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.…
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Blue skies and warm temperatures provided perfect conditions for the OISRA Nordic State Championships Feb. 21-22. Races were held at the Mount Bachelor Nordic Center. The team left early Friday morning after preparing their gear at the wax barn the day before.
Hood River Valley High School’s January athletes of the month are Aryn Dahlstrom, Madaket Greenleaf, Javier Galvez and Maverick Geller. All are in the wrestling program except Greenleaf, who swims for the Eagles.
The Dalles boys basketball team jumped ahead 16-6 through one quarter and made the lead hold up in a 54-42 victory over Ridgeview on senior night at Kurtz Gym.
Race cancellations have been the theme of the last half of the season for Mount Hood League squads, so there were two giant slalom and one slalom event held last Saturday and Monday to squeeze in the remaining schedules.
Hood River Valley’s swim team hosted The Dalles High School in its final home meet Thursday, Feb. 6. The girls and boys teams defeated the visiting team 104-62 and 111-50, respectively.
Horizon Christian School’s varsity boys basketball team denied Condon High School in a close game Saturday afternoon. The Hawks defeated the Blue Devils 43-42 in Hood River.
In a nail-biting Friday night game, Hood River Valley’s varsity boys basketball team defeated Pendleton High School 64-56. Christopher Dirks, head coach for the Eagles, said the team has found its stride late in the season.
The Dalles swim team has dealt with injuries and illnesses, and have had to split their practice time between two community facilities, but somehow they made it all work this winter season.
The conditions were this: 25 degrees, 25-mph wind with gusts to 50, wind chill 11 degrees — just another day for the Hood River Valley Nordic team.
Ridgeview High School’s varsity girls basketball team hustled, swarmed, and defeated Hood River Valley 59-30 Tuesday night at Vannet Court. This win pushed the 10th-ranked Ravens’ record to 14-6
With two weeks left in the regular season, The Dalles Riverhawks have won five of their last six games in league action, the latest victory in comeback fashion, 54-31, over Redmond Tuesday at Kurtz Gym.
In Tuesday’s boys game in Moro, No. 13-ranked South Wasco County led 25-20 at halftime and were in front 48-36 entering the fourth quarter, but Sherman went on an 8-0 run, capped by consecutive baskets from Nick Riggs and Will James, and cut the Husky deficit to 48-44 with 4:22 left.
Dufur High School came back from a deficit and upset Horizon Christian School’s varsity boys basketball team 44-39 Saturday, Feb. 8 in Hood River. At one point, the home Hawks had a nine-point lead over the Rangers.
In a dual between the birds of prey, The Dalles High School’s varsity girls basketball team defeated Hood River Valley 61-18 Friday, Feb. 7 at Vannet Court. Brian Stevens, head coach for the Riverhawks, said the team worked on their defense in order to get Friday’s win.
Inaccurate shooting was the Hood River Valley girls varsity hoops team’s Achilles’ heel Tuesday night against Crook County High School. The Cowgirls defeated the Eagles 53-32 in Hood River.
The Hood River Valley Eagles boys and girls swimmers took on Intermountain Conference teams Ridgeview and Redmond in a double dual meet last Thursday at the Hood River Aquatic Center. The girls came out ahead in both duals: 119-41 against Ridgeview and 139-26 against Redmond.
The Dalles Riverhawks traveled to Sam Barlow High School to compete against 6A teams from Sandy and Sam Barlow in a three-team dual last Thursday and both groups placed second overall in the meet.
Kilee Hoylman scored 18 point, grabbed seven rebounds and had two assists and Rainie Codding tacked on 10 points and three boards as The Dalles girls basketball team defeated Pendleton on the road for the first time since Feb. 12, 2014, 37-32, in Intermountain Conference action Friday.
The Hood River Valley boys varsity basketball team clinched wins against Ridgeview on Jan. 23 and McLoughlin on Jan. 27. The Eagle boys flew past the Ravens 60-53 and over the Pioneers 61-36.
Steven Preston, Dusty Dodge and Mauricio Carrera each posted pins, and Zak Tackett won by forfeit, but Pendleton notched seven pinfall wins, a technical fall and two forfeits to take a 59-24 victory over The Dalles in a 5A Intermountain Conference wrestling dual Wednesday in Pendleton.
Down nine swimmers, The Dalles head coach Derek Shortt fielded a group of 16 boys and girls, who combined for 10 wins and 10 seconds in a four-team event held on Friday, Jan. 24 in Madras.
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