Sports Briefs: Horizon girls look to climb out of Big Sky basement, Horizon soccer moving up the rankings
The Horizon Hawks volleyball team continues to fight to get out of the tail end of the Big Sky District, where they are currently ranked seventh of eight teams.
HRV boys place fifth, girls 11th at competitive invitational
Saturday’s Nike Portland XC meet provided the first major test for the HRV cross country team and Head Coach Brandon Bertram liked what he saw, with only a few reservations.
Matthew Dallman’s academy to host trainings in TD, HR
He’s played soccer professionally for nine years and has traveled around Europe to play the game, but now, Hood River’s Matthew Dallman is bringing that experience and knowledge back to the Gorge to help a new generation of soccer players.
Continuing a trend from the last couple seasons, the HRV boys soccer team remains undefeated as it heads into its league schedule, after holding La Salle (2-2-2) to a 1-1 draw on the road Tuesday, then shutting out 6A Central Catholic (1-4-1) with a two-goal effort Thursday evening at Westside Elementary. The Eagles (6-0-1), the No. 1 team in 5A, will look to start their Columbia River Conference games with another win Tuesday at 4 p.m. in a match with Pendleton (1-3-1) at Westside Elementary.
After narrow win over Pendleton, HRV volleyball shuts out Hermiston, TD to take first round of league play
After escaping with a win against Pendleton and then recording its first loss of the season in a tournament with Liberty last Saturday, the HRV girls volleyball team apparently decided to take any lingering frustrations out on Hermiston Tuesday night, walloping the Bulldogs in three lopsided sets.
It’s been a different kind of season for the boys water polo team, except for one key aspect: they keep winning.
Tuesday’s home debut for the HRV girls water polo team had the similar trappings to the other victories the young, talented Eagles squad have racked up so far this season.
Eagles fall to La Salle at home, 6A Barlow on the road
The end of HRV’s nonleague series (save for a game against Woodburn Sept. 29) didn’t go exactly as planned for the Eagles, who have been trying to rack up as many nonconference wins as possible to help them gain a higher ranking at the end of the season.
For seven years, Kevin Haspela has been the head coach of the HRV girls soccer program. And in those seven years, the Eagles have played the West Albany Bulldogs six times. They’ve lost five times, tied once, but never won.
HRV still searching for its first win after losing 12-6 heartbreaker in first league game
The Hood River Valley Eagles played their best football game of the season Friday against the Ridgeview Ravens in their Special District 1 opener Friday in Redmond. T
Eagles fall to 6A Liberty at Century tourney
After 11 games this season, the HRV volleyball team’s win streak was finally snapped on Saturday during a tournament at Century High School in Hillsboro, where the Eagles fell to 6A Liberty in the championship game.
The annual Skip Sparks Invitational in Hood River was a great opportunity for HRV cross country runners to show their stuff in front of a home crowd.
Nov. 16, 2013. That was the last time the HRV boys soccer team lost a game, playing Summit in the 5A finals, falling to the Storm, 2-0.
The HRV girls water polo team added another conference win to its tally Tuesday evening, easily defeating the Sandy Pioneers.
Eagles come from behind to take Buckaroos in five sets
Wins have been relatively easy to come by this season for the HRV volleyball team, cruising to victories in nonconference competition that left the Eagles with a 9-0 record and a 5A No. 1 ranking heading into Columbia River Conference games earlier this week.
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