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RJ Chavez

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Girls soccer ends non-league winless

It hasn’t been the start to the 2018-19 season that the Hood River Valley girls soccer team has hoped for as they head into league play without a win on the season.

September 22, 2018 midnight read more..


HRV boys water polo moves to 3-1

The Hood River Valley boys water polo team that finished third in state late year is still largely intact as the Eagles move into their eight-game league schedule in October.

September 22, 2018 midnight read more..
 

HRV volleyball loses league opener at home

After a 6-0 start to the season, the Hood River Valley volleyball team has now lost its last three games, including the Eagles’ league opener at home versus Crook County on Sept. 18.

September 22, 2018 midnight read more..
   

HRV XC girls rank first in 5A

A total of 25 teams in both 5A and 6A from around the state, including the Hood River Valley girls and boys cross country teams, were in Eugene Sept. 15 for the Northwest Classic meet to preview what will be the state meet course at Lane Community College.

September 19, 2018 midnight read more..


Volleyball suffers back-to-back losses

Hood River Valley volleyball had been off to its best start (6-0) since the Eagles’ 10-0 start in the 2016-17 season, but its undefeated start came to an end last week.

September 19, 2018 midnight read more..
 

Boys soccer wins home opener

Back-to-back losses by scores of 0-2 was on the minds of the entire HRV boys soccer program ahead of what felt like a must-win situation in the Eagles’ home opener versus Franklin.

September 15, 2018 midnight read more..


HRV girls soccer falls in final minute

It hasn’t turned out to be the start the community is used to reading about regarding the Hood River Valley High School soccer programs, as both the boys and girls have had little success early on.

September 15, 2018 midnight read more..


Back-to-back tournament champions

For a second weekend in a row, the Hood River Valley volleyball team heads into a new week still undefeated this season after going 3-0 in last week’s competition, including 2-0 at the Canby Volleyball Tournament.

September 12, 2018 midnight read more..


XC girls dominate at IMC Preview

After sweeping the Ultimook Race Nike Invitational to open the month of September, the Hood River Valley cross country team had another impressive performance last weekend at the Intermountain Conference Preview meet.

September 12, 2018 midnight read more..
   

HRV boys soccer drops season opener

Before last year, the Hood River Valley boys soccer program had won its season opening game for four straight seasons. But in the past two years, the boys have found themselves behind 0-1 heading into the second game of the season.

September 8, 2018 midnight read more..


HRV volleyball remains undefeated

After winning the Hillsboro Varsity Volleyball Tournament last weekend, the Hood River Valley High School volleyball team put its undefeated season on the line Thursday night in the Eagles’ first home match of the season against Camas.

September 8, 2018 midnight read more..


HRV XC sweeps Ultimook Invite

The Hood River Valley High School cross country season is officially underway after both the boys and the girls teams competed in last weekend’s Ultimook Race Nike Invitational at Tillamook.

September 5, 2018 midnight read more..
   

Cross-Channel Swim Monday

After a year of waiting, swimmers from across the globe prepare for the 75th anniversary of the most popular Labor Day swim in the Pacific Northwest.

September 1, 2018 midnight read more..
 

Middle school girls travel basketball new to Hood River

Sports in Hood River over the past few years has seen a growth in travel ball teams, which occur outside of the traditional season sports calendar at schools, and the next sport to see an evolution in its travel ball season is girls basketball.

August 25, 2018 midnight read more..
     

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..
 

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..


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..


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 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..


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..
 

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..

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