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The 2020-21 ten-pin league bowling season was completed at Hood River’s renowned Orchard Lanes last week. Conducting leagues has not been easy with the pandemic pauses. We are fortunate to have completed about 2/3 of the schedule. The bottom line is simple, bowlers love to bowl, they show up…

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On April 22, Hood River Eagles boys Lacrosse started off a shortened season with a big win versus the Central Catholic Rams in a season that allowed only a couple weeks in which to prepare.

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Hood River Valley’s Chloe Bullock and Crook County’s Alec Carne are the individual favorites in Wednesday’s Intermountain Conference district cross country meet at Sorosis Park in The Dalles.

Neither senior runner has lost a race this shortened season, which included mostly weekly dual or three-way meets among league opponents.

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The culmination of Season 2 in Oregon high school athletics will mean a busy week for Gorge-area teams. There are no state playoffs this year, but leagues are conducting season-ending single-elimination tournaments.

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Extended pandemics have a way of adding perspective into a lot of things in life, especially those of double-masked football players. But there’s nothing like a high school rivalry to provide a needed respite in otherwise trying times.

Sarah Davies led Hood River Valley and Lucy Booth led The Dalles at the Alpine Skiing 2021 Oregon High School State Championships earlier this month at Mt. Hood Skibowl.

Last week, team Take Ten won the abbreviated Tuesday Nite Mixed bowling league at Hood River’s Orchard Lanes. The top four teams earned spots in the season-ending three-game total pins league championship roll off. Those teams were Team Nishi, Take Ten, defending champs Who Gives A Split and…

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HOOD RIVER — Ridgeview running back Josh Biever was a workhorse for the Ravens in a 46-26 Intermountain Conference football win Friday, March 26 at Hood River Valley High School.

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Defense has led Horizon Christian in most of its soccer games this season, but Coach Andrew Stenberg knows his team will need to improve its offense in order to remain in contention for the playoffs.

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In front of a raucous crowd at the Kurtz Gym, The Hood River Valley Eagles (2-0) came from behind Thursday to defeat The Dalles Riverhawks (0-3) 18-25, 25-20, 25-13, 25-22 in The Battle of the Gorge. After a week-long quarantine, the Eagles struggled in the opening set to find their rhythm. …

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Opportunistic Hood River Valley expanded its offensive playbook Friday against Redmond, but it was pretty clear to the couple hundred fans watching the Eagles’ 22-0 home win that it was defense that won the football game.

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Horizon Christian came at visiting Willamette Valley Christian in waves Friday and the result was a season-opening, 4-0, boys soccer win for the host Hawks.

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The Dalles’ Babe Ruth Baseball is signing up players for the spring and summer season. Registration is open to players 12 to 15 years old from The Dalles and Hood River area. In person registration is at Kramer Field (Babe Ruth Field) March 6, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., or call 541-993-2230 to recei…

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The Dalles and Hood River cross country teams will test their early-season fitness levels — or lack thereof because of a limited training schedule — at league dual meets this week.

With plenty of room to spread out, Hood River Valley High School athletics received approval from Hood River County Health Department in late January to resume conditioning sessions — the first time since March that public school teams have been allowed to hold official athletic workouts.

Just the other day, it was Friday the 13th and you know what that means. On that ominous day, Governor Kate Brown put Oregon in another “freeze,” this time for two weeks to combat an uptick of coronavirus infections. It goes without saying that this year has been very trying but we support t…

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Gorge Thunder 18U softball team traveled to Scottsdale, Ariz., for the Triple Crown Fall Showcase tournament Nov. 5, going 4-1 on the weekend and winding up a successful — and eventful — fall softball season, according to coach Jesse Bryan.

This bi-weekly tenpin bowling report reads like a who’s who in local bowling. Yes, the cream of the crop rose to the top in league action at Hood River’s Orchard Lanes. Just check out the big scores in the league reports below. Our mythical five-person team of stars based on the high scores …

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Impact athletes leave their mark and Henry Buckles has stamped a big imprint on the Hood River Valley football, and track and field programs.

The past two weeks of ten-pin bowling in league action at Hood River’s Orchard Lanes produced some mighty fine scores. There were five 700 three game series and two near-perfect games. Proprietor Patrick Olson led the way with a solid scratch 740 series that he punched out in the Monday nigh…

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Zim’s and the season’s second-place team, finished in the same order after the Oct. 3-4 tournament at Collins Field in Hood River. The final games were played in sunny, windy conditions, a far cry from the 2019 storm-and-swamp the players endured in the final tournament, won by Brew Crushers…

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Student-led distance runner training is giving some Gorge athletes the opportunity to stay in shape — physically and mentally — as high schools and their coaching staffs navigate life with COVID-19.

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