School Sports


Sports Briefs for Oct. 22

Middle school basketball coaches needed; Columbia Gorge Marathon this weekend; more

Reynolds prevails in rare HRV water polo double loss

Eagles bounce back and throttle Gresham

HRV water polo experienced a rare double loss Monday at Reynolds. The girls lost 12-11 in sudden death, double overtime. The boys fell 14-11 in regulation.

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Team effort gives HRV boys soccer the CRC title in win with Hermiston

Senior Night sparks flew during the Eagles’ final home game of the regular season Tuesday at Henderson Community Stadium, where the top-ranked HRV boys soccer team (11-0-2, 5-0 Columbia River Conference) defeated No. 5 Hermiston (9-3-1, 3-2) 4-2.

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Late-match strike by Mona Diaz puts HRV over the top in title game

It took a late effort by senior midfielder Mona Diaz to put the Eagles over the top, but for the seventh season in a row, the HRV girls soccer team has won the Columbia River Conference title, shutting out Hermiston 1-0 Tuesday evening on the road for the honor. It was HRV’s sixth consecutive win.

Horizon soccer to play North Clackamas in playoff game Monday

The Horizon Christian soccer team is all set to play North Clackamas Christian in the semifinal round of the championship bracket of the 1A playoffs.

HRV volleyball closes out season with a win

The HRV volleyball program just finished up one of its most successful regular seasons in school history on Tuesday, defeating The Dalles in four sets in Hood River.

Volleyball gears up for Oct. 29 playoff

Eagle volleyball took on The Dalles Tuesday in what was Eagles’ Senior Night (results too late for press time), and is looking ahead to its first playoff game, at home on Oct. 29. It earned home court advantage last week by winning the Columbia River Conference title.

Horizon plays two rescheduled soccer matches this week

The weather and the playoff picture remain a bit cloudy for the Horizon Christian School Hawks soccer team.

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Eagles football gives Bucks a fight

The fight remains in the winless Hood River Valley High School Eagle team, and they gave one to Pendleton Friday.

Storm fears impede water polo tourney splash

A water polo “what if” put a disappointing twist on the Hood River teams’ efforts Saturday.

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Swimmers post big improvements at home meet

Hood River Valley Swim Team Osprey hosted its annual Harvest of Gold Swim Meet, sponsored by ERS / Your Rental and Party Centers last weekend at the Hood River Aquatic Center. Oregon Swimming Official Stan Benson celebrated 40 years of officiating in Oregon Swimming at the meet.

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Hood River Valley Soccer girls eye title; boys look to senior night

Another Columbia River Conference title is within the grasp of the Hood River Valley High School’s girls soccer team — if it wins its next game, Tuesday at Hermiston (3-1 CRC).

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Hood River water polo girls close in on conference title

Hood River Valley Girls Water Polo took a key match from the 6A powerhouse Barlow Bruins Tuesday,

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Hood River Boys water polo headed to state with win over Hillsboro

The Hood River Valley High School boys water polo team clinched a spot in the state championships with a win over Hillsboro last week.

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Redmond’s run game dashes HRV’s chance for postseason appearance

The HRV football team’s slim chance at obtaining a playoff berth was reduced to none over the weekend thanks to the Redmond Panthers, who pummeled the Eagles’ defensive line with an unstoppable ground attack that gave the former Intermountain Conference team a 48-20 victory during HRV’s homecoming game Friday night.