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Rebecca Johnston signing

Hood River Valley High School senior Rebecca Johnston recently signed with Whitman College to play NCAA Division III volleyball for the Blues, located in Walla Walla, Wash.

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Girls wrestling team places second at state qualifier in Eugene

Boys getting ready for district tournament

The HRV girls wrestling team beat 70 teams at the Oregon Girls Wrestling state qualifier tournament last weekend at Thurston High School in Eugene, but failed to defend their title in what would have been a three-peat at the team event.

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Hawk girls lock up Big Sky berth with Arlington upset

Hawks also defeat Dufur by 27 points

The Horizon girls basketball team has had a lot of great wins this season, but Thursday’s was undoubtedly the sweetest thus far.

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Horizon boys look to power through final week of play

Team defeats Arlington, falls to Dufur

The Hawks had both games interrupted by weather over the weekend, but were able to play both, as Friday’s game at Arlington was moved to Thursday and Saturday’s home game against Dufur was moved to Monday. Horizon beat Arlington 61-54, but then fell to the No. 10 Dufur Rangers 69-55.

Weather impacts games again

In what has become a familiar refrain this winter, inclement weather once again impacted games over the weekend.

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HRV boys get ugly, but important, win over The Dalles

After coming out on the wrong side of a handful of close contests this season, the HRV boys basketball team finally learned how to close out a game Tuesday evening, and it couldn’t have come at a better time.

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Horizon girls keep rollin’: League playoff berth nearly certain after C/W blowout

The juggernaut that is the Horizon girls basketball team coasted to its sixth-straight Big Sky District win Tuesday night as the Hawks (15-5, 9-1 league) steamrolled the Condon/Wheeler Knights (8-10, 5-4) in Hood River 59-23.

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Horizon boys continuing to hold their own in the Big Sky Conference

Hawks get a much-needed win over the Condon/Wheeler Knights

Every win is important at this point, but Tuesday’s win over the Condon/Wheeler Knights by the Horizon boys basketball team was especially crucial considering the Big Sky Conference standings.

Sports Briefs for Feb. 4: Sports correction

A story in the Feb. 1 edition regarding the HRV ski team transposed the first and last names of Colson Zack.

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Shooting woes sink HRV girls in matchup with TD

CRC teams sweep HRV in first round

On paper, Tuesday’s contest with The Dalles offered the HRV girls basketball team one of the best opportunities to break The Eagles’ league win drought.

Horizon girls extend win streak to five

The Horizon girls basketball team steamrolled two opponents in a pair of weekend victories as they continued to build momentum for the upcoming Big Sky Conference playoffs. Horizon (13-5, 7-1 Big Sky) outscored league foes Condon/Wheeler and Sherman by a total margin of 131-50.

Hawk boys split to stay in district playoff contention

The Horizon boys basketball team split two weekend games to stay in contention for the upcoming Big Sky Conference playoffs. Horizon (9-10, 3-5 Big Sky) won 69-44 Friday on the road over the Condon/Wheeler Knights (8-8, 4-4). The Hawks, guided by Head Coach Darrin Lingel, then lost at home Saturday 68-55 to the second-ranked Sherman Huskies (14-4, 9-0).

Youth baseball camp starting

The Hood River Valley High School baseball team will be running an afterschool youth baseball camp every Tuesday and Thursday from 2:45-3:45 p.m. from Feb. 7-23 at the baseball/softball training facility.

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Halfway through the season, HRV skiers own the Mt. Hood League

Another race and another win for the HRV ski team this weekend shows that the Eagles are clearly the team to beat in the Mt. Hood League.

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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.


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