The Northwest Indiana Oilmen lose consecutive games for just the second time this season. The Fever earned a win in Florida. Plus news on a stabbing at a rugby match and a Colorado icon died.
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.…
DUFUR – The Columbia Gorge Hustlers snapped a six-game losing streak on a hot Wednesday afternoon at Dufur City Park’s baseball field, defeating Hood River, 12-6 in nine innings.
Rob Decou is the kind of guy who thinks running an Iron Man Triathalon is a brisk little practice workout. That’s because he’s dedicated to ultra-endurance sports, and leverages that passion to raise awareness and community around important issues. In 2017, Rob completed a 146-mile run acros…
Lacrosse players and Little Leaguers enjoyed the grassy environs of Jim Winter Field and the St. Mary’s Catholic Church playfields June 17, activities that were among the first organized competition and practice sessions in Hood River since COVID restrictions and closures started in mid-March.
Three seniors and a junior received honors as May 2020 Student Athletes of the Month at Hood River Valley High School. Coaches, teachers and advisors nominated the students and commented on their accomplishments and contributions.
A group of state and federal agencies have opened a limited number trails and day use sites in the Columbia River Gorge today, while crowded sites (including most waterfall viewing areas), campgrounds, and visitor’s centers remain closed.
The Hood River Yacht Club’s high school sailing coaches paid honors to the 13 graduating seniors from both Hood River Valley High School and Columbia High School. Coach Lars Bergstrom said the team had a reduced schedule but they did compete at the Island Cup Regatta in Oak Harbor.
What place is formerly a cannery? How many steps make it the second longest public staircase in America?
With the weather warming up, locals and out-of-towners alike are itching to get outside and enjoy sunny days in the Gorge, and while multiple agencies are working to reopen recreation in the Gorge, it is a challenge to get those sites back open safely.
HRATS (Hood River Area Trail Stewards) has put out a press release to clarify the current situation of county land access, including the popular Post Canyon trail:
Restrictions on some outdoor recreational activities in Washington were lifted Tuesday, May 5, but the partial reopening does not mean that the state is relaxing its stance on safety precautions.
Work towards creating a memorial in honor of the late Steve Gates continues and, while social distancing guidelines currently prohibit community gatherings, the designs serve as a reminder that people will eventually be able to gather together again.
The Gorge Chapter Ducks Unlimited held their 35th consecutive fundraising banquet and auction at the Hood River Inn in February. Over 200 attended for an evening of fun, games and food while helping contribute to the future of wetlands and waterfowl habitats.
Maverick Geller, a senior at Hood River Valley High School, has accepted his appointment to, and has committed to play lacrosse at the United States Merchant Marine Academy.
Hood River Valley High School has announced the February Athletes of the Month. Athletic Director Trent Kroll passed along these notes about the athletes, courtesy of coaches and teachers:
Hood River Valley High School graduate and Umpqua Community College freshman Grace Miller won the National Collegiate Wrestling Association Northwest Conference Championship in the 143-pound division earlier this month in Aberdeen, Wash.
A Hood River Valley High School alum made it into the University of Washington heptathlon record books after competing in the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Track and Field Championship Feb, 28-29. With a final score of 5,487, Parker Kennedy moved up to second place in school history.
Clackamas Community College won its second consecutive NJCAA wrestling title Saturday, March 7, in Council Bluffs, Iowa. Jason Shaner, Hood River Valley alum, contributed in this achievement by beating Ladamien Sturdivant in the final round for the 133-weight class.
As we continue to learn more about the coronavirus (COVID-19), we want to assure you that the health and safety of our team members, guests and our community are our top priority.
Per Gov. Brown’s announcement regarding statewide school closures, the Oregon School Activities Association has extended the suspension of interscholastic practices and contests for sports and activities for all member schools through April 28.
