It was another weekend of wins for the surging HRV volleyball team, who swept the competition at Parkrose High on Saturday to claim its third tournament victory of the season.
Last week’s league action at Hood River’s venerable Orchard Lanes produced a hatful of prodigious scores. We knew it would be a short time before the big shooters in town found the range on our brand new synthetic lanes. The team of the week reads like a who’s who in Hood River bowling.
The Hood River Valley High Eagles football team played extremely tough in a Special District 1 home game against the highly regarded and fifth-ranked Bend Lava Bears (4-0). A much younger Eagles (0-4) squad with just eight seniors made a valiant effort against a more experienced Bend team (20 seniors) and they were within two scores for most of the game last Friday.
Sports Briefs: Horizon girls look to climb out of Big Sky basement, Horizon soccer moving up the rankings
The Horizon Hawks volleyball team continues to fight to get out of the tail end of the Big Sky District, where they are currently ranked seventh of eight teams.
HRV boys place fifth, girls 11th at competitive invitational
Saturday’s Nike Portland XC meet provided the first major test for the HRV cross country team and Head Coach Brandon Bertram liked what he saw, with only a few reservations.
Matthew Dallman’s academy to host trainings in TD, HR
He’s played soccer professionally for nine years and has traveled around Europe to play the game, but now, Hood River’s Matthew Dallman is bringing that experience and knowledge back to the Gorge to help a new generation of soccer players.
Continuing a trend from the last couple seasons, the HRV boys soccer team remains undefeated as it heads into its league schedule, after holding La Salle (2-2-2) to a 1-1 draw on the road Tuesday, then shutting out 6A Central Catholic (1-4-1) with a two-goal effort Thursday evening at Westside Elementary. The Eagles (6-0-1), the No. 1 team in 5A, will look to start their Columbia River Conference games with another win Tuesday at 4 p.m. in a match with Pendleton (1-3-1) at Westside Elementary.
After narrow win over Pendleton, HRV volleyball shuts out Hermiston, TD to take first round of league play
After escaping with a win against Pendleton and then recording its first loss of the season in a tournament with Liberty last Saturday, the HRV girls volleyball team apparently decided to take any lingering frustrations out on Hermiston Tuesday night, walloping the Bulldogs in three lopsided sets.
It’s been a different kind of season for the boys water polo team, except for one key aspect: they keep winning.
Tuesday’s home debut for the HRV girls water polo team had the similar trappings to the other victories the young, talented Eagles squad have racked up so far this season.
Eagles fall to La Salle at home, 6A Barlow on the road
The end of HRV’s nonleague series (save for a game against Woodburn Sept. 29) didn’t go exactly as planned for the Eagles, who have been trying to rack up as many nonconference wins as possible to help them gain a higher ranking at the end of the season.
City looks to rezone disc golf course for affordable housing
Morrison Park has been the site of Hood River’s disc golf course for over a decade, but in the coming years, it may have a different use: affordable housing.
The beach, roads and trails of Hood River Waterfront were the scene of the sixth annual Gorge Kids Triathlon Sunday.
Three bowlers emerged as stars in last week’s league action at Hood River’s Orchard Lanes: Tim Furlong, Lynn Spellman and Mark Chabotte.
Sports briefs for Sept. 21.