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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.

Sports Briefs for Jan. 21

Sports impacted by weather… again, Gorge Roller Girls season opener Jan. 28

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Horizon girls off to a great league start

Hawks defeat Dufur, fall to Arlington

For the first time in school history, the Horizon girls basketball team started the Big Sky Conference season with a 2-0 record after a 59-47 win over the Dufur Rangers Friday at Dufur High School.

Horizon boys edge Arlington for first Big Sky win

Hawks fall to Dufur Rangers on Friday

The Horizon Christian High Hawks boys basketball team got a split of Big Sky Conference weekend games after pulling out a 47-44 win at home Saturday over the Arlington Honkers. The No. 17 Hawks (8-6 overall, 1-2 Big Sky) faced the No. 12 Dufur Rangers (8-2, 3-1) Friday and lost 53-45 at Dufur High School.

Sports Briefs for Jan. 18

HRV boys basketball team pummels Columbia; Nordic team hosts Vintage Ski Movie Night fundraiser Jan. 20

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HRV Nordic team places third at Teacup Classic

Hood River Valley Nordic was joined by Summit, South Bend, Redmond, St. Mary’s Academy, and Corvallis at last Saturday’s Teacup Classic race, hosted by St. Mary’s Academy. The morning brought numb fingers and rosy cheeks, the sky was clear, it was a cool 7 degrees, and no wind was present.


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