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Ward, Walker and Harjo have a good showing in All-Star Series

Members of the Hood River Valley baseball team traveled to Corvallis this past weekend for the end-of-the-season Reser’s All-Star Series held at Oregon State University’s Goss Stadium.

Looking back: A great year for HRVHS athletics

It’s been a banner year for Hood River Valley High School athletics: the Eagles have won state titles, produced individual state champions, received numerous coaching awards, and most importantly, have some pretty intelligent, hard-working athletes to boot.

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Pickleball court opens in Hood River

On Monday, new courts dedicated to the sport of pickleball opened in Hood River behind Providence Hood River Memorial Hospital, with about a dozen or so people playing in the inaugural games that evening.

Sports Briefs for June 17

Summer sturgeon seasons on tap above Bonneville; Mt. Adams Country Bike Tour June 27; Oregon Enduro series returns this weekend; Maryhill Festival of Speed

Hood River 14U wins again

The Hood River 14U Senior Federal Junior Baseball Organization won another tournament this last weekend in Beaverton.

June column: Summer chinook on the lower Columbia

I blinked with disbelief as the salmon made a U-turn out of the net and streaked down river faster than you can say, “summer chinook.” Never in all my years (which are quite a few) have I seen a fish that large escape a landing net so deliberately.

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Erin Jones places first in Dallas duathlon

Triathlete Erin Jones, a Hood River native and 2009 Hood River Valley High School graduate, continues on her quest to make the Olympic qualifiers in Brazil this summer, and helped herself out last week by taking first in the Elite Women’s category of the International Triathlon Union’s Dallas CAMTRI Sprint Triathlon held in Dallas, Texas, June 6, as part of the Continental Cup series.

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Three-peat athletes at HRVHS

Hood River Valley High School recently celebrated its 49 three-sport athletes, who are busy competing all school year long for the Eagles.

New excessive contact rule for high school basketball goes into effect next season

INDIANAPOLIS, IN— The rule prohibiting excessive contact in high school basketball has been expanded to include all ball-handlers on the court, include post players.

Sports Briefs for June 13

Tennis camps start next week; WS Backyard half marathon June 20; Families at Family Man; Sports news?

Bike Tour on Mt. Adams

Bikers will traverse the scenic flanks of snow clad Mt. Adams soon — the 2015 Mt. Adams Country Bike Tour is hitting the Trout Lake, Wash. area on Saturday, June 27.

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HRV baseball blanks Liberty to win 5A state title

Eagles hold opponents scoreless in playoffs; defeats Liberty 2-0

Not Dallas. Not Putnam. Not Pendleton. And finally, not even No. 1 Liberty.

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HRV Eagles are Cascade Cup champions

HRV outlasts LaSalle Catholic College Preparatory, 11-10, in brutal cup matchup in Hillsboro on Saturday

The HRV boys lacrosse have been crowned the Cascade Cup kings, defeating LaSalle Catholic College Preparatory, 11-10 at Hillsboro Stadium on Saturday, winning the first cup in HRV history.

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HRV defeats Pendleton, 1-0, in extra-innings thriller; faces No. 1 Liberty in title game Saturday

Eagles off to the finals

For the second time in as many years, the Hood River Valley Eagles baseball team is heading to the OSAA 5A State Championship game, ousting the Pendleton Buckaroos in a gutsy, 1-0 semi-finals game that bore witness to more than a few nail-biting moments during its eight innings.

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Strong second half puts HRV over Canby in Cascade Cup semis

Eagles defeat Cougars, 19-10; will play LaSalle Saturday in Cascade Cup final

The HRV boys lacrosse team is heading to its first-ever Cascade Cup finals, thanks to a high-octane third and fourth quarters that more than made up for the team’s sluggish start against the Canby Cougars Wednesday evening in Hood River.