Sports News


Volleyball gears up for Oct. 29 playoff

Eagle volleyball took on The Dalles Tuesday in what was Eagles’ Senior Night (results too late for press time), and is looking ahead to its first playoff game, at home on Oct. 29. It earned home court advantage last week by winning the Columbia River Conference title.

Horizon plays two rescheduled soccer matches this week

The weather and the playoff picture remain a bit cloudy for the Horizon Christian School Hawks soccer team.

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Eagles football gives Bucks a fight

The fight remains in the winless Hood River Valley High School Eagle team, and they gave one to Pendleton Friday.

Storm fears impede water polo tourney splash

A water polo “what if” put a disappointing twist on the Hood River teams’ efforts Saturday.

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Swimmers post big improvements at home meet

Hood River Valley Swim Team Osprey hosted its annual Harvest of Gold Swim Meet, sponsored by ERS / Your Rental and Party Centers last weekend at the Hood River Aquatic Center. Oregon Swimming Official Stan Benson celebrated 40 years of officiating in Oregon Swimming at the meet.

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Hood River Valley Soccer girls eye title; boys look to senior night

Another Columbia River Conference title is within the grasp of the Hood River Valley High School’s girls soccer team — if it wins its next game, Tuesday at Hermiston (3-1 CRC).

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Hood River water polo girls close in on conference title

Hood River Valley Girls Water Polo took a key match from the 6A powerhouse Barlow Bruins Tuesday,

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Hood River Boys water polo headed to state with win over Hillsboro

The Hood River Valley High School boys water polo team clinched a spot in the state championships with a win over Hillsboro last week.

School District fundraiser supports fifth grade ski trip

Mt. Hood Meadows and the Hood River County School District have partnered to provide every fifth grader in the district a day of physical education on the mountain.

Kegler's Corner: John Miller rolls 266/680

Bowling league action at Hood River’s Orchard Lanes was smoking hot last week! Five scratch 700 series were rolled and seven bowlers finished up 100 pins or better over their three game sets.

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Redmond’s run game dashes HRV’s chance for postseason appearance

The HRV football team’s slim chance at obtaining a playoff berth was reduced to none over the weekend thanks to the Redmond Panthers, who pummeled the Eagles’ defensive line with an unstoppable ground attack that gave the former Intermountain Conference team a 48-20 victory during HRV’s homecoming game Friday night.

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Horizon home finale

The Horizon Christian soccer team clinched a berth in the championship bracket of the 1A playoffs on Monday.

Mount Hood Snowboard Team soars with School Aid

Fall is here and the Mount Hood Snowboard Team is gearing up for another season of competition and travel that culminates at USASA Nationals in Copper Mountain, Colo. The kids compete in half pipe, bordercross and slopestyle competitions.

Sports Briefs for Oct. 12: Community Ed basketball registrations open now

Middle school winter sports registration help Oct. 19

Registration for Community Ed youth basketball programs is open now. Opportunities are available for grades 1-8.

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HRV Water Polo: JJ Mears explodes for 12 goals against David Douglas

The HRV boys water polo team has typically spread around the scoring fairly well this season, but that was not the case this past week.