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HRV boys don’t get the league start they hoped for

Eagles fall to Bucks

After carving up some softer teams in nonleague action, the HRV boys basketball team received a rude awakening Friday evening when they traveled to Pendleton, opening up Columbia River Conference action with a game against the Buckaroos.

Kegler's Corner: Jeff Miller rolls 299

Ten-pin action in league play at Hood River’s resilient Orchard Lanes is kind of like the Energizer bunny. We keep on working despite the odds.

Sports briefs for Jan. 25

Sports briefs for Jan. 25.

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Cooper Spur Race Team alum Jacqueline Wiles finds the podium in World Cup downhill event

Former Cooper Spur Race Team member Jacqueline Wiles has started her 2017 ski season on a high note, finding the podium in a World Cup event for the first time in her career last weekend when she placed third in a downhill competition in Altenmarkt-Zauchensee, Austria.

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Wrestling teams find success in Central Oregon matches

The HRV varsity and girls wrestling team were able to fit in some more matches late last week before the next round of winter storms crippled Oregon and came away with some notable victories, particularly the girls team, which added another team trophy to its case.

Report hunt results by to ODFW Jan. 31 to avoid penalty

Any hunter who purchased 2016 big game or turkey tags needs to report their hunt results by the deadline, which is Jan. 31 for most tags, says the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife.

Sports Briefs for Jan. 21

Sports impacted by weather… again, Gorge Roller Girls season opener Jan. 28

Kegler's Corner: Mid-season highs

It was the best of times; it was the worst of times — great if you’re a skier, that is, if you could get up to the slopes, but not so good for bowlers. Our incessant downpour of snow forced cancellation of all leagues at Hood River’s frosty Orchard Lanes last week, except for the Wednesday night Fraternal League.

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Horizon girls off to a great league start

Hawks defeat Dufur, fall to Arlington

For the first time in school history, the Horizon girls basketball team started the Big Sky Conference season with a 2-0 record after a 59-47 win over the Dufur Rangers Friday at Dufur High School.

Horizon boys edge Arlington for first Big Sky win

Hawks fall to Dufur Rangers on Friday

The Horizon Christian High Hawks boys basketball team got a split of Big Sky Conference weekend games after pulling out a 47-44 win at home Saturday over the Arlington Honkers. The No. 17 Hawks (8-6 overall, 1-2 Big Sky) faced the No. 12 Dufur Rangers (8-2, 3-1) Friday and lost 53-45 at Dufur High School.

Sports Briefs for Jan. 18

HRV boys basketball team pummels Columbia; Nordic team hosts Vintage Ski Movie Night fundraiser Jan. 20

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HRV Nordic team places third at Teacup Classic

Hood River Valley Nordic was joined by Summit, South Bend, Redmond, St. Mary’s Academy, and Corvallis at last Saturday’s Teacup Classic race, hosted by St. Mary’s Academy. The morning brought numb fingers and rosy cheeks, the sky was clear, it was a cool 7 degrees, and no wind was present.

Eagles skiers rule the slopes at Mt. Hood Meadows slalom races

The Hood River Valley alpine ski team had a good showing last weekend at Mt. Hood Meadows Ski Resort, posting some fast times at an Oregon Interscholastic Ski Racing Association (OISRA) slalom event — the team’s first race of the season that has an impact on standings. The race course was under the Stadium lift at the resort.

HRV swimmers No. 1 at Madras

Boys place a solid fifth

Eagles swimmers have had a heck of a time getting in competitions lately because of persistent winter storms, but were able to travel to their first competition of the new year last weekend with the White Buffalo Classic in Madras.

Sports briefs for Jan. 14

Rotary Ski Night Jan. 16, Update to Paulina Finn quadruple-double story