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.
The Hood River Valley Swim Team Osprey had a good showing at the Mt. Hood Aquatic Center in Gresham last weekend during the Seth Dawson Invitational.
Rivera named State and Northwest Sectional Coach of the Year by NFHS
Capping off a season where he was named Columbia River Conference Coach of the Year and 5A Coach of the Year, HRV boys soccer Coach Jaime Rivera has now been recognized with an award from a national organization for his coaching efforts.
Tuesday’s meeting between Irrigon and Horizon Christian was the teams’ second meeting of the season and proved to be as equally challenging as the first as both the Hawks’ boys and girls teams were ultimately overwhelmed by the 2A Knights in Hood River. The boys lost 67-35 and the girls dropped their game too, losing 60-20.
The Hood River Valley High School Athletics Department has released their athletes of the month for December: Noah Wachsmuth and Payton Rigert, representing HRV wrestling, and Marlie Bloomster, representing the HRV girls basketball team.
The HRV girls wrestling competed at a 32-person bracketed, 64-team tournament at Kelso High School in Washington last weekend. The Eagles one of two teams from Oregon, tied for 12th place after two days of wrestling.
The holidays have concluded, so league bowling is back in full swing at Hood River’s Orchard Lanes, that is, unless Old Man Winter really gets angry with us in the ensuing weeks. Scores are definitely on the upswing now.
Game management helps put Eagles over Democrats
Tenacity, banging the boards, and good game management on Saturday night in Portland allowed the HRV girls basketball team to do something it hadn’t been able to do thus far this season: string a pair of wins together — road wins, no less.
Team captains Dhani Freeland and Cameron Marquez-Villegas at HRV’s first home meet
The HRV swim team hasn’t had many chances to show its stuff this season, with about half of the team’s scheduled meets having been canceled due to various reasons.
Girls lose to Sherman and Condon/Wheeler; boys have rare league loss but defeat Condon/Wheeler
As five-time and defending Big Sky Conference Champions, the Horizon Christian boys basketball team opened its 14-game Class 1A regular season schedule with a weekend split. On Friday, the 13th-ranked Hawks (1-1 Big Sky, 4-6 overall) lost 69-39 at home to the sixth-ranked Sherman Huskies (2-0, 7-4).
Grey jays leapt from branches, swooping in to steal bits of pastries as the main square outside the Teacup’s Ray Garey Cabin bustled with ski enthusiasts. A vibrant gathering of junior racers, coaches and their parents — all visually and verbally expressing their excitement — crowded around waxing benches, contemplating temperature and wax effectiveness.