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New varsity basketball coaches Christopher Dirks and Donnie Herneisen look to reinvigorate HRV program

In an outdoorsy community such as this one, it’s no surprise that Hood River Valley High School has an embarrassment of riches when it comes to talented athletes, and the school has the hardware in its trophy case to prove it.

Sports Briefs for June 25

Beach Bash this weekend; more

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Teen teaches paddling to help food banks

A Hood River teen is organizing a special water event on July 8: SUP for FISH is an event for young ladies (8-18) in the Gorge. It happens at Hood River Waterfront Park starting at 9:30 a.m. T-shirts, lunch, and hats are included.

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A young Carson Oilers baseball team looks to build consistency in second half of season

Players from Hood River and The Dalles aim to string some wins together

When the Hood River Valley High School junior varsity and freshman baseball season concluded in May, it signaled the end of the Eagle season.

Sports Briefs for June 22

Country Forestry aims to curb illegal trail building; HRV baseball has good time at All-Star game

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CGWA hosts summer “Webi-Gnar contest

The Columbia Gorge Windsurfing Association is hosting a number of free competitions this summer in the group’s first-ever CGWA Webi-Gnar Contest.

Sports camps make exercise fun

School may be out for the summer, but there are plenty of sports camps for children and teens available to keep them healthy and active during the break. Here are three:

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Local ultramarathoner Jax Mariash Koudele pushes herself to the limits for Lyme disease awareness

For many people, running 155 miles through an African desert with an 18-pound supply pack on their back sounds like the perfect vision of Hell.

WAYS OF THE WIND: A windy spring gives way to summer; Beach Bash starts next weekend

Spring has treated the Gorge water users well this year. We have had strong west winds blasting the Gorge from Rooster Rock all the way out to 3-Mile. Water lovers, stay stoked for what’s to come — we still have many weeks of river fun ahead of us.

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HRVST Osprey swimmers all set personal bests at Howard Jones meet in Gresham

Athletes swim to great times and top-10 finishes at Mt. Hood Aquatic Center

The Hood River Valley Swim Team Osprey swam at two meets this past weekend at the Mt. Hood Aquatic Center. It was a great weekend for the team — every swimmer had personal best times and there were multiple top 10 finishes.

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Hood River Valley High School recently honored its athletes who are busy all year long, playing a sport in each athletic season.

Sports Briefs for June 15

Trail work party June 18; Gorge Roller Girl youth camp June 27-July 1

Mt. Hood Meadows Ski Resort adds adventure, geocache races to expand its summer operations

Since obtaining its summer operations permit three years ago, Mt. Hood Meadows has continued to expand its list of summer activities and this year is no exception.

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Train derailments and 100-degree heat can’t stop 3rd Annual Hood 2 River Relay race

The Hood 2 River Relay was a great success despite the heat and a literal train wreck. Participants enjoyed a great day in the Gorge skiing, running, biking and kayaking their way from Mt. Hood to Hood River.

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Successful spring season brings another laundry list of awards for Eagles athletes

HRVHS announces Athletes of the Year; athletes honored with All-Conference, All-State, and All-Star selections

Another season of Hood River Valley High School sports is in the books and with it, another haul of awards for local athletes.