Numbers and enthusiasm are up in the Hood River Valley volleyball program, but the eager Eagle players might want to be careful who they throw shade at during practice. They just might find themselves getting schooled by their coaches.
The recipe for success for Hood River Valley boys and girls soccer is fairly straightforward: Just keep doing what you’ve been doing. After all, why mess with success?
Multiple missions were accomplished by Columbia High’s football team Saturday afternoon, at its home away from home, Seton Catholic’s reliable turf field. The Bruins’ game was moved to Vancouver because conditions were far from optimal on their home field. Coach Dan Smith’s team responded wi…
Feb. 25 was senior night for two Columbia High School volleyball athletes, including Captain Mya Aman and Gabby Carabant.
A core group of Hood River Valley seniors — not unlike those at other schools - were wondering if this day would ever come; when they could strap on the pads, helmets, and cleats, and get after it again on the football field. Eighteen months of waiting out a pandemic and they will finally ge…
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…
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.
In a strange way, the late Arthur Lydiard probably would have appreciated at least one consequence of COVID-19. Lydiard, who is considered by some as the most influential distance running coach of all-time, was an advocate of training vs. racing, especially at the youth level. Lydiard was qu…
Host Seton Catholic foiled Columbia’s come-from-behind, fourth-quarter effort Saturday and then scored on its first offensive play in overtime to edge the Bruins, 28-26, in the Trico League football opener for both schools.
Hood River’s Lucy Hennessy signed a letter of intent to run cross country this fall at NCAA Division III Whitman College in Walla Walla, Wash.
Most Oregon high school athletes — albeit they might do good to solicit some legal help to wade through myriad restrictions and protocols — received the go-ahead Feb. 12 to return to outdoor sports.
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.
Shorter seasons and uncertainty remain a hallmark for high school athletics in Oregon this spring, but current plans developed by the Oregon School Athletics Association (OSAA) swaps seasons around and extends fall sport opportunities into the spring, according to a press release from OSAA.
Despite not having a schedule in place, high school athletics in Klickitat County are kicking off this week with major modifications in place to ensure safe participation.
Editor’s note: This is the sixth and last in a series of stories about Gorge all-time track and field bests. Track and field, because of its relatively standard distances, allows for somewhat of a level playing field when comparing athletes from different eras — giving rise to the possibilit…
(Editor’s note: This is the fourth in a series of stories about Gorge all-time track and field bests. Track and field, because of its relatively standard distances, allows for somewhat of a level playing field when comparing athletes from different eras, giving rise to the possibility of a v…
There’s really no need to use “versus” when comparing Amanda Williams the coach to Mandi (Fitz-Gustafson) Williams the athlete. Team-oriented, passionate, communicative, willingness to learn are crossover traits that helped propel the athlete, and they continue to propel the coach.
Editor’s note: This is the third in a series of stories about Gorge all-time track and field bests. Track and field, because of its relatively standard distances, allows for somewhat of a level playing field when comparing athletes from different eras — giving rise to the possibility of a vi…
White Salmon High’s Lloyd Fassett became Washington’s first, three-time state javelin champion when he won the 1939 title, with the standard — at the time — wooden implement. He remains Columbia’s school recordholder at 191-feet, 9-inches — or thereabouts, depending on different accounts.
Editor’s note: This is the second in a series of stories about Gorge all-time track and field bests. Track and field, because of its relatively standard distances, allows for somewhat of a level playing field when comparing athletes from different eras - giving rise to the possibility of a v…
Herb Callan was the type of person who, when he saw something needed to be done, would simply do it himself. And when Callan did things, he did them right.
See related story, 2020 Gorge Virtual Track & Field Invitational, to learn more about this event.
With many local organized sports seasons in lock-down mode, one alternative is to compare the best marks of all-time as a way to determine bragging rights for 14 Gorge-area high schools
Mt. Hood Meadows began daily operations for the 2020-21 ski season Nov. 30, with lifts scheduled to operate from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The resort has a 41-inch settled snow depth in the base area and 55 inches at the top of the Mt. Hood Express.
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…
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.
Can you believe it, we are already nearing the conclusion of the first round in two top tenpin leagues at Hood River’s Orchard Lanes? Seems like we just got started yesterday. In the Monday night Industrial league, the final night of the first-round looms large and shows Randy’s Painting lea…
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 …
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…
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…
Hi everybody, nice seeing you again! Greetings from Orchard Lanes, Hood River’s ten-pin bowling emporium. We are happy to report that bowling is alive and well, thanks to all of you. And, league action is still strong. There is an old story about the dad who told his friend the golf pro that…
Ten-pin bowling leagues returned to Hood River’s venerable Orchard Lanes last week after being shut down six months ago pursuant to orders from Gov. Kate Brown because of the coronavirus pandemic. We could not see the smiles on their faces because everyone wore a mask as required, but it was…
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.
When Hood River pickleballer Liz Kinney heard that the Hart/Maus families had lost all in last month’s Mosier Creek Fire, she knew what it felt like.
We held our final Challenge night at Hood River’s Orchard Lanes last Wednesday. The challenging oil pattern we chose was called Great Wall of China. It was 48 feet in length with just over 25 ml of oil applied to each lane. Remember a lane is 60 feet from the foul line to the head pin, so th…
Hood River Adult Softball action takes place Monday and Tuesday evenings until the first week of October at Bud Collins Field in Hood River, next to Jackson Park on May Street. Last week's play included a game between the Hood River team Solo and the Hood River-White Salmon team Injured Rese…
Time again for the Hood River Saddle Club’s annual fundraiser sale (saddles/tack plus household goods and much more). Proceeds are used to promote horseback riding as a sport and for clubhouse/grounds’ repairs and improvements.
SALEM —The Fish and Wildlife Commission has adopted 2021 Sport Fishing Regulations, including rules regarding Columbia River thermal angling sanctuaries.
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This year our dine and drink business locations throughout the Gorge have suffered with closures. You can help support your favorites by purchasing take out and gift cards. Many of these business will offer curb-side delivery and some will deliver to your home. Let’s keep the Gorge going strong!
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- Obituary: Harold Captain
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- What's Happening: Updated for the week of March 8
- Vaccine booking link sent to those 65 and older
- Hood River Valley High School Eagle netters are eager to get started; Redmond finds out why on Tuesday
- Success breeds success on the HRV pitch: Hood River Valley soccer teams open season at Class 6A Franklin
- ‘The Center Collaborative’ podcast will discuss intersection of criminal justice & mental health
- Water system outage planned for White Salmon Thursday, March 4
- Washougal man charged with second-degree murder in Goldendale stabbing
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