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Sports briefs for Feb. 22

A busy weekend for high school sports; Free youth golf clinics March 8 and 22; HRVHS snowboard team competes

One week remains in HRV hoops season

Tuesday’s basketball game at Hood River Valley High School was an entertaining evening, from national anthem to final buzzer. However, the Eagle boys remain winless for the season after the 66-35 defeat by the Pendleton Buckaroos.

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Eight to state for HRV swimming

HRV swimming claims 11 titles at conference meet

Hood River Valley High School swimming will send eight team members to compete in this OSAA 5A boys and girls swimming state championships this weekend at Mt. Hood Community College.

Seniors combine for 35 points in Horizon win

Hawks’ senior night honors Totaro, Requa, Engel and Mann

In their final regular season home game, the Horizon Christian Hawks boys basketball team honored its quartet of seniors prior to Friday’s Big Sky Conference match-up against the Sherman Huskies.

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Four-of-four HRV grapplers qualify for girls state tourney

Jessica DeHart, Peyton Rigert, Joanna Endow and Jenna Powell competed Sunday in the OSAA girls high school state wrestling qualifier tournament at Parkrose High School, and with fourth place or higher finishers, all will represent Hood River Valley High School wrestling at the Memorial Coliseum in two weeks as part of the upcoming OSAA state wrestling championships.

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Horizon remembers Rick Aldrich with new athletic award

2013 grad Katie Tolbert and senior Matt Totaro honored Friday

Horizon Christian School athletes Katie Tolbert and Matt Totaro are the first recipients of the Rick Aldrich Coaches Award.

Worst-case averted for PPS athletes

Potential teacher strike threatened school sports, but athletes will play on

While a major storm brews between Portland Public Schools, its teachers and some 48,000 students caught in the middle of an impassioned labor dispute, the threat of a teacher strike in the city had Hood River Valley High School administration and coaches preparing for potential impacts it would have on HRV athletes and the winter sports season.

Eagle wrestling demolishes The Dalles

Team hosts home dual Saturday

Hood River Valley High School wrestling traveled to The Dalles-Wahtonka Thursday evening for their annual River Clash Cup dual.

Sports briefs for Feb. 15

HRV basketball eyes end of season; Eagle lacrosse gearing up; Cooper Spur scheduled open this weekend

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Horizon standout Matt Totaro signs with Linfield

Senior wing gets scholarship, is second in school history to play for four-year program

Matt Totaro has enjoyed a successful high school basketball career, which he’s hoping to culminate by helping his team win a 1A state title next month in Baker City. And for the Horizon Christian School senior, things won’t slow down when this season is over.

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Eagle alum debuts on UO tumbling team

Olivia Campbell is taking her athletic talents to new heights.

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Rough road continues for HRV hoops

The Dalles dishes latest losses to Eagles squads

Jestena Mattson had a team-high six points and Kainalu Bailey had five to lead the Hood River Valley High School varsity girls basketball team in a low-scoring 54-21 home loss Tuesday against the 15-2 Eagle-Indians from The Dalles.

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High school snowboard team ready for abbreviated season

After overcoming challenges with both lack of funding and snowpack this winter, the Hood River Valley Snowboard Team is officially back in action and ready for an abbreviated season of Oregon Interscholastic Snowboard Association competition.

Hermiston lives up to ranking

Eagle wrestling scores 16, Bulldogs 52 in road dual

Hermiston wrestling proved worthy of a top 5A ranking this week as they dealt the Hood River Valley Eagles a 52-16 dual meet loss Wednesday night.

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Hawks put the hurt on league’s next-best team

The Ione Cardinals had high expectations going into Friday’s Big Sky Conference showdown against the Horizon Christian Hawks. Prior to the anticipated matchup, the 1A No. 7-ranked Cardinals (13-3 overall, 7-1 league) were riding a seven-game win streak and appeared to be the biggest roadblock the 1A No. 1-ranked Hawks (17-1, 9-0) would have on their way to the post season.