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Horizon third at 1A state tourney

Hawks bounce back from semifinal loss Friday, finish year with 21-point win

BAKER CITY — It wasn’t the placing the Horizon Christian School boys basketball team had in mind, but in the end, a win in its final game at the Class 1A state tournament provided a soothing dose of satisfaction for the Hawks.

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HRV ski team first at state

HRV dominates alpine events

Mt. Hood’s snowpack may be lacking, but Hood River Valley’s ski-racing abilities are not.

Win over Crosshill Christian sends Horizon to state semis

Hawks win 59-44, were scheduled to play rival Nixyaawii Friday afternoon in Baker City

BAKER CITY — A business-like, first-round performance Wednesday carried Horizon Christian School into Friday’s semifinals of the Class 1A boys state basketball tournament.

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HRV basketball falls just short of state playoffs

One of the best seasons in recent memory for the Hood River Valley boys basketball program came to end Tuesday night, when the Eagles narrowly lost to LaSalle Catholic College Preparatory, 75-70, as well as lost their chance to make the post season for the first time in two decades.

Win over Crosshill sends Horizon to state semis

Hawks win 59-44, play Nixyaawii Friday

BAKER CITY - A business-like, first-round performance Wednesday carried Horizon Christian School into Friday's semifinals of the Class 1A boys state basketball tournament.

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Horizon is heading to state after trouncing Triangle Lake

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.

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Marquez gets second at state

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.

HRV Nordic team finishes season

The HRV Nordic team traveled to Mt. Bachelor for their state Nordic meet on Friday and Sat, Feb. 27 -28.

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With fourth consecutive win, Dehart makes HRV history

Jessica Dehart made history on Saturday by winning her fourth consecutive OSAA state wrestling championship at 106 lbs.

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Hard work pays off for Nordic standouts

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.

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HRV basketball defeats The Dalles, claims second in CRC

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.

Sports Briefs for Feb. 28

New Hood River News sports contact; Middle school track coaches needed; Hawks host 7 p.m. playoff game Friday

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Hawks win Big Sky

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.

Freeland leads HRV girls; team fourth at state swimming

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.

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Truax headed to U18 Nationals

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.