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The Gorge Outrigger Canoe Race took place on July 13 and saw dozens of teams racing up the Columbia River. There were Men, Women and Mixed races, with their respective start and finish locations staggered; the Women and Mixed racers began at the Stevenson waterfront and ended at Drano Lake, …

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Summer is in full swing and the events and activities are out there. As July sees a bevy of recreation enthusiasts flock to Hood River to join its citizens on the water and around town, we want to ensure people can plan ahead for what’s happening this month and in August. See select events a…

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The sun is out and the winds are strong along the banks of Hood River, and that combination has brought hundreds of kiteboarders and windsurfers to the Columbia shores. Clad in wet suits, these aqua enthusiasts took to the choppy waters from sunrise to sunset, massing along the beach and the…

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This past Sunday in France, the United States Women’s Soccer Team defeated the Netherlands in the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup Final by a score of 2-0. The win marked the fourth World Cup title for the USA, the team having won in 1991, 1999 and 2015 as well. It was a dominating tournament; th…

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The Hood River Little League All-Star teams, 10U and 12U, played in their respective District 5 Championship tournament in Madras on June 22-27. Neither team was able to win, with the 10U team placing third out of seven and the 12U team placing second out of eight. The losses brought both te…

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There’s a documentary on ESPN, part of their 30 for 30 series, called “The Good, The Bad, The Hungry.” The feature follows two competitive eaters, Joey Chestnut and Takeru Kobayashi, through their journeys to become the world’s top eater, particularly in the Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest. …

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Through the summer, there are dozens of sport camps for kids in Hood River, coached by local residents who want to give back to the community. Basketball is one of the popular sports for these camps, with skill and developments sessions popping up from June to November when school or league …

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The first professional rodeo in The Dalles in four years proved to be a successful event that was well attended with full grandstands at the Fort Dalles Riders Club. The C.H. Urness Motor Co. Hell on Hooves Rough Stock Rodeo included over 40 cowboys and cowgirls from Oregon and Washington co…

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The Hood River Valley High School Hall of Fame Committee has made its selections for the Class of 2019 that will be inducted during September’s HRVHS Hall of Fame football game and weekend celebration that runs Sept. 13-14.

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On Oct. 26, 2002, in the top of the sixth inning of Game 6 of the World Series between the Anaheim Angels and the San Francisco Giants, Barry Bonds came to bat. There were no outs, no runners on base, and the Giants were leading 3-0. Bonds had hit three home runs in the series so far, and hi…

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It was a hot day. Long and luring, the Columbia shimmers, the sunlight dancing along its face like a cascade of diamonds.

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The weekend of June 14-16 brought a surprise series of victories for Kellogg Welding, the Hood River Babe Ruth Baseball team, as they rammed their way through the league tournament to take home the championship.

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The 2019 NBA Draft occurred on Friday, beginning around 4 p.m. local time. It was held in New York City and was one of the most anticipated sporting events this year due to a select few athletes involved, the most significant being 18-year-old Zion Williamson.

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A windsurfer maneuvers the choppy waters of the Columbia River on Tuesday afternoon, one of the many warm, windy days the Gorge offered to water recreation enthusiasts, who flocked to the Hood River shorelines en mass to take advantage of the summer weather.

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The great athletes of sports are revered in part for their athletic prowess; the results of genetic abilities and endless training combined are often unbelievable. These achievements are relative, however, and we are periodically reminded of that fact across the escalating levels of physical…

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On April 28, 2019, at 7 a.m. the Eugene Marathon began and 1,482 runners took off. Among them was Kim Brislawn, a 57-year-old woman from White Salmon who, despite the Ulcerative Colitis and Osteoporosis that afflicted her, completed the race in 3:52:26, won her age group and qualified for th…

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On June 15-16, the 2019 Timberline Marathon and Half Marathon took place, with hundreds of runners from the Gorge area and beyond coming together at the Clackamas Ranger Station, where the race would start and finish. The course took runners around an outline of Timothy Lake, heading out alo…

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When Kevin Durant signed with the Golden State Warriors for the 2016-2017 season, the basketball world let loose a collective gasp. Durant was one of the best players in the league and had nearly led the Oklahoma City Thunder to victory over the Warriors in the 2016 Western Conference Finals…

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Well, it may not have been a long season, but it was yet another fun one for the Hood River Valley Little League (HRVLL) teams. Hundreds of kids came together to practice and play the games of baseball and softball; they made friends, improved their skills and nurtured a love for athletics t…

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The 15th annual Oregon Beach Wrestling Championships took place June 8 down on the shores of the Columbia in Hood River. Dozens of participants of varying weight classes and ages came together to toss, tumble and pin in an effort to claim themselves king or queen of the sand. When the matche…

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Well, it may not have been a long season, but it was yet another fun one for the Hood River Valley Little League (HRVLL) teams. Hundreds of kids came together to practice and play the games of baseball and softball; they made friends, improved their skills and nurtured a love for athletics t…

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Each year, Hood River Valley High School honors the collection of students who partake in three sports throughout the school year. These three-sport athletes meet the demands of their academic pursuits and athletic ambitions from fall to spring, the momentum of one sport carrying them into t…

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With the Class of 2019 graduating from both Hood River Valley High School and Horizon Christian School, we decided to feature a collection of graduates who will be continuing their athletic careers at the collegiate level.

