School Sports


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HRV water polo teams expecting another successful season

The Hood River Valley High School boys and girls water polo teams are both hoping to continue the success they had a year ago and maintain a positive atmosphere with their optimistic outlook for this season.

HRV girls water polo competes at Jay Rowan Jamboree in Redmond

The Hood River High School girls water polo team traveled to Redmond, Aug. 28-30 to complete in the Jay Rowan Water Polo Jamboree. A total of 14 high schools represented boys, girls and co-ed teams in the event. The Jamboree had the top three state finalists for the boys and three out of four state finalists for the girls.

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HRV girls soccer looks to continue its winning ways

Eagles defeat the St. Helens Lions, 3-2, in home opener Thursday afternoon

The girls soccer program has dominated the Columbia River Conference for the past several years and coach Kevin Haspela, who is in his sixth year coaching the team, expects the Eagles will stay the course in 2015.

Sports Briefs for Sept. 5

Boys soccer wins season opener; Afternoon fishing restored; more

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Young team, playoff dreams for HRV volleyball

Eagles sweep Redmond Panthers in home opener Wednesday evening

It’s been nearly three years since the Hood River Valley High School volleyball team last made the playoffs and in the past two season, the team hasn’t won more than a total of seven games, according to News archives.

Sports Briefs for Sept. 2

Rural Rampage Sept. 13; Cross-Channel Swim Sept. 7; Grominator skate Sept. 19; Gorge Kids Tri is Sept. 20

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Scrambled Legs and Achin’: HRV runners take fourth in Portland-to-Coast run

The HRV Cross Country team completed Portland to Coast High School Challenge last weekend.

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Eagle football opens with Jamboree

Dylan Peterson (2) of the Hood River Valley varsity squad loses his helmet during a gang tackle against Summit during Friday’s football jamboree at Henderson Stadium.

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HRV Soccer Preview: Eagles confident they’ll reach finals a third straight year

The defending OSAA Class 5A boys soccer state champion Hood River Valley High Eagles have advanced to the state finals the last two years. The Eagles, guided by sixth-year head coach Jaime Rivera and assistant Felipe Rayo, have another talented squad again this season and they’ll be seeking to return to the state championship game for a third straight year.

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Experienced roster bolsters HRV football playoff hopes

Having a talented group of 17 seniors is just one reason that the Hood River Valley High football team could enjoy some success throughout the 2015 season.

Sports briefs for Aug. 29

HRMGA hold club championship; Stock the Shelves Golf Scramble Sept. 13; more

Eagles cross country team laden with seniors looking to fly high this season

The Hood River Valley High School cross country team has been out there all summer, pounding the pavement, putting the work into their workouts. HRV XC head coach Brandon Bertram is confident that once the race schedule starts in earnest next month, all that hard work will pay great dividends.

Brian Stenberg returns to his roots as Horizon’s new A.D.

Sports have always been a family affair for Brian Stenberg.

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Tom Ames takes the reins as new HRV A.D.

Tom Ames is a sports guy. Name a sport and there’s a good chance Ames has either played it or coached it… or at the very least, watched it at some point it his life.

Sports Briefs for Aug. 12

Middle school XC practice starts soon; Middle school XC coaches wanted; Sports story correction; more