In efforts to raise money for cancer patients and their families, the fourth annual Hood River 24-hour Paddle for Cancer event will take place later this year. Originally, the charity event was scheduled for April 18-19 but is postponed due to the coronavirus and public health concerns.
Per Gov. Kate Brown’s announcement regarding school closures, the Oregon School Activities Association has suspended interscholastic practices and contests for sports and activities for all member schools effective through March 31.
The famous Tuesday Nite Mixed league wrapped up its short 2019-20 season a couple of weeks ago when the plucky Who Gives a Split team won the championship. Congratulations again to Kristyn Fix, Dave Aiken, Patty Morrissey and Da Kine’s main man, their gregarious sales manager, Bill Morrissey…
From March 23-26, Hood River Valley’s boys varsity baseball team will compete in the Coach Bob National Tournament Invitational in Phoenix. Head coach Erich Harjo said the team has taken an annual spring break trip for the past seven years.
Hood River Valley’s varsity softball team swings back into action next week. The team has two games before heading to Portland for the Rex Putnam Softball Spring Break Tournament starting on March 23.
Hood River Women’s Tennis Team 2.5 competed and took first place in the USTA Women’s 18-plus Area Tennis Tournament Sunday, March 1 in Richland, Wash. Coached by Craig Pearce, Sensi Graves, Jen Dillard, Tonia Farman, Colleen Carroll, Bailey Gaspar and Bernie Von Borstel formed the team as a …
Hood River film director Manny Marquez held a movie showing Feb. 26 at Double Mountain. The event showcased films and documentaries featuring the 2009 Tour de France, Tour of California and Dirty Finger Bicycle Repair and Sellwood Cycle Repair’s Dirty Sellwood race.
For about five years now, Anson Pulk has been accepting used bikes, fixing them and donating to kids in need around the Gorge. Through Anson’s Bike Buddies, Pulk and friends have donated more than 600 bikes and counting.
The scrappy and very popular Tuesday Nite Mixed league at Orchard Lanes held its championship roll-off last week. This league splits its season into two halves; the roll-off format was a three-game total pin match between the first and second place teams in both halves. Take Ten won the firs…
Cooper Spur Alpine Team racers Kai Shay, Hanni Sreenan, Izzy Bielen and Sutton Lefevre qualified to represent the Pacific Northwest Ski Association at the Western Region Junior Olympic in Mammoth Mountain, Calif., March 18-21.
Hood River Valley’s girls basketball team wrapped up their home games Friday, Feb. 21 as they were defeated by Redmond 52-38. The team also honored their senior players in a pre-game ceremony.
South Wasco sophomore Holly Miles (No. 20) shoots a jumper in the fourth quarter against Country Christian on Tuesday. The Lady Redsides had their season cut short by a 69-52 margin Tuesday in sub-round play in Molalla.
The Dalles girls basketball players Kilee Hoylman, Rainie Codding, Lauryn Belanger, Jenna Miller, Grace Schatz, Mercy I’aulualo, Pearl Guzman, Dalia Mondragon and foreign exchange student, Esther Ortiz, were showered with flowers, candy and balloons Tuesday night in an emotional pregame cere…
The moment was not too big for the Dufur Rangers.Many of the players have been on the big stage before in football, but facing No. 3-ranked Life Christian in a hostile environment, on the road, was a new level of challenge.
The Hood River Valley swim teams wrapped up their incredibly successful 2019-2020 season with strong showing at OSAA 5A Swimming State Championships in Tualatin Feb. 21-22.
The MWB trio did it again in the mighty Fraternal league at Hood River’s Orchard Lanes. Heir apparent to becoming our local version of the evil empire due to winning the championship of this tough league practically every year in the recent past, these bad boys have stayed successful even w…
With bleachers nearly full and an electric atmosphere at Vannet Court, Hood River Valley’s varsity boys basketball team defeated The Dalles 64-55 in the season’s final game. Christopher Dirks, Eagles’ head coach, said the crowd’s energy played part in Tuesday’s victory.