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The championship contention is meant to be a grand spectacle. Two teams reach the peak, the pinnacle of competition for that year, and battle for glory that they all collectively set out for so many months ago when the season began. The NBA Finals is supposed to be a showcase of the best pla…

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Seventy or so runners, walkers, and even a skateboarder, lined up Wednesday for the first GirlUp 5k fun run at the Mark Hatfield trailhead west of Hood River.

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The Hood River Valley Softball team lost its quarterfinal playoff game 5-3 against Dallas High School on May 24 at home. The loss ended the Eagles season and was an upset defeat, as they were ranked No. 2 in the state, while Dallas was ranked No. 7.

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Well, they were building all season long and it paid off — Hood River Valley High School had outstanding performances across the two-day Track and Field State Championships on May 24-25 at Mt. Hood Community College. The Eagles made the podium in six events, three of which they took first pl…

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The spring sports are wrapping up, with several having seen their seasons conclude. At the time of publication, the remaining high school sports still in play are HRVHS Softball and Track and Field. Below are the sports that finished their seasons this past week.

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A memorable basketball game happened Saturday in May Street’s Teddy Webber Gym, part of the afternoon open house called “Dragon Bash.”

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Update: The HRV Girls played Monday night against Lake Oswego and lost, 20-8. The HRV Boys played Monday night as well against Central Catholic and lost, 9-6. 

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The Hood River Valley Softball and Baseball teams are ready for their postseason play, having wrapped up their finals games of the regular season last week. The baseball team was meant to play Summit on Thursday for its final game, but the contest was canceled due to rain. The softball team …

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Both HRVHS Tennis teams sent athletes to the state championships this past weekend — senior Montsie Garrido for the girls and junior Ben Fick and sophomore Vaughn Reardon for the boys.

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The Hood River Valley High School Track and Field team competed in the IMC District Championship meet last weekend in Prineville. The first and second place finishers in each event qualified for the state meet on May 24-25 at Mt. Hood Community College, along with additional spots earned as …

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This past weekend, Horizon Christian sent five girls and four boys to the 1A Track and Field State Championship meet, where every Hawk who competed placed in the top 10 in their event(s).

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The always gritty MWB trio rose to the occasion once again for the fourth time in the past five seasons by winning the high-scoring, fast paced Fraternal league at Hood River’s venerable Orchard Lanes. MWB prevailed with dynastic ease in a four team total pins roll-off, which was so close af…

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This past Monday and Tuesday saw the HRV Boys Golf team and senior Victoria Ervin of the Girls Golf team traveling to Corvallis and Banks, respectively, for their state championship tournaments.

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The Hood River Valley Softball team defeated The Dalles 6-0 on Tuesday in its last official home game of the season. The game was prefaced with a short celebration of senior night for five Eagle players, several of whom would prove instrumental in this victory.

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It is a bright spring day. The sun beats down on the ballfield, its rays accentuating the hue of the outfield grass, turning the stalks fluorescent green. The dirt, combed and swept, is hot to the touch and quick to disperse — a bad recipe for sharply hit groundballs. Hits are no concern her…

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It was an exciting two days in Redmond last weekend as the Hood River Valley Tennis teams competed in the district championships. While for the majority of both teams, this tournament was their season’s conclusion, it was only a steppingstone for three Eagles. Senior Montsie Garrido finished…

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Horizon Christian’s Track and Field team was building throughout the season, with athletes improving their individual performances in preparation for the team’s season finale — the district championship meet. Well, that meet occurred last Saturday and the Hawks can reflect on their season wi…

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It was a warm evening at Hood River Valley High School on Wednesday, with little wind and plenty of daylight to burn — perfect conditions for the Girls Lacrosse team, who crushed the visiting Summit High 14-5 in a victory that highlighted how the Eagles, despite some mid-season blunders, are…

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Hood River Valley High School’s Golf teams had historical success at their district tournaments this past Monday and Tuesday. The boys finished in second place with a two-day score of 721 (357 and 364) and became the first HRV team to qualify for the state tournament since 2000. Meanwhile, t…

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Senior Haylee Baker (seated) of Hood River Valley High School is pictured with her sister Morgan, mother Kaylene and father Shae during a signing ceremony at Westside Elementary. Baker formally committed to Linfield College, located in McMinnville, to continue her softball career. Senior Lau…

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Well, if they were looking for a way to bounce back, there aren’t many ways better than beating your opponent by 18 runs in six innings. That’s exactly what the Hood River Valley Baseball team did to Crook County on Tuesday when they traveled to Prineville and crushed the Cowboys 19-1. All b…

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Hot off their doubleheader victories over Pendleton, the Hood River Valley Softball team kept the momentum rolling with Tuesday’s 11-1 win over Crook County at home. The game was called after six innings due to the mercy rule.

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While the Eagles sent sophomore Henry Buckles to the Nike/Jesuit Twilight Relays, the rest of the ensemble headed to the Dean Nice Invitational for a strong showing to keep their momentum going as the district championships loom.

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