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Sports Briefs for March 19

3v3 indoor soccer tourney starts April 6; Meadows night operations end this weekend; Youth lax camp March 21-22; GRG All-Stars blow out JBLM

HRVHS announces February Athletes of the Month

The Hood River Valley High School Athletic Department has announced its February Athletes of the Month: Jason Shaner, representing HRV varsity wrestling, and Dhani Freeland, representing HRV swimming.

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Elexis McAllister heading to USASA Nationals

Fresh off her state competition at Mt. Hood Meadows, Hood River Valley High School sophomore Elexis McAllister will be heading to Copper Springs, Colo., to compete in the United States of America Snowboard and Freeski Association (USASA) Nationals April 1-10, but needs the community’s help in getting there.

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Mt. Hood snowboard team off to USASA Nationals

The Mt. Hood snowboard team is a competition team that competes in the USA Snowboard and Freeski Association’s Mt. Hood Series as well as other competitions.

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Senior divsion HRVST swimmers bring home hardware from Region XII championships at Mt. Hood CC

The Hood River Valley Swim Team’s senior swimmers took Region XII by storm and scored enough points to put the HRVST in 17th place at the region championships held earlier this month, placing just behind the Vancouver Swim Club and just ahead of the Columbia River Swim Team.

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From HRV to U of P

Hood River Valley High School senior Gio Magaña officially signed with the University of Portland on Friday.

New coach Ellie Schmidt brings exercise science expertise to HRV girls tennis program

Ellie Schmidt may be new to the Gorge and new to the sport of tennis, but as first-year coach of the HRV varsity girls tennis team, Schmidt brings a wealth of experience in one of the most important fundamentals of any sport: keeping athletes fit and healthy.

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HRV ski racers second at state

Skill, depth, and tenacity carry HRV skiers through tough state competition

HRV’s tradition of fielding one of the most competitive ski teams in the state continued this weekend on the slopes of Mt. Ashland in southern Oregon, where the boys and girls alpine teams combined to take second place overall at the Oregon Interscholastic Ski Racing Association (OISRA) state championships late last week.

Sports Briefs for March 9

Spring fling SUP weekend March 12-13; Ryan Ward shines in home debut for WSU Cougars baseball team; HRV baseball players sign letters of intent at NW colleges; Snowboard state championships this week at Meadows

Eagles’ state tournament bid ends with rough loss to Milwaukie Mustangs

Eagles end season with 35-point road loss to the Mustangs in play-in game

Another season has drawn to a close for the HRV boys basketball program and with it, another season without an appearance at the OSAA state tournament.

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HRV wrestlers find the podium at state champs

Noah Wachsmuth fourth, Jason Shaner places third, and Payton Rigert takes third title

A strong season for the HRV wrestling team culminated with a handful of podium finishes at the OSAA 5A state wrestling championships held last weekend at the Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Portland.

Sports Briefs for March 2

Eagles boys basketball finishes up regular season; Hood River Babe Ruth sign-ups are going on now

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HRV freestyle skiers take mountain by (and in a) storm

HRV wins freestyle state championships

It was another dominant race and another dominant season for the HRV freestyle skiers, who shrugged off less than ideal weather conditions to sweep all three events that made up the Oregon Interscholastic Ski Racing Association’s state championship competition held at Mt. Hood Meadows last weekend.

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HRV Nordic places third overall at OISRA state meet

HRV Nordic has developed a talented group of athletes and produces a competitive team that’s ready to face any challenge sent their way. This season, the boys and girls teams took a combined third-place finish with 180 points out of the total 16 teams present at the Oregon Interscholastic Ski Racing Association (OISRA) Nordic skiing championships this weekend. As they have done in the majority of their races this season, Summit (43) placed first overall in the combined standings and Bend placed second (156).

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With defeat of The Dalles, HRV boys grab third and final CRC play-in spot

HRV 66, The Dalles 56; Eagles face Milwaukie for playoff spot Tuesday at 7 p.m.

It hasn’t been the prettiest path to the post-season, but after a regular season with considerably fewer ups than downs, HRV has made it.