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Allies at ‘Aloha’

At top-flight Hawaii event, Gorge surfers fight crushing waves to reach podium

The 2015 Nove Nove Maui Aloha Classic was one for the record books. The contest, organized by Sam Bittner of the AWT, marked the culmination of the American Windsurfing Tour and the PWA World Tour, bringing together the best windsurfers in the world for one unique competition. The event’s holding period ran from Oct. 28 through Nov. 10, with 10 days of competition.

Eagles rack up All-Conference awards

More than 50 HRV athletes, as well as five coaches, are honored with awards after a stellar fall sports season

One of the best fall sports seasons, if not the best fall sports seasons in the history of Hood River Valley High School concluded the week before last, culminating with the boys soccer team’s second-consecutive 5A state title.

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HRV XC shows its prowess among Northwest teams at NXN race

Boys place fifth out of 45 teams, girls place 17th out of 30 at national-caliber Nike Cross Northwest meet

The HRV cross country team’s season technically ended more than three weeks ago, but athletes recently had an encore to their illustrious season, racing against some of the best runners in the northwest.

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After a winless 2014 season, HRV girls team places third at state tournament

The HRV girls water polo breakout season ended with an impressive third place in the 5A state tournament in Corvallis last weekend.

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HRV boys water polo loses controversial game to Summit, place fourth at state tourney

The HRV boys water polo team’s quest for a 5A state championship were thwarted in the final nine seconds of an exciting tied-up semifinal game against Summit, when the HRV team was denied the opportunity for a penalty throw by what was proven later to be an erroneous referee decision, said HRV coach Dave Cameron.

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Eagles defeat Wilsonville, 2-0, to claim second 5A title in a row

Over the past several years, the boys soccer program at Hood River Valley High School has evolved from a good program into a great program under coach Jaime Rivera, but last Saturday, Rivera and his Eagles took the school’s program and officially turned it into a dynasty.

Sports Briefs for Nov. 18

Turkey Trot Nov. 26; Water polo: girls get third, boys get fourth at state; Youth wrestling camp going on now

Kegler's Corner: Ebersole & Spellman Shine in Senior Tourney

Our seniors had quite a 10-pin week at Hood River’s Orchard Lanes. The results from the recently completed senior tournament came in and it was definitely dominated by Joyce Ebersole and Lynn Spellman. Joyce and Lynn each won two titles. And, if you look at the leaderboard, you’ll see Joyce and Lynn each had a second place too.

HRV boys soccer repeats as state champs

Hood River Valley boys soccer defeated Wilsonville 2-0 Saturday afternoon in Hillsboro to repeat as 5A state champions.

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HRV boys soccer in 5A state finals: What you need to know

The Hood River Valley boys soccer team is trying for a second straight championship (in its third consecutive trip to the finals) at Hillsboro Stadium this weekend.

HRV girls soccer unable to weather Storm’s offensive barrage

Eagles' season ends with rough 10-1 loss to Summit in 5A quarterfinal

For the second year in a row, the HRV girls soccer team had the misfortune of facing the No. 1 5A team in the state tournament’s quarterfinal game.

HRV football’s playoff run ends with rough loss to Liberty

A Buckley-less Eagles offense struggles against No. 1 team in 5A, loses 49-7 to the Falcons

The Hood River Valley Eagles football team concluded what was a highly successful season Friday by competing in the 5A state playoffs for the first time in 11 years.

Kegler's Corner: Rich Hoyt reigns

Bowling is such a great game — it never ceases to amaze and this team of the week is more proof in the pudding. A great mix of bowlers excelled in league action at Hood River’s venerable Orchard Lanes last week. Our fab five is comprised of a new bowler, a young bowler, a couple of top bowlers and a bowler who is part of the vast silent majority who enjoy the game week-in and week-out without much fanfare.

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Boys dominate in quarterfinal win over Bend

Eagles boys soccer defeats the Lava Bears, 2-0; advances to semifinal game with Hillsboro

After a rocky game against Silverton last Tuesday, the HRV boys soccer team returned to form Saturday with a decisive victory over Bend, besting the visiting Lava Bears, 2-0, and earning a trip to the 5A semifinals once again.