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11th KB4C boasts more riders, spectators, fun

The 11th annual Kiteboarding 4 Cancer (KB4C) event had another great year of sunshine, wind, and lots of kiters hitting the water at the Hood River Event Site for a good cause.

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Oilers’ successful season comes to an end this week

The Carson Oil-sponsored Hood River Oilers American Legion baseball team has enjoyed one of their most successful summer league seasons in recent history.

Sports briefs for July 19

Sports briefs for July 19

Sports Briefs for July 15

HRV wrestler Adrian Ramirez returns from Cultural Exchange trip to Japan; Katie Kennedy grabs third at heptathlon at Junior Olympics; Sports story correction

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HRVHS alum Skyler Hunter a standout in college baseball

Hunter a top player with Purdue Boilermakers, Palm Springs Power

Skyler Hunter may only be an incoming sophomore, but he’s already making his mark in Division I college baseball.

‘Flying fish” splash down in high mountain lakes

More than 350,000 fingerling trout splashed down in hundreds of high mountain lakes across the Cascade Range from Mount Hood to Klamath Falls this week, as the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife readied the waters along the Pacific Coast Trail for hikers, anglers, fly fishermen and backpackers.

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Sailing, windsurfing, paddling, and kiting comps make for busy week on the water

The Columbia River will be getting a lot of attention next week as it hosts sailing, windsurfing, paddling, and kiteboarding competitions, though not all at the same time or location, as the Gorge heads into the height of its summer recreation season.

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KB4C returns for 11th running this weekend

The ever-popular Kiteboarding 4 Cancer (KB4C) event returns this weekend for an 11th running, turning the Hood River Waterfront into a sea of colorful kites as participants do laps on the Columbia to help raise money for those who have survived cancer, as well as those still fighting the disease.

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Matthew Martin advances in Drive, Chip & Putt

Matthew Martin, 8, of Hood River is heading to the subregionals of the Drive, Chip & Putt competition.

Swimming news

Swimmers notch multiple best times, top-10 finishes in Walla Walla, Wash.; Osprey find success at Ted Walker Invite

Sports Briefs for July 12

Cardio tennis drill class every Saturday; Triple Threat basketball camp July 17-21 at Horizon

Pool Notes

What’s new from Hood River Aquatic Center

Kidz Dental Zone Swim is a special open swim from 1-5 p.m. on Friday, July 14. Stop by for swimming, fun and prizes.

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Fiona Wylde near top of rankings after SUP World Cup win

Fiona Wylde’s reputation already precedes her when it comes to stand-up paddleboarding (SUP), but even by those standards, she’s having a banner season.

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Great weather and attendance buoy July 4 Kollas-Cranmer Memorial Run

Perfect weather and a solid turnout made for another successful iteration of the July 4 Kollas-Cranmer Memorial Run — celebrating its 42nd running.

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Brian Stevens to host youth basketball camp this month

Brian Stevens, former head coach of the Horizon Christian School girls basketball team, will be hosting a coed basketball camp this summer for kids from kindergarten to 12th grade, as well as a camp for college students.