Castillo, Bockius highlight HRV country in home meet
Hood River Valley High School cross country hosted its only home meet of the season Wednesday afternoon, with teams from Ridgeview, Benson, Cleveland, Franklin, Madison, Roosevelt, The Dalles, Wilson and Lincoln in attendance.
VARSITY BOYS: A 3-1 home win Tuesday and a 1-0 win Thursday gives the Hood River Valley High School varsity boys soccer team the momentum it was looking for as the league season approaches.
Eagles drop home-opener 49-33 to Vikings, but show continued improvements
Pre-game fireworks and a sizable home crowd helped provide the Hood River Valley High School varsity football team with an emotional lift in its home-opener Friday evening — a nonleague game versus the now 2-0 Forest Grove Vikings.
14-year-old caps summer rodeo season with 4-H championship
Hood River cowgirl Chantelle Carter capped a standout summer rodeo season by winning the 4-H Intermediate Barrels state championship Aug. 20 at the Oregon State Fairgrounds in Salem.
HRV varsity boys soccer 2-0 in first week of action
Thursday evening’s thunder-and-lightning storm looks to have saved the 6A Canby Cougars from an even tougher loss than the 3-0 lead the Hood River Valley High School varsity boys had built before the game was called partway through the second half due to violent and electric weather overhead.
Collette Zack had two goals and Jade Schumacher and Mona Diaz had one apiece Tuesday evening in the Hood River Valley High School varsity girls soccer team’s season-opener at Rex Putnam. The 4-0 win came after a tight first half that ended with the Eagles up 1-0 off Shumacher’s goal.
Fall lacrosse for 7/8 boys; Bowling leagues have opening; League details ; Pass Punt and Kick fundraiser Sept. 7; HRVHS Hall of Fame golf tourney Sept. 21; Gorge Kids Tri Sept. 22
Varsity girls started season Tuesday, look to improve on last year’s 7-5 CRC record
The Hood River Valley Eagles varsity volleyball team has something to draw on this year that it doesn’t usually have much of: height. With a couple girls at or above the 6-foot mark and several others not far down the measuring stick, head coach Scott Walker says this year’s lineup is the tallest he has had in his eight years with the team.
Eagles will work on weak areas before Friday’s home opener vs. Forest Grove
The defending Columbia River Conference champion Hood River Valley High Eagles started their schedule on the road Friday evening against the Sandy Pioneers. Things were looking good for head coach Caleb Sperry and his Eagles, who were up 14-10 midway through the second quarter. Sandy regained the momentum though, scoring 31 unanswered points before HRV could score another touchdown, to take control of the game and finish with a 47-21 victory.
Hood River Valley High School cross country jump-started its fall running season Thursday evening at the Wilsonville Night Race. As a 3K instead of the regular 5K distance, the race is a good opportunity for teams to measure their early season speeds, called “date-pace,” to base workouts on as they prepare for the regular season.
Trying not to jinx the team before the season gets started, Hood River Valley High School varsity boys soccer coach Jaime Rivera stopped short of estimating how well he expects the team to do, but says with excitement that this year’s squad has the right ingredients to turn quite a few heads.
Upbeat. That’s the attitude Hood River Valley High School cross country coach Kristen Uhler has about the upcoming running season, and although the longtime coach and avid runner is well-known for her think-positive, be-positive outlook, she has a lot more than simple optimism to back her expectations of an outstanding next few months.
While fall sports are gearing up for action, soon-to-be junior Ryan Ward and sophomore Kellan Duffy have been busy all summer building on their stand-out spring seasons and representing what looks to be a very promising future for Hood River Valley High School baseball. Most recently, the two played on the Baseball Northwest Senior Championship Tournament in Centralia, Wash. — Ward on the 2015 team and Duffy on the 2016 — where they were both named Most Valuable Pitcher for their class after team-leading performances.
The defending Columbia River Conference champion Hood River Valley Eagles football team is keen on following in the footsteps of last year’s squad, which gave fifth-year head coach Caleb Sperry his first CRC title, and the school’s first league title since 1989. Although winning the conference was a proud accomplishment for the Eagles, who ended the season with a 20-14 loss against the Putnam Kingsmen in an OSAA state championship play-in round, Sperry is focused on the future, not the past, and what a fresh lineup can accomplish.
Hood River Valley High School’s boys basketball team finished its summer season last month with an overall record of 7-7. The team of mostly incoming sophomores and juniors got valuable off-season playing time and were exposed to some of the changes head coach Steve Noteboom has in store for the varsity team in the upcoming 2013-14 season.