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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.

Sports Briefs for June 6

Handball tourney raises $2,500 for Lila May; HR 7/8 girls lax heading to state; Event site now closed to kiteboard launching/landing

Camp for free on June 6

State parks throughout Oregon invite the public to camp and play for free the weekend of June 6-7 in celebration of State Parks Day and Free Fishing Weekend.

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Boys lax outlasts Grant, advancing to Cascade Cup semifinals with Canby

The HRV boys lacrosse team received its first true test Friday on its quest to win the school’s first-ever Cascade Cup, erasing a two-goal deficit and holding in check a furious late rally by HRV’s opponent, the Grant Generals, whom the Eagles defeated, 12-8.

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HRV gets second post-season shutout in a row

Eagles beat the Putnam Kingsmen, 4-0 to set up semifinal showdown with CRC rival Pendleton

The HRV Eagles defense once again put on a masterful performance Friday evening in Hood River, defeating the Putnam Kingsmen, 4-0, to get their second consecutive shutout of the post-season — the only team in the 5A playoff bracket to shut out an opponent at all, let alone twice.

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No snow? No problem! Hood 2 River Relay goes on

Runners, paddlers and bikers turned out in droves on Saturday for the second annual Hood 2 River Relay, racing from the slopes of Mt. Hood down to the Hood River Waterfront. Started last year by event company Breakaway Promotions, the relay had to replace the nordic and alpine legs with an uphill run and a trail run due to the lack of snow, said race organizer Chad Sperry.

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Oregon Beach Wrestling State Championships results

Warm, sunny weather made for a good turnout at the 11th Annual Oregon Beach Wrestling State Championships held last Saturday down at Marina Beach at the Hood River Waterfront.

Sports Briefs for June 3

Bernie Fagan soccer camps in HR; Another hole-in-one at Hood River Golf Course; Gorge Roller Girls win finale; Rock Creek Day Use Area Closed to Protect Nesting Bald Eagles

Sports Briefs for May 27

Baseball to host Dallas May 27; Handball tourney May 30; Ziegner’s run at state tourney ends in quarterfinals

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Second annual Hood 2 River Relay returns this weekend

The 2nd Annual Hood 2 River Relay returns this weekend. This multi-sport relay race, put on by Breakaway Promotions, starts up at Mt. Hood Meadows Ski Resort and descends to the Hood River Marina.

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State track and field: Barajas repeats as discus champ, Mattson wins 100 and 200; HRV fourth overall

Going into last week’s OSAA 5A Track and Field State Championships in Eugene, HRV thrower Sebastian Barajas and HRV sprinter Jestena Mattson were the athletes to beat, defending titles in the discus and in the 100-meter and 200-meter dashes, respectively.