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Sports Briefs for Nov. 19

The annual Mosier Twin Tunnels Turkey Trot is happening again this Thanksgiving (Nov. 24), featuring 12K, 5K, and 3K races.

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HRV XC hangs with the best of the West at NXR

Fresh off a fourth-place finish at the 5A state championships two weeks ago, the HRV boys and girls cross country team had arguably an even better performance last week at a race that was simply for fun… and bragging rights.

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A Cubs fan in Wrigleyville: ‘a singular, historic event’

“World Series.” “Chicago Cubs.” Phrases not linked in 71 years. Add “champions” and it had been 108. I had to be there … in Chicago … at Wrigley Field.

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Hood River girls water polo takes state

Hood River Valley Eagles defeat South Albany, Sandy, and Summit to win first 5A state title in program history

They may have started from the bottom in 2014, but now they’re here.

Gorge Tech Alliance seeks youth robotics volunteers

The Gorge Tech Alliance (GTA) is seeking volunteers for its annual First Lego League (FLL) robotics tournaments. These events are for hundreds

New rules approved for upcoming prep basketball season

A new rule regarding free throw lane violations in high school basketball has been added for clarification. Players occupying the marked free throw lane line spaces cannot enter the free-throw semicircle until the ball touches the ring or the free throw ends.

Kegler's Corner: Stan Pratnicki stars in Fraternal League

Three stars emerged from last week’s league bowling battles at Hood River’s Orchard Lanes: Stan Pratnicki, Patrick Olson and Wally Jaksha.

End-of-season accolades pile up for HRV athletes

Another fall sports season is winding down for Hood River Valley High School, concluding this weekend with the HRV Eagles girls water polo, who are aiming for the team’s first-ever state tournament victory.

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Hood River Valley boys soccer’s undefeated streak comes to a bitter end

No. 9 La Salle upsets No. 1 HRV, advances to semis on penalty kicks

For the past three years, they’ve been unstoppable. Perennial leaders of the Columbia River Conference. Back-to-back 5A state champions. Fifty-one straight games without a loss.

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Eagles volleyball takes sixth-place at state

In their first state tournament appearance since 1993, the HRV girls volleyball team came home with a wealth of experience — and a sixth-place trophy to boot.

XC teams take fourth place at state championships

The HRV boys and girls cross country teams were predicted to finish near the top of the heap at the end of the season and at Saturday’s state championship meet in Eugene, there were no surprises.

Girls roll South Albany Rebels in first round game

HRV wins 21-2 advances to double-elimination tourney

During the regular season, the HRV girls water polo had a blowout victory in nearly every contest — defeating teams by such large margins that Head Coach Kellie Dunn feared the Eagles’ game could atrophy by the time they faced some stiffer competition in the state playoffs.

Boys team bows out with tough loss to Ashland

A young HRV boys water polo team saw its season come to an end Thursday evening in Corvallis as the No. 5 Eagles lost a tough one to No. 4 Ashland, 10-7, failing to advance to the double-elimination round of the tournament for the first time since the 2013 season.

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In ugly game with Putnam, HRV boys soccer hangs on for the ‘W’

No. 1 Eagles beat No. 16 Kingsmen 2-1, host No. 9 La Salle this Saturday at 1 p.m.

It was chippy, it was physical, and it wasn’t pretty, but in a first-round matchup with Rex Putnam Wednesday night, the HRV boys soccer team continued to do what they’ve done all season: win.

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Disappointing loss to Hillsboro ends HRV girls soccer season

Eagles shutout 2-0 by Hillsboro Spartans in first-round match in Hood River

A season that started with big goals and high hopes for the HRV girls soccer team came to a bitter end Tuesday night at Henderson Community Stadium.