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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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…
The weekend of April 12-14, a dozen eager handball athletes from Horizon Christian School traveled to Beaverton for the 2019 WPH Oregon State Singles Championship. Oscar Stenberg, a teacher and coach at Horizon, led the handball competitors at the tournament, where they were broken into pool…
The Industrial league is now into its 3-week championship bracket matches. The three round winners and wild card team earned top seeds into the brackets pitting #1 Columbia Hills RV against #8 Mid-Columbia Diesel; #2 Bi-Polar Rollers against #7 OL’7-10; #3 Tinman Heating against #6 Orchard L…
The Hood River Little League hosted its Opening Day at HRVHS on Saturday, with hundreds of parents, coaches, staff and ball players of all ages coming out to kick off another season of baseball.
The Hood River Little League held their opening ceremony and first games on Saturday, April 13. The ceremonies were held at Hood River Valley High School and featured Head Umpire Dave Cunningham as the guest speaker.
Last week, the U14 Western Region Alpine Ski Championships took place at Big Sky in Montana. The event showcased some of the nation’s youngest talent in Alpine skiing. Peyton Wells, of the Mount Hood Academy and Race Team and local Hood River Middle School student, finished third overall in …
Two Hood River residents are taking on one of the world’s most treacherous and challenging, yet fulfilling expeditions: Climbing Mount Everest. John Phillips and Scott Woolums, as of this publication, have arrived in Katmandu, the capital city of Nepal. There they will begin a two month trip…
Mt. Hood Meadows has announced plans to begin construction on a new commercial building this summer that will significantly improve the resort experience for guests, said a Meadows press release.
Tucker FitzSimons, a 2016 HRVHS graduate, has been selected as a semi-finalist in Level 1 Productions’ SuperUnknown XVI video competition. SuperUnknown is a free-ski video talent search contest begun in 2004 as a way to provide talented skiers a chance to gain exposure, sponsorship and a sho…
It’s a simple sport at its core, requiring no more than a ball, a wall and a couple of players, but from the first bounce handball demands speed, precision and will that rivals any sport. In Hood River, handball has been a staple of the athletic community, having been played by residents for…
Local archer and hunting enthusiast Tyler White competed in the Oregon State Indoor Championship competition in Redmond on March 2-3. White earned first place and was crowned the state champion in the adult male Bow Hunter, freestyle division, with an overall score of 600–88X.
Jim Thornton, a ranger for the Forest Service of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and native of Hood River, was recently awarded the 2018 Recreationalist of the Year by the Oregon State Snowmobile Association (OSSA). Thornton won the same award 20 years ago in 1998.
On Feb. 17, Hood River resident Fiona Wylde won the 2019 Sunset Beach Pro in Oahu, Hawaii, a Stand-Up Paddle (SUP) surf competition organized by the Association of Paddlesurf Professionals (APP). The Sunset event is the first of many in the APP’s World Tour, with future events taking place i…
The Cooper Spur Alpine Ski Team (CSAT) competed at the Schweitzer Mountain resort in Idaho last weekend. The races were the second Junior Olympic Qualifier and had more than 200 athletes, boys and girls ages 12 and 13, from Idaho, Oregon, Alaska and Washington competing to qualify for the We…
The weatherman took top 10 pin honors at Hood River’s Orchard Lanes last week. Our good intentions to have leagues and conduct the umpteenth annual city bowling tournament were snowed out in that unending blizzard. This is a good time to reflect on this great game of ours. It has come a long way.
Did someone say hunting season opened again? Well, you would never know by looking outside as we are covered in cold white stuff. Yet, inside, well, that’s a different matter. The new, all-plastic 3 pound, 6 ounces. Twister pins at Hood River’s Orchard Lanes are getting blasted into oblivion.
Matt Hodges and Bill Morrissey shattered their career bowling highs at Hood River’s friendly Orchard Lanes last week. And, when we say that, we mean absolutely demolished.
Cody Kunigel, a Hood River Valley High School grad who has played and coached youth up to college levels, guided more than 100 kids ages 3 and up through two days of hoops defensive and offensive skills on Friday and Monday at the HRVHS gym.
The 2018 Middle School Cross Country season at Hood River Middle School and Wy’east Middle School saw both teams combined to represent the Hood River Valley.
Summer is a great time for area residents who enjoy participating in outdoor activities, and one that is popular in the Columbia Gorge is the sport of motocross.
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.
The third straight weekend of major wind events in Hood River happens July 27-28 with the fourth annual Patagonia HoodJam, part of the nation-wide Kite Park League series.
Hood River Valley’s 10U Oregon All-Star District-5 Little League Championship Baseball team had a remarkable accomplishment in reaching the 2018 Oregon State Tournament.
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.
Hood River Area Trail Stewards (HRATS) and Hood River Parks and Recreation organizations are partnering with Velosolutions, an organization focused on pump tracks and trail building, to bring the best site-specific asphalt pump track to the Hood River County community.
The long list of awaited recreational events continues this summer at the Hood River Event Site with the 12th annual Kiteboard 4 Cancer event this weekend.
The Hood River Valley swim team Osprey ended the month of June at the Howard Jones Memorial Senior Long Course Invitational and The Dalles Ted Walker Invitational.
Last week, the relentless Orchard Lanes quintet won the championship of the Monday night Industrial league at Hood River’s Orchard Lanes, trouncing Hood River Supply 24 to 6.
Just a few weeks left in the current bowling season at Hood River’s Orchard Lanes. Here are the results from the first week of bracket matches in the Monday night Industrial league championship: the No. 1 seed, Mid-Columbia Diesel, vs. No. 8 seed, Split Shots, couldn’t have been much closer as they tied with 15 points each.
The Go Granny Go foursome sewed up the second half with one week to go in the Wednesday afternoon senior Colts & Fillies league at Hood River’s Orchard Lanes. Bowling for the winners are Esther Yarnell, Kim McCartney, Quinton Cox and the indomitable Lynn Spellman.
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