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HRV skiers once again control the Mt. Hood League

Boys and girls teams obliterate the competition at Mt. Hood Meadows GS race

The Eagles have screamed down the mountain in every race they’ve competed in this year, and Saturday’s giant slalom (GS) competition on the Middle Fork run at Mt. Hood Meadows Ski Resort was no different.

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After Pendleton loss, girls look to regroup for final half of CRC play

Bucks beat Eagles 53-37 Tuesday evening in Hood River

The last time the HRV girls basketball team faced Pendleton, the Eagles were at the start of Columbia River Conference play, buoyed by a nonleague record of 6-4, with three of those four losses by five points or fewer. Though they did not beat the Buckaroos in their first meeting, they lost by three points, which was the most competitive game against a league opponent for the HRV girls in nearly five years.

Third-quarter, three-ball struggles, plague HRV boys at Pendleton

As the saying goes: “Live by the three, die by the three.”

Kegler’s Corner: Nancy Asai rolls 679 series in TNM

Last week’s league action was partially suspended in order to conduct the 65th annual city bowling tournament at Hood River’s Orchard Lanes. This is the biggest bowling event of the season and we’ll have the tournament results for you next week. Nevertheless, there were still some fine scores posted in limited league action. Three stars emerged, all out of the spirited Tuesday Nite Mixed League: Nancy Asai, David Gibeaut and Alex Frazier.

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Knights of Columbus Hoop Shoot

Local students competed in the Knights of Columbus district free-throw contest on Feb. 12 at Wy’east Middle School after advancing from the opening round in December.

Local gymnasts excel at Northwest competitions

Despite freezing rain, closure of Interstate 84, and at times, treacherous driving, nothing could stop Hood River gymnasts representing Riverside Gymnastics Academy based out of The Dalles from making it to three multi-state competitions, three weekends in a row.

Steelhead and Chinook fishing clinic Feb. 25

Local fisherman Greg Short and the Hood River Watershed Group are hosting their annual steelhead and spring Chinook fishing class.

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Scenic Area launches smartphone day use passes

Visitors to the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area this spring will find a convenient new way to pay their day use fees.

HRV basketball’s path to the playoffs more difficult after TD losses

After having 11 days off from competition due to some poorly-timed winter weather, the HRV boys and girls basketball teams got back at it with a game at The Dalles Friday. However, neither game went well for the Eagles.

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Hood River Valley High School Swim team sends nine to state

Following a successful district meet, the Hood River Valley High Eagles boys and girls swim teams will send nine swimmers to this weekend’s 5A state championships.

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Eagle wrestlers boast three district champions, send five to state

Jason Shaner, Ryan Zeller, and Justin Wilson take titles at district match

The Hood River Valley wrestling team didn’t have its best team finish at last weekend’s district meet, but on an individual level, it was the best meet in several years for the Eagles.

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Horizon basketball teams finish strong, head to Big Sky district tournament Friday and Saturday

The Horizon girls and boys basketball teams are once again headed to the Big Sky district tournament this Friday and Saturday in Madras, wrapping up their regular season with some dominant wins over Mitchell/Spray and Ione last weekend and against South Wasco County Monday evening.

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TRACKS THROUGH THE TREES

Mt. Hood Meadows Ski Resort got another healthy dose of snow earlier this week, making for some fine tree-skiing on this Hood River Meadows run.

OSAA likely to disband CRC in redistricting proposals

Come 2018, it appears likely that the Columbia River Conference (CRC) will be no more.

Swim team looks to continue stellar season at CRC champs

HRV hosts league teams at championships this weekend

The HRV boys and girls swim teams have had a fantastic season this year and will look to continue that this weekend when they host Hermiston, Pendleton, and The Dalles in the Columbia River Conference championships.

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