Eagles defeat Bulldogs 6-0, 6-4, in Hood River
The weather was wonderful for the HRV softball team’s league debut doubleheader Saturday, but for the Eagles, the result was even better.
Eagles beat Bulldogs 1-0, 14-10 in league opener
Over the past few years, it hasn’t been often that a league rival has been able to defeat the HRV baseball team, let alone at home.
A change in date and venue failed to disrupt the Eagles, who grabbed another win over a league opponent.
He’s the head of the Hood River Valley boys soccer program and the Columbia High School boys soccer program, but now Jaime Rivera will be in charge of another Gorge soccer program: BSC.
It was another game and another lopsided win for the HRV girls lacrosse team, who defeated Clackamas (3-4) by a score of 13-3 in a nonleague matchup during a sunny and warm Saturday afternoon in Hood River.
The HRV boys and girls golf teams hosted their only match of the season this year, fitting in 18 holes between the rainclouds Monday at Indian Creek Golf Course in Hood River.
There was some talk around town, and amongst other 5A baseball teams, that this year’s HRV squad wasn’t going to be up to snuff. After all, the class that graduated in 2016 took plenty of talent with it.
After cruising through their first three competitions of the season, the HRV girls tennis team overcame injuries and tough competition to defeat Ridgeview last weekend. Wednesday’s match against Hermiston was no different.
Diving headfirst into play with early-season matchups against some tough 6A teams, the HRV softball team has been tested often through their 13 nonleague games and are anxious to move forward with their Columbia River Conference schedule.
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Wednesday’s home match felt homier than usual for the boys lacrosse team.
Disparities in play quality are rarely wider in any other Oregon high school sport than lacrosse — maybe water polo — and Tuesday’s game against the HRV girls team and Grant was a prime example. Luckily for the Eagles, that imbalance was in their favor.
The HRV boys tennis team have been road warriors this season, playing their first four contests away, and only getting handed one loss.
Spring is an exciting time at Orchard Lanes, Hood River’s 10-pin bowling palace.
Last year, the boys lacrosse team started off on a roll, going on a 7-0 run to start the season before injuries and eligibility issues nearly bumped the team out of the state playoff tournament. This year, the team has started 1-2 and was missing several key players from Saturday’s nonleague game with Canby due to the same issues, and the Eagles lost 11-6 at home.