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RJ Chavez

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Preview of Naish Paddle Challenge

Over the past eight years, Hood River’s Waterfront Park has become home to one of most recognized standup paddle boarding events in the world: The Naish Columbia Gorge Paddle Challenge.

August 11, 2018 midnight read more..
 

HRVST records fall at state meet

The Hood River Valley Swim Team Osprey finished 17th overall at the 11 and Over Oregon Swimming Championships this past weekend at Mt. Hood Community College.

August 1, 2018 midnight read more..
  

Top-15 finishes lead HRVST at 10U state meet

The Hood River Valley Swim Team was represented by swimmers William Frost (boys 8 and under competition) and Delaney Hackett (girls 10 and under competition) at the 10 and Under Oregon State Swimming Championships in Albany this past weekend.

July 18, 2018 midnight read more..
   

CGPA hosts Pride Day celebration

This past weekend, hundreds of people gathered at Hood River Waterfront Park for the 2018 Pride Day celebration organized by the Columbia Gorge Pride Alliance (CGPA).

July 4, 2018 midnight read more..


Barajas’ sophomore season at UO

It’s been two years since Sebastian Barajas, a four-time OSAA state champion in track and field at Hood River Valley High School, accepted an offer from the University of Oregon to throw for the Ducks track and field team.

July 4, 2018 midnight read more..
 

Tactay wins triple jump title

A first-place finish in the triple jump competition at the USA Track and Field Oregon Association Junior Olympics Championships for Hood River Valley’s Jonah Tactay led the way for HRV athletes who competed in the championships at Jesuit High School in Beaverton on June 21-24.

June 30, 2018 midnight read more..


Sullenger adds two state wrestling titles

The wrestling resume for Hood River Valley High School’s incoming freshman Emily Sullenger has two new bullet points worth recognizing before she’s brought up to OSAA competition next season.

June 30, 2018 midnight read more..


HRVHS Camps

The Hood River Valley High School boys and girls soccer programs held their annual summer soccer camp last week.

June 27, 2018 midnight read more..


HRVHS 2017-18 sports recap

Hood River Valley High School athletes brought home not one, not two, not three, but four state titles this past high school sports season.

June 23, 2018 midnight read more..


HRVHS recommends new Athletic Director

The Hood River County School District has announced that Trent Kroll has been recommended as the hire for the open position of Hood River Valley High School athletic director.

June 23, 2018 midnight read more..
  

Local field athlete breaks Masters shot put record

Early this month, local Masters track and field athlete Jim Patterson, who works for the county of Hood River, set a new men’s 55-59 age group shot put record (American) with a distance of 16.23 meters (53-5) at the Seattle Parks and Recreation USATF-sanctioned meet.

June 20, 2018 midnight read more..
    

Henderson Stadium update

Construction crews started demolition of the old field at the Hood River Valley High School in May after the final track event was held at Henderson Stadium.

June 9, 2018 midnight read more..
 

HRVHS graduation at WAAAM

One of Hood River Valley’s biggest annual events will not take place in its usual home at Henderson Stadium this June.

June 2, 2018 midnight read more..
       

Softball clinches playoff berth with shutout victory

HRV Softball headed into its play-in game matchup with the 11-16 Wilsonville Wildcats on a four-game losing streak, but the Eagles looked nothing like its 7-8 record to end the regular season, and instead more like the team that won 13-straight games to open the season.

May 23, 2018 midnight read more..


Ames resigns as HRV A.D.

After three years as athletic director at Hood River Valley High School, Tom Ames will be stepping down from that role starting with the 2018-19 high school sports season.

May 19, 2018 midnight read more..
 

Girls LAX storms past first round of playoffs

HRV girls lacrosse headed into the first round of the state playoffs this week on a two-game winning streak. The team continued its end of the regular season run with a dominating performance in the opening round of the playoffs.

May 19, 2018 midnight read more..
 

HRV track sends 20 to state

Before the upcoming Oregon 5A state meet in Eugene on May 18-19, HRV track and field ended its regular season in Hermiston on May 9-10 in what was the final track meet in the Columbia River Conference’s existence.

May 16, 2018 midnight read more..
 

Softball unable to end Pendleton’s win streak

With second place in the Columbia River Conference secured last week by HRV softball in its 11-1 victory over Hermiston, the Eagles had nothing to play for besides something to prove on Tuesday, May 8 against the conference undefeated Pendleton Buckaroos.

May 12, 2018 midnight read more..
 

Horizon golf district results

With spring sports coming to an end across the state, Horizon golf finished off its season at Quail Valley in Banks on May 1 and 2 for the District One Tournament.

May 12, 2018 midnight read more..
  

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