Hawks beat Lakers 52-21, receive fifth-straight state berth
The No. 1 ranked Horizon Christian boys basketball team moved one step closer toward its goal of winning the 1A state championship with an impressive 52-21 second-round state playoff win over Triangle Lake Friday at Horizon Christian High School.
HRV wrestling places two; three girls claim state titles
Surrounded on all sides by bright lights and the buzz of thousands of spectators, 12 mats filled the floor of Portland’s Memorial Coliseum over the weekend for the 2015 OSAA state wrestling championships.
The HRV Nordic team traveled to Mt. Bachelor for their state Nordic meet on Friday and Sat, Feb. 27 -28.
Jessica Dehart made history on Saturday by winning her fourth consecutive OSAA state wrestling championship at 106 lbs.
Teacup Nordic standouts Nils Engbersen and Sam Wiley were on the road last weekend for a Junior National qualifier race in Spokane. Both skiers placed high enough to represent the Pacific Northwest at next month’s Junior Nationals race at Donner Pass, Calif.
For seniors Dan Kuechmann, Austin Clarke, Scottie Ziegner, Kam Walker, Brandon Campos, Kaydin Gibbs and Colin Tegman, it turns out Tuesday’s senior night matchup against The Dalles won’t be their final home game in the Eagle uniform.
New Hood River News sports contact; Middle school track coaches needed; Hawks host 7 p.m. playoff game Friday
Hawks 48, Huskies 47
The No. 1 ranked Horizon Christian Hawks boys basketball team won its fifth straight Big Sky Conference title with two district playoff wins over the weekend at Hermiston High School.
Dhani Freeland, Kylie Webb, and two Hood River Valley High School girls relay teams earned finals appearances and podium finishes over the weekend at the OSAA 5A state swimming championships at Mt. Hood Community College.
Hood River Valley High School senior and Cooper Spur Race Team alumni Elle Truax qualified for next month’s U18 U.S. National Skiing Championships in Copper Mountain, Colo. Traux will be racing in the speed events of Super G and Downhill.
Mt. Hood Ski League action continued on the slopes of Mt. Hood Meadows last weekend, where the resort’s grooming staff has done a commendable job keeping courses up-to-speed despite an extremely limited snowpack.
With spring weather already in the air, high school athletes are about to gear-up and hit the great outdoors for the final season of the school year. New to the lineup of coaches for Hood River Valley High School, Matt Luchsinger will replace Jon Munk as head varsity boys lacrosse coach.
Final games of regular season are next week
The Pendleton Buckaroos scored early and often to win a pivotal matchup Tuesday night on their home court against the Hood River Valley varsity boys basketball team. The 72-60 outcome, fueled by Buckaroo Wes Persinger’s game-high 22 points, breaks the tie for the lead and establishes the pecking order in the Columbia River Conference with a week left in regular-season action.
Hood River Valley High School varsity swimmers claimed 15 district titles Saturday on their way to a commanding performance at the 2015 Columbia River Conference swimming championship at the Hood River Aquatic Center.
Marquez, Shaner, Manzo, Jones finish in top-four for trip to state championships
Christian Marquez, Junior Manzo, Jason Shaner and Angel Jones are headed to the OSAA 5A State Wrestling Championships.