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Picking up where they left off

The HRV girls volleyball team got right back into it this week with their first contests of the season, and wound up with a 2-0 record after their first two games.

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HRVHS Football preview: New faces, high hopes stamp start of Eagle season

The Hood River Valley Eagles are hoping to build on the remarkable success they enjoyed a year ago, when they advanced to the Class 5A football state playoffs. The Eagles have an optimistic outlook and they’re hoping to duplicate their success in 2016.

Kegler's Corner: Leagues begin again

Hello everybody! As a notable Portland TV sportscaster used to say, “It’s nice seeing you again!”

Sports Briefs for Aug. 31

Frosh home game canceled Thursday; Tennis Gala happens Sept. 15-17; HRMGA concludes season on Sept. 18

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Cross Country prize

Hood River Valley High School senior Daisy Dolan holds her prize, a garden gnome, from Saturday’s cross country opening race at Wilsonville.

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First Windermere golf tournament raises $6,000 for Stevenson Program

Windermere Glenn Taylor Real Estate hosted its first golf tournament at Skamania Golf Course in Stevenson, Wash., last month.

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Gridders Get Ready

Coach Caleb Sperry (above) and his staff are busy prepping the 2016 Eagle football team for a new season.

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Season Preview: Volleyball

Optimism feeds returning champs’ new season

The defending Columbia River Conference champion Hood River Valley Eagles volleyball team begins the season with a tremendous amount of optimism, while the squad is hopeful of continuing the momentum that they had a year ago.

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Despite ‘stacked’ lineup, local athletes shine in 6th Annual Naish Gorge Paddle Challenge

Hundreds of athletes enjoy perfect conditions for sixth-annual SUP race

It’s a popular narrative that often attaches itself to the plethora of annual summer athletic contests held in Hood River: the event gets bigger every year, and draws in more people from around the globe who come to see what the Gorge has to offer.

Sports briefs for Aug. 24

Sports schedule update, Third Annual Uphill Challenge results, and Roy Webster Cross-Channel swim coming up

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HRV teams gearing up for next week’s preseason starts

Volleyball, football, cross country, boys soccer, and girls soccer scrimmage next week; water polo the week after

Hood River Valley High School athletic teams have been enduring the hot weather all week in preparation for the start of the fall sports season that kicks off next week with some preseason scrimmages.

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Hood River Outrigger Canoe Club sending teams to world’s largest endurance race

They may be only a few years old as an organization and have only a couple seasons of racing under their belts, but a local outrigger canoe club has been training hard to tackle next month one of the biggest events in their sport.

Sports Briefs for Aug. 20

Uphill Challenge Saturday at Mt. Hood Meadows; Annual Naish Columbia Gorge Paddle Challenge going on this weekend; more

Mt. Hood Meadows hosts ‘Uphill Challenge’ Event on Saturday

The third Annual Uphill Challenge at Mt. Hood Meadows will be run this Saturday, Aug. 20.

‘Get Outside’ Event Aug. 27 at waterfront

Hood River Education Foundation and local merchants host the Aug. 27 event “Get Outside For Education,” 1-4 p.m. at Hood River Waterfront Park.