With starters Jestena Mattson and Annie Veatch and reserve Kassidy Ellefson-Davidson unavailable due to injuries and illness, the Hood River Valley High School varsity girls basketball team was up against tough odds Friday night in a home dual against the 8-6 Aloha Warriors.
Horizon Christian School’s boys basketball team added another notch to its win column this week with a big 79-44 victory on the road Tuesday against Sherman. The 1A No. 1-ranked Hawks are now 11-1 overall as they steamroll into the heart of conference action. The boys moved on to host Dufur 7:30 p.m. Friday (results not available as of presstime) and travel to Arlington Saturday before hosting home games Jan. 21 vs. South Wasco and Jan. 24 vs. Condon/Wheeler.
Seeking a fourth consecutive Big Sky Conference title, the Horizon Christian School boys basketball team kicked off its Class 1A Big Sky league schedule Friday night at home versus the Central Christian Tigers of Redmond.
Relentless defense, teamwork and contributions from role players boosted the Hood River Valley High School varsity girls hoops team to a 56-50 win over Sprague on Jan. 10 at Vannet Court.
Two HRVHS junior varsity players proved that two-fifths is not half bad.
Horizon’s girls basketball team hosted Central Christian Friday in what ended as a disappointing 29-16 loss. Trista Hicks had eight points in the game, followed by Hannah Kempf with five, to lead the Hawks in what was a frustrated offensive effort for the young team.
Scheduled contests for the week of Jan. 11-19
Eagles sweep four straight dual meets
Hood River Valley High School wrestlers cleaned house this week.
Horizon rides seven-game winning streak against struggling Eagles squad
The Horizon Hawks boys basketball team built a big lead over the hosting Hood River Valley High School Eagles Friday night, and held onto the win despite a furious fourth-quarter rush led by Eagle reserves.
HRV ski team gets strong start to race schedule
Lucy McLean and Austin Keillor were a cut above the rest Saturday at the 24th annual Christine Cato Memorial Race at Timberline Ski Area.
Juniors Wells, Winans, Mattson combine for 30 points in close loss
Hood River Valley High School varsity girls basketball matched South Albany for three quarters Saturday night before slumping in the fourth and letting the 1-5 Rebels walk away with a victory.
Hood River Valley High School Nordic skiers were in Bend over the weekend for their second race of the season. With more snow than Mount Hood, the Mount Bachelor course provided competitors with solid and fast conditions, and sunny skies meant a pleasant day of racing.
Austin Martin’s last-ditch three point attempt from the top of the key met the top of the rim on its way down, and with a clang the Franklin Quakers escaped with a 47-43 win over the Hood River Valley High School Eagles on Dec. 30.
After a five-game road stretch, including three over the weekend at Gresham High School’s Holiday Tournament, the Hood River Valley School varsity girls basketball team focused on its return to Vannet Court, and on snapping a four-game losing streak.
Eagles compete in two tough contests over break
Hood River Valley High School wrestlers traveled to two major tournaments since school ended for the holiday break. Last weekend the team loaded into vans and dove down to Nevada for the Reno Tournament of Champions, which is dubbed the toughest tournament in the country.
Hood River News on TwitterTweets by @HoodRiverNews
Latest blog posts
- John Reischman and the Jaybirds play Bingen March 16
- Making ‘Peace Be Still’ gives inspiration for local singer
- Fairy tales, Star Wars influence latest book in ‘Lunar Chronicles’ series
- Remembering Waterloo 1986
- Avery Hill doesn’t mind the drive – and neither should you
- JD Wilkes & the Dirt Daubers bring raucous electric show to CEBU Jan. 24