School Sports


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Eagle wrestling sets high goals

Marquez leads team in first tourney with win at Coast Classic

Hood River Valley High School wrestling got its first taste of competition over the weekend at tournaments in North Bend and White Salmon. Many of the top wrestlers in each weight class represented the Eagles at the Coast Classic invitational, where 30 teams went to battle in one of the toughest tournaments in the state. Meanwhile, a second HRV lineup stayed in the Gorge to represent the Eagles in White Salmon at the seven-team Bruin Invitational.

Hawks back to 1A No. 1

After losing a tough game a week ago against Horizon Christian of Tualatin, Hood River’s Horizon Hawks varsity boys basketball team responded by winning three straight to restore its OSAA 1A No. 1 ranking. The Hawks will try to continue their streak when they meet Class 3A’s Blanchet Catholic Cavaliers (2-2) in their next game Friday at 4:30 p.m. in their first matchup of a tournament Dec. 19-20 at Dayton High School.

Eagles end curse with ‘game-changer’ vs. Putnam

HRV boys win three this week in first such streak in ten years

For the first time in a long time, the Hood River Valley High School varsity boys basketball team is on a roll. Granted, Tuesday night’s home win was just the second of this early 2014-15 season, but the hard-fought 76-71 triumph came against the then 5A No. 2 ranked Putnam Kingsmen, who defeated South Albany and Century last week to open their season.

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HRV swimming builds on last season’s success

The outlook is very good, says Hood River Valley High School swim team coach Keith Ebbert as his team starts the 2014-15 season.

Sports Briefs for Dec. 13

Vote for Gio Magana; Coming up in prep sports; more

Prep basketball roundup: HRV, Horizon hoops open seasons

HRV boys nab needed win; two close losses for HRV girls; Horizon boys earn No. 1 ranking; Horizon girls split games

Sports Briefs for Dec. 10

HRV Nordic hosts ski flic; HRV water polo starting youth program; Fast Pitch softball tryouts Dec. 13; HRVHS searching for boys lax coach

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Hawk boys eye a new state title

The Horizon Christian High Hawks boys basketball team has enjoyed considerable success in recent years, including reaching the OSAA/U.S. Bank/Les Schwab Tires Class 1A state finals the past three seasons.

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HRV boys are taller, older; girls hope for breakthrough

Whenever a new season begins, it can often signal a dramatic turnaround for sports teams. Having that renewed sense of optimism is exactly the type of attitude that the Hood River Valley High Eagles girls basketball team is hoping will help them enjoy success during the 2014-2015 season.

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New era for Horizon girls

The Horizon Christian School varsity girls basketball team will be under the guidance of new head coach this season. Brian Stevens brings a positive outlook and upbeat attitude, which the Hawks are hoping will bring some success their way this season. Stevens and assistant coaches Kevin Dale and Melissa Bagge are hoping to transform a squad that had a 2-20 record in Class 1A a year ago into a winning team in 2015.

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Eagles earn first-team All-State soccer honors

Boys also garner player, coach of the year awards

On the heels of a memorable and historic fall season, Hood River Valley High School varsity soccer had four boys and one girl selected as OSAA 5A first-team All-State players, one player chosen as the 5A Player of the Year and a coach selected as Coach of the Year. The 5A All-State awards (first team and second team) were announced last Friday and were chosen by all 5A coaches from the state.

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Wrestling Blue vs. Gold night kicks off HRVHS winter sports

In a first for both the Hood River Valley High School wrestling team and the school’s theater department, an exciting intersquad showdown took place Saturday on the stage of the Bowe Theater, complete with spotlights, smoke machines, play-by-play announcing and post-match media interviews.

Sports Briefs for Dec. 3

Hawks hoops start Friday; Intensive hoops camp Dec. 6

Sports Briefs for Nov. 22

HR wrestling fundraiser dinner Nov. 23; Turkey trot on Thanksgiving; more

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HRV water polo finishes second at state

Team graduates one senior, looks ahead to bigger and better next year

Hood River Valley High School varsity boys water polo capped its breakthrough season last weekend with a trip to the Oregon High School Water Polo Association’s 5A state finals in Corvallis.