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HRV girls head to quarterfinals after shootout with Ashland

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.

HRV football team in state playoffs for first time since 2004

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.

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End of the road for HRV: Bend Lava Bears end HRV’s Cinderella season in emotional, three-set loss

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.

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Horizon wins 1A soccer championship in OT nail-biter

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.

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HRV Boys XC brings home hardware from 5A state meet

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.

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HRV boys blank The Dalles to take CRC title

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.

Water polo teams heading to playoffs

The HRV water polo teams will officially be heading to the playoffs thanks to Tuesday’s dispatching of Parkrose in Hood River.

HRV girls soccer goes undefeated in CRC play

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 to face Bend in playoffs

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.

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HRV XC heading to 5A state championships

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.

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Hawks slide into the finals

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.

After Hermiston loss, HRV’s playoff hopes hang on final game

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.

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Girls water polo wins unexpected thriller in Hillsboro, boys win 14-5

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.

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‘Disbelief and awe’: Eagles volleyball wins first conference title in 27 years

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.

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HRV water polo girls continuing on breakout season

A year ago, HRV fielded the first ever full girls water polo team, who, despite improving throughout the season, went winless.