Mt. Adams Country Bike Tour next month; White Salmon Backyard Half returns June 18; Columbia Chinook season reopens; sturgeon season closes; Oregon beach wrestling state championships June 4; Triple Threat basketball camp June 20-24
The Hood River Valley High School Athletic Department recently announced their Athletes of the Month for March and April: Parker Irusta (track), Ella Rand (girls lacrosse), Patrick Harvey (baseball), and Madè Vallejo (softball).
The Hood River Sports Club hosted a racquetball tournament May 12 through May 15.
Two locals, Kickstand Coffee & Kitchen owner Nick Hardin and his wife, Kim Hardin, took home the top spot in the Pro division on both days of racing this past weekend for the first round of the Cascadia Dirt Cup mountain bike race series, dubbed the “Deux-Deuro,” which was held at the Post Canyon trail system west of Hood River.
An historic field. Historic performances. An historic finish.
At the risk of going all Marty McFly and Doc Brown on you, let’s briefly go back to the future with Donnie Herneisen, Hood River Valley High School’s track and field coach.
Eagles weather a rally by the Cardinals to win Navy bracket semifinals, 10-7
A furious rally by the Lincoln Cardinals and three HRV goals called back in the second half weren’t enough to sink the Eagles in their Navy bracket semifinal showdown Monday night in Wilsonville, where No. 2 HRV defeated No. 3 Lincoln 10-7 to advance to the Navy championships Wednesday at 6 p.m. with Newberg.
Shorthanded Eagles fall to Glencoe, 11-3, in first-round playoff game
The HRV boys lacrosse team’s season came to an end Friday night in Hillsboro, where the No. 17 Eagles fell 11-3 to No. 16 Glencoe in a first-round playoff game of the Oregon High School Lacrosse Association’s champion bracket.
Sports briefs for Wednesday, May 25.
Here is what’s new at the Hood River Aquatic Center, corner of May and 17th streets, courtesy of pool Director Marcie Wiley:
Hood River Valley won the boys Class 5A state track and field championship Saturday at historic Hayward Field in Eugene. Hood River scored 70 points; Marist of Eugene was second with 66.
Eagles girls lacrosse headed to semifinal matchup with Lincoln after come-from-behind OT victory over Sherwood
Facing a one-goal deficit at the half, the HRV girls lacrosse team didn’t seem worried. Players smiled as they trotted back to the sideline for a pep talk from Head Coach Andrew McElderry and Assistant Coach Bekah Rottenberg. Players swayed back and forth to Neil Diamond’s “Sweet Caroline” that was pumped out from the speakers at Henderson Community Stadium.
Steven Crouch and the Eagle lacrosse unloads on La Salle in regular season finale, sends HRV to the playoffs
It may not have been the way they originally expected to make it, but the Eagles officially qualified for the Oregon boys lacrosse playoffs, grabbing the penultimate spot available in the 24-team tournament.
The two-time Columbia River Conference and defending 5A baseball state champion Hood River Valley Eagles begin their quest for a repeat when they host an OSAA first-round state tournament contest at 4:30 p.m. May 25.
Both the girls and the boys tennis teams’ seasons came to an end last weekend at the Special District 1 championships, held in Bend for the girls and Hermiston for the boys, where neither team had players that qualified for the 5A state tournament.