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Eagles rock Bulldogs in ‘Battle of the Bridge’

The “Battle of the Bridge” trophy will once against stay on the Oregon side of the Columbia River, as the HRV wrestling team once again trounced the Stevenson Bulldogs in the annual contest Wednesday evening in Hood River.

HRV starts road stint with a win

HRV girls defeat 6A McKay, 26-21, for first win over an Oregon team

The HRV girls basketball team got a much-needed win Wednesday evening in Salem, where a stout Eagles defense more than made up for a lackluster offense, helping HRV defeat the McKay Scots, 26-21.

Sports Briefs for Jan. 9

Youth Hoop Shoot Jan. 18; Snowboard team fundraiser Jan. 13

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Celebrating 10 years of Teacup’s Ray Garey Cabin

The sky was a bright gray and the snow was a crisp white as I skated my way to the lodge from the overflowing parking lot.

Kegler's Corner: Jesse Flores rolls a big 279 game

Happy New Year, everybody! Last week, we had a bunch of happy revelers on the friendly boards at Hood River’s Orchard Lanes. Jesse (Grandpa) Flores led the parade of pin-busters with a huge scratch 279 game that he fired in the high-powered Wednesday night Fraternal League.

HRV Basketball: Absence of lead scorers hampers struggling Eagles in weekend games

The Hood River Valley High Eagles girls basketball team continued its early season struggles in a 39-22 nonleague loss to the Kelso, Wash., Hilanders Saturday in Hood River. The Eagles, guided by Coach Scott Walker, played most of the game without their best player, senior Marlie Bloomster.

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HRV wrestlers individually shine at NW duals

The HRV varsity wrestling team earned 16th place in the 36-team NW Duals competition at the Lane County Fair & Expo Center in Albany last week. On the first day, the Eagles were 3-2 beating Woodburn, Cleveland, and Tigard, while losing to David Douglas and Churchill. That result earned HRV the 16th seed in the championship 16-team bracket on the second day.

Sports Briefs for Jan. 6

Swim meet canceled; Horizon Christian basketball games canceled

Eagles empty-handed at Barlow tourney

Turnovers and an injury to a key player hampered Hood River Valley Eagles in this week’s tournament at Sam Barlow High School.

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Pony Club rides, learns, together

For many young people, it is a dream to someday ride, train, and understand a horse. Maybe they’re drawn in by the sense of freedom that a horse can bring, or they simply love spending their time in a barn around horses. Whatever the case, the Hood River Valley is home to an organization that brings its members just this, called the Mount Hood Pony Club.

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Wrestling class successful

The November/December Hood River County School District Community Education wrestling class had a successful ending just before the Winter break. The

Kegler's Corner: Mid-Season report

The league bowling season is closing in on 2016, so, as we usually do at this time of the year, let’s see who our mid-season stars are at Hood River’s Orchard Lanes. Check out the list below.

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For both Hood River Valley High School and Horizon Christian School, 2015 will go down as one of the most successful years for athletics in either school’s history. Records were smashed, state and conference titles were won, and teams that had struggled in past years suddenly found themselves in the playoffs.

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Improving play not enough to help HRV through back-to-back against St. Helens and Woodburn

The Eagles girls basketball team had an unusually compressed schedule this week, playing in the team’s only non-tournament back-to-back this season, with a game at home against St. Helens on Monday, then another in Woodburn Tuesday night. The HRV girls continued to improve elements of their game, but the wins still proved elusive, with the Eagles dropping both games to go 1-7 heading into the holiday break.

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HRV girls wrestling has good showing at Hanford Cup

The HRV girls wrestling team traveled to Richland, Wash., earlier this week to get one more tournament in before the holidays hit, competing in the Hanford Girls Winter Cup at Hanford High School.