I present, "The Baco" the latest culinary creation by the West Michigan Whitecaps, a minor-league affiliate of the Detroit Tigers. I don't live anywhere near Michigan but I can feel my arteries clogging just thinking about this. http://hoodrivernews.www.clients.ellingtoncms.com/users/photos/2013/mar/15/3071/ I may not have the stomach for the Whitecaps other famed culinary ...
Port Commissioner Hoby Streich learns why one should never surrender the vice-presidency
I grew up a Seattle Supersonics fan. Some of my first memories of professional sporting events were Sonics games. The first pro athlete I met was Steve Scheffler, a “human victory cigar” for the Sonics in the early 90’s who, as the guy at the end of the bench, got to be the guy tasked with making appearances at various team camps around Washington State.
Horizon Christian dominates Sherman County 76-46
My hypothetical baseball hall of fame ballot.
Last week the Oregon School Activities Association released three draft proposals for high school athletic classifications to kick off the four year classification cycle. Next December the Association will determine leagues and classifications for the 2014-18 cycle, and Hood River Valley is hoping for better results than the last time around.
Technology strikes again.
A nasty bug knocked me down for most of the last week. Never fear blogging shall resume shortly.
Damian Lillard is right to be afraid of statues.
You got to know when to hold 'em, know when to fold 'em, Know when to walk away and know when to run. -Kenny Rogers Last week Brandon Roy, beloved former Trail Blazer, announced that he was having a seventh knee surgery. Roy's knees pushed him out of Portland two ...
The most popular sport for HRV grads to pursue after college appears to be track and field and cross country. This year has been no exception. Several HRV grads had outstanding cross country seasons this fall. Yonny Castillo (HRV '11) helped Willamette University to a Northwest Conference title, made second ...
Last week I attended a meeting of various stakeholder groups in the county on the county's lack of space for sports fields. The issue is a big one. Youth teams and adult rec sports teams are running out of places to play. Fields are being pushed into what amounts to ...
Yes, you read that correctly, one of my favorite little sports columns is making a comeback. I'm going to do my best to make this semi-regular thing. Within the notebook you'll find quick points on going ons in the local sports scene as well as updates on how local former ...
We all need a day off after Yankees get eliminated
Want to get a space shuttle? The internet has a plan.
A new challenge to cross country runners...bears
Welcome to the new Ben's Babbles
It appears budget cuts have finally reached the folks who make the title plaques for county staffers.
Forrest Broddie goes into beast mode against Redmond.
When government and really large trash can get together, the waste metaphors practically write themselves.