horizon Christian School tuned up for this weekend’s district track and field meet with third-place (boys) and fifth-place (girls) finishes Saturday at the Portland Lutheran School 1A Track Classic.
HRV lax hosts last home game Friday; Big Winds hosts free youth SUP lessons