HRV’s Round 1 playoff matchup with Ashland had all the makings of a tight game, as the teams were closely ranked and had similar win-loss records, but neither team was likely expecting what transpired on the pitch Wednesday night in Hood River.
Eagles football defeats The Dalles, 33-14; faces No. 1 Liberty in Round 1 playoff game Friday
The Hood River Valley Eagles advanced to the state playoffs for the first time in 11 years following a 33-14 win over The Dalles Riverhawks (1-7) on Friday in The Dalles. The No. 25-ranked Eagles (5-4), guided by coach Caleb Sperry, finished second to Hermiston (3-0) in the Columbia River Conference with a 2-1 record to earn their first ever 5A playoff berth.
The HRV volleyball team’s breakout season came to a bitter end Saturday afternoon in Hood River, with the Bend Lava Bears sweeping the Eagles in an emotional and contentious, Round 1 playoff game.
Horizon Christian Hawks defeat the C.S. Lewis Academy Watchmen, 2-1, in extra time
Last-second heroics by the Horizon’s front line lifted the Hawks’ co-ed soccer team over C.S. Lewis Academy last Friday in the 1A championship game held in Salem and gave the Hawks their first-ever 1A title.
Boys place fourth, girls place 11th in championship meet
The Hood River boys cross country team grabbed its first state trophy in recent years at the 5A state championship meet last weekend at Lane Community College in Eugene, where the boys once again edged Hermiston to take fourth-place overall.
Eagles defeat Riverhawks, 3-0, to win sixth-consecutive CRC title; will host playoff game Tuesday, Nov. 3
The HRV boys soccer team was all business Tuesday night in Hood River, picking apart another opponent with clinical coldness and precision — this time The Dalles Riverhawks, who were shut out by The Eagles for the second time this season, unable to answer the three goals scored by HRV.
The HRV water polo teams will officially be heading to the playoffs thanks to Tuesday’s dispatching of Parkrose in Hood River.
HRV defeats The Dalles, 3-0, will face TBD playoff opponent Nov. 4 in HR
The HRV girls soccer team wrapped up its regular season play with another league win Tuesday night, defeating The Dalles Riverhawks, 3-0, for the second time this year.
HRV volleyball, fresh off winning its first conference title in 27 years, will face Bend in the first round of the OSAA 5A tournament, Oct. 31 at 2 p.m., in Hood River.
Boys take first, girls take second at CRC meet to earn trip to 5A state champs
Columbia River Conference teams scrapped tooth and nail last weekend at the CRC Championships in The Dalles, with the decision of who gets to go to the OSAA 5A State Championships and who gets to stay home not made until the last 500 meters.
The Horizon co-ed soccer team is headed to the Special District 6 finals after holding off Damascus Christian, 2-1, in Hood River Monday afternoon.
Needing to get a win against the Hermiston Bulldogs was all HRV had to do in order to win the Columbia River Conference championship on Friday. The Eagles (1-1 CRC, 4-4 overall) came ever so close to accomplishing their goal, but ultimately fell short.
HRV boys and girls varsity water polo teams went into Hillsboro Saturday expecting stiff competition as they have a strong record to date and this was the teams’ first meeting. HRV came out on top, edging Hillsboro, 7-6.
HRV defeats The Dalles in three sets to claim CRC title
The HRV volleyball team’s breakout season had itself a storybook ending Tuesday night, when the No. 10 Eagles upset the No. 7 The Dalles for the second time this year, sweeping the Riverhawks in three sets, and winning HRV’s first volleyball league title since the Eagles won the Tri-Valley League in 1988.
A year ago, HRV fielded the first ever full girls water polo team, who, despite improving throughout the season, went winless.