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HRV grad and track athlete Parker Kennedy recovering from freak javelin accident at USATF meet in Beaverton

Javelin pierces Kennedy’s eye socket, athlete still able to see out of injured eye

A recent Hood River Valley High School graduate and track star is on the mend after a freak accident that occurred at a track meet in the Portland metro area, where the teen’s eye socket was pierced by the tail end of a javelin.

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New varsity basketball coaches Christopher Dirks and Donnie Herneisen look to reinvigorate HRV program

In an outdoorsy community such as this one, it’s no surprise that Hood River Valley High School has an embarrassment of riches when it comes to talented athletes, and the school has the hardware in its trophy case to prove it.

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A young Carson Oilers baseball team looks to build consistency in second half of season

Players from Hood River and The Dalles aim to string some wins together

When the Hood River Valley High School junior varsity and freshman baseball season concluded in May, it signaled the end of the Eagle season.

Sports Briefs for June 22

Country Forestry aims to curb illegal trail building; HRV baseball has good time at All-Star game

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Hood River Valley High School recently honored its athletes who are busy all year long, playing a sport in each athletic season.

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Successful spring season brings another laundry list of awards for Eagles athletes

HRVHS announces Athletes of the Year; athletes honored with All-Conference, All-State, and All-Star selections

Another season of Hood River Valley High School sports is in the books and with it, another haul of awards for local athletes.

Beach Wrestling State Champs

Local athletes were well-represented at the annual Oregon Beach Wrestling state championships held Saturday at the Hood River Waterfront.

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HRV falls short of second consecutive state title as Summit storms to 12-2 win

Eagles struggle on offense and defense in 5A baseball state championship game

Another deep playoff run for HRV came to an end Saturday in the 5A baseball state championship at Volcanoes Stadium, but not in the way the Eagles had hoped, nor expected, as their opponent, the Summit Storm, rolled HRV 12-2.

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HRV baseball playoff run ends with second place finish

The Hood River Valley baseball team finished it's playoff run with a third straight top-two finish in 5A. The Eagles fell 12-2 to the Summit Storm Saturday evening at Volcanoes Stadium in Keizer in the 5A championship game.

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HRV baseball again headed to 5A championship game

The Hood River Valley Eagles are headed to Keizer for the OSAA 5A baseball state championship game for the third year in a row, shutting out Churchill 1-0 in Tuesday evening's semifinal game that was played in Hood River.

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Eagles edge Ashland in defensive quarterfinal battle

HRV defeats the Grizzlies 2-0, advances to semis with Churchill

Two home runs by senior pitcher/outfielder Patrick Harvey and a one-hitter thrown by sophomore Connor Coerper in his playoff debut helped lift No. 2 HRV over No. 7 Ashland, 2-0, in a defensive duel that took place in Hood River Friday night.

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Local high school water polo athletes making a national splash

Three of the members of HRV’s 2015 third-place high school state water polo team — Rose Finstad, Jamie Robinson and Lauren Orr — will be playing in the Junior Olympics July 28-31 in the San Francisco Bay Area.

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HRVHS graduate Amy Hay helps lead team to national weightlifting title

Earlier last month, 2009 HRVHS graduate Amy Hay competed at the 2016 USA Weightlifting Nationals/Olympic Trials in Salt Lake City, Utah.

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Girls U14 lax adavances to semifinals

The Hood River girls U14 lacrosse team will be playing in a state tournament semifinal game against West Linn this Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. at the Westside north field.

Sports Briefs for June 1

20th Annual Elks Charity Golf tournament June 25; Andres Baeza signs with Concordia; Joel Garcia signs with St. Mary’s University


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