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Kegler's Corner: Chabotte and Bergren dominate City Tournament

Last week’s 10-pin action was in full swing at Hood River’s Orchard Lanes. For the first time in weeks, the entire league schedule was completed and on top of that, the 65th annual City Bowling Tournament was conducted. Big scores and lots of new faces emerged in the limelight. Check out the highlights below.

Another league loss forces HRV boys basketball team into important showdown with The Dalles

With the Pendleton and Hermiston boys well out in front in the Columbia River Conference, The Dalles and HRV basketball teams, who have been able to beat the Bucks and Bulldogs all season, had to fight each other for the final play-in spot Tuesday evening in Hood River (results unavailable at press time).

HRV swimmers come home with hardware from state meet

A large combined contingent of 16 (nine girls, seven boys) Hood River Valley High Eagle swimmers participated in the 5A state championships at Mt. Hood Community College (MHCC) in Gresham. The highlight was that five members of Coach Kelly Cunningham’s Columbia River Conference champion girls swim team recorded top finishes in Friday’s preliminaries to earn a position in Saturday’s finals.

Learn by Doing Clinic March 4

The 36th annual Learn by Doing Clinic will be held at the Hood River Valley High School track March 4 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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HRV skiers once again control the Mt. Hood League

Boys and girls teams obliterate the competition at Mt. Hood Meadows GS race

The Eagles have screamed down the mountain in every race they’ve competed in this year, and Saturday’s giant slalom (GS) competition on the Middle Fork run at Mt. Hood Meadows Ski Resort was no different.

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After Pendleton loss, girls look to regroup for final half of CRC play

Bucks beat Eagles 53-37 Tuesday evening in Hood River

The last time the HRV girls basketball team faced Pendleton, the Eagles were at the start of Columbia River Conference play, buoyed by a nonleague record of 6-4, with three of those four losses by five points or fewer. Though they did not beat the Buckaroos in their first meeting, they lost by three points, which was the most competitive game against a league opponent for the HRV girls in nearly five years.

Third-quarter, three-ball struggles, plague HRV boys at Pendleton

As the saying goes: “Live by the three, die by the three.”

Kegler’s Corner: Nancy Asai rolls 679 series in TNM

Last week’s league action was partially suspended in order to conduct the 65th annual city bowling tournament at Hood River’s Orchard Lanes. This is the biggest bowling event of the season and we’ll have the tournament results for you next week. Nevertheless, there were still some fine scores posted in limited league action. Three stars emerged, all out of the spirited Tuesday Nite Mixed League: Nancy Asai, David Gibeaut and Alex Frazier.

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Knights of Columbus Hoop Shoot

Local students competed in the Knights of Columbus district free-throw contest on Feb. 12 at Wy’east Middle School after advancing from the opening round in December.

Local gymnasts excel at Northwest competitions

Despite freezing rain, closure of Interstate 84, and at times, treacherous driving, nothing could stop Hood River gymnasts representing Riverside Gymnastics Academy based out of The Dalles from making it to three multi-state competitions, three weekends in a row.

Steelhead and Chinook fishing clinic Feb. 25

Local fisherman Greg Short and the Hood River Watershed Group are hosting their annual steelhead and spring Chinook fishing class.

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Scenic Area launches smartphone day use passes

Visitors to the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area this spring will find a convenient new way to pay their day use fees.

HRV basketball’s path to the playoffs more difficult after TD losses

After having 11 days off from competition due to some poorly-timed winter weather, the HRV boys and girls basketball teams got back at it with a game at The Dalles Friday. However, neither game went well for the Eagles.

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Hood River Valley High School Swim team sends nine to state

Following a successful district meet, the Hood River Valley High Eagles boys and girls swim teams will send nine swimmers to this weekend’s 5A state championships.

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Eagle wrestlers boast three district champions, send five to state

Jason Shaner, Ryan Zeller, and Justin Wilson take titles at district match

The Hood River Valley wrestling team didn’t have its best team finish at last weekend’s district meet, but on an individual level, it was the best meet in several years for the Eagles.