Last Saturday, the Hood River Valley Eagles flew into the Intermountain Conference Wrestling Championship at Ridgeview High School. Eight HRV Eagles qualified for state: Lauraine Smith, Carson Farlow, Jaime Rodriguez, Chad Muenzer, Javier Galvez, Maverick Geller, Abraham Tinajero and Cody Durham.
College football's prospects for this fall continued to hang in the balance Sunday night, but the Big Ten has made no final decisions about whether it will try to play in the coming weeks or move its season to the spring, according to conference administrators.
Although the Big Ten released its schedule Wednesday, the weekend brought ample speculation there will be no football season.
"I grew up a Packer fan ... so it was a pretty easy decision to come (to Green Bay),” says Wagner, a native of West Allis.
The Huskers, who would have transitioned into shells next week before full pads, must stick with just helmets for now.
Naturally, some teams fared better than others, and for a few coaches, well, that morning coffee likely didn't taste as crisp as it usually does.
The Mountain West Conference will meet over the following days to discuss the future of the fall sports season. Arizona Bowl chairman Ali Farhang said the game is prepared to adjust, whether it means continuing with the 2020 Arizona Bowl without the MAC or MWC or skipping the 2020 game altogether.
SIU's football game at Kansas may move back into September, Saluki athletic director Liz Jarnigan said Friday night, but both schools are committed to playing this year amidst the coronavirus pandemic.
BOISE — The Boise State football team is hoping to push forward with a delayed and shortened season starting in late September. There’s more than $35 million hanging in the balance.
The self-proclaimed brother-from-another-mother act combined for 25.5 sacks, 108 quarterback pressures and 80 quarterback hits last season.
The MVFC plans to play a full eight-game spring league schedule with the expectation to culminate the season with the FCS Playoffs.
Valparaiso coach Landon Fox informed the team in a video meeting hours before the Pioneer Football League announced Friday morning that the conference will not conduct league competition in 2020.
As part of an agreement with the Missouri Valley Football Conference, SIU will play three non-conference games this fall and league play in the spring in the hopes of having an FCS playoff berth to chase.
Football players from around the Mountain West joined together Thursday evening in a letter to the conference to voice concerns over playing a fall football season amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.
With many unknowns being a given, here’s a starting-point guide to preseason football camp for the Huskers.
Football players from around the league are the latest to demand reform before returning to competition amid the coronavirus pandemic.
“We are hopeful that we will be able to host fans for games later in the season, should conditions allow," team president/CEO Mark Murphy said.
The group is asking for a series of requests to be implemented by the fall semester. Among them is hiring Black coaches across the department.
Physically, Omar Manning is a player Nebraska has not had in recent years. And the Huskers will need him. Here's why he is No. 1 on our list.
Penn State's Micah Parsons declared for the 2021 NFL Draft Thursday, citing coronavirus as the biggest factor in his decision.
"Without further investment from our community, the experience we love as Badgers is at risk," athletic director Barry Alvarez said in a letter to football season ticket holders.
State Journal beat reporter Colten Bartholomew breaks down the Big Ten schedule release, what it means for the Badgers, the impending fight between the Power Five conferences and the NCAA, and previews the UW offense position by position.
Today, in Part 7 of a 10-part series on 100 Years of Tucson Sports, decade by decade, we list the star-blessed out-of-towners, the coaches and athletes, who contributed to the at-times unforgettable series of athletic events played by Tucson teams from 1920-2020.
The Boise State football team’s season opener against Georgia Southern has been canceled and the Broncos won’t start a revised 10-game schedule until Sept. 25 at Marshall due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
All bets are off for the 2020 season, which remains uncertain, and both Indiana and Purdue are optimistic playing a Big Ten-only schedule.
Bill Moos says it is "huge what we just did today" in praising the Big Ten football schedule and discussing its flexibility through bye weeks.
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