After last year’s late start and abbreviated season, the Hood River Valley Snowboard Team is looking forward to hitting the slopes once again.
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.
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.
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.
The HRV varsity wrestling team hosted Pendleton Thursday night and honored alumni of the Eagles’ wrestling program.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Horizon Christian School basketball teams are currently in the busy part of their seasons, playing four games in a span of five days.
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.