Hood River Valley High School cheerleaders perform during Friday’s game in The Dalles Oct. 9.
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Hood River Valley fought off a valiant Redmond comeback Friday night, outlasting the host Panthers, 44-29, in Intermountain Conference football on a clear but breezy Central Oregon evening.
Visiting Pendleton handed Hood River Valley its first high school football loss of the 2021 season Friday night, when the Buckaroos scored 29 second-half points in a 35-21 come-from-behind win.
After opening the football season with a disappointing shut out to start their 2021 campaign, The Dalles Riverhawks (0-2, 0-1 IMC) looked to right the ship and open conference play with a win. The Redmond Panthers (1-1, 1-0 IMC) had other ideas though, as they cruised to a 76-12 victory Friday in The Dalles.
The Dalles High cross country team, fresh off mixing it up with larger schools at Oregon City on Saturday, will host its own invitational this Friday.
The Dalles will host nine other teams at the annual Bridgette Nelson invite at Sororis Park. The meet includes a middle school division, of which races are scheduled to begin at 3:30 p.m.
The Dalles High Riverhawks (1-3) girls soccer team won its first game this year, a 7-0 non-league victory over the Goldendale Timberwolves on Saturday at the Wahtonka campus.
After three games, it’s obvious that The Dalles High Riverhawks boys soccer team is continuing its strong development, while making huge strides and showing rapid improvement that indicates they could very well be one of the top contenders in the Intermountain Conference.
The Hood River Valley boys soccer team renewed its rivalry with the Hillsboro Spartans on Sept. 14, when the No. 8 Spartans traveled to HRV for matchup of elite soccer programs. Since 2014, the Eagles have won two 5A state championships and advanced to the quarterfinals in all but one year. The Spartans have also qualified for the playoffs every year, with two trips to the semifinals.
The Dufur High Rangers (2-1) and the Sherman/Condon High Huskies (0-2) renewed their rivalry in OSAA Class 1A eight-man football for the first time in four years last Friday in a Big Sky League matchup at Dufur High School.
The Hood River County Education Foundation is sponsoring the premier of the film titled “Hood River.” The New York film company Stick Figure Studios made a full-length film following the 2018 HRVHS boys soccer team.
On August 19, the Hood River Migrant Education Program put on a youth soccer camp with the help of the Portland Timbers organization. On the fields at Westside Elementary, over 30 campers participated in the mini-camp.
Hood River Valley High School hosted the annual Blue and Gold scrimmages on Friday August 20. Intra-squad games were held on the teams respective fields. Men’s and women’s soccer played at Westside Elementary, while the football team ran through some plays at Henderson Stadium, on the campus…
Gorge players were selected to play in a long-time summer staple — an all-star football game, held last weekend at Linfield University in McMinnville.
Hood River junior Emily Sullinger and sophomore teammate Lauraine Smith finished in second place at Thursday’s Oregon girls state wrestling tournament at Cottage Grove High School.
Hood River Valley’s boys basketball season ended June 23 with a playoff loss at Redmond, but the imprint this year’s senior players left on the program dates back three prior seasons.
Major Division Hood River Valley Little League Champions Duckwall Fruit Team and Minor Division Hood River Valley Little League Champions Hood River Police Department Team.
Three Babe Ruth teams, with players from The Dalles, Hood River and White Salmon, played a full local season this spring despite the many challenges brought by the COVID-19 pandemic. Local Babe Ruth baseball finished off the season on June 16.
Four Gorge wrestlers competed at last week’s 5A boys state tournament in Cottage Grove, where Hood River Valley sophomore Carson Farlow led area placers with a fourth-place showing.
The South Wasco County High Redsides boys and girls basketball teams had among their best finishes ever in the 2021 Oregon Class 1A state basketball tournament this week.
Hood River Valley defeated Pendleton, 76-46, Monday at home in the first round of the Intermountain Conference boys basketball playoffs.
The Hood River Valley boys golf team finished in fourth place Wednesday May 19 at the Class 5A state tourney at Pine Ridge Golf Course in Springfield.
The Dalles and Hood River Valley, along with the rest of the Intermountain Conference teams, continue to jockey for position in next week’s season-ending championship tournaments for baseball and softball.
The Dalles and Hood River Valley, along with the rest of the Intermountain Conference teams, are jockeying for position in next week’s season-ending championship tournaments for baseball and softball.
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.
Hood River Valley dominated a young Hillsboro High team, 58-14, Friday night at Hare Field in the season-ending football game for both teams.
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.
The culmination of Season 2 in Oregon high school athletics continues this week for Gorge-area teams. There are no state playoffs this year, but leagues are conducting season-ending single-elimination tournaments.
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.
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.
Hood River — The Dalles High School volleyball team (1-7, 1-6 league) picked up its first win of the season over Hood River Valley (3-6, 3-4 league) in four sets on Saturday.
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