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Girls wrestling team has productive weekend during home matches

Girls take second at Elks tourney, boys place 10th

The annual Elks Wrestling Tournament marked another impressive performance by the HRV girls wrestling team, who have had quite the season as they head into their state qualifying competition this weekend. The Eagles headlined with first-place finishes by Grace Miller and Monique Verduzco — the former of whom received the Most Outstanding Wrestler award of the tournament — and placed second out of 28 teams that showed up to the event.

HRV Nordic shines in combined league race at Mount Bachelor

Spectators and racers enjoyed their first sunny day race of the season on Saturday at Mount Bachelor, finally racing in non-blizzard conditions.

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Wreagles do well at Madras, but falter in duals

Another busy weekend yielded some good performances for the HRV varsity wrestling team as they traveled to Madras to face many of their Special District 4 rivals at a tournament. Originally, the Eagles were going to travel to Stevenson for an invitational, but that was canceled.

Swim team sees success in CRC rematch

Fresh off an outstanding performance in last Saturday’s Hood River Invite (which turned into a Columbia River Conference championship preview after other schools dropped out of the meet), the HRV swim team faced off against Pendleton and The Dalles Wednesday at the Hood River Aquatic Center. In combined scores, the boys and girls teams defeated CRC teams The Dalles 1091-765 and Pendleton 1064-731.

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Ski team flies past competition in Ski Bowl slalom

In keeping with the history of the school’s illustrious downhill program, the HRV alpine ski team has been dominating the slopes once again this season, most recently making short work of their competitors last Saturday during a Mt. Hood League slalom competition at Mt. Hood Ski Bowl.

Slow start dooms Horizon boys at South Wasco County

Nearing the halfway point of their league schedule, the Horizon boys basketball team is currently in the bottom half of the Big Sky standings and as of Friday morning, occupied the sixth spot in the league — the last spot to get into the conference tournament held late next month.

Horizon girls make statement with win over Redsides

Hawks hang on for 33-30 victory at South Wasco

They’ve beaten Big Sky cellar-dwellers Ione and Mitchell/Spray with ease, but on Tuesday, players for the Horizon girls basketball team made a big statement when they pulled out a 33-30 road victory over the equally formidable South Wasco County Redsides (8-6, 5-2 league).

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HRV basketball teams can’t get past Hermiston

Girls lose 55-25, boys lose 69-61

The HRV girls and boys basketball teams both suffered their second league losses of the season on Thursday night, but in different fashions.

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Hood River swimmers excel in mini-districts

HRV girls place a commanding first; small boys team narrowly misses second in CRC showdown

If Saturday’s meet is a forecast of things to come, Columbia River Conference swimmers are going to have a difficult time hanging with the Eagles when the district championship meet is held in Hood River next month.

Missed opportunities lead to league debut heartbreaker for HRV girls

Bucks edge Eagles 51-48 in HR

With possession, a three-point lead, and under a minute to go, it looked like the HRV girls basketball team was about to pull off an upset over the Pendleton Buckaroos, and win their first league game in nearly five years.

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Horizon girls pummel Mitchell/Spray, Ione

Hawks score a total of 142 points over two weekend wins

There’s no doubt that the Horizon Christian High Hawks girls basketball team is a Big Sky Conference title contender this year and they continued their remarkable success by winning two weekend games.

HRV boys don’t get the league start they hoped for

Eagles fall to Bucks

After carving up some softer teams in nonleague action, the HRV boys basketball team received a rude awakening Friday evening when they traveled to Pendleton, opening up Columbia River Conference action with a game against the Buckaroos.

Kegler's Corner: Jeff Miller rolls 299

Ten-pin action in league play at Hood River’s resilient Orchard Lanes is kind of like the Energizer bunny. We keep on working despite the odds.

Sports briefs for Jan. 25

Sports briefs for Jan. 25.

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Wrestling teams find success in Central Oregon matches

The HRV varsity and girls wrestling team were able to fit in some more matches late last week before the next round of winter storms crippled Oregon and came away with some notable victories, particularly the girls team, which added another team trophy to its case.


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