Ben Mitchell

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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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Local ultramarathoner Jax Mariash Koudele pushes herself to the limits for Lyme disease awareness

For many people, running 155 miles through an African desert with an 18-pound supply pack on their back sounds like the perfect vision of Hell.

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Good eats on wheels

Food carts serve up quality fare with flare

Once maligned as purveyors of lowbrow eating, food trucks have experienced a renaissance in recent years, serving up creative dishes from all over the world while simultaneously using fresh, local ingredients.

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Graduation 2016: HRV grads weather the storm to receive diplomas

It was rainy, it was windy, it was cold, but the weather Friday night at Henderson Community Stadium failed to dampen the spirits of the Hood River Valley High School students and their loved ones who gathered to watch the Class of 2016 graduate.

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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.

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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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Crews combat Mosier fire through the night

Governor, railroad officials speak in Hood River

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Mosier railcar fire update

The Mosier fire continues to burn; details are scarce.

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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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