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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.

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Horizon basketball teams finish strong, head to Big Sky district tournament Friday and Saturday

The Horizon girls and boys basketball teams are once again headed to the Big Sky district tournament this Friday and Saturday in Madras, wrapping up their regular season with some dominant wins over Mitchell/Spray and Ione last weekend and against South Wasco County Monday evening.

OSAA likely to disband CRC in redistricting proposals

Come 2018, it appears likely that the Columbia River Conference (CRC) will be no more.

Swim team looks to continue stellar season at CRC champs

HRV hosts league teams at championships this weekend

The HRV boys and girls swim teams have had a fantastic season this year and will look to continue that this weekend when they host Hermiston, Pendleton, and The Dalles in the Columbia River Conference championships.

Sports Briefs for Feb. 11

Pickleball at May Street; Weather impacts games… again; Youth basketball tournament coming to Hood River; Indoor soccer tournament Feb. 25

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Rebecca Johnston signing

Hood River Valley High School senior Rebecca Johnston recently signed with Whitman College to play NCAA Division III volleyball for the Blues, located in Walla Walla, Wash.

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Girls wrestling team places second at state qualifier in Eugene

Boys getting ready for district tournament

The HRV girls wrestling team beat 70 teams at the Oregon Girls Wrestling state qualifier tournament last weekend at Thurston High School in Eugene, but failed to defend their title in what would have been a three-peat at the team event.

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Hawk girls lock up Big Sky berth with Arlington upset

Hawks also defeat Dufur by 27 points

The Horizon girls basketball team has had a lot of great wins this season, but Thursday’s was undoubtedly the sweetest thus far.

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Horizon boys look to power through final week of play

Team defeats Arlington, falls to Dufur

The Hawks had both games interrupted by weather over the weekend, but were able to play both, as Friday’s game at Arlington was moved to Thursday and Saturday’s home game against Dufur was moved to Monday. Horizon beat Arlington 61-54, but then fell to the No. 10 Dufur Rangers 69-55.

Weather impacts games again

In what has become a familiar refrain this winter, inclement weather once again impacted games over the weekend.

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HRV boys get ugly, but important, win over The Dalles

After coming out on the wrong side of a handful of close contests this season, the HRV boys basketball team finally learned how to close out a game Tuesday evening, and it couldn’t have come at a better time.

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Horizon girls keep rollin’: League playoff berth nearly certain after C/W blowout

The juggernaut that is the Horizon girls basketball team coasted to its sixth-straight Big Sky District win Tuesday night as the Hawks (15-5, 9-1 league) steamrolled the Condon/Wheeler Knights (8-10, 5-4) in Hood River 59-23.

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Horizon boys continuing to hold their own in the Big Sky Conference

Hawks get a much-needed win over the Condon/Wheeler Knights

Every win is important at this point, but Tuesday’s win over the Condon/Wheeler Knights by the Horizon boys basketball team was especially crucial considering the Big Sky Conference standings.