Indicative of the incredible turnaround they’ve had since the 2014 season, the HRV girls volleyball team, fresh off another tournament win this weekend, are currently ranked as the best volleyball team in the state.
The year 2015 was a banner one for the Horizon Christian School co-ed soccer team, as the Hawks not only won the Special District 6 title, but also the 1A championship — a first for Horizon’s soccer program.
The growing pains for HRV’s young football team continued Friday night as the Eagles were on the wrong end of another lopsided game, this time against Reynolds High.
The Horizon Christian volleyball team started its season last week with league contests against Dufur and Arlington.
Hood River Valley High School administrators didn’t encounter many hurdles in their process to hire a replacement for Donnie Herneisen, who switched to coaching girls basketball at HRV after seven years as the high school’s track and field head coach. Nor did they have to look far.
Eagles make short work of Hillsboro on the road in 2015 5A semifinal rematch; defeats 6A Franklin in Hood River
Last season, there weren’t many schools that gave the HRV boys soccer team much trouble, except one.
HRV loses to Hillsboro, then bounces back to defeat Franklin
One of the 5A teams HRV had on its list to beat during its nonconference schedule this season got the better of the Eagles Tuesday night, when the Hillsboro Spartans (2-0) used a strong first half to get out in front of HRV, handing the team its first loss of the season.
Gorge Kids Tri Sept. 18; Youth soccer league looking for players; more
Eagles fall to Lions, 47-13, at HRVHS
The Hood River Valley Eagles got off to a good start in their season-opening nonleague football game Friday versus the St. Helens Lions as they took an early lead after scoring on their first possession.
It was the first cross country race for half of the HRV varsity runners present at the Ultimook Invitational on Saturday, but you wouldn’t know it.
Eagles run wild on McLoughlin Pioneers in home-opener
The HRV girls soccer team has ruled the roost in the Columbia River Conference for the past several years, taking the CRC title every year since Kevin Haspela took over as head coach of the team in 2010, although the Eagles did share the title with Hermiston back in 2012.
They’ve won two state titles in as many years and haven’t lost a game since 2013, but this year’s HRV boys soccer team isn’t taking anything for granted as they aim for a third-straight 5A championship.
Hills, mud holes and changing terrain help define cross country, a sport in which runners have to adapt to variations in courses and the very topography of competition, from one meet to the next. Those often-messy physical realities make two things all the more critical for a cross country squad: expectations for training regimen and race strategy, along with team cohesion.
The girls water polo team had a breakout season in 2015, finishing third in the state tournament after not winning in a single game in their inaugural 2014 campaign and appear to have picked up where they left off last season, pummeling David Douglas 15-2 in the Eagles’ away opener on Tuesday.
They may have lost some key players due to graduation, but the boys water polo team, steadily growing over the past few years, showed they are stronger than ever earlier this week during HRV’s debut against David Douglas, during which the Eagles outplayed the 6A team, cruising to an 18-7 victory on the road.