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It still felt like summer on Friday, September 13, but just barely, as I drove toward Mt. View Orchards. The sky was blue and the breeze was warm but promised to turn chilly before the evening was over. I parked at the Mt. View Orchards venue in front of trees heavy with near-ripe pears. Mt.…

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We knew it wouldn’t take long. Prime time bowling leagues began just over a month ago at Hood River’s Orchard Lanes. Last week, timeless tenpin tiger Nancy Asai became the first woman to bowl a scratch 700 series this season. 

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Hearty congratulations to Kevin Harris, who thrilled us all last week as he rolled a perfect 300 game in the Industrial league at Hood River’s Orchard Lanes.

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Hood River Valley High School’s varsity boys’ soccer team visited and defeated Crook County High School with an 8-2 win Tuesday. This triumph creates a two-game winning streak for the Eagles.

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Hood River Valley High School’s varsity girls’ soccer swept Crook County High School 10-0 Tuesday at home. The Eagles created a two-game winning streak while the Cowboys have not seen a win since preseason.

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The Hood River Valley High School Junior Varsity football team defeated Parkrose 21-0 on Sept. 23 in Portland. The Eagles prevailed despite Parkdale’s deep bench, many upperclassmen and size.

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HRV FootballSept. 27 at Benson — CANCELLED* Oct. 4 vs La Salle Prep at 7 p.m.Oct. 10 at Putnam at 7 p.m.* Final home game of the season

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With a heavy schedule ahead and mixed results in the past week, the Hood River Valley High School boys’ soccer team has refreshed its offensive set and is looking ahead only as far as Tuesday, Sept. 24.

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More than 170 Pickleball players, ages 18-76, from Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Utah and California arrived at The Gorge Athletic Club in Hood River Sept. 13-15 to compete in the Second Annual Gorge Pickleball Classic tournament.

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Scores were fair-to-middling from the tenpin league bowling wars at Hood River’s Orchard Lanes last week. Pro Jeff Miller led everybody with the first 700 set of the season, a solid, strike filled scratch 724 that he rolled in the hot-shot Wednesday night Fraternal league. He also tossed a w…

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Four years ago was my first Euro Tour Race. I was filled with excitement to be flying over to Europe to race in stand up paddling. I won a few of the smaller Euro Tour Events, but never the big 6 Star Races; that was crazy, those races were for the real pros. If I could crack the top five, I…

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The HRVHS Girls Soccer team is under new leadership this year and boasts a strong, experienced group of players. Their roster lists 18 players, 14 of which are upperclassmen. Their head coach, Amanda Orand, while new to the varsity level, is not new to the head coaching position or the Eagle…

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The HRVHS Football team lost its Friday night home game against Pendleton by a score of 49-38. The loss brings the Eagles to a 1-1 record overall and a 0-1 record in league.

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In 1924 on this day, MLB pitcher Walter Johnson, nicknamed “Barney” and “The Big Train” among others, was awarded the American League Most Valuable Player award. It was his second MVP award, the first having been received in 1913, and was quite unsurprising given Johnson’s performance in the…

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Last year, the HRVHS Volleyball team finished fourth in the state, led by strong senior players like Katie Kennedy and Carli Stroud. The team had a great balance of height upfront and technical skill in back that combined for the quarterfinal finish they achieved. Coming into the new school …

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September brings the schools back into session here in Hood River, and with school comes sports. The fall season stars Football, Volleyball, Soccer and Cross Country at Hood River Valley High School, with the latter two present at Horizon Christian School as well. Below we listed some upcomi…

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In the season opener, but a non-league game, the Hood River Valley Eagles played host to their historic rival, The Dalles Riverhawks. While the Eagles got off to a slow start, going scoreless in the first quarter, they would end up trouncing the Riverhawks 36-22.

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In what is regarded as the standard season opener for the majority of Oregon high school cross country programs, Hood River Valley High School enjoyed one of its most successful night meets in school history. The Eagles traveled to Wilsonville on Aug. 30, where their boys and girls competed …

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This upcoming year may be the most anticipated season in recent memory for the Hood River Valley High School Cross Country program. With the achievements of last year’s teams — a blowout state championship by the girls and a strong sixth place by the boys — and the sheer number of returning …

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Racehorses have odd names. Whether the origins are based in history, mythology, a reference to the breeder or owner, oftentimes the thoroughbreds that break from the gate and are sounded off by an announcer at auctioneer speeds leave fans in wonder, laughter and occasionally, admiration. Man…

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The Hood River Valley Swim Team ended their summer swim season in spectacular fashion, competing in Newport the weekend of Aug. 9-11. Results and summary provided by coach Shelly Rawding.

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The Hood River Valley High School water polo teams hosted an Oregon 5A/6A tournament at the Hood River Aquatic Center last weekend. Both the boys and girls teams took first place, defeating a 16-team field consisting largely of 6A schools. Summaries provided by coaches David Robinson for boy…

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On Aug. 10, across the epic landscape of Washougal MX Park, thousands of people put their fitness to the test with a race called the Spartan Sprint. The race is part of a series of races held by the Spartan Race company, and consisted of three separate categories: Open, Age Group and Elites,…

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At the Aug. 26 City Council Meeting for Cascade Locks, Mayor Tom Cramblett will make a proclamation honoring Jestena Mattson and Emily Sullenger for their athletic achievements in track and field and wrestling, respectively. Both grew up in Cascade Locks; Mattson graduated from Hood River Va…

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