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Plenty of PRs for HRV at Nike meet

Boys take first in Division I race and the girls take ninth in Division II

The Hood River Valley cross country program kept building on its stellar start to the 2015 season with numerous standout performances at the Nike Portland XC meet (formerly known as Nike Pre Nationals) on Saturday — a race that draws some of the top cross country runners from the West Coast.

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Eagles ascendance: HRV volleyball climbing the standings

It’s only a few games into the season, but the HRV volleyball program has already improved over last year’s season.

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HRV victorious in 2014 state title rematch with Woodburn

Typically, the games where HRV teams play a Columbia River Conference rival are the more exciting contests on the sports calendar for both players and fans — a time of year when the season is in full swing and every matchup can potentially have playoff implications.

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HRV water polo teams fall to 6A Reynolds in home opener

After falling to Reynolds, Eagles teams handily defeat 6A Gresham on the road Thursday in league contest

The boys and girls varsity water polo teams have had a solid start to their season, with both squads holding a 2-1 record despite playing all their games on the road.

HRV Girls soccer looking to return its winning ways in league competition

HRV had another trying week on the pitch, drawing with Liberty at home on Tuesday and then falling to Sandy on the road Thursday.

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Late rally propels Ravens over Eagles

Mistakes and Ridgeview’s powerful ground attack deal HRV its first loss of the season

HRV (2-1) had an excellent opportunity to remain undefeated and get a win against the Ridgeview Ravens (2-1) on Friday. Trailing by a touchdown midway through the fourth quarter, the Eagles had an offensive possession and were hoping of converting a scoring drive to tie it up.

Water polo defense shines in win over David Douglas

Counterattacks help lead HRV girls to a 13-5 victory; HRV boys edge the Scots, 9-8

The HRV girls and boys water polo teams launched their conference competitive season with an away game at David Douglas. The school has a 30-year history of a dominant swimming program which feeds its water polo teams with tough, fast swimmers. This year is no different and the adage “defense wins games” was the message being repeated to the teams by the HRV coaching of staff Dave Cameron, Kellie Dunn and Dave Robinson.

HRV soccer update

HRV boys soccer climbs to No. 1 spot with win over Summit; After loss to West Albany, HRV girls looking to bounce back

Eagle boys soccer grabs another shutout with defeat of Central Catholic

The HRV boys soccer program seems to be largely picking up where it left off this season, dismantling teams left and right, giving up little to no goals on defense, and sitting near the top of the 5A standings.

HRV volleyball beats Pendleton for first time in three years

Hard-fought game goes to four sets

Eagles volleyball got off to a roaring start to their league schedule Tuesday night, when they defeated the Pendleton Buckaroos in a hard-fought game at Vannet Court that went to four sets. Coach Scott Walker said it was the first time HRV had beaten Pendleton in three years.

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With back-to-back invitational wins, HRV XC shows it’s the team to beat

It’s only a few races into the cross country season, but on the heels of an all-around excellent HRV performance at a pair of invitationals this past week, the Eagles already look like they’re in peak form.

Sports Briefs for Sept. 19

Horizon volleyball starts out league play with a win; Take a Kid Mountain Biking Day Oct. 3; more

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HRV girls soccer loses its footing with a pair of injuries and tough losses

After having a three-game win streak, HRV girls soccer faltered this week after getting shut out by two very good teams, and sustaining injuries to two key players.

HRV XC teams take first at Ultimook Invite

Eagles harriers dominated at the Ultimook Invitational in Tilamook on Saturday, where both the boys and the girls teams took first overall in the 3.1-mile 5A-6A varsity races.

Sports Briefs for Sept. 16

HRV boys soccer grabs third win of the season; Cascade to Crown Sept. 26; HOF golf tourney Saturday