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HRV Snowboard Team ready to ride

After last year’s late start and abbreviated season, the Hood River Valley Snowboard Team is looking forward to hitting the slopes once again.

Horizon grabs big Big Sky wins

That familiar swagger and confidence has returned for the five-time defending Big Sky Conference Champion Horizon Christian Hawks boys basketball team. After getting two blowout wins over the weekend, the Hawks will now begin the second half of their Big Sky Conference season with the momentum they’ll need for what they’re hoping will be another successful Class 1A district playoff run in February.

Kegler's Corner: ERS wins second round of Industrial

Last week the Excavation Rental Supply (ERS) team won the second round in the Monday night Industrial League at Hood River’s Orchard Lanes. Bowling for the ERS quintet are Jesse Davis, Spencer Johnisee, Zach Mohun, Woody Eskildsen and Mark Chabotte. ERS took the second round with relative ease, topping the next best team by 14.5 points.

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Eagles run into Buckaroo buzz saw in Friday games

Boys lose 82-54 at home, girls lose 81-34 on the road

The Pendleton Buckaroos didn’t do any favors for two HRV teams looking to gain traction at the start of league play Friday night, with the team’s formidable shooting proving too much for either Eagle squad to overcome. In Hood River, the Buck boys defeated HRV, 82-54, and in the east, the Pendleton girls’ equally potent offense caused problems for the Eagles, who lost 81-34.

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ALUMNI NIGHT FIGHTS

The HRV varsity wrestling team hosted Pendleton Thursday night and honored alumni of the Eagles’ wrestling program.

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Girls grab second, boys fifth at XC Oregon Invite

Thirty degrees and clear, crisp and beautiful, the freshly groomed trails were etched with ice. The XC Oregon Classic Invitational at Mt. Bachelor’s nordic center was last Saturday. With competition fierce, racers were given a 5k to prove their mettle (or wax).

HRV Girls swim team crushes competition

Girls place first, boys fifth at HR Invite

The HRVHS swim team is in peak form as it enters the twilight stretch of its 2015-16 season, illustrated by the team’s performance at the Hood River Invite this past weekend.

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Horizon girls making strides with win over South Wasco Redsides

Horizon looks to build momentum after defeating the Redsides for the first time in nearly four years

A program that has struggled to find some success in recent years made a big statement Tuesday night, when the Horizon Hawks (4-8, 2-3 league) defeated the South Wasco County Redsides (7-7, 2-3 league) in Hood River by a score of 36-22.

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Ethan Evans’ 23 points not enough to upset rollin’ Redsides

Horizon loses in challenging matchup to 1A’s fourth-ranked South Wasco

The Horizon boys basketball program’s Big Sky Conference dynasty continues to be challenged this season in league games and took another hit Tuesday evening as the No. 22 Hawks (4-9, 2-3) couldn’t pull out the upset against a challenging South Wasco squad (13-2, 4-1 league). The No. 4 Redsides defeated the Hawks 58-49 in Hood River.

Nonleague schedule gives way to tough CRC matchups for HRV girls

The nonleague schedule for the HRV girls basketball team drew to a close Tuesday night and with it, another difficult loss to a 6A team that the Eagles had to put behind them as they prepared for their Columbia River Conference debut against the Pendleton Buckaroos (4-9) on the road Friday.

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The snow keeps coming

Mt. Hood Meadows Ski Resort was already one of the top 10 snowiest ski areas in North America before a storm dropped 20 inches of snow in a 24-hour period from Tuesday to Wednesday.

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Girls wrestling obliterates the competition at Redmond’s Dual Meet Championships

Eagles go 13-0, defeat Elmira

The HRV girls wrestling team had by far its most dominant performance of the season Friday evening, when it swept Eugene’s Elmira High School during the second annual Girls Dual Meet Championships at the Deschutes County Fairgrounds in Redmond.

HRV boys hoops look to league schedule for lift

After losing to Heritage, Eagles boys basketball prepares for CRC start against Pendleton

On the heels of HRV’s 54-52 loss to Woodburn Jan. 2, another potential victory slipped through HRV’s fingers Friday night, this time at the hands of the Heritage Timberwolves, who defeated the Eagles, 56-53, in Vancouver, Wash., as both teams looked to snap nine-game losing streaks.

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Busy time for Horizon

The Horizon Christian School basketball teams are currently in the busy part of their seasons, playing four games in a span of five days.

Kegler's Corner: Randy Tumlinson is No. 1 for Tinman Heating

Tenpin action teemed in last week’s Monday night Industrial League at Hood River’s Orchard Lanes. Three of our Team of the Week stars emerged from team matches in the Industrial, which were critical, because only one week remains in the second round.